Home Selling

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By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
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3 Bedroom Flagstaff Horse Property HomeFantastically upgraded 3-bedroom home on 2.55 acres with gorgeous mountain views on Doney Park Water! Private and spacious, this home has a den which has potential to be a 4th bedroom. Master bedroom conveniently on the main floor.  There are 2 bedrooms and ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Pewaukee Real Estate Report,Pewaukee Home Sales,Pewaukee Remax Here is the Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report for the last 30 days by Kristin Johnston, REMAX, Buyer's Agent                                              Re-blogged by 0 agents Kristin Johnston,Waukesha Cty WI Realtor,Buyer's Agent, ...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
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COME TAKE A LOOK!!$485,000120 PROSPECT STREETUNIT 23RIDGEFIELD, CT BEAUTIFUL, LIGHT OPEN CONCEPTBRAND NEW SUPER CLEAN AND BRIGHT KITCHENThe WOW FACTOR is here, right in the center of beautiful Ridgefield. A turn key, move right in condo with absolutely nothing to do...Gorgeous hardwood floors, am...
By Kim Higgins & Associates, www.KimHiggins.com ABR, CRS, ePRO
(REALTY EXECUTIVES, SELA Northshore/Southshore Offices: (985) 778-0657 - (504) 468-7979)
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Curb appeal is a word that we hear thrown around by the likes of realtors, landscapers, and potential homebuyers. But what does the word entail? Curb appeal can be found in the houses that make you take a second look, the houses that wow you. Basically, it means how appealing the home's exterior ...
By Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
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Patty Blackwelder  my identical twin sister  went with me the other day to meet some homeowners who live in Clifton Virginia who called us about selling their five bedroom, three and a half bath home.home.  "What a pleasant surprise it was to not only see their home but to be asked to market and...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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A Couple of Gallons of Paint Cost the Seller a SaleWhen a home goes on the market a good agent tells the seller everything that needs to be done to make a good first impression and get the home sold. Not only does the price have to be competitive in the market but anything that will be an objecti...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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  Have some Homeowner Associations gotten out of control?    Most communities only have one association, but what happens when there are two or three?   When there are three associations for one community, is it fair to collect over $400.00 for each status letter?     This is pretty difficult to ...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Another home Sold by the Marla Yost Team!!!236 KalmiaArlington, TX 76018This South Arlington Home never even hit the MLS & sold for more $$$ than the homeowner originally wanted to list it for!Thinking of selling?Can't find a home on the market that fits your needs?Call the Marla Yost Team!817-38...
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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After about 10 years or so, we're getting out of the staging business.  From a pure time management standpoint, we probably never should have been doing it at all. But Mary has training and a great eye, she enjoyed it, and it was an attractive free service to offer to our sellers. Over the years,...
By David & Lisa Webber, www.webberteam.com
(RE/MAX Executive)
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This is a question a client of mine asked. This young couple purchased a nice, home in the Tanyard Springs neighborhood in Glen Burnie.  Fortunately for them, their newer townhome is in a very sought after, popular neighborhood of new homes and has enjoyed considerable appreciation. Many resident...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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Major Price Improvement North Kingstown RI Home for Sale 1354 Gilbert Stuart Road - Saunderstown Neighborhood   OPEN HOUSE Sunday August 2nd  11 a.m.- 1 p.m.   Near Route 1 and an amazingly solidly built home that must be sold say the sellers.  It is priced very aggressively for all buyers who a...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Southfields in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015  Southfields in Wellington Fl is a single family luxury and equestrian community that is also in close proximity to 0ther gated equestrian communities of the village. Lush green open spaces welcome you and so do t...
By Connie Lou Barnett, GRI,CRS,CRB,SRMM,ARA,PRS,SFR,QSC
(Real Living/Home Realty)
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1508 Brentwood Drive,  Three bedroom home with two full bath, living room, family room, kitchen with range, dishwasher, & frigerator.  Washer & Dryer included. one car garage.  You can relax and enjoy the front porch and read the morning paper.  Great neighborhood, close to schools, shopping, chu...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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 Staging Stories- What Are You Waiting For? Home Stagers like to come in at the beginning, BEFORE the property goes on the market. However, it doesn't always turn out that way.Such was the case a few months ago. A caller contacted Room Service Home Staging to inquire about staging his occupied ho...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Binks Forest in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015 Binks Forest and Binks Preserve, Wellington Florida’s lush spacious community of 535 homes, is located in a suburban village just a few miles west of West Palm Beach. Binks Forest is a recreational haven for golf enthusiasts...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Rosehill Elementary School Information and Homes for Sale Near Rosehill Elementary School in Tomball TXFind homes for sale near Rosehill Elementary School in Tomball TX. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Houston MLS and is updated multiple times per day. School Informati...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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 61 E 8th Ave, Columbus, OH 43201   PROPERTY DETAILS $325,000LISTING INFORMATION  4 Two Bedroom Units  1 Bathroom in each Unit  3,212 sq ft   PROPERTY DESCRIPTION 4 Unit investment property close to Ohio State Campus. Each unit has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Building is a total of 3,212 sq ft. B...
By Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
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Inheriting a home that is in rough shape "What do you do? Who do you call?" Today's blog post just an example of what kind of calls we field in a day. It is a success story about a caller that called used Googel to find a local real estate agent who could sell their home fast in Woodbrdge Virgini...
By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty Partners)
Comments 5
Let the next owner take care of it. I hear this occasionally from sellers. It usually has to do with something like cleaning the carpets when you leave, or keeping the yard looking nice up to closing. I cringe when I hear this.As a buyer, you expect to find your new home that you just closed on i...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
  Southfields de Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestre para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Junio 2015  Southfields en Wellington, Florida es una comunidad de casas lujosas y ecuestres que esta ubicada cerca de otras comunidades ecuestres del pueblo. Espacios lujosos y amplios que le dan la bienvenida a ...