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By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Million $ Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spc
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
Comments 1
                             2726 Oak Alley, Ft Pierce, FL   ANOTHER RECORD SALE PRICE by The Florida Tolbert Team! Superior Marketing equals Extraordinary Result! Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure Our Reviews Just Sold! Get the Info! Presented By: The Florida Tolbert Team...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 37
Neutral Doesn’t Have to Be Boring... At a recent consultation, my client was apprehensive about staging her house. She’d been told that she would have to neutralize everything and wasn’t sure she wanted her house to end up looking bland.  I totally understand her apprehension because we tend to t...

By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Gateway to the Lake" 503-755-2905
(John L Scott Market Center)
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It’s all here in luxury and efficiency AND a private location with your own creekfront! Lake homes at Fishhawk.  Custom "Green home" on Private Creek Seclusion! Overview Maps Photos Features Description $433,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 3...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 5
New Berlin Vacant Lot Sales Market Report 6/1/17 to 7/15/17 New Berlin Vacant Lot Sales Market Report 6/1/17 to 7/15/17   My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for vacant land in New Berlin, WI. Are you looking to buy land in N...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Home for Sale in Wooden Eagle Plantation Subdivision123 Blackstone CourtWooden Eagle Plantation Property and Community InformationMiddle Georgia residents...you do not want to miss this beautiful home on a cul-de-sac! This newly listed home for sale in Kathleen GA in Wooden Eagle Plantation Subdi...

By Mark and Catherine Borah, The Key To Your Next Home!
(Borah Realty Source)
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By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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  People hear and believe what they want to believe....and as a result whether the subject is Divorce, Real Estate....or any other....there is a great deal of confusion and misunderstanding  with terms that the "Lay People" may not know.    To many people "Quit Claim" means that they are no long...

By Lilas "Lela" Ashkarian, Ashkarian PA, ABR, CRS, E-PRO, GRI,SFR
(Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate)
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246 West Seaview Circle, Duck Key Fl 33050  Ocean Front Home for Sale  Waking up refreshed in the morning with a smile on your face, it really doesn't matter if your first thought is devoted to your swim with dolphins, your new golfing record, the wonderful taste you gifted yourself at the restau...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
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Working with a young couple wanting to sell their first home.I went through what the market is doing, and what has sold in the area .I did a full market right there in from of them.I came up with a price and the Mrs.'s said..."That isn't what my uncle Joe said we should list if for." I am no long...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 5
Oconomowoc WI Lots for Sale | Market Report 6/1/17 to 7/15/17 A unique community with a high quality of life – that’s how Oconomowoc is described by both visitors and residents alike. Located in the Lake Country area of northwest Waukesha County, Oconomowoc City is the perfect mix of the charming...

By Shanna Day Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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Come Watch The Virtual Tour For This 4 Bed Mesa, AZ Home w/ Guest House & Aboveground Pool!2163 N 28TH PL, Mesa, AZ 852133 bedroom main home with open kitchen breakfast bar, family room, great room, and split floorpan. 1 bedroom guest house with kitchen and living room. Very private 1/3 acre lot ...

By YourSiteNeedsMe SEO Team, $399 Real Estate Websites - YourSiteNeedsMe.com
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Your home is unique. It's one-of-a-kind, and it holds incredible sentimental value.But sentimental value doesn't always equal monetary value.That's true whether you're selling a home in Alys Beach, a condo in Miramar Beach, or a luxury home in Grayton Beach.How Much Is Your Home Worth?The fact is...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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 My sellers received a free rent-back for about 3 weeks when I negotiated the sale of their home in Franklin Crossing, a newer subdivision of homes in Elk Grove. You know, I don't even know why we call that situation a "free rent-back" because that's an oxymoron.  But one thing I know for certain...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
Comments 0
According to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey, 84% of Americans now believe that purchasing a home is a good financial decision. This is the highest percentage since 2007 – before the housing crisis.  Watch Video >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06KhZWJW...

By Rob Rosa, Personal Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway)
Comments 1
JUST LISTED! Serene living in this beautiful Colonial in a country neighborhood setting.   The kitchen has been remodeled with gorgeous granite countertops, tile back splash and opens to an eat-in area overlooking a huge deck for plenty of sunshine.   The spacious living room has gleaming hard wo...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 1
4 Bedroom, 2 Bath Single Family Home For Sale in Waterford in DavieA great, 4 bedroom, 2 bath single family home for sale in Waterford in Davie.  This popular Latour model in Waterford at Invanhoe has a flowing floor plan, gorgeous custom kitchen with wood cabinetry and granite, beautiful laminat...

By Pete Cullen, & Bailey Properties-Two Local Names You Can Trust
(Bailey Properties, Inc.)
Comments 1

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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 Like most people in California who care about our environment, I harbor a deep concern about curbing global warming. Regardless of what you hear from the White House, the majority of Americans support reducing our carbon footprint; we want to use energy-saving devices and do what we can to be mo...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
Waukesha County Condos for Sale | Market Report 6/1/17 to 7/15/17Enjoy the security and privacy you can get with Waukesha condos for sale.Ranging from size, amenities, and features, condos in Waukesha offer residents the elegance and sophistication they’ve always looked for.Apart from beautiful c...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 32
 How important is it for buyers to know what rooms are what?    I think it is VERY important.  Especially if a home is vacant, you look at a room, and cannot tell what it is - how is that helping your Seller?   If your MLS has the option, put descriptions under each and every photo so the photos ...