Home Selling

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By Jean Rogers, Pete Psareas & John Thomas, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
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I thought I would try Twitters new live video platform Periscope. I THOUGHT I was doing a 10 minute video tour of a new listing. But when I was switching the camera from rear facing to front facing I actually turned it OFF! I left the house before checking the "Scope" as they are called.  When I ...
By Allison Bernard, Real Estate & Relocation Services 401-533-6916
(Keller Williams Central Rhode Island)
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Rhode-Island-Home.com reports Market Trends for 02852 (North Kingstown, RI)  where home prices appreciated across North Kingstown in Washington County and less listings are on the market from last month.So where do North Kingstown homeowners stand when it comes to the 02852 Zipcode in RI if they ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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  New Berlin Eisenhower Homeowners...NOW IS the time to sell your home.  Sally K. & David L. Hanson have buyers who come to us daily....looking to move into a home in the New Berlin Eisenhower School district.  Whether it is because your children have graduated from the New Berlin Eisenhower sch...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Home Owners Associations can be a very positive and necessary component to a neighborhood. They ensure cleanliness of the streets and sidewalks. In some subdivisions that have common green belt areas, parks, and playgrounds, they are in charge of trimming trees, grass, bushes, and the upkeep of t...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Halloween Decorating Tips When Selling Your Home.  This post was inspired by a question asked by my Palm Beach County Realtor friend, Winston Heverly .  If your house is on the market during certain holidays, what should you do about the decorations that you and your family usually put up?We have...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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What do these 4 NW Austin Homes have in common? They are all listed by Dorie Dillard with Coldwell Banker United Realtors and went under contract in an average of 2 days!11112 Brista Way11105 Calavar Drive9824 Lavera Drive2700 Giacomo CV If you’re looking for these kinds of results in selling you...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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When you are preparing your house for sale, it’s important to remember that your potential buyers will be looking in those places you’d hoped they wouldn’t look. Home Staging: The Forgotten Areas If your home is for sale, you’ve done all of the things your real estate agent or home stager has sug...
By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
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Restaurant/Coffee Shop For Sale, Cedaredge, CO...Business OpportunityLocation, location, location...this restaurant and coffee shop business has a high traffic Main Street location, and it's a very well established business. This is a turn key operation. Step right in...all the equipment is inclu...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Do you believe that LUCK is involved when Selling ones home? First, I do not think I would want to find out by being saddled with the BAD LUCK of a home that does not sell. I think the key is that a home seller should not leave their sell up to luck. They hold their fate in their own homes with t...
By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
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 Sell Your Home In Any SeasonAs we head into the autumn season in Huntsville and Madison, Alabama,  we see many homeowner take their homes of the market thinking their home will not sell because of weather, the holidays or that traditionally it's not the prime home selling season. It is true that...
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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5 Good Reasons Fall May Be the Best Time to Sell Your Clarksville HomeWinter weather is around the corner and several of the recent mornings have given us a taste of what cold weather feels like again. Clarksville sellers start questioning if they have missed the opportunity window to sell their ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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When selling your home you need to make sure your front door is inviting and fresh and if you have any postings on the door remove them. If You Can't Get the Buyer in the Front Door, You Can't Sell the House I attended an agent open house the other day and the curb appeal was a little lacking. Th...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
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      Simple a Better HOME   To achieve the 5-Star rating, the homes used extensive green building strategies starting with the use of pervious concrete for the entirety of the community entrance and driveways. There are no lawns in the community, and each home boasts a 2,600 gallon rainwater col...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
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Three Bedroom Flagstaff Home on Golf Course For Sale  Sunday October 11, 2015 12-3pm  1811 N. Edgewood Flagstaff, AZ 86004   This is your chance for a golf course property for under $400,000! 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on a treed lot--this home isn't one to miss! One of the sellers is a licensed ...
By Norma Skeete, REALTOR, GRI, SFR, SRES, Arlington VA Condos for S
(Keller Williams Realty)
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OPEN HOUSE, October 11, Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 5403 Richenbacher Avenue, Alexandria, VA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 0 BATHROOMS 1540 Square Feet Elegant spacious TH in great close-in location on quiet cul-de-...
By Barb Goerss, Helping You with All 14 Moves You'll Make
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4773 200TH COURT N FOREST LAKE MN 55025 4773 200TH COURT N FOREST LAKE MN 55025  PLEASE CALL 651-464-1179 OR VISIT US AT TwinCitiesRealEstate.Properties FOR CURRENT PRICING AND AVAILABILITY!   JUST LISTED! This beautiful almost 4,000 square foot home features 4 bedrooms all on the second floor, 4...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Home Staging: The Forgotten Areas If your home is for sale, you’ve done all of the things your real estate agent or home stager has suggested.   Bring on the potential Buyers because you’re ready for them!Or are you?Getting your house ready for sale is similar to having company over for dinner.  ...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 Selling Your Home During the HolidaysConventional wisdom used to be that trying to sell your home during the holiday season was a terrible idea. Real estate agents often counseled clients to take their homes off the market between Thanksgiving and New Year’s! Luckily, we know better now. By foll...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Heaton Vista/Heaton Park Subdivision is located off of CR 15 north of CR 6 in Elkhart, Indiana.  Heaton Vista Subdivision is on the west side of the road just after the Indiana Toll Road underpass on the west side of the road in Osolo Township.  Children who live here that attend public schools w...
By Noemi Cardoso
(RE/MAX TerraSol)
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KCM CrewIn today's market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.Here are fiv...