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By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 38
If you have been scanning the MLS, there are certain phrases or words that may make you want to run, far away. When reviewing homes that have not sold, many home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often ask why their home did not sell. Some times the answer as easy as looking up their listin...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 39
Just Why Aren’t You Staging Your House?  Agents are often asked if they suggest staging when listing a home.  And, as a Home Stager, my ears perk up because I am interested in their opinion and perception of Home Staging. Some have never worked with a stager and don’t suggest it unless their clie...
By Michael Ackerman, CRS, Top Producer, 19+ Years Experience!
(Zephyr Real Estate)
Comments 0
Selling - during  Super Bowl 50  Celebrations... Strategy + Synchronicity = Success    This year started with a challenge to sell a superlative property concurrent to San Francisco's hosting of Super Bowl 50!  We welcomed over a hundred buyers coming to view this home in less than 2 weeks.   Muse...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
Pewaukee Condos, Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report 1/5/16 to 2/5/16, Kristin Johnston, Pewaukee Realtor                       Re-blogged by 0 agents   My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Condos in Pewaukee, WI for the la...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 1
 Curious To Find Out What Your Port St Lucie Home Is Worth? 
By Heidi Herda 612-807-4858, Keller Williams Classic Realty
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
Comments 0
Selling Your Champlin Heights Home 55316Do you need to sell before you buy?Search All Champlin Homes For Sale 55316 The decision to sell your Champlin Home is always a big one. There's lots of thought that typically goes into deciding to make a move. The great news is, Champlin Heights Single Fam...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 15
OPEN HOUSE~Austin~10509 Canyon Vista Way ~ Canyon Creek Feb. 7 1-3pm www.10509canyonvista.comBuyers, don’t miss your opportunity to preview this 2 story brick home with a front porch elevation at this weekend’s open house, Sunday, Feb. 7th from 1-3pm. 10509 Canyon Vista Way Austin, TX 78726 is lo...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 14
  Address: 1203 Evergreen Dr Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-2319 Taxed by: Waukesha MLS #: 1454322           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston  RE/MAX Re...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® CRS, GRI ~ 512-587-5689, "Sold with Bob"
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX )
Comments 19
Sellers Showing Tips We suggest whether selling a single-family, condo or townhouse keeping your home in top condition and making it ready for showings is essential to get offers and possibly multi-offers.  Buyer’s notice everything and what they don’t notice their agent is sure to point out so i...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 4
Considering selling your Scottsdale home but not sure how to go about it? Feel free to contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation so we can share with you our proven process that has resulted in the SALE of every listing we have taken, both Traditional and Short Sale since June 2011. No hy...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Customer Focused, Results Driven Service!
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 15
Recently I accompanied my son when he purchased a new car.  As a general rule I really do not like anything having to do with the car buying process!  This particular time was more tolerable for several reasons. He was dealing with someone I had recommended and trusted. The salesman's reputation ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 26
 After listing this home on Saturday afternoon, we scheduled 10 showings and had 3 GREAT offers in less than 48 hours.  New Berlin Real Estate is HOTTTTT!!!!!! Address: 14100 W Crestview DR New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151-2434 Taxed by: New Berlin MLS #: 1458391           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOcono...
By Tamara Elliott-Deering
(Central Metro Realty)
Comments 1
  I found this quiz in an article:  Growing Pains: Should you Add on or Move Out? written by Lankarge/Nahorney for HomeInsight and wanted to share it with you because it helps sellers understand the impact of the condition of their home on the likely sales price of their home. It is also a good t...
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 17
Is the First Offer the BEST Offer?   The real estate market is on FIRE,  inventory is very low and there are buyers scouring every listing the moment they hit the market.     Many times you will find multiple offers on a property within the first day or two. Seller asks -  “If the market is so ho...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 10
Kathy Streib "Staging alone will not get a home sold.  But, in conjunction with the right pricing, location, the local market conditions and the marketing efforts of a professional real estate agent, it will help place a home on the top of a very short list. "  Agreed - and - re-blog! Just Why Ar...
By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 16
How to Sell Your Panorama Heights Home Cedaredge CO This Cedaredge, CO real estate market information is for February, 2016. If you want to sell your Panorama Heights home...then list it NOW. There are no homes for sale in this neighborhood. There's no competition. Inventory is down all over town...
By Property Gal, Lisa Brown, Realtor® Servicing CT Home Buyers & Sellers
(The Brokerage of New England)
Comments 4
House For Sale - Private 3 Bedroom Colonial sited on secluded wooded lot with mature plantings/trees, walking trail and a short walk to pond (King Street Neighborhood). Style: Colonial Built: 1977 Acres: .97 Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2.5 SqFt: 1720 Taxes: $5,703 Paved Driveway 2 Car Garage Deck Cul-de-s...
What you and many Realtors don't know about Seller Property Disclosure All too many investors are leaving themselves wide open to a lawsuit when not providing Seller Property Disclosure Statements in Arizona.  In Arizona, it is REQUIRED that sellers provide the disclosure statements, EVEN IF THEY...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 11
When is it time to LOWER an asking price of a home for sale? A Home Owner who is listed with one of those big national companies called me to say they have not had a showing since listing 2 months ago. I asked why they were calling me, but before i could finish the woman told me that her neighbo...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI for 1/3/16-2/3/16.  Waukesha Real Estate, Waukesha Homes For Sale  My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Waukesha, WI for the last 30 days.    Are you looking to buy a house in Wauk...