Home Selling

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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)
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6460 NW Volucia Drive, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986 Torino area of Saint Lucie West Net Zero Green Home TO BE BUILT  Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price4 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1800 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! CLICK HERE for COM...
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 Google to find a local real estate agent who could sell their home fast in i Virginia. They ...
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)
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848 Sw Rocky Bayou Terrace, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986 Price Reduced! Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1482 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth?...
By Rosemarie Heindel, Rosemarie Heindel
(Harry Norman Realtors)
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 Active Members of the Big Canoe CommunityWhen Ray and Margie Bowyer moved to Big Canoe, Georgia from New Jersey thirty years ago, the community would never be the same! Ray and Margie poured their hearts and souls into Big Canoe. They did not just move here to retire. They moved to Big Canoe to ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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   Our discussion with Sellers early in our listng consultation is that one of things that will determine the price of the propety is the condition.  Has the property been well maintained...the roof, the foundation, the mechanical parts been checked regularly and propertly repaired or replaced as...
By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty Partners)
Comments 21
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 Chris B Johnson, Realtor-Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®                              Time To Buy #ChrisBJohnsonRealtorThousand Oaks Home Market Trends    Thousand Oaks Condo-TownHome Market TrendsWestLake Home Market Trends               WestLake Condo-TownHome Market Trends    Oak Park Home Market Trends                 Oak ...
By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner ; Antonelli Realty
(ANTONELLI Realty)
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If you enjoyed reading the post please give it a LIKE, every little bit helps. Thank You.After five consecutive months of increases, pending home sales slipped in June, and the same is happening in July – the highest number of pending home sales in over nine years, according to the National Assoc...
By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
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 When someone considers selling their home, their initial interests are how much, how soon and what will it cost? Outside of the commissions and seller closing costs, there is much more to consider. The age of  a property typically provides many simple answers before you list your home.  Here’s a...
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 Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 13
I got a call from a Manchester NH area Home Owner who asked if I could tell her how to tell if a home is Over priced. I asked her if her home was for sale and she said yes. I asked her the address and I looked it up in MLS. There it was plain as day with the gleaming picture of a room, not sure w...
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 Michelle Finnamore, Preparing your property for sale
(in Vaughan and Toronto GTA)
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Staging in Vaughan and Toronto we work with agents that have a unique approach to listing homes.During the listing presentation they outline how the work with sellers in preparing their homes for listing photos and showings. If the seller would like to have that particular agent list their home a...
By Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
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Home for Sale Sundial El Mirage AZ   Contact: Keith Ritter Phone: 602-908-5020     Single Family - Detached, Ranch - El Mirage, AZ Listed at 155000       Send To   Subdivision SUNDIAL 3 UNIT 3 Category Homes Type Single Family Re-Sale Sq Footage 1832 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Half Bathrooms 0 Lot Si...
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 Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
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El Mirage Home For Sale 12614 w Paradise drive El Mirage, AZ 85335 4 bedroom home for Sale Sundial 85335 Price : $155,000.00 Bedrooms : 4 Bathrooms : 3.00 Square Foot : 1,832 Lot Size : 5,046 sq.ft. County : Maricopa Property Type : Single Family Year Built : 1991 MLS Number : 5301315 click for m...
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 Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA
(Homesmart International)
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 With over 35 years in the business helping hundreds of people in selling their house, it is always quite interesting to see those few times when houses end up not selling, actually leaving the market unsold, and in many cases being on the market six months or more. When this happens there is one...
By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | Savvy + Company Real Estate)
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3 Home Improvement Projects that Won't Bring You Bang for Your BuckUpgrades that DO NOT Add Value to Your Home for SaleAre the projects you have planned for your Charlotte home for sale, truly going to add value when you re-sell your home?   There is no simple way to know which home-improvement p...
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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3809 Harvest Ridge Dr. Clarksville TN Now PendingIt is always a good feeling for the seller and buyer when a home goes under contract. This is one of the new cottages located in Villas at Meriwether. Don't let the small size fool you because this is laid out well and has a main floor master bedro...