Home Selling

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By Scott Pierce, Founder & Chief Evangelist at Listings-to-Leads
(Listings-to-Leads)
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The average home for sale in Granite Bay is taking over 140 days to sell.   The L2L Realty team just sold this Granite Bay home in 14 days!   By combining great marketing both online and offline, we were able to get this home sold fast and at top dollar!   Find out more about how we got this hom...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County Real Estate Report, 6/5/15-7/5/15 by Kris Johnston Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha Buyer Agent            The Real Estate Activity For Waukesha County,WI For the Last 30 Days By Kristin Johnston, Remax Realtor, Real Estate In Waukesha County, WI, Waukesha County Realtor   My...
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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Market Update - Tollgate Crossing - Aurora, CO  80016  June 2015   Tollgate Crossing is a beautiful DR Horton neighborhood of single family homes that is conveniently located 30 minutes outside of Downtown Denver, and is an easy commute to DIA.   You will also now find Oakwood Homes  building in ...
By Sherry Scales, Realtor, for Austin, TX and surrounding areas
(Austin Texas Homes, LLC)
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What You Need To Do to Sell Your HomeMany times I show up at a home with folks interested in selling their home. First thing they ask is how much do I think they can get for our home?  Then, second…what can we do to increase that?There is no right or wrong answer. It all depends on the home.  Som...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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  Sold In Cypress Springs~705 Canyon Springs Cedar Park TX 78613My referral buyers, coming via a previous client, knew exactly where they wanted to live. I met with them, went over the home buying process and set them up with an automated alert from the MLS for homes in their search criteria. It ...
By Jenna Dixon, Assoc Broker - Let's Talk Cobb County Real Estate
(DRA Homes | Cobb County Real Estate )
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3000 Bay Berry Drive, Marietta, GA 30008Hollydale Subdivision3 Bedrooms2 BathsEat In KitchenFormal Living RoomLarge Fireside Family RoomSchools:  Hollydale Elementary, Smitha Middle School & Osborne High SchoolLISTED & CLOSED IN UNDER 30 DAYS!SOLD for 93% of list price.For help selling your Marie...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Staging Your House for a Summer Sale!Ninety-degree weather and the absence of snowbirds here in South Florida does not mean that home selling comes to a halt.  There are still buyers who are looking for the right property.  Some families are ready to make the move before the start of the next sch...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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If you are preparing your home for sale, or planning to list your home for sale soon, here is a simple step you can take to make a lasting impression on potential buyers. Create a notebook that includes household documents and photos .  If you are organized and have things saved in one place, thi...
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
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A rare find in this prestigious gated community!  Three bedroom split floor plan.  The master suite bathroom includes double sinks and separate tub and shower.  There is a balcony off the family room with a great view of the surrounding area.  The kitchen includes a refrigerator, panty, dishwashe...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Wellington Lakes in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report May 2015 Wellington Lakes in Wellington Fl is a lovely lake front community of single family homes.  Homes for sale in Wellington Lakes are a blend of one story, two story, and ranch-style homes.  These homes were built in two var...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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If you are a Florida home seller, this is a blog post by Kathy Streib you must read. She provides excellent advice to ensure potential buyers feel welcomed and at home the minute they walk through your front door. It can get brutally hot in the summer months, be sure to read on and follow her tip...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
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Another Gainesville, VA Townhouse in Carterwood SOLD!This Gainesville, VA garage townhouse in the subdivision of Carterwood, hit the market on April 10th (2015) priced at $319,500.  A townhouse very similar, with one less half bathroom, had just been sold by me for $318,000.   That was the ration...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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SOLD in the Trotters Ridge Subdivision in Warner Robins GASOLD in Warner Robins GAPriced right, this home found a buyer quickly who wasted no time in getting it under contract. The result is another home SOLD in the Trotters Ridge Subdivision in Warner Robins GA 31088, courtesy of Anita Clark wit...
By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
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 The new thing in listing is the "Coming Soon" pitch. The idea is to create hunger for your home in the minds of consumers who are facing a hot market. They will feel they need to act soon to lock down your home. Coming Soon signs have been popping up all over the nation. An agent in our communit...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Bells North Shore Place Subdivision is located off of Cassopolis Street (SR 19), right at North Shore Drive, in Elkhart, Indiana.  Bells North Shore Place Subdivision is located on the east side of Cassopolis Street in Osolo Township.  Children who live here that attend public schools will regist...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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The Sandy Creek Farm Neighborhood is located in the North West Corner of Elkhart County off of County Line Road (Ash Rd) in Granger, Indiana.  Sandy Creek Farm is located on the east side of the road in Cleveland Township.  Children who attend public school will register with Cleveland Elementary...
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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Market Update - Greenfield - Centennial CO - January-June 2015         You will find Greenfield and Greenfield Estates located in Centennial between Arapahoe Road and Smoky Hill Road West of Picadilly.    This popular community has a common pool, and tennis courts, and residents love the trails ...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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Charming cottage on River Oak Drive just minutes from big water on Sinclair and very convenient to shopping as well.  2 Bedrooms, 2 Full baths, hardwood floors, tile baths, nice deck over-looking the water.  Our sellers are thrilled that when they listed with us we were pending in just days on th...
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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Davisville Neighborhood North Kingstown RI Home Sold182 Brookside DriveThis wonderfully maintained Davisville neighborhood home caught the eyes of my North Kingstown home buyers and the SOLD sign sits in place on the front lawn.  Diligence and house stomping for the right home as they flew off th...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Brookhills Villas are located on Old Us 20, west of Ash Road about a quarter of a mile.  Brookhills Villas are located on the north side of the road in Elkhart.  Children who live here that attend public schools will be in the Elkhart Community School District. Brookhill Villas C & R2015 1st Quar...