Home Selling

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By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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   Address: 1630 S 94th PL West Allis, Wisconsin 53214-4105 Taxed by: West Allis MLS #: 1403147           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 ABR,e-PR...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Land: 1660+ Feet of river front, Bordered on 2 sides by BLM Dream big. Think outside the box for this 26 acre parcel with 1688 feet along the Arkansas River. It is bordered by BLM and the river. And yes, it has a railroad track running through it (who knows when they will officially shut it down...
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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Home for Sale in Warner Robins GA in The Tiffany SubdivisionThe Tiffany Property and Community InformationHouston County GA buyers...your dream home awaits! This newly listed home for sale in Warner Robins GA in The Tiffany Subdivision has 2,815 heated square feet. If you believe this beautiful h...
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 Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Historic Mountain Cabin Bordering National Forest Have the classiest cabin in the area. The cabin is surrounded by National Forest, with access to 7 Mile Creek and ponds. The parcel is historic and the old homestead is still there. This cabin can either be turned into a year round home or left a...
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 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 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 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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Saunderstown RI Luxury Home for Sale | 85 Pheasant Run   Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $689,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 3,209 sqftLot: 1.84 acre(s)Year Built: 1999 Location 85 Pheasant RunSaunderstown, RI 02874USA Gin...
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 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 Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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  Pensacola, 32503, 32504, 32514, Trial this week to decide Chinese drywall damages About 3,000 people in six states, including Fla., could find out this week how much money they'll receive in a court settlement over toxic Chinese drywall. Read more.       Helpful Links   Sign up for our Monthly...
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 Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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What is your opinion on Monday? The 1st day of the week, a day most people dread. The weekend is over, time to head to work, the phone is ringing, the email tone is dinging, traffic was heavy and work is waiting. After a day off I am ready. There are some First Time Home Buyers coming in and I am...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Salida Co Home with Acreage, Views, Decks and Indoor Pool Own your own piece of Colorado with this lovely home. Only 3 designs like this & one is the Broadmoor in CO. Springs; if that gives you any idea of the quality & flow of this home. Who said indoor pools don't exist in Salida, CO? Enjoy in...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 4
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...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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I have been working extra hours on some of the advanced features of our property search tool lately, and during these times I continue to discovery key mistakes being made by the listing agents hired to sell a home.In case the term "listing agent" is new to you, it simply is real estate industry ...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Acreage Close to the River and National Forest for Sale Southeast of Salida Colorado Want to be 45 minutes from the 2nd best powder in the state, 5 minutes from the nearest national forest, 2 minutes to the Arkansas River for fly-fishing or white water sports?This lovely 35-acre parcel is level ...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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2353 Glenmawr Avenue 2353 Glenmawr 2BR, 1.5BA home in University District! PROPERTY DETAILS $120,000NG INFORMATION MLS: 215012184Bedrooms: 2Full Baths: 1Partial Baths: 1Sq ft: 1240Lot Size: 30 x 125Style: 2 StoryGarage: one detachHeat Source: gasTaxes: $2388.00 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION On a quiet st...