Home Selling

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By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 26
As I was updating our database on listings in Tallahassee, I came across a house for sale with the same listing agent since November of 2012. I got to thinking ... what the heck do they talk about during their weekly phone calls?You know, when your listing agent calls you each week to give you an...
By Summer Robertson, Gillette, WY Agent
(Team Properties Group, LLC)
Comments 2
5 American Lane in Gillette WY is a wonderful spacious home featuring a beautiful home with a small shot attached to the Garage! Take a Listen!Don't Forget to Look at the video tour too!  Tell Us What Your Looking For!Click Here For More Pictures!
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
Delafield Real Estate Report 9/8/15-10/8/15, Kristin Johnston, RE/MAX   By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center             Re-blogged by 0 agents The Last 30 Days of Real Estate in Delafield, WI, Kris Johnston Remax                          ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 18
2349 Avon St, Los Angeles, CA. 90026, Vacant Land: SOLD! Here is a fantastic opportunity to build in a very hip and trendy neighborhood a home that would be at the end of the Cul-de-Sac!Congratulations go out to the new owners from the Land Man, Endre Barath, Jr.!   If you are considering buying ...
By Summer Robertson, Gillette, WY Agent
(Team Properties Group, LLC)
Comments 0
Have you taken a look at 291 W Echeta Rd in Gillette WY? This home has 7 acres close to town and a mother in law apartment or rental in the basement! Take a Listen!And Don't Forget to Take a Look at the Video Tour! Tell Us What Your Looking For!Click Here For More Pictures!
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
Comments 23
SOLD! Designer Tree House at Fishhawk Lake!I've said goodbye to four owners and HELLO! to new neighbors!(The buyers are very excited and will pick up their keys tonite. They said they've already got a truck packed with a load to bring to the lake!)- Now that we are hitting the fall/closer-to-wint...
By Jim West, http://www.MarysvilleHomeSellers.com
(Keller Williams Capital Partners)
Comments 3
10071 Corona Lane, Plain City, OH Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2096 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Plain City Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where Yo...
By Ken Patterson, Roseville Real Estate, TOP Rocklin Realtor
(TPR Properties)
Comments 3
Ok.  So, I have been looking around the last few days for my buyers and seem to be running across an abnormally large number of just terrible pictures of listings.  It really is incredible to me for a couple big reasons....  #1 - As a listing agent, shouldn't we all be taking pride in our work an...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
   Pewaukee Real Estate Report,Pewaukee Home Sales,Pewaukee Remax   Here is the Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report for the last 30 days by Kristin Johnston, REMAX, Buyer's Agent                                               Re-blogged by 0 agents Kristin Johnston,Waukesha Cty WI Realtor,Buyer's A...
By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 0
Home Equity: You May Have More Than You Think  Wednesday October 7th, 2015  For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers   CoreLogic recently released their 2015 2nd Quarter Equity Report which revealed that 759,000 properties had regained equity in the last quarter. That means that 91% of all mortgaged properti...
By Cindy Davis
(SD Home Source Realty)
Comments 1
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, the annual campaign to increase awareness of breast cancer disease. Although much progress has been made, we must never give up the fight. I myself am an 11 year breast cancer survivor. There is rarely a day when I don’t throw up extreme gratitude for my ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 57
Summer is over and Autumn is upon is once again. Cool nightly temperatures, changing leaves, and the sun going down earlier each day signify the coming of Fall. What most consumers don't realize is that real estate also ebbs and flows with the changing seasons. Real estate markets around the Coun...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 30
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 Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 0
 Here's Our Updated OPEN HOUSE Lineup For This Weekend! 10/09 - 10/11 Click on an image to view listing information for that home                          Click on an address caption to view the blog for that homeDid you know that Shanna Day has been in the Top 1.5 - 2% Of The 31,000 - 42,000 Rea...
By Evan Ryan
(Buy and Sell Group)
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 Just Listed   Executive Home in Well Established Neighborhood. Open Floor Plan and High Ceilings. This House underwent a Complete High End Renovation. Solid Three Quarter Inch Brazilian Cherry Hardwood Floors Throughout the Main Living Areas.   All of the Carpet is New, High Quality, and has a 2...
By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
Comments 0
If you’ve got a second home in Florida that you don’t get to use very often, you might want to consider selling it. Right now, as the Florida real estate market is starting to gear up for high season, selling looks good for home owners.Inventory has remained tight on most of the markets and home ...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
Comments 0
Kiker Elementary School Information and Homes for Sale Near Kiker Elementary School in Austin TXFind homes for sale near Kiker Elementary School in Austin TX. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Houston MLS and is updated multiple times per day.   School InformationKiker E...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 14
There Are Far Too Many Bully Agents in the Real Estate Industry  I continue to be amazed, smacked right up alongside the head actually, by the number of difficult agents in the real estate industry.  This is my opinion and my opinion only. This post is inspired by a conversation I just had (meani...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 18
A Local agent called to yell at me for writing "bad" about over priced listings. The said they will take every listing at any price and who am I to say otherwise. Yesterday I wrote a blog titled WHY do Real Estate Agents always want Sellers to REDUCE their price? This angry agent at least read my...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 6
An East Mountain gem in Waterbury CT, 0670650 Glenrock Rd, a 1344 Square Foot ranch in one of Waterbury CT finest neighborhoods,Priced reduced to $110,000, this 2 bedroom home features a  large formal living room with stone faced fireplace and hardwood floors; formal dining room; spacious eat-in ...