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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 Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Listing Prices in Gilbert, Arizona June 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. June saw another climb in Active and New listing prices here in Gilbert, Arizona. The housing market is still going strong and has seen major increases across the board ov...
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 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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Solar Panels - What to Expect in a Resale Transaction   With the focus on energy savings, many homeowners are looking to solar panels to reduce their monthly utility bill.   There are a few companies out there that can put solar panels on your roof and you need to read the fine print, so you kno...
By Tammy Todaro, ABR
(RE/MAX Executive Realty in Franklin, Ma.)
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What's on the outside does matter when it comes to selling your house!These are my before and after photos of a house I will be putting on the market in the near future.  The difference is like night and day after they took my advice and gave their house a little face-lift.  Would you go out for ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Ten Comments Stagers LOVE to Hear.Home Staging Consultations are my favorite staging projects. I have the opportunity to help a seller prepare their home for sale, using the furnishings they have.  The goal is to show the possibilities of the property and yet not make it too difficult for the sel...
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 Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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In June of 2015 there were 21 homes that closed within the month for Westwood, MA. This represents a decrease of 2, as there were 23 homes that closed in June 2014.The average list price for the homes that closed in Westwood for June 2015 was $832,590.The average list price for the homes that clo...
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 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 Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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I have seen homeowners who would 'save' all the information about their home and then share with the buyers when they are ready to sell their home!Here's a great tip from Sharon Tara . If you are preparing your home for sale, or planning to list your home for sale soon, here is a simple step you ...
By Tammy Adams ~ Realtor Maricopa, AZ, A Maricopa Agent who Works, Lives & Loves Maricopa
(Maricopa Real Estate Co)
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Looking to Possibly Sell Your Maricopa Home?  You Might Be Surprised.   Currenly we have 370 homes for sale in Maricopa. This same time last year we had 484 - so a 23% decrease from a year ago! That is pretty crazy. With fewer homes on the market, we are seeing a shift from just a few months ago ...
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...
By Home Value Leads
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Here is a very cool idea for making your listing stand out from the crowd. Thanks for posting it Sharon! (If you like this, please make sure to go and comment on Sharon's original post as well. Thanks!) If you are preparing your home for sale, or planning to list your home for sale soon, here is ...
By Valorie L. Ford, Valorie Ford & Co, Charlottesville/Albemarle Real
(Keller Williams Realty)
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If you are one of the many homeowners out there who are debating putting their house on the market this year, don’t miss out on the great opportunity you have right now!   The latest Existing Home Sales Report from The National Association of Realtors (NAR), reveals that the inventory of homes f...
By Joni Staples, Your Huntsville / Lake Livingston Area REALTOR®
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - Anderson Properties)
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  SOLD! WATERFRONT Lot in Holiday Shores 3 on Lake Livingston!    Overview Maps Photos Features Description Restrictions Neighborhood JUST SOLD! Waterfront Lot in Holiday Shores 3 Main Features Lot: 17,027 sqftMLS #: 94609926 Location In Holiday Shores IIINear Coldspring, TX Joni Staples BHHS An...
By Beth McIntyre
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   JUST SOLD!!     6 Duncaster Circle, Granby, CT   DESCRIPTION PHOTOS MAPS & LOCALS SCHOOLS PRINT BROCHURE       Granby CT Homes for Sale   6 Duncaster Circle Granby, CT 06035   Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2 full, 1 half | List Price: $ Get Current Price | 2110 square fee...
By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
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RealtorMag Advice to Sellers - Overpricing a Home Will Cost You Money In an April 13 online issue of Realtor Magazine, there's an article entitled "3 Mistakes Sellers Often Make". And in that article, mistake number one is identified as "Being Unrealistic About the Home's Value". The article goes...
By Mark Horan, "The Resident Chef" - Resident Team Realty LLC &
(Resident Team Realty, LLC & Toni's Property Management LLC)
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    Just Sold 3052 BRIGHTWATER CT KISSIMMEE, 34744   $162,274 Great 3 bedroom 2 bath home sold for 101.68% of the listed price. Open kitchen, and immense living room for entertaining or for family gatherings. Located on one of the many pond/lakes the community offer. Great rear view! Spring Lake ...
By Mark Baker
(United Realty Group)
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Just Sold Lake Worth, Florida Bank ForeclosureJust sold this large Lake Worth Florida Home in Countryside Estates, a small gated community in West Lake Worth.  The Home was a bank foreclosure and needed a lot of work.  It was listed through HubZu online auction platform, and was a challenge to ge...