Home Selling

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By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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As soon as you decide that you will be putting your Henry County property up for sale—whether soon or at some point in the foreseeable future—it’s also time to get strategic about growing your property's value—starting with a generous dollop of objectivity.The difficulty stems from a truth about ...
By Cathy Perry
(Keller Williams Realty)
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You cleaned and decluttered your St. Louis home to get it ready for sale; you listed at the right price, and now you’re under contract.  Congratulations!  Now it’s time to sit back and enjoy your beverage of choice and wait for the big check at closing, right?  Well, maybe it’s not time to celebr...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Small Office, Big Service
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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Even in a market favoring sellers, there seems to be one thing that holds true regardless of market....Right or wrong, buyers interpret what they see as a signal from the buyer.Pricing way above the market could be interpreted as a seller who is really not interested in selling.   This does not m...
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 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 Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI for 6/7/15-7/7/15, RE/MAX  My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax. My market report gives you the real estate activity for the city of Waukesha for the last 30 days. I love Waukesha, WI and have lived here for many years. I strongly encourage any seller tha...
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Jeffrey Masich, Arizona Homes and Land to Sell or Purchase
(HomeSmart )
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What is the best thing to do in order to sell a home? What would you do?Make it "SMILE"!A baby's smile is inviting, your home should be alsoYou heard right! Same as a cute baby, or in an interview. Smile, sparkle, make the interviewer like you and remember you. Same thing with your home, to attra...
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 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 Joel Jadofsky, One of the Top Realtors in Panama City Beach Area
(Keller Williams - homes for sale - Florida - Gulf - Beach )
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Large townhouse on Panama City Beach Huge living room..large bedrooms is an end unit so you have 6' of side yard that the others do not...Very open 3 point kitchen...Panama City Beach Zoo is right on the corner...2 minutes to Walmart.. food.. Ripley's...Wonder World...Panama City Beach's white s...
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...