Home Selling

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By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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   My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Homes in Deer Haven Subdivision in Pewaukee, WI.  Are you looking to buy a home in Deer Haven Subdivision in Pewaukee?  Wondering what your home in Deer Haven is worth? Call/text me ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 11
Address: N26W26277 Quail Hollow Rd 1A Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072-4551 Taxed by: Pewaukee MLS #: 1530152           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 ...

By Kasey & John Boles, Boise, Meridian, Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties
(Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com)
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This post is adapted from an email that John sent to a prospective client this afternoon who is considering selling their home For Sale By Owner and also looking to buy another home.  As I read it I thought it would make a great blog post.  It is a seller's market and inventory is low in most are...

By Jean Rogers, Pete Psareas, & John Thomas, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
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Single family home sales statistics for #Woodstock Georgia. Listings: are DOWN vs. last Month while they are DOWN vs. last Year. Closings: are UP vs. last Month while they are DOWN vs. last Year. Median sales price: ORIGINAL list price to sales price ratio is DOWN vs. last Month while they are UP...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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722 N La Jolla Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 Lust listed Short Term Lease! Three Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms. Spacious Back Yard with one car garage and a home office overlooking the backyard. Fantastic Opportunity to do a short term lease for six months. Landlord is willing to lease it furnished or u...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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I've only been teargassed once in my life, and that was in 1969 at the March on Washington. Since then, I haven't really encountered strong arm tactics or even interacted with the police much. But I had forgotten how the police sometimes rely upon intimidation and threats, yelling and screaming a...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Just SOLD in Clermont FL..Missed Opportunity for Buyers Looking for a Pool Home!Clermont FL buyers looking for a pool home, you missed a great opportunity to own this beautiful pool home on six acres of land with a private fence in Clermont FL!8815 CR 561 Clermont FL just sold to buyers who are m...

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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178C Queens River Drive West Kingston RI Open HouseSaturday May 27 11 am - 1 pm Pristine Ranch home in South Kingstown at end of cul de sac, preserve land behind it and move in ready.  Just 3.5 miles to Route 95 or the Kingston Train Station too.   Amazing So. Kingstown Ranch for Sale - Queens Ri...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 14
Sorry Too Late! Another Canyon Creek Home is SOLD!Another home sold in the Canyon Creek Subdivision in May 2017, courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors®. Homes are selling quickly in NW Austin’s low inventory levels!My sellers in Canyon Creek called me to represent them in bui...

By Chris Dunham, "The Real Estate Guy!"®
(Clayton Nash Real Estate)
Comments 3
Home for Sale in Chandler - Chandler Homes for Sale   This 3 Bedroom, 2.5 bath home for Sale in Chandler is located in the Twelve Oaks Community. Built in 1986, this nearly 1,400 square foot home features 2 stories with hard wood flooring downstairs in both the kitchen-dining area and great room...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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 Sorry....25 Pueblo Trail Sedona AZ 86336 - is Off the Market! Results = SOLD! This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home was a great buy. Move-in ready, the home was kept up in great shape.  The buyers don't have anything to do but move in!After selling my clients their main home, which is within 5 minutes of ...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Brian England Photography Before & After in Gilbert, AZ Click Here to request your FREE Relocation Guide!!! For all of your East Valley AZ Real Estate needs visit RealEstateinEastValleyAZ This is a very cool contest and got me thinking back to when I first started doing real estate.  I didn't rea...

By Laura Sellers, www.Auburn-Realtor.com; Auburn, AL Real Estate
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.Auburn-Realtor.com, EXPERT IN AUBURN REAL ESTATE SERVICES)
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When selling your home my company will deliver maximum exposure for it.For all of your real estate needs in the Auburn-Opelika area please contact me at (334) 332-7263 or email me at LauraSellers01@Gmail.com or visit my website. I look forward to helping you buy the home of your dreams or sell yo...

By Matthew Klinowski, Golf Community Real Estate Expert
Comments 1
South Lee County Real Estate TransactionsMay 6th through May 13th 2017Overall, during the week of May 6th through May 13th, 272 real estate transactions closed in South Lee County.  Bonita Springs had the most sales with a total of 145 sales.Further, of the 145 properties sold, 88 percent of them...

By Dustin Rich, The Real Estate Coach
(Keller Williams)
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103 E LarkAre you considering selling your home? Have you been wondering, "How Do I Sell My Home For The Most Money?" I have an answer for you! But first, check out this listing description below: If you're looking for space to entertain as well as updated features, this is the house for you! Th...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 16
Sorry, Too Late! Myers Park Home - SOLD IN JUST 1 DAY!3BR/2.5BA Hillside West SOLD! SORRY YOU MISSED THIS HOT LISTING IN MYERS PARK'S HILLSIDE WEST If you're thinking of selling your home in Myers Park or Hillside West, let's talk! Visit www.ListMyCharlotteHome.com.Myers Park Home - SOLD IN JUST ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 22
Last week a caller reached out in tears. They needed to sell their parents home quickly, and said they had lost sale after sale costing them time and money because the home needed lots of work. They tried listing it with a big agent. They tried selling it themselves and they tried Calling those "...

By Marc Jablon
(New Harbor Realty)
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Staging your home is one of the most effective ways to ensure that it sells quickly and for top dollar. A savvy Realtor can help guide you through the staging process, from choosing a stager to the finishing touches.Unfortunately, an inexperienced agent can accidentally sabotage your home staging...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Whose Listing Is it Anyway? I belong to a few local Facebook groups for real estate industry professionals, real estate agents as well as those for general public related to real estate.I like to read about success stories, new practices, raves and of course rants. We can all learn much from rave...

By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
Comments 0
 **In case you can not view this video here, please click the link below to view What to Know About the Location of Pleasanton Homes on my YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/r1KlD6CZNSA** 00:29: Hello, and welcome to 680 Home Video Channel, a web series where we answer all of your real estate ques...