Home Selling

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By Rosemarie Heindel, Rosemarie Heindel
(Harry Norman Realtors)
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 Active Members of the Big Canoe CommunityWhen Ray and Margie Bowyer moved to Big Canoe, Georgia from New Jersey thirty years ago, the community would never be the same! Ray and Margie poured their hearts and souls into Big Canoe. They did not just move here to retire. They moved to Big Canoe to ...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
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Desirable 10 Acre Flagstaff Wooded Lot with 3 Car Log Garage Ready to Build!   Quietly tucked away, yet not too far from town, this gorgeous 10 acre parcel is your fast track to luxurious Flagstaff living among towering pines and sunny meadows. This property has been partially developed and is wa...
By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(RE/MAX Associates)
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  Estimating your home's value can be tricky — but doing it well can make a big difference in how quickly you are able to sell your home. When you are trying to attract buyers for your home, pricing and packaging are more important. Depending on your mortgage situation and your specific home, you...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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Top dollar, wanting the highest price in the shortest time possible is a goal of most Maine real estate property sellers. To get on with their life. To replace a place. To settle an estate. End a nasty divorce. Find a new job because of shutters over the windows or pink slips at the last one.Movi...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Milwaukee,WI Real Estate Market Report By Kris Johnston,6/27/15-7/27/15                By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                   Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Milwaukee County, WI For the Last 30 Days...
By Graham Holmes - Yucaipa Homes Listing Agent, When Experience Matters
(Reviron Realty - RDCPro e-Pro Listing Broker)
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As the temperature continues to rise, buyers are coming out ready to purchase their dream home. Here are five reasons that you should list your house for sale now. 1. Strong Buyer DemandFoot traffic refers to the number of people out actually physically looking at homes right now. The latest foot...
By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | Savvy + Company Real Estate)
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3 Home Improvement Projects that Won't Bring You Bang for Your BuckUpgrades that DO NOT Add Value to Your Home for SaleAre the projects you have planned for your Charlotte home for sale, truly going to add value when you re-sell your home?   There is no simple way to know which home-improvement p...
By Gina Tufano, Ask Gina & Company, Northern Virginia Real Estate
(Ask Gina & Company with Keller Williams Realty Loudoun Gateway)
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Listing DetailsProperty summary22826 FERNCREST TERRACE, VA 20105 Townhome in Brambleton Price: $399,000MLS #: LO8649938Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms:  2.5Interior:  2,499 sqftYear Built: 2009Call or text Gina Tufano at 703-574-3478 for more info or to see if this property is still available and arrange a...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Days on Market in Gilbert, Arizona June 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. It appears, at least for the moment, we've hit a bit of a plateau in the Gilbert, Arizona Real Estate Market when it comes to how quickly homes are selling. June saw a fla...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Southfields in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015  Southfields in Wellington Fl is a single family luxury and equestrian community that is also in close proximity to 0ther gated equestrian communities of the village. Lush green open spaces welcome you and so do t...
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, 6/26/15-7/26/15 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   ...
By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate®
(HI Pro Realty LLC)
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 If you intend on selling a condo in a complex that offers identical or similar units or if your unit has lots of competition with little differentiation, understanding the steps to get your condo to stand out in a crowd is a priority if you intend on getting any serious offers in the short term....
By Sarah & Les Oswald, Broker, Realtor, SFR, PMC and Investor
(Eastvale Team Realty & Property Mgmt)
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Thinking of Selling? Read the blog below where you are given 5 reasons why NOW is the perfect time to sell. Prices are rising and it will continue to rise. However, if you are looking to move up or to downsize, the longer you wait to make the move, the more money you will loose in the long run.  ...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
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Under Contract in Ashburn Village in Ashburn, Va 20147Under Contract: 43987 Kitts Hill Terr Ashburn, Va 20147This three level 2 bedroom, 3.5 bath townhouse located in Ashburn Village is now under contract courtesy of Amanda Davidson with Living A Dream Real Estate. My first time homebuyer was a r...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Preparing Your Home for Sale- Part 6-Time to Have Some Fun!This is the 6th in a series of 7 on Preparing Your Home for Sale. You have now:1. Committed to selling your home2. Learned to see your home as others see it3.Repaired, replaced and refreshed your property4. Edited, packed and stored what ...
By Pamela Madore, Team Work Makes The Dream Work
(The Pamela Madore Group)
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Pamela Madore The Pamela Madore Group http://pinkhouseteam.com Seven Things Not To Do When Selling Your House There are many articles and blogs and lots of advice about things TO do when selling your house but what about the things that you shouldn't do?  Are there no-no's? Do not have any burned...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Binks Forest in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015 Binks Forest and Binks Preserve, Wellington Florida’s lush spacious community of 535 homes, is located in a suburban village just a few miles west of West Palm Beach. Binks Forest is a recreational haven for golf enthusiasts...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Florida Luxury Realty)
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7 Ways To Speed Clean For A Last Minute ShowingIt’s been a crazy day, the house is a wreck; the phone rings, it’s an agent with clients in her car outside your home.  She asks if she can show the home. You ask her to give you 15 minutes.  Of course, you want to have her show it: These might be yo...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
  Southfields de Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestre para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Junio 2015  Southfields en Wellington, Florida es una comunidad de casas lujosas y ecuestres que esta ubicada cerca de otras comunidades ecuestres del pueblo. Espacios lujosos y amplios que le dan la bienvenida a ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
 Palm Beach Point de Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestres para la Venta |  Reporte del Mercado Junio 2015 Palm Beach Point en Wellington, Florida es una maravillosa, lujosa y ecuestre comunidad perfecta para los que disfrutan de una casa nueva cerca de facilidades ecuestres. Las Propiedades Ecuestres ...