Home Selling

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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, Homes Under $200K, Kristin Johnston, RE/MAX    Waukesha Home Sales Under $200,000 From 10/26/15-11/26/15                         The Real Estate Activity For Waukesha County,WI For the Last 30 Days By Kristin Johnston, Remax Realtor, Real Estate In Waukesha County...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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The kitchen is one of the primary areas of a house expected to be great.  It should be updated, stylish, spacious, practical and absolutely spotless.  The buyer needs to be able to imagine preparing meals; you are selling a lifestyle in the kitchen. Removing everyday items from counters will prev...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
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A day to Reflect on and give thanks for all our Blessings from God... Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! 
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Is there such thing as an EASY sale? Some days it is easier to find a Buyer than it is to get a home to close these days. As we approach Thanksgiving in the Manchester NH area you will be Thankful if you do not get a call with the following issues before your Real Estate transaction closes. Some ...
By Shawn Bhakta
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Thinking of Selling? Or, just curious to know value of your home. Get a report in 30 Sec. Go to FreeHomeAnalysisReport.com
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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I recently posed some questions regarding the age old difference of opinion as to who pays the commission - the Buyer or the Seller.For your easy reference, here are links to the questions:1. Is the total commission truly paid by the Seller, or is it paid by the Buyer because it's built into the ...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
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Under Contract in Widewater Village Subdivision in Stafford, Va 22554Under Contract: 52 Acadia St Stafford, Va 22554On the market for just 4 days 52 Acadia St in Widewater Village in now under contract courtesy of listing agent Amanda Davidson. Both buyer and seller are looking forward to a smoot...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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There is in Arizona an animal known as a "split" escrow where the Seller can insist on using ABC Title for Escrow and the Title Insurance the Seller purchases, and the Buyer is free to use any Title company they choose to purchase the Title Insurance that they need to purchase.  Since there is a ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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A well staged front entry in a home can set the stage for the whole house. Here are some tips to create a good first inside impression and lead the way to a home sale. It is vital that this area of the house allow for a memorable impression; it could make or break your potential buyer’s decision....
By Jane & Jeff Daley, PhD, Scottsdale Real Estate Arizona
(Luxury Valley Homes For Buyers & Sellers Phoenix AZ Area)
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Baby boomers finding freedom in retirement - Within the next five years, Baby Boomers are projected to have the largest household growth of any other generation during that same time period, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard. Let’s take a look at why…In a recent Merrill...
By Yuqing PanRusanovska/iStock; prosado/iStockThanksgiving evokes certain unshakable images: Long tables crammed with too much food. Beloved and bickering family members consuming way too much of that food. Overstuffed family members staggering away from the table to watch football. And once the ...
By Stephanie Arnett, SRS, IMSD, Broker Associate, REALTOR
(RE/MAX Partners~ Starkville, MS)
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176 LAKESHORE DR, Starkville, MS 39759 176 LAKESHORE DR, Starkville, MS 39759 Address:176 LAKESHORE DR, Starkville, MS 39759 Price: 291,375 Property Type: ResidentialArea: 24 - Starkville NE County (Alexander School Dist.)Total Bedrooms: 4Total Bathrooms: 2.50Total SqFt.: 2542Garage Stall: 2Garag...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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In life I like being around positive people and those others that come across negative and sour I try to avoid. The same is true in sales. I am so glad I get to choose who I work with and am able to present things in a good light. Great post by Kathy Streib.  Don’t Let These Negatives Cost You a ...
By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-212-1221)
(Watters International Realty, LLC.)
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 Home for Sale in Hometown Kyle Kyle, TX 112 Mistflower Ln Kyle, TX 78640 offered at $259,900 Spectacular home sitting in a quiet neighborhood features covered front porch, amazing open floor plan, the spacious living space give a bright airy feel and plenty of natural lighting! Island kitchen bo...
By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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Pace Homes 32571, Homeownership rate near 30-year lowBut many economists think today's low level of homeownership may be the bottom of the trough, and it shouldn't go any lower. Read more.Fee Property Management $50. Monthly in Pace, Fl. 32571 with NO other charges or hidden fees     Motivational...
By John Myers, Your Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(Myers & Myers Real Estate, Inc)
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Tips To Sell Your Albuquerque Home FastTip #1 To Sell Your Albuquerque Home FastOne of the most important decisions you will make in selling your home is to pick the right real estate agents.  1) You need to find an agent that understands the current Albuquerque housing market.  Understanding the...
By Tracy Lee Parker, Experienced Broker & Property Managers Since 2006
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This is a very nice house in Sachse with super easy access to Highway 78 and George Bush Freeway! You will love the little over 1/4 acre of land allowing for some privacy between you and your neighbors. No homeowners association! Rear entry garage with a super long driveway! Master bedroom is dow...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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    Plumbers! Ya gotta love 'em as it appears as if there are only two things they must know: (1) What flows downhill? (2) How much butt cleavage is appropriate to show when on a job site?     Just because you have an appliance or new pipes installed by a ‘licensed’ contractor, it does not always...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Are Reality shows causing confusion in Real Estate? There is NO doubt that Home Buyers, Sellers and even some agents are confused with TODAY'S Real Estate Market. Who to believe? Who to listen to? There are conflicting stories not only in the MANCHESTER NH area market but with the national news m...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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The Professionals Have The Tools For The JobFor the last three days there's been a crew of tree cutting professionals working around our home.  Our home is surrounded by woods and over the last few years the ash borer beetles have been making their presence known.  It doesn't end well for the ash...