Home Selling

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By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Million $ Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spc
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
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                  703 San Salvadore, Port St Lucie, Fl Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure Our Reviews Follow This Home! FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale Search All Homes for Sale in Torino Area of Saint Lucie West FL What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Verano of PGA Villa...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Million $ Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spc
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
Comments 4
344 Anchovie Court, Poinciana, FL SOLD IN 1 DAY!  NEXT? Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure Our Reviews Just Sold! Get the Info! Free Home Values Search Homes for Sale in Laureate Park Search All Homes for Sale in 34771 Homes Close to Where You Work Laureate Park Homes for S...

By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 9
Just SOLD! Pool Home in The Palms of Seven Hills, Spring Hill, Florida!Private Court Yard - Golf Course LocationGated Community – Low HOA Fees Contact Silvia Dukes, REALTOR and Broker Associate - Tropic Shores Realtyto learn more about marketing your Spring Hill home for sale!Call 352-584-7441 Th...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Help Your Realtor Get Your Home SoldIn my 30+ years as a real estate agent, I can usually tell when I pull up in front of a home I'm about to show what the inside of a home will look like based on the exterior.  If the exterior is unkept then you can bet that the inside is generally the same.Curb...

By Vick The Broker ., REALTOR, VickTheRealtor@gmail.com
(Olympus Executive Realty INC.)
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Vista At Phillips Commons Premier Townhomes in Dr. Phillips located next to Universal Studios & Restaurant row. The Vistas are located next to everything Orlando. Super prime location.   Agent Direct: 407.865.2840 / Vick Pacheco Overview Maps Photos Description Neighborhood Market Stats $289,000...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 11
Debe Maxwell, CRS states the obvious that so many miss! Statistics really do prove that staging works and I'm a firm believer. I have a favorite stager in Austin, Brian Morris with Brian David Design and he makes my listings pop. Whether they are vacant and he does full staging or a consultation ...

By Alex Rubin, Who You Work With Matters
(Douglas Elliman)
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33 Bunker Rd, Lido Beach, NY Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews Just Sold! Get the Info! Lido Beach Homes For Sale Long Beach Homes For Sale Long Beach Waterfront Homes Lido Beach Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Pre...

By Emily Medvec, Realtor | Serving Santa Fe & Northern NM
(Realty One of Santa Fe)
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This post is about another example of how my adoption of test marketing for sellers is making a difference in both the time and speed of their property sale. Although this property is a home and guest house, the value was tied to how Meow Wolf and its exposure to surrounding neighborhoods is expo...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 17
To Stage or Not to Stage? It’s REALLY not an Agonizing Question! When meeting with Charlotte home sellers, I share our own personal experience with home staging. Quite often, I get a response, “Gosh, I really don’t think we need it - it will be vacant & clean and allow the buyers to see a clean s...

By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtors, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 14
471 Old Forge Crossing, Devon PA 19333 a 1 bed 1 bath condo with fireplace, den and balcony in the most wonderful location in Old Forge Crossing is under contract in 10 days, took a little longer due to the snow we had.  If you are interested in similar results in Tredyffrin Easttown or Old Forge...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Landscaped front yard quiet & friendly street at the entrance to Monterey Bay Heights! Quality remodel! Kitchen has Caesarstone Ikea quartz counters new cabinets sink, stove, oven. Dining, kitchen and family rooms have new tile floors. The rest of the home has new bamboo & wood floors. Fresh pain...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Debe Maxwell does such a great job with her blogs and this one is a keeper.  Enjoy! How to Avoid Making 4 Pitfalls First-Time Home Sellers Make Are you thinking about selling your Charlotte home? If this is your first time going through the home-selling process, you may be wondering just how well...

By Ben Williams
(Lake Life Real Estate)
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Full Log home just outside the City Limits. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the 4.8 acre hardwood setting and a short 1/2 mile commute to all of the conveniences of in town living.     The interior features 3 bedrooms 2 full baths, vaulted tongue & groove ceilings, loft with bedroom, full finished ...

By Christine Kankowski North SD and Temecula, Excellent Sales and Property Management
(House Match Inc)
Comments 3
Central Temecula 2 story home with large lot and pool available for sale. Located on over 1/4 acre with RV/Boat parking, heated pool and Spa and plenty of yard space to play and store your toys. 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths (all bedrooms up) with a 2 car garage. 2 fireplaces, living room and oversize...

By KW Island Living, Ask for the Best, Ask for KW Island Living!
(KW Island Living)
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For some, a lively condo in the midst of all the action is great, but for others, nothing less than a spacious, private sanctuary will do. If the latter applies to you, we'd like to get you acquainted with a home for sale in Kaanapali that's aptly known as "The Retreat." It's scenic, quiet, priva...

By Kathryn Gorham, Emerald Isle NC Crystal Coast
(Green Key Realty)
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9708 Spinnakers Place - Emerald Isle NC 28594 Magnificent custom built home (Beyond the Sea) with grandiose two story great room, pool, hot tub, screen porch, fireplace, front porch with rocking chairs & swing. Instantly make yourself at home. Enjoy the opulent first floor master suite. Large gou...

By The Roman Lopez Real Estate Team, "Making dreams come true, one home at a time!"
(The Roman Lopez Real Estate Team)
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8913 Edmundsbury Drive, Austin, Texas Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews Follow This Home! Search Homes for Sale What is your home worth? Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Homes for sale in McKinney Heights Presented By: The Roman Lopez Real Estat...

By ChuckTown Homes Real Estate
(Chucktown Homes)
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24 hour recorded information on this property: 1-888-210-3348 X.4018Well maintained traditional style home in highly desirable Dorchester II school district and is a short walk to Joe Pye Elementary. Welcome home to McKewn Plantation, conveniently located just off of Palmetto Commerce Parkway and...

By Irene Bilinski, Real Estate… It's All About You
(RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Group Ottawa)
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You don't have to spend a fortune to update your kitchen and give it a fresh look. You can make an impact in no time with these five simple ideas:New hardware: Changing handles and pulls to a more modern and decorative option is one of the easiest updates you can give to your kitchen. It's a quic...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 93
 One of my recent posts received this comment:" If I have to stay there until the place is sold and it just doesn't feel like MINE anymore because half of my furniture and all of my personal items are in storage, I'd be VERY uncomfortable. "They would be "very uncomfortable" living in a house tha...