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By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Address: 20300 Terrace DR E Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045-3587 Taxed by: Brookfield MLS #: 1515074           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  RE/MA...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 74
One aspect of Home Staging that many sellers don't fully understand is "first impression". You have heard it and read it time and time again....You don't get a second chance to make a good first impression.  It's been said millions of times, so often that it's become background noise. It's like "...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Just Listed: Fantastic Opportunity to build 4300+ sq ft home south of the Boulevard (aka Ventura Blvd), north of Mullhollan Dr (historic Mullholland Dr.)  The price includes not just the land, but the design and ALL required reports (survey, soils, grading, structural, etc.) for a LEED-certified,...

By The Ryan-Whyte Real Estate Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Bringing Valley Families Home
(RE/MAX Infinity)
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Lightly lived in 2 bedroom, 2 bath home nestled in one of Chandler's award-winning golf course communities. Home has been immaculately maintained; A/C & heating unit replaced last year, newer water heater (2 years ago). With extras including the south facing front porch area to enjoy morning coff...

By Melissa Marro, Jacksonville Real Estate and Home Staging
(Keller Williams First Coast Realty - The Marro Team)
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Answer: No. A few "flourishes" here and there will not increase the probability of a quick sale at full asking price."Vignette" Staging is not even staging, by ANY definition. In fact, it's a misnomer. When you boil down the definition of the word vignette, it basically means "a little flourish."...

By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Top 8 issues found in home inspections! Sellers!!!! If you are getting ready to sell your home and the buyers want a home inspection (MOST WILL), having a home with almost all of these red flags will send them running! Then they will be backing out on the deal. That's what we don't want! Many of ...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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©Patricia Feager, 2/21/2017 I just finished reading, "Think About that First Impression," by Nick & Trudy Vandekar who wrote a great story after being inspired by a post written by Sharon Tara! They were both wonderful! As I read their stories and watched Nick's video I got that surge of happines...

By David & Lisa Webber, www.webberteam.com
(RE/MAX Executive)
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      Overview Maps Photos IDX Search $94,900 Residential (Attach/Row Hse) Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Full Bathroom1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,392 sqftLot: 1,968 sqftYear Built: 1949MLS #: AA9849703 Location 214 RIVERVIEW RD WBALTIMORE, MD 21225USA David & Lisa Webber RE/MAX Executive(410) 320-024...

By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC)
Comments 3
OPEN HOUSE: NW Austin~Canyon Creek~Sunday, Feb.26th 1-3pm Buyers, don’t miss your opportunity to preview this 2 story home at our Open House this Sunday, Feb.26th from 1-3pm www.10512canyonvista.com 10512 Canyon Vista Way, Austin, TX 78726 is located in the master planned community of Canyon Cree...

By Don Hess
(KW Elite Keller Williams 1280 Plaza Blvd. Lancaster, PA 17601)
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   Read the attached article and call me.  Don HessKW EliteKeller Williams Realty1280 Plaza Blvd.Lancaster, PA 17601717-553-2500 Office717-715-6288 Mobile717-786-7967 Directdonhess39@gmail.com  activerain.com/dfh Access: A Key Component in Getting Your House SOLD! So, you’ve decided to sell your ...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group)
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Did He Say How Many YEARS it would Take to Sell Your House?Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS asked a question in the Q&A section that spawned this post... Following a listing presentation, the seller said, "We both feel good about you listing our home but, _____ (agent) gave us a much better valuati...

By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
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Stunning Contemp Open House Sat. 2/25 at Chalburn Road, Redding,CT 06896,  1-3PM              Welcome to 36 Chalburn Road in Redding, CT- An exceptional home in West Redding location. You'll be delighted with the Chef's kitchen and its beautiful cherry cabinets, professional grade appliances and ...

By Michelle Musick Jones, The Michelle Musick Jones Team - Texas Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors)
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Open house this Saturday and Sunday, February 25th and 26th from 2pm-4pm both days.   Spacious and Move-In Ready Drees Home in Reid Farm Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $419,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 3,898 sqftLot: 0.17 acre(s...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
Comments 0
Sellers: Sellers in the Orlando, Kissimmee, Clermont, Casselberry, and Celebration real estate markets have enough to worry about in readying their home for market and planning their move to a new home. Antonelli Realty takes over a huge number of tasks and details to make sure that your real est...

By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 3
Amazing!! 4 Bedroom/3.5 bath Colonial at 40 Granite Drive, Wilton CT just reduced to $700K!  You will be thrilled by the location and all of the space in this wonderful home!  It's in a desirable Nod Hill area neighborhood with easy access to the Metro North train station.  Many updates including...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group)
Comments 12
Another Yachtsman Townhome (Lake Wylie)UNDER CONTRACT Popular Lake Wylie Community - The Yachtsman  Expansive views of the lake--arguably the BEST VIEWS IN THE COMPLEX - brought us multiple Offers in no time!  The new buyers are excited about enjoying breathtaking sunsets from this stunning, WATE...

By Deborah Spence, Awesome Realtor serving Philadelphia and suburbs!
(Weichert Realtors-Jenkintown Pa)
Comments 1
Many markets are seeing so few new listings that they may not be able to meet the strong buyer demand heading into real estate’s traditionally busiest season. Listings are down more than 7 percent compared to a year ago across the country, according to the latest data by the National Association ...

By Kevin Meyer, Eastside and Greater Seattle Homes & Real Estate
(Kevin Meyer Group - John L Scott Real Estate)
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Stunning Snohomish Home Listed at: $529,000          Sold for: $540,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,281 sqftLot: 7,841 sqftYear Built: 2004MLS #: 1067572 Location 14824 80th Avenue SESnohomish, WA 98296USA Description *SOLD* Outstanding M...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 45
How to Stage Your Bookcase When Selling Your Home.If you are selling your home, what you’ve read about staging and preparing it for sale holds true for the shelves and bookcases within it. Perception is key. Your buyer needs to see space. As they take in a room, make sure their eyes aren’t bounci...

By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC)
Comments 9
Pending Sale February 2017 in Villas at Canyon Creek Austin TX 78726Congratulations to another Austin buyer who is on their way to owning their own home because they were ready to make a firm cash offer when their Realtor found the right property for them. Buyers who act decisively have the best ...