Home Selling

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By Dale Ross, Realty Group
(CEO - Dale Ross Realty Group)
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 So, your home did not sell and you are wondering what to do now. It’s a fact that 27.8% of all listed homes are not selling the first time around, and the reasons why are very obvious to an experienced Realtor such as myself. Was your home really marketed? Did your agent know your micro market, ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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29153 Crags, Agoura Hills, CA 91301 a beautiful Malibou Lake area lot a little over two acres of flat land tucked in among lush mature foliage with fantastic mountain views is in Escrow! My client understood the value of having easy access to Malibu Beaches and the fact that the property falls in...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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How to Hire a Mover- 7 TipsPeople will tell you that selling your house is the most stressful thing you can do, but right up there is the actual move itself.  How do you hire the right moving company? Let’s face it, they’re going to be transporting your household goods - clothes, furniture, art- ...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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Should Sellers Let Showing Cards Build Up? I was out showing homes this weekend with a couple of first time home buyers.  In each home I showed, I noticed the designated spot where Realtors left their business card to let the seller know that they showed their home.   In the newer listings, the p...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Real Estate Market Report, New Berlin,WI for 7/31/15-8/31/15, Remax  By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                                       New Berlin Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Realtor                           ...
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, Condos, 7/30/15-8/30/15 by Kristin Johnston   Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Milwaukee County, WI Condos For the Last 30 Days: Real Estate In Milwaukee County, WI My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax.  My market report gives you the real estate a...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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1217 Nw Sun Terrace Circle, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986 Price Reduced! Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price2 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1152 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Search All PGA...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Last week was a head-swiveling version of a follow-the-dots puzzle for those who keep tabs national news related to on Henry County real estate. Children like following the numbered dots to reveal a picture. You can’t be sure what it will turn out to look like until the end. The week was a lot li...
By Geoffrey Jones, Sell my home fast - We buy houses
(Investorwize LLC)
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 When it comes to selling your house fast, your success will usually match the amount of time and effort you place into it. Sellers who are receptive to learning new things about the process are often the most successful. This article has many tips to help you become smarter about real-estate sel...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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How to Unpack After You’ve Moved!I’ve moved about 9 times and have learned something with each move.  Having your house on the market and selling it are stressful enough, however, it doesn’t stop there. Now comes the fun part! It’s time to unpack and settle into your new home. The key to making u...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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I've been a Home Stager in New Hampshire for many years now, and I'm surprised that the quality of MLS photos hasn't improved very much.  With the growth of the home staging industry and all the media attention I would expect to see a change. The majority of MLS pictures are still average, or bel...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Small Office, Big Service
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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When it comes to business cards left at your house by showing real estate agents treat them like a poker hand.  Would you show your hand to the other side? And prospective buyers are the other side of your future transaction. Should Sellers Let Showing Cards Build Up?   I was out showing homes th...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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     KRISTIN JOHNSTON FOUND THE BUYERS!   Address: 9715 W Meadow Park Dr Hales Corners, Wisconsin 53130-2258 Taxed by: Hales Corners MLS #: 1420977           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Pr...
By Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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Donald laughs when he hears someone say "bet you don't remember" to me.  My BFF sometimes calls me to ask me what happened with her other friends in the past. She knows she told me and that I'll remember and she can't remember. That conversations usually starts with "I hate you" (in a very loving...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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I looked up the mls for condos for sale in Warminster, Bucks county, Pa. Warminster is located in centennial School district. There are many nice condos in Warminster. There are no active listings in some of them. This is what I found in the mls this morning.There are 7 pending listings of condos...
By Joanna Cohlan, Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes
(Fresh Eyes For Your Home)
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Talk about a transformation - this one is definitely miraculous!Clients of mine from New York City, inherited the family home after the husband's father passed away.  The house is the same one that my client grew up in,  and let me tell you, he was definitely attached.  His dad, who passed away a...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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So you finally decided to sell your house.You called your buddy who is "in real estate" and asked him to take a look at your house.He came over, told you how great your house was, and even said he had several people who would be interested in it right away.He asked you what you wanted for it, whi...
By Liane Thomas - Corona & Riverside Real Estate, Bringing you Home!
(The Jet Team, Allison James Estates & Homes)
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 When you are selling a home, hiring the right real estate agent is crucial! Getting to know your agent is important, as he/she will play a main role in your home transaction. Below is a list of questions you should plan to ask any real estate agent you are considering.  How do you plan on advert...
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
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 Disclosure Mania I'm a huge fan of disclosures. I always tell my sellers to disclose anything and everything that occurs to them. To a point, that is!I'd really rather that you not disclose things that don't exist.I'm on a disclosure treasure hunt of sorts with one of my listings. The seller liv...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Florida Luxury Realty)
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Golf Course Villa In Timber GreensSorry, this beautiful villa on the 3rd tee and fairway in Timber Greens is gone. Listed Tuesday, sold on Wednesday. I knew it wouldn't take long; the view is fantastic and the villa is lovely.Bright and sunny with spacious living area, open kitchen and dining roo...