Home Selling

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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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1226 Southwest San Esteban Avenue, Port Saint Lucie, FL Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1512 SQUARE FEET Just Sold! Get the Info! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Search All Homes for Sale ...
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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2001 SW Akorot Road, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34953 Pool Home Pending Sale Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 2132 SQUARE FEET Get the Sales Price! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Search All Port Saint Luc...
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 60
     Sellers! The Home Inspector has just completed the Inspection of your house.  You and your Listing Agent are eagerly looking over the report.  WHAT?  The Inspector has written, "not tested" and "unable to access/not inspected", in several places on the report.  Oh, no!       The Buyer and th...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Florida Luxury Realty)
Comments 75
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 Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 47
Seller Checklist When Leaving a Vacant Unsold HouseSummer is busy when it comes to moving and many homes in Clarksville TN will not be sold when the sellers move out. This poses a concern for sellers as to what they should do if they want to continue to keep it their homes on the market for sale....
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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DC Ranch is a highly prestigious and award winning luxury community in Scottsdale, Arizona. Silverleaf is an even more exclusive section of DC Ranch. This is where the Most Expensive Home sold in Arizona last week is located. The private entry gate and driveway are lined with beautiful desert sce...
By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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In June of 2015 there were 21 homes that closed within the month for Westwood, MA. This represents a decrease of 2, as there were 23 homes that closed in June 2014.The average list price for the homes that closed in Westwood for June 2015 was $832,590.The average list price for the homes that clo...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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 Today’s Henry County real estate market is an alien landscape compared with what it was ten years ago, when it seemed as if a seller could just plant a sign in the front yard and wait for competing offers to roll in. This summer’s real estate scene is equally unlike that of five years ago, when ...
By Graham Holmes - Yucaipa Homes Listing Agent, When Experience Matters
(Reviron Realty - RDCPro e-Pro Listing Broker)
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The fact that residential home prices are increasing substantially in most regions of the country is music to the ears of homeowners. However, if you are in the process of selling your home, make sure you realize the major challenge a hot real estate market creates.Each house must be sold twice; ...
By Janice Ankrett, Accredited Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
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I know it sounds crazy, but, your House does talk to the Buyers!I always tell my clients to imagine that the Buyer cannot understand the local language. The only way they have to tell the Buyer about the features of their home is Visually. That's why it is so important to prepare your home for sa...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 34
If you are preparing your home for sale, or planning to list your home for sale soon, here is a simple step you can take to make a lasting impression on potential buyers. Create a notebook that includes household documents and photos .  If you are organized and have things saved in one place, thi...
By Sandy Shores FL Realtor®, Melbourne Real Estate, Brevard County Real Estate, Florida's Space Coast
(M & M Realty of Brevard Inc.)
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Congratulations, Jeannine on the sale of your gorgeousDeer Lakes pool home with soaring views of the lake.The breathtaking sunsets were my favorite!I hope that when I am 85 years old, I am as sharp, directand energetic as you are. You are amazing!Thank you for hiring me to sell your home. It was ...
By Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate
(Donahue Real Estate Co.)
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In June of 2015 there were 31 homes that closedwithin the month for Dedham, MA This represents a decrease of 5, as there were 36 homes that closed in June 2014.The average list price for the homes that closed in Dedham for June 2015 was $543,326.The average list price for the homes that closed in...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
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 For Professional Real Estate Services in Lynnwood contact Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker at Century 21 Real Estate Center.Call, text or email for more information.    425-890-4649        brad@Century21.com 5 Star Rating ~ Brad Thomsen of CENTURY 21 Real Estate CenterHave you ever asked yourself, ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 52
Remove These Two Things Before You Place Your Home on the Market.  If you are planning on selling your home, there are two things you need to remove before you put that For Sale sign in the front yard. There are 2 other “D’s” (besides the “declutter” word) that you need to address when preparing ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 14
An amazing thing happened yesterday, A local agent was telling me how slow it was and said it must be because of July 4th coming up? I looked with my jaw wide open as this has been the busiest week before July 4th i may have ever had in 29 years in Real Estate... 2 new listings, 3 offers and 1 cl...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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North Kingstown RI Home Sold In A Blink of an Eye1160 Stony Lane Home SoldIt is hard to sell a North Kingstown RI home for sale in a blink of an eye anyone will tell you.  Yet, when the convergence of sellers, buyers and a savvy RI real estate agent come together it is possible as it was at this ...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
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How to Sell a HomeVideo Tips Series for Carlsbad Home SellersBroker Open Houses Selling your Carlsbad home is complex, and it takes time, no matter how experienced you might be in selling houses. Even in our busy market where inventory is low being a seller is a challenge, and there’s lots to kno...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   Pending Sale     Muskego, WI Home for Sale!   DESCRIPTION PHOTOS MAPS & LOCALS SCHOOLS PRINT BROCHURE       Muskego Homes For Sale   S68W13901 Bristlecone Lane Muskego, WI 53150-3205   Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: 2 full | List Price: $ Get Current Price | 1550 square fe...
By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Hometowne Realty Clayton East)
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Like New Custom Built 4 Bedroom Home in Cassedale Subdivision Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $320,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,900 sqftLot: 1.14 acre(s)Year Built: 2013MLS #: 2015172 Location 244 Crestdale DrClayton,...