Home Selling

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By Ken Patterson, Roseville Real Estate, TOP Rocklin Realtor
(TPR Properties)
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Ok.  So, I have been looking around the last few days for my buyers and seem to be running across an abnormally large number of just terrible pictures of listings.  It really is incredible to me for a couple big reasons....  #1 - As a listing agent, shouldn't we all be taking pride in our work an...
By David Baker Realtor - Laveen Homes for sale, Your local Expert
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How is this Laveen Realtor different from the other realtors in the Laveen Az area?Well let me give you a bullit point list and then we can discuss:        S.W.O.T analysis       Written aggressive marketing strategy that works       Proven and consistent method to determine homes value       Liv...
By Pamela Madore, Team Work Makes The Dream Work
(The Pamela Madore Group)
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Pamela Madore Keller Williams Realty http://pinkhouseteam.com 4839 Farmers For Sale in Hollywood/Scottman 4839 FARMERS AMARILLO TEXAS Once in a life time opportunity.  You won't find a 2000 sq ft house for only $145,000.  The inside has been updated and the outside is permanent siding.  Maintenan...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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When selling your home you need to make sure your front door is inviting and fresh and if you have any postings on the door remove them. If You Can't Get the Buyer in the Front Door, You Can't Sell the House I attended an agent open house the other day and the curb appeal was a little lacking. Th...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 3
Team Zuhl&Are proud to announce a new price on the property at 50 Cedarville Road in Blairstown.  The new price is $189,000!!!  This lovely 3 bedroom, 1.1 bath ranch house is situated on a lovely wooded acre lot.  Minutes from I-80.  The home is for sale as a short sale.  Contact Team Zuhl for mo...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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As I was updating our database on listings in Tallahassee, I came across a house for sale with the same listing agent since November of 2012. I got to thinking ... what the heck do they talk about during their weekly phone calls?You know, when your listing agent calls you each week to give you an...
By Summer Robertson, Gillette, WY Agent
(Team Properties Group, LLC)
Comments 2
5 American Lane in Gillette WY is a wonderful spacious home featuring a beautiful home with a small shot attached to the Garage! Take a Listen!Don't Forget to Look at the video tour too!  Tell Us What Your Looking For!Click Here For More Pictures!
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 18
2349 Avon St, Los Angeles, CA. 90026, Vacant Land: SOLD! Here is a fantastic opportunity to build in a very hip and trendy neighborhood a home that would be at the end of the Cul-de-Sac!Congratulations go out to the new owners from the Land Man, Endre Barath, Jr.!   If you are considering buying ...
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
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SOLD! Designer Tree House at Fishhawk Lake!I've said goodbye to four owners and HELLO! to new neighbors!(The buyers are very excited and will pick up their keys tonite. They said they've already got a truck packed with a load to bring to the lake!)- Now that we are hitting the fall/closer-to-wint...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Delafield Real Estate Report 9/8/15-10/8/15, Kristin Johnston, RE/MAX   By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center             Re-blogged by 0 agents The Last 30 Days of Real Estate in Delafield, WI, Kris Johnston Remax                          ...
By Summer Robertson, Gillette, WY Agent
(Team Properties Group, LLC)
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Have you taken a look at 291 W Echeta Rd in Gillette WY? This home has 7 acres close to town and a mother in law apartment or rental in the basement! Take a Listen!And Don't Forget to Take a Look at the Video Tour! Tell Us What Your Looking For!Click Here For More Pictures!
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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   Pewaukee Real Estate Report,Pewaukee Home Sales,Pewaukee Remax   Here is the Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report for the last 30 days by Kristin Johnston, REMAX, Buyer's Agent                                               Re-blogged by 0 agents Kristin Johnston,Waukesha Cty WI Realtor,Buyer's A...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 57
Summer is over and Autumn is upon is once again. Cool nightly temperatures, changing leaves, and the sun going down earlier each day signify the coming of Fall. What most consumers don't realize is that real estate also ebbs and flows with the changing seasons. Real estate markets around the Coun...
By Jim West, http://www.MarysvilleHomeSellers.com
(Keller Williams Capital Partners)
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10071 Corona Lane, Plain City, OH Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2096 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Plain City Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where Yo...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Halloween Decorating Tips When Selling Your Home.  This post was inspired by a question asked by my Palm Beach County Realtor friend, Winston Heverly .  If your house is on the market during certain holidays, what should you do about the decorations that you and your family usually put up?We have...
By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
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Home Equity: You May Have More Than You Think  Wednesday October 7th, 2015  For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers   CoreLogic recently released their 2015 2nd Quarter Equity Report which revealed that 759,000 properties had regained equity in the last quarter. That means that 91% of all mortgaged properti...
By Cindy Davis
(SD Home Source Realty)
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, the annual campaign to increase awareness of breast cancer disease. Although much progress has been made, we must never give up the fight. I myself am an 11 year breast cancer survivor. There is rarely a day when I don’t throw up extreme gratitude for my ...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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 Here's Our Updated OPEN HOUSE Lineup For This Weekend! 10/09 - 10/11 Click on an image to view listing information for that home                          Click on an address caption to view the blog for that homeDid you know that Shanna Day has been in the Top 1.5 - 2% Of The 31,000 - 42,000 Rea...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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There Are Far Too Many Bully Agents in the Real Estate Industry  I continue to be amazed, smacked right up alongside the head actually, by the number of difficult agents in the real estate industry.  This is my opinion and my opinion only. This post is inspired by a conversation I just had (meani...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 18
A Local agent called to yell at me for writing "bad" about over priced listings. The said they will take every listing at any price and who am I to say otherwise. Yesterday I wrote a blog titled WHY do Real Estate Agents always want Sellers to REDUCE their price? This angry agent at least read my...