Home Selling

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By Debra B Albert PA "Team Albert", Ron and Debbie Make The Most of Your Move
(Team Albert KW)
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Do You Know What Your Home Is Worth TODAY?  Prices have been going Up Consistantly in St Lucie  Find out what your home is really worth!  This program is quick and EZ Knowing what your home is worth is important information to have if you are thinking of selling your home.By providing your addres...
By Margaret Hickman, REALTOR, GRI, ABR, SRS
(Keller Williams Realty - Cenla Partners )
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Should I try for sale by owner, or as someone asked me, "Don't you think that is best?" More than 60% of lawsuits involving real estate transactions involve for sale by owners. Why would you think that would be? There are several reasons I can think of. 1) No property condition disclosures; 2) No...
By Kristine Ginsberg, NJ Home Stager
(Elite Staging and Redesign, LLC)
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The Internet and social media have drastically changed how we buy and sell homes. Today’s buyers are proactive and savvy, doing their research online where they can easily view hundreds of homes. Your MLS photos are the “bait” which attracts 95% of buyers to your house. This is why so many Realto...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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Team Zuhl&Are thrilled to announce that the property at1525 Clinton Avenue in South PlainfieldIs now UNDER CONTRACT!!!  A closing is anticipated in mid-Septermber. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath, Split-Level house features lots of great features.  The buyer should enjoy cooking in the beautiful kitchen o...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha 2 Bedroom Condo Sales Market Report 6/1/16 to 7/27/16Waukesha Condos For Sale, Waukesha Condos, Waukesha RE/MAX Realtor  Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI 2 Bedroom Condos, 6/1/16-7/27/16, RE/MAX Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha Condos For Sale My name is Kristin Johnston w...
By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | Savvy + Company Real Estate)
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Follow the 3 Golden Rules of Staging to Get Your Charlotte Home SOLD!I recently had a vacant home that was screaming for staging!  The Sellers priced the home ‘to sell’ at below market value in lieu of staging.  What happened?  More price reductions.  When the Sellers agreed that staging seemed ‘...
By Debra B Albert PA "Team Albert", Ron and Debbie Make The Most of Your Move
(Team Albert KW)
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                 Get the Highest Price You Can When You Sell Your HomeHave You Heard?  Prices are UP and Inventory is LOWin St Lucie County, FL                     Good News for those who want to sell a home in the areaGet This FREE Report To Get the Highest Price Possible The single biggest issu...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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This week I did a Home Staging consult for an older couple with years of accumulation. The more things I suggested removing, the more nervous the wife seemed to get. She was very concerned that the walls would seem bare and the rooms would appear cold and uninviting without all the "color". Once ...
By Shanna Day 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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OPEN HOUSE For Our Upcoming Listing: 5 Bed 4.5 Bath Mesa, AZ Home w/ Pool & Spa! Love getting ahead of the pack especially when it comes to beautiful Arizona homes for sale coming to the market? Then better not miss being first to see this spectacular 5 bedroom 4.5 bath Mesa, AZ home! Found on a ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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We have a super happy hound in this week's edition of Animals of the MLS. This little pug appears to be up for anything as he follows this real estate agent around his property to give a personal guided tour. I'm sure he's showing her all the great spots to lie down in the shady grass and pointin...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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 2583 Glendower Ave, Los Angeles, CA. 90027 PENDING!!! Representing the BUYER!!!Listed at $1,495,000.00 This is a fantastic two bedroom two bathroom home with perfec postcard views of Downtown Los Angeles.You'll feel like you're floating above it all in this tastefully updated Mid Century Modern ...
By Diana Mangan Solera, Oak Valley Greens Homes
(Pacific Shores Real Estate, Inc.)
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  http://solera.listingbook.com/http://solera.listingbook.com/   Solera at Oak Valley Greens in Beaumont, California is a 55+ Del Webb community in the San Gorgonio Pass between San Bernardino and Palm Springs. This active adult community is set at an elevation of 2,600 feet where it enjoys coole...
By Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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Sometimes you get a seller who does what you say, this was one of those listings.  He had a budget so we asked for the most important issues to be addressed.  Roof repairs, ceiling repairs and interior and exterior were painted. New flooring in all rooms with the exception of the master bath that...
By Chris and Berna Sloan, Tooele UT
(Group 1 Real Estate)
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Did you know that you may be selling your home twice in Tooele UT? Once to the home buyer, & then once again to the appraiser that is making the loan to the purchaser.That’s what can happen when home sales take off and statistics and information can’t keep up. Price your house where you think the...
By Nancy Robinson Ranked #111 by Real Trends/Wall Street Journal, #7 Century21 Realtor in the US, #10 in the World
(Century 21 Town and Country)
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 Well, here it is! Off the charts curb appeal on this uber charming three-bedroom colonial on a corner lot in the heart of Ferndale. The inviting slate path takes you up to the large lovely porch as you prepare to enter the spacious living room anchored by the brick-surround fireplace. You will l...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Arissa Place in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2016 Arissa Place in Wellington is located in the beautiful community of West Palm Beach Florida. It welcomes residents of all ages, and is a very family and pet oriented, tight knit community. A luxurious gated neighborhood cond...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Sellers just don't comprehend that buyers sometimes just don't know what to do with a room. In this post, this is a beautiful house that's new construction. But .... some of the placement of the walls & windows might make a buyer think they can't use the space well.Poof ... in comes the stager, K...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Imagination Farms in Davie FL | Homes For Sale | Market Report June 2016  Homes for sale in Imagination Farms in Davie Fl are among the best ones in Davie you will ever see. Imagination Farms was of one of the leading communities constructed in Davie back in 1998 in South Florida. The grand water...
By Shar Sitter, Home Staging and Redesign Minneapolis/ St. Paul, M
(Rooms With Style)
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I stage every kind of home. Old, new, renovated, remodeled, big, small and everything in between. That's why my job is so much fun. It is never the same. Ever.Recently I staged a new construction home for a builder. Beautiful home, large home and as always fun to do. Take a look! Huge Office:    ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Emerald Forest in Wellington FL |  Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2016 Emerald Forest in Wellington Fl is one of the most charming communities the village has to offer. If you’re looking for homes in the Wellington area or know someone who’s searching for great deals, we strongly recommend ...