Home Selling

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By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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When the phone call comes that an agent wants to show your house, you groan. You're tired, perhaps, or hungry. Your son has homework to do and you need to cook dinner. It's so terribly inconvenient.There are lots of reasons your agent has suggested you not be home while prospective buyers are vis...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
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Under Contract in Danbury Forest Subdivision Springfield, Va 22151Under Contract: 5444 Calvin Ct Springfield, Va 221515444 Calvin Ct in Danbury Forest is now under contract courtesy of listing agent Amanda Davidson with Living A Dream Real Estate. This charming 3 bedroom, 2 full bath, 2 half bath...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Small Office, Big Service
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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A month or so ago there was a lot of conversation regarding kids receiving trophies for participating in some event or team sport.   One story that garnered the most attention at the time concerned James Harrison of the Pittsburgh Steelers giving his children's participation trophies back.And the...
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
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Fishhawk Lake Real EstateSale Pending at Fishhawk Lake-Monday News! 9864 Beach Drive Birkenfeld OR 97016This little darling, tucked amongst the "Hobbit" types of trees, has had two new buyers fall in love! As a late entry onto the market, it has gone into sale pending rather quickly. 64 days, isn...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Number of Listings in Gilbert, Arizona September 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. The Gilbert, Arizona housing market is approaching it's standard Fall and Winter slow down already. Housing numbers in September show that homes being listed for ...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
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 Single Level 3 bedroom Bow and Arrow home completely updated!  New roof, new window, new kitchen and new tile--this home is move in ready!With lots of trees, this home offers lots of privacy. Come and see this for yourself! Tenants lease is month to month  Single Level 3 bedroom Bow and Arrow ho...
By Jay & Michelle Lieberman, Creating Calm in the Buying and Selling Chaos
(Keller Williams World Class)
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6 Tricks to an Open House Open houses are quite controversial lately. Some real estate agents love them, many sellers expect to them, and some agents find they are completely worthless and simply a way for criminals to enter your home or looky-loo  neighbors. However, many  sellers still have ope...
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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Offer Accepted North Kingstown Walk to Water Home for Sale58 Murray Avenue - Mount View   Renovated Walk to Water Beach Home North Kingstown RI Overview Maps Photos Features $240,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Bathroom1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,690 sqftLot: 0.10 acre(s)Yea...
By Irene Medina, PA GRI CRS CDPE SFR TRC, Official Member of GiveBackHomes
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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   JUST LISTED     8509 NW 57th Pl, Tamarac FL   Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local My Reviews       Tamarac Homes For Sale   8509 NW 57TH Place Tamarac, Florida 33324   Bedrooms: 2 | Bathrooms: 2 full | List Price: $ Get Current Price | 1586 square feet    ...
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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You send an offer and it's met with resistance by the other agent because your buyer has to sell a house. The resistance is completely from the agent because she confesses that she hasn't even let her client know there is an offer yet.If one of my sellers gets an offer and it's contingent upon a ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Staging towards the latest trends When you are getting ready to sell your house, you become the Chief Marketing Officer of your property.  It is your job, with the help of a home stager and an experienced Realtor to sell the merits of your home to potential buyers. In addition to editing your acc...
By Anne-Marie Stone
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    ‪#‎GranadaHillsSoldWATCH‬: This week, I decided to try something new... a SOLDWATCH, to let you know what's selling in your area... and I've just picked a few photos of features that caught my eye. So in Granada Hills in the past week,5 homes sold, from $417,000 - $594,900; age of homes from ...
By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Setting the PriceThe price is the first thing buyers notice about your property. If you set your price too high, then the chance of alienating buyers is higher. You want your house to be taken seriously, and the asking price reflects how serious you are about selling your home.Several factors wil...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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 Pensacola Housing Market 32503, 32504, 32514, Study: Right now it's better to buy a home than rent A housing market index produced by FAU and FIU finds buyers in most metros accumulate wealth faster than renters - but there's no longer a big difference. Read more.         Helpful Links   Sign u...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Garden Village Estates is located off of Homeland Road in Elkhart, Indiana.  Garden Village Estates is on the east side of the road at Circle Lane in Osolo Township.  Children who live here that attend public school will register with Elkhart Community Schools. 2015 2nd Quarter Homes for Sale, Ho...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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200+ Reasons Why Sellers Need a Realtor® We all do it. We go to a listing appointment as prepared as can be and armed with statistics and data that shows we know what we are doing. We have done our homework, have a good price range in mind for this home, and know exactly how we will market the pr...
By Jean Rogers, Pete Psareas & John Thomas, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
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I thought I would try Twitters new live video platform Periscope. I THOUGHT I was doing a 10 minute video tour of a new listing. But when I was switching the camera from rear facing to front facing I actually turned it OFF! I left the house before checking the "Scope" as they are called.  When I ...
By Mike & Ruth Feast - High Desert Real Estate, Serving You A Real Estate "FEAST"
(The Feast Team at Keller Williams Realty)
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Trustee Sale Postponed 3 Times!3 times a charm for this beautiful 2 story home in one of Victorville's most desirable areas!This home was scheduled to be autioned off on 3 seperate occasions, but due to the tenacity of the homeowners and the Feast Team at Keller Williams Realty, this home was fin...
By Mike & Ruth Feast - High Desert Real Estate, Serving You A Real Estate "FEAST"
(The Feast Team at Keller Williams Realty)
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Congratulations Mr. Garza!The Feast Team at Keller Williams Realty would like to thank Mr. Garza for putting his trust in us to get his home sold before it went to foreclosure.This home is located in Hesperia and sits on 1 acre. The back yard is sectioned off  to afford the new family safe use of...
By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
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2665 East 21st Street, Signal Hill, CA Pending Sale Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Market Update Video $ Click for current price2 BEDROOMS | 2 (1 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 1140 SQUARE FEET Get the Sales Price! Signal Hill Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sa...