Home Selling

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By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Land: 1660+ Feet of river front, Bordered on 2 sides by BLM Dream big. Think outside the box for this 26 acre parcel with 1688 feet along the Arkansas River. It is bordered by BLM and the river. And yes, it has a railroad track running through it (who knows when they will officially shut it down...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 10
Market Update - Tollgate Crossing - Aurora, CO  80016  June 2015   Tollgate Crossing is a beautiful DR Horton neighborhood of single family homes that is conveniently located 30 minutes outside of Downtown Denver, and is an easy commute to DIA.   You will also now find Oakwood Homes  building in ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 4
Home for Sale in Warner Robins GA in The Tiffany SubdivisionThe Tiffany Property and Community InformationHouston County GA buyers...your dream home awaits! This newly listed home for sale in Warner Robins GA in The Tiffany Subdivision has 2,815 heated square feet. If you believe this beautiful h...
By Jenna Dixon, Assoc Broker - Let's Talk Cobb County Real Estate
(DRA Homes | Cobb County Real Estate )
Comments 2
3000 Bay Berry Drive, Marietta, GA 30008Hollydale Subdivision3 Bedrooms2 BathsEat In KitchenFormal Living RoomLarge Fireside Family RoomSchools:  Hollydale Elementary, Smitha Middle School & Osborne High SchoolLISTED & CLOSED IN UNDER 30 DAYS!SOLD for 93% of list price.For help selling your Marie...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 16
  Sold In Cypress Springs~705 Canyon Springs Cedar Park TX 78613My referral buyers, coming via a previous client, knew exactly where they wanted to live. I met with them, went over the home buying process and set them up with an automated alert from the MLS for homes in their search criteria. It ...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 6
Charming cottage on River Oak Drive just minutes from big water on Sinclair and very convenient to shopping as well.  2 Bedrooms, 2 Full baths, hardwood floors, tile baths, nice deck over-looking the water.  Our sellers are thrilled that when they listed with us we were pending in just days on th...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 4
Bells North Shore Place Subdivision is located off of Cassopolis Street (SR 19), right at North Shore Drive, in Elkhart, Indiana.  Bells North Shore Place Subdivision is located on the east side of Cassopolis Street in Osolo Township.  Children who live here that attend public schools will regist...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 3
Brookhills Villas are located on Old Us 20, west of Ash Road about a quarter of a mile.  Brookhills Villas are located on the north side of the road in Elkhart.  Children who live here that attend public schools will be in the Elkhart Community School District. Brookhill Villas C & R2015 1st Quar...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Historic Mountain Cabin Bordering National Forest Have the classiest cabin in the area. The cabin is surrounded by National Forest, with access to 7 Mile Creek and ponds. The parcel is historic and the old homestead is still there. This cabin can either be turned into a year round home or left a...
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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Saunderstown RI Luxury Home for Sale | 85 Pheasant Run   Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $689,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 3,209 sqftLot: 1.84 acre(s)Year Built: 1999 Location 85 Pheasant RunSaunderstown, RI 02874USA Gin...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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  Pensacola, 32503, 32504, 32514, Trial this week to decide Chinese drywall damages About 3,000 people in six states, including Fla., could find out this week how much money they'll receive in a court settlement over toxic Chinese drywall. Read more.       Helpful Links   Sign up for our Monthly...
By Margaret Oscilia, Home Stager, Salem Oregon
(Creative Concepts-Home Staging and Contracting, Salem Oregon)
Comments 5
Brandon, a real estate investor with a nicely updated home, contacted us in early November for a staging estimate.  His listing had been on the market since October and wasn’t attracting offers. After reviewing the staging proposal, he asked us to just stage the bedrooms — that is the area they w...
By The Friendly Home Team, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Realty Pro Oregon, LLC)
Comments 0
You may have heard the phrase don't sweat the small stuff. Well I can tell you the person that said that wasn't selling their home. If you are selling a home you are most likely a buyer also, so why not think like a buyer instead of a seller?There are so many things that you can do to your home t...
By The Friendly Home Team, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Realty Pro Oregon, LLC)
Comments 1
Every wonder why you get this feeling from your agent? If you are feeling this way, it is not too late to change this opinion. Call your agent, invite them over and have a cup of coffee. When a listing gets old and stale, most of the time it is because of the house is either overpriced or there i...
By The Friendly Home Team, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Realty Pro Oregon, LLC)
Comments 0
Selling Your Oregon Home On Your Own - We can help and will. Congratulations on joining the world of Real Estate by selling your own home. I hope you enjoy it and get everything you want out of the process. By the title and hopefully by the content of this article you will come to understand that...
By Scott Pierce, Founder & Chief Evangelist at Listings-to-Leads
(Listings-to-Leads)
Comments 2
The average home for sale in Granite Bay is taking over 140 days to sell.   The L2L Realty team just sold this Granite Bay home in 14 days!   By combining great marketing both online and offline, we were able to get this home sold fast and at top dollar!   Find out more about how we got this hom...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 2
Waukesha County Real Estate Report, 6/5/15-7/5/15 by Kris Johnston Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha Buyer Agent            The Real Estate Activity For Waukesha County,WI For the Last 30 Days By Kristin Johnston, Remax Realtor, Real Estate In Waukesha County, WI, Waukesha County Realtor   My...
By Sherry Scales, Realtor, for Austin, TX and surrounding areas
(Austin Texas Homes, LLC)
Comments 1
What You Need To Do to Sell Your HomeMany times I show up at a home with folks interested in selling their home. First thing they ask is how much do I think they can get for our home?  Then, second…what can we do to increase that?There is no right or wrong answer. It all depends on the home.  Som...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 56
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 Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 42
Staging Your House for a Summer Sale!Ninety-degree weather and the absence of snowbirds here in South Florida does not mean that home selling comes to a halt.  There are still buyers who are looking for the right property.  Some families are ready to make the move before the start of the next sch...