Home Selling

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By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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    Waukesha County Real Estate, Homes Under $200K, Kristin Johnston, RE/MAX    Waukesha Home Sales Under $200,000 From 10/26/15-11/26/15                         The Real Estate Activity For Waukesha County,WI For the Last 30 Days By Kristin Johnston, Remax Realtor, Real Estate In Waukesha County...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
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The kitchen is one of the primary areas of a house expected to be great.  It should be updated, stylish, spacious, practical and absolutely spotless.  The buyer needs to be able to imagine preparing meals; you are selling a lifestyle in the kitchen. Removing everyday items from counters will prev...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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I recently posed some questions regarding the age old difference of opinion as to who pays the commission - the Buyer or the Seller.For your easy reference, here are links to the questions:1. Is the total commission truly paid by the Seller, or is it paid by the Buyer because it's built into the ...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
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Under Contract in Widewater Village Subdivision in Stafford, Va 22554Under Contract: 52 Acadia St Stafford, Va 22554On the market for just 4 days 52 Acadia St in Widewater Village in now under contract courtesy of listing agent Amanda Davidson. Both buyer and seller are looking forward to a smoot...
By Shawn Bhakta
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By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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There is in Arizona an animal known as a "split" escrow where the Seller can insist on using ABC Title for Escrow and the Title Insurance the Seller purchases, and the Buyer is free to use any Title company they choose to purchase the Title Insurance that they need to purchase.  Since there is a ...
By Jane & Jeff Daley, PhD, Scottsdale Real Estate Arizona
(Luxury Valley Homes For Buyers & Sellers Phoenix AZ Area)
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Baby boomers finding freedom in retirement - Within the next five years, Baby Boomers are projected to have the largest household growth of any other generation during that same time period, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard. Let’s take a look at why…In a recent Merrill...
By John Myers, Your Trusted Real Estate Advisor
(Myers & Myers Real Estate, Inc)
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Tips To Sell Your Albuquerque Home FastTip #1 To Sell Your Albuquerque Home FastOne of the most important decisions you will make in selling your home is to pick the right real estate agents.  1) You need to find an agent that understands the current Albuquerque housing market.  Understanding the...
By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Real Estate Agent with Dana Properties
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
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►►SELL NOW!! Mobile Homes We Buy Charleston Area Mobile Homes Fast - $7550 Summerville also   condition: good size / dimensions: single wide   ►►SELL NOW!! Mobile Homes.We Buy Charleston Area Mobile Homes FastDo you have a Mobile Home to SELL to us?  We Pay up to $7,550.00 (Summerville)We Buy Mob...
By Yuqing PanRusanovska/iStock; prosado/iStockThanksgiving evokes certain unshakable images: Long tables crammed with too much food. Beloved and bickering family members consuming way too much of that food. Overstuffed family members staggering away from the table to watch football. And once the ...
By Tracy Lee Parker, Experienced Broker & Property Managers Since 2006
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This is a very nice house in Sachse with super easy access to Highway 78 and George Bush Freeway! You will love the little over 1/4 acre of land allowing for some privacy between you and your neighbors. No homeowners association! Rear entry garage with a super long driveway! Master bedroom is dow...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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    Plumbers! Ya gotta love 'em as it appears as if there are only two things they must know: (1) What flows downhill? (2) How much butt cleavage is appropriate to show when on a job site?     Just because you have an appliance or new pipes installed by a ‘licensed’ contractor, it does not always...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Are Reality shows causing confusion in Real Estate? There is NO doubt that Home Buyers, Sellers and even some agents are confused with TODAY'S Real Estate Market. Who to believe? Who to listen to? There are conflicting stories not only in the MANCHESTER NH area market but with the national news m...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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The Professionals Have The Tools For The JobFor the last three days there's been a crew of tree cutting professionals working around our home.  Our home is surrounded by woods and over the last few years the ash borer beetles have been making their presence known.  It doesn't end well for the ash...
By Cecilia Rodriguez, Realtor - Riverside California Real Estate
(First Team Real Estate)
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Riverside CA Casas De Venta Deseandoles Un Feliz Dia De Accion De Dar Gracias Mientras que el dia de Acción de Gracias es una época de reunirse con la familia y amigos para expresar nuestra gratitud por todas las cosas que tenemos en nuestras vidas, hay muchas familias que no tendran una cena en ...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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If you intend on listing your Henry County home sometime soon, this is the time of year when you may well be uncertain about whether you should go ahead right now, or hold fire and wait. The question is whether winter is a reasonable time to enter the Henry County listings when, after all, it’s c...
By Joyce Marsh, Central Florida & The Beaches | Fine Homes
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Free Market Analysis in Ormond Beach FL from Joyce Marsh, a top real estate agent in Ormond Beach and Volusia County.  If you have questions about the current market value of your Ormond Beach property, Joyce Marsh can assist you in determining your homes value as well as the right time to put yo...
By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
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Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®, SFR®, CDPE®, CHS® Moorpark  Market Insider - Update for November 2015   Moorpark Homes For Sale   Local real estate conditions are changing and your Market Insider provides valuable, up-to-date information about the communities important to you. View critical informatio...
By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966, CDPE, SFR, CHS-Redlands/Loma Linda
(Keller Williams Realty)
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My Wallpaper is a Reflection of My Love of Nature I really liked to change my wallpaper around constantly but about 6 months ago I just got it perfect and have not changed it since. Here is the photo on my Computer. Here is the photo taken in Alaska at a salmon hatchery and it is on my iPad. My l...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Sellers have been told over and over spring is the best time to sell a home. There is no question there are lots of buyers out looking in the spring but remember buyers (especially in Austin with 100+ people a day moving) buy homes 365 days a year!Are you thinking of listing your home during the ...