Home Selling

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By Allison Bernard, Real Estate & Relocation Services 401-533-6916
(Keller Williams Central Rhode Island)
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Rhode-Island-Home.com reports Market Trends for 02852 (North Kingstown, RI)  home prices appreciated across North Kingstown in Washington County and less listings on the market from last month.So where do North Kingstown homeowners stand in the 02852 Zipcode in RI if they are looking to sell thei...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Home Owners Associations can be a very positive and necessary component to a neighborhood. They ensure cleanliness of the streets and sidewalks. In some subdivisions that have common green belt areas, parks, and playgrounds, they are in charge of trimming trees, grass, bushes, and the upkeep of t...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Selling a House- 10 Questions to Ask Your Realtor Know whether or not your agent practices full time. By asking he/she if they are a full-time professional real estate agent, you can determine his or her commitment to your transaction. While this rings true with any profession, the number of year...
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 Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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Specific Advantages of working with a Real Estate Agent/Consultant First there is a difference between an agent and a consultant.  In any sales profession, only 20% of the people sell 80% of the property.  Most of these 20% people are consultants meaning that they engage the customer in an in dep...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Bryker Woods Elementary School Information and Homes for Sale Near Bryker Woods Elementary School in Austin TXFind homes for sale near Bryker Woods Elementary School in Austin TX. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Houston MLS and is updated multiple times per day.   Scho...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is representative of a typical Scottsdale luxury property. Located in Estancia, which is one of the most highly sought after subdivisions in the area, you will find no lack of custom touches and finishes here. The stonework inside and out cou...
By Denise Dimares, Realtor, Investor Serving DC and MD
(Exit Bennett Realty)
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Not every home sold gets a shiny new for sale sign out front. Some change hands quickly and quietly without any public advertising whatsoever. In the industry, these are known as “pocket listings.” Pocket listings are sometimes referred to as “coming soon” listings or “whisper” listings. Pocket l...
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 Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
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Folks in McCurtain County and Choctaw County Oklahoma, Listen up!  Pay attention!  This will help you sell your home.  Curb appeal, one of the items that should be high on every seller's must-do list before they put their home on the market. There are a number of things that can be done to - at t...
By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
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Is Your Bathroom Confusing You?Is it a full bath, or a 3/4 bath? We are having the great bathroom size debate in my office today. It seems those that have been in the business since carbon paper was invented have one opinion and younger agents have another idea.Do you know what size your bathroom...
By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Making a Good First ImpressionIf you want buyers to be interested in your home, you need to show it in its best light. A good first impression can influence a buyer both emotionally and visually, thus prompting them to make an offer. In addition, what the buyer first sees is what they think of wh...
By Andrea Bedard, M.A.; REALTOR Silver Spring, MD and beyond
(Thompson Company, REALTORS)
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Curb appeal, one of the items that should be high on every seller's must-do list before they put their home on the market. There are a number of things that can be done to - at the very least - spruce up the front of the home.Curb appeal, or better, the lack thereof, is one of the top 5 reasons w...
By Laura Kelley, Your Home, Your Lifestyle, Your Goals
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  4418 Berwick San Diego, CA 92117 3bd | 2ba $575,000     LINK: 4418 Berwick San Diego, Ca 92117 Search for a Home for Sale from your Phone See More-http://app.kw.com/KW1DNWU8H/       Laura KelleyYour Home, Your Lifestyle, Your Goals DIRECT: 619.985.3362  Search the MLS Home Value Report Keller W...
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 Lynne Hart Herrera, St. Louis City Homes, Rehabs, Multifamilies
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Considering Selling your Home FSBO (For Sale By Owner)?  Think Twice!A client of my was recently encountered an offer to list their home on the MLS for a flat fee, which they initially perceived as a sexy way to make more money in the sale of their home.  The following is a summary of what I coll...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Manor Estates Subdivision is located off of  Bristol Street to Jeanwood (CR 13) south of CR 106.  Manor Estates Subdivision  is located on the east side of the road in OsoloTownship, Elkhart Indiana. Children who live in Manor Estates Subdivision who attend public school will be attending Elkhart...
By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
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The third quarter of the year is over with now.  The Orlando real estate market is booming.  The sizzling summer has slowed down a little but not very much.  Take a look at some of these great deals we sold in September.                       Lawndale                                              ...
By Nathan Lawrence
(Lawrence & Associates - Keller Williams )
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3208 Magnolia Islands BlvdA one of a kind, custom built, “Ledman Construction” home in The Preserve. This 145 acre, gated, high-end community features some of the most elite homes in Panama City Beach, FL. Located on a cul-de-sac this oversized lot (.39 acres) backs up to property owned by the H...
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...