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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 32
Home Staging-Sometimes It Takes a Little Focus Home staging involves so much more than placing furnishings in a vacant property.  Helping homeowners who are currently occupying their home stage their home for sale is what I love to do most.  After the extras have been edited, stagers can repositi...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Windward Isle 2106          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     1     $487,104     $487,104     $487,104     255                   VA     1     $220,000     $220,000     $220,000...

By Donna Foerster, Metro Denver Real Estate Agent
(Cherry Creek Properties, LLC)
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Lessons Learned: Blue CountertopsWhen you buy a new construction home you get to pick the cabinets, flooring, paint color, finishes, fixtures. You can go with the builder basics to keep costs down, or you can choose upgrades. All the decisions can be overwhelming. On the other hand, it can be a l...

By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Best Listing Agents & REALTOR
(RE/MAX Paramount Properties)
Comments 12
My Home Listing in Atlanta Expired What Now? - Atlanta GA Expired ListingsWhat to do if your Atlanta home that is listed for sale does not sell and becomes an expired listing.  Believe it or not an Atlanta expired listings are more common occurrences' that one would like to believe.  Home listing...

By Steffy Hristova, Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!
(HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353)
Comments 2
At the beginning of every month I review in detail the market activity in Southern Palms and the summary of the real estate market activity in Southern Palms is published on my blog.Southern Palms Subdivision is the area between Baseline Rd and Southern Avenue and on both sides of Hardy Rd. in Te...

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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Looking For AZ Horse Properties And/Or Lots w/ Horse Privileges?Click on an image or address caption to open the blog post for that home on another window Love raising horses and other animals? Or do you simply need all the space you can get? Why not take a look at some Arizona horse properties f...

By Jim Crawford, Jim Crawford Atlanta Best Listing Agents & REALTOR
(RE/MAX Paramount Properties)
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Atlanta Discount Commissions Sell Your Home for Less Atlanta Discount Commissions and Flat Fee services are often not what most homeowners envision when selling a home. The Atlanta home seller's idea of saving a few dollars on a commission is lost on the harsh reality that you are basically on yo...

By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 2
  Free Real Estate CMA (Comparative Market Analysis) For Your Home                        Free CMA   http://www.njestates.net/real-estate/nj/request-cma-report                          Thinking of Selling  http://www.njestates.net/real-estate/nj/selling-your-home             Thinking of selling y...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 74
One aspect of Home Staging that many sellers don't fully understand is "first impression". You have heard it and read it time and time again....You don't get a second chance to make a good first impression.  It's been said millions of times, so often that it's become background noise. It's like "...

By The Ryan-Whyte Real Estate Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Bringing Valley Families Home
(RE/MAX Infinity)
Comments 0
Lightly lived in 2 bedroom, 2 bath home nestled in one of Chandler's award-winning golf course communities. Home has been immaculately maintained; A/C & heating unit replaced last year, newer water heater (2 years ago). With extras including the south facing front porch area to enjoy morning coff...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 23
Just Listed: Fantastic Opportunity to build 4300+ sq ft home south of the Boulevard (aka Ventura Blvd), north of Mullhollan Dr (historic Mullholland Dr.)  The price includes not just the land, but the design and ALL required reports (survey, soils, grading, structural, etc.) for a LEED-certified,...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 45
©Patricia Feager, 2/21/2017 I just finished reading, "Think About that First Impression," by Nick & Trudy Vandekar who wrote a great story after being inspired by a post written by Sharon Tara! They were both wonderful! As I read their stories and watched Nick's video I got that surge of happines...

By Melissa Marro, Jacksonville Real Estate and Home Staging
(Keller Williams First Coast Realty - The Marro Team)
Comments 3
Answer: No. A few "flourishes" here and there will not increase the probability of a quick sale at full asking price."Vignette" Staging is not even staging, by ANY definition. In fact, it's a misnomer. When you boil down the definition of the word vignette, it basically means "a little flourish."...

By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
Top 8 issues found in home inspections! Sellers!!!! If you are getting ready to sell your home and the buyers want a home inspection (MOST WILL), having a home with almost all of these red flags will send them running! Then they will be backing out on the deal. That's what we don't want! Many of ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 45
How to Stage Your Bookcase When Selling Your Home.If you are selling your home, what you’ve read about staging and preparing it for sale holds true for the shelves and bookcases within it. Perception is key. Your buyer needs to see space. As they take in a room, make sure their eyes aren’t bounci...

By David & Lisa Webber, www.webberteam.com
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 5
      Overview Maps Photos IDX Search $94,900 Residential (Attach/Row Hse) Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Full Bathroom1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,392 sqftLot: 1,968 sqftYear Built: 1949MLS #: AA9849703 Location 214 RIVERVIEW RD WBALTIMORE, MD 21225USA David & Lisa Webber RE/MAX Executive(410) 320-024...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group)
Comments 26
Did He Say How Many YEARS it would Take to Sell Your House?Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS asked a question in the Q&A section that spawned this post... Following a listing presentation, the seller said, "We both feel good about you listing our home but, _____ (agent) gave us a much better valuati...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
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Sellers: Sellers in the Orlando, Kissimmee, Clermont, Casselberry, and Celebration real estate markets have enough to worry about in readying their home for market and planning their move to a new home. Antonelli Realty takes over a huge number of tasks and details to make sure that your real est...

By Donna Concannon, 2nd Generation REALTOR selling Lifestyles
(NSB Homes, LLC 3rd Generation NATIVE REALTORS)
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Minoca Condos for Sale in New Smyrna Beach FloridaFind similar condos for sale to Minorca Condos in New Smyrna Beach. Minorca Condos New Smyrna Beach FloridaWhen the Lure of the Sea is Overwhelming, Waves tickle the shore as their lacy fingers curl bank towards the sea, beckoning,  your name.  C...

By Don Hess
(KW Elite Keller Williams 1280 Plaza Blvd. Lancaster, PA 17601)
Comments 0
   Read the attached article and call me.  Don HessKW EliteKeller Williams Realty1280 Plaza Blvd.Lancaster, PA 17601717-553-2500 Office717-715-6288 Mobile717-786-7967 Directdonhess39@gmail.com  activerain.com/dfh Access: A Key Component in Getting Your House SOLD! So, you’ve decided to sell your ...