Home Selling

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By The Scott Loper Team Bux-Mont Premier Properties
(Keller Williams Real Estate - Montgomeryville)
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214 Providence Lane, Lansdale, PA 19446Asking Price: $344,900MLS#: 6953377For a Virtual Tour of 214 Providence LnAbsolutely stunning townhouse in desirable Upper Gwynedd community of Sturbridge Village. Quality built by W.B. Homes, this townhouse welcomes you with a covered, brick-front entry. St...

By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
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Fishhawk Lake Real Estate ™ SOLD! Lakefront Log Cabin10168 Lakeview Drive Birkenfeld OR 97016We wish a bittersweet goodbye to the Bacon family who have loved this cabin and allowed me the opportunity to list and sell it. We have two new owners who love it just as much and we all got together on S...

By Janice Ankrett, Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
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Right now we have what is called a Seller's Market in Burlington. There are fewer homes on the market and lots of buyers. Prices are rising and buyers are competing for homes.  This may lull Sellers into the old 'I don't need to do anything' attitude. But that would be a mistake. No matter what t...

By Tony Morganti, CRS, ABR - Cuyahoga Falls, Stow
(RE/MAX Crossroads in Cuyahoga Falls and Stow, Ohio)
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        How Low Supply & High Demand Impacts the Real Estate Market [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The concept of Supply & Demand is a simple one. The best time to sell something is when the supply of that item is low & the demand for that item is high! Anything under a 6-month supply is a Selle...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-212-1221)
(Watters International Realty, LLC.)
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 Home for Sale at West R Sur in Liberty Hill, TX 1043 County Road 201 Liberty Hill, TX 78642 is offered at $459,000!!!  Looking for PRIVACY with panoramic views? This is the ONE! This home feels like you're living on a large ranch! The foyer opens to the family room with full height river rock fi...

By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
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Some homeowners who are attempting to sell their home or who will be selling their home make it seem like they are trying to solve a Rubik's cube.  The reason these home sellers make the process seem so impossible is because they are making some silly and sometimes comical mistakes.Home sellers w...

By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
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You could be showing a gorgeous Palm Beach Gardens home for sale on the market, yet the wrong item or smell on the property could turn off a potential buyer. That’s why you should learn some of the right tricks to showing a home. For example, a seller should also make sure there are no animals in...

By Susan Morrison
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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Lovingly Maintained Victorian OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionNeighborhoodOpen HouseMarket Stats $450,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full BathroomsInterior: 1,941 sqftLot: 33,977 sqftYear Built: 1913MLS #: 72136818 Location 218 Village StreetMedway, MA 02053USA Susan M Mor...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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What works in Sarasota, FL also works in Clarksville TN. This is the right formula. How to Get the Most Money When Selling Your Sarasota Home Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house?...

By Cindy Allen, Baton Rouge Internet Marketing Specialist
(Louisiana Homes and Land Group at Keller Williams Realty Red Stick Partners )
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Call today for your appointment!  225-366-8656For all homes available, visit LouisianaHomesAndLand.com      **See this 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home here (click link)** About Fountain HillFountain Hill is a beautiful upscale subdivision located in Prairieville, LA in Ascension Parish. It is a family...

By Janice Ankrett, Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
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Often, my clients are nervous about having a stranger come and assess their home. They worry that their home is not clean enough, needs work, is too cluttered etc. I try to reassure them that I see all my clients at the same stage of the selling process. I call it the ControlledPanic stage. They ...

By Laura Sellers, www.Auburn-Realtor.com; Auburn, AL Real Estate
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.Auburn-Realtor.com, EXPERT IN AUBURN REAL ESTATE SERVICES)
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Most homeowners know the basic tenets of spring-cleaning: Remove dust, vacuum, and generally rid your home of the previous season’s mess. This year, however, usher in springtime by going a little deeper: These 10 tips will get your hardworking appliances, linens, and surfaces in tip-top shape, ke...

By Joyce Kelley, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
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Home Buying in Gulf Breeze Florida 32561, New refi mortgage adds student loans to principalThe new product from online lender SoFi works like a cash-out refi, but it's cheaper and allows borrowers to pay a lower interest rate on student loans. Read more.                                           ...

By Nina Rogoff, Selling Norfolk County Homes
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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Perfect Time to Prepare Your Home for Sale! This is the view from our front porch this afternoon. The snow is up to the top step and almost covering our fence. It's still snowing, too!  If you're looking to buy a house in Sharon MA, it's a bit frustrating right now. Showings get cancelled because...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Blackstone Home Values change whenever a home sells that is comparable to yours. Here are the most recent sales that affect Blackstone Home Values.Blackstone Subdivision is located between CR 9 and CR 7 on CR 52.  Blackstone Subdivision  is located on the south side of the road in Union Township,...

By Frank Harper, Broker/Owner, Realtor, GRI, SFR.
(Idaho Family Real Estate)
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Idaho Family Real Estate1550 South Cloverdale Road Suite 301Boise Idaho 83709208-656-5555 Idaho Family Real Estate is a full service residential real estate company located in Boise Idaho. We specialize in helping our clients sell and buy Real Estate in and around the Treasure Valley. Contact one...

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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PRICE REDUCTION On 2 Mesa, AZ Homes For Sale & SHORT SALE OPPORTUNITY!Click on an image or address caption to open the listing info for that home on another window  If it's great buyer opportunity you're looking for, well then we just reduced to the tune of $25K the prices of these two beautiful ...

By Kerry L Klun, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
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Palm Realty's own Terry Parks has listed 683 John Hancock Lane in the Clements Wood subdivision of West Melbourne. This home is a great option to have the features that Florida homeowners want at the incredibly great price of $169,000. This home features:                                          ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Address: 2422 Willowood Dr B Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-1578 Taxed by: Waukesha MLS #: 1519485           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston  RE/MAX R...

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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OPEN HOUSE For 3 Fabulous Mesa, AZ Homes For Sale w/ No HOA!Click on an image or address caption to open the listing info for that home on another window  As college basketball fans gear up for the Final Four games this Saturday at the University of Phoenix Stadium, homebuyers can look forward to...