Home Selling

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By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
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I buy houses Sorrento Florida   407-739-5773    www.WeBuyHousesFlorida.com ® .  Creative problem solving to deal with your unique situation. Cash offer with minimal contigencies. Close on the date of your choice - as quickly as 2 weeks. Any condition - from ugly to beautiful. Fire, sinkhole, and ...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Setting the PriceThe price is the first thing buyers notice about your property. If you set your price too high, then the chance of alienating buyers is higher. You want your house to be taken seriously, and the asking price reflects how serious you are about selling your home.Several factors wil...

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, Florida House pursues property tax cutA newly proposed constitutional amendment would expand the homestead tax exemption by $25K; local gov'ts say it would force budget cuts and hurt local services. Read more.  THOUSANDS OF HOMES... One Address www.charle...

By Brian Petrelli, MBA, GRI
(The Brian Petrelli Team - Metro Brokers)
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Our team has received a steady stream of calls and emails asking for more information on Lone Tree Homes for sale. Due to the high number of buyers in the market, we have constant requests for the most recent statistics. Yesterday we created this statistical report for one of our homebuyers looki...

By John Buetergerds, The Buetergerds Team
(Buetergerds Team at Keller Williams Realty Select)
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2026 UTICA DRIVE, SARASOTA, FL Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Just Sold! Get the Info! Sarasota Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Free Home Values Mortgage & Refinance Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Presented By: The ...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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10 Things to do to have Your Home SHOW-READY!More great blogging fodder can be found in the Q&A section here in the Rain - thanks today to Sharon Altier, SFR!  Sharon's question had to do with what we instruct our sellers to do in preparation for each and every showing.  Here are 10 tips that I h...

By Brian Petrelli, MBA, GRI
(The Brian Petrelli Team - Metro Brokers)
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Walnut Grove Westminster Homes are receiving a great deal of interest from potential buyers this month. The number of Westminster Homes for sale active and on the market remains lower than the current demand from Buyers. One of clients is preparing to make on offer on a home in the area, and we p...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Don’t let one distraction cost you the sale! I believe in keeping my eyes and thoughts focused on the positive but let’s face it, sometimes we can’t keep distractions or negative things from impacting us.  Buyers are no different.  Much as they want to fall in love with your home, one distraction...

By Kevin Meyer, Eastside and Greater Seattle Homes & Real Estate
(Kevin Meyer Group - John L Scott Real Estate)
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Open Concept Kenmore Home $685,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,540 sqftLot: 8,224 sqftYear Built: 1957MLS #: 1091746 Location 15429 63rd Ave NEKenmore, WA 98028USA Description Open concept living boasts true GREAT ROOM plus separate livin...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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4/2 Oak Knoll Estates Single Family Home For Sale in Davie! A unique, 4/2 Oak Knoll Estates single family home for sale in Davie!  This unique 4/2 (with 4th bedroom den/conversion) has DIRECT RIDGE ACCESS and is loaded with extras!  There is over 75,000 in upgrades including impact glass and door...

By Chris Harrison, Broker/Owner CRS, GRI, ABR, SFR, SRES, RCC, CRB
(Exit Realty Horizons)
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Outstanding three bedroom, three and a half bath home with absolutely breathtaking views!Upon entering the home you have an immediate view of the Organ Mountains and beautiful Mesilla Valley!Living room, kitchen and two bedrooms all have awe-inspiring views!Living room has beams, fireplace, wetba...

By Peggy James, Woodbridge Virginia Area Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
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 Bright White LED "Daylight" bulbs can change the look and feel of your home with the flip of the wrist and switch! Keep this in mind if you have other homes in the neighborhood that are on the market at the same time as your home. This is one way you can get your home to stand out above the rest...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-212-1221)
(Watters International Realty, LLC.)
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 Home for Sale at Cross Country Estates in Georgetown, TX 2 Alberto Dumont Cv Georgetown, TX 78626 is offered at $324,900!!!  This beautiful home with Texas native stone accent sits on a .69 acre corner lot. The interior features Bamboo flooring in kitchen, family, dining, and study with carpet b...

By Brian Petrelli, MBA, GRI
(The Brian Petrelli Team - Metro Brokers)
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Landmark Greenwood Village Condos are receiving a great deal of interest from potential buyers this month. The number of Greenwood Village Condos for sale active and on the market remains lower than the current demand from Buyers. One of clients is preparing to make on offer on a home in the area...

By Nic Petrossi, NIC PETROSSI
(TNG Real Estate Consultants)
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The Difficulty in Pricing a Home Accurately How Realtors Price Homes, A Quick Scenario with John, Rob & Judy  Realtor John Doe walks into 123 Main St. and sits down with Rob and Judy Brown.  Realtor John does a walkthrough of the home with the sellers, where he assesses the home for condition, up...

By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, SRES, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Atlanta Communities)
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709 Silver Mist Way sold for full price in 6 days. We generated 2 offers and the home was seen by about 20 buyers. Other homes in the community are sitting on the market  for months, why did this one sell so fast? I believe it has to do with marketing.All photos were taken by a professional photo...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
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For Sale By Owner - Hang On It’s Going To Be A Bumpy RideSelling your home without hiring a Realtor® is not something I’d ever recommend – even before I became an agent I would never attempt to buy or sell a home on my own. There are far too many details that go into selling a home and while you ...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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I would like home buyers to think of my listings as their dream home and make an offer on the house.  Do You Know What the Keywords Of Your Home Are? Bloggers, advertisers, and others involved in digital marketing know what keywords are.  They  “facilitate an online search for information.”  They...

By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
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North Port FL Updated Home for Sale1739 Mackinaw St North Port FL 34286      New Listing by REALTOR® Kwee Huset of  Kwee Huset Realty!                        Call 941-716-3090 for more informationPrice: US $154,900 - SOLD  Welcome to 1739 Mackinaw Street - a lovely updated home nestled in a quiet...