Home Selling

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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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A Beautifully Updated 4/2.5 Forest Ridge Home SOLD in Davie!A beautifully updated 4/2.5 Forest Ridge home SOLD in Davie! This beauty is loaded with over $65,000 worth of upgrades including impact sliding doors, a gorgeous custom kitchen with "European" style cabinets with all the bells and whistl...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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Lovely Lowell's Landing 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Townhome SOLD in Pembroke Pines Lovely Lowell's Landing 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Townhome SOLD in Pembroke Pines!  This clean and well maintained townhome features an open and bright living area downstairs, with all 3 bedrooms on the second floor.  The fenced backyard...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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A Rarely Available 3/2.5 Walnut Creek Home FOR SALE in Pembroke Pines!                        A Rarely Available 3/2.5 Walnut Creek Home FOR SALE in Pembroke Pines!  This 3 bedroom/2.5 bath home has the open concept layout that everyone wants. This Ash Model includes 1 car garage, an interior lau...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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A Large 4 Bed/2.5 Bath Lake Home with Pool FOR SALE in Davie!A Large 4 Bed/2.5 Bath Lake Home with Pool FOR SALE in Davie!  This is your chance to own a BIG 4/2.5 Davie home with pool and lake at an amazing price.. . AND get money* (inquire for details) back towards closing costs to make any upda...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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An interesting tale of WOE to share with you this morning. I know a lot of you do not lke that word blame. But stay with me. The conversation was on who is responsible to make sure that the listing agent received an offer. Lets the set the scene. I listed a Manchester NH area home in a great are...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; Antonelli Realty
(Antonelli Realty)
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MIAMI – Dec. 13, 2018 – According to the National Knock Deals Forecast, uses data for both predictive and historical analyses from ATTOM Data Solutions, the percent of home sellers who eventually sold for less-than-asking price in 2018 was about 2 in 3 (62 percent).Of those homes that sold for le...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker Along Scenic 30A
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE)
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This is kinda a no brained, but pricing a home is a art not a science. MIAMI – Dec. 13, 2018 – According to the National Knock Deals Forecast, uses data for both predictive and historical analyses from ATTOM Data Solutions, the percent of home sellers who eventually sold for less-than-asking pric...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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An interesting tale of WOE to share with you this morning. I know a lot of you do not lke that word blame. But stay with me. The conversation was on who is responsible to make sure that the listing agent received an offer. Lets the set the scene. I listed a Manchester NH area home in a great are...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
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Reality Check 101- Mythbusting a SellerSellers are pretty much the same. Many think they have most of the answers about how to sell their homes and can do it themselves. Professional real estate agents have two jobs. First, they have to do a reality check with the seller and once that is accompli...

By Susan Haughton, Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.
(Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
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If you're thinking about selling your vacant home, which is not going to be staged,  here are some excellent tips from a professional home stager.  There are things you can do to enhance your home and definitely things NOT to do if your home is going to remain vacant and unstaged.   Vacant Stagin...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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How many For Sale signs should a house have? How many arrow signs leading traffic to the home? Why do I ask... well driving a couple of months ago I saw a sign and another and another on a Manchester NH area home just listed back then. There was an arrow sign on every corner for blocks. It did c...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  Selling Your Home? Should You be Leery of Accepting an Offer from Buyers Approved for FHA Financing? It's not unheard of to hear my Borrowers (and their Agents) say that Sellers are expressing a leeriness about accepting offers from FHA  Buyers ...  Typically these Sellers' uneasiness is based ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Lannon WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for November 2018Lannon is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. The village has a total area of 2.46 square miles, 2.44 square miles of which island, and 0.02 square miles is water. It is bordered by Sussex to the west and Menomonee Falls to the north,...

By Lilas "Lela" Ashkarian, Ashkarian PA, ABR, CRS, E-PRO, GRI,SFR
(Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate)
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Tired of Shoveling Snow?Walk to Cabana Club, Key Colony Beach, Vacation Rental Income PropertyAshkarian/Ardis Team305-395-0814/305-481-3317 Delightfully updated half duplex with a great location on 9th Street in Key Colony Beach! Easy access to both the Ocean and Gulf side through Vaca Cut Channe...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Sussex WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for November 2018Experience a great location for countryside living!The Village of Sussex is part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. It is located approximately 19 miles northwest of Milwaukee and 9 miles north of Waukesha.With State Highway 164 crossing ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Seven New Year’s Resolutions Home Sellers Should Make.Many homeowners choose to wait until after the New Year to list their home. This makes life a lot easier if you have young children at home and/or are expecting houseguests.  But once the holidays are over, it’s time to get serious if you have...

By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
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$235,000This is an amazing deal in West Melbourne, FL. You will not believe all you can get for the money!Here is a list of the home and community amenities: 4 bedrooms (2 master bedrooms) 3 full baths 2 car attached garage large kitchen with breakfast nook & breakfast bar vaulted ceiling in over...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
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Do you know, the majority of sold condos in Sunny Isles Beach in 2018 two bedroom condos?  Two Bedroom Condo Sale Sunny Isles Beach  Market Update December 10, 2018 via SIB Realty 305-931-6931 www.MySunnyIslesBeach.com  1742 condos are for sale today in Sunny Isles Beach. 643 Two Bedroom condos f...

By Pam Dent, REALTOR® - Charlottesville Virginia Homes / Horse
(Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)
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Are you thinking of possibly selling your Virginia equestrian property? When you've thought things over and selling the horse ranch is the best possible solution to the concern or challenge you are facing, then it’s time to commit to that decision.There are many things to consider and a long list...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Houston, we have a problem. Meeting with the seller of a Manchester NH area home that just expired, I literally fell of my seat. I always like to learn why it dd not sell, s I know what to fix when I list it. To set the scene the seller is relocating. They will not be taking anything but their c...