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By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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New Berlin Vacant Lot Sales Market Report December 2018 New Berlin Vacant Lot Sales Market Report December 2018   My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for vacant land in New Berlin, WI. Are you looking to buy land in New Berli...

By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Coastal Properties)
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Three Simple Home Repairs that could Save the Sale 

By Gina Tufano, Ask Gina & Company, Northern Virginia Real Estate
(Ask Gina & Company with Pearson Smith Realty)
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7919 RICHFIELD ROAD, SPRINGFIELD, VA Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews Just Sold! Get the Info! Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Free Home Values Presented By: Ask Gina & Company Pearson Smith Realty 703-574-3478 Licensed In: Virg...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Real Estate the Amazon WayI read a great post written by Endre Barath, Jr. yesterday, if you haven’t read it, here’s the link. Whether you’re just a bit concerned about these type of companies or not at all, it’s always good to know what’s happening in the world of real estate.For the past couple...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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What do you mean you took time off on a Sunday night to watch a NFL game? Shouldn't you be trying to sell our home? That was a real life question asked of me from a home seller in the Manchester NH area.   Now that alone spurs many questions. How did they know I was watching the Patriots vs Kans...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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So Who Does Pay for the Staging?  Will Hamm asked in the Q&A section “If a client asks you to stage their home, who pays for it?” Of course, I have my own opinion on the subject, as did the agents who responded to the question.  When I started staging in 2007, the market was already turning towar...

By Sheila Newton Team Anderson & Greenville SC, Selling the Upstate since 1989
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - C. Dan Joyner)
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Many sellers ask me what makes us different from all the other real estate agents out there and why they should use us instead of another Realtor to sell their home.In this video, I go through the 3 things that I believe makes our team different from most other agents. We would love to be your Re...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at North Creek in Leander, TX 508 Clearcreek DR Leander, TX 78641 is offered at $195,000!!!  3/2/2 with great layout! Dining area with bay window, living room offers a gas log fireplace for those chilly evenings! Master features a large walk in closet. Covered back patio overlooks ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Brookfield WI Lots for Sale | Market Report December 2018Brookfield, WI is home to approximately 40,000 residents and boasts of world-class hotels, premier shopping centers, and a thriving business atmosphere.Incorporated in 1954, it is the third largest city in Waukesha County. Brookfield has a ...

By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
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OPEN HOUSE Sunday 1/27 Noon-2pmoffered at $250,000This beautiful New England inspired home and neighborhood is a perfect fit for those looking for a low maintenance Florida lifestyle with a private pool!The Home Features: 3 bedrooms 1st floor master bedroom 2.5 baths 2 car attached garage updated...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Listing agents will have an appreciation of this post.... please remember to leave a comment on the original post..... What do you mean you took time off on a Sunday night to watch a NFL game? Shouldn't you be trying to sell our home? That was a real life question asked of me from a home seller i...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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5 Star Rated REALTOR #ChrisBJohnsonREALTORMy Los Angeles County Real Estate BLOG   My Ventura County Real Estate BLOG Investor Fix & Flip-Bidding Ends SOON!   #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor In today’s fast-paced world, where answers are a Google search away, there are some who may wonder what the benefits...

By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
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Palm Realty's own Tiffany Campos has gotten this great home in Palm Bay UNDER CONTRACT!!!. This property was priced at $152,000 and featured:                                                        3 bedrooms                                                      1 bathrooms1,154 square feet of liv...

By Clayton Bonjean, Broker | Owner | MBA
(Mainsail Realty Company)
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Just Sold by Clayton Bonjean in Magnolia Cottages by the Sea on 30AI just sold a home in Magnolia Cottages by the Sea on 30A.  I represented a happy seller in this transaction.  Magnolia Cottages is located on the East end of Hwy 30A in the Inlet Beach area.  The neighborhood has its own deeded b...

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 Spacious 3 Bed/2 Bath One Story Home FOR SALE in Weston!A Spacious 3 Bed/2 Bath One Story Home FOR SALE in Weston! Come take a look at this beautiful one-story home nestled in the Hibiscus Island neighborhood of Weston.  This bright sun-kissed home welcomes you the minute you walk up the Chicag...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Insist on a Home InspectionA professional home inspection protects both you and the buyer. It allows both you and the buyer the opportunity to learn about the property’s defects.A home inspection usually covers the following: Plumbing conditions - if there is leakage or clogging Roofing condition...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage )
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 Don't Be Tempted To Be A FSBO (For Sale By Owner) Home Seller It might be tempting to try to sell your home as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) because you think you'll net more money from the sale. But is it really worth listing your home for sale without an agent? Here are 8 reasons NOT to be a For ...

By Susan Horne P.A., RE/MAX- GRI, I.R.E.S., -Realtor-Florida Native-(RE/MAX Services)
((RE/MAX Services Boca Raton FL) Susan Jean Horne P.A.)
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By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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It is 1 degree right now. Colder than by most New England winter standards. A listing agent canceled a showing for my Relocation Buyer's showing this morning, saying it is was "too cold".  It is a holiday today, but when buyers are off, us Real Estate agents need to be open. With a Holiday weeke...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Is it time to move?  It may be if you answer yes to any of these questions:    5 Signs It May Be Time To Move From Your Current Home Recent studies show that homeowners average about 9 years in their homes. There are varying reasons a homeowner decides it’s time to sell. Do you know the signs it ...