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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 5
Is your home ready for it's internet debut?      Staging is all about getting your home ready to be seen by all the interested buyers on the internet. So your home better be ready for it's first photo shoot! We'll talk about how your home is perceived on-line as well as with initial curb appeal. ...

By Jeff Nelson, Realtor serving the Alabama Gulf Coast
(IXL Real Estate - Eastern Shore)
Comments 1
There isn't one home seller in the country that desires to have their home go stale on the market, however; sellers often sabotage themselves (unknowingly) because they don't have every piece of the puzzle.  I believe that most sellers think that selling their home will be a walk in the park but ...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 11
Usable space is important to all potential buyers.... let them see it!!!  "the eye buys"..... Family rooms can be one of the most fun and busiest rooms in a household. It’s where everyone gathers to play games, make arts and crafts, watch television, listen to music and play with toys. It’s also ...

By Cecilia Rodriguez, Realtor - Riverside California Real Estate
(First Team Real Estate)
Comments 0
Saber cuál es el valor de su casa de Lake Elsinore CA, es uno de los aspectos más importantes de la venta de su casa de Lake Elsinore. Si esta pensando vender su casa de Lake Elsinore el precio correcto desde un principio puede significar la diferencia entre una venta rápida o que tome semanas, i...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 7
UNDER CONTRACT & UNDER CONTRACT AGAIN in Harrisburg Town CenterSorry, Too Late! 3821 Carl Parmer Drive is Under Contract. This beautiful condo in highly sought after Harrisburg Town Center, hit the market and already had several agents with buyers vying for this red hot property! We quickly went ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 4
The simple answer is when a 33 year Veteran of the Real Estate Business gets the call from a franchise located a town over. You are going to want to hear this.... They called to let me know they had a buyer interested in buying my Manchester NH area home. Everything is always for sale, and I coul...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
(Downing-Frye)
Comments 6
Foxfire Open House Today 1-4 PMStop by our Foxfire open house this today, May 19th from 1-4 PM to see this fantastic Foxfire Condo in Naples Florida. The price was just reduced for a quick sale! And, this first-floor unit is the best priced property on Foxtail Court. Picture yourself relaxing on ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 94
The question of the year perhaps. A buyer makes a written offer of lets say $200,000 with $10,000 towards buyers closings costs. The listing agent texts the buyer agent that the seller will accept $200,000 with $5000 towards the buyer closing costs. The buyer agent makes the change, the buyer ini...

By Cara Marcelle Mancuso, Call a Marana neighbor, I'm THERE! LONG REALTY
(Long Realty - Dove Mountain, Marana AZ)
Comments 0
2019 Model Just Completed New Construction Foothills Tucson  Introducing another quality new construction home by Milano Homes. Offered at $499,900.Imagine a foothills setting, complete with 24-hour manned guard gate.  Exclusive, singular, quiet, secure.  Completed May of 2019, this beautiful hom...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
Comments 19
With an inventory of homes for sale in the Beaverton, Oregon, area that could still be on the market in six months, listing your home “AS-IS” will cause buyers to beat you up on your price of your home. Two years ago, I would have told you that listing your home “AS-IS” would get buyers to avoid ...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
Comments 6
This chart below breaksdown Beaverton Oregon Real Estate sales by neighborhood, for the week ending 03/13/2008.Sales have been off since last year with the pending sales in Beaverton, Oregon were down 26.6% from 2008 for the month of January when the last stats came out. The good news is that the...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
Comments 0
This chart below breaks down Tigard Oregon Real Estate sales by neighborhood, for the week ending 03/13/2008. Sales have been off since last year with the pending sales in Tigard, Oregon were down 29.1% from 2008 for the month of January when the last stats came out. The news isn’t a good for Tig...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 1
Genesee WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for April 2019Live in the peaceful town of Genesee WI!Genesee is a historic town in Waukesha County. It is located near the center of Waukesha County and in the beautiful Kettle Moraine area of southeast Wisconsin.According to the United States Bureau, it...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
Comments 4
Today, this blog is being written by a house. Yes, you read that correctly. The ranch house at 202 Mine Road has requested the floor. So here we go.... --------Dear New Owner, I am writing to ask you in the strongest possible terms to save me from my current owners. They are truly impossible. For...

By Salas Home Team, #1 Team in Real Estate Specialty Services
(Realty Preferred LLC)
Comments 1
 House for lease in McKinney TXHidden treasure tucked away in a prime Mckinney desired location. Brand new luxury vinyl floors downstairs and fresh pain. Ceramic tile in the laundry and bathrooms. Lots of space for entertaining family and friends. Master bedrooms is downstair and other bedrooms u...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 14
Family rooms can be one of the most fun and busiest rooms in a household. It’s where everyone gathers to play games, make arts and crafts, watch television, listen to music and play with toys. It’s also the type of place that accumulates a lot of stuff, and if you’re selling a home and haven’t cl...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 2
Elm Grove WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for April 2019Be a part of one of the best suburbs in America!Elm Grove is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. The village is positioned just 20 minutes west of Milwaukee for those who commute to the metropolitan area.The village of Elm Grove is su...

By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(RE/MAX Preferred Properties)
Comments 1
10 Things to Do Before You Sell Your Quail Creek HouseAt a local level in Oklahoma City and Edmond Oklahoma, the buyer confidence remains strong with some changes that vary on the price level and what type of houses they are looking for. Certain neighborhoods are hot and some are not. Quail Creek...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 33
Pulling up to a house, this is what I saw. No the house is not abandoned, but it is neglected. I was called to list and ESTATE SALE here in the Manchester NH area Home Seller was doing that killed their own sale, over and over and over.  The adult kids have been living there since. I was tasked w...

By Jamie Parker Gwinnett, Realtor, Snellville Homes
(Exp Realty)
Comments 3
2582 Dean Way, Lawrenceville, GA For Sale Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews View More Listings Follow This Home Lawrenceville Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure Free Home Values Presented By: Jamie Parker Realtor eXp Realt...