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By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
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  New construction homes continue to be a huge part of the real estate market in all of Columbia, SC and Lake Carolina. One particular example is Pinnacle Ridge at Lake Carolina where Essex Homes, a popular locally owned builder, has a detached town home style product that had been selling very ...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
Comments 2
Open House SUNDAY 2PM 12 16 2018 3-2 SWMH (Whispering Pines MHP / DeerWood Drive) ★ ★▐►SEE OUR HOMES AT WholeSale Buyer Values: http://www.SCInvestmentProperties.com ★ ★ ► SEE Web Site Video ► Occupants Now in Process for Vacancy ► Property to be Available December 23, 2018 ▐►See by Advance by Co...

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Comments 8
Just Sold:  One Bedroom Condo in The Ponds of CliftonWhenever I meet with a potential seller, in addition to running comparable recent sales, I also take a look at what Zillow and Redfin think the seller's property is worth.  It is relevant to what a seller may or may not expect and what a buyer ...

By Crystal Kilpatrick, CHLMS,CNE, CRS - Austin & Central Texas Home Sales
(Team Leader -Crystal Kilpatrick Group)
Comments 3
😍Listing of the Week 🏡IMMACULATE Texas Colonial style home in the secluded & gated section of Ruby Ranch. Nestled on a private estate sized lot, this home has plenty of room for a POOL! Step outside on the balcony & soak in private hill country views. Attached guest/nanny quarters with separate e...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 9
Tis the holiday season - but how do you celebrate and keep your house ready for viewing? You can decorate for the holidays and still be on the market.  The key is - as always - moderation!  Run your ideas by your agent and don’t go overboard. You want to attract buyers, not push them away! Depers...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 52
Have you noticed how willing people are to advise...on any topic...with complete authority.Whether you are looking for it or not, everyone from your cousin to your hair stylist has suggestions and advice to share.I think it's great when people are willing to help others. It's a wonderful thing wh...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 35
5 Staging Tips For Selling During The Holidays Tis the season for holiday festivities, gift giving, strained budgets, and in this area bitter cold and grey days. This time of year can be hard on sellers but, it doesn’t have to be. The good news is buyers who are out looking in our less than ideal...

By Donavon DesMarais
(Keller Williams Classic Realty NW)
Comments 5
www.BuildwithWorth.info These lots located just north of Buffalo boast the perfect blend of the country & wilderness with the convenience of close proximity to everything Buffalo has to offer. You'll love being only minutes away from shopping, restaraunts, schools, parks, trails, lakes and conven...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 1
Pace 32571 and Florida News: Sellers could lose momentum if they overprice listings In a seller's market, owners can sometimes add $10K or $20K to a Realtor's recommended listing price and quickly find a buyer – but with home prices starting to slow in some locations, that tactic could soon be a ...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 1
32571 Pace Florida News: Study: 2 out of 3 buyers don't shop around for a mortgageMany buyers fear the mortgage process, but they'd save money and learn more about loan options if they ignored their fears and requested at least two quotes. Read more.  THOUSANDS OF HOMES.... One Address www.charle...

By Valerie Crowell, Broker Associate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 6
Several of my clients celebrated birthdays over the weekend.  I was lucky enough to speak or see quite a few of them.  As each of us takes another trip around the sun, the truth is we're all getting older.  And that beats the hell out of the alternative.Roughly 10,000 baby boomers are going to tu...

By Pat Braithwaite, E-Pro
(Braithwaite Realty)
Comments 5
Who would have known that just 6 miles from Atlanta's own Georgia Tech you can purchase your historic bungalow in the historic Whittier Mill Village. This historic gem is so popular that new homes have been added to match in style and manner.  The Mill has been converted into a beautiful 21 acre ...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 2
#SellYourHomeForMoreandPayLess #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission  #ListYourHome&PayNoCommission #BetterThanFSBO #5StarREALTOR®Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transaction...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 16
Are you imagining a new home to go with the New Year?  The New Year seems to promise a fresh new start and people start to think about moving to a new home.  Unfortunately there is a little more involved in buying a new home than putting a for sale sign in the front yard. When it comes time to li...

By Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616, Top 2% Of 185,000+ KW Agents Worldwide!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 3
Our 12/15 Saturday OPEN HOUSE Features Our Newest Mesa & Maricopa Listings!Click on an address caption to open the blog post for that home on another window If you want to see some of the best and hottest homes for sale in the East Valley, then this Saturday is the perfect time to do so! First of...

By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
Comments 2
Selling a long-time family home can be a difficult decision to make; for most people, this is the largest financial transaction of their lives. The decision is sometimes made easier, however, when economic and/or demographic conditions outside of our control are favorable towards selling, as note...

By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 11
Price Reduced in the Cardinal Ridge Subdivision111 Clover Hill DriveCardinal Ridge Property and Community InformationBeautiful home situated on a 2.34-acre lot with a price reduction of $10,90! This split plan beauty situated on a 2.34-acre lot in the Cardinal Ridge and has 2,590 heated square fe...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 1
  Located near the Kelly Mill Rd in Northeast Columbia, SC, Ashland Grove is a small area of the Ashland section of Lake Carolina. This community was originally built by Essex Homes and has continued to remain popular. Ashland Grove like all Lake Carolina communities offers access to the develop...

By Dave Martin (703) 585-4687, Making Realty Dreams a Reality
(Fairfax Realty)
Comments 2
 ORIGINIALLY POSTED AT: https://www.comehomevirginia.com/home-selling-in-the-winter-holiday-season-bah-humbug Selling a home in the winter during the holiday season? Bah Humbug...  It'll Never Work... It's Too Cold — All The Buyers Are Hibernating... Nobody Buys Homes In The Winter... When it com...