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By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
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King David Condo for sale.$485,000View tour https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=iWmXRu7mG9GKing David Sunny Isles Beach. This elegant, spectacular 2/2+DEN in boutique building is located just across the street from the Atlantic Ocean. Large balcony offers an ocean and city views. Open kitchen, gran...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
Comments 2
How to Winterize Your Atlanta GA Home for sale. Brrrrr! Temperatures are dropping fast. If your vacant Atlanta area home is  on the market for sale this winter, you could be facing more cold days  than is typical for a Georgia home seller. Why bother to winterize your Atlanta GA home for sale? To...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
Comments 16
I do lots of preparation when I list a home, but when someone calls me saying they are in trouble and behind on their payments, I always ask what is the date of the foreclosure. Usually I get the answer of they haven’t given us a date yet or not for another 4 or 5 months, we just got the first no...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 6
The Buyer Doesn't Want to Smell Your Pet or You for That Matter "Track down the smell and eliminate the problem." This is the advice that Clarksville real estate professional Debbie Reynolds offers to home sellers. This is good information to share. Please go to the original blog if you wish to l...

By Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate
(Respect Realty LLC)
Comments 17
Do you have a home for sale? Are you thinking of putting your home on the market in Tigard or Beaverton, Oregon? How would you feel if you put your home on the market, you get a full price offer and the buyer got the home inspection and then send you over a letter saying they are canceling the co...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
Comments 3
Winterize your Atlanta GA home for sale and prevent unexpected repairs. We've been hearing many burst pipe stories around Atlanta this week. That's a nasty surprise at any time, especially when your home is on the market for sale. For home sellers who are brave and house-savvy enough to do it the...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 7
Here is an Infographic on how to sell your home faster. In today's competitive market, you must do everything within your power to get your home to show nicely and attract buyers. Gone are the days of an easy sale. You are competing with distressed properties and bank-owned homes. People are pric...

By Fred Sed, Your Orange County Realtor, Why? Because Fred Sed
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Orange County Realtors)
Comments 4
24560 Horst Dr, Crestline, CA For Sale Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Follow This Home! Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Mortgage & Refinance FREE HUD Report: How to Buy Presented By: Fred Sed Owner | Realtor Fred Sed Group 949-272-0125 L...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 1
A Gorgeous 4 Bed/3 Bath Single Family Home SOLD in Pembroke Pines!A gorgeous 4 bed/3 bath single family home SOLD in Pembroke Pines!  This stunning one story courtyard home is in pristine condition.  Enter through a brand new wrought iron courtyard door to your own private pool and hot tub.  The ...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 1
A Truly Turnkey 3 Bed/2 Bath Lakefront Home FOR SALE in Ivanhoe!A truly turnkey 3 bed/2 bath lakefront home for sale in Ivanhoe!  This immaculate beauty is located on an oversized lot with 80 feet of peaceful and serene lake views.  This home features upgrades galore including new impact windows ...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
Comments 1
 Home for Sale at Pecan Creek in Horseshoe Bay, TX 705 Pecan Crossing Dr Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657 is offered at $995,000!!!  Beautifully appointed home with heated pool and hot tub. Home boasts a gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters and spacious island. Private bedroom...

By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
Comments 1
10651 NW 22 ST., PEMBROKE PINES, FL Under Contract Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Get the Closing Price! Pembroke Pines, FL. Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Flamingo Gardens Homes for Sale Cooper City, Fl. Homes for Sale Country Address Homes for Sale ...

By Abby Stiller, Real Estate Agent Serving Southwest Florida
(Premier Realty Homes of SWFL)
Comments 3
 This Beautiful house located at: 240 SE 31ST TER CAPE CORAL FL 33904 is now Pending with contingency to inspection. But no worries there are other similar homes in the area that are still available for sale, just give me a call at 239-284-8637 or sign up hereTHIS GULF ACCESS BIG 2 STORY FAMILY H...

By Cheryl Benjamin, Associate Broker
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 1
Open, bright and pleasing, 7139 W McRae Way in Arrowhead Ranch offers three bedrooms, two baths and wonderful outdoor spaces. As you approach, perfectly manicured landscaping and a wide attractive walkway lead up to a covered entryway welcoming you inside. Pleasing natural light illuminates the m...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 4
Lisbon WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for May 2018Experience rural living at its best!  Lisbon is a town located in north-central Waukesha County, Wisconsin. The town has a total area of 29.6 square miles, of which 29.5 square miles is land, and 0.04 square miles is water.This rural community ...

By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtors, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 4
Our recent listing and sale at 822 Cottonwood Drive in Malvern PA 19355 set a new record for the development selling for $626,000. This sale resets values in Lockwood Chase and allows appraisers going forward a recent comparison sale to use for on going appraisals.When we listed the home for sale...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
Comments 0
$96775 / 3br - 1250ft2 - ▐►Goose Creek Rehabber Special Wholesale Brick House 3-2 Garage, Frog  (111 Colonial Drive, Colonial Estates Goose Creek)  ▐►Goose Creek Rehabber Special Wholesale Brick House 3-2 Garage, Frog  Wholesale Brick House 3-2 - Garage / FROG. Colonial Drive Estates, Goose Creek...

By Wayne Bennett, Real Estate...As It Should Be
(One Home Team Realty/Charlotte,NC 704-293-3931)
Comments 1
In a fast-moving market, sellers can be caught off-guard when their Charlotte listing turns into an unexpectedly quick sale. That might sound overly optimistic, but most people who are preparing to list their homes are so focused on preparing the property that they put off worrying about what hap...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 3
Here is one of the latest Whisper Dunes homes SOLD by Jennifer Mackay and the Panama City Realty Group in Panama City Beach, FloridaWhisper Dunes homes is a pet friendly community, located only a half mile from the white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico in Panama City Beach, Florida. Read more...

By D.J. Hite
(D.J. Hite Real Estate)
Comments 2
This 4 bed, 2 bath Aurora Highlands home has been lovingly cared for and updated throughout. Sitting on a corner lot in a quiet cul-de-sac, your family will love this location. The living room has plenty of space to relax and opens to a completely remodeled kitchen featuring new cabinets, granite...