Home Selling

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By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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The process of selling a home can be overwhelming at first. There are numerous components to think about - how to pack everything in boxes while you're still living in the house, what time of year to sell, what to do about showings when you have young children (or pets) at home. The list just kee...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
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Luxury condominium copmplex on Atlantic Ocean - Trump Towers Sunny Isles Beach. Market update with SIB Realty Valeria Mola January 19, 2019.  Sales and Rentals in  Trump Tower One, Trump Tower Two, Trump Tower Three123 condos are for sale in Trump Towers Sunny Isles Beach107 condos are for rent i...

By Kevin Meyer, Eastside and Greater Seattle Homes & Real Estate
(Kevin Meyer Group - John L Scott Real Estate)
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Pending! Charming Covington Rambler List Price $368,000 Single Family Home (1-Story) Main Features 3 Bedrooms1.75 BathroomsInterior: 1,120 sqftLot: 15,210 sqftYear Built: 1976MLS #: 1405769 Location 26344 171st Pl SECovington, WA 98042 Description Pending! Must see, updated 3 bed 1.75 bath rambl...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Trump Royale Sunny Isles Beach Residence services: Professional concierge services, including: Secretarial services Travel reservations Theater and dining arrangements Chauffeur service Porte-cochere with valet parking Business center and meeting rooms 24-hour room service In-room massage Caterin...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
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Trump Tower One Sunny Isles Beach. Sale and Rent. Market Update January 19, 2019.  Trump Tower One Sunny Isles Beach 16001 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160Trump Tower One Sunny Isles Beach is located on 250 feet of immaculate sands of the Atlantic Ocean, in the upscale city of Sunny Isl...

By Kevin Meyer, Eastside and Greater Seattle Homes & Real Estate
(Kevin Meyer Group - John L Scott Real Estate)
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Beautiful Home in Covington List Price $465,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,290 sqftLot: 4,500 sqftYear Built: 2013MLS #: 1401679 Location 25917 168th Place SECovington, WA 98042 Description *PENDING* This well maintained 4 bed 2.5 bath R...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Prado Real Estate South)
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STAY & PLAY! Listed in St. George, Utah at the Hills Subdivision.     Updated 1,896 square foot, 2-story townhouse with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and one car garage in much desired Hills subdivision conveniently located off River Road. Acclaimed St. George 18-hole Golf Course, one block away.  Covere...

By Audrey June-Forshey, GRI, Gaithersburg, MD
(RE/MAX Realty Services)
Comments 1
11481 Stoney Point Place  Germantown, MD 20876Price: $189,900MLS number: MC10374753Bedrooms: 1Bathrooms:  1 Click to View Virtual Tour Super cute townhome!  Light and bright with lots of windows!  Private fenced back yard with paver patio.  Vinyl windows, HVAC is only one year old!  Plenty of vis...

By Tanya Van Blake-Coleman, Improving the Quality of Your Life
(Van Blake-Coleman Realty, St. Thomas/www.talk-to-Tanya.com)
Comments 22
Essential information for Sellers.  It is essential that you prepare your home properly before putting it on the market. It may be simpler than you think.   How Are You Greeting Your Buyers?   How often have you heard that you only get one chance to make a good first impression? Yes, it’s become ...

By Barb Goerss, Helping You With All 14 Moves You'll Make
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OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, February 26th from 1:00-3:00pm Beautiful one story home in a great neighborhood! Open concept floor plan, spacious kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Huge lower level family room, a great versatile space. Lower level bedrooms and family room only need floor coverings and...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 16
Updated Cedar Pointe Condo Sold Full Price 2929 SE Ocean Blvd. Suite L-8 has sold for the full asking price of $45,000.  This is possibly the most updated one bedroom condo in Cedar Pointe as it was completely renovated in late 2012.  The new owner is thrilled and is moving in this weekend.   Ced...

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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Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Open House December 8 Come and join us in this Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club custom pool home in this prestigious Palm City, Florida Golf and Yachting community.  The open house will be on Sunday, December 8 from 1 to 4 PM. This Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Custom H...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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It Was Time to Move OnWhen I met my seller, he told me it was time to move on. His dear wife had been gone now for over 5 years and Mr. C was ready to move into a living arrangement that would give him the assistance he needed. Therefore, it was time to prepare his 2 bedroom condo for sale. His o...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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North Prairie WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for January 2019Get to know the safest place to live in Wisconsin!North Prairie is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. It is located about 3 miles west of Genesee and Genesee Depot near Highway 59 and Highway E.The village has a total area of 2...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 4
On February 11, 2019, Frank Nothaft of CoreLogic.com reported thant new home sales increased 2.0% during the year of 2018 from the year of 2017, and expected to rise 3.0% during the year of 2019. Houston, Texas had the highest new home sales in 2018 with an avareage in excess of 2,000 new home sa...

By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
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I am pleased to announce that I have gotten this great 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in Feather Lakes in Melbourne UNDER CONTRACT!!!  This home was listed at $235,000 and included...3 bedrooms                      2 baths Over 1,700 square feet2 car garageBuilt in 1992LakefrontMaster bedroom with walk i...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
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One of the rooms that people spend so much time "living in" and love to showcase with focal points.   This article gives Sellers...and peole who just want to add interest to a room....lots of great suggestions. How to Stage a Living Room to sell a Home Fast! As buyers enter your home, they will l...

By Abby Stiller, Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637
(REMAX Realty Group)
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COMING SOON:  2705 8TH ST SW, LEHIGH ACRES FL 33976Take a look at this Great Lot at this amazing price! Build your dream home here or keep it as an investment, own your piece of paradise! Enjoy the Florida lifestyle without paying HOA fees. Close to Sunshine Blvd and 23rd St with conveniently acc...

By Dave Martin (703) 585-4687, Making Realty Dreams a Reality
(Fairfax Realty)
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Thousands or Realtors offer home sale guarantee programs and they sound very enticing don't they. It's only natural after-all the most important reason you hire and agent is to get your home sold for you, so when they offer to guarantee the sale it would seem to put your biggest fear, that the ho...

By Terri Poehler, Coral Springs Real Estate Agent
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In recent months, the sales have slowed down in The Crossings of Coral Springs. There have been three, ranging from $305,000. to $407,000. But there are also three pending sales in The Crossings heading to the closing table soon which will adjust the comps as they come in. Real Estate market expe...