Home Selling

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By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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#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 Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Pewaukee 2 Bedroom Condos for Sale | Market Report December 2018Feel instantly at home as you enjoy the peace, quiet, and relaxed environment you can enjoy in Pewaukee.Incorporated in 1999, Pewaukee is a city in Waukesha County whose name comes from the Potawatomi language which means “lake of sh...

By David & Lisa Webber, www.webberteam.com
(RE/MAX Executive)
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Sometimes sellers choose to price their houses high for the current market and they sit for awhile.  Sometimes when they sit, buyers think they are becoming desperate and want to submit a really low offer.  Othertimes you have buyers who just want to make sure they are getting a good deal and not...

By Shirley Coomer, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty, Phoenix Az
(Keller Williams Realty Sonoran Living)
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How to Stage a Living Room to sell a Home Fast!As buyers enter your home, they will likely enter through a living room or family room.  This is the first impression a buyer has of your home. This room needs to be inviting, open, fresh and clean.  As buyers enter, they will notice paint colors, al...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage )
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 Has Your Charlotte Area Home Increased In Value?During 2018 home values increased nationally by over 5%! If you are planning on selling your Charlotte home in 2019 you may be pleasantly surprised by how much your home has appreciated! (See the charts below for Charlotte region median home value ...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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This is another success by Scott Godzyk and his fortunate seller.... if you don't follow Scott, now might be a good time to do that.... Imagine being brought to tears over a Real Estate sale. Selling Real Estate can be emotional. In this case, there was a Manchester NH area Home listed For Sale b...

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))
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Don't Miss Our 8-Home Tour This 1/19 Saturday At The Groves In NE Mesa! Our OPEN HOUSE Extravaganza returns and this time, we're showcasing 8+ homes at The Groves in Northeast Mesa! Look forward to a weekend filled with some of the best homes in the market today all located in a fabulous East Val...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County 3 Bedroom Home Sales Market Report December 2018Waukesha County Homes For Sale, Waukesha County Real Estate, Kristin Johnston,RE/MAX   Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha County,WI for December 2018.  Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha County Homes For Sale My name is Kristi...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Imagine being brought to tears over a Real Estate sale. Selling Real Estate can be emotional. In this case, there was a Manchester NH area Home listed For Sale by Owner. For 9 months this seller toiled trying to sell his home on his own. He said to not get him wrong, he did sell it over and over...

By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
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Palm Realty's own Ruby Fallas has gotten this home in the Bowe Gardens subdivision of Melbourne UNDER CONTRACT!!! .This home was priced at $180,000 and featured:    4 bedrooms                                                             2 bathrooms1 car carport Over 1,200 square feet of living sp...

By Charita Cadenhead, Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)
(Keller Williams Realty)
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501 Omega StreetYou hear it all the time:  Location.  Location.  Location.  That's exactly what this property has going for it.  What makes the location so great?  This home may be a great opportunities for the University of Alabam at Birmingham employees who want to take advantage of the Blazer ...

By Peter Mohylsky, 850-517-7098, Your Bucket List Broker
(Gulf Place @ 30A)
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19 Winter Way, Freeport, FL Under Deposit Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Get the Closing Price! Destin Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Free Home Values Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure Presented By: Showing Agent: Peter Mohylsky Broker A...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Country Club Park, Itasca, Illinois - January 2019Country Club Park is a single family home subdivision built in the late 1980s by US Shelter. Country Club Park is located in Itasca, Illinois south of Thorndale Avenue and west of Prospect Avenue. Average taxes in Country Club Park $10,094 Averag...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Finding the Right AgentNot all agents work the same way. The most important attribute of an agent is that he/she is well connected to the real estate industry. He/she should know the market and provide information on past sales, current listings, his or her marketing plan, and at least 4 solid re...

(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to be the one to correctly guess the price of the item you want without going over! That means your guess must be just slightly under the retail price. In today’s shifting real estate market, where more inventory i...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Land/Lot for Sale at Summit Springs Ranch in Spicewood, TX 427 Cedar Mountain DR Spicewood, TX 78669 is offered at $125,000!!!  The stars at night are big and bright at this beautiful 3 acre lot in Summit Springs with panoramic hill country views. Property offers underground utilities, community...

By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
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I am proud to announce that the Palm Realty Pros have SSSOLD!!! this great 2 bedroom, 1 bath home in Palm Bay. This home CLOSED for $120,000 and included:2 bedrooms                                              1 bathsBonus room 1 car carport.22 acre lotConcrete block construction1010 square feet...

By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
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OPEN HOUSE Sunday 1-20-19 12-2pm Come see me at this beautiful beachside townhome! It will be open this Sunday from Noon to 2pm. It is located just blocks from the beach and a very short drive to Port Canaveral, I-95, shopping, restaurants, medical facilities and much more! Features include: 2 be...

By HomeSalesForce.com Team Powered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
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This ranch on a basement home is just what you're looking for. It has 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. It has a cozy fireplace in the family room and a deck off of the kitchen, which is perfect for entertaining. It has a fenced in backyard. The basement is a blank canvas waiting for your finishi...

By Kat DeLong, Realtor DRE#01235311, Lake Arrowhead Real Estate (
(Wheeler Steffen Sotheby's Int. Realty)
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When you are selling your home, give it the exposure that it deserves. When you list your home for sale with Kat Delong, your home is represented by the Sotheby's International Realty brand and benefits from the worldwide recognition and prestige of the Sotheby's name. Thus, it gains exclusive ac...