Home Selling

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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
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Most buyers have “hardwood floors” and “granite countertops” on their minds when reading listing ad copy, but their preferences can differ somewhat after that. Depending on where consumers live, they may be more apt to be drawn to listing ads that point out the “cozy fireplace,” “pool,” or “brick...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Nashotah WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for December 2019Live in the heart of Wisconsin’s stunning Lake Country landscape!Nashotah is a quaint village in Waukesha County, in the Lake Country area of Wisconsin. It is bordered by Delafield to the south, east, and west.The village got its name fr...

By Jason McIntosh, The McIntosh Group | Founder & Team Leader
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 Do not miss out on this perfectly priced move in ready Sun City Center home! One of the few properties around that is FULLY FENCED for your furry friends. In addition there is a cozy gazebo to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner or spend time with your favorite read or friend!  There is a storage s...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Vernon WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for December 2019Enjoy country living in Vernon!Vernon is a town in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. It is bordered by Big Bend to the east, Waukesha to the north, and Mukwonago to the west.The town has a total area of 32.7 square miles, of which 32.2 square mi...

By Pat Wattam, Making Things Happen!
(RE/MAX First, Independently Owned and Operated)
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We all know there are 3 main things a seller needs to do before selling their home - decluttering, deep cleaning, and front landscaping.  The biggest mistake I see seller make, however, is waiting too late to decide to sell.  The first thing a seller needs to do is mentally prepare themselves to ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Watch that first step. I got a new Listing on the way. You will not want to miss this one. I love fixer uppers. It excites me to get the creative juices flowing to see what these diamond in the rough style homes could be. Yesterday I got a call. This young ladies parents need to sell. They called...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Tiny-house enthusiasts are quick to tell you that they want to build their dream home on their own piece of land, but few people are aware of what actually goes into the development of a single lot.It’s not as straightforward as you may think, and there are critical restrictions, financial invest...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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The constant increases in power costs and the threat of being left without electricity in over-burdened areas are seeing many people investigating the Dos and Don’ts of living off-grid. This can be a surprisingly costly undertaking, but if you do things properly you can bring expenses down a lot....

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
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Waterfront Condo Open House on Marco Island Sat. 1-4 PMStop by this fabulous Waterfront Condo on Marco Island this Saturday, January 25th from 1-4 PM. Spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico and sandy white beaches from the covered balcony of this updated 8th floor Crescent Beach condo offer home...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
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Most real estate brokers and agents don’t really have all the tools needed to provide 100% selling services to sellers that need to sell their houses quick, for cash and at a fair price.This is why we have integrated fully with all the data on the MLS and became a real estate source to thousands ...

By Sakamoto Properties Maui Hawaii, Prestige is our Business*Reputation our Foundation
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You can easily get lost in a Maui MLS listings search as you attempt to find the ideal Hawaii real estate property with the perfect location and just the right amount of space. If you find yourself feeling a little overwhelmed with all the real estate options, we think you are going to love learn...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 126036 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC NMLS #3029)
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When it comes to selling a home, there is a lot to think about. While most people know that the best time to list a home is in the Spring (due to the fervor of the summer), the real estate market keeps rumbling along no matter what time of year it is.With this in mind, it is important to have a f...

By Maui Luxury Real Estate Team, Ask for the Best, Ask for MLRET!
(KW Island Living)
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We would like to draw your attention to a beautiful home that is up for sale in the quiet Kaanapali Hillside residential community. Located just across the street from the ocean you can expect great ocean views from the master bedroom, living rooms and kitchen.With 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and ...

By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(RE/MAX Associates)
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31 Coach Hill Drive, Newark, DE Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Get Your Homes Value Special Financing Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Newark Homes for Sale Presented By: Christopher Pataki Realtor RE/MAX Associates 302-562-0628 Licensed In: Delawa...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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You want to sell your home but you're not quite sure what you need to do TO your home before trying to sell it.You don't do this very often and aren't really sure what current home buyers love or hate.So you find an agent that you're considering hiring to sell your home when you're ready.Can that...

By Tyler Weinrich, Home buying company servicing OKC
(W Properties)
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If you are wondering how to sell my house fast Tulsa, you have come to the right place. Selling your house fast for whatever reason isn't an easy task.There are many instances where you may need to get rid of your property quickly.Whether you are experiencing foreclosure, planning a divorce, lien...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Carlsbad Sellers’ Closing Costs in a Real Estate Transaction Homeowners who are planning to sell are naturally interested in what they can sell their homes for. It’s probably the number 1 question sellers want answered.  Hopefully you have hired a great Realtor to help you determine the value and...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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We have access to any home on the gulf coast, from Pensacola to Pace, to Gulf Breeze and many that will be coming SOON to the market let us save you money whether selling or buying. Call, text 850-476-4494 or email us charles@charlesstallions.com.  NOW YOU KNOWPensacola Florida 32514: RE 2020 For...

By Filomena M. Thompson, Realtor, ABR, CIPS, MRP, PSA, SRS, SRES
(REMAX Above The Beach)
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Have you been thinking about putting your house on the market? What about moving-up to the house of your dreams? With supply and demand continuing to raise prices, now may be the perfect time! Let's get together to discuss why you should list your house for sale this fall!

By Filomena M. Thompson, Realtor, ABR, CIPS, MRP, PSA, SRS, SRES
(REMAX Above The Beach)
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SOLD - Conway, SC! ... Homes are selling and buyers are buying. If you are thinking of selling or buying a home I would love the opportunity to talk to you. Contact me at 843-999-0173 or filomena@filomenasellstheabeach.com #filomenathompson #filomenarealtor #gettingyouwhereyouwanttobe #realestate...