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By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Hartland WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for August 2019Experience an exceptional quality of life here in Hartland WI!Hartland is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. It is located along the Bark River and is a suburb of Milwaukee. The village a has a total area of 5.17 square miles, of whi...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 11
Shouldn’t I Be Charged Less If My Property Is Smaller? Vacant home staging is not inexpensive however if you consider this as an investment in helping to get your home sold, then the Return On Investment looks pretty good. As a Home Stager, I’ve had sellers who live in condominiums ask why the fe...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
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Sellers Offering Closing Cost and/or HOA Fees AssistanceBest Priced first story home in Valencia Country Club! Sellers offering assistance with closing costs and/or pre-paid HOA fees. Move-in ready large ranch-style single-family home in a golf community with low fees. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom ...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
Comments 6
Featured Multigen Listing in Clark CountyThis lodge-style home features fully-permitted Accessory Dwelling Unit living quarters for multigen living or rental unit. A dramatic great room with 22-foot ceilings, window-clad prow front, and rock fireplace set the stage for rustic comfort in this lodg...

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 Pat Champion, Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs
(Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty)
Comments 5
SOLD! 631 GULF LAND DR APOPKA, FL 32712I had the pleasure of working with a customer again. I was so happy to get the call from him asking me to help him again. There is no better call in our business than a satisfied repeat customer. Congratulations to my customer and his wife I am so happy this...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 18
Sale PENDING in the Greater Groves Subdivision Clermont FLIf you are a Clermont FL home buyer looking for a move-in ready home priced under $250,000, you missed a great opportunity! 2240 Flame Ct. Clermont FL 34714 located in the Greater Groves Subdivision is now under contract.The home was previ...

By John Alesi, (Orange County California Real Estate)
(Century 21 Award)
Comments 1
Lies Realtors Tell You to list your house for saleWhen you’re ready to put your home on the market, You will want to select a real estate agent that will get you the most money but will also have your best interests at heart.I’m sure you’ve seen and heard many outlandish claims by agents when the...

By Michele Cadogan-Cell 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2990 Av U, Bklyn , NY 11229)
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Free Market Analysis For Your Home in  Crown Heights  Brooklyn - Thinking of Selling Your Home In Crown Heights Brooklyn    Available homes for sale in  Crown Heights Brooklyn are needed     Inventory Of Available Homes For Sale In  Crown Heights Brooklyn Is Quite Low Homes For Sale Are In Deman...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
Comments 1
 Home for Sale at The Arbors at Dogwood Creek in Elgin, TX 173 Pin Oak Crossing Elgin, TX 78621 is offered at $365,000!!!  Stunning custom home designed by David Fazio. Very private & serene setting in a cul-de-sac on almost an acre and a half of wooded property. This home features a see-thru, 2 ...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 23
 It has been said - all it takes is scheduling a vacation, and property will go under contract.  Well, this one did TWICE.   I left town for a few days, and the first offer came in, only to terminate due to their buyers terminating a contract.  Once I was on the East Coast for my annual vacation,...

By Shar Sitter, Home Staging and Redesign Minneapolis/ St. Paul, M
(Rooms With Style)
Comments 5
I'm sitting in a Parade of Homes model, not as an agent to try sell it but just hanging out as my photographer takes photos of my staging work. As I sit here I have time to actually look around and take in things that I normally wouldn't see as I am flying around putting beds together and staging...

By Desiree Whalen, The Whalen Team
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
by The Whalen Team.**SOLD!** Cozy 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom condominium in desirable Tara Court of Wilmington NC! Listed & SOLD IN JUST 3 DAYS! need help selling your Wilmington area property? Call The Whalen Team TODAY - we get results! https://www.desireewhalen.com

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 2
Tropicana Sunny Isles Beach Market Update August 26, 2019.   Tropicana Sunny Isles Beach   15645 Collins Avenue  Sunny Isles Beach, Fl 33160   Tropicana Sunny Isles Beach. Luxury condo for sale.  Tropicana Sunny Isles Beach   is located in the City of Sunny Isles Beach, Miami, Florida. This area...

By Jeremy K. Frost, Associate Broker, CNE, CRS, ePro, PSA
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 10
OPEN HOUSE IN HIGHPOINTE 8/25/2019Stunning one story home nestled on a cul-de-sac in the highly desired and gated neighborhood of Highpointe. This open floor plan features custom touches through out, a large living room, fantastic eat in kitchen, and media room with surround sound. The private ba...

By Dave Rosenmarkle, 32 years of providing fully satisfying service!
(Highland Realty)
Comments 3
Median Days on Market - Arlington, VAHere is the most recent Median Days on Market - Arlington, VA. If you would like more specific information about this report, your city or neighborhood over the past 1 to five years, just let us know.Also contact us if you would like to receive:         Market...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 2
Delafield WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for August 2019Be a part of the delightful community of Delafield WI!Delafield is a city in Waukesha County, along the Bark River, and is a suburb of Milwaukee. The city has a total area of 11.06 square miles, of which, 9.41 square miles is land and 1.6...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 39
Your first question may be what is a facilitator? There are many names for these types of agents. From "non-agent" to "facilitator", your area may call them something else. The basic premise is a licensed agent who can show the buyer homes, can write offers, but does not represent the buyer. By n...

By Joe Boylan
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When you plan to sell your home as soon as possible, making it more attractive and likable to potential homebuyers is just as critical. Professional home stagers can help you sell your home quickly and at a relatively higher market price. However, what if you can't get a professional home stager ...

By Randal Jenkins
(Coldwell Banker F I Gray and Sons Residential, Inc.)
Comments 1
Every day dozens of listings expire.  What happened?  All you Realtor bloggers know.  What about my readers that are sellers?  What about my readers who found this blog whose listings expired.  Do you know what happened?It is fascinating.  If you ask the owners of expired listings...what happened...