Home Selling

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By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Oconomowoc WI Lots for Sale | Market Report April 2018 A unique community with a high quality of life – that’s how Oconomowoc is described by both visitors and residents alike. Located in the Lake Country area of northwest Waukesha County, Oconomowoc City is the perfect mix of the charming small ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Lannon WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for April 2018Lannon is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. The village has a total area of 2.46 square miles, 2.44 square miles of which is land, and 0.02 square miles is water. It is bordered by Sussex to the west and Menomonee Falls to the north, e...

By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Coast Properties)
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How do you determine the value of a home's location? Some very intersting items! 

By Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
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Homes for Sale North Phoenix AZ 85083The Ritter Teams Featured Homes for Sale Phoenix AZ 85083  $360,000. 6509 W MOLLY LANEPHOENIX, AZ 85083 $245,000. 3038 W ROBERTA DRIVEPHOENIX, AZ 85083  Featured Home 1  Homes For Sale Eagle Highlands North Gated CommunityPre-Qualify for this Homes for Sale No...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Is a Bidding war what every home seller should inspire to have? More and more when i go out to interview to list a Manchester NH area home, the sellers tell me other agents want them to list low to inspire a bidding war.  I always complete my own Free Market Analysis also known as a Broker Price ...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
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The pre-listing stage is the season of time when a homeowner has decided to sell their home.  Perhaps they want to sell immediately or perhaps this is a long-term plan to sell in 1-3 months or even 6 months from now.  The big question is when do I contact a Real Estate Agent?  My recommendation i...

By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
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  SOLID Opportunity for this 3 Bd, 2Bath Rambler 1683 finished square feet One Story in great neighborhood with HUGE flat fenced backyard and a HUGE 2+ Super deep garage, oh... did I mention 1/2 of the driveway is CEMENT!  Excellent Bones, but needs your HGTV/ Joanna Gaines touches! Call/Text Sti...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
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Columbia, SC Homes for Sale in Lake Carolina Berkeley Hall   Just across the street from the soccer fields of Jeep Rogers YMCA in Lake Carolina is Berkeley Hall, single-family home community with quiet tree lined streets.   Berkeley Hall in Lake Carolina offers access to Lake Carolina amenities l...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Million $ Guild Cert Luxury Home KW Land Division
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
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            5821 Mustang Cir, Fort Pierce, FL 34987 Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure $ Click for current price Saint Lucie County land for sale. Own 1.86 acres in the country but close to shopping, I95, Florida beaches, and more. Follow This Home! Search A...

By Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA
(Barcode Properties)
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Ready to sell your very first house and move to a new one that suits your needs better? Here are  8 things experienced sellers would tell you, if they could.1. Price right. Allow your Realtor to price your house competitively. Carefully review with your agent all recent similar houses and those t...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
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Sometimes a blog post idea just hits you in the face.  I can't believe I haven't blogged about this before:  What are the best stain colors to use on hardwood floors if you're selling a home? The funny thing is that I've written a blog post on the best paint colors for selling a house (and that a...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
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Under Contract in Belle View Alexandria Virginia 223071601 Belle View Blvd #B2 Alexandria, Virginia 22307This turnkey ready condo in sought after Belle View is now under contract. 1601 Belle View Blvd #B2  has 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, and 793 square feet of living space.  The condo is filled with...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at South Park in Austin, TX 3004 Fontana Dr Austin, TX 78704 is offered at $430,000!!!  Perfect location in South Austin within walking distance to all SOCO has to offer! Established neighborhood with sidewalks this property is a great investment! Home is a possible tear down. Buil...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
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My first phone call of the day was a client that was experiencing some 'moving anxiety' -I listened and offered some words of encouragement.  She thanked me profusely as she explained that they had spent the majority of the weekend preparing for the move and she was just simply tired.The day cont...

By Janice Hope Zaltman Realtor,LEED AP
(United Realty Group)
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"Why Can't I Be Present at Every Showing?"  is frequently asked by Sellers.Your Real Estate agent places your home on the market and you, the seller, are excited and eager to see the buyers who are coming to view your home. You vehemently tell your agent that you will be there at every showing. W...

By Michele Cadogan-Cell 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2926 Ave J Brooklyn NY 11210)
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  Pending : 7 Bedroom Detached 2 Family Marine Park Home in Contract Asking $1,299,999    Fillmore Real Estate Ave J office posted this listed Stuart Street, Marine Park Brooklyn home  for sale into by Pending / Contract statusDes: One of a kind gorgeous Marine Park detached two family home for s...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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It isn’t often a home comes on the market in the coveted Corbe Estates section of Canyon Creek. This stately sprawling 2 story brick with 3 car garage is situated perfectly on a large peaceful lot with a flat backyard. This extraordinary home is nestled behind mature landscaping on a quiet cul-de...

By James Muhammad, RE/MAX Champions
(RE/MAX Champions)
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 Real Estate Market Is Hot - Buyers, Sellers & ExpiredThis summer is Hot 🔥 and so is the Real Estate Market... If you are a Buyer, Seller or had your House "For Sale" on the market and it didn't Sell... I can Help you! This Video is for everyone that needs help or has questions about Real Estate....

By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
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I buy houses Spring Hill Florida   407-739-5773    www.WeBuyHousesFlorida.com .  Creative problem solving to deal with your unique situation. Cash offer with minimal contigencies. Close on the date of your choice - as quickly as 2 weeks. Any condition - from ugly to beautiful. Fire, sinkhole, and...

By James Muhammad, RE/MAX Champions
(RE/MAX Champions)
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Buyer and Seller - Real Estate Service ValueMy goal is to continuously bring my Buyers and Sellers value no matter how Big or Small.  From Mobile homes to Mansions.  It's my pleasure to serve All your Real Estate needs. For more information Call or Text (909) 641-6008.  You can also contact me at...