Home Selling

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By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
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Palm Realty's amazing Tiffany Campos has done an amazing job of selling 160 Via Havarre in Merritt Island. This home is now SSSOLD!!!  It closed at $294,000 and featured: 3 bedrooms2 bathrooms2,008 sq. ft. living space.22 acreBuilt in 1979Great family homeEstablished neighborhoodLarge, screened ...

By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Atlanta Communities)
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I have a listing I just took with a past client who purchased this home about 9 years ago. we discussed the plan for selling his home and a few issues came up that I had not been confronted with before.The seller would like his home listed on November 1 of this year, but does not want a sign in t...

By Donald Payne, What's your Vision..
(Vision Realty)
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Not all first-time homebuyers these days are millennial's. Many people in their 20s, 40s, and 50s are buying their first home but regardless, nearly all first-time homebuyers are excited when they see these particular upgrades in a home. So what are they? Here are seven upgrades to really impress...

By Chris Dunham, "The Real Estate Guy!"®
(Keller Williams East Valley-LuxRE Group)
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Move in Ready Town house for sale in Phoenix - 32nd St and Baseline town house for saleGreat location in the Phoenix area, located just off 32nd St and Baseline, this gated community features several community pools, spas and plenty of room to roam. Each unit comes equipped with attached garage p...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 7
Seller Tip - Now Is the Perfect Time for a Coffee Bar in Your Charlotte Home I remember opening up our second office in the Ballantyne area a few years ago and being 100% certain that it has to have a coffee bar! We had a wide variety of coffees, creams & sugars and of course, mugs from which to ...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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9146 McDougal Court, Tallahassee, FL Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews Follow This Home Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Avoid Foreclosure Free Home Values Manausa.com Short Sale Homes For Sale Mortgage & Refinance Tallahassee Home Search Tallahassee Home Se...

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 Lilas "Lela" Ashkarian, Ashkarian PA, ABR, CRS, E-PRO, GRI,SFR
(Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate)
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Your input and opinion count.Home prices will continue to rise throughout 2023. This means that now is a great time to sell! If you're thinking of listing your home, let us help you find the Top Producer in your neighborhood to determine your best move.v Real Estate is Local, call for a free mark...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 3
1020 San Luis Rd, Tallahassee, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 1892 SqFt Completely remodeled and renovated home located next to San Luis Mission Park! You'll fall in love with this fantastic kitchen featur...

By Chris Dunham, "The Real Estate Guy!"®
(Keller Williams East Valley-LuxRE Group)
Comments 1
Home for sale in North Phoenix with Detached Garage/Workshop -Home with Pool Holy Smokes! Listings like this come once in a lifetime. Original Owner that has taken meticulous care for his home. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, plus a fully enclosed carport which added a ton of square footage to the home....

By Amy Shair, Award Winning Agent 20+ Years
(Cary Apex Durham NC Referrals - RE/MAX United - Search Durham Homes)
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In 2018, over one-third of all home purchases were made by millennials, and that number is only expected to grow in the coming years. If you’re thinking about selling your home in the next few years, it’s important to keep the millennial homebuyer in mind.Updating and staging your home with mille...

By Dawn Workman, Camas Real Estate Expert, MBA, 480-540-8100
(Veracity Real Estate Group, LLC)
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By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
(Downing-Frye)
Comments 2
Naples August Transactions OverviewAn overview of August Naples Transactions shows there were 237 Naples Properties Sold during the week of August 5th.  So, activity remains very strong to start the month of August in Naples, Florida.North Naples moved back into the first position with 60 propert...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
Comments 0
 Home for Sale in Florence, TX 1020 County Rd 217 Florence, TX 76527 is offered at $224,900!!!  Palm Harbour 3/2 home with great floor plan on 10.79 ac. Spacious kitchen, custom cabinets, ceramic tile, large walk in closet in master bedroom, big utility room, and detached 2 car garage.  This wond...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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What to Repair in Your Charlotte Area Home Before You List When representing buyers or sellers, I often find myself saying, “Put yourself in the [buyers] sellers shoes.” It is understandable if a seller feels hesitant investing money to fix up their current house prior to selling. However, as a s...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
Comments 2
 Home for Sale in Taylor, TX 1370 County Road 405 Taylor, TX 76574 is offered at $350,000!!!  The stars shine bright on this beautiful 10 acre property! Charming character in this farm house with wood floors, country kitchen and sunroom. Enjoy the peaceful setting while watching the horses right ...

By John Alesi, (Orange County California Real Estate)
(Century 21 Award)
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5 Reasons To List Your Home During The HolidaysFor many homeowners the upcoming holiday season is a time for getting together with family and friends, celebrating special days and a New Year with new possibilities.However, some people may need to sell their home and are contemplating whether to l...

By Joseph Domino 480-390-6011, Real Estate Made Easy
(HomeSmart)
Comments 38
 Home Sellers have a challenge. How do they make their home stand out to Buyers?There are several things that Sellers can do to attract Buyers. Staging, of course, is important. Trying to make your house look like a model is essential. Cleaning is for my money the easiest and biggest bang for the...

By Amy Shair, Award Winning Agent 20+ Years
(Cary Apex Durham NC Referrals - RE/MAX United - Search Durham Homes)
Comments 0
Townhouse for sale in Cary, NC Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $194,900 Townhouse Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,734 sqftLot: 0.04 acre(s)Year Built: 1981MLS #: 2282923 Location 118 Bogue CourtCary, NC 27511USA Amy Shair ReMax United - C...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Buyers you'll love the grand entrance and the front office/study and dining area.What a wonderful remodeled kitchen, perfect to work in, host and share family meals and make important decisions.So much to discover in this stately two story brick located on a quiet interior street on a beautiful t...