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By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
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Just Sold:  Active Adult Attached Home in Haymarket for $515,000   Seems like it was just yesterday that I first told you about 5237 Armour Court.   It was the coming soon post on January 28th, two days before the home hit the market, that I got word out.  That same day was when three agents star...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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When prospective buyers come to look at a house, the first thing they notice is its curb appeal. A house with a well-maintained yard makes a positive initial impression, but one that’s been neglected can make people instantly decide to pass. Buyers will think that if the owners didn’t take care o...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
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Lely Resort Dream Home Now Priced to Sell!A major price reduction of $75,000 for this Lely Resort Dream Home in a fantastic golf community in Naples, Florida. This incredible luxury home is located in one of the few Naples Golf Communities with three golf courses.  Contact me right away to take a...

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
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When a Property Surprises YouOn April 4th (2019,) I had the pleasure of introducing you to 5311 Lightning Drive in Haymarket, VA.  When I first told you about this property some of you sensed my excitement over it.  Primarily I list homes in suburban, cookie cutter neighborhoods.  Getting a prope...

By Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616, Top .0033% of 40,000+ Realtors in our MLS
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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4/20 Saturday OPEN HOUSE Features SNEAK PEEK Of Our Next Gilbert, AZ Listing! Get set for another exciting Saturday event with a pair of homes showing off the fantastic opportunities waiting for homebuyers in the East Valley! First up is our upcoming listing in a 55+ Gilbert community, a Newly Re...
Verified Reviews    - Existing, single-family home sales totaled 397,210 in March on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate, down 0.2 percent from February and down 6.3 percent from March 2018. - March’s statewide median home price was $565,880, down 5.9 percent from February and up 0.2 percent fr...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe Just Call 408-252-8900 Top 1%!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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How to Lower or Limit Tax When Selling a Silicon Valley Home It’s human nature to pay as little as possible for a desired item, especially when it comes to paying taxes on the sale of real estate, whether a home or investment property. On every estimated seller net sheet I provide, there is an im...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County Condos for Sale | Market Report March 2019Enjoy the security and privacy you can get with Waukesha condos for sale.Ranging from size, amenities, and features, condos in Waukesha offer residents the elegance and sophistication they’ve always looked for.Apart from beautiful condos, ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Pewaukee WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for March 2019A small town appeal with great amenities!What makes Pewaukee different from other places that claim they’re a “big city with a small-town appeal”?Owning one of the homes for sale in Pewaukee WI allows you to adore the rolling green hills or...

By Catherine Borah, The Key To Your Next Home!
(Borah Realty Source)
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Spacious Craftsman style home minutes from 85/985, shopping, dining & NE Ga Med Cntr. Looking for location & space in a desirable swim/tennis neighborhood, you found it! Home features a granite countertop Kitchen w/view to Family Rm. Formal Living Rm & Dining Rm on the main. 2nd level hosts the ...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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#SellYourHomeForMoreandPayLess #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission  #ListYourHomeAndPayNoCommission #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 transacti...

By Steve Smith, Fast Cash Offers
(House Buyer Network)
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There are plenty of companies out there offering to pay cash for your ugly house. It’s tempting to take the first offer you come across, but be careful. In an attempt to sell your house fast, you may fall into a scam. We Buy Houses SacramentoResearch the company who wants to buy your home and mak...

By Susan Mangigian, Chester & Delaware County Homes, Delaware and Ches
(RE/MAX Preferred, West Chester, PA, RS152252A)
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Where does the time go?  Here we are, more than halfway through April. The good news is that Spring has really sprung in Chester County.  My grass is gloriously green.  My trees are flowering and I have daffodils galore!  It is such a wonderful awakening of life and every year I am grateful to st...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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★✴️▐►SEE Walk Through Video. Pictures, Description, Enhancements, and Upgrades.★✴️▐►3Bd-2Ba DWMH For Sale UpScale Wind Gate MH Park Summerville SC 29485 ★ ★▐►WholeSale Priced: Buy TODAY for Maximum Discount.PRICE: $11,775   Cash Before 12 Noon FRIDAY April 26, 2019 for MAXIMUM Discount.PRICE: S14...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 3
https://www.google.com/analytics/web/#home/a69066132w111663562p116541675/ Every month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Indexas a part of their Realtors Confidence Index. In the latest release, NAR reported that homeowners have been reluctant to sell their ...

By Qualls Team - Quincy & Amy Qualls, Real Estate for the PNW
(Thunderbird Real Estate)
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•NEW to McCleary Market!• $309,900 | 221 S 5th St, McCleary, WA 98557"Charming Rambler & ADU on immaculate manicured lot near Downtown! Spacious chef's kitchen w/ breakfast nook leads to formal dining rm w/ buffet counter & french doors to the patio. Cozy, open-concept living rm ideal for enterta...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at Copperfield in Austin, TX 12204 Shropshire BLVD Austin, TX 78753 is offered at $225,000!!!  Remodeled 2 bedroom that easily coverts back to 3 bedrooms. Spacious living room with stone & glass fireplace and surround sound. New fixtures and ceiling fan. Tile floors. Kitchen and bo...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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With a shortage of houses for sale in Tallahassee, we are experiencing a seller's market. Historically, this has resulted in more people trying to sell homes without the help of a Realtor due to demand being so high.However, the percentage of houses sold involving a Realtor has stayed about the s...

By Kevin Meyer, Eastside and Greater Seattle Homes & Real Estate
(Kevin Meyer Group - John L Scott Real Estate)
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Waterfront at Sixty-01 Overview FeaturesRedmond Market Stats Sale Price $474,900 Condominium Main Features 2 Bedrooms1.5 BathroomInterior: 1,114 sqftYear Built: 1969MLS #: 1408074 Location 13846 NE 60th WayUnit 119Redmond, WA 98052 Description Another Happy Buyer for the Kevin Meyer Group! Enjoy...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Oswego, Illinois - April 2019Oswego is a village in Kendall County, Illinois, United States. Oswego is in the far southwest suburbs of Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 30,355.Oswego currently has 265 single family homes with an average list price of $345...