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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 8
The Ultra Luxury Market in the Greater Los Angeles area, check it out…Seldom do I write about the ultra-luxury  real estate market in the greater Los Angeles area. When my clients ask, generally I send a private  market report.Due to a great deal of interest I thought it was time to show the Mark...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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✴️ ▐►SC Rent to Own Available Mobile Homes Land-Summerville Ladson Goose Creek Charleston ▐►Mobile Home Sales ★ We SELL and We BUY ★ 4bd, 3bd, 2bd, 2ba Mobile Homes Some w/Land / Some in Parks - Charleston - Summerville - Goose Creek  ★ ▐► FOR SALE CASH and FSBO. Some Rent to Own - 4bd, 3bd, 2bd,...

By Wendy Rulnick, "It's Wendy... It's Sold!"
(Rulnick Realty, Inc.)
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This Elliotts Point home at 118 Ferry Rd., NE, Fort Walton Beach, Florida was approved as a VA Compromise Short Sale. This was not an easy property to sell, even though the short sale approval was easy! The home had multiple active roof leaks and and the roof was covered with tarp and sand bags. ...

By HomeSalesForce.com Team Powered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
Comments 2
This cozy cabin boasts a stone and real log exterior with a wraparound porch and covered carport. A lofted two-story Great Room keeps the interior bright and spacious, warmed by the fireplace on cold nights. The gorgeous kitchen features creamy cabinets, granite countertops and tile floors in co...

By Wendy Rulnick, "It's Wendy... It's Sold!"
(Rulnick Realty, Inc.)
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Every real estate agent, or any company for that matter, has its “ideal” client. Or should.Here is mine: My sellers communicate with me. Nothing is more difficult in causing a sale than having a non-communicative seller. If my seller responds to my emails, texts or phone calls, I know they are in...

By Tony and Karen Cloninger, Cloninger Properties~The Name Friends Recommend
(Keller Williams Realty~Cloninger Properties)
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New Listing1550 Valhalla Drive, Denver, NC 28037 WELCOME home. Explore the many outstanding features, including a main floor master ensuite, high trey ceilings, tons of crown molding, a second floor guest ensuite, a tankless water heater w/instant hot water, and a walk-in attic for easy access ex...

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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Crown Gaithersburg MD | 2019 Will Be a Great Year for Buyers AND Sellers As Gaithersburg has developed over the years, many neighborhoods are now blended with one and another without any distinction or personalities. Not in CROW, the newest and most vibrant community in Gaithersburg MD   Located ...

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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Charlotte Home Buyer & Seller Unite for the Sake of HumanityI have the most wonderful clients and this 'love story' is one that I'll remember for a very long time. Thank you, Lisa Von Domek for challenging us, one and all, to share our heartfelt stories here in the Rain. Earlier this week, I Clos...

By Sam Cooper, Sam Cooper HER Realtors
(HER Realtors)
Comments 0
Homes for Sale Woodsfield Pickerington OHHomes for Sale Woodsfield Pickerington OH are listed as one right now, according to Columbus MLS.  This one home has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, listed at $$209,800.  The home is on a quarter acre lot.  Information on this home:12024 Woodstock AvenueRanch styl...

By Desiree Whalen, The Whalen Team
(Keller Williams Realty)
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by The Whalen Team.SOLD! Beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom waterfront townhome with boat slip on the canal in the Forest by the Sea community of Carolina Beach, NC! Need help selling your waterfront property here in southeast NC? Call The Whalen Team TODAY!

By Rummy Dhanoa, Rummy Dhanoa Real Estate Experts
(Rummy Dhanoa Real Estate Experts )
Comments 0
If you're thinking of selling your house this year, now is the best time to do it. The saying "the early bird catches the worm" may sound cliche, but it's on point with the law of supply and demand. A lot of sellers hold off until spring, and it's a great opportunity for others to take advantage ...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
Comments 209
As a realtor, you know that property price determines the level of interest in a property you're selling. From the number of showings, to the number and quality of offers, to the way clients rate your services, price is key. Unfortunately, it is also something about which clients have very strong...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Samsel & Associates)
Comments 7
Sellers - don't dispair! You can sell your home, and it's easier than it sounds! Buyers are looking for the perfect home, but there's more to a perfect home than simply tidying up. You can help make your home look perfect to sellers by following these five simple steps by Amanda S. Davidson of Al...

By Joe Kendall Broker, It's Always best to talk to "Broker Joe"
(Keller Williams Realty of Fort Myers & The Islands)
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Joe Kendall is an accomplished licensed broker in Southwest Florida. He has been named as Top Referral Agent for inbound Home Buyers, who have SOLD over 500 of Clients homes in his career.He has an extensive client base featuring those who seek the luxury lifestyle including heads of industry, ce...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
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  Past clients called me to assist their parents. They needed to move them into an assisted living facility.  Mom had been ill for some time she had limited mobility and Dad had a heart condition. They lived in a two-story Row/townhouse with a finished lower level. The house was in disarray.  The...

By Anita Sullivan
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Boone Creek, McHenry, Illinois - February 2019Boone Creek is a subdivision of single family homes built in the late 1990s to mid 2000s by Gerstad Builders. Boone Creek is located in McHenry, Illinois east of Curran Road and south of Dartmoor Drive. Average taxes in Boone Creek $5,773 Average ass...

By Sam Cooper, Sam Cooper HER Realtors
(HER Realtors)
Comments 0
 Winding Creek Pickerington Ohio Homes for SaleWinding Creek Pickerington Ohio currently has one homes for sale, according to Columbus MLS.  This home has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, is listed for $469,900 and is situated on .53 acre lot. 12584 Brook Forest Circle Ranch home featuring a 3 car garage,...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
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The latest Naples Properties transactions report for the week of December 17th shows there were 299 Naples Properties Sold. East Naples ended the week in the top spot with 65 real estate transactions. North Naples was in the second position with 56 properties sold. Corkscrew was in the third posi...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 27
I never imagined when I was asked by an Estate lawyer to view a property and let him know why it had not sold, that I would see this. Checking out the old MLS from the expired listing I picked out some red flags. But it was upon entering this Manchester NH area Home that the full sense of failur...

By Amy Shair, Award Winning Agent 20+ Years
(Cary Apex Durham NC Referrals - RE/MAX United - Search Durham Homes)
Comments 0
  Single Family Home for sale in Durham, NC OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionNeighborhood $184,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms3 Full BathroomsInterior: 1,118 sqftYear Built: 1940MLS #: 2231316 Location 1516 London CircleDurham, NC 27701USA   Amy Shair ReMax United - Cary Durha...