Home Selling

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By Amy Shair, Award Winning Agent 20+ Years
(Cary Apex Durham NC Referrals - RE/MAX United - Search Durham Homes)
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  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...

By Jennifer Stone, Favorite Four Letter Word: SOLD
(Big Show Realty)
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We collect so many things in the course of our daily lives that when it is time to pack everything up and move, it becomes a challenge. The question of what to throw away when moving is dreaded by many. Nevertheless, one way or another, you’ll have to decide on what to throw away in the trash, re...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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While many sellers do all the right things to prepare for the market and get their houses sold quickly, some sellers sabotage their sale. 7 Easy Ways to Sabotage the Sale of Your Home   There’s a certain thrill and excitement once the decision is made to sell your home, and you start the process....

By Inlanta Mortgage - Madison, Serving Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota & Florida!
(Inlanta Mortgage - Madison)
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As the cold weather and snow settle in some sections of the country, it might create a challenging scene for a lot of home sellers. Winter is traditionally one of the harder times of year to sell a house. Below are some basic but important tips for selling your home in the winter.Increase The Att...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
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How To Make Your Home More Appealing To BuyersIt’s the time of year that I’m frequently meeting with homeowners who are considering selling this spring. Each meeting varies with questions that come up with the exception of one and that’s always what can I do to make my home more appealing to buye...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Pewaukee Lakefront Home Sales Market Report January 2019My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activityfor Pewaukee Lakefront Homes for January 2019. Are you looking to buy a home on the lake in Pewaukee?  Wondering what Pewaukee Lakefro...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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New Berlin WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for January 2019Get to know more about New Berlin WI – a city in Waukesha County!New Berlin is a city in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Situated on the eastern border of Waukesha County, New Berlin is the second largest community in the county.Sidney Evan...

By Brenda Mullen, Your San Antonio TX Real Estate Agent!!
(RE/MAX Access)
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There's a newer trend in town on a very convenient way to Sell Your San Antonio TX area home.  Suffice it to say, I won't specifically name each company, but as a whole, they are called iBuyer's and offer you, the home seller a quick and efficient way to get your home sold without the hassle of p...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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A Spectacular 4 Bed/2 Bath Shenandoah Pool Home SOLD in Davie!A Spectacular 4 Bed/2 Bath Shenandoah Pool Home SOLD in Davie!  A custom Leesburg model like no other! This home features 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths with a popular open floor plan and over $90,000 in recent high end upgrades, includin...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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A 2 Bed/2 Bath Courtyards of Plantation Villa FOR SALE in Plantation!A 2 Bed/2 Bath Courtyards of Plantation Villa FOR SALE in Plantation!  This cute and cozy villa features a large private courtyard entrance and a split bedroom floor plan.  The Courtyards of Plantation community is ideally situa...

By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~ yesmyrealtor@gmail.com
(Real Estate One)
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Here are 3 lakes in Bloomfield Hills and Bloomfield Township MI.  There are no big all sports lakes in Bloomfield Michigan.Wing Lake houses are what I would call more exclusive real estate if you are not from the area. Lake buyers buy for the city and the Bloomfield Hills School system. If you ar...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Ottawa WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for January 2019Looking for a superb place in which to live?Ottawa is a town in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. The town has a total area of 34.9 square miles, of which 34.3 square miles is land and 0.6 square miles is water.The area is known for big yards, lo...

By Jeremy K. Frost, Associate Broker, CNE, CRS, ePro, PSA
(Keller Williams Realty)
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HOME SOLD IN MANCHACA TEXAS! South Austin Gem in a great location. Former model home with tons of custom upgrades. Lush professional landscaping greets you upon arrival and invites you into the shade of the large covered front porch. Once inside, you feel right at home in the ideal open layout f...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(HomeSmart)
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1 Interest rates are low. And if you think three or four percent is high, look at the past 50 years when interest rates most of the time were 7% to 19%.2 The economy is great now. Unemployment is at an all time low. 3 Home values have gone up for the past 10 years. So, don’t expect them to skyroc...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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  I would love to sell my house, but we fear we will not find another home to purchase.    This is a common and valid statement in today's Seller's Market.    It is not uncommon for a home to go under contract within a few days and finding a replacement property can be a challenge.      Inventory...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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A Wonderful 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Walnut Creek Home SOLD in Pembroke Pines! A Wonderful 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Walnut Creek Home SOLD in Pembroke Pines!  This Ash model includes a 1 car garage, an interior laundry room, a handy built-in computer station, and a custom master walk-in closet. The home is loaded wi...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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https://www.google.com/analytics/web/#home/a69066132w111663562p116541675/#ChrisBJohnsonRealtor Some Highlights: Every year United Van Lines conducts their National Movers Study by tracking their customer’s movement state-to-state over the course of the year. Vermont claimed the top spot of states...

By Joseph Zingales
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Your home is your castle, your own piece of the American dream. But lately your little corner of the world has been feeling cramped and you find yourself eyeing a larger home. Is it time to pull up the stakes and move on from your starter home?Growing FamilyIf you have added to your family in rec...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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https://www.google.com/analytics/web/#home/a69066132w111663562p116541675/#ChrisBJohnsonRealtor It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether ...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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A Charming and Inviting 3/2.5 Pine Bay Townhome FOR SALE in Sunrise!A charming and inviting 3/2.5 Pine Bay townhome for sale in Sunrise! This home offers a nice layout with a living area on the first floor and all the bedrooms upstairs. The kitchen has been upgraded and the bathrooms have been up...