Home Selling

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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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An Adorable & Affordable 4 Bed/2 Bath Home SOLD in Pembroke Pines! An adorable & affordable 4 bed/2 bath home sold in Pembroke Pines!  This light and bright home features a flowing, triple split, open floor plan with no wasted space.  The large fenced yard includes plenty of room to run and play,...

By Andrew Monaghan, CRS, GRI, EPro Associate Broker
(The Monaghan Group)
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3 Things You Must Know When Selling Your Home When selling your home there are a myriad of things to consider. Hiring an expert realtor ensures that you not only get top dollar for your home, but also that you sell your home in a timely manner and eliminate many of the stresses and headaches that...

By Wendy Rulnick, "It's Wendy... It's Sold!"
(Rulnick Realty, Inc.)
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This Miramar Beach Florida condo at Poinciana Place was approved as a short sale in three weeks!  Taking only 55 days to go under contract, this Miramar Beach condomium at 320 Scenic Gulf Drive had two liens.  What does that mean? There were two mortgages in this case, each with SPS – Select Port...

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
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Say You'll Pay a Nominal Fee as a Courtesy, Will You Mr. FSBO?This Valentine's Day, I had the displeasure of inquiring about a property that was listed For Sale By Owner.  My buyer is struggling to find something that works for her and found this guy on Zillow.  I'm not about to bash Zillow.  Tru...

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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Cabin Branch Clarksburg MD | Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One! If you are looking to buy a home in Cabin Branch Clarksburg. As a real estate agent, I want to be prepared to ensure that you are given the best buying experience with knowledge and expertise to guid...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Some excellent tips for those preparing their homes to sell:        Should I paint and replace the carpet or sell the home like it is?     Many Sellers ask these questions, and always recommend to get this done prior to listing.   These two items make such an impression when buyers walk in the do...

By Summer Robertson, Your Gillette, WY Real estate Resource
(Team Properties Group, LLC)
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Why Should You List with an Agent?The benefits to listing your home with an agent are numerous, and I am here to tell you all the reasons of why.                We know, understand and interpret local market data. We can help you determine the appropriate listing price for you home, so that it se...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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Many sellers believe they should put their home on the market in the April/May timeframe. That's when the snow has melted, the grass is green, and flowers start "springing" up! So isn't that the best time to sell? Anytime of the year is a good time to sell, if you need to do so. But if you have t...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale The Sundance Estates in Dripping Springs, TX 104 Sunset RDG Dripping Springs, TX 78620 is offered at $475,000!!!  This wonderful property is over 3 acres and has tons of birds and wildlife to enjoy from your deck! It features wood and tile flooring throughout and the kitchen and ba...

By Abby Stiller, Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637
(REMAX Realty Group)
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Call and MAKE AN OFFER!!! on this 3 bedroom, 2 baths, home with New Roof and City Water and NOT in a flood zone! Wow☀️Located in San Carlos Park with easy access to Alico Rd, I-75, Malls and RSW Airport! It has 1,732 sq.ft and was built in 1984 This concrete block is priced to sell pretty quick! ...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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 My Los Angeles County Real Estate BLOG   My Ventura County Real Estate BLOG Investor Fix & Flip-Bidding Ends SOON!   #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor What is My Home Worth? To Get A Market SnapShot Click Here . 5 Reasons to Love Hiring A Real Estate Pro #5StarR... ChrisBJohnsonRealtor 4 Questions to Ask Be...

By Viktar Kutsevich
(Kutsevich Realty powered by Samson Properties)
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Real Estate Market Update as of July, 2018 for Wild meadowHomes for sale in Wild meadow, Ashburn VAhttps://www.kutsevichrealty.com/Loudoun-county/ashburn-va/wild-meadowAre you curious to find out how much your Ashburn HOME is worth in today's market?Click here for a free INSTANT value reporthttp:...

By Tommy Wyher, I am an freelance writer and professional marketer
(Husky Marketing)
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All sellers want a quick sale. Closing a sale fast means you can take the next step, whether that’s making an offer on a new home or relocating to a new country. The last thing most people want is for their home to languish on the market for months. When this happens, buyers tend to assume there’...

By Viktar Kutsevich
(Kutsevich Realty powered by Samson Properties)
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Real Estate Market Update as of July, 2018 for Southglen at university centerHomes for sale in Southglen at university center, Ashburn VAhttps://www.kutsevichrealty.com/Loudoun-county/ashburn-va/southglen-university-centerAre you curious to find out how much your Ashburn HOME is worth in today's ...

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 Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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¿Pensando en vender? ¡Este es el momento perfecto!  11 11UTC febrero 11UTC 2019  For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers   Es de conocimiento común que un gran número de casas se venden durante la estación de compra de la primavera. Por esa razón, muchos propietarios de casas esperan para poner sus casas en...

By Viktar Kutsevich
(Kutsevich Realty powered by Samson Properties)
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Real Estate Market Update as of July, 2018 for Ridges at belmontHomes for sale in Ridges at belmont, Ashburn VAhttps://www.kutsevichrealty.com/Loudoun-county/ashburn-va/ridges-belmontAre you curious to find out how much your Ashburn HOME is worth in today's market?Click here for a free INSTANT va...

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  Cómo poner su casa a la venta al mejor precio Si su plan para 2019 incluye vender su casa, usted querrá prestar atención a donde los expertos creen que se dirige el valor de las casas. Según el último ...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
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Reality Check 101- Mythbusting a SellerSellers are pretty much the same. Many think they have most of the answers about how to sell their homes and can do it themselves. Professional real estate agents have two jobs. First, they have to do a reality check with the seller and once that is accompli...

By Sam Cooper, Sam Cooper HER Realtors
(HER Realtors)
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Haaf Farms Home Sales Pickerington Ohio 43147Haaf Farms Home Sales Pickerington Ohio 43147 have equaled 7 in 2018 according to Columbus MLS.  These 7 home sales were on the market for an average of 39 days and sold for an average of $316.355 ($103.74 per sqft).  Currently Haaf Farms has 2 homes f...