Home Selling

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By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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When we own a home, we hope when the time comes to sell it, we have the luxury of time to choose the best possible market conditions and to prepare it for the sale, in order that we achieve the best possible price. Preparation can take time, we may want to make some improvements to our home, pain...

By Donald Payne, What's your Vision..
(Vision Realty)
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There's been some debate on whether or not an open house does any good. Sure, it's a good way to get the word out about a new listing, especially for the first weekend or so, but the chances of an open house actually selling the property can be a little more tricky. However, there are some great ...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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    Aspectos destacados: Aspectos destacados: Cada primavera, su casa necesita un poco de cuidado extra. Ya sea que usted está planeando vender su casa esta primavera, o no, ¡Realizar este mantenimiento le ayudará a asegurar que su casa funcione bien el resto del año! ¡Su agente de bienes raíces...

By Fred Sed, Your Orange County Realtor, Why? Because Fred Sed
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Southern California Realtors)
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13458 Verona, Tustin, CA Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE April 13, Saturday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM April 14, Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price 2 BEDROOMS | 2 Baths (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1105 SqFt You want a fantastic locat...

By Lisa DiNoto Group, The Key To Unlocking Your Dream Home
(Mainstreet Realty)
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Welcome to the Brentwood Community of Rancho Cucamonga!! This home has one of the best VIEWS in the neighborhood and located on a cul-de-sac! Upon entry you will walk into an open formal living and dining room with tall ceilings. This floor plan offers a game room/den downstairs that could be con...

By Lisa DiNoto Group, The Key To Unlocking Your Dream Home
(Mainstreet Realty)
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Welcome to Luxury Living in this elegant move-in ready home in the Prestigious Brentwood Community of Rancho Cucamonga!!No details were missed when designing this absolutely stunning home on a larger lot, with great curb appeal! You will love the breathtaking resort-style backyard retreat, comple...

By Lisa DiNoto Group, The Key To Unlocking Your Dream Home
(Mainstreet Realty)
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Welcome Home!! Single story home in Rancho Cucamonga! This cute home has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a large backyard with fruit trees! Open formal living room, dining room and kitchen. Kitchen full of charm with bright windows and sliders to the backyard. Backyard has a large patio cover, avocad...

By Audrey June-Forshey, GRI, Gaithersburg, MD
(RE/MAX Realty Services)
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20202 Waterside Drive Germantown, MD 20874Price: $349,900MLS number: MDMC649920Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms:  2 Full Baths, 2 Half Baths Click Here to View Virtual Tour Fabulous home backing to the lake! Open and bright featuring a gorgeous updated kitchen. Beautiful cabinets, backsplash and appliances. ...

By Kevin Meyer, Eastside and Greater Seattle Homes & Real Estate
(Kevin Meyer Group - John L Scott Real Estate)
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Just Sold in Bellevue Highlands Sale Price $301,000 Condominium Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Full BathroomInterior: 889 sqftYear Built: 1978MLS #: 1415208 Location 14675 NE 32nd StreetUnit C-202Bellevue, WA 98007 Description *Just Sold!* Two bedroom, One bath, One level unit in centrally located Be...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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 Buying a home is a huge investment but selling it is an equally huge decision in itself. There are lots of decisions involved and it takes a toll on your physical as well as emotional well being. Some reasons why you might decide to sell your home are:  There are structural issues in the propert...

By Ben DeHaven, Proudly serving Winter Haven & Lakeland, Florida
(Haven Realty & Investments)
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Just Listed in Lakelands Magnolia Chase! The moment you walk in you will know you are home. From the ideal floor plan to the large yard and covered lanai. This home is perfect in every way. The almost 2800 sq ft 3 bedroom 2 bath spacious split floor plan is a dream. Your large master bedroom alon...

By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
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  If you're selling a home for the first time, it's quite a different ballgame from what you experienced as a first-time buyer.Ultimately, you're in control of the process. You call the shots on prepping your home for sale, deciding on a listing price, accepting (or rejecting) offers, and a host ...

By Bill Gassett, Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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 The Most Common Mistakes Homeowners Make When Trying to Sell Their HomeWhat are the top mistakes that keep your home from selling? Most homeowners assume selling a home is not a big deal. Selling your home is more than a big deal - it is an art form. If you can avoid making the most common home ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County 3 Bedroom Home Sales Market Report March 2019Waukesha County Homes For Sale, Waukesha County Real Estate, Kristin Johnston,RE/MAX   Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha County,WI for March 2019.  Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha County Homes For Sale My name is Kristin John...

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 Mesa, AZ Custom Homes Featured In Our April 10th HOME TOUR WEDNESDAY! Look forward to a fantastic foursome of gorgeous gems in the desirable neighborhoods of Hermosa Groves South, Somerset Estates and Ann-Lyn Estates on tomorrow's Home Tour Wednesday! Of course, this week's one hour tour is top...

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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Selling a Cupertino Home? What You Need to Know Now"What To Know Before Buying or Selling a Cupertino Home"by Cupertino REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweIn Silicon Valley, California now is the time when Buyers begin actively searching for Santa Clara County homes to buy. From Sunnyvale and San Jose, t...

By Wayne Johnson, San Antonio REALTOR, San Antonio Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper REALTORS®)
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5907 Spring Buck San Antonio TexasInformation About the HomeFour bedrooms-the master bedroom and two secondary bedrooms upstairsThree full bathrooms. The two secondary bedrooms upstairs share a jack-and-jill style bathroom.Flooring-down stairs is tile and carpet upstairs.Over 2600 square feet.Out...

By Dave Rosenmarkle, 31 years of providing fully satisfying service!
(Highland Realty)
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Median Listing $ for Active Listings in Loudoun County, VAHere is a report that shows the Median Listing $ for all active listings in Loudoun County, VA. If you would like more specific information about this report, your city or neighborhood over the past 1 to five years, just let us know.Also c...

By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Coastal Properties)
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Hi All!!! Highly desirable Lakewood Home nestled along the tree lined street community of Lakewood Park. Centrally located to Award winning schools, Del Valle Park, shopping centers, restaurants and great freeway access. This home has been updated and well maintained. This is the first sale for 2...

By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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Coastal North Kingstown RI Home for Sale 23 Cecil Avenue  Coastal Renovated Cottage 23 Cecil Ave. N.Kingstown RI for Sale OPEN HOUSE Sunday April 14th 1-3 pm   Overview Maps Photos Features Open House $325,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Full Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,500 sqftLot...