Home Selling

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By Fred Sed, Your Orange County Realtor, Why? Because Fred Sed
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Southern California Realtors)
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22295 Vista Verde Dr, Lake Forest, CA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews More $ Click for current price 2 BEDROOMS | 3 Baths (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 1,415 SqFt This breathtaking condo is perfectly situated in the highly desirable city of Lake Fo...

By Cecilia Rodriguez, Realtor - Riverside California Real Estate
(First Team Real Estate)
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Open House!! 2393 Weatherwood Rd. Corona CA. 92879. $389,900. Mañana Domingo Abril 14, 2019. De 12-3PM. Venga a ver esta Bella Casa Familiar. Conoce alguien que este buscando una casa para LLamarle “Mi Casa My Hogar” en Corona CA? Por favor compartalo con alguien que este buscando una casa en la ...

By Peter Mohylsky, SoWal Is HOME., Let me help you find your path to the beach.
(Gulf Place @ 30A)
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229 Shalimar Drive, Shalimar, FL Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews View More Listings Follow This Home Gulf Place Vacation Homes Search All Homes For Sale Watercolor Florida Investment Properties Emerald Coast Investment Properties Santa Rosa Beach Homes For Sale 30...

By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
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*Motivated Seller* Minutes to historic Roswell & East Cobb in sought-after Chickering neighborhood, that not only offers great schools but also great amenities including swim/tennis. This newer home for the neighborhood and on 2.7 acres, needs some of your cosmetic loving to make this home your ...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at Deer Creek Ranch in Dripping Springs, TX 1111 Deer Creek CIR Dripping Springs, TX 78620 is offered at $399,900!!!  Sitting on 1.40 ac this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with 40'x60' shop is ready for a new owner! Open porch invites you in to an open concept floor plan with high ceili...

By Maui Luxury Real Estate Team, Ask for the Best, Ask for MLRET!
(KW Island Living)
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If you’re a luxury home buyer or real estate investor and have been having your eyes set on Maui for a while then let us help you along your property search and make that dream a reality. Here in Hawaii there are some incredible places to buy and if owning a Maui luxury beachfront home is calling...

By Dave Rosenmarkle, 31 years of providing fully satisfying service!
(Highland Realty)
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Average Listing $ (Actives) for Arlington County VAHere is a report that shows the average Listing $ for all active listings in Arlington 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 conta...

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 Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Assure that your house is buyer ready and looks like the owner of the home still cares.  If you have to leave your home before it is sold you need to make sure it is cared for until the new owners buy and close on their new home. Sellers that want to continue to keep their homes on the market nee...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Sellers...A 12 Point Checklist for When Your House is Being Shown. Once you’ve prepared your house to go on the market, your work doesn’t stop there.  You’ll want to be prepared to take advantage of every showing your house has.   It’s hard to keep your house in Show Ready condition, especially w...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County 4 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 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 Dave Rosenmarkle, 31 years of providing fully satisfying service!
(Highland Realty)
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Median List $ for all active listings in Prince William County, VAHere is a report that shows the Median Listing $ for all active listings in Prince William 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...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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You may want to sit for this one, a buyer agent who did not know what a final walk through was. Getting ready to close on one of my Manchester NH area Listings. The buyer broker had not scheduled one. SO I asked. I was not quite ready for the answer of "a what? why would we need that?"  It is com...

By Dave Rosenmarkle, 31 years of providing fully satisfying service!
(Highland Realty)
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Average Listing $ (Actives) for Fairfax County VAHere is a report that shows the average Listing $ for all active listings in Fairfax 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 contact u...

By Edward Drennan, Serving the Oakville, Ontario Area
(Century 21 Dreams)
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Welcome to Part 1 Selling the home you share with your loved ones, where you created memories can be a hard and emotional experience. Many questions come to mind, such as getting the best price possible, as well as enjoying a relatively smooth and timely sale. Designed by Livia Drennan Interior ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Show Ready and Camera Ready Can Be Very Different. My good friend and stager, Sharon Tara, recently wrote an excellent post about the importance of your MLS photos in attracting potential buyers. She offered advice-that your curb appeal begins with your listing photographs-that every seller shoul...

By Peter Westbrook, We Buy Houses As-Is, No Contingencies
(Westbrook REI (We Buy Houses))
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Cash vs. Financing What offer should I Accept?Negotiating the sale of a house that you own is not always as simple as it sounds. Offers come in all shapes and sizes and they need to be evaluated based on the criteria that you established when you established the sales price.  Remember that each o...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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 This is a great blog that I wish all sellers would read.. Thanks for putting it on paper for us.   The Most Common Mistakes Homeowners Make When Trying to Sell Their Home What are the top mistakes that keep your home from selling? Most homeowners assume selling a home is not a big deal. Selling ...