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By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 4
Just Listed in the Magnolia Hills Subdivision103 Ginko LaneMagnolia Hills Property and Community InformationA true "Southern Charmer" in Magnolia Hills Subdivision! Imagine yourself on a cool day relaxing on the rocking chair front porch or enjoying the sights of the spacious backyard from the he...

By Ben Williams
(Lake Life Real Estate)
Comments 0
The Grand Traverse region is primarily Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Benzie and Antrim Counties. Home to many wonderful lake front homes; buyers looking to purchase will find it’s an investment worth making. This region offers year-round activities for families as well as vacation get-a-ways. Lake fr...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 10
How to Stage Your BathroomWhen your house is on the market, every room and space counts. Don’t forget your bathroom. Just like the rest of your house, editing what you have, making sure that it’s clean, and showing your buyer the possibilities of the space are key.   Below are nine tips to help y...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
Comments 1
Should you list your own home?A great answer in this re-post from my mentor, idol Barbara Todaro.Are You A Do-It-Yourselfer? Tough Lessons To Learn Here!!  Are you a do-it-yourselfer?  I’m not talking about doing repairs to your home.  I’m referring to listing your own home rather than hiring ano...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 25
The phone rings and it is the old listing agent for a home I listed. "How did you sell that over priced listing?" followed by... "What is your secret?" To set the scene, there was a Manchester NH area home I saw on the expired list. They had it with agents, so they tried to list on their home. It...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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If you’re thinking of selling your Barnegat home, be aware; competition is coming!! There are multiple new home construction projects going on in Barnegat at the moment, including at least 84 listings for homes that have just been built, homes under construction and homes to be built. New listing...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 12
  Setting showings for buyers is a common occurrence, and we get information to access the home once the showings has been set.  Sometimes WHERE the lockbox is pretty funny!  We assume the lock box is on the front door --- but what happens when the home has a handle where the lock box can slip of...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 2
Winston Towers 300 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update August 12, 2018The Winston Towers 300 Sunny Isles Beach faces the canal, and residents have the opportunity to enjoy the sight from their large private balconies. The Winston Towers 300 condos Sunny Isles Beach also has functional amenities, such...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 1
Winston Towers 600 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update August 12, 2018 The Winston Towers 600 Sunny Isles Beach is located just at the corner of Collins Avenue and 174 Street, and residents have the opportunity to enjoy the sight from their large private balconies. The Winston Towers 600  condos Sunn...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 1
Winston Towers 200 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update August 12, 2018The Winston Towers 200 Sunny Isles Beach faces the Intercoastal Waterway, and residents have the opportunity to enjoy the sight from their large private balconies. The Winston Towers 200 condos Sunny Isles Beach also has functional...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
Comments 0
Getting the Highest Price in the Shortest TimeIn order to get the highest price in the shortest time, you need to know how to market your home. The better you market your home, the more offers you will get. And the more offers you get, the more choices you have to get the price and terms you want...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 8
On August 10, 2018, Desare Kohn-Laski published a very helpful report on Magazine.Realtor about the fallowing list of tips for growing seller sphere.1. 1. Create your own circle of offline connections and influences,2. Build a better online network,3. Send mailers, both online and offline,4. Step...

By Bob Southard, e-Pro - Cobb, Cherokee, North Fulton
(Atlas Realty Service, LLC)
Comments 1
If I don’t sell your home I will NOT buy it! If you are in any way thinking of selling your home you have no doubt heard or seen these ads. I will not make that offer and here is why!   In my opinion it is a marketing gimmick to get in the door.   People hear and see the ads and instinctively kno...

By Patrizia "Trish" Giassa, The Shannon Aronson Group
(Keller Williams Realty, North Central New Jersey)
Comments 3
 Condo Sold in Sutton Woods, Chatham NJ  Visit our Sutton Woods website.... Sales have been brisk in Sutton Woods, Chatham, NJ this summer.  This bucolic condo community has a lot to offer with an updated outdoor pool, tennis courts, paddle courts, and hiking just steps away!  Also convenient for...

By Susan Morrison
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
Comments 3
  Sensational Contemporary Home for Sale in Franklin OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionNeighborhoodMarket Stats $700,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms2 Half BathroomsInterior: 4,500 sqftLot: 74,139 sqftYear Built: 1987MLS #: 72296437 Location 12 Mercer LaneFrankli...

By Susan Morrison
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
Comments 2
Single Family Home for sale in Bridgewater, MA OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionNeighborhoodMarket Stats $175,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Full BathroomInterior: 1,030 sqftYear Built: 1971MLS #: 72295850 Location 220 Bedford StreetUnit 12DBridgewater, MA 02324USA Susan M ...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
Comments 6
Ocean Four Sunny Isles Beach. Luxury condo for sale. Prestigious Ocean Four condominium is located in the beautiful new city of Sunny Isles Beach, in Florida’s Riviera. Ocean Four Sunny Isles Beach condominium has just 264 residences in forty-five floors and it is one of the best oceanfront build...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 15
5675 SW Mapp Road – Ocean Access Waterfront Pool Home in Palm City Florida – Sold This waterfront home in Palm City Florida has been sold.  Short sale with all deficiencies waived. 5 BR, 3 BA, Pool Home with 4 Car Garage and Ocean Access Dock and Lift Wonderful opportunity for a family in need o...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 44
Are you a do-it-yourselfer?  I’m not talking about doing repairs to your home.  I’m referring to listing your own home rather than hiring another listing agent in your office to list it.  Is it worth paying someone else a listing fee? In my opinion, it certainly is.  I listed my home in 2008, jus...

By Nancy Emek
Comments 6
How many of you tried to make appointments or made offers and waited for a response not knowing if your request or offer was received by the owner? If this never happened to you, consider yourself very fortunate. It has happened to me and it has cost me deals. That is why I came up with the ADVAN...