Home Selling

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By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Nashotah WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for November 2018Live in the heart of Wisconsin’s stunning Lake Country landscape!Nashotah is a quaint village in Waukesha County, in the Lake Country area of Wisconsin. It is bordered by Delafield to the south, east, and west.The village got its name fr...

By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Coastal Properties)
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Selling a home during the Holidays - Why Now is the time to Sell 

By Ann Hayden, SelectAnn.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri)
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Why Rent When You Could Own? With SelectAnnWhy pay rent, when you can own? Looking for a property in the Village of Leslie? Home on approximately 1/3rd of an acre city lot, close to the Leslie Depot.Newer deck at front door leading to the open living room featuring neutral carpeting and paint, vi...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Vernon WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for November 2018Enjoy country living in Vernon!Vernon is a town in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. It is bordered by Big Bend to the east, Waukesha to the north, and Mukwonago to the west.The town has a total area of 32.7 square miles, of which 32.2 square mi...

By Randal Jenkins
(Coldwell Banker F I Gray and Sons Residential, Inc.)
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Listing Agent Malpractice  "Buyer to Verify."   This is not acceptable.The idea of using a Realtor is so the information about the property can be shared with buyers.The seller is agreeing to pay the Realtor for providing a service.  That service is to advertise the property to the most possible ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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So 2 guys walk into the COFFEE SHOP, each selling their Manchester NH area homes on their own. How many of these homes will sell? Did you write your guess down? Well the answer is one. How do I know, well luck for us both they asked to sit at the end of my table where I sat looking up some info ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Oh no, he is back. Mr. FSBO himself who screamed at me how useless real estate agents were. How he could sell his own home and save a fortune. All this happened last summer when I was asked to interview for a Manchester NH area home listing. Now the wife is calling asking me to come back there??...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at Picadilly Ridge in Pflugerville, TX 17233 Sandwick Dr Pflugerville, TX 78660 is offered at $234,900!!!  Well maintained 4 bedroom home in Pflugerville. Spacious kitchen with tons of cabinet and counter space opens to the dining and family room for ease of entertaining. French do...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  Selling Your Home? Should You be Leery of Accepting an Offer from Buyers Approved for FHA Financing? It's not unheard of to hear my Borrowers (and their Agents) say that Sellers are expressing a leeriness about accepting offers from FHA  Buyers ...  Typically these Sellers' uneasiness is based ...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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You’re going to have to put in some work if you plan to sell your house fast and for top dollar. Selling a home takes more than just placing a sign in the front yard and waiting for a buyer to come along. Before you have a real estate agent actively market your home, there are three essential tas...

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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Excellent tips for anyone wanting to increase the value of their home:  If you are planning to sell your Kingstowne VA home soon, you are likely thinking of ways to increase its value. One of the most common questions I get from my clients is “How can I increase my home’s value?” How to choose th...

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 | How to Simply Increase Your Family Wealth by Paying for Housing 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 guide you...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker Along Scenic 30A
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207 Wildcat Court, Destin, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 3 Baths(2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 1604 SqFt Get the Closing Price! Destin Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Shalimar, waterfr...

By Tommy Wyher, I am an freelance writer and professional marketer
(Husky Marketing)
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It’s one thing trying to sell your home by simply handing it over to an estate agent. Sure, the house will likely sell at some stage and you’ll be left with your cut, but if there’s potential for you to do some of the work yourself and gain more in the end, then you should by all means take that ...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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Yesterday morning I spotted an email delivered to my inbox that contained a brand new listing. I have targeted specific neighborhoods with hotsheets in MLS (boy, that's an old term, hotsheets), to keep abreast of all activity. In this particular neighborhood, an interesting new listing popped up....

By Fred Sed, Your Orange County Realtor, Why? Because Fred Sed
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Orange County Realtors)
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This question is one that we get asked every year as the holidays approach. Most homeowners think that since the holidays are usually a busy time of year, home buyers will only be focused on family dinners, holiday parties and events. but the reality is that listing your home during the holidays ...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at Paloma Lake in Round Rock, TX 2414 Santa Barbara Loop Round Rock, TX 78665 is offered at $320,000!!!  Magnificent Grand Haven home features an inviting foyer with soaring ceilings! Main level offers a dedicated office plus an additional tech room. Beautiful, island kitchen opens...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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You can have the U-Box Containers delivered to your home then pack them yourselves. U-Haul will pick them up when you call them and store them in their warehouse or ship them to where you are moving. Home Staging Tip...What to Do with Your Extras When You Prepare Your Home for Sale.   If you are ...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Condos For Sale Aventura  Market Update December 10, 2018 via SIB Realty 305-931-6931. 1714 condos are for sale today in Aventura. Condos For Sale Market Update December 10, 2018.  Aventura Active for Sale Pending Sale Sold in 2018 Studio 6 0 3 One Bedroom 211 28 187 Two Bedroom 863 71 551 Three ...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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UNDER CONTRACT - Fabulous Armstrong Park FULL BRICK RANCHLovely brick ranch on flat, fenced lot, easily accessible to Charlotte is UNDER CONTRACT. Brand new kitchen with all new appliances & granite countertops, refinished hardwoods, updated modern baths and lighting – this one is move-in ready! ...