Home Selling

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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
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Most buyers have “hardwood floors” and “granite countertops” on their minds when reading listing ad copy, but their preferences can differ somewhat after that. Depending on where consumers live, they may be more apt to be drawn to listing ads that point out the “cozy fireplace,” “pool,” or “brick...

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 December 2019Live 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 Jason McIntosh, The McIntosh Group | Founder & Team Leader
(RE/MAX ALLIANCE GROUP)
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 Do not miss out on this perfectly priced move in ready Sun City Center home! One of the few properties around that is FULLY FENCED for your furry friends. In addition there is a cozy gazebo to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner or spend time with your favorite read or friend!  There is a storage s...

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 December 2019Enjoy 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 Pat Wattam, Making Things Happen!
(RE/MAX First, Independently Owned and Operated)
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We all know there are 3 main things a seller needs to do before selling their home - decluttering, deep cleaning, and front landscaping.  The biggest mistake I see seller make, however, is waiting too late to decide to sell.  The first thing a seller needs to do is mentally prepare themselves to ...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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The constant increases in power costs and the threat of being left without electricity in over-burdened areas are seeing many people investigating the Dos and Don’ts of living off-grid. This can be a surprisingly costly undertaking, but if you do things properly you can bring expenses down a lot....

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Tiny-house enthusiasts are quick to tell you that they want to build their dream home on their own piece of land, but few people are aware of what actually goes into the development of a single lot.It’s not as straightforward as you may think, and there are critical restrictions, financial invest...

By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Watch that first step. I got a new Listing on the way. You will not want to miss this one. I love fixer uppers. It excites me to get the creative juices flowing to see what these diamond in the rough style homes could be. Yesterday I got a call. This young ladies parents need to sell. They called...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
(Downing-Frye)
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Waterfront Condo Open House on Marco Island Sat. 1-4 PMStop by this fabulous Waterfront Condo on Marco Island this Saturday, January 25th from 1-4 PM. Spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico and sandy white beaches from the covered balcony of this updated 8th floor Crescent Beach condo offer home...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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You want to sell your home but you're not quite sure what you need to do TO your home before trying to sell it.You don't do this very often and aren't really sure what current home buyers love or hate.So you find an agent that you're considering hiring to sell your home when you're ready.Can that...

By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(RE/MAX Associates)
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31 Coach Hill Drive, Newark, DE Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Get Your Homes Value Special Financing Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Newark Homes for Sale Presented By: Christopher Pataki Realtor RE/MAX Associates 302-562-0628 Licensed In: Delawa...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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                     Have You Ever Pulled A Listing Out Of The Air?  Many years ago, I was flying back from a real estate seminar and was writing copy for my weekly advertisement. The gentleman sitting next to me started a conversation about houses and shared that his house was a large contempora...

By Chris B Johnson REALTOR®, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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The headlines in real estate today all revolve around one major point: there is a shortage of homes available for sale. Price appreciation is accelerating again because there is a shortage of homes available for sale. First-time buyers are taking longer to purchase a home because there is a shor...

By The Ryan-Whyte Real Estate Team at Infinity & Associates, Bringing Valley Families Home
(Infinity & Associates)
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Beautiful spacious home built by DR Horton in Copper Basin. Gourmet kitchen offers built-in double ovens, gas range, granite counters, island & cherrywood cabinets. Separate wet bar with additional cabinetry & counters. Soaring ceilings w/ plenty of windows creating natural light for a bright and...

By Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan, I don't make promises.I deliver results.SOLD HOMES
(Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
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 LEWISDALE HYATTSVILLE MD HOMES SOLD-DECEMBER 2019 December 2019 was a slow month in Real Estate Sales in the Lewisdale subdivision in Hyattsville MD zip code 20783. Only one house was sold. The house that sold in Lewisdale was 7003 23rd Ave Hyattsville MD 20783. The buyer who purchased this prop...

By Jeana Cowie, Broker Associate, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES
(RE/MAX Real Estate Limited)
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  Paramus Real Estate Update  proudly presented by your Paramus real estate agent Jeana CowieJeana Cowie is 1 of the TOP Paramus Realtors & has sold over 300+ homes in Paramus alonePrice reduction ~ this fabulous Paramus home for sale is now offered at $712,500 Thinking of buying or selling a Par...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Oconomowoc WI Lots for Sale | Market Report December 2019 Lots for Sale in Oconomowoc WI A unique community with a high quality of life – that’s how Oconomowoc is described by both visitors and residents alike. Located in the Lake Country area of northwest Waukesha County, Oconomowoc City is the ...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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23 Walker Creek, SHELL POINT, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 4 Baths (3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2938 SqFt Waterfront beauty in Shell Point, just minutes from Tallahassee! Your luxury private vacation ho...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at Woodcreek in Wimberley, TX 107 Augusta LN Wimberley, TX 78676 is offered at $370,000!!!  Three bedroom home in Woodcreek with bamboo floors, granite counters and bonus room over garage. Stainless steel appliances and 2 pantry closets in kitchen that overlook the huge living area...

By Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan, I don't make promises.I deliver results.SOLD HOMES
(Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
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          Accokeek MD zip code 20607 Real Estate Market Report-December 2019Last Accokeek MD Real Estate Market Report of the past decade. Areas where Accokeek MD Real Estate Market Report showed signs of improvement include Days on the market Sold dollar volume Units sold Average days on the mar...