Home Selling

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By Fred Sed, Your Orange County Realtor, Why? Because Fred Sed
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Orange County Realtors)
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5742 Playa Way # 79, Cypress, CA Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE December 15, Saturday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM December 16, 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 | 1025 SqFt Centrally loc...

By Ben DeHaven, Proudly serving Winter Haven & Lakeland, Florida
(Haven Realty & Investments)
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Just Listed- Home for sale near Lake Hollingsworth! Looking for a 3/2 near Lake Hollingsworth, Downtown Lakeland, and the Polk Parkway? This is it! Oh, did I mention UNDER $200,000?Check out the link above for all the information. This beautifully maintained 3br/2ba/2car garage home near Lake Hol...

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 Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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32514 Pensacola Florida News: Where (and why) budgets are stretched the farthest Many Tampa, Jacksonville and Orlando residents don't appear to be saving money for a downpayment, according to a LendingTree study that analyzed U.S. cities. Read more. Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 850-476-4494...

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 Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at Spillman Ranch in Austin, TX 15904 Spillman Ranch Loop Austin, TX 78738 is offered at $578,500!!!  This stunning 4 bedroom home backs to Falconhead Golf Course and features soaring ceilings and an abundance of windows allowing for natural light to flow in. It offers a dedicated ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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What is the Best Time to List my Winnetka Home? A very common question from home sellers interested in knowing when the market is hottest. In Winnetka and other North Shore villages, the spring months see the highest number of new homes coming on the market. The flip side is that there are also a...

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 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 Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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Attention Home sellers ! This great post will help you understand FHA loans. I have helped many sellers sell  their   homes to buyers who had FHA loans and all of them closed without problems. A good agent can guide you .      Selling Your Home? Should You be Leery of Accepting an Offer from Buye...

By Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616, Top 2% Of 185,000+ KW Agents Worldwide!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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PRICE DROP & 360 Virtual Tour for 4 Bed 3.5 Bath Citrus Corridor Home!So how do you make a $5100 PRICE DROP more exciting? Why not announce it along with a 360 virtual tour for the home in question! Come check out our first 360 virtual tour featuring a 4 Bed 3.5 Bath Citrus Corridor Dream Home!  ...

By The Temple Team, Specializing in Lake Norman/Charlotte/Charleston
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 When showing your home to prospective buyers, you want them to be able to picture themselves living in your home. So you sould "de-personalize" your home by removing family pictures, drawings that the kids may have done, just basically anything that is personal and that includes your pet and the...

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 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 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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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 Michele Cadogan-Cell 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2926 Ave J Brooklyn NY 11210)
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 Brooklyn Seniors And Home Bound Home Owners NYC offers Snow Removal AssistanceSnow Shoveling Assistance in NYC    Senior and Home bound NYC Property owners if you are in need of   help with snow removal on your property call 311.  NYC Snow Removal  Service will attempt to match you with a local ...

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 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 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...