Home Selling

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By Peter Spain
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For all foreign homeowners with property in Spain, there comes a time when you might want to sell.The apartment or villa may be too small or large, or you might be interested in returning to your land of origin.For people looking to sell a villa or apartment, the procedure will be more complicate...

By The Sue Dericks Team, EVERYTHING We Touch Will Turn To SOLD!
(The Sue Dericks Team)
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Who Wouldn't Want To Live On Paradise?  214 Paradise Court, Mandeville LA 70471Offered at: $332,9005 beds + 3 bath / 2,620 SqftMeticulously maintained & upgraded home tucked into a cul-de-sac with extensive outdoor backyard living. Granite & Stainless Kitchen with open airy feeling through Breakf...

By Karen Richards
(Keller Williams Realty Allen)
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By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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 It’s exciting to put a house on the market and to think about making new memories in new spaces, but we can have deep sentimental attachments to the homes we’re leaving behind, too. Growing emotions can help or hinder a sale, depending on how we manage them.When it comes to the bottom line, home...

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 E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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By Jason McIntosh, The McIntosh Group | Founder & Team Leader
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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 Zee Mahan, Get your own piece of Maui paradise...
(Berkshire Hathaway Maui Properties)
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Whether capitalizing on job opportunities, affordability, or warm-weather places to retire, Americans are making moves to these top cities to take advantage of the strength in the current housing market.        A strong economy and lower mortgage rates have made it easier for many would-be buyers...

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 Shar Sitter, Home Staging and Redesign Minneapolis/ St. Paul, M
(Rooms With Style)
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I know it may sound a bit crazy to consider traffic when you are selling your home....like you need a traffic cop to assist you, but in a way you do. I guess I am that traffic cop! :)    When you are putting your home on the market you really need to consider that you may have 5 to 6 people all t...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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North Prairie WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for November 2019Get to know the safest place to live in Wisconsin!North Prairie is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. It is located about 3 miles west of Genesee and Genesee Depot near Highway 59 and Highway E.The village has a total area of ...

By Belinda Spillman, Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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A buyer has made an offer on your home and you are now UNDER CONTRACT.  The next phase of the process is the home inspection.  The inspector works for the BUYER so be sure to make your home shine! Here are some simple tips to help eliminate the number inspection items.  If the property is vacant,...

By Filomena M. Thompson, Realtor, ABR, CIPS, MRP, PSA, SRS, SRES
(REMAX Above The Beach)
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Have you been thinking about putting your house on the market? What about moving-up to the house of your dreams? With supply and demand continuing to raise prices, now may be the perfect time! Let's get together to discuss why you should list your house for sale this fall!

By Filomena M. Thompson, Realtor, ABR, CIPS, MRP, PSA, SRS, SRES
(REMAX Above The Beach)
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SOLD - Conway, SC! ... Homes are selling and buyers are buying. If you are thinking of selling or buying a home I would love the opportunity to talk to you. Contact me at 843-999-0173 or filomena@filomenasellstheabeach.com #filomenathompson #filomenarealtor #gettingyouwhereyouwanttobe #realestate...

By Melinda (Mel) Peterson, ABR, CRS ~ Curator of Happy Endings
(Real Estate Cafe LLC)
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Stage Your Home to Sell.  Real Estate Cafe LLC offers a unique and stylistic approach to marketing homes for sale throughout Central and Southern Oregon by helping Sellers stage their homes prior to listing them for sale.  Our philosophy is short and sweet; showcase your home by creating a warm a...

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 Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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We have access to any home on the gulf coast, from Pensacola to Pace, to Gulf Breeze and many that will be coming SOON to the market let us save you money whether selling or buying. Call, text 850-476-4494 or email us charles@charlesstallions.com.  NOW YOU KNOWPensacola Florida 32514: Why Buy a H...

By Tyler Weinrich, Home buying company servicing OKC
(W Properties)
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If you are wondering how to sell my house fast Tulsa, you have come to the right place. Selling your house fast for whatever reason isn't an easy task.There are many instances where you may need to get rid of your property quickly.Whether you are experiencing foreclosure, planning a divorce, lien...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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I know, I know...It's only the middle of January and Winter is still all around us. BUT for those who are considering placing their homes on the active Spring Market, you need to prepare now, not March. Why? you say. It's easy...Buyers are Always in the Market and Looking AND Inventory is low, lo...

By Debra Mitchell-Adams, Changing Lives. One Home At A Time.
(JohnHart Realty)
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In this competitive market where lending is tight and buyers are few it's important to hire an agent who is a local market expert and a step ahead of the competition.  An agent that takes the time to send you a pre-listing pagage and video has already demostrated that they are serious about thei...