Home Selling

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By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 2
Lovely Lowell's Landing 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Townhome SOLD in Pembroke Pines Lovely Lowell's Landing 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Townhome SOLD in Pembroke Pines!  This clean and well maintained townhome features an open and bright living area downstairs, with all 3 bedrooms on the second floor.  The fenced backyard...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 6
Lac La Belle WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for November 2018Discover what it’s like living in the lovely village of Lac La Belle!Lac La Belle is a village located mostly in Waukesha County in the State of Wisconsin. The village is situated mostly within the town of Oconomowoc.In 2002, the vil...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 1
32514 Pensacola Florida News: Fla.'s housing market: More sales, median prices up in Oct. Latest Fla. Realtors data: Single-family home sales up 8.5% year-over-year; condo-townhouse sales up 14.1%, due in part to rising inventory of active listings. Read more. Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 8...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 7
Lannon WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for November 2018Lannon is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. The village has a total area of 2.46 square miles, 2.44 square miles of which island, and 0.02 square miles is water. It is bordered by Sussex to the west and Menomonee Falls to the north,...

By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
Comments 1
OPEN HOUSE THIS WEEKEND- SAT 1215 2-4PM & SUN 1216 1-3PM. REDUCED $44,100 !! LIKE NEW 2 YEAR OLD home has a SOARING CEILING in family room with beautiful fireplace & OPEN CONCEPT LIVING! DOWNSTAIRS has roomy master bedroom, formal dining & a french door study. Upstairs has 3 beds , 2 FULL baths, ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 34
How many For Sale signs should a house have? How many arrow signs leading traffic to the home? Why do I ask... well driving a couple of months ago I saw a sign and another and another on a Manchester NH area home just listed back then. There was an arrow sign on every corner for blocks. It did c...

By Irene Bilinski, Real Estate… It's All About You
(RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Group Ottawa)
Comments 2
Now that you are ready to sell your home, it's time to get READY!  There’s a multitude of things that need to be done but first you have to realize that selling your home is a new business venture.  This is no longer your home, this is a house for SALE! You need to make it attractive to the poten...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 6
Some indications that it might be the right time to move:  Are you imagining a new home to go with the New Year?  The New Year seems to promise a fresh new start and people start to think about moving to a new home.  Unfortunately there is a little more involved in buying a new home than putting ...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
Comments 2
Open House SUNDAY 2PM 12 16 2018 3-2 SWMH (Whispering Pines MHP / DeerWood Drive) ★ ★▐►SEE OUR HOMES AT WholeSale Buyer Values: http://www.SCInvestmentProperties.com ★ ★ ► SEE Web Site Video ► Occupants Now in Process for Vacancy ► Property to be Available December 23, 2018 ▐►See by Advance by Co...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
Comments 5
Flipping homes can be rewarding from a personal growth and financial gain perspective. However, there are pros and cons that must be considered before you even think about researching how to find and flip properties."When it comes to the entire process of flipping properties to maximize your retu...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 7
Buying real estate is similar to having a baby. You tend to forget how painful it can be because the rewards are so great. If you could remember, you might not want to do it again. In my opinion, selling is much easier than buying but it can also be stressful.One of the ways that I help my seller...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 2
  Located near the Kelly Mill Rd entrance, Ashland Downes is a mainly all brick home section of the Ahsland section of Lake Carolina. Homes in Ashland Downes were originally built by Essex Homes and have remained popular after completion of the community.  All homes are very close to both Lake C...

By Crystal Kilpatrick, CHLMS,CNE, CRS - Austin & Central Texas Home Sales
(Team Leader -Crystal Kilpatrick Group)
Comments 3
😍Listing of the Week 🏡IMMACULATE Texas Colonial style home in the secluded & gated section of Ruby Ranch. Nestled on a private estate sized lot, this home has plenty of room for a POOL! Step outside on the balcony & soak in private hill country views. Attached guest/nanny quarters with separate e...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 0
  New construction homes continue to be a huge part of the real estate market in all of Columbia, SC and Lake Carolina. One particular example is Pinnacle Ridge at Lake Carolina where Essex Homes, a popular locally owned builder, has a detached town home style product that had been selling very ...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 9
Tis the holiday season - but how do you celebrate and keep your house ready for viewing? You can decorate for the holidays and still be on the market.  The key is - as always - moderation!  Run your ideas by your agent and don’t go overboard. You want to attract buyers, not push them away! Depers...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 35
5 Staging Tips For Selling During The Holidays Tis the season for holiday festivities, gift giving, strained budgets, and in this area bitter cold and grey days. This time of year can be hard on sellers but, it doesn’t have to be. The good news is buyers who are out looking in our less than ideal...

By Donavon DesMarais
(Keller Williams Classic Realty NW)
Comments 5
www.BuildwithWorth.info These lots located just north of Buffalo boast the perfect blend of the country & wilderness with the convenience of close proximity to everything Buffalo has to offer. You'll love being only minutes away from shopping, restaraunts, schools, parks, trails, lakes and conven...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 1
Pace 32571 and Florida News: Sellers could lose momentum if they overprice listings In a seller's market, owners can sometimes add $10K or $20K to a Realtor's recommended listing price and quickly find a buyer – but with home prices starting to slow in some locations, that tactic could soon be a ...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 1
32571 Pace Florida News: Study: 2 out of 3 buyers don't shop around for a mortgageMany buyers fear the mortgage process, but they'd save money and learn more about loan options if they ignored their fears and requested at least two quotes. Read more.  THOUSANDS OF HOMES.... One Address www.charle...

By Valerie Crowell, Broker Associate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 6
Several of my clients celebrated birthdays over the weekend.  I was lucky enough to speak or see quite a few of them.  As each of us takes another trip around the sun, the truth is we're all getting older.  And that beats the hell out of the alternative.Roughly 10,000 baby boomers are going to tu...