Home Selling

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By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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9146 McDougal Court, Tallahassee, FL Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews Follow This Home Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Avoid Foreclosure Free Home Values Manausa.com Short Sale Homes For Sale Mortgage & Refinance Tallahassee Home Search Tallahassee Home Se...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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►►✴️ We BUY Summerville - Charleston - MOBILE HOMES – HOUSES - LAND ★ We Are The Mt Pleasant SC Real Estate Investment Company Serving the Charleston South Carolina Community since 2002. ★ ►► SELLERS Get Your Fair Cash Offer_ Mobile Homes - We Buy Houses - Land. We Offer You a Stress-Free Cash Tr...

By Chris B Johnson REALTOR®, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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  Algunos aspectos destacados: La Asociación nacional de REALTORS® encuesta a sus miembros para publicar su ‘Confidence Index’. La Encuesta ‘Confidence Index’ de los REALTORS®es un indicador clave de la fortaleza del mercado de la vivienda basado en una encuesta mensual enviada a más de 50,000 p...

By Cathy Carter, Finding You The Perfect Home!
(Re/Max Alliance Group)
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EXPLORE ARIZONA BEST HOMES FOR SALE IN MESAAre you currently in the market to buy a home in Mesa, AZ? Check out our latest blog article about Arizona best homes for sale in Mesa!

By Jane & Jeff Daley, PhD, Scottsdale Real Estate Arizona
(Luxury Valley Homes Scottsdale)
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Homes Are Selling Quickly [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed its members for the release of their Confidence Index. The REALTORS® Confidence Index is a key indicator of housing market strength based on a monthly survey sent to over 50,000 real estate pra...

By Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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     Maybe you are considering selling your home, or you are looking to see how much equity you have in your house.  It's good to know the value of your house, and to keep tabs on it from time to time.     What is the most reliable way to arrive at this value?  In today's tech savvy and on-demand...

By John Alesi, (Orange County California Real Estate)
(Century 21 Award)
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Lies Realtors Tell You to list your house for saleWhen you’re ready to put your home on the market, You will want to select a real estate agent that will get you the most money but will also have your best interests at heart.I’m sure you’ve seen and heard many outlandish claims by agents when the...

By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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 Really beautiful home in Rainbow Lakes, Pembroke Pines features open floor plan, updated kitchen with stainless appliances, granite tops, gorgeous floors (no carpet anywhere!!) new impact windows & doors installed in 2016 including big front picture window. For photos & info, visit https://goo.g...

By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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Welcome to Hollywood Hill - completely updated corner lot home features gorgeous kitchen with stainless appliances, wall-mounted pot filler, island with wine cooler & seating, beautiful counter tops & backsplash. Luxuriously updated bathrooms, tile flooring throughout, hurricane impact windows, e...

By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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 Rock Creek 4 bed 3 bath pool home is spacious at over 2,100 sq ft under air features kitchen with stainless appliances & quartz tops, vaulted beamed ceilings, open loft, new flooring first level, oak floors upstairs, bed+bath on 1st floor great for guests. For photos & info, visit https://goo.gl...

By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group)
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Sellers: What are the Buyers Saying Behind Your Back?   My grandmother always said that what someone says behind your back is none of your business.  But when you are selling your home, not knowing can cause your home to stay on the market longer than it should and sell for less. And I don't know...

By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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 Adorable home has been renovated with new flooring, new bathrooms, updated kitchen, elegant paint & fixtures. Florida room under air for additional living space, laundry room with storage. New hurricane impact windows (2014), new roof (2008), new AC (2014). New fence (2019) for privacy on spacio...

By Wendy Rich-Soto, Realtor Strategize, Stage, Sell, Owner of SellingLASouthBay.com @ the WRichTeam
(Keller Williams Realty, LA Harbor)
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Automatic syndication doesn't always happen I have been a Realtor for over 16 years.  In that time I have sold hundreds of homes in both Northern and Southern California.  The world of technology since 2001 has evolved at a dizzing pace and the real estate industry has changed so much since I beg...

By Pearl Ahlquist-Ruby, Real Estate Consultant.
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Drysdale Properties)
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With home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own without using the services of a real estate professional. Real estate agents are trained and experienced in negotiation and, in most cases, the seller is not. Sellers ...

By Ed Finlan, No Hassle or Hype just Help
(Keller Williams Western Realty)
Comments 2

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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What to Repair in Your Charlotte Area Home Before You List When representing buyers or sellers, I often find myself saying, “Put yourself in the [buyers] sellers shoes.” It is understandable if a seller feels hesitant investing money to fix up their current house prior to selling. However, as a s...

By Dawn Workman, Camas Real Estate Expert, MBA, 480-540-8100
(Veracity Real Estate Group, LLC)
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By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Atlanta Communities)
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I have a listing I just took with a past client who purchased this home about 9 years ago. we discussed the plan for selling his home and a few issues came up that I had not been confronted with before.The seller would like his home listed on November 1 of this year, but does not want a sign in t...

By Donald Payne, What's your Vision..
(Vision Realty)
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Not all first-time homebuyers these days are millennial's. Many people in their 20s, 40s, and 50s are buying their first home but regardless, nearly all first-time homebuyers are excited when they see these particular upgrades in a home. So what are they? Here are seven upgrades to really impress...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Buyers you'll love the grand entrance and the front office/study and dining area.What a wonderful remodeled kitchen, perfect to work in, host and share family meals and make important decisions.So much to discover in this stately two story brick located on a quiet interior street on a beautiful t...