Home Selling

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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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Most real estate brokers and agents don’t really have all the tools needed to provide 100% selling services to sellers that need to sell their houses quick, for cash and at a fair price.This is why we have integrated fully with all the data on the MLS and became a real estate source to thousands ...

By Lilas "Lela" Ashkarian, Ashkarian PA, ABR, CRS, E-PRO, GRI,SFR
(Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate)
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Your input and opinion count.Home prices will continue to rise throughout 2023. This means that now is a great time to sell! If you're thinking of listing your home, let us help you find the Top Producer in your neighborhood to determine your best move.v Real Estate is Local, call for a free mark...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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1020 San Luis Rd, Tallahassee, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 1892 SqFt Completely remodeled and renovated home located next to San Luis Mission Park! You'll fall in love with this fantastic kitchen featur...

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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I'm blessed to work with the most amazing sellers! A past client referred me to Sally who was moving back to CA to take care of her daughter who has medical problems and needed me to list her home. What a joy to work with! At closing her niece came out to drive her cross country. Look at her smil...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale in Taylor, TX 1370 County Road 405 Taylor, TX 76574 is offered at $350,000!!!  The stars shine bright on this beautiful 10 acre property! Charming character in this farm house with wood floors, country kitchen and sunroom. Enjoy the peaceful setting while watching the horses right ...

By Amy Shair, Award Winning Agent 20+ Years
(Cary Apex Durham NC Referrals - RE/MAX United - Search Durham Homes)
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In 2018, over one-third of all home purchases were made by millennials, and that number is only expected to grow in the coming years. If you’re thinking about selling your home in the next few years, it’s important to keep the millennial homebuyer in mind.Updating and staging your home with mille...

By Amy Shair, Award Winning Agent 20+ Years
(Cary Apex Durham NC Referrals - RE/MAX United - Search Durham Homes)
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Townhouse for sale in Cary, NC Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $194,900 Townhouse Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,734 sqftLot: 0.04 acre(s)Year Built: 1981MLS #: 2282923 Location 118 Bogue CourtCary, NC 27511USA Amy Shair ReMax United - C...

By Joseph Domino 480-390-6011, Real Estate Made Easy
(HomeSmart)
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As many of you know I am in the process of selling my personal residence. Being an experienced agent I understand the value of prepping your home for all showings. I have always believed that showing a home is like going out on a first date. You always want to put your best foot forward.Often whe...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
(Downing-Frye)
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Naples August Transactions OverviewAn overview of August Naples Transactions shows there were 237 Naples Properties Sold during the week of August 5th.  So, activity remains very strong to start the month of August in Naples, Florida.North Naples moved back into the first position with 60 propert...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale in Florence, TX 1020 County Rd 217 Florence, TX 76527 is offered at $224,900!!!  Palm Harbour 3/2 home with great floor plan on 10.79 ac. Spacious kitchen, custom cabinets, ceramic tile, large walk in closet in master bedroom, big utility room, and detached 2 car garage.  This wond...

By John Alesi, (Orange County California Real Estate)
(Century 21 Award)
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5 Reasons To List Your Home During The HolidaysFor many homeowners the upcoming holiday season is a time for getting together with family and friends, celebrating special days and a New Year with new possibilities.However, some people may need to sell their home and are contemplating whether to l...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach)
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Luxury condominium copmplex on Atlantic Ocean - Trump Towers Sunny Isles Beach. Market update with SIB Realty Valeria Mola 09/28/2019                  For Sale Trump Tower One Sunny Isles Beach45 condos are offered for sale Trump Tower One Sunny Isles BeachFrom $690,000 to $2,489,000 Trump Tower ...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Market Update Studio Condo Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach 10/05/2019 via SIB Realty LLC and Evelina Tsigelnitskaya Buy Condo Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach.  If you are planing to buy a condo at Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach - we will be honored to help you to find your future home. Evelin...

By Laurel Jonas, Move With Confidence
(Engel & Volkers)
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As May comes to a close, school ends and the summer officially begins, that means one important thing - home selling season is upon us. With the kids home from school and vacation time accumulated, both buyers and sellers are ready to enter the market as the weather heats up. As the market begins...

By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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Advances in technology have helped make our lives much easier. Computers used to take up entire rooms. Today, we hold a world of information in the palm of our hand. Westfield buyers of all ages look for properties that include smart-home features. If these features already come installed in the ...

By Laurel Jonas, Move With Confidence
(Engel & Volkers)
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If you’re preparing to sell your home, curb appeal should be a priority. When someone is walking by or coming to your open house, the outside of your home is the first thing they will see. If there is no curb appeal, potential buyers may never even set foot in your home. Instead of ignoring your ...

By Rick Lorenz, REALTOR Emeritus, CRS, ABR, CyberStar, CNE, E-Pro
(Team Lorenz)
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25% Increase in Average Sales Price since 2015Durango real estate prices have certainly seen some changes in the last couple of years. I recently did a study of Durango real estate sales statistics for Durango in-town homes sold during 2015 and 2016 and 2017 (not counting Three Springs Subdivisio...

By Dionne Malush, Realtor/Investor/Author/Owner
(Realty ONE Group)
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What to Do When Your House Won’t SellLet’s say you have a perfectly lovely house. It’s clean, it’s well maintained, you’ve gotten rid of the clutter, the dog-damage, the cat-pee incident and the tenants. There’s nothing wrong with your lot or your neighbors, and you keep your cars in the garage.M...

By Chris Olsen, Broker Owner Cleveland Ohio Real Estate
(Olsen Ziegler Realty)
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How many times has one heard in real estate: I've seen it all now!!! I was showing homes this past weekend and upon arriving on the second floor with the buyers, the one buyer pointed out:  Look - There is a cat food preparation table! This table had it all, probably 8-9 items.  It was quite a se...

By Raymond Henson, Realtor
(eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277))
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     This Del Dayo home was sold in just a couple of days, but it was not easy.  The homeowners had spent decades in the house and both passed away.  They had done some estate planing, including putting the house in a trust, but there was over thirty years of life accumulated in their home.  They...