Home Selling

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By Tony Morganti, CRS, ABR - Cuyahoga Falls, Stow
(RE/MAX Crossroads in Cuyahoga Falls and Stow, Ohio)
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Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available! Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market. Perhaps the time has...

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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Crown Gaithersburg MD | 4 Reasons to Sell Your House This Winter  As Gaithersburg has developed over the years, many neighborhoods are now blended with one and another without any distinction or personalities. Not in CROW, the newest and most vibrant community in Gaithersburg MD   Located next to...

By Roch St-Georges, Real Estate Agent | Agent Immobilier
(EXIT Realty Matrix LTD., Ottawa, ON)
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When talking about design trends we often talk about the colour of the year. In 2019 this colour is the Nightwatch Green.Be prepared to see this shade of green in magazines, on websites, restaurants and shops as well as people homes. Nightwatch Green is a strong and dark colour so it must be used...

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
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Who Says You Won't Sell Your Fairfax City Condo in December?The year end real estate market in Fairfax City and the Northern Virginia suburban area is a true gem that too many sellers will pass by in an attempt to hit the spring market.  Spring is the time to sell, at least, that's the convention...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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An interesting tale of WOE to share with you this morning. I know a lot of you do not lke that word blame. But stay with me. The conversation was on who is responsible to make sure that the listing agent received an offer. Lets the set the scene. I listed a Manchester NH area home in a great are...

By Jim Starwalt, A Name You Know and The Brand You Trust
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes)
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4 Reasons to Sell Your House This Winter Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available! Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a n...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available! Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market. Perhaps the time ha...

By Maui Luxury Real Estate Team, Ask for the Best, Ask for MLRET!
(KW Island Living)
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West Maui has so many great real estate property opportunities that it may seem difficult to choose which one to purchase. With so much area to cover from Lahaina to Kaanapali it can sometimes seem like an extreme task to find which neighborhood and condo to buy in. Well, if you need a push in th...

By Susan Haughton, Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.
(Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
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If you're thinking about selling your vacant home, which is not going to be staged,  here are some excellent tips from a professional home stager.  There are things you can do to enhance your home and definitely things NOT to do if your home is going to remain vacant and unstaged.   Vacant Stagin...

By Dave Martin (703) 585-4687, Making Realty Dreams a Reality
(Fairfax Realty)
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Free Home Equity EvaluationGREENWICH HILL HOMES            Originally Posted: https://www.comehomevirginia.com/greenwich-hillIs a charming and conveniently located community just minutes from interstate 95 off Occoquan Rd. Old Bridge Rd. and Route 123. Is a great and moderately priced townhouse c...

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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  Price Reduced Port Salerno Waterfront Home with Dock and Guest Home     New price is $515,000.  This is the best value for a newer waterfront home with dock for up to a 35′ boat plus possible income from a detached 2 BR, 1 BA guest home.  This home is 3 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a 4 car garage...

By Lilas "Lela" Ashkarian, Ashkarian PA, ABR, CRS, E-PRO, GRI,SFR
(Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate)
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Tired of Shoveling Snow?Walk to Cabana Club, Key Colony Beach, Vacation Rental Income PropertyAshkarian/Ardis Team305-395-0814/305-481-3317 Delightfully updated half duplex with a great location on 9th Street in Key Colony Beach! Easy access to both the Ocean and Gulf side through Vaca Cut Channe...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Sussex WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for November 2018Experience a great location for countryside living!The Village of Sussex is part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. It is located approximately 19 miles northwest of Milwaukee and 9 miles north of Waukesha.With State Highway 164 crossing ...

By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
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$235,000This is an amazing deal in West Melbourne, FL. You will not believe all you can get for the money!Here is a list of the home and community amenities: 4 bedrooms (2 master bedrooms) 3 full baths 2 car attached garage large kitchen with breakfast nook & breakfast bar vaulted ceiling in over...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Houston, we have a problem. Meeting with the seller of a Manchester NH area home that just expired, I literally fell of my seat. I always like to learn why it dd not sell, s I know what to fix when I list it. To set the scene the seller is relocating. They will not be taking anything but their c...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale in Northwest Travis County Austin, TX 17257 Rocky Ridge Rd Austin, TX 78734 is offered at $574,900!!!  This property is perfect for the extended family. Two homes on 2 acres. Main home features a rustic feel with beamed ceilings, island kitchen, and lovely stone fireplace. Not one,...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
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Do you know, the majority of sold condos in Sunny Isles Beach in 2018 two bedroom condos?  Two Bedroom Condo Sale Sunny Isles Beach  Market Update December 10, 2018 via SIB Realty 305-931-6931 www.MySunnyIslesBeach.com  1742 condos are for sale today in Sunny Isles Beach. 643 Two Bedroom condos f...

By Andre Smith, Real estate agent in Glenn County
(Morrie Mages Property)
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The digital age is here, and it has hit most industries like a tidal wave, changing things in substantial ways. Those thinking of selling their home should take some of these changes into account because it has definitely revolutionized the way people sell their homes. The following are a few tip...

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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Villages of Urbana Homes For Sale | No Bubble Here! How New Mortgage Standards Are Helping If you are looking for a home in the Villages of Urbana. Let us share a secret with you. When someone becomes a professional real estate agent, they make a commitment to their clients from the moment they f...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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Yesterday morning I spotted an email delivered to my inbox that contained a brand new listing. I have targeted specific neighborhoods with hotsheets in MLS (boy, that's an old term, hotsheets), to keep abreast of all activity. In this particular neighborhood, an interesting new listing popped up....