Home Selling

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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....

By Thom Abbott, Midtown Atlanta GA Condos For Sale
(MyMidtownMojo.com |770.713.1505 | Intown Atlanta GA Condo Living)
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I'm Sorry...Do You Know WHERE Your Home IS?...followed by....Because Your AGENT certainly Does NOT!!! I work pretty damn hard to get my business. I'm at networking events. I work on my website, MyMidtownMojo.com. I call my past clients. I call old rental leads. I stand on the street corner in tig...

By Lilas "Lela" Ashkarian, Ashkarian PA, ABR, CRS, E-PRO, GRI,SFR
(Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate)
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Real Estate Florida Keys260 3rd Street, Key Colony Beach Where Living is Loving  In this Lovely home, warm and inviting living dining, Updated Kitchen (2017) and Open floor plan, you will find peace and serenity. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, vaulted ceiling, wood floor, tastefully and meticulousl...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at Spillman Ranch in Austin, TX 15904 Spillman Ranch Loop Austin, TX 78738 is offered at $578,500!!!  This stunning 4 bedroom home backs to Falconhead Golf Course and features soaring ceilings and an abundance of windows allowing for natural light to flow in. It offers a dedicated ...

By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
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My recent seller clients have gotten good results on their move. Here are some of the success stories-31 Boxwood Lane, New Milford CT 06776. Closed Date 12/29/2017, Asking Price $469,900, Sales Price $465,000, Accepted Offer in 3 Days-27 Crows Nest Lane #10K, Danbury CT 06810. Closed Date 12/12/2...

By Don Orason, "Helping You Make Good Real Estate Decisions"
(Silicon Valley Real Estate Team -Intero Real Estate Services)
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Silver Creek Valley Homes For Sale | No Bubble Here! How New Mortgage Standards Are Helping There's is an abundance of open space, hiking trails, great schools and charm. Locals know that Silver Creek is a great place to raise a family.While some people may say that the area is energized by new g...

By David Alan Baker Laveen & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Phoenix)
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Find yourself asking, "Should I sell during the holiday season in Phoenix?"  Truth is you are not alone.  Many home owners in the Metro Phoenix area consider selling their homes.  Many will place their home on the market, and others may choose to hold off until after the holidays.Yet, is there an...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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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 for sale in Sunny Isles Beach       Prices from $184,500 to $4,250,000      On the ocean side ...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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Seven New Year’s Resolutions Home Sellers Should Make.Many homeowners choose to wait until after the New Year to list their home. This makes life a lot easier if you have young children at home and/or are expecting houseguests.   But once the holidays are over, it’s time to get serious if you ha...

By Michele Cadogan-Cell 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2926 Ave J Brooklyn NY 11210)
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   Want To Sell Your Home in Coney Island  Brooklyn   Homes for sale in Brooklyn are in demand.  If you want to sell your home in  Coney Island Brooklyn and you are looking for a real estate agent , call Michele Cadogan at 917-861-9166 Michele Cadogan 917-861-9166 Fillmore Real Estate Licensed Re...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
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Acqualina Ocean Residences Sunny Isles Beach Market Update December 10, 2018 Acqualina Ocean Residences Sunny Isles Beach  17875 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160Greatness in art luxury oceanfront condominium Acqualina Ocean Residences  Sunny Isles Beach , architecture and lifestyle is ...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
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Turnberry Ocean Colony Sunny Isles Beach. Sale and Rent. Market Update December 10, 2018 Turnberry Ocean Colony Sunny Isles Beach 16047 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 - South Turnberry Ocean Colony Sunny Isles Beach16051 Collins Avenue Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160- North Turnberry Ocea...

By Kevin Meyer, Eastside and Greater Seattle Homes & Real Estate
(Kevin Meyer Group - John L Scott Real Estate)
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Spacious Living in Maple Hills List Price $575,000 *Pending* Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2.5 BathroomsInterior: 2,180 sqftLot: 26,472 sqftYear Built: 1960MLS: 1391883 Location 14505 204th Ave SERenton, WA 98059 Description This cozy, feature-rich rambler rests on a truly incredibl...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
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Chateau Beach Sunny Isles Beach Market Update December 10, 2018 Chateau Beach Sunny Isles Beach  is not the place to compromise, it’s shamelessly breaking any luxury standard whatsoever. Just to take a promenade over Chateau Beach Sunny Isles Beach  the Sky Villa or Penthouse impressing suits wit...

By Fin Tatello, Indoor Air Specialists
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Don’t have enough time to spend hours cleaning every week? Don't worry, most people are in the same boat. Our fast paced environment and dynamic routines have made it increasingly more difficult for us to manage all the tasks our homes require. We can't prioritize cleaning and end up with a giant...

By Gina McKinley, ABR, CIAS, CDPE, CRS, SFR -Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa
(RE/MAX Fine Properties)
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WELCOME TO VILLA DELLE FONTANI, The Villa of Fountains. Exuding timeless elegance, this welcoming Gilbert home is like nothing else you'll see today. Old world classic styling with a stately exterior! This magnificent home welcomes you upon entering the circular drive with a Mediterranean feel of...

By Zenja Darabnia, HomeSmart Arizona Real Estate Agent, ABR, SRS
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Selling a home is not always the easy process you might expect. Even if your home is large, in a great neighborhood or has other terrific features, there are things that some prospective buyers will likely be unable to overlook. Clutter is among the most problematic aspects of a home for anyone h...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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#TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission #ListYourHomeandPayNoCommissionYour home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy ...

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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  Open House Sunday August 4 Port Salerno Waterfront with Dock Join Sheila Everhart for an Open House Sunday August 4 Port Salerno Waterfront with Dock at 4012 SE Paul Terrace.  An ideal home for those looking for deep water ocean access home that is suitable for up to a 35′ boat.   Located on a ...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Two Bedroom Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach . July 1st, 2012. 21 Two  Bedroom are offered for sale in Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach From $199,000 17 Two  Bedroom are under contracts in Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach 35 Two Bedroom sold in 2012 in Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach Winston To...