Home Selling

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By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Brookfield WI Condo Sales Market Report December 2017Brookfield WI Condo Sales Market Report For December 2017   Brookfield Condos For Sale, Brookfield Real Estate, Kristin Johnston My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Con...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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After 10 Years of Staging...Where Is It Going? After being in the Home Staging business for just over 10 years, I have seen many changes. The basics are the same but just as in any other business, things change. The Basics are still important…~Removing distractions~Removing detractions~Improving ...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Million $ Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spc
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
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                  703 San Salvadore, Port St Lucie, Fl Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure Our Reviews Follow This Home! FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale Search All Homes for Sale in Torino Area of Saint Lucie West FL What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Verano of PGA Villa...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Million $ Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spc
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
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344 Anchovie Court, Poinciana, FL SOLD IN 1 DAY!  NEXT? Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure Our Reviews Just Sold! Get the Info! Free Home Values Search Homes for Sale in Laureate Park Search All Homes for Sale in 34771 Homes Close to Where You Work Laureate Park Homes for S...

By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
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Just SOLD! Pool Home in The Palms of Seven Hills, Spring Hill, Florida!Private Court Yard - Golf Course LocationGated Community – Low HOA Fees Contact Silvia Dukes, REALTOR and Broker Associate - Tropic Shores Realtyto learn more about marketing your Spring Hill home for sale!Call 352-584-7441 Th...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
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Author: Patricia Feager 1/21/2017  "Every walk is a sort of crusade" --- Thoreau LIFE'S JOURNEY When we are young we have hopes and dreams. Every new step is a discovery into a new world. It is this stage of life when perceptions are formed. Some things are imaginary; some things are real.    IMA...

By Vick The Broker ., REALTOR, VickTheRealtor@gmail.com
(Olympus Executive Realty INC.)
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Vista At Phillips Commons Premier Townhomes in Dr. Phillips located next to Universal Studios & Restaurant row. The Vistas are located next to everything Orlando. Super prime location.   Agent Direct: 407.865.2840 / Vick Pacheco Overview Maps Photos Description Neighborhood Market Stats $289,000...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
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Not sure why people believe that we can do ANYTHING?We wear one cap only. That of our profession.Sharon Tara shares this fact in this re-blog:I'm A Professional Home Stager, Not Your Parole Officer.   One of my recent posts received this comment: " If I have to stay there until the place is sold ...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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A video testimonial from a Short Sale Seller who completed their Short Sale with Haven Express is probably the next best thing to a personal referral when Short Sale Sellers are trying to decide who would be the best Short Sale Listing Broker to help them avoid foreclosure by Short Selling their ...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Help Your Realtor Get Your Home SoldIn my 30+ years as a real estate agent, I can usually tell when I pull up in front of a home I'm about to show what the inside of a home will look like based on the exterior.  If the exterior is unkept then you can bet that the inside is generally the same.Curb...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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►► SELLERS Get Your Fair Cash Offer_We Buy Houses and Mobile Homes ►► Do you have a Mobile Home or House to SELL to us? SELLERS Get Your Fair Cash Offer. End You Search for Your Buyer Today! ►►SELL NOW!! We Buy Houses, Mobile Homes, and Land for Cash.  Receive Your Fair Cash Offer!! ** Contact us...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County Home Sales Market Report December 2017Waukesha County Homes For Sale, Waukesha County Real Estate, Kristin Johnston,RE/MAX    Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha County,WI for December 2017.  Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha County Homes For Sale   My name is Kristin Johns...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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Debe Maxwell, CRS states the obvious that so many miss! Statistics really do prove that staging works and I'm a firm believer. I have a favorite stager in Austin, Brian Morris with Brian David Design and he makes my listings pop. Whether they are vacant and he does full staging or a consultation ...

By Emily Medvec CRS CNE RSPS, Realtor | Serving Santa Fe & Northern NM
(Realty One of Santa Fe)
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This post is about another example of how my adoption of test marketing for sellers is making a difference in both the time and speed of their property sale. Although this property is a home and guest house, the value was tied to how Meow Wolf and its exposure to surrounding neighborhoods is expo...

By Alex Rubin, Who You Work With Matters
(Douglas Elliman)
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33 Bunker Rd, Lido Beach, NY Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews Just Sold! Get the Info! Lido Beach Homes For Sale Long Beach Homes For Sale Long Beach Waterfront Homes Lido Beach Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Pre...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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To Stage or Not to Stage? It’s REALLY not an Agonizing Question! When meeting with Charlotte home sellers, I share our own personal experience with home staging. Quite often, I get a response, “Gosh, I really don’t think we need it - it will be vacant & clean and allow the buyers to see a clean s...

By Susan Thompson-Solomons, MD Real Estate
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services McNelis Group Properties)
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The Devil is in the Details-Questions Sellers Need to Ask Agents - When sellers are determining who they will have list their property, pricing analysis and commissions are top areas they focus on, also generally asking about the agent and brokerage’s internet presence, and in most cases asking a...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Debe Maxwell does such a great job with her blogs and this one is a keeper.  Enjoy! How to Avoid Making 4 Pitfalls First-Time Home Sellers Make Are you thinking about selling your Charlotte home? If this is your first time going through the home-selling process, you may be wondering just how well...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(eXp Realty)
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Landscaped front yard quiet & friendly street at the entrance to Monterey Bay Heights! Quality remodel! Kitchen has Caesarstone Ikea quartz counters new cabinets sink, stove, oven. Dining, kitchen and family rooms have new tile floors. The rest of the home has new bamboo & wood floors. Fresh pain...

By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtors, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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471 Old Forge Crossing, Devon PA 19333 a 1 bed 1 bath condo with fireplace, den and balcony in the most wonderful location in Old Forge Crossing is under contract in 10 days, took a little longer due to the snow we had.  If you are interested in similar results in Tredyffrin Easttown or Old Forge...