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By Kelley Ward, Real Estate Professional serving Owasso and More!
(Chinowth and Cohen REALTORS)
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  Willow Tree Homes, owned and operated by Melissa Penner and Maggie Reed, offers a variety of services from interior decoration to staging in Owasso, Collinsville, Tulsa and surrounding areas. I interviewed Melissa about her passion for decorating and her unique style. Melissa: "Interior decorat...
By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Here I am again, on the precipice of another life changing event.  This time it is moving from my home to a smaller space.  Downsizing is emotionally difficult and getting the home ready for market and for the move is time-consuming and complex.  As a real estate agent, I know that my clients go ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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If you have been scanning the MLS, there are certain phrases or words that may make you want to run, far away. When reviewing homes that have not sold, many home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often ask why their home did not sell. Some times the answer as easy as looking up their listin...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Pewaukee Condos, Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report 1/5/16 to 2/5/16, Kristin Johnston, Pewaukee Realtor                       Re-blogged by 0 agents   My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Condos in Pewaukee, WI for the la...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Just Why Aren’t You Staging Your House?  Agents are often asked if they suggest staging when listing a home.  And, as a Home Stager, my ears perk up because I am interested in their opinion and perception of Home Staging. Some have never worked with a stager and don’t suggest it unless their clie...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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I recently received a call from a woman who wanted more information on home staging. Her home had been on the market for 3 months with very little interest. Her agent suggested "decluttering" but didn't provide any specifics on what should be done.When she asked her agent for more advice she got ...
By John Wiley, Your Lee County, FL Real Estate Agent, REDS,SFR
(Jones & Co. Realty)
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5 Important things to do Before Putting Your House on the Market. 1. Have a Pre Sale Home Inspection    Be proactive by arranging for a pre sale home inspection.    An Inspector will be able to give you a good indication of    the trouble areas that will stand out to potential buyers,       and y...
By James Muhammad, JM Realty Group
(Keller Williams, RC)
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Staying fit with a Busy Lifestyle!With New Year Resolutions slowly coming to a lull, the reasons why we wanted to work out are falling further and further from our mind. And reasons why not to work out seem to start piling up. We have put together a list of reasons why we don’t work out, and adde...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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 Curious To Find Out What Your Port St Lucie Home Is Worth? 
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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  Address: 1203 Evergreen Dr Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-2319 Taxed by: Waukesha MLS #: 1454322           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston  RE/MAX Re...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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   What is that expression ...When everything Old is New Again ?  Hmmmmm...   What we are seeing in our market of late in the "Luxury Home Category"  (Our Market that is $500,000 plus...yes we know that is not a luxury level on either coast.) are five figure bonuses to Selling Agents and Over the...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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 After listing this home on Saturday afternoon, we scheduled 10 showings and had 3 GREAT offers in less than 48 hours.  New Berlin Real Estate is HOTTTTT!!!!!! Address: 14100 W Crestview DR New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151-2434 Taxed by: New Berlin MLS #: 1458391           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOcono...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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"List with me and your house will be featured on more than 500 websites on the internet!"Well, it you have spoken with a real estate agent about selling your house, you've probably heard that line recently. But does massive exposure really matter?The Notorious House That Nobody Wants?If exposure ...
By Tom Gilliam- RE/MAX Classic, Exceeding Your Expectations
(Re/Max Classic)
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What does today’s home buyer look like? You might be surprised in this new selling season. Results from a survey of first-time home buyers done last summer selling season by Zillow show that home buyers have evolved over the years.Most first-time home buyers…If you are trying to update your home ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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  Curious To Know What Your Tradition Home Is Worth? 
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
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Gorgeous golf course home! Lots of upgrades including 20 inch tile, granite counter tops, maple cabinets, thermo break windows, neutral carpet. Glass front door, ceiling fans, extended breakfast nook with bay windows, fireplace in the living room. This is a beautiful home to entertain in as well!...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Considering selling your Scottsdale home but not sure how to go about it? Feel free to contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation so we can share with you our proven process that has resulted in the SALE of every listing we have taken, both Traditional and Short Sale since June 2011. No hy...
By A List Properties of Keller Williams Realty Experts from Beaches to the Mountains, A List Properties - San Diego Neighborhood Experts
(www.WhereToBuyInSanDiego.com 619.316.7445)
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8057 Haven Drive, Lemon Grove, CA Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE February 06, Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Virtual Reality Walk Thru Property Video Description Calling 8057 Home Photos Maps & Local More $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1649 SQUARE FEET 8057 Have...
By Nancy Robinson, #1 Century 21 Realtor in Michigan
(Century 21 Town and Country)
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 Wow! Cute house alert - and what a value - fantastic location and just a couple blocks from Royal Oak - without Royal Oak prices. Perfectly updated and turn-key; stunning hardwood floors throughout. Beautiful updated kitchen opens to dining and living areas. Lots of counter and cabinet space inc...
By James Muhammad, JM Realty Group
(Keller Williams, RC)
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LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show I am one who loves to eat sweets (cookies, cake, pies, etc). I had no idea that that there was an LA (Los Angeles) Cookie Con and Sweets Show. This weekend February 6th & 7th (Saturday and Sunday). In downtown Los Angeles at the LA Convention center from 10am – 5pm o...