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By Bill Gassett, Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
Comments 12
 Crazy Good Featured Real Estate ArticlesAre you ready for a killer real estate roundup? Do you want to read some of the best real estate articles for the first quarter of 2019?Every month there are hundreds of real estate articles published in the blogosphere. Some of them are really outstanding...

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Comments 28
When a Property Surprises YouOn April 4th (2019,) I had the pleasure of introducing you to 5311 Lightning Drive in Haymarket, VA.  When I first told you about this property some of you sensed my excitement over it.  Primarily I list homes in suburban, cookie cutter neighborhoods.  Getting a prope...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 7
Address: 4330 Glenway St Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53222-1119 Taxed by: Wauwatosa   CONGRATULATIONS ERIN ON YOUR HOME SALE TODAY!! SO HAPPY FOR YOU!!! MLS #: 1625339       357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.c...

By Elaine VonCannon
(Coldwell Banker Traditions)
Comments 4
As a realtor, you know that property price determines the level of interest in a property you're selling. From the number of showings, to the number and quality of offers, to the way clients rate your services, price is key. Unfortunately, it is also something about which clients have very stron...

By Peter Hoang, Peter Hoang - founder at RENTAPARTMENT agency
(RENTAPARTMENT)
Comments 2
Making a good impression with potential customers, the smooth negotiation process will help the sale of houses effectively and successful transactions. However, it will become difficult if the seller makes 5 common mistakes below:Unreasonable pricingNormally, before selling a house, sellers often...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 1
Pewaukee WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for March 2019A small town appeal with great amenities!What makes Pewaukee different from other places that claim they’re a “big city with a small-town appeal”?Owning one of the homes for sale in Pewaukee WI allows you to adore the rolling green hills or...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
Comments 0
Hawkins Glen, St. Charles, Illinois - April 2019Hawkins Glen is a single family home subdivision. Hawkins Glen is located in St. Charles, Illinois on Glenoak Lane and Hawkins Lane east of Burr Road and south of Bolcum Road - just south of the Royal Hawk Country Club. Average taxes in Hawkins Gle...

By Susan Mangigian, Chester & Delaware County Homes, Delaware and Ches
(RE/MAX Preferred, West Chester, PA, RS152252A)
Comments 0
Where does the time go?  Here we are, more than halfway through April. The good news is that Spring has really sprung in Chester County.  My grass is gloriously green.  My trees are flowering and I have daffodils galore!  It is such a wonderful awakening of life and every year I am grateful to st...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 1
A Beautiful 4 Bed/3 Bath Lakefront Pool Home SOLD In Davie!A Beautiful 4 Bed/3 Bath Lakefront Pool Home SOLD In Davie!  This home features an updated kitchen, split bedroom floor plan and amazing water views from the master bedroom suite.  There are tile floors throughout the home and the outdoor...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
Comments 0
Kylyns Ridge, Yorkville, Illinois - April 2019Kylyns Ridge is a single family home subdivision built in the early to mid 2010's. Kylyns Ridge is located in Yorkville, Illinois north of Route 34 and west of Cannonball Trail. Average taxes in Kylyns Ridge $6,958 Average association fees in Kylyns ...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 5
What is the Best Month to List Your Charlotte Home for Sale? The spring housing market is off to to a fast-paced start here in Charlotte! The inventory of homes for sale is slightly increasing, interest rates have remained low and even fallen just a tad and buyers are out in full-force, piquing t...

By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
Comments 3
Look no further! This modern rustic ranch has all of the updates that you could ever want! This home features a gorgeously updated kitchen & bathrooms, spacious sunroom, wood floors in dark walnut, shiplap wall coverings, hand made barn-style sliding doors in the master suite, 2 car tandem garag...

By Kevin Vitali, Helping Massachusetts Home Buyers and Home Sellers
(EXIT Realty- Massachusetts Short Sales & Residential Sales)
Comments 2
I had to reshare this post. Bill Gassett obviously put a lot of time and thought into this one.  If you are buying a home or selling a home there is great info in here for you to start with.  Crazy Good Featured Real Estate Articles Are you ready for a killer real estate roundup? Do you want to r...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
Comments 7
You listened to your agent's input prior to putting your home on the market. You scrubbed, cleaned, removed personal items to storage, staged, painted, gardened, and in many other ways prepared your home for sale. When your home went on the market, you kept it clean, mowed the lawn, fixed things ...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
(Brivity)
Comments 212
As a realtor, you know that property price determines the level of interest in a property you're selling. From the number of showings, to the number and quality of offers, to the way clients rate your services, price is key. Unfortunately, it is also something about which clients have very strong...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
Comments 25
Listing Tips, 3/14/19Patricia Feager Tips for Listing When Your Home Is Occupied That Others Might Not Have Told You Except Me!MAKE YOUR BEDSMoving is stressful. Whether you move or not if something happened and there was an emergency, would you want anyone else to see your sheets or smell your b...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
Comments 1
Once you have made up your mind that you are going to sell your house, make the necessary arrangements. Keep in your mind the buyer’s point of view.          Do Not Set An Unrealistic Price: Expecting a very high price from a buyer is not a realistic approach. The buyer must have also visited the...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
Comments 1
    Sellers who followed their real estate agent's advice on pricing sold their house 38 days faster than those who didn't. Better yet, those sellers often sold for more money - almost $4,000 more for the average house. I'd be happy to give you an estimate of what your home is worth in today's m...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 33
Listing Agents Should NEVER be the Reason Why the Buyers Cancel the ContractHome sellers rely on the listing agents they hired to get their homes sold to properly market and coordinate the transaction and take them to the closing table as quickly as possible netting the most money they can. Some ...

By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Capital City)
Comments 3
This is a true story, the names of the guilty parties, and the property address have not been identified.Late last summer, Oregon Equestrian Group Broker, Dani Heuer (this is her real name, she is the hero of this story so we don't need to protect her identity), was contacted by a property owner....