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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 27
The Enchanted Hills in Beverly Hills 90210, a Private Invitation Only PreviewMost of you who read my Blog Posts are very familiar with the fact, that I list and sell a great many Vacant Parcels of Land in the Los Angeles area. Just to be clear, I list and sell vacant land from the low end to the ...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 2
Just Listed in the Mill Pond Plantation Subdivision208 Carriage RunMill Pond Plantation Property and Community InformationAbsolutely stunning with updates galore! This home has it all and then some! This gorgeous, custom-built home is nestled in the coveted Mill Pond Plantation and has 4,312 heat...

By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Brown Realty, 210-789-4216,www.JeremiahNewman.com)
Comments 3
When you have a professional on your side, it can be a smooth transaction, and there’s no need to be scared.  How Can I Help?The first step is for us to sit down together and have an informal, relaxed, person to person discussion about the price and time frame you wish to meet in the sale of your...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 6
On August 17, 2018, RealtyTrac published a very helpful report about the fallowing list of tips to sell a home during 2018.1. Inventory Is Low And Demand Is High,2. Low Interest Rates,3. Economy,4. Home Values Are Still Rising,5. The Millennial Market,Perhaps, there are more list of reasons to se...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 7
Some days you could be part of the "US" crowd and other days you could be the "THEM" crowd. In Real Estate it means Buyers vs the Seller. The listing agent vs the Buyers agent. You could be on your island such as the home inspector, appraiser or loan officer. Here in the Manchester NH area, it do...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 11
I listed this HOT single story nestled on a quiet double cul-de-sac in popular Canyon Creek. Within a week, working behind the scenes preparing for “opening day” I had the individual website shared with top producing agents in the area who specialize in Northwest Austin sales. It vanished from ma...

By Mike & Cindy Jones, Real Estate - (904) 874-0422 - Jacksonville, Fl
(Florida Homes Realty & Mortgage)
Comments 0
This For Sale By Owner wasn't having any luck selling a house without a real estate agent. He tried unsuccessfully for months.We contacted him and showed him our aggressive marketing plan that included advanced digital marketing, social media exposure, dynamic video, targeted marketing to specifi...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 1
  Just up the road from Jeep Rogers YMCA in Lake Carolina and across the street from the campuses of the Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus and Kelly Mill Middle School is Woodleigh Park. Woodleigh Park at Lake Carolina has a wonderful mixture of townhomes at the beginning of the community an...

By Ralph Mark Maupin, Michigan Real Estate Investors Host
(National Real Estate Network, LLC)
Comments 0
Have:        Strong financial tenant - leasing entity guaranteeing rent payment.        Want min 2 year rental agreement        Will pay market rent plus Wanted: Single family homes with 3 bedrooms and up in Oakland County. Cities like: Waterford, Bloomfield, Southfield, Farmington, West Bloomfie...

By Doug Buenz, The 680 Group
(Venture | Sotheby’s International Realty)
Comments 1
Spacious townhouse with excellent commute access. 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, 1123 sq ft home with views of the foothills. Represented the Buyer of this home. SOLD! 134 Mission Dr, Pleasanton, CA 94566 Overview Maps Photos IDX Search  $626,000 Townhouse Main Features 2 Bedrooms 1 Full Bathroom 1 H...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 1
  Ashland Mills is a community in The Ashland section of Lake Carolina off of Kelly Mill Road in Northeast Columbia, SC. Ashland Mills in Lake Carolina is a small community with only two street, Pennywell Ct and Parnell Ct with a round about and a green area between the two street at the entranc...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 1
  Located near the Kelly Mill Rd in Northeast Columbia, SC, Ashland Grove is a small area of the Ashland section of Lake Carolina. This community was originally built by Essex Homes and has continued to remain popular. Ashland Grove like all Lake Carolina communities offers access to the develop...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 24
Consumers are swaying away from Big Box businesses and looking to support their neighborhood businesses. More than once this summer I was hired because the home seller said they wanted to hire a "Neighborhood Realtor" to sell their home in the Manchester NH area. After listing a home in a popular...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 11
Thinking of Selling Your Charlotte Home? Let's Talk!Inventory is at a positive nationally for the first time in 3 years.  What that means is that there were more listings this month than the same month last year for the first time in three years. Charlotte continues out-pacing the country with a ...

By Charles Stallions Property Manager, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
Comments 0
Pace 32571 and Florida News: Unsavvy owners: 3 in 10 don't know their interest rateSome owners could save money if they understood the financial foundation of their investment – like people with adjustable rates who can be caught by surprise. Read more.  THOUSANDS OF HOMES.... One Address www.cha...

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Comments 8
Should a Property Be Listed For Sale AND For Rent Concurrently?What a great question!  Sadly, it is not a question that is asked enough by Bristow, Gainesville or Haymarket home owners who find themselves at a crossroads.  Most home owners toying with the idea of listing for sale or rent are typi...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 3
It also may be the right time to sell your home in many other locations in the U.S.:    When’s the Best Time to Sell Your Dallas Home? Here are some do's and don'ts for deciding when to sell: DO give serious thought to when would be ideal for you. Consider your family, your lifestyle and all the ...

By Charita Cadenhead, Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Market Report for Fairfield, AL Despite what some might think Fairfield, AL is still a desirable place to live.  Some might also assume that home values are decreasing, while in fact, there are some values that are proving to dispute that assumption and yet even with higher than expected prices; ...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 13
My clients and I were on the hunt for a home large enough to accommodate their baby grand piano.After viewing a dozen or so homes, we found "the one". We knew it would accommodate the piano because the seller already had one in the formal dining room.The offer was written and accepted. My clients...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
Comments 1
Cabin Branch Clarksburg MD | The Cost of Waiting: Interest Rates Edition  If you are looking to buy a home in Cabin Branch Clarksburg. As a real estate agent, I want to be prepared to ensure that you are given the best buying experience with knowledge and expertise to guide you along the way. One...