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By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 16
I want to list my home, but i do not want it in MLS and certainly do not want a sign out front. This is what a Manchester NH area home owner requested. The first step was to ask why? The answer was I do not want anyone to know I am selling.    I first explained the whole premise of marketing a h...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 4
Although we no longer see the levels of Short Sales that we did a few years ago in Tempe, Notices of Default continue to be issued, meaning that yet another Tempe property is on the path towards foreclosure at auction on the courthouse steps. Suzanne and I wonder why the owners would allow the pr...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 48
Important Tip to Get Top Dollar for Your HomeIf you’ve been thinking about selling your home in the near future, I’m sure you’ve been watching real estate market in your area very closely. In doing your research, you are most likely going to websites that offer instant value of your home, unfortu...

By Joseph Zingales
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 0
Your home is your castle, your own piece of the American dream. But lately your little corner of the world has been feeling cramped and you find yourself eyeing a larger home. Is it time to pull up the stakes and move on from your starter home?Growing FamilyIf you have added to your family in rec...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 4
Although we no longer see the levels of Short Sales that we did a few years ago in Surprise, Notices of Default continue to be issued, meaning that yet another Surprise property is on the path towards foreclosure at auction on the courthouse steps. Suzanne and I wonder why the owners would allow ...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 4
Although we no longer see the levels of Short Sales that we did a few years ago in Sun Lakes, Notices of Default continue to be issued, meaning that yet another Sun Lakes property is on the path towards foreclosure at auction on the courthouse steps. Suzanne and I wonder why the owners would allo...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (877)507-2006
(GMH Mortgage Services LLC)
Comments 1
Last week’s economic reports included minutes of the Fed’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting held in September along with releases on inflation and weekly reports on mortgage rates and new jobless claims.FOMC Meeting Minutes Indicate December Rate Hike is No Sure ThingAccording to minutes for...

By Sonja Patterson, Texas Monthly 5-Star Realtor Recipient for the Hou
(Executive Real Estate Services)
Comments 0
SEVEN homes SOLD in the lovely Castle Rock subdivision during the third quarter ending September 30, 2017!   Prices ranged from $257,000 for a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home up to $350,000 for a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home with an oversized lot!    Average # of days on the market for these 7 homes was 5...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 6
Does your home have Radon?Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is emitted out of the ground and is found pretty much everywhere. Some areas have higher concentrations than others. Radon is linked to lung cancer.You can have your property tested professionally for the presence of ra...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 23
Keys To My HappinessMaking Life Simple We lose keys and we find keys and we get new keys. We just have to find the ones that unlock the right doors. Sometimes, we have keys, but we don’t know what door they fit. That can be the hardest part, putting the right key in the right door.Dan Groat  I li...

By David Spencer, Show Me real estate in Kansas City
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 3
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in St. Charles, IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.Should you ha...

By Cynthia Schmier, CRS, CDPE, CNE, CIAS, MRP, 5-STAR, SRS, MDI, CLHMS
(RE/MAX Country)
Comments 2
              Moving is always difficult: the stress levels are right up there with sitting through the SAT's or going to the dentist.  This is an undisputed fact, and all you military families out there know it well.  PCS-ing means all kinds of things: Sort the stuff, hold a garage sale, decide ...

By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Raleigh Realty Inc)
Comments 0
Ranch Home For Sale In Clayton, NCThis is a wonderful three bedroom two bath home for sale in  the Wyndfall Subdivision in Clayton. Homes in this neighborhood are starting to become rare as inventory in the greater Clayton area starts to diminish. This very well maintained ranch is clean as a tac...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 3
Blossom Valley Homes - Market Report February 2011 Houses for sale in San Jose CAWeek ending February 26, 2011 compared to February 27, 2010There were 142 Blossom Valley homes, including short sales and bank owned homes in the week ending February 26 2011 compared to 86 Blossom Valley homes, incl...

By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Raleigh Realty Inc)
Comments 0
Great home in Wyndfall Subdivision in Clayton NCThis beautiful home sits on 1.29 acres in a secluded cul-de-sac in Wyndfall Subdivision in Clayton. It has three bedrooms, two and a half baths, large living room that is perfect for the flat screen and entertaining. It also has a separate dining ro...

By Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area
(Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage)
Comments 1
I'm pleased to announce I have completed my Luxury Home & Estate Marketing program and am honoured to be a member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing.I look forward to representing luxury home owners in the Greater Kingston and area and continuing to provide them with all the tools and exp...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 5
Brookfield WI Condo Sales Market Report 9/1/17 to 10/14/17Brookfield WI Condo Sales Market Report 9/1/17 to 10/14/17   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 f...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
Comments 0
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By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 6
Waukesha County Home Sales Market Report 9/1/17 to 10/9/17Waukesha County Homes For Sale, Waukesha County Real Estate, Kristin Johnston,RE/MAX    Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha County,WI for 9/1/17-10/9/17.  Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha County Homes For Sale   My name is Kristin ...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
(Brivity)
Comments 120
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...