Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?


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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 
By Ashley Hauf
(Keller Williams Classic Realty NW)
Comments 12
With many holidays around the corner, sometimes selling your home may seem like a headache! Actually, this is a great time to list your home...and here's why: 1. Serious Buyers- People who are looking to buy a home now usually have a real need to. Perhaps they are relocating, enrolled the kids in...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 6129 NW Drophy Ave, Port St Lucie, FL 34986 Search All Vacant Land in Port St Lucie Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale Search All PGA Village Homes for Sale Search All Lake Charles...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 46
Narragansett Multi Million Dollar House Built on the Wrong Land to be Moved This has been a 5 year battle to have this Narragansett Multi Million Dollar House Built on the Wrong Parcel of Land to be moved from its location to its right location.  The Superior Court just decided that the deadline ...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 1
Home owners thinking about selling their Melbourne, Florida house or condo are very often nervous about committing to a real estate agent for a potentially long time.   I can understand their concern when it comes to a long listing agreement to sell their home.What happens if there is no activity...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 112
When reviewing Listings in 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 listing...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
Comments 0
  PA Horse Property or Farm Sales During Winter Is Possible     This is the time of year when many Sellers of horse property and farms in Pennsylvania decide to take their properties off the market.  They feel that there is a decrease in the number of Buyers searching for such properties, resulti...
By Mary Cruz & Team, Real Estate Professionals
(Global Home Brokers)
Comments 1
Moving is complex. Moving with children is even more challenging. Some of their anxieties and fears over relocating may seem petty to adults, but they are nevertheless real. You could probably tell your children they are moving to Disneyland and, after the initial ecstasy wore off, they'd still f...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 0
Buying a Home with a Mortgage? A Quick Guide to Closing Costs and What to Expect Whether you’re just starting to shop for a new home or you’ve already found the perfect new house and you’re ready to submit an offer, if you’re taking out a mortgage loan to cover some of the home’s purchase price y...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 5
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 2348 Zinfandel Dr, Livingston, CA 95334 $137,500 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1991Sq Footage: 1040 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 2 GarageLot Size: 6185 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESCR...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 21
Palm City Waterfront Pool Home Pending The Gabe Sanders BlueWater Realty Team has brought the buyer to this Palm City Waterfront Home that is listed for $585,000. This beautiful home is nestled in a small 7 home waterfront community. Features include genuine wood plank floors, ceramic tile, two s...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 24
Do You Want To Sit At My Open House?       That was the subject of a mass email I received last week.   Sitting an open house.   Have you heard the term?   I don’t know about you but it’s one of my pet peeves.   Sitting an open house.  I cringe just writing the term.   I know open houses may not ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 15
9 Moving Day Tips to Keep You Sane! If you’ve followed my previous Moving Tips posts then you’ve already edited what you have, decided what’s going and hired a professional mover. However, you’re job is not done yet.  When moving day arrives, you want to make sure that you’re ready! Here are 9  M...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
 Grand Isles de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Octubre 2014   Grand Isles en Wellington, Florida, es tambien conocida como Grand Isles de Wellington, es una privada y cerrada comunidad en el suroeste de Palm Beach County. Es una comunidad de 611 casas construidas entre ...
By Susan Haughton, Your Client-centric Alexandria VA REALTOR
(Long & Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
Comments 5
While everyone has their way of doing things, this post by Kathy Streib really hits the nail on the head with ways to stay on top of your upcoming move.  Excellent tips that make a lot of sense and are helpful for anyone planning a move. 9 Moving Day Tips to Keep You Sane! If you’ve followed my p...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 0
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info South Salem Homes for Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 6
Grove Creek in Davie FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report October 2014     Residents and frequent visitors alike love the community of Grove Creek in Davie Fl because it has beautiful ranch style estates in an exceptional equestrian setting! The waterfront homes for sale in Grove Creek in Davie Fl...
By Karla Osmun, Realizing YOUR Real Estate Vision
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 0
Doing charity work in the Central American country of Nicaragua in 2011, Blake Andrews was touched by how much the shoes he placed on a little girl's feet meant to her. The thought hit him then: If shoes can do this for a child, imagine what a home can do for a family. That feeling, in addition t...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 24
4 BR Lakefront Pool Home Jensen Beach Reduced 2631 NW Windemere Drive in the Pines of Jensen Beach has now been reduced to $383,900.  Please come and see this exceptionally well located and maintained home. A newer lake front 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom pool home in the highly sough after Pines subdivi...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 4
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 471 Cowell Ave, Manteca, CA 95336 $220,000 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1959Sq Footage: 1185 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 1 GarageLot Size: 6242 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESCRIPTION...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 2
Two Important Requirements To Help Agents Sell Your Home. Gary, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, writes: This includes maintaining their home in a ready to show condition that will impress prospective buyers.  This includes establishing a reasonable listing price that is supported by comparable pro...