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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 53
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 Susan Haughton, Your Client-centric Alexandria VA REALTOR
(Long & Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
Comments 38
As a Listing Agent, there is a lot I can do to help you prepare and price your home for sale.  In fact, let's count the ways: Whole house  - including the exterior and yard - assessment of condition Recommendations on clearing and storing clutter Complimentary staging consultation to present your...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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JUST LISTED 2001 Southwest Akorot Road, Port Saint Lucie, FL Gorgeous Mercedes Ascott Bay 3 Pool home on oversized corner lot. Call us today. This will not last long! Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 full Living Area Approx: 2427 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for COMPLETE ...
By Carey Frankel, Carey Frankel, ABR, SFR, CDPE, GRI
(Phyllis Frankel Realty Group | Ponte Vedra Real Estate)
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Congrats! You have have survive the battle against distressed homes but a new one is on the horizon. We are expecting incoming waves of homes from builders starting going into full production mode and homeowners who have been waiting on the sidelines finally decide to pull the trigger at these ne...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 64
Do You Damage The Value of a Home When You Reduce The Number of Bedrooms?    One would think that to take a home and change three bedrooms into two would be a dangerous thing to do to a home.   You are losing the ability of having the family unit be able to move right into a home with 2 children,...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 5
Choose the Right Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Clintonville Home When you’re ready to hire a real estate team to sell your Clintonville home, look for a team that knows the Clintonville market. We’ve been helping buyers and sellers in the Clintonville and Central Ohio area connect for over 30 ye...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 55
Through the Front Door the Senses Take Over Photos grab the attention of the buyer. But Sellers, simply having good photos doesn't get the house sold. You have to have good curb appeal and that includes not having any major distractions from your neighbors. A junky neighbor, the neglected house n...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 36
5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale in a 55+ Community in Palm Beach County Palm Beach County is home to many active 55+ communities.  Just head anywhere west of Military Trail and there are any number of these communities. So, when it’s time for you to sell, it’s important that you make your ho...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 11
Winnetka IL Real Estate Homes For Sale The Winnetka IL Real Estate scene has been very hot in the last two years. For the first time in many years we have seen new construction. Prices have gone up but there are great deals to be had in the sought after Village of Winnetka IL. We did just reach a...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 14
SOLD in the Charlestown Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005 SOLD in Bonaire GA Working with military sellers who have PCS orders and are excited about moving abroad is so much fun. When they get ready to move they know the drill and get their home ready quickly so buyers can preview it. Such is the c...
By Cory Fitzsimmmons, Realtor - Denver, CO
(ReThink Real Estate Group)
Comments 0
Smith Bridge Road Bellvue, CO 80512 MLS #: 8382691 $225,000 bedrooms 0 bath 2 acre RIVERFRONT lot, last lots on the river. Easy access to Fort Collins, South facing and across the river from the highway. Gentle slope and decent seclusion. Hunt and fish from your home, backs to BLM land. View the...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Mount pleasant Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Jonathan Crompton Keller Williams 843-296-8337 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 1413607   License #:64403 Information valid for ...
By Sarah Oswald, Broker, Realtor, CDPE, CIAS, SFR , Investor
(Eastvale Team Realty & Property Mgmt)
Comments 2
Thinking of selling your HOME? Want to know how to make a buyer drool for your house? Read the blog below from Debbie Reynolds where she goes over all the senses that a buyer experience when touring houses.  So before you list your home, make sure your home will be activating prospective buyer's ...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 23
River Pines Town Home Stuart FL SOLD! 5686 SE Riverboat Drive in River Pines, Stuart, FL has been sold by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater Realty team. Listed price was $128,000 and this home sold for $124,500 with no seller concessions after 26 days on the market. Spacious town home with private quiet...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 1
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 2473 E Washington St, Stockton, CA 95205 $63,900 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1962Sq Footage: 843 sqft.Bedrooms: 2 BedsBathrooms: 1 BathParking: 1 GarageLot Size: 4356 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESCRIP...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Pending Sale in Warner Robins GA in Harvest Pointe Subdivision Harvest Pointe Subdivision Sorry buyers, you waited and missed out on this excellent starter-home deal. Now instead of being one of the nicer homes under $100K available in this market it is now a pending sale in Warner Robins GA in H...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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Open House: November 23, Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Schedule a Showing/Request Info 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 Kelle...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 1
  Well maintained 3/bed 2/bath home near Chabot College & Southland Mall Lrg fenced front yard. 22149 Thelma St, Hayward, CA 94541 $429,999 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1950Sq Footage: 1660 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 2 GarageLot Size: 6534 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family H...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 0
FOMC Minutes: Economy Growing, Housing Lags Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting held October 28 and 29 were released Wednesday. The report suggests that the U.S. economy continues to improve, although the annual inflation rate remains near 1.50 percent and short of the com...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
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    I visited with a client yesterday whose house I sold a few months back. We were talking about all the nuts and bolts of her transaction. One of the things we discussed was how prepared her house was for showings.  In a word, it was always pristine.  She really made an effort to have the house...