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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna Gold- Avon Lake, OH)
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Warning Signs to Home window problems at your Northeast Ohio HomeAs an agent walking through many homes I come across many worn windows.  Home inspectors and rehab experts provide the best advice on many of these warning signs. Condensation Forms along the Bottom or Corners of the GlassYour windo...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 20
Staging and Selling Your Home to MillennialsIt’s never good to generalize, but it doesn’t hurt to understand your target audience.  Much as our parents had to warm up to long hair hippies and an “I’m ok; you’re ok frame of mind;  we would do well to understand where those born sometime after 1980...
By Julie Morales, Your Partner is Real Estate
(RE/MAX Cinco Ranch)
Comments 15
Price $2,560,000 Located in Hedwig Village,one of the six Memorial Villagesjust a few miles from downtown. A West Houston communitythat offers Contemporary,Georgian, Mediterranean, and French style Estates. Impressive features of this home include:24 foot ceiling in the living areaMaster suite wi...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 10
 OPEN HOUSE~NW Austin~11125 Comiso Pala~Canyon Creek~Sunday, May 31st 1-3pm www.11125comisopala.comBuyers, don’t miss this opportunity to view this stately Austin white stone home in the RRISD at 11106 Calavar Dr. Austin, TX 78726 in Canyon Creek during this weekend’s open house on Sunday, May 31...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 30
Under Contract - Heritage Eagle Bend - Aurora, CO  80016  We had very good activity and the right buyer came along.   We are through inspection and sellers are busy packing with this cash offer.   Heritage Eagle Bend  is one of the best retirement community in all of Denver!  This stunning ranch ...
By Tammie White, Franklin Homes Realty, Franklin TN
((615) 495-0752 or www.FranklinHomesRealty.com)
Comments 10
Living in the South brings some interesting challenges when trying to sell your home. Especially, if you have family roots that date back to pre-Civil War times.For those of you who may not know it, a major battle of the Civil War was fought in Franklin TN on November 30, 1864. There are several ...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
Comments 9
Another Addition to My "S" ListToday was the day Seller-clients of mine would be settling their deal with their Buyers.  It didn't happen, but not without a lender in the chain of events suggesting something illegal.Let's start with the fact that my Sellers had Buyers who were also selling their ...
By Valerie Tourangeau, Your Healthy Home Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty East Valley)
Comments 4
161 N Forest Dr., Chandler, Arizona Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE May 30, Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM May 31, Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Description Photos Maps & Local Schools $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 4 (3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2659 SQUARE FEET This house has it all. Dual...
By Wandanna Melliphant, A Name Homeowners Trust and Recommend
Comments 2
This is another fabulous blog by Kathy.When preparing a home to sell, it's always important to consider your target market.Every seller should read this blog. Staging and Selling Your Home to Millennials It’s never good to generalize, but it doesn’t hurt to understand your target audience.  Much ...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 2
  5527 Rockwood Ct 2 Bedroom Condo Unit PROPERTY DETAILS $42,500 LISTING INFORMATION MLS: 215001551Bedrooms: 2Full Baths: 1Partial Baths: 0Sq ft: 918Lot Size: CNDStyle: 2 StoryGarage: 0Heat Source: GasTaxes: $858.00 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Updates include NEW Pergo floors and new blinds. A/C 2002 a...
By Kathleen Floryan, Broker Associate, Experience a Difference in Selling or Buying Homes
(Ponte Vedra Club Realty, Inc.)
Comments 4
This will say WOW to any one trying to sell their house. Giving buyers a 3 D perspective of any house is much better than any virtual tour that I have seen. Now you don't have to imagine the floor plan you can see it... upside down, inside out and all about. Check out one of my listings in St. Au...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 8
Sold and Closed in River Place in Arlington, Va 22209 1121 Arlington Blvd #436 Arlington, Va 22209This River Place North studio is now sold and closed courtesy of Amanda Davidson with Living A Dream Real Estate.It’s always refreshing when everyone works together to make the path to closing a smoo...
By Joy Baker, So NH RE & Short Sale Specialist
(RE/MAX Insight)
Comments 6
1.   YOU'RE SHOOTING YOURSELF IN THE FOOT WHEN YOU OVER PRICE YOUR HOME.  Yes, even in a relatively hot market!  Today's buyers, particularly those working with a knowledgeable buyer's agent (and most serious buyers are), have access to a wealth of information about what comparable homes have sol...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 14
   Address: 1108 Fleetfoot Dr A Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186-6950 Taxed by: Waukesha MLS #: 1410888           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston ABR,e-P...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 1
1951 Southwest Day Street, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34953 Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1537 SQUARE FEET Just Sold! Get the Info! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Search All Port Saint Lucie,...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 0
Team Zuhl&Are thrilled to announce that our listing at 1202 N. Stiles Street in Linden is Under Contract and is scheduled to close before July 30th!  This large lovely home features 4 bedrooms, 1 full and 3 half baths as well as more than 550 Square Feet of Professional Office Space.  All of this...
By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max All Properties New Lenox Illinois)
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Budget Friendly Curb Appeal Ideas Done in a Day 88 percent of homebuyers begin the process online, looking at pictures on the listing site. Good photos and real curb appeal help entice buyers to check out your house in person. You want to make a great first impression, so don't feel scared to mak...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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OPEN HOUSE For New Listing: Spectacular 2 Bed Townhome w/ Loft & Den! OPEN HOUSE!May 30, Saturday - 1-4 PM  4700 S FULTON RANCH BLVD 80 Chandler, AZ 85248 $475,000 View Photos 5286145 Residential Townhouse Active Beds/Baths: 2 / 2.5 Bedrooms Plus: 5 Approx SqFt: 2,485 / County Assessor Price/SqFt...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Staging FAQ’s- Why Isn’t Anyone Looking at My House?Real estate agents and Home Stagers get this question all of the time.  A seller lists their home but can’t understand why they aren’t getting any showings.  Price, location and condition all affect a home’s “sale-ability.”However…..If buyers ca...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 2
Our Saturday OPEN HOUSE Lineup Features Our New Listing & New Video! 5/30Click on an image to view listing information for that home                            Click on an address caption to view the blog for that home 717 S Pandora DR Gilbert, AZ 85296Saturday, May 30 - 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Liv...