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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By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 81
As a Home Stager in New Hampshire I help sellers prepare their homes for sale.  I educate home sellers and listing agents on the power and importance of preparation.  Preparing a home for sale is imortant because most buyers can't see potential. They determine a home's value based on what is pres...
By Michael Russell, Overland Park Kansas Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Partners, Inc.)
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As 2014 comes to a close it is a good time to reflect on the past year. As a resident of Hampton Place and the # 1 listing agent I like to keep my fellow home owners up to date on recent sales and trends. See All Hampton Place Homes For Sale at www.HamptonPlaceHomeListings.com Hampton Place conti...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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  Curious of your home's value in today's marketplace?     As your Arlington and Mansfield Texas real estate expert and neighbor, I am more than farmiliar with the current market conditions, home sales and real estate opportunities.   If you, or someone you know, is considering buying, selling, r...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 7
89 Riverview Park Drive, Columbus, Ohio. Sold by Erik Hiss of the Jackson Team. Olde Beechwold estate on a deep treed lot. Natural woodwork and hardwood floors. Crown moldings, french doors and a private screened porch of the living room. Built-in china cabinet, sun room, formal dining room and ...
By Bill Irwin, "Where Luxury Living Meets Luxury Hospitality"
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty)
Comments 2
  IN THE HEART OF PONTE VEDRA BEACH!   Have you dreamed of living near the beach?  Now is your chance with this spectacular pool home in the highly sought after neighborhood of Old Ponte Vedra Beach!  Located east of A1A at 558 Le Master Drive, this immaculate home is just a short stroll or golf...
By Rick Schuster
(Jaycee Realty, Inc.)
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Market Update for Boca Isles North as of December 2014 Real estate market data for Boca Isles North, Boca Raton, FL provided by  Rick Schuster of Jaycee Realty.Boca Isles North Market Update Over the past 90 days, Boca Isles North has seen 13 Multiple Listing Service home closings with an average...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 9
233 Chatham Rd, Columbus, OH 43214 $329900.00 The Jackson Team Chris Meekins Phone: (614) 406-0345       Single Family Status:SOLD!   Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Sqft: 2022 MLS#: Property Details Search More Properties Neighborhood Values Description:     Schools Nearest Public Schools Name Distance Students...
By Anna Chroscicki, Realtor - St. Lucie County affordable Real Estate
(Re/Max Masterpiece Realty)
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603 SE Harbor View, Port St Lucie, FL, 34983 Priced at $190,000.00 Take boat to the ocean from your own backyard! Panoramic view of the canal (seawall, dock and boat lift included). CBS construction and hurricane shutters—Low homeowner insurance and upkeep; Big value. 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 C...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 1
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Port Saint Lucie Homes For Sale Tradition Homes for Sale   Kevin...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
Are you waiting for the perfect time to sell your home in Mansfield, Texas? This could be your answer. 24 hours ago, this home in 529 Berryhill Dr, Mansfield TX just got sold.      Your home could be the next one to get sold! If you've been hoping to move up to a bigger home or downsize to more s...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
The holidays are a busy time. Maybe that's what's holding you back from deciding to sell your home. Homeowners worry that people won't have time to buy a house during the holidays because of everything that's going on. Is that really the case though? Watch the video below and find out why you sho...
By Kasey & John Boles - Jon Gosche Real Estate, Boise, Meridian, Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties
(Jon Gosche Real Estate, Boise ID)
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Holiday Tip For 7 Days and Counting:  Assign a wrapping paper to each family member to ease the choas of Christmas morning.  Let each family member pick their paper for added fun.  i.e.  Child #1 has his gifts wrapped in blue snowman paper, child #2's gifts are all wrapped in red reindeer paper. ...
By The Harris Group, Your Kansas City North Real Estate Experts
(The Harris Group)
Comments 1
Why Now, Is the Time to Sell! By Christina Albrecht   It’s a known fact that the real estate market shifts during the winter, things slow down, people decide to take their home off the market or wait to list their home until spring.  Most people say they don’t want to list in the winter because t...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
Comments 4
    For some reason, I have been showing buyers more homes and condos with wallpaper than any other time I can remember.  Don’t get me wrong.  I do like some wallpaper in period homes, professionally done (not overdone) by some decorators and some textures.  I have a textured, neutral wallpaper i...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 15
Choosing Your Real Estate Agent Shouldn't Be Charity Work We hear it time and again:  We have to use our relative (or friend or church member) as our agent because they need help with their business!  But should choosing your agent be an act of charity? And while we appreciate the feeling of obli...
By Derek Worchel
(Keller Williams)
Comments 3
1. Curb appeal  - make sure it looks inviting so that people will want to come in. Clean the roof. Mow the lawn. Maybe even put up an outside patio set.    2. Repaint - do you have odd colors on the wall? Make things more tone neutral.    3. Cabintes - Old cabinets can be painted an appealing whi...
By Mark Wagner Jr.
(Zion Realty)
Comments 1
SOLD! Chandler Home for sale with NO HOA!  This Chandler Home for sale has No HOA and features 3 Bedrooms and 2.5 Bathrooms with 2147 Square Feet and a lot size of 5802 sq ft. The front of  this Chandler Home for sale with No HOA has desert landscape and features a 2 car garage. The backyard of t...
By David Raesz, Your Key To Results in Your Next Move
(The Raesz Team )
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Austin Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale For Sellers For Buyers Get Your Homes Value Here Sign Up For Free Email Updates Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth?   David Raesz David Raesz and The Raesz Team 512-794-6635 Questions?Sc...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 1
The way that people use to buy a home has changed, and that means your home selling plan must change if you want to get top dollar when it comes time to sell. This change is not exactly recent, it crept into the Tallahassee housing market as homebuyers switched to the internet (from using real es...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
Comments 0
  Consider over 30 years of experience & knowledge   In the residential real estate market, representing sellers in Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona should give some value to what you are about to read and Click Now  NOW is an awesome time to put your home on the market because you as I said in th...