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 Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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   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 Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 47
Staging FAQ’s- What Does Staging Cost?(This post was inspired by a question asked by Tina Comstock in the Q&A section of ActiveRain)After all of these years, Home Staging is still not quite understood.  One question that most everyone has is what does Staging cost.Every Stager sets their own fees...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 25
Price Reduced in Kathleen GA in Magnolia Hills SubdivisionMagnolia Hills Property and Community InformationLooking for a home in middle GA? If so, this lovely home just had the price reduced in Kathleen GA in Magnolia Hills Subdivision. This property has 2,847 heated square feet and is ready for ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 13
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 Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Troon is one of the most prestigious areas in all of Scottsdale. There are several different phases of properties in Troon but regardless of which home you live in, if it's in Troon it's bound to be impressive. One of the most recognizable tournaments on the PGA tour, The Waste Management Open is...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 13
If a Listing Agent is not showing his/her Listing to their own Buyers and only Buyer Brokers are showing the home, should a Home Seller have the right to be mad? This was a question posted in last night Q and A and something i had to deal with the other day when i called an expired listing, Diffe...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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You be the judge, A builder hires an agent to sell his new home community. The agent holds an open house of the model daily. He designs great ads, he puts up lots of signs, flags and each morning hangs balloons to get buyers attention. Every day the open house is flooded with lookers, homes are s...
By Eric Crane -- Your Full Service, Discount Fee Realtor®, Greater Metro Phoenix Arizona
(DPR Realty LLC)
Comments 5
Just Sold in Power Ranch -- Remodeled 3 Bedroom/Den in Gilbert AZ  Just Sold by Eric Crane in Power Ranch The Metro Phoenix Real Estate Market is HotIf you're Considering a Sale -- Now is the Time! 3646 E. Temecula Way, Gilbert, AZ 85297 $219,000 Under Contract in Just 8 Days -- Market Dynamics a...
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 8
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 Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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Have you ever seen the "Make Me Move" section on Zillow. It's funny and sad at the same time.Zillow tells us that "Make Me Move is a free and easy way to tell others the price you'd be willing to sell your home for, without actually putting it on the market. It's that magical number you just can'...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 8
Can You Price the House Higher I Don't Like that Price?   In the world of real estate the seller can price a home to sell at any price they want.  Yes, really but that does not mean it will sell and it probably will not at a sellers' mindful imagining price.      It is all about the real estate ...
By Bandele Oguntomilade, Your Woodland Hills Real Estate Agent 818-825-6996
(Bogun Realty and Luxury Homes)
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Open-House Events:                     1-4PM on Saturday 5-30-15 Property:                                        10859 Andora Avenue, Chatsworth, CA 91311Virtual Tour:                                    www.10859Andora.comOffered At:                                     $1,635,350Call:           ...
By Dan Spencer, Your Colorado Home Source
(Aspen Lane Real Estate)
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BACK ON THE MARKET This beautiful 4 Bedroom 4 Bath Home is located in Peyton, Colorado and close to Peterson Air Force Base, Air Force Academy and Colorado Springs.     Home is in the Antler Creek Golf Course Community. This home sits on a 1/2 acre corner lot and a cul-de-sac entrance. Three Car ...
By Susan Morrison
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
Comments 2
Single Family Home for sale in Franklin, MA   Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood Market Stats   $499,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,132 sqftLot: 20,160 sqftYear Built: 1992 Location 2 Elizabeth AveFranklin, MA 02038USA    ...
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
Comments 1
Beautiful home with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in the Brookstone neighborhood of Mountain View.This home has garage space for 4 cars. There is a studio apartment above the detached garage with it's own kitchenette and bathroom. The main level of the home features hardwood floors, a living room wi...
By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 1
Wish that we had that problem.  I think that we have a 2 year inventory available right now.  Housing Supply is Too Low    Prices in Hawaii have gone unbelieveably higher to eye popping gains! Update: Summer Selling Season is Early on Oahu, the frying pan has heated up! The statistics are in for ...
By Jonathan Alexander, Real Estate Extraordinaire
(J Alexander Real Estate Group)
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            402 LAKE MONTEREY CIR  BOYNTON BEACH FL 33426 $225,000 | 3 BEDROOMS | 2.5 BATHROOMS |  1,574 SQUARE FEET  | MLS: RX-10138643       Beautiful 3 bed/2.5 bath townhouse in the gated community of Monterey. This Felton model home is surrounded by lush landscaping. When you walk in you'll i...
By Jonathan Alexander, Real Estate Extraordinaire
(J Alexander Real Estate Group)
Comments 0
          6675 CASA GRANDE WAYDELRAY BEACH FL 33446 $999,900 | 4 BEDROOMS | 4.5 BATHROOMS | 2.5 CAR PARKING |  3,863 SQUARE FEET  | MLS: RX-10133451     Impressive contemporary residence with guest-house, heated pool, and picturesque lake view within the nationally recognized golf and county club...
By Kristen Correa, Graduate, REALTOR Institute (GRI)
(Ueckert Realty LLC)
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Yesterday I posted about Dust Bunny Cemeteries and other Sunday Funnies I experience with seller clients. Often times they replaced, repaired, painted or cleaned something and they feel it has a significant impact on our sales endeavor when it simply doesn't matter in the market today. I feel for...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 0
  Pensacola, 32503, 32504, 32514,  Changes coming this summer to FHA loan program Some borrowers may find it more challenging. Lenders will soon consider all student loan debt, for example, and document more donor info for downpayment gifts. Read more.       Helpful Links   Sign up for our Month...