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 Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 34
My guess is some people just don't want to to do the necessary work when it is time to to sell their home.  The reason homes are not "at their best" when they go on the market vary by seller. Still, if a home is listed for sale by a competent real estate agent, the reason will likely not be becau...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 35
Just Listed in Warner Robins GA in Harvest Pointe Subdivision Harvest Pointe Property and Community Information Cheaper than renting! This home for sale has 1,478 heated square feet and was just listed in Warner Robins GA in Harvest Pointe Subdivision. Built in 2007, this property is show ready a...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
Comments 0
3917 3rd Street OverviewMapsPhotos $124,999 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,350 sqftLot: 6,251 sqft Location 3917 3rd StreetPearland, TX 7758USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonli...
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 28
Home Security -While it is Listed   When a Seller has made the decision to list their home, it is time to review security of the home.    Who will be coming through?     Are my things safe?    Do I need a safe for my jewelery?    Will the buyers go through the drawers?   In reviewing security at...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 10
Re-Priced to Sell! 9622 Indigo Brush Dr. Austin TX 78726 Canyon Creek     www.9622indigobrush.com   Buyers who act decisively have the best opportunity to purchase this re-priced property as quality deals sell fast in the Canyon Creek - NW Austin Real Estate Market. This community is located on H...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 1
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale 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 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Robert Harrington, BNagent.com
(BNagent.com)
Comments 1
How anyone can easily and quickly...No Agent Required...PRICE THEIR HOME TO SELL! ....in ANY market and at any time.  It's not magic...it's just common sense....and like anything else is easy when you know how...and when it comes to selling...who knows your home better than you do?
By Robert Harrington, BNagent.com
(BNagent.com)
Comments 0
A Quick and Easy check that you have all the right documentation and "STUFF" ready for fast listing and sale of your home... Because buyers and their mortgage providers often need information that you may have lost or accidentally used as a kitty litter liner..not good...so where t get a replacem...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 6
Updated Southbend Home Under Contract   Beautiful, recently renovated 3 bedroom home. Stainless steel appliances, granite in kitchen and both baths, vaulted ceilings, tiled throughout, freshly painted, new light fixtures, new ceiling fans. Barrel tiled roof. A great home in the very desirable nei...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 11
Plantation House Condo Indian River Plantation Sold Suite 309 in Plantation House has been sold by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty team for $362,500. Enjoy the beach casual lifestyle at Indian River Plantation from this 3rd floor 2 bedroom – 2 bath oceanfront condominium on Hutchinson Island. T...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
Comments 3
W. Hempstead NY  Cathedral Gardens Tudor  Sold This 1788 square foot home in W. Hempstead was on the market for 103 days before going into contract. The asking price was $479,000.00. The house closed on 10/16/2014 for $440,000.00. The original asking price was $549,000.00.  If you have any quest...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 8
Denver real estate professional Joan Cox provides a security reminder for home sellers. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Home Security -While it is Listed   When a Seller has made the decision to list their home, it is time to review security of the home.    Who will ...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
Comments 12
  Dallas Multi-Million $ Homes Search All Homes For Sale Dallas Luxury Homes for Sale Information For Home Sellers Information For Home Buyers Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Lisa Von Domek Lisa Von Domek & Associates, LLC / Real Living Real Estate Grou...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
Comments 1
                                                                                                                                                        Juanita-Holmes Point’s real estate inventory lightening demand heating up   This Week The median list price this week for the Kirkland-Juanita ar...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Ossining Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale 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 914...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale 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 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info South Salem Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale 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 Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 6
We have a PROBLEM and we need YOUR opinion. I will break this down later by the view of a Listing Agent and by the view of a Buyer Broker. Should Agents be attending the Home Inspection? This question was quite the talk of another Real Estate web site that was so down and dirty, I refused to leav...
By Jorge Martinez, Fairfax County Realtor
(Long & Foster)
Comments 2
 Don't let a HELOC loan ruin your home selling plans.    Not too long ago, I've heard the story of a friend of the family who's house had no more equity and was unable to sell it. She borrowed against her house to help her three children to college.  I also read in the Washington Post, you can re...
By Linda Trevor, RE/MAX United, Cary, Raleigh
(Linda Trevor and Company)
Comments 3
                                      104 Arrow Head Way, Cary, NC Welcome to this updated ranch located in the Cary neighborhood of Silvercrest!  The foyer greets you with new hardwood-looking floors that carry through-out the whole house.  Cooking is a delight in the kitchen that offers a new ...