Home Selling

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By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 32
 I am sure you are familiar with the phrase "Do you want fries with that?" Well, there's a new phrase in real estate marketing that I'm guessing you aren't familiar with....   "Do you want a bride with that?"   Sellers often throw a little something extra in with the house to entice buyers, but t...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 20
The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week was a unique property in the sense that it's not your traditional luxury home. This house was built in 1967 and by all accounts needs some pretty major updates to bring it in to the modern age. Selling this home for $3.3 million dollars might...
By Scott Webster
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 3
New Listing: 32 Wolfpit Ave in Norwalk, CT!   Move right in to this beautiful, meticulously cared-for home close to everything in Norwalk. Great natural light, and lots of new features and freshly painted throughout - even the basement floors!  Huge, level, fenced-in yard with patio and gardens, ...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
Comments 1
                                                            in real estate as a HOBBY When you click and watch this now,, you will learn a horrible fact and truth about the real estate business. Don’t get me wrong, it is not all bad. Just somewhere around 10% and that number will be higher or low...
By Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(RE/MAX Vision Quest)
Comments 18
  White Sulphur Springs House is Under Contract!        This charming 2bedroom/2bath house located on Mamick Street in White Sulphur Springs, WV, is now under contract and closing is to be May 1.  This move-in ready house was built in 2004 and boasts of 1,030 sq ft of living space. The main level...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
Comments 16
Are you Enthusiastic? No really, have you ever thought about it? How do you show enthusiasm when you are on a listing presentation? Obviously you don't do back flips when you go into a particularly nice listing but how do you show the seller your enthusiasm? I recently did not get a listing becau...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 12
The Lise Howe Group just sold 9401 Tall Window Way in Kings Contrivance, Columbia MD 21046 for $450,000.  This four bedroom, 2.5 bath colonial had been renovated by the current owners with new bathrooms, a new kitchen, new flooring, fresh paint and landscaping.  The two car garage and family room...
By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Real Estate Agent with Dana Properties
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
Comments 0
HomeSellers-Cannot Sell?Let Us Rent to Own Out Your House for You!   SEE: http://www.SCHomeBuyers.net/   Sell Your House This Week! We Buy Houses We Sell Houses Special Note: We are licensed real estate agents!   We Buy and Sell Houses Charleston SC Area Sell Your South Carolina House in 7 Days ...
By Joni Staples, Your Huntsville / Lake Livingston Area REALTOR®
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - Anderson Properties)
Comments 27
What is The Property Affidavit That the Buyer is Requesting? The property affidavit addresses any permanent changes made to the property, or to adjoining properties that encroach on the subject property - OR - confirms that no changes have been made. With a property affidavit the title company a...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 2
  If you have plans to sell your house, chances are high on your list of projects is to make sure your house is clean.   Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Selling Your Home? 14 Areas You Don’t Want to Forget to Clean! If you have plans to sell your house, chances are h...
By Eileen Hsu, LICENSED REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 11
Best Chinese Real Estate Agent Our buyers and sellers often praise our professionalism and diligentness in our daily communication with them.Our team are referred as the Best Chinese Real Estate Agent team because we do not push or push buyers or sellers when it comes to their Real Estate investm...
By Gordon Crawford, Morris County Specialist!
(Gordon Crawford Home Selling Team)
Comments 0
 Great new Randolph listing!  Open floor plan, front & back staircases, vaulted ceiling in family room, spacious master suite with luxury bath, huge walk in closet & loft and so much more!  Sure to please and ready to sell!  Wonderful Randolph schools, close to transportation, highways, shopping,...
By Yuri Ramirez-Villanueva, Sacramento Realtor, (Hablo Español)
(Keller Williams Realty Elk Grove)
Comments 1
     The economy is improving but unfortunately not everyone is doing better. I just finished a short sale for my clients who were going through one heck of a time. Both unemployed for over a year, they were depleting their savings in an effort to stay current on their mortgage…they wanted to kee...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 6
Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI for 2/28/15-3/30/15,Remax   By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center     My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax. My market report gives you the real estate activity for the city of Waukesha for the last ...
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
  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 Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 26
    SOLD in the Canyon Creek Subdivision in NW Austin TX 11601 Sweet Basil CT 78726   Homes located in the Enclave gated section in the Canyon Creek Subdivision are sought after because there are very few that come on market. I was the listing agent when my sellers purchased the home and they cam...
By Erick Blackwelder, Text or call Erick now at 703-677-1120.
(Cell: 703-677-1120)
Comments 5
You want to "go green" as much as possible with your house.  You recycle.  You use low-flow toilets and shower heads.  You want to add solar panels to your house. Solar panels cost thousands of dollars.  You talk with a representative from your friendly local solar panel company.  The cheerful re...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 24
How do you keep people from commenting on your blog posts? Easy, write a Market Report. A shocking thing happened when i started my latest series of Market Reports. My comments went form 20 to 5. A couple of posts are at a lonely ZERO.  As i buried my head in sorrow the phone rang, not an hour af...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 3
Mallet Hill en Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestres para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Febrero 2015   Mallet Hill en Wellington, Fl es una privada y exclusiva zona residencial para la comunidad ecuestre. Sólo hay una entrada a la comunidad, pero la mayoría de las propiedades se encuentran a poca dist...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
   Mallet Hill in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report February 2015   Mallet Hill in Wellington Fl is an exclusive gated luxury and equestrian community. There is only one entrance in to the community but most of the properties are within walking and hacking distance to the ...