Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 
By Mike Mitchell, REALTOR (R)
(Real Living Kee Realty)
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       JUST SOLD!   This St. Clair Shores brick ranch just sold! If you would like to know the value of your St. Clair Shores Home in today's market contact me for a FREE Comparative Market Analysis. (CMA)                ~ No Pressure     ~ No Obligation   Mike Mitchell - REALTOR®  (586) 291-2652...
By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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What Does Your Agent Owe You? This blog is for people considering selling their home and looking for the best agent to represent them. 1.  Communication:  This does not mean they have to be your best friend or that you really like them (but that helps).  It does mean they have the time and energy...
By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Selling Silicon Valley Homes in Top Schools San Jose, Cupertino, Saratoga, Palo Alto-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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SOLD! 1374 Suzanne Ct., San Jose Lynbrook High Home!  $300K Over Asking! by San Jose REALTOR Michelle Carr Crowe Happy News! 1374 Suzanne Ct., San Jose Lynbrook High Home is SOLD! 20% Above Asking Price! That's nearly $300K Over Asking! Did you see 1374 Suzanne Ct., San Jose? This Beautiful Move-...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  Located in the Bay Tree are of Mt. Pleasant, this great townhome Located 5 minutes to Historic Downtown Charleston, Sullivans Island Beach and plenty of Shopping!  This is a true hidden gem within Mt. Pleasant because of its location and price point.  Homes in this area do not stay on the mark...
By Kim Norton, YOUR Realtor for Northwest Arkansas!
(Keller Williams Market Pro Realty)
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  Ok.  You want to sell your home, right? When you get into the mind of the person sitting with their computer, laptop or smartphone, thumbing through pictures, they are asking the question, "Can I see myself living in this home?"  YOUR #1 JOB is to take away as many objections as possible that w...
By Jeff Fisher, ArizonasRealty
(ReMax Fine Properties)
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  To get top dollar for your home, renovations may be necessary. However, some renovations can prove costly and they don’t always add value to your home. Here are three inexpensive renovations that are sure to improve the resale value of your home. First Impressions Matter   Your home needs to ha...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Last week's most expensive home sold in Arizona was located in Paradise Valley which is one of the highest priced areas to live. This home was a rare multi-million dollar short sale and took almost an entire year to negotiate. Originally priced at $4.9 Million dollars the bank accepted almost a m...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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Buying a Second Home? Assessing Your Finances to Ensure You Can Afford a Second Mortgage The decision to buy a second home may be made for a number of reasons. For example, you may have a destination where you and your family love to spend free time in, and you may be ready to settle into your ow...
By Jeremy K. Frost
(Keller Williams Realty)
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UNDER CONTRACT AND ACCEPTING BACK UP OFFERS! This beautiful home sits on 1.92 acres +/- and features stunning finish out with an open floor plan which include granite tops everywhere, high ceilings with exposed beams, and so much more. Hill country contemporary at it’s best! Gorgeous exterior fea...
By Mary Crane, Realtor
(Century 21 Commonwealth)
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"Buyers want to see your house, not your stuff."   When buyers look at your home, you want them to focus on the features and upgrades.  You don't want to distract them with items that might offend or puzzle them.  It's amazing how many times we show homes and the buyers will refer to one as "the...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
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Discovering Unusual Features in Homes for Sale in Spring Hill, Florida   This morning, I met the appraiser at one of the homes that I have listed for sale in Spring Hill.  The buyer's agent also showed up to meet her buyer's  inspector from the Pest Control company for the WDO (wood destroying or...
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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Price Updates For Platinum Standard Home & Exquisite Luxury Estate! Click on an image to view listing information for that home                   Click on an address caption to view the blog post for that home   4141 E Morrison Ranch PKWY Gilbert, AZ 85296 This 3 bed, 2.5 bath Morrison Ranch home...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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  Saddle Trail Park in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report January 2015   Saddle Trail Park is an equestrian community which can be found in the heart of Wellington Fl. Saddle Trail Park in Wellington Fl mixes outstanding home sites with an equestrian community’s serene land...
By DAdrea Davie, Stanislaus & San Joaquin Short Sale Agent
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Just closed on ANOTHER Short Sale Home in Tracy, California...this time I brought the homebuyer! This 6 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom home with a 1,945 sqft. of living space and lot size of 9,405 sqft. with a pool. With a little love this is going to be a great home for this family!   Short Sales can stil...
By Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
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Virtual Showings are all the clicks and views and forwards we can tract online. Physical Showing is actual foot traffic that cross the sellers threshold to take a look at the home in person. Real estate agents with systems in place can tract this information and help the seller decide how best to...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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WHO should have to pay CLOSING COSTS during the Purchase/Sale of a home? Different parts of the country have different traditions. However this is a subject I bring up with the Home Seller when Listing a Home For Sale. Here in NH the majority of sales where the Buyer gets a mortgage, is a FHA Mor...
By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
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So the bachelor pad that I wrote about last week has now been transformed.  His mainly brown decor has now been spruced up with some spring green!  The little hints of green here and there truly made a difference!   The staging budget was minimal for accent items only.  I also creatively staged h...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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868 Stonegate Drive, South San Francisco This 3-bedroom, 2-bath end unit townhouse at 868 Stonegate Drive in South San Francisco will soon have a new owner. Here's the time-line of success: 2/20/15 - showings began 2/21/15 - first open house - we attracted about 36 groups through in the 3 hours 2...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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A home seller in the Sacramento area told me yesterday that she has concluded you get what you pay for when you hire a Sacramento REALTOR. She had been trying to sell her home without any success through some discount agent, and she doesn't feel that her former agent had her best interests at hea...
By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(RE/MAX Associates)
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Fabulous Farm House OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription $320,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 2,100 sqftLot: 1.38 acre(s) Location 106 Washington AvenueWilmington, DE 19808USA Christopher Pataki RE/MAX Associates(302) 562-0628patakirealestat...