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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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 65
Is There a Refrigerator in the Kitchen? Some kitchens are small and some are large but not one kitchen looks better or at its best having the refrigerator covered in magnets or covered with fliers. I get it, you are proud of your kids school papers and need to have those reminders about upcoming ...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Mount pleasant Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Jonathan Crompton Keller Williams 843-296-8337 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 1417086   License #:64403 Information valid for ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 22
The importance of having quality pictures when listing your home for sale has been the subject of many blog posts.  For good reason.  MLS photos are typically the first opportunity you have for making a good first impression because most potential buyers begin their search for a new home online. ...
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 9/30/14-10/30/14,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...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 10
 OPEN HOUSE~NW Austin~9622 Indigo Brush~Canyon Creek~Sunday, Nov. 2nd, 2-4pm www.9622indigobrush.com Buyers, don’t miss this opportunity to view 9622 Indigo Brush Dr. Austin, TX in Canyon Creek during this weekend’s open house on Sunday, Nov. 2nd from 2-4 pm. This community is located on Hwy 620 ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 22
Getting Ready to Move- What You Need to Know. Home stagers don’t often get involved with the moving process when we assist our clients in preparing their home for sale.  All we can do is suggest that sellers begin immediately editing what they have before the move.   Having recently helped a frie...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 11
 Jensen Beach Club Condo Sold 4452 NE Ocean Blvd. Suite B-1 in the Jensen Beach Club has been sold by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater team for $129,000 Get a condo on Hutchinson Island for under $150k. All tile floors, renovated kitchen, shutters and more! Tennis, bike path, clubhouse, pool and locate...
By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner ; Antonelli Realty
(ANTONELLI Realty)
Comments 170
While filing an ethics complaint on a Realtor I wanted to see just how much of a problem this was and if it was everywhere. I was amazed at what I found, the issue is everywhere and just as bad. So then I asked myself, why are there not more ethics complaints filed so we can get rid of these agen...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
Comments 3
    Home sales have been exceeding new inventory in  Magnolia  This Week: The median list price this week in Magnolia is $949,000  is unchanged from last week’s  list price of $949,000.   Inventory  has been lightening lately and the Market Action Index (see MAI chart below) has been trending up...
By Duncan Townsend, Professional Real Estate: Principal, BIC
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
Comments 0
We Buy Charleston Area Houses _We Buy Summerville SC   Do you have a house to sell to us?  We buy houses today!See http://www.SCHomeBuyers.net  843-883-3319 We buy houses from people in situations just like yours all over South Carolina- Charleston, Greenville, Columbia, Myrtle Beach, and Beaufor...
By Bobbie Smith, Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,
(RE/MAX OF THE POCONOS)
Comments 0
A very important part of Selling your home and getting ready to move is hiring a Moving Company to help you get the job done. Help reduce the stress of choosing a Company. Kathy Streib with Room Service! Home Staging! offers some Great Tips to help. Read her Blog Post below. Follow the advice of ...
By Kevin Shin, Marketing Specialist
(Prudential California Realty)
Comments 3
I have just listed this beautiful Rancho Etiwanda Upscale home built by Standard Pacific in 2003. This home is in sought-after award winning Etiwanda School district. Listed at $719,000 for 4 bedrooms, 2 dens, 4 full bathrooms in 3,650 sqft of living space on 7,820 sqft lot with 4 car tandem gara...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - San Jose Probate Agent
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 28
I Can See Clearly Now Why Your Home Is NOT Selling   It's a listing agent's nightmare.  Well, okay, maybe not a nightmare but certainly something that we never want to see and learn that our seller clients are doing. This particular San Jose home for sale has had lots of showings. It's been on th...
By Carol-Ann Palmieri, "Cal" the Real Estate Gal
(RE/MAX Executive Realty, Al and Cal Realty Group)
Comments 2
Another Franklin MA Home Sold with Al and Cal! OverviewMapsPhotosDescriptionMarket Stats $780,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 4,000 sqftLot: 39,240 sqft Location 10 Dutchess RoadFranklin, MA 02038USA Carol Ann Palmieri (508) 494-9061cal...
By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
Comments 0
We can have a truly open and transparent system that has the consumer's confidence. Not harboring secrets - which is really just a simpler, easier-to-execute conception of “transparency” - can be really powerful.  We have all heard the phrase The truth will set you free.   I am a Realtor with Re/...
By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c), Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 16
This home has been sold. Contact Realtors Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila for current Long Island homes for sale at 631-805-4400 (c). Welcome To Our New Listing At  Bailey Avenue Bay Shore, NY 11706 ONLY $250,000 Yes, you are reading this right and it's not a short sale, only $250,000!  This Colonial...
By Trisha Bush, Broker ~ Owner
(Preferred Properties Land & Homes)
Comments 9
Isn't it nice to get showing feedback from agents after they have shown a property?  It doesn't have to be long or a detailed analysis of the property. . .Just a quick, "Doesn't meet my clients needs."  Or "Yes, there is some interest."  This past year I have asked numerous agents numerous times ...
By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | Savvy + Company Real Estate)
Comments 69
What’s Wrong with This Picture?   Sometimes as agents, we have to step out of the ‘data’ box and view a listing from a buyer’s perspective.  We tend to fall into the '4-beds-4-baths-1/2-acre-fenced-yard-with-pool' mentality and truly need to take a fresh look at our listings.     How do our listi...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park Real Estate Consultant, REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR®)
Comments 32
Educating Sellers the importance of staging Listing agents know educating sellers the importance of a well staged home will receive the best offers, setting high expectations for a buyer’s. Staging a home will set the mood for buyer’s first impressions appealing to good or bad feelings. Selling a...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - San Jose Probate Agent
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 33
Building Relationships & A Better Business with a Lending Partner   Blogging has been a huge part of my business for many years.  Blogging in ActiveRain is not only great for general business, it is great for networking and for referral business as well. Business is never slow for me. I create ti...