Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Aaron Browning, Your Home Sold In 60 Days Guaranteed!
(Browning Homes Group)
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The Browning Homes Group is breaking records in the sought after Shannon Station neighborhood in West Springfield, VA. We just sold 9007 Kerrydale Ct in 2 days for $22,100 over list price. It sold for $412,000 which is the highest price in Shannon Station in over 7 years. Call us today at 571-234...
By Jon Kolsky, REALTOR® Long Beach, CA
(Kolsky Group/Spellens Realty)
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   Showing Property Etiquettes for Sellers & Buyers.   It’s 1 pm on Friday. A buyer’s agent phones up a listing agent and says “I have a client that wants to see one of his listed properties at 3 pm.   However, the listing agent explains, the sellers of the property have three small children in t...
By Robert Hulme, Utah County Real Estate
(Home Buyer Realty Utah, LLC)
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Salt Lake City Horse Property in Riverton, Utah Riverton, Utah - 1 Acre Horse Property - Salt Lake Real Estate Utah Real Estate Listing on the WFRMLS $449,900 13423 S. Lovers Lane  Riverton, Utah 840654096 Sq. Ft., 5 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath, 1 Acre Horse Property Country Setting in Salt Lake City, Gr...
By Christopher and Stephanie Somers - Realtors - Philadelphia Real Estate
(Realtor / Owner - RE/MAX Access)
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Are Open Houses a Waste of Time? As I was sitting in a coffee shop on Easter Sunday, I looked out the window and saw an open house sign.   My initial thought was who in their right mind would host an open house on Easter weekend?  The debate regarding the value of open houses has been discussed f...
By Ginny Lacey Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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I will Always Do Right For You in Selling Your Home Listing homes can be a numbers business for many agents...some potential clients just want to hear who will sell their house at the highest price (even when it is not possible) while others want to know what kind of discount you will give to the...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Olympia Plats Hobe Sound Home Sold Great location in ‘Old Hobe Sound‘ in Olympia Plats.  This home located at 9483 SE Saturn Street sold for $325,000 through the efforts of the Gabe Sanders BlueWater Realty team. CBS Key West Style Pool Home in the highly sought after area of ‘Old Hobe Sound’! Th...
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)
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Spring is a Time for Change Spring is definitely in the air in Clarksville TN. I know it is so because the tree pollen has decided to let loose all at once and the trees have budded almost overnight. The flowers are in bloom and the grass is greening up. Everything is taking on a new look with a ...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Re/Max Sunset Realty)
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Re/Max Vs. The Industry - We Won Re/Max sent this information to us on Friday: The report shows that RE/MAX: Closed 180,000 more transaction sides than Coldwell Banker last year. And 260,000 more than Keller Williams. And more than double Century 21. And led major franchises in brand awareness, n...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Karen Feltman, presented this blog a couple of months ago that would be great to re-discover today. There are many useful ideas that can be used to further help guide your next real estate transaction. Use these suggestions as a starting point and customize further to your own specific situation...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
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Easter Sunday Showings A lot of people in my market were planning on having a day off today, agents, buyers and sellers.  After all, it is a major Christian holiday, akin to Christmas.  I personally think Christmas gets more weight because it's become a secular holiday as well.  Nonetheless, expe...
By Todd Picconi, Rancho Cucamonga Real Estate, WWW.PICCONIPROPERTIE
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You will adore this modern and contemporary floorplan... Built in the late 80's and still extremely functional.  Just the right amount of FLUFF has been done to this Breathtaking and Simple Condo....What else could you ask for? 2 Master Bedrooms (Opposite ends of Condo) Living Room with Fireplace...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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If your New Hampshire home is currently on the market, you can no longer use the snow as an excuse not to improve your home's curb appeal.  That brutal winter is finally behind us and we are once again seeing our lawns and flower beds. Spring yard work has begun to take over the weekend agenda. E...
By Bobbie Smith, Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,
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Lakefront Homes For Sale in the Poconos - Sold Lakefront Homes for March 2014 Market Update.     The details of the Lakefront homes sold in the Poconos for March is as follows: ADDRESS COMMUNITY LIST PRICE BEDROOMS BATHROOM FINISHED SQ. FT. Nadine Blvd Stillwater Civic 165,000 3 2 1264 Mountain T...
By Jack Lara, "Jack Lara...Your Real Estate Advisor"
(Main Street Properties, Inc.)
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7220 LAGO VISTA CT, PENSACOLA, FL Get Directions Click Here   Description Features Photos Maps & Local Schools   $ Click for current price 2 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS (2 full) 1116 Square Feet   Spacious townhouse... Master Bedroom & Bath upstairs with newer bamboo tile flooring give you a classy fee...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Even an easy sale is never easy until it closes. My Buyers found their dream home, a great neighborhood, priced to sell and a seller eager to move. The buyer is Pre-approved and offers full price. The inspection was perfect. The mortgage process was smooth. The appraisal goes perfect. Then comes ...
By Alexander- Slocum, REMAX Team- Vancouver WA Real Estate
(RE/MAX equity group - Vancouver Washington)
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Cute Waterfront Condo at Northwynd OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription Video Tour (4/10)NeighborhoodMarket Stats $185,000 Condominium Main Features 1 Bedroom1 BathroomInterior: 947 sqft Location 1735 SE Cutter LnVancouver, WA 98661USA John Slocum & Kathryn Alexander RE/MAX equity group(360) 25...
By Andrea Peters, SOLD with Andrea!
(Keller Williams Realty Bryan - College Station)
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  College Station TX Real Estate | 2611 Forest Oaks Dr, College Station 77845 | 4 Bedrooms http://www.iSOLDwithAndrea.com | 979.255.1109 | Bryan - College Station Real Estate Specialist   Have a home to sell in Bryan or College Station? Call Andrea Peters - Realtor, Bryan College Station Real Es...
By Jimmy Chickey, Las Vegas Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Southwest, Partner in the Jamie Cox Group)
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You May Have Equity in Your Home If you are behind on your home payments, you may have a way out.  According to Inman News, in cities like Las Vegas, property values have risen so much in the past 12 months that many homeowners actually have equity in homes and may not even realize it.  In many ...
By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA Skogman Realty)
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A Really Expensive Typo I will give you an example of an extreme situation that happened to me early in my real estate career.  The condo had been listed for a long time.  It had recently changed listing agents and the seller disclosure was the same except that a new date was added and the seller...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Spacious 6BR home with beautiful, three story front entrance and flexible floor plan offers lots of options for every family's needs. Large granite topped kitchen with subzero freezer and bright breakfast nook opens to even larger, fire-placed family room with spacious deck overlooking large priv...