Home Selling

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By Pat McCormick
(Long and Foster Gainesville)
Comments 33
They're Not Buying Your Masterpiece   You’ve spent years making your home perfect.  The room colors are just what you wanted.  You found exactly the right artwork and furniture to make the office your own.  You spent hours on the decorative painting in the recreation room, and every time you go d...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 45
These Home Sellers in Palm Beach County Really Get It!   As a Home Stager, my favorite home staging projects are occupied homes.  We’re not starting with a blank canvas so we have to work with what the seller has.  We also have to be very sensitive to the emotional rollercoaster that the seller i...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
There are various factors that stop us in our tracks when it comes to deciding whether we should sell our home or not. It makes sense because it's a pretty big decision, and big decisions have to be considered well. This often results in hesitation and maybe even dismissing the idea itself. But ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 13
SOLD Home in Perry Georgia in Brendale Subdivision Sorry buyers, any delay when you find a home you love will cost you in the Perry real estate market at the moment. Such is the case here as a beautiful property was quickly nabbed by my buyers and is now a SOLD home in Perry Georgia in Brendale S...
By Suzanne Otto, Your Montgomery County PA home stager
(Six Twenty Designs)
Comments 52
Home Staging is Not DecoratingThere's still a lot of confusion about the difference between home staging and decorating. When I introduce myself to people as a home stager, I still get people who respond with "Oh, so you decorate homes". While that is one aspect of my business, it's not what hom...
By Deborah Ward, The Irish Realtor
(Deborah Ward & Associates)
Comments 0
Clearwater, Florida - JUST SOLD!  2180 College Drive This home features 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a 2 car garage, eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, large family room, and a wood burning fireplace in the living room.  The location is just minutes from shopping, restaurants, beaches and Tampa Int...
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 Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 4
As you get ready for an open house, you make sure that your directional signs are clean and straight, your balloons are bright and perky, your cookies are warm and crisp and your bottles of water properly branded and cold. What is missing? The scent in the house that makes buyers bond with their ...
By Nina Rogoff, Your Hometown Realtor in Sharon MA
(RE/MAX Executive Realty - )
Comments 3
As of October 22, 2014, the real estate market in Sharon MA continues to be a seller's market. The price ranges that show the most significant rates of sale are those between $300,000 to $349,999; $450,000 to $499,999 followed by homes that sell between $500,000 and $599,999. If market conditions...
By Dawn Loding
(Keller Williams Realty, New Braunfels TX)
Comments 0
Help Me Sell My New Braunfels Home!! HELP!! Moving is overwhelming, and the most stressful part can be selling your home.  When you hire a top real estate agent to help sell your New Braunfels home, you eliminate most of the stress.  Dawn Loding of The Loding Group at Keller Williams in New Braun...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 0
Did You Know: Five Factors That Lenders Won’t Even Consider When Assessing You For a Mortgage Are you thinking about buying a new home? If you’re going to apply for mortgage financing, you can rest assured that your lender will be checking in to your credit history, income and other items in orde...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
  Yonkers 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 914-234-4444 MLS#: 4421798   License...
By Pam Dent, Realtor - Charlottesville Virginia Homes and Horse Farms
(Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 3
Luxury Wintergreen VA Condo for Sale | 1552 Vistas Condos Enjoy the pleasures of resort style living all year round in this luxury Wintergreen VA condo for sale. Built in 1985, 1552 Vistas Condos, Wintergreen, VA 22958 is one of the most beautiful buildings found in Wintergreen Mountain. The cond...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 6
Fairfax Ohio 45227 Home SOLD For $102,500  Yesterday afternoon was a happy event as our sellers and the new owner of this home completed the paperwork and handed over the keys for this Fairfax Ohio 2 bedroom 1.5 bath home!  We'd helped our seller buy their new home some months ago, and they're ha...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
  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 MLS#: 3324322   Licensed In:NY Information val...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 6
Walk to Beach North Kingstown Ranch Open House Sunday 10/26 105 Highbank Ave. | Mount View Neighborhood Sunday 11 am- 1pm       Walk to Beach North Kingstown Ranch Open House Sunday 10/26 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Coastal, water view, ocean front, luxury and waterfront Rhode Island real est...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 3
North Kingstown Waterfront Condo Open House Sat. 10/25 207 Seabreeze Dr. - Cedarhurst Condos Noon - 2 pm Saturday October 25     Waterfront North Kingstown Condo for Sale | Cedarhurst OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesNeighborhoodOpen House $270,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Bathroom1 ...
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))
Comments 3
OPEN HOUSE for Spectacular Home W/ Awesome Pool and Backyard! 10/25/14 With pebble stone resurfacing and an impressive decking in a sensational oasis-like backyard, don't be surprised if you find yourself wanting to take a dip in this home's fantastic diving pool! Not only that, this open floorpl...
By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
Comments 0
We buy houses in Winter Garden 407-739-5773 www.IbuyHousesOrlando.com .  If you have a house to sell anywhere in the Apopka FL area, I can help you sell it fast.  My  name is Robert Arnold and I have been buying and selling property in the Winter Garden area for over 20 years. With all the market...
By Thomas Pidgeon, your one-stop-shop for all your Real Estate Needs
(Florida 360 Realty, LLC)
Comments 4
Search current inventory of  Homes for Sale in Weston, Florida Listing Details 5/3.5 Pool Home in Weston Hills Country Club, Florida 1924 Timberland Road, Weston - 33327Price: $710,000MLS number: F1310432Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 3.5Square Footage: 4,072 Call Thomas Pidgeon at (954) 245-9346 to  arra...