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 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 Cathy Perry
(Keller Williams Realty)
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If you are thinking about putting your St. Louis home on the market, one question no one ever tells you to ask your prospective agent is what your listing will look like.   You may not even think about it – you just know your agent has taken some pictures, the sign goes up in your yard, and hopef...
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 Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Is now a good time to sell? If you own a home and you are considering moving to a different house, then you've probably asked yourself this question. And the best way to answer this question would be to look at how things are in the market. So to help you out, here's some information on a home ju...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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The Anatomy of A Seller's Costs to Sell a Home   At some point, people have to consider the sale of a home.  For many it can come after having lived in the same home for many years. For other's it's a matter of either more or less space, or a job relocation.  The common reality all must face is t...
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 Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
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Many people do not know what goes on behind the scenes in a real estate transaction.  This is about one home showing and what we, as Realtors° have to endure before and after just to SHOW a home.   A client was coming into town in preparation for a relocation to the area.  He had previously seen ...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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If you want to sell your home for a good price fast, then here's a selling tip - get professional help. Why? If you think it's only added expense, then this video will enlighten you.      If you would like to buy or sell a home anywhere within Arlington, Mansfield, or the surrounding cities, call...
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 Jay & Michelle Lieberman, Creating Calm in the Buying and Selling Chaos
(Keller Williams Realty - Westlake Village, CA)
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What is My Old Agoura California Home Worth     Jay & Michelle Lieberman | Keller Williams Realty |  (818) 665-5306 | info@teamjaymichelle.com                 Keeping track of the value of your home in OLD AGOURA, your most important investment, is extremely important and commendable.  We like t...
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 Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   Beautiful 3 bedroom home for sale in Mount Pleasant, SC !   DESCRIPTION PHOTOS MAPS & LOCALS SCHOOLS PRINT BROCHURE                 Mount pleasant Homes For Sale   3044 Queensgate Way Mount Pleasant, SC 29466   Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2 full | List Price: $ Get Curr...
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 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 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...