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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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5888 NW Carovel Avenue, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986 Torino  Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price Just Sold! Get the Info! Search All Homes for Sale in Torino Area of Saint Lucie West FL CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Search All V...
By Stanley Stepak, Realtor - Avon Lake, Avon, Bay Village, Westlake,
(Howard Hanna Gold- Avon Lake, OH)
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Warning Signs to Home window problems at your Northeast Ohio HomeAs an agent walking through many homes I come across many worn windows.  Home inspectors and rehab experts provide the best advice on many of these warning signs. Condensation Forms along the Bottom or Corners of the GlassYour windo...
By Joy Baker, So NH RE & Short Sale Specialist
(RE/MAX Insight)
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1.   YOU'RE SHOOTING YOURSELF IN THE FOOT WHEN YOU OVER PRICE YOUR HOME.  Yes, even in a relatively hot market!  Today's buyers, particularly those working with a knowledgeable buyer's agent (and most serious buyers are), have access to a wealth of information about what comparable homes have sol...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Staging and Selling Your Home to MillennialsIt’s never good to generalize, but it doesn’t hurt to understand your target audience.  Much as our parents had to warm up to long hair hippies and an “I’m ok; you’re ok frame of mind;  we would do well to understand where those born sometime after 1980...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Whenever we think of how our Henry County home staging professionals approach their craft, it’s all the positives that come to mind—how they transform a ho-hum living room into a welcoming showplace; a run-of-the-mill front porch into a curb appeal magnet, etc. That is true, but equally important...
By Julie Morales, Your Partner is Real Estate
(RE/MAX Cinco Ranch)
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Price $2,560,000 Located in Hedwig Village,one of the six Memorial Villagesjust a few miles from downtown. A West Houston communitythat offers Contemporary,Georgian, Mediterranean, and French style Estates. Impressive features of this home include:24 foot ceiling in the living areaMaster suite wi...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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 OPEN HOUSE~NW Austin~11125 Comiso Pala~Canyon Creek~Sunday, May 31st 1-3pm www.11125comisopala.comBuyers, don’t miss this opportunity to view this stately Austin white stone home in the RRISD at 11106 Calavar Dr. Austin, TX 78726 in Canyon Creek during this weekend’s open house on Sunday, May 31...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Under Contract - Heritage Eagle Bend - Aurora, CO  80016  We had very good activity and the right buyer came along.   We are through inspection and sellers are busy packing with this cash offer.   Heritage Eagle Bend  is one of the best retirement community in all of Denver!  This stunning ranch ...
By Jeana Cowie, Broker Associate, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES
(RE/MAX Real Estate Limited)
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Paramus open house $849,900Paramus open house Sunday 5/31/15 from 1-4pm249 Monroe Ave, Paramus, NJ 07652Dir: Farview, Jefferson, Monroe  New Paramus Colonial home for sale!!Paramus Open house your Paramus real estate specialist, Jeana Cowie of RE/MAX REAL ESTATE LTD.Paramus home for sale listing ...
By Richard and Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
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  RE/MAX Wittney Estates OPEN HOUSE 5/31/15 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM View Oceanside Homes In This Price Range Currently Available For Sale  Oceanside Charmer Offered For A Gem Of A Price View 20 More Photos Of This Oceanside Home Driving direction to 3432 5th St., Oceanside NY 11572  Oceanside, NY -...
By Diane Plant, Broker, Toronto Home Search: Forest Hill Real Esta
(Forest Hill Real Estate Inc, Brokerage)
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SOLD86 Winnett Ave, TorontoOur thrird pre-emptive offer won this home   Fantastic 2 storey, semi-detached in Humewood School district.                                          *We provided a very happy buyers for their first home.                                    The property is move-in ready. ...
By Tammie White, Franklin Homes Realty, Franklin TN
((615) 495-0752 or www.FranklinHomesRealty.com)
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Living in the South brings some interesting challenges when trying to sell your home. Especially, if you have family roots that date back to pre-Civil War times.For those of you who may not know it, a major battle of the Civil War was fought in Franklin TN on November 30, 1864. There are several ...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
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Another Addition to My "S" ListToday was the day Seller-clients of mine would be settling their deal with their Buyers.  It didn't happen, but not without a lender in the chain of events suggesting something illegal.Let's start with the fact that my Sellers had Buyers who were also selling their ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Staging FAQ’s- Why Should I Remove All of My Personal Photos?Watch any of the cable shows or listen to a Home Stager, Real Estate Agent or a friend and one of the Top Three things you’ll hear them suggest to you (besides editing and painting) is to remove all of your personal photos. I’ve heard p...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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Homes Are Selling in Montgomery County MD, April 2015.   Status: ACTIVE (2057) as of May 29, 2015     List Price Bedrooms Baths FB HB DOMM DOMP Acres Lot Sqft Yr Built Min $171,000 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1760 Max $18,000,000 17 17 13 6 1,504 1,504 355.35 15,479,046 2016 Avg $938,752 4 4 3 1 72 93 1.43 6...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
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 Bothell’s Brentwood -Queenborough real estate market still in the Seller’s zoneThe median list price in  Bothell’s Queenborough-Brentwood neighborhood this week is $599,000 up from last week’s $549,994. Inventory has been lightening lately and the Market Action Index (see MAI chart above) has be...
By Kull Realty Group, Your local experts
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If you are planning on selling your home over the next two years, now may be the time to act. Demand is high, supply is low and many homeowners are benefiting from an almost auction atmosphere with several buyers fighting for their house in the current multi-bid environment. Higher prices and les...
By Valerie Tourangeau, Your Healthy Home Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty East Valley)
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161 N Forest Dr., Chandler, Arizona Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE May 30, Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM May 31, Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Description Photos Maps & Local Schools $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 4 (3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2659 SQUARE FEET This house has it all. Dual...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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  5527 Rockwood Ct 2 Bedroom Condo Unit PROPERTY DETAILS $42,500 LISTING INFORMATION MLS: 215001551Bedrooms: 2Full Baths: 1Partial Baths: 0Sq ft: 918Lot Size: CNDStyle: 2 StoryGarage: 0Heat Source: GasTaxes: $858.00 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Updates include NEW Pergo floors and new blinds. A/C 2002 a...
By Wandanna Melliphant, A Name Homeowners Trust and Recommend
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This is another fabulous blog by Kathy.When preparing a home to sell, it's always important to consider your target market.Every seller should read this blog. Staging and Selling Your Home to Millennials It’s never good to generalize, but it doesn’t hurt to understand your target audience.  Much ...