Home Selling

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By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 36
Narragansett Multi Million Dollar House Built on the Wrong Land to be Moved This has been a 5 year battle to have this Narragansett Multi Million Dollar House Built on the Wrong Parcel of Land to be moved from its location to its right location.  The Superior Court just decided that the deadline ...
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 62
Through the Front Door the Senses Take Over Photos grab the attention of the buyer. But Sellers, simply having good photos doesn't get the house sold. You have to have good curb appeal and that includes not having any major distractions from your neighbors. A junky neighbor, the neglected house n...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 14
When we have been given the honor of listing someone's house...we always ask why we were chosen.  The answer helps us to be better agents...to bolster the things that appeal to Sellers and polish our presentation for future listings.    The reasons are varied.     - You were recommended by our n...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 23
SOLD in the Charlestown Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005 SOLD in Bonaire GA Working with military sellers who have PCS orders and are excited about moving abroad is so much fun. When they get ready to move they know the drill and get their home ready quickly so buyers can preview it. Such is the c...
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor, Laguna Beach & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(HOM Sotheby's Intl Realty, 949-510-2395)
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My New Purpose For Open Houses   I read a post this morning by Mike Cooper asking if "The Open House" is dead. I don't know. I know some agents whose entire clientele comes from working open houses. I don't think I'm aggressive enough to "capture" buyers at open houses...but as we all know, every...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 4
4 BR Lakefront Pool Home Jensen Beach Reduced 2631 NW Windemere Drive in the Pines of Jensen Beach has now been reduced to $383,900.  Please come and see this exceptionally well located and maintained home. A newer lake front 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom pool home in the highly sough after Pines subdivi...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Considering selling your home: Seller’s Advice in the greater Los Angeles Area by Endre Barath, Jr. I know most sellers do not want to hear this message never the less, I will say it anyway: THE HOUSING MARKET IN LOS ANGELES is in transition. We went from a hot smoking sellers’ market, when home...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 3
Do You Want To Sit At My Open House?       That was the subject of a mass email I received last week.   Sitting an open house.   Have you heard the term?   I don’t know about you but it’s one of my pet peeves.   Sitting an open house.  I cringe just writing the term.   I know open houses may not ...
By Tammy Adams, A Maricopa Agent who Works, Lives & Loves Maricopa
(Maricopa Real Estate Co)
Comments 4
Looking for a Home to Buy in Maricopa, AZ?    Looking for great views, a huge loft, and lots of space for your family? Then check out this 3 bedroom home located in the Tortosa subdivision here in Maricopa. It has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a large loft that could be two areas, a downstairs den and...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
Comments 1
  Wantagh, NY Home Sold For $400,000.00  RE/MAX Wittney Estates We invite you to visit www.longislandrealestatesearch.com to view similar homes in Wantagh currently for sale.   Listing Details Home Sold In Wantagh 11/19/2014 2103 Spruce St., Wantagh, NY 11793 Price $400,000.00 Bedrooms 4 Bathroo...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Casas para la Venta en Grand Isles de Wellington Fl  | Reporte del Mercado para Septiembre 2014   Grand Isles en Wellington, Florida, es tambien conocida como Grand Isles de Wellington, es una privada y cerrada comunidad en el suroeste de Palm Beach County. Es una comunidad de 611 casas construid...
By David Dee, Real Estate - San Gabriel Valley (L.A.) & N. Orange County CA
(IRN REALTY)
Comments 2
HIGH DEMAND RENTAL AREA.   PROPERTY ADDRESS: 17201 ELM, HUNTINGTON BEACH CA 92647    REDUCED $75,000!! NOW $1,125,000.   2 Units in Front building plus Detached 2-story HOME built 2002 in back building. Special mix of 3 Units on 2 separate buildings. Located in Cul-De-Sac on 10,000+ sft lot.   P...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 66
Losing Clients, The Devil Is In The Details   It's often not the big things that cause people to say ENOUGH.  It's the little things, one small irritating cut at a time until finally the pain reaches the point that farewells must be said.   It becomes time to place the  "ex-" in front of customer...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 108
When reviewing Listings in the MLS there are certain phrases or words that may make you want to run, far away. When reviewing homes that have not sold, many home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often ask why their home did not sell. Some times the answer as easy as looking up their listing...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Aero Club in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report October 2014     Aero Club of Wellington Florida is more than the only fly in community in Wellington Florida! Imagine waking up in the morning to the sun rising and you see it is a clear day for a ride today. You stroll out of your larg...
By Susan Haughton, Your Client-centric Alexandria VA REALTOR
(Long & Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
Comments 43
As a Listing Agent, there is a lot I can do to help you prepare and price your home for sale.  In fact, let's count the ways: Whole house  - including the exterior and yard - assessment of condition Recommendations on clearing and storing clutter Complimentary staging consultation to present your...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 0
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Port Saint Lucie Homes For Sale Tradition Homes for Sale   Kevin...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
 Grand Isles de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Octubre 2014   Grand Isles en Wellington, Florida, es tambien conocida como Grand Isles de Wellington, es una privada y cerrada comunidad en el suroeste de Palm Beach County. Es una comunidad de 611 casas construidas entre ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 23
Home for Sale in Warner Robins GA in Woodland Hills Subdivision Woodland Hills Property and Community Information Are you tired of renting? Ready to own your own home? If so, this home for sale in Warner Robins GA in Woodland Hills Subdivision might just be the property for you! This newly listed...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 3
Grove Creek in Davie FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report October 2014     Residents and frequent visitors alike love the community of Grove Creek in Davie Fl because it has beautiful ranch style estates in an exceptional equestrian setting! The waterfront homes for sale in Grove Creek in Davie Fl...