Home Selling

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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 61
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 Barb Szabo, CRS, E-pro Realtor, Cleveland Ohio Homes
(RE/MAX Trinity Brecksville Ohio)
Comments 50
My husband and I have moved 3 times which means we have sold 2 homes so I totally understand the frustration of  selling a home! One frequent complaint by sellers is that the buyer's agent is late for their scheduled appt. I'd like to briefly shed some light on why this happens. Last weekend was ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 45
Whether you are Buying or Selling a home, there are certain words or phrases that can stop a conversation, bring silence to a stadium and strikes fear to the agents involved. Many Buyers and home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often learn this hard way. Some are light heart-ed and some ar...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 106
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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 19
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 Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 7
We had a very busy open house last week, but no offers.   So we're doing it again this Sunday! An Open House at 7 Terry Lane Clark We will be there from 1-4pm, Sunday November 23rd.  Stop by and see this lovely home! This is a move in ready, 3 bed, 1 bath cape with a fenced yard, deck and a finis...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 8
The on stage participants crank their head to the side and upward to see, hear the "survey says......" and the wait for it, wait for it answer to the real estate question. The one where the crowded in, sardine like audience wonders too. What scores high or at all on the  overhead powerpoint poll....
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 11
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 Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 5
VICTORIA SUNDAY OPEN HOUSE 554 HEATHERDALE LANE 4 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE Google Map Showing Heatherdale Lane   HOT NEW PRICE VICTORIA 4 BED TOWNHOUSE ROYAL OAK was $540,000. Good News Victoria Home Buyers, my 4 Bed 3 Bath Townhouse listing is Now Only $512,000. PUT THIS TOWNHOUSE ON YOUR OPEN HOUSE LI...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 25
SOLD 1920 Lake Evanston IL 60201 I could have sold 3 or 4 of these and I wish I could have because this one went fast. Today we closed on 1920 Lake Street in Evanston IL. My client the seller was very happy at how fast we made this happen and with a cash buyer. Cash or not if a property is market...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 21
New Price Conquistador Condo Stuart FL The new price for Conquistador Condo Building 12 Unit 305 is $92,000. Exceptionally well maintained condo in a vibrant 55+ community with multiple pools, active clubhouse and a 2 acre waterfront plaza on the banks of the Saint Lucie River with a fishing pier...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 15
    You have made the decision to list your home, and the BIG question is - WHEN.     If you list in March through July, you will no doubt sell your home and see multiple offers.   The past few years, this is the time you will no doubt have your home shown by 20+ showings in a day or two, and hav...
By Linda Sabo, "Happy Client--Happy Realtor"
(Re/Max Preferred Associates, Toledo, OH)
Comments 0
              Good news!  The market shows rising prices of homes in Holland, Ohio.  As of 11/1/2014 here are the current resutls of the Holland Ohio market                         Some additional statistics show the following:   $229,370 Median Listing Price 77 Median Days on Market 83 Active Li...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 4
  Beautiful 2 bedroom Lake Mary FL Townhouse For Sale - 1242 Vineland Pl     Home Photos Local Schools             Torey Eisenman Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc 321-422-4729 Questions?Schedule a Showing! Licensed In:Florida License #:BK0544770       1242 VINELAND PLACE LAKE MARY, FL 32746 Bedr...
By Linda Sabo, "Happy Client--Happy Realtor"
(Re/Max Preferred Associates, Toledo, OH)
Comments 0
Anyone who is thinking of buying a home surfs the internet from Craigs List to Yahoo to Realtor.com to ReMax.com.  Here's a way for you to find home for sale in any area of your choosing plus have access to schools, crime rate, community makeup, etc. Click on this link Type in the area, price ran...
By Karen Hurst, Rhode Island Waterfront!
(STONEHURSTREALTY.COM)
Comments 2
Are you thinking of selling your home in the Rhode Island area and perhaps moving South, to Florida?   I went on two listing appointments this week for that exact reason. Both sellers wanted to go south, one to Florida and one to Georgia.  They were both ready to go and sincerely wanted to get aw...
By Cheryl Johnson
(Cheryl Johnson, Bob Taylor Properties, Inc., Los Angeles, CA)
Comments 2
Our associate Griff Lares successfully sold and closed escrow on this great top floor unit in beautiful Arroyo Seco Village:                     Arroyo Seco Village Is A Special Place To Live. Great 3rd Floor Unit w/ View Balcony Boasts Panoramic Views of the Waterfall & Fish Pond Etc. Features: ...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 24
Port St Lucie Pool Home Great New Price   This Port St. Lucie Pool Home on a cul-de-sac with private preserve views has been reduced to a new price of $150,000. Well maintained home with convenient location. Newer windows and both baths remodeled. Kitchen has newer cabinets and pass through windo...
By Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 2
Victoria Pending Waterfront Home Sales November 21,2014 There are currently 38 MLS Pending Victoria Waterfront Home Sales Looking For a Waterfront Home to Buy in Greater Victoria? Then you have come to the right place. Map of Greater Victoria BC   Where are the Most Popular Places in Victoria for...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 4
  Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Search All 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#: 4433327   Licensed In:NY Information val...