Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Tg Glazer - The Right Realtor® for the Right Results!, Westfield/Cranford, NJ area
(Coldwell Banker, Westfield, NJ)
Comments 30
How Yoda Can Sell Your House Yoda...that little, green, ancient sage.  With so much wisdom gleaned from his centuries of existence, we can all learn a little something.  But there is one enduring truth that Yoda espouses that can help you successfully sell your home. Do.  Or do not.  There is no ...
By The Albert Team KW Port St. Lucie FL 34986 Residential Real Estate - 772-708-3292, Solutions that meet our Clients Needs, Not Ours
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
        For anyone thinking of selling a home, "What's my Home Worth" is pretty much the question on your mind.  If you see a realtor's for sale sign in the yard and pretty soon, you have a new neighbor.  It is a little awkward to knock, welcome them to the neighborhood and ask them, "How Much D...
By Rhonda Hollifield, REALTOR®, Broker REALTOR CRS, GRI, ABR
(Keller Williams Realty Mountain Partners)
Comments 8
Drones and Real Estate When you hear the word “drone,” you’re more likely to think military target than local residential listing. But drones could be the Next Big Thing in real estate photography—that is, if they don’t run afoul of the law. Technically known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), d...
By Gabriela Agostinelli, your full time agent!
(Century 21 New Millennium)
Comments 1
Open House today in Westbury Lexington Park MD!   Open House today at 21563 Starboard CT, Lexington Park, MD, 20653. This gorgeous home will be open from 1pm to 3pm. Come and see this move-in ready 3 levels colonial with gourmet kitchen with double oven and island, and beautiful hardwood floors. ...
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 37
Why Fall Can be the Best Time to Sell Your Home Winter weather is approaching and I get questions from prospective sellers as to whether they should wait until spring to put their homes on the market. I have even had some Clarksville TN sellers that are currently listed ask whether they should p...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 49
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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 24
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 Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 11
    Another successful PENDING! Here is your chance for a 1/2 ac 3 Bed 2 Bath Florida Room, Corner Lot in Oak Hammock area.     Description Photos Maps & Local Schools     Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 2210 SW Matheson Terr, Port St Lucie, FL 34986 CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 27
1498 SE Buckingham Ter Pool Home Reduced   This Port St. Lucie Pool Home on a cul-de-sac with private preserve views has been reduced to a new price of $163,000. Well maintained home with convenient location. Newer windows and both baths remodeled. Kitchen has newer cabinets and pass through wind...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 6
How many Pumpkins would one have to give out to find a Buyer for their home?  An agent was offering a free pumpkin to everyone who came to their Open House. They spend a small fortune on buying pumpkins. It sounds like a fun promotion, but will the people coming for a free pumpkin be real home bu...
By Kathleen Cooper, EXIT Realty Partners - Broker, REALTOR®
(Kathleen Cooper, Best Option-EXIT Realty Partners, REALTOR®)
Comments 2
1 Pioneer Road Worcester, MA Click For Listing Website Click For Interactive e-Tour WELCOME HOME! LOCATION & VALUE! Beautifully maintained home in a sought after neighborhood. Recently updated kitchen w/lots of cabinet space, recessed lighting, gas stove & dishwasher! Gleaming hardwood floors th...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - San Jose Probate Agent
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 21
I Can See Clearly Now Why Your Home Is NOT Selling   It's a listing agent's nightmare.  Well, okay, maybe not a nightmare but certainly something that we never want to see and learn that our seller clients are doing. This particular San Jose home for sale has had lots of showings. It's been on th...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 7
513 Clinton St 513 Clinton St, Columbus, Ohio 43220 - 2 unit dwelling PROPERTY DETAILS $125,000 LISTING INFORMATION MLS: 214044032Bedrooms: 0Full Baths: 0Partial Baths: 0Sq ft: 1424Style: Multi-family unitGarage: Detached,Heat Source: GasTaxes: $1848.00 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION 513 & 513 1/2 Clinton...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 6
Team Zuhl & Are happy to announce that 288 Oregon Street in Union is now Under Contract.   This 2 family home is a rehab short sale.  If anyone can get it sold, Team Zuhl can!    
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 19
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...
Here’s what you are thinking, you’re going to make a fortune when you sell your house right? Why? Because you have the best looking house on your block, you made some great modern upgrades and you have a great location. And of course it is a seller’s market.  “Seller’s Market” those words gets p...
By Will Hamm, Where There's a Will, There's a WAY!
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 16
13991 E, Marina Drive Unit 210 in Aurora, Co.  80014 This condo in Heather Gardens  was listed for 9 months with another agent who claims he is the expert in Heather Gardens.  Well after not selling in 9 months, the owner gave me a call,  I listed it on July 21 and had it under contract by Septem...
By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 12
Land Parcel SOLD Cedaredge, CO This small acreage parcel northwest of Cedaredge is now SOLD. There are some nice features to this property. It's smaller acreage...just over 2 acres, has irrigation water and a well for domestic household use. The view is fabulous. This parcel borders Myers Homeste...
By Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 5
Closing Includes Signing the Settlement Statement   You've moved before your house sold and closing is being handled long distance.     If your closing agent is sending you documents electronically but you are returning them as hard copies through a delivery service, whether it be USPS, UPS, Fede...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(The Ballen Companies, TBG, TBM, ASAN)
Comments 1
  Fargo Housing under $100,000 Fargo Housing $100,000-$200,000 Fargo Housing $200,000-$300,000 Fargo Housing $300,000-$400,000 Fargo Housing $400,000+   What is Your Home Worth?   Jeff Shipley FM Team 701-491-9010 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 14-4634   License #:6956 Information valid for...