Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Right Choice Realty, Buying or Selling a Home, Make the Right Choice
(Right Choice Realty)
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Right Choice Realty   Why choose my company?  Simple, because we can really help you are are omtivated to do just that! Find Your Next HomeYou need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood ame...
By Doug Rogers, Your Pineville Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties Realty)
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Dear Seller, We Can't Ignore The Home Inspection  For most sellers, the home inspection is a stressful time. After negotiating an offer, next comes a top to bottom physical checkup of the property. What happens when defects are found? Do we have to fix everything. Here are some key considerat...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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Is A Listing's Appearance The Real Estate Agent's Responsibility?   Yesterday I read a great post, Staging On  The Bottom Line,  written by Denise Slade, which asks this question.  It's a great post, written back in February, and although it could and should have generated many commen...
By Frank Rubi, Homes for Sale Metairie, La.
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC.)
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Preparing your Kenner Home for sale for a listing photo shoot   Here are some points to help you prepare before the photo shoot.   Outside: • Clean driveway and walkways, sweep patios, decks, remove leaves etc. • Remove your car from driveway and park across the street • Remove all garbage cans f...
By Kathy Schowe, La Quinta, California 760-333-8886
(California Lifestyle Realty)
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JUST SOLD AT LA QUINTA COUNTRY CLUB!   How would you like to have this view? My clients are thrilled with their new home at La Quinta Country Club.  The views from their patio are spectacular, and the pool is just a few steps away! Isn't it time to find your place here? Come live the desert l...
By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | Savvy + Company Real Estate)
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Popular Charlotte Neighborhood - Providence Springs Home for Sale 1723 Dove Cottage Drive Luxury Home for Sale in Top-Ranked Myers Park School Zone! 4BR/4BA Luxury Home in Providence Springs for Sale |  $569,900   ***Click the image to view the YouTube Virtual Tour of this beautiful home Lovely f...
By Sheila Moylan, Working To Get Value For Your Money
(C21 - Commonwealth)
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Flaws You Cannot Hide By Staging Your Home When you sell your Westwood, MA home, you want it look as good as possible. To do this, your real estate agent will help you stage your home or, if needed, help you find a professional to stage your home. This means de-cluttering your home, re-arranging ...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
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Enter the Rock Creek  planned unit development in Cooper City, Fl. and experience a thriving, well located community, perfect for many lifestyles. This family friendly neighborhood consists of over 1,800 housing units, built in different developments around a huge lake, beautiful mature landscapi...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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Showing your home can be a pain.  Your life is interrupted.  Sometimes you have no clue when (or if) the scheduled buyers will show up to see your house! For some of the above reasons its not really a surprise when I hear a seller say they prefer to stay at home while their home is being viewed. ...
By Janice Ankrett, Burlington Ont. Accredited Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
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As a Burlington Stager, I am always telling my clients that the focus of their home has to change from their needs to the Buyer's perspective as they walk through the house.  This is one of the hardest things for a Seller to do as they prepare their house for sale. They can only see it throug...
By Beth McIntyre
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  JUST SOLD 5 Sharon Road, Bloomfield, CT New Price on this Bloomfield One Level Charmer! Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 full Living Area Approx: 1701 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work What is Your Home Worth? Free List of Foreclos...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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1825 E Beaumont Road, Columbus, OH 43224 $60000.00 The Jackson Team Phone: (614) 431-1220 Office: (614) 431-1220 Single Family Status: Active   Bed: 3 Bath: 1 Sqft: 1088.00 MLS#: 214030792 Property Details Search More Properties Neighborhood Values Description: To settle an estate - 3BR Ranch ho...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Is there a secret number for amount of showings it will take for a home to sell? Speaking to an expired listing, they told me their home did not sell because they did not have enough showings. Puzzled I asked if they had any offers in the last 6 months. They said a couple but their agent said the...
By Janet Fetterman, Selling Luxury Lifestyles...
(Royal Shell Real Estate Inc)
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This Clubside beauty is 2455 square feet of luxury and fine appointments. A well loved and expertly crafted home, you'll be impressed with the quality and finishes.   2785 NW 80TH AVE, OCALA FL GOLDEN OCALA As you approach this lovely home you'll note the manicured yard which is just a co...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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How can see a home listed For Sale and not look at the kitchen cabinets or the closets? This story is a prime example of why Home Sellers need to be informed on what to do and what not to do during a home showing. Arriving at a Manchester NH area home for sale, the seller was there to greet us. M...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info 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 Questions?Sche...
By Bobbie Smith, Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,
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SOLD! LAKEFRONT HOMES IN THE POCONOS, Blue Heron Cir, Pocono Summit PA   This Luscious Lakefront home for sale in the Poconos is now a SOLD LAKEFRONT HOME IN THE POCONOS. Sorry Buyers, if you waited you missed it. Sold in just 60 days, in a market where the average days on the market are 150-190 ...
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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New Listing - 713 Bentley Pl. Fort Collins CO MLS# 741361     This lovely Coventry 2-Story home offers a spacious floor plan with 6 bedrooms; 3 & ½ baths; a living room with bay window; a dining room; a family room with vaulted ceiling, hardwood floor, and a custom gas fireplace with stone s...
By Lorna Sherland, Top Local Real Estate Broker
(Success Power Brokers Real Estate & Consulting Service )
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This property is to be placed in an upcoming auction from 7/19/14 - 7/22/14. All bids should be submitted at www.auction.com (void where prohibited). All auction properties are subject to a 5% buyer’s premium pursuant to the Auction Terms & Conditions (minimums will apply). Please contact lis...
By Maryland Luxury Group
(Keller Williams Select Realtors )
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