Home Selling

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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 60
    The Kitchen and Master Bath are the most important selling features in a home.   (Unless the Buyer is a single guy, and maybe it is the garage...)         For the Kitchen - will granite go by the wayside for another kitchen counter top?    There are are few choices for counter tops - Corian, ...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
Comments 19
Seller/Homeowner keep in mind your home will not sell if buyers can't see it.   Sellers make major mistakes when selling their homes especially during the holiday season.    Educating a homeowner the importance of making their homes accessible for showing is essential to selling it in a timely ma...
By Laurie Steinberg
(Steinberg Realty Group)
Comments 4
Selling Your Home? Give Your Bathrooms a Facelift with These Three Quick Tips     Are you getting ready to sell your East Bridgewater home? As soon as your listing goes live you'll begin entertaining potential buyers who will be inspecting your home from top to bottom to ensure it meets their nee...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 14
Keep An Open Mind.  Buyers Can Change Their Minds.  Knowing the Market in Loudoun County VA.   "Indulge me" was what I said to a lovely couple looking for a home in Loudoun County.  This post inspired by Larry and Sheila. Their criteria included resales up to 20 years old and the usual 4 bedrooms...
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 11
Market News - Tollgate Crossing - Aurora, CO   2014 Sales through November 2014     Tollgate Crossing is a beautiful DR Horton neighborhood of single family homes that is conveniently located 30 minutes outside of Downtown Denver, and is an easy commute to DIA.  With many pocket parks throughout ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
Wellington Lakes in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report November 2014   Wellington Lakes in Wellington Fl is a lovely lake front community of single family homes.     Homes for sale in Wellington Lakes are a blend of one story, two story, and ranch-style homes.  These homes were built ...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
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The Greater Ft. Lauderdale Realtors board reported this week that the median price for existing Broward County homes sold in November 2014 was $267,000, a 1% drop from the median price in November 2013. Overall, sales also dropped to 1,008, from 1,073 reported in November 2013 or a 6% decline.  ...
By William N. Bodouva, Jr., BUYER'S REP ABR* CIPS SFR SRES E-PRO RSPS RETC
(Laffey Fine Homes, Leading Real Estate Companies of The World & Luxury Portfolio International)
Comments 0
Frustrated your home in Sands Point or Port Washington, NY hasn't sold in 2014?  Blame it on poor marketing; it should have sold.  I'm William Bodouva, Jr. Laffey Fine Homes Top Producing Broker for 2014; you need a 24/7 businessperson as your Sales Representative.  I'm a local resident and real ...
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 11
Tallyn's Reach in Aurora, CO   80016 - Market Update  November 2014         Tallyn’s Reach - Aurora CO is located in Southeast Aurora near E-470 and Smoky Hill Road.   You will find homes in Tallyn’s Reach ranging from 1,587 square feet to 5,856 finished square feet and ranging in price from $280...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 6
Selling a home is not easy - however, if you follow these 6 tips in this video, you'll have a better chance of a quicker sale possibly at a better price! Here's a re-post from Jane Peters  You are getting ready to sell your Los Angeles home. Here are some mistakes to avoid – take some notes from ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 11
6163 Temple Hill Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90068, Fantastic View Lot Pending! Posted on Dec 27, 2014 by Endre Barath  6163 TEMPLE HILL DR LOS ANGELES, CA 90068 Fantastic News, Property Pending! DEVELOPER ALERT!! Rare opportunity to develop a private celebrity estate with sweeping landmark views from t...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
Comments 9
For Sale ~ 7780 NW 47th Street Lauderhill FL 33351  Listed by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties     Lauderhill FL Home Highlights: single family home updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances undermount sink island and granite tops tile flooring upgraded bathrooms great yard with ro...
By Desmond Meade
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Columbia Home Value Home prices in Columbia are on the rise. Find out what your Columbia home is worth  
By George Kiefer, GRI, CDPE, Keller Williams Realty in Austin Texas
(The Kiefer Group)
Comments 0
Austin Texas. The short sale is an important tool for helping distressed homeowners avoid foreclosure and eliminate their mortgage debt.  However, for a lot of borrowers and agents, short sales remain a mystery.  Here are the most common misconceptions about short sales – and the facts every dist...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 1
Pensacola Florida 32514:  Even for childless homebuyers, good schools matter Nationwide, homes near top-ranked schools generally command higher prices - about $50 more per square foot. RealtyTrac cites St. Petersburg as a top value. Read more.       Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, reque...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 0
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Oak Beook,  IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should you ...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - San Jose Probate Agent
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 3
2619 Senter Creek Court San Jose CA 95111 | SOLD   South San Jose townhome style condominium is Sold. Let's take a look at the anatomy of this San Jose home for Sale.   List Date: October 3, 2014 Original List Price: $309,000.00 Price Reduced:  October 16, 2014 Reduced Price: $299,000.00 Offer Ac...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 0
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Carol Stream,  IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should y...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 0
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Hanover Park,  IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should yo...
By Jane Peters, Connecting you to the L.A. real estate scene
(Power Brokers Int'l)
Comments 6
You are getting ready to sell your Los Angeles home. Here are some mistakes to avoid – take some notes from the video! 1. Don’t Sell Before The House Is Ready. If it doesn’t present well, it won’t sell well. 2. Don’t Over-Improve People buy houses in neighborhoods. If yours is so “improved” that ...