Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?


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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 
By Joe Niece
(REMAX Results)
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As I try and make sure that I am the best agent that I can be for my clients the try and put myself in their shoes.  If I was looking to buy a home in Eden Prairie Mn, I would want the best Eden Prairie Real Estate Agent that I could find.  What would that mean?   I think it takes many things to ...
By Jon Kolsky, Licensed California Real Estate Broker
(Kolsky Realty & Management)
Comments 8
  Selling a Home “Avoid Costly Mistakes…     Have you decided to sell your home? Your first move needs to be lining up a local REALTOR®. And before you know it you have buyers lined up at your door. Sounds like a piece of cake, right? Maybe not. Here are a few things to know about selling your ho...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 10
  There are two main reasons that transactions fall apart....this blog will address one and tomorrow's blog the other....If you guessed....Inspection and Financing...you guessed correctly.     There are a number of ways to address the inspection portion of the transaction.   In our market, it is...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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I Just Have To Share This Great Groupon On Superstition Mtn Museum!   The breathtaking sight of Superstition Mountain is one reason why folks flock to these parts of Arizona but back in the 19th century, American settlers moved in drawn by the legend of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine.  View Larger...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
Comments 2
Massapequa NY    Homes Sold Market Report For February 24  - March 2, 2015     Massapequa is on the South Shore of Long Island            View Massapequa Homes For Sale        View Massapequa Park Homes For Sale         To view 8 buying your home now tips Click Here.              From February 2...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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There are some things in my Sacramento real estate business that I should probably not do but I do it anyway. Like eat cinnamon-sprinkled apple slices over my keyboard while I type with cinnamon-stained fingers. I also tend to give away information for free when maybe I should not. But that would...
By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Fl Real Estate
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
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Homes For Sale in San Carlos Park San Carlos Park is located in Fort Myers, Florida.  Properties for sale in San Carlos Park primarily consist of modest single family homes.  A typical home in San Carlos Park may offer three bedrooms, two baths and a two car garage.  Some homes may have private ...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
Comments 7
Just Listed for Sale or Lease:  3967 E Morning Dove Trail, Phoenix AZ   85050     Spacious 4 bedroom plus den, 3.5 bath home with three car garage and salt water pool. Beautiful hardwood flooring on first floor level. Gas fireplace for cool evenings will warm you in the family room. The island ki...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 4
There are lots of values added by a Realtor In the sale of your home! Let's talk! Give the Lise Howe Group a call at 240-401-5577 or email us at lise@lisehowe.com.  We specialize in helping for sale by owners who need help in crossing the "finish line" Simplifying the Market™ Making Real Estate E...
By Ana Moniz, "Excellence in Real Estate"
(Keller Williams Valley Realty )
Comments 1
What is Your Home Worth?  The 2015 Spring market has come in very strong and homes are selling quickly and some with multiple bids, at over asking price.  Interest rates are still holding and inventory is low.  This makes it a great time time to sell.  Find out how much you can get for you home r...
By Georgie Hunter, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
Comments 9
Buy this Maui property before the price goes up! People often wonder why Maui properties stay on the market so long, and why they are priced so high. If you owned some property on Maui, would you be in a big hurry to sell it? Many Maui homes and vacant lots are bought with all cash, that's just t...
By Pat Laracy Baker, Realtor, Green, ABR, Needham, Massachusetts
(Key Advantage Realty )
Comments 2
Simplifying the Market™ Making Real Estate Easy to Understand 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t For Sale By Owner February 3 2015 Some homeowners consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a good idea fo...
By Jay O'Brien, Kansas City : Social Media Guy
(RE/MAX Revolution)
Comments 12
Most people know the process of buying a home involves a home inspection prior to closing. Typically in Missouri and Kansas this is done AFTER we have a deal that both buyer and seller have agreed upon and it's typically done at the Buyer's expense. I tell my clients that we have TWO rounds of ne...
By David Hulka, CMRS
(West USA Realty)
Comments 2
WOW!...is what comes to mind when you walk into this incredible 5 BR Home in Gilbert in the amazing Adora Trails subdivision. Priced at $398,000, the owners have spared no expense, putting in $119,000 in upgrades. It is easily one of the finest homes in the community. Turn-key, ready for move-in,...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 35
The Anatomy of A Seller's Costs to Sell a Home   At some point, people have to consider the sale of a home.  For many it can come after having lived in the same home for many years. For other's it's a matter of either more or less space, or a job relocation.  The common reality all must face is t...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Palm Beach Gardens FL Home For Sale | 2332 Wilsee Road Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410   Come home to this lovely dream home in Palm Beach Gardens Fl, where you can feel in tune and one with nature. This home sits on approximately half an acre of land and boasts of beautiful landscaping, vibrant and ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 51
I'm not one of those who thinks that it's necessary for a licensed real estate professional to hire someone other than themselves to sell their own home. I have represented myself in the sale of my own home multiple times. There are plenty of disclosure laws that we must follow but as long as we...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
Comments 50
Many people do not know what goes on behind the scenes in a real estate transaction.  This is about one home showing and what we, as Realtors° have to endure before and after just to SHOW a home.   A client was coming into town in preparation for a relocation to the area.  He had previously seen ...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
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Who doesn't love a precious pooch.  Though most of us are animal lovers having pet odors inside our homes can be a big turn off for potential home buyers. Ask your Realtor for her opinion on whether your home smells like your pet before placing your home on the market. If your Realtor gives you a...
By Jon Kolsky, Licensed California Real Estate Broker
(Kolsky Realty & Management)
Comments 11
  Scoring The Best Offer On Your Home…     Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, coming up with the right “pricing strategy” is paramount. Make sure you have the right game plan for setting your listing price.   When it’s time to sell your home, you will hear a lot about “getting your ...