Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 32
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 Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 43
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 Jon Kolsky, Licensed California Real Estate Broker
(Kolsky Realty & Management)
Comments 7
  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 ...
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 20
Denver Home Sales Tops the Charts   The Denver Business Journal had an article yesterday relaying the news that Denver tops the chart in sales in the Country.    Homes sales showed a 9.1% increase in January, and has the highest rate of appreciation than any other State.     They went on to say C...
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 18
SOLD - Horizons at Towne Meadow - Aurora, CO  80015       This ready to move in home now has new owners!      Sad to see my long term neighbors signing off today, and knowing we shall not be sitting on the front porch anymore.     At least they have a 2nd home in Colorado and will be back in the ...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 5
One of my agents came into the office today to say a seller had decided to "wait for spring" "green grass" to list. The agent wanted to know my thoughts on it. So I thought I'd share them with any other Lake Sinclair seller who is thinking about waiting another 4 to 6 weeks before listing.   We h...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 10
The market in Sacramento is pretty much crazy right now with low inventory and high demand. If you're a listing agent with a desirable listing in an attractive location, you can milk that listing for every dime it can produce and a buyer will pay it. If a listing is not located in a high demand a...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 19
868 Stonegate Drive, South San Francisco This 3-bedroom, 2-bath end unit townhouse at 868 Stonegate Drive in South San Francisco will soon have a new owner. Here's the time-line of success: 2/20/15 - showings began 2/21/15 - first open house - we attracted about 36 groups through in the 3 hours 2...
By Judy Rice
(Mainstreet Properties)
Comments 2
Listings to Leads - eFlyers   Beautiful 3 bedroom home for sale in GULF BREEZ, FL !     Follow This Home! Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Avoid Foreclosure Short Sale Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth?      PRESENTED BY        ...
By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
Comments 3
This is a post by a Florida real estate broker, but it expresses advice that is universal.  Curb appeal is a subject that is ignored by a large percentage of sellers.  I particularly like the blogger's advice that a seller should view their own property at a distance, and should detach themselves...
By Carol-Ann Palmieri, "Cal" the Real Estate Gal
(RE/MAX Executive Realty, Al and Cal Realty Group)
Comments 2
Start by calling Al and Cal Realty Group                                 for a Free, No Obligation Market Analysis.   The process will begin with a visit from a member of The Al and Cal Realty Group.  They will do a simple visual inspection of  your home.  (No need to worry about cleaning your cl...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
Comments 11
Recently we have had record low temperatures in Webster, New York and coupled with lake effect snow it would seem no one wanted to go out. Yesterday was another typical freezing day but an offer was made on my listing and now accepted at 5776 Mountain Ash Drive, Farmington, New York. This coupled...
By Keji Ogunleye, GRI, SFR, KejiYour Realtor
(Fairfax Realty, Inc)
Comments 0
Homes recently sold in Fairwood Bowie zip code 20720 for February  2015     Talk to real estate professional about homes in Fairwood Bowie  or other parts of Bowie: Call us at 301-613-2043   If you have a home in Fairwood Bowie  and will like to get the current estimate value of your home click h...
By Cathy Perry
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 26
If you are thinking about putting your St. Louis home on the market, one question no one ever tells you to ask your prospective agent is what your listing will look like.   You may not even think about it – you just know your agent has taken some pictures, the sign goes up in your yard, and hopef...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
                    Waukesha County Real Estate, Homes Over $300K, Kristin Johnston, REMAX, for 2/4/15 to 3/4/15.            By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                         The Real Estate Activity For Waukesha County,WI For ...
By Solutions Real Estate San Diego, Expert Real Estate Advisors in San Diego
(Solutions Real Estate)
Comments 0
  Santa Fe Hills 748 Via Barquero In Escrow in 4 days - Santa Fe Hills The gorgeous home at 748 Via Barquero in Santa Fe Hills came on the market last week and quickly went into escrow this week. The 2866 square foot two story home on a 1/3 acre homesite was listed for $650,000 by Angela Pinamont...
By Mark Baker
(United Realty Group)
Comments 0
  Real Estate for Sale in Isles of Wellington Report   The following is a market report for the residential development of Isles of Wellington in Wellington, Florida brought to you by Mark Baker at www.BuyingPalmBeachHomes.com . In this Market report we will cover the current homes on the market...
By Ellie Ortmann, "Put Your Red On"
(Keller Williams Realty Integrity Northwest)
Comments 1
5 things no one tells you about selling your home. 1. Your Closets Should Be Mostly Empty 2. Web Appeal is the New Curb Appeal 3. The First Two Weeks are the Most Important for Sellers 4. You Need to be Ready to Show at Any Time 5. Be Ready to Sweeten the Deal   Tip #1 - f your closets look like ...
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))
Comments 4
OPEN HOUSE For 3 Bed, 2 Bath Scottsdale, AZ Townhouse You Can't Miss! 3910 N Granite Reef RD Scottsdale, AZ 85251   3910 N Granite Reef RD Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Thursday, March 5 - 3:00 p.m - 6:30 p.m.  Friday, March 6 - 3:00 p.m - 6:30 p.m.   You will not want to miss out on this home that anyone...