Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Conquistador Condos and Townhomes Search All Stuart FL real estate Search All Hutchinson Island FL real estate Search All Jensen Beach FL real estate Search All Palm City FL real estate Search All Homes For Sale Search Hobe Sound Homes for Sale Map Search for Ma...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
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Massapequa, Nassau Shores -  House  In Contract in 39 Days RE/MAX Wittney Estates         This 1661 square foot 5 bedroom 2.5 bath home was priced to sell and sold quickly.          We congratulate Roxanne DeVito of RE/MAX Wittney Estates for another job well done. When you are in the market to b...
By Lisa Bear (RE/MAX REALTY CENTER) Waukesha,MilwWI Real Estate 2628935555
(Buyers Agent/Luxury/Lake/REO, Real Estate in Wisconsin)
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Waukesha County Lake homes. The water is beautiful You cant help but notice how beautiful the water is on each lake in Waukesha County. The activities from your own back door and dock await you and I would love to show you what makes the Waukesha County lake homes so magical.Waukesha County Lake ...
By Stacy Ann Stephens, Realtor, New Haven & Hartford CT Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty CT - 860-704-9070)
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  As a real estate agent that helps home owners with expired listings, the most frequent question I get is “why didn't my home sell?”  These sellers know the basics such as condition and location. But when your home is well maintained, in a great location and homes are selling around them, th...
By The Myers Team | Nevada Short Sale Experts, Las Vegas Top Realtors
(Simply Vegas Real Estate)
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*Above production is based on results from January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2012 (short sale listing ends only from non lawyer affiliated Realtors and Brokers.) The information provided is obtained from public records, it is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.   Visit The Myers Team web site...
By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
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Most time before a closing the buyer and seller are binding. Unelss there's a material breach the buyer is contractually and legally obligaged to perform. Performing means getting your butt to closing and signing paperwork. But what is an Act of God? An Act of God is a legal term that defines...
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 Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA Skogman Realty)
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You Need to Call Your Buyer's Agent, That Isn't Me!     I represent the sellers on their current home.  It is under contract and we have already negotiated inspections, appraisal has been completed and we are waiting for the closing at the end of the month.   Prior to meeting me, they had...
By David M. Childress, I would love to be your Realtor® in Akron Ohio!
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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Classic Firestone Park Colonial OverviewMapsPhotos $88,500 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 BathroomInterior: 1,577 sqftLot: 0.16 acre(s) Location 297 South Firestone BlvdAkron, OH 44301USA David M. Childress Howard Hanna Real Estate Services(330) 620-8460 Call nowdavidchildress@howa...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 514 34th Avenue Vero Beach, FL 32968 Search All Vero Beach FL Homes for Sale Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale Search All PGA Village Homes for Sale Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Tesoro Homes For Sale What is ...
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 Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Selling a Home in Brentwood?  Do your own Home Inspection! I just did a post on why a Home Buyer in Brentwood Ca should get a Home Inspection. So why should a Seller pay for inspections that they Buyer can and will probably order if they go into contract with you? Easy answer – Control and Prepar...
By Fred Griffin, Tallahassee Real Estate Broker. 850-339-4861 We Offer Buyer Brokerage, Flat Fee MLS, and Menu Based Services, Tallahassee Florida Real Estate: Call 850-339-4861
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
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     These 12 things will decrease the value of your house.  Your home will be less desirable to potential Buyers.  Think long and hard before breaking any of these "rules"!   12 Ways You can Decrease the Value of your House        1.  Enclose the Garage      You may want a family room,...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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Condo for Sale ~ 3100 W Rolling Hills Cir Unit 606, Davie FL 33328Listed by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties               This lovely 2 bedroom and 2 bath condo at 3100 W Rolling Hills Cir Unit 606, Davie, FL, 33328 is listed by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties for $ 149,000.    
By David M. Childress, I would love to be your Realtor® in Akron Ohio!
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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Ranch with inground pool OverviewMapsPhotosDescription $134,500 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 2,600 sqftLot: 0.30 acre(s) Location 575 E Wilbeth RdAkron, OH 44301USA David M. Childress Howard Hanna Real Estate Services(330) 620-8460 Call nowdavidchildress@howard...
By David M. Childress, I would love to be your Realtor® in Akron Ohio!
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
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Condo in the woods OverviewMapsPhotos $129,700 Condominium Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,728 sqft Location 2270 Pine Top CourtAkron, OH 44319USA David M. Childress Howard Hanna Real Estate Services(330) 620-8460 Call nowdavidchildress@howardhanna.comhttp://www.liveinakron.com   ...
By Morris Massre, Realtor Broward County Florida
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services )
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Home for sale in Silverlakes of Pembroke Pines.  In this new era of home sales in South Florida it is a rarity to find a single family home in Broward County ready for a new owner.  This spacious and lovely two story home offers a split floor plan with a bedroom and full bath on the ground floor ...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
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    Sold! Tiny Tin at Oak Grove a 55+ Mobile Home & RV Park in Englewood FL   Congratulations! Kwee Huset  Broker REALTOR®  of Kwee Huset Realty just Sold a cute well maintained Tiny Tin in Oak Grove, a  55+ Mobile Home &  RV Park, Englewood FL 34223.   Click here to see the most current ...
By Jon Kolsky, REALTOR® Long Beach, CA
(Kolsky Group/Spellens Realty)
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  Sell Your Home Manual...     When it’s time to sell your home, the home selling process is quite standard in California. This post covers home selling in California. *Side note: the home selling process in different states may be slightly differently, although, many of the states adopt the high...
By Doug Rogers, Your Pineville Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties Realty)
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It's Been A Week, How Come My House Hasn't Sold? Thanks to a recovering job market and low interest rates, the real estate market in Alexandria La remains strong. With pending signs sprouting up quicker than weeds in the flowerbed, sellers have high expectations. So how come your house th...