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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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OK You've Done It Now, The Alarm is Going Off. It has happened more than once and it is one of the most dreaded outcomes of a showing. You the agent listened very carefully and even wrote down on paper the instructions for showing but for some reason the sequence or a detail for disarming the sec...
By Ginny Lacey Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 29
Baptism by Fire - My First Real Estate Deal Green as the summer grass I was standing by the administrators desk in my newly joined real estate office when a lawyer came flying in the office saying I need a Realtor!  I'm a Realtor I said.  So we pow wowed about this  RI real estate property that n...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Just Listed in Bonaire GA in Windsor Heights Subdivision Windsor Heights Property and Community Information This new to market property has 2,963 heated square feet and was just listed in Bonaire GA in Windsor Heights Subdivision. Built in 2012, this home has plenty of space and a large fenced ya...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Menomonee Falls Real Estate Report 3/18/14-4/18/14,Kristin Johnston             Menomonee Falls Real Estate Report By Kristin Johnston, Remax, ABR        Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Menomonee Falls, WI For the Last 30 Days: Real Estate In Waukesha County, WI   My name ...
By Amanda and Jared Christiansen, YOUR Fort Wayne Realtors, Century 21 Bradley.
(Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843)
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Charles has put together a very thorough and detailed list of tips to minimize the stress of moving.   All home buyers and home sellers should read this before they put their home on the market.   Thanks for sharing this great information with us Charles! Minimize the stress of moving day with th...
By Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.
(Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.)
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The markets are heating up with a recent increase in equity.  Demand is increasing and inventory is low.Last year about this time, I sold and closed a listing in Albertville.  I helped the seller purchase the home 3 years ago in March.  The net to the seller at the closing was over $42,000.00 of ...
By Charles McDonald
(Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions)
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Minimize the stress of moving day with these plan-ahead ideas. You’ve decided on a house and everything is moving smoothly towards settlement, so the next logical step is to break all of the moving parts into easy to follow steps to make it a success. Here are some tips to help you avoid, or mini...
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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Sometimes I share with my Sacramento sellers who will buy their home and sometimes they don't ask, but one thing I do know is there a buyer for every home. I know that without a doubt. No question about it. If a seller has a small yard, for example, that home is perfect for an elderly couple reti...
By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Coastal
(Illustrated Properties Daytona Fl 386.299.8291 )
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Boost Curb Appeal To Sell Faster. It's Spring and along with Spring comes the flood of Buyers!! There is something about the warmer weather, the burst of flowers, the energy of spring, that sparks the Buyer Rush each spring.  When your home makes a great first impression, everyone will want to se...
By Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.
(Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.)
Comments 10
The Very Best Realtors and Brokers in Minnesota!     Have you ever wondered how good your Realtor is?  I have been across the closing table a multitude of times with Realtors and their clients, all along knowing their agent has had fewer than five transactions.Because of our education needed to o...
By Tammie White, TW Realty Group, Franklin TN
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
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Packing up your home and moving can be a stressful process. The suggestions below will lead to a more productive and less stressful move. Organization is critical. Determine which items to keep, which items will be sold, which items will be donated and whick items to throw away. You'll be surpris...
By Women of Westchester Working Together, Women helping Women get ahead
(Women of Westchester Working Together)
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Here are some great tips on moving from Charles McDonald.  Moving can be stressful, but planning and strategizing helps reduce that stress and makes the move much easier. Minimize the stress of moving day with these plan-ahead ideas. You’ve decided on a house and everything is moving smoothly tow...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
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Current Inventory stats for week 16, Berryessa area, San Jose, CA (95116, 95131, 95132, 95133)... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.   More Real Estate and Less Hype;   1 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. 23 Single fami...
By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
Comments 13
Madison Green HOME SOLD!2721 Misty Oaks Circle, Royal Palm Beach, Florida 33411 JUST SOLD! This beautiful waterfront home featured 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a 2 car garage. Just a few features included tile and floors throughout, an open floorplan and volume ceilings. This property was listed o...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction Builder Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
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By Wayne Johnson, San Antonio REALTOR, San Antonio Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper REALTORS®)
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Home For Sale in Steubing RanchThis four-bedroom home, one-story home is now available for sale in Steubing Ranch. One of the bedrooms can be used as an office or study. At almost 2,300 square feet, the bedrooms are pretty spacious as compared to many recently built homes in this price range. Thi...
By Saul Mendoza, Real Estate Agent, Investor & Marketing Rockstar
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Marketing Your House to Homebuyers When you want to sell your house, it’s essential that you pay special attention on marketing your house to homebuyers. After all, marketing is the way to get people noticing that you’re trying to sell a house! But for agents, it’s an entirely different deal. On ...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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Joe thanks for sharing this post. We have had several multiple offers on Clintonville homes this year and one must take caution to do what is best for the seller and be fair to all buyers and Realtors I saw an infographic recently which was titled "How Did Home Sellers Handle Multiple Offers?" th...
By Michael Jacobs, Pasadena Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 41
Overpricing May Not Be The Worse Thing You Can Do   There are many things you can do to discourage prospective buyers from making an offer(or even entering your home).  This is a follow-up post to one yesterday where I addressed availability When I Can’t Show Your Home, I Can’t Sell Your Home.   ...
By Mitchell J Hall, Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan, NYC
(The Corcoran Group)
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Prewar 1 Bedroom Coop off Central Park on Upper West Side   OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionNeighborhoodOpen House $475,000 Maint: $1324 Main Features 1 Bedroom1 Bathroom58 UnitsInterior: 700 sqft Location 74 West 68th Street2DNew York, NY 10023USA Mitchell J Hall The Corcoran Group(917) 31...