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 Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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As a Home Stager in New Hampshire I help sellers prepare their homes for sale.  I educate home sellers and listing agents on the power and importance of preparation.  Preparing a home for sale is imortant because most buyers can't see potential. They determine a home's value based on what is pres...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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  Curious of your home's value in today's marketplace?     As your Arlington and Mansfield Texas real estate expert and neighbor, I am more than farmiliar with the current market conditions, home sales and real estate opportunities.   If you, or someone you know, is considering buying, selling, r...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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89 Riverview Park Drive, Columbus, Ohio. Sold by Erik Hiss of the Jackson Team. Olde Beechwold estate on a deep treed lot. Natural woodwork and hardwood floors. Crown moldings, french doors and a private screened porch of the living room. Built-in china cabinet, sun room, formal dining room and ...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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233 Chatham Rd, Columbus, OH 43214 $329900.00 The Jackson Team Chris Meekins Phone: (614) 406-0345       Single Family Status:SOLD!   Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Sqft: 2022 MLS#: Property Details Search More Properties Neighborhood Values Description:     Schools Nearest Public Schools Name Distance Students...
By Rick Schuster
(Jaycee Realty, Inc.)
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Market Update for Boca Isles North as of December 2014 Real estate market data for Boca Isles North, Boca Raton, FL provided by  Rick Schuster of Jaycee Realty.Boca Isles North Market Update Over the past 90 days, Boca Isles North has seen 13 Multiple Listing Service home closings with an average...
By Bill Irwin, "Where Luxury Living Meets Luxury Hospitality"
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty)
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  IN THE HEART OF PONTE VEDRA BEACH!   Have you dreamed of living near the beach?  Now is your chance with this spectacular pool home in the highly sought after neighborhood of Old Ponte Vedra Beach!  Located east of A1A at 558 Le Master Drive, this immaculate home is just a short stroll or golf...
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 What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Port Saint Lucie Homes For Sale Tradition Homes for Sale   Kevin...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Are you waiting for the perfect time to sell your home in Mansfield, Texas? This could be your answer. 24 hours ago, this home in 529 Berryhill Dr, Mansfield TX just got sold.      Your home could be the next one to get sold! If you've been hoping to move up to a bigger home or downsize to more s...
By Kasey & John Boles - Jon Gosche Real Estate, Boise, Meridian, Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties
(Jon Gosche Real Estate, Boise ID)
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Holiday Tip For 7 Days and Counting:  Assign a wrapping paper to each family member to ease the choas of Christmas morning.  Let each family member pick their paper for added fun.  i.e.  Child #1 has his gifts wrapped in blue snowman paper, child #2's gifts are all wrapped in red reindeer paper. ...
By Derek Worchel
(Keller Williams)
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1. Curb appeal  - make sure it looks inviting so that people will want to come in. Clean the roof. Mow the lawn. Maybe even put up an outside patio set.    2. Repaint - do you have odd colors on the wall? Make things more tone neutral.    3. Cabintes - Old cabinets can be painted an appealing whi...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
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Choosing Your Real Estate Agent Shouldn't Be Charity Work We hear it time and again:  We have to use our relative (or friend or church member) as our agent because they need help with their business!  But should choosing your agent be an act of charity? And while we appreciate the feeling of obli...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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The way that people use to buy a home has changed, and that means your home selling plan must change if you want to get top dollar when it comes time to sell. This change is not exactly recent, it crept into the Tallahassee housing market as homebuyers switched to the internet (from using real es...
By Anna Chroscicki, Realtor - St. Lucie County affordable Real Estate
(Re/Max Masterpiece Realty)
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603 SE Harbor View, Port St Lucie, FL, 34983 Priced at $190,000.00 Take boat to the ocean from your own backyard! Panoramic view of the canal (seawall, dock and boat lift included). CBS construction and hurricane shutters—Low homeowner insurance and upkeep; Big value. 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 C...
By Jeff Fisher, ArizonasRealty
(ReMax Fine Properties)
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Whether you’re just listing your home for sale or you’ve already started entertaining potential buyers, focusing on your “curb appeal” can drastically increase your chances of a quick and successful sale. In today’s blog post we’ll discuss how to stage your front and back yards in order to make ...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
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  Consider over 30 years of experience & knowledge   In the residential real estate market, representing sellers in Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona should give some value to what you are about to read and Click Now  NOW is an awesome time to put your home on the market because you as I said in th...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
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    For some reason, I have been showing buyers more homes and condos with wallpaper than any other time I can remember.  Don’t get me wrong.  I do like some wallpaper in period homes, professionally done (not overdone) by some decorators and some textures.  I have a textured, neutral wallpaper i...
By David Raesz, Your Key To Results in Your Next Move
(The Raesz Team )
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Austin Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale For Sellers For Buyers Get Your Homes Value Here Sign Up For Free Email Updates Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth?   David Raesz David Raesz and The Raesz Team 512-794-6635 Questions?Sc...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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Be Prepared for Your Mortgage Pre-approval Interview by Having Answers to These 4 Questions So – you’ve completed an initial mortgage pre-qualification and now you’re ready to take the next step and meet with your lender or mortgage advisor for the pre-approval interview. Are you ready? At this s...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
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Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445   1728 Mark Mead Ln, Modesto, CA 95356 $300,000 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1989Sq Footage: 2207 sqft.Bedrooms: 4 BedsBathrooms: 2.5 BathsParking: 2 GarageLot Size: 5301 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESC...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County Real Estate, Homes Over $300K for 11/14/14 to 12/14/14     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                            Waukesha County Real Estate, Homes Over $300K, Kristin Johnston, REMAX, for 11/14/14 to 12/14/14.   ...