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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By Bruce Hicks, Your Lifetime Friend/Helper!
(Best Homes Hawaii)
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Housing Supply is Too Low  Prices in Hawaii have gone unbelieveably higher to eye popping gains!Update: Summer Selling Season is Early on Oahu, the frying pan has heated up! The statistics are in for April and single-family sales volume has skyrocketed almost 22% and prices continue to rise. Tech...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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   Address: 1108 Fleetfoot Dr A Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186-6950 Taxed by: Waukesha MLS #: 1410888           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston ABR,e-P...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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1951 Southwest Day Street, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34953 Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1537 SQUARE FEET Just Sold! Get the Info! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Search All Port Saint Lucie,...
By Susan Nealey, No Pressure! Ever!
(Trident Homes Realty)
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  You just got the call.  He's coming at 9 am tomorrow just after the kids go off to school! He will only be here for 15 minutes.   Here comes that damned gurgly belly again.  Oh no, oh no, oh no, what do I do?? Remember when you ratified your contract and your mother said to you, "Well, Honey, n...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Staging FAQ’s- What Does Staging Cost?(This post was inspired by a question asked by Tina Comstock in the Q&A section of ActiveRain)After all of these years, Home Staging is still not quite understood.  One question that most everyone has is what does Staging cost.Every Stager sets their own fees...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
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Sold and Closed in River Place in Arlington, Va 22209 1121 Arlington Blvd #436 Arlington, Va 22209This River Place North studio is now sold and closed courtesy of Amanda Davidson with Living A Dream Real Estate.It’s always refreshing when everyone works together to make the path to closing a smoo...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Staging FAQ’s- Why Isn’t Anyone Looking at My House?Real estate agents and Home Stagers get this question all of the time.  A seller lists their home but can’t understand why they aren’t getting any showings.  Price, location and condition all affect a home’s “sale-ability.”However…..If buyers ca...
By Julie Morales, Your Partner is Real Estate
(RE/MAX Cinco Ranch)
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Price $2,560,000 Located in Hedwig Village,one of the six Memorial Villagesjust a few miles from downtown. A West Houston communitythat offers Contemporary,Georgian, Mediterranean, and French style Estates. Impressive features of this home include:24 foot ceiling in the living areaMaster suite wi...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Thinking of Selling Your Brentwood Home? Here is a great post you should read on getting your home ready to sell and appearing great to potential buyers. Home Point Real Estate is located in Brentwood Ca and serves the East Contra Costa County Communities of Brentwood, Antioch, Oakley, Discovery ...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
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 Three times in the last two weeks I have entered homes with buyers who were almost immediately turned off by the darkness within.  In all cases, it was just a matter of shades, blinds or drapes being drawn in combination with a lack of sufficient lighting to begin with.  All the buyers made comm...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
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 Just Sold!  Available and ready for its new family; newly painted outside; corner home in quiet, Silver Lakes community of Coconut Bay in Miramar, Fl.; vaulted ceilings in main living space & bedrooms, walk-in closet; dual sinks in master bath; fenced backyard perfect for entertaining; located n...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Price Reduced in Kathleen GA in Magnolia Hills SubdivisionMagnolia Hills Property and Community InformationLooking for a home in middle GA? If so, this lovely home just had the price reduced in Kathleen GA in Magnolia Hills Subdivision. This property has 2,847 heated square feet and is ready for ...
By Bobi Bigelow, Advertising / Marketing Administrator
(Alpine Lakes Real Estate)
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 1500 SF, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom saltbox-style house located on a 1 acre lot at Waterville Estates in Thornton, New Hampshire.  This 2-level home features; maple cabinets, stainless steel appliances, Silestone counters, tile & oak floors, fieldstone fireplace, built-in bookcase, laundry room, vaul...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Troon is one of the most prestigious areas in all of Scottsdale. There are several different phases of properties in Troon but regardless of which home you live in, if it's in Troon it's bound to be impressive. One of the most recognizable tournaments on the PGA tour, The Waste Management Open is...
By Donald Urschalitz, P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County
(One World Realty Inc.)
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Here is my usefull Seller Checklist that I would love to share. So you're planning to sell your home. Once a current market value is determined by a comparative market analysis your home will sell faster and bring a higher price, if it shows well. Potential buyers consider first impressions extre...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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Obviously, as a Home Stager I believe in the power of preparation and presentation. Making your home as appealing as possible prior to listing is crucial to a successful sale. However, appearance alone does not sell a home.Selling a home requires a strategic marketing plan.Even homes that practic...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
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 For Professional Real Estate Services in Edmonds contact Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker at Century 21 Real Estate Center.Call, text or email for more information.    425-890-4649 | brad@Century21.comEdmonds Condominium Values Online - Get the Value of Your Edmonds Condo quick and easy!Receive a c...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
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 For Professional Real Estate Services in Edmonds contact Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker at Century 21 Real Estate Center.Call, text or email for more information.    425-890-4649 | brad@Century21.comHomes and Condos For Sale in the Perrinville neighborhood of EdmondsThe Perrinville area of Edmond...
By Sandy Shores Realtor®, Melbourne Real Estate, Brevard County Real Estate, Florida's Space Coast
(M & M Realty of Brevard Inc.)
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2105 Lucille Lane, Melbourne in Croton Manor. MelbourneComfortable 4 bedroom, 2 bath, concrete block construction home built in 1966.Situated on quiet cul-de-sac.Large, long carport may fit 2 cars. Attached inside laundry room/storage shed. Diamond polished terrazzo floors and ceramic tile for ea...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Under Contract - Heritage Eagle Bend - Aurora, CO  80016  We had very good activity and the right buyer came along.   We are through inspection and sellers are busy packing with this cash offer.   Heritage Eagle Bend  is one of the best retirement community in all of Denver!  This stunning ranch ...