Home Selling

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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)
Comments 65
Is There a Refrigerator in the Kitchen? Some kitchens are small and some are large but not one kitchen looks better or at its best having the refrigerator covered in magnets or covered with fliers. I get it, you are proud of your kids school papers and need to have those reminders about upcoming ...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Mount pleasant Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Jonathan Crompton Keller Williams 843-296-8337 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 1417086   License #:64403 Information valid for ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 22
The importance of having quality pictures when listing your home for sale has been the subject of many blog posts.  For good reason.  MLS photos are typically the first opportunity you have for making a good first impression because most potential buyers begin their search for a new home online. ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 7
       Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI for 9/30/14-10/30/14,Remax     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                     My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax. My market report gives you the real estate activity for the city...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 18
 Jensen Beach Club Condo Sold 4452 NE Ocean Blvd. Suite B-1 in the Jensen Beach Club has been sold by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater team for $129,000 Get a condo on Hutchinson Island for under $150k. All tile floors, renovated kitchen, shutters and more! Tennis, bike path, clubhouse, pool and locate...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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Another Waterbury CT Home Owner Avoids Foreclosure   While some parts of the country are experiencing a robust real estate market, that is not the case for many people in Central Connecticut Many home owners are still having difficulty in maintaining their mortgage payments and their alternatives...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 0
Buying a Vacation Home? A Quick Guide to Renting Out Your Second Home to Generate Income Are you thinking about buying a second home to spend some time in when you’re on vacation? Whether you’re picking up a small house near the beach or you’re looking at a ski-in/ski-out condo at your favorite s...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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One huge factor that determines whether you get a good deal or not when selling your home is your ability to negotiate. As you may already have expected, there are several people a seller would have to deal with in order to make a sale. This is probably why most people would ask for the help of a...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 11
 OPEN HOUSE~NW Austin~9622 Indigo Brush~Canyon Creek~Sunday, Nov. 2nd, 2-4pm www.9622indigobrush.com Buyers, don’t miss this opportunity to view 9622 Indigo Brush Dr. Austin, TX in Canyon Creek during this weekend’s open house on Sunday, Nov. 2nd from 2-4 pm. This community is located on Hwy 620 ...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 1
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Ossining Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 23
Getting Ready to Move- What You Need to Know. Home stagers don’t often get involved with the moving process when we assist our clients in preparing their home for sale.  All we can do is suggest that sellers begin immediately editing what they have before the move.   Having recently helped a frie...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 23
Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Home Now Pending This Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Custom Home on 2484 SW Bridgeview Terrace is now pending, thanks to the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty TeamSpacious Home in Palm Cove with over 3,200 sq. ft. of living area. Custom built Arthur Rutenberg home with de...
By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
Comments 5
Buyers seeking to find a new home during the Halloween season can mean seeing all sorts of spooky-themed neighborhoods and homes.  Certainly all fun and games yet when selling your home can really take the focus off of the home.  Less is best with any holiday when trying to sell your home.     M...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 3
Open House: November 02, Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Kelle...
By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner ; Antonelli Realty
(ANTONELLI Realty)
Comments 170
While filing an ethics complaint on a Realtor I wanted to see just how much of a problem this was and if it was everywhere. I was amazed at what I found, the issue is everywhere and just as bad. So then I asked myself, why are there not more ethics complaints filed so we can get rid of these agen...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 8
Can You Sell A Home TOO Quickly?? A home went on the market late yesterday.  It looked like a good match for a buyer of ours so we attempted to schedule a showing this morning.  Request denied:  "Home has an accepted contract and no showings allowed". Now that leaves us with two possible scenario...
By Bobbie Smith, Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,
(RE/MAX OF THE POCONOS)
Comments 0
A very important part of Selling your home and getting ready to move is hiring a Moving Company to help you get the job done. Help reduce the stress of choosing a Company. Kathy Streib with Room Service! Home Staging! offers some Great Tips to help. Read her Blog Post below. Follow the advice of ...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
Comments 4
    Home sales have been exceeding new inventory in  Magnolia  This Week: The median list price this week in Magnolia is $949,000  is unchanged from last week’s  list price of $949,000.   Inventory  has been lightening lately and the Market Action Index (see MAI chart below) has been trending up...
By Duncan Townsend, Professional Real Estate: Principal, BIC
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
Comments 0
We Buy Charleston Area Houses _We Buy Summerville SC   Do you have a house to sell to us?  We buy houses today!See http://www.SCHomeBuyers.net  843-883-3319 We buy houses from people in situations just like yours all over South Carolina- Charleston, Greenville, Columbia, Myrtle Beach, and Beaufor...
By David Pylyp
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists Inc.,)
Comments 1
We can have a truly open and transparent system that has the consumer's confidence. Not harboring secrets - which is really just a simpler, easier-to-execute conception of “transparency” - can be really powerful.  We have all heard the phrase The truth will set you free.   I am a Realtor with Re/...