Home Selling

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By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
Comments 90
Selling My Home As-Is Or Make Needed Repairs As a Realtor in Huntsville Alabama I'm confronted with this topic all the time.  I hope the following will shed a little light on the topic of selling your home "As-Is". Selling My Home "As-Is" If you find yourself in the positi...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 4
Add Home Staging to this winning combo of ocean view and Highland Beach, Florida address and you'll have your high-rise condo SOLD!    Highland Beach, Florida is located in the southern portion of Palm Beach County  bordered by Delray Beach to the North and West, and Boca Raton to its south/w...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 32
SOLD in the Hawthorne Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia SOLD in Warner Robins Georgia It sounds like a broken record but is typically true...sellers who keep their home well maintained, reasonably updated, and priced according to the current market conditions stand the best opportunity to sell...
By Joe Neuah, Doing Real Estate with Passion!!
(Rodeo Realty)
Comments 1
Loni Anderson pulling up stakes in Sherman Oaks   Loni Anderson, who increased to fame on the series “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has put her residence in Sherman Oaks on the market at $2.435 million. See more homes for sale in Sherman Oaks,CA. Set behind gates on a hillside, the home was custom-built i...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 18
What is the Adults Children Responsibility to Parents in Housing?   We all have different lives, responsibilities and things to do but we always have responsibility to our parents as they age.  In RI real estate it becomes clear all the time as I view homes on a market analysis when an adult chil...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 35
Sellers-You Are Responsible for Your MLS Photos!   Your house is for sale and you’ve probably heard how important your MLS photos are.  They are!  90% of buyers will begin their search for their new home on the Internet.   Buyers are human and if your MLS photos don't look good when viewed o...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 0
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes for Sale CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 4947 NE 122nd Dr, Okeechobee, FL 34972 Search All Okeechobee 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 Tesor...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 3
  Milwaukee WI Real Estate, Condos, 6/23/14-7/23/14 by Kristin Johnston   Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Milwaukee County, WI Condos For the Last 30 Days: Real Estate In Milwaukee County, WI           My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax.  My market report gives you the r...
By Bryant Tutas, Broker/REALTOR, Tutas Towne Realty, Inc
(Bryant Tutas-Tutas Towne Realty, Inc)
Comments 1
Short Sale Fraud is not a thing of the past. It's alive and well!! Normally the fraud is related to property value. Get the lender to accept way less than the property is worth and BAM! instant profit when you flip it. Sounds good right? Well it's not. It's illegal to provide a fabri...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
Comments 0
It’s a bit complicated, selling a home in Henry County. Although you can make a case for the feasibility of doing the whole thing yourself, there are enough areas of knowledge where experience, expertise, and even licensure are recommended that few would ever try it. At the end of the day, sellin...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 10
Home Stager, Marie Graham, hits the nail smack on the head in this one.... MLS photos are not taken seriously enough, and for the life of me, I have no idea why we are still seeing so many horrible pictures out there.  Whether you are agent, broker or seller....you have a responsibility to use qu...
By Michael Abernethy
(Abernethy Properties)
Comments 0
Beautiful Home! Bright and Cheerful!Come and check this out!         Read more here to check the property.   If you'd like to know more about Real Estate For Sale and Latest Real Estate Trends, click the links or you can visit us at APCarolinaHome.com.   Feel free to give us a call at 980-254...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
Comments 0
* Graph Source: Sun-Sentinel.com Not surprising to those of us in the business, the Sun-Sentinel newspaper reported today that last month saw a rise in the Broward County, Fl. median home price (half of homes sold for less and half sold for more than the median price). The median rose to $280,00...
By Michael Abernethy
(Abernethy Properties)
Comments 1
Wonderful Home! Come and Check this out!     Read more here to check the property.   If you'd like to know more about Real Estate For Sale and Latest Real Estate Trends, click the links or you can visit us at APCarolinaHome.com.   Feel free to give us a call at 980-254-1008 or email us at mik...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 0
National Association of REALTORS Existing Home Sales Exceed Projections   According to the National Association of REALTORS®, existing home sales surpassed both May sales and expectations for June. Sales of previously owned homes increased by 2.60 percent in June and reached a seasonally adjusted...
By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Real Estate Connections)
Comments 4
Cloverhill Manassas Convenience Plus Move-in Condition OverviewMapsPhotosDescriptionNeighborhood $325,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 1,232 sqftLot: 10,001 sqft Location 9634 Shannon LaneManassas, VA 20110USA Karen Kruschka RE/MAX Real Estate...
By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA Skogman Realty)
Comments 11
The Neighbors Made the Buyers Run Away from Your Listing!     My buyers were diligent.  They had seen every home in their price range and school district.  There was a new listing in an area that they loved with one exception.  It was on a cul-de-sac at the bottom of a very steep hill.     I had ...
By Carol Zingone, Global Realtor Based in Jax Beach, FL
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty)
Comments 3
Here are the June homes sold in Atlantic Beach, FL. This report includes all single family homes, and do not include any condominiums.     June 2014 Homes Sold:                                             22 Highest Sold Price:                                    $495,000 Lowest Sold Price:       ...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 1
In the middle of my afternoon of preparing new listings for the week and talking with potential sellers, I ended up taking an emergency listing yesterday that popped up out of nowhere. Well, many listings seem to pop up out of nowhere these days from sellers who suddenly call and need their homes...
By Kristin Hamilton, (909) 557-6966, CDPE, SFR, CHS-Redlands/Loma Linda
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 14
Motivational Mondays- The Love of My Dog to Get Me on Track This morning I got up about 6:00 am and made a cup of coffee. I was on the patio looking at the hummingbirds buzzing around the feeder and my mind was wondering instead of listening to the news blasting away near my ear. I thought since ...