Home Selling

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By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 48
When Listing a Home is not the Best Choice     Love when the call comes from a homeowner that would like to talk with you about listing their home!  Wonderful!   Prepare all the data, put together a great listing presentation and even preview the actives in the area so you have a solid snapshot o...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 19
Home Sellers in Palm County-Here Are 6 Things You Can Do Now Before the Start of the Season!  For those of us who live in Palm Beach County, our season is just around the corner.  That means that our SnowBirds will be returning, and the activity level for everything picks up. If you plan on putti...
By The Albert Team KW Port St. Lucie FL 34986 Market Updates and Trends, PGA Village, Tradition, St. Lucie West
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Get Additional Seller Tips Click and go to the Seller Page What home improvements result in a negative cash flow at closing?  There are certain upgrades to a home that make more sense if you just bought it than when considering selling it. What are they? 1.  Outdoor Kitchen The fantasy: You’re t...
By Waynette Hoover Araj
(RE/MAX Central Realty)
Comments 3
Asheboro NC Home for Sale | 1167 Westover TerraceAsheboro, NC 27205 The best of country style living can be found in this home for sale in Asheboro NC. This beautiful home sits on 0.72 acres of land on Daves Mountain and is surrounded by spectacular views everywhere you look. Having 4 bedrooms an...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 0
Lowballing 101: How to Avoid Insulting a Home Seller when Making a Low Offer for Their House or Condo   Buying a home is a huge step for people who are ready to make an investment in their future. Getting a great deal on a home is just as important and knowing how much to offer could be confusing...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI for 7/20/14-8/20/14,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 of Wauk...
By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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We are thankful for each and every client we represent in the sale or purchase of property in Northwest Indiana. We realize that they have many choices as there are thousands of brokers on our local MLS board of REALTORS. Recently we closed escrow on the 5th real estate transaction of the person...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 13
Kristin Johnston Found The Buyers For 930 River Park Drive, Waukesha!     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                  Address: 930 River Park Dr Waukesha, WI 53189-7781 County: Waukesha   MLS #: 1376274       357 W. Wisconsin Ave...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
(OCEANFRONT REALTY)
Comments 0
 Winston Towers 400 condos for sale, 3 New Listings- 1 Recently Reduced, 231  174 St  FL 33160   New Listings in Winston Towers 400 Condo Sunny Isles Beach Miami Unit M12 For Sale at $370,000 listed 8 day(s) ago.Unit 418 For Sale at $389,000 listed 23 day(s) ago.Unit 2404 For Sale at $459,000 lis...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 12
I suspect if you surveyed everybody who is selling their home "For Sale By Owner," they will tell you they get a lot of calls from real estate agents who want to list their home. It's kind of predictable ... they represent an easy to produce list of people who likely want to move, s...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
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Massapequa Park - Bar Harbour, NY Spectacular Home Sold In 60 Days For $939,000.00 By RE/MAX Wittney Estates     Massapequa Park is bordered by Massapequa to the west,North Massapequato the northwest, South Farmingdale to the north, and East Massapequa to the east. South Oyster Bay is the water b...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
(OCEANFRONT REALTY)
Comments 0
 Winston Towers 500 condos for sale, 1 New Listings- 6 Recently Reduced, 301  174 St  FL 33160   New Listings in Winston Towers 500 Condo Sunny Isles Beach Miami Unit 1701 For Sale at $369,000 listed 10 day(s) ago. Recently Reduced Listings - Take Advantage of these Deals Unit 907 For Sale at $26...
By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.928.8000
(Keller Williams Realty)
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77 PEACH PLACE MIDDLETOWN NY SHORT SALE     This 3 level townhouse has no HOA or Common Charges.  Three bedrooms with 2.5 baths and a basement that could be finished for more living space.  Just minutes from the Galleria Mall, Routes 17 & 84 and NJ transit.  Could be a great weekend get-a-way...
By Jeffrey Stevens, Jeffrey Stevens Realtor®/Associate Broker
(Keller Williams Realty)
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What Deferred Maintenance Means to a Seller Realtors use the term "deferred maintenance" a lot. Basically, it refers to annual home maintenance, or lack there of, like exterior paint, overgrown trees and shrubs, interior conditions and overall cleanliness. When these maintenance items a...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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    Champions Village is a wonderful sub-division in Muskego, Wisconsin ...a golf course community built around the 15th and 16th holes of the lush and challenging, Muskego Lakes Golf Club Course. The streets are named for the champions in golf....as you walk thru the well landscaped neighborhood...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 9
Yet Another Emerald Lakes Townhome Sold 5832 SE Windsong Lane has been sold by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater Realty Team!  The sales price was $119,500. Recently updated including the exterior update, including the exterior, fence, gate with new paint. The patio deck has been painted and the masonry...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 9
 NW Austin 2 Story custom brick on a cul-de-sac JUST LISTED in Canyon Creek   www.11306tanyatrail.com   Buyers, act decisively and  you’ll have the best opportunity to buy this home as quality deals sell fast in Canyon Creek! 11306 Tanya Trail Austin, TX 78726 is located in the master planned com...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 30
Does the LISTING AGENT really need to attend the Buyer's Home Inspection? This is a common question and one you may hear many answers to. Many will say it is the Buyers Inspection, why should the Listing Agent be there?The basic premise is that a Listing Agent represents the Seller. Therefore...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Grand Isles de Wellington Fl Casas para la Venta  | Reporte del Mercado para Julio 2014   Grand Isles en Wellington, Florida, es tambien conocida como Grand Isles de Wellington, es una privada y cerrada comunidad en el suroeste de Palm Beach County. Es una comunidad de 611 casas construidas entre...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 35
As a NH Home Stager I see homes in every possible condition.....some need much more work than others.  No matter what your home's condition is, it's important to make it SHOW READY prior to listing it.   One of the biggest mistakes home sellers make is listing their home with bad MLS pict...