Home Selling

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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 56
10 Reasons Your Home May Not Have Sold (Yet) It SEEMS like everyone else for sale is posting SOLD.  Yet your house sits on the market and the clock ticks.  Frustrating isn't it?  You just want to get on to the next chapter in your life, but you can't! So what's holding you back?   It can be any o...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 68
Fire A Client?  Why Would An Agent Fire A Home Buyer?? It's rare, thank Goodness!!  However, if an agent finds themselves experiencing discomfort with a prospective home buyer, a few questions have to be asked.  I've divorced a few home buyers over the years.  1.  Fair Housing Awareness.  The pro...
By Vanessa Saunders MBA MIMC CIPS FIABCI, From Manhattan to the Catskills of New York
(Global Property Systems Real Estate)
Comments 31
I'll be taking a listing in a couple of weeks on a home that's been on the Hudson Valley, NY real estate market for three years. I'm pretty confident it will sell. Why this hubris on my part? Because I saw why it wasn't selling. The home has been lived in by the same family for thirty years. It s...
By Amanda and Jared Christiansen, YOUR Fort Wayne Realtors, Century 21 Bradley.
(Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843)
Comments 5
Here is your opportunity to build your dream home without having to go through all of the time consuming details of drawing up a floor plan, finding the right builder, and finding the right lot to build on.   4315 E. 900 S-92 in Roanoke, Indiana is a custom built home by Star Homes is half way do...
By Jeff Fritzson: Frisco Real Estate Pro, Your Success is My Focus!
(Jeff Fritzson Real Estate, Ebby Halliday Realtors)
Comments 39
Believe it or not some Texas HOAs are hurting their own residents' property values. It is not intentional or at least I don't think it is. In certain areas of Frisco and McKinney there are HOAs that have decided that real estate open house signs should not be used. They go around and will pull th...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
Comments 3
  Some of Those Deck Boards Are Looking Pretty Bad     You may have some deck boards that need to be replaced, but the rest of the deck may be okay right now. It's hard to tell how bad your deck is without a thorough inspection. Each deck is unique and vary in the amount of water and dry rot dama...
By Marie Graham, Westchester County Interior Decorator, Home Stager
(Owner, The Refreshed Home White Plains NY)
Comments 43
Prosepctive buyers always talk about looking for a house, but could they be talking about your listing, literally? Problems with actually finding a listed property happens a lot more often than you might think, in both rural and urban settings. Many communities and HOAs do not allow broker signs,...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 0
  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 Keller Williams NY Realty 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
Comments 3
  This Siding Was Just Too Difficult to Fix By The Last Contractor     Some pieces of siding are clearly more difficult to replace then other pieces. It is the contractor's responsibility to replace all the pieces, even if it is more of a challenge. There are plenty of examples of this out there....
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 5
Attention Warminster Home Owners !  If you are curious about the market value of your home and would like a free market analysis of you home call Gita Bantwal at Re/Max Centre Realtors. 215-343-8200x124 or 2152758491 I will be glad to show you data of of recent home sales in the area and also giv...
By Robert & Lisa Hammerstein, Bergen County NJ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Valley Realty)
Comments 6
$425,000, 3Bd/1Ba Single Family House, 1216 sqft.     The HammersTeam | Keller Williams Valley Realty | 201-315-8618 234 Shaw Pl, Park Ridge, NJ 07656 Peaceful Park Ridge NJ Ranch 3Bd/1Ba Single Family House   $425,000 Year Built 1959 Sq Footage 1216 sqft. Bedrooms 3 Beds Bathrooms 1 Bath Floors...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 4
Attention Jamison Home Owners ! If you are curious about the market value of your home and would like a free market analysis of you home call Gita Bantwal at Re/Max Centre Realtors. 215-343-8200x124 or 2152758491 I will be glad to show you data of of recent home sales in the area and also give yo...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 7
The property listing just going live on the multiple listing service for your town, city, county, state. Many real estate offerings have flexible use, are highly versatile. But do you pick the most probable use and call it good? Hit the largest piece of the target audience for the property listin...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Comments 11
  2 Master Suite Floor Plan Lake Home for Sale in Venice FL – Just Sold   This lake home for sale in Venice Florida has a 2 master suite floor plan and was just sold by Kwee Huset of Kwee Huset Realty.     The seller was well informed and educated before the property went up for sale. On the firs...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 9
    Tradition says  if you really want to sell your home quickly you should bury a statue of St. Joseph upside down in the yard of the home.   A special prayer is said for 10 days and at the end of that time, you are to dig up the statue and place it in a place of prominence in the house and cont...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 10
Jamestown RI State Parks | Beavertail   There is no doubt that Rhode Island has the state parks to thrill visitors and Beavertail State Park in Jamestown is at the top of the list.  It has a great working lighthouse where they give educational seminars, grassy areas to sit in the park and enjoy w...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 5
River Pines Town Home Stuart FL Coming Soon   River Pines Town Home Stuart FL   View the Property Details, More Photos, Map & School information here at the updated Single Property Website!   Spacious town home with private quiet location in River Pines. Only a short walk or bike ride to the Intr...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 6
What is the Secret to Selling a home quickly? This was always a popular question with Home Owners looking for a quick sale, however now they seem to be asking how we can guarantee that home sells. There is no wonder with ads stating they guarantee to sell your home or else.   Or else what? After ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 5
                                                                   JUST  SOLD  !!!                                                  W127S9672 Scott Krause Drive,  Muskego,  WI     Potential Sellers  in Champions Village in Muskego, WI ...call the Hansons...this 5 bedroom home got an offer in 10 d...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 22
 SOLD Home in NW Austin TX on Jenaro Ct in Canyon Creek August 2014   NW Austin residents…homes are selling quickly! Another home has sold in Canyon Creek Subdivision in NW Austin, TX, courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors.   Four years ago I sold my clients this home. They c...