Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

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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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 Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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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 Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
Comments 4
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 Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.928.8000
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
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 Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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 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 Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 2
    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 6
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 Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 15
Suntide Condo on Hutchinson Island Sold You may have waited a bit too long for this condo in Suntide on Hutchinson Island in Stuart FL.  It sold for $183,000 on Friday August 15 2014. Great opportunity for this Suntide Condo on Hutchinson Island in Stuart.  Fully furnished with an updated kitchen...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 22
The Other Agent Can List it for More!   ... that was the reason a seller gave me when she decided to list with another agent.  Of course, anyone can list anything for any amount they want - but would it sell?  Here is the rest of the story: A few weeks ago I was contacted by a seller who owns sma...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 15
I saw the below on a Facebook for sale page.  Read it very closely..."Works great.  Has red line...but..."This reminds of many home sellers when it comes time to discuss their home's condition. There are problems.  But they have lived with them for a long time.The problems are not t...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 6
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 Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 2
9620 Enclave Circle Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986 6 beds, 4 baths, $1,190,000  1 of 54 photos    View all photos Home 2 of 4    Back to Search Results  Forward to a Friend  Request More Information  Save This Home  Print this Home  Request a Visit  Save this Search  Share on Facebook SEE THE VIRTUA...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 0
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Search All 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 Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 20
Should A Home Seller Obtain a Pre-Inspection on Their Home?   In my world of RI coastal real estate rarely do I have clients ask me whether or not they should do a pre-inspection on the home they are selling.  If the sellers are somewhat concerned about what may come out of the inspection process...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Comments 27
Delete That Blog Post Immediately! Not exactly the words you want to see in the subject line of an email.  Yet, waiting for me upon returning to my office from a settlement, there it was.  The person who had sent the email had done so through Active Rain, so the sender read "lead @activerain...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 21
HA!  Was that a motivated seller?  Or, is it a motivated agent??? Of course sellers are motivated, at least most of them.  Otherwise the house wouldn't be listed for sale.  The "we don't need to sell now" crowd isn't even on our radar. However, a listing should reflect their...
By Sun City Grand Homes Surprise AZ Real Estate Leolinda Bowers, Associate Broker Realtor Arizona Golf Communities
(Long Realty West Valley Sun City Grand Surprise Arizona)
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"I just love that kitchen!" Most real estate professionals will tell you the kitchen is one of the most important rooms to prospective buyers when they look at a home.  Here are a few ways to make your kitchen stand out without breaking the bank:   Clean, clean clean! Keep the kitchen s...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 9
3123 Whitesand Drive In Evergreen Is Now Sale Pending   The home was listed on the MLS on August 7, 2014.  It was first available for showings at the open house on Saturday, August 9, 2014. The list price on the Evergreen home is $539,000.  The offer deadline was August 5, 2014. After working wit...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 1
Open House: August 24, Sunday 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Schedule a Showing/Request Info North Salem 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...
By Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 6
Poulty Farm Chicken Farm Agri-Business Broiler Farm For Sale South of  Idabel, OK 210 Acres Just off highway 259   OverviewMapsPhotosDescriptionNeighborhood Contact us for more information or click the links to the left.    Four Chicken Houses 43 x 500'     Location S Highway 259 & Idabe...