Home Selling

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By Pat McCormick
(Long and Foster Gainesville)
Comments 31
They're Not Buying Your Masterpiece   You’ve spent years making your home perfect.  The room colors are just what you wanted.  You found exactly the right artwork and furniture to make the office your own.  You spent hours on the decorative painting in the recreation room, and every time you go d...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 42
These Home Sellers in Palm Beach County Really Get It!   As a Home Stager, my favorite home staging projects are occupied homes.  We’re not starting with a blank canvas so we have to work with what the seller has.  We also have to be very sensitive to the emotional rollercoaster that the seller i...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 10
SOLD Home in Perry Georgia in Brendale Subdivision Sorry buyers, any delay when you find a home you love will cost you in the Perry real estate market at the moment. Such is the case here as a beautiful property was quickly nabbed by my buyers and is now a SOLD home in Perry Georgia in Brendale S...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 1
  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 Nina Rogoff, Your Hometown Realtor in Sharon MA
(RE/MAX Executive Realty - )
Comments 3
As of October 22, 2014, the real estate market in Sharon MA continues to be a seller's market. The price ranges that show the most significant rates of sale are those between $300,000 to $349,999; $450,000 to $499,999 followed by homes that sell between $500,000 and $599,999. If market conditions...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
  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 MLS#: 3324322   Licensed In:NY Information val...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 1
OPEN HOUSE for Spectacular Home W/ Awesome Pool and Backyard! 10/25/14 With pebble stone resurfacing and an impressive decking in a sensational oasis-like backyard, don't be surprised if you find yourself wanting to take a dip in this home's fantastic diving pool! Not only that, this open floorpl...
By Duncan Townsend, Professional Real Estate: Principal, BIC
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
Comments 0
* VIP Rent to Own Specials_Two Under $1,000.00 in Summerville You can take advantage of one of these Homes Right Now! You can be in your new home right now!! FREE rent bonus!! Plus one month Free utilities       Update Your Buyers VIP today - tell us which home you want. Request your formal appli...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 2
North Kingstown Waterfront Condo Open House Sat. 10/25 207 Seabreeze Dr. - Cedarhurst Condos Noon - 2 pm Saturday October 25     Waterfront North Kingstown Condo for Sale | Cedarhurst OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesNeighborhoodOpen House $270,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Bathroom1 ...
By Rhonda Hollifield, REALTOR®, Broker REALTOR CRS, GRI, ABR
(Keller Williams Realty Mountain Partners)
Comments 1
When Home Listing Photos Scare Buyers Away Your home listing is, hands-down, the most likely place prospective buyers will get their first glimpse of the home you are selling. Most serious prospects will go online as an early step in the process of winnowing candidate properties by area, asking p...
By Bandele Oguntomilade, Your Woodland Hills Real Estate Agent
(Bogun Realty and Luxury Homes)
Comments 3
Open-House Events:                    1-4PM on Saturdays Property:                                        1160 Isabel Street, Los Angeles, CA 90065 Virtual Tour:                                    www.1160Isabel.com Offered At:                                     $2300 Call:                     ...
By Kevin Green, Residential & Equine Properties
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
Comments 2
Recently I have been approached by tentative Sellers to possibly List, Market & Sell their home. On more than one occasion, the question has come up about timing of putting it on the mkt. Now or Spring? Of course, the Spring market is the most active part of the yr with regards to NEW Listings, t...
By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
Comments 2
    List my home in Enfield Nova Scotia Sell my home in Enfield Nova Scotia       Hello my name is Larry Matthews and I've been selling real estate in Enfield Nova Scotia now for almost 40 years. I do a lot of marketing directed towards Nova Scotia's working out west whose shift schedule allows ...
By Suzanne Otto, Your Montgomery County PA home stager
(Six Twenty Designs)
Comments 51
Home Staging is Not DecoratingThere's still a lot of confusion about the difference between home staging and decorating. When I introduce myself to people as a home stager, I still get people who respond with "Oh, so you decorate homes". While that is one aspect of my business, it's not what hom...
By Chris Dunham
(Solutions Real Estate)
Comments 1
2 Bed 2 Bath Condo for Sale in Phoenix - Regency on Central Located in Downtown Phoenix, The Regency House or "Regency on Central" is close to your every need for downtown living. Steps away from jumping on the Light Rail. you have access to all downtown shops, nightlife and sporting events as we...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 45
My guess is some people just don't want to to do the necessary work when it is time to to sell their home.  The reason homes are not "at their best" when they go on the market vary by seller. Still, if a home is listed for sale by a competent real estate agent, the reason will likely not be becau...
By Lance Owens (RS), Luxury Real Estate and Vacation Property sales
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 4
  Aloha Lance Owens (RS) here with LUVA Real Estate and we are very excited about a NEW listing, we are also very excited about co-listing it with Julie Edens (RS) of Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers - first time as a joint venture between 2 great brokerage firms.     Offered @: $2,500,000.       ...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
                                                                                          When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price with  the least amount of hassles. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is to  actual...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 0
Decorating does not touch on the reason a home should be staged to sell. Here Suzanne Otto summarizes the reason home staging is so important... "identifying the perceived negatives buyers will see and coming up with a solution to fix them." (emphasis added) Home Staging is Not DecoratingThere's ...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
Comments 0
Establishing the asking price for a Henry County home may not quite qualify as science fiction, but it can be a bit of an adventure in time and space—at least when it comes to establishing the Henry County comparables. The logic behind valuing a property by looking at recent Henry County comparab...