Home Selling

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By Joy Baker, So NH RE & Short Sale Specialist
(RE/MAX Insight)
Comments 6
1.   YOU'RE SHOOTING YOURSELF IN THE FOOT WHEN YOU OVER PRICE YOUR HOME.  Yes, even in a relatively hot market!  Today's buyers, particularly those working with a knowledgeable buyer's agent (and most serious buyers are), have access to a wealth of information about what comparable homes have sol...
By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max All Properties New Lenox Illinois)
Comments 1
Budget Friendly Curb Appeal Ideas Done in a Day 88 percent of homebuyers begin the process online, looking at pictures on the listing site. Good photos and real curb appeal help entice buyers to check out your house in person. You want to make a great first impression, so don't feel scared to mak...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 18
Staging and Selling Your Home to MillennialsIt’s never good to generalize, but it doesn’t hurt to understand your target audience.  Much as our parents had to warm up to long hair hippies and an “I’m ok; you’re ok frame of mind;  we would do well to understand where those born sometime after 1980...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 8
Sold and Closed in River Place in Arlington, Va 22209 1121 Arlington Blvd #436 Arlington, Va 22209This River Place North studio is now sold and closed courtesy of Amanda Davidson with Living A Dream Real Estate.It’s always refreshing when everyone works together to make the path to closing a smoo...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 14
   Address: 1108 Fleetfoot Dr A Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186-6950 Taxed by: Waukesha MLS #: 1410888           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston ABR,e-P...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 1
1951 Southwest Day Street, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34953 Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1537 SQUARE FEET Just Sold! Get the Info! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Search All Port Saint Lucie,...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 0
Team Zuhl&Are thrilled to announce that our listing at 1202 N. Stiles Street in Linden is Under Contract and is scheduled to close before July 30th!  This large lovely home features 4 bedrooms, 1 full and 3 half baths as well as more than 550 Square Feet of Professional Office Space.  All of this...
By Julie Morales, Your Partner is Real Estate
(RE/MAX Cinco Ranch)
Comments 10
Price $2,560,000 Located in Hedwig Village,one of the six Memorial Villagesjust a few miles from downtown. A West Houston communitythat offers Contemporary,Georgian, Mediterranean, and French style Estates. Impressive features of this home include:24 foot ceiling in the living areaMaster suite wi...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
Comments 12
Here are nine great reasons to have an inspection BEFORE you actually put your home on the market if you're planning on selling your Charlotte area home. A pre-listing home inspection will:  Eliminate nasty and possibly expensive surprises after a buyer's inspection (this can be anything from ter...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 5
 OPEN HOUSE~NW Austin~11125 Comiso Pala~Canyon Creek~Sunday, May 31st 1-3pm www.11125comisopala.comBuyers, don’t miss this opportunity to view this stately Austin white stone home in the RRISD at 11106 Calavar Dr. Austin, TX 78726 in Canyon Creek during this weekend’s open house on Sunday, May 31...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 30
Staging FAQ’s- Why Isn’t Anyone Looking at My House?Real estate agents and Home Stagers get this question all of the time.  A seller lists their home but can’t understand why they aren’t getting any showings.  Price, location and condition all affect a home’s “sale-ability.”However…..If buyers ca...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 13
Obviously, as a Home Stager I believe in the power of preparation and presentation. Making your home as appealing as possible prior to listing is crucial to a successful sale. However, appearance alone does not sell a home.Selling a home requires a strategic marketing plan.Even homes that practic...
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 2
OPEN HOUSE For New Listing: Spectacular 2 Bed Townhome w/ Loft & Den! OPEN HOUSE!May 30, Saturday - 1-4 PM  4700 S FULTON RANCH BLVD 80 Chandler, AZ 85248 $475,000 View Photos 5286145 Residential Townhouse Active Beds/Baths: 2 / 2.5 Bedrooms Plus: 5 Approx SqFt: 2,485 / County Assessor Price/SqFt...
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 25
Under Contract - Heritage Eagle Bend - Aurora, CO  80016  We had very good activity and the right buyer came along.   We are through inspection and sellers are busy packing with this cash offer.   Heritage Eagle Bend  is one of the best retirement community in all of Denver!  This stunning ranch ...
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 2
Our Saturday OPEN HOUSE Lineup Features Our New Listing & New Video! 5/30Click on an image to view listing information for that home                            Click on an address caption to view the blog for that home 717 S Pandora DR Gilbert, AZ 85296Saturday, May 30 - 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Liv...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 8
Open House  Sunday May 31, from 1:30 to 3:30 PM75 Silo Rd, Bristol CT     MLS# N10037288   Offered at $272,500    A very large, well maintained 4 bedroom Raised ranch ofering over 2,000 sq ft of living space.Features included:Updated Kitchen and bathsReplacement windowsNewer roofHardwood floors m...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Listings to Leads - eFlyers   Charleston, SC Home for Sale!   DESCRIPTION PHOTOS MAPS & LOCALS SCHOOLS PRINT BROCHURE       Charleston Homes For Sale   1001 Summerhaven Place Charleston, SC 29492   Bedrooms: 2 | Bathrooms: 2 full | List Price: $ Get Current Price | 994 square feet     End Unit To...
By Bruce Hicks, Your Lifetime Friend/Helper!
(Best Homes Hawaii)
Comments 4
Housing Supply is Too Low  Prices in Hawaii have gone unbelieveably higher to eye popping gains!Update: Summer Selling Season is Early on Oahu, the frying pan has heated up! The statistics are in for April and single-family sales volume has skyrocketed almost 22% and prices continue to rise. Tech...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
103 Franklin Retreat Court, Wando, SC Description Photos Maps & Local Schools $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 1856 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Mount pleasant Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Y...
By Sandy Shores Realtor®, Melbourne Real Estate, Brevard County Real Estate, Florida's Space Coast
(M & M Realty of Brevard Inc.)
Comments 3
4958 Wexford Drive, Rockledge in Viera EastGorgeous 2 story pool home with hot tub, on the lake. could be a 4 or 5 bedroom,  with bonus room upstairs.Built in 2002, Burgoon Berger Palm Beach ModelBennington is a gorgeous neighborhood of well maintained homessituated in Viera East, just off of Mur...