Home Selling

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By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 31
 I am sure you are familiar with the phrase "Do you want fries with that?" Well, there's a new phrase in real estate marketing that I'm guessing you aren't familiar with....   "Do you want a bride with that?"   Sellers often throw a little something extra in with the house to entice buyers, but t...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 20
The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week was a unique property in the sense that it's not your traditional luxury home. This house was built in 1967 and by all accounts needs some pretty major updates to bring it in to the modern age. Selling this home for $3.3 million dollars might...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
Comments 16
Are you Enthusiastic? No really, have you ever thought about it? How do you show enthusiasm when you are on a listing presentation? Obviously you don't do back flips when you go into a particularly nice listing but how do you show the seller your enthusiasm? I recently did not get a listing becau...
By Joni Staples, Your Huntsville / Lake Livingston Area REALTOR®
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - Anderson Properties)
Comments 27
What is The Property Affidavit That the Buyer is Requesting? The property affidavit addresses any permanent changes made to the property, or to adjoining properties that encroach on the subject property - OR - confirms that no changes have been made. With a property affidavit the title company a...
By Gordon Crawford, Morris County Specialist!
(Gordon Crawford Home Selling Team)
Comments 0
 Great new Randolph listing!  Open floor plan, front & back staircases, vaulted ceiling in family room, spacious master suite with luxury bath, huge walk in closet & loft and so much more!  Sure to please and ready to sell!  Wonderful Randolph schools, close to transportation, highways, shopping,...
By Yuri Ramirez-Villanueva, Sacramento Realtor, (Hablo Español)
(Keller Williams Realty Elk Grove)
Comments 1
     The economy is improving but unfortunately not everyone is doing better. I just finished a short sale for my clients who were going through one heck of a time. Both unemployed for over a year, they were depleting their savings in an effort to stay current on their mortgage…they wanted to kee...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 6
Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI for 2/28/15-3/30/15,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 Waukesha for the last ...
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
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Port Saint Lucie Homes For Sale Tradition Homes for Sale   Kevin...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 26
    SOLD in the Canyon Creek Subdivision in NW Austin TX 11601 Sweet Basil CT 78726   Homes located in the Enclave gated section in the Canyon Creek Subdivision are sought after because there are very few that come on market. I was the listing agent when my sellers purchased the home and they cam...
By Erick Blackwelder, Text or call Erick now at 703-677-1120.
(Cell: 703-677-1120)
Comments 5
You want to "go green" as much as possible with your house.  You recycle.  You use low-flow toilets and shower heads.  You want to add solar panels to your house. Solar panels cost thousands of dollars.  You talk with a representative from your friendly local solar panel company.  The cheerful re...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 24
How do you keep people from commenting on your blog posts? Easy, write a Market Report. A shocking thing happened when i started my latest series of Market Reports. My comments went form 20 to 5. A couple of posts are at a lonely ZERO.  As i buried my head in sorrow the phone rang, not an hour af...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 3
Mallet Hill en Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestres para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Febrero 2015   Mallet Hill en Wellington, Fl es una privada y exclusiva zona residencial para la comunidad ecuestre. Sólo hay una entrada a la comunidad, pero la mayoría de las propiedades se encuentran a poca dist...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
   Mallet Hill in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report February 2015   Mallet Hill in Wellington Fl is an exclusive gated luxury and equestrian community. There is only one entrance in to the community but most of the properties are within walking and hacking distance to the ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Grand Isles in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report February 2015     Grand Isles in Wellington Fl, also known as Grand Isles at Wellington, is a guard gated community in the southern area of Palm Beach County. It is a community of 611 homes constructed between 1997 and 2000 by Lennar H...
By Scott Webster
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 1
New Listing: 32 Wolfpit Ave in Norwalk, CT!   Move right in to this beautiful, meticulously cared-for home close to everything in Norwalk. Great natural light, and lots of new features and freshly painted throughout - even the basement floors!  Huge, level, fenced-in yard with patio and gardens, ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Equestrian Club Estates in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report February 2015   The Equestrian Club Estates in Wellington Fl is the perfect location for your Winter Equestrian Festival stays here in Wellington each year, and all the more reason to call it home if your an equestrian love...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
  Saddle Trail Park in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report February 2015   Saddle Trail Park is an equestrian community which can be found in the heart of Wellington Fl. Saddle Trail Park in Wellington Fl mixes outstanding home sites with an equestrian community’s serene lan...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
Comments 0
                                                            in real estate as a HOBBY When you click and watch this now,, you will learn a horrible fact and truth about the real estate business. Don’t get me wrong, it is not all bad. Just somewhere around 10% and that number will be higher or low...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 0
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 30, 2015 Last week’s economic reports included reports on new and existing home sales and FHFA’s monthly home price index for properties associated with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages. The details: New Home Sales Surge, Existing Home Sales D...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
Comments 1
Cabin with Acreage Bordering National Forest PRICED BELOW APPRAISAL!! DON'T WAIT. Alpine Colorado. Quiet. Beautiful. Cross Country Ski, Soak in Mt Princeton Hot Springs, hike in the aspens and more. Own the largest lot in Alpine or St Elmo at the end of the road. Bordering National Forest, your p...