Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?


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By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 73
"Can I forbid a Specific Agent from showing my home?" asked the Seller.    There may be reasons why a Seller distrusts or dislikes specific Realtors ....a family member with whom there has been a falling out...a bad experience...whatever the reason.  Indeed, it is the Seller's home and they may ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 27
Just Listed in Warner Robins GA in Harvest Pointe Subdivision Harvest Pointe Property and Community Information Cheaper than renting! This home for sale has 1,478 heated square feet and was just listed in Warner Robins GA in Harvest Pointe Subdivision. Built in 2007, this property is show ready a...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 1
Homes for Sale in the PGA Village area of Saint Lucie West, FL Why Do People Live here? PGA Village is a private community with 2,511 homes and approximate 3,000 acres. PGA Village features thirty-six distinctive upscale neighborhoods situated for privacy with scenic panoramic water and golf cou...
By Tammy Adams, Are You Looking to Sell or Buy in Maricopa?
(Maricopa Real Estate Co)
Comments 8
White Walls vs Painted Walls   So you’ve decided you want to sell your home and now you are faced with the question of whether or not to paint the walls you are so proud of. You know, the mustard yellow kitchen, the bright pink princess room you did for your daughter or maybe the turquoise bathro...
By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
Comments 2
  Listed and Sold in Milford   List My Home in Milford       Hello my name is Larry Matthews and I've been selling real estate in Milford 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 them to live at home ...
By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
Comments 1
          List My Home in Shubenacadie       Hello my name is Larry Matthews and I've been selling real estate in Shubenacadie Nova Scotia now for almost 40 years.This delightful bungalow pictured above is only 3 years old and next door to the golf course. I do a lot of marketing directed toward...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 0
Homes for Sale in the Torino area of Saint Lucie West, FL Why Do People Live here? Torino is a beautiful neighborhood of single family homes that is conveniently located just 5 minutes from shopping, Indian River State College, 10 minutes from shopping at Tradition, or the Brand new Tradition Med...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
Comments 0
When it comes to tracking the national housing market’s performance, CoreLogic is one of the industry’s top voices. They provide insights and trend projections based on “trillions of data points” to anyone interested in “housing economies and property markets” (that’s the dry-as-melba-toast descr...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 0
Look at these wonderful property deals FOR SALE in PGA Village in Saint Lucie West FL 34986.  In this awesome community nestled just west of the Ocean with easy access to fine dining, shopping, golf courses, tennis facilities and many residential communities too!   CLICK HERE to see all homes FO...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 2
  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 Search All Homes for Sale What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Port Saint Lucie Homes For Sale   Kevi...
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 26
Home Security -While it is Listed   When a Seller has made the decision to list their home, it is time to review security of the home.    Who will be coming through?     Are my things safe?    Do I need a safe for my jewelery?    Will the buyers go through the drawers?   In reviewing security at...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 0
Look at these wonderful property deals FOR SALE in TRADITION in Port Saint Lucie FL 34987.  In this awesome community nestled just west of the Ocean with easy access to fine dining, shopping, golf courses, tennis facilities and many residential communities too!   CLICK HERE to see all homes FOR S...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Casas para la Venta en Black Diamond de Wellington Fl | Reporte del Mercado para Septiembre 2014   Black Diamond en Wellington Florida, es un paraíso muy tranquilo donde vivir modernamente, se mezcla maravillosamente con la naturaleza. Esta entre una de las opciones perfectas que hay en Wellingto...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 2
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 Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 5
  5 ASHEN SKY CT BEAR, DE 19701 2-Story,Detached, Colonial - BEAR, DE Price : $234,900.00 Bedrooms : 4 Bathrooms : 3.00 Square Foot : 2,050 Community : Scarborough Manor County : NEW CASTLE Property Type : Single Family Year Built : 1988 MLS Number : 6430938 click for more information and picture...
By Joanna Miarrostami
(Associate with Tom Crimmins Realty)
Comments 1
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 17
   "What will the neighbors say if I do a Short Sale?" asked the distressed Seller as we went thru the financial disclosure papers. Clearly.....there was no option. Yes...it is a nice house...and a great location but the market will not accept the price that will clear the mortgage liens...and wi...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 10
Janice Ankrett wrote this great post describing how and why a Home Staging Consult is of value to home sellers. As a Home Staging professional in New Hampshire, I can confirm that a consult transforms what was once an overwhelming process into a completely manageable one.  "Beacon of hope" or "gu...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 1
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 182 Fiore Bello, Port St Lucie, FL 34952 Search All Vacant Land in Port St Lucie Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale Search All PGA Village Homes for Sale Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Tesoro Homes For Sale What...
By Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 10
 This is a continuation of a historical series.  To catch up... read these.  April 22, 1889 had been anticipated and planned for by many people across the United States.  The Land Run of 1889 would open up the public domain land “unassigned lands” in Oklahoma for settlement.  The land available i...