Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
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Selling My Home As-Is Or Make Needed Repairs As a Realtor in Huntsville Alabama I'm confronted with this topic all the time.  I hope the following will shed a little light on the topic of selling your home "As-Is". Selling My Home "As-Is" If you find yourself in the positi...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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SOLD in the Hawthorne Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia SOLD in Warner Robins Georgia It sounds like a broken record but is typically true...sellers who keep their home well maintained, reasonably updated, and priced according to the current market conditions stand the best opportunity to sell...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Sellers-You Are Responsible for Your MLS Photos!   Your house is for sale and you’ve probably heard how important your MLS photos are.  They are!  90% of buyers will begin their search for their new home on the Internet.   Buyers are human and if your MLS photos don't look good when viewed o...
By Suzanne Otto, Your Montgomery County PA home stager
(Six Twenty Designs)
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Home Staging is All About Balance   Being a Montgomery county PA home stager has its challenges. We're faced with the tough job of telling home owners that they need to change the home they've been living in for the past 10 or 15 years. All personal choices like paint colors, wallpaper, f...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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What is the Adults Children Responsibility to Parents in Housing?   We all have different lives, responsibilities and things to do but we always have responsibility to our parents as they age.  In RI real estate it becomes clear all the time as I view homes on a market analysis when an adult chil...
By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.928.8000
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Search current inventory of Middletown NY Homes For Sale Listing Details Contemporary Home For Sale 10 Finchville Turnpike Middletown NY 10940Price: $374,900MLS number: 4425455Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 3.5Square Footage: 3186 Call Debbie Walsh at 845-28-3036 to see if this property is still available...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Price reduced Port St. Lucie Vacant Land   2979 SW Boxwood Circle OverviewMapsPhotosDescription $22,000 Lots and Land Main Features   Location 2979 SW Boxwood CirclePort Saint Lucie, FL 34953USA Oversized corner lot in a quiet and uncrowded residential area of Port Saint Lucie.   Close to the Tur...
By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA Skogman Realty)
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The Neighbors Made the Buyers Run Away from Your Listing!     My buyers were diligent.  They had seen every home in their price range and school district.  There was a new listing in an area that they loved with one exception.  It was on a cul-de-sac at the bottom of a very steep hill.     I had ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Southfields en Wellington Fl  Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado para Junio 2014     Southfields en Wellington, Florida es una comunidad de casas lujosas y ecuestres que esta ubicada cerca de otras comunidades ecuestres del pueblo. Espacios lujosos y amplios que le dan la bienvenida a lo...
By Bernadette Parnell, Expect the Best!
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Who do you know that needs an extra garage?  Whether you have a client or you want an extra garage yourself, I have a few listings that may interest you.  I have four homes for sale in Santa Fe with extra garages.  These homes are great for car collectors, or folks that have an RV or a boat.  424...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Mallet Hill de Wellington Florida Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado para Junio 2014   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 distanci...
By Duncan Townsend, Professional Real Estate: Principal, BIC
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
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$1275 / 3br - 1400ft² - ▐►Ladson Rent to Own Home Dorchester District 2 Schools (136 Two Pond Loop) Ladson Rent to Own Home See More of Beautiful 136 Two Pond Loop at:http://www.SCHomeSellers.com/39954 Suggest You See Our VIP to Visit in person: http://www.SCHomeSellers.com/BuyAHome.cfm See All O...
By Duncan Townsend, Professional Real Estate: Principal, BIC
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
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By Bobbie Smith, Real Estate in the Poconos of PA 570-242-1891,
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When selling your Home, especially in a Buyers Market like ours, home staging is critical. Kathy, a Professional Home Stager, offers some sound advice on doing this and making sure your photos are GREAT! Thanks Kathy for the tips! Sellers-You Are Responsible for Your MLS Photos!   Your house is f...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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  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 Duncan Townsend, Professional Real Estate: Principal, BIC
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
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$875 / 4br - 1317ft² - ▐►Rent to Own Summerville Best Valued Home in a Planned Community (131 Boone Street) 129 Boone Street** Rent to Own 24 Hour Special ** Apply Now ** Available July 20thBy Far the Best Valued Summerville Home in a Planned Community.Summerville, 4 Bedrooms - 2.5 Baths - Dorche...
By Duncan Townsend, Professional Real Estate: Principal, BIC
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
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Fast Funds HomeBuyers_We Buy Houses Fast (Tri-County Charleston) Fast Cash Buyers_We Buy Houses Fast (Tri-County Charleston)   We Buy Houses.See: http://www.SCHomeBuyers.net/ "We are the #1 Real Estate Marketer in Charleston SC"   Have an UnWanted House and Need  to Sell Quickly?   In f...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
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  Is AVID required in your state? California Civil Code section 2079 requires both a buyer’s agent and a seller’s agent "to conduct a reasonably competent and diligent visual inspection of the property offered for sale and to disclose to [the] prospective purchaser all facts materially affec...
By Debbie Malone, From Lynchburg To The Lake (434) 546-0369
(Londeree's Real Estate & Prop. Mgt)
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  Lovely Updated Home in Lynchburg! OverviewMapsPhotos $96,500 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 1,984 sqftLot: 0.12 acre(s) Location 222  St. Augustine StLynchburg, VA 24501USA Debbie Malone Realtor Londeree's Real Estate & Prop. Mgt.(434) 546-0369malo...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(Broker/ Owner HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
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  Another Baltimore Clubhouse Condo Is Sold And Settled!       6711 Park Heights Ave Baltimore, Md. #410                This all brick condo  at 6711 Park Heights Ave has the convenience of a full service building,  is accessed by elevator and  a doorman to greet you and help with you needs.   Th...