Home Selling

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By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 11
Here's a real estate list and sell scenario...the property buyer who has been looking for six years but can't find anything he likes stumbles on to your website. Visits your burg. Scopes out any new listings. The ones he has not already watched each and every real estate video of roughly ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 57
Home Sellers in Palm County-Here Are 6 Things You Can Do Now Before the Start of the Season!  For those of us who live in Palm Beach County, our season is just around the corner.  That means that our SnowBirds will be returning, and the activity level for everything picks up. If you plan on putti...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 6
  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 Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 9
Tale of Two Houses, Same Everything but One Big Difference This tale is a true story and I am witnessing it first hand in my community. There are two houses, same design, same floor plan on the same block in the same neighborhood. They are the same age and have the same view out the backyard. The...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 10
Waukesha County Real Estate, Homes Over $300K, Kristin Johnston, REMAX, for 7/22/14 to 8/22/14.              By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                 Waukesha Home Sales Over $300,000 From 7/22/14 to 8/22/14                    ...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
Comments 9
3 BEDROOM CONTEMPORARY IN DUDLEY, MA OverviewMapsPhotos $199,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Bathroom1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,506 sqftLot: 15,190 sqft Location 50 FLAXFIELD RD.DUDLEY, MA 01571USA Conrad Allen (508) 400-0438CAllen1995@aol.comhttp://www.ConradAllen.com ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 9
Should a Seller Wait for a certain number of offers before accepting one?Once again upon a buyer making an offer, a seller and their agent responded by saying "they are waiting for a couple of more offers before answering them."   To be blunt, What is wrong with some people to use such ...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 9
Another Beachwood Villas Condo Hutchinson Island Pending   2355 NE Ocean Blvd  Unit: A37 in Beachwood Villas on Hutchinson Island in Stuart, FL is now under contract courtesy of the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty team.   The Beachwood Villas condo community is located on beautiful Hutchinson Islan...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 20
411 Faulkner Dr. Clarksville TN Now Closed The seller deserves a lot for the credit for this property receiving an offer in only days because the seller did everything right. The home was well cared for and I just made a couple of small suggestions to make it show even better. Everything else had...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 39
As a NH Home Stager I see homes in every possible condition.....some need much more work than others.  No matter what your home's condition is, it's important to make it SHOW READY prior to listing it.   One of the biggest mistakes home sellers make is listing their home with bad MLS pict...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
Comments 1
When promising investment properties, in Henry County or anywhere, are well-promoted, you can count on them drawing a crowd. Why wouldn’t they? Investment properties that perform well are like money machines: put in a quarter, get back a quarter and a nickel (and another nickel, and another, and ...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 0
"The season" may confuse some home sellers who do not live in Florida.  But the season Kathy Strieb writes about is the snowbird season.  As the weather cools up north the interest in many areas in Florida will pick up.  This is true here as well especially with with Brevard County, Flo...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 11
 NW Austin 2 Story custom brick on a cul-de-sac JUST LISTED in Canyon Creek   www.11306tanyatrail.com   Buyers, act decisively and  you’ll have the best opportunity to buy this home as quality deals sell fast in Canyon Creek! 11306 Tanya Trail Austin, TX 78726 is located in the master planned com...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 3
  One Key Lighter... Another Baltimore Home Sold And Settled By HomeRome Realty   This well maintained single family home has found the right buyer and today we went to settlement.     2700 E Northern Parkway Baltimore, MD 21214   Buyer was so happy and so were my sellers     One Key Lighter... A...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 3
140 Erie Rd Clintonville 2BR, 1.5BA historic home PROPERTY DETAILS $226,650 LISTING INFORMATION MLS: 214033073Bedrooms: 2Full Baths: 1Partial Baths: 1Sq ft: 1744Lot Size: 60 x 170Style: 2 StoryGarage: 2 car detaHeat Source: gasTaxes: $4791.00 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION ~Own a historic home on a quiet ...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
Comments 2
Thinking of Selling a Brentwood California Home or a home in East Contra Costa County or beyond. You should read this ReBlog of a great post on how to get ready to Sell Your Brentwood Home. Then get a Free Home Evaluation From Home Point Real Estate. Gene owns Home Point Real Estate; located in B...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 3
  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 Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
  2644 Palmetto Hall Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC     Description Photos Maps & Local Schools     Schedule a Showing Mount pleasant Homes For Sale Goose creek Homes For Sale Summerville Homes For Sale   See Property Details   Call 843-296-8337 for more information on this or any other prope...
By Carol Zingone, Global Realtor Based in Jax Beach, FL
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty)
Comments 3
This is the video tour of my new listing that has generated multiple offers in less than five full days on market. If you are considering selling your home in the Jacksonville Beaches area of Florida, please contact me to help you find your "sweet spot" and get your home sold!   View th...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 0
  FOR SALE BY OWNER???  I don't believe the owner/sellers understand that it's just not that simple. I've seen a lot of homes for sale by owners over the years and they rarely sell until listed with an agent. Rarely.  Yet, some owners are sure that they can manage the sale themselves....