Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
Comments 7
  Remember the Barn and Horse Property When Preparing To Sell                                    When preparing your house to place on the market, it is a great idea to tidy up by removing any personal items and decluttering.  Staging it may help also to accent certain areas and rooms and to show...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 5
  Team Zuhl & Are proud to announce that the property at 32 Amherst Avenue in Colonia is now under contract!!  The first time home buyer is expected to close on this 2/3 bedroom ranch sometime in May.  The home is in need of some work, but the buyer is looking forward to enjoying many happy years...
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 4
6 Bed Builder's Home w/ 2 Kitchens, 2-Story Library & Custom Features!   3763 E JUNIPER CIR Mesa, AZ 85205 $2,250,000 View Photos 5254887 Residential Single Family - Detached Active Beds/Baths: 7 / 7 Bedrooms Plus: 10 Approx SqFt: 7,791 / County Assessor Price/SqFt: $288.79 Year Built: 2007 Pool:...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 30
Price Reduction in Autumn Trace Subdivision in Centerville Georgia Price Reduction in Autumn Trace Subdivision - 123 Montrose Lane This well maintained property just had a price reduction in Autumn Trace Subdivision in Centerville Georgia. This home was built in 2004 and has much to offer consume...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 31
Does Luck Have Anything to Do with Selling a Home? This isn't a trick question and not meant to get into a discussion about whether luck is real or not. It is meant to throw out the idea that even with picking the best agent and having a perfectly executed marketing plan, having a highly cooperat...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 10
This is a great question and one that buyers and sellers both ask. It is not always about the condition or price of the property. We know that great photos sell homes and all the information reaching the right buyers at the perfect time. Even sometimes a great agent that has followed an awesome m...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 3
I have an exempt listing with a signed listing agreement that will go live in a week or so but I am getting requests for showings already since this is a very nice property and there is nothing else available in this popular Evanston IL High rise of 248 units. 800 Elgin the Optima Horizons Pentho...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
Comments 1
                        Fewer sellers reducing their list prices in Seattle’s  Columbia City’s neighborhood        This Week:     The median list price this week in the Columbia City neighborhood  is $389,000 is down from last week’s $399,500.  With inventory up but days-on-market trending down ...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 10
Copperfield Subdivision is located off CR 1, North of CR 10 and CR 6 in Cleveland Township, Granger Indiana. Copperfield Subdivision is on the west side of the road.  Children who live in Copperfield Subdivision who attend public school will be attending Cleveland Elementary School, West Side Mid...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 17
How many times have you walked into an about-to-be-listed home and shuddered at anything from carnivorous wallpaper to the opposite - OR White walls?  This is one of those posts that you can easily send onto clients so they'll know to wait to make their decisions about getting the place ready for...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 1
How to Sell a Home A Video Tips Series for Carlsbad Home Sellers ~ Introduction ~   Selling a Carlsbad home is not easy, and it takes time and commitment. There is so much to know, think about, and make decisions on. Even if you are an experienced home seller the process can be a challenge.   As...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 10
Binks Forest in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report January 2015   Binks Forest and Binks Preserve, Wellington Florida’s lush spacious community of 535 homes, is located in a suburban village just a few miles west of West Palm Beach. Binks Forest is a recreational haven for golf enthus...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
Comments 15
SOLD ~ 19060 SW 4th St Pembroke Pines FL 33029        Dave Hsu and Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties helped their clients buy this truly amazing home in Pembroke Pines FL for $409,000.    This home is truly amazing. As you enter you see the look and feel of marble floors, however  actuall...
By Tracy Lee Parker, Experienced Broker & Property Managers Since 2006
Comments 1
Wylie Texas Home Sales Market Report for February 2015 Home sales prices for pre-owned homes are still inching up with low inventory and low days on market.  Look at the Average Sales Price compared to this time last year. February shows a +27.3 increase in sales price.  Now is the time to sell y...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Equestrian Club de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Enero 2015   Cuando se habla de bienes raíces en Wellington, debemos decir que El Equestrian Club de Wellington es una de las más maravillosas comunidades en el área. Definitivamente se sentirá inspirado al entrar a esta...
By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~ yesmyrealtor@gmail.com
(Keller Williams Commerce)
Comments 2
Nothing is more fulfilling to me than first time home buyers that are so excited when closing on their first home. This is what being a real estate agent is all about.  It is one of the best part of the business.  The buyers saved their hard earned money and make the first step of home ownership....
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 4
 Palm Beach Point in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report January 2015   Palm Beach Point in Wellington Fl is an amazing luxury and equestrian community perfect for those looking for a lavish new home close to horse facilities. Equestrian properties for sale in Palm Beach Poi...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Wellington Lakes in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report January 2015   Wellington Lakes in Wellington Fl is a lovely lake front community of single family homes.     Homes for sale in Wellington Lakes are a blend of one story, two story, and ranch-style homes.  These homes were built i...
By Jeff Pearl
(RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA)
Comments 9
 New construction has been picking up in this area of Loudoun county VA. I've been seeing buyers pay what I think is too much for building lots. But the value of the finished product is really what matters. You can pay $20,000.00 above fair market value for a lot, then save $20,000.00 in other ar...
By Don Davies, GRI "AshevilleRealEstateTrends.com", "Realsearch" and Agent Referrals in Asheville NC
(Don Davies Real Estate/REALSEARCH/Asheville, NC)
Comments 12
If, in fact, we are presenting ourselves as "Professionals" in the real estate industry, surely we must make every effort to represent the property we have listed in the best possible light.   That means gathering as much positive and useful information as possible, being much like an investigato...