Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 1
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 344 Leslie Ave, Stockton, CA 95207 $162,000 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1966Sq Footage: 1526 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 2Lot Size: 0.19 AcresProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESCRIPTION Clean home ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 86
As a Home Stager in New Hampshire I help sellers prepare their homes for sale.  I educate home sellers and listing agents on the power and importance of preparation.  Preparing a home for sale is imortant because most buyers can't see potential. They determine a home's value based on what is pres...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 25
The way that people use to buy a home has changed, and that means your home selling plan must change if you want to get top dollar when it comes time to sell. This change is not exactly recent, it crept into the Tallahassee housing market as homebuyers switched to the internet (from using real es...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 38
Dear Mr. FSBO I understand that you are selling your home yourself to save money. You won't have to pay 3% or 6 % if you sell your home yourself.  You may save a portion of the commissions, but since over 90% of the For Sale By Owner homes are sold by Realtors, you may very well end up paying the...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(The Ballen Companies, TBG, TBM, ASAN)
Comments 18
The Buyer Missed the Closing Date, Now What?   A significant proportion of real estate deals do not close on the scheduled date. Ninety percent of the time, the buyer is responsible for the delay. There are a number of reasons for this. Buyers often have contingencies to satisfy prior to closing,...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 5
Who has never experienced a situation where what we saw was viewed totally different by another?   (The same can be said for what we hear.)   Yesterday as I was driving along I-95 in Brevard County I saw a billboard.  This billboard was not just any billboard but one I had noticed before.  It was...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 10
Pewaukee Condos,Real Estate Market 11/18/14 to 12/18/14,Kristin Johnston   Pewaukee Real Estate Report,Pewaukee Condo Sales,Pewaukee Remax                                                  Re-blogged by 0 agents Kristin Johnston,Waukesha Cty WI Realtor,Buyer's Agent, Remax Realtor,Gives You The Re...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 8
89 Riverview Park Drive, Columbus, Ohio. Sold by Erik Hiss of the Jackson Team. Olde Beechwold estate on a deep treed lot. Natural woodwork and hardwood floors. Crown moldings, french doors and a private screened porch of the living room. Built-in china cabinet, sun room, formal dining room and ...
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 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 Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 1
JUST LISTED 3275 SE Pinto Street, Port Saint Lucie, FL Come grab a beautiful lot in Southbend only walking distance from Jessica Clinton Park and only 2 minutes from turnpike at Becker Road or s   Living Area Approx: 10000 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for COMPLETE...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
JUST LISTED 112 SE Rio Casarano, Port Saint Lucie, FL Must see lot!   List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale CLICK HERE ...
By Rick Schuster
(Jaycee Realty, Inc.)
Comments 0
Market Update for Boca Greens as of December 2014 Real estate market data for Boca Greens, Boca Raton, FL provided by  Rick Schuster of Jaycee Realty.Boca Greens Market Update Over the past 90 days, Boca Greens has seen 11 Multiple Listing Service home closings with an average sale price of $357,...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
If you're thinking about selling your home, there is one thing you absolutely have to know. How much is your home worth? It's a question most homeowners ask before deciding to actually sell their home. You're probably asking yourself this same question. And this is one question we can answer for ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 27
Pending Sale in Kathleen GA in The Rydings Subdivision Many Houston County Georgia buyers missed out on a beautiful home because they were to slow to act...when you decide you like a property you need to be prepared with an offer in this fast paced market or you will find the home you want is alr...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 8
Lise Howe  makes an amazing and correct point about what it means to be a nun represented FSBO seller.    Good points here for all sellers before they try to sell without representation.   Dear Mr. FSBO I understand that you are selling your home yourself to save money. You won't have to pay 3% o...
By Barbara Gregus, Sandia Park Paa-ko Homes
(CARES Consumer Advantage Real Estate Services)
Comments 1
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Rio Rancho Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Barbara Gregus Consumer Advantage Real Estate Services 505-559-4480 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 829381   Information valid for ...
By The Harris Group, Your Kansas City North Real Estate Experts
(The Harris Group)
Comments 1
Why Now, Is the Time to Sell By Christina Albrecht   It’s a known fact that the real estate market shifts during the winter, things slow down, people decide to take their home off the market or wait to list their home until spring.  Most people say they don’t want to list in the winter because th...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
Comments 1
  Located just east of University Dr. & north of Broward Blvd in Plantation, Fl., is the 71 unit villa community of Alpine Woods of Jacaranda. Built by Alpine Woods of Jacaranda, Inc. & Marketect Development of Jacaranda between 1982 and 1987,  this attractive community consists of 10 buildings,...
By Mark Wagner Jr.
(Zion Realty)
Comments 3
SOLD! Chandler Home for sale with NO HOA!  This Chandler Home for sale has No HOA and features 3 Bedrooms and 2.5 Bathrooms with 2147 Square Feet and a lot size of 5802 sq ft. The front of  this Chandler Home for sale with No HOA has desert landscape and features a 2 car garage. The backyard of t...
By Kasey & John Boles - Jon Gosche Real Estate, Boise, Meridian, Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties
(Jon Gosche Real Estate, Boise ID)
Comments 3
Holiday Tip For 7 Days and Counting:  Assign a wrapping paper to each family member to ease the choas of Christmas morning.  Let each family member pick their paper for added fun.  i.e.  Child #1 has his gifts wrapped in blue snowman paper, child #2's gifts are all wrapped in red reindeer paper. ...