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.)
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  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)
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  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 Marcia Goodman, A Realtor that meets your needs!
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What's the big deal about staging? It’s been around for about 30 years and it really is a powerful marketing tool because it shows off the best features in the home and it transforms a common ordinary house into a really nice desirable home. Staging is the process of preparing a home to sell in t...
By Temple Schneider Callahan, Search Ventura County Homes For Sale CA
(Connect Real Estate - REALTOR / BROKER)
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  Advantages for Sellers of Offering Seller Financing (Owner Financing / Owner Carry Back)   Get the best of both worlds: The Benefits of Rental Income – Without the Headaches!   Although a scary topic for many home sellers, there is a lot to be said for Owner Financing.  That is; when the owner ...
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Metro Phoenix's housing market is headed for a surge during the next few months, even though January sales gigures resleaded last week weren't that exciting.   But Orr is upbeat home sales will soon start climbing. "We have already seen early signs of much stronger activity from buyers in Februar...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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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 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))
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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 Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max All Properties New Lenox Illinois)
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Staging Tips for Sellers   Spring has arrived, which means real estate season is upon us. When selling your home or property, attracting full price offers is always top priority, and a properly staged home can be your number one asset in drawing as many offers as possible. Here are staging tips t...
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    Arina Hanciulescu is a Las Vegas realtor and real estate agent that knows the market. With more than a decade of experience selling homes in the Las Vegas, Nevada, area, trust Keller Williams Realty to make the most of your listing.       When looking to buy or sell a home, you need someone ...
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))
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New Listing: Stylish Tuscan-Inspired Estate w/ Mountain Views & Private Resort-Style Yard!   8230 E KAEL ST Mesa, AZ 85207 $890,000 Photos Coming Soon 5256831 Residential Single Family - Detached Active Beds/Baths: 4 / 3.5 Bedrooms Plus: 6 Approx SqFt: 4,367 / County Assessor Price/SqFt: $203.8 Y...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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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 Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County Real Estate Report, 2/22/15-3/22/15 by Kris Johnston   Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha Buyer Agent                The Real Estate Activity For Waukesha County,WI For the Last 30 Days By Kristin Johnston, Remax Realtor, Real Estate In Waukesha County, WI, Waukesha County Real...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Are you ready for Spring Selling season in the Greater Los Angeles area? Posted on Mar 24, 2015 by Endre Barath in Economic Outlook |  Are you ready for Spring Selling season in the Greater Los Angeles area? If you are a seller you need to look at the Trends, are the prices increasing in your po...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
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The Spring home-selling season is in full swing in the Pembroke Pines/Cooper City/Davie/Miramar, Fl. area. For the first time since 2013, home buyers have a greater number of well-maintained, non-distressed (not short sales or foreclosures) homes to choose from. Broward County, Fl reported over ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Breaking News LuxuryHomes.Com's President Ian MacLeod recognizes Endre Barath, Jr.  a Beverly Hills Berkshire Hathaway Realtor  as an Exlucusive Affiliate of LuxuryHoms.com network!   If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation ho...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Salida Victorian home with Guest House Salida living at its best. Enjoy this 3 bedroom 2 bath Victorian home, updated with top of the line finishes. Just blocks from town, this home has a full, insulated garage/shop, and an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) for extra income. This home is about the li...
By Carmela Pereira, Sales Associate
(Realty Executives Elite Homes)
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Stop by my Open House Sunday from 12-3 and preview this beautiful 4 BR Colonial with many updates. Walking distance to NYC bus, close to shopping, restaurants, and schools. A must see! Move-in condition! For more info and photos: http://www.denvillerealestatelistings.com/listing/mlsid/87/property...
(Solutions Real Estate)
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  Edward & Celia Maddox "We Take the High Road" We specialize and market in the Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Florence, and Maricopa Arizona areas and have been multi-million dollar producers the last eleven years.  We are knowlegeable in all aspects of residential real estate. Check Out our home...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
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          Northeast Seattle’s real estate market experiencing some flattening This Week: The median list price in Northeast Seattle (zip code 98125) is $462,200  is down from  last week’s $546,200.  Inventory has been lightening lately and the Market  Action Index (see MAI chart below) has been t...