Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?

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By Jacob Thomas, Weston, Davie, Coopercity, Southwest Ranches, Miramar Realtor, South Florida Estate Homes Inc.
(South Florida Estate Homes Inc)
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Million Dollar Waterfront Pool homes of Weston-FL. Million Dollar Waterfront Pool homes of Weston-FL.   Million Dollar homes for sale in Weston FL... $500K to 1000K homes for sale in Weston FL...   Right now Weston-FL, is all of a sudden turning into a haven for the rich and the famous. Many of t...
By The Albert Team KW Port St. Lucie FL 34986 Market Updates and Trends, PGA Village, Tradition, St. Lucie West
(Keller Williams Realty)
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FREE Quick Online Home Evaluation Knowing what your home is worth is important information to have if you are thinking of selling your home. By providing your address and a brief description of your home, the system will conduct a thorough comparative market analysis by searching the database fo...
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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Days Are Filled with Flood Plains    This is a broad statement but remember I live, work and market in the ocean state, Rhode Island.  So yes, my days are filled with flood zones and their impact upon the RI coastal real estate properties I list, sell and that my home buyers want to buy.   It is ...
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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RI Waterfront Real Estate | North Kingstown Home for Sale   75 Sauga Avenue - Shore Acres Neighborhood   There is no time like today for find your North Kingstown waterfront home and this 75 Sauga Avenue home in RI coastal real estate is sure to be tops on your list.  Whether a summer or year rou...
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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Plantation House Condo Indian River Plantation Under Contract Suite 309 in Plantation House listed for $399,000 is now under contract. Enjoy the beach casual lifestyle at Indian River Plantation from this 3rd floor 2 bedroom – 2 bath oceanfront condominium on Hutchinson Island. This fully furnish...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Another Closing for Dorie Dillard at 11232 Avery Station Loop   My buyers did their homework and now closed on the home of their dreams! They knew they wanted new construction and needed their current home sold to purchase. I listed and sold their home so they were in a position to downsize and w...
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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5 Great Homes on KW Realty East Valley 4-Day OPEN HOUSE! 7/31 - 8/03 Click on an image to view listing information for that home     Model perfect, this 3 bed, 2.5 bath home features an open floorplan with delightful upgrades like granite, cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, shutters, lovely f...
By Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
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It's a fact: staged homes spend 78% less time on the market than non-staged homes. With superior staging, spring open houses lead to summer sales. Check out this awesome infographic from the folks at Point 2 outlining the top 7 ways to stage a home this summer:Get more real estate infographic...
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)
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What Will the Home Inspector Find on Your Clarksville TN Home?  Home inspectors are part of the home buying process and because they have been around for 20 years in Clarksville TN and I have seen and read 100's of reports. I have had the home inspectors point out what they see  and have had ...
By Yvette Belisle, Your Local Real Estate Expert
(Real Estate Brokers of Alaska)
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Selling a house is not something that you can learn overnight or read out from a manual. It comes with experience in the market and one need to learn from the experts. It can be extremely difficult for first-time home sellers. Selling a house has become complicated unlike the time when you purcha...
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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This Baltimore Beauty Will Be On The Market Soon 6210 Park Heights Ave Stathmore Towers Baltimore, Md. 21215 #701 You'll recall a delightful young woman who came to Baltimore to attend college and who found her home  at Strathmore Towers. The transaction started when her mother contacted me f...
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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    Spacious Palm Cove Townhome Rented This Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Townhome in a prestigious Palm City, Florida Golf and Yachting community has been leased after being vacant for only 1 week by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty team. OverviewMapsPhotosDescription $2,400 Residential Rental ...
By Nancy Laswick, Your Phoenix/Scottsdale REALTOR®
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Live An Active Retirement In Anthem On Merrill Ranch OverviewMapsPhotosFeatures $158,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,286 sqftLot: 5,663 sqft Location 6672 W. Mockingbird LaneFlorence, AZ 85132USA Nancy Laswick Realty ONE Group(602) 793-1627Nancy@NancyLaswick...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Dallas Multi-Million $ Homes Search All Homes For Sale Dallas Luxury Homes for Sale Information For Home Sellers Information For Home Buyers Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Lisa Von Domek Lisa Von Domek & Associates...
By Brian Cane, Realtor - Short Sale Expert
(PacifiCal Realty Group - Keller Williams)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info San Diego, CA Homes for Sale San Diego, CA Homes for Sale What is Your Home Worth? Search All Homes for Sale Avoid Foreclosure   Brian Cane Keller Williams Realty 858-502-9800 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 140041547   Licensed In:CA License #:01423505 Info...
By AJ Heidmann, YOUR Alexandria & Arlington, VA Real Estate Expert
(McEnearney Associates, Inc.)
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Just Listed  ~  $619,000 47833 Allegheny Circle, Sterling, VA 20165   Welcome to 47833 Allegheny Circle in Sterling, VA.  This fabulous detached, 2 car garage home in the Cascades section of Sterling, VA is looking for the next owner.  The main level has Brazilian cherry hardwood throughout and h...
By Erin Bates, Your Colorado Home Source
(Aspen Lane Real Estate)
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Well, we knew this one wouldn't last long. After just ONE day on the market and 5 offers, 477 Arden Circle in Highlands Ranch, CO has officially sold and closed!!   This was a smooth transaction and both buyers and sellers were happy with the end results!   If you are someone you know are loo...
By Janis Borgueta, LIC R.E Salesperson - Homes for Sale Newburgh NY
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley ~ 845-527-7115 )
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3 Bedroom Home in the Town of Newburgh NY Offered at $469,000 Love the Barn and the Ranch Style Home? A great property for you and your horses.  Opportunity knocks just once! A equine property that is so close to I84 I87 and the NY State Thruway. Close proximity for home owners to commute to NYC ...
By Scott Fenner
(AmeriFirst Financial)
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    1339 E THISTLE LANDING Drive Phoenix, AZ 85048 Single Family - Detached, Contemporary - Phoenix, Price : $389,900.00 Bedrooms : 4 Bathrooms : 3.00 Square Foot : 2,631 Lot Size : 6,608 sq.ft. County : Maricopa Property Type : Single Family Year Built : 1992 MLS Number : 5150573 click for more ...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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Why are pre-inspections important??? Because they will, in a large part, determine how close the written offers will come in when compared with the list price. I believe that a huge percentage of home buyers are looking for a home that is "move in ready".  Every single defect in conditi...