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)
Comments 2
  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 Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Real Estate Market Report, New Berlin,WI for 2/27/15-3/27/15, Remax   By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                                       New Berlin Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Realtor                          ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 7
I will be taking a listing within a week and thought I would share most of the details.    -Town of Burlington -Ranch style home with huge unfinished basement with shower -3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 2 car detached garage -Situated on a dead-end street, next to a cul de sac, with wetlands in rear -Almost...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
Comments 1
  Open House 3/29/2015 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM   Click Here To View Similar Homes For Sale Currently Available For Sale In Huntington   Click Here To View This Magnificent Colonial In Detail OverviewMapsPhotosOpen HouseMarket Stats $1,199,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 P...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 28
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 Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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Spring DIY Projects: How to Build a Treehouse That the Kids Will Love If you have children, no home is complete without a treehouse. Besides the fact that treehouses provide kids with hours of entertainment, they can also confer ancillary benefits that are hard to quantify. For starters, treehous...
By Bruce Hicks, CRS- Your Friend/Helper for Lifetime! 808.9551577
(Best Homes Hawaii)
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Search the inventory of Lowest Priced Condos in Waikiki for Sale 2442 Tusitala St #209, Honolulu 96815 PRICE: $154,800 MLS Number: 20150279300 Square Foot Studio, no parking 2442 Tusitala St #103, Honolulu 96815 PRICE: $199,800 MLS Number: 201502795300 Square Foot Studio, WITH parking Call Bruce ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 30
SOLD in the Wexford Place Subdivision in Byron GA 31008 SOLD in Byron GA Sorry middle GA buyers...This home was barely on the market long enough for the ink to dry before a savvy buyer stepped in and made a great offer. It was accepted after a short negotiation and the result is another home just...
By Kelly & Ryan The Cummings Team, Your Real Estate Consultants For Life!!!
(The Cummings Company)
Comments 1
3 Bed 2 Bath Home Sold in West Mobile OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription $100,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,252 sqft Location 1345 Baker CourtMobile, AL 36695USA Kelly & Ryan The Cummings Team(251) 602-1941kelly@ccllc.cohttp://www.thecummingscompany.com...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
Comments 3
Mountain Home with guest house - Private Lovely Mountain home on 35 acres. Welcome to the Marjorie Rose Ranch. This 4-5 bedroom home is impeccably designed... every room has windows that frame the aspen grove that the home is nestled in. In the basement you will find a prep room for making sausag...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is located in DC Ranch, one of the most prestigious subdivisions in Scottsdale, Arizona. The architecture of this home mixes an old brick style with modern clean, straight lines. Expertly tucked in to the natural desertscape surroundings this...
By Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
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Well Spring is finally here in Lake Ridge Virginia. Soon the Daffodils will be up and the Dogwoods will be in bloom.   So many people I meet with, think that they should wait and list their home for sale just before school gets out. Caution needed with this thought process! I cannot tell you how ...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
Comments 24
Thinking about selling a home in the Charlotte, NC metro area this spring? Before you put your house on the market, check out our Spring 2015 Seller's Guide edition of "Things To Consider When Selling A Home."   The Spring 2015 Seller's Guide edition of "Things To Consider When Selling A Home" wi...
By Dale Ross, Realty Group
(CEO - Dale Ross Realty Group)
Comments 13
    Do you ever wonder why some homes sell quickly while some homes linger on the market for months? Homes do not sell quickly and for a high price by accident or by luck. It take planning and preparation to sell a home for the highest price and in a reasonable amount of time. It takes great mark...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Under Contract - Tallyn's Reach - Aurora, CO  80016     This beauty was only on the market for a few hours, and the first offer came in, and the next day the offer they ultimately accepted - full price.    When a home is ready to show and priced at fair market value - the home will sell!     Stu...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
Comments 2
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 Deborah Ward, The Irish Realtor
(Deborah Ward & Associates)
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2511 Hibiscus Drive W, Belleair Beach, Florida is a 3 bedroom, 3 bath, single family pool home. This home features a tropically landscaped backyard, unique wood beamed ceiling in the living room, and a split floor plan.  It is located just a couple of blocks from the white sand Gulf beach of Bell...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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5 Acres near the Arkansas River Now this is Colorado. This lovely parcel is located across the road from the Arkansas River. It is adjacent to BLM, has views to forever and the well is in! The road and building pad are in. This property has mature trees and is in a prime spot near the Arkansas Ri...
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...