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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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 
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)
Comments 52
Is There a Refrigerator in the Kitchen? Some kitchens are small and some are large but not one kitchen looks better or at its best having the refrigerator covered in magnets or covered with fliers. I get it, you are proud of your kids school papers and need to have those reminders about upcoming ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 22
Home Available in Warner Robins GA in Stathams Landing Subdivision Stathams Landing Property and Community Information If the appeal of golf course living piques your interest, you will love this home available in Warner Robins GA in Stathams Landing Subdivision! This newly listed home for sale h...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - San Jose Probate Agent
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 32
Building Relationships & A Better Business with a Lending Partner   Blogging has been a huge part of my business for many years.  Blogging in ActiveRain is not only great for general business, it is great for networking and for referral business as well. Business is never slow for me. I create ti...
By Ritu Desai, Virginia Realtor-Fairfax/Loudoun/PW-703-625-4949
(Samson Properties)
Comments 3
As a Northern Virginia Real Estate agent we all have emphasis on having a curb appeal to our home. I was recently at a listing appointment. They plan to list the home in early spring/summer. Over all home was beautiful not much updated but decent for a market. However their yard is another story....
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 4
The importance of having quality pictures when listing your home for sale has been the subject of many blog posts.  For good reason.  MLS photos are typically the first opportunity you have for making a good first impression because most potential buyers begin their search for a new home online. ...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park Real Estate Consultant, REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR®)
Comments 20
Educating Sellers the importance of staging Listing agents know educating sellers the importance of a well staged home will receive the best offers, setting high expectations for a buyer’s. Staging a home will set the mood for buyer’s first impressions appealing to good or bad feelings. Selling a...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 1
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 20
  This blog has already started to sound like the beginning of a joke where two former Sellers meet in Heaven...but it is not.     We got a call over the weekend from a past Seller who began by thanking us for her new neighbor.  A number of years ago, she and her husband had decided to downsize a...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 12
Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Home Now Pending This Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Custom Home on 2484 SW Bridgeview Terrace is now pending, thanks to the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty TeamSpacious Home in Palm Cove with over 3,200 sq. ft. of living area. Custom built Arthur Rutenberg home with de...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 9
Getting Ready to Move- What You Need to Know. Home stagers don’t often get involved with the moving process when we assist our clients in preparing their home for sale.  All we can do is suggest that sellers begin immediately editing what they have before the move.   Having recently helped a frie...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 26
SOLD Home in Perry Georgia in Brendale Subdivision Sorry buyers, any delay when you find a home you love will cost you in the Perry real estate market at the moment. Such is the case here as a beautiful property was quickly nabbed by my buyers and is now a SOLD home in Perry Georgia in Brendale S...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
Comments 22
  Lovely One Story Home reduced to $159,000, with nice arched niches in all the right places, and 9 feet high ceilings. Home features long entry way which leads to a very open, cozy living area, and nice kitchen with island, recessed lighting, solid counter tops, smooth top stove, microwave, nic...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 2
House Price: $269,900.00 Down Payment: $9,446.00 Monthly Payment Including Taxes and Insurance: $1,899.06  Ron Cedillo, Broker | Home Buyers Realty| (209) 740-4330 | BRE # 01247457 6927 Krause Oakland, California 94605This estimate, based upon the above proposed purchase price, type of financing ...
By Barbara Gregus, Sandia Park Paa-ko Homes
(CARES Consumer Advantage Real Estate Services)
Comments 4
111 Vista Linda Road - Belen NM home for sale   MOVE IN READY - Lots to love about your new home from the Pergo flooring in the living area and den to the updates: new roof, new evap, water softener and water heater (2009), a 2 year old furnace and new doors. Just bring your boxes and unpack! You...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
Comments 6
231 Canal Street, Newport Beach, CA | Newport Shores Home for Sale Just Listed! This fabulous single family home located in Newport Shores has just been listed for sale. This home features four bedrooms (however one bedroom has been converted to a closet). This home is a Canal Front home with vie...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 8
 3 Bedroom Colonial in Norwalk, CT 06851 - Ready To Move In   32 Wolfpit Ave Norwalk, CT 06851 OverviewMapsPhotosDescriptionNeighborhoodOpen House $445,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,712 sqftLot: 0.24 acre(s) Location 32 Wolfpit AvenueNorwalk, CT 06851USA Da...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 6
My husband is finally coming today from his family visit and boys' get-together in Chicago. He has been gone for almost two weeks, and I have had to fend for myself. It's been a challenge to fix my own meals and run the household without him. Of course, I haven't done anything really desperate li...
By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty Portland Premiere)
Comments 6
We have another acreage home in escrow!  This Single level ranch on 6 plus acres with a small barn now has an accepted offer. This is exciting, because these home owners found my website, HomesWithHorseSense.com and called me to help them sell their property because they wanted someone that speci...
By Cheryl Ritchie, Southern Maryland 301-980-7566
(RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com)
Comments 4
I notice new home paperwork on the counters. I notice boxes packed and ready to move. There are a trail of hints when you visit a home as a Buyer's Agent about the motivation level of the Sellers. This post raises your consciousness so that when you are an Agent representing a seller you can beco...