Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

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 a transplant right out of an old world Tuscan village. The custom stone work both inside and outside is exquisite and the greenery surrounding this home is lush and plentiful. Tucked into the hillside the European inspired architecture ble...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Listing Prices in Gilbert, Arizona April 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. April recorded the fifth straight month that Active listing prices have increased in Gilbert, Arizona. Going all the way back to November of 2014 the average home in Gilb...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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A Spacious home Move in ReadyWith over 2,000 sq feet of living space this raised ranch offers a lot for a large family. 75 Silo Rd, Bristol CT 06010    MLS# N10037288     Listed at $272,500 First floor offers hardwood floors, 3 full bedrooms, a large dining area, updated kitchen and a bonus livin...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
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What's That About My Buyers' Offer Making Your Home Hard to Show?This weekend I had the pleasure of writing an offer with Buyers who found the home they didn't want to see go to anyone else.  They have had their home on the market with me for almost three weeks, but haven't received an offer yet....
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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  1268 Winston in Lewisville, TXSOLD!!! List Date: 4/19/2015Contract: 4/21/2015SOLD: 5/5/2015Conventional Loan Listing Agent: Patricia FeagerBuyer's Agent: Richard Choe The great American Dream is possible. When a Seller, Buyer, Home Inspector, Appraiser, Listing Agent, Buyer's Agent, and the Tit...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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3269 Zubin Lane, Katy TX 77493 Search current inventory of 3269 Zubin Lane, Katy TX 77494Listing DetailsPrice: $200,000Bedrooms: 4Baths: 2.5 Square Footage: 2,563Call Dahl Team Properties at 832-799-7272 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing.    Wonderful 2 story home ...
By Richard and Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
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Harbor Green Estates Massapequa, NY Home Pending Contract RE/MAX Wittney Estates  Click Here to view current inventory of similar homes for sale in  Massapequa The home is in School District 23 which is themost desirable School District in Massapequa. 331 Cameo Dr.,  Massapequa, NY 11758   ML#26...
By Johnny Davis, Broker/Owner
(Davis Signature Realty LLC)
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Owner Financing Homes In Clermont, Groveland, Minneola, Mascotte, Montverde and the surrounding areas in Lake County Florida.  Is this you? Are you ready to buy a home but your credit isn't quite where it should be yet? Are you thinking you may have to wait months or even years before your credit...
By Ray Henson, Realtor
(Hybrid Brokers Realty)
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     This cute home in the Parkway area of Sacramento in available now.                    This home features a new range and hood, new dishwasher, updated counter tops, tile in the entry, kitchen, nook and formal dining room, updated bathrooms and the heating and air conditioning unit was instal...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
2441 Southeast North Lookout Boulevard, Port Saint Lucie, FL Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 4 (2 full, 2 half ) BATHROOMS | 3190 SQUARE FEET "A PERFECT NEW HOME" Paradise awaits the new buyer on this waterfront, ocean access K...
By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado and Down Valley Realtor
(Keller Williams Performance)
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Vacation Getaway or Year Round Home for Sale 3 MInutes to the RiverEnjoy the Colorado lifestyle on a shoestring. Lovely 1 acre lot with manufactured home. Quiet, private. 3 minutes to the river if you enjoy fishing or kayaking. 4 minutes to trailheads for hikers. This home is clean and the groun...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
Comments 52
....And Then the Soap Dish Fell Off the WallThe details involved in a Bristow, VA home sale are too numerous to rattle off.  Start with the many deadlines, contingencies and so forth in the contract.  That's a lot to start.  Then there is peripheral stuff that has to happen for a buyer and seller...
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 4/4/15-5/4/15, 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 Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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Does it Help to Pay to Home Stage before you Sell Your Home?When Selling a Home in Brentwood California, Contra Cost County or anywhere people want to know, “Does Home Staging Pay?” “What does it do to Help Me Sell My Home?”The California Association of Realtors (CAR) puts out great info-graphics...
By Heidi Herda 612-807-4858, Keller Williams Classic Realty
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
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Property Marketing Plan for Homes in Champlin MNExclusive Marketing Plan By Heidi Herda, Herda Home Team - 612.807.4858YOUR Champlin Realtor & Resident!HomesForSaleinChamplin.com Thank you for your interest in my blog, you're either here because you're in the market to find an experienced Realtor...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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As another week comes to an end, and as I reflect back on what I learned this week I am always amazed at the take away lesson I can come away with even after 17 years of being in the business.  As a seasoned agent I am always ready to help my clients and love the process of aiding the purchase or...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 30
Don't you love people who know everything. When a local agent called to see my new listing they went on and on how they were happy that I had so much free time to write blogs, because that will leave more Real Estate business for them. I politely asked how that would be? They replied seeing I had...
When you do a web search for “average house price in Olympia,” you come up with a lot of good, not-so-good, and just plain lame information. If you were looking for a general idea of what the current market says that homes like yours in your neighborhood are worth, the results are likely to be mo...
By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(Keller Williams Realty Centre)
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 What is My Home Worth?  Wondering what is my home worth? Would you like to receive a custom evaluation for your home?       The custom evaluation will including comparisons to other homes that have recently sold or are on the market. Why is that important? The custom evaluation guarantees you re...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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             Maggie & Radar  Sometimes the best thing a REALTOR® can do for their clients with pets who are moving is to take the dogs who are people to them too for a nice long walk. At the other end of the leash was me, taking Maggie & Radar out for one last walk around the neighborhood to get ...