Home Selling

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By Barb Szabo, CRS, E-pro Realtor, Cleveland Ohio Homes
(RE/MAX Trinity Brecksville Ohio)
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My husband and I have moved 3 times which means we have sold 2 homes so I totally understand the frustration of  selling a home! One frequent complaint by sellers is that the buyer's agent is late for their scheduled appt. I'd like to briefly shed some light on why this happens. Last weekend was ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Whether you are Buying or Selling a home, there are certain words or phrases that can stop a conversation, bring silence to a stadium and strikes fear to the agents involved. Many Buyers and home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often learn this hard way. Some are light heart-ed and some ar...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
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Losing Clients, The Devil Is In The Details   It's often not the big things that cause people to say ENOUGH.  It's the little things, one small irritating cut at a time until finally the pain reaches the point that farewells must be said.   It becomes time to place the  "ex-" in front of customer...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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When reviewing Listings in the MLS there are certain phrases or words that may make you want to run, far away. When reviewing homes that have not sold, many home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often ask why their home did not sell. Some times the answer as easy as looking up their listing...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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Click here to see more pictures and detailed information.     Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS on this property Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale Search All PGA Village Homes for Sale Tesoro Homes For Sale Search All Vacant Land i...
By Susan Haughton, Your Client-centric Alexandria VA REALTOR
(Long & Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
Comments 42
As a Listing Agent, there is a lot I can do to help you prepare and price your home for sale.  In fact, let's count the ways: Whole house  - including the exterior and yard - assessment of condition Recommendations on clearing and storing clutter Complimentary staging consultation to present your...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 68
Do You Damage The Value of a Home When You Reduce The Number of Bedrooms?    One would think that to take a home and change three bedrooms into two would be a dangerous thing to do to a home.   You are losing the ability of having the family unit be able to move right into a home with 2 children,...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 39
5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale in a 55+ Community in Palm Beach County Palm Beach County is home to many active 55+ communities.  Just head anywhere west of Military Trail and there are any number of these communities. So, when it’s time for you to sell, it’s important that you make your ho...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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SOLD 1920 Lake Evanston IL 60201 I could have sold 3 or 4 of these and I wish I could have because this one went fast. Today we closed on 1920 Lake Street in Evanston IL. My client the seller was very happy at how fast we made this happen and with a cash buyer. Cash or not if a property is market...
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 57
Through the Front Door the Senses Take Over Photos grab the attention of the buyer. But Sellers, simply having good photos doesn't get the house sold. You have to have good curb appeal and that includes not having any major distractions from your neighbors. A junky neighbor, the neglected house n...
By Joyce Kelley, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
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Gulf Breeze: Today's homes may not fit tomorrow's needs Harvard study suggests U.S. isn't ready for its aging baby boomers. They'll increasingly find car-dependent suburbs less accessible as they try to age in place. Read more. Homes in Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561 with buyer rebates, 32563, 32566...
By Cody Burnett, Real Estate Pro
(Connect Realty)
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Most homeowners believe that the winter is not a good time to sell. This belief is based on the fact that, historically, the number of buyers decreases in the winter and then increases dramatically during the spring buying market. Though this is still true, there is an interesting pattern develop...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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USDA Mortgages: Take Advantage of These Low-Rate Mortgage Loans to Buy a New Home Are you thinking about buying a home in a rural or suburban area? If so, you’ll want to take a look at the United States Department of Agriculture’s mortgage programs as you may qualify for them. In today’s blog pos...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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SOLD in the Charlestown Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005 SOLD in Bonaire GA Working with military sellers who have PCS orders and are excited about moving abroad is so much fun. When they get ready to move they know the drill and get their home ready quickly so buyers can preview it. Such is the c...
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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Port St Lucie Pool Home Great New Price   This Port St. Lucie Pool Home on a cul-de-sac with private preserve views has been reduced to a new price of $150,000. Well maintained home with convenient location. Newer windows and both baths remodeled. Kitchen has newer cabinets and pass through windo...
By Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
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Victoria Pending Waterfront Home Sales November 21,2014 There are currently 38 MLS Pending Victoria Waterfront Home Sales Looking For a Waterfront Home to Buy in Greater Victoria? Then you have come to the right place. Map of Greater Victoria BC Where are the Most Popular Places in Victoria for W...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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  Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Search All 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 MLS#: 4433327   Licensed In:NY Information val...
By Cory Fitzsimmmons, Realtor - Denver, CO
(ReThink Real Estate Group)
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Smith Bridge Road Bellvue, CO 80512 MLS #: 8382691 $225,000 bedrooms 0 bath 2 acre RIVERFRONT lot, last lots on the river. Easy access to Fort Collins, South facing and across the river from the highway. Gentle slope and decent seclusion. Hunt and fish from your home, backs to BLM land. View the...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PGA VILLAGE home worth? Port Saint Lucie Homes For Sale Tradition Homes for Sale   Kevin...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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  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...