Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

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 Barb Szabo, CRS, E-pro Realtor, Cleveland Ohio Homes
(RE/MAX Trinity Brecksville Ohio)
Comments 48
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 Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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We had a very busy open house last week, but no offers.   So we're doing it again this Sunday! An Open House at 7 Terry Lane Clark We will be there from 1-4pm, Sunday November 23rd.  Stop by and see this lovely home! This is a move in ready, 3 bed, 1 bath cape with a fenced yard, deck and a finis...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 5
Home for Sale in Warner Robins GA in Woodland Hills Subdivision Woodland Hills Property and Community Information Are you tired of renting? Ready to own your own home? If so, this home for sale in Warner Robins GA in Woodland Hills Subdivision might just be the property for you! This newly listed...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 7
When we have been given the honor of listing someone's house...we always ask why we were chosen.  The answer helps us to be better agents...to bolster the things that appeal to Sellers and polish our presentation for future listings.    The reasons are varied.     - You were recommended by our n...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 22
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 Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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New Price Conquistador Condo Stuart FL The new price for Conquistador Condo Building 12 Unit 305 is $92,000. Exceptionally well maintained condo in a vibrant 55+ community with multiple pools, active clubhouse and a 2 acre waterfront plaza on the banks of the Saint Lucie River with a fishing pier...
By Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 2
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...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 24
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 Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 4
  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 Cheryl Johnson
(Cheryl Johnson, Bob Taylor Properties, Inc., Los Angeles, CA)
Comments 1
Our associate Griff Lares successfully sold and closed escrow on this great top floor unit in beautiful Arroyo Seco Village:                     Arroyo Seco Village Is A Special Place To Live. Great 3rd Floor Unit w/ View Balcony Boasts Panoramic Views of the Waterfall & Fish Pond Etc. Features: ...
By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 12
            I'm having difficulty wrapping my arms around the idea that we are this deeply into the year already.  But, as the pages of the calendar continue to fall like the leaves of autumn, questions about marketing property continue to come in. Often home sellers will ask real estate profess...
By Jenna Dixon, Associate Broker - Let's Talk Atlanta Real Estate
(DRA Homes (Atlanta, GA))
Comments 6
Behind the curtain, I pull the levers and twist the knobs and cast the spells that get your real estate transaction to closing.   As a listing agent or a buyer's agent, I field the calls and answer the emails that put your dreams in jeopardy.   Whether it's an overly tense negotiation, a low appr...
By Karen Hurst, Rhode Island Waterfront!
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Are you thinking of selling your home in the Rhode Island area and perhaps moving South, to Florida?   I went on two listing appointments this week for that exact reason. Both sellers wanted to go south, one to Florida and one to Georgia.  They were both ready to go and sincerely wanted to get aw...
By Norma Skeete, REALTOR, GRI, SFR, SRES, Arlington VA Condos for S
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 5
Open House: November 23, Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Schedule a Showing/Request Info Alexandria Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work What is Your Home Worth? Avoid Foreclosure   Norma Skeete Keller Williams Realty 703-920-0003 Questions?Schedule a Showing!   Inform...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 15
Leaving The Heat On In Vacant Listings Yesterday our high was 28 and with the wind chill it was 18. I was out touring with one of my investors and 3 of the 4 houses we went to see were vacant. Of those 3 only one had the heat on. It wasn’t set high, only at 65 but, it made a big difference. In on...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
Comments 7
Wantagh, NY Four Bedroom Home Under Contract After $15,900.00 Price Adjustment View Homes Under $425,000.00 Currently For Sale In Wantagh   Listing Details 2103 Spruce St., Wantagh, NY 11793 ML #2665629 Price $419,000.00 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 Full Basement School District 6   Wantagh. NY       ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 1
  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 Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 2
Scott Godzyk's featured Active Rain content on the top ten phrases you never want to see in a MLS listings comments is relevant to Real Estate. Scroll down for the reblog. When reviewing Listings in the MLS there are certain phrases or words that may make you want to run, far away. When reviewing...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Pensacola Florida 32514: Fla. second only to Texas as top state for business In a survey of corporate execs and site selection consultants by IEDC, 1 in 5 (18.1%) said they think Fla. has the nation's most favorable climate for business. Read more.   Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, requ...