Home Selling

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By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
Comments 92
Selling My Home As-Is Or Make Needed Repairs As a Realtor in Huntsville Alabama I'm confronted with this topic all the time.  I hope the following will shed a little light on the topic of selling your home "As-Is". Selling My Home "As-Is" If you find yourself in the positi...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 15
Add Home Staging to this winning combo of ocean view and Highland Beach, Florida address and you'll have your high-rise condo SOLD!    Highland Beach, Florida is located in the southern portion of Palm Beach County  bordered by Delray Beach to the North and West, and Boca Raton to its south/w...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 1
Pensacola, Florida: Homes in Pensacola For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List of Homes in Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze Florida. Do little fixes boost home sales? A home improvement website tracked projects and found many buyers enter the process with plans to renovate; sellers should ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 4
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Verano of PGA Village at Saint Lucie West Homes for Sale PGA Village at Saint Lucie West Homes for Sale Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale Search All Homes for Sale What is your ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 2
Wisconsin 2014 June Home Sales Report     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center               2014 June Home Sales Report State Home Sales Increase in June as Prices Stabilize Downloadable 2014 June Home Sales Report Downloadable 2014 June ...
By Bryant Tutas, Broker/REALTOR, Tutas Towne Realty, Inc
(Bryant Tutas-Tutas Towne Realty, Inc)
Comments 4
Short Sale Fraud is not a thing of the past. It's alive and well!! Normally the fraud is related to property value. Get the lender to accept way less than the property is worth and BAM! instant profit when you flip it. Sounds good right? Well it's not. It's illegal to provide a fabri...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 12
Home Stager, Marie Graham, hits the nail smack on the head in this one.... MLS photos are not taken seriously enough, and for the life of me, I have no idea why we are still seeing so many horrible pictures out there.  Whether you are agent, broker or seller....you have a responsibility to use qu...
By Susan Haughton, REALTOR Alexandria VA Homes for Sale
Comments 22
While it's hard not to pop the cork on the champagne when you get an acceptable offer on your home, it's prudent not to get too excited or carried away until the ink is dry and the deed has been recorded. Not to dampen your enthusiasm on getting an offer, though, because odds are, the con...
By Tammie White, TW Realty Group, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
Comments 2
Hire the Agent Who Thinks Like a Buyer Thinks When Marketing Your Franklin TN Home You've decided to sell your Franklin TN home. The next step is hiring an agent for the job. You know your neighbor is a real estate agent and your sister's husband Joe knows an agent but how do you decide t...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 17
SOLD By Kristin Johnston, 1736 Swindon Ct, Richfield, WI 53076     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                  Address: 1736 Swindon Ct Richfield, WI 53076-9643 County: Washington   MLS #: 1369832       357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOco...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 0
Can One Missed Mortgage Payment Affect Your Credit Rating? Yes! Here’s What to Do if You Miss One   Most people don’t know whether or not a single missed mortgage payment can have serious consequences for their credit score. The good news is that there are things that can be done to mitigate the ...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 9
OPEN HOUSE~NW Austin~Canyon Creek~9420 Jenaro Ct. 7/27/14 2-4p www.9420jenaro.com Buyers, don’t miss this opportunity to view 9420 Jenaro Ct. Austin, TX 78726 during this weekend’s open house Sunday, July 27th from 2-4pm.   This home is located in the master planned community of Canyon Creek in ...
By Jesse Poll, Keller Williams Realty, St. George Utah
(KELLER WILLIAMS Realty, St. George)
Comments 0
See all available Home for sale in Hurricane Utah 87 N 100 E Hurricane, UT 847374 beds, 2 baths, $139,000  1 of 25 photos  View all photos    Back to Search Results  Forward to a Friend  Request More Information  Print this Home  Request a Visit  Save this Search  Share on Facebook   Listing Inf...
By Lorna Sherland, Top Local Real Estate Broker
(Success Power Brokers Real Estate & Consulting Service )
Comments 0
  PRICE REDUCED! NOW ONLY $260,000! Best Deal in Brighton Green Newburgh NY! Learn more about this property and see more photos by visiting our site: www.successpowerbrokers.com  or you may click the flyer below.  To speak with us directly about this home or schedule a showing, call 845-883-2443  
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 5
In the middle of my afternoon of preparing new listings for the week and talking with potential sellers, I ended up taking an emergency listing yesterday that popped up out of nowhere. Well, many listings seem to pop up out of nowhere these days from sellers who suddenly call and need their homes...
By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Fl Real Estate
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
Comments 4
Here's a handy dandy tip for buyers and sellers of real estate. Don't discuss the offer and negotiation you're going through, real time, on social media. You'd be surprised to know that the buyer, the seller and each of their real estate agents actually are reading and gauging the...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(Broker/ Owner HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 6
    TOO LATE!     This Single Family Brick Beauty In Baltimore   Had Multiple Offers   2700 E. Northern Parkway Baltimore, Md.  21214 MLS #BA8243516       You missed this great single family brick home with an entrance parlor, living room with fireplace, separate dining room, eat in kitchen, sun ...
By Duncan Townsend, Professional Real Estate: Principal, BIC
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
Comments 0
$875 / 4br - 1317ft² - ▐►Summerville Rent to Own Duplex (131 Boone Street)     4BR / 2.5Ba 1317ft2 duplexavailable jul 22w/d hookups off-street park 131 Boone Street This is By Far the Best Valued Summerville Home in a Planned Community.Summerville, 4 Bedrooms - 2.5 Baths - Dorchester District 2 ...
By Kristin Hamilton, (909) 557-6966, CDPE, SFR, CHS-Redlands/Loma Linda
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 5
Stopped By Escrow and Visited the Duck Pond  Yesterday I had to pick up a closing package at escrow, Lawyers Escrow in San Bernardino, and stopped by the 'Duck Pond' next door. It is a man made pond and is full of birds. Sometimes I see the Canadian Geese, a variety of Ducks, an Egreg and...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
Comments 2
Massapequa Park, NY Home Sold In 52 Days For details contact RE/MAX Wittney Estates View homes currently available for sale in Massapequa Park between $500,000.00 - $600,000.00   We congratulate Theresa Kusmierczyk  with RE/MAX Wittney Estates since 1985 for another job well done and we wish the...