Home Selling

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By Robert DeFalco, Robert DeFalco Realty
(Robert DeFalco Realty)
Comments 1
Don't miss this great opportunity! Only two single family detached homes left at Staten Island's Tenafly Estates! New construction in a great location, Tenafly Estates provides top of the line education opportunities as well as shopping, dining, recreation, and the arts - all with easy access to ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 36
An angry Home Seller wants to know what the use of the being pre-approved is if the letter they received with the offer didn't mean they were actually approved for a loan? The CONFUSION starts that they actually got a "PRE-QUALIFICATION" Letter and not a pre-approval. Many buyers and sellers are ...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
Comments 2
 For Professional Real Estate Services in Lynnwood contact Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker at Century 21 Real Estate Center.Call, text or email for more information.    425-890-4649   |   brad@Century21.comCondominium living in Lynnwood. It's all about the location, convenience and amenitiesLynnwoo...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
Comments 9
So why remodel before you sell your Home?The California Association of Realtors (CAR) puts out some great infographics. This one talks about how much particular home improvements will increase the value of your home. Take a look:  Now the first thought on view this is, “Why do any home improvemen...
By Tony Farias
Comments 3
 Though the real estate market has improved, we still have one item holding it back from a full recovery – a robust supply of homes for sale. Demand has increased dramatically. At the same time, housing inventory is decreasing especially at the lower price points.The National Association of Realt...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 9
Days on Market in Gilbert, Arizona March 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. March recorded a slight increase in the amount of time it is taking to sell a home in Gilbert, Arizona. In February 2015 it was taking an average of 88 days to sell a hom...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
Comments 2
 For Professional Real Estate Services in Lynnwood contact Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker at Century 21 Real Estate Center.Call, text or email for more information.    425-890-4649   |   brad@Century21.comMukilteo Homes For Sale - Live in Mukilteo for all the Best reasonsThe Mukilteo lifestyle off...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 4
The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is a horse lovers dream! This Privately gated Palomino Paradise sits on almost 10 acres in what's referred to as the Cactus Corridor in beautiful Scottsdale. With the McDowell Mountains as a backdrop this equestrian estate is not only large i...
By John Handschuh, Realtor ABR SRES, Horsham Real Estate
(RE/MAX Action Realty)
Comments 2
Owner says lets make a deal. Beautiful 3 year Townhome waiting for you to move right in. Large rooms, sun room with vaulted ceiling and sliding door to deck.  Contact John Handschuh for "A HANDS ON APPROACH TO REAL ESTATE" john@johnhandschuh.com Horsham Real Estate
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 16
How Much More Will My Colorado House Be Worth Next Year? The real estate market is hot in Colorado.  It is so hot that many sellers are sitting on the fence before listing their homes.  They can see that it is a feeding frenzy in the Denver Metro Area, but they want to make sure they will get eve...
By Rain Silverhawk, 208-610-0011 Sandpoint Idaho Real Estate Realtor
(Keller Williams Sandpoint)
Comments 1
Congratulations to the Nunes family on your new log home in Sandpoint Idaho!  I can't wait to see all the changes you accomplish on this Hud home and I have no doubt it will be stunning when you are done.  What a picturesque setting on the pack river winding through and those gorgeous mountain vi...
By Brilliant Real Estate Marketing Team, ~ We help people buy and sell ~ Brilliantly
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 3
 www.22AlgonquinDrive.comWelcome to quiet country living in serene Winoka Estates, just minutes from both Huntington & Greenlawn Village. Uniquely spacious, this big split level home offers 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths.  A big, sun drenched eat in kitchen, attached garage, dining room, big family ...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 10
Selling Your Home the Right WayListing homes can be a numbers business for many home sale agents...many potential clients just want to hear who will sell their house at the highest price point (even when it is not possible) while others want to know what kind of discount you will give to them on ...
By Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz, Commercial & Residential Real Estate Agent
Comments 7
 Purchase a new home from Vegas Bob in Summerlin around Red Rock Canyon ...  Real Estate agent Robert Vegas Bob Swetz Summerlin Red ... ▶ 1:21 www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbFolbBvUMw Jul 20, 2014 - Uploaded by Robert Swetz Videos By Vegas Bob videosbyvegasbob.blogspot.com/ Jul 13, 2014 - Robert Swetz...
By Ann Hayden, SelectAnn.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri)
Comments 12
Open Sunday April 26, 2015~ 18511 Red Tail Ct. Wildwood, MO12:30-2 p.m. For more info and photos:18511 Red Tail Ct with SelectAnn.com    Updated 2 story priced thousands below recent appraisal. Appraisal cites effective age is 10 years due to updates & improvements. Completely remodeled master ba...
By Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(RE/MAX Vision Quest)
Comments 12
  I Will Write the Contract, but not Today My buyers are from Huntsville, Alabama.  They are originally from West Virginia and want to move back and be near family. I showed them houses last year and set up an automatic portal for them to receive listings soon as they were on the market. They wan...
By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-212-1221)
(Watters International Realty, LLC.)
Comments 6
 Home for Sale in Stonewall Ranch Liberty Hill, TX244 Drystone Trl Liberty Hill, TX 78642offered at $234,900  Beautifully appointed 4 bedroom home features master on main level as well as one additional bedroom on the main that could be used as an office. Open floor plan with formal dining room. ...
By Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Properties Unlimited)
Comments 9
The magic of Preparation, Pricing and Promotion.Every house has strengths and weaknesses, and these have to be emphasized and downplayed, to get the best possible result for the seller.Recently I listed a house that had gone unsold for 500+ days with another broker.  The other broker, who is a re...
By Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area
(Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage)
Comments 3
SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD Who wants to be next? 400+ Ft of Lake Ontario Waterfront with 5 acres Romance Is In The Air - Sun Kisses The Water - Water Kisses The Shore. 400+ FEET of LAKE ONTARIO SHORE With 5 Acres of Mellow Meadow And The Only High Rises Here Are The Trees. 15 Minutes Fro...
By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-212-1221)
(Watters International Realty, LLC.)
Comments 2
 Home for Sale in Park at Blackhawk Pflugerville, TX3700 Heron Roost Pass Pflugerville, TX 78660offered at $259,900  This beautiful 4 bedroom, 2 and a half bathroom Pflugerville Home has a large open kitchen with granite counter tops, over-sized living room with a fireplace, upstairs family room ...