Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?


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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 
By Lance Owens (RS), Luxury Real Estate and Vacation Property sales
(LUVA Real Estate )
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Hawaii Bed and Breakfast for sale, Kealakekua, Hawaii Aloha Lance Owens (RS) here with LUVA Real Estate and we are very excited about a NEW listing, and today is our big open house, lower Napoopoo Road, about 1000 feet before you hit the ocean. Stop by and see us today 9:30 - 1:00 10/23/2014 We a...
By Pat McCormick
(Long and Foster Gainesville)
Comments 41
They're Not Buying Your Masterpiece   You’ve spent years making your home perfect.  The room colors are just what you wanted.  You found exactly the right artwork and furniture to make the office your own.  You spent hours on the decorative painting in the recreation room, and every time you go d...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 45
These Home Sellers in Palm Beach County Really Get It!   As a Home Stager, my favorite home staging projects are occupied homes.  We’re not starting with a blank canvas so we have to work with what the seller has.  We also have to be very sensitive to the emotional rollercoaster that the seller i...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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There are various factors that stop us in our tracks when it comes to deciding whether we should sell our home or not. It makes sense because it's a pretty big decision, and big decisions have to be considered well. This often results in hesitation and maybe even dismissing the idea itself. But ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 15
SOLD Home in Perry Georgia in Brendale Subdivision Sorry buyers, any delay when you find a home you love will cost you in the Perry real estate market at the moment. Such is the case here as a beautiful property was quickly nabbed by my buyers and is now a SOLD home in Perry Georgia in Brendale S...
By Suzanne Otto, Your Montgomery County PA home stager
(Six Twenty Designs)
Comments 55
Home Staging is Not DecoratingThere's still a lot of confusion about the difference between home staging and decorating. When I introduce myself to people as a home stager, I still get people who respond with "Oh, so you decorate homes". While that is one aspect of my business, it's not what hom...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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If you're curious about the process of how selling a home works, feel free to click the video below. Of course, there's still a lot more you should know that you won't find in the video, but this is a good start.     
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
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2206 W Periwinkle Way, Chandler AZ 85248.  Built by Ryland Homes in Ocotillo in 1997.  4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1961 square feet, single level, 3 car garage, pool.  Ann Marie Jacobson Elementary School, Bogle Junior High School and Hamilton High School.    Exceptional single level home in the hea...
By Lynn Pineda, Coral Springs REALTOR- Promises Delivered
(Imagine Your House)
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8 Easy Ways for a Home Seller to love their REALTOR®   Satisfaction with the home selling process is what all Sellers hope to experience.  Home Seller’s Asher and Penelope recently sold their Coral Springs Florida home and wanted to share the reasons why they thought their Realtor did a bang up j...
By Torey Eisenman, Realtor CDPE Orlando Real Estate Homes For Sale
(Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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  Open House on 10/26/2014 11AM - 2 PM: Orlando FL Home for sale - 11325 Great Commission Way     Home Photos Local Schools             Torey Eisenman Benchmark Real Estate Group, Inc 321-422-4729 Questions?Schedule a Showing! Licensed In:Florida License #:BK0544770       11325 Great Commission ...
By Deborah Ward, The Irish Realtor
(Deborah Ward & Associates)
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Clearwater, Florida - JUST SOLD!  2180 College Drive This home features 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a 2 car garage, eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, large family room, and a wood burning fireplace in the living room.  The location is just minutes from shopping, restaurants, beaches and Tampa Int...
By Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
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Liberty High School Homes for sale     When buying a home in Arizona, there are always 5 key factors to consider: City, Subdivision, School District, High School and Elementary School. You may even want to consider the Zip Code. Whether you are looking for a 3, 4, 5 or even a 6 bedrooms home We w...
By Pam Dent, Realtor - Charlottesville Virginia Homes and Horse Farms
(Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)
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Luxury Wintergreen VA Condo for Sale | 1552 Vistas Condos Enjoy the pleasures of resort style living all year round in this luxury Wintergreen VA condo for sale. Built in 1985, 1552 Vistas Condos, Wintergreen, VA 22958 is one of the most beautiful buildings found in Wintergreen Mountain. The cond...
By Dawn Loding
(Keller Williams Realty, New Braunfels TX)
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Help Me Sell My New Braunfels Home!! HELP!! Moving is overwhelming, and the most stressful part can be selling your home.  When you hire a top real estate agent to help sell your New Braunfels home, you eliminate most of the stress.  Dawn Loding of The Loding Group at Keller Williams in New Braun...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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As you get ready for an open house, you make sure that your directional signs are clean and straight, your balloons are bright and perky, your cookies are warm and crisp and your bottles of water properly branded and cold. What is missing? The scent in the house that makes buyers bond with their ...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 3
  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...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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Did You Know: Five Factors That Lenders Won’t Even Consider When Assessing You For a Mortgage Are you thinking about buying a new home? If you’re going to apply for mortgage financing, you can rest assured that your lender will be checking in to your credit history, income and other items in orde...
By Nina Rogoff, Your Hometown Realtor in Sharon MA
(RE/MAX Executive Realty - )
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As of October 22, 2014, the real estate market in Sharon MA continues to be a seller's market. The price ranges that show the most significant rates of sale are those between $300,000 to $349,999; $450,000 to $499,999 followed by homes that sell between $500,000 and $599,999. If market conditions...
By Richard & 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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I call them the Good Old Days The Good Old Days when we paid an Ad Agency to promote our listings The Good Old Days when sellers were happy because they saw their homes in the newspapers and or the home magazines The Good Old Days when buyers called into the office all day long to see the houses ...
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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Fairfax Ohio 45227 Home SOLD For $102,500  Yesterday afternoon was a happy event as our sellers and the new owner of this home completed the paperwork and handed over the keys for this Fairfax Ohio 2 bedroom 1.5 bath home!  We'd helped our seller buy their new home some months ago, and they're ha...