Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
Comments 70
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 Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 48
We can always come down on our home's price, but we can't go up.   I've heard this over and over through the years " We can always come down on our home's price" so we want to price it higher than what your comparative market analysis (CMA) indicates.     "We don...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 21
SOLD in the Hawthorne Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia SOLD in Warner Robins Georgia It sounds like a broken record but is typically true...sellers who keep their home well maintained, reasonably updated, and priced according to the current market conditions stand the best opportunity to sell...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 31
Sellers-You Are Responsible for Your MLS Photos!   Your house is for sale and you’ve probably heard how important your MLS photos are.  They are!  90% of buyers will begin their search for their new home on the Internet.   Buyers are human and if your MLS photos don't look good when viewed o...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 13
What is the Adults Children Responsibility to Parents in Housing?   We all have different lives, responsibilities and things to do but we always have responsibility to our parents as they age.  In RI real estate it becomes clear all the time as I view homes on a market analysis when an adult chil...
By Suzanne Otto, Your Montgomery County PA home stager
(Six Twenty Designs)
Comments 39
Home Staging is All About Balance   Being a Montgomery county PA home stager has its challenges. We're faced with the tough job of telling home owners that they need to change the home they've been living in for the past 10 or 15 years. All personal choices like paint colors, wallpaper, f...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
Comments 0
Sole On The Ocean condos for sale, 4 New Listings- 3 Recently Reduced, 17315 Collins Av  FL 33160 New Listings in Sole On The Ocean Condo Sunny Isles Beach Miami Unit 1108 For Sale at $375,000 listed 15 day(s) ago.Unit 2307 For Sale at $379,000 listed 27 day(s) ago.Unit 1508 For Sale at $383,000...
By Don McAskin, "Everybody is Askin...for McAskin"
Comments 0
Search current inventory of Detached Homes in the New Lowell Area. Listing Details Country Home For Sale in New Lowell, Treed Private Lot 1 Bronze Bird Crescent, New Lowell, ON, Price: $389,000MLS number: 1405449Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 4Square Footage: 2307 Call Don McAskin at 705-727-6777 to see i...
By Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
Comments 1
Peoria AZ Real Estate home for sale Westwing Elementary     Peoria AZ Real Estate home for sale Westwing Elementary Pre-Qualify for this Peoria AZ Real Estate home for sale Westwing Elementary School with Ricky Khamis Mortgage Broker with Amerifirst Financial Scottsdale FHA Mortgage Expert at www...
By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
Comments 1
        Jim: I will probably be selling my house in Reston's The Wharf neighborhood in the months ahead.  It is such a unique waterfront community that I hate to leave it, but it looks like I will be relocating soon.                 I was wondering if you could post a monthly report that will...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
Comments 0
St Tropez condos for sale, 2 New Listings- 5 Recently Reduced, 200,250 Sunny Isles Blvd  FL 33160 New Listings in St Tropez Condo Sunny Isles Beach Miami Unit 3-1103 For Sale at $1,100,000 listed 23 day(s) ago.Unit 1-PH3 For Sale at $2,599,000 listed 21 day(s) ago. Recently Reduced Listings - Ta...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 11
Price reduced Port St. Lucie Vacant Land   2979 SW Boxwood Circle OverviewMapsPhotosDescription $22,000 Lots and Land Main Features   Location 2979 SW Boxwood CirclePort Saint Lucie, FL 34953USA Oversized corner lot in a quiet and uncrowded residential area of Port Saint Lucie.   Close to the Tur...
By Robin Scott, Broker, CRS, ABR, SRS, REALTOR® - Austin Texas
(Robin Scott, REALTOR®)
Comments 0
This well-cared for 5 bedroom/3 bath home in Hutto sold in a matter of days and the transaction went smoothly thanks to the great prep work and communication the sellers provided plus all the hard work from my team. See the outstanding photos and tour our professional photogragher took. Homes se...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 3
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 Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Real Estate Connections)
Comments 2
Cloverhill Manassas Convenience Plus Move-in Condition OverviewMapsPhotosDescriptionNeighborhood $325,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 1,232 sqftLot: 10,001 sqft Location 9634 Shannon LaneManassas, VA 20110USA Karen Kruschka RE/MAX Real Estate...
By Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.928.8000
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
Search current inventory of Middletown NY Homes For Sale Listing Details Contemporary Home For Sale 10 Finchville Turnpike Middletown NY 10940Price: $374,900MLS number: 4425455Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 3.5Square Footage: 3186 Call Debbie Walsh at 845-28-3036 to see if this property is still available...
By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA Skogman Realty)
Comments 7
The Neighbors Made the Buyers Run Away from Your Listing!     My buyers were diligent.  They had seen every home in their price range and school district.  There was a new listing in an area that they loved with one exception.  It was on a cul-de-sac at the bottom of a very steep hill.     I had ...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 1
Is Now the Time to Consider a 15-Year Mortgage? Five Reasons to Give the 15Y Another Look   A 15-year fixed mortgage is, as its name suggests, a mortgage that’s paid off after 15 years. Since it amortizes fully, after that amount of time you won’t have to pay anything else. This type of mortgage ...
By Bernadette Parnell, Expect the Best!
Comments 0
Who do you know that needs an extra garage?  Whether you have a client or you want an extra garage yourself, I have a few listings that may interest you.  I have four homes for sale in Santa Fe with extra garages.  These homes are great for car collectors, or folks that have an RV or a boat.  424...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
 Southfields en Wellington Fl  Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado para Junio 2014     Southfields en Wellington, Florida es una comunidad de casas lujosas y ecuestres que esta ubicada cerca de otras comunidades ecuestres del pueblo. Espacios lujosos y amplios que le dan la bienvenida a lo...