Home Selling

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By Vanessa Saunders MBA MIMC CIPS FIABCI, From Manhattan to the Catskills of New York
(Global Property Systems Real Estate)
Comments 66
I'll be taking a listing in a couple of weeks on a home that's been on the Hudson Valley, NY real estate market for three years. I'm pretty confident it will sell. Why this hubris on my part? Because I saw why it wasn't selling. The home has been lived in by the same family for thirty years. It s...
By Robert Hammerstein, Bergen County NJ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Valley Realty)
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$314,888, 4Bd/2Ba Single Family House, 1363 sqft.     The HammersTeam | Keller Williams Valley Realty | 201-315-8618 104 Beech St, Rutherford, NJ 07070 A Rutherford NJ Classic 4Bd/2Ba Single Family House   $314,888 Year Built 1950 Sq Footage 1363 sqft. Bedrooms 4 Beds Bathrooms 2 Baths Floors 3 ...
By Deborah Ward, The Irish Realtor
(Deborah Ward & Associates)
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Are you wondering what is the value of your Sand Key, Clearwater home?  Deborah Ward & Associates with Keller Williams Gulfside is a team of professionals trained and experienced in providing superior Real Estate services specializing in the luxury Sand Key market. If you are considering selling ...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 65
10 Reasons Your Home May Not Have Sold (Yet) It SEEMS like everyone else for sale is posting SOLD.  Yet your house sits on the market and the clock ticks.  Frustrating isn't it?  You just want to get on to the next chapter in your life, but you can't! So what's holding you back?   It can be any o...
By Michelle Finnamore, Preparing your property for sale
(in Vaughan and Toronto GTA)
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Home staging in Vaughan and Toronto one of the first things we look at when we arrive at  property for a staging consultation is to decide whether the house needs a change in paint colour. With over 90 % of people finding their next home online it makes sense to paint the property a staging safe ...
By Amanda and Jared Christiansen, YOUR Fort Wayne Realtors, Century 21 Bradley.
(Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843)
Comments 6
Here is your opportunity to build your dream home without having to go through all of the time consuming details of drawing up a floor plan, finding the right builder, and finding the right lot to build on.   4315 E. 900 S-92 in Roanoke, Indiana is a custom built home by Star Homes is half way do...
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 CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 5820 NW Dana Cir, Port St Lucie, FL 34986 Search All Vacant Land in Port St Lucie Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale Search All PGA Village Homes for Sale Tesoro Homes For Sale Wha...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 6
North Kingstown RI Ranch Renovated Home for Sale Walk to water at 105 Highbank Av- Mount View neighborhood   In the waterfront North Kingstown Mount View neighborhood, this stunningly renovated and pristine ranch home for sale in RI coastal real estate awaits you. 3 bedroom, 2 full baths, granite...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 2
JUST LISTED 12136 Riverbend Trace, Port Saint Lucie, FL LUXURIOUS, OCEAN ACCESS, LAKEFRONT, 3 Master Suites, 6 Beds, Pool, Hot Tub, Private Estate, Gated Community, MUST SEE! Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 6 full, 1 half Living Area Approx: 11929 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing CLICK H...
By Tammie White, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
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Franklin TN has been in a seller's market for much of the year. That trend is continuing right into the Fall. That is good for home sellers. However, I am seeing a growing number of real estate agents who are bringing homes on the market before they are actually ready. These agents are including ...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Thinking of selling your Arlington Tx. home?  There are aproximately 647 homes available  today at all price points. There has been Aproximately 411 "SOLD" in the last 30 days. Even though summer is coming to a close we are still in a "Sellers" market.   Thinking of selling your "Home" and buying...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 5
374 Northwest Biltmore Street, Port Saint Lucie, FL Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 full Living Area Approx: 1896 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale What is Your Home Worth? See P...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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  Price Reduced in Canyon Creek Villas Subdivision in NW Austin   This immaculate home in the gated community of the Canyon Creek Villas has just reduced their price! Built in 2011 this Villas of Canyon Creek home features all the goodies buyers love!   This 3 year young David Weekley is certifie...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Retired Real Estate Broker, Maryland Blogger)
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Homebuyer Turnoffs   Truila Tips, in an article by Katie Daire, provides an interesting summary of some of the major homebuyer turnoffs. This is good reading for home sellers and their listing agents. All of these turnoffs can be found in any local real estate market. Homebuyers are wary of dirty...
By Lilas "Lela" Ashkarian, Ashkarian PA, CRS, E-PRO, GRI,SFR
(Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate)
Comments 0
Free Market Evaluation Florida keys Property   Key Colony Beach Neighborhood of Marathon Florida Keys     - FINISHED Concrete Block Structure (CBS  GARAGE (375 sf)- OPEN PORCH CUSTOM FINISHED (210 sf)- Boat Lift- Central Air- Heated Pool- Pavers- Seawall- Step down Dock ( wood)- Furniture negotia...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 59
Home Sellers in Palm County-Here Are 6 Things You Can Do Now Before the Start of the Season!  For those of us who live in Palm Beach County, our season is just around the corner.  That means that our SnowBirds will be returning, and the activity level for everything picks up. If you plan on putti...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
Comments 5
  This Siding Was Just Too Difficult to Fix By The Last Contractor     Some pieces of siding are clearly more difficult to replace then other pieces. It is the contractor's responsibility to replace all the pieces, even if it is more of a challenge. There are plenty of examples of this out there....
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report, 7/29/14 -8/29/14, Kristin Johnston     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center              Pewaukee Real Estate Report,Pewaukee Home Sales,Pewaukee Remax   Here is the Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report fo...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 3
A Quickly Sold Multi-Family in The Hopeville Section of Waterbury CT. A long term family owned Multi-family that needed some attention but had so much in value and opportunity that there were multiple offers within days of being placed on the market. MLS# N351698, had been listed at $89,900 but w...