Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Real Estate Connections)
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Bethel Church has been at the same intersection (Smoketown and Minnieville) since it was built in 1850. Originally, it sat across from the Sunoco service station in what would have been the middle of Smoketown Road. In 1977 the Bethel Historical Society had the building moved to its present site...
By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
Comments 94
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 Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 81
Sorry.  The house went under contract late last evening.  It's gone. It's tough for a buyer's agent to have to tell their buyer/client "Sorry, the listing agent just called and they accepted an offer late last evening.  The house is gone." The prospective buyer's first i...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 6
Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI for 6/29/14-7/29/14,Remax     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                   My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax. My market report gives you the real estate activity for the city of Waukes...
By Teral McDowell, I am a Texas Realtor, Dallas and Collin County
(Keller Williams Central)
Comments 25
Ever wonder who makes the choice of title company on a purchase contract for the sale of a house? It's a choice that both the buyer and the seller make at two different points of interest. The listing agent and the seller will select a title company and escrow agent at the time of the listing...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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Days Are Filled with Flood Plains    This is a broad statement but remember I live, work and market in the ocean state, Rhode Island.  So yes, my days are filled with flood zones and their impact upon the RI coastal real estate properties I list, sell and that my home buyers want to buy.   It is ...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
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Harborwalk OverviewMapsPhotos $399,900 Lots and Land Main Features   Location 0 Water KeyHitchcock, TX 77563USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonline.com          Our recent listings HarborwalkPebblebrookNew Listin...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Helping others achieve their dream in buying or selling their home ! Are you ready to acheive your Dream ? We are here to help Please call  The Marla Yost Team today! 817-382-9791 www.marlayostteam.com
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
Comments 11
This would be a great time to start building your next Dream Home at Rockin J Ranch with all the new activities and new projects going on in nearby Singing Hills Development in Bulverde, Texas. A local developer is bringing shopping, housing, and jobs to Bulverde, Texas. You'll have a new Sup...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 18
 Dorie Dillard Closed Another Home in Canyon Creek NW Austin July 2014 My sellers found a move to a closer location to their children’s private school was in order. We found the perfect house, won the contract in multiple offers, closed and they moved in. They kept their home well maintained so o...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 18
Tropical Paradise Waterfront Home Under Contract   To view the online version of this eFlyer, please click here:  http://www.searchallproperties.com/eflyer/1946496/8001-SE-Paradise-Dr.-Stuart-FL     Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Stuart FL real estate Rocky Point Homes for Sale Search...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 15
 2 Story Austin White Stone JUST LISTED in Canyon Creek in NW Austin   www.9533indigobrush.com   Buyers, act decisively and  you’ll have the best opportunity to buy this home as quality deals sell fast in Canyon Creek! 9533 Indigo Brush Dr. is located in the master planned community of Canyon Cre...
By Realty Works Temecula, Real Estate, Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee
(Realty Works Temecula)
Comments 1
        Wolf Valley Home for Sale                         Overview Maps Photos Market Stats                                                   $345,000 Single Family Home Main Features   3 BedroomsInterior: 2,118 sqftLot: 3,485 sqft   Location     45793 Sierra CtTemecula, CA 92592USA              ...
By Walter Abolsky, Sunny Isles Beach Real Estate
Comments 1
 Trump Tower I condos for sale, 2 New Listings- 7 Recently Reduced, 16001 Collins Av FL 33160 New Listings in Trump Towers I Condo Sunny Isles Beach Miami Unit 4003 For Sale at $1,475,026 listed 20 day(s) ago.Unit 2602 For Sale at $1,650,000 listed 3 day(s) ago. Recently Reduced Listings - Take A...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 4
618 S Weyant Avenue, Columbus, OH 43213 $45000.00 The Jackson Team Phone: (614) 431-1220 Office: (614) 431-1220 Single Family Status: Active   Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Sqft: 1168.00 MLS#: 214033527 Property Details Search More Properties Neighborhood Values Description: Older two story home with new carpe...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
Comments 2
Pebblebrook OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $43,200 Condominium Main Features 1 Bedroom1 BathroomInterior: 670 sqft Location 3300 PebblebrookSeabrook, TX 77586USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonline.com          L...
By John McCormack, AlbuquerqueHomes.com
(Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com)
Comments 22
Very Attractive Price Drop On This Move In Ready NE Albuquerque 87110 Home   YouTube Featuring  5804 Alta Monte NE Albuquerque NM 87110     Take full advantage of this nice price reduction on this updated NE Albuquerque 87110 home!   Check out some of what this bright and updated home on a spacio...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 3
Emerald Forest de Wellington Florida Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado para Junio 2014   Emerald Forest en Wellington, Florida es una de las más hermosas comunidades que el pueblo tiene para ofrecer. Si usted esta mirando casas en Wellington o sabe de alguien que esta buscando excelentes ...
By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
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    1600 sq. Ft. 3/2 with a beautiful built in pool and spa. Located in a great community with top schools. Very near grocery store and major shopping. Sits in a Cul-de-sac for more privacy. Mature landscape, move in ready! Can close quickly!     OFFERED AT: 165,500 This beautiful property will ...
By Kristie Kruger
(Century 21 Foothills Real Estate Ltd.)
Comments 3
Take the STRESS out of Home Sales - 3 TIPS For Sellers   Moving Homes is one of the most stressful events in a person's life.  But don't let it consume you.  Here's a 3 tips for you home sellers out there:   1.  Start EARLY!!  - don't leave de-cluttering and downsizing items to th...