Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 
  Land for Sale in Madisonville LA under $100,000 Land for Sale in Madisonville LA $100,000-$300,000 Land for Sale in Madisonville LA $300,000-$600,000 Land for Sale in Madisonville LA $600,000+ What is Your Home Worth?   The MIXON Group Team Leader/ Listing Specialist Keller Williams Realty Ser...
By Jill Watts, Clark County, WA Is A Great Place To Live! Call Me
(Realty Pro, Inc.)
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Multiple Offers? Counter? Highest & Best? What then?   Today our Broker, Dave Baker gave a talk about how to handle multiple offers. Clark County, WA is having a lot of multiple offers since there is not much home inventory to choose from to purchase.   He spoke of a seller that he had read about...
By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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    I want to list my home in Enfield Nova Scotia I want to sell my home in Enfield Nova Scotia       Hello my name is Larry Matthews and I've been selling real estate in Enfield Nova Scotia now for almost 40 years. I do a lot of marketing directed towards Nova Scotia's working out west whose sh...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 85
"Can I forbid a Specific Agent from showing my home?" asked the Seller.    There may be reasons why a Seller distrusts or dislikes specific Realtors ....a family member with whom there has been a falling out...a bad experience...whatever the reason.  Indeed, it is the Seller's home and they may ...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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My guess is some people just don't want to to do the necessary work when it is time to to sell their home.  The reason homes are not "at their best" when they go on the market vary by seller. Still, if a home is listed for sale by a competent real estate agent, the reason will likely not be becau...
By Lance Owens (RS), Luxury Real Estate and Vacation Property sales
(LUVA Real Estate )
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  Aloha Lance Owens (RS) here with LUVA Real Estate and we are very excited about a NEW listing, we are also very excited about co-listing it with Julie Edens (RS) of Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers - first time as a joint venture between 2 great brokerage firms.     Offered @: $2,500,000.       ...
By Nicholas Conteduca, Chicago's Top Real Estate Agent - Broker/Appraiser
(Jameson Sotheby's/Anywhere Appraisals)
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    West Loop Chicago Real Estate Agent – Nicholas Conteduca Tips for Listing Your Home                                 If you are debating putting your condo or house on the market, there are a few simple steps you should consider prior to doing so.  Your goal is to sell your home at its highest...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Just Listed in Warner Robins GA in Harvest Pointe Subdivision Harvest Pointe Property and Community Information Cheaper than renting! This home for sale has 1,478 heated square feet and was just listed in Warner Robins GA in Harvest Pointe Subdivision. Built in 2007, this property is show ready a...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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There are currently 1027 active homes for sale in Henry County. The average listing price for Real Estate in Henry County during the month of October is $229,472. The median list price in October for single family residential and condo/town home properties in Henry County is $179,900. The typical...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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First-time Home Buyer? Don’t Miss These Tips to Ensure Your Mortgage Application is Approved Are you buying a home for the first time? Congratulations! Buying your own home is an excellent way to build your net worth while living in a space that you can renovate and truly make your own. If you’re...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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SOLD ~ 12080 Piccadilly Pl Davie FL 33325Listed by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties      Absolutely gorgeous pool home on builder's acre in "The Hamlet", one of Davie's most exclusive gated communities, was sold for $741,500 (98.9% of listing price) to a cash buyer.     Home Features: 1 ...
By Jeremy K. Frost
(Keller Williams Realty)
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JUST SOLD In Johnson City Texas! Great location in a quiet peaceful neighborhood on a cul-de-sac! Large trees and covered patios for hours of endless enjoyment. City water and sewer. Gorgeous home with vaulted ceilings, large formal dining room, and an open floor plan that features a country kit...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
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3917 3rd Street OverviewMapsPhotos $124,999 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,350 sqftLot: 6,251 sqft Location 3917 3rd StreetPearland, TX 7758USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonli...
By Suzanne Otto, Your Montgomery County PA home stager
(Six Twenty Designs)
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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 Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Chicago North Shore Real Estate Sales Strong For single family homes in a four year period since the beginning of 2010  we are at the highest point in years for the number of contracts written during this time of year. 2013 had higher numbers through August but then dropped off and by September t...
By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(RE/MAX Associates)
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Many thousands of Americans who lost their homes in the housing bust, but have since begun to rebuild their finances, are suddenly facing a new foreclosure nightmare: debt collectors are chasing them down for the money they still owe by freezing their bank accounts, garnishing their wages and se...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Home Security -While it is Listed   When a Seller has made the decision to list their home, it is time to review security of the home.    Who will be coming through?     Are my things safe?    Do I need a safe for my jewelery?    Will the buyers go through the drawers?   In reviewing security at...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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  An Open House Sunday October 19th From 1-4pm at 1202 North Stiles Street, Linden This home is ready to move right into!  Perfect for anyone, but it has a 4 room office that is zoned for professional use.  So if you're a doctor, dentist, attorney, or any other professional that wants to have a ...
By Tom Gilliam, Tom Gilliam
(Re/Max Classic)
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As a listing Agents in Greater Oakland County Michigan, I provide services that help you prepare and give you the tools to get your home ready sell and on the market. A great Listing agent will prepare a CMA (Comparable Market Analysis) to determine what your type of home is and to compare what o...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Re-Priced to Sell! 9622 Indigo Brush Dr. Austin TX 78726 Canyon Creek     www.9622indigobrush.com   Buyers who act decisively have the best opportunity to purchase this re-priced property as quality deals sell fast in the Canyon Creek - NW Austin Real Estate Market. This community is located on H...