Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 97
Dear Mr. FSBO I understand that you are selling your home yourself to save money. You won't have to pay 3% or 6 % if you sell your home yourself.  You may save a portion of the commissions, but since over 90% of the For Sale By Owner homes are sold by Realtors, you may very well end up paying the...
By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent,Waukesha
(Re/Max Realty 100 262-377-1459)
Comments 0
It's coming up on 2015. Do you have your goals written down for 2015 and have a game plan to have your best year ever? The successful Waukesha County Real Estate agents I know in Waukesha County Wisconsin that have the ability to have lots of great systems in place for their clients and have the ...
By Rick Schuster
(Jaycee Realty, Inc.)
Comments 1
Real Estate Market Update for Boca Raton, FL - November 2014The Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches has released the Real Estate Market Update for Boca Raton, FL for November 2014.  Here's the info:NovemberNew Listings: 536 This Year vs 536 Last Year.  No changeClosed Sales: 270 This Year vs...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 23
SOLD in the Harvest Pointe Subdivision in Warner Robins GA 31088 SOLD in Warner Robins GA Sorry middle GA buyers...you waited a tad too long and missed out on this cute starter home. Priced under $100K, the result is this home just SOLD in the Harvest Pointe Subdivision in Warner Robins GA 31088,...
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
Comments 2
2370 E Wildhorse Pl, Chandler AZ 85286 in Pecos Aldea.  3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1546 square feet, single level, 2 car garage.  MLS #5213445         Beautiful, light, and bright!  Open split floor plan, new paint, carpet, and dishwasher.  Vaulted ceilings, lots of windows, tile in all of the right pl...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 6
  This home is a real WOW with a lot of over 2 acres and an additonal 32 acres of land zoned agricultural. The kitchen is the pride of any chef...the master bath the envy of every spa...and add the exposed lower level with full bath and wet bar in place and much more space waiting for your creati...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 6
PRICE REDUCED! 2632 SW River Shore Drive, Port Saint Lucie, FL Beautiful 4 bedroom home for sale in Port Saint Lucie, FL ! Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 full, 1 half Living Area Approx: 3657 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Port ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 2
Listing Prices in Gilbert Arizona Year to Date  Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty.   Listing Prices in Gilbert   The market had been trending upwards in the Active median list price in Gilbert, Arizona since September 2014 when the average active lis...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
Comments 0
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
Comments 0
As 2015 rolls in, Providence Group Realty is rethinking listing disclosures and safety recommendations for Seller clients. Forget breaking glass... Gorilla glass could make burglary easier than ever. Earlier this year, one of our vendor partners, Vadim Epelbaum (Director of Business Development f...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
Comments 10
The neighbors part the Venetian blinds with two fingers and peer at the progress on the real estate next door. The new to the market listing that has all the bells and whistles. On the hunt, prowl for someone that is homeless. Searching property listings for a dial it in filtering cure in the rea...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
Comments 4
For Sale ~ 7780 NW 47th Street Lauderhill FL 33351  Listed by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties     Lauderhill FL Home Highlights: single family home updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances undermount sink island and granite tops tile flooring upgraded bathrooms great yard with ro...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Comments 15
Just Listed! Bayshore Gardens|3 Bedroom Home for Sale in Bradenton FL   Search current inventory of 3 bedroom home for sale in Bradenton FL   Property Details   6328 Georgia Av. Bradenton FL 34207 Price $117,900.00 MLS number: N5901972 Bedroom: 3 Bathroom: 2 Square Footage: 1635 heated area/2862 ...
By Corinne Guest, Barrington Realty Company
(Barrington Realty Company)
Comments 2
Corinne Guest, Barrington IL Realtor closes another sale in December 2014. Just last week she sold a condo in Lake Barrington Shores, this time it was a village property. The property was in Fairhaven subdivision a popular neighborhood location due to it's close proximity to Roslyn Elementary Sch...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 21
SOLD - Saddle Rock Ridge - Aurora, CO  80015       This Saddle Rock Ridge  home is now closed & sold courtesy of Joan Cox - Metro Brokers House to Home, Inc. .     The home was perfect for this family, with large spaces.   The Buyers were pre-approved and knew what they wanted and was not long be...
By Corinne Guest, Barrington Realty Company
(Barrington Realty Company)
Comments 0
Press Release dated December 9th 2014. - Corinne Guest, Managing Broker of Barrington Realty sells another Lake Barrington Shores waterfront condo. The sellers were moving out of state and entrusted the sale of their condo to Corinne Guest because she has a track record of sales in this gated com...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
Comments 1
                                                                                                                                                        Holmes Point’s real estate prices plateau coming out of a Seller’s market   This Week The median list price this week for the Kirkland-Juanita ar...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
Comments 1
                                                     90-day stats for Single Family properties inKIRKLAND, WA as of September 19, 2014Median List Price: $753,084 Average List Price: $980,869 Total Inventory: 239 Price per Square Foot: $291 Average Home Size: 2,688 Median Lot Size: 10,967 Average ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 14
Do you know your bathrooms? You may see all sorts of numbers used to describe a bath such as a full bath, a three quarter bath, a half bath but how about a quarter bath? You may see them written like 1.0 bath, 1.5 baths, 1.75 baths but how about 1.25 baths?   Whether it is in MLS or in an AD, if ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 4
150 Southeast Bella Strano, Port Saint Lucie, FL JUST LISTED! An incredible bargain in Tesoro of this 4 Bed 3.5 bath pool home for only 1/3 of original price. New Stainless Kitchen, marble, granite, Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 full, 1 half Living Area Approx: 2806 List Price: $Get Current Price Sch...