Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?

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By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 68
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 Marcy Moyer, CDPE
(Keller Williams Realty Palo Alto Probate & Trust Specialist)
Comments 0
Are you the administrator of a North San Jose Probate sale home that belonged to a hoarder? Maybe it was a home that was living in for 50 or 60 years by a relative or close friend who had a lot of family mementos and a soft spot in her heart for them. Maybe he was a collector of things which see...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
The Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie is so proud to finally announce after months of negotiation that we have a NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION custom builder coming back to Port St Lucie that has been one of the America's premier builders for over 30 years. The Kevin ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Delafield Real Estate Report 6/27/14-7/27/14, Kristin Johnston, Remax     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center July 24, 2014 07:46 AM   Delafield Real Estate Report 6/27/14-7/27/14, Kristin Johnston, Remax                                Re...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
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 Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Emerald Forest of Wellington Fl Homes for Sale | Market Report for June 2014   Emerald Forest in Wellington Fl is one of the most charming communities the village has to offer. If you’re looking for homes in the Wellington area or know someone who’s searching for great deals, we strongly recommen...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 28, 2014   Last week’s economic news brought several housing-related reports, which indicated varying results in terms of gauging the economic recovery. FHFA reported slower growth of home prices associated with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages...
By John Kirch, Northern Colorado Real Estate Agent
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 2
Just sold! 1403 Cranberry Court Fort Collins, CO 80524 This home was under contract and sold within 7 days of hitting the market! This beautiful 4 bedroom 4 bathroom home in North Fort Collins didn't last long. Considering its great location with proximity to downtown Fort Collins and just a ...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 3
South Kingstown RI Home for Sale | First Look Coming to Market This renovated South Kingstown RI home for sale is coming to the RI real estate market soon so here is your first look to this amazing mint condition colonial contemporary home.  Located in the southern part of South Kingstown in the ...
By Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Coweta Newnan Homes for Sale
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers)
Comments 1
Real Estate inventory levels in Coweta County Georgia are up about 20% from the same period in 2013. As a result, prices are stabilizing as sellers are less likely to encounter multiple offers on desirable properties. This is good news for buyer who in the past may have been able to locate suitab...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Grove Creek of Davie Fl Homes for Sale | Market Report for June 2014   Residents and frequent visitors alike love the community of Grove Creek in Davie Fl because it has beautiful ranch style estates in an exceptional equestrian setting! The waterfront homes for sale in Grove Creek in Davie Fl pr...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 6
Rocky Point Pool Home With New Price The price for 5478 SE Major Way in Rocky Point, Stuart, FL has been reduced to $388,000 Beautiful 3 bedroom 3 full bath over sized 2 car garage home on a huge lot in Rocky Point. Home has recently been remodeled. Kitchen has new cabinets, counters and stainles...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 28
A Little Splash of Color Is Welcoming to the Buyer   When putting your Clarksville TN home on the market for sale you will want to create a good first impression. Curb appeal can make or break a sale. A buyer makes a decision at the very beginning as to whether they want to look inside. One of th...
By Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.
(Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.)
Comments 14
Navigating the Real Estate Waters Alone   This is not a stock purchase, airline ticket or vacation.  This is your life and your future, and the repercussions of a bad or uneducated move could be costly.  I could talk for hours about the risks involved in any real estate transaction, and I get it....
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Comments 11
  Just Listed. 2 Master Suite Floor Plan Lake Home for Sale in Venice FL   Search current inventory of lake homes for sale in Venice FL     Listing information   Just listed – 2 Master Suite Floor Plan Lake Home for Sale in Venice FL   2860 Myakka Rd, Venice FL 34293 Price: $144,900 MLS number: N...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 5
There are days I get a little bit tired of defending my expertise against the naysayers of the world, but we have to continually put up the fight to prove how all listing agents in Sacramento are not the same because that's the way our business is structured. I much prefer to work with seller...
By Michelle Finnamore, Preparing your property for sale
(in Vaughan and Toronto GTA)
Comments 6
Staging in Vaughan and Toronto we come across  many properties that have the rose pink porcelain fixtures still. Buyers definitely let sellers know they are not interested in these properties by submitting low ball offers or even worse.... no offers at all. All we did in the powder room of this p...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 3
We have been preaching about the significant impact of the internet on real estate marketing since 2007, and now we can provide some real evidence to back it up. We started measuring home sales on a daily basis more than 12 years ago, and have actually produced a graphic that shows real estate co...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Retired Real Estate Broker, Maryland Blogger)
Comments 1
A Little Splash of Color Is Welcoming to the Buyer Clarksville real estate professional Debbie Reynolds reminds home sellers to add a splash of color to make their home more appealing to prospective purchasers. Please go to the original blog if you wish to leave comments. A Little Splash of Color...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
Comments 12
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Dallas Multi-Million $ Homes Search All Homes For Sale Dallas Luxury Homes for Sale Information For Home Sellers Information For Home Buyers Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Lisa Von Domek Lisa Von Domek & Associates...