Home Selling

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By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 800-610-7253 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
Comments 117
My Realtor Wants Me to Lower My Price - Should I?       Has your Realtor told you that you need to lower your listing price?  Do you wonder if you really need to lower it, or does your Realtor just want to sell your house quickly, get their commission and move on to the next sale?   What should y...
By Susan Nealey
(Trident Homes Realty)
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I bought a lottery ticket once.  Thank God it was only once.  Actually, I went out on a limb and bought 20 lottery tickets.  One dollar each.  All the same number.  I was so positive that I had the winning number that I was certain I was going to hit it big time!!  I stupidly made the mistake of ...
By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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Price Reduction: 1012 6th Ave SW Isanti, MN 55040 Now: $164,900 3 Bedroom 2 Bath 1469 sq. ft. Built in 2007 3 stall garage Check out more information on this newer built home for sale in Isanti, MN on MNHomeShop! This stunning home built in 2007 in Isanti Mn is for sale and priced to sell. Large...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 78
Selling Your Home? 14 Areas You Don’t Want to Forget to Clean! If you have plans to sell your house, chances are high on your list of projects is to make sure your house is clean. You no doubt were told this by your real estate agent as well. However, besides scrubbing your floors and cleaning wi...
By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
Comments 41
What are the BIGGEST Mistakes Wellington Home Flippers Make? Growing up I'll never forget the "creepy dilapidated house" down the block, the one where the imaginary witch lived, the one you told ghost stories about. I never thought anyone would actually buy that vacant rundown home, but someone d...
By Beth McIntyre
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  SOLD IN TEN DAYS! Call Lewis & Beth to learn more about how their innovative and aggressive marketing program will work for you, too! 165 Notch Road, Granby, CT, 06035 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 full, 1 half Living Area Approx: 1716 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing Search All Hom...
By Stephen B. Clyde, "I Sell More, Because I do More"
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Let's face it: Selling a home is stressful. The longer it's on the market, the more stress it brings and the more it typically costs sellers. Having to lower the sales price, sometimes multiple times, carry two mortgages, or delay the purchase of a new home if an existing home won't sell - stinks...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
Comments 84
Just Because You Get Quick or Multiple Offers... Every day in the Bristow-Gainesville real estate market brings something different.  As usual, I am working with a combination of buyer and seller clients.   One of my sellers is ready to wave a white flag.  He's in a multiple offer situation becau...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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To get the best deal when buying or selling a home, you have to work with a specialist. You should be looking for someone who knows your area well and can guide you through the entire process smoothly. And that's exactly why your real estate team of choice in Arlington and Mansfield is the Marla ...
By Beth McIntyre
(Keller Williams Realty)
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705 Lake Ave Unit: 16, Bristol, Connecticut Location! Impeccable townhouse close to ESPN. Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 full, 1 half Living Area Approx: 1290 List Price: $Get Current Price Perfect Bristol Location! Lakeside Commons is within close proximity to ESPN making this townhouse your best cho...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 15
Many real estate markets around the Country are suffering from a severe lack of inventory. Buyers are ready and eager to jump into homeownership but there just aren't enough homes available for sale. The latest chart from the National Association of Realtors may hold the key as to why there seems...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
Comments 38
    Because it is against our MLS rules that we can't use identifying photos of other listings, I did call the listing agent to ask if I could use this photo.  Surprisingly, he asked that he NOT be named as the listing agent - I wonder why?   I thought I'd seen it all but this one topped just ab...
By Jeremy K. Frost
(Keller Williams Realty)
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 JUST SOLD!!! 800 Onion Creek Ranch Road Driftwood, TX. 78619 Beautiful 6.5 Acre+/- estate lot with unbelievable Onion Creek frontage. Amazing views of the spectacular hill country and heavy trees throughout. Property also features multiple build sites and horses are welcome. Water, electricity,...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 0
Homeowner’s Insurance: What’s Covered, What Isn’t and Why You Might Need It Homeowner’s insurance is an incredibly valuable and beneficial policy for homeowners to have, but it is necessary to understand what traditional policies do and do not cover. Once you familiarize yourself with the intrica...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Jonathan Crompton Keller Williams 843-296-8337 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 15001443   License #:64403 Information valid for the date of this posting only...
By Andrea Bedard, M.A.; REALTOR Silver Spring, MD and beyond
(Thompson Company, REALTORS)
Comments 61
Many buyers nowadays will do extensive research online and pick the homes they want to see based on their findings. Their own research is (ideally) complemented by their agent's search and together they come up with a short list of homes to see. Why a home won't make it on the short list, even if...
By Wanda Fears, ABR CRS GRI SFR WCR
(Long and Foster Real Estate, Richmond Virginia)
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  I bought my house a few years ago in a great area of Richmond, VA. My house is located in Bon Air, minutes away from Carytown and just a mile away from Stony Point Fashion Park. The schools are great, the neighborhood is fabulous and most importantly it’s a spacious home. My intent when I purc...
By Ryan Cummings, Your Real Estate Consultant For Life!!!
(The Cummings Company)
Comments 2
Sold!!! 1003 Wesley Avenue Mobile, AL 36609 OverviewMapsPhotos $134,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,592 sqft Location 1003 Wesley AvenueMobile, AL 36609USA The Cummings Team The Cummings Company LLC(251) 602-1941kelly@ccllc.cohttp://www.ccllc.co           Li...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(SUPER BOWL 2015 -Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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01/31 OPEN HOUSE For Newly Priced 3 Bed, 2.5 Bath Morrison Ranch Home! 4141 E Morrison Ranch PKWY Gilbert, AZ 85296   OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, January 31 - 10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. If you haven't gotten the chance to go see this amazing 3 bed, 2.5 bath home with den and split 3-car garage, its upcoming...
By Mary Ellen Vanaken, North Atlanta Luxury Home Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Home Price Is The Most Important Factor In Selling Your North Atlanta Home Home Price Is The Most Important Factor In Selling Your North Atlanta Home by The Mary Ellen Vanaken Team. Would you ever pay more than market value for a house? Probably not. If your house doesn’t sell it might have been ...