Home Selling

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By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 92
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 Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 1
PRICE REDUCED! 18604 Mach One Drive, Fort Pierce, FL Aero Acres, 3150 ft runway, 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car on 2.66 acres Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 full Living Area Approx: 2199 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS on this property Search All Port Saint Lucie, F...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 16
For Sale Purcellville.  Agent Preview for Relocating Buyers Reveals The Best and The Worst.   There are about 15 homes listed for sale in the price range.   Narrowing them down to the best of the best means previewing the exteriors.  That was the task yesterday.      Many of the homes in the targ...
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 - Paired Home in Stanford Hills - Aurora, CO  80015       Beautiful listing in Stanford Hills (also known as Trail Ridge) within Saddle Rock Ridge is now sold.     This paired home is stunning, which updates done, and tastefully decorated, and the buyer knew this was THE ONE right away.    T...
By Tammie White, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
Comments 8
With just five days until Christmas, Franklin TN listings are slim pickins. That's right, our housing inventory is extremely low. We could really use an infusion of new homes coming on the market.  Today while out with buyers to view a few new listings, there were people lined up to get into one ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 13
    6181 Temple Hill Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90068 a View Lot in Escrow! Representing the Buyer can be a challenge. We need to educate them about the neighborhood if they are out of area. Need to show the Future Value once the project is done. Need to have a savvy architect who can bring the project ...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (UT & AZ), Keller Williams Realty
(Keller Williams SLC (UT) and Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ))
Comments 1
Click here if the page doesn't load correctly Did You Know You Can Get 25% Off EpicDay Lift Tickets? 141 White Pine Canyon Rd., Park City, UT  84060 In The Colony Inside The Canyons Ski Resort VRBO Listing #601106 Just buy online at canyonsresort.com/epicday to save up to 25% off the window price...
By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Real Estate Agent with Dana Properties
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
Comments 1
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By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 6
Choose the Right Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Clintonville Home When you’re ready to hire a real estate team to sell your Clintonville home, look for a team that knows the Clintonville market. We’ve been helping buyers and sellers in the Clintonville and Central Ohio area connect for over 30 ye...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
Comments 7
Should an Actual Home Inspection Be Done for Educational Purposes? At issue here in this question is not whether a buyer should have an inspection for informational purposes.  No.  What I'm talking about is whether a home inspection, from top to bottom in a listing, should be performed to train n...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 0
Pensacola Florida 32514: iPhone gets new Microsoft Office app Realtors who rely on MS Office programs - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and more - can now download them onto their iPads and iPhones for free. Read more.    Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, request aa Appraisal on your ...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 0
Pensacola Florida 32514: Forbes: Fla. No. 5 state for job growth Financial firm ranked states and U.S. cities based on non-agricultural job growth over first three quarters of 2014." By city, Orlando ranked No. 1 nationally, Miami No. 4.     Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, request aa Ap...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 31
The way that people use to buy a home has changed, and that means your home selling plan must change if you want to get top dollar when it comes time to sell. This change is not exactly recent, it crept into the Tallahassee housing market as homebuyers switched to the internet (from using real es...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
  Southfields in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report November 2014     Southfields in Wellington Fl is a single family luxury and equestrian community that is also in close proximity to 0ther gated equestrian communities of the village. Lush green open spaces welcome you and...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 4
JUST SOLD 457 SE Guava Terrace, Port Saint Lucie, FL Another Success SOLD: Perfect site to build your dream home!   Living Area Approx: 10000 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 457 SE GUAVA TER, Port St Lucie, FL 34983 Search All Vacant Land in Port ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
 Palm Beach Point de Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestres para la Venta |  Reporte del Mercado Noviembre 2014   Palm Beach Point en Wellington, Florida es una maravillosa, lujosa y ecuestre comunidad perfecta para los que disfrutan de una casa nueva cerca de facilidades ecuestres. Las Propiedades Ecue...
By Ritu Desai, Virginia Realtor-Fairfax/Loudoun/PW-703-625-4949
(Samson Properties)
Comments 2
2014 has been one roller coaster ride for the housing market in the Northern Virginia. Some month you call the Northern Virginia Realtor® they are super busy while other months we were scratching our head wondering, "What the heck is going on with the market?" If you are planning to sell your Nor...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 2
JUST SOLD 119 SE Via Marbella, Port Saint Lucie, FL ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL SOLD! Beautiful pond front lot with access to 120 acre lake.   List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes fo...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
Saddle Trail Park en Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestres para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado para Noviembre 2014   Saddle Trail Park es una comunidad ecuestre que se encuentra en el centro de Wellington Fl, Saddle Trail Park in Wellington, Florida es una mezcla de casas con la comunidad ecuestre en l...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
Comments 0
   4 Reasons to sell now  Are you seriously considering selling in the next 12 months? And do you own a home in Phoenix or Scottsdale Arizona? STOP LOOK LISTEN Watch this now!   Reason #1 the inventory is low meaning less competition, meaning a chance of multiple offers to choose from. Four out o...