Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 
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 25
    The Kitchen and Master Bath are the most important selling features in a home.   (Unless the Buyer is a single guy, and maybe it is the garage...)         For the Kitchen - will granite go by the wayside for another kitchen counter top?    There are are few choices for counter tops - Corian, ...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
Comments 1
  Selling a Home in Phoenix or Scottsdale Arizona U Should KNOW   When you realize all human beings are different, some are quite different from others in regard to their personality, their ethics, their honesty, being proactive, and energy level. And when it comes to real estate agents, it is no...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 0
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Jon Kolsky, REALTOR® Long Beach, CA
(Kolsky Group/Spellens Realty)
Comments 10
  Advice for Seller’s “Spend a Little & Raise the Selling Price”     Are you about to sell your home? If so, you’ll want to enlist the help of a local Realtor. When it comes to selling your home, your local Realtor is a specialist that knows exactly what to do in order to help you get top dollar ...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 10
3527 Kirkham Rd 3527 Kirkham Rd, Upper Arlington Ranch Home PROPERTY DETAILS $200,000 LISTING INFORMATION MLS: 214045436Bedrooms: 2Full Baths: 1Partial Baths: 1Sq ft: 1455Lot Size: 76x130Style: RanchGarage: 2 car attaHeat Source: Forced air, gasTaxes: $3974.00 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Arlington Ranc...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
Comments 5
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 16
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 E. Steve Banis, Jr., Real Estate Agent with Dana Properties
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
Comments 4
    $675 Summerville 4 bd-2.5 ba Rent to Own No Bank ! Available January 25, 2014. 2014 Early Bird Special! 48 Hour Special. Take $200 - $500 off ALL Monthly rents Discounted Rent for ALL 24 Months** PLUS: One Month Fre,e Rent and Utilities with Rental or Rent to Own!707 Alston StreetThis is By ...
By Jane Peters, Connecting you to the L.A. real estate scene
(Power Brokers Int'l)
Comments 4
You are getting ready to sell your Los Angeles home. Here are some mistakes to avoid – take some notes from the video! 1. Don’t Sell Before The House Is Ready. If it doesn’t present well, it won’t sell well. 2. Don’t Over-Improve People buy houses in neighborhoods. If yours is so “improved” that ...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
Comments 0
  I think sellers are of the opinion that once a realtor has listed their home for sale, they can sit back and expect their home to sell without giving much thought to the facdt that they have eto be an activei participant. Here is a short video with some ideas on how you can help your realtor.  ...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
Comments 3
          Prices have plateaued for northeast Seattle real estate This Week: The median list price in Northeast Seattle (zip code 98125) is $404,975 is down  from  from  last week’s $449,950.  Inventory has been decreasing lately but the Market Action Index (see MAI chart below) is falling also. ...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 14
Today is a special day - not because it's my birthday (although that's nice) but because today 266 Beachview #8, Pacifica, closed escrow. The new owners are wonderfully excited. They worked hard to make this happen in a competitive environment. From the moment they walked into my open house, they...
By Norma Toering, Palos Verdes & Beach Cities Homes in L.A. CA
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Comments 0
Eastview neighborhood real estate and home sales report for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA in December 2014. The Eastview neighborhood was formerly a part of the City of Los Angeles. Years ago it was annexed by Rancho Palos Verdes and the residents have the option of attending Palos Verdes Unified or L...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 12
For Sale by Owners are my Goal for this year - I enjoy working with them and know that there is a good success rate in working with them - After all most of them do list with a realtor, and if it is meant to be, then let it be me! Maybe there are more FSBOs in your 2015 future too! Before decidin...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
Comments 9
Do You Have an Easily Executable Back Up Plan? When you live in a world of real estate contracts with contingencies, it's like having a create your own adventure book.  Remember those?  If you chose to go down the dark path, turn to page 20.  If you want to stay in the field, turn to page 50.   h...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 0
Pensacola Florida 32514:  Credit unions filling the mortgage void Credit unions originated 10% more mortgages through June than they did a year earlier. In 2000, 25% of all credit union loans were mortgages – now it's 41%. Read more.     Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, request aa Apprai...
By Kelly Hagglund, SW Portland Real Estate Expert
(The Kelly Group)
Comments 4
$300K price reduction!     Gorgeous Newberg retreat with all the bells and whistles. Separate indoor gymnasium with NBA quality basketball court, weight/exercise room and amazing view deck with hot tub. Huge shop featuring 3 car bays, rec room and more! Main residence with 20 x 24 great room with...
By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
Comments 3
Rural Estate for Sale in Escondido OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $1,295,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms3 BathroomsInterior: 1,983 sqftLot: 10.00 acre(s) Location 24360 Old Wagon RoadEscondido, CA 92027USA Melissa Zavala Broadpoint Properties(760) 839-3838mrzavala@gmail.comhttp:/...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Lilas "Lela" Ashkarian, Ashkarian PA, CRS, E-PRO, GRI,SFR
(Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate)
Comments 5
Water Front Duplex, Marathon, Florida Keys For Sale Neighborhood of Marthon, Close to Airport, Walking Distance from the Beach 305-395-0814  Lela Ashkarian, PA www.SearchFloridaKeysHomes.com    Water Front Duplex, Marathon, Florida Keys For Sale Multi Family on Sombrero Beach Road, 2/2 upstairs, ...