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 50
    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 Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 8
Market News - Tollgate Crossing - Aurora, CO   2014 Sales through November 2014     Tollgate Crossing is a beautiful DR Horton neighborhood of single family homes that is conveniently located 30 minutes outside of Downtown Denver, and is an easy commute to DIA.  With many pocket parks throughout ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 5
6163 Temple Hill Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90068, Fantastic View Lot Pending! Posted on Dec 27, 2014 by Endre Barath  6163 TEMPLE HILL DR LOS ANGELES, CA 90068 Fantastic News, Property Pending! DEVELOPER ALERT!! Rare opportunity to develop a private celebrity estate with sweeping landmark views from t...
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 Christopher Pagli, William Raveis Legends Realty
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group)
Comments 0
  Are you selling a home in Westchester County NY?  Here are some tips that will make your life a little easier when listing, presenting, and showing your home.  1) Hire A Professional - Most people selling a home don't know where to begin.  Working with a professional will lighten your load and...
By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate)
Comments 1
    Weekly Real Estate Market Report Brooklyn 12/26/14     For the week ending December 26th, 2014 the Brookln MLS posted the following Real Estate market activity:   Single Family Brooklyn Homes New Listings 8 Sold Listings 7 Pending          3   Avg Sell Price $478,714 Median List Price $409,00...
By Jon Kolsky, REALTOR® Long Beach, CA
(Kolsky Group/Spellens Realty)
Comments 17
  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 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 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 6
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 Christopher Watters, Austin Real Estate (512-298-4010)
(Watters International Realty, LLC.)
Comments 2
  Home for Sale in Windridge Willage Georgetown, TX 1111 E 3rd St Georgetown, TX 78626 offered at $155,000     Pristine three bedroom Georgetown home! This home features an open living/dining/kitchen floor plan and split bedroom plan. The kitchen has ample cabinet and counter space and pantry. Th...
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 Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 4
While we know that you have many choices of Realtors in Tesoro of Port St Lucie to list your valuable property, don't you really want the one realtor with proven results repeatedly for their clients? If you knew there was one realtor that consistently closes more transactions in St Lucie County a...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 15
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 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 Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 0
Open House: December 28, Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Schedule a Showing/Request Info Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Search All 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 Kelle...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Pensacola Florida 32514:  Parents moving in with their kids More Baby Boomers are doubling up on living accommodations with their aging parents - a growing trend as people live longer and need more care. Read more.     Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, request aa Appraisal on your propert...
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.  ...