Home Selling

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By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
Comments 92
Selling My Home As-Is Or Make Needed Repairs As a Realtor in Huntsville Alabama I'm confronted with this topic all the time.  I hope the following will shed a little light on the topic of selling your home "As-Is". Selling My Home "As-Is" If you find yourself in the positi...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 15
Add Home Staging to this winning combo of ocean view and Highland Beach, Florida address and you'll have your high-rise condo SOLD!    Highland Beach, Florida is located in the southern portion of Palm Beach County  bordered by Delray Beach to the North and West, and Boca Raton to its south/w...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 1
Pensacola, Florida: Homes in Pensacola For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List of Homes in Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze Florida. Do little fixes boost home sales? A home improvement website tracked projects and found many buyers enter the process with plans to renovate; sellers should ...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 5
Evanston IL Real Estate Market Time Lowest in Years The Evanston IL Real Estate Market time is the lowest in years. So far in 2014 the time on the market until a home or condo sells is an average of 79 days down 43% from last year, 2013 when it was 140 days and 2012 when it was 168 days.  If you ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 2
Wisconsin 2014 June Home Sales Report     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center               2014 June Home Sales Report State Home Sales Increase in June as Prices Stabilize Downloadable 2014 June Home Sales Report Downloadable 2014 June ...
By Doug Rogers, Your Pineville Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties Realty)
Comments 1
Another Pineville La Home PENDING- 234 Elaine Road  Searching for a new home in Pineville Louisiana? Summer is in full swing and homes priced right are selling in short order. 234 Elaine Road was only on the market 24 days before finding the right buyer. Need to sell your home in Alexandria La or...
By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA Skogman Realty)
Comments 0
First Time Open Sun. July 27th 2:30-4:00 at 1500 Maple St Robins, Iowa 52328 $459,900 This custom built ranch in Robins features an open floor plan with all of the upgrades as well as a beautiful back yard with patio, fire pit, and mature trees. You will love the spacious kitchen with large grani...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 4
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Verano of PGA Village at Saint Lucie West Homes for Sale PGA Village at Saint Lucie West Homes for Sale Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale Search All Homes for Sale What is your ...
By Bryant Tutas, Broker/REALTOR, Tutas Towne Realty, Inc
(Bryant Tutas-Tutas Towne Realty, Inc)
Comments 4
Short Sale Fraud is not a thing of the past. It's alive and well!! Normally the fraud is related to property value. Get the lender to accept way less than the property is worth and BAM! instant profit when you flip it. Sounds good right? Well it's not. It's illegal to provide a fabri...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 0
Can One Missed Mortgage Payment Affect Your Credit Rating? Yes! Here’s What to Do if You Miss One   Most people don’t know whether or not a single missed mortgage payment can have serious consequences for their credit score. The good news is that there are things that can be done to mitigate the ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 12
Home Stager, Marie Graham, hits the nail smack on the head in this one.... MLS photos are not taken seriously enough, and for the life of me, I have no idea why we are still seeing so many horrible pictures out there.  Whether you are agent, broker or seller....you have a responsibility to use qu...
By Tammie White, TW Realty Group, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
Comments 2
Hire the Agent Who Thinks Like a Buyer Thinks When Marketing Your Franklin TN Home You've decided to sell your Franklin TN home. The next step is hiring an agent for the job. You know your neighbor is a real estate agent and your sister's husband Joe knows an agent but how do you decide t...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 2
First Impressions Start Outside the Home with Curb Appeal!              CURB APPEAL is the primary piece of advice I give my sellers. When buyers approach a home, they will form an immediate opinion about it, which means they probably have an opinion on it before they get inside.   If the "c...
By Susan Haughton, REALTOR Alexandria VA Homes for Sale
Comments 22
While it's hard not to pop the cork on the champagne when you get an acceptable offer on your home, it's prudent not to get too excited or carried away until the ink is dry and the deed has been recorded. Not to dampen your enthusiasm on getting an offer, though, because odds are, the con...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 17
SOLD By Kristin Johnston, 1736 Swindon Ct, Richfield, WI 53076     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                  Address: 1736 Swindon Ct Richfield, WI 53076-9643 County: Washington   MLS #: 1369832       357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOco...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 9
OPEN HOUSE~NW Austin~Canyon Creek~9420 Jenaro Ct. 7/27/14 2-4p www.9420jenaro.com Buyers, don’t miss this opportunity to view 9420 Jenaro Ct. Austin, TX 78726 during this weekend’s open house Sunday, July 27th from 2-4pm.   This home is located in the master planned community of Canyon Creek in ...
By Lorna Sherland, Top Local Real Estate Broker
(Success Power Brokers Real Estate & Consulting Service )
Comments 0
  PRICE REDUCED! NOW ONLY $260,000! Best Deal in Brighton Green Newburgh NY! Learn more about this property and see more photos by visiting our site: www.successpowerbrokers.com  or you may click the flyer below.  To speak with us directly about this home or schedule a showing, call 845-883-2443  
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 6
In the middle of my afternoon of preparing new listings for the week and talking with potential sellers, I ended up taking an emergency listing yesterday that popped up out of nowhere. Well, many listings seem to pop up out of nowhere these days from sellers who suddenly call and need their homes...
By Jesse Poll, Keller Williams Realty, St. George Utah
(KELLER WILLIAMS Realty, St. George)
Comments 0
See all available Home for sale in Hurricane Utah 87 N 100 E Hurricane, UT 847374 beds, 2 baths, $139,000  1 of 25 photos  View all photos    Back to Search Results  Forward to a Friend  Request More Information  Print this Home  Request a Visit  Save this Search  Share on Facebook   Listing Inf...
By Duncan Townsend, Professional Real Estate: Principal, BIC
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
Comments 0
$875 / 4br - 1317ft² - ▐►Summerville Rent to Own Duplex (131 Boone Street)     4BR / 2.5Ba 1317ft2 duplexavailable jul 22w/d hookups off-street park 131 Boone Street This is By Far the Best Valued Summerville Home in a Planned Community.Summerville, 4 Bedrooms - 2.5 Baths - Dorchester District 2 ...