Home Selling

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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 41
Want to know why I do not want to stage this house? The last thing anyone in business wants to do is turn business away, but I made the above statement to an agent recently. “Want to know why I do not want to stage this house.” Home staging isn’t just about moving furniture around; bringing in a ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 4
Price Reduction in the Vinings Place Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia Buyers in middle GA who are looking for an upscale place to call home have found what they are looking for! This fabulous just had a price reduction in the Vinings Place Subdivision in Warner Robins Georgia. Built in 2006, ...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
Comments 3
My first open house with the Empire Realty Group will be held &/27/14 form 1pm to 3pm at 203 Woodsmoke Lane Greece Gorgeous!! Totally Professionally Redone!!3Bdrm W/Mstr Bath,Fam Rm w/Fireplce,First Floor Laundry!! ALL NEW: Thermo Windows,Roof,Seemless Gutters,Alum/Vinyl Soffits,Ext/Int Paint...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 13
   What are the top three questions to ask a Realtor when deciding to list with them ?  Our interview process would focus on their experience and knowing that the past reflects the future, we would ask these questions and MLS printouts would verify these statistics:      - How many price reductio...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Search All PGA Village Homes for Sale Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale Tesoro Homes For Sale Search All Vero Beach FL Homes for Sale Search All Vacant Land in Port St Lucie What is your TRADITION FL home worth...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 2
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work FREE List of HUD Homes for Sale What is Your Home Worth?   Kevin B Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie 772-834-0099 Questions?Schedule a Showing!   Licensed In:FL Li...
By Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.
(Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.)
Comments 6
Navigating the Real Estate Waters Alone   This is not a stock purchase, airline ticket or vacation.  This is your life and your future, and the repercussions of a bad or uneducated move could be costly.  I could talk for hours about the risks involved in any real estate transaction, and I get it....
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 5
Open House Rocky Point Pool Home The price for 5478 SE Major Way in Rocky Point, Stuart, FL will be open on Saurday July 26 from 10 AM to 11 AM and on Sunday July 27 from 1 PM to 3 PM.   Beautiful 3 bedroom 3 full bath over sized 2 car garage home on a huge lot in Rocky Point. Home has recently b...
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 7
Every agent operates differently under his or her own way of doing business, but this Sacramento real estate agent takes her listings under defined criteria that some will find odd. Not every listing has to sell if the seller isn't eager to sell it, and not every seller wants to sell a listin...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
Comments 6
The Six Essential Elements to Selling a Home   While there are numerous details involved in selling your home, here are a just a few that go into the process and are six critical elements of every sale.  Each of these elements incorporates many factors, and any of them can have a dramatic affect ...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 4
Northern Fairfax County– Centerville, Chantilly, Fair Lakes, Oakton, Mclean, Tysons Corner are all located north of Interstate 66 Learn more about:   Great Falls —Stately homes and manors at the northern end of the county   Reston — Northern VA’s largest planned community
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(Broker/ Owner HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 2
The Elmont Condo In Baltimore Is A Full Service Luxury Building           6317 Park Heights Avenue Baltimore Luxury CondoUpper Park Heights   The Elmont is a luxury condominium. Soon there will be a large condo available that has a  ton of closet space...including walk in closets big enough to be...
By Tammie White, TW Realty Group, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
Comments 3
A number of years ago a seller called me in response to an expired letter he received from me. His house had been on the market for over a year. After several price reductions and still now sale, the listing expired. It was easy to see the problem. The house was mauve everywhere; floors, walls an...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
On Top of the World! OverviewMapsPhotosDescriptionNeighborhoodOpen HouseMarket Stats $629,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 3,396 sqftLot: 49,521 sqft Location 20 Rocky Woods RoadHopkinton, MA 01748USA Praful Thakkar Keller Williams Realty(508)...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(Broker/ Owner HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 6
  Open House     2-4 Sunday   July 27th     3704 Gardenview Rd.   Stevenson 21208         This is such a beautiful home in the woods. This home is easy to miss since the property cannot be seen from the street. Come down the long private driveway to see this sprawling contemporary home with 5 bed...
By Jeff Pearl
(RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA)
Comments 5
 It seems like over 50% of agents in this area seem to think they have to write some description of the mountain views in the remarks. I've seen " Beautiful", " Gorgeous", "Breathtaking", "Exceptional", " 360", "Too die for", "O...
By Jeff Fritzson: Frisco Real Estate Pro, Your Success is My Focus!
(Jeff Fritzson Real Estate, Ebby Halliday Realtors)
Comments 1
Real estate is handled very different in various parts of the country. In Frisco Texas we are bound by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC.) Just like in other areas of DFW and the rest of the great state of Texas, when you are buying or selling residential homes, the contract is critical to u...
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 Tammie White, TW Realty Group, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
Comments 232
We Hired the Other Agent for Two Reasons: Better Price and Less Work Two weeks ago, I met with a young couple looking to sell their home. We had actually met at an open house and had already established a good rapport. At the open house, they explained that they wanted to move to a larger home bu...
By MICHAEL SORENSEN, RE/MAX Top Producer Hall of Fame (773) 987-8224
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
Comments 3
*SOLD* 1653 N Merrimac Ave, Chicago IL 60639 Michael Sorensen represented the seller of this home. Sellers: Free Market Evaluation (CMA) Buyers. Search Chicago Homes For Sale: Chicago Real Estate Foreclosure Listings (198) Chicago Real Estate Short Sale Listings (153) Chicago Real Estate Single F...