Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?


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By Cathy Perry
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 24
If you are thinking about putting your St. Louis home on the market, one question no one ever tells you to ask your prospective agent is what your listing will look like.   You may not even think about it – you just know your agent has taken some pictures, the sign goes up in your yard, and hopef...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 29
The Anatomy of A Seller's Costs to Sell a Home   At some point, people have to consider the sale of a home.  For many it can come after having lived in the same home for many years. For other's it's a matter of either more or less space, or a job relocation.  The common reality all must face is t...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 36
I'm not one of those who thinks that it's necessary for a licensed real estate professional to hire someone other than themselves to sell their own home. I have represented myself in the sale of my own home multiple times. There are plenty of disclosure laws that we must follow but as long as we...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 6
                    Waukesha County Real Estate, Homes Over $300K, Kristin Johnston, REMAX, for 2/4/15 to 3/4/15.            By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                         The Real Estate Activity For Waukesha County,WI For ...
By Solutions Real Estate San Diego, Expert Real Estate Advisors in San Diego
(Solutions Real Estate)
Comments 0
  Santa Fe Hills 748 Via Barquero In Escrow in 4 days - Santa Fe Hills The gorgeous home at 748 Via Barquero in Santa Fe Hills came on the market last week and quickly went into escrow this week. The 2866 square foot two story home on a 1/3 acre homesite was listed for $650,000 by Angela Pinamont...
By Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
Comments 1
2302 w cortez St home for sale                  Finding the Perfect Home  To view this property website, click the picture or visit: http://2302wcortezstreet.AgentMarketing.com   2302 W CORTEZ StreetPhoenix, AZSingle Family - Detached, Ranch - Phoenix, AZ   Offered at $135,000.00 2302wcortezstree...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Getting your home sold for the best price is not impossible. But how can it be done? Here's a selling tip - good condition sells!     If you would like to buy or sell a home anywhere within Arlington, Mansfield, or the surrounding cities, call the Marla Yost Team at 817-382-9791. We specialize in...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
Comments 0
What Factors Determine Your Home’s Resale Value? Let’s Take a Look There are several factors that will help you determine the value of your home when you want to sell it. Location, condition, layout, upgrades, and events relating to your home are all important when selling your home. It’s All Abo...
By Stephen B. Clyde, "I Sell More, Because I do More"
Comments 1
Sure it may be tempting to forego hiring a realtor to help with the sale of your home, but if you knew how much a realtor could help you, you might change your tune. _______  Every year home sellers have to wrestle with the question of whether or not to hire a realtor to help sell their home. Som...
By Jon Kolsky, Licensed California Real Estate Broker
(Kolsky Realty & Management)
Comments 2
  Scoring The Best Offer On Your Home…     Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, coming up with the right “pricing strategy” is paramount. Make sure you have the right game plan for setting your listing price.   When it’s time to sell your home, you will hear a lot about “getting your ...
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 15
Denver Home Sales Tops the Charts   The Denver Business Journal had an article yesterday relaying the news that Denver tops the chart in sales in the Country.    Homes sales showed a 9.1% increase in January, and has the highest rate of appreciation than any other State.     They went on to say C...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 4
OPEN HOUSE For 3 Bed, 2 Bath Scottsdale, AZ Townhouse You Can't Miss! 3910 N Granite Reef RD Scottsdale, AZ 85251   3910 N Granite Reef RD Scottsdale, AZ 85251 Thursday, March 5 - 3:00 p.m - 6:30 p.m.  Friday, March 6 - 3:00 p.m - 6:30 p.m.   You will not want to miss out on this home that anyone...
By Karen Cifala, Senior Real Estate Specialist
(REMAX ROOTS)
Comments 1
Rightsizing (instead of downsizing), when it refers to your living quarters, is not only empowering but also can be liberating and exciting. How many times have you skipped opportunities for adventure to provide stability? Rightsizing is about expanding your options and defining a new direction f...
By Solutions Real Estate San Diego, Expert Real Estate Advisors in San Diego
(Solutions Real Estate)
Comments 0
When you're looking for a partner to help you negotiate the complexities of selling a home, you've come to the right place. The experience, dedication and strong communication you'll receive here will help ensure the successful and profitable sale of your home: 1. The Local Advantage - Take advan...
By Solutions Real Estate San Diego, Expert Real Estate Advisors in San Diego
(Solutions Real Estate)
Comments 1
When you're looking for a partner to help you negotiate the complexities of selling a home, you've come to the right place. The experience, dedication and strong communication you'll receive here will help ensure the successful and profitable sale of your home: 1. The Local Advantage - Take advan...
By Solutions Real Estate San Diego, Expert Real Estate Advisors in San Diego
(Solutions Real Estate)
Comments 0
When you're looking for a partner to help you negotiate the complexities of selling a home, you've come to the right place. The experience, dedication and strong communication you'll receive here will help ensure the successful and profitable sale of your home: 1. The Local Advantage - Take advan...
By Heidi Herda 612-807-4858, Keller Williams Classic Realty
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
Comments 0
What is a Short Sale on a Home? Courtesy of Heidi Herda ~ Herda Home Team ~ 612.807.4858 There's been a lot of talk over short sales the last several years, but most people don't know exactly what a short sale means, or what kind of effects a short sale will or can have on you. Also what is the d...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 20
Renovations and Updates Do Not Give a Dollar For Dollar ROI I met with a potential seller over the weekend and unfortunately had to deliver bad news – renovations and updates do not give a dollar for dollar ROI. They have beautifully renovated and updated their home over the 5 years they’ve owned...
By Will Hamm
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 8
We always say "wait a day and the weather will change" in Denver,  well as I  look out my office window this morning we have snow and 9 degree.  So looking at the next five days, things are getting warmer.  Should be a great weekend for sellers to put homes on the market , the buyers will be out...
By Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties)
Comments 34
Southern Litchfield County Real Estate.  Connecticut real estate has not yet caught up with the rest of the country despite what the national news says. I am sure there are some markets around the country that are doing well, and there are many that are like we are here in Connecticut. And yet th...