Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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1498 SE Buckingham Ter Pool Home Reduced   This Port St. Lucie Pool Home on a cul-de-sac with private preserve views has been reduced to a new price of $163,000. Well maintained home with convenient location. Newer windows and both baths remodeled. Kitchen has newer cabinets and pass through wind...
By Kathleen Cooper, EXIT Realty Partners - Broker, REALTOR®
(Kathleen Cooper, Best Option-EXIT Realty Partners, REALTOR®)
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1 Pioneer Road Worcester, MA Click For Listing Website Click For Interactive e-Tour WELCOME HOME! LOCATION & VALUE! Beautifully maintained home in a sought after neighborhood. Recently updated kitchen w/lots of cabinet space, recessed lighting, gas stove & dishwasher! Gleaming hardwood floors th...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - San Jose Probate Agent
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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I Can See Clearly Now Why Your Home Is NOT Selling   It's a listing agent's nightmare.  Well, okay, maybe not a nightmare but certainly something that we never want to see and learn that our seller clients are doing. This particular San Jose home for sale has had lots of showings. It's been on th...
By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
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Land Parcel SOLD Cedaredge, CO This small acreage parcel northwest of Cedaredge is now SOLD. There are some nice features to this property. It's smaller acreage...just over 2 acres, has irrigation water and a well for domestic household use. The view is fabulous. This parcel borders Myers Homeste...
By Robert Harrington, BNagent.com
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How anyone can easily and quickly...No Agent Required...PRICE THEIR HOME TO SELL! ....in ANY market and at any time.  It's not magic...it's just common sense....and like anything else is easy when you know how...and when it comes to selling...who knows your home better than you do?
By Tg Glazer - The Right Realtor® for the Right Results!, Westfield/Cranford, NJ area
(Coldwell Banker, Westfield, NJ)
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How Yoda Can Sell Your House Yoda...that little, green, ancient sage.  With so much wisdom gleaned from his centuries of existence, we can all learn a little something.  But there is one enduring truth that Yoda espouses that can help you successfully sell your home. Do.  Or do not.  There is no ...
By Pat McCormick
(Long and Foster Gainesville)
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They're Not Buying Your Masterpiece   You’ve spent years making your home perfect.  The room colors are just what you wanted.  You found exactly the right artwork and furniture to make the office your own.  You spent hours on the decorative painting in the recreation room, and every time you go d...
By Lynn Pineda, Coral Springs REALTOR- Promises Delivered
(Imagine Your House)
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8 Easy Ways for a Home Seller to love their REALTOR®   Satisfaction with the home selling process is what all Sellers hope to experience.  Home Seller’s Asher and Penelope recently sold their Coral Springs Florida home and wanted to share the reasons why they thought their Realtor did a bang up j...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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These Home Sellers in Palm Beach County Really Get It!   As a Home Stager, my favorite home staging projects are occupied homes.  We’re not starting with a blank canvas so we have to work with what the seller has.  We also have to be very sensitive to the emotional rollercoaster that the seller i...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Why Fall Can be the Best Time to Sell Your Home Winter weather is approaching and I get questions from prospective sellers as to whether they should wait until spring to put their homes on the market. I have even had some Clarksville TN sellers that are currently listed ask whether they should p...
By Suzanne Otto, Your Montgomery County PA home stager
(Six Twenty Designs)
Comments 59
Home Staging is Not DecoratingThere's still a lot of confusion about the difference between home staging and decorating. When I introduce myself to people as a home stager, I still get people who respond with "Oh, so you decorate homes". While that is one aspect of my business, it's not what hom...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 22
SOLD Home in Perry Georgia in Brendale Subdivision Sorry buyers, any delay when you find a home you love will cost you in the Perry real estate market at the moment. Such is the case here as a beautiful property was quickly nabbed by my buyers and is now a SOLD home in Perry Georgia in Brendale S...
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
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3613 E Prescott Place, Chandler AZ 85249.  Old Stone Ranch, near Gilbert and Ocotillo Roads, built by Shea Homes in 2009.  4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, single level, 3 car garage, pool, 3014 square feet.   Highly upgraded and very popular Prelude model!  From the moment you drive up, prepare to be ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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    Another successful PENDING! Here is your chance for a 1/2 ac 3 Bed 2 Bath Florida Room, Corner Lot in Oak Hammock area.     Description Photos Maps & Local Schools     Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 2210 SW Matheson Terr, Port St Lucie, FL 34986 CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Your Henry County home listing is, hands-down, the most likely place prospective buyers will get their first glimpse of the home you are selling. Most serious prospects will go online as an early step in the process of winnowing candidate properties by area, asking price, number of bedrooms, etc....
By Crystal De Raffele, NYS Lic. Real Estate Salesperson
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SOLD! It's great to see....we Rank 4th in Dutchess County in sales. It's an amazing feat given the amount of agents in my office....whereas some of the higher ranking offices are made up of 4x's the agents and have 2-3 office locations spread around Dutchess County NY and some in Westchester Coun...
By Jeremy Joslin, Professional Real Estate Marketing and Sales
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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If you are looking for one floor living and a great move-in condition home schedule a showing today for 32 Roy St, Enfield CT!  This 3 BR 2BA Cape has 2 bedrooms, a full bath, and laundry all on the first floor offering one floor living in this great neighborhood.      This fantastic home offers ...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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THANK YOU HOME BUYER!!! I've shown many homes wherein the buyer knows after entering the living room that they would never buy that property. Yet, they insist on touring the entire house, room by room.  Sometimes, they even want to walk the back yard. I ask them if they would be interested.  NO! ...
By Marcia Goodman, A Realtor that meets your needs!
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Open House 6734 Gate Post Ln Centreville! 10/26 1:00 Are you looking to move to a nice quiet neighborhood in the beautiful Gate Post Estates neighborhood?  Look no further!  Come to this open house and be pleasantly surprised. It's only $604,000! This is a gorgeous brick front colonial with 5 spa...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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Every morning I check the "hot sheet" from the Tallahassee MLS, and I then compare it with hot sheets from the past. Invariably (meaning about every week or so), I catch a home seller who has chosen to raise the asking price on the home they are trying to sell. Now long-time readers of the Tallah...