Home Selling

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By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 116
When reviewing Listings in the MLS there are certain phrases or words that may make you want to run, far away. When reviewing homes that have not sold, many home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often ask why their home did not sell. Some times the answer as easy as looking up their listing...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
Comments 0
Part of the art of listing a Henry County home for sale is to highlight features that will catch eyes in a wide assortment of different groups of prospective buyers. It’s “the more, the merrier”—and very often the ultimate buyer winds up being unlike the typical prospect you would have thought mo...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Is it wise to sell now? If we told you yes, maybe you won't have much reason to believe us. So instead, we'll show you.      Only 24 hours ago, 4 homes got sold in Grand Prairie alone. Yes, 24 hours ago! In a single day. The lowest sold price was $155,000 and the highest was $225,000 with an aver...
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor, Laguna Beach & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(HOM Sotheby's Intl Realty, 949-510-2395)
Comments 42
My New Purpose For Open Houses   I read a post this morning by Mike Cooper asking if "The Open House" is dead. I don't know. I know some agents whose entire clientele comes from working open houses. I don't think I'm aggressive enough to "capture" buyers at open houses...but as we all know, every...
By Fred Carver-Top Realtor Victoria, BC, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(Re/Max Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 0
11 Reasons to List Your Home For Sale During the Holidays   1. People who look for a home during the Holidays are more serious buyers! 2. Serious buyers have fewer houses to choose from during the Holidays and less competition means more money for you! 3. Since the supply of listings will dramati...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 5
Home owners thinking about selling their Melbourne, Florida house or condo are very often nervous about committing to a real estate agent for a potentially long time.   I can understand their concern when it comes to a long listing agreement to sell their home.What happens if there is no activity...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 3
Aero Club in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report October 2014     Aero Club of Wellington Florida is more than the only fly in community in Wellington Florida! Imagine waking up in the morning to the sun rising and you see it is a clear day for a ride today. You stroll out of your larg...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 9
The logs on the websites, video channels can help you pinpoint where the effort pays off in marketing real estate property listings in Maine. Anywhere on the planet an agent, broker, REALTOR can study the numbers, connect the dots. And see plainly where the traffic comes in, soars, backs off. Inf...
By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | Savvy + Company Real Estate)
Comments 75
What’s Wrong with This Picture?   Sometimes as agents, we have to step out of the ‘data’ box and view a listing from a buyer’s perspective.  We tend to fall into the '4-beds-4-baths-1/2-acre-fenced-yard-with-pool' mentality and truly need to take a fresh look at our listings.     How do our listi...
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 3515 Pleasant Row Ct, San Jose, CA 95148 $648,900 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1984Sq Footage: 1532 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 2 GarageLot Size: 8276 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESC...
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 1809 El Monte Ave, Ceres, CA 95307 $195,000 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 2003Sq Footage: 1333 sqft.Bedrooms: 4 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 2 GarageLot Size: 4792 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESCRIPTIO...
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 23100 Kasson Rd, Tracy, CA 95304 $875,000 KEY FEATURESSq Footage: 7000 sqft.Bedrooms: 1 BedBathrooms: 1 BathParking: NoneProperty Type: ManufacturedDESCRIPTION Turn key operation, has been in business 23 years. Only...
By Nina Rogoff, Your Hometown Realtor in Sharon MA
(RE/MAX Executive Realty - )
Comments 5
11 ways to Improve the 1st Impression of Your Home First impressions are lasting impressions, as the saying goes. Whether you are getting ready to sell your home in Sharon MA or just getting ready for the holidays, here are 11 ways to improve the 1st impression of your home. 1. Walkway - Do you h...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 2
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 846 Raccoon Valley Dr, Manteca, CA 95336 $376,000 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 2008Sq Footage: 2336 sqft.Bedrooms: 4 BedsBathrooms: 3 BathsFloors: 2Parking: 2 GarageLot Size: 6969 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family ...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 5
Chadwicks is located at 203 Strand St  Alexandria, VA 22314. Chadwicks is just across from Big Wheel Bikes. The phone number for Chadwicks is (703) 836-4442. Chadwicks serves American food at affordable prices. Chadwicks in Old Town is a popular hang out for locals (people who went to High School...
By Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
Comments 0
Many people beleive that when an agent sells your home, they get the full amount of commission payable to the Brokerage.  This is not the case.     In this short video I explain how the commission is structured, and how it is allocated after the sale.. And, more importantly, what my net commissio...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
  This is the third re-blog of the Open House trilogy - from Michael Jacobs - with a different twist on open houses. And idea is really great. Why do you sit at the open house? The answer is - To get the home sold! Do You Want To Sit At My Open House?       That was the subject of a mass email I ...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 0
  Pensacola Florida 32514:  'Seller-assisted financing' makes a comeback As home sales slow in some markets, some sellers may again consider hooking potential buyers by offering to lower their mortgage rate. Read more.     Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, request aa Appraisal on your pro...
By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
Comments 0
Pace Florida 32571: Renting your old home instead of selling? Some tips From 2007-2011, more than 3 million owner-occupied homes became rentals, but many of these new landlords stumbled over the details. Here are the basics. Read more.   Flat Fee Property Management $50. Monthly in Pace, Fl. 325...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 1
  Pensacola Florida 32514:  Study: Home warranties increase home sale prices A new report found homes covered by a protection plan sell faster and for a higher sales price - about $2,300 more - than those without such warranties. Read more.     Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, request aa...