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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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 
By Debra B Albert PA Team Albert, KW Port St. Lucie, We Make Real Estate Happen
(Keller Williams Realty)
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27 Quick and EZ fix Ups to get Top Dollar for your Home27 Quick & Easy Fix Ups to Sell Your Home Fast and for Top DollarBecause your home may well be your largest asset, selling it is probably one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. And once you have made that decision, yo...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Staging FAQ’s- What Does Staging Cost?(This post was inspired by a question asked by Tina Comstock in the Q&A section of ActiveRain)After all of these years, Home Staging is still not quite understood.  One question that most everyone has is what does Staging cost.Every Stager sets their own fees...
By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, CA BRE #01824145 Real Estate - Call 951.491.4063
(West Coast Realty Division)
Comments 45
Comment #14 by anonymous Tom from Phoenix is worth the read and what may or may not be a blanket sentiment of today's homeowners wanting to sell their homes. I would have responded to Tom, but didn't want to hijack Richie Alan Naggar author of books on Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose post, Low Commiss...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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One of the biggest misconceptions about Home Staging is that it's simply decorating. Home Staging is not decorating.  Home Staging is marketing....strategic and calculated marketing. Advertisers spend a lot of time, effort and money making sure their products are appealing to buyers.  Every image...
By Barrett Henry, BARRETT HENRY TEAM The BEST real estate experience
(Century 21 Acclaim Realty)
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SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD! Yes folks, that's right 1309 Brooker Road in Brandon, FL IS SOLD!This beautiful and unique property was listed for sale by another agent and company for nearly 2 years.   The price had been dropped several times and an offer that kept the home off of the market for nearly 3 m...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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   Address: 1630 S 94th PL West Allis, Wisconsin 53214-4105 Taxed by: West Allis MLS #: 1403147           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston ABR,e-PR...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Price Reduced in Kathleen GA in Magnolia Hills SubdivisionMagnolia Hills Property and Community InformationLooking for a home in middle GA? If so, this lovely home just had the price reduced in Kathleen GA in Magnolia Hills Subdivision. This property has 2,847 heated square feet and is ready for ...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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1474 Southwest Dimperio Avenue, Port Saint Lucie, FL Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price4 BEDROOMS | 3454 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth? Port Saint Lucie Homes for Sale FREE List of HUD Homes ...
By Anna Banana Kruchten - AZ Top Banana of Real Estate!, Broker/Owner
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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Preparing Your Nest for Sale Preparing Your Nest for Sale: Summer Time is upon us! Many Phoenix home owners are thinking about selling their homes and buying a new home. Some folks want to accomplish the selling and buying process before the new school season begins in August.  Preparing your nes...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
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For the first time in many years, the 8.3 square mile city of Cooper City, Fl. in Southwest Broward county has been recognized for leading the state in growth. Estimates recently released by the U.S. Census bureau noted that population in Cooper City rose 22% during the four year period from 2010...
By The Marcus Rice Team, Richmond VA Real Estate Services
(Equity First Realty )
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  $699,950, 6Bd/6.5Ba Single Family House, 7565 sqft.   Marcus Rice | Equity First Realty | 804-247-8187equity1strealty@gmail.com | 1500 Clemons Way, Midlothian, VA 23114 1500 Clemons Way, Midlothian VA 6Bd/6.5Ba Single Family House   $699,950 Year Built 2009 Sq Footage 7565 sqft. Bedrooms 6 Beds...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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Sellers Flipping Buyers The Bird Doesn't Lead To A SaleI get it.  You didn't like the offer.  Your house is something special and worth EVERY penny you're asking and probably a whole lot more, right?And yet.....you're still on the market for months and months.  You haven't achieved your goal, sel...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Florida Luxury Realty)
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Tips To Help Your PhotographerAlright, Alright, Alright! You have decided to sell your home. You have chosen an experienced agent such as myself, who has been selling in your area for years, and who uses the latest technological tools to get your home sold. The papers are signed: what’s next?Phot...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 23
You be the judge, A builder hires an agent to sell his new home community. The agent holds an open house of the model daily. He designs great ads, he puts up lots of signs, flags and each morning hangs balloons to get buyers attention. Every day the open house is flooded with lookers, homes are s...
By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Wells and Bennett Realtors)
Comments 12
Sell My House but the Pipe Organ Stays! Real estate deals come together when the buyer and seller can come to agreement not just in price, but in terms. In this case, it involved a massive pipe organ, to be sold with the house. When you see the photo, it is hard to believe this is inside the livi...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Troon is one of the most prestigious areas in all of Scottsdale. There are several different phases of properties in Troon but regardless of which home you live in, if it's in Troon it's bound to be impressive. One of the most recognizable tournaments on the PGA tour, The Waste Management Open is...
By Janice Ankrett, Accredited Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
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I was just chatting with a neighbor's daughter. She wanted to know if it was still a good idea to Stage a home in a hot market. She felt that if the 'inventory' was low, buyers would have to buy anyway. My answer was that even in a 'hot market' with low inventory, buyers would still prefer a home...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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 Are you considering buying a home in Arlington , Texas  or do you have a home in Arlington , Texas you would like to Sell ? Homes In Arlington are in high demand we would love to visit with you to let you know what you can  Sell your home for in today`s market .Just give us a call so we can sche...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Absorption Rate in Gilbert, Arizona March 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. What is the Absorption Rate when it comes to real estate? The Absorption Rate chart shows how long the current inventory of properties would last at the current rate of ...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Look no further for a Real Estate Team that will have your best interest at Heart.Marla Yost Team is your Real Estate Team.We are here for you. Working to help you with one of the largest investments you may make in a life time.Whether you or buying , selling , First Time home buyer or investing ...