Home Selling

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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 66
    The Kitchen and Master Bath are the most important selling features in a home.   (Unless the Buyer is a single guy, and maybe it is the garage...)         For the Kitchen - will granite go by the wayside for another kitchen counter top?    There are are few choices for counter tops - Corian, ...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
Comments 41
Seller/Homeowner keep in mind your home will not sell if buyers can't see it.   Sellers make major mistakes when selling their homes especially during the holiday season.    Educating a homeowner the importance of making their homes accessible for showing is essential to selling it in a timely ma...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 5
Here is yet more proof that once again, NOW is a fantastic time to invest in Florida Real Estate once again. 2015 is expected to be the best year in Real Estate since 2006 according to all the expert indications.   Call the Kevin B Tolbert Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie and let u...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 19
Keep An Open Mind.  Buyers Can Change Their Minds.  Knowing the Market in Loudoun County VA.   "Indulge me" was what I said to a lovely couple looking for a home in Loudoun County.  This post inspired by Larry and Sheila. Their criteria included resales up to 20 years old and the usual 4 bedrooms...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
 Black Diamond in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report November 2014   Black Diamond in Wellington Fl is a tranquil haven where modern living meets a wonderful nature preserve. It’s among the perfect choices there are in Wellington Fl for an abode. Black Diamond is a secure guard-gated ...
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 12
Tallyn's Reach in Aurora, CO   80016 - Market Update  November 2014         Tallyn’s Reach - Aurora CO is located in Southeast Aurora near E-470 and Smoky Hill Road.   You will find homes in Tallyn’s Reach ranging from 1,587 square feet to 5,856 finished square feet and ranging in price from $280...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 3
    Sunday Open House   12/28/2014   2-3       Check Out This Farm House On 5 Acres      11249  Liberty Road   (House is near Liberty Reservoir  on Blair Lane Please call me for directions) Owings Mills, Md. 21117 $399,944      Little bit of country but a lot of house.   This is a home to bring y...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 8
Selling a home is not easy - however, if you follow these 6 tips in this video, you'll have a better chance of a quicker sale possibly at a better price! Here's a re-post from Jane Peters  You are getting ready to sell your Los Angeles home. Here are some mistakes to avoid – take some notes from ...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Comments 17
Just Listed! Bayshore Gardens|3 Bedroom Home for Sale in Bradenton FL   Search current inventory of 3 bedroom home for sale in Bradenton FL   Property Details   6328 Georgia Av. Bradenton FL 34207 Price $117,900.00 MLS number: N5901972 Bedroom: 3 Bathroom: 2 Square Footage: 1635 heated area/2862 ...
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 9
Market Update - Conservatory - Aurora, CO  80013  November 2014   The Conservatory is a beautiful neighborhood of single family homes that is conveniently located North of Hampden between C470 and Tower Road.  The Conservatory is a desired neighborhood due to the newer construction and easy acce...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - San Jose Probate Agent
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 9
2619 Senter Creek Court San Jose CA 95111 | SOLD   South San Jose townhome style condominium is Sold. Let's take a look at the anatomy of this San Jose home for Sale.   List Date: October 3, 2014 Original List Price: $309,000.00 Price Reduced:  October 16, 2014 Reduced Price: $299,000.00 Offer Ac...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 11
Who has never experienced a situation where what we saw was viewed totally different by another?   (The same can be said for what we hear.)   Yesterday as I was driving along I-95 in Brevard County I saw a billboard.  This billboard was not just any billboard but one I had noticed before.  It was...
By Barbara Michaluk, Top Producing REALTOR Montgomery County, Maryland
(Weichert Realtors, 3816 International Dr, Silver Spring, MD)
Comments 1
Barbara Michaluk Sold in Leisure World MD 15100 Interlachen Dr 1014 Silver Spring, MD 20906  Lovely 3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom L Model with Sunroom and Garage Space   Greens II Condo Hi-Rise Building L Model with 1,610 sq ft and indoor garage space Sold Price $290,000    55+ Leisure World of Maryland...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
Comments 39
Yesterday, I received one of those calls we Realtors® love to receive:  “You sold Casey and Mark’s home and did such a great job, I want you to list my home.”   After speaking with the homeowner for a while, we scheduled an appointment for today.  I went to work looking up information on his hous...
By Laurie Steinberg
(Steinberg Realty Group)
Comments 7
Selling Your Home? Give Your Bathrooms a Facelift with These Three Quick Tips     Are you getting ready to sell your East Bridgewater home? As soon as your listing goes live you'll begin entertaining potential buyers who will be inspecting your home from top to bottom to ensure it meets their nee...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
Binks Forest in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report November 2014   Binks Forest and Binks Preserve, Wellington Florida’s lush spacious community of 535 homes, is located in a suburban village just a few miles west of West Palm Beach. Binks Forest is a recreational haven for golf enthu...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
Wellington Lakes in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report November 2014   Wellington Lakes in Wellington Fl is a lovely lake front community of single family homes.     Homes for sale in Wellington Lakes are a blend of one story, two story, and ranch-style homes.  These homes were built ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
Olympia de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta |  Reporte del Mercado Noviembre 2014   Olympia en Wellington Florida es un hermoso conjunto cerrado estilo resort. Tiene uno de los mejores casaclub que he visto. Cuando usted maneje en Olympia’s clubhouse y sus areas de recreacion, usted estará rod...
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 11
Market News - Tollgate Crossing - Aurora, CO   2014 Sales through November 2014     Tollgate Crossing is a beautiful DR Horton neighborhood of single family homes that is conveniently located 30 minutes outside of Downtown Denver, and is an easy commute to DIA.  With many pocket parks throughout ...
By William N. Bodouva, Jr., BUYER'S REP ABR* CIPS SFR SRES E-PRO RSPS RETC
(Laffey Fine Homes, Leading Real Estate Companies of The World & Luxury Portfolio International)
Comments 0
Frustrated your home in Sands Point or Port Washington, NY hasn't sold in 2014?  Blame it on poor marketing; it should have sold.  I'm William Bodouva, Jr. Laffey Fine Homes Top Producing Broker for 2014; you need a 24/7 businessperson as your Sales Representative.  I'm a local resident and real ...