Home Selling

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By Cathy Perry
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
It probably comes as no surprise that there are far fewer buyers who qualify to purchase a luxury home (defined as $500,000 and up in the St. Louis metro area), than there are looking for a home at the St. Louis County median price of $180,900.  To appeal to that smaller buyer pool and obtain a q...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
  Located in the Bay Tree are of Mt. Pleasant, this great townhome Located 5 minutes to Historic Downtown Charleston, Sullivans Island Beach and plenty of Shopping!  This is a true hidden gem within Mt. Pleasant because of its location and price point.  Homes in this area do not stay on the mark...
By Jay & Michelle Lieberman, Creating Calm in the Buying and Selling Chaos
(Keller Williams Realty - Westlake Village, CA)
Comments 11
What is My Home Worth Right Now?     Jay & Michelle Lieberman | Keller Williams Realty | (818) 665-5306 | info@teamjaymichelle.com             Keeping track of the value of your home, your most important investment, is extremely important and commendable.  We like to continually provide our past,...
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)
Comments 1
Contact The Kevin Tolbert Team to SELL the Old Home and Construct A NEW Home. New Home Construction Prices are Competitive.   The Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie are proud to announce our new affiliation to represent the comeback of New Home Construction Builder...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 22
 Just Listed: A spectacular Parcel of land in Prime Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 List Price $22,500,000.00 (USD) Posted on Feb 24, 2015 by Endre Barath in Ultra Luxury Real Estate in the Greater Los Angeles Just listed: A spectacular Parcel of land in Prime Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 ON A PRIME PROMONT...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 5
  Nearly 2200 sq ft htd. 4 Br 3 b. This wonderful home has one of the best floor plans in Belle Hall on a private lot without rear neighbor. Nice open floor plan w high ceilings, lots of windows/light. The large great room and dining room are filled with many details; beautiful neutral paint col...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 7
Buy Waterfront North Kingstown RI Real Estate - Cedarhurst 207 Seabreeze Drive Waterfront Condo       Life passes you by if you do not grab your chance of where you want to live...who does not want a condo like this on the water with the pool, tennis & clubhouse amenities to enjoy.   Priced well ...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 8
    Fabulous South Wilton 4 bedroom Colonial on super convenient cul de sac.  Location is minutes from schools, shopping, train and highways.    Bright and spacious.    Every room is in impeccable condition.    Beautiful crisp colors throughout.    Great natural flow inside.    Tons of updates an...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 35
After all the hype and anticipation, the Academy Awards are over. All that's left now is the fashion buzz. I'll be watchng Fashion Police tonight to see who wins "Best Dressed" and who gets criticized for their poor choice in style. "Worst Dressed" can be very entertaining. "There's no such thing...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 11
This week has had so much discussion about what people were wearing at the awards and how they looked. If they missed the mark the comments will stick with them for a long time. I found this post to be very relevant and timely in relating that to having your home ready for market. Taking the time...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
Comments 20
There is No Place for Ice Cold Attitudes When Selling Your Home Just when you think you know how your day is going to unfold, the Bristow area real estate market throws you a curve ball.  Showing homes during our most recent snow storm yesterday afternoon, I was thankful that temps were at least ...
By NW Real Estate |Colleen Fischesser & CO Serving Seattle-Tacoma area Since 1990!, Serving Seattle-Tacoma Home Sellers & Buyers since
(RE/MAX Select R.E | Designated Broker/Owner)
Comments 4
Oh the things we worry about as Home Sellers. For the 6th time in our marriage, my husband and I have decided to sell our home and move on to the next phase of our journey. In our case, that means a smaller, more customized house which will hopefully see us into retirement and suit us for many ye...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 11
The hardest things to deal with are often the ones we think will be easy or unnecessary. Staging a small house matters as much, if not more, than a large one. Shar is attentive to detail and scale and this so good. Please stop by the original post and leave your comments. Many people visual Home ...
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 5
    Why list your home with the Shanna Day Dream Home Team?     Search for AZ Homes HERE Search for UT Homes HERE   View Shanna Day Dream Home Team Profile   FUTURE QUESTIONS If you have any topics or questions you would like answered, contact The Shanna Day Dream Home Team – we’ll find the answ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 12
 We are seeing a resurgence in short sales in our market. Our initial meeting includes a very comprehensive folder of information for their reference and review.  This is a confusing and upsetting time and this mini-library provides them with some resources that answer the most popular questions...
By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
Comments 1
You can purchase this bedroom and the home that comes with it next week in Fairlington Villages Arlington Virginia 22206. Upper 300s. The bed is NOT INCLUDED. 
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
Comments 3
SOLD ~ 7780 NW 47th Street Lauderhill FL 33351  Listed by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties     Absolutely adorable single family home was sold for $177,000.     Lauderhill FL Home Highlights: single family home updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances undermount sink island and gr...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(Keller Williams, Digital Marketing Strategist specializing in Search and Social with The Ballen Method and Vision Masters)
Comments 2
  7416 VIA FLORENTINO ST, LAS VEGAS, NV 89131    Price: $660,000 5 Bedroom | 5 Full Baths |  4,608 Square Feet To see this listing or other great listings like it call The Ballen Group at 702-604-7739.***More photos coming soon***  IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE: Although this property was available at the...
By Teresa Cooper, SC Lowcountry - Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley
(Home Solution Real Estate Services)
Comments 1
Look familiar?  It's JUST SOLD! This gorgeous home in Highwoods Plantation SOLD for full value in just one day!  Our TEAM at Home Solution Real Estate has represented FOUR buyers/sellers in the Highwoods Plantation area in just the last two months.  So, if you're a homeowner in Highwoods Plantati...
By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 6
Home owners who say this to their real estate agent usually are trying to pursuade their real estate agent to put a price on the home that is more than the market will bear. If the real estate agent has done a creditable CPM, finding what sold in the neighborhood and what is on the market, this s...