Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 52
Fire A Client?  Why Would An Agent Fire A Home Buyer?? It's rare, thank Goodness!!  However, if an agent finds themselves experiencing discomfort with a prospective home buyer, a few questions have to be asked.  I've divorced a few home buyers over the years.  1.  Fair Housing Awareness.  The pro...
By Jeff Fritzson: Frisco Real Estate Pro, Your Success is My Focus!
(Jeff Fritzson Real Estate, Ebby Halliday Realtors)
Comments 22
Believe it or not some Texas HOAs are hurting their own residents' property values. It is not intentional or at least I don't think it is. In certain areas of Frisco and McKinney there are HOAs that have decided that real estate open house signs should not be used. They go around and will pull th...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 25
Staging FAQ’s- 5 Tips to Take Your House from Nice to Wow in Palm Beach County. Earlier this year I was contacted by sellers whose house had been on the market for 5 months.  They had found their new home and now the push was really on to sell their current home. They called Room Service! Home S...
By Joe Neuah, Doing Real Estate with Passion!!
(Rodeo Realty)
Comments 4
  Red Hot Chili Peppers Home, Jack Irons, Just Listed Enchanting country farmhouse on near 5 acres with attractive ocean and mountain vistas.See more information for this great property! Ocean view master bedroom includes a fireplace, walk-in closet, custom bathroom and deck. Great care has been ...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Homes For Sale Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free List of Short Sale Homes For Sale Need to Short Sale your Home? Find out how here   Mark Boyland Keller Williams NY Realty 914-234-4444 Questions?Sche...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 14
  Home Sellers Should Know Mortgage Payoff Amount Prior to ListingListing a house for sale is more than putting a price tag, sticking a yard sign and entering the listing information into MLS(Multiple Listing System).When homeowners thinking about selling their Clermont FL home, they should be i...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 5
Updated 4 BR  in Port St. Lucie Rented Sorry, this 4 BR Home in Port Saint Lucie is no longer available, as it has been rented by the Blue Water realty team in just over 1 week.     Large 4 bedroom, 2 bath home on corner lot. Kitchen has a center island for lots of counter prep space, 2 pantry’s,...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 7
  There are lots of myths in real estate....in Wisconsin...there is the ever so famous...."Sell in the Spring !"  Myth....we think so....but some people still cling to it.    Part of the "laws of real estate"  are the laws of supply and demand...the more supply the lower the price...the fewer hom...
By Allison Bernard, Real Estate Salesperson 401-533-6916
(Keller Williams Central Rhode Island)
Comments 0
  Allison Bernard Real Estate Salesperson License: 9335 Office: 401.533.6916 Cell: www.rihome.org Email Me Keller Williams Realty1170 Pontiac AvenueCranston, RI 02920Get Directions        Experience Member of The National Association of REALTORS 2010 - present Babson College, Bachelor of Science...
By Sarah Oswald, Broker, Realtor, CDPE, CIAS, SFR , Investor
(Eastvale Team Realty & Property Mgmt)
Comments 3
Entrance to Lennar's new community in Jurupa Valley CA    Builder - Lennar 138 home will be build 11915 Berlyn Dove Court, Jurupa Valley Ca 91752 (951) 332-3975 Home prices starting in the mid $450k       This is the entrance to the Harvest Villages community. Currently, there are 5 model homes f...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 5
Canyon Creek NW Austin Listing Sneak Preview ~ 11137 Amesite Trail   Here is a sneak preview of my new listing in NW Austin in Canyon Creek. The home should be on the market late Thursday August 28, 2014. Wow…here is the type of property buyers in Austin anxiously wait to hit the market in our lo...
By Claudia S. Nelson, Local Expert Making a Difference!
(Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 1
2272 Margraf Circle #378, Woodbridge, VA Get Directions Click Here   Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour Potomac Club Community   $ Click for current price 2 BEDROOMS 3 BATHROOMS (2 full, 1 half) 1625 Square Feet   Potomac Club Woodbridge VA Home Values   What is my Potomac Club...
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 3
Come Watch The Drone Videos of Our Luxury Home Listings On One Page!                                      Click here if the page doesn't load correctly Click on an image to view listing information for that home Click on an address caption to view the blog for that home   Need an in-depth look i...
By Joyce Kelley, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
Comments 2
Gulf Breeze Florida 32561: Homes in Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561 with buyer rebates, 32563, 32566,  Gulf Breeze Florida 32561: Draw crowds to your open house  If a neighborhood has three open houses, which will get the most visitors? The one that also says "Free Hot Dogs." Read more.  Buyers are ta...
By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
Comments 1
Pace Florida 32571: Flat Fee Property Management $50. Monthly in Pace, Fl. 32571 with NO other charges or hidden fees NO full months rent for finding a tenant, NO half a months rent for tenant renewals and NO 20% fee added to repairs. Full Service Property Management, Tenant Scoring to insure you...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 56
When A Buyer Feels Remorse And Wants To Renegotiate An As-Is  Contract   Buyers in the San Jose real estate market don't have it easy these days. We've been in a seller's market for quite some time now.  As a listing agent, one way Kathleen Daniels levels the playing field on San Jose homes for s...
By Joe Neuah, Doing Real Estate with Passion!!
(Rodeo Realty)
Comments 1
"Supernatural"home in Malibu just listed!   Jensen Ackles of “Supernatural” and his wife, Danneel Harris, have put a gated home in Malibu up for sale at $6.995 million. See more information about this property. Secluded in gated privacy amidst mature trees, on approx. 1.1 flat acres sits one of t...
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)
Comments 108
What Does Motivated Seller Really Mean? These words are used in our daily real estate jargon and also used in the wording in the Multiple Listing Services. We see them so often that we tend to be numb to what is really being said. What does it really mean? When showing a property this week, I rea...
By Julia Maher, Connecticut Home Stager
(Nestings: Connecticut Home Staging and Model Homes)
Comments 8
How To Add Value - Ask A Connecticut Home Stager   For a recent renovation, we decided to revamp this nondescript fireplace to make it a stunning focal point.  This is a small Living Room, open to the Dining Area.  Having a more important fireplace would really help sell the house.   Before:  Mea...