Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By David Hulka, CMRS
(West USA Realty)
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WOW!...is what comes to mind when you walk into this incredible 5 BR Home in Gilbert in the amazing Adora Trails subdivision. Priced at $398,000, the owners have spared no expense, putting in $119,000 in upgrades. It is easily one of the finest homes in the community. Turn-key, ready for move-in,...
By Joe Niece
(REMAX Results)
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As I try and make sure that I am the best agent that I can be for my clients the try and put myself in their shoes.  If I was looking to buy a home in Eden Prairie Mn, I would want the best Eden Prairie Real Estate Agent that I could find.  What would that mean?   I think it takes many things to ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Palm Beach Gardens FL Home For Sale | 2332 Wilsee Road Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410   Come home to this lovely dream home in Palm Beach Gardens Fl, where you can feel in tune and one with nature. This home sits on approximately half an acre of land and boasts of beautiful landscaping, vibrant and ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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  There are two main reasons that transactions fall apart....this blog will address one and tomorrow's blog the other....If you guessed....Inspection and Financing...you guessed correctly.     There are a number of ways to address the inspection portion of the transaction.   In our market, it is...
By Jon Kolsky, Licensed California Real Estate Broker
(Kolsky Realty & Management)
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  Selling a Home “Avoid Costly Mistakes…     Have you decided to sell your home? Your first move needs to be lining up a local REALTOR®. And before you know it you have buyers lined up at your door. Sounds like a piece of cake, right? Maybe not. Here are a few things to know about selling your ho...
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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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   POOL, Fenced, Corner Lot     Gorgeous Mercedes Ascott Bay 3 Pool home on oversized corner lot. Call us today.  2001 SW Akorot Road Port St Lucie, Fl. 34953   DESCRIPTION PHOTOS MAPS & LOCALS SCHOOLS PRINT BROCHURE MY REVIEWS                 Search All Homes for Sale ...
By Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
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Today's blog is for any home buyer who is dreaming of buying a home in the Woodbridge, Lake Ridge, Manassas Virginia area. You are currently searching  online, bookmarking and saving homes you really like and would like to see. Your plan is to go see the home during the time is scheduled to be Op...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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Three Inexpensive Makeovers That Will Boost Your Home’s Appeal to Young Buyers When preparing to list your home for sale, you may be wondering who will buy your home. While this initial thought may be one spurred by curiosity, the fact is that understanding who your target audience is and what th...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Denver Home Sales Tops the Charts   The Denver Business Journal had an article yesterday relaying the news that Denver tops the chart in sales in the Country.    Homes sales showed a 9.1% increase in January, and has the highest rate of appreciation than any other State.     They went on to say C...
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))
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I Just Have To Share This Great Groupon On Superstition Mtn Museum!   The breathtaking sight of Superstition Mountain is one reason why folks flock to these parts of Arizona but back in the 19th century, American settlers moved in drawn by the legend of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine.  View Larger...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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One of my agents came into the office today to say a seller had decided to "wait for spring" "green grass" to list. The agent wanted to know my thoughts on it. So I thought I'd share them with any other Lake Sinclair seller who is thinking about waiting another 4 to 6 weeks before listing.   We h...
By Christine Faye Goolsby, PA, As a fourth generation Floridian, I know Florida
(Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie)
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2001 SW Akorot Road, Port St Lucie, Fl. 34953     POOL, FENCED, CORNER LOT     Gorgeous Mercedes Ascott Bay 3 Pool home on oversized corner lot. Call us today.  2001 SW Akorot Road Port St Lucie, Fl. 34953   DESCRIPTION PHOTOS MAPS & LOCALS SCHOOLS PRINT BROCHURE MY REVIEWS                 Searc...
By Richard & Beth Witt, Broker/Owner RE/MAX Wittney Estates Long Island NY
(RE/MAX Wittney Estates 516-795-6900 www.longislandrealestatesearch.com)
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Massapequa NY    Homes Sold Market Report For February 24  - March 2, 2015     Massapequa is on the South Shore of Long Island            View Massapequa Homes For Sale        View Massapequa Park Homes For Sale         To view 8 buying your home now tips Click Here.              From February 2...
By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Fl Real Estate
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
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Homes For Sale in San Carlos Park San Carlos Park is located in Fort Myers, Florida.  Properties for sale in San Carlos Park primarily consist of modest single family homes.  A typical home in San Carlos Park may offer three bedrooms, two baths and a two car garage.  Some homes may have private ...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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There are some things in my Sacramento real estate business that I should probably not do but I do it anyway. Like eat cinnamon-sprinkled apple slices over my keyboard while I type with cinnamon-stained fingers. I also tend to give away information for free when maybe I should not. But that would...
By Amy Bly, Styling Homes for Selling and Staying
(Great Impressions Home Staging/Interiors)
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According to the National Association of Realtors, 96% of realtors believe a staging "sometimes or usually has a (positive) effect on a buyer's view of a home" with that percentage almost evenly split between the two categories of "usually" or "sometimes." At around $200-250 for 2 hours, a home s...
By Cheri Savini, Quakertown Realtor, Bucks & Montgomery County
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JUST SOLD - 1163 School House Lane... another Happy Family in Quakertown!   Congratulations to the First Time Home Buyer that purchased School House Lane!!   Call Cheri to get your Home SOLD in Quakertown!
By Carol-Ann Palmieri, "Cal" the Real Estate Gal
(RE/MAX Executive Realty, Al and Cal Realty Group)
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Are you wondering what is the best time to put your home on the market?   If you live in Milford MA, despite the mounds of snow and the cold temps, the spring market is upon us!    The high number of pending sales tells us that buyers are active and taking advantage of the low interest rates.  W...
By Juli Vosmik, Scottsdale/Cave Creek, AZ real estate 480-710-0739
(Dominion Real Estate Partners, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ)
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Just Listed for Sale or Lease:  3967 E Morning Dove Trail, Phoenix AZ   85050     Spacious 4 bedroom plus den, 3.5 bath home with three car garage and salt water pool. Beautiful hardwood flooring on first floor level. Gas fireplace for cool evenings will warm you in the family room. The island ki...
By Ana Moniz, "Excellence in Real Estate"
(Keller Williams Valley Realty )
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What is Your Home Worth?  The 2015 Spring market has come in very strong and homes are selling quickly and some with multiple bids, at over asking price.  Interest rates are still holding and inventory is low.  This makes it a great time time to sell.  Find out how much you can get for you home r...