Home Selling

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By Barb Szabo, CRS, E-pro Realtor, Cleveland Ohio Homes
(RE/MAX Trinity Brecksville Ohio)
Comments 32
My husband and I have moved 3 times which means we have sold 2 homes so I totally understand the frustration of  selling a home! One frequent complaint by sellers is that the buyer's agent is late for their scheduled appt. I'd like to briefly shed some light on why this happens. Last weekend was ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 91
When reviewing Listings in the MLS there are certain phrases or words that may make you want to run, far away. When reviewing homes that have not sold, many home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often ask why their home did not sell. Some times the answer as easy as looking up their listing...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 35
Whether you are Buying or Selling a home, there are certain words or phrases that can stop a conversation, bring silence to a stadium and strikes fear to the agents involved. Many Buyers and home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often learn this hard way. Some are light heart-ed and some ar...
By Susan Haughton, Your Client-centric Alexandria VA REALTOR
(Long & Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
Comments 42
As a Listing Agent, there is a lot I can do to help you prepare and price your home for sale.  In fact, let's count the ways: Whole house  - including the exterior and yard - assessment of condition Recommendations on clearing and storing clutter Complimentary staging consultation to present your...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 3
Click here to see more pictures and detailed information.     Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS on this property Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale Search All PGA Village Homes for Sale Tesoro Homes For Sale Search All Vacant Land i...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 68
Do You Damage The Value of a Home When You Reduce The Number of Bedrooms?    One would think that to take a home and change three bedrooms into two would be a dangerous thing to do to a home.   You are losing the ability of having the family unit be able to move right into a home with 2 children,...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 38
5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale in a 55+ Community in Palm Beach County Palm Beach County is home to many active 55+ communities.  Just head anywhere west of Military Trail and there are any number of these communities. So, when it’s time for you to sell, it’s important that you make your ho...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 22
SOLD in the Charlestown Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005 SOLD in Bonaire GA Working with military sellers who have PCS orders and are excited about moving abroad is so much fun. When they get ready to move they know the drill and get their home ready quickly so buyers can preview it. Such is the c...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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USDA Mortgages: Take Advantage of These Low-Rate Mortgage Loans to Buy a New Home Are you thinking about buying a home in a rural or suburban area? If so, you’ll want to take a look at the United States Department of Agriculture’s mortgage programs as you may qualify for them. In today’s blog pos...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 22
Port St Lucie Pool Home Great New Price   This Port St. Lucie Pool Home on a cul-de-sac with private preserve views has been reduced to a new price of $150,000. Well maintained home with convenient location. Newer windows and both baths remodeled. Kitchen has newer cabinets and pass through windo...
By Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
  Bedford, NY Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Search All 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 MLS#: 4433327   Licensed In:NY Information val...
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 DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
Comments 3
  Dalia Just Sold!  In the prestigious Pembroke Isles community of The Landings, in Pembroke Pines, Fl., this corner townhome is ready for its new owner; located in small cul-de-sac in front of guest parking & a center greenbelt area, lovely unit elevation includes balcony in front; tiled downst...
By Laura Sellers, www.Auburn-Realtor.com; Auburn, AL Real Estate
(Prudential Preferred Real Estate; www.Auburn-Realtor.com)
Comments 3
Please join me for an open house at 1806 Seagrave Court, Auburn, AL in Camden Ridge Subdivision on Saturday, November 22nd from 12:30 - 2:30 pm to view this lovely home for sale! The Cleremont Floor Plan. 4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom new construction home by Homestead Residential. Situated in approximat...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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Baltimore Luxury Condo    Annen Woods Highrise    Unit 304    $249,9442 Bedrooms plus den2 Full Baths Spacious Condo over 1900 square feet with underground garage parking!       This third floor condo has two bedrooms, a den, two full baths, a bonus room and an updated kitchen.         Click belo...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 28
River Pines Town Home Stuart FL SOLD! 5686 SE Riverboat Drive in River Pines, Stuart, FL has been sold by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater Realty team. Listed price was $128,000 and this home sold for $124,500 with no seller concessions after 26 days on the market. Spacious town home with private quiet...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
Comments 8
78 Park Avenue, Webster, New York 14580 has just been listed with a list price of $127,900. A three bedroom one and a half bath colonial has original wood work; stain glass to the second floor and updates include a boiler in 2009, roof in 2013and a 100 amp panel box. This homes has a front porch,...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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The buzz around the holidays, the Maine real estate office water cooler as the slurp, grapevine news gets spread around. Always there is a thread online with blog posts about holiday real estate marketing should screech to a stop. Don't even bother lifting a finger to even think about selling rea...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 5
 Baltimore Condos For Sale    Under $100,000   Would you like to live in a secure Baltimore Condominium with no exterior maintenance, no snow, no grass to cut and no worry when you go away for a weekend or weeks at a time. How would you like someone to take in your packages and help you with your...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Personal Service, always.
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 10
For Sale By Owner - FREE Advice!  If you are considering selling your home as a for sale by owner seller, consider this....There is more at risk than just a few dollars you saved from paying your real estate agent! Over the past several months there have been multiple stories involving real estat...