Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 9
Days on Market in Gilbert, Arizona March 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. March recorded a slight increase in the amount of time it is taking to sell a home in Gilbert, Arizona. In February 2015 it was taking an average of 88 days to sell a hom...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 23
An angry Home Seller wants to know what the use of the being pre-approved is if the letter they received with the offer didn't mean they were actually approved for a loan? The CONFUSION starts that they actually got a "PRE-QUALIFICATION" Letter and not a pre-approval. Many buyers and sellers are ...
By Tony Farias
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 Though the real estate market has improved, we still have one item holding it back from a full recovery – a robust supply of homes for sale. Demand has increased dramatically. At the same time, housing inventory is decreasing especially at the lower price points.The National Association of Realt...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 16
How Much More Will My Colorado House Be Worth Next Year? The real estate market is hot in Colorado.  It is so hot that many sellers are sitting on the fence before listing their homes.  They can see that it is a feeding frenzy in the Denver Metro Area, but they want to make sure they will get eve...
By Rain Silverhawk, 208-610-0011 Sandpoint Idaho Real Estate Realtor
(Keller Williams Sandpoint)
Comments 0
Congratulations to the Nunes family on your new log home in Sandpoint Idaho!  I can't wait to see all the changes you accomplish on this Hud home and I have no doubt it will be stunning when you are done.  What a picturesque setting on the pack river winding through and those gorgeous mountain vi...
By Brilliant Real Estate Marketing Team, ~ We help people buy and sell ~ Brilliantly
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 3
 www.22AlgonquinDrive.comWelcome to quiet country living in serene Winoka Estates, just minutes from both Huntington & Greenlawn Village. Uniquely spacious, this big split level home offers 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths.  A big, sun drenched eat in kitchen, attached garage, dining room, big family ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 1
The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is a horse lovers dream! This Privately gated Palomino Paradise sits on almost 10 acres in what's referred to as the Cactus Corridor in beautiful Scottsdale. With the McDowell Mountains as a backdrop this equestrian estate is not only large i...
By Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz, Commercial & Residential Real Estate Agent
Comments 7
 Purchase a new home from Vegas Bob in Summerlin around Red Rock Canyon ...  Real Estate agent Robert Vegas Bob Swetz Summerlin Red ... ▶ 1:21 www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbFolbBvUMw Jul 20, 2014 - Uploaded by Robert Swetz Videos By Vegas Bob videosbyvegasbob.blogspot.com/ Jul 13, 2014 - Robert Swetz...
By Ann Hayden, SelectAnn.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri)
Comments 12
Open Sunday April 26, 2015~ 18511 Red Tail Ct. Wildwood, MO12:30-2 p.m. For more info and photos:18511 Red Tail Ct with SelectAnn.com    Updated 2 story priced thousands below recent appraisal. Appraisal cites effective age is 10 years due to updates & improvements. Completely remodeled master ba...
By Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(RE/MAX Vision Quest)
Comments 11
  I Will Write the Contract, but not Today My buyers are from Huntsville, Alabama.  They are originally from West Virginia and want to move back and be near family. I showed them houses last year and set up an automatic portal for them to receive listings soon as they were on the market. They wan...
By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-212-1221)
(Watters International Realty, LLC.)
Comments 6
 Home for Sale in Stonewall Ranch Liberty Hill, TX244 Drystone Trl Liberty Hill, TX 78642offered at $234,900  Beautifully appointed 4 bedroom home features master on main level as well as one additional bedroom on the main that could be used as an office. Open floor plan with formal dining room. ...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 6
Selling Your Home the Right WayListing homes can be a numbers business for many home sale agents...many potential clients just want to hear who will sell their house at the highest price point (even when it is not possible) while others want to know what kind of discount you will give to them on ...
By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-212-1221)
(Watters International Realty, LLC.)
Comments 2
 Home for Sale in Park at Blackhawk Pflugerville, TX3700 Heron Roost Pass Pflugerville, TX 78660offered at $259,900  This beautiful 4 bedroom, 2 and a half bathroom Pflugerville Home has a large open kitchen with granite counter tops, over-sized living room with a fireplace, upstairs family room ...
By Pamela Madore, Team Work Makes The Dream Work
(The Pamela Madore Group)
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Julie Sauls The Pamela Madore Group Pink House Team http://pinkhouseteam.com Time to plant a garden.  Remember that marijuana is still illegal in Texas so try cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots, or watermelon or something pleasing to the eye and tasteful in the end.   3001 Rocky Road 1003 Rocky Road fo...
  Downtown Lafayette, Indiana 47901 Renaissance Place 2 bedroom 2 bath condo near Wabash River and Purdue University with garage parking.                    BOUGHT  !!! Congratulations to our buyer, Andreana, who bought a Renaissance Place 2 bedroom 2 bath condo for sale in Downtown Lafayette, In...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
Comments 4
3 Bedroom Manufactured Home in Kachina Villiage for Sale!   Beautiful 3 bedroom single level home on a gorgeous lot with lots of off street parking, a great fenced back yard, and a covered front deck and side deck to relax on. Inside there is a fireplace to enjoy in the winter, vaulted ceilings, ...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 2
Stonebridge Subdivision is located on CR 10 (Bristol Street) east of Streeter, west of CR 17,  Stonebridge Subdivision  is located on the north side of the road in OsoloTownship, Elkhart Indiana.  Children who live here that attend public school will attend Eastwood Elementary, Pierre Moran Middl...
By Michael Dagner, Your Denver Homes Realty Expert
(Brokers Guild Classic)
Comments 2
This is the perfect time to rid yourself of lots of unused 'stuff' - before the summer heat comes.  Here are some wonderful tips, courtesy of AR associate, Chrissy Doremus. When it comes to selling your home, clearing the clutter can help pave the way to closing. It not only helps show off the be...
By Ronna Beecher, Beecher & Beecher Real Estate Team
(Keller Williams Realty NWLA)
Comments 1
Call the Beecher & Beecher Real Estate Team at 318.564.1555 or email us at team@beecherandbeecher.com!   Significant price REDUCTION by $9,100!! This home for sale in Shreveport will go quickly!  Home for sale in North Shreveport. Great Buy in a Quiet Area priced to sell at only $94,000 $84,900! ...
By Chrissy Doremus ~ US Inspect ~, Residential & Commercial Property Inspections
(US Inspect)
Comments 7
When it comes to selling your home, clearing the clutter can help pave the way to closing. It not only helps show off the best parts of your home (because buyers can actually SEE those areas now) but in general, it makes your home look polished and ready for viewing. A neat and de-cluttered home ...