Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?


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By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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 Team Zuhl & Are holding an Open House today, Sunday, March 29th, from 1-4pm, at 1202 North Stiles Street in Linden. Come out and see this lovely split level home that features 4 bedrooms, 1 full and 3 half baths.  There's a gorgeous family room with fireplace, meticulously manicured park like ya...
By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(RE/MAX Associates)
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By Marcia Goodman, A Realtor that meets your needs!
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What's the big deal about staging? It’s been around for about 30 years and it really is a powerful marketing tool because it shows off the best features in the home and it transforms a common ordinary house into a really nice desirable home. Staging is the process of preparing a home to sell in t...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Saddle Trail Park en Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestres para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Febrero 2015   Saddle Trail Park es una comunidad ecuestre que se encuentra en el centro de Wellington Fl, Saddle Trail Park in Wellington, Florida es una mezcla de casas con la comunidad ecuestre en lindos p...
By Carla Freund, Raleigh - Cary Relocation & Luxury Home Specialist
(Keller Williams Preferred Realty)
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Raleigh, Cary, Apex, & Holly Springs Homes are Selling Fast! Wake Forest, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, and Durham are in Hot Pursuit!   Are you thinking about selling your home in the Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina or Raleigh Areas? Contact Carla Now! Are you getting your home ready to sell? ...
By Erick Blackwelder, Text or call Erick now at 703-677-1120.
(Cell: 703-677-1120)
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You want to "go green" as much as possible with your house.  You recycle.  You use low-flow toilets and shower heads.  You want to add solar panels to your house. Solar panels cost thousands of dollars.  You talk with a representative from your friendly local solar panel company.  The cheerful re...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Price Reduction in Autumn Trace Subdivision in Centerville Georgia Price Reduction in Autumn Trace Subdivision - 123 Montrose Lane This well maintained property just had a price reduction in Autumn Trace Subdivision in Centerville Georgia. This home was built in 2004 and has much to offer consume...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
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Current Inventory stats for week 13, Willow Glen area, San Jose, CA (95124, 95125)... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.             More Real Estate and Less Hype;    2 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. 5 Single family...
By Bruce Hicks, CRS- Your Friend/Helper for Lifetime! 808.9551577
(Best Homes Hawaii)
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Search the inventory of Lowest Priced Condos in Waikiki for Sale 2442 Tusitala St #209, Honolulu 96815 PRICE: $154,800 MLS Number: 20150279300 Square Foot Studio, no parking 2442 Tusitala St #103, Honolulu 96815 PRICE: $199,800 MLS Number: 201502795300 Square Foot Studio, WITH parking Call Bruce ...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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    SOLD in the Canyon Creek Subdivision in NW Austin TX 11601 Sweet Basil CT 78726   Homes located in the Enclave gated section in the Canyon Creek Subdivision are sought after because there are very few that come on market. I was the listing agent when my sellers purchased the home and they cam...
By Pete Cullen, & Bailey Properties-Two Local Names You Can Trust
(Bailey Properties, Inc.)
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Staging your home for potential buyers to get a feel for what it might be like to live there for them is one of the ways in which sellers can not only increase the likelyhood their home will be sold but may also increase the price buyers are willing to offer.  The California Association of Realto...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
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Current Inventory stats for week 13, Berryessa area, San Jose, CA (95116, 95131, 95132, 95133)... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.                         More Real Estate and Less Hype;   1 Single family homes currently listed as bank...
By Paula Prince, Top 10% Grossing Realtor in NWA
(Coldwell Banker Harris McHaney and Faucette)
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"And we are off!"  The Real Estate Selling Season is positioned to get  into full swing. But, if buyers don't like what they see on the outside , it's likely they will never walk through the door. Here are 10 ways to boost your home's curb appeal Make a place for your trash cans that is out of th...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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Selling your New Hampshire home in as little time as possible requires strategic marketing.  Having visually and emotionally appealing MLS photos is a huge part of the process. A Home Staging Consult is the best way to guarantee your MLS photos are up to the task.   Here's a fun way to demonstrat...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
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Current Inventory stats for week 13 in the Hollister, CA area... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.             More Real Estate and Less Hype;             5 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. 13 Single family homes curr...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
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Current Inventory stats for week 13, Cupertino, CA…once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.                  More Real Estate and Less Hype;   0 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. 1 Single family homes currently listed as shor...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
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Current Inventory stats for week 13, Morgan Hill, CA (95037)... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.   More Real Estate and Less Hype;        0 Single family home currently listed as bank owned. 9 Single family homes currently listed as sh...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
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Current Inventory stats for week 13, Alum Rock area, San Jose, CA (95127, 95148)… once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.   More Real Estate and Less Hype;   3 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. 26 Single family homes current...
By P.J. Virgilio Jr., Realtor 408-568-6578 Selling homes in the Greater San Jose area and South through San Martin, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista and Hollister as well!
(Keller Williams Realty Silicon Valley)
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Current Inventory stats for week 13, Santa Teresa area, San Jose, CA (95111, 95119, 95138, 95139) ... once again, it's our interpretation of what the market is really doing and where it's heading.             More Real Estate and Less Hype;   2 Single family homes currently listed as bank owned. ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Does Luck Have Anything to Do with Selling a Home? This isn't a trick question and not meant to get into a discussion about whether luck is real or not. It is meant to throw out the idea that even with picking the best agent and having a perfectly executed marketing plan, having a highly cooperat...