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 54
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 29
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 Mark Boyland, Your Source For Westchester County Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
Comments 0
  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 Bryant Tutas, Broker/REALTOR, Tutas Towne Realty, Inc
(Bryant Tutas-Tutas Towne Realty, Inc)
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  Hi folks,   If you need to do a Wells Fargo Short Sale in the Orlando Fl area then here is some info that should help. Feel free to contact me when you are ready to hire an Orlando Florida Short Sale Specialist. I hope this helps:   Wells Fargo Short Sale Info   **********WELLS FARGO SHORT SALE...
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 Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
Comments 11
A buyer has just walked into your home and while you're not there, she and her boyfriend have decided to take multiple pictures of your bedroom, including the one's belonging to your children. What if the boyfriend took pictures & video of the master bedroom along with the master closet? Toss in ...
By Allison Bernard, Real Estate Salesperson 401-533-6916
(Keller Williams Central Rhode Island)
Comments 0
  Allison Bernard Real Estate Salesperson Contact a Rhode Island REALTOR RI 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 B...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 8
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 Doug Rogers, Your Pineville Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties Realty)
Comments 0
Another Pineville La Home Sold! 234 Elaine Road  Searching for a 3 bedroom home in Pineville Louisiana? I'm sorry to report, but 234 Elaine Road is no longer on the market. After a brief 24 days on market, Bayou Properties Realty was able to secure a buyer for this Pineville La Home. Need to sell...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 9
  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 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 Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 3
The balance of what to do to a property listing, some Maine real estate that was purchased. Improved but in what way? Everything front loaded into one specific area? Or the love spread around the property listing? The tipping point, the secret formula of what makes a Maine real estate listing wor...
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 Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
Comments 0
Homes for Sale in Accokeek, Maryland 20607.  Priced Right and Convenient. Accokeek is unique.  Located along Route 210 in Southern Prince George's County, owners find commuting to Washington, D.C., Andrews Air Force Base, Charles County, and Northern Virginia very convenient. To tour real estate ...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 8
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 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 Allison Bernard, Real Estate Salesperson 401-533-6916
(Keller Williams Central Rhode Island)
Comments 0
Thinking of selling a home in Carolina, RI 02812?   Research the neighborhoods of Carolina, RI before you move. Here is a link for you to see what your neighbors are listing and selling their homes for, along with the trends for your market. Don't hesitate to reach out to me with questions or any...
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
Buying RI Waterfront Real Estate | What is There to Know?   First and foremost there is nearly 400 beautiful miles of RI waterfront real estate but not all is for sale.  So what is there to know when you call a real estate agent up and you have your lists of very specific 'wants and must haves'? ...
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...