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 Cathy Perry
(Keller Williams Realty)
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If you are thinking about putting your St. Louis home on the market, one question no one ever tells you to ask your prospective agent is what your listing will look like.   You may not even think about it – you just know your agent has taken some pictures, the sign goes up in your yard, and hopef...
By Stephen B. Clyde, "I Sell More, Because I do More"
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    Short sales are not particularly complicated, but they do require a lot of work to close successfully. Here’s what you can expect.   ——   Considering selling your home even though you owe more than it’s worth? The short sale process isn’t necessarily complicated, but it is time consuming and ...
By Jen Burns, Real Estate Agent
(Keller Williams First Choice)
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One thing all people should remember is that not all realtors are created equal. There are all sorts of realtors out and as a seller you want to make sure that you get the best one possible. Your ability to hire the best realtor will certainly have a huge impact on your bottom line. Here are some...
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 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 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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Did You Say You Wanted To Purchase A New Home? New Construction is not only back but new construction prices are very competitive to older homes. In St Lucie West, Torino Area, new construction has begun. There are many models to choose from. If Two story is not for you there are many one story m...
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 DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
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  Just Sold!  Beautifully maintained 3BD/2BTh apartment on the ground floor of  Residences of Miramar. Updated lighting throughout, newer stainless steel kitchen appliances, front-loading washer/dryer; tile and laminate flooring; unit is freshly painted inside with neutral colors; development was...
By Mark and Catherine Borah, The Key To Your Next Home!
(Borah Realty Source)
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Listings to Leads - eFlyers   LUXURY 4 SIDES BRICK RANCH, FULL FINISHED BASEMENT AND GREAT SCHOOLS!     Just Listed       Follow This Home! Schedule a Showing/Request Info Hoschton Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth? Ho...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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I'm not one of those who thinks that it's necessary for a licensed real estate professional to hire someone other than themselves to sell their own home. I have represented myself in the sale of my own home multiple times. There are plenty of disclosure laws that we must follow but as long as we...
By Annette Lawrence
(ReMax Realtec Group)
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CIS Score results are in for this Eniswood home in Palm Harbor FL - 3203 Enis Grove Dr. What is a CIS Score?CIS Score is a revolutionary way of calculating the value of a house for: SELLERS Buyers INvestors  Objective assessment of ten home elements is the basis of the homes value.Those elements ...
By Jeffrey Masich, Arizona Homes and Land to Sell or Purchase
(HomeSmart )
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Getting ready to sell your home?There are secret tricks in preparing and cleaning your home that will get the buyer's attention.Even before you start cleaning the inside, get that curb appeal strong, by cleaning the front yard. See my other past blogs on this subject: 1. Make your home "Smile"!.....
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 Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
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Best TEXT all day came from one of my seller customers who has a vacant home For Sale in the area. We got a good amount of snow so I check with her via text. I hated to ask her to go shovel it, but I know there is an agent who is going to show the house late this afternoon or tomorrow. She sends ...
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 DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
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While many in the North continue to battle old man winter this weekend, South Floridians can enjoy many outdoor activities, including the following: COOPER CITY, FL: The Spring Community Garage sale will take place on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Community Sports Complex from 7:00am-noon.  The ...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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If you've been keeping an eye on the market to see if now is a good time to sell, then this should be of help. Here's some information on just sold homes in Mansfield TX. For more help in real estate, call the Marla Yost Team at 817-382-9791.      This week, a total of 18 homes got sold in Mansfi...
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 ...