Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Geoffrey Jones, Sell my home fast - We buy houses
(Investorwize LLC)
Comments 7
 When it comes to selling your house fast, your success will usually match the amount of time and effort you place into it. Sellers who are receptive to learning new things about the process are often the most successful. This article has many tips to help you become smarter about real-estate sel...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 5
29153 Crags, Agoura Hills, CA 91301 a beautiful Malibou Lake area lot a little over two acres of flat land tucked in among lush mature foliage with fantastic mountain views is in Escrow! My client understood the value of having easy access to Malibu Beaches and the fact that the property falls in...
By Geoffrey Jones, Sell my home fast - We buy houses
(Investorwize LLC)
Comments 0
Sell Your House is a complex transaction that involves a lot of things to think about. While several challenges may come up, you can get through them with the right advice and strategies. Read these tips to learn how to price and sell your real estate at a fair price for you. When I had to Sell m...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 49
How to Unpack After You’ve Moved!I’ve moved about 9 times and have learned something with each move.  Having your house on the market and selling it are stressful enough, however, it doesn’t stop there. Now comes the fun part! It’s time to unpack and settle into your new home. The key to making u...
By Marvin Beninson, Grtr Danbury/Ridgefield, CT + Grtr Orlando. FL.
(Keller Williams Classic III)
Comments 1
If you are looking for an affordable Pool home with no rear neighbors then please come to our: PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE 8/30/15 1-4 PM$199,899 16542 GOLDEN EAGLE BLVD CLERMONT FL. 34711This 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home offers a #FirstFloorMaster Bedoom plus three additional bedrooms on the second floor.  It ...
By Wandanna Melliphant, " Wandanna Sells Pickering, Ontario Homes!"
Comments 17
What Not To Renovate Before Selling Your Home!!Renovating and updating ones home is a task that most homeowners either avoid like the plague or unfortunately become renovating or updating happy and overdo!! What does renovating or updating overdo really mean?This typically means renovating or upd...
By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
81929 Sun Cactus Lane, La Quinta, CA Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Market Update Video $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 3 (3 full ) BATHROOMS | 1835 SQUARE FEET Get the Final Sales Price! Search All Homes For Sale Signal Hill Homes for Sale Free...
By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
Comments 0
Not every home sells quickly.Sometimes the real work in the sale of a property occurs after the purchase agreement has been accepted.Issues may arise with the home inspection, the appraisal, the title work, underwriting conditions to be met, city permits for work to be done on the property,  all ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 51
I've been a Home Stager in New Hampshire for many years now, and I'm surprised that the quality of MLS photos hasn't improved very much.  With the growth of the home staging industry and all the media attention I would expect to see a change. The majority of MLS pictures are still average, or bel...
(Laffey Fine Homes, Leading Real Estate Companies of The World & Luxury Portfolio International)
Comments 1
JUST REDUCED!! OPEN HOUSE Saturday, 8/29/2015 from 1pm – 3pm at 21 Mechanic Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542. Meet with Top Producing Listing Broker William Bodouva, Jr., at Laffey Fine Homes to discuss this Unique 203K Opportunity. This Large, 2,630 square foot, Brick Cape Cod style house has 5 bedro...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 11
I have been seated at the closing table with clients who couldn't hold it together when they had to sign off on the sale of the home they had loved for so many years.    In the past few years, I have had many clients who were faced with selling the family home they grew up in. For some it was a h...
(Laffey Fine Homes, Leading Real Estate Companies of The World & Luxury Portfolio International)
Comments 1
NEW LISTING! Open House Sunday, 8/30/2015, 1-3pm at 4 Schooner Lane, Port Washington, NY 11050.  The Most Desirable Model in the Soundview section of Port Washington, NY. This 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Colonial Style Home is in Excellent Move In Condition with 100 feet of Street Frontage, Creating Extr...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 17
Today we closed a sale on a nice 3 bed 3 bath town house in Schaumburg IL. This property was a for sale by owner but I convinced the seller to cooperate with Coldwell Banker and do a sale. It ended up as a great situation for all. My clients were able to move here from St Louis and believe it or ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 22
There was a great debate when the Seller must be out of a home when it is sold. Is is before it closes? After it closes? How many days before or how many days after is alright? The legal answer to the question is "When ever it states on the Purchase Agreement that the buyer and seller have signed...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 12
Now Sold 3439 Hickory Glen, Clarksville TNThis fine looking home caught the eye of some first time home buyers and they wanted to make it their own. This Meadows of Hearthstone home went under contract and less than a month later it is closed. The home at 3439 Hickory Glen is in really good condi...
By Michael Brown
(Keller Williams Ballantyne)
Comments 2
Beautiful custom built, 2 Story, full brick home for sale in Wyndham Hall in Waxhaw, NC 28173 Loaded with upgrades. Remodeled master bath, with custom built cabinets, and shower. Large kitchen with tons of cabinets that overlooks the family room, and custom built stone fireplace. Another beautifu...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
Comments 2
  Immaculate 3/2 home in Cooper City that sits on a beautiful lot on the golf course and listed for $335k, sold for $355k after multiple offers and in less than 5 days!See how pretty this home was presented : For Sale Waterview Pool Home on the Golf Course in Cooper City FL  If you need assistanc...
By Jack Whiteside, REALTOR
(Realty Executives of Northern Arizona)
Comments 2
 Spacious 1900 sq. ft., 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath home on acreage with a hot tub, R.V. garage, storage shed and great views.    1996 sq. ft. home rests on 2 acres. Ideal for R.V. owners or those wanting storage for toys. Split bedroom floor plan with vaulted ceiling and plenty of windows. French doors op...
By Fred Carver, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 5
HIGHRISE CONDO IN VICTORIA BC-JUST SOLD 777 BLANSHARD STREETAsking price was ONLY $265,000. A Very Popular downtown Victoria Condo Complex and this Condo that just sold is on the 8th Floor offering year round Day and Night Scene Views.JUST SOLD ONE BEDROOM 8th FLOOR CONDO IN THE SAVOY IN DOWNTOWN...
By Joanna Cohlan, Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes
(Fresh Eyes For Your Home)
Comments 14
Talk about a transformation - this one is definitely miraculous!Clients of mine from New York City, inherited the family home after the husband's father passed away.  The house is the same one that my client grew up in,  and let me tell you, he was definitely attached.  His dad, who passed away a...