Home Selling

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By Rosemarie Heindel, Rosemarie Heindel
(Harry Norman Realtors)
Comments 8
 Active Members of the Big Canoe CommunityWhen Ray and Margie Bowyer moved to Big Canoe, Georgia from New Jersey thirty years ago, the community would never be the same! Ray and Margie poured their hearts and souls into Big Canoe. They did not just move here to retire. They moved to Big Canoe to ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 63
A Couple of Gallons of Paint Cost the Seller a SaleWhen a home goes on the market a good agent tells the seller everything that needs to be done to make a good first impression and get the home sold. Not only does the price have to be competitive in the market but anything that will be an objecti...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 23
There are those luxury homes that will blow you away with lavish features, extravagant architecture, and rare amenities reserved only for those who's expensive tastes have no boundaries. Then there are the luxury homes that are steep in price because of location, size, or exclusivity. The most ex...
By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
Comments 7
We Listed 7 of the Last 8 Luxury Homes Sold on Madeline Island Madeline Island Realty is definitely on a roll.  Call it a trend or merely an indicator, but the fact remains that over the past four and one-half years, we listed seven of the eight Madeline Island homes which sold at over $500,000. ...
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 81
     Sellers! The Home Inspector has just completed the Inspection of your house.  You and your Listing Agent are eagerly looking over the report.  WHAT?  The Inspector has written, "not tested" and "unable to access/not inspected", in several places on the report.  Oh, no!       The Buyer and th...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 30
Preparing Your Home for Sale- Part 7-What to Do With a Vacant Home! This is the 7th and final post in a series about Preparing Your Home for Sale. You have now:1. Committed to selling your home2. Learned to see your home as others see it3.Repaired,replaced and refreshed your property4. Edited, pa...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 10
                     If It Is Not A Historic House in Wickford Tear It Down That seems to be the word lately along the waterfront in Wickford RI where most of the historic homes are.  If you are not classified as an historic home by the Preservation Commission, you can tear the home down.  From c...
By Christina Sanchez Hood, SiliconValleyHOODS.com | Luxury Real Estate & More
Comments 1
 Looking to see if updating your kitchen will increase the value of your home in a sale?  Take a look at Los Altos Homes For Sale and see the following features: Los Altos Luxury Bathrooms Los Altos Pool & Spas Los Altos Updated Kitchens To discuss your specific needs, we are happy to provide you...
By Eric Kodner, Wayzata Lakes Realty: Twin Cities, Madeline Island
(Wayzata Lakes Realty: Eric Kodner Sells Twin Cities Homes)
Comments 0
Our northwest Wisconsin affiliate real estate company, Madeline Island Realty LLC, is pleased to see this post re-blogged. In late May, we began researching statistics on luxury homes sold during the past five years on Madeline Island.  The results were eye-opening. In the past four and one-half ...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 6
This is a fantastic email to share with your clients before a home inspection! It will make the whole inspection go more smoothly and reduce the risk that the inspector will have to come back for a second look. If you are planning on selling a home in the DC metro area, call the Lise Howe Group t...
By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
(Chris Brown | Certified Mortgage Planners)
Comments 0
In an ideal situation, a seller will have ample time to prepare a home to list for sale. This may include time to make necessary repairs, to thoroughly clean the home from top to bottom and to properly stage it. However, in those cases when time is not available to complete all of these steps, th...
By Nina Rogoff, Your Hometown Realtor in Sharon MA
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
Comments 3
Another Nina Rogoff Listing Sold at 2 Middlesex Road Sharon MAThe Seller of this home contacted me because she had seen my listing signs around town. This 864 square foot home had recently been redone on the exterior; new roof, windows and siding! Then came the harsh New England winter of 2015! R...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 4
Hidden Meadow Goshen Indiana Home Values are bringing Home Owner's 98% of List Price when selling their home.  Pricing your home correctly brings in plenty of serious Buyers.Hidden Meadow Subdivision is located on the corner of CR 18 and CR 19, and is accessable from CR 19 also.  Hidden Meadow Su...
By Valorie L. Ford, Valorie Ford & Co, Charlottesville/Albemarle Real
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
 If you are one of the many homeowners out there who are debating putting their home on the market in 2015, don’t miss out on the opportunity that currently exists. There will be significantly less competition in the winter months than in the spring.  According to the National Housing Survey rele...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 1
Fieldstone Crossing Subdivision is located on the corner of CR 18 and CR 19, and is accessable from CR 19 also.  Fieldstone Crossing Subdivision  is located on the east side of the road in Jefferson Township,Goshen Indiana. Children who live in Fieldstone Crossing Subdivision who attend public sc...
By JOE RYSTROM & TEAM, Real Estate Professionals
Comments 5
Not all real estate transactions turn sour. In fact, few do. But once in a while, a bad apple ends up either selling or buying a home, and can throw the entire transaction into chaos. From buyers allowing their children to run wild through a house they're viewing to sellers trying to hide home de...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 0
    Pensacola Florida Homes for sale in 32503, 32504, 32514, U.S. new-home sales at highest level since 2008   Sales rose 2.2% in May to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 546,000 and it's up 24% year-to-date. The supply of new homes was 4.5 months in May. Read more.           Helpful Links   ...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 5
Top dollar, wanting the highest price in the shortest time possible is a goal of most Maine real estate property sellers. To get on with their life. To replace a place. To settle an estate. End a nasty divorce. Find a new job because of shutters over the windows or pink slips at the last one.Movi...
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)
Comments 3
Anytime is TEE Time at PGA Village. Golf and Live at PGA Village. Surround yourself with golf in the warm, Florida sunshine at PGA Village – Port St. Lucie. Located on Florida’s picturesque Treasure Coast, PGA Village – Port St. Lucie is truly a golf experience unlike any other. It is here, that...
By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | Savvy + Company Real Estate)
Comments 54
3 Home Improvement Projects that Won't Bring You Bang for Your BuckUpgrades that DO NOT Add Value to Your Home for SaleAre the projects you have planned for your Charlotte home for sale, truly going to add value when you re-sell your home?   There is no simple way to know which home-improvement p...