Home Selling

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By Solutions Real Estate San Diego, Expert Real Estate Advisors in San Diego
(Solutions Real Estate)
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By Coral Gundlach
(Century 21 Redwood Realty, Arlington Virginia)
Comments 9
I just had a closing today for a wonderful home that sold after one showing and 0 days on market for full list price. This will not be a typical Realtor post where I brag about what a great job I did, but instead, I am sad. For this house was owned by some dear friends of mine who are moving to S...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
Comments 1
275 Mcgarity Dr.Beautiful Home in Beautiful Neighborhood! 4-side brick beauty; 3 BR 2.5 BA w/ finished bonus as 4th bedroom; Sunny open plan, Master on main, gorgeous dark wide plank hardwood floors complement dark beadboard chair rail in sep. dining room; High-ceilinged family room w/modern fla...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 25
Why Should Sellers Have Their Home Inspected Before Listing?It’s very common for buyers to pay for a home inspection when purchasing a home. It allows the buyer to know of any issues with the home and make a decision on whether or not they want to proceed with the purchase. Why would a seller wan...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 4
Buena Vida in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2014 Buena Vida in Wellington Fl is an active and outstanding adult 55+ community. You are welcomed upon entering this wonderful neighborhood by an upscale European style gatehouse which is quite the grand entrance! You feel as tho...
By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Executives)
Comments 4
You may not resell it readily without offering the buyer a "fantastic deal".  I took this photo sitting on the shoulder of a busy 4 lane highway.   OK, it's noisy and that doesn't bother you.That may be the least of the considerations a buyer will have when it's time for you to resell the home. W...
By Hank Ewing
(Bellator Real Estate & Development)
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9387 Ottawa Drive, Daphne, AL Get Directions Click Here              Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score   $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS 0 BATHROOMS 2512 Square Feet   Gorgeous home with convenience and a view. This 4 bedroom, 2 bath, Cynthia plan has an open, split floor p...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 2
Listing Prices in Gilbert, Arizona July 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. July saw declines across the board in Sold, Active and New listing prices here in Gilbert, Arizona. The busy Summer housing market appears to be coming to an early end thi...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 18
SOLD in the Peach Blossom Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005SOLD in Bonaire GAIt is always fun to get a call from excited sellers who want to utilize your services and believe you can help them sell their home. After our first meeting I knew we would not have much difficulty finding a buyer for thei...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 27
I got a call from a Manchester NH area Home Owner who asked if I could tell her how to tell if a home is Over priced. I asked her if her home was for sale and she said yes. I asked her the address and I looked it up in MLS. There it was plain as day with the gleaming picture of a room, not sure w...
By Lance Owens (RS), LUVA llc. Luxury Real Estate, Homes, Condos, Land
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 0
 Selling Your Home? Price It Right From the Start!  August 3, 2015  For Sellers, Pricing In today’s market, where demand is outpacing supply in many regions of the country, pricing a house is one of the biggest challenges real estate professionals face. Sellers often want to price their home high...
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
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1777 W Ocotillo Rd, Unit 49, Chandler AZ 85248.  3 bedrooms, den, 4.5 bathrooms, 3131 square feet.  MLS 5314808 Gorgeous former model in the prestigious gated community of the Villas at Ocotillo.  Quality inside and out with 2X8 construction, wood cased windows, Alder wood cabinets, stone floorin...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 21
SOLD in the Windsor Heights Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005SOLD in Bonaire GAMotivated sellers are always great because they are typically focused and ready to take advice to put their home in position to get seen and sold. That is exactly the case with my recent Bonaire GA sellers. The result is...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 13
   Address: 1101 Poplar Dr Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-5957 Taxed by: Waukesha MLS #: 1433622           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston ABR,e-PRO  R...
By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty Partners)
Comments 23
Let the next owner take care of it. I hear this occasionally from sellers. It usually has to do with something like cleaning the carpets when you leave, or keeping the yard looking nice up to closing. I cringe when I hear this.As a buyer, you expect to find your new home that you just closed on i...
By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate®
(HI Pro Realty LLC)
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    When it comes to your competition, having the most square footage with all the finest upgrades may seem to be an advantage but more often than not, it is the price that first attracts the attention of the serious buyer.  If pricing your condo is comparable to other units in the building, then...
By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 www.SpaceCoastHomesNow.com, Your Space Coast Real Estate Expert!
(Fontaine Property Group)
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August 2015 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5  Waterway Estates, Satellite Beach  -  We invite everyone to visit our open house at 450 Nautilus Dr on August 9 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.Property infor...
By Shar Sitter, Home Staging and Redesign Minneapolis/ St. Paul, M
(Rooms With Style)
Comments 7
Providing Home Staging Consultations for sellers is a very large part of my business. Many Realtors offer a Home Staging Consultation with every listing because they know just how important it is to get the home in top selling condition. It will normally make their job easier in getting your home...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 20
The Buyer wants to make the strongest offer possible to get the home of their dreams, so he might waive certain contingencies in the contract like the Home Inspection. However, a popular alternative approach to waiving the home inspection completely and going into negotiations blind is to have a ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 31
   Our discussion with Sellers early in our listng consultation is that one of things that will determine the price of the propety is the condition.  Has the property been well maintained...the roof, the foundation, the mechanical parts been checked regularly and propertly repaired or replaced as...