Home Selling

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By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 16
Home Owners Associations can be a very positive and necessary component to a neighborhood. They ensure cleanliness of the streets and sidewalks. In some subdivisions that have common green belt areas, parks, and playgrounds, they are in charge of trimming trees, grass, bushes, and the upkeep of t...
By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 11
Restaurant/Coffee Shop For Sale, Cedaredge, CO...Business OpportunityLocation, location, location...this restaurant and coffee shop business has a high traffic Main Street location, and it's a very well established business. This is a turn key operation. Step right in...all the equipment is inclu...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 10
5 Good Reasons Fall May Be the Best Time to Sell Your Clarksville HomeWinter weather is around the corner and several of the recent mornings have given us a taste of what cold weather feels like again. Clarksville sellers start questioning if they have missed the opportunity window to sell their ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 2
When you are preparing your house for sale, it’s important to remember that your potential buyers will be looking in those places you’d hoped they wouldn’t look. Home Staging: The Forgotten Areas If your home is for sale, you’ve done all of the things your real estate agent or home stager has sug...
By Jean Rogers, Pete Psareas & John Thomas, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
Comments 13
I thought I would try Twitters new live video platform Periscope. I THOUGHT I was doing a 10 minute video tour of a new listing. But when I was switching the camera from rear facing to front facing I actually turned it OFF! I left the house before checking the "Scope" as they are called.  When I ...
By Enrico & Monica Roselli, 12 Years of Experience
(Realty World South Florida)
Comments 0
By Cecilia Rodriguez, Realtor - Riverside California Real Estate
(First Team Real Estate)
Comments 0
Riverside CA Casas De Venta Las 6 Razones Mas Importante  Por Que Su Casa No Se VenderaUna de las experiencias más frustrantes que le puede pasar a un vendedor en Riverside es cuando lista su casa para la venta solo para que se sienta en el mercado durante meses y meses. En realidad Esta experien...
By Angeles Jonske
(Jonske Rinehart Group w/ Keller Williams Realty St Louis)
Comments 0
1969 Shetland Path, High Ridge, MO Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE October 11, Sunday 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2356 SQUARE FEET OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 19
2349 Avon St, Los Angeles, CA. 90026, Vacant Land: SOLD! Here is a fantastic opportunity to build in a very hip and trendy neighborhood a home that would be at the end of the Cul-de-Sac!Congratulations go out to the new owners from the Land Man, Endre Barath, Jr.!   If you are considering buying ...
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
Comments 25
SOLD! Designer Tree House at Fishhawk Lake!I've said goodbye to four owners and HELLO! to new neighbors!(The buyers are very excited and will pick up their keys tonite. They said they've already got a truck packed with a load to bring to the lake!)- Now that we are hitting the fall/closer-to-wint...
By Allison Bernard, Real Estate & Relocation Services 401-533-6916
(Keller Williams Central Rhode Island)
Comments 1
Rhode-Island-Home.com reports Market Trends for 02852 (North Kingstown, RI)  where home prices appreciated across North Kingstown in Washington County and less listings are on the market from last month.So where do North Kingstown homeowners stand when it comes to the 02852 Zipcode in RI if they ...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Selling a House- 10 Questions to Ask Your Realtor Know whether or not your agent practices full time. By asking he/she if they are a full-time professional real estate agent, you can determine his or her commitment to your transaction. While this rings true with any profession, the number of year...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Small Office, Big Service
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 2
I read an article today about a couple who sold their Florida home but failed to disclose a defect.  In this case it was a previous sink hole problem.  The story explains the couple apparently had received an insurance payment of $153,000 years earlier but failed to address the problem. This situ...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 3
Team Zuhl&Are proud to announce that the house at34 Ackerson Avenue in Pequannockis Under Contract and scheduled to close in late November!This lovely split level home, features 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 1 half bath.  It is designed with entertaining in mind.  The floor plan gives you a sense ...
By Debra Albert - Team Albert, Performance Not Promises
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Selling a home in 3 Simple StepsChoose the right realtor!  -  Price it right  -  See how to improve marketability -                       MLS Search, Community Information                          Visit our Web Page                Visit St Lucie - Area Attractions and Info                       D...
By Ken Patterson, Roseville Real Estate, TOP Rocklin Realtor
(TPR Properties)
Comments 4
Ok.  So, I have been looking around the last few days for my buyers and seem to be running across an abnormally large number of just terrible pictures of listings.  It really is incredible to me for a couple big reasons....  #1 - As a listing agent, shouldn't we all be taking pride in our work an...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 18
The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is representative of a typical Scottsdale luxury property. Located in Estancia, which is one of the most highly sought after subdivisions in the area, you will find no lack of custom touches and finishes here. The stonework inside and out cou...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 3
4 Bed 2 Bath Mesa Home w/ 3-Car Garage Gets 2 More OPEN HOUSE Dates!9752 E PAMPA AVE Mesa, AZ 85212 Did you know that Shanna Day has been in the Top 1.5 - 2% Of The 31,000 - 42,000 Realtors in our MLS System for the last 7 Years In A Row?Captivating open floorplan. Inviting great room with vaulte...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 41
One of the complaints home sellers have when I go to list an expired listing is that the agent put up the sign and then they never heard from the agent.Some complain that the agent does not return phone calls and they could not  leave a voice message on their answering machine most of the time as...
By Rob Kinnon
(BuyPlaya Real Estate Advisors)
Comments 1
 What was once a tiny fishing village on a beach dotted with coconut trees has exploded into one of the hottest tourist destination in the world. This magical little city on the Mexican Caribbean renowned for its incredible beauty is at once cosmopolitan and bohemian, has been attracting all kind...