Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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An angry Home Seller fired their agent. They called me wanting to know if all Listing Agents want, is for sellers to keep reducing their price for a quick sale.  Her Manchester NH area Home Listing was on the market for 6 months with a national company. My answer to her was that It was time for s...
By Lilas "Lela" Ashkarian, Ashkarian PA, CRS, E-PRO, GRI,SFR
(Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate)
Comments 0
Coco Plum, Neighborhood of Marathon and Key Colony Beach FloridaDo You Love where you Live?Wondering what your Property Could Sell in Today's Market?305-395-0814Lela Ashkarian, PA, CRS, GRI, e-PRoAnother one SOLD in Coco Plum   Coury Drive Unique Ocean Front LotSOLD! Get a Free Price Point Analys...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 9
As I was updating our database on listings in Tallahassee, I came across a house for sale with the same listing agent since November of 2012. I got to thinking ... what the heck do they talk about during their weekly phone calls?You know, when your listing agent calls you each week to give you an...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
1308 pleasant walk, mount pleasant, south carolina Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price Follow This Home! Mount pleasant Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth? Prese...
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 0
5927 NW Carefree St, Port St Lucie, FL 34986 Home for Sale  Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE October 11, Sunday 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 2303 SQUARE FEET ...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 19
This little gem from 2007 attracted many comments, several of which were directed at the "jailbird" photo.  Another blast from the past.  Enjoy - and here is a link to the original post:The Price of Fibbing! On Monday we heard from a Buyer's Agent that his Buyer was cancelling the contract based ...
By Debra Albert - Team Albert, Performance Not Promises
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Selling a home in 3 Simple Steps                       MLS Search, Community Information                          Visit our Web Page                Visit St Lucie - Area Attractions and Info                       Download Our Mobile App                             Vitalia 55 Plus Community - Disc...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 53
When the Home Sellers Want More Money than the Buyers Offer Price Oh, it must be a low offer you say.  Truthfully it may not be.  An offer on a house in RI coastal real estate that is within a couple of thousand dollars from the asking price is considered a great offer.  It may be that you could ...
By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 2
Where are prices right now in terms of the California real estate market cycle? Headed up. (48%, 57 Votes)  At their peak. (38%, 46 Votes)  Headed down. (13%, 15 Votes)  At bottom. (2%, 2 Votes)  Total Voters: 120 Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®, SFR®         More On Moorpark Real Estate More on Ventu...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 4
Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI for 9/5/15-10/5/15, RE/MAX  My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax. My market report gives you the real estate activity for the city of Waukesha for the last 30 days. I love Waukesha, WI and have lived here for many years. I strongly encourage any seller th...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 11
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 Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Fl Real Estate
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
Comments 2
Chose Your Listing Agent WiselyA few weeks ago I had the pleasure of escorting a buyer of real estate around the Bonita Springs and Estero Florida area.  The homes we were looking at were in a specific budget and style so there was a narrow list of about six homes for sale that we would be tourin...
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 1
Weekend OPEN HOUSE For 4 Bed 2.5 Bath Power Ranch Home w/ Den, Loft & Pool!4534 E IRONHORSE Road Gilbert, AZ 85297 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?Do you know a picky homebuyer? Or maybe you ...
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
Comments 0
Gorgeous move in ready home! Large living room with wood flooring. Stunning open kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, pantry, tile backsplash, island, and a large breakfast bar. The master bedroom suite is on the main level with a private bathroom and a walk-in closet. Wood ...
By Shane Lott
Comments 1
Q3 Fan District Real Estate Report There is a cool breeze in the air and we are starting to see a few pumpkins around the neighborhood porches. That must mean that it is Fall in the Fan District in Richmond, VA!  Slowly (but not slowly enough) we'll head in to the holiday season.  Here's a quick ...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Practicing good seller's etiquette When your house goes on the market, your door is not only being opened to prospective buyers, but sometimes to unknown vendors or unqualified buyers. Like any business transaction, there is an expected protocol regarding how sellers, buyers and their agents inte...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 55
Summer is over and Autumn is upon is once again. Cool nightly temperatures, changing leaves, and the sun going down earlier each day signify the coming of Fall. What most consumers don't realize is that real estate also ebbs and flows with the changing seasons. Real estate markets around the Coun...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 5
Listing Prices in Gilbert, Arizona September 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. September brought about an unexpected increase across the board in Active median prices, New Median list prices, and Sold median sales prices. Just when we thought th...
By Shane Lott
Comments 0
Museum District 2015 Q3 Sales Report Folks- the 3rd Quarter is a wrap!  So as we close out the quarter, you'll find the figures for single family home sales in the Museum District in Richmond, VA for Q3 2015:     Q3 2015  Q2 2015 (for comparison) Number of Homes Sold 16 20 Average Sale Price $367...
By Summer Robertson, Gillette, WY Agent
(Team Properties Group, LLC)
Comments 2
17 Park Place in Rozet Wy is the perfect place for you to roam! Take a Listen!  This perfect is home is located in Rozet Wyoming and has very senic views! This home even has a small addition that is used as a storage shop area but could be the perfect one car garage! Click Here For More Pictures!...