Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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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 Wandanna Melliphant, " Wandanna Sells Pickering, Ontario Homes!"
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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 Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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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 Michael Brown
(Keller Williams Ballantyne)
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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 Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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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 Joanna Cohlan, Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes
(Fresh Eyes For Your Home)
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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...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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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 Gloria Valvasori, MASTER-ASA, Your Streetsville Village Connection
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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  The Fall market as we all know can be a very busy time in the world of real estate. That’s when there are usually an abundance of homes for buyers to choose from, making the choice difficult at times.   The Fall market in my area typically begins about mid September, after Labour day and when t...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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1354 Gilbert Stuart Rd Saunderstown RI Home In AgreementThis custom built North Kingstown RI real estate property in the highly desired Saunderstown neighborhood has found the right buyers.  Situated on 2 acres with stone walls, 2 car gambrel garage, paved driveway and specimen tree plantings.  S...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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Another North Kingstown RI Home Sold | Quidnessett Area596 Potter Rd North Kingstown Home Sold It took just 2 weeks to get a full price offer for this Quidnessett neighborhood home at 596 Potter Road in North Kingstown RI real estate.  Happy sellers and contented buyers is what makes a great real...
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Hillcrest Elementary School, Elgin, IL - August 2015 About Hillcrest Elementary School Hillcrest Elementary School is a K,1-6 school in District 46, and is located at 80 N Airlite St in Elgin, IL. It services homes in Elgin and Streamwood. Single-FamilyHomes8 Condos &Townhomes5 Foreclosuresfor S...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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What is FSBO?The acronym stands for For Sale By Owner.And as a business person, this acronym stands for.....Free (or Fastest)Source ofBusinessOpportunityHere's an excellent way to earn the business from FSBO, thanks to Pamela Madore for the idea in this re-blog. Pamela Madore The Pamela Madore Gr...
By Eric Kodner, Wayzata Lakes Realty: Twin Cities, Madeline Island
(Wayzata Lakes Realty: Eric Kodner Sells Twin Cities Homes)
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Testimonial From a Bloomington, Minnesota Home Seller We're proud to display all our testimonials, but this one is significant because it addresses an important point. Client Bob Ronning, wrote, "Not only did Eric Kodner get us the price we wanted for our home in Bloomington, but he also took the...
By Laura Castillo
(Laura Castillo Group)
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 House Staging Tips for BathroomsBathroom doors covered in soap residue and dirty tiles can throw up a red flag for potential buyers. The impression left on them by bathrooms in your home plays a big part in assessment of how well the house was cared for during your ownership. An unclean or messy...
By Fred Carver, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
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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...
(Century Homes Realty Group LLC.)
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   Pristine 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom extended ranch in desirable Oceanside, Long Island! With an open and spacious floor plan, lights, bright design features. Hardwood floors throughout the first floor, kitchen with granite countertops, a large master suite with full bathroom and lots of closet spac...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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If you’ve been thinking about selling your home, chances are that you’re excited about the possibility of moving and starting a new chapter of your life. Simply deciding to sell your home isn’t enough, though.The process of putting your home on the market can be overwhelming and time-consuming, s...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Simonton Trails Subdivision is located on CR 4 east of Cassopolis Street , Simonton Trails Subdivision  is located on the north side of the road in OsoloTownship, Elkhart Indiana. Children who live in Simonton Trails Subdivision who attend public school will be attending Elkhart Community Schools...
By Robert Schott & Paula Hemani, Your Link to Real Estate
(TeamConnect Realty)
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I read somewhere when you jot down worries or concerns it can quiet your restless and sometimes disturbing thoughts and you can enjoy an inner peace, here goes...Having performed hundreds of Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) over the years I have developed a few pet peeves but one stands alone, Z...
By Adell Forbes (Realtor), "Knowledge & Experience Working for You"
(PEMCO Realty)
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 How to Increase Home Value Curb Appeal~ many Sellers tend to overlook the power that great landscaping can have on Buyers. Your home may be lovely inside; however if you’re not able to get Buyers beyond the threshold; all the time you spent “sprucing up” really won’t matter.  (How to increase ho...