Home Selling

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By Melissa Marro, Jacksonville Real Estate and Home Staging
(Keller Williams First Coast Realty - The Marro Team)
Comments 3
Answer: No. A few "flourishes" here and there will not increase the probability of a quick sale at full asking price."Vignette" Staging is not even staging, by ANY definition. In fact, it's a misnomer. When you boil down the definition of the word vignette, it basically means "a little flourish."...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 0
Just Listed: Fantastic Opportunity to build 4300+ sq ft home south of the Boulevard (aka Ventura Blvd), north of Mullhollan Dr (historic Mullholland Dr.)  The price includes not just the land, but the design and ALL required reports (survey, soils, grading, structural, etc.) for a LEED-certified,...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 43
How to Stage Your Bookcase When Selling Your Home.If you are selling your home, what you’ve read about staging and preparing it for sale holds true for the shelves and bookcases within it. Perception is key. Your buyer needs to see space. As they take in a room, make sure their eyes aren’t bounci...

By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC)
Comments 8
Pending Sale February 2017 in Villas at Canyon Creek Austin TX 78726Congratulations to another Austin buyer who is on their way to owning their own home because they were ready to make a firm cash offer when their Realtor found the right property for them. Buyers who act decisively have the best ...

By JIM E. CHARLTON - FURLONG, "Exceeding Expectations"
(BAILEY PROPERTIES)
Comments 0
 This question could have many answers.  It really depends on what kind of price the owner expects when looking to list their property . Is the differed maintenance going to be very costly?  I always recommend that the seller gets a Home inspection and Pest inspection.  We then sit down and revie...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group)
Comments 6
Another Yachtsman Townhome (Lake Wylie)UNDER CONTRACT Popular Lake Wylie Community - The Yachtsman  Expansive views of the lake--arguably the BEST VIEWS IN THE COMPLEX - brought us multiple Offers in no time!  The new buyers are excited about enjoying breathtaking sunsets from this stunning, WATE...

By Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308, Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, Realtor
(Stake Your Land Realty, Inc.)
Comments 4
$259,900VIRTUAL TOURRanch style home on 2.23 acres zoned agriculture. The main home features 3 bedrooms 2 bath with a detached In-Law Apt or rental. With an agriculture zoning, the opportunities are endless, bring your horses and farm animals or work from home. The property has a workshop 12 X 20...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA.
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
Comments 16
“Despite the forecast, live like it's spring.”  - Lilly Pulitzer

By Chris Dunham, "The Real Estate Guy!"®
(Solutions Real Estate)
Comments 1
3 Bedroom Home for Sale in Phoenix - 4545 N 67th Ave Phx AZLooking for a move in Ready Home? This 3 Bedroom Home for Sale is located within a Gated Community. It features nearly 1,400 square feet. All the bedrooms in this Home for Sale in Phoenix, are large and can accommodate a full size bed. Th...

By Sandy Wallace - REALTOR®, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty - Santa Cruz CA)
Comments 0
Are you looking for a Vacation Home with an Ocean View to fit your needs? How nice it would be to have your own vacation home, right? Just imagine how convenient it would be! If an event or planned getaway with the family or some friends comes up, you just have to drive them over to your home and...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 26
Most sellers want to sell fast and be on the way to the closing table. These steps offered by Sondra Meyer: will increase the chances of a quick sale. How to sell a your home fast for the best price: Let people fall in love with it.      Do you want to sell your home fast for the best price possi...

By Holli McCray, The Holli McCray Group
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
Simple Ways to Make Your Home Look Great! You've heard it before: You only have one chance to make a first impression! This is especially important when selling your home. Put yourself in the mind of a potential buyer: How will they feel the first time they pull up to your home? Does it scream "B...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 71
One aspect of Home Staging that many sellers don't fully understand is "first impression". You have heard it and read it time and time again....You don't get a second chance to make a good first impression.  It's been said millions of times, so often that it's become background noise. It's like "...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 44
©Patricia Feager, 2/21/2017 I just finished reading, "Think About that First Impression," by Nick & Trudy Vandekar who wrote a great story after being inspired by a post written by Sharon Tara! They were both wonderful! As I read their stories and watched Nick's video I got that surge of happines...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 3
Pewaukee 2 Bedroom Condo Sales Market Report 1/1/17 to 20/20/17Pewaukee Condos For Sale, Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report 1/1/17 to 2/20/17, Kristin Johnston, Pewaukee Realtor My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Condos ...

By David & Lisa Webber, www.webberteam.com
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 4
      Overview Maps Photos IDX Search $94,900 Residential (Attach/Row Hse) Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Full Bathroom1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,392 sqftLot: 1,968 sqftYear Built: 1949MLS #: AA9849703 Location 214 RIVERVIEW RD WBALTIMORE, MD 21225USA David & Lisa Webber RE/MAX Executive(410) 320-024...

By Ronnie Brown, Helping Buyers and Sellers fulfill their dreams!
(Keller Williams Parishwide )
Comments 2
1411 Country Club Drive Bastrop LA 71220 Search current inventory of Homes for Sale in Morehouse/Ouachita Parish Listing Details Home For Sale in Bastrop LA1411 Country Club Drive Bastrop LA 71220 Price: $89,000MLS number: 176319 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Square Feet: 2,072 Lot Size: 0.46 Acre Age...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group)
Comments 25
Did He Say How Many YEARS it would Take to Sell Your House?Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS asked a question in the Q&A section that spawned this post... Following a listing presentation, the seller said, "We both feel good about you listing our home but, _____ (agent) gave us a much better valuati...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 6
Waukesha County 3 Bedroom Home Sales Market Report 1/1/17 to 2/18/17Waukesha County Homes For Sale, Waukesha County Real Estate, Kristin Johnston,RE/MAX   Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha County,WI for 1/1/17-2/18/17.  Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha County Homes For Sale My name is K...

By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
12200 Montecito Road H206, Seal Beach, CA Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews Market Update Video Just Sold! Get the Info! Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Avoid Foreclosure Free Home Values Presented By: The Richard Daskam...