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)
Comments 48
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)
Comments 22
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 Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 9
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)
Comments 9
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)
Comments 5
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 Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 7
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 Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 4
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 )
Comments 0
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 Laura Castillo
(Laura Castillo Group)
Comments 3
 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 Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 3
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 Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
Comments 2
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 Fred Carver, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 0
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...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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When Henry County real estate trackers keep tabs on the progress of the national rebound, they note the findings of the major pollsters and data miners, read what the pundits have to offer, and look at charts and graphs—lots of charts and graphs.   The graphs that chart residential real estate pr...
By Michael Brown
(Keller Williams Ballantyne)
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Are you looking for the value of your home in Ballantyne 28277?       Click here to request the value of your home, and to be redirected to my personal contact information.       We can help by providing a free comparable market analysis of your home. Our experienced team members will evaluate y...
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 2
118 SW Peacock Blvd Unit 10-207, St Lucie West, FL 34986 Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price2 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1590 SQUARE FEET Just Sold! Get the Info! What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Vera...
By Nathan Tutas, Your Central Florida Real Estate Expert
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc.)
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Providence Davenport Market UpdateProvidence is a very large premier golf community in Davenport, FL. It is a gated community and sports many of the amenities you've come to expect from your Florida vacation, including two community pools, tennis and fitness courts, a playground, and an 18-hole g...
The sale of your property is obviously something that is an important part of your life. You're happy with your house, and you will need to tell the world all about it when you compose listing copy. Nevertheless, when it comes time to market, you must make sure that you're in sales mode.Your web ...
By Vladimir Gefter, Real Estate Broker serving home buyers and sellers
(Real Estate eBroker)
Comments 0
Wondering why your home didn't sell?Still looking for the right agent to sell your home? To sell your home you need to reach as many potential out of area as well as local buyers as possible along with a proven marketing plan backed by the experience of our seasoned International real estate team...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 49
I've been a Home Stager in New Hampshire for many years now, and I'm surprised that the quality of MLS photos hasn't improved very much.  With the growth of the home staging industry and all the media attention I would expect to see a change. The majority of MLS pictures are still average, or bel...