Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?


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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Realty, Million Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spec
(Keller Williams Lake Nona Advantage III Realty)
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                    5807 NW Dooley Circle, Port St Lucie, Florida 34986 Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure Our Reviews Follow This Home! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free Home Values Homes Close to Where You Work ...

By Heather Paul, Realtor,Top Selling Real Estate Agent
(Expert 1 Realty)
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Are you thinking of selling your Santa Monica Home, Condo, or Property now or in the very near future? Are you wondering how the Santa Monica Real Estate Market is doing? Well, NOW may possibly be one of the BEST times to sell your property. 4 Reasons Why NOW is the Perfect time to sell your Sant...

By George Fotion, Hi Tech Marketing Utilizing Internet Platforms
(Call Realty Company)
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I'm sure the answer is different for different parts of the country, but for Palos Verdes Estates, CA (a community on the coast South of Los Angeles International Airport by about 13 or 14 miles), this OBJECTIVE study helps to answer the questionRemember, knowledge is power!  Go here now: 

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty)
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Preparing Your Home for a Physical Property Inspection in San Diego, CA The evaluation of your home’s systems (electrical, plumbing, HVAC, solar, sprinklers, (limited) appliances, etc.) and structural components (roof, foundation, walls, windows, etc.) of your home and its general condition as it...

By Nancy Robinson Ranked #111 by Real Trends/Wall Street Journal, #10 Century21 Realtor in the US, #16 in the World
(Century 21 Town and Country)
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 Fantastic opportunity awaits you! Outstanding archetypal Craftsman-style 4 bedroom 2.1 bath home completely renovated in 2003. Amazing downtown location, directly across the street from Barton Park North. Stunning living room with gleaming hardwood floors; anchored by gorgeous stone surround fir...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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 Sometimes during home purchase negotiations the buyer will say "This is my best offer".  The buyer is indicating they have no intention of going any higher, a take it or leave it proposition to the seller.And our sellers wonder "Is this a bluff?  Or can a bit more money be made from the buyers?"...

By Nancy Robinson Ranked #111 by Real Trends/Wall Street Journal, #10 Century21 Realtor in the US, #16 in the World
(Century 21 Town and Country)
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Adorable and turn key brick ranch in great Beverly Hills location - easy walk to downtown Birmingham! Lovely and large new kitchen in 2015 was expanded and offers great space to use as a work space or breakfast nook - complete with door wall that opens to large fully fenced backyard. Newer stainl...

By Nancy Robinson Ranked #111 by Real Trends/Wall Street Journal, #10 Century21 Realtor in the US, #16 in the World
(Century 21 Town and Country)
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This is a car lover's dream home - nothing else like it exists within 25 miles! Poised on a picturesque setting with 5.5 flat manicured, and beautifully maintained acres - this home has excellent views of the land; a wonderful layout that boasts an open floor plan, soaring cathedral ceilings, a f...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA.
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
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Deciding to sell your home is like jumping into a pool...It can't be done 'half-way'...But to take the plunge, there's only one way to do it:Get Ready, Arms Extended - Jump, then Swim...Get Ready (For Showings):You already know to clean every nook and cranny and you've been told that the counter ...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Exclusive Buyer's Broker)
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     Bad neighbors!  You are trying to sell your house.  The sign is in the yard, the price is right, your real estate broker has put it in the MLS, it is showing up on the major real estate websites.  But your obnoxious, annoying neighbor is turning away potential Buyers.       Whether it's loud...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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When we came upon this Concord NH area home, another buyer came running out with their agent saying :you do not want to go in there." My buyer looks at me, and walks faster.... toward the building. His motto is the dirtier the better. Less offers to compete with.   Have you ever seen a Home Buye...

By Jean Rogers, Pete Psareas, & John Thomas, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
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3003 Blossom Hill Court, Roswell, GA Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews Follow This Home! Roswell Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale or Rent Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure Free Home Values Presented By: HomeSalesForce.com Associa...

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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North Kingstown Coastal Home for Sale 72 Murray Avenue Home in Sales Contract   Overview Maps Photos Features Neighborhood $195,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Full Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,001 sqftLot: 6,534 sqftYear Built: 1945 Location 72 Murray AvenueNorth Kingstown, RI 028...

By Teri Pacitto, Real Estate, Your Style...Your Home...My Specialty
(RE/MAX Olson & Associates, Inc.)
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Pre-marketing ideas from a home stager...Caught my eye and I wanted to pass this along to those who are preparing to sell.  Selling a home takes more than signing paperwork and letting buyers in the door.  The pre-marketing preparation that goes on days or weeks before can mean the difference bet...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 75
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 Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Address: 20300 Terrace DR E Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045-3587 Taxed by: Brookfield MLS #: 1515074           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston  RE/MA...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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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 Treasure Coast Real Estate, Homes, News, Ron and Debbie 772.708.3292
(BEX Realty Treasure Coast)
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Our 27 Seller Tips is a Real Favorite for Home SellersSelling your home is not something that anyone does often.  All I can personally say about moving is that I do not like having to touch everything I own, decide to toss or pack or donate - It is quite frankly a pain in the arse!This report can...

By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC)
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OPEN HOUSE: NW Austin~Canyon Creek~Sunday, Feb.26th 1-3pm Buyers, don’t miss your opportunity to preview this 2 story home at our Open House this Sunday, Feb.26th from 1-3pm www.10512canyonvista.com 10512 Canyon Vista Way, Austin, TX 78726 is located in the master planned community of Canyon Cree...

By Marianne Bandy, CRS, GRI, Certified Negotiation Specialist
(Parker Homes - The Bandy Team - Keller Williams Park Meadows)
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The public perception, true or not, is that this is a total Seller’s Market. If you're not serious and well prepared for the market, and if you haven't hired an agent, you may not be prepared for what happens. Homes are selling and buyers are buying, but this is a serious game. To be a serious, c...