Home Selling

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By Rosemarie Heindel, Rosemarie Heindel
(Harry Norman Realtors)
Comments 7
 Active Members of the Big Canoe CommunityWhen Ray and Margie Bowyer moved to Big Canoe, Georgia from New Jersey thirty years ago, the community would never be the same! Ray and Margie poured their hearts and souls into Big Canoe. They did not just move here to retire. They moved to Big Canoe to ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 58
A Couple of Gallons of Paint Cost the Seller a SaleWhen a home goes on the market a good agent tells the seller everything that needs to be done to make a good first impression and get the home sold. Not only does the price have to be competitive in the market but anything that will be an objecti...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 18
There are those luxury homes that will blow you away with lavish features, extravagant architecture, and rare amenities reserved only for those who's expensive tastes have no boundaries. Then there are the luxury homes that are steep in price because of location, size, or exclusivity. The most ex...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 5
Top dollar, wanting the highest price in the shortest time possible is a goal of most Maine real estate property sellers. To get on with their life. To replace a place. To settle an estate. End a nasty divorce. Find a new job because of shutters over the windows or pink slips at the last one.Movi...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Small Office, Big Service
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 5
Selling your vacant home can be an opening for burglary or vandalism.  What can a home seller do to lessen the chance their vacant home will not be victimized? If you are selling then it is likely not a secret.   This assumes you have met and know your neighbors by the time you are moving! Let yo...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 25
Preparing Your Home for Sale- Part 7-What to Do With a Vacant Home! This is the 7th and final post in a series about Preparing Your Home for Sale. You have now:1. Committed to selling your home2. Learned to see your home as others see it3.Repaired,replaced and refreshed your property4. Edited, pa...
By Debra B Albert, PA - Albert and Katona Real Estate Group - KW Port St. Lucie, FL, St Lucie MLS Home Search and Market Information
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
The single biggest issue on most homesellers' minds when selling their home is how to achieve the highest sale price. And yet most homeowners feel disadvantaged and ill-equipped to achieve this goal. Pricing a home is an imperfect science to begin with, and market factors can cause large swings. ...
By Gina Tufano, Ask Gina & Company, Northern Virginia Real Estate
(Ask Gina & Company with Keller Williams Realty Loudoun Gateway)
Comments 0
 Listing DetailsProperty summary43654 PIERPOINT TERRACE, LEESBURG VA 20176 ~ Townhome in LansdownePrice: $578,000MLS #: LO8645356Bedrooms:  3Bathrooms:  4.5Interior: 3,167 sqftLot: 4,792 sqftYear Built: 2004Call or text Gina Tufano at 703-574-3478 for more info or to see if this property is still...
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 3
Anytime is TEE Time at PGA Village. Golf and Live at PGA Village. Surround yourself with golf in the warm, Florida sunshine at PGA Village – Port St. Lucie. Located on Florida’s picturesque Treasure Coast, PGA Village – Port St. Lucie is truly a golf experience unlike any other. It is here, that...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 7
Days on Market in Gilbert, Arizona June 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. It appears, at least for the moment, we've hit a bit of a plateau in the Gilbert, Arizona Real Estate Market when it comes to how quickly homes are selling. June saw a fla...
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 3
OPEN HOUSE: Beautiful 4 Bed 2-Story Home In The Heart Of Ahwatukee!14858 S 46TH PL Phoenix, AZ 8504414858 S 46TH PL Phoenix, AZ 85044Gorgeous kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Resort-like backyard with pool, spa and citrus trees. Perfect location in the heart of Ahwatu...
By Pamela Madore, Team Work Makes The Dream Work
(The Pamela Madore Group)
Comments 5
Pamela Madore The Pamela Madore Group http://pinkhouseteam.com Seven Things Not To Do When Selling Your House There are many articles and blogs and lots of advice about things TO do when selling your house but what about the things that you shouldn't do?  Are there no-no's? Do not have any burned...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 18
How to Sell a HomeVideo Tips Series for Carlsbad Home SellersTelling You the Truth Selling your Carlsbad home is a complicated, challenging process. It takes time and dedication, no matter how experienced you might be as a seller. Even though our inventory is low and favors sellers that does not ...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 8
525 Gender Rd 525 Gender Rd, Canal Winchester, OH 43110 PROPERTY DETAILS $250,000 LISTING INFORMATION MLS: 215026912Bedrooms: 0Full Baths: 0Partial Baths: 0Sq ft: 1998Lot Size: 401x521Taxes: $2378.00 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION 5.05 acres zoned R-3 low density residential. 1920 historic brick home with...
By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
By Amanda and Jared Christiansen, F.C. Tucker/Malcom & Schlueter, Realtors
(Malcom & Schlueter, Realtors (260)704-0843)
Comments 11
It was Friday night at 10:30 pm when we got an accepted offer for our most recent seller.  Usually we don't work that late, but in a market like this one sometimes it's a must.  I thought about waiting until the morning to let them know, but decided that they would probably want to know right the...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
Comments 2
How to Stage Your Home for a Really Quick SaleWhen you are ready to sell your home, you need to know how to stage your home for a really quick sale. Most real estate agents will all agree that staging your home will help you sell in a little faster than homes that are not staged. Home staging is ...
By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
Comments 4
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 8
When an offer is presented on a property, what is the average time the Listing Agent should take to submit the offer to the Home Seller? Recently I was representing a buyer, we looked at a new owner occupied listing, wrote a strong offer and presented it. The listing agent replied he would wait a...
By Jenna Dixon, Assoc Broker - Let's Talk Cobb County Real Estate
(DRA Homes | Cobb County Real Estate )
Comments 51
Why isn't my home selling?  Your home has been on the market for 3 months with little to no interest.Showings have been few and far between.Feedback was glowing about the condition of the home and how well it showed.There were no offers.The open house was a bust.Your agent is sending you informat...