Home Selling

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By Geoffrey Jones, Sell my home fast - We buy houses
(Investorwize LLC)
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 When it comes to selling your house fast, your success will usually match the amount of time and effort you place into it. Sellers who are receptive to learning new things about the process are often the most successful. This article has many tips to help you become smarter about real-estate sel...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 49
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 Geoffrey Jones, Sell my home fast - We buy houses
(Investorwize LLC)
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Sell Your House is a complex transaction that involves a lot of things to think about. While several challenges may come up, you can get through them with the right advice and strategies. Read these tips to learn how to price and sell your real estate at a fair price for you. When I had to Sell m...
By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
81929 Sun Cactus Lane, La Quinta, CA Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Market Update Video $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 3 (3 full ) BATHROOMS | 1835 SQUARE FEET Get the Final Sales Price! Search All Homes For Sale Signal Hill Homes for Sale Free...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 50
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...
By Marvin Beninson, Grtr Danbury/Ridgefield, CT + Grtr Orlando. FL.
(Keller Williams Classic III)
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If you are looking for an affordable Pool home with no rear neighbors then please come to our: PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE 8/30/15 1-4 PM$199,899 16542 GOLDEN EAGLE BLVD CLERMONT FL. 34711This 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home offers a #FirstFloorMaster Bedoom plus three additional bedrooms on the second floor.  It ...
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 Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
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Not every home sells quickly.Sometimes the real work in the sale of a property occurs after the purchase agreement has been accepted.Issues may arise with the home inspection, the appraisal, the title work, underwriting conditions to be met, city permits for work to be done on the property,  all ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 11
I have been seated at the closing table with clients who couldn't hold it together when they had to sign off on the sale of the home they had loved for so many years.    In the past few years, I have had many clients who were faced with selling the family home they grew up in. For some it was a h...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 17
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 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 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 Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 12
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 Joanna Cohlan, Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes
(Fresh Eyes For Your Home)
Comments 13
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 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))
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Where To Begin Looking For AZ Homes? Start With My Favorite Listings!Click on a photo collage to view the blog post for that home   View Photos 3763 E JUNIPER Circle Mesa, AZ 85205 $2,250,000 7 bds 7.5 ba 7791 sq ft Status: Active Listing #: 5254887 In an upscale gated community of estate homes, ...
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 Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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  Immaculate 3/2 home in Cooper City that sits on a beautiful lot on the golf course and listed for $335k, sold for $355k after multiple offers and in less than 5 days!See how pretty this home was presented : For Sale Waterview Pool Home on the Golf Course in Cooper City FL  If you need assistanc...
By Fred Carver, Accredited Victoria BC Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 4
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 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 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...