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 Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 38
A Boomer’s Guide to Selling Your Home-  14 Tips You Can UseBaby Boomers in Palm Beach County who plan on selling their home may be facing a new generation of buyers...The Millennials. They were born somewhere in the early 1980s to the early 2000s.  Much has been written about this generation … wh...
By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-212-1221)
(Watters International Realty, LLC.)
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 Home for Sale in Stonefield Buda, TX149 Vermilion Marble Trl Buda, TX 78610 offered at $239,900. Abundance of natural lighting! This home come with an amazing floor plan. Kitchen boasts beautiful cabinetry, granite counter tops, and large pantry. Large master suite is downstairs and features dou...
By Michael Russell, Overland Park Kansas Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty Partners, Inc.)
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Just Listed14545 Windsor DriveLeawood, KS 66224Steeplechase Subdivision$395,000For More Photos and Virtual Tour Visitwww.14545Windsor.Info  Rare 1.5 story in Steeplechase Blue Valley Schools Updated Enormous Kitchen Walk to Prairie Star Elementary & Middle Schools Neighborhood adjoins IronWoods P...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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This is the time of year that sellers start calling about listing a home in Sacramento. I am excited to list new homes and take on new inventory. It's what I live for. Why I wake up in the morning. It's been my life for so long that I don't know any other kind of life. As such, there is also a tr...
By Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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 While we don't have snow this year at Lake Sinclair, this is still a great list for those sellers who are getting ready to list as spring is just around the corner. How to Prepare for a Spring Sale When Snow is on the Ground If the idea of moving in the spring is on your mind you may be feeling ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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How to Prepare for a Spring Sale When Snow is on the GroundIf the idea of moving in the spring is on your mind you may be feeling a little bogged down with all the snow we have had. You may be thinking this will delay your plans for moving but it doesn't have to. You can be making preparations no...
By Robert May, Real Estate Expert & Mortgage Broker- Lethbridge
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 47
Separating the Lookers from the Buyers      As a Lethbridge real estate professional who has helped move thousands of people and completed hundreds of successful transactions over 23 year, I have developed some particular tools and techniques that make the way I do business much more efficient.  ...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Milwaukee Homes for Sale, Milwaukee Real Estate, Kristin Johnston, 1/10/16-2/10/16, RE/MAX                            Kristin Johnston, Milwaukee Realtor, Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Milwaukee, WI For the Last 30 Days: Real Estate In Milwaukee   My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 47
If you have been scanning the MLS, there are certain phrases or words that may make you want to run, far away. When reviewing homes that have not sold, many home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often ask why their home did not sell. Some times the answer as easy as looking up their listin...
By Jeri & Henri Gutner, CRS,GRI
(Long and Foster Real Estate)
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How Does Having a Pet Impact Your Home's Value and Saleability? by The Gutner Team              Everyone loves pets – except the prospective buyer who is looking at your home. One of the fastest ways to decrease your home’s resale value is to have a pet. Does this mean you need to get rid of tha...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Milwaukee WI Real Estate, Condos, 1/8/16-2/8/16 by Kristin Johnston, Milwaukee Realtor My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Milwaukee, WI for the last 30 days.  Are you looking to buy a condo in Milwaukee?  Wondering what ...
By June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(Century 21 New Millenium)
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Fixer Uppers Wanted I have several Investor clients buying properties in need of love.  Have you inherited a home that needs work and don't know what to do with it?  Do you own a vacant property that you can't afford to repair?  Are you behind on your mortgage but have some equity and can't affor...
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 1
      View the 3D Filming of PGA Castle Pines Condo Fully Furnished                              9131 Sand Shot Way, Saint Lucie West, FL Price Reduced! Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price2 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 1312 SQ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Number of Listings in Gilbert, Arizona January 2016 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. The Gilbert, Arizona housing market showed it's first early sign that it may be awakening from the annual Winter slow down that starts in November and usually carri...
By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
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Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Your Neighborhood Market Report      The Cost Of Waiting      Still A SELLER’S Market?In real estate, the housing market tends to go up and down in unison with the yearly seasons, with the busiest months coming in summer. This year, however, the market is still going stro...
By David Landau, RE/MAX Right Choice
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I represented the seller on the sale of this nice Ranch house on two level acres in Newtown.The biggest asset you can have as a buyer or seller is an experienced agent. I have all the community and real estate expertise necessary for you to have a smooth buying or selling experience. Would you li...
By Rain Silverhawk, 208-610-0011 Sandpoint Idaho Real Estate Realtor
(Keller Williams Sandpoint rain@lakeandhomes.com)
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What a great way to start off the year.  This year was very active with buyers flocking in to find their dream properties.  I put in 1.7 million in escrow in January alone and most of them I am on both the listing and the selling side.  I am so excited and what a bunch of really  nice clients tha...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 4
Jamestown Estates Home Values change every time a home sells that is comparable to yours. Here are the most recent sales that affect Jamestown Estates Home Values.Jamestown Estates Subdivision is located on CR 118, off of CR 1 south of CR 16  in Baugo Township, Elkhart Indiana.    Children who li...
By Lance Owens (RS), LUVA llc. Luxury Real Estate, Homes, Condos, Land
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 0
Are You Thinking About Selling Your House Soon?Aloha, Lance here with LUVA Real Estate, we know it’s difficult to judge when the best time to sell is, or how to get the most money for your house, but you don't need to go through the process alone.You may be wondering if prices are projected to ri...
By Kate McQueen, REALTOR®, Houston Bay Area, League City-Bay Area Homes
(KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY CLEAR LAKE NASA)
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During January, 2016, two Meadow Bend homes were sold at an average of 16 days on market. There are currently 6 homes under contract or pending for sale.Active listings in Meadow Bend:  As of 2/10/2016, there are 3 active listings in Meadow Bend ranging in price from $179,000 to $224,900. If you ...