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When we are representing buyers making offers, we generally suggest a serious "earnest money" check accompany the contract when I present it to the buyers. Here, the custom is to accompany an offer with a check for 5% of the offering price. Sometimes we go in with less. But in a competitive s...
By Jane Grant, Home Search, Homes - Temecula, California
(Jane Grant, "Temecula Homes", Southwest Real Estate)
Search For Temecula Homes ~ Temecula home prices are up, but there are fewer homes selling at this time of year which is normal as the holidays near. However, home sales are slower this holiday season, than they were last year at this same time. The month of November, 2013 had only 145 closed...
By Kent Temple, Specializing in Lake Norman Real Estate!
(THE TEMPLE TEAM)
The main function and benefit of a buyer obtaining a professional home inspection during the inspection contingency period is to gain information on the condition of the home being purchased so that a more informed buying decision can be made. A home is typically the largest single investment one...
A beautiful condo for sale in the breath taking Allure High Rise has just been listed by Debbie Drummond. The Allure is a 41 story luxury high rise over looking the famous Las Vegas strip situated on West Sahara just a half block from the strip. The Allure is also conveniently located near the ...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
Today we closed 6933 N. Kedzie unit 1114 a condo in the Winston Towers building in West Rogers Park in Chicago IL, also known as West Ridge. This was an 11th floor condo with great views, one car parking in its indoor garage and a fantastic location. The building has an outdoor swimming pool, top...
Dallas Property Disclosures: Obligatory – and Common Sense! Disclosing Oak Lawn - Uptown Dallas Property Flaws Improves Buyers’ Confidence Imagine that you have just moved into your new Oak Lawn - Uptown Dallas property, and suddenly you are up against some serious flaw you knew nothi...
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
The Chandler Arizona real estate market wasn't too bad in November. We have returned to a balanced market and are settling into the new reality when it comes to selling homes in Chandler. Everyone loves to see the high dollar real estate, though, so I thought I would share the 5 most expensive ...
By Jon Kolsky, Your Long Beach, CA Real Estate Specialist
(Kolsky Group; BRE #01311273)
Sell Your Home & Entice Multiple Full Price Offers I Will List Your Home “Thursday Morning” When I talk with sellers, I hear them say “how fast can you have my home listed in the MLS?” And my short answer is “if the home is in selling condition, right away I can arrange for pictur...
When it comes to selling your home you MUST rely on comparable sales data from the MLS. A refi-appraisal is an opinion by an individual that means absolutely nothing when it comes to selling your home. It can not be used as evidence that your home is worth X. There's no MLS rule or law that says...
By Maureen Bray Expert Home Stager Portland OR, Room Solutions ~ Staging that Sells Portland Homes
(Room Solutions Staging, Portland OR)
When you're staging your home to sell, interior paint color is an important element because buyers don't want to spend money and time repainting before they move in. We've often seen that too much "work" discourages busy buyers, who'd much rather find a home that's "move in ready." We recently...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Home SOLD in The Tiffany Subdivision in Warner Robins GA December 2013 Sorry middle GA buyers, this home SOLD in The Tiffany Subdivision in Warner Robins GA very quickly...you have to be fast in this market or you will miss out. This beautiful property now has new owners, courtesy of Anita Clark ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
A Home Seller called to say the Buyer for their home is asking for a HUGE price reduction after the Home Inspection. They said they were appalled and canceled their listing. They decided to ask the sellers of recent sales in the Manchester NH area who was the Best Listing Agent in their neighb...
By Jack Lara, "Jack Lara...Your Real Estate Advisor"
(Main Street Properties, Inc.)
Schedule a Showing/Request Info Pensacola FL MLS Search & Information JACK LARA Main Street Properties, Inc. 850-554-9543 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 455471 Licensed In:FL Information valid for the date of this posting only. Please contact us for the most current information and...
(Keller Williams Realty Palo Alto Probate & Trust Specialist)
The market is hot in Mountain View, inventory is down to almost nothing, homes get multiple offers, and Mountain View home sellers are in the driver's seat. So Does this mean it is ok to just put a home on the market in any condition and you will get offers 20-30% over list price? Unfortunately...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
Is now a good time to sell a house in Flagstaff? I get asked this all the time from people: "It's winter and it's before the holidays, shouldn't I wait to list my Flagstaff home?" Now is a great time to try to sell your home. Many Sellers take their home off the market for the winter or wait to l...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
WANT THAT HOME FOR SALE TO SELL??? Keep the heat at a reasonable thermostat setting. The warmer a home is in winter, the longer visitors are likely to stay. I previewed a home in Purcellville a while back. It was in the dead of winter, snow on the ground and the thermostat setting was 50 degree...
In October, the five healthiest markets were San Jose (Market Health Index of 9), San Francisco (8.9), Los Angeles (8.6), San Diego (8.4) and Denver (8.1), among the country’s top 30 largest metro markets covered by Zillow, while in September, Homes.com reported a majority of the nation’s lar...
By Kathy Schowe, La Quinta, California 760-333-8886
(California Lifestyle Realty)
La Quinta Country Club Four Bedroom Private Luxury Home for Sale Beautiful, luxurious,custom home in a secluded, private setting! Great room is bright and opens to wonderful views of the Santa Rosa Mountains, across the street from the famous La Quinta Resort. Gourmet kitchen with magnificent ...
ASK QUESTIONS ASK QUESTIONS ASK QUESTIONS when choosing a Realtor to sell Unfortunately wrong choices are still made today as much as they were 25 years ago when choosing a real estate agent to sell your home. Not real often but it does happen and that one time if it is you could be painful...
By Lanre Folayan, I don't make promises. But I do deliver results.
(Keller Williams Capital Properties-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
Average median home of a Capitol Hill South DC House for sale was $672,000. That is up 12.94% from last year when the average home sold in Capitol Hill South DC was $595,000. 2823 Capitol Hill South DC Homes for sale were sold in November 2013. That only less than one house this time las...