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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By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(Nothnagle Realtors)
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A divorce is not something that anyone looks forward too nor expects when they tie the knot.  The reality is that divorce happens.  A divorce can be emotionally draining, frustrating, tricky, and many other things.When you add into the picture a marital home, it can get downright crazy.  Homeowne...
By Marina Gavrylyuk, Marina
(Sutton Group Summit)
Comments 27
I am tall. Well, not super tall, just a bit taller then average. The problem is that I can also see higher then average. And I have quite a few buyer clients who are way taller then me and obviously they can see even higher. For some reason many home sellers expect their potential home buyers to ...
By Robert May, Real Estate Expert & Mortgage Broker- Lethbridge
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 52
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 Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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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 Ken Patterson, Roseville Real Estate, TOP Rocklin Realtor
(TPR Properties)
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172 Phoenix Cir, Lincoln CA - 2 Loan Wells Fargo and Ditech Short Sale TPR Properties and Real Estate Agent Ken Patterson are synonymous with underwater mortgage assistance and Lincoln CA short sales. They also help home owners in understanding Loan Modification Help your mortgage lender may be o...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Menomonee Falls Real Estate Report 1/11/16-2/11/16, Kristin Johnston   My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Menomonee Falls, WI  for the last 30 days.  Are you looking to buy a house in Menomonee Falls?  Wondering what you...
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 Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
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4114 Midland Road, Riverside, CA Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Market Update Video $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1254 SQUARE FEET Get the Final Sales Price! Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For S...
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 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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VIDEO SNEAK PEEK: Upcoming $900K Listing In Kensington Groves Mesa, AZ3010 E Glencove Cir Mesa AZ 85213 Phenomenal backyard w/ pool, BBQ, outdoor kitchen and huge patio on large cul-de-sac lot. Completely rebuilt in 2014 with w/ top of the line granite countertops, gorgeous flooring and designer ...
By Cathy Perry
(RedKey Realty Leaders)
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If you are placing your home on the market, or perhaps having an influx of workmen in your home for a major remodeling project, it's a wise idea to secure your valuables. If your home is for sale, t can be a challenge for an agent (even with help) to keep an eye on every attendee at a crowded ope...
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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SNEAK PEEK: 4 Bed 3 Bath Mesa, AZ Custom Home - Only $440K w/ NO HOA!  2222 E Nora St Mesa, AZ 85213 Coming soon: 4 bed, 3 bath 2445 sqft Custom Home w/ amazing view- for just $440K and NO HOA! The city of Mesa, Arizona's excellent selection of homes for sale with great value is about to get more...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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It's been a crazy busy last few weeks for me and I know I'm a few days late in getting this weekly blog post out but it's better late than never! The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is so enormous that I had to select one of the aerial pictures to be able to showcase the entire...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
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Make Your Home Shine Like a Model Home - Selling TipsNow that the home selling season is upon us, it is important to make your home shine like a model home when you put it on the market for sale. After all, first impressions are everything. You don’t want to give potential buyers the chance to ev...
By David Connell
(Keller Williams Realty)
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It is not hyperbole to say that this is one of the most walkable properties and communities in our area.  2495 Angeline Drive is not only an open and perfectly updated home, it is in the midst of multiple shopping, retail and transportation centers in Northern Virginia.  The home is a two level t...
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 Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 63
I recently received a call from a woman who wanted more information on home staging. Her home had been on the market for 3 months with very little interest. Her agent suggested "decluttering" but didn't provide any specifics on what should be done.When she asked her agent for more advice she got ...
By Nancy Robinson, #1 Century 21 Realtor in Michigan
(Century 21 Town and Country)
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 This home has been lovingly maintained and upgraded as needed throughout the time this family has owned this home. It is much more spacious and charming by far than the typical bungalow. The full brick exterior (minus the family room which is done in new vinyl siding) is beautiful and gives the ...
By Shelby DiBiase, Investing In Your Future
(REMAX Professionals)
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Immaculate TW Lewis home with gorgeous stone elevation & front courtyard in highly desired Sonoran Foothills backing to a greenbelt w/ picturesque mountain views! This home is meticulously kept, offering a split master open floor plan with 4 bedrooms plus den & 3.5 bathrooms. Stunning interior fe...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Brookfield WI Real Estate 1/7/16-2/7/16, Brookfield WI Home Sales   Re-blogged by 0 agents   Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Brookfield,WI For the Last 30 Days:Real Estate In Waukesha County, WI   My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report giv...