Home Selling

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By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
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Reality Check 101- Mythbusting a SellerSellers are pretty much the same. Many think they have most of the answers about how to sell their homes and can do it themselves. Professional real estate agents have two jobs. First, they have to do a reality check with the seller and once that is accompli...

By The Temple Team, Specializing in Charlotte/ Lake Norman Real Estate
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It is thought among the real estate industry that nearly all home buyers make their buying decision before they even get out of the car. They either immediately fall in love or fall out of love. If they love it enough from first site they will walk through the home to validate their initial feeli...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Experience a great location for countryside living!The Village of Sussex is part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. It is located approximately 19 miles northwest of Milwaukee and 9 miles north of Waukesha.With State Highway 164 crossing through Sussex and Interstate 94 just a few miles south, d...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
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#TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission #ListYourHomeandPayNoCommissionYour home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Live in the heart of Wisconsin's stunning Lake Country landscape!Nashotah is a quaint village in Waukesha County, in the Lake Country area of Wisconsin. It is bordered by Delafield to the south, east, and west.The village got its name from the nearby Nashotah Lakes, a pair of lakes consisting of ...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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SORRY, TOO LATE - UNDER CONTRACT in Quail Hollow Estates - SouthPark - Charlotte NC This INCREDIBLE RENOVATION in Quail Hollow Estates has gone UNDER CONTRACT! After literally DOZENS of showings in just a couple of days and nearly the same number of Offers, this HOT property has been claimed by o...

By Tom Gilliam- RE/MAX Classic, Exceeding Your Expectations
(Re/Max Classic)
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If you have viewed properties for sale recently, you have probably come across the term as-is. Homeowners may prefer to sell as-is, but it is important to learn how a potential might react to it. Here is important information on selling your home in Farmington Hills Michigan as-is.Understanditng ...

By Dana Hollish Hill, Associate Broker
(Hollish Hill Group, Keller William Capital Properties)
Comments 1
Wondering when you should sell your home? If you live in Bethesda's 20817 zip code as I do, you may want to look at the following numbers. First look at the volume of closed sales. It gives you a feeling for how many deals are getting done each month. Then you'll want to look at the pricing. Some...

By Kasey & John Boles, Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties
(Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com)
Comments 3
We love our clients!  "Open, honest, clear communication throughout entire process of buying and selling. Always available and quick to respond to any questions. Patient and fully explained all possible options. We have done three houses with them and my mother in law bought her home through this...

By Dora Griffin, NMLS 6380
(D A Griffin Financial.LLC)
Comments 0
ARE PROCEEDS FROM REAL ESTATE SALE TAXABLE?  A fairly common question among sellers of real estate is whether they will owe taxes on proceeds of the sale of their home. Currently if a home owner has lived in the real estate as a primary residence for two of the last five years the gain is not tax...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
Comments 0
 Home for Sale at Wildhorse Creek in Manor, TX 11814 Bastrop St Manor, TX 78653 is offered at $199,999!!!  Master on the main level with fresh paint and new carpet and 3 additional bedroom on the 2nd floor. This Manor home features new waterproof laminate flooring, and remodeled downstairs half b...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
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by Patricia Feager, 11/16/2017 Putting your home on the market for sale may be exciting for you, but how will your pets react?  Awe.... your pets are family! They would never harm anyone. Do you really know what goes on behind closed doors when you're not there? Sure, when they were puppies or ki...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
Comments 2
 Home for Sale at Bel-Air in Taylor, TX 1010 Cottonbowl Dr Taylor, TX 76574 is offered at $160,000!!!  Spacious open floor plan with a new roof (2017), WDI inspection (2017), foundation repair with lifetime warranty. Kitchen features marble counters, porcelain tile back splash. Walk in closet in ...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 6
This is such a important  subject if you are thinking about selling your home.  Amanda S. Davidson points out so many things that you must do to get top dollar.  The Importance Of Curb Appeal Curb appeal tends to be something sellers either don’t put enough weight on in general or it’s something ...

By Dave Halpern, Louisville Short Sale Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827)
Comments 6
When potential buyers walk through your home, you want them to get a warm and fuzzy feeling. You don't want them distracted by things that are wrong with the house.So here's a tip that will cost the seller five to thirty dollars. Replace the burned out light bulbs!Consciously or subconsciously th...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
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   Closed Another Marine Park Brooklyn Sold & Closed by Fillmore Real Estate Ave J office $525k   East 35th Marine Park HomeFillmore Real Estate just closed on this semi-detached 3 bedroom one family home for sale in Marine Park BrooklynAsking $525,000sold $525,000lot 18 x 10bldg 14 x34Pvt Drv, f...

By ChuckTown Homes Real Estate
(Chucktown Homes)
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24 hour recorded information on this property: 1-888-210-3348 X. 2548Amazing opportunity for an investor or handyman! 1741 Bellfield includes 3.43 Acres of land and a 3 bedroom 2 bath 1680 sqft mobile home. The Seller is currently in the process of obtaining title for the second home which is the...

By Abby Stiller, Real Estate Agent Serving Southwest Florida
(Premier Realty Homes of SWFL)
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We are proud to present this beautiful Pool Home located at: 2733 SW 12TH AVE CAPE CORAL, FL 33914Just listed at: $289,900 - MLS #: 217070746  This 2015 gorgeous 3 beds and 2 baths home has a Brand New custom Heated Pool (12,000 gallons).       Kitchen has granite with custom cabinets and high-en...

By Lee Gallaher
(Gallaher Group KW)
Comments 0
Request A Free Consultation How To Price A Home In Mukilteo WA Pricing your home can be a difficult task. Especially for an individual selling their home for the first time. It is very important to price your property at a competitive market value to attract the most amount of potential buyers v...