Home Selling

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By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 49
One aspect of Home Staging that many sellers don't fully understand is "first impression". You have heard it and read it time and time again....You don't get a second chance to make a good first impression.  It's been said millions of times, so often that it's become background noise. It's like "...

By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
2250 Ohio Avenue, Signal Hill, CA Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews Market Update Video Just Sold! Get the Info! Signal Hill Homes for Sale Signal Hill Homes for Sale How Much is your Signal Hill home worth? Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Forecl...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 10
Hello! If you have buyers who are looking for a great condo, in a super convenient location, please contact me!  I have an upcoming listing located in Brookfield, WI.  The condo has 2 bedrooms, plus a den.  The master suite is HUGE!  There are 2 full baths and a 2.5 attached garage.   The kitchen...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 51
 We got an email...quite unexpectedly from a "by chance"....meeting with someone we did not know. (Who would think visiting someone in the hospital would mean a listing from an ambulance driver ?!)     Off we went ....two children and one on the way meant a larger house was in their future and t...

By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
5000 E Atherton Street, Long Beach, CA Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews Market Update Video Just Sold! Get the Info! Long Beach Homes for Sale El Dorado Park Estates Homes for Sale Long Beach Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Forecl...

By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
2260 Ohio Avenue, Signal Hill, CA Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews Market Update Video Just Sold! Get the Info! Signal Hill Homes for Sale Signal Hill Homes for Sale How Much is your Signal Hill home worth? Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Forecl...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 3
Waukesha County 4 Bedroom Home Sales Market Report 1/1/17 to 2/18/17Waukesha County Homes For Sale, Waukesha County Real Estate, Kristin Johnston,RE/MAX   Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha County,WI for 1/1/17-2/18/17.  Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha County Homes For Sale My name is K...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 10
Unreal Estate, by Michael Gross a book recommendation for all to read….Those of you, who are intrigued or at least interested in reading about the owners and the history of their Mansions in Beverly Hills, Bel Air and the Platinum Triangle  and want to see behind the curtain a glimpse of their li...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
Comments 0
Yesterday we discussed 6 tips to consider lowing the price of a home your selling. Even if your price is right on point, you may still receive a much lower offer. Before you shun the potential buyer aside, take a moment to think rationally before responding.  Check your emotions.A purchase offer,...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 5
Island Creek in Alexandria, Virginia 22315 – Market Update 2.21.17There are over 1200 homes in the Island Creek neighborhood in Alexandria Virginia. The neighborhood is home to single family homes, townhouses, and two styles of condos; garden and townhouse style. Island Creek is conveniently loca...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group)
Comments 12
Did He Say How Many YEARS it would Take to Sell Your House?Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS asked a question in the Q&A section that spawned this post... Following a listing presentation, the seller said, "We both feel good about you listing our home but, _____ (agent) gave us a much better valuati...

By Karen Jones- NMLS 307015 Licensed Sr. Mortgage Home Loan Officer -Home Loan Specialist-Home Loan Advisor & Strategist, FHA, VA, USDA, Conventinal and Jumbo Loan Officer
(AmeriFirst Financial, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer, Marketing Coach, #homeloans, #homebuyers)
Comments 1
Karen Jones, Senior Mortgage Loan Officer, is happy to introduce REALTOR, Todd Deacon located in Arizona.Todd Deacon, Real Estate Agent from DPR Realty, LLC is showcasing this beautiful Best Priced Luxury 2 Bedroom Designer Condo for Sale in Tempe with Lake Views.  For your private showing, pleas...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group)
Comments 11
OPEN HOUSE TODAY AT THE YACHTSMAN!Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 2:00 - 4:00 PM14021 Queens Harbor Road, Charlotte NCExpansive views of the lake--arguably the BEST VIEWS IN THE COMPLEX!  Enjoy breathtaking sunsets from this stunning, WATERFRONT townhome that boasts all the conveniences you could p...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 21
Have you ever stepped inside the rolling barrel at the end of a Fun house that can spin you upside down never letting you out as a clown laughs at you? Well that is what a Manchester NH area Home Owner described it as when they tried a Limited Service Listing. They paid a flat fee up front where...

By Joe Lattanzio
(Russell Real Estate Services)
Comments 1
It’s often so exciting to think of buying a new home that homeowners forget about the sale, but there are a lot of details involved in putting a home on the market. Whether you’re just considering selling or are readying to put your home up, here are some things you might not know about the proce...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 36
Bill Spear, the man with two jobs, is hosting a contest in February (the month of Love and Romance).  Bill's challenge is to write a post about what we love about our job.  The term "Job" to me means what I do for someone else in exchange for a wage, salary, and/or benefits such as health insuran...

By LINDA SABO, Use my years of EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE
(Re/Max Preferred Associates, Toledo, OH)
Comments 1
POPULAR SELLER NEGOTIATING TRICKS THAT ARE DOOMED TO FAIL --THE SLIGHT OR NO COUNTER OFFER AT ALL--You could risk alienating the buyer altogether.  Even if it is a low offer, it is better to come back with a decent counter.--INSIST ON SELLING THE HOME "AS IS" AS A CONDITION UP FRONT UNLESS YOU RE...

By Jennifer Manchester, GRI, ePRO, ASP - Broker/Home Stager
(Suburban Properties of Charlotte, LLC )
Comments 9
Welcome to 9301 Old Gold Mine Ct. in Mint Hill NC! This home is inside I485 and offers country living in the city. Nestled in the town of Mint Hill you have easy access to uptown, Ballantyne or Southpark, not to mention the amenities of Mint Hill. With great schools, lots of parks, low Mint Hill ...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 6
Wellington Commons Alexandria, Virginia 22310 – Market Update 2.20.17Wellington Commons is located at the intersection of Franconia Road and South Van Dorn Street in Alexandria. The neighborhood is home to 140 three level townhomes that were constructed by Carr. There are garage and non-garage to...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 9
St. Patrick's Day is approaching, and a Free Market Analysis in Franklin MA is being offered by The Todaro Team of RE/MAX Executive Realty.  My efforts today were devoted to creating a postcard for my monthly direct mail marketing mailing.   St. Patrick's Day is a fun day, and folks from Boston a...