Home Selling

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By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 5
Listings to Leads - eFlyers   JUST SOLD     Beautiful 4 bedroom home for sale in New Berlin, WI !   DESCRIPTION PHOTOS MAPS & LOCALS SCHOOLS PRINT BROCHURE       Search All Homes For Sale   4220 S Regal Dr New Berlin, WI 53151-5920   Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: 1 full, 1 half | List Price: $ Get Cur...
By Tammie White, Franklin Homes Realty, Franklin TN
((615) 495-0752 or www.FranklinHomesRealty.com)
Comments 16
You're thinking of selling your Franklin home and not sure the best way to choose an agent. A friend told you to choose the agent based upon their commission rate. The lower the rate, the better for you.On the surface that sounds like a good idea. However, what if the guy who offers the lowest co...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 4
There are some agents in Sacramento who don't respect sellers of short sales and treat them like tenants or squatters, which I've never really understood. When you're selling your home as a short sale, it means you are taking responsibility for the situation and not running away like a dog with y...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
Comments 3
There are days set aside for special events, celebrations of past events, tributes to persons that have sacrificed... I would like to deem July 24th as an Electrical Holiday! I did a Pre-Listing Inspection the other day here in beautiful Albuquerque in the north valley. House was built in 1963, t...
By Mark Wagner Jr.
(Zion Realty)
Comments 1
 This 3 Bed 2 Bath in Villages of Eastridge features 3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms with 1403 Square Feet and a lot size of 5500 sq ft. The front of  this 3 Bed 2 Bath in Villages of Eastridge has desert landscape and features a 2 car garage. The backyard of this 3 Bed 2 Bath in Villages of Eastridge...
By Rosemarie Heindel, Rosemarie Heindel
(Harry Norman Realtors)
Comments 5
 Active Members of the Big Canoe CommunityWhen Ray and Margie Bowyer moved to Big Canoe, Georgia from New Jersey thirty years ago, the community would never be the same! Ray and Margie poured their hearts and souls into Big Canoe. They did not just move here to retire. They moved to Big Canoe to ...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
Comments 2
Desirable 10 Acre Flagstaff Wooded Lot with 3 Car Log Garage Ready to Build!   Quietly tucked away, yet not too far from town, this gorgeous 10 acre parcel is your fast track to luxurious Flagstaff living among towering pines and sunny meadows. This property has been partially developed and is wa...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 4
Top dollar, wanting the highest price in the shortest time possible is a goal of most Maine real estate property sellers. To get on with their life. To replace a place. To settle an estate. End a nasty divorce. Find a new job because of shutters over the windows or pink slips at the last one.Movi...
By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 0
  Estimating your home's value can be tricky — but doing it well can make a big difference in how quickly you are able to sell your home. When you are trying to attract buyers for your home, pricing and packaging are more important. Depending on your mortgage situation and your specific home, you...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 40
As the housing market continues to improve in most US cities, I'm seeing more and more articles from real estate agents that tell homeowners that they cannot sell a house alone as a "For Sale By Owner".They go so far as to include statistics showing how few homeowners succeed in selling their hou...
By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | Savvy + Company Real Estate)
Comments 53
3 Home Improvement Projects that Won't Bring You Bang for Your BuckUpgrades that DO NOT Add Value to Your Home for SaleAre the projects you have planned for your Charlotte home for sale, truly going to add value when you re-sell your home?   There is no simple way to know which home-improvement p...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 7
Milwaukee,WI Real Estate Market Report By Kris Johnston,6/27/15-7/27/15                By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                   Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Milwaukee County, WI For the Last 30 Days...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
 Southfields in Wellington FL | Equestrian Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015  Southfields in Wellington Fl is a single family luxury and equestrian community that is also in close proximity to 0ther gated equestrian communities of the village. Lush green open spaces welcome you and so do t...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 16
Under Contract in Ashburn Village in Ashburn, Va 20147Under Contract: 43987 Kitts Hill Terr Ashburn, Va 20147This three level 2 bedroom, 3.5 bath townhouse located in Ashburn Village is now under contract courtesy of Amanda Davidson with Living A Dream Real Estate. My first time homebuyer was a r...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
Waukesha County Real Estate Report, 6/26/15-7/26/15 by Kris Johnston Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha Buyer Agent            The Real Estate Activity For Waukesha County,WI For the Last 30 Days By Kristin Johnston, Remax Realtor, Real Estate In Waukesha County, WI, Waukesha County Realtor   ...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Florida Luxury Realty)
Comments 84
7 Ways To Speed Clean For A Last Minute ShowingIt’s been a crazy day, the house is a wreck; the phone rings, it’s an agent with clients in her car outside your home.  She asks if she can show the home. You ask her to give you 15 minutes.  Of course, you want to have her show it: These might be yo...
By Graham Holmes - Yucaipa Homes Listing Agent, When Experience Matters
(Reviron Realty - RDCPro e-Pro Listing Broker)
Comments 5
As the temperature continues to rise, buyers are coming out ready to purchase their dream home. Here are five reasons that you should list your house for sale now. 1. Strong Buyer DemandFoot traffic refers to the number of people out actually physically looking at homes right now. The latest foot...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
Binks Forest in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015 Binks Forest and Binks Preserve, Wellington Florida’s lush spacious community of 535 homes, is located in a suburban village just a few miles west of West Palm Beach. Binks Forest is a recreational haven for golf enthusiasts...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 3
Days on Market in Gilbert, Arizona June 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. It appears, at least for the moment, we've hit a bit of a plateau in the Gilbert, Arizona Real Estate Market when it comes to how quickly homes are selling. June saw a fla...
By Gina Tufano, Ask Gina & Company, Northern Virginia Real Estate
(Ask Gina & Company with Keller Williams Realty Loudoun Gateway)
Comments 2
Listing DetailsProperty summary22826 FERNCREST TERRACE, VA 20105 Townhome in Brambleton Price: $399,000MLS #: LO8649938Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms:  2.5Interior:  2,499 sqftYear Built: 2009Call or text Gina Tufano at 703-574-3478 for more info or to see if this property is still available and arrange a...