Home Selling

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By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 70
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 Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 43
©Patricia Feager, 2/21/2017 I just finished reading, "Think About that First Impression," by Nick & Trudy Vandekar who wrote a great story after being inspired by a post written by Sharon Tara! They were both wonderful! As I read their stories and watched Nick's video I got that surge of happines...

By David & Lisa Webber, www.webberteam.com
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 3
      Overview Maps Photos IDX Search $94,900 Residential (Attach/Row Hse) Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Full Bathroom1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,392 sqftLot: 1,968 sqftYear Built: 1949MLS #: AA9849703 Location 214 RIVERVIEW RD WBALTIMORE, MD 21225USA David & Lisa Webber RE/MAX Executive(410) 320-024...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 0
Pewaukee 2 Bedroom Condo Sales Market Report 1/1/17 to 20/20/17Pewaukee Condos For Sale, Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report 1/1/17 to 2/20/17, Kristin Johnston, Pewaukee Realtor My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Condos ...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group)
Comments 25
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 Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 6
Waukesha County 3 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 Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 19
How to Stage Your Bookcase When Selling Your Home.If you are selling your home, what you’ve read about staging and preparing it for sale holds true for the shelves and bookcases within it. Perception is key. Your buyer needs to see space. As they take in a room, make sure their eyes aren’t bounci...

By YourSiteNeedsMe SEO Team, $399 Real Estate Websites - YourSiteNeedsMe.com
(YourSiteNeedsMe.com)
Comments 1
If you’re selling your home, your Realtor® has probably already told you that you’ll need to fix major issues (if there are any) before you list it.But what about problems with the foundation? How do you find them, and what do you do if your home has them?It’s important that you know that you’re ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
Comments 0
850 W. Adams, Near West Side, Chicago, Illinois - February 2017 About 850 W. Adams 850 W. Adams is a 35 unit condo loft building built in the 1920's. 850 W. Adams is located in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 850 W. Adams $7,991 Average association fees in 850 W. Adams $5...

By Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308, Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, Realtor
(Stake Your Land Realty, Inc.)
Comments 2
$259,900VIRTUAL TOURRanch style home on 2.23 acres zoned agriculture. The main home features 3 bedrooms 2 bath with a detached In-Law Apt or rental. With an agriculture zoning, the opportunities are endless, bring your horses and farm animals or work from home. The property has a workshop 12 X 20...

By Anna Banana Kruchten, Arizona's Top Banana!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 8
Phoenix Home Sellers. If you are thinking of selling your home at some point in the future I highly recommend you read this excellent article on preparing your home for sale.  On your mark, get set,  get READY to SELL your home! One aspect of Home Staging that many sellers don't fully understand ...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 13
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 Barb Goerss, Helping You With All 14 Moves You'll Make
Comments 0
OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, February 25th from 1:00-3:00pm Enjoy the lake without paying the taxes! Close to interstate & restaurants but with private living. 2 1/2 car heated garage, plus 1 1/2 car garage, great place to store the boat. Newer well! Master bedroom walks out to the deck. Lower level fam...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA.
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
Comments 14
“Despite the forecast, live like it's spring.”  - Lilly Pulitzer

By Tony Morganti, CRS, ABR - Cuyahoga Falls, Stow
(RE/MAX Crossroads in Cuyahoga Falls and Stow, Ohio)
Comments 2
So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you with the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to potential buyers.There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of the list is Access, followed by Cond...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 4
    The above chart is a display of the closed single family resale homes in Franklin MA that have closed from January 1, 2017 to February 21, 2017.  There were 25 closed transactions, and that's the exact same number of single family resale homes that closed in 2016.  If the market in 2017 is si...

By Diane Beaumont, USDA,FHA,Jumbo,VA Woodland Park, CO Mortgage
(Benchmark Mortgage)
Comments 7
There are a lot of things that go into the successful sale of your home, but many people are unfamiliar with the intricacies of the contract. Whether you consult with your real estate agent or plan on diving in on your own, it's important to be clear on the terms. If you're wondering what you can...

By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 1
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Naperville, IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.Should you hav...

By Melissa Muse Wiggans, CRS, GRI, ABR - Real Estate Muses
(Real Estate Muses)
Comments 0
Are you looking for a home near Fort Sam Houston? As a military officer who has been living in the same area for some time, you probably feel uncertain about moving to another place.Don’t fret however, because relocations are a normal part of the military process. Look on the bright side, you’re ...

By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 1
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Hinsdale, IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.Should you have ...