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 Belinda Johns, Northern Virginia "Hometown" Realtor
(Exit Realty)
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The most important thing you can do to speed a sale is to price your home right. After all, buyers have access to the same market data you do. If your asking price is out of whack for the neighborhood, they’ll move on to the house next door.After that, it’s important to make your home shine. That...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
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6902 Amigo AVE , RESEDA ,CA   91335 OPEN HOUSE: 05/31/2014 (2:00PM-5:00PM) Don't miss this great opportunity! Why to buy a condo if you can buy a house!?   This charming, completely renovated and upgraded 3BR 3BA Reseda house is located walking distance to shopping and restaurants, few minutes d...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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3275 SE Pinto Street, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34984 Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 3179 SQUARE FEET GREEN HOME, Hurricane Impact Glass, GE SS Kitchen, Granite and more. Gourme...
By Brenda Hanson
(Keller Williams Realty Diamond Partners Inc.)
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A person who is educated on foundation repair definitely has the upper hand in the real estate market. So many people see a crack or a disclosure that says a home has gotten water in the basement and they RUN. Water in the basement can be from something simple like the slope of the dirt around th...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
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Flagstaff Single Level 4 Bedroom Horse Property Bordering Forest Service Open House this Sunday September 6, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm located at 3030 West Forest Hills Flagstaff, AZ 86001   Forested horse property! Equipped with an arena, corrals, a barn and bordering forest service!      This singl...
By Ann Hayden, SelectAnn.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri)
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Price Lowered:  53 Evergreen Ct, Ballwin, MO with SelectAnn.comNew price:  $155,900!Well maintained split leve with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths in Rockwood's School District.  Hurry this is going to go fast!All Photos and Detail at:  SelectAnn.comFor All of Your St. Louis, Missouri Real Estate needs: ...
By Realtor Ben Townsend, www.benhomes.com
(Acquire Homes)
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By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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  Many Sellers...or "would be  Sellers" have a price in mind or profit that they have planned from the sale of  their home...that is human nature.    Sometimes that price is accurate....and other times...the Market says "no" to that price.  What is the reason for "NO"...?      It may be the loca...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
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For all my Brentwood and East Contra Costa County Home Buyers and Sellers.  I want to share this post with you that explains really well the problem with Zillow and Zestimates.  I heard when a person jots down worries or concerns it can quiet a mind to a point where they can enjoy inner peace...s...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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Should Sellers Let Showing Cards Build Up? I was out showing homes this weekend with a couple of first time home buyers.  In each home I showed, I noticed the designated spot where Realtors left their business card to let the seller know that they showed their home.   In the newer listings, the p...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Milwaukee,WI Real Estate Market Report By Kris Johnston, 8/2/15-9/2/15                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 Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Oconomowoc WI Real Estate, 8/1/15-9/1/15, Kristin Johnston, REMAX   By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center        Real Estate Report For Oconomowoc, By Kristin Johnston, Remax Realtor          My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax. My marketr...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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How to Hire a Mover- 7 TipsPeople will tell you that selling your house is the most stressful thing you can do, but right up there is the actual move itself.  How do you hire the right moving company? Let’s face it, they’re going to be transporting your household goods - clothes, furniture, art- ...
By Michael Brown
(Keller Williams Ballantyne)
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Are you looking to sell your home in Ballantyne Country Club? - Charlotte, NC 28277   Click here to request the value of your home   We can help by providing a free comparable market analysis of your home. Our experienced team members will evaluate your houses features, and compare them with rec...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Black Diamond in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report July 2015 Black Diamond in Wellington Fl is a tranquil haven where modern living meets a wonderful nature preserve. It’s among the perfect choices there are in Wellington Fl for an abode. Black Diamond is a secure guard-gated place ...
By Lina Poka, MBA, Multi-award winning Senior Marketing Professional
(Morris Real Estate Marketing Group)
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Not sure what you should renovate before selling your home? This blog post offers some great tips.  What Not To Renovate Before Selling Your Home!! Renovating and updating ones home is a task that most homeowners either avoid like the plague or unfortunately become renovating or updating happy an...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Milwaukee WI Real Estate, Condos, 7/30/15-8/30/15 by Kristin Johnston   Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Milwaukee County, WI Condos For the Last 30 Days: Real Estate In Milwaukee County, WI My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax.  My market report gives you the real estate a...
By Jirius Isaac, Real Estate & loans in Kenmore, WA
(Isaac Real Estate &TriStar Mortgage)
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My experience with Zillow pretty much coincides with what is attested to in the article below.  I have seen differences of anywhere from spot on to a $1 million difference between real value and a Zillow estimate.  It makes no sense to even consider Zestimates for any purpose whatsoever. I heard ...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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How good of an idea is it to let or make the Home Seller show their own home to the Buyer? Yesterday I had a unique Listing Meeting with a  Manchester NH Home Owner who was interviewing for a Listing Agent. They asked me if I would give them a discount if they showed their own home? My first ques...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Real Estate Market Report, New Berlin,WI for 7/31/15-8/31/15, Remax  By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                                       New Berlin Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Realtor                           ...