Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

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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10067 Southwest Chadwick Drive, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34987 Pending Sale Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1513 SQUARE FEET Get the Sales Price! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Search All Tradition FL ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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If you are preparing your home for sale, or planning to list your home for sale soon, here is a simple step you can take to make a lasting impression on potential buyers. Create a notebook that includes household documents and photos .  If you are organized and have things saved in one place, thi...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Remove These Two Things Before You Place Your Home on the Market.  If you are planning on selling your home, there are two things you need to remove before you put that For Sale sign in the front yard. There are 2 other “D’s” (besides the “declutter” word) that you need to address when preparing ...
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
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     Sellers! The Home Inspector has just completed the Inspection of your house.  You and your Listing Agent are eagerly looking over the report.  WHAT?  The Inspector has written, "not tested" and "unable to access/not inspected", in several places on the report.  Oh, no!       The Buyer and th...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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SOLD in the Trotters Ridge Subdivision in Warner Robins GASOLD in Warner Robins GAPriced right, this home found a buyer quickly who wasted no time in getting it under contract. The result is another home SOLD in the Trotters Ridge Subdivision in Warner Robins GA 31088, courtesy of Anita Clark wit...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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SOLD in the Aspen Woods Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005SOLD in Bonaire GASorry middle GA buyers...This home hit the market and was under contract before the ink had an opportunity to dry! The result is another home SOLD in the Aspen Woods Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005, courtesy of Anita Clark w...
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 May 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 i...
By Joni Staples, Your Huntsville / Lake Livingston Area REALTOR®
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - Anderson Properties)
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Seller Advice: Set Yourself Up for a POSITIVE Closing Experience   Sellers, it is in YOUR best interest to do everything in your power to set yourself up for a positive closing experience. Realize that your buyers will (or should) be doing a final walk-through before closing. You may not really c...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Seller Checklist When Leaving a Vacant Unsold HouseSummer is busy when it comes to moving and many homes in Clarksville TN will not be sold when the sellers move out. This poses a concern for sellers as to what they should do if they want to continue to keep it their homes on the market for sale....
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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New Listing: Move-In Ready 2 Bed Condo At Discovery at Daybreak!  3491 N Arizona AVE 52 Chandler, AZ 85225 $100,000 View Photos 5300435 Residential Apartment Style/Flat Active Beds/Baths: 2 / 1 Bedrooms Plus: 2 Approx SqFt: 798 / County Assessor Price/SqFt: $125.31 Year Built: 1985 Pool: Communit...
By Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(RE/MAX Vision Quest)
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 Under Contract - Custom-Built Home in Summersville WV  This 1989 fabulous, custom-built Summersville home located in the Rosewood Estates is now under contract.This home was on the market for 51 days.    Home features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathooms, 4,200 sq ft. of living space  on 5.725 acres.  A Sch...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
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 For Professional Real Estate Services in Lynnwood contact Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker at Century 21 Real Estate Center.Call, text or email for more information.    425-890-4649        brad@Century21.com Choose a 5 Star Rated Top 1% Agent on Trulia for Your next ListingHave you ever asked yours...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(CENTURY 21 Real Estate Center)
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 Choose a Top 1% Trulia Pro for Your next ListingHave you ever asked yourself, where can I get access to the latest real estate market data, delivered free direct to my email or mobile devise each month? Sign up here for your FREE access to Market Insider.See the differece between "listing prices...
By Ron and Kat Becker, #1 Top Selling Team in our Market
(The Becker Group ~ Real Estate Agents)
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Last week was a busy week for The Becker Group; 3 happy sellers and 3 happy buyers! No matter where you are in the home buying, or selling process, we can help!  If you're still searching for your perfect home, browse through homes that fit your own personal criteria at FreeMLSHomeSearch.info. Ma...
By Heidi Herda 612-807-4858, Keller Williams Classic Realty
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
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 Heidi Herda Sells Another St. Louis Park, MN Home Above Asking Price!Heidi Herda of The Herda Home Team with Keller Williams Classic Realty Sold another St. Louis Park, MN Home for Top Dollar! This St. Louis Park Home Sold...Twice, in One Week!This St. Louis Park, MN home is situated in a quaint...
By Cathy Starkweather
(La Rosa Realty, LLC. )
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 You know you want your buyer pre-approved before taking your Orlando home off the market to await closing. But what if your house that won't qualify? Yes, that can happen – without your knowledge. And while most of the issues that prevent closing can be cured, they can cause enough delay to send...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Mallet Hill en Wellington FL | Casas Ecuestres para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Mayo 2015 Mallet Hill en Wellington, Fl es una privada y exclusiva zona residencial para la comunidad ecuestre. Sólo hay una entrada a la comunidad, pero la mayoría de las propiedades se encuentran a poca distancia...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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Dear Listing Agent, Why Haven't You Brought A Buyer Through My Home?  Question:  Why hasn't my listing agent brought any buyers through my home?  When we discussed listing the home, they LOVED our home and said they had buyers.  So WHERE are those buyers and why hasn't our listing agent shown our...
By Jon Yturralde, Investor and Realtor, I can teach you to Net More!
(Real Estate Advantage Group)
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Finding Gems in Arden Park and Arden Manor -  Why I love 95864 - Sacramento To be fair I should first admit I’m totally biased to this Sacramento Zipcode.  My first home was actually on Gladstone Drive in Sacramento 95864.  Since then I have spent many years as a Sacramento Real Estate Investor a...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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316 E Royal Forest Blvd For Rent! 316 E Royal Forest Blvd Columbus, OH 43214 PROPERTY DETAILS $1,200 LISTING INFORMATION MLS: 215022701Bedrooms: 3Full Baths: 1Partial Baths: 0Sq ft: 1000Lot Size: 40x120Style: Cape CodGarage: 1Heat Source: GasTaxes: $0.00 PROPERTY DESCRIPTION For rent. $1200 a mo...