Home Selling

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By Jean Rogers, Pete Psareas & John Thomas, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
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I thought I would try Twitters new live video platform Periscope. I THOUGHT I was doing a 10 minute video tour of a new listing. But when I was switching the camera from rear facing to front facing I actually turned it OFF! I left the house before checking the "Scope" as they are called.  When I ...
By Angeles Jonske
(Jonske Rinehart Group w/ Keller Williams Realty St Louis)
Comments 0
1969 Shetland Path, High Ridge, MO Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE October 11, Sunday 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2356 SQUARE FEET OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER ...
By Allison Bernard, Real Estate & Relocation Services 401-533-6916
(Keller Williams Central Rhode Island)
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Rhode-Island-Home.com reports Market Trends for 02852 (North Kingstown, RI)  where home prices appreciated across North Kingstown in Washington County and less listings are on the market from last month.So where do North Kingstown homeowners stand when it comes to the 02852 Zipcode in RI if they ...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Selling a House- 10 Questions to Ask Your Realtor Know whether or not your agent practices full time. By asking he/she if they are a full-time professional real estate agent, you can determine his or her commitment to your transaction. While this rings true with any profession, the number of year...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Small Office, Big Service
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 2
I read an article today about a couple who sold their Florida home but failed to disclose a defect.  In this case it was a previous sink hole problem.  The story explains the couple apparently had received an insurance payment of $153,000 years earlier but failed to address the problem. This situ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 19
2349 Avon St, Los Angeles, CA. 90026, Vacant Land: SOLD! Here is a fantastic opportunity to build in a very hip and trendy neighborhood a home that would be at the end of the Cul-de-Sac!Congratulations go out to the new owners from the Land Man, Endre Barath, Jr.!   If you are considering buying ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 5
Home Owners Associations can be a very positive and necessary component to a neighborhood. They ensure cleanliness of the streets and sidewalks. In some subdivisions that have common green belt areas, parks, and playgrounds, they are in charge of trimming trees, grass, bushes, and the upkeep of t...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 0
Team Zuhl&Are proud to announce that the house at34 Ackerson Avenue in Pequannockis Under Contract and scheduled to close in late November!This lovely split level home, features 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 1 half bath.  It is designed with entertaining in mind.  The floor plan gives you a sense ...
By Ken Patterson, Roseville Real Estate, TOP Rocklin Realtor
(TPR Properties)
Comments 4
Ok.  So, I have been looking around the last few days for my buyers and seem to be running across an abnormally large number of just terrible pictures of listings.  It really is incredible to me for a couple big reasons....  #1 - As a listing agent, shouldn't we all be taking pride in our work an...
By Rob Kinnon
(BuyPlaya Real Estate Advisors)
Comments 1
 What was once a tiny fishing village on a beach dotted with coconut trees has exploded into one of the hottest tourist destination in the world. This magical little city on the Mexican Caribbean renowned for its incredible beauty is at once cosmopolitan and bohemian, has been attracting all kind...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
Comments 0
Bryker Woods Elementary School Information and Homes for Sale Near Bryker Woods Elementary School in Austin TXFind homes for sale near Bryker Woods Elementary School in Austin TX. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Houston MLS and is updated multiple times per day.   Scho...
By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
Comments 0
Specific Advantages of working with a Real Estate Agent/Consultant First there is a difference between an agent and a consultant.  In any sales profession, only 20% of the people sell 80% of the property.  Most of these 20% people are consultants meaning that they engage the customer in an in dep...
By Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
Comments 0
Home for sale Sandra Day O'Connor High School 27502 N 64th Lane Phoenix, AZ 85083 4 Bedrooms3 Baths2,702 Sq FtBuilt in 2003       Offered at $260,000 This 4 Bedroom Home for Sale Sandra Day O'Connor High School features 5 Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms with 2702 Square Feet and the lot size is 9228 SQF...
By Debra Albert - Team Albert, Performance Not Promises
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Selling a home in 3 Simple StepsChoose the right realtor!  -  Price it right  -  See how to improve marketability -                       MLS Search, Community Information                          Visit our Web Page                Visit St Lucie - Area Attractions and Info                       D...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 18
The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is representative of a typical Scottsdale luxury property. Located in Estancia, which is one of the most highly sought after subdivisions in the area, you will find no lack of custom touches and finishes here. The stonework inside and out cou...
By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
Comments 1
The third quarter of the year is over with now.  The Orlando real estate market is booming.  The sizzling summer has slowed down a little but not very much.  Take a look at some of these great deals we sold in September.                       Lawndale                                              ...
By Denise Dimares, Realtor, Investor Serving DC and MD
(Exit Bennett Realty)
Comments 0
Not every home sold gets a shiny new for sale sign out front. Some change hands quickly and quietly without any public advertising whatsoever. In the industry, these are known as “pocket listings.” Pocket listings are sometimes referred to as “coming soon” listings or “whisper” listings. Pocket l...
By Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 5
Folks in McCurtain County and Choctaw County Oklahoma, Listen up!  Pay attention!  This will help you sell your home.  Curb appeal, one of the items that should be high on every seller's must-do list before they put their home on the market. There are a number of things that can be done to - at t...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 12
When selling your home you need to make sure your front door is inviting and fresh and if you have any postings on the door remove them. If You Can't Get the Buyer in the Front Door, You Can't Sell the House I attended an agent open house the other day and the curb appeal was a little lacking. Th...
By Lynne Hart Herrera, St. Louis City Homes, Rehabs, Multifamilies
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Considering Selling your Home FSBO (For Sale By Owner)?  Think Twice!A client of my was recently encountered an offer to list their home on the MLS for a flat fee, which they initially perceived as a sexy way to make more money in the sale of their home.  The following is a summary of what I coll...