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 Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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Team Zuhl&Are proud to announce their newest listing at 34 Ackerson Avenue in Pequannock.  This lovely split level home features 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 1 half bath.  There's lots of room and the home is great for entertaining.  The fenced in yard features a large deck and an in ground swimm...
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)
Comments 7
12136 Riverbend Trace, Port Saint Lucie, FL Bay St Lucie Price Reduced! Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score My Reviews $ Click for current price6 BEDROOMS | 7 (5 full, 2 half ) BATHROOMS | 7244 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Po...
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)
Comments 1
107 SE Rio Palermo, Port Saint Lucie, FL Tesoro Golf and Country Club!  New home construction coming Soon! Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price Just Sold! Get the Info! CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 107 SE Rio Palermo, Port St Lucie, FL 34984 Se...
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)
Comments 3
848 SW Rocky Bayou Terrace, Saint Lucie West, FL 34986 Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1482 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work...
By Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Florida Luxury Realty)
Comments 81
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 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 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)
Comments 1
133 SE Tramonto Street, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34984 Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price Just Sold! Get the Info! CLICK HERE for FULL DETAILS of 133 SE Tramonto, Port St Lucie, FL 34984 Search All Homes for Sale in Torino Area of Saint Lucie West ...
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 70
     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 Beatrice M. Stambulski, Sherman Oaks Real Estate
(John Aaroe Group)
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SOLD! Finally, after 1 eventful year we closed Escrow yesterday. Selling this property has been a journey that I do not wish repeated ever again. For the first 6 months, it was not easy to show, being tenant occupied had to go through all the hoops to set up an appointment. After the tenant moved...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 25
1503 Oak #213 Evanston IL Pending Sale Oak CourtThis property was listed by Realtor Noah Seidenberg for only 13 days and is now under contract. A nice 2 bedroom 2 bath condo in an elevator building in downtown Evanston will get a happy new owner. It had previously been on the market with a differ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 28
SOLD in the Houston Springs Subdivision in Perry GASOLD in Perry GAHelping sellers market their home and find the right buyer is what I love to do. Fortunately, this home in a 55+ community was exactly what the out-of-state buyer was looking for. The result is another home SOLD in the Houston Spr...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 37
Staging Your House for a Summer Sale!Ninety-degree weather and the absence of snowbirds here in South Florida does not mean that home selling comes to a halt.  There are still buyers who are looking for the right property.  Some families are ready to make the move before the start of the next sch...
By Laura Sellers, www.Auburn-Realtor.com; Auburn, AL Real Estate
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.Auburn-Realtor.com, EXPERT IN AUBURN REAL ESTATE SERVICES)
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Selling Your Home? How to Live in Staged Surroundings By Suzanne De Vita RISMEDIA, Friday, July 03, 2015— It’s no secret staging has become synonymous with selling a home. A staged home can boost perceived value by as much as 10 percent, according to listing agents surveyed in the National Assoc...
By Anna Banana Kruchten - AZ Top Banana of Real Estate!, Broker/Owner
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 20
 Simple Home Showing Flexibility Tips How flexible do I need to be about showing my home on the market? Well, in a nutshell...do you want to sell your home?  If yes, then the answer is, be as flexible as humanly possible about showing times. The whole idea is to get your home shown as often as po...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 10
If you are a Florida home seller, this is a blog post by Kathy Streib you must read. She provides excellent advice to ensure potential buyers feel welcomed and at home the minute they walk through your front door. It can get brutally hot in the summer months, be sure to read on and follow her tip...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
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How to Sell a HomeVideo Tips Series for Carlsbad Home SellersBroker Open Houses Selling your Carlsbad home is complex, and it takes time, no matter how experienced you might be in selling houses. Even in our busy market where inventory is low being a seller is a challenge, and there’s lots to kno...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 27
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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 29
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 Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman, (RA) AHWD CRS ePRO OAHU HAWAII REAL ESTATE
(Century 21 Liberty Homes)
Comments 79
 Going through the ‘negotiating period of a contract’ (or in our case, multiple offers on any one property in a low inventory market) is a stressful situation for all.  I know that I will represent my client in contract negotiations without divulging personal/contract information that could hurt ...