Home Selling

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By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 33
What A Seller Paid For A Home Is Not A Negotiation ToolDuring recent negotiations I was really taken back that an agent was using what her sellers paid for the home as a negotiation strategy. It’s not uncommon for a seller to want to base their sale price around what they paid for the home or for...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 4
Pewaukee 1 Bedroom Condo Sales Market Report May 2016Pewaukee Condos For Sale, Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report 4/26/16 to 5/26/16, 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 in Pewauk...
By Dan Greenberger, Realtor Serving Metrowest towns in MA.-
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
Comments 0
                               Why It Is The Perfect Time To Sell Your Framingham Ma Home in 2016 All the factors in 2016 have lined u now to give Framingham home sellers a huge advantage in selling their homes for top dollar in 2016. There are so many buyers out there with so few homes to meet a...
By Cathy Perry
(RedKey Realty Leaders)
Comments 16
Not too long ago, I read agent showing instructions for a million dollar plus home on the MLS. The instructions included several sentences on how to get the key to turn in the lock.There is very little that’s more frustrating to me when I show homes than a key that just doesn’t work in the lock, ...
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
                       Selling Your Home in St Lucie, Martin, and Indian River County?????   The Florida Tolbert Team WOW Effect: 3D Showcase For Seller Listings     3 Interactive Listings That Will Wow Prospects     The tools real estate professionals are using to create more dynamic online lis...
By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes & Beach Cities Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Comments 6
At Charlemagne Int'l Properties we have a love-hate relationship with Zillow.  We think it is wonderful homeowners can go to the site, type in their home address, and presto, they have the value of their property.  Or do they?We recently had a seller contact us, and he was in a jubilant mood due ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 51
Not all Home Staging is the same.Sometimes "home staging" means having a home stager provide all new furnishings and accessories.Sometimes "home staging" simply means giving advice to home owners on how they can improve the appeal of their home. Either way, a transformation is the intended result...
By CARDWELL THAXTON, Appraiser. Investor. Realtor. Solutions.
(Keller Williams - Princeton)
Comments 2
Houses for Sale in Hamilton NJ Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $230,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 2,157 sqftLot: 22,900 sqftYear Built: 1920 Location 1503 Hamilton AveHamilton, NJ 08629-1421USA Cardwell Thaxton Keller Williams Re...
By Edward & Celia Maddox, EXPERIENCE & INTEGRITY - WE TAKE THE HIGH ROAD
(Solutions Real Estate)
Comments 0
The number of home buyers who say now is a good time to buy dipped to an all-time survey low in Fannie Mae’s latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index. Meanwhile, home owners who say now is a good time to sell soared to an all-time survey high. The disconnect in the market is likely partially due to ...
By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KELLER WILLIAMS Central PA East)
Comments 0
Existing Home Sales Climb [INFOGRAPHIC]   Some Highlights: Both New Home Sales and Existing Home Sales are up month-over-month and year-over-year. Inventory remains low which continues to drive home prices up as demand continues to exceed the 4.7-month inventory. The median price of new homes is ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 31
...or How I Survived My First Vacant Staging.  The other day I was reviewing some of my first posts and thought you might enjoy hearing about my first vacant staging job.  I won’t  reblog it or copy and past it because I want to save you the experience of having to read a wall of words.  After re...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 25
My listing at 1508 Dewey Evanston IL, 60201 has just gone under contract. A four bedroom two and a half bath split level home listed at $450,000 is now a pending sale. 1508 Dewey is described as: This is an extremely comfortable home with lots of updates! A sitting room greets you upon entering t...
By Les & Sarah Oswald, Broker, Realtor, SFR, PMC and Investor
(Eastvale Team Realty & Property Mgmt)
Comments 1
6476 Laurel St, Eastvale Ca - Pending 6 bedroom, 4.5 Baths, 4 car garage3700 sqft on a lot over 7000 sqftin Heartland Community of Eastvale CA  The Eastvale Team cupid was able to make a connection between the buyers and sellers for the property on 6476 Laurel St. All parties are now in talk and ...
By Mike Baltierra, Full Service at Your Service Realtor-Corona CA
(20/20 Realty Inc.)
Comments 1
Another Home Sold by Mike Baltierra with 20/20 Realty Inc.3389 Flowerfield Dr Riverside CA 92503This one was a worry because we didn't get hardly any buyer views then out of no where we received a offer. This is a really nice community close to everything you would want. One of the nicest communi...
By Brad Thomsen, Managing Broker
(Big Bear Realty ~ Broker / Owner)
Comments 0
 For Professional Real Estate Services in Lynnwood contact Brad Thomsen, Broker/Owner, Big Bear Realty.Call, text or email for more information.    425-890-4649   |   brad@bradthomsen.com#lynnwoodrealestate #bigbearrealty #bradthomsen #bigbearnorthwest #lynnwoodlistingagent #lynnwoodhomeNOW IS TH...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Comments 4
Condo for Sale Golf Green, Venice FL REALTOR® Kwee Huset with locally owned real estate company Kwee Huset Realty, Tel:941-716-3090  just listed Condo for sale at Golf Green, 1041 Capri Isles Blvd #203, Venice FL 34292  Condo for sale Golf Green, Venice FL - Property informationSale Price $159,90...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 44
Could You Try for Just One Day Not Using the “D” Word? Recently I wrote about Stepford Stagers- you know people who use the same trite staging words and phrases without really giving thought to what they’re saying and the impact it may have on the recipient. Probably the word most associated with...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 10
When selling your home, what do you need to do to get your home "ready for showtime"? It's essential that the Listing Broker discusses the "pre-activation" process with the Seller so they understand their role in ensuring the property "sparkles" prior to "showtime". Why? The graphic below says it...
By Scott Leaf Personal Real Estate Corporation, Scott Leaf & Associates Real Estate Team
(Keller Williams Elite Realty, Port Coquitlam, BC)
Comments 1
3941 Ambleside Close, Port Coquitlam, BC 1724 sq ft, 3 Bedroom Main with 3 BathroomsLocated at end of Quiet Cul-de-sacPort Coquitlam home For Sale  FULL LISTING DETAILS:  http://thisiscrazy.myhomemay.be/ FULL LISTING DETAILS http://thisiscrazy.myhomemay.be/1362 Deeridge Lane, Coquitlam, BC  - Bea...
By Evan Ryan
(Buy and Sell Group)
Comments 0
 SOLD!Springfield, MO 65802 3 Bedroom House Close to MSU, Downtown Springfield, and Elementary School. Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 1Square Feet: 882List Price: $29,900Days on Market: 262Congratulations to Our Seller!     You may also be interested in-> Springfield Homes For Sale in Every Price Range   ...