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 Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 39
If you have been scanning the MLS, there are certain phrases or words that may make you want to run, far away. When reviewing homes that have not sold, many home Sellers here in the Manchester NH area often ask why their home did not sell. Some times the answer as easy as looking up their listin...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
 Black Diamond in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report January 2016 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 pla...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 7
There is not a Sacramento Realtor among us who has not at one time or another had this experience in the housing market. One might cross her fingers when it comes time to appraise a particular home, suspecting she sold that home for way more than it will ever appraise for and, voila, it appraises...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
  Black Diamond de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Enero 2016 Black Diamond en Wellington Florida, es un paraíso muy tranquilo donde vivir modernamente, se mezcla maravillosamente con la naturaleza. Esta entre una de las opciones perfectas que hay en Wellington Florida p...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
 Equestrian Club of Wellington in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report January 2016 When speaking of  Wellington real estate, we must say that Equestrian Club Of Wellington is one of the communities in the village we consider just one of the most wonderfully planned. You’ll surely be in...
By Bruce Swedal, Denver Real Estate
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 When you put your home on the market, you want to make sure that you are getting the best price you can for your home. Here are some update ideas that give your home a better selling price.The first thing that you should do is take a good look around your home and make a list of things that you ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 39
Just Why Aren’t You Staging Your House?  Agents are often asked if they suggest staging when listing a home.  And, as a Home Stager, my ears perk up because I am interested in their opinion and perception of Home Staging. Some have never worked with a stager and don’t suggest it unless their clie...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
Pewaukee Condos, Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report 1/5/16 to 2/5/16, Kristin Johnston, Pewaukee Realtor                       Re-blogged by 0 agents   My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Condos in Pewaukee, WI for the la...
By Michael Ackerman, CRS, Top Producer, 19+ Years Experience!
(Zephyr Real Estate)
Comments 0
Selling - during  Super Bowl 50  Celebrations... Strategy + Synchronicity = Success    This year started with a challenge to sell a superlative property concurrent to San Francisco's hosting of Super Bowl 50!  We welcomed over a hundred buyers coming to view this home in less than 2 weeks.   Muse...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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 After listing this home on Saturday afternoon, we scheduled 10 showings and had 3 GREAT offers in less than 48 hours.  New Berlin Real Estate is HOTTTTT!!!!!! Address: 14100 W Crestview DR New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151-2434 Taxed by: New Berlin MLS #: 1458391           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOcono...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Customer Focused, Results Driven Service!
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 15
Recently I accompanied my son when he purchased a new car.  As a general rule I really do not like anything having to do with the car buying process!  This particular time was more tolerable for several reasons. He was dealing with someone I had recommended and trusted. The salesman's reputation ...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 4
Considering selling your Scottsdale home but not sure how to go about it? Feel free to contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation so we can share with you our proven process that has resulted in the SALE of every listing we have taken, both Traditional and Short Sale since June 2011. No hy...
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
 Curious To Find Out What Your Port St Lucie Home Is Worth? 
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 14
  Address: 1203 Evergreen Dr Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-2319 Taxed by: Waukesha MLS #: 1454322           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston  RE/MAX Re...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 10
Kathy Streib "Staging alone will not get a home sold.  But, in conjunction with the right pricing, location, the local market conditions and the marketing efforts of a professional real estate agent, it will help place a home on the top of a very short list. "  Agreed - and - re-blog! Just Why Ar...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI for 1/3/16-2/3/16.  Waukesha Real Estate, Waukesha Homes For Sale  My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Waukesha, WI for the last 30 days.    Are you looking to buy a house in Wauk...
By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 16
How to Sell Your Panorama Heights Home Cedaredge CO This Cedaredge, CO real estate market information is for February, 2016. If you want to sell your Panorama Heights home...then list it NOW. There are no homes for sale in this neighborhood. There's no competition. Inventory is down all over town...
What you and many Realtors don't know about Seller Property Disclosure All too many investors are leaving themselves wide open to a lawsuit when not providing Seller Property Disclosure Statements in Arizona.  In Arizona, it is REQUIRED that sellers provide the disclosure statements, EVEN IF THEY...
By Heidi Herda 612-807-4858, Keller Williams Classic Realty
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
Comments 0
Selling Your Champlin Heights Home 55316Do you need to sell before you buy?Search All Champlin Homes For Sale 55316 The decision to sell your Champlin Home is always a big one. There's lots of thought that typically goes into deciding to make a move. The great news is, Champlin Heights Single Fam...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 15
OPEN HOUSE~Austin~10509 Canyon Vista Way ~ Canyon Creek Feb. 7 1-3pm www.10509canyonvista.comBuyers, don’t miss your opportunity to preview this 2 story brick home with a front porch elevation at this weekend’s open house, Sunday, Feb. 7th from 1-3pm. 10509 Canyon Vista Way Austin, TX 78726 is lo...