Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 11
When the phone call comes that an agent wants to show your house, you groan. You're tired, perhaps, or hungry. Your son has homework to do and you need to cook dinner. It's so terribly inconvenient.There are lots of reasons your agent has suggested you not be home while prospective buyers are vis...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 12
Under Contract in Danbury Forest Subdivision Springfield, Va 22151Under Contract: 5444 Calvin Ct Springfield, Va 221515444 Calvin Ct in Danbury Forest is now under contract courtesy of listing agent Amanda Davidson with Living A Dream Real Estate. This charming 3 bedroom, 2 full bath, 2 half bath...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Small Office, Big Service
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 15
A month or so ago there was a lot of conversation regarding kids receiving trophies for participating in some event or team sport.   One story that garnered the most attention at the time concerned James Harrison of the Pittsburgh Steelers giving his children's participation trophies back.And the...
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
Comments 20
Fishhawk Lake Real EstateSale Pending at Fishhawk Lake-Monday News! 9864 Beach Drive Birkenfeld OR 97016This little darling, tucked amongst the "Hobbit" types of trees, has had two new buyers fall in love! As a late entry onto the market, it has gone into sale pending rather quickly. 64 days, isn...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 12
Staging towards the latest trends When you are getting ready to sell your house, you become the Chief Marketing Officer of your property.  It is your job, with the help of a home stager and an experienced Realtor to sell the merits of your home to potential buyers. In addition to editing your acc...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 6
Number of Listings in Gilbert, Arizona September 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. The Gilbert, Arizona housing market is approaching it's standard Fall and Winter slow down already. Housing numbers in September show that homes being listed for ...
By Jay & Michelle Lieberman, Creating Calm in the Buying and Selling Chaos
(Keller Williams World Class)
Comments 3
6 Tricks to an Open House Open houses are quite controversial lately. Some real estate agents love them, many sellers expect to them, and some agents find they are completely worthless and simply a way for criminals to enter your home or looky-loo  neighbors. However, many  sellers still have ope...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
Comments 1
 Single Level 3 bedroom Bow and Arrow home completely updated!  New roof, new window, new kitchen and new tile--this home is move in ready!With lots of trees, this home offers lots of privacy. Come and see this for yourself! Tenants lease is month to month  Single Level 3 bedroom Bow and Arrow ho...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 14
Offer Accepted North Kingstown Walk to Water Home for Sale58 Murray Avenue - Mount View   Renovated Walk to Water Beach Home North Kingstown RI Overview Maps Photos Features $240,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Bathroom1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,690 sqftLot: 0.10 acre(s)Yea...
By Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 9
You send an offer and it's met with resistance by the other agent because your buyer has to sell a house. The resistance is completely from the agent because she confesses that she hasn't even let her client know there is an offer yet.If one of my sellers gets an offer and it's contingent upon a ...
By Irene Medina, PA GRI CRS CDPE SFR TRC, Official Member of GiveBackHomes
Comments 3
Listings to Leads - eFlyers   JUST LISTED     8509 NW 57th Pl, Tamarac FL   Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local My Reviews       Tamarac Homes For Sale   8509 NW 57TH Place Tamarac, Florida 33324   Bedrooms: 2 | Bathrooms: 2 full | List Price: $ Get Current Price | 1586 square feet    ...
By Kathleen Turner
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Gorgeous Craftsman Boasting Every Bell & Whistle!Beautiful 3BR/2.1Ba + Loft Craftsman! Every Possible Upgrade! Very Open! Great Room w/Stacked-Stone Gas Log FP + Custom Built-ins! Gourmet Kitchen w/42" Cherry Cabinets, Huge Center Island, Quartz Counters, Dbl Ovens + Gas Cooktop! HUGE Pantry! Go...
By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty Partners)
Comments 2
After years of explaining to potential sellers that their home really isn't going to sell for as much as they think, I am beginning to see just the opposite. I spoke to a lovely couple yesterday about their home and we discussed the possible range that their home might sell. They were astounded t...
By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
Comments 0
Setting the PriceThe price is the first thing buyers notice about your property. If you set your price too high, then the chance of alienating buyers is higher. You want your house to be taken seriously, and the asking price reflects how serious you are about selling your home.Several factors wil...
By Anne-Marie Stone
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    ‪#‎GranadaHillsSoldWATCH‬: This week, I decided to try something new... a SOLDWATCH, to let you know what's selling in your area... and I've just picked a few photos of features that caught my eye. So in Granada Hills in the past week,5 homes sold, from $417,000 - $594,900; age of homes from ...
By Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 8
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 The Scott Loper Team Lansdale & Harleysville PA Homes
(Keller Williams Real Estate - Montgomeryville)
Comments 0
403 S Main St E103, Doylestown, PA 18901 Asking Price: $139,900 MLS#: 665767 For a Virtual Tour of 403 S Main St E103Desirable 2 Br / 1 B Unit in Doylestown BoroughVery clean 1st floor unit in desirable Valley House. Great location with easy access to Routes 202 & 611,Doylestown SEPTA station, an...
By Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
Comments 0
Traffic was non-stop this weekend on the home listed at 12300 Tilney Ct, Woodbridge Virginia 22192 located in the Westridge subdivision. The result was the home went UNDER CONTRACT is less than 7 Days!The reason,  it is a "Main Level Living Home" with two additional levels of finished living spac...
By Jeremy K. Frost
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 5
NOW LISTED AT $323,500!!!This one story hill country home features a gorgeous white stone exterior as well as a large 3 cargarage.Inside you will find beautiful granite counter tops as well as stunning wood floors in theliving areas. This wide open floor plan has soaring archways and is perfect f...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 3
Hunters Run Subdivision is located on CR 15.  Hunters Run Subdivision  is located on the west side of the road in OsoloTownship, Elkhart Indiana. Children who live in Hunters Run Subdivision who attend public school will be attending Elkhart Community Schools. 2015 2nd Quarter Homes for Sale, Hom...