Home Selling

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By Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
Comments 26
Inheriting a home that is in rough shape "What do you do? Who do you call?" Today's blog post just an example of what kind of calls we field in a day. It is a success story about a caller that called used Google to find a local real estate agent who could sell their home fast in i Virginia. They ...
By Rosemarie Heindel, Rosemarie Heindel
(Harry Norman Realtors)
Comments 11
 Active Members of the Big Canoe CommunityWhen Ray and Margie Bowyer moved to Big Canoe, Georgia from New Jersey thirty years ago, the community would never be the same! Ray and Margie poured their hearts and souls into Big Canoe. They did not just move here to retire. They moved to Big Canoe to ...
By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
Comments 12
 When someone considers selling their home, their initial interests are how much, how soon and what will it cost? Outside of the commissions and seller closing costs, there is much more to consider. The age of  a property typically provides many simple answers before you list your home.  Here’s a...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 8
   Our discussion with Sellers early in our listng consultation is that one of things that will determine the price of the propety is the condition.  Has the property been well maintained...the roof, the foundation, the mechanical parts been checked regularly and propertly repaired or replaced as...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 6
COME TAKE A LOOK!!$485,000120 PROSPECT STREETUNIT 23RIDGEFIELD, CT BEAUTIFUL, LIGHT OPEN CONCEPTBRAND NEW SUPER CLEAN AND BRIGHT KITCHENThe WOW FACTOR is here, right in the center of beautiful Ridgefield. A turn key, move right in condo with absolutely nothing to do...Gorgeous hardwood floors, am...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 31
 Staging Stories- What Are You Waiting For? Home Stagers like to come in at the beginning, BEFORE the property goes on the market. However, it doesn't always turn out that way.Such was the case a few months ago. A caller contacted Room Service Home Staging to inquire about staging his occupied ho...
By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner ; Antonelli Realty
(ANTONELLI Realty)
Comments 0
If you enjoyed reading the post please give it a LIKE, every little bit helps. Thank You.After five consecutive months of increases, pending home sales slipped in June, and the same is happening in July – the highest number of pending home sales in over nine years, according to the National Assoc...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 8
3809 Harvest Ridge Dr. Clarksville TN Now PendingIt is always a good feeling for the seller and buyer when a home goes under contract. This is one of the new cottages located in Villas at Meriwether. Don't let the small size fool you because this is laid out well and has a main floor master bedro...
By Michelle Finnamore, Preparing your property for sale
(in Vaughan and Toronto GTA)
Comments 4
Staging in Vaughan and Toronto we work with agents that have a unique approach to listing homes.During the listing presentation they outline how the work with sellers in preparing their homes for listing photos and showings. If the seller would like to have that particular agent list their home a...
By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
Comments 3
Six Hard Truths About Selling Your Vacation Home Here are six important truths that many sellers overlook in their quest to sell a second home.  Ignore these at your own risk, but remember that you've been warned! The more time your home spends on the market, the worse it looks to prospective buy...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 6
I got a call from a Manchester NH area Home Owner who asked if I could tell her how to tell if a home is Over priced. I asked her if her home was for sale and she said yes. I asked her the address and I looked it up in MLS. There it was plain as day with the gleaming picture of a room, not sure w...
By Marc Rasmussen, Sarasota Real Estate
(DWELL Real Estate)
Comments 0
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By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 6
Hidden Meadow Goshen Indiana Home Values are bringing Home Owner's 98% of List Price when selling their home.  Pricing your home correctly brings in plenty of serious Buyers.Hidden Meadow Subdivision is located on the corner of CR 18 and CR 19, and is accessable from CR 19 also.  Hidden Meadow Su...
By Jane Nicastro-Disch, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 4
NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert RealtorsNew Jersey Real Estate for Sale and LeaseWelcome to NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors. We are your source for all Real Estate in North & Central New Jersey. Our real estate expertise includes Luxury Homes, Homes for Sale, New Homes,...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 2
Fawn River Subdivision is located off of Old CR 17 and CR 26 at CR 126 to CR 126 in Goshen, Indiana. Fawn River Subdivision is on the south side of the road in Elkhart Township.  Children who live here, that attend public school, will register with Goshen Community Schools.2015 1st Quarter Goshen...
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
10067 Southwest Chadwick Drive, Port Saint Lucie, FL Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1513 SQUARE FEET Just Sold! Get the Info! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Search All Tra...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
Comments 6
3 Bedroom Flagstaff Horse Property HomeFantastically upgraded 3-bedroom home on 2.55 acres with gorgeous mountain views on Doney Park Water! Private and spacious, this home has a den which has potential to be a 4th bedroom. Master bedroom conveniently on the main floor.  There are 2 bedrooms and ...
By Irene Medina, PA GRI CRS CDPE SFR TRC, Official Member of GiveBackHomes
Comments 2
Listings to Leads - eFlyers   JUST LISTED     Remodeled 1 Bedroom 1 Bath Condo!   Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure       Tamarac Homes For Sale   5780 Rock Island Road Tamarac, FL 33319   Bedrooms: 1 | Bathrooms: 1 full | List Price: $ Get Current Price | 780 square feet    ...
By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty Partners)
Comments 18
Let the next owner take care of it. I hear this occasionally from sellers. It usually has to do with something like cleaning the carpets when you leave, or keeping the yard looking nice up to closing. I cringe when I hear this.As a buyer, you expect to find your new home that you just closed on i...
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 0
1217 Nw Sun Terrace Circle, Saint Lucie West, FL 34986  Price Reduced! Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price2 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1152 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Search All PG...