Home Selling

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By Coral Gundlach
(Century 21 Redwood Realty, Arlington Virginia)
Comments 18
I just had a closing today for a wonderful home that sold after one showing and 0 days on market for full list price. This will not be a typical Realtor post where I brag about what a great job I did, but instead, I am sad. For this house was owned by some dear friends of mine who are moving to S...
By Tracy Lee Parker, Experienced Broker & Property Managers Since 2006
(RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
Comments 1
 UPGRADES GALORE! Split Master, 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, Rear Entry 2 Car Garage ! Upgrades include Granite in Kitchen & both Bathrooms, Stainless Steel Appliances, Engineered Hardwoods in Dining Room & Living Room, Travertine Floors in Bathrooms, Upgraded Kitchen Cabinets with Tea Stain finish,...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
Comments 2
275 Mcgarity Dr.Beautiful Home in Beautiful Neighborhood! 4-side brick beauty; 3 BR 2.5 BA w/ finished bonus as 4th bedroom; Sunny open plan, Master on main, gorgeous dark wide plank hardwood floors complement dark beadboard chair rail in sep. dining room; High-ceilinged family room w/modern fla...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 32
Why Should Sellers Have Their Home Inspected Before Listing?It’s very common for buyers to pay for a home inspection when purchasing a home. It allows the buyer to know of any issues with the home and make a decision on whether or not they want to proceed with the purchase. Why would a seller wan...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 9
Oconomowoc WI Real Estate, 7/4/15-8/4/15, Kristin Johnston, REMAX   By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center        Real Estate Report For Oconomowoc, By Kristin Johnston, Remax Realtor          My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax. My marketr...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
Comments 7
You Really Cannot Look Past That Crap!I have 4 listings all with one seller. All four were occupied by tenants and I agreed to sell the occupied homes. We listed at about the bottom of the market for what we had. Not fire sale prices, but certainly low and low enough that after cleaned up there w...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 7
You'll need to pass through your own private gated entry and travel down a unique reclaimed cobblestone driveway to get to the most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week. A spectacularly large front door made of glass and iron is your gateway into this massive luxury home located in the h...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 8
Buena Vida in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2014 Buena Vida in Wellington Fl is an active and outstanding adult 55+ community. You are welcomed upon entering this wonderful neighborhood by an upscale European style gatehouse which is quite the grand entrance! You feel as tho...
By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
Comments 0
Yet another month is behind us.  We had 32 closings in Central Florida in July 2015.  Here is a sampling of some of the properties we sold for customers last month.                               Red Oak                                                                       Ottawa  1.  Red Oak Cour...
By Joe Kendall, "Broker Joe" Right Choice Realty Cape Coral FLA.
(Right Choice Realty 239-560-0726 )
Comments 1
Fort Myers * Cape Coral * Pine Island *Bonita Springs * Sanibel Island * Lehigh Acres * Port Charlotte. Specializing in Waterfront, Gulf Access, Luxury, New Construction . Home Valuations . Free Home Valuations*My Home Buyers benefit from over 14 years of experience in contract negotiating, revie...
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 June 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 ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 10
When you list your home for sale the focus should be on preparing and presenting it to appeal to the most people possible.  It's not about YOU....your taste, your style, your comfort or your convenience.  It's about THEM, potential buyers, and what will be visually and emotionally appealing to TH...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 29
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 Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
 This beautiful and well-maintained home in the desirable Whitehall Plantation in North Charleston is situated perfectly on a quiet cul-de-sac. Just across the street is the heavily wooded, protected Coosaw Creek marshlands guaranteeing permanent beauty for the neighborhood. Upgrades throughout i...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Wellington Lakes in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2015 Wellington Lakes in Wellington Fl is a lovely lake front community of single family homes.  Homes for sale in Wellington Lakes are a blend of one story, two story, and ranch-style homes.  These homes were built in two va...
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 Junio 2015 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 pa...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 3
Listing Prices in Gilbert, Arizona July 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. July saw declines across the board in Sold, Active and New listing prices here in Gilbert, Arizona. The busy Summer housing market appears to be coming to an early end thi...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 15
  Sold in the Canyon Creek Subdivision in NW Austin 78726  My motivated seller wasted no time in preparing his home for the NW Austin housing market and the result is exactly what he anticipated: Another home SOLD in the Canyon Creek Subdivision in NW Austin 78726, courtesy of Dorie Dillard with ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Equestrian Club de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Junio 2015 Cuando se habla de bienes raíces en Wellington, debemos decir que El Equestrian Club de Wellington es una de las más maravillosas comunidades en el área. Definitivamente se sentirá inspirado al entrar a esta c...
By Lance Owens (RS), LUVA llc. Luxury Real Estate, Homes, Condos, Land
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 1
 Selling Your Home? Price It Right From the Start!  August 3, 2015  For Sellers, Pricing In today’s market, where demand is outpacing supply in many regions of the country, pricing a house is one of the biggest challenges real estate professionals face. Sellers often want to price their home high...