Home Selling

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By Dale Ross, Realty Group
(CEO - Dale Ross Realty Group)
Comments 5
 So, your home did not sell and you are wondering what to do now. It’s a fact that 27.8% of all listed homes are not selling the first time around, and the reasons why are very obvious to an experienced Realtor such as myself. Was your home really marketed? Did your agent know your micro market, ...
By Ashley Kimble Slaughter
Comments 5
House Selling Tips: Making Your House More AppealingOnce you decide to sell your house, you may want to put it on the market right away. Before you move forward, take a good look at your house through the eyes of a potential home buyer. Taking an objective look at your property and house can bene...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
Comments 0
2109 Freeman RoadPRICE REDUCED!! SELLERS MOTIVATED!! BEAUTIFUL PARK SETTING WITH CASCADING WATERFALL! SPREAD OUT AND ENJOY CUSTOM, FULL BRICK HOME! LOTS OF PRIVACY, SUPERSIZED ROOMS. MASTER SUITE HAS PRIVATE DECK, JACUZZI TUB. GRANITE KITCHEN OPENS TO LIVING ROOM AND ENTERTAINING DECK. DINING RO...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
Oconomowoc WI Real Estate, 8/1/15-9/1/15, 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 Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 35
Should Sellers Let Showing Cards Build Up? I was out showing homes this weekend with a couple of first time home buyers.  In each home I showed, I noticed the designated spot where Realtors left their business card to let the seller know that they showed their home.   In the newer listings, the p...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 8
I bet you've never heard of Kirkland, Arizona. Kirkland is barely a speck on the map. If you blink while driving through downtown Kirkland you will miss the entire town. Located almost a two hour drive North of Phoenix, this is where the most expensive home sold in Arizona last week can be found....
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 8
  Many Sellers...or "would be  Sellers" have a price in mind or profit that they have planned from the sale of  their home...that is human nature.    Sometimes that price is accurate....and other times...the Market says "no" to that price.  What is the reason for "NO"...?      It may be the loca...
By Brenda Hanson
(Keller Williams Realty Diamond Partners Inc.)
Comments 0
A person who is educated on foundation repair definitely has the upper hand in the real estate market. So many people see a crack or a disclosure that says a home has gotten water in the basement and they RUN. Water in the basement can be from something simple like the slope of the dirt around th...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 2
Real Estate Market Report, New Berlin,WI for 7/31/15-8/31/15, Remax  By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                                       New Berlin Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Real Estate,Waukesha Cty Realtor                           ...
By Geoffrey Jones, Sell my home fast - We buy houses
(Investorwize LLC)
Comments 18
 When it comes to selling your house fast, your success will usually match the amount of time and effort you place into it. Sellers who are receptive to learning new things about the process are often the most successful. This article has many tips to help you become smarter about real-estate sel...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
1152 Euclid, Charleston, SC Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 1645 SQUARE FEET Get the Final Sales Price! Charleston Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid F...
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
Comments 12
Fishhawk Lake Real Estate-71461 Fishhawk Rd Birkenfeld OR in sale pending!After walking in the door the first time to view this property and later taking my listing photos, I had a STRONG feeling that this wouldn't be on the market long as this is EXACTLY the type of "cabiny feel" many are lookin...
By Mona Gersky, GRI,IMSD-Taking the mystery out of real estate.
(MoonDancer Realty, Dillsboro,NC)
Comments 3
Say what????  I know, I know, you just bought this house and have no intentions of EVER moving but if you do, it will be a long time coming.  Let me repeat myself, the time to get your house ready to sell is the day you buy it.Yes, you've just bought a home to keep your family comfortable but you...
By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate)
Comments 0
 How Much is my home in Flatlands and Old Mill Basin Brooklyn Worth? Price of Flatland and Old Mill Basin Brooklyn Homes Sold August 2015    For the month of August 2015 the Brooklyn MLS posted the following Flatlands and Old Mill Basin Brooklyn homes Sold: One Family Flatlands and Old Mill Basin...
By Joanna Cohlan, Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes
(Fresh Eyes For Your Home)
Comments 27
Talk about a transformation - this one is definitely miraculous!Clients of mine from New York City, inherited the family home after the husband's father passed away.  The house is the same one that my client grew up in,  and let me tell you, he was definitely attached.  His dad, who passed away a...
By Janice Ankrett, Accredited Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
Comments 15
Nobody wants negative feedback ... especially when they are selling their home.As a Burlington Stager, my job is to help clients prevent negative feedback about their home. Sometimes, I'm called in because of the negative feedback and I address the issues. Issues of late: Unique features - metal ...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 23
I looked up the mls for condos for sale in Warminster, Bucks county, Pa. Warminster is located in centennial School district. There are many nice condos in Warminster. There are no active listings in some of them. This is what I found in the mls this morning.There are 7 pending listings of condos...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 22
Kristin Johnston Found The Buyers!    Address: 422 S Hine Ave Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-4948 Taxed by: Waukesha MLS #: 1439044           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy ...
By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate)
Comments 1
 Price of homes for sale in Brownsville & East New York Brooklyn 9/1/15 4 Bedroom one family home for sale in Brownsville   As of Sepember 1st , 2015 there are 15 residential one family homes for sale in Brownsville & East New York Brooklyn and 39 Multi family  2-4 family homes for sale on the Br...
By Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 19
Donald laughs when he hears someone say "bet you don't remember" to me.  My BFF sometimes calls me to ask me what happened with her other friends in the past. She knows she told me and that I'll remember and she can't remember. That conversations usually starts with "I hate you" (in a very loving...