Home Selling

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By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 67
One aspect of Home Staging that many sellers don't fully understand is "first impression". You have heard it and read it time and time again....You don't get a second chance to make a good first impression.  It's been said millions of times, so often that it's become background noise. It's like "...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 3
Waukesha County 3 Bedroom Home Sales Market Report 1/1/17 to 2/18/17Waukesha County Homes For Sale, Waukesha County Real Estate, Kristin Johnston,RE/MAX   Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha County,WI for 1/1/17-2/18/17.  Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha County Homes For Sale My name is K...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group)
Comments 23
Did He Say How Many YEARS it would Take to Sell Your House?Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS asked a question in the Q&A section that spawned this post... Following a listing presentation, the seller said, "We both feel good about you listing our home but, _____ (agent) gave us a much better valuati...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 34
©Patricia Feager, 2/21/2017 I just finished reading, "Think About that First Impression," by Nick & Trudy Vandekar who wrote a great story after being inspired by a post written by Sharon Tara! They were both wonderful! As I read their stories and watched Nick's video I got that surge of happines...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 52
 We got an email...quite unexpectedly from a "by chance"....meeting with someone we did not know. (Who would think visiting someone in the hospital would mean a listing from an ambulance driver ?!)     Off we went ....two children and one on the way meant a larger house was in their future and t...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 12
Hello! If you have buyers who are looking for a great condo, in a super convenient location, please contact me!  I have an upcoming listing located in Brookfield, WI.  The condo has 2 bedrooms, plus a den.  The master suite is HUGE!  There are 2 full baths and a 2.5 attached garage.   The kitchen...

By Joe Kendall, "Broker Joe" Waterfront Expert in Cape Coral FLA.
(Shore Line Realty 239-560-0726 )
Comments 0
 Joe brings over 16 years of experience to my clients looking to Sell or Buy here in Southwest Florida! It's always best to talk to "Broker Joe" at 239-560-0726 today.

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
Comments 1
Access: A Key Component in Getting Your House SOLD! So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you with the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to potential buyers. There are four elements to a quality listin...

By Mark and Catherine Borah, The Key To Your Next Home!
(Borah Realty Source)
Comments 1
OPEN HOUSE, February 26, Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 171 Trussel Ridge, Pendergrass, GA Get Directions Click Here Description Features Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS 3 BATHROOMS (2 full, 1 half) 2454 Square Feet Spotless Traditional Home located in popul...

By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 3
You can have it all!  Pool, Tennis and 4 acres at 36 Chalburn Road, Redding, CT 06896                As you "think spring" at 36 Chalburn Road, don't forget about the great outdoors and taking advantage of outdoor entertaining!  Imagine you and your guests relaxing in the sunshine, poolside while...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 7
Can you fill in the blank?The home will sell quickly, provided the home is.....….A. Staged NicelyB. In a great neighborhoodC. Offers free washer, dryer, and refrigeratorD. Priced To SellTo find the correct answer, read this re-post from Patricia Kennedy.Listing From Hell? Not Necessarily Yesterda...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 1
Bennington Heights Home Values change everytime a home sales like yours. Here are the most recent sales that affect Bennington Heights Home Values. Bennington Heights Subdivision is located off of US 33 south to CR 31, turn right, to west CR 44.  Bennington Heights Subdivision  is located on the ...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 1
Bridlewood Estates Home Values change every time a home that is comparable to yours, sells.  Here are the most recent sales that will affect your Bridlewood Estates Home Values.Bridlewood Estates Subdivision is located behind the Jefferson Fire Station on SR 15.  Bridlewood Estates Subdivision  i...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 2
Country Creek Subdivision is located just north of US Hwy 20 on CR 23.  Country Creek Subdivision  is located on the west side of the road. Jefferson Township, Goshen Indiana, 46528. Children who live in Country Creek Subdivision who attend public school will be attending Middlebury Community Sch...

By Melissa Marro, Jacksonville Real Estate and Home Staging
(Keller Williams First Coast Realty - The Marro Team)
Comments 0
Targeting a home sale to the demographic most likely to buy the home is a best marketing practice.  A study by The National Association of Realtors conducted in 2016 states that 61 % of buyers right now were born between the years of 1965 and 2000. 35% of them are millennials.One of the most impo...

By Anna Banana Kruchten, Arizona's Top Banana!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 5
Phoenix Home Sellers. If you are thinking of selling your home at some point in the future I highly recommend you read this excellent article on preparing your home for sale.  On your mark, get set,  get READY to SELL your home! One aspect of Home Staging that many sellers don't fully understand ...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 1
The Crossing Home Values change every time a new home sells like yours. Here are the latest sales that affect The Crossing Home Values.The Crossing Subdivision is located on CR 19, south of SR 119 in Goshen, Indiana.  The Crossing Subdivision is on the east side of the road at Lighthouse Lane in ...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 1
The Villa's at Waterford Commons Subdivision is located south of CR 38 at CR 27.  The Villa's at Waterford Commons Subdivision  is located on the east side of the road in Elkhart Township, Goshen Indiana. Children who live in The Villa's at Waterford Commons Subdivision who attend public school w...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 1
strong>Park West Home Values change every time a home sells like yours. Here are the latest sales that affect Park West Home Values. Park West Subdivision is located off of Greene Road between Bashor and W Clinton in Elkhart Township, Goshen Indiana. Children who live in Park West Subdivision who...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 1
Horizon Estates Subdivision  is located on US Hwy 6, west of SR 15 about a mile.  Horizon Estates Subdivision  is located on the south side of the road. Jackson Township, New Paris, Indiana. Children who live in Horizon Estates Subdivision who attend public school will be attending Fairfield Comm...