Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Allison Bernard, Real Estate & Relocation Services 401-533-6916
(Keller Williams Central Rhode Island)
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Rhode-Island-Home.com reports Market Trends for 02852 (North Kingstown, RI)  where home prices appreciated across North Kingstown in Washington County and less listings are on the market from last month.So where do North Kingstown homeowners stand when it comes to the 02852 Zipcode in RI if they ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Home Owners Associations can be a very positive and necessary component to a neighborhood. They ensure cleanliness of the streets and sidewalks. In some subdivisions that have common green belt areas, parks, and playgrounds, they are in charge of trimming trees, grass, bushes, and the upkeep of t...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Halloween Decorating Tips When Selling Your Home.  This post was inspired by a question asked by my Palm Beach County Realtor friend, Winston Heverly .  If your house is on the market during certain holidays, what should you do about the decorations that you and your family usually put up?We have...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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What do these 4 NW Austin Homes have in common? They are all listed by Dorie Dillard with Coldwell Banker United Realtors and went under contract in an average of 2 days!11112 Brista Way11105 Calavar Drive9824 Lavera Drive2700 Giacomo CV If you’re looking for these kinds of results in selling you...
By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
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Restaurant/Coffee Shop For Sale, Cedaredge, CO...Business OpportunityLocation, location, location...this restaurant and coffee shop business has a high traffic Main Street location, and it's a very well established business. This is a turn key operation. Step right in...all the equipment is inclu...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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5 Good Reasons Fall May Be the Best Time to Sell Your Clarksville HomeWinter weather is around the corner and several of the recent mornings have given us a taste of what cold weather feels like again. Clarksville sellers start questioning if they have missed the opportunity window to sell their ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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When you are preparing your house for sale, it’s important to remember that your potential buyers will be looking in those places you’d hoped they wouldn’t look. Home Staging: The Forgotten Areas If your home is for sale, you’ve done all of the things your real estate agent or home stager has sug...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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When selling your home you need to make sure your front door is inviting and fresh and if you have any postings on the door remove them. If You Can't Get the Buyer in the Front Door, You Can't Sell the House I attended an agent open house the other day and the curb appeal was a little lacking. Th...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Do you believe that LUCK is involved when Selling ones home? First, I do not think I would want to find out by being saddled with the BAD LUCK of a home that does not sell. I think the key is that a home seller should not leave their sell up to luck. They hold their fate in their own homes with t...
By Norma Skeete, REALTOR, GRI, SFR, SRES, Arlington VA Condos for S
(Keller Williams Realty)
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OPEN HOUSE, October 11, Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 5403 Richenbacher Avenue, Alexandria, VA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 0 BATHROOMS 1540 Square Feet Elegant spacious TH in great close-in location on quiet cul-de-...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
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Three Bedroom Flagstaff Home on Golf Course For Sale  Sunday October 11, 2015 12-3pm  1811 N. Edgewood Flagstaff, AZ 86004   This is your chance for a golf course property for under $400,000! 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on a treed lot--this home isn't one to miss! One of the sellers is a licensed ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Home Staging: The Forgotten Areas If your home is for sale, you’ve done all of the things your real estate agent or home stager has suggested.   Bring on the potential Buyers because you’re ready for them!Or are you?Getting your house ready for sale is similar to having company over for dinner.  ...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Heaton Vista/Heaton Park Subdivision is located off of CR 15 north of CR 6 in Elkhart, Indiana.  Heaton Vista Subdivision is on the west side of the road just after the Indiana Toll Road underpass on the west side of the road in Osolo Township.  Children who live here that attend public schools w...
By Noemi Cardoso
(RE/MAX TerraSol)
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KCM CrewIn today's market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.Here are fiv...
By Jean Rogers, Pete Psareas & John Thomas, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
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I thought I would try Twitters new live video platform Periscope. I THOUGHT I was doing a 10 minute video tour of a new listing. But when I was switching the camera from rear facing to front facing I actually turned it OFF! I left the house before checking the "Scope" as they are called.  When I ...
By Enrico & Monica Roselli, 12 Years of Experience
(Realty World South Florida)
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By Cecilia Rodriguez, Realtor - Riverside California Real Estate
(First Team Real Estate)
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Riverside CA Casas De Venta Las 6 Razones Mas Importante  Por Que Su Casa No Se VenderaUna de las experiencias más frustrantes que le puede pasar a un vendedor en Riverside es cuando lista su casa para la venta solo para que se sienta en el mercado durante meses y meses. En realidad Esta experien...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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2349 Avon St, Los Angeles, CA. 90026, Vacant Land: SOLD! Here is a fantastic opportunity to build in a very hip and trendy neighborhood a home that would be at the end of the Cul-de-Sac!Congratulations go out to the new owners from the Land Man, Endre Barath, Jr.!   If you are considering buying ...
By Angeles Jonske
(Jonske Rinehart Group w/ Keller Williams Realty St Louis)
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1969 Shetland Path, High Ridge, MO Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE October 11, Sunday 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2356 SQUARE FEET OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER ...
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
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SOLD! Designer Tree House at Fishhawk Lake!I've said goodbye to four owners and HELLO! to new neighbors!(The buyers are very excited and will pick up their keys tonite. They said they've already got a truck packed with a load to bring to the lake!)- Now that we are hitting the fall/closer-to-wint...