Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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 I received another wonderful client testimonial today.  I thought I would share it with all of you.  "Kristin was a referral to my husband and I from my brother and we could not be more pleased with her work and commitment to helping us find and purchase our first home! Her response time was fas...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 7
We've got a two for one in this weeks Animals of the MLS. Who doesn't enjoy watching dogs splash around in water whether that be at the lake or in a backyard swimming pool? I think it would be a pretty safe bet to say these two friends spend many hours cooling off and making waves together in thi...
By David Baker Realtor - Laveen Homes for sale, Your local Expert
Comments 46
Why anyone would not protect themselves from future liability is beyond me.  Here in the state of Arizona, it is the law that a seller must disclose material (important) facts about the property. Every day I do searches for clients in our local MLS.  There are generally several homes I come acros...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 81
When listing your home for sale, it's important to understand that price is determined by your local market. The most you will receive for your house is the price that someone is willing to pay....the price that someone believes your house is worth. Perception is key.This is why Home Stagers go o...
By Stephanie LeFew, Your KEY to a wonderful home buying experience
(Coldwell Banker, Tampa FL)
Comments 0
Florida is still the top destination for International Buyers.In 2014, the five countries that accounted for 51% of all purchases by international buyers were China, Canada, Mexico, India & the United Kingdom.International buyers tend to purchase more expensive real estate with the average purcha...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 13
  Address: N19W26734 Milkweed Ln A Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072-5658 Taxed by: Pewaukee MLS #: 1451596           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston  RE/...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 63
The Professionals Have The Tools For The JobFor the last three days there's been a crew of tree cutting professionals working around our home.  Our home is surrounded by woods and over the last few years the ash borer beetles have been making their presence known.  It doesn't end well for the ash...
By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
RICHARD DID IT AGAIN!   576 North Bellflower Blvd. #308, Long Beach, CA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Market Update Video $ Click for current price 2 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1028 SQUARE FEET Top floor Stoneybrook Villas con...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 31
How do you know if  Home Buyer can get a mortgage or not? Why are Buyers given a pre-approval if they were not actually approved for a loan? The CONFUSION starts that they actually got a "PRE-QUALIFICATION" Letter and not a pre-approval. Many buyers and sellers are confused by the two terms. This...
By Jeff&Grace Safrin, SpousesSellingHousesTM
(F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate)
Comments 1
 We are humbled and thankful to have earned the trust of hundreds of past clients we have represented in the purchase or sale of properties in Northwest Indiana who continue to be our best cheerleaders and refer us to others! Referrals are the building blocks that strengthen the foundation of our...
By Tanya Stevenson, Tanya Stevenson, CDPE, 1-719-963-6582
(Park Avenue Properties Of Colorado Springs LLC)
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 From the desk of Tanya Stevenson... Selling your home shouldn’t be a stressful ordeal. Making the smart move of choosing a REALTOR® is your first step to ensuring that your investment in your home pays off.  Our services and experience allow you to focus on your move while we manage your home sa...
By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
Comments 2
Keep Your Home Value Up with Classic RemodelingYou can help keep your home value up with classic remodeling updates that are also appealing to trendy home buyers. Whether you are thinking about selling your home soon or later on next year, try some of these classic remodeling projects that are su...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 2
OPEN HOUSE For 2 Bed 2 Ba Villa w/ Den (Plus Other AZ Homes To See...)Click on an image to view more listing information or on an address caption to view the blog for that homeDid you know that Shanna Day has been in the Top 1.5 - 2% Of The 31,000 - 42,000 Realtors in our MLS System for the last ...
By Irene Medina, PA GRI CRS CDPE SFR TRC, Official Member of GiveBackHomes
Comments 4
9750 Sunrise Lakes Blvd, Sunrise, Fl Just Listed Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price2 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 850 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! 15 Sec Home Valuation Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Mortgag...
By Jane Nicastro-Disch, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 2
Let us Help You! Things you should think about when selling!!!   For more information call (908) 310-1358   Selling With NJ Estates Real Estate Group & Weichert RealtorsSelling your home is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. You will have many questions. How much is ...
By Chris Dunham
(Solutions Real Estate)
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Real Talk USA - Million Dollar Home of the Week Prestigious. A perfect floor plan all the bedrooms are on one level, 5,100 square feet with three bedrooms/office and den and an all inclusive guest quarters, second master suite. A true masterpiece to showcase on Real Talk USA as our Million Dollar...
By Roy Giordano, Top Agent Marlboro NJ, Marlboro/Manalapan Homes
(RE/MAX Central, Marlboro, Manalapan, Freehold, Old Bridge NJ)
Comments 3
Just sold in Greenbriar, Monroe Twp NJ     Roy Giordano  732-213-2438 Another listing sold! I'm pleased to announce the recent sale of 49 Leeds Lane, Monroe NJ. located in the much sought after adult community of Greenbriar. This home offered 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Eat-in Kitchen, Formal Dining...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 1
FlipBook: 4 Bed 3.5 Ba Tuscan-Style Estate w/ Resort-Style Yard & Pool 8230 E KAEL ST Mesa, AZ 85207Just how move-in ready is this inspiring home with mountain views and oversized lot in the Savona subdivision of Mesa, AZ? Well why not take a look for yourself in its new FlipBook! Go ahead and fl...
By Carl Tichauer, Westbrook Village Specialist, Peoria AZ
(Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 2
2 Bedroom 2 Bath 2 Car Garage  Westbrook Village Peoria AZ. This 1574 sf 2 bedroom 2 bath 2 Car Garage Westbrook Village Peoria AZ home is situated on a golf course lot in all in Westbrook Village in Peoria AZ. The Westbrook Village Golf Club is a member-owned golf club consisting of two 18 hole...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 3
Times Change And So Does How We Market Your HomeReal estate is a changing business.  When Liz & I bought our first home (and long before we ever thought we'd get into real estate), the Internet was a mostly a figment of the imagination.  Homes for sale were hard copy in book and agents could give...