Home Selling

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By Dale Ross, Realty Group
(CEO - Dale Ross Realty Group)
Comments 4
 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 Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 34
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 Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 3
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 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 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 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 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 Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 2
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 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 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 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 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 Janice Ankrett, Accredited Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
Comments 12
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 Toni Weidman, 23 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL
(Florida Luxury Realty)
Comments 86
7 Ways To Speed Clean For A Last Minute ShowingIt’s been a crazy day, the house is a wreck; the phone rings, it’s an agent with clients in her car outside your home.  She asks if she can show the home. You ask her to give you 15 minutes.  Of course, you want to have her show it: These might be yo...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 19
Perfect for First-Time Home Buyers This Home Boasts Natural Streaming Light from Front Picture Windows, Newly Installed Skylights, Remodeled Kitchen with Granite Counter Tops and New Cabinetry, Dark-Textured Hardwood Floors for Contrast, Remodeled Full Bathrooms in First and Second Floors, Built...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 9
How good of an idea is it to let or make the Home Seller show their own home to the Buyer? Yesterday I had a unique Listing Meeting with a  Manchester NH Home Owner who was interviewing for a Listing Agent. They asked me if I would give them a discount if they showed their own home? My first ques...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 19
Log College condos are located in Warminster Bucks county. These are located in Centennial school district.I looked up the mls for active listings and homes sold in Log College .There is one active listing in mls. It is a 2 Bedroom condo and is listed for $124,900.There are no sales pending and t...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 6
Advice for Sellers – They Are Looking Behind Every Door! When listing your home to sell, you should take some time to make sure your home will show in its best light.  De-cluttering is the biggest task at hand and is very important to getting your home sold fast and for the right price. As you ar...