Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?


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Within our content library you'll find more millions of articles, written by the pros, on home selling topics like how to choose a listing agent, the questions to ask before hiring one, how to stage the home and create curb appeal. What happens if the appraisal comes in lower than the amount the buyer has offered? Is an offer from a buyer with a conventional loan approval better than one from an FHA buyer?


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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Realty, Million Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spec
(Keller Williams Lake Nona Advantage III Realty)
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                    5807 NW Dooley Circle, Port St Lucie, Florida 34986 Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure Our Reviews Follow This Home! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Free Home Values Homes Close to Where You Work ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha Condo Sales Market Report 1/1/17 to 2/23/17Waukesha Condos For Sale, Waukesha Condos, Waukesha RE/MAX Realtor    Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI Condos, 1/1/17-2/23/17, RE/MAX Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha Condos For Sale My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty C...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Address: 20300 Terrace DR E Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045-3587 Taxed by: Brookfield MLS #: 1515074           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/MA...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
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How Much Is My Willow Creek Home Worth? Market Update 2.27.17Willow Creek in Alexandria is home to 78 townhomes. Some of the homes have a one car garage. The homes in Willow Creek were built in 1985 and range from 2,553 square feet up to 2,688 square feet. The majority of the homes in Willow Cree...

By Wendy Rulnick, "It's Wendy... It's Sold!"
(Rulnick Realty, Inc.)
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Let me tell you a little story and fun discovery of a unique marketing angle for a home I have listed south of 30A in Beachview Heights at 90 Sandstone Street. "30A" is a very popular South Walton section of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. It's a long stretch of road south of Highway 98 from the west ...

By Treasure Coast Real Estate, Homes, News, Ron and Debbie 772.708.3292
(BEX Realty Treasure Coast)
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                   10 Things You Need to Know Before You Hire an Agent ""It's critical that you make the right decision about who will handle what is probably the single largest financial investment you will ever make.""Not all real estate agents are the same. If you decide to seek the help of an...

By John Handschuh, Realtor ABR SRES, Horsham Real Estate
(RE/MAX Action Realty)
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Somerton Rancher Overview Maps Photos Features $229,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full BathroomsInterior: 1,097 sqftLot: 00 sqftYear Built: 1959MLS #: 6934004 Location 15118 Carter RdPhiladelphia, PA 19116USA John Handschuh RE/MAX Action Realty(215) 358-1100 X 1108[email prote...

By Patricia Justice, Home Staging and Redesign Expert in Winston-Salem
(Home Staging by Patricia)
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Hi All,I had put  this FREE event on a lot of the local calendars, but didn't think to put this out on Active Rain!  Anyway, sometimes last minute notifications work best!I want to invite both home sellers and home dwellers to this GREAT FREE Workshop featuring the top 10 things a home seller sho...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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Preparing your home for sale? It's all about the details. Buyers are drawn to neat, organized, light and bright spaces. I'm not just talking about the rooms in your house. The storage spaces within each room should be addressed too. Kitchen cabinets, closets and built-in bookcases that are styled...

By Tina Parker, CNE, REDM, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax
(Royal LePage Atlantic)
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5 Reasons to Sell Before the Selling Season Picks Up A common thought in real estate is never list your home in the winter offseason. Perpetuated by industry experts, agents and repeat sellers alike, this saying encourages many would-be sellers to wait until the spring peak to list their homes. H...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
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HANDLING VIEWINGSENSURING VIEWINGS ARE SUCCESSFULPrivate viewings and open houses provide opportunities for buyers to view your property and get a sense of what it is like to live there. Ideally, you will want them to be impressed by what they see – and motivated to make an offer.As your real est...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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A New Listing at 27202 Pueblonuevo Dr. Mission Viejo$714,900This property is open today from 11AM to 4PMCome by and check out this 1954sf home with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths.  It is priced to sell at $714,900.  The views are from the front and the rear yards.  If you want a spacious home this is i...

By Laura Sellers, www.Auburn-Realtor.com; Auburn, AL Real Estate
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.Auburn-Realtor.com, EXPERT IN AUBURN REAL ESTATE SERVICES)
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Most homeowners know the basic tenets of spring-cleaning: Remove dust, vacuum, and generally rid your home of the previous season’s mess. This year, however, usher in springtime by going a little deeper: These 10 tips will get your hardworking appliances, linens, and surfaces in tip-top shape, ke...

By Tim Lockhart, Real Estate Agent Keller Williams Realty
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Real Estate Transaction in North Texas Closed by the Lockhart Real Estate Team Keller Williams Realty Helping Another Iowa Park HomeownerAnother happy customer in Iowa Park TX was helped by the Lockhart Real Estate Team Keller Williams Realty when they successfully closed on their Iowa Park home ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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How to Stage Your Bookcase When Selling Your Home.If you are selling your home, what you’ve read about staging and preparing it for sale holds true for the shelves and bookcases within it. Perception is key. Your buyer needs to see space. As they take in a room, make sure their eyes aren’t bounci...

By Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Active Rain works if you let it and networking gives you a huge advantage.I got a call about a year ago from a woman asking me to discuss the possibility of selling a single family home and a two flat in Evanston. The property belonged to her sister who had passed away suddenly and it was now an ...

By LINDA SABO, Use my years of EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE
(Re/Max Preferred Associates, Toledo, OH)
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          4 Urgent Reasons You Should Sell Your Home in 2017--Mortgage rates are still low. Although mortgage rates have been ticking ticking up since mid-October to slightly over 4%, the rates for a 30-year fixed mortgage—the most popular home loan—are still hovering near 30-year lows. For now. ...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
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By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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When we came upon this Concord NH area home, another buyer came running out with their agent saying :you do not want to go in there." My buyer looks at me, and walks faster.... toward the building. His motto is the dirtier the better. Less offers to compete with.   Have you ever seen a Home Buye...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA.
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
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Deciding to sell your home is like jumping into a pool...It can't be done 'half-way'...But to take the plunge, there's only one way to do it:Get Ready, Arms Extended - Jump, then Swim...Get Ready (For Showings):You already know to clean every nook and cranny and you've been told that the counter ...