Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
Comments 30
Feedback:  Careful What You Take From ItReading a post by Scott Godzyk today talking about when an offer isn't an offer, there seemed to be a misread on the part of the For Sale By Owner seller who thought feedback was the beginning of an offer.  If a buyer said, "We would buy the house if it wer...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 37
WHY do some home sell while other seem to stay on the market for ever? This is one of the most asked questions by home owners who have listed their homes for sale, but they have not sold. Here in the Manchester NH area over all there is a shortage of homes for sale. Many of our new listings sell ...
By Kimberly Davis, Plano, Frisco & The Colony, TX Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Some Highlights: The annual adjusted sales are currently at a 5.36 million pace. 14,684 homes sell every day in the United States. October marked the 44th consecutive month of price gains.  Like us on Facebook: The Kimberly Davis GroupWant to know the value of your home?  Click here: Find Your Ho...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 5
Westport, Ridgefield and Wilton Home SalesThe past two weeks have been a time for giving thanks.  We just celebrated my mother-in-law's 100th birthday, we had our whole family together and we had three home closings in short succession.   So much to be thankful for!Take a look at these 3 fabulous...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 10
                     Thank You Saint Joseph You Do Rule in Real Estate  It has to be the smiles and chuckles that make a real estate agent like me enjoy the day when a potential seller is preparing their home for market.  Now we are planning months in advance and this seller likes to be totally p...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 27
Your Left Behind Treasures May Be Someone Else's Trash There have been several situations this year where the sellers have left behind some unwanted items that were not requested in the sales contract. Unfortunately the buyers didn't want these gifts and interpreted it as junk left behind by the ...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
Comments 1
Garden Oaks Court Homes for Sale in Houston TX 77018Interested in finding Garden Oaks Court Homes for Sale in Houston TX? Is it time to sell your Garden Oaks Court Homes? Affordable Freestanding HomesGarden Oaks Court is a small community of 61 freestanding homes. The resale price value that rang...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 7
Larimer Greens Home Values change every time a home comparable to yours sells. Here are current sales that will affect Larimer Greens Home Values.Larimer Greens Subdivision is located off of S Berkey Avenue and west.  Larimer Greens Subdivision  is located on the south side of the road. Elkhart T...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 3
Keystone Pointe Home Values change every time a home sells that is comparable to yours. Here are sales that will affect your Keystone Point Home Values. Keystone Pointe Subdivision is located on College Avenue, just west of US 33. Keystone Point Subdivision  is located on the south side of the ro...
By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Real Estate Agent with Dana Properties
(Dana Properties, LLC.)
Comments 0
►►SELL NOW!! We Buy Charleston Area Houses for Cash  Do you have a House or Mobile Home to SELL to us? We Buy Homes for Cash! End The Search and Start the Process Today. Any Price Range Or Location in Charleston County South Carolina See How Our Process Works And Let Us Make You A Fair Offer. We ...
By Troy Erickson, Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor
(Diverse Solutions Realty www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com)
Comments 29
I recently read an article by Sabine Schoenberg about how millennials are accounting for 32 percent of all real estate buyers (as reported by the National Association of Realtors), and I am sure that number will be increasing over the next several years. Times have certainly changed, and what the...
By David Baker Realtor - Laveen Homes for sale, Your local Expert
Comments 54
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 Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 17
 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 Emily Medvec, Realtor, Santa Fe NM |CNE CRS RSPS | 505-660-4541
(Keller Williams Santa Fe)
Comments 0
In Santa Fe NM and everywhere else today, every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize the financial reward when selling their home. But, how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to insuring you get the highest price possible.1. Price it a LITTLE L...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 17
  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 Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 14
Are Reality shows causing confusion in Real Estate? There is NO doubt that Home Buyers, Sellers and even some agents are confused with TODAY'S Real Estate Market. Who to believe? Who to listen to? There are conflicting stories not only in the MANCHESTER NH area market but with the national news m...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 23
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 Scott Leaf Personal Real Estate Corporation, Scott Leaf & Associates Real Estate Team
(Keller Williams Elite Realty, Port Coquitlam, BC)
Comments 0
3951 Wellington Street, Port Coquitlam, BC 3 Bedroom 1/2 Duplex Oxford Heights HomeFor Sale FULL LISTING DETAILS:  http://thisiscrazy.myhomemay.be/   FULL LISTING DETAILS:  http://thisiscrazy.myhomemay.be/ FULL LISTING DETAILS http://thisiscrazy.myhomemay.be/3951 Wellington Street, Port Coquitlam...
By Bill & Fran Jenkins, Your Home Selling Team!
(Nevada Realty Connection)
Comments 3
In Real Estate, Selling a Home can be diificult especially when deals fall off. Here are a few things that you should now and avoid so that the home is sold. 1.  Bad AppraisalsThe market has improved, and we want nothing more for our sellers than to have them experience the benefits of an improvi...
By Richard L. McKinney P.A., For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast!
(Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise)
Comments 1
 True story....