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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By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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Team Zuhl&Are proud to announce their newest listing at 34 Ackerson Avenue in Pequannock.  This lovely split level home features 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 1 half bath.  There's lots of room and the home is great for entertaining.  The fenced in yard features a large deck and an in ground swimm...
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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Seller Checklist When Leaving a Vacant Unsold HouseSummer is busy when it comes to moving and many homes in Clarksville TN will not be sold when the sellers move out. This poses a concern for sellers as to what they should do if they want to continue to keep it their homes on the market for sale....
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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1503 Oak #213 Evanston IL Pending Sale Oak CourtThis property was listed by Realtor Noah Seidenberg for only 13 days and is now under contract. A nice 2 bedroom 2 bath condo in an elevator building in downtown Evanston will get a happy new owner. It had previously been on the market with a differ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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SOLD in the Houston Springs Subdivision in Perry GASOLD in Perry GAHelping sellers market their home and find the right buyer is what I love to do. Fortunately, this home in a 55+ community was exactly what the out-of-state buyer was looking for. The result is another home SOLD in the Houston Spr...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Staging Your House for a Summer Sale!Ninety-degree weather and the absence of snowbirds here in South Florida does not mean that home selling comes to a halt.  There are still buyers who are looking for the right property.  Some families are ready to make the move before the start of the next sch...
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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Selling Your Home? How to Live in Staged Surroundings By Suzanne De Vita RISMEDIA, Friday, July 03, 2015— It’s no secret staging has become synonymous with selling a home. A staged home can boost perceived value by as much as 10 percent, according to listing agents surveyed in the National Assoc...
By Anna Banana Kruchten - AZ Top Banana of Real Estate!, Broker/Owner
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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 Simple Home Showing Flexibility Tips How flexible do I need to be about showing my home on the market? Well, in a nutshell...do you want to sell your home?  If yes, then the answer is, be as flexible as humanly possible about showing times. The whole idea is to get your home shown as often as po...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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If you are a Florida home seller, this is a blog post by Kathy Streib you must read. She provides excellent advice to ensure potential buyers feel welcomed and at home the minute they walk through your front door. It can get brutally hot in the summer months, be sure to read on and follow her tip...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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SOLD in the Aspen Woods Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005SOLD in Bonaire GASorry middle GA buyers...This home hit the market and was under contract before the ink had an opportunity to dry! The result is another home SOLD in the Aspen Woods Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005, courtesy of Anita Clark w...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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SOLD in the Trotters Ridge Subdivision in Warner Robins GASOLD in Warner Robins GAPriced right, this home found a buyer quickly who wasted no time in getting it under contract. The result is another home SOLD in the Trotters Ridge Subdivision in Warner Robins GA 31088, courtesy of Anita Clark wit...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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 Black Diamond in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report May 2015 Black Diamond in Wellington Fl is a tranquil haven where modern living meets a wonderful nature preserve. It’s among the perfect choices there are in Wellington Fl for an abode. Black Diamond is a secure guard-gated place i...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
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Another Gainesville, VA Townhouse in Carterwood SOLD!This Gainesville, VA garage townhouse in the subdivision of Carterwood, hit the market on April 10th (2015) priced at $319,500.  A townhouse very similar, with one less half bathroom, had just been sold by me for $318,000.   That was the ration...
By Barb Goerss, Helping You with All 14 Moves You'll Make
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11245 142nd St N in Stillwater, MN 55082.  Price Improvement:  Originally listed at $579,900 now only $550,000 for beautiful home with over 7 acres, surrounded by nature and a horse lovers dream.  Check out the following linkS for complete details. MLS:http://matrix.northstarmls.com/matrix/shared...
By Jane & Jeff Daley, PhD, Scottsdale Real Estate Arizona
(Luxury Valley Homes For Buyers & Sellers Phoenix AZ Area)
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Who has the fairest kitchen of them all? It's not a fairy tale, but the truth: Great-looking kitchens are magnets that lure potential buyers into a home. When your home is on the market, the kitchen must look its best—online and especially in person. Since so much time is spent in this room, it's...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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New Providence Home for Sale1155 SW 149th Ter Sunrise FL 33326by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties   Awesome home on large fenced lot nestled in the secluded community of New Providence features: Single story, 3 bed, 2 baths A split floor plan High ceilings  Accordion hurricane shutters G...
By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
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SOLD ~ Home in Alpine Woods of Rolling Hills Davie FL8411 SW 41 Ct, Davie, FL, 33328by Patty Da Silva of Green Realty Properties   Awesome 3 bed, 2 bath home in the heart of Davie at the Alpine Woods of Rolling Hills community closed for $264,700. Home features an updated kitchen, stainless steel...
By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Hometowne Realty Clayton East)
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Like New Custom Built 4 Bedroom Home in Cassedale Subdivision Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $320,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,900 sqftLot: 1.14 acre(s)Year Built: 2013MLS #: 2015172 Location 244 Crestdale DrClayton,...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Although I recommend Pre-sale home inspection, in the absence of the pre-sale home inspection, this is a great way to prepare the sellers for the sale of the home.Thanks a lot Fred Griffin for these tips.       Sellers! The Home Inspector has just completed the Inspection of your house.  You and ...
By Lori Cain, Midtown Tulsa Real Estate Top Producer
(Chinowth & Cohen Realtors )
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If you are getting ready to sell your home and are wondering what to do to get it ready to sell, go preview your competition. Visit open houses in the neighborhood and check out some homes on Realtor.com - how does your home compare to those?You’ll probably notice that the homes that are selling ...
By Irene Medina, PA GRI CRS CDPE SFR TRC, Official Member of GiveBackHomes
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6850 Royal Palm Blvd – 109 Margate Royal Park Gardens1 bed, 1.5 baths$950.00If you want to know how much your house will sell for in South Florida, Broward County go to Home Value or call Irene Medina.Realtor at 954-439-4851. 6850 Royal Palm Blvd – 109 Margate Royal Park Gardens FL 33063 – FULLY ...