Home Selling

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By Coral Gundlach
(Century 21 Redwood Realty, Arlington Virginia)
Comments 19
I just had a closing today for a wonderful home that sold after one showing and 0 days on market for full list price. This will not be a typical Realtor post where I brag about what a great job I did, but instead, I am sad. For this house was owned by some dear friends of mine who are moving to S...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 33
Why Should Sellers Have Their Home Inspected Before Listing?It’s very common for buyers to pay for a home inspection when purchasing a home. It allows the buyer to know of any issues with the home and make a decision on whether or not they want to proceed with the purchase. Why would a seller wan...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 9
You'll need to pass through your own private gated entry and travel down a unique reclaimed cobblestone driveway to get to the most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week. A spectacularly large front door made of glass and iron is your gateway into this massive luxury home located in the h...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 22
SOLD in the Windsor Heights Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005SOLD in Bonaire GAMotivated sellers are always great because they are typically focused and ready to take advice to put their home in position to get seen and sold. That is exactly the case with my recent Bonaire GA sellers. The result is...
By Irene Medina, PA GRI CRS CDPE SFR TRC, Official Member of GiveBackHomes
Comments 2
Listings to Leads - eFlyers   JUST LISTED     11501 NW 39th Pl, Coral Springs, FL 33065   Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure       Coral Springs Homes For Sale   11501 NW 39th Pl Coral Springs, FL 33065   Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2 full | List Price: $ Get Current Price | 1802...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
Comments 1
3 Bedroom Flagstaff Pinnacle Pine End Unit Town House for Sale! Open House Saturday August 8, 2015 from 11am to 2pm  Gorgeous, turn-key Pinnacle Pine end unit 3 bedroom Town home! This home offers a great floor plan--a family room/dining room and a living room to spread out in. The kitchen is ope...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 14
  Some people believe that the only way to define "Fair Market Value" is the price paid by a willing buyer to a willing Seller.....that would be a good definition...IF that was the only definition for this term....but clearly....it is not. If you are a listing agent....and have been on any numbe...
By Tyrone Brown
(Better Properties Carolinas)
Comments 1
See Details View All Photos Request Showing Request More Info Map View Contact Agent     2305 W.Oakland Sumter, SC 29154 MLS#: 125443 For Sale US $159,950 Single-Family Home 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms (Full) 1734 ft² Lot size .36 acres Built in 1991 School District: Sumter View More Details Agent: T...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
Comments 1
 Single Level 3 bedroom Bow and Arrow home completely updated!   New roof, new window, new kitchen and new tile--this home is move in ready! With lots of trees, this home offers lots of privacy.  Come and see this for yourself! Tenants lease is month to month  Single Level 3 bedroom Bow and Arrow...
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
New Video: 4 Bed 2.5 Bath Power Ranch Home w/ Den, Pool & 3-Car Garage!4534 E IRONHORSE RD Gilbert, AZ 85297 Looking for a masterplanned community with a small town feeling? Then make your way to Power Ranch! Found in the southeast valley of metropolitan Phoenix, this community has set the standa...
By Rhonda Hollifield, REALTOR®, Broker REALTOR CRS, GRI, ABR
(Keller Williams Realty Mountain Partners)
Comments 0
Can You Play Devils Advocate When Selling Your Home?Today’s Hendersonville real estate market is an alien landscape compared with what it was ten years ago, when it seemed as if a seller could just plant a sign in the front yard and wait for competing offers to roll in. This summer’s real estate ...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
Comments 0
Pin Oak Middle School Information and Homes for Sale Near Pin Oak Middle School in Bellaire TXFind homes for sale near Pin Oak Middle School in Bellaire TX. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Houston MLS and is updated multiple times per day. School Information Pin Oak Mi...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 2
Sunlit Acres Subdivision is South of US 20 on SR 15 to CR 20 and then west.  Sunlit Acres Subdivision  is located on the south side of the road. Jefferson Township, Goshen Indiana. Children who live in Sunlit Acres Subdivision who attend public school will be attending Middlebury Community School...
By Tracy Lee Parker, Experienced Broker & Property Managers Since 2006
(RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
Comments 2
 UPGRADES GALORE! Split Master, 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, Rear Entry 2 Car Garage ! Upgrades include Granite in Kitchen & both Bathrooms, Stainless Steel Appliances, Engineered Hardwoods in Dining Room & Living Room, Travertine Floors in Bathrooms, Upgraded Kitchen Cabinets with Tea Stain finish,...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
Comments 2
275 Mcgarity Dr.Beautiful Home in Beautiful Neighborhood! 4-side brick beauty; 3 BR 2.5 BA w/ finished bonus as 4th bedroom; Sunny open plan, Master on main, gorgeous dark wide plank hardwood floors complement dark beadboard chair rail in sep. dining room; High-ceilinged family room w/modern fla...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 8
Buena Vida in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 2014 Buena Vida in Wellington Fl is an active and outstanding adult 55+ community. You are welcomed upon entering this wonderful neighborhood by an upscale European style gatehouse which is quite the grand entrance! You feel as tho...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 11
Oconomowoc WI Real Estate, 7/4/15-8/4/15, 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 Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 29
I got a call from a Manchester NH area Home Owner who asked if I could tell her how to tell if a home is Over priced. I asked her if her home was for sale and she said yes. I asked her the address and I looked it up in MLS. There it was plain as day with the gleaming picture of a room, not sure w...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
 Black Diamond in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report June 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 ...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
Comments 7
You Really Cannot Look Past That Crap!I have 4 listings all with one seller. All four were occupied by tenants and I agreed to sell the occupied homes. We listed at about the bottom of the market for what we had. Not fire sale prices, but certainly low and low enough that after cleaned up there w...