Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 30
If you are preparing your home for sale, or planning to list your home for sale soon, here is a simple step you can take to make a lasting impression on potential buyers. Create a notebook that includes household documents and photos .  If you are organized and have things saved in one place, thi...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 47
Remove These Two Things Before You Place Your Home on the Market.  If you are planning on selling your home, there are two things you need to remove before you put that For Sale sign in the front yard. There are 2 other “D’s” (besides the “declutter” word) that you need to address when preparing ...
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 43
     Sellers! The Home Inspector has just completed the Inspection of your house.  You and your Listing Agent are eagerly looking over the report.  WHAT?  The Inspector has written, "not tested" and "unable to access/not inspected", in several places on the report.  Oh, no!       The Buyer and th...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 25
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 Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 8
Dont you love when people call to yell at you. This morning it was my turn as a Home Seller listed with another company called to demand to know why their home was not selling. Looking it up on MLS it was expired, so i could talk to them, but would they listen? I knew the home, i drive by it a fe...
By Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(RE/MAX Vision Quest)
Comments 19
 Under Contract - Custom-Built Home in Summersville WV  This 1989 fabulous, custom-built Summersville home located in the Rosewood Estates is now under contract.This home was on the market for 51 days.    Home features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathooms, 4,200 sq ft. of living space  on 5.725 acres.  A Sch...
By Albert and Katona Real Estate Group KW Port St. Lucie, Experience Makes The Difference
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
  Here are four best home improvement projects with a positive return on investment (ROI) the condition of your property has a big impact on the sale price.  Always keep it neat, clean and bright and there are some improvements you can make in order to sell for more.  Not every improvement is a g...
By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty Partners)
Comments 5
Investors. I am really sick of them at the moment. If I never have to deal with another one ever, I will be happy. If you are not aware, there is a game that investors have been playing and I believe that someone is going to get sued over it.Here is how it works. You have a listing for sale and a...
By Marcia Goodman, A Realtor that meets your needs!
Comments 3
The 5 Best Staging Projects for Sellers to Net the Most Money The 5 Biggest Bang for the Buck Projects to Gain the Highest Return on Your Investment are outlined below. 1 The Kitchen - Update it Adding a few classic and inexpensive changes can make a difference in how your home will stand out! A ...
By Angela Clark, CRS, Realtor since 1997.
(Tony Clark Realtors, LLC)
Comments 2
Residential Home Available for Purchase 2568 Arbor Terrace, Owensboro Kentucky 42303 The Area's BEST BUY!  Hidden on quiet court. Enjoy the peace & quiet in this easy to maintain Patio Home. One-level living offers a step-free environment. Home features Suites Concept: Each bedroom offers its own...
By Tammy Todaro, ABR
(RE/MAX Executive Realty in Franklin, Ma.)
Comments 5
Another Home Closed by Tammy TodaroAnother successful closing today!  12 Ashbury Dr. Frankin, MA.  Listed and sold in 1 day for $600,000.  Call me for a free market analysis so we can succesfully close on yor home as well!    
By Ryan Gibbons, Your Bergen County Expert
(RE/MAX Real Estate Limited)
Comments 1
256 Voorhis Ave, River Edge, New Jersey Sold by the Gibbons Team in 2015! Visit the Property Site for More Information. Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews More $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | Located within walking ...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 2
Not every Sacramento Realtor will cancel a listing upon request. It's always been my policy because, let's face it, the door swings both ways. Sometimes I discover off-kilter sellers I don't want to work with, and maybe their quirks, let's call them, were not evident in the beginning. Besides, wh...
By Ryan Gibbons, Your Bergen County Expert
(RE/MAX Real Estate Limited)
Comments 1
189 E Magnolia Avenue, Maywood, New Jersey Visit Property Site for More Information.   Just Sold Property VIDEO Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price4 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1358 SQUARE FEET Get the Final Sales Price! Search All Homes For Sale W...
By Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 0
Idabel OK Home Sold Country Rural Acres Land Integrity Real Estate Services LLC 209 SE Avenue N, Idabel, OK 74745 187 Butler Pool Rd, Idabel OK 74745 is SOLD!  Another Rural Country Home with Rural Water and Acres has been sold by the Integrity Team, Judi and Don Barrett at Integrity Real Estate ...
By Ryan Gibbons, Your Bergen County Expert
(RE/MAX Real Estate Limited)
Comments 1
482 Mason Place, Paramus, New Jersey   UNDER CONTRACT Visit Property Site for More Information Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 4 (3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS |   WELCOME TO THIS SPACIOUS EXPANDED COLONIAL LOCATED ...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 1
What is My Oakbrook Springs Home Worth?2015 1st Quarter Elkhart Homes for Sale, Homes SoldProperties currently active on the market: 0Single-family properties closed: 0Average sales price:  $Average list price:  $159,900Sales price to list price ratio:  %Average days on the market: Sales currentl...
By Amber Gunn, Broker, 512.922.4866,Listing Specialist,Austin Short Sales
(Austin Domain Properties )
Comments 1
You pronounce it “FIZZ-bow.”  That’s FSBO: For Sale by Owner, and it’s the Road Less Travelled by area homeowners bent on selling a home in Austin as economically as possible. It does seem to make common sense, after all. It’s the homeowner who knows the ins and outs of their own home best—so who...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie, Luxury Home and New Home Construction Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
Comments 2
10067 Southwest Chadwick Drive, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34987 Pending Sale Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1513 SQUARE FEET Get the Sales Price! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property Search All Tradition FL ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 25
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...