Home Selling

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By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Executives)
Comments 4
You may not resell it readily without offering the buyer a "fantastic deal".  I took this photo sitting on the shoulder of a busy 4 lane highway.   OK, it's noisy and that doesn't bother you.That may be the least of the considerations a buyer will have when it's time for you to resell the home. W...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 21
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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 10
SOLD in the Peach Blossom Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005SOLD in Bonaire GAIt is always fun to get a call from excited sellers who want to utilize your services and believe you can help them sell their home. After our first meeting I knew we would not have much difficulty finding a buyer for thei...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 29
   Our discussion with Sellers early in our listng consultation is that one of things that will determine the price of the propety is the condition.  Has the property been well maintained...the roof, the foundation, the mechanical parts been checked regularly and propertly repaired or replaced as...
By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
5669 Aspen Street, Cypress, CA Just Sold Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Market Update Video $ Click for current price4 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1660 SQUARE FEET Get the Final Sales Price! Cypress Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale Free List of F...
By Judi K Barrett, Broker/Owner, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDAB
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 1
Another Idabel OK Home Sale Under Contract.  111 Melissa Ln, Integrity Real Estate Services LLC Judi Barrett 580-212-5946 This Idabel Oklahoma Home For Sale 111 Melissa Ln has been offered with 5 to 42 acres.  It now has a contract on the home and 10 acres.  That leaves 32 acres available for bui...
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 33
After about 10 years or so, we're getting out of the staging business.  From a pure time management standpoint, we probably never should have been doing it at all. But Mary has training and a great eye, she enjoyed it, and it was an attractive free service to offer to our sellers. Over the years,...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 17
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 Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 9
The Buyer wants to make the strongest offer possible to get the home of their dreams, so he might waive certain contingencies in the contract like the Home Inspection. However, a popular alternative approach to waiving the home inspection completely and going into negotiations blind is to have a ...
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 9
I recall a few years ago when some homeless squatters had broken into a home I had listed in Antelope and then refused to leave when the police showed up. They had changed the locks on the door and were sleeping on mattresses strewn about the living room. Crap and trash was littered from one end ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 8
Collections of things that are meaningful are a wonderful thing to enjoy ...while you are living in your house. When you make the decision to become a Home SELLER and not just a Home OWNER, it is best that the collections be stored for safe keeping...pack them up to be moved to the next house or ...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 2
Walden Woods Subdivision is located off of CR 29, just south of US 20 in Goshen, Indiana.  Walnden Woods Subdivision is located on the west side of the road in Jefferson Township.  Children who live here that attend public school will register with Middlebury Community Schools. 2015 1st Quarter G...
By Pete X with X Group Real Estate Advocates, Huntington Beach, CA 714.459.2017 OCLister.com, Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide
(Investments to Luxury)
Comments 0
     L.A. & Orange County Luxury Leases             Hundreds of luxury leases to choose from, we have offices in Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach and in Pacific Palisades. Jasmine: 714.459.2017   Pete Xavier Luxury Groupwith Coastline Real Estate Luxury GroupCA-BRE:01925275 
By Norma Skeete, REALTOR, GRI, SFR, SRES, Arlington VA Condos for S
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
OPEN HOUSE, August 02, Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 3320 Applegate Court, Annandale, VA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 0 BATHROOMS New Price!! This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom townhome is located just .5 miles from the ne...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 0
It can be stressful to see your home languish on the market while others in your neighborhood are moving quickly. A home that isn’t selling can cost you time and money, not to mention your sanity.Here are 5 reasons your home may not be selling, and advice for addressing them. PricingOf course you...
By Sandy Giff, Associate Broker
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
Comments 1
Pricing Your Home To Find Your Home Value Finding out About Proper Pricing of a HomeDoling out a cost to a house being sold may appear to be really direct; however that is not more often than not the situation. It's really a choice that is a ton more muddled. A great many people need their proper...
By David & Lisa Webber, www.webberteam.com
(RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 2
Single Family Home for sale in PASADENA, MD Overview Maps IDX Search $449,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms2 Half BathroomsInterior: 2,658 sqftLot: 9,089 sqftYear Built: 1999MLS #: AA8696636 Location 8203 ROYAL STAR CTPASADENA, MD 21122USA David & Lisa Webber (410) 320-0...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 3
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 Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
 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 Peggy James, Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT Realty Associates)
Comments 43
Inheriting a home that is in rough shape "What do you do? Who do you call?" Today's blog post just an example of what kind of calls we field in a day. It is a success story about a caller that called used Google to find a local real estate agent who could sell their home fast in i Virginia. They ...