Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 24
As I was updating our database on listings in Tallahassee, I came across a house for sale with the same listing agent since November of 2012. I got to thinking ... what the heck do they talk about during their weekly phone calls?You know, when your listing agent calls you each week to give you an...
By Dawn Loding, The Loding Group
(RE/MAX River Cities)
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This beautiful New Braunfels home for sale at 127 River Star in Texas Country Estates offers luxurious country living in a gated subdivision. You've love coming home to this amazing traditional-styled home situated on over an acre of mature trees, lush landscaping, and a certified 500+ year old o...
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 0
9204 Wentworth Ln, Port Saint Lucie FL 34986 Castle Pines Just Listed Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1499 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! CLICK HERE for COMPLETE DETAILS of this Property...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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   Pewaukee Real Estate Report,Pewaukee Home Sales,Pewaukee Remax   Here is the Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report for the last 30 days by Kristin Johnston, REMAX, Buyer's Agent                                               Re-blogged by 0 agents Kristin Johnston,Waukesha Cty WI Realtor,Buyer's A...
By Kent Temple, Specializing in Lake Norman Real Estate
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 TOP TIPS TO PASS YOUR HOME INSPECTIONMake sure gas, water and electricity are turned on and gas pilot lights are burningEnsure pets won't hinder inspection. Replace any burned out light bulbsTest all smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Replace batteries if neededClean or replace dirty HVAC Air ...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 21
This little gem from 2007 attracted many comments, several of which were directed at the "jailbird" photo.  Another blast from the past.  Enjoy - and here is a link to the original post:The Price of Fibbing! On Monday we heard from a Buyer's Agent that his Buyer was cancelling the contract based ...
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
5927 NW Carefree St, Port St Lucie, FL 34986 Home for Sale  Get Directions Click Here OPEN HOUSE October 11, Sunday 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 2303 SQUARE FEET ...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
3300 Barkla, Mount Pleasant, SC Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price4 BEDROOMS | 3 (3 full ) BATHROOMS | 2099 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Mount pleasant Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclos...
By Sing Pappas, APEX Team
(Weichert, Realtors - Palmetto Coast)
Comments 0
APEX Team Real Estate I’m Carl Joye, Broker in Charge of Apex Team Real Estate We’re located on Paris Avenue in Port Royal working with buyers and sellers in Beaufort and Port Royal and all of the surrounding areas including Lady’s Island, St. Helena, Fripp and Harbor Islands, Bluffton to the sou...
By Jean Rogers, Pete Psareas & John Thomas, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
Comments 0
815 Oakhaven Dr, Roswell, GA Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price5 BEDROOMS | 5 (4 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2474 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Woodstock Homes For Sale Roswell Homes For Sale Canton Homes For Sale Search All Hom...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 21
Halloween Decorating Tips When Selling Your Home.  This post was inspired by a question asked by my Palm Beach County Realtor friend, Winston Heverly .  If your house is on the market during certain holidays, what should you do about the decorations that you and your family usually put up?We have...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 6
Listing Prices in Gilbert, Arizona September 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. September brought about an unexpected increase across the board in Active median prices, New Median list prices, and Sold median sales prices. Just when we thought th...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 14
The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is representative of a typical Scottsdale luxury property. Located in Estancia, which is one of the most highly sought after subdivisions in the area, you will find no lack of custom touches and finishes here. The stonework inside and out cou...
By Rhonda Hollifield, REALTOR®, Broker REALTOR CRS, GRI, ABR
(Keller Williams Realty Mountain Partners)
Comments 1
Practical What-if: Selling Your Hendersonville HomeIf you are at all typical, you probably won’t put even minimal thought into planning for selling your Hendersonville home until there’s a good reason to do so. One of the best parts of being a homeowner is the comfort you feel from having a stabl...
By Debra Albert - Team Albert, Performance Not Promises
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
All Sellers face one issue.  People you do not know will be coming to your house.See below for your and your home's protectionEZ steps to protect your home and your family                         MLS Search, Community Information                          Visit our Web Page                    Visi...
By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
Comments 1
Insist on a Home InspectionA professional home inspection protects both you and the buyer. It allows both you and the buyer the opportunity to learn about the property’s defects.A home inspection usually covers the following: Plumbing conditions - if there is leakage or clogging Roofing condition...
By Christopher Collins, The Collins Home Team
(RE/MAX Renaissance Realty)
Comments 2
  Contact: Christopher Collins Phone: 602-290-0950     Single Family - Detached - Peoria, AZ Listed at 375000.00       Send To   Subdivision FLETCHER HEIGHTS PHASE 2B-1 AND 2B-2 Category Homes Type Single Family Re-Sale Sq Footage 3343 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 2 Half Bathrooms 1 Lot Size 0 Short Sal...
By Vicki Workman, ABR, CRS, E-Pro, GRI, SFR
(Keller Williams Consultants Realty)
Comments 0
In my over a decade of residential sales, I have helped many home sellers find their way to building their next home. Whether is was their second home or third or forth, one thing remains consistent.  When you are in a home you own now, you know what you want in your next home.  With the low inve...
By Shirley Coomer, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty, Phoenix Az
(Keller Williams Realty Sonoran Living)
Comments 19
10 Things To Know When Selling Your Home   When home owners are considering selling their home, they need to ask themselves if they are willing to do what needs to be done to sell their home.   As a Realtor I always tell sellers the home they live in is not the home they put on the market.  If yo...
By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-212-1221)
(Watters International Realty, LLC.)
Comments 0
 Home for Sale in Barton Creek Austin, TX3509 Lost Creek Blvd Austin, TX 78735 offered at $6,900,000 Magnificent Mediterranean estate infused with interior design elements by local Austin and European artisans. 5 Years to Design & Build! Located in Barton Creek, sitting atop 3+ private acres with...