Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 59
     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 Ken Patterson, Roseville Real Estate, TOP Rocklin Realtor
(TPR Properties)
Comments 0
1050 Sierra View Cir Unit 3 - Lincoln CA Homes for Sale - has been SOLD by Ken PattersonKen Patterson with TPR Properties sold another beautiful Lincoln CA Home  The Sierra View condos in Lincoln Crossing (Lincoln CA) are amazingly beautiful and so is the neighborhood.  This home sold for $215,00...
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 3
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 Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 7
DC Ranch is a highly prestigious and award winning luxury community in Scottsdale, Arizona. Silverleaf is an even more exclusive section of DC Ranch. This is where the Most Expensive Home sold in Arizona last week is located. The private entry gate and driveway are lined with beautiful desert sce...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 11
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 Brilliant Real Estate Marketing Team at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, ~ We help people buy and sell ~ Brilliantly
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 0
31 McKay RoadHuntington Station NY 117464 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, 2 Car Garage Raised RanchOffered at $ 450,000.Visit: www.31McKayRoad.com Located within a mile of Huntington Village Restaurants, Shopping, Galleries & Theaters, This Home’s Contemporary Style & Open Spaces Distinguish It from the Pack....
By Janice Ankrett, Accredited Staging Professional
(Janice Ankrett Home Staging)
Comments 20
I know it sounds crazy, but, your House does talk to the Buyers!I always tell my clients to imagine that the Buyer cannot understand the local language. The only way they have to tell the Buyer about the features of their home is Visually. That's why it is so important to prepare your home for sa...
By Gene Riemenschneider, Turning Houses into Homes
(Home Point Real Estate)
Comments 1
Thinking of Selling Your Brentwood Home? Here is a great post you should read on Getting Your Home Ready for the Home Inspection. Home Point Real Estate is located in Brentwood Ca and serves the East Contra Costa County Communities of Brentwood, Antioch, Oakley, Discovery Bay, Pittsburg and beyon...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 32
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 Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 3
 Black Diamond de Wellington FL | Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado Mayo 2015 Black Diamond en Wellington Florida, es un paraíso muy tranquilo donde vivir modernamente, se mezcla maravillosamente con la naturaleza. Esta entre una de las opciones perfectas que hay en Wellington Florida par...
By Bob Santucci, Healdsburg Windsor & Cloverdale Real Estate
Comments 0
What is a First Time Seller Bob? A first time seller is someone that has hung in there through the tough times and worked hard to build equity in their home. It is someone who purchased at the right time and is now ready to buy up.  People that buy up generally purchase homes that are worth about...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 50
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 Trish Nash, Henderson Real Estate Broker, CRS, GRI, PMN
(Signature Gallery Of Homes )
Comments 0
We are hosting an open house TODAY for this beautiful Woodside home in the heart of Lake Las Vegas! Our open house will be from 3:00pm to 6:00pm so feel free to stop by and take a look around. This lovely home has so much to offer including not one, but TWO master bedroooms and a bonus loft area....
By Ken Patterson, Roseville Real Estate, TOP Rocklin Realtor
(TPR Properties)
Comments 0
916-751-1800 | www.teampattersonrealty.com Lincoln CA Home Values are on the rise for summer.  What is my Lincoln CA home worth?  Find out for yourself - FREE and FAST!
By Albert and Katona Real Estate Group KW Port St. Lucie, Experience Makes The Difference
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
  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 Lori Blank, Lori Blank & Associates, LLC
Comments 0
   There are numerous steps that must be taken to properly stage a home, and some sellers can easily become overwhelmed by all of the tips and steps they have been told to follow. It may be acceptable to skip over some of the steps to save time or money when staging a home, but there are some mis...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 5
How to Sell a HomeVideo Tips Series for Carlsbad Home SellersBroker Open Houses Selling your Carlsbad home is complex, and it takes time, no matter how experienced you might be in selling houses. Even in our busy market where inventory is low being a seller is a challenge, and there’s lots to kno...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA
(Homesmart International)
Comments 8
 it is invisible There a few ways that a house is invisible, we will talk about a couple here and now. One would be that the listing agent did not input it into the MLS computer in the correct zip code. Now if the listing agent has a team, and someone else enters the listing it is STILL THE LISTI...
By James Muhammad
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
This wonderful house is in a Amazing, Peaceful Area close to Mountains with Excellent City and Mountain Views in a very quiet community of Alta Loma. It sits on a 21,060 square foot Lot with 2,200 square feet of Living Space with a Formal Dining Room, Large Family Room, Fireplace, 3 Levels, a Fir...
By Heidi Herda 612-807-4858, Keller Williams Classic Realty
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
Comments 0
Champlin Real Estate & Homes Sold June 22nd-28th, 2015Courtesy of Heidi Herda ~ Herda Home Team ~ 612.807.4858YOUR Champlin Realtor & Resident!Thank you for visiting! This is a weekly blog post geared to letting Champlin residents get a feel for the current Real Estate market right here in their ...