Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 50
When the Home Sellers Want More Money than the Buyers Offer Price Oh, it must be a low offer you say.  Truthfully it may not be.  An offer on a house in RI coastal real estate that is within a couple of thousand dollars from the asking price is considered a great offer.  It may be that you could ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 16
322 Sierra St Income Property in El Segundo, CA90245 SOLD! Listed at $1,385,000.00 SOLD for $1,350,000. The proprty had ocean view and consisted of two buildings. One a Single Family Residence the other consisted of three one bedroom one bathroom Units.Property is conveniently located to LAX and ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 49
Summer is over and Autumn is upon is once again. Cool nightly temperatures, changing leaves, and the sun going down earlier each day signify the coming of Fall. What most consumers don't realize is that real estate also ebbs and flows with the changing seasons. Real estate markets around the Coun...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 9
Milwaukee WI Real Estate, Condos, 9/2/15-10/2/15 by Kristin Johnston   Kristin Johnston Gives You The Real Estate Activity For Milwaukee County, WI Condos For the Last 30 Days: Real Estate In Milwaukee County, WI My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax.  My market report gives you the real estate ac...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 8
Your agent has told you that you must keep your house as clean and "show ready" as possible. We have also told you to accept showing requests as much as possible with as little advance notice as possible. And of course you want to sell your home quickly, so you have no choice but to keep it clean...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 4
Open House  Sunday October 4 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM75 Silo Rd, Bristol CT     MLS# N10037288   Price reduced to $249,900A spacious updated raised ranch on a quiet dead end road.  Upgraded kitchen and bathsHardwood flooringCentral air on upper level  A very large, well maintained 3/4 bedroom Raised ...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Comments 7
Just Sold : Pool Home at Jacaranda West Country Club, Venice FL Kwee Huset is honored to present her newest listing that was just sold: pool home at Jacaranda West Country Club, Venice FL.   This pool home is located at 1612 Honey Ct. greets you with cabbage palm trees and mature landscaping in t...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 10
  Contact: Nicole Doty Phone: 6025251745     Single Family - Detached - Gilbert, AZ Listed at 1900       Send To   Subdivision CORONADO RANCH Category Homes Type Single Family Re-Sale Sq Footage 2633 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 Half Bathrooms 1 Lot Size 0 Short Sale No Year Built 2001 Home Address 38...
By Stefanie Cohen, PA, ABR, SFR, "I Love to Sell Real Estate and it Shows"
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
Comments 0
Sold - Sunrise Florida Real EstateI am happy to announce that we have just closed on the property at 229 SW 159th Ave, Sunrise, FL This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with a 1 car garage, has a new roof and a new central air conditioner. The property has a lovely, private backyard with lush foliage. The ...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 3
Why My House Isn't For SaleThis year, my house celebrates it's 100th birthday.  For too many reasons to count, it makes complete sense for me to sell and downsize.  In fact, is ought to be on the market right now.  But it isn't.  And this has gotten me thinking about what I may have in common wit...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 10
Waukesha County Real Estate, Homes Under $200K, Kristin Johnston, RE/MAX    Waukesha Home Sales Under $200,000 From 8/30/15-9/30/15                         The Real Estate Activity For Waukesha County,WI For the Last 30 Days By Kristin Johnston, Remax Realtor, Real Estate In Waukesha County, WI, ...
By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
Comments 14
 Sell Your Home In Any SeasonAs we head into the autumn season in Huntsville and Madison, Alabama,  we see many homeowner take their homes of the market thinking their home will not sell because of weather, the holidays or that traditionally it's not the prime home selling season. It is true that...
By Ana Moniz, Broker Associate, "Excellence in Real Estate"
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 1
Under Contract in 7 days with multiple bids and over asking price!What is your home worth?Ana Moniz, ABRBroker AssociateLifetime Member of the NJAR™ Distinguished Sales ClubColdwell Banker Residential Brokerage50 Broadway, Hillsdale, NJ  07642cell- 201-247-6341 | office – (201) 930-8820 Ext. 441e...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 0
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Lombard, IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range.Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should you have ...
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 8
325 Fifth Avenue 11A- Two Bedroom Two Bathrooms For SaleOne of the kind Fifth Avenue with Views of the Empire State building, this Two Bedroom Two Bathroom Condominium is now available at the always in demand 325 Fifth Avenue Condominium. Price: $2,200,000 Monthly Maintenance/CC: $1,238 Monthly R...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 22
The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is a gorgeous new construction property in Scottsdale. If you're going to purchase the home of your dreams what better way than to build it yourself! Being able to customize every detail of your home is certainly a benefit most of us would en...
By Risa Liebster, Toluca Lake Real Estate
(Ramsey-Shilling Associates)
Comments 1
You lived in your Toluca Lake, Hollywood Hills or east San Fernando Valley home forever. You've been a proactive homeowner and kept up with repairs and upgrades. You love your home and neighborhood to this day but life has changed and you've ultimately decided to sell.  Since your home has the "b...
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 8
Way-back-when, I was taught that if you went to a seller's home to discuss listing that home, you needed to haul over a gigantic listing presentation package to appear impressive and knowledgeable. These listing presentations are generally a big book filled with charts and numbers, information on...
By Wandanna Melliphant, " Wandanna Sells Pickering, Ontario Homes!"
Comments 0
Howell Cres, Pickering,On-Free Fall 2015 Home Evaluation. If you’re curious about what your home may be worth, here’s an easy way to find out what homes like yours are selling for in today’s market. To get your free 2015 report on house prices on YOUR Street, just call 1-855-486-1700 Ext #711 for...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 11
Wickford RI Neighborhood Home Sold | 49 Burnt Cedar Dr.  These North Kingstown home buyers found me online and through my marketing and client reviews.  They called on me, we met and found the Wickford RI real estate home to fall in love with it. With its 3300 square feet of living space on .8 ac...