Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Rosehill Elementary School Information and Homes for Sale Near Rosehill Elementary School in Tomball TXFind homes for sale near Rosehill Elementary School in Tomball TX. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Houston MLS and is updated multiple times per day. School Informati...
By Jennifer Shenbaum
(The Shenbaum Group, Inc. dba JenniferBuysHouses.com)
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There was a very moving article posted on Yahoo news last week about hoarding.  I truly appreciated the honesty, compassion and creativity that the photographer took in depicting what it was like living in that situation.  Hoarding is not just something that happens, there is often mental illness...
By Rosemarie Heindel, Rosemarie Heindel
(Harry Norman Realtors)
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 Active Members of the Big Canoe CommunityWhen Ray and Margie Bowyer moved to Big Canoe, Georgia from New Jersey thirty years ago, the community would never be the same! Ray and Margie poured their hearts and souls into Big Canoe. They did not just move here to retire. They moved to Big Canoe to ...
By Sylvie Stuart, Home Buying, Home Selling and Investment - Flagstaff, AZ
(Keller Williams Check Realty 928-600-2765)
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3 Bedroom Flagstaff Horse Property HomeFantastically upgraded 3-bedroom home on 2.55 acres with gorgeous mountain views on Doney Park Water! Private and spacious, this home has a den which has potential to be a 4th bedroom. Master bedroom conveniently on the main floor.  There are 2 bedrooms and ...
By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
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 When someone considers selling their home, their initial interests are how much, how soon and what will it cost? Outside of the commissions and seller closing costs, there is much more to consider. The age of  a property typically provides many simple answers before you list your home.  Here’s a...
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 Agent, ...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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There are those luxury homes that will blow you away with lavish features, extravagant architecture, and rare amenities reserved only for those who's expensive tastes have no boundaries. Then there are the luxury homes that are steep in price because of location, size, or exclusivity. The most ex...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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A Couple of Gallons of Paint Cost the Seller a SaleWhen a home goes on the market a good agent tells the seller everything that needs to be done to make a good first impression and get the home sold. Not only does the price have to be competitive in the market but anything that will be an objecti...
By Kim Higgins & Associates, www.KimHiggins.com ABR, CRS, ePRO
(REALTY EXECUTIVES, SELA Northshore/Southshore Offices: (985) 778-0657 - (504) 468-7979)
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Curb appeal is a word that we hear thrown around by the likes of realtors, landscapers, and potential homebuyers. But what does the word entail? Curb appeal can be found in the houses that make you take a second look, the houses that wow you. Basically, it means how appealing the home's exterior ...
By Debra B Albert, PA - Team Albert - Ron and Debbie Make The Most of Your Move, St Lucie MLS Home Search and Market Information
(Keller Williams Realty)
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If You Price It Right, They Will Come My Team, Team Albert at  Keller Williams in Port St. Lucie FL set a record yesterday.  We put a home on the market in our MLS.  We then had 4 showing requests.  By the end of the day we had a signed contract.That is not happened before to me.  It all has to d...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Another home Sold by the Marla Yost Team!!!236 KalmiaArlington, TX 76018This South Arlington Home never even hit the MLS & sold for more $$$ than the homeowner originally wanted to list it for!Thinking of selling?Can't find a home on the market that fits your needs?Call the Marla Yost Team!817-38...
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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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 Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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  Have some Homeowner Associations gotten out of control?    Most communities only have one association, but what happens when there are two or three?   When there are three associations for one community, is it fair to collect over $400.00 for each status letter?     This is pretty difficult to ...
By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
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I Just Sold: Fabulous 2BD/2.5BTH townhome in the rarely available, well maintained community of Camelot Gardens (Rock Creek), Cooper City, Fl. ; large living room, well-designed, bright kitchen, two master suites upstairs each with a small balcony; spacious, private courtyard entry, ideal for ent...
By John Herman, Licensed Illinois Managing Broker- Property up Inc
(Property Up Inc.)
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Enjoy living on Bangs Lake with your own beach and dock in this 2 story home at 300 N. Main St., Wauconda, IL 60084. $349,900 Almost 3000 square feet Two story on Bangs Lake Dock and Beach Skylights and vaulted ceilings New Paint New carpet Newer roof and siding Nice deck with beautiful vies of t...
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
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RYAN ESTATES CHANDLER!  2363 S Eileen Place, Chandler AZ 85286.  4 bedrooms + den + exercise room + bonus room.  BASEMENT HOME!  5488 Square Feet, 3.5 bathrooms, 4 car garage, pool and spa.  MLS 5313543.Absolutely incredible Ryan Estates basement home! This custom Tuscan creation is waiting for y...
By Charita Cadenhead, Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Unlocking the Property DoorYou would think unlocking a door would not require an instruction manual.  A key and door locks are both uncomplicated instruments often made complicated by not changing locks on listed properties so that agents can show a property with ease as expected.While sellers ma...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (UT & AZ), Keller Williams Realty
(Keller Williams SLC (UT) and Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ))
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Catch The OPEN HOUSE For This 6 Bed, 5.5 Bath Herriman, UT Custom Home!14666 S BUCK BRUSH CIR Herriman, UT 84096Which one of the amenities above is a must-have in your dream room? Family room with shelves and fireplace, beautiful gourmet kitchen, office/den, playroom/craftroom, game room, home th...
By Angela Lazazzera ~ (321) 368-1229, RED CARPET service every step of the way!
(Prudential Sterling Properties)
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~ This sign says it all!  THANK YOU, Prudential Sterling for your support of my Real Estate career! 
By Kate McQueen, REALTOR®, Houston Bay Area, League City-Bay Area Homes
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Most every homeowner preparing to put their home on the market has concerns about under pricing, and ultimately walking away with less than they could have.  It's a reasonable concern and one that your real estate agent should adequately address.Real estate agents utilize MLS market data and pric...