Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 

By The Temple Team, Specializing in Lake Norman/Charlotte/Charleston
(THE TEMPLE TEAM)
Comments 1
Spring has SPRUNG and it's time to spruce up the house Inside AND Outside! Switch out vase fillers that have acorns, pinecones, birch, etc.. for more summer items such as sand, seashells, starfish, sand dollarsReplace any silk flowers for more summer ones like Sunflower and Black Eyed Susans, Pus...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
Comments 44
Dennie is feeling anxious.  She and her husband were married for 47 years and lived in the same home for most of their marriage.  They raised three children there and now have 2 grandchildren.  Dennie's husband passed away 3 years ago and the family home has become a bit overwhelming for Dennie. ...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
Comments 21
Growing up in an Italian family, I learned very early in life the tremendous value of the '3F's'  - Family, Friends and Food.My mother beamed with delight when the dining room table was crowded with family and friends.  Her generous heart was always willing to invite and as a young girl, I have v...

By Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616, Top 1% Of 155,000+ KW Agents Worldwide!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 0
OPEN HOUSE For Upcoming Listing: 4 Bed 3 Bath Remodeled Historic Ranch Home w/ Modern Interior! 1502 W Wilshire DR, Phoenix, AZ 85007 COMING SOON! You won't want to miss out on this rare historic gem of a historic home in Del Norte Place! Everything flows beautifully in this sprawling ranch house...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 18
Why Isn’t My House Getting any Showings?As a home seller, you hope to get your house listed and receive an offer, then a contract within days thereafter. Does that happen often? You bet it does! However, real estate is local and every market is different. We can’t possibly compare Clermont FL rea...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 26
Even This Stager Had to Be Shown... You’ve probably heard your stager or your agent tell you that your buyers have to be able to see the space. This is especially true of your garage. For many years, our two car garage held one of our 3 cars, in addition to 2 bicycles, 8 kayaks, and about a dozen...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 1
7 Things You Must Know Before Your Listing Goes Live Congratulations. You’re about ready to go live on the MLS and showings are going to start. You must be pretty excited to be at this point. But in order to be as successful as possible, there are some key things you need to know, and do! FOLLOW ...

By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 6
Ready to Close 114 Apple Tree Court North KingstownPending RI Home Sale   You may have missed this wonderful Colonial in North Kingstown or wonder how you can sell at Top Dollar!  Call me, Ginny Gorman, at 401.529.7849 today and find out why I make all the difference for Home Sellers in Rhode Isl...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
Comments 11
by Patricia Feager, 4/24/18 Selling Your Home? Life isn't always as you see it. When you see the same thing every day, you get comfortable. We get so used to seeing things the same way, we don't always see what others see. Think of your home as ice cream. You like chocolate. I like strawberry, Yo...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 3
   Ancala Country Club nestled at the base of the McDowell Mountains you won't want to miss. This is one of the premier lifestyle communities in North Scottsdale. Come enjoy a very active community just minutes to world class schools, restaurants, MAYO, Honor Health, and many local eateries. Wond...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
Comments 0
 ►►**SELLERS! CASH for YOUR MOBILE HOME-The Original SC Mobile Home Buyers (Summerville SC Area)  ►►MOBILE HOME SELLERS-See The Original SC Mobile Home Buyer Here! SELL NOW!!  See Pictures of Some of Our Recent Purchases Here  ★ ★ ** SEE How We Do This Right Here!  Go to ▐► http://www.CharlestonS...

By Jeremy K. Frost, Associate Broker, CNE, CRS, ePro, PSA
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 15
JUST SOLD IN HIGHPOINTE!This home nestled on the end of a cul de sac in the highly desired and gated neighborhood of Highpointe. This fantastic property features 2 master suites, multiple living, and dining areas in an open floor plan. Plenty of room for home office, game room, media room, or wha...

By Denise Samouilidis, Jupiter Abacoa Sales & Beach Front Luxury Homes
(Mirsky Realty Group)
Comments 8
I'm having ONE OF THOSE days, weeks, months that won't end. Referring to a closing happened a little over a week ago. The inspection took place a day after my dog died. Monday... so although I was there, my heart wasn't in it. But nevertheless I was physically present as the inspector picked apar...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 10
Just Listed in North Hamptons Subdivision307  Bridgehampton WayNorth Hamptons Property and Community InformationImmaculate home in the prestigious North Hamptons Subdivision! Relax in the screened porch with patio attached overlooking a partially wooded backyard with privacy fence that is for sal...

By Pam Bechard, HELPING YOU IS WHAT I DO!
(Royal LePage RCR Realty, Brokerage)
Comments 0
Why you should be Choosing a Divorce Specialist AgentDivorces can be difficult and complex issues to negotiate. It is important to find an agent that will help make the process of dealing with your matrimonial home as smooth and seamless as possible. When choosing an agent to help sell your home ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 7
Address: 507 N Franklin ST Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081-4626 Taxed by: Sheboygan   CONGRATULATIONS DON AND JOHN ON RECEIVING A COUPLE WONDERFUL OFFERS WITHIN 24 HOURS ON THE MARKET!  SO HAPPY FOR YOU! MLS #: 1577034       357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Emai...

By KAREN SANCHEZ, ...Marketing your home like no one else will.
( Hamilton Landon Real Estate)
Comments 0
 Choose to live in this gorgeous gated community. Beautiful home with a lovely pool and spa. This home has spacious rooms, an open floor plan and a great flow. The quantity is a must see. Perfect home for entertaining or just living in this small community.The gourmet kitchen has granite counters...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 9
Address: 301 New York Ave Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081-4122 Taxed by: Sheboygan MLS #: 1575956       357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston  RE/MAX Realty...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
Comments 0
With Barnegat home prices on the rise and buyer demand strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own (FSBO) without using the services of a real estate professional.What’s Your Barnegat Home Worth?Local real estate agents, like me, are trained and experienced in neg...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
Address: 507 N Franklin ST Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081-4626 Taxed by: Sheboygan MLS #: 1577034       357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston  RE/MAX Realt...