Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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 Some of Henry County’s senior residents will verify that The Reader’s Digest was once flat-out the most popular magazine in the country. I don’t know how far back that began, but at one point at least, it was the time-saving way Americans kept up with what was being published in the other magazi...
By Svetlana Marinkovic, SecurityNational Mortgage Company
(SecurityNational Mortgage Company)
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Rates are bouncing around. Lending guidelines won’t hold still. Making it to the closing table on time can be a wild ride if you aren’t with a steady, dependable lender. Live in a world of smooth transactions. Cell 602-410-4340 jeff.thomas@snmc.com jeff.thomas@snmc.comFor more information visit: ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Returning Palm Beach County Snowbirds...How to Prepare Your Home for SaleIf you are one of our returning snowbirds and thinking of selling your home, there are a few things you can do to make sure you make the most of the coming selling season. If your home has been shuttered and vacant all summe...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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How can you get my home to sell asked a Manchester NH area Home Owner. Their house was for sale since early spring with another agency. They had no offers and their listing just expired. They interviewed many different agents they said, a big agents, a small agent, a franchise agent and an indepe...
By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
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I buy houses Pasco County Florida   407-739-5773    www.WeBuyHousesFlorida.com .  Creative problem solving to deal with your unique situation. Cash offer with minimal contigencies. Close on the date of your choice - as quickly as 2 weeks. Any condition - from ugly to beautiful. Fire, sinkhole, an...
By Lisa Brown & The Real Estate Brokerage Group, a professional & experienced Real Estate Team, servicing Fairfield County & Candlewood Lake Area
(The Brokerage of New England)
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Another Successful Sale by The Brokerage Group.  Let US help you SELL your Home!  Call us direct 203-733-1613New Fairfield CT Real Estate 24 Saw Mill Road in New Fairfield, Connecticut was sold on August 22, 2016 by The Real Estate Brokerage Group.   A 4 bedroom Colonial sited on private one-acre...
By David Baker Laveen Realtor & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert
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Yes folks, this here Laveen Realtor has sold another home in Laveen Az, this one located at 6825 S 45th Ln in the Rogers Ranch community. Sellers are happy, and I can also say so are buyers.  While I did not represent both sides, I did get a chance to meet the buyer and they were extremely happy....
By Randy Charlton
(Prudential California Realty)
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68205 Verano Road, Cathedral City, California Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1863 SQUARE FEET This beautiful single story home in Cathedral City boasts 4 bedrooms and 2 bat...
By Debra B Albert PA, Ron and Debbie Make The Most of Your Move
(Team Albert)
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    Why Most Homes Listed for Sale Don't Sell and What to Do About It                                                                "Find The Missing Link that Prevented Your Home Sale"If your home has just come off the market and hasn't sold, don't be discouraged. The reason your home did not s...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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If you are a house hunter who isn’t reluctant to dig in and roll up your sleeves, it could be worth your while to take a look at Henry County “bank-owned” offerings. Deciding to do that is less popular than you’d think.Bank-owned is a word that can summon up all sorts of negative connotations, ca...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Pewaukee 2 Bedroom Condo Sales Market Report 7/1/16 to 8/21/16Pewaukee Condos For Sale, Pewaukee Real Estate Market Report 7/1/16 to 8/21/16, Kristin Johnston, Pewaukee Realtor My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Condos i...
By Melissa Marro, Jacksonville Real Estate and Home Staging
(Keller Williams First Coast Realty - The Marro Team)
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This morning my Facebook feed was all a flutter with a blog on RIS Media's House Call titled, Set the Selling Scene with Pop-Up Staging.  After reading and reviewing the article, I went to my Home Staging Facebook page to write my introduction to share it, with my take on the information. After a...
By Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties)
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I recently wrote a post titled "Honey, Let's Not Use a Realtor!" and was inspired by a comment left by Karen Feltman to write one more post about FSBO's. No, I don't want to beat a dead horse but I think this is really an AH HA moment. Thank you Karen, your comment spoke volumes to me about a FSB...
By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
Comments 19
This week I met with four different home owners who had just terminated their relationship with their previous broker. In each of these situations I noticed one strange component with the terms of their previous listing agreement...the length of the contract. The length of the agreement between t...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 8
Waukesha County 3 Bedroom Home Sales Market Report 7/1/16 to 8/21/16Waukesha County Homes For Sale, Waukesha County Real Estate, Kristin Johnston,RE/MAX   Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha County,WI for 7/1/16-8/21/16.  Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha County Homes For Sale My name is K...
By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties Realty)
Comments 50
Why Can't We Move In Early?After an escrow process that resembled more marathon than sprint, closing day is right around the corner. Alexandria, La home buyers will from time to time inquire if early move in is possible. After all, the apartment they were in let them in before the lease date, why...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 68
We don’t just move furniture around! A lot of what the general public knows about Home Staging they’ve learned from the shows on cable television. No matter the accuracy or inaccuracy, one thing for sure is that people are becoming more aware of the need to stage a home when it is for sale. There...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha County Realtor 414-254-6647, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Address: 813 S 101st St West Allis, Wisconsin 53214-2506 Taxed by: West Allis MLS #: 1488437           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 Re...
By Todd Watkins, and Power House Realty serving the Tri-Cities
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Home For Sale: 609 Mt Adams Dr Wapato, WA 98951Great Single Family Home! This home has 2bed,1bath home with a spacious yard in the back for entertaining or gardening. Home was built in 1950. It is the perfect starter home for those wanting something to create to there own liking. It has 1024 sq f...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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The most expensive home sold in Arizona last week is an enormous 14,000 square foot palatial estate located in the highly sought after subdivision of Silverleaf in Scottsdale. Massive in stature this luxury property is fit for royalty in it's design and amenities. Situated on over two acres of pr...