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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As soon as you decide that you will be putting your Henry County property up for sale—whether soon or at some point in the foreseeable future—it’s also time to get strategic about growing your property's value—starting with a generous dollop of objectivity.The difficulty stems from a truth about ...
By Kelly Turbeville, Real Estate Possibilities in the Saddleback Valley
(Century 21 Award)
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Lake Forest California is a great community located in South Orange County California.  It encompasses 29 different nieghbhorhoods currently and is expanding with new neighbhorhoods, such as Baker Ranch and Portola Center.   With the real estate market improving over the last year it is great to ...
By Cathy Perry
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 6
You cleaned and decluttered your St. Louis home to get it ready for sale; you listed at the right price, and now you’re under contract.  Congratulations!  Now it’s time to sit back and enjoy your beverage of choice and wait for the big check at closing, right?  Well, maybe it’s not time to celebr...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha,WI for 6/7/15-7/7/15, RE/MAX  My name is Kristin Johnston of Remax. My market report gives you the real estate activity for the city of Waukesha for the last 30 days. I love Waukesha, WI and have lived here for many years. I strongly encourage any seller tha...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Small Office, Big Service
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 6
Even in a market favoring sellers, there seems to be one thing that holds true regardless of market....Right or wrong, buyers interpret what they see as a signal from the buyer.Pricing way above the market could be interpreted as a seller who is really not interested in selling.   This does not m...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Home for Sale in Warner Robins GA in The Tiffany SubdivisionThe Tiffany Property and Community InformationHouston County GA buyers...your dream home awaits! This newly listed home for sale in Warner Robins GA in The Tiffany Subdivision has 2,815 heated square feet. If you believe this beautiful h...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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   Address: 1630 S 94th PL West Allis, Wisconsin 53214-4105 Taxed by: West Allis MLS #: 1403147           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 ABR,e-PR...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 6
Estancia Golf Club was voted the #1 Private Golf Course in the entire state of Arizona by Golf Digest. The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is situated on an elevated lot above the 7th Hole of this Internationally acclaimed course. Marble floors, custom carved fireplaces, and a ...
By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 29
Solar Panels - What to Expect in a Resale Transaction   With the focus on energy savings, many homeowners are looking to solar panels to reduce their monthly utility bill.   There are a few companies out there that can put solar panels on your roof and you need to read the fine print, so you kno...
By The Ryan-Whyte Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Specializing in Chandler Arizona Real Estate
(RE/MAX Infinity)
Comments 2
2203 W Ironwood Dr, Chandler AZ 85224.  2 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath single family detached home in a wonderful Chandler neighborhood.  Built in 1983 in Silvergate subdivision near Dobson and Ray, this 1339 square foot home includes a two car attached garage.   MLS #5303616 Amazing find in this move-in ...
By Jeffrey Masich, Arizona Homes and Land to Sell or Purchase
(HomeSmart )
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What is the best thing to do in order to sell a home? What would you do?Make it "SMILE"!A baby's smile is inviting, your home should be alsoYou heard right! Same as a cute baby, or in an interview. Smile, sparkle, make the interviewer like you and remember you. Same thing with your home, to attra...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
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Listing Prices in Gilbert, Arizona June 2015 Real estate market data for Gilbert, AZ provided by Nicole Doty of  Zion Realty. June saw another climb in Active and New listing prices here in Gilbert, Arizona. The housing market is still going strong and has seen major increases across the board ov...
By Tammy Todaro, ABR
(RE/MAX Executive Realty in Franklin, Ma.)
Comments 8
What's on the outside does matter when it comes to selling your house!These are my before and after photos of a house I will be putting on the market in the near future.  The difference is like night and day after they took my advice and gave their house a little face-lift.  Would you go out for ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 26
Ten Comments Stagers LOVE to Hear.Home Staging Consultations are my favorite staging projects. I have the opportunity to help a seller prepare their home for sale, using the furnishings they have.  The goal is to show the possibilities of the property and yet not make it too difficult for the sel...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 7
Waukesha County Real Estate Report, 6/5/15-7/5/15 by Kris Johnston Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha Buyer Agent            The Real Estate Activity For Waukesha County,WI For the Last 30 Days By Kristin Johnston, Remax Realtor, Real Estate In Waukesha County, WI, Waukesha County Realtor   My...
By Heidi Herda 612-807-4858, Keller Williams Classic Realty
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
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Champlin Real Estate & Homes Sold June 29th - July 5th, 2015Courtesy of Heidi Herda ~ Herda Home Team ~ 612.807.4858YOUR Champlin Realtor & Resident!Thank you for visiting and I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July!! This is a weekly blog post geared to letting Champlin residents get a feel ...
By Ron and Kat Becker, #1 Top Selling Team in our Market
(The Becker Group ~ Real Estate Agents)
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5 more homes SOLD by ‪#‎TheBeckerGroup‬! If you're hoping to sell your home soon, take a look at What Our Clients Say. Get a FREE market analysis, our personalized marketing plan for your home and take advantage of our free staging services. Almost 650 homes SOLD in the last 3 years alone. 
By Evan Ryan
(Buy and Sell Group)
Comments 2
PRICE JUST REDUCED! NOW LISTED AT: $139,900.00 Move In Ready House on Almost 3 Acres, Surrounded by Large Trees!  Living Room has a Fireplace and Tray Ceilings. Kitchen has a peninsula for Extra Seating.    Enjoy the woods from your Back Deck. 10x16 Storage Shed for extra Storage.     For More In...
By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 15
Saunderstown RI Luxury Home for Sale | 85 Pheasant Run   Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $689,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 3,209 sqftLot: 1.84 acre(s)Year Built: 1999 Location 85 Pheasant RunSaunderstown, RI 02874USA Gin...
By Heidi Herda 612-807-4858, Keller Williams Classic Realty
(Keller Williams Classic Realty)
Comments 0
Brooklyn Park Single Family Home For Sale - Pending!7300 92nd Trail N, Brooklyn ParkExclusive Heidi Herda, Herda Home Team ListingSee more Brooklyn Park Single Family Homes For Sale 3 Spacious bedrooms on one level!! Luxury Master suite & bath, plus walk-in closet. Open floor plan is perfect for ...