Home Selling

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By Marina Gavrylyuk, Marina
(Sutton Group Summit)
Comments 31
I am tall. Well, not super tall, just a bit taller then average. The problem is that I can also see higher then average. And I have quite a few buyer clients who are way taller then me and obviously they can see even higher. For some reason many home sellers expect their potential home buyers to ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 9
    Are you thinking of Selling your home in Waukesha                                          County ?         Right now in many neighborhoods in Waukesha County, we are experiencing what we call "Thin-Ventory"...many Buyers and not as many Sellers as are needed to fill the demand for housing in...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 3
VIDEO SNEAK PEEK: Upcoming $900K Listing In Kensington Groves Mesa, AZ3010 E Glencove Cir Mesa AZ 85213 Phenomenal backyard w/ pool, BBQ, outdoor kitchen and huge patio on large cul-de-sac lot. Completely rebuilt in 2014 with w/ top of the line granite countertops, gorgeous flooring and designer ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 10
You have decided to sell your home. You've seen the TV shows about Home Staging and you know that preparation and presentation of your home are very important.You want your home to look it's best, but you aren't exactly sure what "it's best " actually is. You aren't alone.Most sellers find the ex...
By Janki (Hetal) Patel, Team Leader & CEO for The J-Team
(Keller Williams Benchmark Properties)
Comments 2
The J-Team just listed this beautiful Heritage Pointe home in Union City, CA 94587. This light, bright and airy home has a very spacious floor plan of 3,020 sq ft and lot size of 6,404 sq ft.Featuring vaulted ceilings upon entry, hardwood floors run throughout main living areas. The naturally bri...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 1
Baugo Acres Home Values change when a home sells that is comparable to yours. Here are the most recent sales that affect Baugo Acres Home Values. Baugo Acres Subdivision is located between CR 1, and CR 3 on CR 16 in Baugo Township, Elkhart Indiana.  Baugo Acres Subdivision is located ont he south...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty ZionRealtyAZ.com
(Zion Realty)
Comments 17
It's been a crazy busy last few weeks for me and I know I'm a few days late in getting this weekly blog post out but it's better late than never! The most expensive home that sold in Arizona last week is so enormous that I had to select one of the aerial pictures to be able to showcase the entire...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
Comments 13
How Quickly Can You List My Home?It is always nice when your phone rings with a referral.  An agent in Richmond, VA was trying to find a Bristow, VA agent to sell his brother's home in Braemar.  When I connected with the agent making the referral he told me that his brother was really wanting to ...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 7
What's the Most Reliable Way to Search for Homes On-lineThe Internet is where 95% of all potential home buyers start their search. It may be a focused search if they know where they want to be, or of relocating, they want to get a feel for what's available while maintaining some type of anonymity...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 24
How to Prepare for a Spring Sale When Snow is on the GroundIf the idea of moving in the spring is on your mind you may be feeling a little bogged down with all the snow we have had. You may be thinking this will delay your plans for moving but it doesn't have to. You can be making preparations no...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
 Sugar Pond Manor in Wellington FL | Homes for Sale | Market Report December 2015  Sugar Pond Manor in Wellington Fl is a wonderful and serene residential community. You’ll certainly admire its lush and lovely trees, interesting interweaving paths, and winding walkways which make strolling around...
By Marina Gavrylyuk, Marina
(Sutton Group Summit)
Comments 1
Selling a house can be a stressful process for the entire family. You need to keep the place clean and looking its best. You need to stay away during viewings. You may even need to look for a new home at the same time.Although you won’t be able to eliminate all the anxiety, good advanced planning...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Comments 8
Condo Just Sold in Heron Lakes, Venice, Florida 34293Heron Lakes Condo at 3015 Seawind Cir Venice FL 34293 just sold by Kwee Huset 941-716-3090 of Kwee Huset Realty, a full service real estate company in Venice Florida.Property details MLS # N5906441 Sold price: $150,400Bedroom: 3Bathroom: 2Parki...
By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Comments 10
 Lakefront home at 425 Clover Rd Venice FL 34293 is listed for sale in the Venice Gardens, Venice Florida real estate market by Kwee Huset of Kwee Huset Realty.Land and Property InformationMLS#N5906815 and listing price $174,900  425 Clover Road Venice Florida 34293 This oversized land area of 10...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 1
  Sugar Pond Manor de Wellington FL Casas para la Venta | Reporte del Mercado para Diciembre 2015 Sugar Pond Manor en Wellington Florida es una hermosa y tranquila área residencial. Usted ciertamente admirara sus exuberantes y lindos arboles, usted admirara sus senderos y caminos por el que podrá...
By Barb Goerss, Helping You with All 14 Moves You'll Make
Comments 0
  5811 216TH STREET N FOREST LAKE MN 55025 OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY FEBRUARY 14TH 1PM TO 3PMJoin Barb Goerss for an Open House this Sunday February 14th from 1PM to 3PM at this 4 bedroom/4bath beautiful home located on Clear Lake in Forest Lake has a 4 season porch, a large wooded lot with lake frontage...
By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(Nothnagle Realtors)
Comments 2
A divorce is not something that anyone looks forward too nor expects when they tie the knot.  The reality is that divorce happens.  A divorce can be emotionally draining, frustrating, tricky, and many other things.When you add into the picture a marital home, it can get downright crazy.  Homeowne...
By Robert May, Real Estate Expert & Mortgage Broker- Lethbridge
(Robert W May - Lethbridge Real Estate)
Comments 52
Separating the Lookers from the Buyers      As a Lethbridge real estate professional who has helped move thousands of people and completed hundreds of successful transactions over 23 year, I have developed some particular tools and techniques that make the way I do business much more efficient.  ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 48
A Boomer’s Guide to Selling Your Home-  14 Tips You Can UseBaby Boomers in Palm Beach County who plan on selling their home may be facing a new generation of buyers...The Millennials. They were born somewhere in the early 1980s to the early 2000s.  Much has been written about this generation … wh...
By Ken Patterson, Roseville Real Estate, TOP Rocklin Realtor
(TPR Properties)
Comments 0
172 Phoenix Cir, Lincoln CA - 2 Loan Wells Fargo and Ditech Short Sale TPR Properties and Real Estate Agent Ken Patterson are synonymous with underwater mortgage assistance and Lincoln CA short sales. They also help home owners in understanding Loan Modification Help your mortgage lender may be o...