Home Selling

It's been said that the only thing in real estate that is more confusing than purchasing a home is selling one – especially if you've never done it before. Where to start? Who to turn to?


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By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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When you think about it, it was to be expected: the pace of house flipping activity in communities all over the country almost had to quicken. The market made it all but inevitable—in places where prices are on the rise while inventories remain tight, the conditions are right.A “house flip” in He...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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3 Home Selling Mistakes to AvoidIf you are a homeowner selling your house in a seller’s market with high demand and low inventory, it’s a reason to be happy. However, even in a hot seller’s market, it is possible to go weeks..months without any offers and few showings. Before you know it, your li...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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  While the Short Sale days of the previous decade are for the most part behind us, the reality is that there are still hundreds of homes "under water" in Arizona.   While it's true that not every property facing foreclosure in Peoria is "under water", may of them are, and unfortunately many home...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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  While the Short Sale days of the previous decade are for the most part behind us, the reality is that there are still hundreds of homes "under water" in Arizona.   While it's true that not every property facing foreclosure in Paradise Valley is "under water", may of them are, and unfortunately ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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New Berlin Vacant Lot Sales Market Report 7/1/17 to 8/18/17 New Berlin Vacant Lot Sales Market Report 7/1/17 to 8/18/17   My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for vacant land in New Berlin, WI. Are you looking to buy land in N...

By Anna Banana Kruchten,CRS,CRB,GRI, Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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 Closed 6820 N 10th Place Phoenix AZ 85014  Charming Mid Century Home in Madison School District! 6820 N 10th Place Phoenix AZ 85014Under Contract in 2 Days!SOLD & CLOSED! BE SURE TO VIEW VIRTUAL TOUR FOR MORE PHOTOS!  BONUS ROOM which could be 4th Bedroom/Private Guest Suite, Home Office or Fami...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Why Is It Important to Use a Professional to Sell Your Home? When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price for it with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is actually getting th...

By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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Before you list your home, read this post. 3 Home Selling Mistakes to AvoidIf you are a homeowner selling your house in a seller’s market with high demand and low inventory, it’s a reason to be happy. However, even in a hot seller’s market, it is possible to go weeks..months without any offers an...

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Home Staging Tips to Sell Your House to the Pickiest Buyer in CharlotteWhen putting your South Charlotte home for sale on the market, it’s important that it look its best. There are simple steps you can take to highlight the beauty and spaciousness of your house. Read this article for home stagin...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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  What's My Oak Valley Home Worth in Minneola FL? Market Update for August 2017Oak Valley is one of the subdivisions that attracts not only owner occupants but investors as well looking for long-term rental homes. Aside from its hilly setting, Oak Valley Subdivision in Minneola FL home prices are...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
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$775 / 2br - 860ft2 - ▐► Summerville Rent to Own 2 bed 2 bath Mobile Home 51 Dollie Circle▐►Showings begin Thursday August 4, 2017$6K Minimum Option Down Payment.** This is A Rent to Own Home ONLY! **★ ★ See Our Website for Complete Rent to Own Schedule Details:Rent to Own This Home:   http://www...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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There are many ways to sell homes in Sacramento. You can tear down neighborhoods if you so choose; talk about the crime, poverty or dangerous situations that you imagine exist, or you can focus on the positives of affordable housing for deserving families.Every real estate agent has her / his own...

By ChuckTown Homes Real Estate
(Chucktown Homes)
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24 hour recorded info on this property:1-888-210-3348 X.2788Completely renovated brick ranch home in convenient North Charleston location. Home has just been upgraded with brand new: roof, carpet, windows, HVAC, fresh paint and much more. The home features an amazing kitchen with custom built woo...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Best Practices lead to better short sale performance. Building and leading a team of top Atlanta GA short sales agents has been a journey filled with satisfying successes and enriching new relationships, that grew out of seeing a need and determining to provide a solution. Being an Atlanta GA sho...

By Kate McQueen, REALTOR®, Tailored service for your real estate needs!
(Realty ONE Group-Lone Star)
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Don't believe the myth that selling your home in the fall is more difficult than the active summer months.  Prepping your home for fall listing could be the right approach, since fall buyers are often more motivated to move forward with a purchase before the holidays begin.  If you are planning t...

By Tina D Saporito, Your Dedicated Palm Desert, CA Realtor Since 2005, Call (760)799-8460. www.JustListedinPalmDesert.com
(Ronald Christopher & Associates. Proudly serving Palm Desert, La Quinta, Indio, Rancho Mirage, & Palm Springs.)
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What's my Home Value in Talavera, Indio CA 92203Talavera has become one of the most desirable communities on the North side of Indio, California. Being home to nearly 900 single and two-story homes, Talavera's homeowners are proud to call it home! Talavera homeowners have enjoyed a healthy comeba...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging. 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar value offers from buyers. 77% of CT buyer’s agents said staging made it easier for buyers to visualize ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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When a CT homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price for it with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of CT sellers, the most important result is actually getting their homes sold. In order to accomplish all three goals...

By Joe Kendall, "Broker Joe" Waterfront Expert in Cape Coral FLA.
(Shore Line Realty 239-560-0726 )
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Top Selling & Listing Agent  in Southwest Florida !  Joe Kendall Broker Associate with Shore Line Realty with over 17 years of experienceof Listing and Selling real estate.  Joe is  a Marketing, Negotiating Specialist  and an Expert in Real Estate Valuation.  Serving Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Fort...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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I have a hobby of sorts.  It's not expensive.  It's not complicated.  Doesn't even take up much time, which is really good because my dual career life really doesn't allow a lot of time for just goofing around!  What's my hobby?  Taking pictures of the flowers that grow in our flower gardens.  An...