Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Kitty Hawk 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Other     1     $275,000     $275,000     $275,000     158                   Conventional     62     $19,696,277     $317,682     $315...

By Corey Dwan, Crested Butte Real Estate Expert
(Benson Sotheby's International Realty)
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 I am happy to announce the sale of 12 Glacier Lily Way, Crested Butte while representing the Seller. This pristine , 1.4 acre parcel, located in the beautiful, Glacier Lily neighborhood offers an incredible opportunity to build. The setting is perfect for a mountain retreat, taking in the sights...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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Selling a vacant home? The nature of my job as a real estate agent takes me into literally hundreds of homes every year. I participate in office tours, open houses, visit model homes, tour homes with buyers, work with sellers, preview properties and even visit FSBOs to add to my list of available...

By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC)
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Sometimes Sellers want to help perspective buyers understand how special their home is.....we get it! However, if the seller wants offers they need to refrain from being present during showings. It's hard to take the emotions out of the process but they must learn to view their home as a product ...

By Barb Goerss, Helping You With All 14 Moves You'll Make
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Enjoy the lake without paying the taxes! Close to interstate & restaurants but with private living. 2 1/2 car heated garage, plus 1 1/2 car garage, great place to store the boat. Newer well! Master bedroom walks out to the deck. Lower level family room walks out through French doors to private ba...

By Marc Jablon
(New Harbor Realty)
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The one constant in the real estate market is that it’s always changing. From month to month and year to year, things rarely stay static for very long. But regardless of the overall tone of the market, it is almost always seasonally predictable – some times of the year are widely considered bette...

By Barb Goerss, Helping You With All 14 Moves You'll Make
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This home sits on a cul-de-sac on the most south after (1.12 acre) lot in the prestigious Forest Hills farm neighborhood! Nestled on a hill, surrounded by trees & views of Forest Lake, it just doesn't get much better! Home includes a deeded boat slip! Cruise the lake by day & relax with a glass o...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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If you missed this the first time from Beth Atalay, here is a excellent blog on this subject.  5 Top Reasons Why Your Home Won’t SellMost Realtors work really hard to get listings as they say “you must list to last”. Finding homeowners ready to sell their home and list with us is very exciting bo...

By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
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In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Hanover Park, IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.Should you h...

By Robin Gauthier, Need to Make an EXIT? I have the Key to your Next
(EXIT Realty Professionals)
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The townhouse at 4630 Greenlaw Drive  just sold.  This is the third townhouse I have listed and sold in Colony Oaks in the past year.  All three sold within 2 weeks of being listed.  This end unit townhouse is nearly 1,800 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. It has upgraded wood floors...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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I prefer that the sellers not be present when I am showing their house.They are a distraction and make by buyers feel uncomfortable.. Should Homeowners be Present During Showings?If you are a homeowner thinking about selling your home, my advice is to first find a local REALTOR® you feel comforta...

By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
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When to sell: a guide for homeowners, is a published Active Rain blog post that is pertinent to Real Estate. Scroll down to see the entire article. The one constant in the real estate market is that it’s always changing. From month to month and year to year, things rarely stay static for very lon...

By Deborah Laemmerhirt - REALTOR® Brookfield,Newtown,Roxbury,Bridgewater,Washington,Sherman, Luxury Homes,WaterFront,Equestrian,NewConstruction
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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Have you been thinking about what you could put your home on the market for? Like many homeowners, you probably wonder what the current worth of your home is. Perhaps you are considering selling your property because of work or personal reasons.  Maybe you just want to know what the value of your...

By Jim Lord
(DeLex Realty)
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Installing pendant lighting over a counter can increase the sale price of your home and reduce the over all days on market. Pendant lights give a feeling of a higher end home and can easily be installed at a fraction of what you will reap in returns.In the average home with an attic, pendant ligh...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty)
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Listing Type: House-Condo-Townhome-Twinhome-Manufactured                 Orientation Date: Name:Spouse/Partner:Kids:Pets:                                                                           Phone:E-mail:Current Address:Listing Address (if different):Is everyone on title available to meet? I...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Sedona)
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Debbie Reynolds hits it out of the park again!  Those of us who have listings need to remind our sellers the information that Debbie points out in this blog.  Sellers Checklist for Those Places that Get Forgotten It happens over and over again. The house has closed and the seller is long gone. Th...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Colington Harbour 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     71     $17,501,030     $246,493     $236,000     165                   FHA     3     $530,900     $176,967    ...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Sea Crest Village 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     4     $1,419,500     $354,875     $340,000     204                   VA     1     $330,000     $330,000     $3...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Southern Shores 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     56     $27,347,800     $488,354     $425,000     235                   FHA     3     $1,059,900     $353,300    ...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Harbour 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     3     $1,558,000     $519,333     $560,000     113          Analysis By Area                   Kitty Hawk Westside     3...