Home Selling

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By Brad Thomsen, Real Estate Services
(Big Bear Realty)
Comments 6
 Let's face it, everyone's got two cents, and everyone's got two minutes. Here's my two cents in under two minutes... Click below to watch: Is It Time To Sell Your Everett Duplex?  Make sure to watch the video embedded in this vBlog:  Is It Time To Sell Your Everett Duplex?  by clicking the image...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
Comments 16
Many people love to decorate for Christmas.And a few really go overboard.My wife is one of those.She decorates outside first and it takes maybe a few hours.But inside...550+ snowmen. 1 live Tree and 3 artificial.With the exception of 2 bedrooms, we are decorated to the hilt up and down.It takes 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 34
 In a strong Seller's market, Buyers know to get an offer accepted, a lowball offer just won't cut it!     BUT, what about those first time buyers with out of state parents that keep reminding them prices are negotiable.    Are these Buyers listening to sage advice from their agent? What about th...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
Comments 1
  Pending : Another Detached Brick 2 Family Home For Sale in Midwood Brooklyn in Contract by Fillmore Real Estate Ave J office $1,190,000  Detached 2 Family Home For Sale in Midwood Brooklyn with private parking  Fillmore Real Estate Ave J office listed and just posted this spacious detached 2 fa...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
Comments 0
Open House on Sunday from 1-3:30 at Sunjay Ct., Temecula KitchenFamily RoomThis is a 3229 square foot 4 bedroom 3.5 bath home has views from every room in the house.  The back yard had two patios one with a firepit and is wonderful for entertaining.  Come by and see the home for yourself tomorrow...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 16
If you are a homeowner looking to sell your house For Sale by Owner(FSBO) for whatever reasons, I would like to offer you 10 Tips on Selling Your House FSBO. 10 Tips on Selling Your House FSBOI received a call from a homeowner as well a home buyer who decided to sell his Clermont house FSBO and u...

By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
Comments 9
South Kingstown Ranch for Sale - 178C Queens River Dr. - SOLD Overview Maps Photos Features Neighborhood $389,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 2,036 sqftLot: 1.06 acre(s)Year Built: 1977MLS #: 1158546 Location Queens River DriveSouth Kingstown, RI 02...

By Abby Stiller, Real Estate Agent Serving Southwest Florida
(Premier Realty Homes of SWFL)
Comments 7

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 32
How to Avoid Making 4 Pitfalls First-Time Home Sellers MakeAre you thinking about selling your Charlotte home? If this is your first time going through the home-selling process, you may be wondering just how well things are going to go. Selling a home is usually a smooth process – there are thous...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 18
Windrush townhomes  are located in Jamison , Bucks county in Central Bucks  school district. www.cbsd.org .People love to live in Windrush because they can walk to the township Park.I looked up trendmls today,  for homes for sale  in Windrush as of 12/7/17. There were 6 sales in Windrush in last ...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 20
Six Reasons to List Your House During the HolidaysSome say listing a house for sale is not a good idea because most home buyers are busy with holiday activities and not looking at homes..Really? Who made that up?Keep in mind that real estate is very local, what works in Florida may not work in ot...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 4
On December 12, 2017, Stephanie Booth published the fallowing valuable helpful report on Realtor.com about list of tips to sell a home during the Holidays.1. Deck your halls,2. but don’t go overboard,3. Throw a party,4. Preheat your oven,5. Don’t encourage thieves,6. Let your house hine,7. Give a...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 5
Satisfied Again If I make the transaction about my client, then my client will be satisfied.  It's a basic philosophy, but it works every time. "I knew from previous experience that he was the right person to meet my needs. He went above and beyond the call of duty! The buyer’s agent was a very d...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 14
Stover Mill is a wonderful community of townhomes in Warwick township,  Bucks county in Central Bucks school district.There are 2 and 3 bedroom homes with different floor plans. Some have basements.I looked up the mls this morning and found 1 active listing. There is a  home listed for $244,900. ...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 4
Selling a Home in Winter  Many people wait until spring to put their homes on the market, but this is not always the best way to get the highest price for a home. In the spring when the market is flooded with homes, the prices tend to stay steady or come down slightly because buyers have more hom...

By Carey Frankel, Carey Frankel, ABR, SFR, CDPE, GRI
(Phyllis Frankel Realty Group | Ponte Vedra Real Estate)
Comments 3
 If you want to sell your home quickly and for the most money. Or if you are having difficulty in selling your home you should review these 3 tips.#1 - Not Listening to Your Realtor's AdviceYour Realtor has years of experience in selling homes. Your Realtor has also seen all of your competition. ...

By Nathan Gesner, Broker / Property Manager
(American West Realty & Management)
Comments 9
I've seen many sales fall through because the owner starts second-guessing a quick offer. In the end, it is more likely to cost you money than to put more in your pocket.  A Fast Sale, at a Good Price Is the Goal There is a tendency when a contract comes in and sale happens quickly that a seller ...

By Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616, Top 1.09% Of 147,000 KW Agents Worldwide!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 1
9 Reasons You Should Sell Your Home During The Holidays! 1.  By selling now, you may have an opportunity to be a non-contingent buyer during the Spring.2.  Even though your house will be on the market, you still have the option to restrict showings during the six or seven days around the Holidays...

(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 10
In select markets today, the competition isn’t just from other neighborhood brokerages. It’s also from businesses like OpenDoor.com and OfferPad.com, with attractive online platforms that promise sellers a fast, hassle-free, cash sale. See why you still want a REALTOR here  The real solution to t...

By Mary Douglas, REALTOR, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado
(United Country Ponderosa Realty, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado)
Comments 121
I'll admit I love my flannel  jammie  pants, they are very comfy; but when I'm going out, they certainly stay at home and I am dressed. Yesterday, when I went grocery shopping, I was amazed at how many people wear their flannel jammie pants to the store!   There were jammie pants people in the ce...