Home Selling

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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 28
 Preparing Your Home for Sale- Step 1 If you’re serious about selling your home, there are steps you can take to make the whole process go smoothly, help to lower the time on market and protect the investment you have.  Even though it’s a seller’s market, you’ll still want to make sure that your ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 11
 Preparing Your House for Sale-Give It the Extra Touch-Step 5 The first four posts in this series offered tips on how to prepare your house for sale. Those alone will go a long way into making sure your house shows well.  However, step 5 is that extra touch that can make sure your house is at the...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 23
I receive calls with this question all the time! Why? I’m a listing agent and my marketing area and sphere know my listings sell. They see my listings go up and soon are under contract and sold. The Buzz is I carefully prepare my listings and price them right. My listings stand out from the compe...

By Foster Smith Summerville, Summerville & Charleston Homes for Sale SC Realtor
(Carolina One Real Estate)
Comments 1
This beautiful home for sale in Summerville has left the market! Located in the desirable Plum Creek Subdivision of Summerville , this home was on the market less than a month before it was sold. Plum Creek is a Summerville Subdivision that was developed in the early 2000's with 3-5 bedroom home...

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Comments 7
Just Sold:  Three Bedroom Carriage Home in Gainesville's Morris FarmOn April 20th (2017,) I had the pleasure of listing 14346 Broadwinged Drive in Gainesville's community of Meadows at Morris Farm.   While it was the smallest of the carriage home floor plans offered in the neighborhood, it was de...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 25
 Preparing Your House for Sale-Edit, Donate, Store and Hide! Step 4 The fourth step in preparing your house for sale is one that usually stops people in their tracks. In fact, some people I’ve met would love to move but the thought of having to deal with all of their furniture and everything else...

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Comments 3
When It Comes to Buyer Home Inspection Repair Requests, Offer MoneyLet out a big sigh.  Your home is under contract and you just know that the rest is going to be smooth sailing from here.  You've taken good care of your home and the buyer's home inspector won't find anything major.  And even if ...

By Amy Shair, Award Winning Agent 20+ Years
(Cary Apex Durham NC Referrals - RE/MAX United - Search Durham Homes)
Comments 1
Single Family Home for sale in Garner, NC Overview Maps Photos Features Description $205,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,831 sqftLot: 1.10 acre(s)Year Built: 1996MLS #: 2136640 Location 2056 Sherry Lynne DriveGarner, NC 27529USA Amy Shair...

By Gloria Valvasori, ASA, Outstanding Service Since 1987 416-717-6331
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service)
Comments 0
Make Your Home AccessibleHaving your home accessible to prospective Buyers as much as possible, is critical in the sale of your home.  Agents try to give as much notice as possible for requests to show your home, but there are times when last minute requests do occur.  Granting requests as much a...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 0
El mercado de los compradores ayuda a disparar las ventas de casas de lujo  28 28UTC junio 28UTC 2017  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers   Previamente informamos como una escasez de inventario en los mercados de casas de iniciación y de intercambio está elevando los...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 0
 Buyer's Market Helps Premium Home Sales Soar We previously reported how a shortage of inventory in the starter and trade-up home markets is driving prices up and causing bidding wars, creating a true seller’s market. At the same time, in the premium home market, an over-Buyer's Market Helps Pre...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
Comments 0
Greeley Elementary School, Winnetka, IL - June 2017 About Greeley Elementary School Greeley Elementary School is a P-4 school in District 36, and is located at 275 Fairview Avenue in Winnetka, IL. It services homes in Winnetka. Average taxes $24,711 Average association fees $450 ($0 - $632) Aver...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 5
Team Zuhl&Are very excited to announce their newest listingat326 N. Stiles Streetin LindenThis expanded 1/2 Duplex features 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a large unfinished basement and an Eat-In Kitchen.  The home has beautiful hardwood flooring in many of the rooms.  A double width driveway mak...

By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 0
Selling Your Home With NJ Estates Real Estate Group & Weichert RealtorsSelling your home is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. You will have many questions. How much is it really worth? How long does it take to sell? Is now the best time to make a move? How to handle ...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 9
When you sign a contract with a Realtor to sell your home, your Realtor will write a description of your home's features and conditions to be published to the MLS. Items published to the MLS are shared with other sites such as Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com, and IDX which distributes the information...

By Brunswick Forest
(Brunswick Forest)
Comments 0
Kelly Gorman, Brunswick Forest's longtime Resale Specialist, is here to help you with your resale real estate needs.Here at Brunswick Forest, we understand that plans change or don't always go as expected and there might be a need to sell your Brunswick Forest home or property. If that happens, K...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 0
Hard to Find 2/2 Villa For Sale in the Villas of Bonaventure in WestonA hard to find 2/2 Villa for sale in the Villas of Bonaventure in Weston.  This home is nicely upgraded with wood cabinets and upgraded stainless appliances in the kitchen, nicely done bathrooms and marble floors in the living ...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 29
4 Home Improvements that Bring the Highest ROI for Charlotte Home Sellers I recently showed a lovely couple a home, which they ultimately purchased, that had a mac-daddy kitchen - all of the bells & whistles, including a brand new commercial grade Wolf 6-burner range with griddle. This range is o...

By Jamey Prezzi Miami & Miami Beach Luxury Condos & Homes, Miami Beach & Miami Luxury Homes and Condos
(Keller Williams Miami Beach Realty)
Comments 1
When selling a Miami home, you may be thinking about a million little details. One of the most common questions homeowners ask us is should they get an appraisal before listing. We believe that it’s an excellent idea, yet you need to keep in mind a few important details.Should I Get An Appraisal ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 6
Address: S102W36450 County Road LO Eagle, Wisconsin 53119-0161 Taxed by: Eagle MLS #: 1536296           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  RE/MAX R...