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 David Hakimi, Luxury Real Estate Agent in Boulder and Denve
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices- Innovative RE)
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Are Homes for in sale Erie CO, at a disadvantage during the Holidays?  For many families the Holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year, filled with family gatherings, parties, travel, and visits from relatives.   It’s no wonder that most people view this as the absolute last time of ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for September 2017Waukesha WI combines a charming small town feel with excellent amenities, making it a great place to buy your home!Waukesha is a city located 18 miles west of Milwaukee, near the center of Waukesha County in southeastern Wisconsin. It h...

By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Dear future home sellers, It is true that it is a sellers market, but it’s still important to make sure you get all of the information that you can and all of your questions answered before putting your home on the market.Here are 6 important questions to ask before getting ready to sell!1) DO I ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Eagle WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for September 2017Live in the delightful community of Eagle WI!Eagle is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. It is situated in the southern unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest.The village got its name in 1836 when a group of travelers exploring the ...

By Mike & Jennifer Rigley, Expert Real Estate Services
(Real Estate Specialist -Rigley Realty Group)
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Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com What’s My Elk Grove Home Worth? Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Elk Grove, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation Another...

By Kyle Hiscock, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor®, e-PRO®
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
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One of the most controversial topics in the real estate industry are open houses.  Like with anything, there are PROs and CONs to open houses.As a home seller, your real estate agent should be doing everything to put your interests first.  So the question I present to every home seller is, "do op...

By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
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Hiring an Agent to Sell Your House May Cost You NOTHING! There is no doubt that it is easier to sell your house when using the services of a local real estate professional. The agent will provide: Greater exposure to more buyers The skills of a professional negotiator A layer of protection from p...

By Mike & Jennifer Rigley, Expert Real Estate Services
(Real Estate Specialist -Rigley Realty Group)
Comments 1
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com What’s My Sacramento Home Worth? Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Sacramento, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation  Anot...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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Common Home Remodeling Projects: DIY vs. ProCharlotte homeowners often struggle with listing preparation – which improvements need to be done and which ones do not. Some home improvements are highly personalized and can actually harm a Charlotte home seller (financially) more than it would if lef...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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OPEN HOUSE: NW Austin Canyon Creek ~Sunday, Oct. 22nd 1-3pm Buyers, don’t miss your opportunity to preview this 3 story home backing to a greenbelt with a pool at the Open House this Sunday, Oct. 22nd from 1-3pm. www.10212tularosapass.com 10212 Tularosa Pass, Austin, TX 78726 is located in the ma...

By Denise Samouilidis, Jupiter Abacoa Sales & Beach Front Luxury Homes
(Mirsky Realty Group)
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When I first started in real estate years ago, I thought maybe it was just me. Am I a crazy magnet? Or is it seriously just the real estate industry in general that makes it seem that way?This past month I took on 10 new listings. After a dead, and I mean DEAD summer, financially there's nothing ...

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))
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OPEN HOUSE For Eastview Estates 3-Level Home & Updated Gilbert AZ Home!Click on an image or an address for more info for that home in another window  If you're game for a couple of fabulous homes to check out in the next few days, better mark your calendars to go see a couple of gorgeous listings...

By Jane & Jeff Daley, PhD, Scottsdale Real Estate Arizona
(Luxury Valley Homes For Buyers & Sellers Phoenix AZ Area)
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Hiring Agents - There is no doubt that it is easier to sell your house when using the services of a local real estate professional. The agent will provide: Greater exposure to more buyers The skills of a professional negotiator A layer of protection from possible legal liabilities Professional gu...

By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
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Palm Realty's own Ruby Fallas has listed and SSSOLD another beautiful home in Palm Bay. This move in ready home closed at $165,000 and featured: 4 bedrooms                                                             2 bathrooms 2 car attached garage Over 1,500 square feet of living spaceCBS Cons...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Alexandria La Home Values-Find Out How Much Your Home May Be WorthDoes life's next chapter mean selling your Alexandria La home? Or perhaps you would  like to know how much equity could be in your property? Either way click the link to receive a free, custom report for your Alexandria La home. Wh...

By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
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Palm Realty has done it again! 8506 Ivanhoe Dr in the Wickham Lakes subdivision of  Melbourne was closed for $236,001. This home featured:  3 bedrooms                                                                      2 bathrooms2 car garage 1,760 square feet of living spaceNew open concept kit...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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OPEN HOUSE: Ranch at Brushy Creek~Cedar Park~Saturday, Oct. 21st 1-5pm Buyers, don’t miss your opportunity to preview this home at the Open House this Saturday, Oct. 21st from 1-5pm. www.4214zacharysrun.com 4214 Zacharys Run Cedar Park, TX 78613 is located in the community of The Ranch at Brushy ...

By Mike & Jennifer Rigley, Expert Real Estate Services
(Real Estate Specialist -Rigley Realty Group)
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Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com What’s My Elk Grove Home Worth? Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Elk Grove, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation Here is...

By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
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My Buyers closed on this great home located in Palm Bay. This property SSSOLD sold for $189,900 and featured: 3 bedrooms2 baths1519 square feet of living space2 car attached garageBuilt in 1994Open concept kitchen  Cement block construction.63 acre lotMaster bedroom with en suite bathroom and wa...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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There is a huge difference between Interior Decorating and Home Staging. If you only knew how many times I've suggested removing window treatments to sellers and had the reply " Oh no, those were very expensive. They were custom made. "Custom drapes, wallpaper, furnishings....custom bedding. It d...