Home Selling

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By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 12
Can a house need "too much work" that it may never sell? A local home owner was trying to sell his home himself as a FSBO here in the Manchester NH area. Often I ask why they are trying to sell on their own. I was not ready for the answer when the man blurted out "A local agent told me this home ...

By Shar Sitter, Home Staging and Redesign Minneapolis/ St. Paul, M
(Rooms With Style)
Comments 10
Most of the clients that I have worked with have heard that question from me. Many get a puzzled look on their face and some get downright scared. Especially the men!I usually throw out that question when I am talking to them about their lighting. Lighting is a key factor whether you are staging ...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
Comments 0
Milestone Germantown MD | Thinking of Selling Your Home? Why You Need A Pro in Your Corner At a local level in Germantown Maryland, buyer confidence remains strong with some changes that varies on the price level and what type of houses they are looking for.     Particularly in and around Milesto...

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Bristow, VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Comments 7
The Most Important Quality in a Listing AgentThis weekend I met with a family member of a past client.   Referrals from folks who have seen me in action are the best.  And even better is the fact that the referring past client used to hold a real estate license.  This past client knows what's inv...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 9
When the Carbon Monoxide law passed 7 years ago in California, we were still in the midst of short sales. Since many of those sales involved abandoned and / or vacant homes, it was readily apparent to me that something so simple as a plug-in carbon monoxide detector, a device that costs less than...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 150
Such harsh language you must be thinking? No, not from me. I had an appointment to list a Manchester NH area home For Sale over the weekend. I was the last agent of many to interview with the seller. After touring the home, the seller got right down to business asking why agents "hate" other age...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
Comments 0
  Who Should I Call To List My Home In Canarsie  Brooklyn For Sale  Who Should I Call For A Free Market Analysis Of My Home In  Canarsie  Brooklyn   Which Agent in Brooklyn Should I Call For A Free Market Analaysis and to list my home in Canarsie for Sale  - Thinking of Selling my home in Brookly...

By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida, Certified Luxury Specialist and Interior Designer
(Premier Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 3
 Another One Sold at 168 Boynton Blvd Daytona Beach FL with Megan Marsh as Buyers Agent. Call Megan Marsh Broker Associate at Premier Sotheby's International Realty, at 386-679-5511 for information about other available properties For Sale in the greater Daytona Beach Area in Volusia County Flori...

By Ben DeHaven, Proudly serving Winter Haven & Lakeland, Florida
(Haven Realty & Investments)
Comments 2
If you are looking for a Haines City starter home, sign up to be notified when this home comes on the market next week! It's a great starter home with 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, and an updated kitchen. The completely fenced yard is great for your dog, and you'll enjoy spending time on your covered patio...

By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
Comments 0
I buy houses Holiday Florida   407-739-5773    www.WeBuyHousesFlorida.com ® .  Creative problem solving to deal with your unique situation. Cash offer with minimal contigencies. Close on the date of your choice - as quickly as 2 weeks. Any condition - from ugly to beautiful. Fire, sinkhole, and s...

By Jane & Jeff Daley, PhD, Scottsdale Real Estate Arizona
(Luxury Valley Homes For Buyers & Sellers Phoenix AZ Area)
Comments 0
Selling soon? Demand for new homes is on the rise, home values are up and first-time home buyers are flooding the market. According to a new article in the Phoenix Business Journal, the future of the Phoenix and Scottsdale real estate markets is looking bright.Selling SoonWith home prices on the ...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 0
Columbia, SC Homes for Sale in Lake Carolina Berkeley Hall   Just across the street from the soccer fields of Jeep Rogers YMCA in Lake Carolina is Berkeley Hall, single-family home community with quiet tree lined streets.   Berkeley Hall in Lake Carolina offers access to Lake Carolina amenities ...

By Lee Ann Canaday
Comments 0
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By ChuckTown Homes Real Estate
(Chucktown Homes)
Comments 1
24 hour recorded information on this property: 1-888-210-3348 X. 2748Pride of ownership is immediately evident from the moment you walk through the door of this amazing 4 bedroom 3 bath home located quaint subdivision of Carriage Lane. From pristine landscaping to its immaculate presentation it w...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE)
Comments 4
MANY SELLERS ARE NOW HAVING A PRE-LIST HOME INSPECTION Having a home inspection done before listing can often result in a quicker sale. Buyers and Sellers are becoming more educated about buying and selling . Thanks to the internet we now have information available at our fingertips with the clic...

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 Apex, NC OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionNeighborhood $384,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,812 sqftLot: 0.21 acre(s)Year Built: 1996MLS #: 2185609 Location 1722 Waterland DriveApex, NC 27502USA Amy Shai...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 1
  Located off of the main road through Lake Carolina in Northeast Columbia, SC you will find the well appointed, quiet neighborhood of Magnolia Bluff. Mainly vinyl sided homes with brick accents, Magnolia Bluff is close to the town center of Lake Carolina and offers all the amenities though out t...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 2
   Located just past the YMCA and the Meadows in Lake Carolina you will find the neighborhood of Sandy Glen. Sandy Glen is a mixture of seasoned homes and new construction homes being built by D.R. Horton. One side of Sandy Glen runs along side Sunset Park which features swings, picnic areas with...

By Cheryl Benjamin, Associate Broker
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 0
Verrado Homes For Sale | Thinking of Selling Your Home? Why You Need A Pro in Your Corner Located at the foot of the White Tank Mountains, surrounded by high palm trees and over 21 miles of walking trails…Verrado is one of the most beautiful planned communities in the surrounding Phoenix area.   ...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
Comments 0
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