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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 44
How to decorate and live in your home when it’s for sale this holiday. Holidays are special for all of us especially if you have young children at home.  If your home is for sale during the holidays it doesn’t mean that you have to forego all decorations.  In fact, creating that feeling of home c...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC)
Comments 24
Selling your Charlotte area home this holiday season? Tempted to go "over the top" with your decorating? Don't do it! Here are 8 terrific home staging tips for the holidays season from Kathy Streib, one of Florida's top home stagers, that will let you show off your home to prospective buyers the ...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 39
Are You Suffering From Seller’s Remorse? It’s 8:00pm and you’re having a great evening, phone rings..it’s your Realtor®! Does she ever stop working you say to yourself. She sounds cheerful as she greets you, then there it is “we have an offer on your house”. What??? Your thoughts are..We just put...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 5
Selling your home during the holidays can take some special attention, depending on how you celebrate and decorate, if you do at all.  It can be done, and done well, if you pay attention to these tips from Kathy Streib. The focus is still the same, even when your house is decorated - buyers want ...

By Joe Kendall, It's Always best to talk to "Broker Joe"
(Keller Williams Realty )
Comments 0
 Market Values of Homes in Your neighborhood or homes, condos located in Southwest Florida, Speak with Broker Joe of Keller Williams Realty.   Selling a home, Condo or vacant land in 2018 it's always best to speak with Broker Joe! Servicing the Greator Fort Myers area  * Cape Coral * Pine Island ...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 1
A Move-In Ready 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Single Family Home SOLD in Shenandoah!A move-in ready 3 bed/2.5 bath single family home SOLD in Shenandoah! This is a peaceful and perfect place to call home. The home has been impeccably maintained & completely upgraded by the original owner. All of the bathrooms a...

By Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~ yesmyrealtor@gmail.com
(Keller Williams Commerce)
Comments 2
Many times as a Metro Detroit realtor I come out of a home and shake my head.  Not that the house was dated, or needed a little work.  More shaking my head because the seller just didn't understand todays buyers.  We hear many things from sellers and sometimes it goes totally against me trying to...

By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
Comments 2
Palm Realty's own Realtor Extraordinaire Suzy Haughwout is back at it! Suzy has SSSOLD 2645 Revolution St, #101 in the desirable Villas of Lake Washington subdivision.  This townhome closed above asking price at $186,000 and featured:                                                    Newly upda...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 4
While the numbers of Short Sales and REOs in San Tan Valley are way down from the staggering levels following the market crash about 10 years ago, there are still some properties "under water" and some that have received a Notice of Default, the first step in the process that will result in the T...

By Barbara Michaluk, Top Producing / Full Service REALTOR in Marylan
(Weichert Realtors | Silver Spring, MD Phone Direct 240-506-2434)
Comments 0
Leisure World of MD / 7 Reasons to List Your Home This Holiday Season Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their homes on the market for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after t...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 0
While the numbers of Short Sales and REOs in Maricopa are way down from the staggering levels following the market crash about 10 years ago, there are still some properties "under water" and some that have received a Notice of Default, the first step in the process that will result in the Trustee...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 2
While the numbers of Short Sales and REOs in Gold Canyon are way down from the staggering levels following the market crash about 10 years ago, there are still some properties "under water" and some that have received a Notice of Default, the first step in the process that will result in the Trus...

By Brian Petrelli, MBA, GRI
(The Brian Petrelli Team - Metro Brokers)
Comments 0
We are constantly watching the housing market in Falcon Hills Highlands Ranch Homes. The number of Highlands Ranch Homes active and on the market remains lower than the current demand from Buyers. We know the challenging market is creating a rough time for many buyers. We wanted to share some of ...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 0
While the numbers of Short Sales and REOs in Tolleson are way down from the staggering levels following the market crash about 10 years ago, there are still some properties "under water" and some that have received a Notice of Default, the first step in the process that will result in the Trustee...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 0
#TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission #ListYourHomeandPayNoCommissionYour home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy ...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 0
While the numbers of Short Sales and REOs in Youngtown are way down from the staggering levels following the market crash about 10 years ago, there are still some properties "under water" and some that have received a Notice of Default, the first step in the process that will result in the Truste...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 2
#TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission #ListYourHomeandPayNoCommissionYour home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each year either buy ...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 0
While the numbers of Short Sales and REOs in Florence are way down from the staggering levels following the market crash about 10 years ago, there are still some properties "under water" and some that have received a Notice of Default, the first step in the process that will result in the Trustee...

By Jim Starwalt, Expect Better
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes)
Comments 0
  #1 Reason to List Your Grayslake House Today! Many people believe that selling their house during “the spring buyers’ market” is the best thing to do. Their reasoning is that there will be more buyers than there are during the winter months and, therefore, their house will sell quicker and for ...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 19
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...