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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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 

By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Comments 1
How Home Sellers Can Win Over Millennial BuyersMillennial buyers are starting to compete in and hold a large part of the real estate market. Their wants are much different than their parents. Appealing to their tastes requires a different approach. If you are thinking about selling your South Cha...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 4
Home Sellers often ask me if they can just give buyers a credit for minor repairs.I suggest that they take care of minor repairs prior to listing the house.Homes that show well, sell for more money and they sell quicker than homes that need work.We can  list your  home  as 'handymen special' if y...

By Cristina Salcedo, Corona, Riverside Realtor
(REMAX Champions)
Comments 1
Just Listed, 2460 Via Corazon Drive, Corona, CA 92882.  Sierra Del Oro Community Two Story Home.  5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Built in 1989.  2510 Sq Ft Interior, 3 Car Garage.MORE INFOOTHER PROPERTIES IN THE AREANo HOA or Mello-Roos.  One bedroom and one complete bathroom downstairs. Walking distance t...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 30
Strengths and weaknessesAs a professional home stager it's my job to identify strengths and weaknesses in homes about to be listed for sale. I help real estate agents and sellers maximize the positive features and minimize the negative features of a property.My goal with each listing is to make t...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 18
Selling Your House Without a Real Estate AgentWe all love to save money whether be with groceries, car or selling a house. Selling your house without a real estate agent can mean saving money to you but is it really?I had been talking to a For Sale by Owner(FSBO) and even took one of my buyer cli...

By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
Comments 7
This is a question (or one like it I get every few listings. The Question: Hello Jeffrey, We have decided to use you as our Realtor, but we do have one problem. We want to get on the market right away, but you said you would not go on the market until we did the carpet replacement you recommended...

By Erika Albert, Real Estate Agent Extraordinaire in Austin, Texas
(E*Rae Realty- Powered by eXp Realty LLC)
Comments 3
 When I’m preparing to list a client's property, I always take the time to chat with the seller of the house and determine a few things upfront.  This makes the selling process smoother once the property is actually on the market.  If the listing is a house, I ask what attracted the homeowner to ...

By Kwee Huset, Venice Florida Homes For Sale
(Kwee Huset Realty)
Comments 6
 Windwood new homes for sale Venice FL Windwood LocationWindwood is a gated community with new homes located on Pinebrook road off of Laurel road in Venice FL 34292.   Windwood Community   Windwood features luxury single-family homes with just 90 residences available that are close to everything!...

By Frank Rubi, FrankRubiRealEstate.com
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC)
Comments 2
Homes for Sale Metairie, La Green Acres | Pontchartrain Gardens Great Louisiana HomesGreater New Orleans | Northshore | Baton Rouge Green Acres and Pontchartrain Gardens Homes for Sale Green Acres and Pontchartrain Gardens located between Academy - W Esplanade Ave-Transcontinental Dr - Veterans B...

By Erika Albert, Real Estate Agent Extraordinaire in Austin, Texas
(E*Rae Realty- Powered by eXp Realty LLC)
Comments 2
Do you want to sell your home for the most money without spending a fortune preparing your home for the sale?  My Austin clients often ask me what they can do to get the price for their property.  There are a number of steps I take to ensure a home is marketed properly.  However, some may want to...

By Erika Albert, Real Estate Agent Extraordinaire in Austin, Texas
(E*Rae Realty- Powered by eXp Realty LLC)
Comments 0
Often times my Austin clients ask me when the best time to sell a house is.  This is a complex question with no one size fits all answer.  The best time to sell your house depends on your needs.  Some homeowners may not even have the luxury of asking when the best time to sell the house is.  For...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 6
Valuables can show up in online photos and crooks look these over. They can easily spot valuables and where to look. When Selling Your Home, Valuables Need to Be Secured When it comes time to sell your Clarksville TN home, preparing your home for showings includes putting away valuables and not l...

By Erika Albert, Real Estate Agent Extraordinaire in Austin, Texas
(E*Rae Realty- Powered by eXp Realty LLC)
Comments 3
Are you frustrated wondering why your home hasn't sold?  Selling a property is not necessarily an easy task, however, a good agent like myself with make the home selling process a piece of cake.  Click here to learn more about the home selling process working with me.  Below are some of the most...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
I often say it is harder to get a house to close than to find to a buyer. However there is a storm brewing, but it is only over 1 house. How much is bad advice worth? After sending postcard to homes that went unsold, I got a call from a home seller whose sale fell through and then came off the m...

By Jose "Tony" Trevino
(J. Trevino Surveyor)
Comments 1
I am not an attorney so this is not legal advice nor is it even surveying advice. It is a topic to make real estate agents, buyers, and sellers of real property to take pause. One of the rather interesting actions that I've seen occur in land survey is the allowance of an affidavit in lieu of a s...

By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, SRES, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Atlanta Communities)
Comments 3
Ok, so you keep hearing there is a raging seller's market going on, nice! This means you can place your home on the market at any price and people will be throwing cash offers at you, right? Not so fast. There are multiple reasons this may not be the case.The biggest I can think of is that in dea...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Million Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spec
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
Comments 0
2685 SW Cadet Circle, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34953 Just Sold Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure Our Reviews Just Sold! Get the Info! Free Home Values Search All Homes for Sale in Torino Area of Saint Lucie West FL What is your TRADITION FL home worth now? What is your PG...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Million Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spec
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
Comments 0
20013 NW 250th Street, Okeechobee, FL Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure Our Reviews Follow This Property! CLICK HERE for Complete Details What is your PGA Village Home Worth? Search All Vacant Lots/Land in Torino Area of Saint Lucie West What is your TRADITION FL home wo...

By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
Comments 32
Selling Without an Agent is NOT Saving you MoneyLast night, I got home from a long day out with my elderly mother and was mentally and emotionally exhausted.  Mom continues to lose more and more of her short term memory, and logical thinking abilities with Alzheimer's dementia.  You wouldn't know...

By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Capital City)
Comments 0
Everyone seems to know someone with a real estate license in Oregon. There is your brother's wife who does it part time for the last few years Your co worker's friend who just got their license Your best friend that sells real estate in a town an hour away, in a different MLS system Zillow has a ...