Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Specializing in Residential, Referrals & Relocation | PK Real Estate Utah South)
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Another Home SOLD at Sky Mountain Golf Estates in Hurricane Utah 84737  2262 W 750 N Hurricane, Utah 84737 - SOLD for $425,000 - MLS# 17-182085 Sky Mountain Golf Course community resides in Hurricane, Utah among some of the most spectacular bluffs, cliffs and rock formations. A golf course WOW se...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 22
 Preparing Your House for Sale- Clean, Repair, Replace! (part 3) This is the third post in a series Preparing Your House for Sale.  Now is the roll up your sleeves and let’s get ready to work part! CleanIf you do nothing else to prepare your house for sale, this is the one step you cannot leave o...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Address: S102W36450 County Road LO Eagle, Wisconsin 53119-0161 Taxed by: Eagle MLS #: 1536296  Super happy for Mark and his brother and sister for the quick offer/s on this home!  I will be there with you every step of the way until the closing table! CONGRATS!!!         357 W. Wisconsin AvenueO...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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Over these last 32 years I’ve been accidentally asked by Valued Clients to step into the shoes of a Marriage Counselor, a role I’ve never claimed to be an expert, but sometimes that unwelcomed territory just tries to make a claim. I have learned some truths I hope may help any couple not getting ...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
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It is no secret, nor is it unusual, for Real Estate Professionals to encounter clients selling homes, who often remind folks of the movie, "War of the Roses."  Often the reason for selling involves divorcing couples looking to separate their lives, while also realizing living apart before the hom...

By Jirius Isaac, Real Estate & loans in Kenmore, WA
(Isaac Real Estate &TriStar Mortgage)
Comments 1
 LAKE FRONT CONDO FOR SALE IN SIXTY-01 IN REDMOND NEAR MICROSOFT                                      6351 139th NE #64                                      Redmond, WA.98052                   Call Jirius Isaac at 206-841-9976 to see if this property is still available and to arrange a showing   ...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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Our professional lives are not wholly separate from our personal lives, are they? Real estate professionals are daily about the business of being a blessing to others, helping them achieve their dreams and step into new chapters of their lives. In doing so, we are also uniquely positioned to rece...

By Tracy Lee Parker, Experienced Broker & Property Managers Since 2006
(RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
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Lushly landscaped on a .447 lot in Wylie! Bricked front porch leads to wrought iron & wood front door, gorgeous winding wrought iron staircase, vaulted ceilings & stunning stone fireplace. Family sized home has 2 Masters down, full bath each & 4 beds up with 2 full baths! 2nd master could be a st...

By Mike Litton, Realtor - 760-802-9500 - Homes For Sale Escondido
(Keller Williams Realty North County San Diego)
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Home Loan Interest Rates Are Going Up! Here Is Why!  The Federal Reserve revealed in the minutes of the last Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that it has decided to implement a "balance sheet reduction program" of its estimated $4.5 trillion balance sheet. This will increase the  supp...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
Comments 2
Georgia short sale FAQ: A short sale is often the best solution for underwater homeowners who need to sell. The single biggest hassle for most Georgia short sellers is the provision of required paperwork to the lender.  I always remind my clients that, just like getting a mortgage loan in the fir...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 10
One of the things I love about my job is helping sellers prepare their home for sale.After several consultations with my seller client, he is making repairs to his condo prior to putting it on the market. I stopped by to observe the progress and lend advice. One thing led to another, and the next...

By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
Comments 0
I buy houses Oviedo 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 st...

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 8
 Quite a few of my discussions with buyer's agents in Sacramento follow the same type of protocol. They talk, I speak, and then they go off on some tangent that shows they did not hear a word I said. Like the guy who called to pitch a lowball offer. The message I received was his buyer wanted to ...

By Foster Smith Summerville, Summerville & Charleston Homes for Sale SC Realtor
(Carolina One Real Estate)
Comments 3
This great home for sale in Summerville has left the market! This home is found in the well established Quail Arbor Subdivision of Summerville on a quiet cul-de-sac.Quail Arbor is a Summerville Subdivision that was developed beginning in the 1950's and spanning over the next forty years or so. M...

By David Alan Baker Laveen Realtor & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert
(HomeSmart)
Comments 0
Como se vende casa?  Cual es el proceso para vender mi casa? Estas son preguntas que se haran duenos de casa, antes de poner su casa de venta en el mercado.  Es posible que tambien pregunten: Cual es el valor de mi casa? Como puede uno averiguar el valor?  Que cosas deberia saber? Cual son consid...

By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
Comments 0
I buy houses Geneva 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 st...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 2
Dear TZ,Our children have moved out and the house is just too big for us. But we're not planning to retire for a long time. Does it make sense for us to downsize?Empty Nesters Dear Nesters,There are a lot of factors that go into your decision of whether or not to downsize.First of all, what are y...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
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 $183000 / 3br - 1830ft2 - 306 Peters Creek Driive ▐►Price Drop Summerville Investor Special HOUSE PRICED to SELL NOW! ▐►Summerville Investor Special HOUSE PRICED to SELL NOW!NEW!! Carnes Crossing Summerville 3-2.5 / 7 Years New Handyman SpecialEmail us for an appointment to view..If you drive by...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
Comments 2
If Your Home Hasn’t Sold Yet… Definitely Check the Price! The residential housing market has been hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are now at their fourth highest pace over the past year. Demand has remained strong ­throughout spring as many real estate professionals are reporting bi...

By Janice Hope Zaltman LEED AP
(Keller Williams Partners)
Comments 4
"Why Can't I Be Present at Every Showing?"  is a frequently asked question by sellers.Your Real Estate agent places your home on the market and you, the seller, want to be there at every showing. Why? You believe that no one knows your home as well as you. (which is probably true)  You want to po...