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 JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
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Located near the town center of Lake Carolina, Arbor Place a quiet tree lined neighborhood that offers access to Lake Carolina amenities such as play grounds, parks, community pools, and the lake.  Magnolia Bluff is only minutes away from shopping and dinning along Two Notch Rd and the Village a...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Northwest Highlands, Arlington Heights, Illinois - April 2018 About Northwest Highlands Northwest Highlands is a single family home neighborhood in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Northwest Highlands is located on Thomas off Arlington Heights Road. Average taxes in Northwest Highlands $7,048 Averag...

By Jean Richer, No Gimmicks, No Nonsense, only Straight Talk
(Keller Williams Realty Inc.)
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 Come visit us this Sunday, April 29th for our Open House at 2342 Marble Cr. These beautiful townhouses are being built in Rockland by a reputable builder. An open concept kitchen, living room, dining room & a large foyer on the main floor. There are so many options to choose from. All homes come...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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With the hot sellers' market most are experiencing right now, multiple-offer scenerios are common.I've been the buyer twice now in mulitple offer situations, but never the seller.It was our hope when we recently listed that we would enjoy the benefit of having mulitple offers. What seller doesn't...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Your kitchen does not have to be state-of-the-art to be attractive. YOUR IMPORTANT ROLE I think sellers are of the opinion that once a realtor has listed thier home for sale, they can sit back and expect their home to sell without giving much thought to the fact that they have to be an active par...

By Cheryl Ritchie, Southern Maryland 301-980-7566
(RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com)
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Spring is traditionally the hot real estate market season.  It is the time of year to expect an increase in market activity. With the shortage of inventory most states have been experiencing buyers are anxious for some new listings. Although it's been a sellers' market for some time now, not all...

By John Cunningham, Helping Phoenix Sellers and Buyers find each other
(eXp Realty)
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Selling a house is not the most straightforward task, especially when you need to get it done quickly. And when it does sell fast, the seller wonders if the listed price was too low or if the real estate agent was in cahoots with the buyer. The buyers also freak out, wondering if they paid too mu...

By Pearl Ahlquist-Ruby, Real Estate Consultant.
(RealtyWorld-American River Properties)
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Thinking of Selling Your Home? Why You Need A Pro in Your Corner With home prices on the rise and buyer demand strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own (FSBO) without using the services of a real estate professional. Real estate agents are trained and experienc...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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It was not a trick question when I had to determine how many For Sale By Owner sellers it would take to sell a home. As I was looking to find more homes for buyers in the In the Manchester NH area, I came across a home  home in the neighboring town. They would not sell though, unless the buyer pu...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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In the "Another sale died" column, I was called to interview for a FSBO listing. The previous sale fell through and they have been unable to sell themselves. This Manchester NH area home was found to need some work during the home inspection. The seller said the work was done. The buyer asked for...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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Sorry Too Late! The home listed in the Bend at Villages of Spicewood is under contract!!This HOT two story brick home was listed in the popular “Bend at Villages of Spicewood” in NW Austin and soon vanished from the market! This spectacular custom built home backing to the greenbelt caught the ey...

By Jennifer Carstensen, I specialize in selling houses (License: 317824)
(REMAX Real Estate Experts)
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    With home prices on the rise and buyer demand strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own (FSBO) without using the services of a real estate professional. Real estate agents are trained and experienced in negotiation and, in most cases, the seller is not. Sell...

By Foster Smith Summerville, Summerville & Charleston Homes for Sale SC Realtor
(Carolina One Real Estate)
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This beautiful lot for sale in Boyle Plantation has left the market! Situated in one of Summerville's most desired and beautiful developments, this lot for sale in Boyle Plantation  was 4.32 acres.Homes for sale in Boyle Plantation are located in the lovely gated community and feature exclusive ...

By AJ Heidmann ~ CRS, YOUR Alexandria & Arlington, VA Real Estate Expert
(McEnearney Associates, Inc.)
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Unit #2318 Listed for Sale in the Palazzo at Park Center, Alexandria VAOffered at $227,500 by AJ Heidmann Unit #2318 in the Palazzo at Park Center, a Florence model, is on the market with AJ Heidmann as the listing agent at the offer price of $227,500.  Located on the eastern side of building #2,...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
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  Just past Jeep Rogers YMCA in Lake Carolina you will find Cambridge Hills. A neighborhood of single family homes mostly with vinyl siding and some brick accents.   Cambridge Hills is just around the corner from Sunset Park, Lake Carolina Elementary School, and Kelly Mill Middle School. Residenc...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Brownstones on Evergreen, Arlington Heights, Illinois - April 2018 About Brownstones on Evergreen Brownstones on Evergreen is a townhouse community built in 2000s. Brownstones on Evergreen is located on Evergreen off Northwest Highway, west of Arlington Heights Road in Arlington Heights, Illinoi...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
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  Who Should I Call For A Free Market Analysis Of My Home In Brownsville Brooklyn    Which  Real Estate Agent in Brooklyn Should I Call For A Free Market Analaysis of my home in Brownsville  - Thinking of Selling my home in Brooklyn     Thinking of selling your home in Brownsville  Brooklyn?  Loo...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
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  Who Should I Call To List My Home In Ditmas Park   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 Bro...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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A question people try to avoid, especially home sellers. Before I tell you my thoughts, here is the scenario. A home is listed. The seller insists of listing at an amount higher than all sale comps in the area. For those non agents, a comp is a home that has sold in the last 6 month's or a home ...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
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  Who Should I Call For A Free Market Analysis Of Kensington  Brooklyn - Thinking of Selling your  Home In  Kensington Brooklyn   Which  Real Estate Agent in Brooklyn Should I Call For A Free Market Analaysis of my home in Kensington Brooklyn   - Thinking of Selling my home in Brooklyn     Thinki...