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 Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Orville Beach 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     7     $2,142,900     $306,129     $290,000     129                   FHA     1     $317,000     $317,000     $317,...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market First Flight Village 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     10     $2,699,350     $269,935     $251,250     79                   VA     1     $285,000     $285,000    ...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Ocean Acres 2106          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Other     1     $218,000     $218,000     $218,000     65                   Conventional     12     $3,241,930     $270,161     $275,...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Baum Bay Harbor 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     3     $621,000     $207,000     $185,000     89                   Owner Finance     1     $299,900     $299,900 ...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Devonshire Place 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     9     $2,952,008     $328,001     $295,408     264                   Cash     2     $691,700     $345,850     $...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Croatan Shores 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     9     $2,279,000     $253,222     $260,000     79                   FHA     1     $348,900     $348,900     $348,...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Moor Shores 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     4     $1,344,000     $336,000     $325,750     241                   FHA     1     $218,000     $218,000     $218,00...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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When I get to write a post like this one it reminds me of why I do what I do and why I love what I do.  In the end it all boils down to HELPING PEOPLE.  I truly love to help people.  It is true - I am paid for what I do. I certainly deserve to be paid for my work. I am a small business owner not ...

By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
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    Sold Market Avalon Beach 2016          No. of Listings     Dollar Volume     Average Price     Median Price     Average DOM       RESIDENTIAL                   Conventional     39     $9,992,875     $256,228     $239,900     179                   FHA     2     $425,050     $212,525     $212,...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Many sellers have some unrealistic and/or inaccurate idea of the role of their listing agents when it comes to the sale of their property.  Here's some great information about this from Liz and Bill Spear of Mason OH:   If you are listed with us to sell your home in the Cincinnati area, the most ...

By Judi K Barrett, BA, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
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When is an offer an insult? An offer is never an insult..  an offer is...exactly that, it's an offer to purchase or buy your home or land or commercial property.   The person making the offer has indicated a desire to own your property, home, land.. that is a complement, not an insult.    The per...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 28
What Are The Biggest Issues Today With Appraisals on San Jose Homes?  Professionals in the real estate and appraisal industry know the number one issue today with appraisals on San Jose homes.  Many home buyers may not realize the impact of appraisals when they offer to purchase a San Jose home. ...

By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
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Let me start by saying I should talk.  Right now, my own house has a bit of a funk factor when it comes to pet smells.  But, um, my house is not on the market.  Today, I showed a bunch of places, and one was especially memorable.  But it wasn't because of the beautiful master bedroom and bath,  o...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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What I Thought Would Be My Last Closed San Jose Short Sale  I recently signed off my sellers on what I thought would be my last San Jose Short Sale. After the signing my clients and I stayed in the conference room at Chicago Title Company and chatted.  My seller expressed his gratitude and apprec...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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The Power of ActiveRain Connections - It's All About The People ActiveRain and real estate is truly about the people and the connections we make. We list and sell homes for people.  Without the people there would be no homes to list and sell.   I truly marvel at the connections we make in ActiveR...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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I Didn't Even Ask - The Listing Agent Told Me About Offers and Prices Why on earth would a listing agent disclose the number of offers and the offer prices to a buyers agent?  I certainly do not feel that represents the seller very well. It is not something I would ever do as a listing agent.  It...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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How Do You Know Your Offer On A San Jose Home Was Presented To Seller? In many instances we don't know if an offer on a San Jose Home was, in fact, presented to the sellers. Buyers agents may receive an email or a phone call from the listing agent stating the offer was not accepted.   There are t...

By Shar Sitter, Home Staging and Redesign Minneapolis/ St. Paul, M
(Rooms With Style)
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I was at a home yesterday doing a Home Staging Consultation and I ran into an issue that I see over and over again. Lack of light!Plain and simple.....buyers do not like dark houses. I think you could look at hundreds of feedback comments on homes and never see "The house just had too much natura...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Oconomowoc WI Condo Sales Market Report 12/1/16 to 1/8/17   Oconomowoc Condos For Sale, Oconomowoc Realtor Kristin Johnston RE/MAX      My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Condos in  Oconomowoc, WI.    Are you looking to ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Markets In A Minute For The Week Ending 1/13/17  We are all busy.  It is tough to keep on top of all the markets and how they are performing. That is why, I always enjoy Mike's Markets In A Minute Updates.  Here is his latest one for the week ending 1/13/17.  I hope you all had a great week, and ...