Home Selling

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By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 9
Brookfield WI Homes for Sale | Market Report November 2017Get to know more about the “Edge City” of Brookfield WI!The City of Brookfield, Wisconsin, is in the heart of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Area. It is 10 miles west of Downtown Milwaukee along Interstate 94, within the third largest county i...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 11
Lessons Learned #1,576 - Do Not Leave Spare Keys Behind when You Move I think the reason all of us who sell real estate that love what we do, are drawn to the challenges that we face each day. Managing the daily issues that arise, makes for a never-a-dull-moment profession!  Lesson #1,576Sellers ...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 11
www.10616chestnutridge.com Buyers, act decisively and you’ll have the best opportunity to buy this home that is BACK ON THE MARKET as quality deals sell fast in Canyon Creek! Click on the link above to view the exclusive website of this stately white stone home that is BACK ON THE MARKET in Canyo...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 25
    Part of our preparation for the sale of a home is an inside out examination of the property. We  tell the Sellers that while  David  is not an  inspector, he has a background in construction....and  we look at the interior to "de-personalize", de-clutter,  suggest some other details that give...

By Mark Baker, Serving Palm Beach County FL
(United Realty Group Wellington)
Comments 2
 Black Diamond is located in Wellington Florida, this Market Report will cover one of the premier gated communities in the area. The detailed report by FL licensed Realtor Mark Baker will cover the current Black Diamond homes on the market, their prices, and the recent maret activity on them. Als...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 3
For those that are selling their homes during the holidays, don't be afraid to decorate, just don't go overboard.  Here are some very good tips from Kathy Streib who is a professional home stager:  Holiday Decorations and Selling Your Home.   It wasn’t hard to notice that holiday decorations have...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 6
On December 4, 2017, Jeanne Sager published the fallowing valuable helpful report on Realtor.com about list of tips to sale home fast.1. Tidy ,up to make your house stand out2. Have your house staged,3. Hire a professional photographer to take listing photos,4. Make your home available for showin...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (877)507-2006
(GMH Mortgage Services LLC)
Comments 1
Whether you are renovating an older home or putting the finishing touches on a new one, you would be amiss if you did not consider how to include furniture and other items made of wood. With a diverse range of colors and textures, wooden features are a must-have for any modern home design. Let’s ...

By Carey Frankel, Carey Frankel, ABR, SFR, CDPE, GRI
(Phyllis Frankel Realty Group | Ponte Vedra Real Estate)
Comments 3
The real estate process is stressful. No matter if you are the buyer or the seller you will run into some issues. You are going to have negotiate with the other side.Read the full article and see the infographic by clicking here: How to Handle the 3 Most Common Real Estate Negotiating Tactics at ...

By Victoria Roberts, Associate Broker, Bringing Homes, People and Communities Together
(Alaska Real Estate Group)
Comments 4
10 Staging Tips To Get Your Home Sold  Ready to sell your house? Here is a few staging tips to get your home prepared for the market. When listing a home that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions, you want to make sure it's presented in the best light. You wouldn't buy a $50,000...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
Comments 7
Open House Today 1:00-3:30 at 30967 Sanjay Ct, Temecula30967 Sanjay Ct, Temecula$550,000This beautiful home has beautiful panoramic views of a city lights, mountain, and valley views.  It is a 4 bedroom 3.5 bath with 3229 sf this home has a bonus room down stairs office and a bedroom.  The up sta...

By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
Comments 6
Hiring an Agent to Sell Your House May Cost You NOTHING! There is no doubt that it is easier to sell your house when using the services of a local real estate professional. The agent will provide: Greater exposure to more buyers The skills of a professional negotiator A layer of protection from p...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 9
You've found the house of your dreams. The price is right, and want to move on it now.But two problems are standing in your way. First, other buyers are interested in the home you want, which means it won't be available very long. Second, though you have plenty of equity in your present home, it'...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Million $ Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spc
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
Comments 0
1.25 Acres For Sale in Okeechobee County, culvert in place, utilities at property line, surveyed, selective clearing done, just off paved road.   14975 NW 258th Street, Okeechobee, Florida Vikings Prairie Price Reduced Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure Our Reviews Drone Footage Foll...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
Comments 1
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By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Million $ Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spc
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
Comments 1
14925 NW 296th Street, Okeechobee, FL Vikings Prairie Pending Sale Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure Our Reviews Get the Closing Price! Free Home Values Search Homes for Sale in Laureate Park Search All Homes for Sale in 34771 Homes Close to Where You Work Laureate Park Homes for Sa...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 31
How to Avoid Making 4 Pitfalls First-Time Home Sellers MakeAre you thinking about selling your Charlotte home? If this is your first time going through the home-selling process, you may be wondering just how well things are going to go. Selling a home is usually a smooth process – there are thous...

By Susan Nealey, No Pressure! Ever!
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 4
You just got a call that an agent wants to show your house in 20 minutes.  The kids are off school today and you have been slacking on the housework.  You are in no way, shape, or form ready to have someone see your house in its current state.  And you can hear Susan Nealey's voice in your head s...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
Comments 48
A Fast Sale, at a Good Price Is the GoalThere is a tendency when a contract comes in and sale happens quickly that a seller may second guess the agent thinking that maybe the price was too low or they should wait to see if other buyers would be willing to pay more.Experience has taught me that wh...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 18
Flowers Mill is an active adult community that offers resort style living in Bucks county. The clubhouse has indoor swimming pool , exercise room, banquet room, and offers lots of activities. There is also an outdoor pool. There are tennis courts. I looked up the mls this morning, 12-7-17 for act...