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 Barb Goerss, Helping You With All 14 Moves You'll Make
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JUST LISTED!  657 10th Ave NW, New Brighton. MN 55112 Welcome home! this cute 1 1/2 story is the perfectly alternative to renting! This home has two beds/ one bath & has been meticulously taken care of! The lower level just needs flooring & and a ceiling to create the perfect family room! The lau...

By Julie Larson Realtor® Sarasota FL 941-882-0322, When you're thinking of moving...ThinkSuncoast.com
(PalmerHouse Properties Florida - 941-882-0322 | Serving Sarasota, Manatee & Charlotte Counties)
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How to Get the Most Money When Selling Your Sarasota HomeEvery homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible.1. Price it a LITTL...

By Lee Potts
(Aloha Group Maui)
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I like this article - thanks for posting Jan!Important for a buyer's agent to follow up on for the buyer as well... Recently,  an article in USA Today featured something that might be forgotten in a real estate sale.  The advent of Smart Home Technology is yet another item to disconnect when sell...

By Kim Gaston, Colorado Springs REALTOR®, CNE (719)661-6987
(FRONT PORCH TEAM REAL ESTATE & PROPERTY STYLING - Brokerage, Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC)
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3 key words to help stage a vacant home.Your renters have moved out and you’re about to put your vacant home on the market. Per your REALTOR®’s advice, you've fixed any deferred maintenance and hired a professional cleaning service. Good job, homes that smell fresh and look clean, appear well mai...

By Kasey & John Boles and the team at Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC, Boise, Meridian, Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties
(Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC, Boise ID)
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms Single Level with Basement3190 Square Feet 3 Car Garage$312,500Beautiful Hobble Creek home on nearly 1/3rd acre. Sought after single level floor plan w/ basement & 3 car garage. Master on main level features tray ceiling w/ crown molding, pocket doors to closet & bath, dua...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker in Destin, Fl..
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE)
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1.  Low InventoryIt comes down to “Economics 101:” there are a shortage of properties for sale in the Destin, Fl market.   in relation to buyer demand. This creates a highly desirable atmosphere to attain the best possible price and terms for a property if the owner prepares the property for sale...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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For Sale By Owner (FSBO) First Aid Kit If you have read any of my 5 part series on "So You Are Thinking About Selling Your Home Yourself' (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) you now know that you are up against some significant challenges.  Selling a home in any market is tough, and doing so...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Wow, have you been asleep at the wheel too?   I am talking about the outrageous increases in Title Insurance in my area!  Someone at the office was kind enough to send me some updated info from our local 'Behemoth' title insurance company (CT&T or Chicago Title & Trust) and my eyeballs almost pop...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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What Comes After the NOD?Many of my blog readers have asked why the Georgia foreclosure process happens so fast. The only answer I have is...because our state law is set up that way -- to favor the lender, not the borrower. That's why it is so imperative that Georgians contact their lender and an...

By Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection
( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571)
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17 Elm St, Red Hook NY | Open House Wed. March 22, 2017I had to postpone this open house twice,  because of weather conditions.  However this Wednesday it will finally  happen.This lovely home is in a convenient location, close to the college, park, farm market and shopping.For more  information ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County Home Sales Market Report 2/1/17 to 3/19/17Waukesha County Homes For Sale, Waukesha County Real Estate, Kristin Johnston,RE/MAX    Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha County,WI for 2/1/17-3/19/17.  Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha County Homes For Sale   My name is Kristin ...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker in Destin, Fl..
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE)
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399 Pin Oak Loop, Santa Rosa Beach, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1490 SQUARE FEET This like-new, lake-front home in Driftwood Estates has been immaculately cared for ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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  I will be taking a condo listing later this week in Waukesha.  It has 2 huge bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and a 1 car attached garage.   Living room boasts a corner fieldstone natural fireplace and french doors that lead to your private deck, overlooking a beautiful, huge back yard! Kitchen with pantry...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Wethersfield Subdivision Home Sales Market Report 1/1/17- 3/14/17My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Homes in Wethersfield Subdivision in Pewaukee, WI. Are you looking to buy a home in Wethersfield Subdivision in Pewaukee...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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SELLERS, THE SEVEN KEYS TO YOUR SUCCESSFUL SALE!! Selling a house is serious business, and not one to be taken lightly, because of the time and effort needed to be successful. If you truly want to sell, in order to move on with your life in some way, you will want to take the steps necessary to r...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 40
There is a war brewing asking that age old question should the toilet seat be left up or down? No, this is not a husband and wife battle, this is a Home Buyer who attended an open house and was given a card to fill out with a web address to leave feedback on a Manchester NH area home.  Attending ...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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3/2 Single Family Home with Lake View in Shenandoah For Sale in Davie A 3/2 single family home with lake view in Shenandoah for sale in Davie!  This popular Leesburg model has an open floor plan with split bedrooms and a large kitchen.  The 4th bedroom was converted to expand the family room and ...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
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For Sale By Owner - Hang On It’s Going To Be A Bumpy RideSelling your home without hiring a Realtor® is not something I’d ever recommend – even before I became an agent I would never attempt to buy or sell a home on my own. There are far too many details that go into selling a home and while you ...

By Jan Green, RE/MAX Excalibur, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(RE/MAX Excalibur,Scottsdale, 602-620-2699)
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Recently,  an article in USA Today featured something that might be forgotten in a real estate sale.  The advent of Smart Home Technology is yet another item to disconnect when selling your home.  We know to disconnect utility company services when we sell our homes, but now we must also remember...

By Erin Newington, Elk Grove Realtor
((916) 585-3858 Keller Williams Realty)
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Are you thinking about selling your home in Old Town Elk Grove? We certainly could use some home inventory in the area right now. Our buyer demand very much out weights the amount of homes currently available for sale in Old Town Elk Grove. I have two families right now who are pre-approved and r...