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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Within our content library you'll find more millions of articles, written by the pros, on home selling topics like how to choose a listing agent, the questions to ask before hiring one, how to stage the home and create curb appeal. What happens if the appraisal comes in lower than the amount the buyer has offered? Is an offer from a buyer with a conventional loan approval better than one from an FHA buyer?


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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 

By Brian Dunshie, Realtor - Arizona Biltmore,Arcadia,Paradise Valley
(Russ Lyon | Sotheby's International Realty)
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 FOR SALE in Pheonix's popular "The Pavilions On Camelback" | 4848 N 36th Street 214 Phoenix, AZ 85018New Price on this Camelback Corridor condo - Now Priced @ $270k Makes for great lock-n-leave style living - see more @ https://ArizonaParadiseLiving.com/4848_36th_st_214.htm  Here's your chance t...

By Barb Goerss, Helping You With All 14 Moves You'll Make
Comments 2
JUST LISTED!Fabulous acreage setting with tons of privacy from mature trees and a huge yard! Spacious open concept layout, all 4 levels are finished, beautiful built-ins, a walk out to a relaxing 2 tier patio. Lower level has a built in bar, perfect for entertaining! Detached 4 car garage w/ bonu...

By Robin Gauthier, Need to Make an EXIT? I have the Key to your Next
(EXIT Realty Professionals)
Comments 0
The home at 1005 Priscilla Lane just sold for $318,000.  This home is nearly 1,900 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.  It has been completely remodeled.   It has new windows with lifetime warranty. The entire house has been painted including trim plus crown molding was added to master b...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 44
Have you ever heard you shouldn't poop where you eat? It is important for a bathroom to be convenient, however this is a little crazy. Check out this Manchester NH area home. It was a multi family building, all apartments were occupied. I just had to take and share this photo or no one may have ...

By Barb Goerss, Helping You With All 14 Moves You'll Make
Comments 0
JUST LISTED!29630 SHOREVIEW CIRCLE LINDSTROM MN 55045   Beautiful one story home in a great neighborhood! Open concept floor plan, spacious kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Huge lower level family room, a great versatile space. Lower level bedrooms and family room only need floor covering...

By Matthew Klinowski, Golf Community Real Estate Expert
(Downing-Frye)
Comments 2
 Lely Resort Home Priced to Sell!6485 Caldecott Dr. Naples FloridaPrice Reduced to $519,000 AND Fully FurnishedContact Matt for a Private Showing of this HomeIs it new?! This fully furnished home may as well be, one look tells the story. Brilliant Tivoli Floor Plan with Outdoor Kitchen set the sc...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 36
My Dear Friend, Debbie Laity, is hosting the Show Us Your Home for the Holidays ActiveRain Challenge. We are asked to include two holiday themed photos and to write something about the photos.    The above photo is just fun and whimsical. I took several photos at night with the lights however the...

By Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 12
Spring Hill Florida Pool Home in Seven Hills Community for Sale!listed by Spring Hill Realtor Silvia Dukes, PA, Broker Associate, Tropic Shores Realty New on the market in Spring Hill, Florida! Beautiful pool home offers lots of space for living and entertaining inside and outside! Built by Arthu...

By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,GRI,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 1
Every home carries scents of the wonderful meals we prepare, cleaners we use, laundry we’re doing and even the furniture we choose, whether it's a leather armchair or antique highboy. Combined, they're like the family scent signature. See how here How the fresh scent could make or destroy your ho...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 17
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 Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 3
Fanwood is one of the most desirable towns in Union County. Here we take a look at what's been going on in the Fanwood Market. Homes Sold:  In 2016, 125 homes were sold in Fanwood, this is up 76% from the 71 homes that sold in 2013.  Even though sales are up, the inventory has remained consisten...

By Kate Fomina, Your most creative Realtor in Alameda and SF
(Princeton Real Estate)
Comments 2
5 Reasons to Sell Before the Selling Season Picks Up A common thought in real estate is never list your home in the winter offseason. Perpetuated by industry experts, agents and repeat sellers alike, this saying encourages many would-be sellers to wait until the spring peak to list their homes. H...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
Can you guess when was this post written originally?In 2009 - where Multiple offers perhaps were not the norm.We all know Bill Gassett is always ahead of the time, isn't it?Here is the re-post -Handling Multiple Offers for a seller in Real Estate                                                   ...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 13
Dick Greenberg is hosting an ActiveRain 2016 Photography Contest.      This post is my entry is for the Real Estate Category - Main Listing Photo.  I took this photo with my Canon Camera.  The photo was not edited in any way other than resizing it. I selected this photo because, well, I just like...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 11
Debbie Reynolds (the Real Debbie Reynolds) is hosting a 10 Day Thanksgiving Post Challenge. I started the challenge on Day 1 being thankful for my Life. Day 2 being thankful for my Faith. Day 3 being thankful for my Son. Day 4 being thankful for my Health.Day 5 being thankful for my Friends. Day ...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 8
Dick Greenberg is hosting an ActiveRain 2016 Photography Contest.      This post is my entry is for the Real Estate Category - Interior Photo.  I took this photo with my Canon Camera.  The photo was not edited in any way other than resizing it. I selected this photo because it gives a good perspe...

By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
Comments 3
Sold for above listing price after receiving multiple offers.Closed for $305,000.  Start your New year in Lowell's Landing by Pembroke Falls. Gorgeous townhome sits on fenced lot & has been completely updated with no expenses spared. Beautiful kitchen features extended quartz top for seating, bra...

By Mimi Foster, Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor
(EPIC Real Estate Group )
Comments 28
Why Sellers Need a REALTORMany times I'm surprised that the general public does not seem to understand how much work goes into the sale of a home. It's been almost three years since I first posted this, but I think it bears repeating. I often use it in a Listing Presentation. Not that I expect AN...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Realty, Million Guild Member Cert Luxury Home Mkting Spec
(Keller Williams Lake Nona Advantage III Realty)
Comments 0
The 2016 Year in Review for PGA Village Port St Lucie, FL Real Estate sales according to the Realtors Association of St Lucie County.When a Real Estate Professional gets his seller the highest price in the neighborhood in years, that is a great feeling for the agent and more importantly a very ex...

By Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 58
Active Rain works if you let it and networking gives you a huge advantage.I got a call about a year ago from a woman asking me to discuss the possibility of selling a single family home and a two flat in Evanston. The property belonged to her sister who had passed away suddenly and it was now an ...