Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
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  Which Agent in Brooklyn Should I Call For A Free Market Analaysis - Thinking of Selling my home in Brooklyn   Thinking of selling your home in Brooklyn? Looking for a real estate agent in Brooklyn ? Brooklyn Real Estate Michele Cadogan is a  Brooklyn real estate professional who makes the proce...

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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If you're in need of some great home staging tips, then your in luck.  Here are some great ones from resident Activerain stager Kathy Streib from Delray Beach FL: Don’t let one distraction cost you the sale!   I believe in keeping my eyes and thoughts focused on the positive but let’s face it, so...

By Melissa Marro, Jacksonville Real Estate and Home Staging
(Keller Williams First Coast Realty - The Marro Team)
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This morning my Facebook feed was all a flutter with a blog on RIS Media's House Call titled, Set the Selling Scene with Pop-Up Staging.  After reading and reviewing the article, I went to my Home Staging Facebook page to write my introduction to share it, with my take on the information. After a...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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Staged Living Room FIVE MISTAKES TO AVOID IN HOME STAGING MISTAKE #1   STAGING A HOME BEFORE IT IS CLEAN. Staging before clean up  is as the saying goes, like  “putting lipstick on a pig.”  The steps prior to staging a home to sell are to 1) tidy up, 2) clean up 3) finish any repairs  and then st...

By Troy Erickson, Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor
(Diverse Solutions Realty www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com)
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Selling A Home FSBO Has Its ChallengesThe main reason home owners look to sell their home For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is to keep from having to pay a commission to the real estate agent. As an example, on the sale of a $200,000 home, the real estate commission could be as much as $12,000 or more in ...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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Do you want a free market analysis of your home in Centennial Station , active adult community in Warminster? Call Gita Bantwal at Re/Max Centre Realtors. 215-275-8491 cell I am a Seniors Real Estate Specialist and hold SRES designation.Based on information in Trendmls there were 26 sales in 2016...

By Tessa Skeens, Staging For Denver Realtors, Builders
(Hampton ReDesign, Home Staging and Redesign )
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There's always a lot of debate about whether to upgrade your home before selling it or sell as is.Will you make your money back? Will you make money on your upgrade? Will the buyers like your choices?In the past, as a seller, you could get away with giving an allowance for repairs, new carpet, ne...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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A short sale can turn what looks like a dire situation into a positive outcome in which you still maintain control of your property until the closing day.  If other measures have failed or you have chosen not to take part in a loan modification process, you can still have a dignified outcome by s...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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Is There A Unique Buyer Opportunity When A Transaction Falls Through? What does "transaction falls through" mean?  It is when a property went under contract (offer accepted by the seller) and for whatever reason, the buyer did not close. The Buyer released the contract making the property availab...

By Beverly Carlson, Abilene's Staging Realtor
(Carlson Properties 325-721-2429)
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These staging/selling tips are on target. The importance of great online photos can not be emphasized enough.  The first impression is online.  To get great photos house has to be staged! A Boomer’s Guide to Selling Your Home-  14 Tips You Can Use Baby Boomers in Palm Beach County who plan on sel...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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It's not actually freezing in San Jose CA it just feels like it is! I know many reading this are laughing at the idea of 44 degrees feeling like it is freezing ... especially those who have snow all around them. Nonetheless, real estate is local and so is the weather.  While San Jose is expected ...

By Florida Tolbert Team of Keller Williams Realty Port St Lucie, FL, Million Guild Certified Luxury Home Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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               526 NW Goldcoast, Port St Lucie, Florida Coming Soon Description Photos Maps & Local Print Brochure $ Click for current price2 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1014 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Port Saint Lucie Homes For Sale Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale Search All Po...

By Larry Matthews, Larry Matthews AMP DAC
(Hants Realty Limited)
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Why Isn't My Home Selling?No one controls the market. We all are subject to the market circumstances at the time we are trying to sell. There are 3 types of markets  1. Sellers market (Like Toronto with too many buyers and not enough houses with bidding wars where houses sell for more than the as...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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New Berlin Condo Sales Market Report 12/1/16 to 1/8/17  My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Condos in New Berlin, WI. Are you looking to buy a Condo in New Berlin?  Wondering what your New Berlin Condo is worth?  Call/tex...

By The Myers Team | Las Vegas Top Real Estate Agents, Nobody Finds BUYERS Faster Than The MYERS
(Simply Vegas Real Estate)
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Las Vegas, Nevada – Almost a decade has passed since our country experienced the worst foreclosure crisis since the Great Depression.  Nevada was known as “ground zero” of the housing crisis with the highest foreclosure rate in the nation.  While “real estate experts” claim the market has stabili...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Emerald Chase Home Values change every time a home sells that is comparable to yours. Here are the latest figures that affect Emerald Chase Home Values.Emerald Chase Subdivision is located on CR 18 between CR 19 and CR 21.  Emerald Chase Subdivision  is located on the west side of the road. Jeffe...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Hemminger Hills Estates Home Values change every time a home that is comparable to yours, sells.  Here are the most recent sales that will affect your Hemminger Hills Estates Home Values.Hemminger Hills Estates Subdivision is located east of CR 23 on CR 18.  Hemminger Hills Estates Subdivision  i...

By Patty Clark, Helping Families Make the Right Move
(Metro Brokers/Morningside Homes, LLC)
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There is a common body of knowledge among real estate professionals that indicates that the longer a home is on the market, the lower the price will be. Many sellers discount this belief in the beginning because they feel confident their home will sell quickly.Lowering the price is the most obvio...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Fieldstone Crossing Home Values will change each and every time a home like yours, sells.  Here are the most recent sales that will affect Fieldstone Crossing Homes Values. For more information on the lifestyle of Fieldstone Crossings, click here.   Fieldstone Crossing Subdivision is located on t...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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Emerald Downs Subdivision is located on CR 21 south of US Hwy 20.  Emerald Downs Subdivision  is located on the east side of the road. Jefferson Township, Goshen Indiana. Children who live in Emerald Downs Subdivision who attend public school will be attending Middlebury Community Schools.Emerald...