Home Selling

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By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for September 2018Discover Waukesha WI – a place that combines a charming small town feel with excellent amenities of the big city.The name “Waukesha” is an Anglicization of the Potawatomi name “Wau-tsha,”. The name comes from the first leader of ...

By Bob Ratliff, "Sold on Bob"
(Robert Ratliff Realty)
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Sex Offender lives in Neighborhood, Must a Seller Disclose? Working with a buyer several years ago our buyers wanted to know if a sex offender lived in the neighborhood they were looking to move. As a professional I told them I would give them a website link where they could research for themselv...

By Holly Weatherwax, A Great Real Estate Experience
( Associate Broker, Momentum Realty)
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There comes a time in your life when conversations shift from soccer practice and school plays to vacations and places to retire.  It can be an exciting time for some, but it can also be overwhelming for many!Once the kids have moved out (and moved back in and moved out again), you may begin to t...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Pewaukee 2 Bedroom Condos for Sale | Market Report September 2018Feel instantly at home as you enjoy the peace, quiet, and relaxed environment you can enjoy in Pewaukee.Incorporated in 1999, Pewaukee is a city in Waukesha County whose name comes from the Potawatomi language which means “lake of s...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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Selling a house when you have pets is no easy task.Much like children, pets make the chore of maintaining a "show ready" appearance all the more challenging.Once you have your house prepared and ready to show, it's important that your pets don't distract from the postive features you have worked ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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It is the tale of two buyers, both with children. One doing it right and the other not so right. How much say should the children have in buying a home? There may not be one answer that works for every buyer or every child. Let's take the so called wrong way. I had 5 showings set up at my new lis...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at Rob Roy in Austin, TX 63 St Stephens School Rd Austin, TX 78746 is offered at $2,395,000!!!  Exquisite Mediterranean Estate nestled on a beautifully landscaped, large gated lot in Rob Roy. You are greeted by a circular drive surrounded by lush gardens, beautiful fountain, and cu...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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You finally made the big decision to sell your home and excitedly put it on the market. There is an initial flurry of activity as agents and buyers come and view the property, but then the days, and maybe the weeks roll buy and you’ve had no credible offers. What do you do when your house isn’t ...

By Vicki Allsopp, Real Estate Digital Marketing Freelancer
(So-Nicheless)
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 There's a serious dilemma many homeowners face when it comes time to sell their home. It's not what the asking price should be. It's not if they should do any repairs or upgrades before putting it on the market. And it's not how to perfectly stage the house to maximize the wow factor at showings...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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The phone rings and it is someone in hysterics. After a while I was able to gather that her husband canceled their listing with their other agency. Seems like the other agent brought them a lower offer he did not like. Could I help?  She went into great detail of who threatened who, who was right...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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JUST LISTED 228 Sandpiper Dr. Casselberry FLThis beautiful home situated on a cul-de-sac with no HOA fees, newly renovated inside and out has been JUST LISTED and ready for its new owners.Home is located in the Sterling Oaks Subdivision on .28 acre lot with newly installed brick pavers that exten...

By Foster Smith Summerville, Summerville & Charleston Homes for Sale SC Realtor
(Carolina One Real Estate)
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This quiet getaway to enjoy nature has left the market! Last week we closed this fully furnished waterfront property on the Edisto River with a private dock and boat landing. It only lasted on the market for six days before going under contract.Please feel free to contact me if you are intereste...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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By taking the time to locate the following items will make selling your home much easier.   If you’re preparing to put your home on the market, you are probably staying busy cleaning, de-cluttering, and starting to pack.  You may also find time slipping away from you as you spend hours perusing Z...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at Cherry Creek in Austin, TX 3308 Silk Oak Dr Austin, TX 78748 is offered at $290,000!!!  Welcome to your new home! This spacious 3 bedroom features soaring ceilings, two living and dining areas and a large upstairs master en-suite with enough room for a sitting area! Lots of tall...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Considering OffersWhen reading an offer, keep in mind that you are out to get the best price AND the best terms for you. If you focus solely on the price, you may overlook terms that could be favorable to you as a buyer.Some terms that may work in your favor: higher-than-market-interest in a seco...

By Michele Cadogan-Cell 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2926 Ave J Brooklyn NY 11210)
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 45 Brooklyn Real Estate Homes For Sale Posted To Contract Status Week Ending Oct 12th, 2018 - Thinking Of Selling Your Home in Brooklyn            For the week ending October 12th  2018 the Brooklyn MLS posted 45 homes for sale into contract status:One Family Brooklyn Real Estate Homes Priced Fr...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Sharon Tara is one of the staging experts that I pay a lot of attention to and always heed her advice.  One might have an amazing looking dog, but it should be part of the staging, haha. Selling a house when you have pets is no easy task. Much like children, pets make the chore of maintaining a "...

By Erika Rae Albert, Austin Real Estate Expert, Exceeding Expectations in Every Transaction
(E*Rae Real Estate Group- Powered by eXp Realty LLC)
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In many ways, listing a condo for sale is similar to listing a house for sale.  You must determine an appropriate asking price, prepare the home to go on the market, and then advertise the home to prospective buyers.  Digging up relevant home documents such as the ones listed in this post, are he...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 34
 This beautiful townhome in Pioneer Hills is now under contract.    The Buyer loved this property the day they toured the property, and made an offer quickly.     The inspection contingency has been removed, and will be closing later this month.    This one year old ranch townhome should be the m...

By Michele Cadogan-Cell 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2926 Ave J Brooklyn NY 11210)
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  28  Brooklyn Real Estate Homes For Sale Sold & Closed Week Ending Oct 12th, 2018  For the week ending October 12th, 2018 the Brooklyn MLS posted 28  homes for sale into sold & Closed Status       One Family Brooklyn Real Estate Homes East 32nd Street 4 East 32nd Street 4 East  Flatbush Brooklyn...