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 Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area
(Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage)
Comments 6
It is said to be the prettiest street in the 1000 Islands area:  240 Pine St in Gananoque ON an priced at only $389K Canadian  Time changes everything but thoughtful care has kept this romantic home almost original with the upgrades we demand: newer windows, furnace and new 40 yr shingles in 2014...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
Comments 0
$575 / 4br - 1575ft2 - ▐►Mobile Home Sales - SELL or BUY 4bd, 3bd, 2bd, 2 ba Mobile Homes w/Land /Parks (Charleston - Summerville Mobile Home Parks ▐► FSBO 4 Rent to Own 4bd, 3bd, 2bd, 2 ba Mobile Homes Some w/ Land / Some in Parks. Summerville Rent to Own Mobile Homes - UpScale Summerville - Nor...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 1
Throwback Thursday...My First StagingFor months I have been going through photos, personal and work, to delete what I can as well as reorganize them.  It’s kind of fun going into the “Way Back” machine looking at old photos, deleting the ones that I don’t need or whose quality is questionable. An...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 10
These are great tips for home owners with pets who are selling their home. 5 Tips For Selling A Home With Pets Many homeowners have pets and they’re a part of the family. When it’s time to put your home on the market you need to consider that not everyone loves pets. Having your home deep cleaned...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
Comments 29
Smells Can Offend a Buyer, Even Perceived Good SmellsWhen listing a property, listing agents want the seller to put the home into the best shape possible to attract the biggest pool of buyers. Agents have to be bold and share news that some sellers don't want to hear. It is our responsibility and...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 0
#TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission #ListYourHome&PayNoCommission #BetterThanFSBOYour home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each ye...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 38
What Happens if Your House Doesn’t Appraise For the Contract Price?If there’s financing, it’s common to have an appraisal contingency in the contract. In most cases, the appraisals come in just fine but then, there are those instances that can cause the contract to fall apart. There are many reas...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 36
Are You Sure You Can’t Afford to Stage Your House?This is a statement I was accustomed to getting several years ago when everyone’s wallet was thinner but am often a bit surprised when I hear this today. A few months ago I had a seller referred to me by an agent. They’d been in their home for abo...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 4
New Berlin WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for May 2018Get to know more about New Berlin WI – a city in Waukesha County!New Berlin is a city in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Situated on the eastern border of Waukesha County, New Berlin is the second largest community in the county.Sidney Evans an...

By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist
(Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage)
Comments 0
Pending Ivins UT Home for Sale - 893 E Sand Hollow DrClosing set for later this month 893 E Sand Hollow Dr. Pending Ivins UT Home Sale  You may have missed out on this gorgeous Ivins UT home but I can help you find another one!Call Erika Rogers at 435.229.8801 for more information on how I can he...

By Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate
(Perry Wellington Realty, Adam Conrad, Broker)
Comments 48
Pets are man’s best friend, but when it comes to selling a house, these best friends may not mesh well with potential buyers. Some people could have allergies, while others might just be afraid of animals. Best-case scenario? Even if potential buyers love pets, your house might still smell like t...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
Comments 0
To sell your own home without any guidance is difficult. It is difficult to decide whether to sell your home at all or not unless and until you are in throat-down debt. Also, the process of selling the house is also not a piece of cake but that is a later part. First things first, you must make u...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 2
A 2 Bed/2 Bath Completely Remodeled Forest Ridge Home SOLD In Davie!A 2 bed/2 bath completely remodeled Forest Ridge home sold in Davie! This stunner has been overhauled from top to bottom with all the most modern designs and finishes, including a brand new S-tile roof.  The large fenced yard has...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 3
#TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission #ListYourHome&PayNoCommission #BetterThanFSBOYour home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transactions. My goal is to help 24 to 28 families each ye...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 11
SOLD in the North Hamptons Subdivision in Perry GA 31069 SOLD in Warner Robins GAThis home did not last long! The sellers were relocating so we market priced the home and they were under contract in just a little over a week. I wish them well as they move forward with the next phase in their life...

By Michele Cadogan-Cell 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2926 Ave J Brooklyn NY 11210)
Comments 0
 Buying or Selling A Home in Brooklyn  - Looking For A Real Estate Agent in Brooklyn   Looking For a Real Estate agent in Brooklyn Call: Michele Cadogan917-861-9166Fillmore Real EstateLicensed Real Estate Associate BrokerIf you are thinking of buying, selling, renting or simply looking for advice...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
Comments 4
You've chosen a Realtor and entrusted the sale of your home into his or her hands.  The 'For Sale' sign has been erected in your front yard and you await with anticipation for the initial showing requests.  The phone rings and your agent is on the line..."Can you accommodate a 1:15 p.m. showing t...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 19
Nestled deep within the gated Villas of Canyon Creek, this 1.5 story home is the perfect sanctuary of suburban living. Defined by hardwood floorings, banks of tall windows and an open airy floor plan this property features impeccable attention to detail! The setting is ideal and this home truly e...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 4
On June 19, 2018, California Association of Realtors (C.A.R) reported an annualized rate of 409,270 single family homes sold in California in May of 2018 decreased 1.8% from 416,750 in April of 2018, and decreased 4.6% from 428,870 units in May of 2017. While, homes values gained 2.8% to the pric...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 2
An Immaculate 3/2 Home In The Ridge On Nob Hill SOLD In Davie!An immaculate 3/2 home in The Ridge on Nob Hill SOLD in Davie!  This spacious home is nestled among scenic Tree Tops Park with access to walking/biking trails and tranquil ridge views from the front porch and dining room.  The home is ...