Home Selling

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By Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(HomeSmart Elite Group,Scottsdale, 602-620-2699)
Comments 17
How do Solar Panels Affect my Home Sale? It's time to sell your home and you've added solar panels to the roof.  Your first thought is, "They have to be worth something to a buyer, right?!"  After all solar panels are all the rage and buyers must want them, right?!  Let's examine the different wa...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 3
New Berlin Condo Sales Market Report 5/1/17 to 6/22/17New Berlin Condo Sales Market Report 5/1/17 to 6/22/17  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?  Wo...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 34
Your Neighbor’s House SOLD in One Day! Yours Is About to Expire..WHY..HOW?Remember the day you made the decision of selling your house? Based on what you read and heard, home prices have increased with high demand from the buyers in the area where your house is located in. Next step was to find a...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 20
How your furniture is arranged greatly impacts the impression buyers will have of your house. If you are preparing your house for sale and feel overwhelmed by the process, you are not alone. Preparing your house for sale is a lot of work.  Once you have done the obvious...removed all the excess s...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 0
Click Here For The Story  The Cost of Renting vs. Buying in the US [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (29.2%) vs. the percentage needed to...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 13
Home for Sale in Macon Georgia5769 Sorrell DriveProperty and Community InformationMiddle GA buyers...your home search is over! This newly listed home for sale in Macon GA in has 1,875 heated square feet. This market is still brisk so interested buyers need to act fast if this lovely property catc...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 23
I receive calls with this question all the time! Why? I’m a listing agent and my marketing area and sphere know my listings sell. They see my listings go up and soon are under contract and sold. The Buzz is I carefully prepare my listings and price them right. My listings stand out from the compe...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 2
Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 7.1% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate...

By Cheryll Woods-Flowers, Mount Pleasant Home Team
(Cheryll Woods-Flowers, Mount Pleasant Home Team)
Comments 8
Many times my clients must leave their homes for their new destination prior to finding a buyer for their current home.  This always bring the question about whether or not to bring in someone to help them stage their home which can be very expensive.  For a home that would be considered a luxury...

By TODD PICCONI - FREE STAGING, Your #1 Choice for Southern California Real Estate
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WELCOME TO 5040 N. KINSELLA AVE, COVINA, CA 91724OPEN HOUSE THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 24TH FROM 2PM - 5PM.Please reach out to Todd for more information on how to purchase this beautiful home:  909-908-7376  BEAUTIFUL COVINA 3 BEDROOM IN THE CHARTER OAK SCHOOL DISTRICT. Circa 1957 with original beautifu...

By Cristina Salcedo, Corona, Riverside Realtor
(REMAX Champions)
Comments 2
For Sale, 27067 Cypress St, Highland, CA 92346.  Beautiful One Story Single Family home with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths.  2 Car attached garage, 1456 square feet interior, 8050 square feet Lot.  Built in 1980.More Info  Located on a quiet corner lot in Cypress area of Highland.  The lot is fenced wit...

By The Ryan-Whyte Real Estate Team at RE/MAX Infinity, Bringing Valley Families Home
(RE/MAX Infinity)
Comments 0
Don't miss this 4 bedroom, 3 bath home in a perfect location backing to a huge open green space and no homes behind! Step into the living/dining room that flows into the great room off the kitchen. You’ll love the storage the kitchen offers with lots of cabinets and counter space, a large kitchen...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Cooper's Grove Home For Sale In Cooper City! A 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath Cooper's Grove home for sale in Cooper City!  All we can say is WOW, WOW, WOW!  This home is absolute perfection and in pristine condition.  It is highly upgraded with a flowing floor plan and plenty of space w...

By Michelle Finnamore, Preparing your property for sale
(Vaughan and Toronto GTA)
Comments 2
Staging in the Vaughan and GTA area we know the value of staging closets to attract your ideal buyers online.Very few people keep their closets in an organized way.We motivate sellers to stage their closets as it is an important marketing tool that gets buyers to say "this is the home for me" and...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 23
 Preparing Your Home for Sale- Step 1 If you’re serious about selling your home, there are steps you can take to make the whole process go smoothly, help to lower the time on market and protect the investment you have.  Even though it’s a seller’s market, you’ll still want to make sure that your ...

By regan Laughlin, Real Estate Agent Serving Sioux Falls!
(ReMax Professionals, Inc)
Comments 1
How to Sell a House in a Flood Zone [2017] [Tips]Flood zone? Some might say" YIKES!" How to sell a house in a flood zone can pose a threat to most buyer's and sellers.  However, this article gives you reassurance and peace of mind that it can be done. Selling a house in a flood zone can be a grea...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
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By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 5
Home for Sale in Autumn Woods Subdivision112 Holly PointeAutumn Woods Property and Community InformationMiddle GA buyers...your home search is over! This newly listed home for sale in Warner Robins GA in Autumn Woods Subdivision has 1,929 heated square feet. This market is still brisk so interest...

By Cristina Salcedo, Corona, Riverside Realtor
(REMAX Champions)
Comments 3
For Sale, 2606 W Madison Cr, Anaheim, CA 92801.  Two Story Single Family Home 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 2 Car Attached Garage.  2068 Square Feet Interior,  built in 2007.  Covered Porch out front next to the main entrance.   HOA 224.18 a month.  Great view of the community.MORE INFOWelcome to the mo...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
Comments 2
I hear this often...In this market, just list it low and get the multiple offers and you will get above market." Well, that could be...OR...maybe not. The issue is this.  In Minnesota, the seller owes the agent a commission if the agent brings in an offer tha is equal to the listing agreement.  E...