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 Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
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¿Pensando en vender? ¡Debería hacerlo HOY!  16 16UTC octubre 16UTC 2017  For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers   Ese título puede ser un poco agresivo; sin embargo, a medida que los datos del mercado de la vivienda de agosto 2017 comienzan a llegar, definitivamente podemos decir un...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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        What changes can I make to get more money for my home at resale?If there is one question I hear from home sellers over and over it is, "What changes can I make to get more money for my home at resale?" I've had some say they were going to add a pool, do a major kitchen remodel, completely...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 0
#TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor Your 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 year either buy or sell a home. Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues t...

By Irene Bilinski, Real Estate… It's All About You
(RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Group Ottawa)
Comments 3
Your house is likely just one located in a sea of for-sale signs, so you can’t be sloppy about putting it on the market. Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up the dos and don'ts that will help you get the most money for your home.  * A HOME IS WORTH WHAT A BUYER WILL PAY. * UPGRADES MAY NOT INCREASE V...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Residential, Referrals & Relocation REALTOR at PK Real Estate Utah South)
Comments 10
Be in charge of the best first impression to get a home sold!   While there is no secret formula to successfully selling a home, these guidelines may help streamline the listing process to get a home SOLD!  After all, that is the goal, right?   1. Before listing, homeowners need to be sure all mo...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale in Park/Brushy Creek in Hutto, TX 201 Yukon Cv Hutto, TX 78634 is offered at $240,000!!!  Stunning brick home sitting on a corner lot with so many features including stone accent and lush landscaping with sprinkler system. Interior boasts granite counter-tops, tumbled stone backspl...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 5
Many homeowners think it's pretty easy to sell their home without the assistance of a Realtor.  This excellent post from Debe Maxwell, CRS may make them pause and reconsider this view:  Selling Your Home? 5 Reasons You DON’T Want to Handle the Sale Yourself   Are you thinking about selling your h...

By Abby Stiller, Real Estate Agent Serving Southwest Florida
(Premier Realty Homes of SWFL)
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By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale in Briarcreek in Manor, TX 13405 Briarcreek Loop Manor, TX 78653 is offered at $180,000!!! Spacious home sitting on a large corner lot. Open floor plan with lots of closet space.  This charming Home for Sale in Briarcreek in Manor, TX is in Manor ISD (Independent School District) a...

By Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR, Phoenix Scottsdale Real Estate
(AZuRE Team - Realty ONE Group)
Comments 4
There's a reason why they don't want another realtor involved, want you to close quick, and offer to pay for all your closing costs. As tempting as it may only sound, don't fall victim to being an easy prey. Don't leave money on the table. They'll sell your house for less than it's worth and pock...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 4
4 Common Pricing Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your HomePricing is the number one reason homes don’t sell or sit on the market for months and become stale inventory. Every seller wants to get top dollar for their home and with the right plan in place that’s very achievable. However, there are pr...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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HOMEBUYER TIPS - Choosing Between Variable and Fixed Interest RatesFrom choosing a real estate agent to finding the right home, the process of getting a mortgage is rife with many different choices as well. If you're wondering about the differences between variable and fixed interest rates and ho...

By the johns family team, inc., Your Johnson County Residential Specialist
(the johns family team, inc.)
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By Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM, Associate Broker
(Harry Norman, REALTORS® )
Comments 6
Great information from Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers  Although we no longer see the levels of Short Sales that we did a few years ago in Maricopa, Notices of Default continue to be issued, meaning that yet another Maricopa property is on the path towards foreclosure at auction on t...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
Comments 1
Sell My House in MD | Thinking of Selling? You Should Do It TODAY!! Most real estate brokers and agents don’t really have all the tools needed to provide 100% selling services to sellers that need to sell their houses  quick, for cash and at a fair price. This is why we have integrated fully with...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 45
Selling Your Home? 5 Reasons You DON’T Want to Handle the Sale Yourself Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, you may be weighing the pros and cons of working with a professional real estate agent. Let's take a quick look at five powerful reasons that you won't want to handle the sale ...

By Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(Value Added Service, 602-620-2699)
Comments 50
Over the years I've found it best to uncover a sellers true motivation to sell before talking about what needs to be done to sell a particular home.  Best Practices  Communicating with Home Sellers is asking the right questions and putting myself in their shoes is the best way to encourage action...

By Chris B Johnson, REALTOR®Quality Not Quantity #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 0
#TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor A recent article from a reputable news source was titled: Here's why some homeowners still can't sell. In the opening bullets of the article, the author claimed, “Negative equity is one of the main reasons why there are so few homes for sale.” The article then go...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
Comments 20
by Patricia Feager, 9/17/2017 Selling a home is BIG deal. The best advice for sellers is to be honest when completing your Seller's Disclosure. It is better to disclose than not disclose. Home Owners should never let an agent complete a Seller's Disclosure for them. This is the home owner's respo...

By Sal Poliandro - NJ Bergen County Realtor, Short Sale Specialist - CDPE, SRES, SFR, IRES
(RE/MAX Properties)
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Because life doesn’t always go as we plan, we know that divorce can happen.  While we love helping families find the home of their dream and to build memories, we understand that at times we are needed to help sell a property due to a divorce.We know that it is an extremely difficult time for you...