Home Selling

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By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 11
SOLD in the Bellemeade Subdivision in Warner Robins GA 31088 SOLD in Warner Robins GAThe best compliment is a a client from a recommendation! The sellers reached out to me from a recommendation when they were ready to sell. The result is another home just SOLD in the Bellemeade Subdivision in War...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
Comments 0
  Pending : Flatbush Homes in Contract September 2017For the month of September 2017, the Brooklyn MLS posted the following homes in Flatbush Brooklyn in Contract:Single Family Homes in Flatbush Brooklyn East 42nd Street 1929 sq ft  semi-detached 2 bedroom 1.5 bath  Flaatbush  home asking $399,90...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 4
Although we no longer see the levels of Short Sales that we did a few years ago in Phoenix, Notices of Default continue to be issued, meaning that yet another Phoenix property is on the path towards foreclosure at auction on the courthouse steps. Suzanne and I wonder why the owners would allow th...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 6
Although we no longer see the levels of Short Sales that we did a few years ago in Peoria, Notices of Default continue to be issued, meaning that yet another Peoria property is on the path towards foreclosure at auction on the courthouse steps. Suzanne and I wonder why the owners would allow the ...

By Patty Da Silva, Davie, Southwest Ranches Cooper City, Plantation, Weston, REALTOR, Top Listing Broker
(BROKER of Green Realty Properties® - 954-667-7253)
Comments 2
 Absolutely gorgeous lakefront home in sought after Andros Isles. For photos & info, visitwww.goo.gl/9CZ1BJ .Spacious home features open floor plan great for entertaining with living, dining & family rooms, crown molding in living areas, high ceilings, beautiful kitchen with eat-in counter & gran...

By Wendy Rulnick, "It's Wendy... It's Sold!"
(Rulnick Realty, Inc.)
Comments 2
SOLD in ONE DAY!  3932 Balsam Drive, Niceville Florida 32578 in the Cedar Ridge subdivision sold in less than a day recently!  After multiple showing within a few hours, this property had a full price offer.One of the tidiest and cleanest homes I’ve ever sold, this Cedar Ridge property had 1185 s...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
Comments 1
4 Reasons to Sell This Fall in Lancaster, PA Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale! Buyers are often competing with one another for the listings that are available! Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply that is needed for a normal housing ma...

By Stavrula "Sam" Crafa, RNC,GRI, CDPE, PSA, Providing the integrity and service you deserve.
(Future Home Realty)
Comments 6
It's a sellers market. But selling your home is not easy. Come learn what it takes to get top dollar for your home. Find out how to elimimate almost every reason a buyer can cancel a contract. Why staging is important. Why a title search is important BEFORE you list your home. Find out how to bes...

By Margaret Kapranos, Matching Marin Sellers to Buyers! 415-608-5070
(Zephyr Real Estate)
Comments 0
I'm currently selling a property in Fairfax and am inspired by its charm. Here is a video to see how gorgeous it truly is! If you're interested in checking out the property I'm selling, visit www.6arboleda.com.  

By Kate McQueen, REALTOR®, Tailored service for your real estate needs!
(Realty ONE Group-Lone Star)
Comments 0
Don't believe the myth that selling a home in the fall is more difficult than the active summer months. Preparing your home for fall listing could be the right approach, since fall buyers are often more motivated to move forward with a purchase before the holidays begin.  If you are planning to s...

By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, SRES, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Atlanta Communities)
Comments 6
Ihave decided to sell a rental property I have owned for about 3 years. The timing for the sale is right. My wife and I bought it for our daughter to live in while she was in school. The interesting part for me now is I am going through what I tell my selling clients to do.So, we power washed the...

By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
Comments 3
I have a gorgeous home in Satellite Beach that will soon hit the market. It will be listed for $400,000 and will include...:4 bedrooms 2 baths 2 car attached garageConcrete block constructionMaster suite with brand new master bathBrand new open concept kitchen White shaker cabinetryNew quartz cou...

By ChuckTown Homes Real Estate
(Chucktown Homes)
Comments 1
24 hour recorded information on this property: 1-888-210-3348 X. 2788Character and charm abound in this beautifully renovated ranch home on 1/2 acre corner lot in desirable West Ashley location! This delightful 4 bed/2 bath home includes: Hand-scraped teak wood floors throughout with ceramic tile...

By ChuckTown Homes Real Estate
(Chucktown Homes)
Comments 2
24 hour recorded information on this property: 1-888-210-3348 X. 4904Great Johns Island location for this potential subdivision development or dream home. 8 acres of high land between 2 established neighborhoods. Zoned R-4 so 32 home sites are possible with public water & sewer available for tap in.

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
Comments 9
I love it when a client who has lived in the same house for 20 + years thinks they know how to price a house better than me.  Don't get me wrong, as a homeowner myself, I pay attention to what sells in my neighborhood, and feel I have a pretty good idea of what homes are worth, but when a seller ...

By Jane Peters, Connecting you to the L.A. real estate market
(Home Jane Realty)
Comments 60
I check new listings manually every day on the MLS rather than setting up automatic notifications and I look forward to checking out each new listing to see if it matches any of my clients' needs. (Patting myself on the back). One of my biggest pet peeves is seeing a new listing put on the market...

By Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386, Presence, Persistence & Perseverance
(Realty One Group)
Comments 20
Jan Green offers  a refreshing approach in how to professionally capture listings. Done the 'Green Way', who can find any fault in putting the seller first before our persoanl accolades and triumphs? Thanks Jan for a post that should be FEATURED! Over the years I've found it best to uncover a sel...

By Kate McQueen, REALTOR®, Tailored service for your real estate needs!
(Realty ONE Group-Lone Star)
Comments 0
If you are thinking about selling your Cypress home and you've wondered if now is a good time, here are some market statistics that may help you determine if it's the right time to sell.  The market is active with homes selling within typical days on market for their specific price range and area...

By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
Comments 1
Pace Homes and Real Estate: Will PACE affect my ability to sell?PACE allows owners to finance energy upgrades via property tax liens and changes some home sale details, but it's not a deal-breaker says a Charlotte Realtor. Read more.  The Top 5 Things to Do in Pace 2017 - Must See Attractions in ...

By the johns family team, inc., Your Johnson County Residential Specialist
(the johns family team, inc.)
Comments 2
CUTE RANCH IN QUIET PRAIRIE VILLAGE NEIGHBORHOOD! LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION! MINUTES AWAY FROM EVERYTHING! NICE GREAT ROOM ADDITION OFF DINING ROOM that open to LARGE PARTIALLY COVERED DECK perfect for ENTERTAINING! Good room sizes throughout! Great TREED, FENCED backyard. https://youtu.be/eRDFx...