Home Selling

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By Ritu Desai, Virginia Realtor-Fairfax/Loudoun/PW-703-625-4949
(Samson Properties)
Comments 1
Many times we focus on positivity aspect of the home sale and purchase. However there numerous things that can impact and devalue your home irrespective if you are in the market to sell or not. 1. Non Permitted home improvements:It is not common to run into home sellers in Fairfax or Loudoun of V...

By Brian Petrelli, MBA, GRI
(The Brian Petrelli Team - Metro Brokers)
Comments 0
Copy and Paste the text at the bottom of this page.Preview:It's been a busy week for our team with several clients interested in Horseshoe Ridge Parker Homes for sale. Demand for Parker Homes for sale remains very high as Buyers continue to struggle tofind homes on the market. We know the challen...

By Filomena M. Thompson, Realtor, ABR, CDPE, CIPS, MRP, SRES, TRC
(REMAX Results)
Comments 2
  There is no doubt that it is easier to sell your house when using the services of a local real estate professional. The agent will provide: Greater exposure to more buyers The skills of a professional negotiator A layer of protection from possible legal liabilities Professional guidance in nav...

By Liz Freeman
(RE/MAX Preferred Realty)
Comments 2
There is no doubt that it is easier to sell your house when using the services of a local real estate professional. The agent will provide: Greater exposure to more buyers The skills of a professional negotiator A layer of protection from possible legal liabilities Professional guidance in naviga...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 3
  While the Short Sale days of the previous decade are for the most part behind us, the reality is that there are still hundreds of homes "under water" in Arizona.   While it's true that not every property facing foreclosure in Surprise is "under water", may of them are, and unfortunately many ho...

By Eagle Ridge Real Estate Agents, Representing Buyers and Sellers in Eagle Ridge
(Eagle Ridge Realty)
Comments 16
 Eagle Ridge Realty presents: Large 1.7ac Lot in Eagle Ridge Overview Maps Photos Neighborhood IDX Search $490,000 Lots and Land Main Features Lot: 1.70 acre(s)MLS #: ML81471390 Location 2920 Club DriveGilroy, CA 95020USA Gary Frimann EAGLE RIDGE REALTY(408) 846-8284[email protected]// http://www...

By Eagle Ridge Real Estate Agents, Representing Buyers and Sellers in Eagle Ridge
(Eagle Ridge Realty)
Comments 13
Large 1.7ac Lot in Eagle Ridge Overview Maps Photos Neighborhood IDX Search $490,000 Lots and Land Main Features Lot: 1.70 acre(s)MLS #: ML81471390 Location 2920 Club DriveGilroy, CA 95020USA Gary Frimann EAGLE RIDGE REALTY(408) 846-8284[email protected]// http://www.eagleridgerealty.net        ...

By Eagle Ridge Real Estate Agents, Representing Buyers and Sellers in Eagle Ridge
(Eagle Ridge Realty)
Comments 16
Stop by our open house on Saturday and Sunday 9/17 and 9/18  1-4PM.Price has been reduced $20,000!     Beautiful Newer Home in Oak Place Overview Maps Photos Features Open House Market Stats IDX Search $769,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 2,216 sqftLot: 6...

By Eagle Ridge Real Estate Agents, Representing Buyers and Sellers in Eagle Ridge
(Eagle Ridge Realty)
Comments 13
Beautiful Newer Home in Oak Place Overview Maps Photos Features Open House Market Stats IDX Search $769,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 2,216 sqftLot: 6,500 sqftYear Built: 2015MLS #: ML81565687 Location 100 Shire StreetGilroy, CA 95020USA Gary Frimann E...

By Eagle Ridge Real Estate Agents, Representing Buyers and Sellers in Eagle Ridge
(Eagle Ridge Realty)
Comments 15
Stop by and see this wonderful 5/3 located in the Oak Place subdivision!       Beautiful Newer Home in Oak Place Overview Maps Photos Features Open House Market Stats IDX Search $769,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 2,216 sqftLot: 6,500 sqftYear Built: 201...

By Eagle Ridge Real Estate Agents, Representing Buyers and Sellers in Eagle Ridge
(Eagle Ridge Realty)
Comments 13
Our sister brokerage will be holding an open house in the Oak Place subdivision this Saturday from 1-4 pm.  Stop by and see this one year old home.  Many upgrades and in a quiet neighborhood.  Beautiful Newer Home in Oak Place Overview Maps Photos Features Open House Market Stats IDX Search $769,...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 15
When an agent wants to show your place on Tuesday at 4 p.m. or Wednesday at 8, you've got a convenient choice to make. But what if the agent is showing other homes in your neighborhood to a hot buyer who is in town for the day and intends to buy. If he or she has seen your sign and is interested?...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 9
San Jose Condo For Sale - Back on Market Previously Approved @ $238,000 Opportunity Knocks - What Are you Waiting For?     Overview Maps Photos Description Market Stats $238,000 Condominium Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1178 sqftLot: 871 sqft Location 2573 Alveswood CircleSan Jose...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 8
San Jose Short SalesList Date: 1-16-2011 Sale Date 3-15-2011 Days on Market: 58 Lender Approval Date: 4-15-2011 Close Date: 6-3-1011Sales Price: $375,000 FHA Financing Don't wait until it's too late. Understand your options. Avoid Foreclosure. Call today for your free - no obligaton consultation...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 15
This is inspired by an email I received from a seller whose property has been on the market for 82 days. Seller: We need to drive more traffic to our property. What is being done? My response: It’s unfortunate that within days of agreeing on a list price several short sale properties listed causi...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 4
San Jose Short Sales List Date: 4-1-2011 Sale Date: 4-7-2011 Days on Market: 6 Lender Approval Date (1st lien): 5-18-2011 Lender Approval Date (2nd lien): 5-23-2011 Close Date: 6-8-1011 Sales Price: $160,000 All Cash Buyer Don't wait until it's too late. Understand your options. Avoid Foreclosur...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 4
Foreclosure has a negative impact not only on homeowners, but also their neighborhoods and local economy and housing market.  One way to avoid foreclosure is with a "short sale," in which the lender is willing to accept a payoff that is less than the balance of the loan.  Such a sale still benefi...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 2
The right house in the right location is the combination that sells. But what happens when the right house is in a location that isn't perfect?  As the seller, you might be able to overcome some location problems with pre-sell fixes. To the right buyer, a perk here and there could make your prope...

By The Temple Team, Specializing in Charlotte/ Lake Norman Real Estate
(THE TEMPLE TEAM)
Comments 2
It is thought among the real estate industry that nearly all home buyers make their buying decision before they even get out of the car. They either immediately fall in love or fall out of love. If they love it enough from first site they will walk through the home to validate their initial feeli...

By Winston Crosbie, Winston Crosbie PA - Keller Williams Realty
(Keller Williams Realty - Wellington)
Comments 2
Bottom Line:If you are thinking of selling, FSBOing may end up costing you money instead of saving you money.   More Here Let's get together and discuss the supply conditions in your neighborhood to be able to assist you in gaining access to the buyers who are ready, willing and able to buy now! ...