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 Nancy Robinson Ranked #6 in MI, #10 Century21 Realtor in the US, #16 in the World
(Century 21 Town and Country)
Comments 2
Fantastic 4 bedroom, 3.2 bath. Excellent Beverly Hills neighborhood! Spacious and open; the stunning gourmet kitchen is the heart of this home - and opens to both the dining and family rooms. You will delight in this kitchen- tons of cabinetry space; granite counters; large snack bar; stainless a...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 5
How is the Westchester, CA 90045 Income Property Market?.. What an excellent question, we are always so busy talking about the Single Family Market we forget to mention the Income Property Market. There are many Investors that are very interested in this market. You might say WHY? part of it is t...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 0
  Located off of the main road through Lake Carolina in Northeast Columbia, SC you will find the well appointed, quiet neighborhood of Magnolia Bluff. Mainly vinyl sided homes with brick accents, Magnolia Bluff is close to the town center of Lake Carolina and offers all the amenities though out t...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 32
Want a fashion tip for staging your house?In my fashion-focused youth, a rule of thumb was that when you stood in front of the mirror and something screamed back at you, you needed to remove it. It might have been that large necklace you added at the last minute or the color of the shoes you chos...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 9
NW Austin: Move-in Ready Gem JUST LISTED in Canyon Creek 78726 www.9400savannahridge.com   Buyers, act decisively and  you’ll have the best opportunity to buy this home as quality deals sell fast in Canyon Creek! Click on the link above to view the exclusive website of this MOVE-IN READY two stor...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
Comments 1
►►** Need to Sell Your Mobile Home? Check Out Our Recent Purchases in the Summerville SC Area ★ ★ ** SEE How We Do What We Do Right Here:  Go to http://www.CharlestonSCMobileHomes.com★ ★ ►►MOBILE HOME SELLERS-See Us – the Original SC Mobile Home Buyer Here! SELL NOW!!  Beware of Imposters!! We Bu...

By Nancy Robinson Ranked #6 in MI, #10 Century21 Realtor in the US, #16 in the World
(Century 21 Town and Country)
Comments 2
Lovely four bedroom colonial home sits back on lush three-quarter acre lot on cul-de-sac location in wonderful Oakland Twp neighborhood. Delightful updated kitchen offers granite counter tops, ceramic tile back-splash, hardwood flooring and opens to bright breakfast room, complete with door wall ...

By Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
Comments 1
2600 Club DriveThis home will be on the market this week.EAGLE RIDGE REALTY  Beautiful Eagle Ridge Golf Course Home Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood Market Stats IDX Search $1,199,888 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 3...

By Ashley Staub, Residential Real Estate Needs in Eastern CT
(ERA Blanchard & Rossetto)
Comments 2
While we can all agree that there are some really important factors to look for in a Realtor, there are some factors that aren’t nearly as important as you may think. One factor I'll talk about is that the Realtor or their brokerage office must be local. Now, when I say “local”, I mean within the...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 28
 It was an absolute pleasure working with these Homeowners, as they took definite pride of having a property show so well as soon as it hit the market!    It was a transaction that was smooth from the start to the closing table, and have to enjoy those transactions!   I wish this family the best ...

By Ashley Staub, Residential Real Estate Needs in Eastern CT
(ERA Blanchard & Rossetto)
Comments 2
You have a showing scheduled....now what???For planning purposes, an average showing in our area lasts somewhere around 15-20 minutes, though you should leave at least a good 10-15 minutes before they’re scheduled to arrive. If you try to come back home and they’re still there, keep on driving! F...

By Ashley Staub, Residential Real Estate Needs in Eastern CT
(ERA Blanchard & Rossetto)
Comments 6
So, you’re thinking of selling your home! What steps should you be taking now or when is the best time to put it on the market? That, of course, is a very personal decision but your motivating factor behind it is really the driving force in deciding when. For example, if your motivating factor is...

By Abby Stiller, Real Estate Agent Serving Southwest Florida
(Premier Realty Homes of SWFL)
Comments 8
 This Duplex was sold at 98% of listing price and our friends/clients are delighted with the results! Here is a description of this great Duplex:It has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 car garage, lanai plus storage room on each side. Both sides are huge and don't share a common wall, it's like owning two ...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 2
  Nestled just behind the fountain at the main entrance of Lake Carolina, Harborside offers beautiful multicolored, "Charleston Style" homes perched along the communities tree lined street that stretch through the heart of Lake Carolina. Cut off on two sides by the lake itself and Harborside has ...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
Comments 3
  Late on Making Mortgage Payments on Your Home in Flatbush  Brooklyn –  Need To Sell Your Home – Avoid Foreclosure Consider A Short Sale   Under Water In Brooklyn? Owe More Than Your Home is Worth? Consider a short sale on your home in Flatbush Brooklyn  Having problems making your monthly mortg...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
Comments 0
 Late on Making Mortgage Payments on Your Home in Brownsville or East New York  Brooklyn –  Need To Sell Your Home – Avoid Foreclosure Consider A Short Sale  Under Water In Brooklyn? Owe More Than Your Home is Worth? Consider a short sale on your home in Brownsville or East New York Brooklyn  Hav...

By Dan Edwards 425-276-7008
(Keller Williams Realty - Bellevue)
Comments 2
Life sometimes throws us curve balls, and selling your home in a hurry may be one of those challenges. Selling your home is one thing, but figuring out how to sell your home fast is no easy task. Although there are no guarantees of when your home will find its perfect buyer, there are things you ...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 48
 When you take a new listing, that Seller is relying on you to market their property properly and accurately.     Taking photos with your cell phone is not doing the property justice, some are so dark you cannot even tell what room it is.    Invest in your business, and have GREAT photos if you p...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
Comments 0
 Late on Making Mortgage Payments on Your Home in Crown Heights   Brooklyn –  Need To Sell Your  Crown Heights Home – Avoid Foreclosure Consider A Short Sale   Under Water In Brooklyn? Owe More Than Your Home is Worth? Consider a short sale on your home in Crown Heights  Brooklyn  Having problems...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
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Located near the town center of Lake Carolina, Arbor Place a quiet tree lined neighborhood that offers access to Lake Carolina amenities such as play grounds, parks, community pools, and the lake.  Magnolia Bluff is only minutes away from shopping and dinning along Two Notch Rd and the Village a...