Home Selling

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By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 63
Sorry Sellers! Buyers are not Interested in Buying, THEN LookingDon't Ask Buyers to Write an Offer, THEN Tour the Property!  If you have a tenant in place and hope to work with a buyer, only to show the home ‘once under Contract,’ think again! How often have you purchased something the magnitude ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 4
Address: 507 N Franklin ST Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081-4626 Taxed by: Sheboygan MLS #: 1577034       357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston  RE/MAX Realt...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
Comments 0
 Who Should I Call For A Free Market Analysis Of My Home In Brooklyn   Which Agent in Brooklyn Should I Call For A Free Market Analaysis - Thinking of Selling my home in Brooklyn       Thinking of selling your home in Brooklyn?  Looking for a real estate agent in Brooklyn      Michele Cadogan is ...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
Comments 0
  Who Should I Call To List My Home In Brooklyn For Sale   Which Agent in Brooklyn Should I Call For A Free Market Analaysis - Thinking of Selling my home in Brooklyn       Thinking of selling your home in Brooklyn?  Looking for a real estate agent in Brooklyn      Michele Cadogan is a  Brooklyn ...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 10
Taking care of your home’s exterior and yard is always important, but when your house is up for sale in the spring, it’s even more crucial.  Even if it doesn't seem like spring is here, it is and buyers are out there looking for a home like yours!  When prospective buyers visit a home in the win...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 8
Some great advice and information for sellers, agents, stagers, and photographers:  Show Ready and Camera Ready Can Be Very Different.   My good friend and stager, Sharon Tara, recently wrote an excellent post about the importance of your MLS photos in attracting potential buyers. She offered adv...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 17
Your kitchen does not have to be state-of-the-art to be attractive. YOUR IMPORTANT ROLE I think sellers are of the opinion that once a realtor has listed thier home for sale, they can sit back and expect their home to sell without giving much thought to the fact that they have to be an active par...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Expert
(Downing-Frye)
Comments 2
Weekly Lee County Real Estate ReportOverall, the Weekly Lee County Real Estate Report for Southwest Florida shows there were 296 properties sold during the week of March 31st in Ft. Myers, Bonita Springs and Estero. This is up from 223 properties sold during the previous week.Similar to prior wee...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
Comments 19
SOLD: 5868 Langton Drive Alexandria, Virginia 22310 Langton Drive was on the market for just a day before going under contract. Receiving multiple offers within hours of going on the market and selling for $7,500 over list price. We are thrilled for our wonderful sellers. If you're considering se...

By Mike & Cindy Jones, Real Estate - (904) 874-0422 - Jacksonville, Fl
(Florida Homes Realty & Mortgage)
Comments 0
If you do a Google search of how to sell a house for the most money in Jacksonville the amount of results you will get is tremendous. The top results will undoubtedly be from companies that promise to buy your house for cash, as is with a very quick close. That's great and may work for you as lon...

By Romy Campbell, REALTOR
(Pacific Union International)
Comments 0

By Dean Cacioppo, Real Estate Guru
(DEAN Knows & Infinity Real Esate)
Comments 0
Staging Your Home For Sale If you are going to be putting a home for sale then you should spend a bit of time thinking about how you are going to showcase all of the beauty and different features that your specific home has to offer. There are some well known tips and tricks for staging your home...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 22
What is the life span of a cedar shake roof in Kentlands? Dolores and I live in the Kentlands community in Gaithersburg, Maryland.  One of the original design requirements for all of the homes was a cedar shake roof.  Most of the home buyers thought that the cedar shake roofs would have a long li...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 15
Sweat equity is a seller's greatest resource.  I shared this story of my first home staging transformation before. After all these years it  remains my favorite. I still get emotional thinking about it.    One day a high school friend spontaneously dropped by for a visit. Luckily, I was home. As ...

By Zach Tetley, Real Estate Investor In Knoxville
(Nexus Homebuyers)
Comments 2
Whether you own a home in Knoxville that is move in ready or needs a ton of repairs, the ultimate goal is to sell it fast. Unfortunately, if you’re like most homeowners, putting your house on the market is stressful. There are weeks of showings that require you to keep your home in mint condition...

By Zach Tetley, Real Estate Investor In Knoxville
(Nexus Homebuyers)
Comments 3
How To Find The Best Cash Home Buying Company In Knoxville, TennesseeReal estate investors are an integral part of the Knoxville real estate market and may be a necessity to someone looking to sell their house fast in Knoxville, Tennessee. The majority of Knoxville homeowners will simply call a r...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE)
Comments 23
YOUR IMPORTANT ROLEI think sellers are of the opinion that once a realtor has listed thier home for sale, they can sit back and expect their home to sell without giving much thought to the fact that they have to be an active participant in the successful sale of their home. Make Your Home Accessi...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 51
Staging Myths & MisunderstandingsLast year I read a post that discussed seeing past staging when buying a home.  And that may be true when viewing a model home. A buyer needs to be realistic in that their own furniture and design may not yield the same effects as that selected by a professional i...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Million $ Guild Cert Luxury Home KW Land Division
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
Comments 2
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By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Million $ Guild Cert Luxury Home KW Land Division
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
Comments 0
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