Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 43
How to Stage Your Master Bedroom…Years ago a builder, showing me his latest custom home proudly showed me his master bedroom and bath. He pointed out that the master suite was designed so that it would never be without enough hot water. Afterall, he said, this is the person who’s paying the mortg...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 5
Did you know that the Ennis House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Los Angles is for sale?For the past couple of weeks, I have been meaning to write about this sale, because our good friend  Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland    likes Frank Lloyd Wright homes. Over the years, I have written a few...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 2
Lannon WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for June 2018Lannon is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. The village has a total area of 2.46 square miles, 2.44 square miles of which is land, and 0.02 square miles is water. It is bordered by Sussex to the west and Menomonee Falls to the north, ea...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 17
Yes, a seller said they would hire me if I could guarantee their home is sold within 1 week. Why would they challenge me with this? Well I sold their neighbors Manchester NH area home in a week and should not need more than a week to sell theirs. I went over to meet them. I needed to see the home...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 7
Every seller should look at their home's listing presentations and check to see that the pictures look good and that the copy is accurate.  They say every home has a price.  No matter how beat up the house or how bad the neighbor's home looks, there's a price that at least ONE buyer will find acc...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 8
Sorry Too Late in Creekshire EstatesYes, another one bit the dust in Creekshire Estates! As soon as the accepted Contract, received only a day or two after listing this primo ranch home, I received a call from the seller asking when they would get the 'Sorry, Too Late' sign in their yard! We get ...

By Tamara Inzunza, Close-In Alexandria and Arlington Living
(RE/MAX Executives)
Comments 0

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
Comments 11
When we agents sell our homes we get a first-hand dose of the medicine we are so quick to dish out.     Listing and buying a home for ourselves can complicate our lives for sure!    Trying to get our own stuff done and keeping our business thriving can be a challenge.   I think the best lesson I ...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
Comments 3
Will the Home Inspector Find Repair Items on Your Clarksville TN Home? The home inspection is part of the home buying process and and sellers have learned to expect them when they get a contract from a buyer. A buyer wants to know what shape the home is in and at the very least know if there are ...

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
  Listing and buying a home for ourselves can complicate our lives for sure!    Trying to get our own stuff done and keeping our business thriving can be a challenge. I think the best lesson I have learned, is what we put our clients through each time we list a home.    From telling them all thei...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 26
They say every home has a price.  No matter how beat up the house or how bad the neighbor's home looks, there's a price that at least ONE buyer will find acceptable.But what if for YOUR home you're being led to a price LOWER than what your home should NORMALLY sell for?Sure, if you're in a hurry,...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Prado Real Estate South)
Comments 6
Just Listed in St. George, Utah at the Hills Subdivision!  Offered at: $275K -  1365 E Fort Pierce #10, St George, UT 84790 - MLS# 18-195875 Much desired 1,896 square foot, 2-story townhouse with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and one car garage in the Hills subdivision conveniently located off River Road...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Samsel & Associates)
Comments 8
Laundry rooms accumulate stuff. By default, winter blankets and carpet cleaners end up cluttering the shelves of even the most pristine laundry room. Complicating the situation for us is the fact that our laundry room is on the entrance level of our home, directly opposite the front door. Keeping...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 8
OPEN HOUSE: NW Austin Canyon Creek ~Saturday, July 21st, 1-3pm Buyers, don’t miss your opportunity to preview this 2 story updated brick home at my Open House this Saturday, July 21st from 1-3pm www.10700chestnutridge.comThis attractively updated home with a neutral pallet was freshly painted in ...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 3
As of today, July 20, 2018 Market Update Two Bedroom Condos For Sale Sunny Isles Beach 585 Two Bedroom Condos are for sale in Sunny Isles Beach Prices from $193,000 to $4,000,000 Two Bedroom Condos you can find in almost in every condominium in Sunny Isles Beach 38 Two Bedroom Condos Under Contra...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 5
Attention home sellers ! Here are some great tips for staging your master bedroom. If you are thinking of selling your home and would like a free market analysis of your home please call me at 215-343-8200x124 or 215-275-8491 How to Stage Your Master Bedroom… Years ago a builder, showing me his l...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 7
This HOT 2 story Austin white stone home with pool and spa, backing to the green belt was listed in popular Canyon Creek in NW Austin by Dorie Dillard and soon vanished from the market! My sellers reached out to me because of my dominance in listing and selling homes in Canyon Creek. I was thankf...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 10
I worried a little bit when my seller said he planned to leave town and go to a place without cellphone or internet. He described the place of a friend who lives with a dead plant hanging over his kitchen sink for years. This would be bad to get a bunch of offers and not be able to call or email ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 12
Some of us have some work to do in our garage.  5 Tips for Staging Your Garage When Selling As you prepare to sell your home, staging can be the difference between a quick, painless sale and months languishing on the market. Staging isn’t about increasing your price point: many sellers spend arou...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
(Brivity)
Comments 159
As a realtor, you know that property price determines the level of interest in a property you're selling. From the number of showings, to the number and quality of offers, to the way clients rate your services, price is key. Unfortunately, it is also something about which clients have very strong...