Home Selling

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By Rain Silverhawk, 208-610-0011 Sandpoint Idaho Real Estate Realtor
(Keller Williams Sandpoint rain@lakeandhomes.com)
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Stay in home is so much better when you have a home. Yes houses are still selling and it is my extreme pleasure to be able to find a home for a family and get them in at the perfect time. I was a little worried that things might get held up and my people become homeless with the shut down. Luckil...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 1
Los Angeles, CA 90027 Single Family Residences: Market SnapshotOften, I get asked:  Endre how is the Market? This I find interesting, because then in turn I come back with many questions, such as:  are you interested in the National Figures? Are you Interested in the certain part of the Greater L...

By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 13
I stopped by to see a seller who has been thinking of selling. He wanted to know what else he could do to make his condo show better. He also wanted to make sure his condo was free of germs.   Staying 6 feet away, he yelled "open" when i rang the bell. He had a RING doorbell so he knew it was me...

By Wallace S. Gibson, CPM, LandlordWhisperer
(Gibson Management Group, Ltd.)
Comments 6
This question is all over property management and real estate groups on Fb.....and my response is that it can be done. First, the seller or their professional property manager should have photos of the property VACANT.  I take my NEXT marketing photos right before the CURRENT residents move in......

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 3
An Exquisite Custom 5 Bed/3.5 Bath Home FOR SALE in Cooper City!  Just Listed!  An Exquisite Custom 5 Bed/3.5 Bath Home FOR SALE in Cooper City! This large home has over $200,000 in recent upgrades, including new impact windows and doors, recent interior and exterior paint, and a new tile roof.  ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 3
Mukwonago WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for February 2020This community has something for everyone to love!Mukwonago is a village in Wisconsin, located mostly within the Town of Mukwonago. It is located 30 miles southwest Milwaukee.This thriving Lake Country village has a rich Native American...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 3
An Adorable and Affordable 3/2 Forest Ridge Home FOR SALE in Davie!                        An Adorable and Affordable 3/2 Forest Ridge Home FOR SALE in Davie!  This turn-key home offers an open floor plan and high ceilings to give the home an airy feel.  The home has a side entry and a very priva...

By Jeremy K. Frost, Associate Broker, CNE, CRS, ePro, PSA
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
SOLD BEFORE IT EVEN HIT THE OPEN MARKET... Stunning home in the highly desired and gated neighborhood of Highpointe!This open one story floor plan features chefs delight granite counter-tops, and SS appliances. Eat in kitchen and dining room along with a private study. 2 car garage, private backy...

By Randal Jenkins
(Coldwell Banker F I Gray and Sons Residential, Inc.)
Comments 0
The house is nicer than the pictures.   This is a lot better reaction than "the pictures are a lot nicer than the house."In our case, that is my brother Eric Jenkins, also a Coldwell Banker Realtor, this is by design.So many Realtors pride themselves on the professional pictures, showing the hous...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
Comments 8
There are only 43 homes in the Enclave gated community in Canyon Creek. There is only one with a pool...11637 Sweet Basil Ct!  Buyers loved this 2 story stylish white Austin home located on a quiet cul-de-sac full of caring neighbors. Relaxing under the covered patio overlooking this idyllic back...

By Clayton Bonjean, Broker | Owner | MBA
(Mainsail Realty Company)
Comments 0
Do I Qualify for a Destin to 30A Short Sale because of the Corona Virus?  The key to a successful short sale is a Financial Hardship.  The Corona Virus is devistating to our economy and I feel that it will create a legitimate financial hardship for many.  If our real estate market continues to de...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 6
Another issue to think about..... using common sense right now makes sense to me... this is too new for anything other than common sense..... I like "shelter in place" for now.... There is a new issue no one has talked about during this Corona Virus period in time. What if someone in a home had C...

By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 15
There is a new issue no one has talked about during this Corona Virus period in time. What if someone in a home had Covid 19 and now is recovered and cleared by the doctor. Can that home be put up for sale? Would the seller have to disclose that fact?    With uncertain times, comes uncertain ans...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
Comments 0
Selling up can be an emotional time. Your house has been your beloved home, but when you make the decision to move, you want it to sell quickly.  It’s been determined that a successful house listing must walk any potential buyers through your home before they have even visited it. This way, they ...

By Chris Dunham, "The Real Estate Guy!"®
(NexGen Brokered by eXp Realty)
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Gilbert Home for sale in San Tan Ranch - Three bedroom home for sale.Located just off Higley and Pecos, in Sunny Gilbert Arizona, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with just under 1400 square feet is almost ready to hit the market! This Coming Soon home in Gilbert has laminate flooring in the great roo...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at The Belterra in Austin, TX 310 Harris DR Austin, TX 78737 is offered at $410,999!!!  Well taken care of 4 bedroom home in Belterra with great curb appeal. Home features a formal dining plus breakfast area, designated office/flex room. Home backs to a great greenbelt with added r...

By Tommy Weisz, Cash Home Buyers Texas
(Cash House Buyers USA LLC)
Comments 0
If you plan to get cash for your home and are searching for companies offering sell home for cash Dallas deals, you should know that not every company in this space is legitimate.Unfortunately, there are many unscrupulous businesses in this industry who are only interested in making money at the ...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
Comments 0
 Home for Sale in Rockdale, TX 1465 Fairview DR Rockdale, TX 76567 is offered at $350,000!!!  Need social distancing? Here's the property for you! This rustic, 1 bedroom, 1 bath Barndominium sits on over 16 acres of countryside! Open floor plan with galvanized ceiling in the living area, beautifu...

By Karen Richards
(Keller Williams Realty Allen)
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By Laura Sellers, www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.AuburnOpelikaALRealEstate.com)
Comments 1
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