Home Selling

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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 39
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 Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 36
What are drive through showings? Not to be confused with a drive by, it is when a buyer and their agent are rushed through a home. Given a deadline on how long they can stay n the home viewing it.  Here in the Manchester NH area, looking at a home with discount brokers is becoming just like this....

By George Thoma, Mortgage Loan Originator / Broker
(Island Lending Hawaii, LLC | Equal Housing Lender )
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Enjoy grand mountain and ocean views from 21 Lahaole Pl. Maluhia Country Ranches is a gated, agricultural subdivision with 52 lots varying in size from two to over twenty acres that sits at between 1,000 and 1,500 feet above sea level on the eastern slopes of the West Maui mountains, eight and a ...

By Fred Sed, Your Orange County Realtor, Why? Because Fred Sed
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Orange County Realtors)
Comments 1
43318 22nd St W, Lancaster, CA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 3 (3 full ) BATHROOMS | 2312 SQUARE FEET This gorgeous Lancaster home is what you’ve been waiting for. This is the perfect opportunity...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Keller Williams Land Division Specialist
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
Comments 1
With the release of this report below, this is the best evidence that now is the best time to be thinking about trading in your existing home for a brand new home for even trade in some cases.  Please let me explain.So, in the Saint Cloud are of Narcoossee Road, yesterday, there was a closing wit...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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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 Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker
(Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates)
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Signature homes & Estates closed on another Gilroy, CA home this week.  The home sold for $850,000 and was a 5 bedroom, 3 ful bath home located in the Oak Park community.  Gary Frimann was the agent representing the Seller. Beautiful Newer Home in Oak Place Overview Maps Photos Features Descripti...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 5
Oconomowoc WI Lots for Sale | Market Report June 2018 A unique community with a high quality of life – that’s how Oconomowoc is described by both visitors and residents alike. Located in the Lake Country area of northwest Waukesha County, Oconomowoc City is the perfect mix of the charming small t...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 4
Desert Highlands in the Coachella Valley, 45 acres of vacant land SOLD! The sellers were in Las Vegas, NV the buyers were in the Phillippines and the buyer's agents were in Beverly Hills, CA. Talk about  use of technology. Primarily we communicated via emails, but to let the buyers know that an e...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(Prado Real Estate South)
Comments 3
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 Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
Comments 6
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 Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 15
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 Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
Comments 26
  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 Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
Comments 4
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 Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 23
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 Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker along 30a
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE)
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Okaloosa Island Condo, Fort Walton Beach, FL For Sale Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Follow This Home! 30A condo deals Okaloosa Island Condo's for Sale Fort Walton Beach Homes For Sale Santa Rosa Beach Homes For Sale Destin Homes For Sale Free Home Values Homes...

By Johnny Davis, Where SOLD Happens!
(Florida Realty Investments)
Comments 0
As of this morning, July 20, 2018, here are the amount of bank owned/REO homes that I see in my local MLS that are currently active in the following cities. Please keep in mind that this inventory could change at any minute.1. Clermont, Florida - 72. Davenport, Florida - 123. Fruitland Park, Flor...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker along 30a
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE)
Comments 0
207 Wildcat Court, Destin, FL Price Reduced Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Follow This Home! Emerald Coast Investment Properties Search All Homes For Sale Watercolor Florida Investment Properties Destin Homes For Sale Free Home Values Homes Close to Where You W...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 8
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 Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 8
Sellers, don't make these mistakes:    Do You Know The Top 6 Buyer Turn-offs When Selling Your Home?   It's all about the senses when you are selling your home. What buyers see and smell when they enter your home can make or break their interest in your home and with that, your chances of selling...