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 The Temple Team, Specializing in Lake Norman/Charlotte/Charleston
(THE TEMPLE TEAM)
Comments 1
For the most part, buyers are looking for a "Move In Ready" or "Turn Key" home that will allow them to be very happy with very little effort other than personal touches.  They are looking to get the most for their buck!Here are a list of things you can do ... Paint the walls and trim a neutral co...

By Peter Mark, SEO Consultant
(Peter Mark)
Comments 5
Did you know each state sets aside billions of dollars for first time home buyer grants? That’s right. There is a lot of opportunities out there that even banks don't know about or don’t want you to know about. Down payment assistance programs, bond programs and tax credits can really help you to...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 2
New Berlin Vacant Lot Sales Market Report September 2018 New Berlin Vacant Lot Sales Market Report September 2018   My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for vacant land in New Berlin, WI. Are you looking to buy land in New Ber...

By Dan Dee McGinnis The Pumpkin Man
(eXp Realty)
Comments 1
 In almost all cases when a person is selling their home, it is because they are moving to something better.That fits their needs with a more comfortable place. That is exciting!Except for: foreclosure, short sale, death of a family member, or divorce, moving should be looked at as a successful o...

By Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616, Top 2% Of 185,000+ KW Agents Worldwide!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 2
10/20 Saturday OPEN HOUSE For 2 Stunning Citrus Groves Homes In Mesa!Click on an address caption to open the blog post for that home on another window If you're ready to spend this Saturday checking out amazing homes for sale in a great East Valley city, you're in for a treat with the dynamic duo...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 13
SOLD in the Rose Hill Subdivision in Warner Robins GA 31088SOLD in Warner Robins GAThis home did not last long! My sellers, the Toole's, reached out to me when they were ready to sell. We market priced the home, and they were under contract in just two days for full asking price. I wish them well...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 8
Great information here for a reblog.... I was especially impressed with the VA offering... this is a good one to bookmark also if you're in one of the states included in these offerings for first time home buyers.... Did you know each state sets aside billions of dollars for first time home buyer...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 4
Brookfield WI Lots for Sale | Market Report September 2018Brookfield, WI is home to approximately 40,000 residents and boasts of world-class hotels, premier shopping centers, and a thriving business atmosphere.Incorporated in 1954, it is the third largest city in Waukesha County. Brookfield has a...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 16
There was a home seller who canceled our appointment. When I asked why, he said he met with another Realtor who told him there are few buyers during the Holidays. It was strange because the fall market here in the Manchester NH area can be pretty busy. I convinced him to let me come anyway, to at...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker Along Scenic 30A
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE)
Comments 1
53 Vantage Point, Miramar Beach, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 5 BEDROOMS | 3 (3 full ) BATHROOMS | 2596 SQUARE FEET Recent Price Reductions make this condo a STEAL.  Fantastic Bay and Golf course views ar...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 12
This is not a debate whether a listing agent should be at the home inspection, as here in NH it is customary that the listing agent attends the inspection to both answer questions and be able to get first hand information for the seller. In attendance was the buyer, the inspector and the listing ...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 24
I Can't Always Tell You What the Buyer (or Their Agent) Will Do. Why?Human Behavior!Really, it's that simple! If you've sold a home in the last year, you know that things in the housing market have changed considerably. You also know that one thing that we will never be able to change is human be...

By Peter Mark, SEO Consultant
(Peter Mark)
Comments 10
Maybe you are considering selling your home,  looking to see how much equity you have, or just want to know your home's value? It's good to know your house value in today's market and to keep tabs on it every once in a while. Who knows, you might be surprised? But what is the most reliable way to...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 8
Under Contract in Casselberry FL-228 Sandpiper DriveAs a REALTOR®, I get so excited to list homes that are show ready and well maintained by the sellers. This was the case with 228 Sandpiper Drive Casselberry FL. When I first met with the homeowner, we walked through the house and I asked him to ...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 8
Just Listed in the Trotter's Ridge Subdivision109 Bridlepath WayTrotter's Ridge Property and Community InformationWhy rent when you can own a beauty like this! This beautiful home is nestled in the Trotter's Ridge on 0.38 acre lot and has 1,504 heated square feet. Listed at $146,000, this home is...

By Heidi Johnson, Educator providing resources & tips for busy moms
(Heidi Naturally)
Comments 7
 Here are the steps to take if you find yourself stuck with a bunch of clutter that you need to work through quickly and efficiently. Depending on how much clutter you have to deal with, this could take a few days or months. Realize You Have Enough. "He who knows he has enough is rich.” Chinese P...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 2
Let's face it, buyers will want to know where they're going to put the television or media center. Don't make your buyers spend their time wondering this...show them.  I was showing a vacant property in Elkridge, MD today. It is a very nice house with lovely finishes - trendy gray wood floors, wh...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 16
Villas at Five Ponds in Warminster Bucks county is a 55plus, active adult community .The community has an indoor pool as well as outdoor pool, tennis courts, social room, game room, exercise room, card room and lots of activities.It is located close to the Five Ponds public golf course in Warmins...

By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida, Proudly Selling Florida Homes and Lifestyles
(Joyce Marsh at Premier Sotheby’s International Realty)
Comments 2
Making sure your home is ready for the market takes a great deal of time, preparation, and planning. Once you have your home prepared, and ready to show, it's important that your pets don't distract from the positive features that you have worked so hard to present to potential buyers...Excellent...

By Brivity Platform, Manage. Market. Communicate. Convert. Get leads
(Brivity)
Comments 178
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...