Home Selling

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By Peter Hoang, Peter Hoang - founder at RENTAPARTMENT agency
(RENTAPARTMENT)
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Making a good impression with potential customers, the smooth negotiation process will help the sale of houses effectively and successful transactions. However, it will become difficult if the seller makes 5 common mistakes below:Unreasonable pricingNormally, before selling a house, sellers often...

By Wendy Rulnick, "It's Wendy... It's Sold!"
(Rulnick Realty, Inc.)
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2138 Hagood Lp., Lee Farms, Crestview Florida in-ground pool home sold in ONE DAY! Crisp and clean, this roomy house had new carpet, new paint and new window blinds. The in-ground pool was highlighted with fresh landscaping and a screened porch with patio. The floorplan included the master bedroo...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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A Beautiful 4 Bed/3 Bath Lakefront Pool Home SOLD In Davie!A Beautiful 4 Bed/3 Bath Lakefront Pool Home SOLD In Davie!  This home features an updated kitchen, split bedroom floor plan and amazing water views from the master bedroom suite.  There are tile floors throughout the home and the outdoor...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Hawkins Glen, St. Charles, Illinois - April 2019Hawkins Glen is a single family home subdivision. Hawkins Glen is located in St. Charles, Illinois on Glenoak Lane and Hawkins Lane east of Burr Road and south of Bolcum Road - just south of the Royal Hawk Country Club. Average taxes in Hawkins Gle...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Kylyns Ridge, Yorkville, Illinois - April 2019Kylyns Ridge is a single family home subdivision built in the early to mid 2010's. Kylyns Ridge is located in Yorkville, Illinois north of Route 34 and west of Cannonball Trail. Average taxes in Kylyns Ridge $6,958 Average association fees in Kylyns ...

By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Agent
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
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Naples Park Homes For Sale Naples FloridaNaples Park is a neighborhood in Naples, Florida located west of US 41. Living in Naples Park offers residents an convenient locating. In close proximity, both walking and biking distance to Naples Park, there are many restaurants, coffee shops, parks and ...

By Kevin Vitali, Helping Massachusetts Home Buyers and Home Sellers
(EXIT Realty- Massachusetts Short Sales & Residential Sales)
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I had to reshare this post. Bill Gassett obviously put a lot of time and thought into this one.  If you are buying a home or selling a home there is great info in here for you to start with.  Crazy Good Featured Real Estate Articles Are you ready for a killer real estate roundup? Do you want to r...

By Jennifer Carstensen, I specialize in selling houses (License: 317824)
(REMAX Real Estate Experts)
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  Every month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Index as a part of their Realtors Confidence Index. In the latest release, NAR reported that homeowners have been reluctant to sell their houses. This is reflected when broken down by state. Only 11 states ha...

By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
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Look no further! This modern rustic ranch has all of the updates that you could ever want! This home features a gorgeously updated kitchen & bathrooms, spacious sunroom, wood floors in dark walnut, shiplap wall coverings, hand made barn-style sliding doors in the master suite, 2 car tandem garag...

By Kevin Meyer, Eastside and Greater Seattle Homes & Real Estate
(Kevin Meyer Group - John L Scott Real Estate)
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Just Listed! Mill Creek Townhome *Now Pending* List Price $450,000 Condominium Main Features 3 Bedrooms2.5 BathroomsInterior: 1,778 sqftLot: 12,632 sqftYear Built: 2009MLS #: 1439907 Location 2630 132nd St SEUnit AMill Creek, WA 98012 Description Quiet location meets convenient commute in this 2...

By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
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Luxury throughout this Home that is Great for Entertaining & Outdoor Living. Spectacular Finishes Combine with Comfortable Living yet Elegant Open Floor Plan. Fabulous 5 Bedroom and 5 Bathroom Home in Sought after Gated Shiloh Pointe Subdivision. Main Level includes Oversized Bedroom with Full B...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage )
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 Spring Cleaning: Just 30 Days To A Clean HomeSpring 2019 has officially arrived No doubt many home owners will now begin to plan for their spring cleaning, especially those who are selling their homes this coming spring season. And if you are planning on selling your home this spring, getting yo...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
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Listing Tips, 3/14/19Patricia Feager Tips for Listing When Your Home Is Occupied That Others Might Not Have Told You Except Me!MAKE YOUR BEDSMoving is stressful. Whether you move or not if something happened and there was an emergency, would you want anyone else to see your sheets or smell your b...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Once you have made up your mind that you are going to sell your house, make the necessary arrangements. Keep in your mind the buyer’s point of view.          Do Not Set An Unrealistic Price: Expecting a very high price from a buyer is not a realistic approach. The buyer must have also visited the...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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    Sellers who followed their real estate agent's advice on pricing sold their house 38 days faster than those who didn't. Better yet, those sellers often sold for more money - almost $4,000 more for the average house. I'd be happy to give you an estimate of what your home is worth in today's m...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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Listing Agents Should NEVER be the Reason Why the Buyers Cancel the ContractHome sellers rely on the listing agents they hired to get their homes sold to properly market and coordinate the transaction and take them to the closing table as quickly as possible netting the most money they can. Some ...

By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Capital City)
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This is a true story, the names of the guilty parties, and the property address have not been identified.Late last summer, Oregon Equestrian Group Broker, Dani Heuer (this is her real name, she is the hero of this story so we don't need to protect her identity), was contacted by a property owner....

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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https://www.google.com/analytics/web/#home/a69066132w111663562p116541675/ Every month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Indexas a part of their Realtors Confidence Index. In the latest release, NAR reported that homeowners have been reluctant to sell their ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Can a Staging Go Wrong? You Bet It Can! The other day I popped into the Q&A Section of ActiveRain and saw something from Jeff Dowler, CRS .  He asked if anyone had seen a staged house that was not well done! I had to raise my hand because I certainly have.  Granted that much of what our eyes see ...

By Wayne Short
(The Wichita Home Team with KW Signature Partners)
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