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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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 7
Nashotah WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for December 2019Live in the heart of Wisconsin’s stunning Lake Country landscape!Nashotah is a quaint village in Waukesha County, in the Lake Country area of Wisconsin. It is bordered by Delafield to the south, east, and west.The village got its name fr...

By Abby Stiller, Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637
(REMAX Realty Group)
Comments 2
First-Time Buyers Are Searching for Existing Homes This YearIn the latest Housing Trends Report, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) measured the share of adults planning to buy a home over the next 12 months. The report indicates the percentage of all buyers that will be first-time ...

By Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(RE/MAX RESULTS)
Comments 0
Should I Sell My House This Year? If one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is, “Should I sell my house this year?” the current Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) should boost your confidence as it relates to the c...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
Comments 3
 Home for Sale at Forest Creek in Round Rock, TX 1251 Red Bud LN Round Rock, TX 78664is offered at $400,000!!!  This private small community backs to the 13th fairway on the Forest Creek Golf Course. This home offers a lock and leave lifestyle. Open concept provides views of the golf course from ...

By Don Orason, "Helping You Make Good Real Estate Decisions"
(Silicon Valley Real Estate Team -Intero Real Estate Services)
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There's is an abundance of open space, hiking trails, great schools and charm. Locals know that Silver Creek is a great place to raise a family.While some people may say that the area is energized by new growth and rapid changes, Silver Creek value comes from its welcoming warm atmosphere, where ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
Comments 2
How could they afford not to hire a full service agent, the real question that all sellers should be asking. When the stakes are high it never pays to hire the lowest bidder who is promising things they may not be equipped to deliver. Nice job Scott! An interesting story arose from a recent List...

By Peter Mark, Full Time SEO, Local GMB Expert
(PeterMarkSEO)
Comments 43
The question, how much house can I afford, is one where a lot of people have gone wrong in calculating their house affordability. Unfortunately, if you get this wrong, it can end up ultimately ending in foreclosure. You need to fully understand how much a house will cost not only upfront but long...

By Jennifer Carstensen, I specialize in selling houses (License: 317824)
(REMAX Real Estate Experts)
Comments 0
  If one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is, “Should I sell my house this year?” the current Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) should boost your confidence as it relates to the current selling sentiment in the ...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
Comments 1
 Home for Sale at The Arbors at Lakeline in Cedar Park, TX 2214 S Lakeline BLVD #409 Cedar Park, TX 78613 is offered at $310,000!!!  Milestone stunning Faulkner condo with dramatic high ceilings, open-concept family area with breakfast bar & breakfast nook. Secluded backyard on greenbelt with no ...

By Peter Mark, Full Time SEO, Local GMB Expert
(PeterMarkSEO)
Comments 9
People are buying homes left and right and now you want to own your own home too. Just how much is a down payment on a house today? Do you need 20% or more? This is the biggest misconception people have in assuming you need 20% down to buy a home. Back in the old days when I went when our parents...

By Chris B Johnson REALTOR®, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 0
¿Debo vender mi casa este año? Si una de las preguntas que se hace hoy es, “¿debería vender mi casa este año?” La última encuesta Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) de la Asociación nacional de Realtors®  (NAR por sus siglas en inglés) debería aumentar su confianza en lo que se r...

By Nicole Nark, Real estate agent serving Central Arkansas
(Nicole Nark - Pixel Properties)
Comments 0
9050 Grant 58, Redfield, AR Get Directions Click Here   Description Features Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour Walk Score   $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS (2 full) 1512 Square Feet   Practically Brand New! This Mobile Home on Permanent Foundation has New Paint, Brand New...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
Comments 0
 Home for Sale at Stonewater in Manor, TX 14414 Pebble Run PATH Manor, TX 78653 is offered at $207,900!!!  Located in a cul-de-sac with low traffic this 4 bedroom home offers an open floor plan with island kitchen and optional study. Fresh paint from ceiling to baseboards throughout! No carpet! S...

By Kurt Davidson, Gratefully Serving Greater Portland-Vancouver
(Davidson Home Group | Keller Williams Portland Central)
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ShutterstockIf one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is, “Should I sell my house this year?” the current Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) should boost your confidence as it relates to the current selling sentime...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 0
Happy day to you in Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze Florida! Let's be transparent here I am not here only to convince you to use me as your realtor, interview me and see what 25 plus years, thousands of home sales, 98% sales to list price ratios, lowest days on the market and average savings of $...

By Joseph Zingales
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 3
The first thing a buyer notices when they pull up to a home is the curb appeal. The home’s exterior including the siding, windows, garage door, front door and roof as well as the landscaping, decks and patios all need to show well!More ShowingsHaving great curb appeal will create more showings on...

By Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
Comments 10
     Maybe you are considering selling your home, or you are looking to see how much equity you have in your house.  It's good to know the value of your house, and to keep tabs on it from time to time.     What is the most reliable way to arrive at this value?  In today's tech savvy and on-demand...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. Mariasapio.com
(Keller Williams of Central PA)
Comments 14
  “Keep trying. Stay humble, Trust your instincts. Most importantly, act. When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” ~Yogi Berra **** I am so grateful that life is a story filled with many chapters. So, please join me as I turn the page into the next chapter of my real estate career with Kell...

By Gilbert Real Estate Experts: Colby & Michele Myers
(Darcam Real Estate & Investments, LLC.)
Comments 10
Under Contract First Day!This San Tan Valley, AZ. home sold fast, and so can yours!!! 38716 N. Establo Dr. San Tan Valley, AZ.  85140              Homes in San Tan Valley, AZ. are not the fastest homes to sell in the Valley, but with the right marketing and team behind you, it can be done.  This ...

By Chris B Johnson REALTOR®, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
Comments 0
In the latest Housing Trends Report, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) measured the share of adults planning to buy a home over the next 12 months. The report indicates the percentage of all buyers that will be first-time buyers looking to purchase a home grew from 58% in Q4 2018 ...