Home Selling

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Trending blogs on Home Selling

 

By Pat Braithwaite, E-Pro
(Braithwaite Realty)
Comments 5
Who would have known that just 6 miles from Atlanta's own Georgia Tech you can purchase your historic bungalow in the historic Whittier Mill Village. This historic gem is so popular that new homes have been added to match in style and manner.  The Mill has been converted into a beautiful 21 acre ...

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 3
Our 12/15 Saturday OPEN HOUSE Features Our Newest Mesa & Maricopa Listings!Click on an address caption to open the blog post for that home on another window If you want to see some of the best and hottest homes for sale in the East Valley, then this Saturday is the perfect time to do so! First of...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 11
Price Reduced in the Cardinal Ridge Subdivision111 Clover Hill DriveCardinal Ridge Property and Community InformationBeautiful home situated on a 2.34-acre lot with a price reduction of $10,90! This split plan beauty situated on a 2.34-acre lot in the Cardinal Ridge and has 2,590 heated square fe...

By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1

By DALIA KIBBY, Selling Broward County Homes with Passion!
(Keller Williams Realty Partners SW)
Comments 2
Selling a long-time family home can be a difficult decision to make; for most people, this is the largest financial transaction of their lives. The decision is sometimes made easier, however, when economic and/or demographic conditions outside of our control are favorable towards selling, as note...

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 4
SNEAK PEEK OPEN HOUSE For 2016 Construction Home w/ Citylight & Mountain Views In Mesa, AZ!2016 Construction - gorgeous gorgeous GORGEOUS! This $675k home is just under 3000 sqft and features exquisite details by one of my favorite builders! Phenomenal mountain and city light views! Definitely a ...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 1
  Located near the Kelly Mill Rd in Northeast Columbia, SC, Ashland Grove is a small area of the Ashland section of Lake Carolina. This community was originally built by Essex Homes and has continued to remain popular. Ashland Grove like all Lake Carolina communities offers access to the develop...

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 3
$110K PRICE DROP & 360 Virtual Tour for 6 Bed 6.5 Bath Tuscan Estate!A whopping $110K PRICE REDUCTION puts you one step closer to your own piece of the Tuscan countryside right here in the Valley while this awesome 360 virtual tour puts you right up close to this dream Tuscan retreat! Want a more...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 0
  Located just next to the town center in highly desired Northeast Columbia, SC community Lake Carolina, The Oaks remains a very popular neighborhood. Within walking distance of a wine shop, hair salon, eye center, and a newly opened convenience store.   The Oaks in Lake Carolina also offers acc...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 0
  Ashland Mills is a community in The Ashland section of Lake Carolina off of Kelly Mill Road in Northeast Columbia, SC. Ashland Mills in Lake Carolina is a small community with only two street, Pennywell Ct and Parnell Ct with a round about and a green area between the two street at the entranc...

By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 0
  Just up the road from Jeep Rogers YMCA in Lake Carolina and across the street from the campuses of the Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus and Kelly Mill Middle School is Woodleigh Park. Woodleigh Park at Lake Carolina has a wonderful mixture of townhomes at the beginning of the community an...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Charlotte, NC)
Comments 30
 If you're selling your home during the holiday season, don't ignore your home's curb appeal. Curb appeal is one of the biggest factors in selling your home quickly and for top dollar. It's as important during the holiday season as at any other time of year.  A home's curb appeal is the very firs...

By Peter Mark, SEO Consultant
(Peter Mark)
Comments 0
People are buying homes left and right and now you want to own your own home too. Just how much is a downpayment 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 Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
Comments 41
  Selling Your Home? Should You be Leery of Accepting an Offer from Buyers Approved for FHA Financing? It's not unheard of to hear my Borrowers (and their Agents) say that Sellers are expressing a leeriness about accepting offers from FHA  Buyers ...  Typically these Sellers' uneasiness is based ...

By Peter Mark, SEO Consultant
(Peter Mark)
Comments 14
Are you considering selling your home, looking to see how much equity you have, or just wanting 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. After all, it's your most valued asset. Who knows, you might be surprised. ...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; Antonelli Realty
(Antonelli Realty)
Comments 2
MIAMI – Dec. 13, 2018 – According to the National Knock Deals Forecast, uses data for both predictive and historical analyses from ATTOM Data Solutions, the percent of home sellers who eventually sold for less-than-asking price in 2018 was about 2 in 3 (62 percent).Of those homes that sold for le...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 2
A Large 4 Bed/2.5 Bath Lake Home with Pool FOR SALE in Davie!A Large 4 Bed/2.5 Bath Lake Home with Pool FOR SALE in Davie!  This is your chance to own a BIG 4/2.5 Davie home with pool and lake at an amazing price.. . AND get money* (inquire for details) back towards closing costs to make any upda...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
Comments 2
A Rarely Available 3/2.5 Walnut Creek Home FOR SALE in Pembroke Pines!                        A Rarely Available 3/2.5 Walnut Creek Home FOR SALE in Pembroke Pines!  This 3 bedroom/2.5 bath home has the open concept layout that everyone wants. This Ash Model includes 1 car garage, an interior lau...

By Pam Dent, REALTOR® - Charlottesville Virginia Homes / Horse
(Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 2
Are you thinking of possibly selling your Virginia equestrian property? When you've thought things over and selling the horse ranch is the best possible solution to the concern or challenge you are facing, then it’s time to commit to that decision.There are many things to consider and a long list...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker Along Scenic 30A
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE)
Comments 1
This is kinda a no brained, but pricing a home is a art not a science. MIAMI – Dec. 13, 2018 – According to the National Knock Deals Forecast, uses data for both predictive and historical analyses from ATTOM Data Solutions, the percent of home sellers who eventually sold for less-than-asking pric...