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 HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
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Immaculate & Renovated Home in award winning East Cobb school district! Home features new hardwoods on main, Updated Kitchen w/ White Shaker Cabinets, Granite, Island & SS Appliances & Eat In Area w/ staircase leading to Bonus Rm above Garage. Cozy Family Rm w/ fireplace, french doors lead to de...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
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Most real estate brokers and agents don’t really have all the tools needed to provide 100% selling services to sellers that need to sell their houses quick, for cash and at a fair price.This is why we have integrated fully with all the data on the MLS and became a real estate source to thousands ...

By Kurt Davidson, Gratefully Serving Greater Portland-Vancouver
(Davidson Home Group | Keller Williams Portland Central)
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ShutterstockHome values have been increasing for 93 consecutive months, according to the National Association of Realtors. If you’re a homeowner, particularly one looking to downsize your living space, that’s great news, as you’ve likely built significant equity in your home.Here’s some more good...

By Zee Mahan, Get your own piece of Maui paradise...
(Berkshire Hathaway Maui Properties)
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If you’re a homeowner, particularly one looking to downsize your living space, that’s great news, as you’ve likely built significant equity in your home.Here’s some more good news: mortgage rates are expected to remain low throughout 2020 at an average of 3.8% for a 30-year fixed-rate loan.The co...

By Zdenka "Zee" Mahan, Making Real Estate sale fun- exciting experience!
(Intero / Berkshire Hathaway )
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If you’re a homeowner, particularly one looking to downsize your living space, that’s great news, as you’ve likely built significant equity in your home.Here’s some more good news: mortgage rates are expected to remain low throughout 2020 at an average of 3.8% for a 30-year fixed-rate loan.The co...

By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
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OPEN HOUSE Saturday 1-18-2020 11am-2pm$250,000This is a beautiful 3br 2ba 2 car garage home in the cottage style community of Greenbriar Village.  Here are some of the outstanding features: New Roof (2019) New A/C (2019) Pool Pump replaced (2019) 3 bedrooms 2.5 baths 2 car garage In-ground Pool S...

By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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When listing your home, there are a lot of things to think about.  You have to pick a Realtor.  You ahve  How you stage your space should definitely be at the top of that list too. You may not have the means to bring in a professional stager, but you can put your best foot forward by removing the...

By Bion Grady, Paulding County Real Estate Specialist
(Maximum One Greater Atlanta Realtors)
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We Realtors® aren’t shy about laying out the case for why home sellers and buyers overwhelmingly choose to conduct their home sales through Dallas real estate agents. By themselves, the positive reasons are persuasive enough: our services that are proven, reliable, and sanctioned by Georgia’s lic...

By Bion Grady, Paulding County Real Estate Specialist
(Maximum One Greater Atlanta Realtors)
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The selling price that any Douglasville home brings depends on any number of factors, the most critical of which is most often how it stacks up alongside its neighborhood comparables. If its comps are in line, the property is virtually certain to attract interest. If overpriced, it’s likely to at...

By Thomas Santore Lic Associate Real Estate Broker, Realtor®-ABR-Land, Residential & Commercial Sa
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage/Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT)
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All You Vacant Land Owners! I know you are out there!!!!I see it all the time you own this piece of Vacant Land, sometimes you have never even seen the land! Maybe you inherited it and have no use for it! You keep paying tax on it! People say hold on to it, someday it will be worth a lot of money...
Are you planning to sell your house but you can't afford to spend on renovating and staging your house for the open house? A study has shown that houses that are staged before listing have better chances of getting a decent offer faster than the ones that are not. Staging a house for sale is not ...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale in Smithville, TX 506 FM 535 Smithville, TX 78957 is offered at $350,000!!!  A great private location centrally located between Bastrop and La Grange, 5 minutes away from Colorado river. Property is 14 acres with a 3,212 sqft 4 bedroom home. It also has a 5 bay pole barn along with...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
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Most real estate brokers and agents don’t really have all the tools needed to provide 100% selling services to sellers that need to sell their houses quick, for cash and at a fair price.This is why we have integrated fully with all the data on the MLS and became a real estate source to thousands ...

By Don Orason, "Helping You Make Good Real Estate Decisions"
(Silicon Valley Real Estate Team -Intero Real Estate Services)
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We've streamlined and perfected the process of finding dream homes for our clients in Almaden Valley We know you want to spend less time looking at perhaps hundreds of homes for sale, looking all over. . .just to find that special place, allow our knowledge, experience and passion for Almaden Val...

By Michele Cadogan 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2990 Av U, Bklyn , NY 11229)
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  Land  Wanted In Brooklyn To Build Homes  -  Thinking of Selling Your Vacant Lot  Land In Brooklyn Wondering How Much Your vacant  Land In Brooklyn Is Worth?  We Have Many Buyers / Developers Looking For Land In Your Area      If   You Are Ready To Sell  Call Michele Cadogan917-861– 9166Fillmore...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Jeff Dowler, CRS definitely knows what he is doing and people in his area are very lucky to have a professional like him to call upon! Carlsbad Sellers’ Closing Costs in a Real Estate Transaction   Homeowners who are planning to sell are naturally interested in what they can sell their homes for....

By HomeSalesForce.com Team Brokered by eXp Realty, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, Atlanta
(eXp Realty)
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Spacious well maintained multi-level on 3/4 acre. Large vaulted great room with hardwood floors. Brick fireplace with gas logs. Large master with trey ceilings. Master bathroom has a jetted garden tub and separate shower. Additional bedrooms up are oversized. Kitchen has stained cabinets and a b...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 126036 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC NMLS #3029)
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Sellers of homes often make mistakes that are not in their best interests. Here are common mistakes people make when selling a home and how to avoid them.Using Bad PhotographyUsing lousy photos or no photos to promote the property for sale is foolish. Professional photography is not so difficult ...

By Wendy Smith, Realtor Serving Lake Norman & Surrounding Areas
(Wendy Smith Team)
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Here are a Few Tips to Help you Prepare! Don't Forget, Experience Matters so Call Me When You are Ready to Get the Job Done! Wendy SmithBroker/Realtor®/Team LeaderWendySmithTeam - eXp Realty, LLCCell: (704) 634-4135Wendy@WendySmithTeam.com

By Michele Cadogan 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2990 Av U, Bklyn , NY 11229)
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Condos Sold 4th Quarter 2019  Georgetown Brooklyn Here is an overview  of condos sold and closed in Georgetown  Brooklyn 4th quarter 2019In the past three months , three   1 - 3 bedroom , 2 bath Georgetown Brooklyn condos sold  priced $220,000 - $445,000 approx sq ft 509  - 1,068 Source:bkmls   B...