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 Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Oconomowoc WI Condo Sales Market Report November 2018Oconomowoc WI Condo Sales Market Report November 2018 Oconomowoc Condos For Sale, Oconomowoc Realtor Kristin Johnston RE/MAX   My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Condo...

By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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 Loving the Rhode Island Coast in WinterOOPS not Yet but it Feels Like It There is beauty in those dark Rhode Island shores...from the deep blue grey of an angry ocean after the winds come through, to the icy seawalls protecting homes, frozen toppings on the sand and it is truly Rhode Island in w...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 10
When a property is not selling, there is always a reason why. That hardest part of solving it, is not always coming up with solutions, but getting the home seller to accept them. Take this Manchester NH area condominium. It is the highest priced unit in the whole complex. None have sold this hig...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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Sold As Is – Includes shrubbery and landscaping. ★ ★★ Call Steve for Appointment to Visit / Buy ★ ✴️ ▐►SEE AT WholeSale Buyer Values:              http://www.SCInvestmentProperties.com★ ★ We Contact ALL who Complete Our FREE Preferred Buyer VIP ★ ★  $7775 Handyman Special SWMH 2bd – 2ba Call Stev...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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 It is a kick looking through listings for our Buyers this time of year.   Who knew some houses have trees with ever-lasting leaves?     Or tulips in the front yard this time of year? When I have a listing that lingers much longer than expected, those exterior photos HAVE to be updated, or you lo...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Let me set the scene. A home seller stated that, they no way will the pay a buyer agents fee. Furthermore they directed that the Listing Agent should offer 0 under buyer agent, transactional broker, facilitator or any co broke type fee. That they will only pay the listing agent a reduced fee on ...

By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
Comments 3
He says: "I'm a Wholesaler; I've got a Buyer for your listing". If he had said: "I'm a Real Estate Agent; I've got a buyer for your listing", then I would have said good, send me an offer. If he had said: "I'm a buyer; I'm interested in buying your listing", then  I would have asked if he had a r...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 7
  A good list for everyone of gentle reminders to "put your best home forward" as it enters the market ! What are the 10 Commandments of Selling your home? There are things we learn in the real estate business on what not to do and as well as to do when selling a home. There are many but here are...

By Karen Borden
(Keller Williams)
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If you are moving houses, you will want to make a great impression on potential buyers.  This is why most people spend weeks cleaning out all the nooks and crannies, sweeping away spider webs, buying cushions and plants to add a welcoming touch, and making sure their pets stay off the furniture. ...

By Rhonda Burgess, Moving to Nashville TN Real Estate Specialist
(Southern Living Realty Partners)
Comments 5
Knowing the things to do before putting your house on the market can save you a lot of time and trouble. Selling a home is a complicated process that requires planning in order to be successful.You’ve decided to sell your home. However, you are not quite ready to put it on the market. Selling a h...

By Rhonda Burgess, Moving to Nashville TN Real Estate Specialist
(Southern Living Realty Partners)
Comments 6
Lavergne TN Home Sold in 3 Days  Sold in only 3 days!!!!!   Another happy homeowner just closed on Friday, March 18th.  From the list date, this condo was under contract in only 3 days. This Lavergne home wasn't in the best condition and it sold for more than the list price.  The property needed ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 4
Brookfield WI Condo Sales Market Report November 2018Brookfield WI Condo Sales Market Report For November 2018 Brookfield Condos for Sale My name is Kristin Johnston with RE/MAX Realty Center.  My market report gives you the real estate activity for Condos in Brookfield WI for the last 30 days. A...

By Chris B Johnson, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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#SellYourHomeForMoreandPayLess #TimeToSell #ChrisBJohnsonRealtor #SellersPayZEROCommission  #ListYourHome&PayNoCommission #BetterThanFSBO #5StarREALTOR®Your home is probably the biggest asset you own. This is why you should hire a professional to guide you through all your real estate transaction...

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 Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
Comments 52
An interesting tale of WOE to share with you this morning. I know a lot of you do not lke that word blame. But stay with me. The conversation was on who is responsible to make sure that the listing agent received an offer. Lets the set the scene. I listed a Manchester NH area home in a great are...

By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Comments 2
What are the 10 Commandments of Selling your home? There are things we learn in the real estate business on what not to do and as well as to do when selling a home. There are many but here are my top ten commandments for a Seller to get top dollar for their home. Do not do these! By the way, thes...

By Fred Sed, Your Orange County Realtor, Why? Because Fred Sed
(Fred Sed Group ~ Your Premier Orange County Realtors)
Comments 0
49 Playa Cir, Aliso Viejo, CA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews FREE Home Values $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 4 Baths(3 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 1575 SqFt The location of this Aliso Viejo townhome is unmatched. Steps from the ...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 5
Waukesha County Home Sales Market Report November 2018Waukesha County Homes For Sale, Waukesha County Real Estate, Kristin Johnston,RE/MAX Real Estate Market Report for Waukesha County,WI for November 2018.  Waukesha County Real Estate, Waukesha County Homes For Sale My name is Kristin Johnston w...

By Teri Arbogast, Davie, Weston, Plantation Real Estate- Top Realtor, Davie Florida Realtor, Weston, Plantation, Miramar
(TOP 1% of Realtors)
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An Amazing Arrowhead 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Townhouse SOLD in Davie!An Amazing Arrowhead 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Townhouse SOLD in Davie!  This clean and well-maintained home features plenty of living space downstairs, 3 large bedrooms upstairs, and space to entertain and relax on the private back patio.  The hom...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 5
Hartland WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for November 2018Experience an exceptional quality of life here in Hartland WI!Hartland is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. It is located along the Bark River and is a suburb of Milwaukee. The village a has a total area of 5.17 square miles, of w...