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Selling a Home

Selling ahome in Nashville TN can be greatly enhanced by using the professional team of Realtors with The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Elite

Found 266 blog entries about Selling a Home.

How a Short Sale Works for SellersSelling a home for less than the mortgage takes a little more work than a regular home sale. With this information, sellers will understand what distinguishes a short sale, and what they should anticipate during the process.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a financial advisor before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

What Is a Short Sale?

Although home prices generally trend upward, there are periods of time when the value of a home may drop. As long as the homeowner can continue making the payments as specified, this situation may correct on its own. However, if someone needs to sell a home that is worth less than the amount they owe, they may have to go through a short sale in order to eliminate the

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High-Tech Home Tours Pack a Virtual PunchThe immersive experience of actually standing in a room and seeing all its features without taking a single step presents a unique opportunity for real estate professionals, buyers and sellers alike.

Sometimes touted as the new normal for real estate marketing, virtual tours take photography to new heights of reality. While visual tours and drone photography have become commonplace for online listings, the development of virtual reality tours offers a new dimension. It is destined to become the "new normal" of real estate marketing, saving time and energy, adding a new level of professionalism and increasing the expectation of financial gain.

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Home Photo Guide for BeginnersNo matter what, when posting a listing for a home for sale online, it needs to include photos. Pictures give buyers an idea of what the home looks like and what they can expect should they choose to schedule a home showing, so they act as a first impression to all viewers. High quality pictures are important for all listings, but not everyone is a professional photographer, so it can be difficult to know all the ins and outs of getting good shots. Whether you allow your real estate agent to take photos, hire a professional or take them yourself, here are some tips any photographer can use to improve their results.

1. Use a Tripod To Steady the Camera

A tripod is a basic photography tool that all people trying to take important photos should

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Yard Landscaping Tips to Attract BuyersPlants like bright sun and intense heat, but only to a point. At the height of summer, when the sun is its hottest, some landscaping can become dried out and stressed. As a home seller, this can have a negative effect on your home’s curb appeal. Dry, brittle landscape and browning flowers can make your home seem poorly maintained and unattractive. To avoid problems with the sale, home sellers may need to spend extra time tending your garden and managing the plants. Keeping your garden lush, green and inviting for home buyers can help you sell your home.

Set Up An Automatic Sprinkler System

Moving and selling a house can be very time consuming, so when the home selling process picks up, you may find that you’re too busy to water your lawn.

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Mistakes Homeowners Can Make When Selling Their HomesThere is something to learning from experience. However, life lessons can be particularly painful when it comes to selling a home for the first time. Here are some common first-time seller mistakes and how to avoid them.

Being able to step back and look at a home objectively does much to help with the home-selling process. Sellers who may not be willing to be flexible with potential buyers or make changes to their home may see less traffic and fewer bids. There are a number of ways that sellers can unconsciously derail the home selling process and make it more difficult to sell a home. An agent with experience selling homes in local markets like East Nashville can make the process easier.

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So, it's time to sell your Nashville home. As you get started with the process, one of your your top priorities will naturally be development of curb appeal. Appearances are everything when it comes to making a first impression, and homes with good curb appeal can sell for more than homes without.

Improving curb appeal is one of the ways that homeowners can make their home more competitive when they put it up for sale. Without curb appeal, a property can take longer to sell and may even sell for less money. Even if you live in a hot real estate market like Franklin, maintenance and curb appeal can make your home stand out and give you an edge. Often the most effective way to boost curb appeal is by performing regular maintenance that many

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How to Stage Your Home

When it comes to selling a home, how it’s presented to viewers is everything. Staging is one of the most important parts of the home selling process, as it can encourage a higher selling price and a shorter time during which the home stays on the market. How do sellers make good choices when staging? Here are some DIY home staging tips to give sellers an edge, even in competitive markets like Franklin.

General Staging Tips

When staging a home to sell, homeowners can make a few sweeping changes in all rooms of the house to improve the home’s showing power, as well as targeted staging decisions specific to different rooms in the house. Here are a few general home staging options for homeowners to consider.

Cut out Clutter

When walking

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Your Guide to Selling a Pre-ForeclosureA pre-foreclosed home sale will have a different set of rules than a normal home sale, which is why sellers need to be on their toes to ensure everything goes smoothly. Of course, this is a tall order to ask from homeowners who may feel as though they're in an unwinnable situation. In fact, many homeowners don't even realize that selling is an option once they fall behind on their mortgage payments and learn of a possible foreclosure oin their home. They may think they have to leave immediately or that the home already belongs to the lender.

Homeowners are usually allowed to sell their home prior to an actual foreclosure and the home being sold (either at auction or through a normal listing) If the home is sold prior to an actual legal

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4 Tips for Selling a Home With a Swimming PoolAlthough a pool can be a wonderful amenity for a current homeowner, the presence of a pool could be a potential liability for some home buyers. However, homeowners that are selling their homes with pools can make the sale go much smoother and help the buyer understand that a pool is an asset, not a liability.

Arrange For A Pool Inspection

Though some home improvements do not significantly increase a homes value, a swimming pool in great condition could increase the resale value of the home. The trick is that sellers have to know how the pool is working. Before they list the home, sellers ought to schedule an inspection with a pool professional, to identify any possible problems. This will allow them the time they need to make any repairs that

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Good Home Investment Spending an afternoon watching one of the many house flipping shows on cable television can be enough to convince anyone to try their hand at this seemingly quick and easy way to make thousands of dollars of profit.

After all, the process looks easy enough. Just buy a very cheap fixer-upper house, put a little time and money into it, and then resell for thousand more than you paid... right?

But as the old saying goes, nothing is ever as easy as it looks and if you now own a house you are trying to flip, you may have already found that old saying to be absolutely true. Before you panic, read the following tips designed to help avoid rookie mistakes and increase your chances of actually flipping your house for real profits at the closing

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