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Buyers: Don't just list a home - prepare it first

To sell a home or get top dollar, sellers must look at their property through the eyes of a potential buyer. Consider these five

South Florida home sellers driving hard bargains

It wasn't so long ago that homebuyers had all the power.

Oil the hinges: Open House Weekend is here

Put your best faandccedil;ade forward, says NAR president. Sellers should prep their home for visitors as buyers are creating ch

Region's housing rebound catching some sellers off guard

South Florida's housing recovery is sneaking up on some sellers.

Pick me, please: Homebuyers writing letters to sellers

Some buyers are solving housing woes with prose.

Fla. 'pocket listings' legal, but avoid problems

It's OK to withhold a listing from the MLS, but it's tricky. Sellers must understand the potential problems, and it could be que

Pending home sales slip slightly in June

That may be good, however. Rising interest rates deterred a few buyers, and an increase in sellers could be the start of a comfo

Multiple offers put South Florida home sellers in control

The spiffy five-bedroom house on a quiet cul-de-sac in Miramar hit the market for $379,900 on a Monday.

Orlando home prices dip as summer ends

Orlando-area home prices took their typical end-of-the-summer dip during August, though sellers continued to dominate the housin

Agents put off by reduced commissions

Some won't show properties with lower payouts

Even though South Florida homesellers still carry most of the negotiatin

Real estate notebook: Homebuyers crave more negotiating power

Sellers still have the advantage, but the gap is closing

Palm Beach County 's housing market still tilts toward seller

House-Senate plan could delay flood ins. increases

Fla. Sen. Nelson announced a bipartisan deal to delay flood insurance rate hikes. It's a ray of hope for buyers and sellers, but

Survey shows lingering impact of tight credit

NAR's 2013 Home Buyers and Sellers Survey: Tight mortgage-lending standards blocking some from homeownership, notably singles an

Redfin: S. Fla. home sellers cut asking prices in October

More Palm Beach County home sellers are lowering their asking prices, another indication that the housing market has softened, a

Congress agrees to incremental flood insurance fix

Sellers won't get help, but some current owners would have increases delayed - and FEMA has 60 days to provide a report on ways

Expired short sale tax relief may impact home sales

While Congress may yet extend IRS tax forgiveness for short sales retroactively, potential sellers could be holding off their ho

South Florida house prices, listings increase in January

South Florida house prices increased in January -- and so, too, did listings as more sellers showed confidence in the revitalize

DBPR: Watch out for unlicensed real estate agents

Secretary says Fla. will continue improving its "standards and regulations," and issued a release reminding buyers and sellers t