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Anthony Cava…, Real Estate Pro in Channahon, IL
Anthony Cavalea answered:
Our house has been listed on the market over 30 days. Get 10 showings in the first two weeks, one in the third week, after that no showings at all.
There are a few things going on here.

1) It's very typical when you first list a home to get a ton of activity. You're newly listed and the people looking in that area are going to w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 9, 2015 Home Selling in 60585
Bob Brandt , Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt answered:
Can a owner post a home for sale (by owner) on Trulia?
No. It may not cause it to sell anyway.
A multi-faceted marketing campaign is the key to getting a fair price for your property.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 17, 2015 Home Selling in 60544
Benni.gholami, Both Buyer and Seller in Dallas, TX
Benni.gholami answered:
I know that I am moving in June 2014. When should I put my house on the market?
I had my property for sale previously and the transaction took more than just a couple of months. Therefore, I would advise you to estimate and set aside roughly a period of 3 to 6 mont ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 18, 2015 Home Selling in Plainfield
Raymond Petr…, Real Estate Pro in SHOREWOOD, IL
Raymond Petric answered:
Want to sell my home but my Realtor tells me something totally different.I don't agree....
Many times the biggest issue can be price. If you're getting no showings in todays market, you're probably too high. If you're getting showings and no offers you're probably a little ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014 Home Selling in 60544
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
How do I go about my property to have an Open house next week-end?
If you have it listed with a Realtor, they can put the open house on the MLS and here on Trulia. If you are having an open house as a for sale by owner, that it cannot be listed here o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 12, 2014 Home Selling in Plainfield
Terri Vellios, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
Terri Vellios answered:
Will BUYER real estate agents call flat fee MLS listing owners just like seller Real estate agents to verify?
This could be the case for some agents. We are all unique, just like each home and seller is unique. I have never sold a home that was listed on the MLS where it stated to contact and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 27, 2014 Home Selling in 60585
Arlette, Renter in Plainfield, IL
Arlette answered:
I have 3 out of 9 houses in my Culdesac in foreclosure.(vacant) . How would this impact my selling opportunities ?
This could actually be favorable for you. Your house will stand out but there certainly are some downsizes in that it doesn't welcome buyers. Use it best to your advantage.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 18, 2013 Home Selling in Plainfield
Amanda Pile, Home Seller in Plainfield, IL
Amanda Pile answered:
No Showings, what's wrong?
I agree with Alan from Evanston.

First impressions are the most important when trying to catch a buyers attention. As you know, Trulia can find many homes in a general area in one ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 30, 2012 Home Selling in 60544
David Foote, Real Estate Pro in Naperville, IL
David Foote answered:
Can a seller {on a FHA contract} change an agreed and signed settlement date simply for the reason of not being ready to move.?
Gary is correct. You need to discuss this with all parties involved in the contract through your respective attorneys. However, the reason you sited here, not being ready to move, mak ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 19, 2011 Home Selling in 60586
Annette  Law…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
Does the realtor offer the Hafa program or who does?
HAFA is a US Government program that is facilitated through home mortgage lending companies. The answers you have read below are correct. Everyone stated you will need to hire a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 2, 2011 Home Selling in 60586
John Walin, Real Estate Pro in Libertyville, IL
John Walin answered:
I live in IL but I am definitely moving to TX by summer of 2011 but I have a house to sell here in IL before I can move. Any suggestions and help?
Definitely on market sooner rather than later, now is good. I disagree with Jerry on cookie cutter/tract homes, cookie cutter are selling pretty well and easier to comp out whe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 4, 2011 Home Selling in 60585
Jason Baez, Real Estate Pro in Virginia Beach, VA
Jason Baez answered:
What is the rate of commision a realtor charge to sell a house? If i hire you as my realtor, how do you differentiate yourself from other realtors?
In Virginia the standard commission is 6% (7% in some cases). With all of the websites and information on the web, you should be able to gather all of the information you need about age ... more
2 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 18, 2011 Home Selling in 60585
Suzanne Hami…, Real Estate Pro in Orland Park, IL
Suzanne Hamilton answered:
If I accept an offer what kind of time frame can I expect to closing? Can I set a time frame? Contingent on buyer selling house could take too long
I agree - every instance is different and definately your Realtor should have a good answer for you. However, taking contingent contracts is very difficult these days. If you accept a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 7, 2011 Home Selling in 60586
Nichole  Lat…,  in Tinley Park, IL
Nichole Lathus answered:
need an agent to market in a 55 plus community

0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 18, 2009 Home Selling in 60544
Tom and Joan…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Tom and Joanne Team answered:
Lots of showings - no offers

This is a challenging market and if you really want to sell then sit with your agent and get creative. There is a great tax incentive from the government for first time home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 14, 2009 Home Selling in Plainfield
.,  in Jacksonville, FL
. answered:
Can I post my home on here or is it only agents that can post? If I can, please direct me how to do it. Thanks
I list on the MLS through a flat fee broker ( $200-$400 more or less). Once your property is on the MLS, web sites like Trulia (and many others) will pick it up and display the same inf ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 10, 2009 Home Selling in Plainfield
Patrick Beri…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Patrick Beringer answered:
NO showings... Advice Requested.!!!
I don't live in your area, but I do have an answer for you. But Mark beat me to it, and much more eloquently..I would have said that you have answered your own question--Your price is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 9, 2008 Home Selling in 60585
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