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Robin D Olson, Home Owner in Portland, OR
Robin D Olson asked:
I am trying to update my home profile. Your site is not allowing me to do this. Why not? The name choices that show up show my wife's and my name followed by the initials "Tr". What does that stand for? Why can't I update my home profile?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 10, 2016 Home Selling in Portland
Fred Parks, Home Buyer in Portland, OR
Fred Parks asked:
How does artificial grass affect the resale value of a home? I need to completely refurbish my 3000 sq ft of lawn and had first thought of having it resodded the old fashioned natural way. But now, am considering fake grass for a carefree lawn that…
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 27, 2016 Home Selling in Portland
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
How much is my home worth?
Jim,
Trulia & Zillow both provide automated valuations, but they are only rough estimates and are not reliable. No one from those companies ever visits the home to check it's conditio ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Jan 5, 2016 Home Selling in Portland
Faye O'Bryant, Real Estate Pro in Lake Oswego, OR
Faye O'Bryant answered:
My home on sale backs a noisy road. Several prospects have given this reason for turning down - what to do? My broker agrees with it but no plan.
Road-noise buyers are typically "value" buyers. Usually a home is priced in consideration of the drawback, so will attract a buyer who is seeing much smaller homes in the same price ra ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 14, 2015 Home Selling in 97229
Andi Blackwe…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Andi Blackwell answered:
I own an 1888 Victorian in Sellwood that was legally changed to a duplex. Should I put a basement under it (instead of the cellar)?
Converting a cellar to a basement could be costly with little return, but I can understand your concern. One of the things I tell my sellers is you can't worry about something until it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 30, 2015 Home Selling in Portland
Lisa Mehlhoff, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Lisa Mehlhoff answered:
Have 3 smallish bedrooms and bathroom on the main floor, & shower and bedroom in the basement. Considering combining 2 bedms to make master suite.
I have found that people in Portland love a master suite because they are so hard to find. It is also nice to have a have master on the main. As people age it is nice not to have to cli ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 21, 2015 Home Selling in 97213
Lisa Mehlhoff, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Lisa Mehlhoff answered:
Leave the master bath as is or do some updates the new owner will likely replace?
It depends if the rest of your house has been updated. If all other rooms are updated, then yes put some money into your bathroom. Depending on your market price point it will depend on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 20, 2015 Home Selling in Portland
Marcio Wilges, Home Owner in Boca Raton, FL
Marcio Wilges answered:
Should I rent out my house or sell it? I am relocating and currently own a home at Portland, OR. thanks!
I think it is best to seek professional advice from a realtor who could help you with the financial breakdown so that you can see for yourself which option benefits you more financial w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 27, 2015 Home Selling in 97229
Jilida, Home Buyer in Dallas, TX
Jilida answered:
I'm a buyer of short sale approved by Bank Of America (Equator), inspection is done but appraisal came short of listing price. Appraisal report
If the listing is through Equater I find it easier to deal with than the traditional call made on a daily routine. I would have your agent that you are represented by, prepair a CMA and ... more
2 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 10, 2015 Home Selling in 97229
Robert Asche…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Robert Ascherin answered:
where do you get your information? I have a home listed on Truila and it shows it sold at $125,000. This is SO NOT Right! How does that happen?
If you did not get it fixed yet call the help desk they are very helpful.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 25, 2015 Home Selling in 97223
Robert Asche…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Robert Ascherin answered:
How can I list my home for sale by owner on this site?
You need to open up an acct then you can list it on Trulia. The one thing you should know is they may charge you. I would like to talk to you about listing it with me if that works for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 25, 2015 Home Selling in 97212
lewisremingt…, Home Owner in Rochester, NY
lewisremington19 answered:
What are some effective ways to increase the value of your home before selling?
I believe having the moss removed from your siding and your roof will really help increase some value. Plus this will help you pass any inspections you have. It's good to stay on top of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 13, 2015 Home Selling in Portland
Janine Ward, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Janine Ward answered:
What will it cost t stage my home?
Hi Jesse,
Dan from Washington did great answering this question because there are a lot of different levels of staging and not one set price. Also, some agents will include light stag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 6, 2015 Home Selling in Portland
Janice Pesta…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Janice Pestana answered:
Disclosure Question - No Permit
I highly recommend that you get it permitted. Chances are if everything is accessible to the inspector and done properly it will pass muster and they will provide you with the permit. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 31, 2015 Home Selling in Portland
Jen Singer, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Jen Singer answered:
I can't seem to get any data about West Slope (Portland, OR). There are tons of "neighborhoods" but mine is not one of them!
I grew up in West Slope and would be happy to answer questions for you about the neighborhood. You might also try Neighborhoodnotes.com
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Home Selling in 97225
Ruth and Per…, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
How to value a very productive fruit and vegetable garden, when estimating property value?
Its important to know the size of the garden, square footage or acerage.
Value of the fruit and vegetables per year.

A fine Garden can generate anywhere between $10K to $25K in valu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 2, 2014 Home Selling in 97206
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