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Larissa Hayn…, Real Estate Pro in Brewster, MA
Larissa Haynes answered:
How do I list my property for sale if I am not an agent?

I understand the want to sell your home on your own and I have a great 45 page booklet that will guide you through the process. Feel free to contact me and I would be happy to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 13, 2015 Home Selling in 02631
Tracy Santro…, Real Estate Pro in Cary, NC
Tracy Santrock answered:
How much should you spend to prepare your home for sale?
There are some investments in selling a home that make more sense than others. Homes that are freshly painted and move-in ready are much more appealing to buyers than homes with wallpa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2014 Home Selling in 02635
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What do I need to know to sell my own property on Cape Cod?
If you are asking agents such a question, are you sure you are up to the task....
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 31, 2014 Home Selling in Eastham
Jen Silverman, Real Estate Pro in 02635
Jen Silverman answered:
what is the capital gains (%) expense in massachuettes on sale of a second home?
As mentioned below, it is always best to seek counsel with your accountant or financial adviser before making any major changes to your asset portfolio.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 23, 2014 Home Selling in South Yarmouth
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Our house is sold but not closing yet. Now, we are thinking to sale the playground in our backyard. Can we do that?
It will depend what was in your contract, Was is included by the buyer? if so then no. Hopefully you listed it under exclusions that it was not included. You may want to ask your listin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 13, 2014 Home Selling in 02645
Wen Farina (…, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Wen Farina (Wayne) answered:
Trying to value condo at 234 Parker Road, Unit 1E, Osterville, MA
Get a few free market analysis from Realtors and you can then compare notes and have a better idea as to what the market value is.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 17, 2013 Home Selling in Osterville
Sarah Goulart…, Real Estate Pro in Bourne, MA
Sarah Goulart Nathe answered:
Can I get more for my house by selling it to an individual buyer or to a developer who can tear it down and build something in its place?
I agree with Christine below, looking at your property, my guess would be that you would garner more from an individual buyer who may or may not expand the property.

Truthfully, th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 13, 2013 Home Selling in 02653
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
We have renters - would that be a problem when trying to sell?
It depends on the tenants motivation. I find it is always a good idea to set expectations up front and if you feel the tenants may have an issue when the time comes to sell don't rent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 13, 2013 Home Selling in Dennis
Corey Sprague…, Real Estate Pro in Milton, MA
Corey Sprague, Realtor answered:
We can't get our listing to post for selling our home in Dennis, MA. What are we doing wrong?
Linda, if you have an account, go to this link: http://www.trulia.com/submit_listings/

You can post a listing if you're not an agent. Click on submit a listing. You will want to chan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 12, 2013 Home Selling in Dennis
Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
So, when I sell my house, can we take the curtains? How about the curtain rods? Ok, now, how about the area rug?
Make an "excluded from sale" item list before putting your property on the market that way it is disclosed to any potential buyer up front ( the rug doesn't need to be on that list)

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0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 24, 2013 Home Selling in 02645
Nicky Mooney, Real Estate Pro in Hyannis, MA
Nicky Mooney answered:
What do look for when hiring an agent to sell your home?
This is such an important question, feel free to visit my blog and find out how you choose the BEST Realtor for the job, not a part-time Real Estate Agent, but a full time, professional ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Home Selling in Centerville
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
Private / Family sale
Hi Eranned,

You are asking a legal question.

I'd ask an attorney and possibly a cpa.

However, my experience is that:
It is not unusual to transfer a property for a nominal fee ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 27, 2013 Home Selling in 02646
Chris Lefebv…, Real Estate Pro in Methuen, MA
Chris Lefebvre answered:
I own a lot in Mass
The main factors that will affect value are location of the land and whether or not it is possible to build (does it meet city or town codes or can you get a variance). There are a lot ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 16, 2012 Home Selling in 02632
Katharine Be…, Real Estate Pro in South Yarmouth, MA
Katharine Beckman answered:
I have older marsh front home on Cape Cod. Must sell soon. Should I try to market it myself, or use an agent?
Please call/text me - I live on Cape Cod, market very good this year vs 2011. Marsh views or water views on Cape Cod are what it's all about.

I am with Today Real Estate, we have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 19, 2012 Home Selling in Harwich Port
Kathryn Acci…, Real Estate Pro in Sturbridge, MA
Kathryn Acciari answered:
If you want a specific number as to your home's worth, hire an appraiser. However, if you want to know your home's value as it compares to your local real estate market, invi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 25, 2012 Home Selling in Truro
Paul Beatty, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, MA
Paul Beatty answered:
my home is not listed on trulia
Not all properties for sale show up on Trulia, and it's simply because your agent/office doesn't feel the need to invest their advertising dollars here. But you're sear ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 13, 2010 Home Selling in 02659
Team Kinchla…, Real Estate Pro in 02540
Team Kinchla - (Jim Kinchla) answered:
What are real estate agents asking for commissions these days when selling your home?
There's no set commission rates in the industry. Most offices will have their own policy's and rates to discuss with the seller during the listing process. The very most impor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 20, 2010 Home Selling in 02536
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