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Randy Stoker, Real Estate Pro in Yuba City, CA
Randy Stoker answered:
I purchased a home amd claimed it on trulia. I am planning to list it as a for sale by owner in future. I would like to edit the pictures as progress
Trulia does not support For Sale by Owner listings, all the properties posted on Trulia come from real estate agents. The listing information is pulled from the MLS systems.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 24, 2015 Home Selling in 11225
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
I have an idea to offer buyers a rebate. I'd rather negotiate a rebate for them to remodel, etc. to do it right than me do a generic job. Crazy or no?
You are better off to price the property correctly, if a buyer wants a credit, they are going to ask whether you offer it or not.. If you offer one you may scare off buyers who think th ... more
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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
There is practically NO inventory in my entire neighborhood. Should I even bother offering a buyer's commission?
If you do not offer a buyer side commission, some buyer agents still may approach you and try to negotiate a fee without you offering. By not offering any buyer side fee you could exclu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 5, 2015 Home Selling in Brooklyn Heights
Alain Picard, Real Estate Pro in Puyallup, WA
Alain Picard answered:
I am selling my home. How can I place it on Trulia?
The last time I checked you could not list your home for sale on Trulia without a Real Estate Agent. I'm not sure if this has changed or not. You may want to consider hiring an Agent to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 5, 2015 Home Selling in Brooklyn Heights
Jean Leon Ma…, Real Estate Pro in Camelback East, Phoe...
Jean Leon Magnotto answered:
I am selling my house. Can I place it on Trulia?
Trulia doesn't allow FSBO's, buyt a quick google search will bring up plenty of sites that will !
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 5, 2015 Home Selling in Brooklyn Heights
Elizabeth Bo…, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Elizabeth Bolton answered:
My parents didn't receive a check of the total net proceeds at closing. Why is that? They received 242,083.37 instead of 840,176.74.
As others have said - this is a question for your attorney. You do mention a 1031 form. If they're doing a 1031 exchange the money would go to a holding company until they purchase the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
What is the average commission a seller pays a realtor /agent and what fees are included as part of the commission?
Commissions are negotiable and it is between the seller and the Realtor to discuss what that fee will be and how much the cooperating Broker will receive. In my opinion, there are many ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 28, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Real Estate…, Home Buyer in Punta Gorda, FL
Real Estate Investor answered:
Where is the best place to list for sale by owner?
You can advertise your home on http://www.FlatMlsListing.com
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 17, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Rayford Igle…, Real Estate Pro in 11220
Rayford Iglehart answered:
What are some realtors that specialize in selling homes in Sunset Park?
Rapid Realty in Sunset Park is branching into the sales market and offering competitive rates. Contact me to find out how we can sell your hone for the best price.

0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 21, 2014 Home Selling in 11220
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I will like to rent or sell my condo,in the Georgetown area in Brooklyn,for selling what is the first step I need to take?
You can begin by contacting, inviting and interviewing a few local agents; ask for a market analysis to determine price, ask about marketing, etc.
2 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 16, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Co-Op apartment in Staten Island (Rosebank). appraised for 200K and a sale in contract, can board deny sale and request higher amount
As a former agent & co-op shareholder, co-op Boards must follow Federal & State housing laws. They are forbidden to change the sale price after a contract has been signed by both parti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 20, 2014 Home Selling in 11209
Ben Vorspan, Real Estate Pro in Studio City, CA
Ben Vorspan answered:
Do fruit trees generally increase the desirability or resale value of a house?
I realize you're in Brooklyn, and my opinion here in Los Angeles would be a little bit different (we don't have deer in my neighborhood), but most of my buyers eagerly point out fruit t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 2, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Susan Oshins…, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Susan Oshinski answered:
Can I continue showing my home with a sign contract?
Hi this is Susan Curry of Susan Style Inc. Interior Design Chicago.


Desire of one breeds desire in another.
Several buyers will offer several solutions to the selling goal. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Maryanne Pis…, Real Estate Pro in 92020
Maryanne Pisano Jackson answered:
Should the seller agent send a copy of the buyers pre-qualification letter?

Your Realtor needs to submit a pre-approval letter, and proof of ample funds to close along with all offers submitted on your property!

Some require FICO scores!

I contac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
Should the posting of my home on the internet real estate sites indicate that my house is in contract?
On PROFESSIONAL real estate websites supported by local REALTORS and broker the status will be displayed CORRECTLY. Entertainment real estate websites like Zillow and Truila can displa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 17, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
eelliott, Home Owner in Baltimore, MD
eelliott answered:
What documents should I request from a potential buyer who is financing the purchase of a home through cash? And another through a loan or mortgage?
I'm selling my current home, in which I have full equity. I own it free and clear. As soon as I have a signed purchase contract (with deposit in escrow), I plan to take that to my new l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 16, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Victor Gazal, Real Estate Pro in Long Island City, NY
Victor Gazal answered:
im looking for a real estate agent or company to help me on selling a 2 family home in crown heights ,brooklyn new york...my name rodney leathers
Hi my name is Victor Gazal
I am an independant Broker who has sold property in your area
I also happen to be moving to Crown Heights and know the area very well and understand the ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 15, 2014 Home Selling in 11225
Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11201
Luke Constantino answered:
Looking to sell my house in Clinton Hill. What can you recommend me: to ask real estate agency to help me, or to find buyers by myself?
Hello Dilan,

I wouldn't ask my physician to sell my house and he definitely wouldn't want me to operate, hahaha!!! Statistically speaking, over 90% of homeowners go to a Realtor (lik ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 15, 2014 Home Selling in Clinton Hill
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
What financial information should my relator have on a prospective buyer? Should the realtor pass that information to me, the seller?
Generally a pre-approval letter is all a listing agent will get and that should be passed on to the seller to consider. The quality of that letter can vary greatly and I've ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 15, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
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