Five Biggest Real Estate Myths discussing the Five Biggest Real Estate Myths. This is something that I think both Buyers and Sellers need to watch. I am always asked â€œIs this a good time to sell?â€
Current Market Conditions September 2013 There are 36 active listings with an average list price of $106,850 ranging from $59,900 to $159,900 There are 26 pending/under contract sales and in the past 30
What did we just do? Buyers Remorse â€“ Do you have it? What did we just do? It is a question that many 1st time home buyers and even people that are moving from one home to another ask themselves.
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Current Market Conditions May 2013 There are 27 active listings with an average list price of $104,019 ranging from $59,900 to $135,000 There are 19 pending/under contract sales and in the past 30 days
Of course your home is (Fill-in-the-Blank) ! But it wonâ€™t sell for more than what a buyer is willing to pay! There are not a lot of people out there that will pay more than the appraised value
Real Estate Explained | What is Appreciation Real Estate appreciation is the increase in value of your home and the property.In the United States since 1968 Real Estate Median Sales increased, but as
A study of over a million housing transactions located near 159 Walmarts between 2000 - 2006 by Devin G. Pope of Univ. of Chicago and Jarwn C. Pope of Brigham Young concludes that there is an increase of housing prices. You can find their paper on line. It's title is "When Walmart comes to town : Always low housing prices ? Always ? "... more
Moving with Kids in Western New York When buying a new WNY home it is usually the adults that make all the decisions. But are we really making the best decisions for our children? Home buying can be
May 30, 2012 There are 30 active listings with an average list price of $139,901 ranging from $44,900 to $139,901 There are 21 pending/under contract sales and in the past 30 days there has been 6 closed
I can't speak directly to NY, but in general the pros would depend on the offer being made and the home they planned to sell. I consider a contingent on sale request a concession similar to a reduced price. If you were my seller, I'd want to know why this offer was better than waiting for another non-contingent offer.
If the buyer is offering full price, minimal other contingencies and had a very attractive and well priced home to sell, I'd consider it.
If they want an unreasonable discount on your home and plan to list their over market value, forget about it.... more
The rollover amount for real estate is quite high upon sale of a home, yet finding a spot for that equity is what will have the long term effects. Talk to your tax advisor to see the what would work best for your personal situation and circumstances.... more
The absolute only answer any realtor should be giving you with regards to this question is that "All Commissions are Negotiable"
Joshua is correct. It is a potential Sherman anti-trust violation for Realtors to discuss, or recommend what is and is not standard, normal, usual, "going", regular or any other type of commission. Each agent and agency charges what they think their market will bear, and what they believe their services are worth. Period.
from our local board's website regarding anti-trust guidelines:
At any time, in any place, or under any circumstances, do not have any personal, telephone or e-mail conversations with competitors concerning commissions, fees, charges or any other business practices of your real estate business or those of the firm with which you are associated. This applies at social gatherings, on the golf course, while hunting, in the bar, cocktail parties, board functions and at all times and in all places. At association or board meetings, confine discussions to topics of association or board business directly involved in the purpose of the organization and the meeting.... more