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kay.macdonald, Other/Just Looking in New Braunfels, TX
kay.macdonald answered:
Which closing costs do seller's pay on a FHA/VA loan compared to which ones the buyer pays?
What is the maximum seller can pay toward Veterans closing costs?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 2, 2015 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Sheila Green, Real Estate Pro in Elk Grove, CA
Sheila Green answered:
Are there still Short Sales in the area?
Short sales are still very active in today's market. What is it that you're interested in knowing about short sales?

Thanks,
Sheila Green
916-752-9432
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 7, 2014 Home Selling in 95757
Doug Grace, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Doug Grace answered:
Is it better to offer a 4% buyers agent commission or lower the asking price?
Lower the price; people wanting to buy a house look online and ask their agents to show them specific houses. And lowering the price will bring it up on agent and buyer's radars.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 30, 2014 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Doug Grace, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Doug Grace answered:
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Sounds like it is a personal preference. Buying in different ares, as close as these zip codes, isn't really diversifying. There are managing reasons someone would want to stay in the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 26, 2014 Home Selling in 95757
Carmen Bird, Real Estate Pro in Elk Grove, CA
Carmen Bird asked:
What is the current market for this area? Values have increased enough to have restored many homes equity.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 17, 2014 Home Selling in 95757
Matt Bistis, Real Estate Pro in ,
Matt Bistis answered:
I have a rental at 9718 parktree way in elk grove, 95624. Can you give me an idea of how much we can sell it for? Thanks Tracy
It will depend on when you put the home on the market...its changing weekly. The condition of the home and if there are any updates will also help determine price. Are you a For Sale ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 30, 2013 Home Selling in Elk Grove
SFSacForeclo…, Real Estate Pro in elk grove, CA
SFSacForeclosures answered:
If you short sale on a second home that was not used as a rental can you only take the $3000 max loss per year (Sch D)?
I agree with everyone else, this is a tax issue that a CPA or a licensed tax preparer should answer not a realtor.

However, here are some links that may be useful:
a. http://www.irs ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 3, 2013 Home Selling in 95757
Sue  Archer, Real Estate Pro in Orangevale, CA
Sue Archer answered:
I bought a new home in 2012. It was not our first time. What can i deduct pertaining to the closing costs?
I see you received no replies. It could be because it was posted in Sacramento, CA while you reflect having purchased a home in Mays Landing, NJ.

Your CPA who is completing your tax ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 3, 2013 Home Selling in 95624
katy_ripoff_…, Both Buyer and Seller in Houston, TX
katy_ripoff_realtor answered:
How do I protect myself when a realtor is representing both the buyer and the seller?
Don't do it. The realtor only has one objective, get to closing. This is a conflict of interest and should be illegal. I wouldn't even recommend it within the same office. Realtors h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 30, 2013 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Kylee Roe, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Kylee Roe answered:
How is the outlook for selling my home in the 95624 in Elk Grove Sheldon North? I bought about 1 year ago.
Just want to add to Sarah's comment, that some caution in celebrating the "seller's market". She is correct, strong for sellers, lots of buyers, demand exceeding supply. BUT....don't ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 17, 2012 Home Selling in 95624
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in ,
Ron Thomas answered:
How long do you forsee the low inventory in Elk Grove? I know it helps prices to go up.
The Real Estate Market is NOT like the cell phone market;
Real Estate is a long term investment.
Quit thinking that it will boom or bust by next Tuesday.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 6, 2012 Home Selling in 95624
The Medford…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
The Medford Team answered:
What is the tax implications on a California Rental Property with (2) loans and the owner filed bankruptcy and planning to Short Sale the house.?
You should be asking this of your BK attorney and your taxation accountant.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 28, 2012 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Doug & Bud Z…, Real Estate Pro in Placerville, CA
Doug & Bud Zeller answered:
What are the risks of short selling a second home?
Discuss your options with your CPA, financian planner or attorney.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 6, 2012 Home Selling in 95757
Gary Meek, Real Estate Pro in ,
Gary Meek answered:
I am looking for a relator who can sell the impossible in Elk Grove, Ca 95624 area
There are a ton of ways to sell your home and get more than the other homes in the area. You need to make your home the most desirable in the area. This can be accomplished without sp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 3, 2012 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Jim Walker, Real Estate Pro in Roseville, CA
Jim Walker answered:
Value of 5885 Owl Light Terrace, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Emily of Trulia, please have Trulia tech guys reposition this question in the right city.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 25, 2011 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Anna M Brocco answered:
Is home owners insurance more expensive on a teo story home than a single story home?
To get a clear cost on your insurance premiums/payments--contact a few different insurance companies and ask for estimates--estimates are free--then make a determination as to affordabi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 1, 2010 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Jim Walker, Real Estate Pro in Roseville, CA
Jim Walker answered:
Are we better off continuing to rent out a home in the Laguna area of Elk Grove, or should we try to capitalize on the tax credit to sell it now? We
Just a thought here. Not hard advice.... Have you thought about offering to sell it to your current tenant?


Current tenants are sometimes the best prospects to buy the house they ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 22, 2009 Home Selling in Elk Grove
The Medford…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
The Medford Team answered:
I;m not sure if this is a unique situation or more common? I bought a home 9 years ago from realtor
Dmp:

Life is all about negotiation. And it’s the heart of any real estate transaction. Any seasoned Realtor knows that there are no absolutes when working with clients †... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Aug 28, 2009 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Hannah Flieg…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Hannah Fliegel answered:
selling a short sale, is it a forgiven debt? I was told that you would get a 1099, with the differance.
Hi Realtor,

You will get a 1099C for a Short sale. If you end up in foreclosure or deed in lieu you will get a 1099A. The lender has to report taxes and they were owed the full amo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 4, 2009 Home Selling in Elk Grove
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