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EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
We bought a new house two years ago. We have been unable to sell our old house yet. It is paid off so we don't have to worry about mortgage
Ok, why is life so complicated right?
Ok this first house of course is not anymore your primary residence you can really primary only live in
one especially if they are only 1 mile ap ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 13, 2013 Home Selling in Talkeetna
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
How to prepare now to sell our home next summer as a FSBO?
There are two levels of preparation on which for you to focus. The first being, preparing the home for selling. This is a relatively easy process that includes: deep cleaning, repairing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 5, 2013 Home Selling in Palmer
Jim Gribbin, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Jim Gribbin answered:
Alaska, friend quit claim house to me. he wants to set up a trust and have me administer the funds. Is there a tax liability ? not primary residence.
There is always a potential tax liability. Us Realtors are really not the ones to ask about this. I would recommend talking to an accountant ASAP!!!

Best of luck. I have a friend in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 4, 2013 Home Selling in 99508
John Thompson, Real Estate Pro in Ketchikan, AK
John Thompson answered:
What is the average price per sq ft for duplexes in Ketchikan, We have a duplex on S.PT. Higgins that we are trying to work out an asking price on.
There are various different sizes of duplexes in Ketchikan. I could easily find out a price tag per square foot of duplexes that compare to yours. Dennis I actually just listed your D ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 25, 2013 Home Selling in Ketchikan
Shirley Reid, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Shirley Reid answered:
Is there a time limit to respond back to an offer on my home?
In Georgia the response time is indicated by the offer acceptance deadline. That could range from several hours to several days. It just depends on what the Buyers urgency is. If the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 9, 2012 Home Selling in North Pole
Alaskabrat11…, Home Buyer in North Pole, AK
Alaskabrat110864 answered:
Are selling conditions different here in the subarctic?
yes they are, i have been in the construction maintenance field for many years, all around everything to do with homes and repairs from foundations to roof tops, selling a home in alask ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 8, 2012 Home Selling in Fairbanks
Dale Lamoreux, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Dale Lamoreux answered:
When interviewing a real estate attorney for reviewing purchase agreements, what should I look for?
Hello Tom - if you want an attorney look over your contracts - as with anything - see if you can get one referred to you so you get one you have confidence. Other than that - realtors ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 11, 2012 Home Selling in 99516
Broc Murri, Real Estate Pro in Wasilla, AK
Broc Murri answered:
What is the meaning "Broker Courtesy Considered" as shown on a property?
Hi Kj,

"Broker Courtesy Considered" in short means that FSBO (for sale by owner) is offering to pay a commission to encourage agents to show their home to Prospective buyers.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 18, 2012 Home Selling in Wasilla
Jim Olive, Real Estate Pro in Key West, FL
Jim Olive answered:
I am a "for sale by owner" person. Can I advertise my house through Trulia?
Hello Rodney...
As others have said, you can't list on Trulia unless you are listed in the MLS. For around $300 you can get listed in the MLS with a flat rate listing company, wh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 8, 2012 Home Selling in Eagle River
Broc Murri, Real Estate Pro in Wasilla, AK
Broc Murri answered:
can a fsbo pay to list on the MLS?
Hi Bev,

Yes, just do an online search, it runs about $300 or so.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 7, 2012 Home Selling in Anchorage
Broc Murri, Real Estate Pro in Wasilla, AK
Broc Murri answered:
why is the sales commission (generally 6%) so high? Since home prices are down shouldn't commissions be down too?
Akhomeseller,
Why is the sales commission considered high when if home prices are down so is the commission of the sell . Keep in mind all commissions are negotiable, but if your home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 2, 2012 Home Selling in Wasilla
Suzan FitzGe…, Real Estate Pro in 99801
Suzan FitzGerald answered:
Are there any discount flat fee brokers in Juneau, Alaska?
There are two Flat Fee Brokers in Juneau: Juneau Flat Rate Realty and Assist 2 Sell. Both provide full service for a flat fee.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 31, 2012 Home Selling in Juneau
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
what is the average time on the market for home sales in anchorage, alaska?
If looking to sell consider inviting a few local agents from different realty offices and ask for a cma, comparative market analysis, review the data, ask opinions, see what's sugg ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 5, 2011 Home Selling in Alaska
Cathy Sloan, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Cathy Sloan answered:
I sold my house "as is" 12 years ago in Florida. now the buyer is suing me because a home inspector found remodeling done with no permits.
I agree with Suzanne check on the statute of limitations with a Florida Attorney. It sounds as though the current owner may be selling the home if a home inspector is inspecting the h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 18, 2011 Home Selling in Alaska
Robert Bickel, Real Estate Pro in Wasilla, AK
Robert Bickel answered:
What is the average cost of a home appraisal in Sitka, AK?
Each property appariser is normally self employed and therefore free to charge their own rate depending on the type of structure and location.
Generally a appraisal will cost around $6 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 22, 2011 Home Selling in Sitka
Mark Mandigo, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Mark Mandigo answered:
What is a typical value assigned per square foot to a heated, attached garage \?
Appraiser's try to find sold properties that are as close to the same as possible for comparison's sake. Within a mile or two of each other, year built, style, square footage ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 16, 2011 Home Selling in Anchorage
Jimmie Ander…, Real Estate Pro in Altus, OK
Jimmie Anderson, Jr. answered:
We are currently in the process of selling our home. We bought the home 4 yrs ago and it appraised at 2204 square feet.
Stacy sometime the assessors office information is not correct for what ever reason.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 19, 2010 Home Selling in Anchorage
Partners Real…, Real Estate Pro in Eagle River, AK
Partners Real Estate answered:
Can we purchase with a different agent than we sell with?
In Alaska, we are known as licensees instead of agents for the purpose of this response. If the home your looking to purchase is listed with a licensee, you should find your own buyer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 1, 2010 Home Selling in Anchorage
Bl, Home Seller in Ketchikan, AK
Bl asked:
Have any homes sold in Ketchikan Alaska during month of October 2009? We are considering placing our home in Ketchikan for sale
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 6, 2009 Home Selling in Ketchikan
Jenell Blue-…, Real Estate Pro in 92675
Jenell Blue-Abernathy answered:
How much does it cost me to sell my home with a Real Estate Pro?
Commission structures can be confusing for most people. Search through Google or Yahoo for lower cost commission realtors and compare what they offer.
1 vote Share Flag Sun Oct 25, 2009 Home Selling in Anchorage
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