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Kylee Roe, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Kylee Roe 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)?
Jill,
This sounds like a tax question, and you should consult a tax adviser. No Realtor is qualified to give you tax advice.
Kylee
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 3, 2013 Home Selling in 95757
Sue Archer R…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Sue Archer Reynolds 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
Kylee Roe, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Kylee Roe answered:
I bought my first home in Mar. 2012. What may I deduct at tax time? Am I not able to use my standard deduction if I deduct my interest?
Kenny,
You will have to speak to a tax expert, no Realtor or Real Estate Agent is qualified to advise you on this. However, from personal experience, I can tell you the tax deductions ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 6, 2012 Home Selling in 95624
Mark Forster, Real Estate Pro in Elk Grove, CA
Mark Forster answered:
How long do you forsee the low inventory in Elk Grove? I know it helps prices to go up.
Just went to a seminar today with a major bank and three top HUD, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac agents there. HUD after the first of the year is going to be releasing a load of inventory ou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 6, 2012 Home Selling in 95624
Mark Forster, Real Estate Pro in Elk Grove, CA
Mark Forster answered:
How is the outlook for selling my home in the 95624 in Elk Grove Sheldon North? I bought about 1 year ago.
Kenny,
The outlook is great for selling now because there is no inventory and prices are up now about 30% from a year ago. It also depends on the condition of the home. The better ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 17, 2012 Home Selling in 95624
Kylee Roe, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Kylee Roe 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.?
First of all, you should check with your BK attorney, if the BK is not discharged yet. I am not sure title can change hands--that is the property can not be sold--without permission of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 28, 2012 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
I am looking for a relator who can sell the impossible in Elk Grove, Ca 95624 area
Let me agree with you:
You have an IMPOSSIBLE SITUATION!

You want a Realtor to sell your house for more than it is worth!
That is probably not going to happen.
There are not too m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 3, 2012 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Sue Archer R…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Sue Archer Reynolds answered:
What are the risks of short selling a second home?
Short sale or walking away has the same financial consequences from a tax standpoint. However, there are many reasons to stay and help resolve the situation rather than impact yourself ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 6, 2012 Home Selling in 95757
Jim Walker, Real Estate Pro in Carmichael, 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
BG, Home Buyer in Phoenix, AZ
BG answered:
Investment Advice
when you move from zipcode to zipcode within the same town, the risk is still there (may change a bit for better or worst, who know). I would think that if you have been doing 3/2 , n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 26, 2014 Home Selling in 95757
Sue Archer R…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Sue Archer Reynolds answered:
Is home owners insurance more expensive on a teo story home than a single story home?
I asked Jennifer Mandelik of State Farm insurance (916) 966-7111.

She said that it is more based on square footage than whether it's a one or two story home. They take in to ac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 1, 2010 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Karen Burns, Other/Just Looking in Sacramento, CA
Karen Burns 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
Hi Faith,

Another alternative would be to offer lease/option. The tenant/buyer will be more likely to take better care of a house they are planning to buy. You could ask for down p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 22, 2009 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Marilyn Deen,  in 78759
Marilyn Deen answered:
I;m not sure if this is a unique situation or more common? I bought a home 9 years ago from realtor
Commission is always negotiable. If Joe is going to be your buyer's agent, he might be willing to reduce his listing commission.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 28, 2009 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Erin Stumpf…, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Erin Stumpf (Attardi) answered:
selling a short sale, is it a forgiven debt? I was told that you would get a 1099, with the differance.
If you are an agent with a short sale listing for a client, you really should direct him/her to seek advice from a qualified tax professional.

The short answer is yes, your seller wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 4, 2009 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Chris Mabry…,  in Tucson, AZ
Chris Mabry SRS,e-PRO answered:
How do I protect myself when a realtor is representing both the buyer and the seller?
Hello Jenny,
So what you are saying is that YOU are the seller, and you feel like your listing agent is "friends" with a buyer that is in contract to purchase your home? That sounds p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 30, 2013 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Anna Boyd, R…, Real Estate Pro in El Dorado Hills, CA
Anna Boyd, Re/Max answered:
Which closing costs do seller's pay on a FHA/VA loan compared to which ones the buyer pays?
Both FHA and VA follow the accepted contract (with very minor exceptions). They both cite "reasonable and customary closing costs". So whatever you agree to in the contract (such as s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 2, 2015 Home Selling in Elk Grove
Dallas Texas, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TN
Dallas Texas answered:
What is the Average days on the Market for a house with Acreage in Elk Grove Between 500,000-700,000?
Direct Contact a local Trulia agent or agent in area who can pull MLS data. If you question here is not answered.
http://www.lynn911.com http://www.homes-for-sale-dallas.com
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 14, 2008 Home Selling in Elk Grove, CA
The Hagley G…, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
The Hagley Group answered:
i have a 2-acre empty lot in elk grove and want to list 'for sale by owner' on MLS or any other ligitimate
You may want to check out FSBO.com as a resource. Also...you can create a free vFlyer at vFlyer.com. You can post this flyer to craigslist. vFlyer also syndicates to other sites. The mo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 11, 2008 Home Selling in Elk Grove, CA
Lori Kim Polk,  in Roseville, CA
Lori Kim Polk answered:
Need Feedback!
Actually, that might be your best bet. I would be happy to give you a report on the marketability of your property. What I really need to do is to see your property. You don't ask your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 26, 2008 Home Selling in Elk Grove, CA
Erin Stumpf…, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Erin Stumpf (Attardi) answered:
can someone refer a full service realtor in elk grove 95757 that will take a listing for 2%?
2% total?...1% to the listing agent and 1% to the selling agent?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 11, 2008 Home Selling in 95757
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