Home Selling in 19119 : Questions & Answers

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Gary Swank, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Gary Swank answered:
What are the pros and cons to selling my house myself without a realtor?
While you may think not using a Realtor will save you money, in the long run it may not. There are many many rules and regulations that are mandated by the State of Pennsylvania, Count ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 8, 2015 Home Selling in 19119
Sandra Hazel…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Sandra Hazeltine answered:
How do I list my home for sale on Trulia?
Truly does not allow FSBO on its site. Trulia pulls its listings from the MLS. There are other sites that will allow you to post, but research shows you are better off (sell faster and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 8, 2015 Home Selling in 19119
Eric Axelson, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Eric Axelson answered:
Can you ask for seperate settlement checks at closing?
Sam, my experience is yes, so long as you have proper documentation, such as a court order. Each title company is different. Have your Realtor present the proper documentation to the ti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 14, 2011 Home Selling in 19119
David Rogoff…,  in Brooklyn, NY
David Rogoff and Bonnie Chernin answered:
Do you need to keep the original agreement of sale or will a photocopy suffice? I am the seller
Dear Sam:

Always keep originals in a safe deposit box or fireproof vault. Electronic copies can be kept on a secure server for easy access. Consult with your attorney for the speci ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 21, 2011 Home Selling in 19119
Lynn  Crosby, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn Crosby answered:
On a cash deal can I ask for proof of funds? Bank statements..etc? Also how much of a deposit should I ask for?
Your listing agent should be assisting you with all these questions.

Prior to moving forward with any contract submitted "show me the money "

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor &a ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Jun 19, 2011 Home Selling in 19119
Eli Qarkaxhia, Real Estate Pro in ,
Eli Qarkaxhia answered:
Hi, I am selling by owner, and wanted to know if I can get my home "FHA loan approved". How would I do this and is it worthwhile to do so?
Hello Erica,
Are you absolutely sure you want to do that? Lets say you decide to get the appraisal and inspection($800-$1000) done, but the buyer gets a different financing! For sure a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 1, 2011 Home Selling in 19119
Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Anna M Brocco answered:
I am putting my house up for sale buy owner. Can I advertise on Trulia? How?
Unfortunately, Trulia does not allow for sale by owner posts, you can hower try blogging about the property--if and when you do list with an agent, he/she can post it for you--just ask- ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 18, 2010 Home Selling in 19119
DeJaniera Li…, Real Estate Pro in Jenkintown, PA
DeJaniera Little answered:
Can anyone recommend a great seller's agent in the mt. airy/NW Philadelphia area? Thanks!
Hello Ms Groves,

I would like to interview with you as your sellers agent. If you are currently scheduling interviews with agents, I would like to meet with you to discuss how I can ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 11, 2010 Home Selling in 19119
James Gordon…, Real Estate Pro in Hamilton, OH
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Lisa D.G. Rosenblatt what do you mean by only paying one commission when I sell my house
In that study the median home was a 3 bed 2.5 bath on a 1/4 acre lot for 599,210.00. This study was also completed in August of 2007 using data from the peak of the sellers market. It w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 18, 2009 Home Selling in 19119
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