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Trina Pomeroy, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Trina Pomeroy answered:
Sell home contingent upon a move months away?
You can absolutely put your home up for sale and have it be contingent upon your move, and as Erica mentioned, it is just a matter of finding a buyer who is agreeable to your terms. I a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 7, 2014 Home Selling in 99507
Erica Thynes, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Erica Thynes answered:
How does IRS treat home equity gain?
My understanding is the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 states single taxpayers can exclude up to $250,000 in profits on their home's sale. Married couples (file jointly) can exclude $500,0 ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Feb 5, 2014 Home Selling in 99507
Katrina Bent…, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Katrina Benton answered:
How can I list my house for sale by owner on trulia.com
You may be overlooking one of the most important benefits of working with a real estate professional.

A vast majority of the people who visit "for sale by owner" homes are casual lo ... more
3 votes Share Flag Sun May 12, 2013 Home Selling in 99504
Jim Gribbin, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Jim Gribbin answered:
In military, sold my home and moved with realtor doing closing. Buyer didn't put utilities in their name , do I have any recourse?
You should have scheduled the utilities to be turned off as of the day of closing. It is the Buyer's resposibility to schedule utilities to be turned on as of that same date.

The uti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 23, 2013 Home Selling in Anchorage
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
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:
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
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
Cindy Wilson, Real Estate Pro in Eagle River, AK
Cindy Wilson 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
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
Curt, Both Buyer and Seller in California
Curt answered:
My husband and I sold our house 3 months ago and put 150% estimated repair cost into an escrow account for a
It completely depends on how the contract was written. However, if you funded the escrow with money that was intended to repair the deck, then that money *should* be released to you. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 14, 2008 Home Selling in 99502
Sylvia Barry,…, Real Estate Pro in Marin County, CA
Sylvia Barry, MAS, CIPS, SRES answered:
Congrats, Diane, you made Heahter and others very happy!

We are working on a mission statement / press release / Theme. It will be unveiled when it's ready - I think we are pretty ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Oct 7, 2007 Home Selling in Anchorage
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