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Liz Floto, Home Owner in San Diego, CA
Liz Floto answered:
How to remove listing on your site for a sold house?
change your url to say "http://www.trulia.com/account/listings"
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 6, 2014 Home Selling in 07458
Elizabeth Gr…, Real Estate Pro in East Stroudsburg, PA
Elizabeth Grieco answered:
Selling a home in Palisades Park NJ
We maybe able to help you if you wish to call me at (570)997-3725. Elizabeth
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 28, 2014 Home Selling in 07650
Judi Monday,…, Real Estate Pro in Green Valley, AZ
Judi Monday, CRS answered:
We are FSBO and buyer now wants an agent in the deal. Do I have to pay the 7% fee? after the buyer already knows how much I want.
Commissions are not set, they are negotiated. You need to negotiate the rate directly with the Buyers agent.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 15, 2014 Home Selling in 07660
Howie Sandak, Home Buyer in Alta Vista P.u.d., A...
Howie Sandak answered:
Does an attorney need to be present at a house closing for a seller? She says she will send the check and documents by mail to the seller.
I have been told that if the seller does not want to appear in person, you have to file a "power of attorney" and file it... total cost of that is $400.00... New York
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 8, 2014 Home Selling in 07652
John Kruk, Real Estate Pro in Hackettstown, NJ
John Kruk answered:
Can I sell my house to a friend who will rent it back to me. I'm doing a short sale.
A "friend" is a tough one. I sell homes in an area where just about everyone knows eachother, so we would rarely see a true "arms length transaction". If you and your "friend" have no f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 15, 2014 Home Selling in 07463
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
my ex husband short saled the house I am now renting, the new owners want to sell the house. Can I purchase the house from him?
The only restriction may be if you were on the mortgage. Read the short sale paperwork for restrictions. If you wee not on the mortgage, you should have no liability to the amount short ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 12, 2014 Home Selling in 07463
Steve Quinta…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Quintana answered:
If we have to short sell our house, how will it effect my membership in an LLC business?
Your LLC membership agreement may address insolvency or financial distress. If so, your situation would have to be analyzed under the terms of the membership agreement.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 12, 2014 Home Selling in 07463
Steve Quinta…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Quintana answered:
Can a neighbor or friend purchase my home in a short sale?
The general answer is yes, your neighbor or friend can purchase your home in a short sale. Most short sale documentation has an arms-length transaction affidavit. Your proposed scenari ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 12, 2014 Home Selling in 07463
Steve Quinta…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Quintana answered:
can i short sale my house to my girlfriend or friend and move back in?
Most short sale documentation has an arms-length transaction affidavit. Your proposed scenario would have to be compared with the affidavit.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 12, 2014 Home Selling in 07463
Steve Quinta…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Quintana answered:
Is a short sale to a friend with the intention of buying back the property from them in a few years illegal?
Most short sale documentation has an arms-length transaction affidavit. Your proposed scenario would have to be compared with the affidavit.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 12, 2014 Home Selling in 07463
Colleen Cold…, Real Estate Pro in Fair Lawn, NJ
Colleen Coldon answered:
I hate the house we just purchased and am crying everyday. Is it insane to sell immediately?
It's absolutely not crazy to want to sell. You need to love your home. I'd love to help you. Please feel free to contact me through my Trulia Profile.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 3, 2014 Home Selling in 07410
Jeff and Kaye…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Jeff and Kaye Piggot answered:
What is the best way to get buyers in the dog days of August?
I know we really see it slow down, just fewer buyers out there at the moment. Therefore, it's really price driven here. If your home is priced more competitively and in good condition, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 29, 2014 Home Selling in 07666
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
How does Zillow price the homes for their website. I have my home listed at the assessed value. Zillow has it listed $40,000 less. Please help.
It is a top secret formula that is often flawed because it is not taking into consideration location, condition, extras, upgrades and amenities. It also uses short sales and REO sales t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 8, 2014 Home Selling in Tenafly
Tracy Kuehn, Real Estate Pro in Franklin Lakes, NJ
Tracy Kuehn answered:
how can i get rid of a home in dire need of repairs. house has no mortgage
I work with an investor group that rehabs distressed properties. All cash deals, quick closings. If you'd like me to take a look, call/text/email me. 201-741-7238 Tracy.kuehn@sotheb ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 14, 2014 Home Selling in 07417
Donna Brown, Real Estate Pro in 07675
Donna Brown answered:
Is it better to sell or hold on to my condo when the mgmt company has no funds for repairs to the building?
Can you rent it out at a reduced price compared to other local condo rentals? If the building is not habitable and the financials are analyzed the banks will not issue a mortgage. Your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 13, 2014 Home Selling in 07631
Robert and L…, Real Estate Pro in Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Robert and Lisa Hammerstein answered:
How does one determine when to lower the asking price? Is it time on the market and/or number of showings?
We generally tell sellers that after 2 weeks and the showings drop off to nothing it is time to do a price adjustment. It's just a general rule of thumb. There can be circumstances that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 8, 2014 Home Selling in 07642
Theresa Coon…, Home Buyer in 18902
Theresa Cooney answered:
I am currently renting a condo to tenants. Can I put it up for sale while they are living there?
I want to sell my condo but someone is renting it. Can I break the lease as the owner by giving them 30 60, 90 days notice? I don't want to wait 10 more months for the lease to be u ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 7, 2014 Home Selling in Englewood
Zane Pallo-R…, Real Estate Pro in Rutherford, NJ
Zane Pallo-Reynolds answered:
I got a two bedroom condo in Rutherford (Briar Hall ) That Im looking to sell or rent . whats the price range should I look for ? both rent or sell.
Is the Condo still available? I would love to see it for rent as well to buy! Please let me know!
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 28, 2014 Home Selling in Rutherford
Alex Ristovic, Real Estate Pro in Fort Lee, NJ
Alex Ristovic answered:
What is the current average time to sell a house in Fort Lee, NJ?
My marketing plan sells homes on an average of 22 days. I have devised a way to put buyers and seller together with my "Full Active Marketing" plan. Give me a call and we can set up a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 27, 2014 Home Selling in 07024
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
currently with a house for sale in the town of bergenfield nj and looking to change listing agents. Any?
I can answer your general question about finding a "full time" Realtor. I will leave the local sales part to someone in your area.

You can call the agency, or agencies, who do a lot ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 26, 2014 Home Selling in 07621
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