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Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
Does tank-less water heater adds value to the house ?
Verify with the local Realtor members in your market, click on the Find an Agent above and ask some of your area's top producers.
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 9:09am Home Selling in Plano
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Culver City, CA
Dorene Slavitz (213) 814-5238 answered:
I want to sell our house (75093 zip) as is and get the hell out. My wife insists that WE must make all kinds of updates first which means ME!!
My Goodness! You must be in a high demand neighborhood.
A home with beautiful and expensive upgrades will sell for more then a home without any of those, however, you can still sell a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 8:33am Home Selling in Plano
Amy S. Arey, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Amy S. Arey answered:
How can we increase showings?
WOW--that's a long time to be on the market with only three showings. Take a peek at this blog-entry I wrote and see if any of these things perhaps could help with the sale of your hom ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 23, 2014 Home Selling in 75094
Steve Canfie…, Real Estate Pro in Prospect, KY
Steve Canfield answered:
0% Selling commission and 3% buying
There are certain brokers who do this. I do this myself. Here's how it works with me. I will list your home on the MLS and 54 different search engines, including Zillow.com, Trulia.com, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 17, 2014 Home Selling in McKinney
Michael Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Michael Brownstead ABR GRI SRS answered:
How do Short sales work?
Many people in the market today are first-time home buyers who would not have been able to buy when home prices were higher. Enticed both by lower prices and bank promotions, these eage ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 10, 2014 Home Selling in 75013
Amy S. Arey, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Amy S. Arey answered:
best time (month(s) of the year) to sell a house in Plano, Texas
The last home I listed in Plano in this zip code was on the market a DAY with five offers, finally selling at 10k over list-price (end of August). Obviously, there is a slight rush as ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Sep 9, 2014 Home Selling in 75023
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
Would having a 6-8 person jacuzzi that looks great but needs work to get running have a negative effect on selling a home?
Yes...put it on craigslist and see if someone will come take it away.
Or get it fixed.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Home Selling in 75252
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
Is it possible to sell a home to an investor & lease it back? Home is located in McKinney, Tx. (Stonebridge Ranch) Not a distress situation
Yes it is.....we've done this many times.
Remember though investors may want to pay you less than a retail buyer.
Less hassle, but also less money.
They may also want more rent than ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Home Selling in McKinney
Scott Johnson, Real Estate Pro in Murphy, TX
Scott Johnson answered:
How do short sells work in Illinois?
From a time perspective Short Sale is a misnomer... these transactions typically take a long time to close but can save the property from going to foreclosure.

I would suggest you fi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 24, 2014 Home Selling in 75013
Scott Johnson, Real Estate Pro in Murphy, TX
Scott Johnson answered:
We are due to close on the sale of our house any day and we have found a crack in the floor
This is a very old question but is still relevant... Disclose, Disclose, Disclose.

As a seller you need to be very up front with the buyer about any relevant issues that are known ab ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 19, 2014 Home Selling in 75252
Michael Terw…, Real Estate Pro in Allen, TX
Michael Terwege answered:
Seller Agent Only?
Carl

Having an agent represent you in a new build purchase is the best option. A real estate agent will not only negotiate with the builders rep but will represent you through the en ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 13, 2014 Home Selling in 75013
Team Goldmark…, Real Estate Pro in 75074
Team Goldmark Realty answered:
I currently live in Plano, Tx and I am beginning a search for a Real Estate Agent to help sell my first home.
Dear Matt,

Everything is negotiable....the "norm" is to offer buyers agents 3%...this is pretty standard. The other % amount would go to the selling agent. Personally, I offer to se ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 11, 2014 Home Selling in 75023
Amy S. Arey, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Amy S. Arey answered:
What is the aveage DOM these days?
The average DOM truly depends upon your competitive properties or "comps". They are different in every area, with every price-range. In some (and even most areas in Collin County) hom ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2014 Home Selling in 75071
Michael Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Michael Brownstead ABR GRI SRS answered:
What would you consider the top 5 Biggest Real Estate Mistakes when Selling your home?
1. Being a greedy seller
2. Thinking your home is the best on the block
3. Thinking your home is the only home for sale
4. Not creating a win-win for you and the buyer
5. Not disclo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Home Selling in 75025
Amy S. Arey, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Amy S. Arey answered:
50 showings, 30 days, 2 second showings, no offers!
Three things influence the sale of a property:
1) Location 2) Price, 3) Aesthetic quality. Price can always overcome the other two (even a "bad" floorplan). You may want to have a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 15, 2014 Home Selling in 75025
Judi Monday,…, Real Estate Pro in Green Valley, AZ
Judi Monday, CRS answered:
do I need to pay a coordination fee to the agent?
Coordination or admin fees are typically fees charged by the brokerage. This should be clearly disclosed to you at the time you list your home. If it wasn't then no you should not pay ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 12, 2014 Home Selling in 75013
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
House needs work, trying to sell as is. Help?
Talk to your realtor and makes sure she/he understands your concern. It's the hot sellers market now and I'm seeing homes that are not quite updated getting sold as well. Is your grandf ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 11, 2014 Home Selling in Murphy
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Is it discrimination for a lender to not except a VOE from a small family incorporated business?
They can decline since they need to protect themselves, but talk to them and see what you both can work out.

Good luck,
Susie Kay
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 4, 2014 Home Selling in Plano
Judi Monday,…, Real Estate Pro in Green Valley, AZ
Judi Monday, CRS answered:
Hi, how do I know if my home is overpriced. My agent lowered it after some nudging from m but says we are priced right. We have had 1 showing 34 DOM
Ask your agent to provide you with a current list of comps for the property.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 29, 2014 Home Selling in Blue Ridge
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