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Rick Snow, Real Estate Pro in El Paso, TX
Rick Snow answered:
What makes a listing "featured" on the site?
The agent has entered into an advertising agreement with trulia.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 11, 2013 Home Selling in El Paso
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
What is the biggest mistake make made when listing a house by for sale by owner?
Not listing it with a realtor.
It's not like selling a car.
There are so many moving pieces that if you are not actively buying and selling houses all the time, there are just too man ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 17, 2013 Home Selling in 79924
Jorge I. Rey…, Real Estate Pro in El Paso County, TX
Jorge I. Reyes answered:
Does anyone know of a real estate lawyer in El Paso, TX that is honest and cheap?
Hi Janet ;

Below are 3 that I've worked with. Feel free to call them. You pick.

Clyde Pine (West) 915-532-2000

Robert Warach (Central). 915-779-3619

Steven Anderson ( ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 25, 2013 Home Selling in 79904
Oscar Nieto, Real Estate Pro in El Paso County, TX
Oscar Nieto answered:
Greetings, I'm trying to sell my home FSBO and interested in having an Open House showing. Is Sunday better than Saturday?
I respectfully suggest the advise of a realtor of your choice. Selling a house takes more than picking the right day. Selling your property means time, effort and money. The righ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 6, 2012 Home Selling in 79924
Francisco Le…, Real Estate Pro in El Paso, TX
Francisco Lerma answered:
When seller has an appraissal to sell his home and the buyer gets another appraissal, what is a reasonable amount between the appraissals?
The appraisal ordered by the lender, will be the only one with real value, that is why I always recommend the seller`s that I represent not to do that, It is a real waste of money.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 30, 2012 Home Selling in El Paso
Dona Stout, Real Estate Pro in El Paso, TX
Dona Stout answered:
What are some effective ways to increase the value of your home before selling?
Since you will be moving anyway, pack up unnecessary items to remove the clutter around the house. Remove most of the personal type items since you want the buyers to be looking at you ... more
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Gerard J. Ca…, Real Estate Pro in Spring Hill, FL
Gerard J. Carney answered:
More information, or ask a Real Estate Attorney or Title Company
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 27, 2011 Home Selling in 79925
Michael Bray, Real Estate Pro in El Paso, TX
Michael Bray answered:
can I still file bankruptcy with my soon to be ex husband if our divorce is finalized before hand?
This is NOT a question you want answered by anyone other than your attorney. And it looks like you may want to get the answer before your divorce is final.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 2, 2011 Home Selling in El Paso
Scottsdalesc…, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Scottsdalescott answered:
Resale of home that used to have an inground pool in the yard...
It's common to have a pool filled in and should not have an affect on the value. Seller should disclose to buyer that the situation exists. A new buyer should not expect that the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 13, 2011 Home Selling in El Paso
Frank Dolski…, Real Estate Pro in 18901
Frank Dolski Associate Broker answered:
haw mach 4 sell a hause
Hi Jose,
Typically charges are commision, transfer tax and a few other smaller fees. Every state differs. And do yourself a favor and interview a few agents and do not try to use one ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 13, 2010 Home Selling in El Paso
Terry Bell, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa, CA
Terry Bell answered:
If a listing has had 80 showings but no offers, what is the problem? If price was the issue, wouldn't buyers just offer less?
Well, you can have a lot of "looky lous" by having open houses with unqualified buyers, and that's not the same as having pre-approved buyers come and view. Out here, the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 11, 2010 Home Selling in El Paso
Guy Gimenez…, Real Estate Pro in 78704
Guy Gimenez ABR, CRS, GRI answered:
Can a broker on behalf of the seller demand a none refundable deposit of $6000 dollars based on an FHA loan?
Scott, just thought I should respond to your response so Bill doesn't get the wrong impression.

Attorney's are not typically involved in Texas residential real estate tran ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 20, 2010 Home Selling in 79998
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
I'd like to sell my home in El Paso, TX where do I get started?
Hi Avianian,
Well, a short little question, which can get a million different answers, so here is mine....

Meet with a good Realtor in your area and discuss in detail your home, its ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 9, 2010 Home Selling in 79935
Veronica, Home Buyer in Artesia, NM
Veronica answered:
We are wanting to find a Agent to sell our home in El Paso TX - where would I find statistics on the sucess rates for agents?
As a recent seller, I conducted phone interviews of recommended agents and these phone interviews told me ALOT. If they had time to answer my questions, then they had time for me as a s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 21, 2010 Home Selling in El Paso
Yvonne Russe…, Real Estate Pro in 99586
Yvonne Russell, El Paso Remax answered:
My 6 month contract with a real estate agent expired yesterday. I am not extending the contract with this
Hi Mr. James,

Your name seems very familiar to me. I was a paralegal for many years before I decided to take up real estate full time. Anyway, I agree with my fellow El Paso Realtor, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 3, 2009 Home Selling in 79911
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
If I was in a contract and the seller or bank lets it expire can I get my earnest money back?
What does your agent or broker say?
My guess is yes, but obviously we have not seen your contract.
If I understand correctly you now have a "counteroffer" from the bank and you have d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 25, 2009 Home Selling in 79925
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
During slow economic times like we have today, what can I expect from my realtor?
I'm sorry to hear you are having a bad experience. Based on recent sales in your area are you overpriced and have you discussed this issue with your Realtor, if you are consider an imm ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 24, 2009 Home Selling in 79935
Angela Ochoa, Real Estate Pro in 79936
Angela Ochoa answered:
We have our home on the market, We have trees front and back, its 3 bdm, clean, 125,000,price is now. Why is?
I would recommend cleaning out the house and retaking pictures for the listing. The more you prepack now the less you have to pack later. Also have a garage sale and get rid of the thin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 24, 2009 Home Selling in El Paso
Jose E Garza, Real Estate Pro in El Paso County, TX
Jose E Garza answered:
Does Broker get commision on money held in escrow if the sale is not made?
TREC promulgated forms covers this situation under paragraph "Broker's Fee". However, my advise to you would be to consult with an attorney in the case of any dispute being present.
T ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 19, 2008 Home Selling in 79998
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