You can "own it" without "advertising it". I took a quick look at your profile. Friendly suggestion...you might want to go a little lighter on being a newbie. Clients are looking for someone with more knowledge than they have about selling their home. You ALREADY have that unless they have a real estate license, too! You aren't as inexperienced as you might think!
You have lots of great responses to your specific questions!
You have a ready answer for the other questions you might not know the answer to - "I'll get back to you on that after I've done a little research"!... more
the old house need new shingles, and wire system needs work and the abstract needs old house is 10-13-71 that old the house is or older. its a one single house. no car garage, just a house. This need a lot of work. not been lived in since 19 or 20 years., not the owner just some informations about the single 1235 front street garner iowa 50438... more
The best way to calculate your offer is to work with a realtor to try to estimate the 'after fix up value' of the home, what will it be worth AFTER you do the repairs? Then, subtract the cost of the repairs (all of them, even the minor fixes), then subtract a reasonable percentage as compensation for your time and trouble. That is your highest and best offer. Most investors will insist on 30%, if you intend to occupy the home, you may be willing to accept 25% or even 20% as 'sweat equity' compensation. It's entirely up to you, but don't try to base your offer on anything other than hard numbers and facts and be ready to back it up with written estimates, comparable sales, and so on.... more