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hawksnest, Home Buyer in Northampton, PA
hawksnest answered:
We are under contract with a real estate agent for sale or rent to own. Can we just rent the place and try to sell next summer.?
As a seller I am having second thoughts on selling my home to the buyer. I have signed an agreement for sale 23 days ago. Will there be penalties to me if I choose to not complete the s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 16, 2014 Home Selling in Novato
Jim Olive, Real Estate Pro in Key West, FL
Jim Olive answered:
What rights do sellers have to cancel a purchase agreement prior to the close (date) of escrow?
Michelle...Bummer! I'm not a lawyer, but I can tell you that a contract to sell is a legal and binding document. HOWEVER...if you default on that agreement, the Buyer's recourse is ve ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 15, 2014 Home Selling in Novato
Behzad Zandi…, Real Estate Pro in 94901
Behzad Zandinejad answered:
Inventory has been 'Low' throughout 2013 - Do you believe 2014 will see a marked increase due to Sellers taking advantage of higher sales prices?
Hi Linda,

Please see our market report which details out sales, inventory and so forth http://www.marinhomelistings.com/Communities/Monthly-Market-Report/Marin-Market-Snapshot-MAY-31 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 26, 2014 Home Selling in 94941
Derek Jones, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Derek Jones answered:
how to claim the ownership of my house with Trulia?
Do a search for your address on Trulia, once you select your house click " Edit home facts".
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 28, 2014 Home Selling in 94904
309.crown.rd, Home Owner in Kentfield, CA
309.crown.rd asked:
how to claim the ownership of my house?
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 28, 2014 Home Selling in 94904
Cindy Davis, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Cindy Davis answered:
how do I price my home in a changing market?
I agree with Roberta...it depends on the market. Is there a lot of inventory, or very little? What type of condition is your home in? Is it model perfect or more of a cosmetic fixer? Th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 22, 2013 Home Selling in 94947
Gwendolyn Fa…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa, CA
Gwendolyn Farrell answered:
why is my home not on trulia, when it is on Norcal MLS , and others?
It all depends where you live. The Norcal Mls has recently gone into affiliation with Trulia in August so the internet listings in NorcalMls are now in Trulia. Check again. Gwen Farrell ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 9, 2013 Home Selling in 94965
Rob Spinosa, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Rob Spinosa answered:
How is the market in August?
Across the county and across the state, most agents are reporting that momentum is down, but that may not necessarily be a bad thing. Whether the primary cause is seasonal, driven by h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 1, 2013 Home Selling in Mill Valley
Audrey Moira…, Real Estate Pro in Tiburon, CA
Audrey Moira Shimkas answered:
Listing turn-key Homestead home in May. What should I be aware of if broker represents both seller & buyer?
From the viewpoint of an experienced listing broker, it is always a "tightrope" to represent both sides. It takes a special buyer and seller and agent to have this work to everyone's s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 30, 2013 Home Selling in 94941
Guy Gimenez…, Real Estate Pro in 78704
Guy Gimenez ABR, CRS, GRI answered:
Is it a common practice for the seller to add a contingency for them to find a home in 45 days or the contract is ended?
I've never seen this in my market, but if you agree to those terms perhaps you should consider requiring the seller to pay a penalty for the right to terminate the contract. For instanc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 15, 2013 Home Selling in Novato
John Arendsen, Real Estate Pro in Encinitas, CA
John Arendsen answered:
How do brothers divide house profits with no contract?
My contribution is to offer up a thumbs up to all the very realistic and astute answers you've already received.................Or in a word? Amicably
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 7, 2013 Home Selling in 94949
Michelle Mor…, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Michelle Morrone answered:
What premium does a new house have over a remodeled house with the same sq.footage within 1/2 mile of each other?
Many buyers are drawn to newer homes because they are being built energy-efficient. A new construction at a slightly higher sale price may in the long run be less expensive than a lowe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Home Selling in Mill Valley
Cape Cod Real…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, MA
Cape Cod Real Estate for Sale answered:
Can seller get out of contract to sell house?
We always refer this question to an attorney.
3 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 25, 2013 Home Selling in Mill Valley
Wayka Bartol…, Real Estate Pro in Corte Madera, CA
Wayka Bartolacelli answered:
What is the average number of day a home stays on the market in Novato?
it depends on the price. Most homes that are listed between $400,000 and $550,000 have been selling within days of it coming on the market. Same with condos under $450,000. Homes tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 18, 2013 Home Selling in Novato
Sroneill35, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Sroneill35 answered:
I'm trying to rent my 3 bedroom, 2 bath house to a visiting nurse or executive from Feb. through May. How do?
I am a travel nurse with a definite contract 2/11-r/29. Email me at sroneill35@gmail.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Home Selling in Novato
Steve Ornell…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steve Ornellas answered:
Can I cancel a purchase agreement because of errors?
Wildhorses76:

Two words: Details matter!

Share your's and you will obtain more useful answers.

-Steve
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 17, 2012 Home Selling in Novato
Gary Geer, Real Estate Pro in 60031
Gary Geer answered:
buyer is asking that i go forward with a sale even though i canceled agrement
You to contact your real estate attorney for assistance. If you did not have one to begin with find one now and explain your situation. A good attorney is worth their weight in gold. Es ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 21, 2012 Home Selling in Novato
Peter Mohyls…, Real Estate Pro in Sandestin, FL
Peter Mohylsky answered:
I like to know if the person that is buying can do repairs if the buyers haven't bought the house yet?
It is not a good idea to let the buyers wok on the house until it closes
2 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 17, 2012 Home Selling in Novato
Carla Giusti…, Real Estate Pro in 94904
Carla Giustino answered:
Looking for an agent to help my father-in-law price and sell a property in San Rafael
Hi Ken,
I have been with Frank Howard Allen for 16 years as one of their top producing agents. i have lived in San Rafael for 30 years and love where i live! I have sold over 100 mill ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 16, 2012 Home Selling in San Rafael
Toni Abruzzo…, Real Estate Pro in Greenbrae, CA
Toni Abruzzo-Ramirez answered:
condo has been a rental since 1981. It is tired and in need of updating. What minor things will help this one sell. Carpets, paint etc?
New carpents, paint and new appliance. You can also do knobs on cabinets and door knobs.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 18, 2012 Home Selling in Tiburon
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