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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
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
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
Wayka Bartol…, Real Estate Pro in San Rafael, 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?

Two words: Details matter!

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

0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 17, 2012 Home Selling in Novato
Gary Geer, Real Estate Pro in Gurnee, IL
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
Craig Bassig…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa, CA
Craig Bassignani answered:
If you are asking yourself Should I short Sale my home? Please give me a call as I just had my book published. Jeanne Thorsson Bradley Real Estate
Hi Jeanne,

A new twist on mortgage fraud is making already difficult short sales darn near impossible, say local real estate agents.

In a typical short sale, homeowners must persu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 16, 2009 Home Selling in Novato
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