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Jeff Hoover, Real Estate Pro in Middletown, DE
Jeff Hoover answered:
If I find a house on my own (without an agent) do I pay 3% in commission to the listing agent or 6%?
You would be entering dual agency, however typically the Seller pays all real estate commission fees.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 8, 2013 Home Buying in Paoli
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Has anyone entered a rent to own agreement?
yes, it gives them an option to buy - and they pay for that option with the distinct possibility that their deposit will be forfeited if they do not proceed with the purchase..for whate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 20, 2013 Home Buying in Paoli
Lynn Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Carrboro, NC
Lynn Hayes answered:
If the agent showed you the home and provided you with the information about the home, but did not apply will not procure the sale(get commission).
You are entitled to receive the best representation you can possibly get. An ethical agent will not try to drag you through procuring cause issues. Call the broker of the 1st agent an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 3, 2011 Home Buying in 19301
Cat Mayo, Real Estate Pro in Chadds Ford, PA
Cat Mayo answered:
Does my agent require my Date of birth and SSN to apply for a house - I'm a firsttime buyer?
Hi Firsttime!

In PA, realtors are required to get an Exclusive Buyer Agency contract signed along with the Consumer Notice. The Exclusive Buyer Agency Contract is an employment cont ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 9, 2011 Home Buying in 19301
Bela Vora, Real Estate Pro in Downingtown, PA
Bela Vora answered:
how do you select an agent?
Hello Homebyer

Maybe my blog post will help answer your question -
http://downingtownrealestate.blogspot.com/2011/06/real-estate-designations.html

I personally feel education af ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 30, 2011 Home Buying in 19301
Nabila Qurai…, Real Estate Pro in Chester County, PA
Nabila Quraishi answered:
what is the GRM for 19301?
Hell,
I would suggest you get reliable figures for Paoli rental properties and consider the following when 'crunching the numbers'.
The GRM formula uses the monthly potentia ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 15, 2011 Home Buying in 19301
Karen Barrett, Real Estate Pro in Steuben County, IN
Karen Barrett answered:
On-site septic systems..
Sorry TF, I have a question for Elizabeth. How is your on site septic so expensive?? My Parents had an old system, installed in the 50's and we never had a problem with it. Of co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 6, 2009 Home Buying in 19301
Brigita McKe…, Real Estate Pro in Stroudsburg, PA
Brigita McKelvie, REALTOR, e-PRO, GRI answered:
How many days does it take to seller to decide which offer to take?
Hello!

Normally the sellers are asked to respond within 24 - 48 hours. If the seller happens to reside out of state, it may take longer to respond in writing. In the case of a bank ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 13, 2009 Home Buying in 19301
Moriah Martin, Real Estate Pro in 18052
Moriah Martin answered:
Can buyer terminate Contract on not getting the right rate from lender?
Hello Buyerseller09!

Yes, when you make your offer on a home there is a field in the PA agreement of sale that you need to fill it that says the low and high interest rate you will a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 13, 2009 Home Buying in 19301
Shehla Karim, Real Estate Pro in 19087
Shehla Karim answered:
In Delaware State - house buying (existing house) contract:
If you qualify for mortgage on your own, there is no point in having your wife on the note. Note is a contract that you sign at settlement, promising to pay the mortgage.

Where as, y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 1, 2009 Home Buying in 19301
Nick Vandekar, Real Estate Pro in 19333
Nick Vandekar answered:
As a buyer are you allowed to write a note on Buyer contract and agreement papers if you donot agree?
As the buyer the agent represents you if they are your buyer's agent and not representing the seller. So any changes made before the agreement of sale is presented to the seller can be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2009 Home Buying in 19301
Mim Heisey, Other/Just Looking in Shippensburg, PA
Mim Heisey answered:
why is there a compulsive need by builders and contractors to build home of 4,000 square feet?
Betsy,
Bottom Line: Builders will build what buyers will buy! There may be some lag time, bu the market WILL adjust to what the demand is.
in my area- the Cumberland valley of S Ce ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 16, 2008 Home Buying in Paoli
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