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Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
My property just lost zoning from 3 family unit to 1 family, and I want to sell if off "AS-IS", I am an out of town owner. Good deal for a
I have owned several houses and multi units in Rochester and I live in Long Island.

Roger Benton of Nothnagle Realtors not only property managed for us, but also assisted us with o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 2, 2014 Home Selling in 14613
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
We are selling our house in Williamson, NY. The agreement we signed in was to have a closing date on Sept. 30, 2013, or earlier because the buyers are
I am a bit confused. It is generally the buyer side that calls for the abstract (title), not the seller's attorney.

Title searches generally take about two weeks or so and a little ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 3, 2013 Home Selling in Rochester
Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
how do i add photos to listing?
Just add it to your MLS listing and it'll update to Trulia.
1 vote Share Flag Mon Sep 16, 2013 Home Selling in 14623
SKIP-Click H…, Real Estate Pro in Farmington, NY
SKIP-Click Here! answered:
How do I list a property for short sale?
You need to make sure you have been in touch with the short slae dept of your lender. Many require a minimum of 3 months delinquent on mtg before they will begin process. Make sure th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 30, 2013 Home Selling in Rochester
Matt Cockerh…, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax County, VA
Matt Cockerham answered:
What is considered "good activity" with regards to # of showings, # of second showings, # of offers, and # of people coming to an open?
Don't know your specific market, but I would say your activity is good. Hold strong to your price and keep that house need and clean. Be sure you have excellent photos online and be s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 9, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Podzorov, Ol…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Podzorov, Olga answered:
I moved out of my home a mouth ago. The Agent told me she will remove the sign because of theft of cooper pipping ,3wks later it happen who fault isit
It's has nothing to do with your agent
If your neighborhood is targeted but copper thiefs call the police and tell them the house is vacant and anyone entering it can be arrested
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 23, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
I am an out-of-state investor and want to sell my house in Rochester, NY. It is on Rugraff Street. How do I?
Every agent is dying to get your business. Through trulia and find an agent with lots of references and lots of experience.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 7, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
What are the best sites on the internet to sell a house?
You are a big thinker... The best site out there is probably the one your on right now yet you will probably not get any calls because the agents will get the calls, see that you are no ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 7, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
I have a 4 season sunroom in upstate NY. It has a foundation with crawl space underneath. It is tied into the home's hvac can it be counted it
You bet ya! Once that hvac went in that was your ticket. Make sure you tell your agent to add that square footage.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
when selling a house in NY do i have to have an abstract and a survey? if so how much should they cost? i didn't get them when i bought the house
When you bought a house 4 years ago you or your mortgage bank did get an updated abstract and most likey an instrument survey.

These are seller's costs and yes you have to pay for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
we have a toilet in an enclosed room in basement. Can this be counted as a half bath in selling?
If the selling agent put it as a half bath it is stretching ... it is done all the time and probably get you a showing or two more. After all ... a toilet is a very important part of a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
can seller's agent tell a buyer that no offers have been made on the house?
The seller's agent is trying to get you an offer. By being honest with the Buyer's agent on this matter he/she is letting the Buying party open to writing an offer. The more informati ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
As a seller I accepted a purchase contract on my home.
Shame on you, you had plenty of time to consider an offer ahead of time. Edity is right you can call your attorney and have that person kill the deal. You signed your name on the dot ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
Did you know that commissions in NY State are negotiable?
Most of the time, you get for what you pay for ... yes commissions have always been negotiable however some firms will not negotiate commissions. Those firms that hold strong on commi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
Does a closet have to have doors to be considered a true closet? I'm thinking about replacing my broken bi-fold doors with curtains.
The answer to your question is no. All you need is a designated space for clothes. Depending on the price of the property you may wish to install doors before selling. Ask your agent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Selling in 14610
Roland Vinya…, Real Estate Pro in Sprakers, NY
Roland Vinyard answered:
Can you transfer deed to a minor child?
I minor may not directly own property in NY. People has gotten around this by various legal subterfuges, trusts, a co-owner who is of age... Your attorney can guide you for these things ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 12, 2012 Home Selling in 14609
Jeannine Whi…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Jeannine Whitaker answered:
I need a listing agent and a CMA for a property at 60 Pinnacle Rd. Rochester NY, 14620.
Hi Michael! I see that this property has not been listed yet! Are you still in need of help? I live in the neighborhood and work exclusively as a buyers agent! I have been showing a few ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 14, 2009 Home Selling in Rochester
James Joseph, Real Estate Pro in 06281
James Joseph answered:
Sell my home with county tax liens. Part 2
Hi Jody,

Go ahead and sell it as you normally would. At settlement the liens (just like any liens) will be taken care of.
Do not mention this situation to anyone other than your att ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2009 Home Selling in Rochester
Kelly Herman…, Real Estate Pro in Geneseo, NY
Kelly Herman & Kim Mattice answered:
Sell my home with county tax liens
Hello there,

County Tax Liens against your property complicate the sale of your home. The real question is, has or when will the county take tiltle to the property. Once this occur ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Jan 18, 2009 Home Selling in Rochester
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