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Daimon Bushi, Real Estate Pro in Salt Lake City, UT
Daimon Bushi answered:
have house that late-husband took apart & i've been trying to repair. am living in ca now. what to do? should i continue or sell as-is?
I am sorry to hear about your husband passing. Selling as-is typically brings a significantly lower sales price than addressing the issues before listing. Since most people want a home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 20, 2014 Home Selling in 84106
m.brown, Real Estate Pro in Murray, UT
m.brown answered:
How do I finance a home purchase in SLC if all my financial assets and income are from sources outside the USA?
There is usually a few pieces of information that the lender will require to use overseas income. Here are some but not all of the most important information that you will need to veri ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 11, 2014 Home Selling in 84102
Nicholas Cro…, Home Buyer in Araby Eight Com'l Es...
Nicholas Crossette answered:
What is the average cost per square foot to build a new home in this area?
you don't provide enough information in your question, or in the answers. (are you talking about buying the land with it, or do you have land?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 7, 2014 Home Selling in 84103
Brad Thompson, Real Estate Pro in Park City, UT
Brad Thompson answered:
I hate the house I just bought! I'm miserable here! We were living in a 800 sq foot apartment with a toddler and bought the best we could find
Call me if your still in there. Don't live with the mistake. Things have improved in SLC, but If you do loose some money it will be worth it to save yourself and family.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 3, 2013 Home Selling in Salt Lake City
Victor Rotha…, Real Estate Pro in Salt Lake County, UT
Victor Rothaar answered:
What's the per square foot construction cost for mid-rise apartments or live-work lofts (6-8 story) in Salt Lake City, UT ?
Good question! I'm afraid I'll need more info in order to answer your question. There are so many variables involved here. Do you have a set of plans? What kind of total square foot ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 29, 2013 Home Selling in 84103
David Wilson, Real Estate Pro in Salt Lake City, UT
David Wilson answered:
How do you list a 'for sale by owner' on trulia?
Hi Wendy,
Utah's Best Realty has a sell for free program which allows you to be represented by a full service Realtor as well as keep most of the equity in your home. Feel free to cont ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Selling in 84108
Andrew Stone, Real Estate Pro in Utah
Andrew Stone answered:
How much should one typically spend when advertising a home for sale?
I agree with the rest. I typically spend 1% of the selling price to market a home. Fliers are only a small part of that budget. One bit of advice. The first week your home is on the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 21, 2013 Home Selling in Salt Lake City
Dustin Brohm, Real Estate Pro in Salt Lake City, UT
Dustin Brohm answered:
Dear Sir or Madam, What is the advantage to using Trulia.com to sell my home? What are the pros and cons for me as a seller?
Trulia will help you increase your online exposure. The more people that see your house, the faster it will sell, and the better the price you will get for it. Trulia is a great website ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 12, 2013 Home Selling in 84103
Johnniska, Home Buyer in Montross, VA
Johnniska answered:
I am at the end of my rope.
WHEN WE SOLD OUR HOUSE AT A HUGE LOSS, THE SALE MARKED THE END OF A LONG TWO YEAR EXPENSIVE TOLL ON EVERYONE'S PERSONAL FINANCES. THE EXECUTOR OF THE FAMILY ESTATE WAS IN THE HOLE FOR ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 16, 2012 Home Selling in Salt Lake City
Kelly Hudson, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, PA
Kelly Hudson answered:
?repair it or sell as is?
Be sure to disclose the repairs or adjust the sale price for the potential new owners to fix.
It depends, if you know it needs to be done and will enhance the cosmetic feature I say fi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 16, 2012 Home Selling in 84103
Jack Gray, Real Estate Pro in Salt Lake City, UT
Jack Gray answered:
who charges the least commission on property sales in SaltLakeCity?
Why pay high commissions to sell your home in todays market? As realtors in Salt Lake City we are all in a very competitive market, however I am in a unique situation to offer you a fan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 21, 2012 Home Selling in 84102
Shirley Cheng, Real Estate Pro in Willow Glen, San Jose,...
Shirley Cheng answered:
I am selling a condo which appraises at 84,000. I have an offer for 78,000. I owe 81,000. Is 78,000 too low or should I should just take it?
The problem is that, no agent knows what property you are talking about and can't really give you the best advise on this question.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 25, 2012 Home Selling in 84102
Shirley Cheng, Real Estate Pro in Willow Glen, San Jose,...
Shirley Cheng answered:
How do I list my house for sale on trulia?
I would just have your listing agent take care of it.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 25, 2012 Home Selling in 84102
Micah Olson, Real Estate Pro in Orem, UT
Micah Olson answered:
IM LOOKING TO SELL MY HOME. WITH THE MARKET AND SHORT SALES AROUND ME, MY HOME VALUE IS AROUND $50K BELOW WHAT I OWE. WHAT SHOULD I DO?
Good question. I have attached a web reference guide to this post. Make sure to read the FAQ's.

If you NEED to sell, than a short sale is the answer (unless you have $50,000 ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 6, 2011 Home Selling in Salt Lake City
Shawn Rosa, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Shawn Rosa answered:
Do I need to get permission or notify my mortgage company before listing my home for sale?
not at all. even if the case of a short-sale you can list first.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 6, 2011 Home Selling in 84116
Shawn Rosa, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Shawn Rosa answered:
Does a Short Sale have less negative effect on Sellers Credit than forclosure? or Same negative result?
i've read that a foreclosure can drop the average credit score by 200 points and a short-sale by just 50 - these are averages and every case is different
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 6, 2011 Home Selling in Salt Lake City
Shawn Rosa, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Shawn Rosa answered:
Is it too easy to become a Licensed Real Estate Agent?
absolutely. a college degree should be required and the associated licensing fees should be raised. too many people take up real estate as a hobby or an a whim.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 6, 2011 Home Selling in Salt Lake City
Shawn Rosa, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Shawn Rosa answered:
Our home was appraised when we listed it 5 months ago. Now the buyers lender wants another one. Aren't they good for at least 6 months?
a buyer's lender will want to conduct their own appraisal for obvious reasons.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 6, 2011 Home Selling in Salt Lake City
Keith Sorem, Real Estate Pro in Glendale, CA
Keith Sorem answered:
Is it harder to sell a house that has Liz Pendence against the previous owner. We have clear title in our name. we bought the house from the bank.
The only person that should be giving you advice is someone that has read all of the pertinent documents. If you are a seller, and there is a "cloud on title", then you need ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 9, 2010 Home Selling in Salt Lake City
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