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louslady, Home Buyer in Lockport, NY
louslady answered:
Should I lower the price of my home after it's been on the market for 22 days?
i looked at your house on zillow. nothing drew me to the house at all. looks like an office atmosphere. paint those walls a neutral tan or kahaki to make it feel warmer. you have white ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 20, 2014 Home Selling in 77373
Dianamuffley, Home Seller in 93652
Dianamuffley answered:
My house has been listed for 16 days, only 2 showings and an open house yesterday and no one came except for a neighbor. What's wrong?!!?
Thank you everyone for your input I greatly appreciate it. I do agree, perhaps with school nearing the end parents are focused on that. I will be patient and see what happens. I do know ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 15, 2014 Home Selling in Spring
Ron Krauch, Real Estate Pro in 60463
Ron Krauch answered:
Is it legal to have a sliding real estate commission?
It is not only legal in most venues, it's a good marketing tactic on the part of the listing agent. You've found a smart, competitive, innovative agent,

Ron Krauch
Emerald Estates ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 12, 2014 Home Selling in 77380
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Property tax refund after closing on sale of house?
Tasha,
Generally Escrow will run the math on all the various charges, payoffs and fees associated with your sale. They will provide a complete breakdown of each cost and credit and ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 23, 2014 Home Selling in 77388
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
How do you find a good, reliable home inspector?
Ask people you may know for referrals, or check www.nahi.org/
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 28, 2014 Home Selling in 77373
Don Groff, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Park, TX
Don Groff answered:
Selling and home appraisal is less than selling price?
If your buyer agrees to buy the home without negotiating the price with you they will be required to bring the difference as their loan is based on the lower of the purchase price or th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 10, 2014 Home Selling in 77388
Imashopper13, Home Buyer in Spring, TX
Imashopper13 answered:
has anyone had a problem using WHY MLS for a flat fee MLS listing
We followed in the tracks of our siblings who sold a $400K home in Rockwall in several months.
Their home could sell itself. But we had tried realtors first: the largest realtor aroun ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 26, 2014 Home Selling in Spring
Dorothy J. W…, Real Estate Pro in Spring, TX
Dorothy J. Wanko, Broker answered:
Property tax refund after sale of house? Spring, TX - Harris County
Typically, Insurance will be pro rated and the balance applied to a new house. A couple of weeks will take you out of 2013 and you won't receive money back on taxes.

At the cl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 18, 2013 Home Selling in 77388
Darby Grimme…, Real Estate Pro in The Woodlands, TX
Darby Grimmett answered:
is replacing laminate countertops that are in great shape and neutral in color with Granite worth the cost? house is in The Woodlands TX
Joyce,

I agree with the other agents that are saying you definitely have to weigh the cost vs. the return you will get on the investment of installing the granite. You would not wan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 26, 2013 Home Selling in 77381
Cyndi Berg, Real Estate Pro in Spring, TX
Cyndi Berg answered:
the right time to sell?
Below is a portion of my newsletter with the latest statistics just released.
There cannot be a better real estate market than the one we have in Houston!
November single-family home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 11, 2012 Home Selling in Spring
Loretta James, Real Estate Pro in 77389
Loretta James answered:
Update on Exxon in The Woodlands?
The lastest update on Exxon Corporate Campus is that there are plans for 7 phases of the project.
I received an email from a reliable source that indicated 13,600 employees with perip ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 13, 2012 Home Selling in 77373
Nazario Truj…, Real Estate Pro in Spring, TX
Nazario Trujillo answered:
I WILL BE SELLING A $100,000 HOME. WHAT SHOULD IT BE THE AVERAGE FEE FOR THE REAL STATE AGENT?.?
Ultimately is not the fee that you pay but the service you are getting from the Listing Agent...

Nazario Trujillo
REO/BPO Certified
TAHS, SFR, R. E. Consultant/Realtor
Sun Realty
... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 30, 2012 Home Selling in 77383
Nazario Truj…, Real Estate Pro in Spring, TX
Nazario Trujillo answered:
I am putting my house up for sale July 1st. I am unable to pay my mortgage payment as of June 1st. Will that cause a problem once my house sales?
It should not depending on how much you owe in your home...

The first thing is actually to get in touch with your lender and see if they would accept/approve to do a Short Sale on yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 30, 2012 Home Selling in Spring
Nazario Truj…, Real Estate Pro in Spring, TX
Nazario Trujillo answered:
What is the average selling time for houses in Spring, Texas? Specifally the Spring Trails area.
It depends on many factors:
- Reason why home needs to be sold
- Condition of Property
- Price compared to others in the area
- Incentives (to Buyer and/or Realtors)
- Rate of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 30, 2012 Home Selling in Spring
Ellen & Doc…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Ellen & Doc Stephens answered:
I bought my house in 2009 and received the $8000 tax credit. I put over $13,000 in repairs to it and now I have sell it. Do I have to pay back the?
Although we REALTORS® understand tax implications in general, it is beyond the scope of our licensure to give individual tax advice. The two best sources for general answers are:

... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 30, 2010 Home Selling in 77380
Ken Hunter, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Ken Hunter answered:
I'm the previous owner of 58 Chamomile Court, Woodlands, Texas 77382. I sold this home on 04/27/09. Why is this home still listed on Trulia?
I checked the Houston MLS information and your home's status shows as "S" (sold). So, I'd guess that your REALTOR has not manually removed your former home from her ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 24, 2009 Home Selling in Spring
Tom Burris, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Tom Burris answered:
How do we add my name to a mortgage that has been paid off ?
I believe that you want to be added to 'title' since the mortgage is paid off.
You can have him Quit Claim 1/2 interest to you. Or go to a title company and they can draw up a Warranty ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 9, 2008 Home Selling in Spring
Stephanie Ed…, Home Owner in The Woodlands, TX
Stephanie Edwards-Musa answered:
how can I list my home on Trulia? It is currently listed with a realtor in MLS but I would like more exposure
Hi Sharon, Mary is right. Your agent can submit your home to Trulia for free. I have posted the link below. Hope it all works out.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 2, 2008 Home Selling in Spring
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