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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Can a FSBO list on Trulia?
If you are a for sale by owner the post is not allowed; if and when you do list with a broker, ask your agent to post the listing, or consider any flat fee realty company that feeds int ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2015 Home Selling in 11729
youngpropert…, Both Buyer and Seller in Martinsburg, WV
youngproperties3 answered:
agent vs. housepad
FSBO is the best way to go. Realestate agents are ok but they make their living off of your 3% or 6% commission. This is fine, but it is also legal and ethical to sell your house yourse ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2015 Home Selling in 11901
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
how do i list my home?
When listing a home for sale, you should contact a Realtor. The Realtor should be able to let you know what is happening with the current Real Estate Market and provide you with a mark ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Selling in Center Moriches
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
Is it common for a buyer to put down only 1% on contract and expect the seller to hold the house until they want to close in 4 or more months?
The amount that is put down at the signing of the contract depends on what type of mortgage the buyer is obtaining. In my opinion, I do not see how it is beneficial to the seller for w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 11, 2015 Home Selling in Riverhead
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
What is the wisdom about putting money into a house that will most like be a "tear down" by the next buyer?
What makes you say the home will be torn down by the next buyer? If you plan on residing in the home for many years to come, then in my opinion you should make your house a home. I wo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 9, 2015 Home Selling in 11959
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
looking for an agent in southamton ny who markets with mls
Good morning-Did you ever find a Realtor to assist you? I would be happy to assist you.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 9, 2015 Home Selling in Southampton
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
Opened my eyes up re the real purpose of open houses. Excuse my ignorance, what does FSBO stand for?
In my opinion there are a couple of reasons for Open Houses. If a home is newly listed, the Selling Agent may advertise and host an Open House to generate activity immediately, althoug ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2014 Home Selling in 11746
Oleg Volfman, Real Estate Pro in Rockville Centre, NY
Oleg Volfman answered:
If we finish our basement for $10,000 and we live in Rocky Point, NY, in this market will we get a good return with baths/kitchen redone?
Renovating your basement is always a good idea when getting ready to sell your house. It brings value to the property, as well as finding if you have any problems that are found during ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Home Selling in 11778
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
Is there a way to find out what real estate agent/agency sold a home recently in my area? I have seen avenues
This information can be provided to you by a Realtor. There are a number of ways to get this information quickly.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 10, 2014 Home Selling in 11949
Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
FHA or conventional
Only 5 or so ranches in North Brentwood have closed for over $280,000. Depending on the condition of the house, I would say the $275,000 value is pretty fair.

If my response was help ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 29, 2014 Home Selling in 11717
garypuntman, Other/Just Looking in Los Angeles, CA
garypuntman answered:
Is a hot tub on your deck considered a plus or a minus when selling your house on Long Island?
I think that it would add to a home. It would definitely be an extra attraction for potential buyers. I know that there are some people that may be influenced a lot by this. http://ww ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 26, 2014 Home Selling in North Babylon
Judi Monday,…, Real Estate Pro in Green Valley, AZ
Judi Monday, CRS answered:
Why have you not removed the old agent from our listing on your site. It is 22 Concord Drive, Holtsville, NY 1742
Your agent needs to contact Trulia Customer Service and let them know there is a problem with the feed.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 15, 2014 Home Selling in 11742
Randy Stoker, Real Estate Pro in Yuba City, CA
Randy Stoker answered:
If you are thinking of selling your home on your own aka FSBO, what is the number one reason for doing so?
You can also save money by pulling your own teeth vs. visiting a dentist or even better; rebuild the transmission of your car and save really big money instead of paying a trained techn ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Nov 13, 2014 Home Selling in Riverhead
Jean Leon Ma…, Real Estate Pro in Camelback East, Phoe...
Jean Leon Magnotto answered:
If you are thinking of selling your home on your own aka FSBO, what is the number one reason for doing so?
If you're answering your own question, it a blog, not a question.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 13, 2014 Home Selling in Manorville
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Selling my home and a potential buyer said it would be a cash offer. If they are not taking a mortgage how does the loan close? Title Comp? Attorney?
You really should be discussing such questions with your attorney; he/she will handle contract, title, and all other necessary paperwork...
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 8, 2014 Home Selling in 11743
Thomas Brady, Real Estate Pro in Suffolk County, NY
Thomas Brady answered:
Why would my broker refuse to give me an unconditional release?
There can be many reasons for a lack of showings, price usually being the main one. Just because you're not getting the amount of showings you expect doesn't necessarily mean the agent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 6, 2014 Home Selling in 11951
Oleg Volfman, Real Estate Pro in Rockville Centre, NY
Oleg Volfman answered:
i am the home owner how do i claim my home?
Hello Agnes.

If your property is sold by you, the home owner, and not by a real estate agent, you reach about 10% of people that are looking for homes to purchase. On the other hand ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 5, 2014 Home Selling in 11977
Timothy Key, Real Estate Pro in 11722
Timothy Key answered:
Looking for agent
Hi, Ebmay13. If you are still looking for an agent I know of a few available. Call me or text, whatever you feel more comfortable with at 6313831431 and we can go from there.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 11, 2014 Home Selling in Bay Shore
Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Ernie Behrle answered:
How long do I have to wait after my contract expires with a broker before listing my home with a new broker, so that the listing comes up as new?
I'm also an agent in NC like Larry and the CDOM does reset once the home has been off the market for a period of time. I was told 60 days but Larry may know better. Annette in Florida ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 10, 2014 Home Selling in 11951
Albert M Jac…, Real Estate Pro in West Islip, NY
Albert M Jacabacci answered:
How long will a high ranch in Northen West Islip (Suffolk NY) stay on the market these days before it's sold?
It takes a lot of Experience to get homes Sold in today's market, that's why you need to List your house with an Experience agent/broker. I've been Listing an Selling homes (Full Time) ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2014 Home Selling in 11795
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