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Derek_jones, Real Estate Pro in Folsom, CA
Derek_jones answered:
What are some effective ways to increase the value of your home before selling?
It depends on the current condition of your house and other houses in your neighborhood. Like others mentioned kitchens and bathrooms are big. Nice neutral paint inside and outside, n ... more
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Derek_jones, Real Estate Pro in Folsom, CA
Derek_jones answered:
I want to know the commision standard some people say 6% others say is negotiable. I am planning on selling and dont want to pay a high commision.
When trying to find a Realtor, aside from commissions the big question you should be asking is what do you get for that cost? Ask what they will bring to the table to make it an easy tr ... more
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Diana Hellman, Real Estate Pro in Larchmont, NY
Diana Hellman answered:
My neighbor's tree is overgrowing into my backyard, who is responsible to cut the overgrowing part of the tree in my back?
If you have a friendly relationship with your neighbor, your best bet is to speak with him or her and let them know about this situation. They may be unaware and will have it trimmed af ... more
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Derek_jones, Real Estate Pro in Folsom, CA
Derek_jones answered:
I would like to get some cash offers for my house.
Are you selling fsbo? If so, how are you marketing your home? Do you have it on all the FSBO websites? If you are working with a Realtor you should talk to them about what marketing t ... more
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Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Our next door neighbor is renovating to sell his home. We plan to sell our home soon too. Should we wait to list before or after our neighbor sells?
Regardless of whether buying or selling your decision should always be driven by your personal needs and not what's happening next door on elsewhere in the community.

If as you say, ... more
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Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
can I list my Costa Rica property to sell? Inter'l listing? thank you, Linda
Sure you can, just call your local Realtor member.
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Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Commission Rate 6% is it too high?
The reality here is that "you get what you pay for." Regardless of whether the fee for professional services is 3.5 % or 7% there is a wide variety of services associated with marketin ... more
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Jim Olive, Real Estate Pro in Key West, FL
Jim Olive answered:
I am trying to sell my condo on my own. However, I will allow a buyers agent to come with their client..how much should I pay the Buyer's agnt...%?
It depends on how well you know the local market. What are the selling prices of comparable homes that have sold in the last 4 months? If you don't know, you can bet the agent who com ... more
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Matt White, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Matt White answered:
How do I list my home for sale on Trulia?
Hi Bruce,

Call a local agent and have them represent you.
FSBO sellers get all up-tight (not you of course) about paying a Realtor a commission. The truth is that agents do a lot mo ... more
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Steve Merritt, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Steve Merritt answered:
How do you get more people interested in looking at a home that is for sale?
Good answers by the community here, but to sum it up - good staging, neutral colors, a pleasant fragrance in the air and consistent marketing is key! Without marketing, no one will know ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:41pm Home Selling in Colorado Springs
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
We live in the Canyon Creek area of Richardson and the house sorely needs some updating and some repair.
Let me know if you still need help selling your property. I typically sit down with my client and discuss what my client's options area.

Take care,
Susie Kay
United Real Estate
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0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:25pm Home Selling in 75080
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
How do I get my house to say for sale by owner?
Trulia does not accept "for sale by owner" listings. Only those represented by real estate agencies.
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:03pm Home Selling in Holt
Mangquell M…, Real Estate Pro in Miami, FL
Mangquell M Hayes answered:
My wife is on deed, but not on the mortgage. Can I sell without her consent?
Short answer is no. You can probably find a agent who'll get creative with the wording just to get the listing.
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Audrey Felts, Real Estate Pro in Baltimore, MD
Audrey Felts answered:
Probably moving out of state from 20874...bought 2/2 townhome in 2012....rent or sell?
I would suggest contact a Realtor and asking for a Comparative Market Analysis, CMA. I would suggest having a Realtor preform two CMA's on your property, one for sale and one for rent. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 12:15pm Home Selling in 20874
Audrey Felts, Real Estate Pro in Baltimore, MD
Audrey Felts answered:
Is it possible to sell a home in Baltimore city with a city tax lien on the property?
Yes, you can sell a home in Baltimore City or in any city/county that has a tax lien, or lien of any sort. However, the lien WILL be paid off at the settlement table. The title company ... more
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Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
How do I go about my property to have an Open house next week-end?
If you have it listed with a Realtor, they can put the open house on the MLS and here on Trulia. If you are having an open house as a for sale by owner, that it cannot be listed here o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 11:38am Home Selling in Plainfield
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
HOW DO I FIND TOP SELLING REALTORS IN MY AREA?
Use the Find an Agent search here on Trulia for your market area. Look up their profile and their listings and sales.
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 11:33am Home Selling in Sea Bright
Judi Monday,…, Real Estate Pro in Green Valley, AZ
Judi Monday, CRS answered:
do I need to pay a coordination fee to the agent?
Coordination or admin fees are typically fees charged by the brokerage. This should be clearly disclosed to you at the time you list your home. If it wasn't then no you should not pay ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 9:45am Home Selling in 75013
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence 727.420.4041 answered:
For Sale By Owner
Step 1: Go to home depot and buy the biggest for sale sign possible.
Step 2. Answer the door, answer the phone and respond to all those folks who have no interest in buying your home
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