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Jennifer How…, Real Estate Pro in Lakeway, TX
Jennifer Howle Coldwell Banker answered:
How are you determining value estimate? You are showing no comps in my area, and I know that several homes have sold here in the last few months.
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If you would like another cma let us know. We should be able to obtain some info you are looking for.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Selling in 78727
Ryan Rivera, Real Estate Pro in Urbandale, IA
Ryan Rivera answered:
Can the buyer ask for another inspection when the first one was over 3 hours long and did not find anything wrong except very minor maintenance ?
The buyer has the opportunity to have as many inspections as they want during the inspection period agreed upon in the purchase agreement.
Depending on the age of the home and the m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Home Selling in Austin
Thomas Elrod, Real Estate Pro in Charlotte, NC
Thomas Elrod answered:
What is the current realty fee in Austin, Texas?
Commission is always negotiable! But as the old adage goes you get what you pay for!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Home Selling in Windsor Park
Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jim Morelli answered:
Are appliances typically included in the sale of a home in Austin?
Here is what is included directly from the Texas contract.

IMPROVEMENTS: The house, garage and all other fixtures and improvements attached to the
above-described real property, inc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Home Selling in Austin
Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jim Morelli answered:
Should sellers be at the home while it is being shown?
I recommend to all my clients that they leave when their home is being shown. With the secure lock boxes that we have the security risk is minimal. Buyers and their agents also are not ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Home Selling in Austin
Ashley Stucki, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Ashley Stucki answered:
Can I get pre approved before I sell my house even though I won't have the down payment yet?
Yes, if you need the funds from the sale to purchase the next home your lender can give you a pre qual letter that is contingent upon your home sale.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Home Selling in Austin
Ashley Stucki, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Ashley Stucki answered:
Hi Agents, I have a 1950's house that's in descent but not great shape. I'm wondering - how much fixup / repair should I put in -
The best thing to do would be to have an agent come and take a look and discuss options with you. That's a big part of my job! I don't want you putting tons of money into this home, y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Home Selling in Austin
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
I live in Austin, Texas and want to sell our home to a private investor who let us stay in the house and lease it back. We want a 24mo. lease.
Sounds great, let us know how it works out and what you find.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 3, 2015 Home Selling in 78738
Melissa Cox, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Melissa Cox answered:
Convert swimming pool to a rainwater collection tank?
Swimming pools are a major buying point for people. We have around 110 people moving here a day from other locations. They know Texas is hot (so want a pool), for the best value for y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Selling in Austin
Melissa Cox, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Melissa Cox answered:
I will be selling a house in SOCO ,78704 off of South Congess, I have removed the carpeting, should i leave "as is " and let the buyer choose flooring
No. You should choose something that is trendy at the time you are selling the property. You can find out this information at any flooring store. Presentation helps sell the property ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2014 Home Selling in 78704
Melissa Cox, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Melissa Cox answered:
How can a seller withdrawl prior to closing?
If you don't have an option period, you should consult a real estate attorney.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2014 Home Selling in 78746
Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jim Morelli answered:
In Austin and need to sell 3bd condo but can't afford realtor fee's, any suggestions? Mortgage up to date and on time this past 5 yrs.
Short sales are always a viable option if you qualify. I have successfully completed over 100 short sales for sellers. If you are interested in a no obligation consultation I would be h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 9, 2014 Home Selling in 78748
Jacob Hood, Real Estate Pro in Hutchinson, KS
Jacob Hood answered:
I want to sell my first home in the Austin area. What questions should I ask a potential realtor?
Don't be afraid to fire your agent if they are not working for you.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 21, 2014 Home Selling in Austin
Connie Mitch…, Real Estate Pro in South Padre Island, TX
Connie Mitchell answered:
My neighbor's tree is overgrowing into my backyard, who is responsible to cut the overgrowing part of the tree in my back?
I Agree with Ranee. It is your responsibility to prune vegetation encroaching onto your property. But a good neighbor will communicate prior to acting to keep peace in the neighborhoo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 13, 2014 Home Selling in 78729
Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jim Morelli answered:
can anyone recommend a excellent Qualified Intermediary for tax deferred exchanges(1031 Exchange) in the Austin area.?
There are many to choose from I know Michelle Williams Attorney at Law on Capital of Texas Highway does them. I'm confident you will find her to be an excellent choice.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 11, 2014 Home Selling in 78704
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
I am lienholder on property sold to people who have deceased. How can I get property back in my name?
I agree with Dan, you need to consult your attorney.

Good luck!

Susie Kay
Realtor & Certified Stager
United Real Estate
469-371-2899
www.dfwdreamhomes.net
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 2, 2014 Home Selling in Austin
Scott Bradfo…, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Park, TX
Scott Bradford Team answered:
how do I get my mobile home listed on truli?
Your Realtor can assist you in listing your mobile home on Trulia. If you are not currently working with an agent then you will be unable to list your property as licensed agent may onl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 18, 2014 Home Selling in Austin
Carlie Sky, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Carlie Sky answered:
condo vs townhouse vs house in listing
It does need to be listed as a condo, if this is the legal description of the property. Even if it is a site condo and you own all of it, including the roof and walls, the land ownershi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 1, 2014 Home Selling in 78702
Carlie Sky, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Carlie Sky answered:
What is more important: Small 3rd bedroom/flex office room or open concept living spaced?
Hello!

A three bedroom usually sells better, but in that part of town, you may want to have an open concept living space instead, as it is pretty small. I personally would go for t ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jul 23, 2014 Home Selling in 78704
Amy Whitston, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Amy Whitston answered:
If ending listing agrmt & no end date on it - what am I obligated to agree to on Termination form TAR1410?
I am not sure that a list agreement without an end date is valid. I would call this agent directly and inquire. Sometimes things such as this were due to misunderstandings, and if this ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 2, 2014 Home Selling in Austin
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