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Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
what is my house worth? Linc Sq frame 2 flat 60625
Have a Realtor come by and do a CMA. This will be the best way to get the most accurate info.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 24, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Caleb Hart, Renter in Orem, UT
Caleb Hart answered:
What is the position on holding onto masonry buildings?
I agree that you should probably get that confirmed before you make any decisions. I would also talk about masonry contractors about that. They would be able to tell you what kind of ou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 20, 2015 Home Selling in Bucktown
Ron Krauch, Real Estate Pro in 60463
Ron Krauch answered:
How many listings is too many listings for a realtor to handle?
An old post, but still a relevant question.

Technology has enabled a single agent to handle much more volume than in the days of hand delivering offers. However... as digital as we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 20, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
djennifer009, Other/Just Looking in Salt Lake City, UT
djennifer009 answered:
Change furnace, water heater and beautifies the kitchen
Is there anything wrong with the furnace or water heater? Before you jump to replace them, have someone come out and take a look. If they're outdated or inefficient models, then it woul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 17, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Cathryn Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Cathryn Browne answered:
Agent under pricing home during CMA?
Hi Theresa,

I hate to hear about Agents underpricing properties and while the multiple offer approach is commonly favored, I don't think it is the best approach in all cases. I woul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 15, 2015 Home Selling in Albany Park
djennifer009, Other/Just Looking in Salt Lake City, UT
djennifer009 answered:
Drapes - do they stay with the home?
I hate to say it, but this is what comes of not reading the contract thoroughly. Drapes and blinds are different, but they both have to stay with the house unless you specify otherwise. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 14, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Sandra Hazel…, Real Estate Pro in 19103
Sandra Hazeltine answered:
I'm looking for an experienced English-Russian speaking realtor. I have a townhome to sell in Wheeling. Any suggestions?
I'd be happy to refer you to an agent in your area. Feel free to reach out any time, my contact information is on my profile.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 13, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
why do realtors say not to fix up the house?
Not all would make such a suggestion; oftentimes any cosmetic work/repair is a good idea.
2 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 13, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago Heights
Dan Fowler, Real Estate Pro in Bucktown, Chicago, IL
Dan Fowler answered:
Please tell me how I can list my condo for sale on Trulia, if possible? My email address is asg1jd@yahoo.com. Thank you, Avery Gerstein
Hi Avery,
Have you found a way to post your condo for sale yet? If not, I would also be happy to assist you! I can send you current market data for your area and on the most similar ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 13, 2015 Home Selling in 60613
Diane Geller, Home Buyer in Bloomingdale, IL
Diane Geller answered:
What's the standard realtor commission in Chicago for an approximate $350k condo? Thanks
Paying 6% or paying more does not necessarily get you "what you pay for" It, of course, all depends on the individual realtor,
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 9, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Michelle Har…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Michelle Harris answered:
What are the current acceptable owner occupied ratios for FHA, Conventional, Fannie Mae/ Freddie Mac eligible loans?
CONDO LENDERS

http://www.florida-mortgage-lenders.com/condo-loans.html

• 100 % VA Condo Mortgage Loans Down to a 550 fico!

• 96.5% LTV on Owner Occupied Condos= 3.5% Down ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 9, 2015 Home Selling in 60657
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Does the seller have pay the real estate agent's commission only or can it be split with the buyer?
Although the seller pays the commission from their proceeds on a sale, it is ultimately the buyer who is paying the commission. When pricing a home, as a seller you are including that c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 7, 2015 Home Selling in 60804
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
how do i list my home for sale by owner on trulia?
Trulia only permits for sale listings to be posted by real estate professionals. If you want your home to appear here you will have to find an agent or broker to work with.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 1, 2015 Home Selling in 60062
Galia Taneva, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Galia Taneva answered:
Can we make sure our house is showing for SALE in our trulia listing? Right now is has all our new photos, but not showing its listed.
Kelsey,

You may want to talk to your agent about this issue. You probably didn't realize but you posted your question in a "Home selling in 60622" forum and Trulia will never answer ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 Home Selling in 60622
Sellervt, Home Seller in Barrington, IL
Sellervt answered:
Are buyers using Trulia and Zillow estimates to make offers with?
While I appreciate that agents/brokers (once involved) will help a buyer assess value better than the Zillow and Trulia estimates, I don't think that is the whole picture. From discuss ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 19, 2015 Home Selling in 60645
Mike Opyd, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Mike Opyd answered:
what happened to 3120 calumet listing? I can't find it any longer
Was cancelled a few years ago.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 18, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Ron Krauch, Real Estate Pro in 60463
Ron Krauch answered:
How long does it take to update a record on ones house, such as square footage, on your website after the update has been submitted.?
It usually takes a day or two for Trulia to pick up changes.

Ron Krauch
Emerald Estates Realty, Inc.
Palos Heights, IL 60463
http://www.EmeraldEstatesRealty.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 17, 2015 Home Selling in 60464
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
Do houses sell in Febrary in Ashburn?
If its priced right it should sell anytime of the year.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 12, 2015 Home Selling in Ashburn
Kimberly Kat…, Real Estate Pro in New Lenox, IL
Kimberly Katsenes answered:
Have you ever tried selling your home without the help of a Realtor? How did that go? Did you eventually use a Realtor in the process?
What most FSBO's do not understand is that it is the BUYER who wants to work with Realtors. They do not feel they can trust the process without the professional and ethical representati ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 12, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
Looking for a quality discount agent in Cocoa Beach.
I would look up the agents that sell in 60634.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 10, 2015 Home Selling in 60634
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