Home Selling in Dekalb County : Questions & Answers

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paulbradbury8, Home Seller in Lithonia, GA
paulbradbury8 answered:
I want to do a lease to purchase on my home. Do I need a lawyer to draw up this contract? If not who do I go
We have a direct genuine provider for BG/ SBLC specifically for lease, at leasing price of 6+2 of face value, Issuance by HSBC London/Hong Kong or any other AA rated Bank in Europe, Mid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 23, 2014 Home Selling in Lithonia
Eugene Dean, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Eugene Dean answered:
Dekalb plumbing ordenance
I am not sure that you have a choice. You have to tell the buyers that your plumbing is not up to code. Their inspection will most likely catch it anyways. You might want to fix it so t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 27, 2014 Home Selling in 30345
Beth Ann Cla…, Real Estate Pro in 30030
Beth Ann Clanin answered:
Should I add low-flow fixtures to plumbing before I put my home on the market?
It is not required if you live in the city limits of Decatur or Atlanta. It is only required if your home is located in unincorporated Dekalb county.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Home Selling in 30033
Bruce Ailion, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
Bruce Ailion answered:
What is the best source of investors for sell-rent-back of my personal home in Atlanta?
It depends on the price, location, condition, rental rate, repurchase price and your credit profile. I represent over 100 overseas investors and if it fits within their profile a trans ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Home Selling in 30317
Vernetta Sims, Real Estate Pro in Morrow, GA
Vernetta Sims answered:
Looking at selling my home in 30035. Should I short sale or try to go the regular real estate route?
You should contact an Agent and get a market analyst done, properties are going back
up in value and you may be able to sell with out going the short sale route,
contact me I can help ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 24, 2014 Home Selling in Decatur
Officerclay, Home Buyer in Conyers, GA
Officerclay answered:
Is it easier to sell a house with a tenant in it (to investors), or a vacant home (to investors/home buyer)?
I'm a buyer and I don't even consider homes with tenants. Don't want the headache.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 1, 2014 Home Selling in Lithonia
Brent Kluge, Real Estate Pro in District of Columbia
Brent Kluge answered:
If I refinanced my home through FHA Streamline first payment due Feb. 1st 2014 how long before I could sell it?
Hey Sherrie -

Hope you are well. Great question!

So you signed FHA docs which said you swear, "you intend to occupy the property for a 12 month period".

Who's kidding who ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 30, 2014 Home Selling in 30083
Vicky &…, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Vicky & Robert Pasmanick answered:
Atlanta Basements are taking a hit with all the rain, what is your latest leaking basement story?
Robert Pasmanick recently stated that " My favorite remedy is helping Homeowners and Sellers solve their leaky basement issues start by looking up. Often gutters are clogged and overfl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 24, 2014 Home Selling in 30345
Tanya Demjan…, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Tanya Demjanec, REALTOR® answered:
I live on S. Howard Street in 30317. I've owned this home for five years. It's renovated, 2bd, 2ba charming bungalow. Should I hold onto?
I lean towards advising you hang on to the property, *if* it is not a hardship. Howard is one of the most desirable streets in Kirkwood.

Here are a couple of links you may find usef ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 10, 2013 Home Selling in 30317
Milly, Both Buyer and Seller in 94560
Milly answered:
3/2 house in Stone Mountain for sale - how long does it take to sell?
Thank you everyone. Had a very frank talk with my agent today, and we reduced the priced by 20%. Also, I checked online and saw that it was showing up as "sold" on several major sites i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 22, 2013 Home Selling in Stone Mountain
wayne, Real Estate Pro in Lithonia, GA
wayne answered:
Have 3/2 in Lithonia to sell. If it's listed with a property manager, can I still list it with another agent to sell?
Thanks for your question. Unless your contract with the property management company prevents you from listing with another broker, you are free to do so. Please check your management ag ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Oct 22, 2013 Home Selling in Lithonia
Sally English, Real Estate Pro in 30345
Sally English answered:
Would like to close in June. When should I list?
Congrats on selling your home. Good luck with your move.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 10, 2013 Home Selling in 30345
Hank Miller…, Real Estate Pro in Alpharetta, GA
Hank Miller BrokerAppraiser answered:
In general, how is the real estate market in Decatur? Are appraisals meeting/exceeding purchase price transactions?
Give Lee a call, as he intimated there are ways to get ahead of possible problems. I'm both an agent and appraiser - and I use that second title as a sledge hammer.

I ALWAYS make it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 4, 2013 Home Selling in Decatur
Jill K Biggs…, Real Estate Pro in Hoboken, NJ
Jill K Biggs - Click Me! answered:
Should I stage my second bedroom as a dining room? It fits the definition of a bedroom but it looks great with a dining table in the middle of it.
Showcase your home as a 2 bedroom as more buyers are looking for a 2nd bedroom than a dining room when they are home hunting! Since the space is unusual you could just the table as a "d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 31, 2013 Home Selling in 30030
Webb Group R…, Real Estate Pro in Decatur, GA
Webb Group Realty answered:
Where do I list my home for sale?
Give us a call - 404-423-0353!
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 31, 2013 Home Selling in 30030
GARY ROSS, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
GARY ROSS answered:
i am trying to set up account and it is not processing
If you'll give me your email address and criteria I'll set you up with a service that allows you to search in real time as to what's available.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 28, 2013 Home Selling in 30319
Rodney Mason, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Rodney Mason answered:
Hi Tara, I am undecided on how to deal w/old carpet: give an allowance, go ahead & replace, or…I would have to up the asking price to cover
If the Buyer is obtaining a mortgage, then an allowance would not be acceptable. Lending guidelines consider an allowance to be an inducement to purchase. That requires that the sales ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu May 16, 2013 Home Selling in 30002
Bruce Ailion, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
Bruce Ailion answered:
Fees to sell properties, Stone Mountain, Georgia

I am a broker that represents buyers seller and investors. I am also managing member of 50+ overseas investor LLCs. One of my LLC's would probably make and offer and pay ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 21, 2013 Home Selling in Stone Mountain
Michael Hamm…, Real Estate Pro in 30078
Michael Hammond answered:
how can i place a house for sale on this site?
Contact your Listing Broker, Mike, and have them do it. Please call, text or email if we can provide further assistance. Good Luck!

Michael Hammond
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0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 23, 2013 Home Selling in 30084
Kawain Payne,…, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Kawain Payne, Realtor, Notary answered:
I'm high on seller's getting a pre-home inspection before going on the market. What are your thoughts as a prospective seller on this?
This is a great idea!!!

Some cities here in California actually require a pre sale inspection be done by city inspectors.
This is mainly done to uncover any health and safety issues ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 22, 2013 Home Selling in 30338
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