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Travis Rosa, Home Buyer in Urbandale, IA
Travis Rosa asked:
Update pictures on my home's page
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 22, 2015 Home Selling in 50310
Jenniferolso…, Home Seller in Des Moines, IA
Jenniferolson9 asked:
how do I post pictures to sell my home?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 1, 2015 Home Selling in Waterbury
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
how do i put current pictures of my home up im trying to sell?
Trulia does not allow for sale by owner listings, they only allow licensed real estate professionals to advertise homes for sale. If you want your home to appear here you will need to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 31, 2015 Home Selling in Waterbury
Simon Watson, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Simon Watson answered:
Can I post a home for sale by owner on this site? I have created an account but cant figure out how. Thanks
One way for sale by owners to show up on the Trulia listings is to
post it on a web site called FIZBER.COM, it will show up on Truila within 24-48 hours

Simon Watson
Keller William ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 25, 2015 Home Selling in 50312
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
How do I list my home for sale on Trulia? I am currently for sale by owner,
You can try doing it through one of the sites that syndicates to Trulia like Postlets.com or Fizber.com otherwise Zillow is your best option.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 8, 2015 Home Selling in 50310
Simon Watson, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Simon Watson answered:
How do I list a property for sale on Trulia?
One way for sale by owners to show up on the Trulia listings is to
post it on a web site called FIZBER.COM, it will show up on Truila within 24-48 hours

Simon Watson
Keller William ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 17, 2015 Home Selling in Des Moines
Quinntonia G…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Quinntonia Glover answered:
How do I add photos of my home for sale? Also how do I post that there is an open house?
You must be a licensed real estate agent to list on Trulia.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2015 Home Selling in 50322
Lynn Carlson, Real Estate Pro in Altoona, IA
Lynn Carlson answered:
if fsbo what is the charge for advertising your home?
As a Realtor, we do more than just advertise your home for sale .

After 25 years of experience in Real Estate, I can tell you that the easy part is the advertising and getting the of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 11, 2014 Home Selling in Des Moines
Nigel Chapman, Real Estate Pro in Des Moines, IA
Nigel Chapman answered:
How well does Trulia work?
As a real estate broker, Trulia is an essential part of my marketing portfolio. The personalities of our buyers are so varied that I use many forms of marketing - different websites, so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 17, 2013 Home Selling in Des Moines
Lisa Reilly, Real Estate Pro in Ankeny, IA
Lisa Reilly answered:
how do i post my house for sale on this site??
Hello Dijana,

As mentioned, you would not be able to list on this site yourself. Sales in the Des Moines area are at a 5 year high. Homes for sale are in demand and our office has m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 16, 2013 Home Selling in Des Moines
Edith Karoli…, Real Estate Pro in Glenview Northshore,...
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
Every time I try to submit my home for sale it takes me to a page to edit and view my profile. How do I submit a listing???
If you are not a licensed Realtor or a real estate brokerage you can not list your own property here on
Trulia. You may want to reconsider listing your home with a local Realtor, for b ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon May 6, 2013 Home Selling in Beaverdale
Simon Campbe…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Beach, FL
Simon Campbell answered:
I'm selling my 3BR/1.5BA ranch in Southwestern Hills and need recommendations on where to advertise!!!
I am assuming that you are not going the list with a real estate agent route. In that case, I will not waste your time with all the pros and cons of using a real estate agent to sell y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 26, 2013 Home Selling in 50321
Galen Kurth, Real Estate Pro in Bondurant, IA
Galen Kurth answered:
How much could I potentially save going with a flat fee realtor compared to a realtor that takes a percentage? my house is worth 120,000.
Galen Kurth, Agent, Bondurant, IA
Hello Amy I'm not sure about the charges of the broker your interested in but I would guess the fee they charge would potentially save you a few thous ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jan 4, 2013 Home Selling in 50317
Chris Merten, Home Owner in Des Moines, IA
Chris Merten answered:
Do you have to be a realtor in order to place ad on Trulia?
Thanks for all the responses. I'm currently working with a realtor/brokerage that has or home on the MLS and various websites (just not Trulia). Also advertising on Craigslist as well. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 4, 2012 Home Selling in 50313
Michelle Cook, Real Estate Pro in West Des Moines, IA
Michelle Cook answered:
does the buyer or seller pay for termite inspection in Iowa?
Hi...The seller "generally" pays for the Termite Inspection of a resale. Read carefully before you sign your Purchase Agreement....it should be stated there.Thanks!
1 vote Share Flag Thu Nov 29, 2012 Home Selling in Des Moines
Michelle Cook, Real Estate Pro in West Des Moines, IA
Michelle Cook answered:
Bought brand new home in suburbs less than a year ago, want to move into country.
Marta,

I feel your anxiety and disappointment with your situation. Actually, there is no "rule of thumb" about the best time to sell; its all dictated by the market. If you haven' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 29, 2012 Home Selling in Des Moines
Chelcee Chee…, Home Seller in Creston, IA
Chelcee Cheers answered:
when you are FSBO is it necessary to get an inspection done beforehand or is that something the buyer can do?
Thanks so much for asking this question! I have been wondering the same thing and it looks like there are some great answers below!
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 23, 2012 Home Selling in 50311
Tchaka Owen, Real Estate Pro in Hollywood, FL
Tchaka Owen answered:
Should we short sale?
I'm going to clarify Dan's comment below and state that a short sale will affect your husband's credit, not yours. Based on the scores you posted above, it appears that h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 6, 2011 Home Selling in Des Moines
Megan Carey,  in West Des Moines, IA
Megan Carey answered:
HOW IS THE MARKET TO SELL HOME ON SOUTHSIDE OF DESMOINES NEAR ST.ANTHONY'S & MCKINLEY SCHOOLS AT THE 128-130K RANGE
Carol-
Please feel free to call me in regards to selling your home. I can provide you with information on what the market is doing in your specific area, and I will provide you with a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 7, 2010 Home Selling in Des Moines
Marcelina Mc…, Real Estate Pro in Duvall, WA
Marcelina McGinnis answered:
Buyer realtor's feedback?
Hi Linda,

I agree with Don, its perfectly acceptable for your realtor to ask the showing realtors for specifics. I'll be honest with you though. The showing agent may not take t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 6, 2010 Home Selling in Des Moines
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