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karablader, Home Buyer in Utah County, UT
karablader answered:
how much will my home value decrease for sale with mold and water damage?
My parents were trying to sell their house a few years back. They had just had a big flood in their area and had lots of water damage. It decreased the value of their home drastically. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 21, 2014 Home Selling in 50703
Matthew M Wi…, Real Estate Pro in Grundy County, IA
Matthew M Wikert answered:
Where do I go to get a Fair Market Value of my home?
Here are a couple of good ideas for you

1. I agree with latter answer get your home appraised. Look up a couple of recommended local appraisers in your area and get a professional o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Home Selling in 52531
Jeremy &…, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Rapids, IA
Jeremy & Rob answered:
How long will it take to sell a house in Fairfax, IA?
It depends on the condition of the house and the price. I just sold one on Prairie Ave in less than 2 weeks. Do you have one to sell?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 2, 2014 Home Selling in 52228
Bartley Wils…, Home Seller in Colorado Springs, CO
Bartley Wilson answered:
Does anyone know how legitimate cashoffers.com is? It seems like a good idea but worried about getting ripped off as a seller.
I just put my lake house up as bait on this one. After you click the SUBMIT button you get this:

The professional home buyer in your area is (Michael Jake)
Swift Results, Inc. is a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 24, 2014 Home Selling in Brandon
Lynn Carlson, Real Estate Pro in Des Moines, 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
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in Mount Arlington, NJ
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
I don't need to buy a house, I just need to sell or rent one. Is this site just for buyers?
If you want to sell your home, and you want the listing to show on Trulia, you will need to work with a licensed real estate professional. Trulia does not allow for sale by owner listi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 3, 2014 Home Selling in 50208
Linda Brooks, Real Estate Pro in Ankeny, IA
Linda Brooks answered:
Relocating to the Des Moines, IA area, or know someone that is?
Hello,
There has not been a better time to sell a home in Ankeny than right now, We have seen homes like yours sell in less than a week on the market. I viewed your pictures and I woul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 30, 2014 Home Selling in 50021
mannkathleen, Home Seller in 51104
mannkathleen asked:
termination request, but noticed invalid purchase agreement date on termination letter. does that make it invalid? we received a letter a couple days before they had to either ask for an extension, or give us a closing date. and worse its only MARCH 2014 now, and there is no purchase agreement dated…
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2014 Home Selling in 51104
Tim Scheib, Real Estate Pro in 50023
Tim Scheib answered:
Over half acre in West Ankeny
MacKenzie,
I do have an option or two for you clients but without specifics it is difficult to help. Have you found them a home yet? What price range are they looking for and what st ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 14, 2014 Home Selling in Ankeny
Heather Pier…, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Rapids, IA
Heather Pierce answered:
What is the best month/time to sell a home?
The market is currently in favor of sellers and will be heating up even more throughout the spring so if you are ready to move, now is a great time!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 13, 2014 Home Selling in 52403
Mike Sullivan, Real Estate Pro in Alachua, FL
Mike Sullivan answered:
I want to back out of my contract to sell my house - what do I need to take into consideration - how do I do this? Lisa
any termination liability should be completely spelled out in the listing contract...in most cases there is a fee to cover advertising costs, other expenses incurred by the realtor. Th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 6, 2014 Home Selling in 52722
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Do you recommend sellers get an appraisal before listing or is basing the price on comp sales in your area and assessment info enough?
You raise a very good point! The fact of the matter is that in some cases, where the home's value could be questioned or the seller is not willing to accept the agent's market assessmen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 20, 2014 Home Selling in 52403
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Can I get a loan for 2 homes if i'm planning on selling one of them as soon as we can move into the other?
Yes, it is called a bridge loan and it bridges the time between selling the old home and buying the new. Your credit and income, etc will all have to be good enough to carry two loans. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 31, 2013 Home Selling in 50008
John Beltram…, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Rapids, IA
John Beltramea answered:
On average what is price per square foot in a manufactured home? Complete remodel 2016 sq ft
Barb,
There are a lot of variables that will influence what you home will sell for. Value considerations are given based on age, location, extent and quality of the remodel work that w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 24, 2013 Home Selling in Cedar Rapids
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence 727.420.4041 answered:
My husband and I are ready to sell our home (very eager to sell), how do you go about getting your home "picture/show" ready when you have 3 kids?!?
Purchase or create a 'big bin' storage resource. You may want to replace the coffe table with this decorative bin.

Make it a game that everytime you leave the house everything that i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 25, 2013 Home Selling in Johnston
June Lowenbe…, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield, IA
June Lowenberg answered:
Is the market condusive to selling at the present? 3br/1b 1280 sq ft
Yes it is! :) Please call: 641-233-8939.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 8, 2013 Home Selling in 52556
Lori Ebel, Real Estate Pro in Fort Dodge, IA
Lori Ebel answered:
how much does it usually cost to get a real estate agent to sell your house?
There is no cost to list your home. Realtor's charge a commission to sell your property, but we only get paid if the house is sold. There are a few other expenses involved as well. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 27, 2013 Home Selling in Fort Dodge
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