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Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Why are you guys listing my house wrong and how do I get you to correct? You guys posted the listing wrong to start and then the correction is worse
Your listing information comes directly from your agent and their company. Trulia pick up this information from what they post. It's possible that the source of your problem may be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 22, 2009 Home Selling in 19130
Sean Dawes, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
Sean Dawes answered:
Do you know any title company that would do double closings in philadelphia, pa area?
By double closings do you mean you are selling your house and need to close right afterwards on the other home?

Long and Foster Settlement Services
http://www.lfsettlementservices.c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 10, 2010 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Renee Porsia, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Renee Porsia answered:
can i sell my home to my wife?
Rprout1,

You can sell your home to anyone. Are you wanting to sell to your wife because you are moving out or do you just want to add her to the deed and mortgage?

Its your home a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 25, 2010 Home Selling in 19138
Mike Rosania,…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Mike Rosania, CDPE answered:
Could someone explain in layman's terms what does it mean when you rent to own? Exactly what goes in escrow for a down-payment?
Down payment is always negotiable between buyer and seller. With rent to own i would not suggest putting a whole lot down up front. The process is typically to negotiate a sale price an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 14, 2011 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Dan Chase, Home Buyer in Texas City, TX
Dan Chase answered:
Selling a house for the first time!
I hope you are going to be willing to show people very frustrated when they find out they can lose money on a sale. Wait seemingly forever to find qualified buyers. Find themselves faci ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 5, 2009 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Kate Case, Real Estate Pro in Goshen, NY
Kate Case answered:
I have had my home listed in the 19131 area since September 21, 2009. I live close to city ave, fairmount park, etc. I just don't feel that my
Why don't you schedule an appointment with your real estate agent to discuss your concerns? If you want another Open House, I would ask your agent to schedule one as soon as possi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 4, 2011 Home Selling in 19131
Robert A. Ma…, Real Estate Pro in Northeast Philadelphia...
Robert A. Martini answered:
what charges are tax deductions?
Robert Cobb-
Basically, you can include all sorts of selling expenses in the cost basis of the house, thereby increasing your adjusted cost basis and decreasing your capital gain. What ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 20, 2010 Home Selling in 19149
Dr Hanh Vo,…, Real Estate Pro in Huntingdon Valley, PA
Dr Hanh Vo, MD, SFR, RDCPro answered:
Is Central North Philadelphia a market that is selling? Or is it stale?
It is still on buyer market and there are many properties on sale now. Many of our listing properties with move-in condition are sold faster than "need to update" properties. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 18, 2009 Home Selling in North Philadelphia West
Bronwyn E Ba…, Home Buyer in Los Angeles, CA
Bronwyn E Bacon answered:
If a property is owned by two people and one person dies, does the property go to the other person on the deed or does it go to the deceased children?
If you both own the property (as in, both on the mortgage, on the deed, whatever) it would go to the spouse or other owner. If, however, the house is "owned" legally by only o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 29, 2011 Home Selling in 19131
Sean Dawes, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
Sean Dawes answered:
Lisa D.G. Rosenblatt what do you mean by only paying one commission when I sell my house
I think she means that if you sell your house yourself and a buyer has a realtor and they ask for a commission you would pay maybe 2.5%-3% if you agree versus the average 5-6% to pay tw ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 18, 2009 Home Selling in 19119
Fred Griffin, Real Estate Pro in Tallahassee, FL
Fred Griffin answered:
What are the pros and cons to selling my house myself without a realtor?
Con: you will probably not get into the MLS, you will not get onto Realtor.com .

Con: if you do not have experience selling property, you could make a mistake that will cost you a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 30, 2009 Home Selling in 19119
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
If a buyer backs out of a sale after the agreement has been signed, what recourse does the seller have?
Listing agent should be able explain in detail all particulars. All is governed by executed sales agreement between seller and buyer. Escrow money in title requires amendment executed ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 14, 2009 Home Selling in 19149
Sean Dawes, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
Sean Dawes answered:
Rent or sell my home?
Rob,

If you cant afford to sell it, can you afford to mortgages? The bank will look to see if you can afford to make two payments. Because if the tenant walks from the lease or you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 2, 2009 Home Selling in Philadelphia
D. Derderian, Real Estate Pro in 19382
D. Derderian answered:
What is the average sales price per square foot in zip codes 19086, 19087, 19063 and 19083? Thanks in advance.
That's a pretty broad question. Are you asking for new construction, single family, town homes, row homes? Or are you analyzing if your going to be getting a deal?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 31, 2009 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Fred Griffin, Real Estate Pro in Tallahassee, FL
Fred Griffin answered:
i have a question regarding the availability of fha mortgages? what qualifies a person ?
Until a Mortgage Loan Officer comes along to answer your question, here are some links that will acquaint you with FHA and the Qualification Process (the Ginnie Mae Calculator Page app ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 20, 2009 Home Selling in 19149
Sean Dawes, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
Sean Dawes answered:
Prediction for the housing market in Phila for 2009-2010
As long as unemployment keeps rising, it is hard to tell.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 13, 2009 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Peter B. Lav…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Peter B. Lavelle answered:
price drop...
Good Morning Mr. Cobb,

The best option is to contact the agent that is representing you and inform them about your concerns.


Peter Lavelle
Citizens Premier Real Estate
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0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 22, 2013 Home Selling in Mayfair
Brian Fletch…, Real Estate Pro in Springfield, PA
Brian Fletcher answered:
busy street
If you have an agent, I would speak to him/her about the listing information. If they aren't as marketing savvy as others, maybe you would like to speak to their Broker? Being on a bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 29, 2010 Home Selling in Mayfair
Wa Macdonald, Other/Just Looking in Pittsburgh, PA
Wa Macdonald answered:
is the bentley square condominium at 19136 approved by fha?
You can go to my web site - Lender's page, find the condo FHA lookup hypelink to HUD and follow the directions.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 10, 2009 Home Selling in 19136
David Chambe…, Other/Just Looking in Saint Petersburg, FL
David Chamberlain answered:
Is there anything I can do to prevent no-shows?
Take a credit card and charge it 25$ if they don't show? lol

It is just the nature of the business.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 2, 2009 Home Selling in 19114
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