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Tom Woods, Real Estate Pro in 19444
Tom Woods answered:
Buyer has recinded their offer based on Contingency. We have asked for all insp reports but refuse give report from engineer. Can we hold deposit?
Deposit is required to remain in the broker's escrow account until all parties agree as to the distribution of the funds or until a court orders the broker to disburse the funds or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 28, 2011 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Carol Murray…, Real Estate Pro in Montgomery County, PA
Carol Murray Cei answered:
How can I purchase a home owned by Freddie Mac?
Hi, Belle,

Have you been contacted by anyone? If you know that the home has been purchased back by Freddie Mac you should contact them as they may have a special "new homeown ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Selling in Kensington
Don Maclary -…, Real Estate Pro in 23451
Don Maclary - Realtor* ABR* answered:
Part 2 of the previous question.. Our agent is an agent and the other agent is really a broker...
Relax, Just think of the broker as an agent with management skills as well and expect a smooth transaction
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 14, 2011 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Ellen & Doc…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Ellen & Doc Stephens answered:
put the house on the market in NOV and decided not to sell contract signed until May? what should I do?
Ask your agent to withdraw the listing. You may be obligated to pay some overhead costs, depending on your listing agreement. If your agent is straight, they will want to help you to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 13, 2011 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Lee Stiber (…, Real Estate Pro in Blue Bell, PA
Lee Stiber (215) 646-2162 answered:
Considering selling my home located on Strahle Ter, Philadelphia, PA 19111. Home has 4 bd, 2 1/2 bath. Recently renovated basement/closet. Buyers?
Hello Sam, Since you do not have a realtor yet and are attempting to market and sell the home yourself. I would love discuss different marketing techniques and well as look at your hom ... more
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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
cost of my house
Charlotte the costs will vary depending on what you are purcahsing, you shoudl contact your agent or loan officer for exact costs of your purchase
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 11, 2011 Home Selling in 19130
Erica Ramus, Real Estate Pro in 17901
Erica Ramus answered:
How do you get the lender to stop a sherriff's sale on a property that is scheduled to go to closing a fews weeks after the scheduled auction?
The seller should have an attorney involved at this point.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 13, 2010 Home Selling in 19114
Maura Mcdonn…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Maura Mcdonnell answered:
How prevelent across the state of PA is it for buyers to ask / demand the full 6% of seller assist?
6% is not allowed for Conforming loans. 6% is allowed for FHA. Many 1st time home buyers do not have the required funds for down payemtn and closing costs -- thus asking for the assis ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Selling in Kensington
Erica Ramus, Real Estate Pro in 17901
Erica Ramus answered:
In Pa, if the buyer decides to walk away from purchasing a home, is the seller obligated to reimburse the buyer for home inspection costs?
Trust your attorney's advice! If I were your agent, I would reply "I don't care what you are comfortable with, Mr. Buyer, but the seller is under no obligation to reimbur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Selling in Kensington
Scott Miller…, Real Estate Pro in Boca Raton, FL
Scott Miller - REALTOR® answered:
IS IT POSSIBLE TO RENT A 2 UNIT ,8 BEDS TOTAL TOWNHOUSE THIS SEMESTER AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITIES?
Hi Leigh. Call Temple University's Off-Campus Housing's Office. They will give you a list of properties and owners to contact. Stay as close to Broad Street as possible and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 13, 2010 Home Selling in 19121
Kevin Olson…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Kevin Olson & Jessica Laude answered:
can you trade in a home for another home?
Once in awhile you can find a seller who will trade homes with you, but this doesn't happen nearly as often as it used to. The only times I've seen something like this happen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 17, 2010 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Im selling my House myself.How can I put my home here?
Unfortunately, Trulia does not allow for sale by owner posts, you can however blog about your property--if and when you do list with an agent, he/she can do it for you, just ask--or con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 27, 2014 Home Selling in 19125
Eric Thompson…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Eric Thompson - Coldwell Banker - www.EATHOMPSON.com answered:
We own a new one bedroom loft-style condo–would it be better for resale value to convert to a 2 bedroom or leave as is? Smallest unit in a 4 unit
If you can inexpensively convert to a 2 bedroom unit and are left with two decent sized rooms you're probably better off making the two bedrooms in most cases. There are buyers wh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 19, 2012 Home Selling in 19125
Maria Morton, Real Estate Pro in 64113
Maria Morton answered:
How do I get comp prices or locate investors for a 3 bd 2 bth home in the 2600 block of Nth 9th st in Philly?
You can find some of the best agents in the business in Philly at http://activerain.com/states/PA/cities/Philadelphia
Investors: do you want an investor to back you in the rehab, buy a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 7, 2010 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
where do I get an eviction notice template?
Each state has a different set of laws regarding eviction, so a template from another state may not help, you can get a blank "notice to quit" at Staples and then google PA e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 4, 2010 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Enrique Del…, Real Estate Pro in Modesto, CA
Enrique Del Real answered:
Are there any agents who have clients interested in the West Philadelphia Area? Or Investment buyers looking for a deal?
It seems like you might need to reduce the price. A price reduction is a great way to increase traffic, which should generate offers.

Hope this helps.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 7, 2011 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am putting my house up for sale buy owner. Can I advertise on Trulia? How?
Unfortunately, Trulia does not allow for sale by owner posts, you can hower try blogging about the property--if and when you do list with an agent, he/she can post it for you--just ask- ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 18, 2010 Home Selling in 19119
Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles County, CA
Fred Glick answered:
In PA, can a buyer conduct a video pipeline inspection without obtaining permission from the seller?
Without details, it's hard to follow your question.

But, someone would have to trespass onto someone's property to do that, which is criminal.

Not a good idea.

But, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 8, 2010 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Erica Ramus, Real Estate Pro in 17901
Erica Ramus answered:
I sold my first home in March 2010 in Philadelphia. The final price was $140K w/$8K seller's assist. How do I claim sale on income taxes?
Go here for details on capital gains: http://www.irs.gov/faqs/content/0,,id=199963,00.html

Here is a paragraph from the IRS: For home sales after May 6, 1997, you will generally onl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 4, 2010 Home Selling in 19145
Lesley Barbo…, Real Estate Pro in Blue Bell, PA
Lesley Barbosa answered:
I have a home on the 5200 block pulaski ave. What are the comps selling for ? My home is a 3 bedroom 1 bath.
Taxlien, if you want to e-mail me your e-mail address I will send you the info on the comps via the MLS,
Thanks,

Lesley Barbosa
Realtor
lbarbosa@weichert.com
215 767 7433
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 19, 2010 Home Selling in 19144
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