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Marcellus Ke…, Real Estate Pro in 21207
Marcellus Kendell answered:
Would anyone know which agency is the most successful in sales for Baltimore?
Are you looking for an agent successful in sales or one who has success in providing the service needed to their client
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 18, 2013 Home Selling in 21218
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Can someone recommend a realesate professional for home sales for the Baltimore Maryland area.?
Ask people you may know for referrals; or contact and interview in person a few local agents from different realty companies, then choose the one you like best and who has the most to o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 12, 2014 Home Selling in 21218
Jill M. Zais, Real Estate Pro in Baltimore County, MD
Jill M. Zais answered:
What are some effective ways to increase the value of your home before selling?
Mainly to de-clutter. The more stages the property looks, the better. Also, the same for the exterior and landscaping. If there is room in your equity to make improvements, let them be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 5, 2012 Home Selling in Baltimore
Marie Souza…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, MA
Marie Souza Team answered:
I have two investment properties I want to sell seperately or as a package deal.
Okay - You can most likely advertise as both separate & as a package deal. Start doing your due diligence & researching agents.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 29, 2012 Home Selling in Baltimore
Mark Novak, Real Estate Pro in Bel Air, MD
Mark Novak answered:
How long after an initial appraisal does a seller have to wait before another can be done?
If your property was assigned a case number then the appraisal will be around for 6 months. That doesn't mean you can not sell you just can't sell to someone using an FHA mort ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 6, 2012 Home Selling in Baltimore
Jessica Hood,…, Real Estate Pro in Odenton, MD
Jessica Hood, Realtor & ASP answered:
Re; HUD regarding appraisals. How long after an appraisal is written does a seller have to wait before a new appraisal can be obtained.?
Hi Nicholas,

Six months for an FHA loan. However, there is an appeal process and the underwriter usually has some leniency to look at reasonable comparable sales. A VA, Conventiona ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 7, 2012 Home Selling in Baltimore
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
what to look for in a sellers agent?
Interview in person a few local agents from different realty companies, then choose the one you like best and who has the most to offer--choose your agent with care. Ask what marketing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 12, 2014 Home Selling in 21230
Mark Novak, Real Estate Pro in Bel Air, MD
Mark Novak answered:
Why would a home owner sell themselves their own home for $0. The assessment and taxation report says non arms length other.
Without knowing the property I would assume that this is due to either adding or removing someone from the Deed.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 7, 2012 Home Selling in Baltimore
Mark Lee, Real Estate Pro in Baltimore, MD
Mark Lee answered:
Can you sell a house in Baltimore with a code violation if the prospective buyer has been informed of the violation?
Is this Baltimore city or county? Any specifics on the type of violation will be helpful.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 8, 2012 Home Selling in Baltimore
Ariana Loucas, Real Estate Pro in Maryland
Ariana Loucas answered:
what percent of appraised value can i expect to sell for in 21206?
Dear CC,
Regarding your home's price for an appraisal not only depends on square footage but will also factor in certain upgrades you've made since purchasing your home. Upgr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 16, 2010 Home Selling in Baltimore
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Should I keep my realtor or move in a new direction? I had a 6 mo. listing that expired 2 weeks ago. 30 showings, 1 offer. We reduced once by ~10%.
Saijay,
30 showings and one offer isn't bad, especially if it was overpriced which you now recognize. What you owe, want or need has nothing to do with what the market will brin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 4, 2011 Home Selling in Baltimore
Johnny Yanko…, Real Estate Pro in 20109
Johnny Yankoviak answered:
During the short sale process should I see a lawyer or accountant?
Hi again Dena:

Just so you are aware, to qualify for the new federal HAFA short sale program, you will need to have a "legitimate hardship" ie income reduction, medical iss ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 15, 2010 Home Selling in 21214
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
When can I buy another home after short sale?
Not knowing the circumstances that lead you to the short sale--Generally it takes about 2 years before you can buy again--remember to work diligently on your credit repair during that t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 15, 2010 Home Selling in 21214
Gene Rodrigu…, Real Estate Pro in Baltimore, MD
Gene Rodriguez answered:
Will the bank attach my wages if I short sale my home?
Contact me and I will be happy to assist you through the process. It sounds like you will be able to get result you are looking for but I won't know for sure without discuss the ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 15, 2010 Home Selling in 21214
Dan Chase, Home Buyer in Texas City, TX
Dan Chase answered:
What happens if I can't sell my home?
You keep living there and making payments until it is paid off. The other option is you rent it out.

Depending on a whole lot of circumstances you may find that deed in lieu of fore ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 6, 2011 Home Selling in 21214
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
agent gave me the est. seller sheet. she will make 8k and me the seller will make 2500 of the sale of my house...does not make any sense to sale?
Well it depends if you HAVE to sell. If so then yes. Without knowing the sales price or any of your motivation to sell or not to sell it is hard to give an opinion. Commissions are negi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 6, 2011 Home Selling in 21214
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
if my agent doesn't sell my home in 6 months do I have a to pay any fees
In virtually all listings, if the house does not close, the agent does not get paid a commission, be sure and read your listing agreement to make sure. There are some exceptions such as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 6, 2011 Home Selling in 21214
Nishika Jone…, Real Estate Pro in Coral Springs, FL
Nishika Jones-Green answered:
My listing has been reduced in price. How do I change the price. It is the home on Huntingdon which is now 119,900.
Assuming your listings feed from another source (Postlets, Realbird, etc.), you'd make the change there. If they come in fr your mls, it will update. Changes typically take place ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 3, 2010 Home Selling in Baltimore
Sean Dawes, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
Sean Dawes answered:
Hi,My siblings and I are trying to sell my parents house (they have both passed away). It has been on the market since February and we haven'...
nancy,

removing it and relisting it during the winter isnt a horrible idea as typically these last few months are slower

the tax credit is now extended until april 2010 and we hav ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 22, 2009 Home Selling in Hunting Ridge
Dale Mitchell, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Dale Mitchell answered:
My husband and I want to sell our house, and there have been two similar homes on or near our street which have sold really cheap (owners were
I think the best way to find that answer is to get a certified appraisal. Best of luck to you!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 29, 2009 Home Selling in Baltimore
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