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Elizabeth Fu…, Real Estate Pro in 55445
Elizabeth Fuller answered:
I currently have a FHA mortgage and want to sell my home. Can I sell it on a Contract for Deed?
Review your mortgage note Usually sale of a home by any method will result in the lender calling the mortgage due as of the date of closing. FHA mortgages may be assumable; that will ... more
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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Paul, MN
Christopher Block answered:
If you have signed a contract to sell your home via a relocation company due of a company forced move out of the area...can you void the contract?
I would need to know what is in the contract, but ultimately it is sounds like you are pretty early in the game and should be fine. It just depends on how the current company responds. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 15, 2012 Home Selling in 55121
Desert_expat, Home Owner in Tucson, AZ
Desert_expat answered:
Add a second bathroom in finished basement?
If you re going to live there awhile and as long as you can afford it and it makes you comfortable then it will also make someone else comfortable. Do it for you and as long as it is a ... more
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Elizabeth Fu…, Real Estate Pro in 55445
Elizabeth Fuller answered:
What would be a good rate to charge for a CFD, for my son who has filed twice and the last time was 1 yr. ago on 150,000?
Your question as I read it, can't be answered. What has your son filed? Who holds the C/D? What is the property value related to the C/D? I will be glad to try to answer if you can ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 17, 2013 Home Selling in 55110
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
who should pay the commission, Buyer or sellor?
Jimmy, all commissions are negotiable, and it is improper for any agent to discuss specific commissions in a public forum.
Interview a few agents...... see what they charge, and what t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 10, 2012 Home Selling in Saint Paul
Lenny Frolov, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Lenny Frolov answered:
In this slow market, is hiring a professional to stage our home when it comes time to sell advised?
I think you will always find that a nicely staged home will show better in any market. Buyers have a lot of choices and making your home stand out is more important than ever to get a s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 23, 2014 Home Selling in 55124
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Quiet Title? Money held at Closing
For accurate advice, do consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate and see exactly what options you may have.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 30, 2010 Home Selling in 55116
Georgina Vil…, Real Estate Pro in Altamonte Springs, FL
Georgina Villa OBryan answered:
I know my roof needs to be replaced before I sell my question is can i do it myself I was a roofer for about 5 years but the Realtor. said I have to
In most cases, they want a certified roofer in case there are problems after the sale.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 12, 2010 Home Selling in Saint Paul
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
How do you find an investor who would like a low cost property for fixing up?
Go to your local real estate investment club and announce it. Here's a link to clubs in Minnessota: http://www.creonline.com/real-estate-clubs/mn.html

What investors will want t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 8, 2010 Home Selling in Saint Paul
Lenny Frolov, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Lenny Frolov answered:
We bought a house in Minnesota about 5 years ago and we are attempting to sell! When we bought the house they listed it as 2 bedrooms upstairs. My
Unless the windows are extremely small I have not seen an appriaser measure windows (on upper levels) to make sure they meet code. If buyers have an inspection done the inspector may fl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 19, 2010 Home Selling in Saint Paul
Kathy Weber…, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Kathy Weber (951) 551-7587 answered:
House apraised at 147,000 and 135,000 what value can lender use for FHA loan
Jon,

The best avenue to go is with the appraisal from your lender. That is your top priority.

Even if it's less than what the lender's appraisal/BPO says. It's yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 21, 2010 Home Selling in Saint Paul
Dan Swanson, Real Estate Pro in Burnsville, MN
Dan Swanson answered:
should a home seller offer a flooring allowance on a finished lower level of a home ? or try picking out
We have been through this discussion with a number of our Sellers. In this market, allowances are not as compelling as offering the prospective Buyer a turn-key, contemporary home. Pl ... more
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Elizabeth Fu…, Real Estate Pro in 55445
Elizabeth Fuller answered:
I have a home for sale in the 55127 zip, and Trulia has listed wrong information on it.
It is the responsibility of the poster to make sure information is the best that can be provided. In the case of a realtor posting a listing, the information is usually the same as he ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 14, 2014 Home Selling in 55127
Aaron Dickin…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Aaron Dickinson - Edina Realty answered:
I'm thinking of offering Contract for Deed when I sell. How do you know what interest rate to use?
Well first off, do you have SIGNIFICANT equity in your house? Most sellers I see offering CDs have little to zero equity, which makes me wonder how they think they can sell their house ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 17, 2013 Home Selling in 55110
Cameron Piper, Real Estate Pro in Minnesota
Cameron Piper answered:
My house isn't selling
Linda,

There are three factors that will determine the salability of your home.

Price
Condition/Location
Marketing

All three factors must be appropriately balanced in or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 17, 2013 Home Selling in 55110
Aaron Dickin…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Aaron Dickinson - Edina Realty answered:
Isn't it against minnesota appraisal guidelines to use foreclosure properties as comps?
I cannot speak directly to the appraisal issue as I am a real estate agent and not an appraiser, but I'd argue it really depends on the neighborhood. Some neighborhoods are 30%+ forecl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 2, 2008 Home Selling in Saint Paul, MN
Teresa Board…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Paul, MN
Teresa Boardman answered:
How important is the neighbors' influence when selling a home?
Neighbors can blow a deal for sellers. I have a post with some real life examples.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 10, 2012 Home Selling in Saint Paul
Teresa Board…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Paul, MN
Teresa Boardman answered:
What fiduciary capacity does a Realtor in Minnesota have?
Thanks for the question. I can't actually answer it. MN Realtors do have fiduciary responsibility when they enter into a contract to represent a buyer or seller. I have more informat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 17, 2007 Home Selling in Saint Paul, MN
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