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Stephen Fitz…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Stephen FitzMaurice, Realtor answered:
prediction for property values for south tabor area of portland oregon 2010
Yes! Of course, we can't know the future, but things are looking up in the overall Portland market. The strongest neighborhoods will recover the fastest!
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Tom Inglesby, Real Estate Pro in 97239
Tom Inglesby answered:
We have a vacation home at the beach and want to sell that property and buy a small home in Portland area. Can we use the new home as a rental ?
You should talk to your account. There are rules about converting a personal residence to a rental but it can be done. The rules changed this year when selling a home that you used to ... more
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Dirk Knudsen, Real Estate Pro in 97124
Dirk Knudsen answered:
I want to sell my home in Westmoreland. Any suggestions on a good broker?
Yes.

My Team.

Top Re/Max team in 2006 and 2007 and 25 years in the business.

We have great marketing and will do a super job for a very competitive fee.

503-799-8383

Than ... more
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June Lizotte,…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
June Lizotte, Retired Broker answered:
Is it reqiured by law to disclose that a property is part of a probate that must go through the court?
Hi Michael,

Thank you for your question. Unless the law has changed the answer is yes. In fact, the property shouldn't be sold (actually listed) until it's gone through probate, bu ... more
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Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
How can one estimate the time it will take to sell a home?
When trying to make a broad generalization such as this it's important to keep it real. Stay with similar property in the same general location, priced in the same price range.

We ... more
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Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
How does one tell if their agent is doing an effective job selling their property? Is it enough to just list?
The real report card on a real estate professional's effectiveness is how long it take then to produce a buyer for your home. Tied to this thought is the reality of the connection betw ... more
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Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Does a home sell faster when there are open houses scheduled regularly? How often should you have open houses?
Successfully selling a home is all about "Price and Visibility". The first feature buyers consider when viewing a home it its price.....then they look at the features it offers.

Visi ... more
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Dirk Knudsen, Real Estate Pro in 97124
Dirk Knudsen answered:
We've been on the market for just four weeks and we just got three offers. None were near our asking price.
Is this 107th home your listing??

Need the info to be able to help!

Thanks

Dirk Knudsen
Re/Max Hall of Fame
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 17, 2009 Home Selling in Portland
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Question regarding condo ownership changes, and common areas and rules etc.
Madison,

When you read your CC&R's, does it address fences, I was on the board of a large condo complex for 7 years and chairperson for 2 of those years. There can be a definate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 5, 2009 Home Selling in 97212
Dirk Knudsen, Real Estate Pro in 97124
Dirk Knudsen answered:
I don't want to SELL! The buyer purchased with a contingency that they sell their home by 5/8/09. What is?
Sean..

Sounds like your in a tough spot.
Do you have an agent???
You need to speak to them or their principal broker right away. If the contingency is that simple than you need to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 4, 2009 Home Selling in Portland
Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Janeese Jackson answered:
The $3.3 trillion hole, what is your personal experience in Portland?
Actually we've been experiencing the "downdraft" for awhile. We're back to 2005/2006 pricing in lots of areas! The properties move if priced competitively. Real estate has always bee ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 3, 2009 Home Selling in Portland
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
the person I bought a home with wants out, he just wants to give me his share, how do we remove him ?
GREAT QUESTION: Contact a title company where they can process paperwork transfer of title THAT is if the property is owned free & clear. http://www.lynn911.com http://www.homes- ... more
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Lana Lavenba…, Real Estate Pro in Grants Pass, OR
Lana Lavenbarg answered:
What is the best way to do a lease option to purchase?
First of all in Oregon I have been told you have to have an attorney draw up the lease - you can only write the offer - but again - that is just my understanding. The lease and option ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 30, 2008 Home Selling in 97212
Gloria Matth…, Real Estate Pro in 98685
Gloria Matthews answered:
I have an issue related to the sq ft of a property that was bought &sold and would the advise of
Well, I might be able to save you some time or money. ......Find your contract, or call your agent, or even your agents managing broker. Read your contract very carefully. While I am ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 5, 2008 Home Selling in Portland, OR
Barry Lynn M…, Real Estate Pro in Trussville, AL
Barry Lynn Miller J.R. answered:
Does anyone know about the capital gains one time exemption?
That is a question better served by a tax accountant please don't take advice from this site you might get the right advice not saying you want just ask a professional in that field hea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 4, 2008 Home Selling in Portland, OR
Gloria Matth…, Real Estate Pro in 98685
Gloria Matthews answered:
I am looking for an agent
You are very specific about finding an agent with experience in these units. I hope you are not swarmed with eager agents who dont have the experience you are looking for!! I am an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 28, 2008 Home Selling in Portland, OR
Tom Inglesby, Real Estate Pro in 97239
Tom Inglesby answered:
How to find someone to do a good photo / video tour to help market a home?
Here is a good company http://www.realtyimaging.com/ that will take pictures and post for you. Cost depends on what you want done but most companies will be under $150. Any RE/MAX agent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 9, 2008 Home Selling in Portland, OR
Sarah Eubanks, Real Estate Pro in Oregon City, OR
Sarah Eubanks answered:
Our house has been well received from the brokers tour and many agents have stated the house shows
Doug...

You may want to have your agent follow up with those agents who have been through the home. Get their opinion on pricing. If you can afford to sell it for less, you may wan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 17, 2013 Home Selling in 97232
Chris Courtn…, Real Estate Pro in Eugene, OR
Chris Courtney answered:
Seeking a real estate pro and/or attorney experienced with LEASE-OPTIONS in OREGON.
Hi Las Vegas,

Lease-options can be tricky, but here are some general points on how they work.

1. The lease is the contract that establishes rent for the property which may or ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 20, 2008 Home Selling in Portland, OR
Gloria Matth…, Real Estate Pro in 98685
Gloria Matthews answered:
Seeking real estate broker and also an attorney familiar with LEASE-OPTIONS and their pitfalls.
I am in washington, but believe it will be consistant that a lease/option must be written as TWO separate documents. the Option to buy (price/terms, etc) and the price you pay for that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 17, 2008 Home Selling in Portland, OR
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