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Miriam Treger, Real Estate Pro in 14221
Miriam Treger answered:
Planning on selling
finding a buyer is 25% of the transaction - getting it closed is 75% of the knowledge and energies need to bring so many people together on your behalf. as a REALTOR, i would suggest re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 21, 2013 Home Selling in 14221
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I have a multi family residence in the 14211 area and I am looking for a agent to list it. My email is tad21213@hotmail.com
Consider contacting a few local agents from different realty offices, then choose the one you like best and who has the most to offer; choose your agent with care. You can also locate s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 15, 2012 Home Selling in Buffalo
Karen Greenw…, Real Estate Pro in Williamsville, NY
Karen Greenwood answered:
What was sale price of 36 Adrian Avenue, Amherst, NY 14226?
it appears to be in foreclosure
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 29, 2012 Home Selling in 14226
Denice M. Ta…, Real Estate Pro in Amherst, NY
Denice M. Taylor answered:
How can my house was be sold wihout my knowledge?
Contact the Real Estate Company associated with the listing, ask pertinent questions and be prepared to prove ownership of your property.

Good Luck
Denice M Taylor
Affordable Drea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 30, 2013 Home Selling in 14226
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
Can you list a property for me in buffalo? I live in California.
As long as we are licensed in NY, it does not matter where the seller lives c
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 12, 2012 Home Selling in Buffalo
Terry Bell, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa, CA
Terry Bell answered:
what are seller's concessions and when should my seller offer them?
Well, I guess it depends what State and what area you are in. Out here in California sellers often offer a 3% cash back towards non-recurring closing costs, sometimes an allowance for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 4, 2011 Home Selling in Buffalo
Anja Wright, Real Estate Pro in Buffalo, NY
Anja Wright answered:
We have our first offer $10k lower than asking (which is what we want) - what do we do now? What is a good counter?
Hi Flamingo!

My advice is always to never take the first offer. Make a counter-offer that is a little sweeter for you around $5 to $7k higher and see what happens. Be sure to con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 3, 2011 Home Selling in 14225
Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
what would the comission be on a sale of a 150.000 dollar home
$9,000 at 6%, if you want to offer more, 7% would equal $10,500. If I were listing a home today I would pay more to the selling agent, maybe a bonus of 1-2%.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 13, 2014 Home Selling in Buffalo State
Mitch Larriv…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Mitch Larrivee answered:
What is the general opinion of the 2.5% agency's when looking to sell?
I have seen that happen..

As a side note- just want to let you know that it is not legal for agents/brokers to be talking about commission rates (due to price fixing laws) with othe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 3, 2011 Home Selling in Buffalo
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
off market status incorrect
If your property is listed with an agent, ask him/her to update the status; or directly contact Trulia's customer service department, under the Help tab.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 7, 2010 Home Selling in 14223
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
I am looking for a Real Estate Agent to assist me in the sale of a property in the Youngstown area. I need to know the commision fee and exp?
The commission will be negotiable. There's no set commission. Talk to 3-5 agents in the Youngstown area. Explain your needs. They'll be more than glad to tell you what they� ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 27, 2011 Home Selling in Buffalo
Frank Dolski…, Real Estate Pro in Lahaska, PA
Frank Dolski Associate Broker answered:
Why did the seller put the property on the market now? it's not the best time of year to sell
I have just listed four homes myself. The fall market is usually good and inventories are much lower. I typically do well in the fall and winter as a listing agent. I agree that the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 21, 2013 Home Selling in 14221
Ralph Windsc…, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Ralph Windschuh answered:
what is a fatal flaw in a real estate transaction in new york state?
Ernie,
Your question is rather wide open - there are many things that can cause a transaction in New York State (or any state for that matter) to fail. The biggest and most lethal is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 28, 2010 Home Selling in 14225
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Quick Question: I listed my house on Porter Ave last year and it sat around as a "unsellable" for about a year and a half... We lowered the
Quick Answer: No.

Longer answer: You don't provide any numbers. What was the house listed for? What were the price reductions? What are the comps? What's the price range in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 26, 2010 Home Selling in 14201
Felicia Rand…, Real Estate Pro in Traverse City, MI
Felicia Randall answered:
if a lean is to be applied to the property will it accumulate interests?
Yes, typically the do. The document that is filed will say if there is interest and what rate it is. There should also be contact info on how to pay off the lien.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 27, 2009 Home Selling in Buffalo
Patrick Thies…, Real Estate Pro in Elmhurst, IL
Patrick Thies SFR, CNC answered:
Broker's own short sale.
Another agent could receive the commission but not the seller. The commission would have to be disclosed on the RESPA and sellers in short sales can not walk away with any money at clos ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 11, 2009 Home Selling in Buffalo
Dan Chase, Home Buyer in Texas City, TX
Dan Chase answered:
I am selling my home in NYS and we are close on an offer--$5K difference. I ask my broker if she would consider taking a commission for 1% less
I am not a lawyer, I am not a realtor. But I do believe that contracts can be changed if BOTH parties agree to it. That is a lot of what happens during the whole negotiation process. Yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 27, 2009 Home Selling in Buffalo State
Joe Salcedo, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Joe Salcedo answered:
my realtor did not price my home correctly. should ask him to reduce commission?
How did you get your Realtor? Through your friend or somebody else.Did you interview an agent ? Your property is very important in your life it is investment second to your wife.....we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 26, 2009 Home Selling in Buffalo
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
I had a broker only open house, and because the brokers went to town hall to pull my card, the assessor
L.

Questions about "legal rights" belong in the legal arena....our recommendation is to consult an attorney for this information.

Good luck
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 13, 2009 Home Selling in Buffalo
Michael Hamm…, Real Estate Pro in 30078
Michael Hammond answered:
If a sale contract exp 6 months ago and the agent still advertises do I have to pay comm if I find a buyer?
The best answer anyone can likely give you, Homer, is to look at your contract and/or call your broker. In our state, there is a clause that defines a "protected period" that addresses ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 13, 2009 Home Selling in Buffalo
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