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Tom Burris, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Tom Burris answered:
can my brother how owns a real estate company and a broker from California sell me a home in Washington state and be paid a commission?
You asked this question in Allen, TX

And your brother doesn't know the answer.... ?!?!?!? seriously?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 Home Selling in 75002
Patrick Jack…, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Patrick Jackson answered:
Are showings currently down in Prosper due to Spring Break or other conditions?
Hi Kattin,

You are registered as a home buyer in Allen, but your question sounds like you have a listing on the market in Prosper. If you are asking about how active the market o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 1, 2013 Home Selling in Prosper
Rocsheen Hol…, Real Estate Pro in Bethesda, MD
Rocsheen Holston answered:
Can a licensed R.E. salesperson sell FSBO in NY,(prospect will have different Broker and full disclosure?
Sure if in fact the seller agrees the real estate agent can sell there FSBO with a contractual agreement
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 16, 2013 Home Selling in 75002
JOHN  HAMIDI, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
JOHN HAMIDI answered:
i read that Tuscany Villas are being sold. all units prices are quoted in the listing. Can you give me an idea the current ptice?
Are you looking to buy a house ?

what price range you are looking for ?

my agency pays 1% back to buyers to help them out

if you like let meet and analyze your interest and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 16, 2013 Home Selling in Tuscany Villas - Apts
Amanda Mack, Real Estate Pro in 75025
Amanda Mack answered:
Need Advice - Should I sell the house or wait another year or two
Are you making money each month on rent? If you must sell what is the overall shape of the home? Location? Right now homes in Plano are selling better than ever before.

Homes in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 30, 2013 Home Selling in Plano
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
Can a real estate agent sell without a broker?
Not in Texas...all salespersons must be sponsored by licensed brokers.
That's the simple answer.

Of course we could talk about all kinds of other scenarios like FSBO, inactive agent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Home Selling in 75002
Dixon Wong, Real Estate Pro in 75206
Dixon Wong answered:
In a short sale, what comes first, a BPO or an appraisal?

BPO is usually only performed when its a foreclosure and the bank needs a broker's opinion to determine what price to list. But as for short sale, its more likely the buyer' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 4, 2012 Home Selling in 75024
Jana Irby, Real Estate Pro in McAllen, TX
Jana Irby answered:
Is it more beneficial to offer a Broker's incentive to get more realtors to show a home or to drop the price in order to get it sold?
In today's financing world, it would make more sense to drop the price thus creating more interested buyers.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 28, 2014 Home Selling in 75098
tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
What would you consider the top 5 Biggest Real Estate Mistakes when Selling your home?
#1 Pricing it wrong - to high or too low
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Home Selling in 75025
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
How to perform credit/ background check on BUYER?
Sorry to state I would recommend for you to become educated in real estate prior to perform task(s) as a professional . You could also be sued.

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 28, 2013 Home Selling in Collin County
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
If I'm a seller and considering a 30-day lease back included in sales contract - does the buyer/finance company perform a credit check on me?
I never thought about that!

The only thing I can tell you, is that I've never seen a charge for a credit report.
Come to think of it, the rent money is probably taken out of the Esc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 20, 2013 Home Selling in Plano
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
in MA can a licenced broker sell his own home for sale by owner
I don't know the law there, you might want to post in MA.
However, here in Texas it is possible if the sponsoring broker allows it.
Not advisable in most cases, but possible and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 9, 2012 Home Selling in 75002
Don Groff, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Park, TX
Don Groff answered:
Wondering if the resale of my home will be negatively affected if I have my swimming pool removed.
The only negative I could see is if you could tell that a pool was once there. Some people want pools but most do not so it should not effect the value of your home and you may attract ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 20, 2013 Home Selling in Plano
Suzanne Mitc…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
Suzanne Mitchell answered:
best time (month(s) of the year) to sell a house in Plano, Texas
Anytime! There are always buyers. Please let me know if I can help in any way.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 9, 2014 Home Selling in 75023
Tony McMahon, Real Estate Pro in 20601
Tony McMahon answered:
If you could give only 3 tips to sellers who are preparing their homes to show...what would you suggest?
Paint, Un -clutter, De -Personalize
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 22, 2013 Home Selling in Allen
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Does a durable power of attorney, in real estate, override principle's signature?
Since you are asking a legal question, it's in your best interest to consult with an attorney...
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 5, 2011 Home Selling in McKinney
Blue, Home Owner in Plano, TX
Blue answered:
Removal of listing and Videos after closing
Hi Ron, Her broker says, she works independently and we should deal directly with her. She is an old women and very rude to talk to. I will explore the other options you have suggested. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 12, 2014 Home Selling in 75025
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
0% Selling commission and 3% buying
Who says there's a catch? Or . . ask them.

Actually, though, that model could work. Look at it this way: First, as a buyer there's typically no commission (to the buyer). S ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 17, 2014 Home Selling in McKinney
Linda S. Cef…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Creek, WI
Linda S. Cefalu answered:
What is the best way to encourage buyer's agent to show my property. I'll be happy to pay 3% to anyone that sells my house.

Be sure to check your local and state laws and ordinances, but I have seen for sale by owners put it right on the sign in their yard. This allows the agent who may be out with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 15, 2014 Home Selling in 75075
BG, Home Buyer in Phoenix, AZ
BG answered:
I was advised to have my property professionally appraised. Why is this necessary or a good/bad idea?
400 bucks cost for an appraisal of a 1.5M property ... I would do it in a heart beat .... at least you can verify your agent comp value (not that I don't trust agents but they are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 31, 2011 Home Selling in Collin County
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