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Rodney Drumm…,  in Honolulu, HI
Rodney Drummer answered:
Hi Ron. Our house is on MLS now. How do we get it onto your Trulia website?
If your agent is a Trulia member your property should be automatically uploaded to Trulia's page.
Speak with you agent about it.

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Frank Diaz, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Frank Diaz answered:
Looking for investor friendly realtor on Oahu
Give me a ring to discuss this.

Frank Diaz
East Oahu Realty
808.723.0900 cell
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 5, 2013 Home Selling in Honolulu
David M Nash, Real Estate Pro in honolulu, HI
David M Nash answered:
What are some effective ways to increase the value of your home before selling?
I have a whole video series that helps sellers know what to do prior to selling a home.

Here is one in particular that answers your questions.
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0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 2, 2012 Home Selling in Honolulu
Angie Simpson, Real Estate Pro in Studio City, CA
Angie Simpson answered:
If I sell my home to my son as his first time home buyer, will he get a tax credit?

Not sure I know what tax credit you are referring to. The federal first time homebuyer tax credit expired last year. So if that is what you mean, the answer is no.

Angie ... more
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Keith Sorem, Real Estate Pro in Glendale, CA
Keith Sorem answered:
I (seller) received a cash offer through a buyer’s agent and it has been in escrow. But the buyer failed to get money by closing date.
First, I am very sorry about your situation. To veterans in the business of real estate "Cash Buyers" always send up red flags...just as you have found.

1. The o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 11, 2010 Home Selling in 96815
David M Nash, Real Estate Pro in honolulu, HI
David M Nash answered:
Does anyone know if the appraised value of a condo in a high rise is higher with each floor you go up or lower? I've heard the sword cuts both
Higher, generally better views, less noise.
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0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 28, 2010 Home Selling in Honolulu
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Bernardsville, NJ
Jeanne Feenick answered:
we have a contract with a real estate company for our property and it expires soon. Our agent, the buyer's agent and an interested party had a
Hi there, very good question - generally a listing agreement will provide protection for commission for a period of time after the listing expires for transactions involving buyers intr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 1, 2013 Home Selling in 96816
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
If my home isnt for sale, but a buyer represented by a realtor gives me an offer, do I have to pay the commission?

However, if you do want to put the deal together, it is customary to have the purchase price increased by the amount of the commission, and having the seller pay the commission o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 17, 2015 Home Selling in Honolulu
Patrick Thies, Real Estate Pro in Anytown, IL
Patrick Thies answered:
Would we need to return the $8,000 tax credit?
First of all you need to live in the home you purchased for 3 years. Check with an accountant to be sure, but I believe that if you receive the credit and move before the 3 years, you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 14, 2010 Home Selling in Honolulu
Frank Diaz, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Frank Diaz answered:
The reason for all the questions on the house values in the Diamond head st louis area I'm thing of selling my home and do not know if this is a
Hi Rosemary,

It all comes down to price. Properties that are priced well are selling fast and are even getting multiple offers. If a property is worth $700,000, for example, and you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 29, 2015 Home Selling in 96816
Jana Lujan,  in Honolulu, HI
Jana Lujan answered:
Thank you all for your answers
Aloha Rosemary, I am new to trulia and am not sure what your question was??? Please let me know. Mahalo, Jana.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 11, 2010 Home Selling in 96816
David M Nash, Real Estate Pro in honolulu, HI
David M Nash answered:
Have property prices in the Diamond head area and St Louis area dropped? If so what percentage? Do you think that they will continue to drop. Rose...
Prices have not gone down much and we are seeing them hold steady in the most desirable areas. Because there is soooo little extra inventory, the prices have stayed put or in some neigh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 1, 2009 Home Selling in 96816
Lynn  Crosby, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn Crosby answered:
This situation involves a home sale in Honolulu. The buyers went FHA and agreed to a sales contract that is
WOW most lenders won't approve a loan if over appraised value EVEN IF the buyer makes up the difference.

Mortgage broker who is working loan should assist in conference call between ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 21, 2009 Home Selling in Honolulu
Bill Eckler, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler answered:
I have a property in Grecia , Costa Rica I would like to sell for a family member? Any ideas or interest?
Costa Rica has some interesting laws for owning property, especially when it comes to foreign ownership. Our recommendation is to be sure you have a clear understanding of their laws re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 14, 2012 Home Selling in 96817
Frank Diaz, Real Estate Pro in Honolulu, HI
Frank Diaz answered:
We are thinking about selling our house. We had spoken to a broker but he has not really done any selling
If you don't want to do a dual agency, then don't. You can encounter a lot of problems with dual agency if you're not careful.If you haven't signed anything with the first agent, then y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 29, 2015 Home Selling in 96816
Cori  Meyers, Real Estate Pro in Kapolei, HI
Cori Meyers answered:
Could you comment on the Imperial Plaza in Honolulu?
Since your question is very general, I'll give you a qucik snapshot of what I could tell via our MLS. Current list prices start at $519000 and go up from there ,up to $2,000,000. 3 bedr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 21, 2010 Home Selling in Aliamanu - Salt Lake - Foster Village
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