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Brad Newton, Real Estate Pro in Irondequoit, NY
Brad Newton answered:
Do you think the taxes are any worse or better than surrounding towns?
Joann, the taxes vary by town etc. If you are working with an agent he/she can give you all this information freely. A professional will save you a lot of time and money in your searc ... more
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Brad Newton, Real Estate Pro in Irondequoit, NY
Brad Newton answered:
WRONG public records. Please respond.
Kirpal,
Trulia is only as accurate as the information on the Internet. Trulia may pull information from various sites that may or may not be verified independently. Check your deed a ... more
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Raymond Camp, Real Estate Pro in 14580
Raymond Camp answered:
Does a closet have to have doors to be considered a true closet? I'm thinking about replacing my broken bi-fold doors with curtains.
Thank you for the question.

It is for the most part a convenience for people not to be able to see in.

If you decide to not have it you may want to put one in if you ever decide t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Home Selling in 14610
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Can you transfer deed to a minor child?
Before considering the idea do consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate, he/she can best advise as to your option; keep in mind that transferring a deed to a minor could ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 12, 2012 Home Selling in 14609
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I have been with a broker looking for a house & will soon have him look at my house to price. Should I disclose to him that I have a possible?
Yes if you have a possible buyer of your own, do make your agent aware and disclose....
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 11, 2012 Home Selling in Fairport
Sandra
Sandra "Sandy" Wimett answered:
I moved out of my home a mouth ago. The Agent told me she will remove the sign because of theft of cooper pipping ,3wks later it happen who fault isit
Empty homes have always been targets for thieves. It is an unfortunate situation but it is not the agents responsibility to secure your house unless you hired her to do so or she stated ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 23, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Michael Emery, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Michael Emery answered:
Did you know that commissions in NY State are negotiable?
Commissions in all 50 states are negotiable. Set commissions would be considered collusion and a violation of Federal Anti Trust laws.

Your posting is as relevant as a posting that s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
If I place my home on the market as a rent to own with a 1 / 2 yr timeframe, whats the normal % charged above the going rate in this scenario?
Frank,

Typically, the agent's fee for professional services for a transaction of this nature would be paid at the time the agreement was agreed to by the parties involved and de ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 6, 2011 Home Selling in 14615
Raymond Camp, Real Estate Pro in 14580
Raymond Camp answered:
How do I list a property for short sale?
Carson, Make sure you have a reliable realtor; an experienced attorney in short sales and a willing bank.
Thank you,
Ray Camp
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 30, 2013 Home Selling in Rochester
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
when selling a house in NY do i have to have an abstract and a survey? if so how much should they cost? i didn't get them when i bought the house
Speak with your attorney. Seller provides survey as a courtesy. If none exists, buyer must order one.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Michael Walk…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Michael Walker answered:
we have a toilet in an enclosed room in basement. Can this be counted as a half bath in selling?
I think that the quick answer would be no - while it has a toilet ... Most buyers wouldn't put too much weight (value) on that arrangement.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
I have a 4 season sunroom in upstate NY. It has a foundation with crawl space underneath. It is tied into the home's hvac can it be counted it
It would seem logical.

However, our recommendation is to refer to the local tax records to see what the recorded square footage is on the property.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Jeannine Whi…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Jeannine Whitaker answered:
What is considered "good activity" with regards to # of showings, # of second showings, # of offers, and # of people coming to an open?
Hi Aks!
I would have to say that activity varies from area to area, condition and price. Your activity seems pretty good without knowing more info! I see that this questions was asked ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 9, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Raymond Camp, Real Estate Pro in 14580
Raymond Camp answered:
I need a listing agent and a CMA for a property at 60 Pinnacle Rd. Rochester NY, 14620.
Hello Michael Yarnes, Feel free to contact me at raycamp@prudentialdiscover.com or my cel 585-469-9199.
Thanks, Ray
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 14, 2009 Home Selling in Rochester
J Douglas Mo…, Real Estate Pro in Douglaston, NY
J Douglas Montgomery answered:
As a seller I accepted a purchase contract on my home.
I believe that there is a grace period for the upstate contracts. Read the paperwork and ask your realtor immediately. Your listing agent should be able to provide you the correct ans ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Sell my home with county tax liens. Part 2
Yes you could sale the property pay off tax liens, new buyer cant close OR title transferred unless these liens are handled. Title company can handle all paperwork and etc. GREAT QUEST ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2009 Home Selling in Rochester
Kelly Herman…, Real Estate Pro in Geneseo, NY
Kelly Herman & Kim Mattice answered:
Sell my home with county tax liens
Hello there,

County Tax Liens against your property complicate the sale of your home. The real question is, has or when will the county take tiltle to the property. Once this occur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 18, 2009 Home Selling in Rochester
Cameron Piper, Real Estate Pro in Minnesota
Cameron Piper answered:
What are the best sites on the internet to sell a house?
Marilyn,

If a website could accomplish everything that you are outlining in this post, there wouldn't be such a thing as a real estate agent. The reality is that the internet is onl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 7, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
The sale of our home fell through when 5 days before closing it was discovered that the Buyer already had an
Please discuss with your attorney...his lender and loan officer should have done credit checks and this would have come up on the report right from the beginning.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 27, 2008 Home Selling in Rochester, NY
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
I am an out-of-state investor and want to sell my house in Rochester, NY. It is on Rugraff Street. How do I?
I also own property in Rochester and have purchased and sold there from out of state. I can recommend an excellent Realtor. Contact me off line at Gail@GailGladstone.com for further i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 7, 2012 Home Selling in Rochester
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