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Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
I'm selling my home privately. Can I post it on this site?
Regina,

I don't believe you can; however, this is a great sight to help you get Realtors to come in and interview to work for you.

Let me know when we can set something up...be ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 17, 2013 Home Selling in 11572
Gina Lollo, Real Estate Pro in East Setauket, NY
Gina Lollo answered:
What one should look for in a Realtor?
I think the number one quality is integrity, with this, Good things will follow. You will know that everything is being done with your best interests in mind no matter what.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 1, 2013 Home Selling in Syosset
Philip Donne…, Real Estate Pro in Massapequa, NY
Philip Donnellan answered:
Colonial 2073 square feet, high and dry, 4 beds, some updates needed, some updates added, move in ready, Biltmore Shores, Massapequa, any comps?
Contact a local Realtor who knows the market and have a market analysis done.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Home Selling in 11758
Thomas Brady, Real Estate Pro in Suffolk County, NY
Thomas Brady answered:
Colonial 2073 square feet, high and dry, 4 beds, some updates, move in ready, Biltmore Shores, are there any comps out there?
Hi Kevrod, you should get a free CMA from a realtor. The CMA should provide you with some available comps and closed comps as well as expired and under contract. The variety and amount ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 19, 2013 Home Selling in 11758
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
my buyers asked for 4 extensions and they still backed out- the lawyer says I can't keep their deposit
Please call another attorney. I am not an attorney, but have had similar situations and they did not result in what your attorney is stating.

It does not hurt to consult with someon ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 8, 2013 Home Selling in Manhasset
Jim Olive, Real Estate Pro in Key West, FL
Jim Olive answered:
Capitol Gains Tax
Patricia...
I'm in the same boat. IRS Pub 523 tells you everything you need to know, and none of it is good news. There does not seem to be an exemption available for attempted, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 5, 2012 Home Selling in 11552
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Longmont, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
Does a person with multiple designations mean they are more qualified than a person who is a licensed sales rep?
Personally, I don't think so. But I'm sure you'll get responses from agents with tons of designations saying how much more qualified they are than agents without those designations. M ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 22, 2012 Home Selling in East Meadow
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Real estate transfer tax paid late by title company, now state coming after me for late fee and penalty
Your attorney can best advise; if unsatisfied, consider consulting with another who specializes in real estate...
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 9, 2012 Home Selling in Hicksville
Thomas Brady, Real Estate Pro in Suffolk County, NY
Thomas Brady answered:
Would you list a house with an agent that you don't like but gets results, or an agent that you do like, but they are not from the area?
I wouldn't list with someone I personally disliked, there are just too many great agents out there. Is your friend a full time agent? Are they competent? Intelligent? Honest? The local ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 14, 2013 Home Selling in 11554
Thomas Brady, Real Estate Pro in Suffolk County, NY
Thomas Brady answered:
Looking to sell my house in East Meadow, NY
Hi Cliff, without seeing the house it's impossible to give you an accurate market value. Unfortunately the market doesn't care what you paid, only what it's worth now. You should have t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 14, 2013 Home Selling in 11554
Rose Larsen, Real Estate Pro in Massapequa, NY
Rose Larsen answered:
I own in Massapequa for sale. It is 1100SQ full finished basement. New siding, roof, concrete and bathroom. In Plainedge Schools. What is it worth?
In order to give you a fair market value...the house should be viewed. Is it a ranch, colonial, split...etc.There are too many unanswered questions.

"When its time to move on call Ro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Home Selling in 11758
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Should I update my outdated kitchen before I try to sell?
Tracylee,
Great question but the answer is, it depends. What will it cost to update the kitchen and what price does this agent expect you to get both as is and with the new kitchen? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 26, 2012 Home Selling in Glen Cove
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
Should I update my outdated kitchen before I try to sell?
There are smaller steps you can take than gutting and re-doing.

One nice improvement that seems to change the kitchen is to replace the counters with granite. I send my clients to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 3, 2012 Home Selling in Glen Cove
Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
What do you look for in a good realtor?
Knowledge and resources is key. It's almost the same for us loan officers.The more educated a Realtor is, the more he/she has to offer her clients and business associates. These da ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 20, 2012 Home Selling in Bethpage
Frank J Festa, Real Estate Pro in Watchung, NJ
Frank J Festa answered:
Do I need a lawyer to sell my co op? My finance guy says no but if I dont have one what happens?
Will the buyer have an Attorney? Regards,
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 21, 2012 Home Selling in 11710
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
how can i get a copy of a survey for a house located in Bellmore?
You can check with the building's department, they should have one on file; or consider a new survey...
http://toh.li/building-department
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 20, 2012 Home Selling in 11710
Nimreta Sand…, Real Estate Pro in Hillsborough, NJ
Nimreta Sandhu answered:
In Nassau County, when did it become a requirement to obtain permits from the Dep't of Health in order to abandon or remove an underground oil
Hi Ruth, Look at the this document : www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Health/Docs/PDF/Ordinance.pdf, it will probably give you some information regarding the oil tank.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 19, 2012 Home Selling in Nassau County
Century 21 P…, Real Estate Pro in 11758
Century 21 Prevete/Bastone answered:
Sellers Closing Concession - Are Mortgage Insurance, prorated fees, taxes, insurance etc included in this?
Speak to your attorney. Depends how the contract was written and what was agreed to.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 2, 2011 Home Selling in 11758
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am looking to add onto my house and just found out that there are 8 things in my house that the seller did and never got permits for. Legal?
For any necessary legal advice, do consult with your attorney; for any permit information, it's always best to contact the local building's department...
http://www.toh.li/
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 14, 2012 Home Selling in Oceanside
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
Our home isn't moving through the present realtor. Is it difficult or costly to advertise with a second realtor? jonesjoann81@yahoo.com
If you do list with two Realtors at the same time, you run the risk of having to pay two commissions.

Your options are to get a release from your Realtor and hire another or wait unt ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 18, 2013 Home Selling in New Hyde Park
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