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Ted Kostzews…, Real Estate Pro in Stratford, CT
Ted Kostzewski answered:
Sales tax on selling a home?
There is not a sales tax per se. The conveyance taxes ae there as you know. The only other thing you must be aware of is the possibility of a capital gains tax, which is dependent upon ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 7, 2013 Home Selling in 06516
Greg Hanner, Real Estate Pro in Waterford, CT
Greg Hanner answered:
Can someone tell me what kind of fees I'm looking at when selling my house.?
Hi Shoehoard,

Selling fees are fairly straight forward and here are the three primary expenses.

1. Broker fees - Listing your home with a REALTOR (not all agents are REALTORS) wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 15, 2013 Home Selling in 06516
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Looking for tips on selling my home on my own.
Jackie,
The best tip I can suggest is to hire the best agent out there. What we do looks easy to many, but believe me there is more to getting top dollar in the least amount of time, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 27, 2014 Home Selling in 06405
Sarah Ashton, Real Estate Pro in Farmington, CT
Sarah Ashton answered:
Relocating - looking for realtor to rent/sell West Haven house
I would be happy to discuss your your situation with you. Please call me at (860)306-0694 or visit my website SarahAshtonCT.com
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 15, 2013 Home Selling in 06516
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Can a private person list a home for sale?
Sure you can, but not here on this site as it is for Realtor listed homes.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 4, 2012 Home Selling in 06450
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I bought a house in west haven ct 3-4 yrs ago. I am handicapped and had a wheelchair ramp installed.
Lenght of time on the market will vary by exact location, pricing, schools, size, etc.; therefore if looking to sell in the near future, invite a few local agents from different realty ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 31, 2012 Home Selling in 06516
Ken D'Ademo,…, Real Estate Pro in 06460
Ken D'Ademo, GRI,CDPE answered:
approximately how much value does it add to a home if it has waterviews specifically the Housatonic River?
Hi Cin,
The answer to your question is, historically, a home with a waterview is more desireable than one without. How much value does that add depends on a few things,
- How close ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 15, 2012 Home Selling in Milford
William G. M…, Real Estate Pro in Connecticut
William G. Muir answered:
Selling townhouse in CT. Buyer and I sign contracts with contingency on mortgage. i get email from HER bank saying congrats and your approval. A
Your attorney cant release the escrow without all parties agreement.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 24, 2013 Home Selling in Seymour
Vicky Chrisn…, Real Estate Pro in Leesburg, VA
Vicky Chrisner answered:
After two weeks of negotiations, my listing realtor just told me that she is also the buyer's realtor. Should I rethink the Hubbard for this?
Sounds like you're not comfortable with the dual agency issue, and to be honest I am not a fan of it. Tell her you do not agree to it. I know in VA that is an option of anyone - ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 25, 2012 Home Selling in New Haven
Linda S. Cef…, Real Estate Pro in Franklin, WI
Linda S. Cefalu answered:
I will be selling my home. What are my obligations as seller?
Could you be more specific with your question?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 23, 2014 Home Selling in 06460
Cedric Mcneil…, Real Estate Pro in Connecticut
Cedric Mcneil (203-435-7405) answered:
How do I list a property for sale?
Hello,

Give me a call. We'll discuss the details
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 7, 2013 Home Selling in North Haven
Dave Jones, Real Estate Pro in Prospect, CT
Dave Jones answered:
Anyone know a good short sale specialist who works in the southbury area?
I am a CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert) and work throughout CT. You can read some of our reviews on our site, the link is below. We are Short Sale specialists and have the e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 17, 2012 Home Selling in Southbury
Philip Roy, Real Estate Pro in Las Vegas, NV
Philip Roy answered:
Pay realtor commission with credit card?
Hello,

You might want to look at doing a Short Sale first. If your Realtor thinks that it is an option and that with your particular circumstances you can get Short Sale Approval, pl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 6, 2011 Home Selling in West Haven
Karen Rigopu…, Real Estate Pro in Litchfield County, CT
Karen Rigopulos answered:
Commute from Washington Depot, CT to Torrington, CT
Not a bad commute at all. I would do 47 to 202 to Rt 8 or take back roads. What is the question? Ease of commute, time ? Depends where in Torrington you have to go.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 24, 2011 Home Selling in Seymour
Sarah Goulart…, Real Estate Pro in Bourne, MA
Sarah Goulart Nathe answered:
I bought a house in Oxford CT in February of 2010, I know will need to sell due to job situation. Has the market stabilized? Or I will lose money?
The easiest thing to do is to have a realtor come out and do a market analysis. Every home and every area is different and you have not given us information such as how much you paid f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 4, 2011 Home Selling in Oxford
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Even in weak markets sellers are reluctant to drop their listing price according to trulia.com's new April study. Why? Do they want the home?
It's all about the seller's level of motivation.

Some sellers are not in a situation of despiration and feel they can afford to hold onto the home. To these individuals, i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 2, 2010 Home Selling in 06401
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Voices Member answered:
I'm wanting to move back to FL but bought my CT home in Aug 2008. I know I'll take a loss on the house. What are my options? I don't
Many many homeowners are in a similar situation as yourself. You have a number of options including renting it out, staying put, or selling it for less than what you owe the bank. If ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Home Selling in 06516
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Chances of gettting better offer over next few months if unable to work out with buyer on current offer? Would price be lower? Should I take current?
Keep in mind that a home is worth what someone is willing to pay for it; it doesn’t matter what the seller needs or potential buyers can afford to spend. Market conditions do mat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 13, 2010 Home Selling in Branford
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
I can't seem to find an answer to my question anywhere. We bought our house in 2008 and have decided that in early 2011, we are moving back home
Your settlement company could best answer that question. I'd guess (only a guess) that you'd need cash or certified funds, just as you would when you were purchasing. Otherwis ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 3, 2010 Home Selling in 06516
Joan Braunsc…, Real Estate Pro in Morris County, NJ
Joan Braunschweiger answered:
How does a realtor show one of your properties, and will they receive a commission?
Peg, I'm not sure I understand who this question is directed at but I would assume any agent who shows a property that results in a sale would receive a commission.
Am I missing s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 23, 2010 Home Selling in Westville
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