Your CO will has its expiration date. In case you need short extension (1-2 months), some township will extend its expiration date for a small fee ($25 in my case). Call your township Building Dept for up to date information... more
If you are a for sale by owner the post is not allowed, you can however try blogging about the property; if and when you do list with an agent, he/she can post it for you, ask; or consider any flat fee realty company that feeds into the site.... more
The inconvenience to your tenets can keep to a minimum by keeping informed of what is happening with the sale and having an agreement that they will be noticed in advance (usually 24 hours) of any showing.
Me and my brokerage have been very active in North Newark area. Please contact me if I can be of any assistance.
Exit Realty Lucky Associates
973 493-0204... more
It's all internet based from what I see. Listing the property in the MLS and putting up a yard sign are the two best things you can do. I add all our listings to a Homes and Land website and run an add in their magazine. I get ZERO calls from it, but I do it because they insert the listings in a hundred different websites and our MLS also shares them with dozens of websites - like Trulia. No one here does open houses (just the way our market is) and most buyers come from out of state so local newspaper ads are worthless. It's all internet these days.... more
More unlikely you'll have to qualify for the pro-bono status
but you can start here:
or ask your question here: http://www.justanswer.com/sip/real-estate-law?r=ppc|ga|1|Law+-+Real+Estate|Real+Estate+Lawyer&JPKW=real%20estate%20lawyer&JPDC=S&JPST=&JPAD=7537202043&JPAF=txt&JPRC=1&JPMT=p&JPNW=g&JPCD=20110506&JPOP=TransAnswers&gclid=CIybgu3E-KoCFUQ0Qgodtn2YLw
Good luck.... more
You can set any restrictions you'd like on the showing of your home. What is customary in your area? Down the shore, appointments are made and lockboxes are used. No lockbox combination is every given to anyone other than a licensed real estate agent.... more
A real estae contact must be cancelled by the broker and it must be unconditional. If that didnt happen than the second realtor should not have taken the listing. The second realtor should have made sure all "ducks" were in a row and asked to see paperwork that proved you were able to list w the second realtor.
If the first realtor doesnt let you out of the listing you can 1) call his broker, 2) call the board of realtors and explain why you want a release 3) not show your property while listed with the first realtor and let the time run out.
I dont know what happened that you changed your mind but you just cant switch unless you have the above signed releases. Good luck.... more
No, not all ads are up-to-date. The actual MLS for each area is the only place that's as close to being up-to-date as you'll get. Even then it's not up-to-the-minute due to that fact that someone has to manually update the info.
If an agent doesn't have their own contact info with an ad, then maybe that's not the agent you would even want to contact. It would be in your best interest to have your own Buyer's Agent representing you and not the Seller as well.
But if you must reach that particular agent then all you would need to do is contact any other agent in the area of that listing and ask them to find out that agent's info for you.
Good luck!... more
You do not need to hire anyone to apply for the TCCC. You simply go down to City Hall, go to the Dept. Neighborhood Services and make the application. There is a fee that must be paid based on the number of units. An inspection date will then be scheduled. When the inspector visits your property, he or she will write up a list of violations. The buyer and seller will then go to City Hall at a later date, at which time the buyer will take responsibility to make those repairs. FYI, there is no way you will be able to get this done by end of Dec. I just made an application for an inpsection this week, and I got a Jan. 8, 2010 inspection date.... more
It depends on whether the buyer's financing is FHA or conventional. You'll have a harder time trying to appeal the FHA loan. Also, if the properties used were not comparable, they must have made adjustments and it's possible that it was the underwriter who threw the red flag if he/she didn't like the adjustments.
Either way, you can and should get an appraisal review. Otherwise, welcome to the new rules of appraisal that's keeping many homes from selling in today's market.... it hurt my pocket too... grrr... more
Does the buyer still want the house? Is buyer getting another appraisal done? If buyer has cold feet this is just an out for them. You will need a buyer who is putting enough down that appraisal wont be an issue. Banks are being very cautious and in cases where buyer is getting a steal the appraisal will only reach contract price. You would be well served to have an appraisal done yourself and supply this to prospective buyers and their appraisers.... more
"Been on the market for quite some time now".
That is [most likely] because the Price is Unrealistic.
Over-Priced houses will not get any traffic; Real Estate Agents will be hesitant to show them.
They will not appear in the Search Results when Buyers are on the Internet, and if they do, the Buyer will usually hit the Back Button.
There is a principle in Real Estate Appraisal known as "Conformity". A house will not be worth more than other comparable houses in the same area; it will "conform" to the prices of the comps. If an Offer comes in at the over-price, the house [will probably not] appraise.
When you put your house on the market Gary, set a Realistic Price based on Comparable Sales. If you do not have very recent comps, talk with a Real Estate Appraiser about what the house should be priced at.
Best wishes to you,
Hi Yvette, Not all agents will cooperate with FISBOs but I will do so and I encourage you to make it clear that you will participate with agents who are open to it. Here n Trulia is a good place to start and you can also list on Zillow - also try Craigs List - you can start with posting in Central NJ and then expand from there. Since you are trying to reach NJ readers about a property in another state, why not try to commence a discussion - or post a blog entry.
Search and connect at http://www.feenick.com... more
You can try searching at http://www.njactb.org/ /although I doubt it will go back as far as 1969.
Gina Chirico, Sales Associate
Specializing in Essex County Real Estate
Prudential NJ Properties
973-992-6363 ext 116 office
You can't be sure of that, particularly when a buyer agent is the most likely person to bring a qualified buyer to see your property. This is the way that Agents work together and everyone is fine with the arrangement.
The only way you could block a buyer agent from part of the commission is to keep the property from being shown by potential buyers with agents..in this market..that would be a very bad move.... more