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TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
What are some effective ways to increase the value of your home before selling?
It depends on the condition of your home compared to what you will be competing against. An agent can come out and give you ideas what specifics would work for your home. Below will b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 10, 2012 Home Selling in Palo Alto
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
What if two properties go up for sale next door to one another? how might that impact the sale price, timing? Should we go with the same agency?
You are complicating this unnecessarily:
Whether two properties are next door or down the block makes no diff.
You should enlist that help of a local Realtor, trust them, and let them ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 14, 2014 Home Selling in Palo Alto
John Souerbry, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
John Souerbry answered:
Regarding the 109 Melville Ave property. Thank you all for feedback. How much do you think is a good price for being close to train?? TWLyons
I live on the other side of the tracks a little farther south (off Park), about the same distance from the tracks. There isn't a lot of noise at night, which would be the biggest ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 5, 2011 Home Selling in Palo Alto
David Burnham, Real Estate Pro in Washington, DC
David Burnham answered:
We are selling our home in PA at 109 Melville Ave. It has been on market for more than 4 weeks. Can I get some feedback on this property.?
I can't speak for the price, as I am not familiar with the market, however I would say that a lot of buyers come from the internet and they want to see lots of pictures. At your p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 19, 2011 Home Selling in Palo Alto
*Tammy Smith*, Real Estate Pro in 37721
*Tammy Smith* answered:
In Palo Alto, an offer I've received requests that I (seller) pay eveything from escrow, title, county transfer tax & inspections. Is this?
You are the one in control essentially you can counter offer. Your Realtor regardless of where they are located should look out for your best interest. There is no standard practice. Ea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 3, 2010 Home Selling in 94303
Carlos Rafael…, Real Estate Pro in Saratoga, CA
Carlos Rafael Cruz answered:
2783 RANDERS CT, Palo Alto, CA 94303. $3.68m home in midtown looking for buys with specific taste? Can they sell?
Depends on their agent. Are they guessing or actually providing a proper analysis. What are you looking for. Feel free to contact me directly if you have any questions.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 7, 2010 Home Selling in Palo Alto
Allyson Ales…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Clara County, CA
Allyson Alessandrini answered:
Reloing to Palo Alto, want good neighborhoods, 4 bedrooms 2000 SQF in the $1.5-$2 range. Does this exist? Best neighborhoods for young family?
Hi Javier,
Yes there are currently 14 homes that fit your criteria, I am assuming that you ment 1 to 2 million range.
If you would like me to sent you these properties, I would be hap ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 15, 2010 Home Selling in Palo Alto
Manu Kapoor, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Manu Kapoor answered:
Is Palo Alto really back down to 2004 prices?
The real setate had indeed fallen to 5-8 years prices depending on the state you are in.
Palo Alto is a beauty & would love to assist you in selling as Short Sales are all what we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 25, 2013 Home Selling in Palo Alto
Matthew Hold…, Real Estate Pro in Menlo Park, CA
Matthew Holder answered:
Is Palo Alto really back down to 2004 prices?
Hi Underwater.

You can expect, in the best of neighborhoods in the Bay Area, to be selling around 2003-2004 prices. This would include parts of Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Atherton. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 10, 2010 Home Selling in Palo Alto
Marcy Moyer, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Marcy Moyer answered:
shadow inventory in palo alto
CP,
Your search returned homes for Palo Alto, Iowa, not Palo Alto Ca. so the numbers you just gave do not apply here.
As far as foreclosures in Palo Alto, there were only 4 single fam ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 5, 2010 Home Selling in Palo Alto
CJ Brasiel, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
CJ Brasiel answered:
Community Center foreclosure?
Jonp,

1127 Harker is a pending sale. Listed at $1.8m and set to close escrow the end of September. Once it closes escrow, the final price will most likely be displayed on the MLS.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 9, 2009 Home Selling in 94301
Colleen Pye…, Real Estate Pro in Cypress, TX
Colleen Pye -Click Me! answered:
Did anyone notice how fast 3490 Bryant St. sold?
There is a buyer for every house. Real estate in Houston is HOT. It is a great time to buy and sell here. I personally have not missed a beat.. it has been a great year. Much of the ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 1, 2009 Home Selling in Palo Alto
Saundra Lee…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Saundra Lee Allman answered:
Any advice for doing a for sale by owner in Palo Alto? It's a completely remodeled 3 bedroom 2 bath.
Hi Suraimcfly: I worked in Peninsula and East Bay prior to coming to Humboldt County. My sphere of influence is very large and I am communicating regularly with my associates of Pensin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 15, 2009 Home Selling in Palo Alto
Glen Mitchell, Real Estate Pro in Half Moon Bay, CA
Glen Mitchell answered:
Anyone know what 655 Kingsley sold for?
Looks like it sold for $2,799,000.

Glen
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 31, 2009 Home Selling in Palo Alto
Michelle Car…, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Michelle Carr-Crowe answered:
Is this a good time to sell and upgrade to a bigger house now?
Great Question. Right now is a good time for many people considering buying up because prices are softer both ways in PA, which CAN mean that even if the price you receive for your curr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 9, 2010 Home Selling in Palo Alto
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
question for realtors
Kps,

You have a good point................ we are recently seeing agents resisting taking listings from owners who are so far out of touch with the market, they must decline the list ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 15, 2009 Home Selling in Palo Alto
Janie and Jo…, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Janie and John Barman answered:
900 university av off market
According to the MLS, the listing was canceled. This means that the listing is no longer "live" (e.g. it is not just off market but still listed - that would be "withdrawn").

It may ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 9, 2010 Home Selling in Palo Alto
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Voices Member answered:
What are the typical seller's cost's (excluding agent fees) ? Do these fees vary by Title Copany used ?
Typical fees would include legal counsel, state transfer fees and some bank fees. Most of the costs incured for a selling a property are those paid for by the buyer --inspections, appra ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 20, 2008 Home Selling in Palo Alto, CA
Kevin Boer, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
Kevin Boer answered:
Real estate sales in palo alto in '08
We may be comparing apples to oranges. Was the Merc talking about a drop in
a) The number of sales
b) The average or median sales price

Do you have a url for the article in quest ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 14, 2008 Home Selling in Palo Alto, CA
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