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Joshua Stein, Real Estate Pro in Montgomery County, PA
Joshua Stein answered:
Shall we interview multiple listing agents?
Enricia,

I copied this from the other forum just in case you only checked the answers here:

Who you choose to sell your home is a big decision. Many people feel loyalty to the age ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 1, 2015 Home Selling in Wynnewood
csbyers, Home Seller in Haddonfield, NJ
csbyers answered:
how much is my house worth. 781 N 24th St., Philadelphia, PA 19130
Never -- that is not my question
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 15, 2013 Home Selling in 19130
Jennifer L.…, Real Estate Pro in 19146
Jennifer L. Geddes answered:
how much is my house worth?
I would be happy to discuss the details of your home as well as comps.
If you can please let me know a good time for us to connect, we can talk further and determine ways I can assist ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 14, 2013 Home Selling in 19130
Stephen Webb…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Stephen Webber answered:
What do you look for when deciding which Real Estate Agent to choose?
Asked by Ann, New Hope, PA •Sat Apr 13, 2013

Very good question Ann. Most people don’t realize how critical the choice of Real Estate Agent is to their process of buyi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 1, 2015 Home Selling in Doylestown
Hannah Angert, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Hannah Angert answered:
What has happened to the south philly 19148 market to lower the listings about 20,000 recently?
Actually, the 19148 market is up in price and down by days on market. What makes you think that prices there are dropping? I'd like to know your thoughts.

Hannah Angert, Realtor
... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 11, 2013 Home Selling in 19148
Sharon Cecco…, Real Estate Pro in Exeter Township, PA
Sharon Cecconi Sapp answered:
What are the advantages / disadvantages of selling a home privately, through a realtor or an auction?
It all depends on what you want to do and how fast you want it done. Selling the estate privately, through an auction or with a Realtor can all be successful in the right circumstances. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 24, 2014 Home Selling in 19526
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
How does trulia come up with the home valuation prices?
I am assuming that trulia is using given data for sold homes with the same no. of bedrooms and bath, and then the computer spits out a number. This is by no means a good market evaluati ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Home Selling in 17033
Sharon Cecco…, Real Estate Pro in Exeter Township, PA
Sharon Cecconi Sapp answered:
Is there a consulting service that would come to a house and give advice on what needs to be done (i.e., painting, fixtures. . .) for a house to sell?
You can try contacting a local Realtor. Oftentimes, a Realtor will give a free consultation on what's involved in selling your home including sugggestions on what work should be do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Home Selling in 19401
* Benny Smith…, Real Estate Pro in 15057
* Benny Smith ABR, GRI, SRES answered:
does tile vs stone look laminate vs quality sheet vinyl realistically change the price people pay for a home?
Yes, Long lasting quality materials mater.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 4, 2014 Home Selling in 15330
Pacita C Dim…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita C Dimacali answered:
Question about finding a short sale specialist in Philadelphia
Check out the CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert) site. Agents who have this designation have gone several steps to learn and work with short sales. Furthermore, they tap other ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 8, 2013 Home Selling in Philadelphia
smile_nette, Home Buyer in Aurora, CO
smile_nette asked:
I'm a seller of short sale, we already signed a contract ( seller and the buyer ) but I decided to cancel the short sale, there is an attorney Involved, tried to asked the atty and he said that we cannot back out. Can I still back out?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Home Selling in Sharon
Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Tony Grech answered:
Can I sell the property to my wife, so that I can pay off the whole mortgage.?
That's a question for a real estate attorney. That's not necessarily an arm's length transaction and there might be some red flags there.

Are you prohibited altogether from paying th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 Home Selling in 19138
Keith J. Law…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Keith J. Lawson answered:
Looking to sell my S, Philly row home in 19148, (11th St) Looking at what I should be paying in commission for a local realtor who know the area?
Hello Craig,

I know the area well and would be happy to discuss selling your property with you. Please feel free to call me at 267-688-1110.

Warm Regards,

Keith

Keith J. La ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 3, 2013 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Fred Glick, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Fred Glick answered:
I signed a purchase contract to sell property in PA. Next day I called to cancel, he gave me the contract back & signed an agreement to cancel
From what you are saying, yes, you are out of the contract.

I would have to see the paperwork to give you a full answer.

Fred Glick
215-238-9400
fred@fredglick.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Sally English, Real Estate Pro in 30345
Sally English answered:
If an inspection finds problems with the home, are the home sellers required to fix?
Probably not - but it depends on th written contract. Read the contract and consult an attorney if it is a big dollar item.

Most sales are negotiations all the way to closing. Let ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Ruth Dirienzo…, Real Estate Pro in 19044
Ruth Dirienzo Whitehead answered:
If an inspection finds problems with the home, are the home sellers required to fix?
It depends on the contract. If you are the buyer and have a home inspection contingency. The seller can back out of the contract, if you are requesting items to be fixed . Everything ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 23, 2013 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Vanessa Swan…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Vanessa Swanberg answered:
Can a buyer ask for 6% toward closing cost AND a credit toward a roof repair?
No, if you are paying for this house with a mortgage, you can not have both. The lender won't allow it. I would ask the sellers to pay for the roof themselves, not credit you.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 26, 2013 Home Selling in Pittsburgh
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
What special circumstances have helped you while working with seniors?
I am assuming you are a Realtor place this into the blog section of Trulia, this is a question and answer section for the buying and selling public.
Good Luck to you

Sincerely yours ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 19, 2013 Home Selling in Montoursville
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Earnest money - who owns it (Pennsylvania)
The earnest money is for if the buyer defaults.

I have heard people say "He Lied" many times and there is always a couple sides to a story, you have picked your side and I bet the b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 14, 2013 Home Selling in Pennsylvania
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