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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
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
Pacita Dimac…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita 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
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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 County, 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
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Interested buyer wants my bottom line price before puttinig in a bid.
The buyer makes an offer, not the seller, giving away your best price as a seller is not in the sellers best interest. the buyer makes an offer in writing and you as teh seller can acc ... more
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Chris Lane, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Chris Lane answered:
What is the recourse when there is a disagreement on the results from an appraisal?
I guess that depends on what exactly that disagreement consist of. If you issue surrounds the value of the home then there is an option.

So the federal government has stepped in an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 14, 2012 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Timothy M. G…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Timothy M. Garrity answered:
I own a 2 bedroom 1 1.2 bath in Logan Sq, Kedzie and Palmer sq. Blding was gutted in 2006, I bought in 2007. How much has this area declined since 07?
Hi, Julie.

In all honesty, it will depend on your specific home (e.g. how much you paid, how much you put into it, etc.).

But it looks like you bought in Chicago, not Philadelphia ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 11, 2012 Home Selling in Logan Square
Brian Yoak, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Brian Yoak answered:
How quickly are homes selling in the 19115 area. We are thinking about putting our house on the market but are interested in the turnaround.
How quickly your house sells has many factors, price being one. If you would like me to come out give you a free comparative market analyst, show you the comps in the area, and show yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 30, 2013 Home Selling in 19115
Ana Barlow, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Ana Barlow answered:
Can a seller back out of deal after giving buyer two extensions and keep the deposit?
Hi,

In order to provide you with an accurate answer any real estate professional would require a copy of the contract and all documents.
Hopefully you have an agent representing yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 10, 2012 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
can someone possibly look and advise me if this area of south philadelphia 19145 is having trouble selling?
Hi there,

Here are some maps that might be helpful for you to learn more about the area, check them out:

http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Philadelphia-Pennsylvania/market-trends/ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 24, 2012 Home Selling in 19145
Keith J. Law…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Keith J. Lawson answered:
I am looking to sell my home on Cottage street in Frankford.
Hello i would be happy to assist you. Please feel free to contact me at 267-688-1110

Keith J. Lawson
REALTOR®
RE/MAX Affiliates N.E.
9237 Frankford Ave.
Phila, PA 19114
267-6 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 10, 2012 Home Selling in Frankford
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Selling for cash
It is near impossible to give a value without seeing a home, you should contact some local agents who specialize in listing homes, and have them complete a boker price opinion for you. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 20, 2012 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
termite inspction clear. small area of rotted wood noted but no termites. buyer wants us to pay to treat. Do I have to do this?
Evidence of infestation is called SCHEDULE ONE; and "usually" the Seller pays for this.

Evidence of a future problem is called SCHEDULE TWO, and the Buyer usually inherits this.

R ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 24, 2012 Home Selling in Philadelphia
Scott Maritz…, Real Estate Pro in 19019
Scott Maritzer answered:
Trying to decide to add on to existing home or sell for a 2 family to help out daughter?
Good morning,

This questions really requires a more in depth conversation. I would be willing to meet with you to view your existing home and help inform you of the condition, value ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 8, 2012 Home Selling in 19131
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