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John Souerbry, Real Estate Pro in Palo Alto, CA
John Souerbry answered:
what are the common reasons for a termination notice?
Termite damage/visible infestation, bad smells, faulty wiring, plumbing problems, general buyer remorse - and my all time favorite... buyer just had their offer accepted on another hous ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 20, 2013 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Taj Weldon 2…, Real Estate Pro in Central Valley, CA
Taj Weldon 209-740-4176 answered:
Cooperative Short Sale after Chapter 7 Discharge
Ask your bk attorney , you won't find legal advisors on here.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 4, 2013 Home Selling in 94566
Taj Weldon 2…, Real Estate Pro in Central Valley, CA
Taj Weldon 209-740-4176 answered:
What are some effective ways to increase the value of your home before selling?
Real estate agents are one of the most effective resource for increasing property value.Since Real Estate Agents see homes everyday we may notice features that need to be enhanced on y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 20, 2013 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
closing cost
I have used North American Title, Fidelity Title and Chicago Title:
I suggest you make friends and ask them to do a GFE for you.
You can try to employ them in your Sale.

Good luck ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 13, 2011 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Denice Nagel, Real Estate Pro in Burlingame, CA
Denice Nagel answered:
Are wood fences typically Section 1 items when not specifically addressed in the contract?
Happy Holidays Bd...

.For a clarification point only Pest Inspections will identify items as Section 1 (items needing immediate attention) and will have a monetary number attached... ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 21, 2010 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Pacita C Dim…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita C Dimacali answered:
What is the best way to proceed , when you have a Seller, whom just declared Bankrupcy, and has a Buyer still interested in buying the property ?
What kind of bankruptcy? Is the property attached to the filing?

Most often, filing for bankruptcy delays but won't stop foreclosure

But the more important question is, does ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 20, 2010 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Eric H Wong, Real Estate Pro in 94704
Eric H Wong answered:
What do you think of B of A's decision to halt foreclosure proceedings across the U.S.?
I think this could further delay the already long recovery of the housing market. No one has said that these homes were not supposed to be foreclosed on, rather B of A and Chase did not ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 13, 2010 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Pacita C Dim…, Real Estate Pro in Alameda, CA
Pacita C Dimacali answered:
May we refuse to sign a disclosure statement that the buyers' agent neglected to have us sign prior to close of escrow? Escrow has closed on our
Any reason why you don't want to?

These are required disclosures. It's not hard to imagine how this disclosure was overlooked since there are so many. This disclosure is in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 6, 2010 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Short Sales…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Short Sales United answered:
ING Short Sale
Well I was hoping to find some info on ING Short Sales here as well......but i guess no one has worked on any.... :(
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 6, 2011 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Joe Nernberg, Real Estate Pro in Calabasas, CA
Joe Nernberg answered:
Home Inspection-Termite Inspection-Roof Inspection.
Start with www.CREIA.org to find a certified home inspector. Then, ask to see a sample report. Interview the home inspector about his/her qualifications, construction experience, delive ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 21, 2010 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Susan Schall, Real Estate Pro in 94588
Susan Schall answered:
We are ready to sell our house in Pleasanton. Would we better off to wait a few months or should we act now? Any predictions for 2010 market? Thanks.
Hi Anna - It's hard to know if selling now is better than selling in the spring. People buy all year long, and I've had multiple offers on Christmas Eve, offers on New Years ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 10, 2009 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Doug Buenz, Real Estate Pro in Pleasanton, CA
Doug Buenz answered:
Hi, I own a condo in Dublin which has been rented out. It is under water. Now, I would like to sell this property, or just get rid of it but only
Hi -

This is a really complicated situation. A lot depends on how long ago you rented out the condo, and if you are renting now, etc. The complicating factor is the "departur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 8, 2009 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
Fellow Realtors, I'm negociating a short sale and I have run across this for the first time. Long story short I'm representing the seller,
Tim:

Talk to Michelle - we've encountered this many times. It's becoming a very common scenario.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 25, 2009 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Fred Griffin, Real Estate Pro in Tallahassee, FL
Fred Griffin answered:
what is the current commission rate for realtors in rock hill, sc?
Commissions are Negotiable.

Any discussion between Real Estate Brokers or Agents regarding the "current commission rate", even on a website like Trulia, could be construed ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 6, 2009 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Fred Griffin, Real Estate Pro in Tallahassee, FL
Fred Griffin answered:
What % do realtors get from the seller/buyer?
Commissions and Fees are Negotiable.

Interview several agents. Meet at their office.

When selling, interview both Traditional Real Estate Companies and Flat Fee MLS Real Estate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 22, 2009 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Steve Ornell…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steve Ornellas answered:
I live in Pleasanton and unfortunately my real estate can no longer handle the listing for medical reasons. I
Hi Mark, I would be pleased to assist you.

Best Regards,

Steven A. Ornellas, GRI, ABR, e-PRO, CMPS, RE Masters, MBA
REALTOR® / Mortgage Banker-Broker / Certified Mortgage Plan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 12, 2009 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Vickie Nagy, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Vickie Nagy answered:
Does the seller have the right to cancel the contract on a single family home that is in escrow ?
Hello John,

The purchase agreement that buyer and seller signed outlines your obligations. Did you initial the arbitation clause? Please review the signed purchase agreement with you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 13, 2011 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Steve Hirsch…, Real Estate Pro in Big Bear Lake, CA
Steve Hirschler answered:
While I was deciding to sell my house the same model house is already on the market with a crazy low price...
You should get a local Realtor to give you a market value. Pricing your home correctly is one of the most important things an agent can help you with. Knowing the local Real Estate mark ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 16, 2008 Home Selling in Pleasanton, CA
Diane Glander, Real Estate Pro in Spring Lake, NJ
Diane Glander answered:
What is the current commission rate for Realtors in my area?
All commissions in all areas are negotiable. The breakdown is a 4 way split between listing agency, listing agent, buyers agency, and buyers agent. The actual percentages are determin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 19, 2014 Home Selling in Pleasanton
Rebecca Cham…, Real Estate Pro in Palos Verdes Estates,...
Rebecca Chambliss answered:
Should I have my house staged even thou it looks great remodeled???Fresh and clean
Generally staging helps clear the house of "extra" things and might add a few others (drapes, plants, accessories)..I think staging almost always is helpful. Buyers look through differ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 23, 2008 Home Selling in Pleasanton, CA
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