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Betty Hesalt…, Real Estate Pro in Henrico County, VA
Betty Hesaltine, Assoc. Broker answered:
Do you need to be pre approved to make an offer on a short sale home?
Yes. The bank will request it right away.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 13, 2013 Home Selling in Midlothian
Barbara A. R…, Real Estate Pro in 23233
Barbara A. Reagan answered:
Is the grantor's tax deductible on 1040 Sch A?
Hello, Bpweems,

This is definitely a question you should ask your tax accountant, or even the IRS helpline. There will be some deductions, but what is allowed to be deducted on your ... more
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Heather O'Su…, Real Estate Pro in Wilmington, NC
Heather O'Sullivan, Broker answered:
What are some effective ways to increase the value of your home before selling?
There are many easy answers I could give you;
*Fresh Paint
The truth is that each home & each market (location/sublocation) are different. The best advice I can ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 16, 2012 Home Selling in Richmond
Tina Beasley, Real Estate Pro in Richmond, VA
Tina Beasley answered:
Looking to sell to an investor. Single family home-Carver area--need help--no agents--investors

This site is for agents to market their properties on. You will reach very few investor buyers in this forum. If you decide to work with an agent to help you market this pro ... more
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Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in 32940
Phil Rotondo answered:
how can I list my home on Trulia?
If you list your property with a Real Estate agent it automatically gets listed here.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 16, 2012 Home Selling in Midlothian
Lauryn Eadie…, Real Estate Pro in Reston, VA
Lauryn Eadie 703-898-4771 answered:
150 characters too short. please see important question in details. Thanks!

Being foreclosed on will NOT help you problems. If the bank forecloses on you they can come after you for the difference in the price they sell the home for and the amount y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 16, 2012 Home Selling in Richmond
Vicky Chrisn…, Real Estate Pro in 20132
Vicky Chrisner answered:
After accepting an offer on our house, we moved out 3 days before closing. Now the buyer's financing has fallen through. Do we have any legal?
Talk to your agent and read your contract. If the contract was contingent on financing, then you reasonably should have known that this was a possibility. If it was not contingent on ... more
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Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
I have a gutted house and would like to sell to an investor. Where do I start? How do I find people who are buying houses for this purpose?
You don't find buyers, you find a Realtor to list the property and derive the value in its current condition. The Realtor then finds buyers for you by entering the listing in the M ... more
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Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
a realtor has offered to buy my home. my mortgage balance is $115,000. the house in its current condition is worth about $130,000. i was considering
The loan is probably not assumable>
You should have a Buyer's Agent representing you.
He does.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 13, 2011 Home Selling in 23231
Ryan C. Sanf…, Real Estate Pro in Chesterfield, VA
Ryan C. Sanford Remax-Virginia answered:
I would like to know if it would be a good idea if i asked a home appraisal
Hi Jennifer- Your speaking of two separate things; An apraisal and your assesment. Your assement is what the county bases your taxes and on and does not affect your value of your home. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 23, 2011 Home Selling in Richmond
Debra B Albe…, Real Estate Pro in 34986
Debra B Albert PA answered:
I am selling my home. After only two weeks, I have two written offers. Both are too low. How do I negotiate with two buyers at the same time?

Absolutely!! Counter both offers...just make sure that you do not SIGN 2 offers.

Negotiation is the most fun part of making a deal work. Both parties will get some and gi ... more
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Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
short sales can be a pain DOES anyone know of a company that will sell your home FAST but i DO NOT WANT TO PAY ANYTHING or loose my home? please help!
There is no way to sell a house FAST without doing an aggressive price valuation to make it sell fast. Unless you sell it yourself you should be prepared to pay some company a commissio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 11, 2011 Home Selling in Richmond
Don Maclary -…, Real Estate Pro in 23451
Don Maclary - Realtor* ABR* answered:
We are getting ready to put our house up for sale. Is it better to wait and sell in the fall? We live in Bellevue.
No matter where you live, The time is now.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 20, 2011 Home Selling in Richmond
Michael Myao…, Real Estate Pro in Virginia
Michael Myaouenuh answered:
Help! I need to sell my "luxury" fan condo ASAP. How do I find an agent experienced in short sales?
Please call me when you have a chance

To your success,

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Cell: 202 704 1249
Fax.: 202 204 8419
5990 Kingstowne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 18, 2010 Home Selling in 23220
Sergio Herna…, Real Estate Pro in Naples, FL
Sergio Hernandez answered:
Backing up to a busy road can be a deal breaker for some. What do you see as the best way to handle that objection?
If the property is priced better than others without the busy road challenge, it may represent a golden opportunity to someone looking for a great deal to buy.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 6, 2010 Home Selling in Richmond
Courtney Gore…, Real Estate Pro in Snellville, GA
Courtney Gore Smith answered:
How do I get rid of a terrible realestate person?
LMBO at the end of your comment, not sure about the type of agreement you signed but if its not working, send the broker a notice of termination, and move on.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 28, 2010 Home Selling in Richmond
Dp2, Other/Just Looking in Virginia
Dp2 answered:
We "fired" our realtor and now the managing agent is helping us. But the managing agent has done nothing apparently other than keep the
You need speak with that agent's broker, and if that doesn't work, then speak with an attorney.

Actually, you do have other options besides doing a short-sale: deed in lie ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 11, 2011 Home Selling in Richmond
Michael Bann…, Real Estate Pro in West Hartford, CT
Michael Bannett answered:
Our realtor is slow to return calls and has done very little other than get on us on the MLS. We still have pictures on the website from February
Call their broker. Voice your displeasure. Ask to improve the working relationship. Give them a chance to fix the problem, if not ask for a termination of the listing contract and then ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 20, 2010 Home Selling in Richmond
Mason Packard…, Real Estate Pro in Richmond, VA
Mason Packard, ABR, GRI answered:
Does anyone have any creative ideas for selling condo's?
Certainly, Contact me at 877-360-3636. Do you have a buyer or seller in the Richmond, VA area?

Mason Packard, ABR, GRI, Realtor
Long and Foster Realtors

*Licensed ... more
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