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Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
How Can I Get Someone To Find A Buyer For My Home In St Pete, Fl That Doesn't Expect Everything To Be ALL NEW--I already dumped $22,000 In?
The problem is; most lower-end buyers have very little money left over after the buy a house;
money that may be needed to fix it up. So they are looking for a turn-key.

When you've ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 22, 2012 Home Selling in 33709
Jody And Dan…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Petersburg, FL
Jody And Dan Hale answered:
What are some effective ways to increase the value of your home before selling?
Easy ways to increase the value of a home include painting, de cluttering, landscaping, and getting advice of a home stager or designer. You can also improve value with a new appliance ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 3, 2012 Home Selling in Saint Petersburg
Scott Cotton, Real Estate Pro in Midlothian, TX
Scott Cotton answered:
i just dropped the asking price on my home over $50,000. This is way below market value. Will that help in depressed market?
It certainly won't hurt.

If you are competing against distressed properties in your area, another thing you can do is make your house as move-in ready as possible. If a buyer ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 17, 2015 Home Selling in 33704
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What contingency clauses are reasonable in purchase offers: mortgage? selling current home? As a seller, how do you set time limits on contingencies?
If you don't have an agent, consider consulting with an attorney who specializes in real estate for all related documentation, information, advice.....
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2014 Home Selling in Saint Petersburg
Merle Huber, Real Estate Pro in Saint Pete Beach, FL
Merle Huber answered:
I AM SELLING MY HOUSE TO MY SISTER. I OWN IT OUTRIGHT - SHE IS PAYING 80,000.00 IN MONTHLY PAYMENTS. HOW DO I WRITE A MORTGAGE SO SHE HAS TO PAY?
Rose,
The mortgage payment consists of : principal,interest,taxes,and insurance.First you would have to figure out how much interest you are going to charge her and then amortization t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 24, 2009 Home Selling in Saint Petersburg
Nadine Mauro, Real Estate Pro in Boca Raton, FL
Nadine Mauro answered:
I AM SELLING MY HOUSE TO MY SISTER. I OWN IT OUTRIGHT - SHE IS PAYING 80,000.00 IN MONTHLY PAYMENTS. HOW DO I WRITE A MORTGAGE SO SHE HAS TO PAY?
Hi Rose,

Contact a local Real Estate Attorney or a Title Company. Tell them what you are doing. Have them draw up a mortgage document and record with the county. An Attorney w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 24, 2009 Home Selling in Saint Petersburg
Jodi Smith, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
Jodi Smith answered:
When you have multiple buyers what is the best way to select the best buyer?
The best way to select which buyer is by figuring out which offer brings you the biggest return. Period. Factor in what they're asking you to pay in closing costs. If they are asking ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 4, 2009 Home Selling in 33706
Kitsap, Both Buyer and Seller in Washington
Kitsap answered:
can a buyer take photos of the furnishings and interior design of a house during the inspection period.?
Usually inspections and appraisals entail taking pictures of the subject property. I believe that is standard procedure. Specific approval from the seller is not asked beyond the sell ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 22, 2014 Home Selling in 33710
Vicky Chrisn…, Real Estate Pro in Leesburg, VA
Vicky Chrisner answered:
Ok so the response from agents for a person not needing to sell than DONT, get a List Price Analysis(LPA),
Things are picking up everywhere. See my recent post about my area - just outside of DC we tend to be very blessed with a strong local economy and constant job growth, and as a result ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 15, 2009 Home Selling in 33706
Gary Byers -…, Real Estate Pro in Mechanicsburg, PA
Gary Byers - REALTOR® answered:
help, my realitor sold my home , she has not found property I can afford nor want to live in,
That depends upon a lot or variables....
The question you might want to ask your agent, is: "What would the concequences be for breaking your agreement?"
I practice in Pennsylvania an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 20, 2009 Home Selling in Saint Petersburg
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Voices Member answered:
What is the market like for the sale of condos in zip 33715. Condo in good condition with many upgrades
There are 336 units available from $89,900 to $1,750,000. 81 have sold or are in contract in the last 6 months. If you would like more specifics I would be glad to talk with you and do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 10, 2010 Home Selling in 33715
Lori Rossi, Real Estate Pro in Warwick, RI
Lori Rossi answered:
My question really is, once the bank gives you a verbal approval on your offer can they still come back and
Yes-You are not in a legally binding contract until all contracts and addendas are signed by both parties.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 17, 2008 Home Selling in Saint Petersburg
David Barnas, Real Estate Pro in Weymouth, MA
David Barnas answered:
Do houses sell in December or is it better to wait until January?
Hi Joanne

Truly motivated buyers are out looking in December and putting in offers on homes - plus you may have less competition because other sellers are taking their homes off the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 28, 2008 Home Selling in Saint Petersburg
Jim Janolek, Real Estate Pro in 33701
Jim Janolek answered:
I am in Pinellas County and listed with a Realtor MLS#7383865. What are your thoughts about a Brokers Open?
Brokers Open events are a great way to get agents from other offices to view your property. They get a quick bite to eat and also get to see other properties in the area they work. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 25, 2008 Home Selling in 33710
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
I Am starting A business for cleaning homes or house preservation and am looking to fined companies to
Your best bet is to look in the real estate ads and find the local brokers who are selling the REO proepties, in most cases the brokers are the ones who manage the preservation tasks. A ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 24, 2011 Home Selling in 33714
Caroline York…, Real Estate Pro in 33701
Caroline York Mortell answered:
I Am starting A business for cleaning homes or house preservation and am looking to fined companies to
Contact companies by dropping off a flyer or brochure personally. You will be surprised how many people may be looking for your services but are not sure who to call. Personal contact ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 28, 2008 Home Selling in 33714
Anne Hensel, Real Estate Pro in Saint Petersburg, FL
Anne Hensel answered:
Who was the realtor for this property?
Larry
If you tell me the address or MLS number, I might be able to look it up for you
Anne
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 28, 2008 Home Selling in Saint Petersburg
Ed Fitch, Real Estate Pro in Sacramento, CA
Ed Fitch answered:
Do short sales hurt your credit?
Yes, they hurt your credit if you are not paying on your mortgage. Your lender will report missed payments to the credit bureaus. In this case a short sale could have the same impact ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 18, 2011 Home Selling in 33713
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
I need to sell an investment property in St. Petersburg, Fl. What's the quickest or easiest way to sell it?
Lorena,

The best way to sell a property quickly is to price it right and implement an aggressive marketing plan that promotes a high degree of visibility.

Good luck
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 1, 2014 Home Selling in 33707
Bill and Lois…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Bill and Lois Szydlowski answered:
Are there great Canadian real estate resources for marketing a US properties to Canada?
Hiring a professional Realtor can help you with this and your other questions about websites to sell your home on. But if that is not what you would like to do, then I would do the rese ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 7, 2009 Home Selling in 33710
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