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I would like to sell single family home in 66213. Looking for Realtor that has highest sold to listing ratio. I can be reach at inderkevin@yahoo.com
This property is in attractive location; near award winning Blue Valley Schools, Blue Vally Soccer Complex, Diana Ross Petting Zoo and Several Golf Courses.
How do I get my real estate agent to put my house up on the big real estate sites like Trulia and Zillow?
My house has been on the market for weeks, but my house is only listed as for sale on one web site, Realtor.com. How do I get my real estate agent to put it on the other sites?
How to short sale or foreclosure a USDA loan house? I am a full time student now, got laid off in 2008. My wife and I bought a house under my name
in 2007 through USDA (she was not qualify as a loan borrower back then). After I got laid off, my wife is the one who keep up all the bills. Now she is trying to leave me, if she does that, there is no…
What are the costs when I sell my house?
What type of fees and taxes beside the realtor's fee am I going to face when I sell my house.
Im a real estate developer that fixes and flips properties in NE Philly seeking homebuyer in the 112k price range.
I am an investor that fixes and flips property throughout Philadelphia and I have a project that will be complete in the upcoming weeks in the NorthEast Area off Tackawanna St. It is a 3 bed 1.5 bath totally…
What steps should i take when my initials are forged on my listing agreement between my listing agent and me?
Agent rewrote the original on a new contract and forged my initials and made the listing agreement for a longer term.She also lied and misled on marketing my property as a short sale and it's not
What is the percentage customarily charged to sell a house or condo?
My mother is selling a condo in another state, and the contract is stating "If a sale: 6.00 % of the gross selling price of the property. Seller acknowledges that Broker will offer 2.00% to the cooperating…
What's the typical return on investment on kitchen & bathroom updates in San Leandro right now? We're in the
Eastshore/Davis Street area and plan to sell in the next 12-18 months. We'd like to update both kitchen and bath IF it will increase our likely sales price. If we're only going to get 80% back, we're not…
What suggestions would you give to someone who is contemplating selling a summer rental property at the Jersey Shore?
What months are the best to sell a summer property? Are Open Houses the way to go? How are vacation homes selling in Seaside Heights? Seaside Park?
How do you list a house for sale by owner?
I have created an account but until the profile is complete I cannot seem to get anywhere
Curious to know if the school system is decent, husband may be transferring in 2013 have a 5 year old and 3 year old. Want to know about the schools
are they average, below, or above average. Are there any schools that should be avoided due to the area, low test scores, building in bad shape. Also is the kindergarten program full or half day.
Is there a way that I can post open house dates for our home ad????
I am not a broker, but we feel that our home needs a wider base of advertising the open houses we do every Sat and Sun--we need to get some traffic-
If a home does not sell and is taken off the market and MRIS, does it have to stay OFF the market for a
certain period of time before it is considered a new listing? If we re-listed with a new agent the following month would it show up as new? Is there any benefit to waiting 6 months do realtors pay more…
Washer/dryer install
Selling 2/2 condo in Gold Coast. Bldg allows washer/dryer install. How willing are buyers to undertake this 10k project if 5k closing credit offered to offset costs? (Brand new built from studs out custom…
price reduced, updates made, still waiting
waiting for the right buyer. i get seller's need to manage their expectations, but what about buyers? they want everything, but want to pay little. unless it is a brand new home, there are some things…
How do I post my home for sale by owner on Trulia?
I clicked on "submit a listing" but it only takes me to the area where I update my personal info
Why do agents disrespect seller's home?
My house is listed in MLS and I live 2 hours away now. The house is in an upscale neighborhood at $400,000. When I come back and check my house I find the front door not locked, toilets used and not…
Do most agents avoid working with FSBO sellers?
Do agents work deals with FSBO sellers? or Do most agents view FSBO as either one or the other, an opportunity to pick up a listing, or not worth their effort for the commission?
I am selling a condo in Florida through a private sale. I want to keep the costs down but also make sure there are no problems.
Can I use a legal assistant to facilitate the sale instead of a more-expensive lawyer? Is this done? It seems like a fairly straight forward sale. I own the condo outright and the buyer will pay cash.
we have a house listed and has pretty decent traffic (4-6 showings a week). We received 2 low ball offers 1 was 40k below and the second was 20k
below. Both agents agree that you can't get this house on this land for the low offers their clients are making and that the comps support the list price. My question is why the low offers? Could…
Is now a good time to sell?
I have a duplex.
Renting out my home
My husband and I have owned our home 4 years this January. We want something bigger but also want to keep this property we have now. With a government loan (USDA), can you lease/rent instead of selling…
Housing Prices in Malta and Ballston Spa
Are housing prices in Malta and Ballston Spa rising due to the Global Foundries Plant?
Is it a good idea to carry the mortgage for a Dr. and her fiance?
They want to rent in this area, we do not want to be landlords and the house we are selling is brand new, we could carry for a yr or 2.
Selling by Owner/Investor vs by agent.
I've been flipping houses for the last 3 years, i bought and sold all my houses using the same agent. All the houses, and I do mean ALL of them, I found my self. I spent countless hours looking for…
comparable prices of homes sold within last year
home listed on 200 Gretchen St. Two story brick, 12 rooms, 6 bed rooms, 3bath, 9 ft ceilings, brick floors, old hard wood floors, 2 car carport, 46 years old, architectural shingle new roof, new AC
I want to sell a property in Cape Coral to relocate to Naples is it still possible in todays market ?
Our concern is with the high foreclosure rate in our area. Search with truila in price range that we were given matches the comps on the market. Never having sold a house in Florida or in this type of…
How to drive showings? Increase traffic for an open house?
How to drive showings? Increase traffic for an open house?
does any mortgage on a property get paid at closing?
friend signed a quit claim deed for a friend living in her house and that said friend filed it without her knowledge. now the house is for sale. house in one name mortgage in another, not related. how…
How do I find the realtor who has sold (not listed) the most of my model house in my neighborhood?
I live in a neighborhood in which there are several homes that are the same model as my home. I'm considering selling next year and would like to find a realtor with knowledge of what specific upgrades…
What can a seller do if potential buyers say, "the floorplan doesn't work or flow.?"
2 story home with 5 bedrooms 4 up (including master) 1 down...3 full baths 2 up 1 down. Study/Formal living area in the front of the house across from a formal dining. Kitchen Breakfast nook all open to…
Advice Needed - Underwater VA Condo in Schaumburg, IL.
I purchased a 2 bedroom, 1 bath condo in 60193 with a VA loan in October 2006 for $146k. I refinanced a few months ago (also a VA loan) into a 3.375% fixed 30 year. I currently owe $85k on the house,…
We are selling our house in Williamson, NY. The agreement we signed in was to have a closing date on Sept. 30, 2013, or earlier because the buyers are
The buyers are paying cash and the house is empty. We also sold a parcel of land to our next door neighbor. His lawyers had all the new survey in 2 weeks time. Our lawyers sent the abstract and papers…
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