Home Selling—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 116

Sellers responsibility?
About 2 weeks after closing on the sale of our prior home our real estate agent contacted us and said the new owner was having plumbing issues. Since then we were told that they had to have pipes dug…
How long is normal for an appraisal contingency in today's lending environment?
How long is normal for an appraisal contingency in today's lending environment?
i would like to sell my 3 family tenant occupied home in far rockaway ny... i however do not want to scare tenants.how can i do this privately??
they all have leases and i am in the process of cleaning up basementfrom hurricane sandy. can i sell as is??? i am not into landlording anymore... i just want to get bacj what i put into the home...are…
Many sellers like myself are selling with zero profit, are realtors responding to the down market and
accepting lower commission rates or are maximum sales commissions driving which homes get sold? I have had my prime location and completely remodeled condo in Fort Lauderdale on the market for 5 months.…
I have been thinking about selling my home and I do much research on anything I do before I do it.
I have been referred to 2 agents now but after researching them on their websites and Trulia etc., I don't think they will be a good fit for me. I am also looking at agents here on trulia but have…
Can I cancel a purchase agreement because of errors?
The realtor messed up the paper work
Seller-paid closoing costs
What is a reasonable range of total closing costs in Portland OR that a seller should pay for a residential prpoerty transaction? What portion or specific costs should the buyer be paying?
How is the owner-occupancy ratio calculated for an existing condo project in the following circumstances?
1. For sale - empty and not rented. 2. Purchased for a senior family member who occupies unit - no rent collected? 3. Snowbird - second residence? 4. Owner occupying but has different mailing address?…
Condo assessments
When an assessment is made for planned improvements to be done the following year ...is seller responsible for the entire amount or just the amount until condo is sold? The seller will not benefit from…
has anyone used a discount real estate broker in Austin
curious about the experience, did they feel the realtor did a good job, etc.
Would like to sell my home?
We are thinking of selling our home, but I would like to know how much its going for right now. Can anyone give me a figure based on this information: 2006 4 bedroom 1 den= 5 bedroom 2 ½ bath 2500…
Hi, I wanted to know if in Philadelphia, is it easy for someone to sell your property without your consent?
I had for a while a property listed on Zillow for over a year...& just recently i went on to craigslist to look at properties in that area. Well I came across a listing that read cheap house for sale…
We found a house and asked the realtor who sold our last house to write up an offer. There was a $345 plus 2.5% MLS fee added to contract that we pay.
What is this? We did all the work including setting up the appointments. Is the the normal procedure in Maryland for buyers?
We need to sell our home in Pacific Grove but have not owned it long enough to be able to afford the 6
percent commission. We can afford the 3 percent to the buyer's agent. Having successfully done a FSBO in the past, we have been trying that route. We believe our price was in the ballpark based on comps…
My Realtor, unethical behavior. I I want out of the transaction now. Escrow is supposed to close this Friday.
My Realtor has been insisting that I am responsible for all the repairs identified by the Buyer and their Lender. My counter-offer explicitly stated the property was being sold "as is". I just realized…
I am at the end of my rope.
My husband and I bought a house right before the colapse of the market. 18 months later my husband relocated for a new job. We listed our house in June and have been consistently dropping the price ever…
Looking for ugly houses on the North Shore of MA
I'm a local realtor representing an investor who is looking for old, unrenovated homes to purchase in Essex county My buyer is cash and can close within 3 weeks. No contingencies.
Do You file for Bankruptcy before or after a Short Sale?
I actually know the answer, but curious to see who else does...
Has anyone negotiated short sales with credit unions in Columbus area? Was told I'd have to carry deficiency balance & no debt forgiveness.
House isn't my primary residence due to job loss so rented out. Tenants now can't pay full rent. Also mortgage is higher than the amount of rent I'm able to charge.
I wan't to give My mobile home as a gift thats paid off and in a park. In California. How do i tranfer title?
When I puchased it, we went through a title company. Do I have to do this again, Or can it be done by me?
Failure to meet loan commitment?
If a buyer fails to meet loan commitment by a certain date, our contracts reads that the contract is terminated. However, can a seller ever be blamed for the LC date not being met on time? The buyers'…
Refrigerator in contract, which one?
Some may have seen other posts of mine, but we are having a horrible experience with a dial agency sale we are going through...So, we have two refrigerators in our home and the seller wanted one as part…
I have a 3 year old 2400 sf home on 15 acres in Belton. I would like to sell and move back to Charleston but
would it be better to wait the Market out? I don't want to lose money.
The listing agent failed his fiduciary when taking an offer from a non qualified buyer, took it off the market without my knowledge being out of state
and led me along waiting for the loan to go through, until I finally did seller financing in desperation. He gave me false info on buyer from the buyer's agent and never verified, dictated the terms of…
What do closing costs include?
Does it come out of the sale price or is it in addition to the sale price?
I'm looking to sell a house which is still mid-remodel (divorce). What is the best method to maximize the selling price, yet still sell it quickly?
I'm hoping to sell it within a few months, if possible. Even willing to sell it furnished, if people still look for houses like that. It is a working county home with horse pasture/stall, wood workshop,…
how do you set up an owner finance contract.?
where is a good site to find out about it?
Are either party (buyer or seller) responsible for realtors loss of commission if the sale of the house fails ?
Examples: buyer decides that they just don't want the house after signing the contract for purchase or seller decides that they no longer want to sell the home because the buyer is asking demands.
I am trying to sell my house which has a first mortgage to someone else.Now his credit is not perfect to find a lender to buy. could you advise ....?
How can I manage to give him time to work on his credit and look for a lender. He has a good income
HELP!! Is a verbal agreement with listing agent binding?
In Jan 2007 we went into a verbal contract with an agent who tried to sell our home. The home did not sell but one of the agents wanted to rent it and the other said she would manage it for us at no cost.…
How do I find a good experienced Agent? Our contract ends this week and we need to find an agent that will
sell our house. Our current agent works hard but is with a small agency and is fairly new to real estate.
What is the average selling time for single family houses in Perry Hall, MD?
I was just curious how long houses in Perry Hall are staying on the market right now. Trulia says none have sold in the past 60 days in 21236. Is this true?
Need help selling house in Ft. Smith this is the 2nd realtor that has listed the house, they have not shown it and had one open house.
Would like some feed back on what is going on and what would make this house sell. It is priced under per sq ft. nice home in nice neighborhood and great schools. owners transfered out of state.
How quickly are manufactured homes selling? I ask, as my parents would like to sell theirs. Thank you@
My parents are elderly. They need to move into an ALF. They are of the impression that manufactured homes are not selling here in North Port, FL. The reside in the La Casa Manufactured Home Park. What…
the right time to sell?
I own a house in forest ridge, but recently moved to Odessa, Tx for my husband's job and I was wondering when the best time to sell for this area will be. Currently my house is being rented to family,…
Appraiser says our 2 car garage (400 sq. ft) is actually a carport because we don't have a garage door on it - roughly how much did we lose in value?
A garage, let alone a 2 car garage, is rare in my neighborhood (probably rare in the city too). I'm in Seattle, WA.
I would like to sell my house through this website. For now I wouldn't go with a Realtor Agent. Can you give me some advices?
I tried to list the house but I couldn't go thru. Will you offer me this option after I complete all these steps? Thanks.
I want to know how much my 1-bedroom condo in Rego Park can sell for at the moment. Any idea?
11th floor, 1 bedroom with terrace, 640 sq feet, maintenance in 370/month, central heating and airconditioning. Building new in 1990.
Should your Short Sale Client have their own attorney? At what point is an Agent or Broker practicing law when advising a Client in a Short Sale?
As a Listing Broker, I use an attorney to Negotiate Short Sales for my Clients. I do find, however, that many Agents and Brokers do not use Attorney Negotiators.
When you are selling a home in PA what exactly is the realtor supposed to do?
I was informed by my realtor that she does not handle appraisals.
Selling a Fixer Upper in Audubon, PA
We listed our house recently as a fixer upper with stipulations in the description that repairs needed to be done and that we would work with the buyer to make a purchase possible. We listed near market…
We are selling our home. We are considering owner-financing. We still owe $40,000 on the home. Is this legal?
Given the slow market we thought we may be able to find a buyer that would not ordinarily be qualified but would certainly be able to make a down payment and monthly payments. What advice can you give?
Purchased a home in 2007 with a fixed 30 year mortgage, 6.1 % and a home equity mortgage 9.25 % thus mortgaging at 100%. Now looking to sell with the
appraisal of the home coming at $100,000 less than our pay-off. Realtor has suggested a short sale. We are current on payments. The loans for the home are in my husband's name. While the title of the…
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