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Foreclosure & short sale changes in Law
What are the forthcoming changes in the Nevada law for foreclosure/short sale ? As a property owner, what should I know ? I am planning to do a regular sale. If regular sale does not happen, I will have…
My name and my husbands are both on deed and mortgage, we have the house listed for sale by a realtor, my husband is on disability and he signed an
agreement to purchase and accepted an offer without my knowledge or signature. Is this binding and legal?
my agent wanted to buy my home and told me he would waive his commission
i told him the bottom line was 365, but that i would let him have it for 360. he countered for 350, i told him no and then he offered 355k and waive his commission. but, when the offer to purchase was…
Half bath to full bath
I have a 4 bedroom cape ... The main bath is on the first floor and the half bath on second . Master bedroom is on second floor also . I am looking to sell the home , would making the half bath into a…
park management is not allowing the sale of mobile home due to pre-existing cabana.
I bought a mobile home in Sunnyvale, CA, the sale was approved by the park management 5 years ago, now that I want to sell they are giving me a hard time about permits for pre-existing cabana and bathroom,…
How do you price your home when no buyer wants to pay asking price and you want to list at market price? How much cushion should u build into price?
Seems no matter how good the deal, no buyer is willing to pay face value? Everyone looks for something off. Buyers believe they can negotiate cosmetic change to fit their taste from your asking price.…
I have been legally separated since 1999 and I bought a house by myself in 2007 I'm going to sell it but that title company wants my husband to
sign and notarize interspousal transfer he's not on the deed is not I need paperwork wise it's necessary
Closing Escrow - One Open, One Uncancelled. Can I close??
Hi. I'm trying to sell my home in a short sale and I have 2 escrows right now. The first escrow is from a buyer who refuses to sign the escrow cancellation papers. We were out of the contingency period,…
For Sale By Buyer
What is the best way to maximize my presence marketing my home?
134 AZALEA DRIVE, Afton, VA 22920
lgorenflo@hotmail.com wants to know did this home I own sell at an auction 10/18/13?
Are contractor speculators running wild again around the Island?
These people are corrosive to home values.
does an FHA loan require that Section 2 termite repaired be completed?
My buyer is getting an FHA loan. The mortgage broker and buyers agent are telling me that the section 2 termite work must be done before the loan can be funded.
My husband and I purchased our dream home at the top of the market about 3 years ago. It is a gorgeous home
with wood floors, huge kitchen, double ovens, granite, beautiful upgraded cabinets... The two finished levels amount to over 4000 sq. ft. Will the fact that we have not put a deck on or have a finished…
Can I cancel an MLS Exclusive Listing Agreement?
My listing is on one month extension, but I'm not happy the way things are going. I overpriced the market & now don't see any interest since reduced price to what realtor said would take to sell. The…
What does it mean when you have had a TON of showings, feedback is positive but people say they want to keep looking.?
What does it mean when you have had a TON of showings, feedback is positive but people say they want to keep looking, been on market for 6 months and no offers? Ive heard that price is a factor when you…
My home's been on market for 5 months. Didn't accept several offers. Should I pull it off the market or just hold out?
Made several price reductions. Many looks & a few offers which after the fact were now higher than current asking price. Seems house is now stale & only gets 2 looks a week. No offers lately. I want…
Does this void our lease?
We are renting a duplex that is about to be sold. Our lease is unclear as to what happens at this point. Can the Seller, basically sell us with the property? Does our lease become void by default? We are…
We're getting ready to sell our house and wanted to know if replacing the carpet and vinyl flooring in the house first is a good idea?
The house is on a corner of a busy street with a low income housing unit next to it. The flooring is about 20 years old with holes in the vinyl, burn marks in some of the carpet and cleans up to low to…
Any Realtors familiar with Nautica Isles development in Greenacres. I'm thinking about selling ?
I have a 3 / 2.5 bath, over-sized fenced yard, on the lake, the Bermuda model. Is anything selling ? I've seen alot of foreclosures in the area.. and hate to compete with some of those low prices.…
How are Zillow zestimates for the Denver area?
I know in the Chicago area they are only as accurate as the tax assessments and that you can't trust them. However, it is a good place to start and use the actual data to determine if it is close or not.…
Can I add a dollar value to the asking price of my 2800 Sq ft home if I tear out carpet & refinish the hardwood floors ?
I have had a large number of buyers viewing home. They are stuck on the carpet throughout the home. They keep making low ball offers claiming they are worried about what the condition of floor is under…
Grant for Septic Replacement
We're in Pelham, NH and just found out we need to replace our septic before selling our home - next spring hopefully. Does anyone know of any grant programs - either town, state or federal - that…
i have a home in Redford,I live out of state ,Its been on the market 4 1 yr.I was offered 9,000 I see homes for more, that r not that nice ,Whats up?
My house is a small brick 2/1 with a garage in the back.It needs new windows and a roof soon. But for 9,000. They are getting a bargain.I can’t afford to keep the insurance up and the taxes,I rented…
can you recommend a top selling agent?
There was an ad in the bee and the individual stated he was rated #l according to trulia. Can I confirm this? His name is Rick McGrath
In a short sale, how much time does it take between the appraisal and the closing?
How long should a seller expect to wait, on average in a short sale, if a bank's (or lender's) appraiser would come today for the sale to close? if the answer isn't really definitive what…
I've heard stories (friends of friends of friends) short selling their current home and moving into a larger, nicer home. Is this even possible?
In most cases the price of the new home is less than the original price of the current home due to the huge 50% price drop in the metro. Presumably they have the cash for the 20% down payment on the new…
I have a condo @ Boca Grande North. Who can sell it for near 500K or more?
Gaspirilla Island, Florida - Boca Grande North condo. On the bay side, boat slip previously sold.
Best tips for FSBO's
I am selling my home on my own. What are some good tips to help me in the process.
I need a price on mfg'd homes in NW Eugene, specificall 1800 Lakewood Ct...
Experiencing a divorce have intensions of buying her out...we paid cash for the facility...need to know what mfg'd are selling for....it's a Silvercrest 24'x 60'well cared for...
Should I hang my license when selling my own home in Miami?
I have an inactive license and want to put my house in Miami up for sale and purchase another property in Broward. I OBVIOUSLY want to get commission for my own sale and purchase. Should I try listing…
How do you convert property from residential to commercial?
I just picked up a listing that is residential. However the house has not been lived in for several years and is destroyed. The residential value is next to nothing. However it is the last residential…
is huset townhomes in columbia heights a safe place?
is it ? because i will be moving there in October .
Help! I can't figure out how to post my house for sale.
I can't figure out how to post my house for sale. I am not a professional. The website is very difficult to post to......what am I doing wrong?
Is a realtor really trying to sell his customer or client's house when the realtor uploads poor quality photos that are hazy, out of focus,?
etc...? I see photos in the MLS all the time that are really bad; how much time does it take to retake a picture that's obviously bad on any screen? This isn't about the guy that uploads 15 and…
Why have I only had two showings in the first two weeks?
Can someone look at my properly and provide feedback as to what we can do in order to drive traffic? http://www.trulia.com/property/3133522168-21422-Encino-Caliza-San-Antonio-TX-78259
Change Home for sale pricing.
I can't seem to find the area where I can edit my listing price. I have found the link where I have claimed my home and I can change the info on the home but not pictures and pricing. HELP!
My buyer defaulted on purchase of my home the day before closing because his girlfirend did not agree with the purchase. Can I keep earnest deposit?
He looked at the property 3 times,she didn'teven come through the house. Title work was complete and closing scheduled. purchase was "as is"
Looking to sell my house in East Meadow, NY
Is it possible to get what I paid for the house? I bought the house almost 7 years ago and it was a complete 'fixer upper', or as contractors say a "handy man special". since then, i've gutted the entire…
Would you list a house with an agent that you don't like but gets results, or an agent that you do like, but they are not from the area?
We have a friend of the family who is an agent, but they are in a different town (specializes in a different area on LI)...(I know all agents know all areas, but some are better in the towns that their…
Is anyone familiar with the TRIP program in Troy? Why does it take so long to get the inspections done after the the offer / contract was accepted?
My mom got offer on her home 6 wks ago from a TRIP buyer and inspections still not scheduled. What's toehold up?
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