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My brother and I share a house and we are both looking to sell. When we move, he wants to move without his ex-girlfriend.?
She used to pay someexpenses but doesn't pay anything anymore. We've been told that to get rid of her we have to file an eviction. Does the same apply if we sell the house completely?
Selling a SFH in the Ponderosa Park neighborhood of Sunnyvale
Just moved out and planning to put it on the market in the coming weeks or months. I'm noodling around a couple of issues in my mind... 1. I've heard that some agents charge only a 5% commission…
Hello, I am doing a FSBO for a single family home and looking for a realtor who can handle the paperwork, I am already in a contract with a buyer
I have a buyer and dont need any listing services, so please get in touch with me only to help with paperwork for a reasonable cost.
Can I do short sales?
I have a house with Digital Federal Credit Union, MA. My house is upside down and its a 5/1 ARM. I am thinking of doing a short sales. Will I be liable for the difference?
How do I list my home on trulia?
I'm trying to list a FSBO and can't seem to get past the "profile" section. All the answers say to go to the 'submit a listing' section, which I've done and it does not lead me anywhere other than the…
We are on a small island...where the clientele to buy is limited. There is only one Broker and has refused to show his listings to other agencies.
He also will not participate in MLS, does not advertise other than email blasts to those who have already visited the island and has a 6-month "trail", allowing cancellation but claiming full…
About a loan to pat off this house and then buy another one in town?
Is there a loan where I can get enough to finsh paying this loan so I can sell my land out by lake and move to town, I will need loan big enough to finsh this one and still have reasonable down payment…
Is there a loan where I can finsh paying off this house so I can buy another one in town.?
Is there a loan where I can get enough to finsh paying this loan so I can sell my land out by lake and move to town, I will need loan big enough to finsh this one and still have reasonable down payment…
Seller didnt disclose back taxes or ownership on property they sold me can I sue
I bought a mobile home from mobile park in 2010 when asked for title because I want to sell the seller of the park could not produce title and avised there was back taxes due on the home.This was not disclosed…
what legal recourse do we have when buyer backs out of contract when 2 weeks before closing he can't get down payment money.?
We were told at the time we signed contract that he did not need down payment. We were just waiting for appraisal which the house did appraise for the asking price. the contract was contingent t on house…
Would you make a correction?
I am trying to sell a house that is advertised on your site. The square footage on it is wrong. Can it be changed to 2750? It is 911 Louise Drive Nederland TX 77627.
If I sell my house to an investor, what happens to the mortgage if the amount paid to me doesn't pay the mortgage in full?
So if I owe $180,000 on my current mortgage and the investor pays me $100,000, then I'll put the $100,000 into my mortgage, making it only $87,000 left. So then I'll still have to make payments…
How hard is it to sell a small 2 bedroom starter home just north of Keller Park? Upstairs is small, but basement has family room, laundry, and storage
We need a bigger place! At the time of buying, the basement was just cinder blocks, almost everything upstairs was the same as it had been when the house was built in 1942. Since then, we've updated the…
Can anyone define "limited listing" as applied to selling a condo in NYC?
For example: Is it kosher for a seller to allow 1 broker to post an openlisting on OLR stating: "will split 4% with 'buyer's broker' "? I've heard this referred to as a…
potential buyer's leads...where to?
I am an aggressive seller who needs to sell my home and I believe in aggressively prospecting and trying to market it (over-and-above just being on multiple listings online). I am going to launch my own…
To answer your questions: we are at the moment the lowest priced 1546, 2 BR in the building and believe me
the inventory is high...the othe rproblem is that there has been no sale of this size in the past 8 months!!!the one bedrooms are selling real quick but our size is sort ofhanging in between. Also, the…
I m the owner of 19 Oakmeadow lane Bellport NY 11713 infos and figures stated on Trulia for this property are false and inaccurate. Remove listing
Figures about comparable sales in the neighborhood are also false and inaccurate. You are misrepresenting my property which is also off the market, remove it or you'll hear from my lawyer. Thanks Edvige…
I will be selling my condo in DePaul area very soon.
I will list it on my own. If interested It's a 2bd 2 ba 2 private car garage 2 balconies and a very large deck on top of the garage.$469k
Need to sell my house - What are my options?
Hi all, my husband and I purchased our house less than two years ago (summer of 2011). It was a brand new construction we love the house but due to new job opportunities for both of us, we need to relocate.…
Would it be reasonable for me to expect almost $250,000 more than the surrounding houses on the same street?
The house is truly exceptional and is a labor of love, but like I said all the other houses on that street and the neighboring streets are smaller and go for much less. The neighborhood is in Squirrel…
What are the advantages and disadvantages of selling a home "as is" rather than live in the mess of upgrades only to sell it?
Our home could benefit from kitchen and bath remodel, plaster work and painting. We do not want to live in the mess of that work only to turn around and sell it. I was hoping to sell it as is but would…
What is an appropriate update allowance when selling an existing house?
Asking price $328,000 before offering allowance
we are remodeling to sell a small home in nw phoenix. the 1 car garage had been converted to a room. We are thinking of converting it back
Which is most important to buyers, a garage for their vehicle or an extra room that mostly just good for storage ( no central air vents)
Anyone looking in the Carbondale area?
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We have filed Chap 13 Bankruptcy and we recently went to mediation in an attempt to modify mortgage but were not successful. The lender has allowed us
Remain in the home for 6 months while we pay him a rent. At the end of this period we must find a place to live. Is there anything at all that we may be able to do in order to regain our home?
Which is better, video, virtual tour, or just still pictures?
We were told you could only hook either a virtual tour or a video to a listing, but not both.
Does anyone know if outbuildings with concrete floors add significant resale value to the price of a rural home if so how much percentage wise?
My husband and I have a 50' x 60' metal building that hasn't been erected yet and are debating on whether to go ahead and put it up or sell the building before we put our home on the market.…
Hi Trulia Pro's! Curious what you think my home is worth today. 13017 N 48th Pl, Scottsdale AZ 85254.
I'm a Realtor in Oregon, been up here for 4 1/2 years and considering selling this property. What do you think? Values, trends, how is this area doing? Thanks for any input! John It is in need…
How do you, Mr and Mrs Seller, pick a real estate agent? Do you look online to see if your photos look great?
I see so many truly bad listings that I wonder if sellers ever double check to see what kind of job their agent is doing
I will probably put my downtown Chicago up for sale once I am pre-approved for a new loan so that I can buy a house to move into.
I want as many people interested in it as possible. One real estate agent has sold the most condos in my building and another says he has several clients looking for a place like mine (I would be the only…
We need to upgrade to a larger house. In order for us to get a loan for another home...we need to get out from under our current one. Never been late.
Our debt to credit ratio doesn't provide us the luxury of getting another loan to get into our "perfect" house. We simply outgrew this house...and are looking for options to get out from…
To probate the will or not to probate in the state of Texas?
My husband and I were common law spouses in the state of Texas back in 1987. I was deeded a parcel of land free and clear with no monies owed or liens against this particular property and it was deeded…
My sister who is the executrix is selling property inherited by myself and another sister in equal parts on the will.
I had told my sisters from the start and informed the listing realtor that I would be purchasing the property by buying out the two siblings and am waiting for my mortgage to be approved. They went ahead…
Fannie Mae Triple dipping at home owner's expense?
-Fannie Mae approves short payoffs at ridiculously high prices like the example I gave below. -No one buys them. -Fannie Mae forecloses or gets the property back in deed in lieu -FANNIE MAE GETS…
Is it a bad or good idea for family room to be facing/in FRONT of house, facing street?
To prep our house for sale, we want to remodel the kitchen but also break out the current living room and dining room and convert it into a larger FAMILY room and casual breakfast/dining area. THAT will…
I'm trying to sell my BMR condo in SF, but the condo's CC&R doesn't limit owner/renter ratios at all and the current ratio
violates lending guidelines unless a borrower has a 50% down payment. Needless to say, finding a buyer who qualifies as low-income and has a 50% down payment is extremely unlikely. Has anyone else encountered…
what kind of delay of closing penalties can we be charged if the court rules we breached the contract and a court date takes 1-2yrs to happen ?
at the final negociations of repairs we were "worn out" by the buyers and would not repair some minor items at this time our realestate agent entered a signed agreement between the buyers and…
What are the closing costs estimated to be on a sale of $130,000?
How do I estimate how much the fees will be to close the sale?
How does Trulia get its information, and how do you correct their mistakes.?
232 Basswood Drive is a builders model, not a building lot.
Underwater home, ex-wife in the home with kids. Options?
My fiance and his ex-wife are divorced...and she still lives in the home they had together with their 5 children, however, she is NOT on the mortgage, but she IS on the Deed. He has done many modifications.…
How much would closing cost be for a 90,000 cash deal?
I have a house in WPB FL . I have been offered $90,000 cash plus all closing costs. Minus credit for real estate taxes for 2011.
Want to sell my property within 6 months of purchase. what are the problems i will encounter?
1. I recently bought a home last august in Fremont, northgate area but I am planning to move to another state shortly. 2. What problems will i encounter with respect to selling the house?
Ways to market a listing to health care professionals in a medical center?
I have a listing in my city's medical center that may benefit from being marketed to health care professionals who work in the vicinity. Aside from listing on craigslist, and calling the hospitals to…
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