Home Selling—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 136

How much of a down payment do you need if you want to keep your current home to rent out to a tenant and buy another in the Denver metro area?
We don't know if our home will sell, because the housing market in Douglas County has been so poor for so long, so we wonder whether we'd be smarter to just rent our existing home out and then buy another.…
We are selling our home and the buyer has breached the contract by not having a mortgage commitment by the due date.
Its now past the due date and their lawyer sent mine a email stating they have a "Verbal approval" after my lawyer pressed theirs for a commitment letter, their agent seems to be stalling telling…
What is really a "fair" fee an attorney charges for a real estate transaction in Monmouth County NJ? I am a seasoned contractor and have been
involved in about 540 r/e transactions(32 years worth). Used to do NJ but last 6 yrs mostly out of state. I do not do million $ homes as I like to do first time home buyer ,single family and free standing…
What is the best way to sell a newer, higher priced mobile home in a 55 land-lease FL community? Use a pro or fsbo?
It is a beautiful 2007 mobile in a fantastic park - but I want "real estate" ... to be in a site-built block home where I own the land under my feet. I've no issue hiring a realtor for real estate listings…
What are the pitfalls of working with a listing agent who's license has expired?
Hello all and thanks for the answers to my last question. Now I've come to find out that I have signed with an agent with an expired license! What can happen and how hard would it be to cancel the listing…
Should I wait to sell my home after the end of the year when the new Indian casino is predicted to be up and running in 29 Palms?
I am upside down (but current) on my mortgage due to multiple refinancing on my house over the years. Unfortunately, 30 years later, I still owe more than I did when I first signed the papers for the…
Where are all the buyers and why are they not looking at our house?
We have had our home listed for four months and only had a couple people looking at it and no offers. We have recently reduced our price hoping that would invite more people to look at it, but we've gotten…
Would our value go up if we updated or should we stick with what we have? All of the houses that have been sold in our area are just like ours!
Original oak cabinets, sheet laminate countertops! We've updated the appliances just wondering what we should do! Please help
Can the buyer file a lawsuit against seller if he didn't disclose that basement heat was not working?
I'm selling my house, offer has been accepted . but I didn't disclose to the buyer that my basement heat is not working. i am already selling at loss , can't afford to fix it. can the buyer file a lawsuit…
6% or 7% commission?
We are about to put our home on the market & have called in a couple of realtors. Both came up with same asking price but one wants 7% commission to do basically all the same things as the other agent.…
Do we still have a legal contract? Are they still obligated to close on our house?
We have an executed contract on the sale of our home, but the buyers never turned in the option fee or the earnest money. Now we just received an email from their realtor stating that they were going to…
Why is my home not selling?
Here is the listing: http://www.trulia.com/property/1052985952-Single-Family-Home-Palm-City-FL-34990 Any advice?
Why is my home not selling?
The market is hot, the home is aggressively priced. At least we think it is, correct me if I am wrong of course. We've gotten 2 ridiculous low ball offers. We're asking $399,000 down from $435,000 and…
Need to sell house for less than we owe. Don't want a short sale. Can we add difference to new home?
mortgage? My fiance owns a home in FL and we have to move to IL in 6 months, but we owe more than its worth. We want to buy a house in my name before we get married to receive the $8000 first time home…
What is the greatest determining factor in choosing a Real Estate Agent to sell your home?
When interviewing agents to list your property what do owners look for in a qualified agent?
I own a rental property in Palm Coast. The value is currently around half of what I paid 3 years ago. I've
been holding onto it only because there's someone renting it (although the rent pays less than half of the mortgage). At this point, I'm looking to cut my loses and get rid of it. Where do I start?
How can I get more showings?
We have been on the market for 3 weeks. In the 1st week, we had 3 showings and a low offer that we were unable to come to terms on. We have not had any showings since then despite dropping our price…
I've heard differing opinions on holding an open house. Some say it's a waste of time (mainly neighbors come
to check out your house) while others say agents hold them to get new leads, not necessarily to sell your home. How effective is a broker's open house vs. a public open house? My house has been on the…
my mothers house sold on June 3, 2013. how long before I have to move out?
I live in an ifficiency sperate from the house mentioned but still on same property, but the ifficiency was included in the sell. there is/was no contracted or lease, the light bill is in my name.
How can I figure out what my closing costs would be as a seller?
I am looking to sell my home without an agent and I want to get a ballpark of what my closing costs would be. Im in Rockland County, NY and the sales price should be about $530k.
What recourse do I have, when I disagree with a private co. septic inspection?
Pryer to our home sale, buyer had a septic inspection preformed probing the absorption area. Found some water present and failed the inspection. He made no measurements or used any other criteria.
In Florida, when negotiating a short sale with two lenders, different banks, and the contract price pays off first mortgage? ????
But only leaves $2000 for the second..... What are my options on dealing with the second bank in order to get a short sale approval? The second bank is wanting $5000 at least and a payment arrangement…
how difficult is it to get a bank to renegotiate a home appraisal, which we feel is wrong?
The buyer is willing to pay the price we agreed on and is placing at least 20% down. Is it a good idea for me to offer a second mortgage for the difference if the bank won't budge.
I have a lease purchase home in Sandy Springs, does anyone have a client interested in a lease purchase home?
Here is the link for the house. http://www.kstrealty.com/lease-purchase/5770-garber-dr-lease-purchase.htm Let me know if you have any questions.
I want another agent! (5) people in since jan!!! 3 of them were from my craigs list.
What is the process to get out of the contract?????????????
Deerfield beach properties close to the water
Hi, please can any reators help me with the following. How much is the cheapest I can expect to pay for a duplex close to the intercoastal (a block or so away is fine, 55 OK too), also same goes for a…
what is the best way to sell a cape in westerlegh?
my mother in law has been trying to sell her 4 bedroom 2 bathoo,m detached cazpe for about 10 months with over 60 showings and no luck...she can not take care of this big house anymore because of health…
Zenmd Real Estate Investments
An agent from Zemmd was here and offered to buy my home but as I understand they take over my payments until a buyer is found. He said they would be responsible for any repairs after date of closing.…
I need a top notch seller's agent in Springfield Twp, OH. I need to sell a house ASAP and have it listed for
less than what I paid for it last year with no offers in 4 months. I need the best in the area, good communication, and some results. Any recommendations?
How would you have handled this situation? Seller wants to move and has an agent...
I sold a house in 1 day to a builder (over asking). I did both sides of the transaction. While at the property last week, the neighbor directly next door came over and asked if the house sold. She asked…
Auction was held in 12-08 for reverse mortgage house. Buyer put down $13,000 in house with a contract.
Buyer does not know if he wants to buy house now or not. Does buyer forfeit the deposit since he has held the house up for 4 months when it may have sold to someone els.
like to sell my house and buy in scottsboro
i doint like where i am living southside al . but i think i would love to live in scottsboro al
what is the best way to get a cape 1 family detached in westerlegh?
my mother in law has been trying to sell her house for 10 months now with over 60 showings and no luck....4 bedroom 2 bathroom cape......she is unable to take care of this big house alone because health…
Market value and condition for newer raised ranch-I would like to find the market value and selling
conditions for a 1800 sq feet raised ranch with 4 bedrooms, DR, LR, stunning and large granite kitchen, large 2 car garage, 2 full baths, all hardwood floors and tiles, beautiful landscaping built in 2001…
Income property in Naples....where to begin?
We want to purchase a home or condo that will give us the most return on our investment. We live in NJ and want to purchase a 2nd home down in Naples not for our own use but as an income property. I…
How long after a buyer is under contract should the appraisal happen?
My clients (the sellers) have been under contract since May 23. They have asked me when to expect the appraiser to be there. What is the longest acceptable time for this?
If I am under contract to sell my home and there has been no closing date set, can I change my mind and not sell? I am in Indiana
My realtor has yet to give me a copy of our sales contract eventho I have asked her several times for one. The deal to buy a house fell through and I want to stay at my current residence. When my home…
Need Realtor Grand Blanc Township
Seeking Realtor in Grand Blanc who is familiar with 203k streamline loans & foreclosure properties. I want to sell my home & get a ranch home (due to recent medical conditions) in same area (Grand Blanc…
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