Home Selling—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 143

What would happen?
I want to move into a house and sell the current house. My bank says that we are qualified for the purchase within that range we rquested. But.....If we can't sell the current house and run out of money…
does anybody know how trading with a builder works?
there is a townhouse that I maybe be interested in purchasing in Marietta, but the bank told me that I would first have to sell one or two of my properties first. I already tried to sell one of them in…
Were Do We Need To Have Our House Relistically Priced In Order To Get A Quick Sale?
I have a house for sale on Lost Mntn Rd in Marietta 30064 that is in move in condition. We have it listed @ $825k but we haven't been getting much traffic, which is really surprising as we're…
How often should I expect my agent to show my home?
My agent has only shown the home one time in six months during an open house. All of the other showings have come from other agents that saw the listing online and through MLS.
should i drop the price $6,000 or worry it is priced high?
House is really nice, staged i think good pics. many upgrades but high per sq ft. We listed right before labor day three weeks ago.
In an industry that touts $/yr in sales, do "good" agents take listings < $100k?
I have a condo to sell and am realistic about the likely selling price - I'm not a desperate seller, but I expect to take a big hit (because of the market...it's not a distressed property). Since it's…
i want to sell 7 acres
how can i sell land on internet
?repair it or sell as is?
Own a large older house with amazing view in a prestigous area. 2 of 6 showers leak. Would require ripping out tiling, repairing pipe.
I'm losing my house in Ontario, CA. Is a short sale the best option? What should I do?
I don't want to lose my home, but I can't re-fi because of the pre-payment penalty that expires in 2009. I've been told a short sale is my best option now before it goes into foreclosure, but how does…
I recently applied for Hafa through wells fargo and was told I do not qualify because I have an offer on the home. Is this correct?
I submitted the paper work to see if they would approve a short sale, wells fargo advised my realtor that I first needed to see if I qualified for Hafa.
Hello, I have a referral (NO FEE) to an agent willing to list a home at a discount.
I have a past client that needs to sell a home in N. SA, Bulverde at Blackhawk. Willing to price aggressively ($155K ~ Comps are at $159K). Is loosing money. Can not afford what they will have to sell…
Making upgrades to a house.
My parents are trying to sell their house and we have not gotten any offers yet. They have hardwood floors under the carpet in the LR and DR. My mother's concern is that if they pull up the carpet and…
I have a buyer for my property in San Antonio. We need someone to take care of the deal without typical agent fees.
Should we use a real estate attorney, or negotiate with a real estate agent to get a flat fee, or something else? Details: this is a vacant lot with a garage on it. The buyer is the former owner of the…
my wife and i are relocating.
we can't afford to keep the house after we move. What are our options to have the house sold before we move.
if we buy a home in the hill country, will we be able to take it off our income tax? If we pay cash money and own a busness
The house we are looking at is in a rental pool. we are looking to invest in something . we own a small business and are looking for income tax purposes
Land for sale around Rice, Mn.
I am looking for land people are willing to sell in the Rice, Mn area. Do you know of any lots of land which may be available for sale?
I want to sell but want to switch brokers BEFORE my contract expires. Is this possible? If yes, how can I do this?
I'm working with a realtor that I'm not happy with. He suggested I lower the listing price, which was not my expectation as I explained to him initially. I tried to compromise, but he insists…
Does anyone know of a Denver area Title Company that has Cyber/Crime Insurance?
I have heard that there has been numerous cyber crimes involving title insurance companies where a lot of money has gone missing.
what is the going rate per square foot for a 10 inch log home?
We are in the process of beginning to sell our Wyoming log home-- just wanted an estimate of the going rate for long homes
What is the ballpark closing cost for a coop in NYC at $130K with agent fee at 6%?
I know there are variables, but I'd prefer to hear higher estimates than lower ones. I'd also like the estimated figure for a coop selling at $125K and $130K with an agent at 6%. Thanks
Looking to down-size, and wondering if any builders would consider something like this...
We own a single family home, with 4 bedroom, 2,200 sq feet, less than 5 years old. We purchased it 4 years ago... before the kids arrived. What we have realized is that... expenses certainly do rise…
We have had our house listed through eflatfeerealty for two weeks and only have had 1 showing. Is this normal for this time of year?
the 1 showing was generated through a for sale my owner sign on our yard...we are located on the SW side of town in a park like neighborhood near great schools. We are listed on many websites with pictures.…
Should I grant a second extension or cut my losses and re-list.?
We have a contract on our house from early Sept with a closing date of Oct 29. The buyer's loan was not approved and required additional documentation. We granted an extension until Nov 16. We…
Should you paint your home before you list it? If so, what about the color selection?
Painting, staging, de-cluttering and preparing your home for sale is a must! So let me focus on painting. I've heard, that "buyers can paint it their way because they may not like the colors that are picked."…
I am looking to sell a home in Garfield Park, New Castle, DE
Trying to list the home on trulia.com, how do I do that??
Hello, I am the owner of a 5 year old, 2300 sq foot townhome that I am looking to put on the market to sell due to the fact I have to move for work.
4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 500 sq foot brand new family room that opens to a walk out with deck. 1 car garage, all Energy Star Appliances (stainless steel), washer and dryer on the second floor. Master bedroom…
Am looking for a short sale specialist?
I want to sell my house and get rid of it quickly. I am living somewhere else and had a bad experience with renters. I want to get rid of the house quickly and would like to do a short sale just to get…
My Kirkland condo is underwater. My question: what do experts predict for the condo market in my area?
I would love to sell my condo and buy a home. I have good income, am stable, with good credit. The only glitch ... I'm underwater by 40k. Should I wait this slump out? If so, how long can experts…
Looking for a 3-4 bedoom home in Bloomfield Hills Schools District to lease, also with option to buy later on.
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3100714849-1302-Ashover-Dr-Bloomfield-Hills-MI-48304
Should potential sellers who have been reluctant to list due to the "slower" market, try to take advantage of the current supply/demand shift?
This may sound contrarian, yet think this through...the downward pressure from distressed properties on selling prices for ALL properties has been somewhat offset by lower inventory, so this could be a…
MYSELF AND SIX SIBLINGS INHERITED OUR PARENTS HOME AND LAND IN NH.
SOME SIBLINGS ARE REFUSING TO PAY PROPERTY TAXES. WHAT CAN WE DO?THE HOUSE IS ON THRE MARKET , THESE SAME SIBLINGS WANT TO KEEP LOWERING THE PRICE EVERY COUPLE OF MONTHS JUST TO GET IT SOLD . I HAVE LIVED…
Real Estate Agencies: What are the fees above commission fees real estate agents charge
Real estate charge 6% ( 3% to outside MLS Agent and 3% one self agency) what are the other fees related to selling that agents will charge ? Texas
Open House Refreshments
What fun or creative ideas have you done for Open House refreshments? What are some "safe" and practical refreshment ideas for open houses? We're in the Philly suburbs - last time we did a soft pretzel…
Has the Harris home sold on Hwy. 173 North?
I believe Martha Bodiker (sp?) had it listed with Stagecoach/Coldwell Banker.
How can I compete with the developer when selling my lot?
Anyone knows how to quickly sell and advertise a lot in Bridlegate development? I have a horse property lot in a subdivision of a gated community called Bridlegate. How can I compete with the developer?…
Home Listed in the Market for 3 months now and not a single offer.
Hello I need some advice on how to proceed with my situation. I have a single family ranch house that we bought in 2007 for 300k and we spent about 30k on renovations. Our house value has significantly…
Should I expand my house or buy a different one?
My fiancé, daughter and I just bought a new home and we absolutely LOVE it! The neighborhood is extremely peaceful and we have wonderful neighbors. The only problem I have with our house is that…
I have a buyer for my short sale, but he was once on the deed (not the loan)
My wife and I have a roommate that we originally deeded on our condo when we bought it. We did this because he intended to live with us and we thought he had to be on the deed in order to claim his rental…
Should we short sale our condo if we are only 10,000$ upside down to purchase a new home?
We own our condo, but are looking to buy a bigger home. The bank counts this condo as a debt (198,000) and will not lend us as much as we need to purchase a new bigger home. Should we short sale our…
Can I have advice on finding buyers for my home?
I have trouble selling the homes that I have on contract. I try online marketing, bandit signs...you name it.
I am thinking about doing a short sale because i got laid off a few month ago
and now i am totally behind with the mortgage and HOA payments and other things. I have an 8 year old car that i paid off and it's mine. Can the mortgage company take that car? It's worth a…
What is considered "good activity" with regards to # of showings, # of second showings, # of offers, and # of people coming to an open?
house etc? We've had our house on the market for almost 1 week and have scheduled 5 showings and we had one offer (which we declined bc it was lower than we wanted and the buyers could not negotiate).…
Is there a time limit to respond back to an offer on my home?
Is there a time limit to respond back to an offer on my home? My Realtor told me I had until the evening the next day, but I thought I legally had 72 hours to counter offer (I live in Alaska)
We (buyer) submitted a contract, had an inspection, electrical problems came up among other issues. We signed a mutual release because seller would
Not make any of the repairs. The seller now is ignoring the form and we need our money in escrow for purchase of another home. What is our recourse?
After cloing on a house how many day do you have to get out
I close on my house on the 29th they're telling me I got to be out by the 30th is that true
Do I pay tax if I sell my house because of relocation?
Just bought a house in CA (july). My husband got a promotion and is being relocated to MA by his company. Do I have to pay capital gain tax from the sale of our house even if its because of relocation.
I'm thinking of selling my lot at 35 Cathedral Rock Trail in Sedona. What's the current market for unimproved land in that neighborhood?
If I were to list with you, what would you recommend I ask for the property for a reasonably quick sale?
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