Home Selling—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 169

Are short sales dragging down values because they sell for much less than market value or worse keep getting reduced to attract any buyer.?
Many serious buyers avoid short sales due to the long periods before they bank gives an answer and they need to know when they can move at the time they make an offer. Many agents also council their serious…
How do you price your house fairly when houses around you are selling for much less?
We have a 2 bed/1 bath home. We've priced our house at $189,000 in hopes that we can sell between $165,000 - $170,000, have enough to pay off mortgage and be left with enough for a 20% downpayment…
want to sell a home mobile home in barstow
How do I go about getting my mobile home out of my name once it is sold? I know that I need a bill of sale and it has to be signed by a notary. But who do I send it to to get it out of my name? Thanks…
I want to express the importance of getting rid of clutter and the great photos to show online.
We put our home on the market Nov 2008 right at the moment prices were coming down, we were advised regarding price etc. Our home was in Cudahy and in a normal market we would have asked $196K, as much…
I need an aggressive agent to sell and heir property in the Glen Alpine, NC area. It is currently rented out
and sits on 10 acres. I am willing to out budget for buyers to help with renovation but the house is to be sold as is. It is in good condition and is currently maintained by a management company
short sale help
my house is on sale and is going to be a short sale, Can the bank take money from my 401K. Also when declaring insolvency, how do i include personal debts from friends and family to show insolvency. Please…
My realtor refused to pull my house from the market after the expiration day. He ignored my calls and e-mails. What can I do?
All the buyers who came to my house loved everything about it (inluding the price). The house is gorgeous, elegant and private. It is enourmus and doesn't need any improvements or repairs. Some rooms…
As a seller, is it better to spend money on kitchen, bath remodels or offer concession in listing? Lots of competition on the market in the area.
Kitchen has decent cabinets but ugly tile countertops and backsplash. Needs new stove. House has 2.5 baths. All baths, Master, Main and powder room need upgrades. Main bath has black jacuzzi, black sink…
What to look for in a selling agent?
from the pros whet do you recomend as good traits?
i have fresh water house in cape coral it went 480,000.00 in 2007 it is 2800 sq ft 5 bed room 3bathroom poo, home and had no offers at 250,000.00 why
this home has a state of the art new kitchen high end cabinets and appliances two new bathrooms it has a pool it has a 30ft brand new dock it has no chiness drywall it has been on the market 1yr this…
What is happening in the economy? Any idea when it will hit bottom and then go back up. Is the foreclosure about over?
I know the real estate agents have more insight into the housing market than someone that is looking to buy or sell their homes. I hope someone has some information that would help sell my home but I need…
Selling reasonably priced, renovated home (99 years old!). What is reasonable as seller to repair after the home inspection?
I am under contract selling a 99 year old renovated home. I live in Montclair New Jersey and houses of this age are the norm. I have meticulously renovated the house, updated the electrical, new kitchen,…
need contact tel # for realtor
property at 2422 Camp Ave Bellmore N.Y. 11710
How many business days prior to the closing date are sellers obligated to sign sellers documents?
My closing date is Feb. 28 and the escrow officer wants us to sign tomorrow. Do they have to have their paperwork a certain number of business days before the close date?
My Mother recently passed away the we were wondering if we should try to sell her home now or wait to see of the market improves.
The home is in Norwalk, CA. It is not necessary that the home by sold now but we would like to get it over with and move on. Any help you can give would be greatly appreciated.
Shoud I sell my house? I just bought it (REO properties) on 11/08 for 385K and spent 10K to fixed
I am living in westminster orange county CA. I just bought a house (REO) for 385K and spent 10K to fixed the 2 bathroom. Some how now I fell do not like it and want to sell it and go out rent for while…
I agreed to pay $5000 of my buyers closing costs. The buyers lender refuses to give me a GFE. Do I have the right to request one?
The title company is saying that closing costs will not be $5000. But the buyer's lender is saying that all of that $5000 is to be used (instead of the rest being put to repairs...as stated in the…
My agent doesn't do broker's opens. Should I be concerned?
They have done one open house during the month that it's been on the market. I'm also not sure how an agent "should" be marketing my house these days.
The north seems to be looking to move to the South and I am in the South looking to move closer North. How do we as sellers connect?
I am currently in North Carolina looking to sell my home and re-locate to Delware. Unfortunately, I am unable to move until I have completed the sale of my property. I am also aware that many people…
Selling Norristown Home: Strip it bare or leave the features?
We are looking to sell our Norristown single home (by Hancock Elementary) in the very near future. It is the largest property (and only single) on the block. We plan on putting a new roof on and doing…
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Is a seller liable for forgetting to disclose a repair that was made years ago when he sells the house?
House was built for us 10 years ago. We sold it last year. Before and after the sale we had numerous friendly e-mail with the Buyer. Two major storms hit the house after we sold it. The Buyer asked…
Where are all the buyers in Spartanburg?
We're trying to sell on the East side of Spartanburg. We're around $60 a square foot, and the house is immaculate. We haven't had a showing in almost 4 weeks. My realtor insists he's…
Is there is a Georgia law stating that unpermitted work on a house being sold must be disclosed? Could someone quote that law if it exists please?
I'm interested in a house for sale in my area. There's a Trulia page in which the owner states thousands of dollars worth of recent renovations/additions. But I don't believe they were permitted.…
If I do a short sale, can I honestly buy another house afterwards?
Here is another question I recently received from a homeowner who actually hired me to sell his house. It wasn't until I pointed out that doing a short sale virtually makes buying something else…
how long does it take to sell a house in knoxville (37918 250k-275k price) ?
All brick 2 story 5 years old 275k price. I am willing to sell it at 275k - 3003 sq ft (this would be at $91/sq ft). ( I am just completing touching up the paint, caulking, repainting the garage interior…
In the Stats /Trends, home sales are shown down 81.5%. Is this accurate? Or is this this a reflection of trends not associated w/ resales/new const?
Is this associated with changes in the volume of foreclosures sold? or is this a direct reflection of resales and new construction? Also, why the change? why 81.5% fwere sales y o y from te previous year…
We want to fire our broker who is trying to sell our co-op.
We signed a 6 month agreement in February but we are unhappy with the job they are doing. For example: They arranged for a prospective buyer to come see the home and said that he (our broker) would be…
There are 5-6 bank owned homes in my subdivision and are priced very low. 3 of them are under contract. I want to put my house on the market but
should I wait to put my house on the marketing until a few months AFTER the bank owned homes/foreclosures have hit the books? I know the sales of these homes will affect the value of my house, but by…
How do I price a home for sale when no comparables exist?
Our home is one of very few in town in this price range. It was appraised for 620k 5 years ago, but comparables were made in areas far away. It is 4000sq. ft. upper and 3500 sq. ft. lower and is in…
Worked with realtor last year, but my house is now off the market. Previous viewer is now interested. What responsibility do I have to my old realtor?
Had my house listed for 9 months last year with realtor. Now it is off the market while I see what the economy is going to do. A viewer from the summer has just sold her house and is working with my old…
Part 2 of the previous question.. Our agent is an agent and the other agent is really a broker...
So we as the sellers have an agent and the potential buyer has a broker for an agent... If that matters.
If the sellers realtor and the buyers realtor don't get along..can there be an actual sale?? Can it be fair to the seller...??
A buyer came into an open house for our condo with out a mention of a realtor ...Our realtor showed him around not just our condo but others that were listed in the building twice..then the buyer contacted…
I'm the seller COE was Feb. 3 at 2pm. Buyer signed adendum saying she would give us three days after COE to move out. When do I give the keys.?
To me three days is when Sunday is over. My realtor was calling me for the keys this morning. We are not done moving yet! And then she said I had to give the keys at 2pm because escrow closed at 2pm on…
If the sellers realtor and the buyers realtor don't get along..can there be an actual sale?? Can it be fair to the seller...??
A buyer came into an open house for our condo with out a mention of a realtor ...Our realtor showed him around not just our condo but others that were listed in the building twice..then the buyer contacted…
Realtors negligence??
I listed my land for sale with my realtor on 11/2010. Land has small house but value is in the land. We were under contract six days after listing with a builder. Builder decided not to have a buyers agent.…
I have a 3 bdrm/2.5 bath townhm.Loan is under $152k. Homes are selling for 90K to 110k.Lost job& unemplymt, single mom.Better2rent it or short
sale? Property could rent between $1000 and $1100. Renting it out would almost cover the mortgage and the property management fees. I would still have to pay $200-$400 to hold onto the house with tenants…
Experts say housing value will go down another 5% in 2011..when can we expect them to start to go back up?
I bought my house in 2003...when can I expect to get what I paid for my house in 2003? 2 years? 5 years? Or do I cut my losses and try to sell now? Reason I want to sell is to buy a house in a better…
we have a condo for sale in center city philadelphia, we got a verbal offer and have countered three times and then nothing more from the buyer..why??
what do you think has happened here..we have a realtor and the buyer has his own realtor..he has made a verbal very low ball bid to our already very reduced price...instead of ignoring his bid we countered…
We are in the process of moving, so the house is a mess. Should we move out and replace the carpet before listing the house?
We can afford to pay both mortgages for a few months, and thought the house might show better empty than cluttered. We also have cats inside.
I want to sell a condo owned for only 13 months. Any advice?
Bought for $339,000. Painted most of the unit. No real difference other than that from when it was bought.
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