Home Selling—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 182

I own a Reunion Lot on the Estates: What are my options?
I live in the UK and I bought a large Lot back in the property boom of 2005 (I was taken in by all the hype). The Lot is on Grand Traverse Parkway. I am still paying propery taxes and Reunion fees but…
What is the avg. time on the market in Glen Mills, Concord Twp?
I am getting ready to list my house, and want to (reasonably) project how long it will take my single family, 3 BR/2Bath, ranch house to sell in Concord Twp., Glen Mills PA 19342 - Garnet Valley School…
We have a 4 bedroom 2 and half bath home in the Farms in Chelmsford. New heating system, recently remolded
entry, living room, and family room. A detached 3 car garage, almost an acre. Across the street from Thanksgiving forest. We bought 2 years ago planning to be able to stay for years. Job situation…
I moved to KY from Chicago for work. I owe $97K on mortgage and CMA showed property worth @ $30K! If I short sale how will this affect fiancés
credit? I am the only name on my Chicago property's mortgage. Do I have to put wedding plans on hold to avoid them coming after his assets in the future? We plan on signing a pre-nup as well, not…
sell now or wait?
with the upcoming election, is it better to wait until next spring (2013) to sell? i know the market has started to pick up slightly but will it pick up a lot more as described in some reports? also if…
Can you help me sell my New Mexico home and property to a foreign buyer?
4 bedroom home on 20 acres in excellent condition; with swimming pool.
how to avoid continuing negotiation after ratified contract?
Seek suggestions for Home Seller on how to write the contract to avoid/limit the buyer from continuing to find defects (sometimes just cosmetic items) in the property to justify a price reduction or credit,…
What is your favorite website to Look at houses or sell houses?
Which website do you get more hits from?
What is the average time frame for selling a home on Picnic Lane?
This home has been updated, ceramic tile in kitchen & bathrooms with radiant heat in kitchen and master bath, laminate bamboo floors through out, granite countertops in both baths with updated brushed…
We have received a notice of proposed escape assessment for several years. The home sold in May 2012. What triggered this and what can we do about it?
In the 1990s my father created a family trust which included all his assets. His home was protected by the Prop 13 tax increase limitations. Following his death the trust sold the home and the trust was…
How does one really place a $ value on the land that a house sits on? How do you comp homes that are similar but on diff lot sizes?
How does one really place a $ value on the land that a house sits on? For example, in Potomac, MD there are neighborhoods and then there are mini-neighborhoods (5-6 homes), and then there are stand-alone…
Selling and moving a manufactured home.
How can I list with you a manufactured home in Gig Harbor I want to sell and have moved from current site?
How can I sell my home in Woodstock, NY as a fixer upper?
It Needs work.. but it has wonderful character and very origional design. 3 BR / 2 Baths. Its close to town on 1.94 acres ( mostly clear ) and some wooded area with only Pine trees which are not that…
Who pays the HOA transfer fee in a short sale?
In a short sale in Elk Grove, California, in Sacramento County, who would pay the HOA transfer fee, buyer or seller? (HOA dues are all current). In the contract the title company said it was not checked…
Issue with realtor and relocation Part II... more to say...
First, thanks to all of you who answered my first post. All were helpful. To give you more info and address some of your questions, I was between two job offers at the time I put my house on the market.…
Does a Realtor have any obligation to schedule open houses if requested by the seller?
Would it be breach of the listing agreement to refuse or fail to hold an open house when requested?
What is the average time on the market for a 3/2 house in Pacific Grove?
Specifically a 1239 sf, 3 bedroom, 2 bath close to downtown, remodeled kitchen.
What is the average sale price of homes in Timberlake?
we are renting our home in Timberlake and want to sell but the prices are too low.
How can I sell my house located in a flood zone?
We've decided that despite the odds we would like to sell our house. We are located in a part of Clayton County that is considered a flood zone. Since the last flood we have made tons of repairs.…
Sell As-Is or Rebuild in Rancho Rinconada?
I live in a 2bd/1ba home (850 sqft) in Rancho Rinconada. Lot size is average: 5400sqft. Home location on the street is good. I am trying to decide whether I should sell as-is, or teardown and build a…
I am stuck owning an underwater house I do not live in and do not want. How best to sell it?
Hi - we moved for a good new job in spring 2008. Could not sell our home after three attempts. It is rented now thru July 2012 and we lose $540 per month total after the the 1st and second mortgage,…
is this job a scam??
i am about to start this new job at a real estate company. i somewhat believe its a scam. in the news paper the ad states $850 weekly. the manager told me i get pay by commission on the sales that i make…
My townhome 2Bd 1.5Ba was originally bought for 386,000 but is now worth 300,000. We need to move into a larger house. How do I get rid of my TH?
My townhome 2Bd 1.5Ba was originally bought for 386,000 but is now worth 300,000. We need to move into a larger house. How do I get rid of my TH? What options are there? Our loan was one of the "interest…
We have not had any luck in finding a really good rental with a Lanai in our price range from $800-$1,000.
We also have a pet and our lease is up at the end of July. I tried reaching out to several realtors on here, but NO ONE has returned my calls or emails. Not sure what to do.
Is a summer rental property on a highway a good investment?
I'm trying to decide between 2 investment properties in New  Jersey which I would like to use as summer rentals. One property is a single family located in Highlands NJ and is  on a major…
How can I post pictures on Trulia?
I am the owner wanting to list selling by owner. How can I post pictures
If we sell now, we will most likely take a loss. What does that mean for the next home we buy?
If you sell and "take a loss on the sale", does that loss become just a note that you pay until it is paid off or can you put that loss into the next home you buy and pay it in your next mortgage?
My wife and I purchased the house we are living in one year ago (almost to the day). It was a foreclosure, and we bought it for close to 60k less
than the county assessment. We have made substantial improvements to the house and are ready for a new challenge. If we sell, are we subject to capital gains taxes? I have heard that if you put the money…
HEAVILY WARNED CLOSING WOULD NOT TAKE PLACE. AT LAST MINUTE, LAST TO KNOW?
We are representing ourselves in the sale of our home. Under our third contract extension, contract deadline and closing, scheduled on the 10th. On the 9th we receive two voicemails from title company,…
I am selling my home on my own and a buyer asked me to pay 6% of the closing costs.
Does this mean 6% of the total closing costs (buyer and seller) or do I have additional seller costs plus the 6% they are asking me to pay? They offered me a higher amount than their original offer, but…
if i have an anuity of 72,000 and i want to buy a house for 59,900 but i am only sixteen am i able to do so or do i have to wait untill i am age 18
i am not supose to get this money untill ages of 21 25 and 30 but there are many law officals that say if i have an anuity i can get cash now like j.g went worth but i was not sure because i am still a…
question for Dayton realtors, I have a house in Dayton for sale, listed with an agent, it isn't selling.
am I allowed to list it in other areas of the US, perhaps even for trade while I am under contract with a local real estate agent who just seems to have parked it and forgot it? If I do trade it for other…
What's going on?
Okay, I tweaked my price to the level of discomfort, and I painted and polished up as good as it's gonna get - to make my home show well -and sell! What's going on? Show me the buyers! Where the heck are…
Must sell totally vandalized home...quick sale for rock bottom cash price.
Never hear back from those realtors I have contacted. Desperate and will almost give it away just to get out from under it. I paid cash for it, so there isn't a mortgage. Bad area, but is good sized…
if we signed with a real estate agent yesterday, can we back out of the contract today? Im in Ohio.
within an hour or 2 of signing a contract with an agent, we agreed to sell the house to a friend who asked us about it when we asked him if he would help paint. NOW, the real estate agent wants the whole…
listing agreement expires during escrow
Listing agreement was signed for three (3) months which will expire in one month currently in escrow. Does this mean that it has to close within one month and if I don't renew listing agreement then…
Why do you have to be a "professional" to list your house for sale on Trulia? I would like to sell my home by owner.
I wanted to list my house for sale, but it will only allow me to if I am a professional in realty.
I'm selling on 2020 Abelia Ln. I'd like to bring buyer to my Agent. I'm lowering my price,comps dictate what sells. Any takers?
there are many upgrades in this home unlike many others, I'm lowering the price. would like to get a serious qualified buyer. amenities, unincorporated county, no HOA or Mello Roos, private &…
We are selling property in the Timbergrove area, sell for land value only, how do I contact builders?
We do not want to go through a realtor, we would like to sell to a builder. In this area the existing homes are being removed and new homes built. Located in Timbergrove Manor, I noticed many lots with…
how do a find the original sales price of a three flat building purchased for 52,000, at 7715 s sangamon, in the auburn gresham area of chicago ?
two people disputed that properties were sold for that in 1964, of which i know my relatives did. any general resources to get median values of that time would help.
Contingency on mortgage rate
I received an offer, has the basic contingencies (home inspection, appraisal contingency), except a contingency of a max. 30 year FHA loan rate of 3.5%, which means if the buyer cannot get a rate of 3.5%…
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