Home Selling—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 2

Hi I need to sell my home in Miami,Fl and need some advice..
i've been trying to sell my home for over a year and have had alot of people over but no offers.I've noticed about 70% of the people that have physically been over to see the property are from ads me &…
whats the average time it takes to sell a home
i live in brodhead wisconsin
Where do I go to get a Fair Market Value of my home?
I am selling my house myself. I have priced it according to other homes for sale in the area and how it compares with those homes. I have a potential buyer but they are afraid the house won't appraise…
Why isn't anyone interested in my house?
I am working with my realtor (London Properties) trying to sell my house and we just cannot get people in to see it. We've had a few open houses with barely any foot traffic and only two people have come…
House Hold tip to Keep glass shower doors shiny and clear!!!
I know selling a home can be tough....but here is a little tip that will help keep the shower scum down..... House Hold Tips Scum-Proof Shower Doors - To keep glass shower doors shiny and clear, use…
Can you sell a house (e.g. For Sale by Owner) you're still making payments on?
I'm also curious whether or not it's legal to sell raffle tickets (e.g. at $1,000.00 each) to raise money to pay off one's home for the purpose of moving quicker.
Quick Tax question. Selling a house and want to know if Ill have to pay taxes on it.
I bought the house March 2011 in Florida, moved August 2012 to Colorado for work and rented out the house. House has been rented out since August 2012 and I close on the house Next month ( July 2014).…
What to do with bedroom in basement for more offers?
I currently have a townhome with a 4th bedroom in the basement with a full bath. Most of the homes in my TH community have 3 bedrooms only (all upstairs) and an open basement. I may put my house on the…
How do we find a Hard Working Honest Realtor In Utah?
It's hard to believe,but it's true.We r on our 2nd real estate agent in the past 4-5 mths.We r selling our & have already purchased another home in Wash. State.We have yet 2 hire a realtor that will keep…
I am being told by a 2nd party that I'm crazy for the price we are asking for our family home. asking $2,900,00.00. House is 1800 sq ft, 3br 2
ba, office, wb fp on ttl of 2 ac. house sites on 1/2 ac. on canyon, 1 of 4 on a cul-de-sac. Backyard has ocean view. home built in 1928-true spanish, lath/plaster mahogany woodwork, etc. home owned…
What is your opinion about "We Buy Houses" signs posted around town?
I've seen hand-written signs posted around town, presumably by real estate investors, that say "We buy houses for CASH" then a phone number to call. Do people actually sell their houses…
I want to sell my first home in the Austin area. What questions should I ask a potential realtor?
I had an awful experience buying my first home. My realtor never returned my calls causing us to miss out on a few homes. I ended up just purchasing a home through the listing agent at an open house I…
Good time to sell?
Hi, I live in fremont, warm spring area. My home is near the railway track (community Casteillija/ Robson homes). I am thinking whether I should book my profit now, since its sellers market. What are…
For Sale By Owner
step by step....how do you sell your home if you don't want to pay a commission for a listing agent? ...........if you receive an offer and you accept......what's next if you have a mortgage.........
How To Advertise Equine Properties?
The North East can be a bit precarious when marketing Equine Properties. The location is very important for the show circuit riders. You also have to accommodate clients from the city, and they usually…
I am trying to sell my townhome in South Charlotte. What's your opinion on open houses? Do you think they?
are really valuable and do you get actual buyers? My agent feels that it is only a good way for the agents to meet the buyers
When is less really more?
We want to sell our starter home but every time I look around I see a project that could be done. What do we really need to do and what is overkill?
Looking for agent
How do I find right real estate agent?
Do ultra-high-end sales justify the same percentage realtor commission?
I understand the whole "you get what you pay for" argument for real estate commission percentages as they relate to lower- and higher-priced homes. But what happens when the price point is in…
FSBO help needed but can't afford to list with agent. Willing to pay buyer's agents for Meridian home.
Any suggestions on how to get tne word out about our NW Meridian home for sale. I have it on craigslist and Zillow. Any other sites you would suggest to help with advertising?
How long does it take for an MLS listing to show on Trulia?
We've recently listed our Property and Trulia hasnt updated that it's for sale yet.
What small appliances should be available in a turnkey property?
I'm selling my resort condo and don't know what's considered the minimum
Kitchen renovation needed
How imperative is it that a home have a brand new kicthen? I am not sure if i should invest in the kicthen prior to selling. I understand that i will not get the value back 100% that i put in however,…
I have a house on the market. t has been up for over 90 days. We first had numerous looks but no offers.
Our house has been listed for 109,000. We soon lowered it to 105,000, which is what we paid for it. I am willing to take a loss but what do I need to get people looking again that doesn't cost a lot…
What are my obligations to pay for repairs after closing on a sale?
Two days after closing on a home the buyer asked me to pay for a leaking faucet. We did not disclose it on the sellers disclosure since it did not seem material. The home inspection also did not catch…
Commission Rate 6% is it too high?
We saw a house in other city which we know it's better to ask the listing agent or her partner to be our buyer agent so we get higher chance to get the house. But in order for us to get enough down pay…
I want to find a listing agent who can sell my condo located in Sumner Village in Bethesda, MD
Ideally, I'd like to find a listing agent who is located in the area and has experience selling in that development. My tenants will be leaving no later than the end of July so my goal is to have it cleaned,…
i have listed my house with Coldwell banker(4 months) and keller Williams(90 days) gorgeous home no sale?????
so im wondering if i should just take it off the market and relist it next year at higher price??
What are common closing costs for a seller besides commissions?
I am working as a sellers agent for the first time and am trying to determine how much the sellers will net after closing costs and proceeds. If you guys could give me a comprehensive list of common closing…
Hi there, I'm thinking of selling my manufactured home myself in CA without a selling agent....
and I wonder who is responsible for buyer's agent's commissions?? Since I didn't hire an agent myself, if my buyer has someone, is he responsible for paying his own agent?? I'm listing my 2000 manufactured…
How to bid on cleaning services for residential homes?
My husband and I just recently started our own home based cleaning service about 3-4months ago. We are very passionate about this business. We are bonded and insured. We would like to provide services…
Do solar panels enhance home value in metro Atlanta?
We are considering installing solar panels to our home in Roswell, GA to reduce our carbon footprint and lower our energy bills. We do NOT however expect to live in our home long enough to recoup the…
I am selling my house (for sale by owner). Can I post on your site?
The site was asking for liscense number, but I'm not a broker.
Should I replace kitchen appliances before placing house on market?
The appliances are ten years and bisque color. They are in good condition, but I know that most people are looking for stainless steel. Would it be a good investment to replace with stainless steel?
Question for both Sellers and Agents. Why do some houses sell and others stay on the market for a long period of time?
I think this would make a fun conversation and give some Sellers our professional insight.
Blinds or curtains (or even bare windows) for home going on the market? (A mid sized, normal, non-luxury home)
We had our blinds removed since they are so full of grime. Should we replace them with new faux wood blinds, vertical blinds, shades, curtains or just leave the windows bare? We don't have any significant…
My kitchen counter tops are circa 1980 pink formica. Should I replace the counter tops or should I offer a buyer incentive?
My home is in an upscale neighborhood on a desirable street. Do granite counter tops significantly increase the value of the home? What dollar amount would be an appropriate incentive? The kitchen is…
What rights do sellers have to cancel a purchase agreement prior to the close (date) of escrow?
I just signed a contingent sales agreement to sell my house. My upgrade house (that I planned on moving to), however, just fell through. Now I'm stuck waiting for my buyer to remove contingencies while…
How can I check if my divorce attorney put a lien on my properties I was court ordered to sell?
My ex and I still own property until said properties are sold and proceeds split. How can I find out if my attorney put a lien on the properties?
My school district has bought all the property in my immediate area except mine. They made a offer but i feel like it's too low.
The agent stated all the property they bought was zoned commercial, mine is residential. I have the last property they have not bought. Their offer is less than truila.com says it's worth. He did send…
Why will my property information not update?
I have updated the sq footage and it still shows it more than half of what it really is. I'm going to be putting my home up for sale soon and would really like to get this fixed before I do.
What is the best way to encourage buyer's agent to show my property. I'll be happy to pay 3% to anyone that sells my house.
I have a rental house in Plano and am considering either selling it or renting it again. I would like to leave my options open. I'd be happy to pay anyone that sells my house the customary commission,…
flooring options
Hi, We have a family room which has the main entrance and is adjacent to the kitchen. Then the living room has a fire place and is adjacent to the family room. It is a 60 yrs old house with concrete…
Should I invest in replacement windows?
My house was built in 1974 and still has the original wood windows/aluminum storm windows. The existing windows all work properly but they don't perform as well as the new energy-efficient windows.…
What is the best day for an open house, Saturday or Sunday?
I hear mixed reviews. I've read Sundays are best, if so, why? I did one on a Saturday and it went pretty well. Any opinions? And how long is long enough? 2 or 3 hours? thank you
50 showings, 30 days, 2 second showings, no offers!
We have had 50 showings in our first 30 days, we have had two second showings and we have relatively good feedback coming in from all of the agents. We have had some feedback come in about things we simply…
I have a home in PA. We tried short sale, no luck. I went thru the deed in lieu and the bank cancelled at the last step. I need to know what to try.
If anybody can help me, it would be appreciated. The realtor I used before doesn't want to work with me after all of the mess that happened with this whole thing before.
Is it necessary to make all new upgrades to sell a 1b/1b condo in Naperville?
The condo needs a new kitchen counter top. Is it realistic to think it will sell with a new laminate counter, rather than granite? The value on the condo has gone down so much since we bought it 4 or 5…
should I lower my price most of the homes are being torn down ad 2-5 million dallar homes are being built?
Ilisted my home at what the bilders sais the lot was worth for a tear down i requested 2% sales Plus 1,000 incentive for realitor to up the traffic is thier some ting else I need to do
Who is the best real estate agent in Columbus, NE?
Who is the best real estate agent in Columbus, NE?
HOW DO I FIND TOP SELLING REALTORS IN MY AREA?
I'D LIKE TO CHOOSE A REALTOR BASED ON SUCCESSFUL SALES RECORD HOW DO I GET THIS INFORMATION
6 weeks on market, pressure to lower price (now comparable to thers). how do I know when and by how much?
visitors during a open house (almost each weekedn). There has been interest the broker says, but no offer has been made. I'm being pressured to lower the price by the broker but have no reason to beieve…
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