Home Selling—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 231

I am looking to sell a little investment house in mexia tx . can i placed here ?
this house need total updated am I selling for $18.000.00 once is fix could be put back to the market for $50.000.00
If I am wanting to sell my house bc I found another house I want, Can the agent work it out to where when I sell mine we move into the one we want?
Is there like a way we can claim the house we want to buy before someone else ask an offer on it?
Realtors: At what price do you think you could sell this property?
http://www.nicelasvegascondo.com We're considering signing with an agent again soon, but need to determine if we can afford to sell at this time.
Picture Question. The Trulia Listing of my house for sale has a picture of the kitchen as the lead picture instead of the outside. MLS # 70944791
My agent's website has the outside picture as the listing picture. I am not sure why when Trulia picks up the listing it got distorted like that. Can anyone help?
Do I QUALIFY for a SHORT SALE / HARDSHIP? I make about $200K / year, own 2 investment homes, but my savings account went from 95K -> 90K last
year. So my savings account dropped by 5K-10K for last 2 years. I can probably sustain this for another 5-10 years, but the property value has dropped enough that short sale is the "best course…
What would be the costs associated with buying my father-in-law's house from his estate?
He passed away 13 months ago and we expected the house to sell for 150-200k but since values have dropped so severely is now only appraising at 110k. At higher value we could not have afforded to buy out…
Is an unoccupied home a deterrent to buyers?
Does it look bad to potential buyers when you have an unoccupied home? Is it a deterrent? Doing this would allow us to save money which is good. But it would also make it easier to keep the home clean…
How do I find a capable agent to list a potential short sale in Bonita?
The agents I've spoken to want to charge extra for the services of a negotiator. Do I really need a negotiator to get the property sold? The bank already has my info, has appraised the property…
how do i monitor homes for sale in my area?
How to monitor homes for sale in my area
Can a seller back out after the bank has accepted our offer? Suntrust has accepted our short sale offer and the sellers now do not wish to sell.
The sellers do not qualify for a 1099 exemption (not the primary residence in Florida) and have discovered they would be taxed on the forgiven debt. We have been forwarded a release and cancellation of…
How much does it cost me to sell my home with a Real Estate Pro?
It's all up to the Seller. I am totally flexible on commission structure. The key here is to find a structure that works for everyone without jeopardizing the selling incentive of the home! There are…
can you rent out your home when the mortgage is for your primary residence?
we have our house listed on the market. we want to build a new home in another county in the state of delaware. can we rent out our house while we are trying to sell it? we have a small mortgage.
I am sellling my house and I got an offer froma a buyer that wants to do a land contract
I am sellling my house and I have gotten an offer from a buyer that wants to do a land contract. My question is what is the usual interest rate on a land contract.
House in the CFBISD side in ValleyRanch. Should I sell or lease?
Dear all, I moved here in 2003 and I'm not sure that my house has appreciated very much.. I'm considering moving given that my 2 kids are reaching school-going age and perhaps its a good time to buy now..…
I own a 4 plex with rents at 3200.00 .He wants to put 10,000 down,not live in it , purchase in a year. mortgage Whats standard policy?
If someone wants to put 10,000 down. he also pays mortgage of 1800.00 a mon for one year til his other property sells then purchases the 4 plex. Do I as owner still controll the rents maintenance etc.…
how do i add a listing?
I would like to add a litsing, how do i do that?
In sales via NACA, home BUYERS supposedly don't have to pay closing costs--so do home SELLERS pay any closing costs?
I am a homeowner and am curious about selling my house to a buyer through an organization called NACA. I noticed that NACA's website states there are no closing costs for home buyers in sales involving…
Looking for a property manager/agent that services Westminster.
Greetings, I am looking for a property manager and agent that services the Westminster area (no exceptions). I need this person to be very familiar with Westminster and have experience and other rentals…
Property Management in Lubbock, TX
Hi, I have homes in Lubbock, TX and am trying to get a gauge of the market near Texas Tech. I also need help finding a property management company, reliable and affordable contractors, and a great…
don't know how to link to my original question; Can I sell a house that is in my name only to my husband.?? The home has no mortgage on it. It
had been in my name and my mom's with rights of survivorship and she passed away recently. We do not live in the house but live in another that is in my name only and also has no mortgage on it. My…
Is there a standard or guideline percentage that houses are selling for relative to their appraised values? A friend and I both individually
listed our homes for sale with different realtors. They are both in nice suburban areas, just about two miles apart from each other. My friend's house was appraised at $318k a year ago, and the agent…
Why cant a realtor give me a straight answer?
When will the robust market we once knew return and / or will it ever and are those days gone by! Everyone is uncertain about buying a home in a given location, or for increasing the value of a home,…
Can a FHA purchase agreement addendum be added to the contract one week before closing? if we (the sellers) do not sign are we in breach of contract?
The appraisal on our property has been completed (we have no idea what it has been appraised at) and we are now being asked, one week before close, to sign a FHA purchase agreeent addendum which will allow…
Does anyone want to take over a property in Atlanta, fully renovated, 4/2, hard wood floor and granite?
appliances. Friend will sign over deed for 15k. house is in preforeclosure.
Are open houses standard or are they only a tool to be used if a house isn't getting enough interest? I recently listed my house for sale with
an agency, and was told they are not planning any open houses at all for my house. I feel uncomfortable about this; the house one block away for me has had two open houses in six weeks (they have the same…
Earnest Money
If you have a contract and a date was not written in when the earnest money should have been delievered if 2 weeks have gone by and you still have not received the earnest money is that contract still…
I need some good advice. . . . . I want to abandon my house to foreclosure and buy another home before my credit score is impacted!
My wife and I purchased a home several years ago and are having some difficulty making our mortgage payments (although we are current and always pay on time). We are at least $80,000-$100,000 "upside"…
We were approved by our bank for our short sale. they paid the agen the full 6% commission and other fees. the title co. is still asking s for almost?
$400 in fees. does this sound right? we qualified for hardship and are strapped for cash. Is there way out of this fee?
On August 31, I sold my condo in Chicago, the paperwork was signed by myself as seller and the buyers.
The paperwork was done with our attorneys present, and the closing office of the title company. She Closing Officer then electronically requested that the mortgage company (in California) release the…
Houses Sold
If there are no houses listed under tab above for 1 years, are we to understand not one house has been sold in an area or does this indicate a possible a quirk in the software?
Question regarding the value of walkout basements:
What is the difference in value of a finished, in ground basement with no windows, finished in lower quality than the rest of the house, and a walkout basement finished with the same quality as the upper…
I posted earlier about a problem with GLA vs. square footage used in an appraisal.
The appraiser claims to have measured the house and included thisinformation in her report, and we believe that she did so correctly. Obviously the definition of GLA and total square footage are not the…
Should I take my home off the market and try again in the Spring?
We put our home on the market two months ago with the help of an agent. It’s a 2 bed/1 bath 1268 sq. ft. house in an older established neighborhood (Midway Hollow 75220). With the exception of…
I have to cancel my realtor relationship because their is a conflict of interest. Is this the wrong thing to do?
My realtor starts a new job on Wednesday. The second reason is she does not have enough experience. Third reason is she seems to talks the interested buyers in our home out of sending us a offer. Her conversations…
SELLING YOUR FIRST PLACE?
Then HGTV is looking for you! MY FIRST SALE, a brand new show on HGTV, is kicking off its first season and looking for first-time home sellers in the Greater Philadelphia area! We are looking for…
Are there any sellers out there that have done a short sale?
My question is to you sellers whom have already gone through a successful short sale, or perhaps are going through one right now. How has your credit been affected? How was your experience? Whom did…
Based on the scenario below, are we entitled to keep the earnest money on the condo we are trying to sell?
We received an offer on our condo. The buyers had inspection and financing contingencies in place. 4 days after mutual acceptance, they terminated the contract, stating “Buyer’s inspection…
Question about adding 300 sf while selling SFH in Lybrook district. It is newly and completely remodeled with
a new sunny and spacious open floorplan with all high-end building materials and finish materials with too many upgrades to list here. It's now a 3/2 (from the original crowded 4/2) with 1273 sf with…
Why would the seller limit seller's concessions?
I'm trying to purchase a multiunit property with a 203K loan that is a short sale. My bid has been accepted. However, the seller is unwilling to allow seller's concessions at all. My mortgage…
I'm in the process of selling my 2 bedroom, 1 bath condo in Lincoln Park and trying to gauge how much of a decrease in property value I should
expect. My property is in prime location, pkg, new kitchen and bath and large private deck... I'm not desperate to sell so should I rent and hold onto property longer or sell 6% below my breakeven…
My contract with my agent expires in a week, and I am considering going with another agent.
What are the laws regarding giving him the right to to still sell the house to those who have showed interest in the past 4 months? Can I ask him for list of potential buyers and list them as exclusions…
What does it look like the real estate market is going to do overall in the next year? Buford area?
I am getting married in two weeks. I plan to sell my house and will live in my future husband's house. I have had several realtors give me their advice and it seems I will be lucky to break even.…
What is more valuable in a home? Bedroom or Living Room?
The house I currently live in is a 4 bedroom 2 bath bi-level with one living room and a dining area in the kitchen. The upper level currently has the master bedroom, 1 bath, kitchen, and living room;…
For Sale By Owner
I'm selling my home (2 bed 1 bath orginally - 936sqft) and I'm the second owner. I have since put in a new counter and kitchen sink and kithcen floor with hunter ceiling fan, added two additional bedrooms…
do you have to sell your home for bank apprasied value after the contract is signed?
We sined to sell at 360,000 and our home was apprased for 336,000.. Now buyers want to purchase at this value. What is the rule of thumb on this case in this horrible market?
How do I disclose my listing address?
I have not checked the box that gives you the option of not disclosing your address and my listing keeps coming up without the address disclosed. Someone advised me that it may be a glich in the system.…
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