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How long should you have your home listed without it seeming to long?
My name is on the deed but mortage is in my dad's name, can I sell the house and keep the profit?
Dad Quit claim the house to me. Can't afford payments can I sell it and keep the money?
How do I find out the property owner of a house?
I was wondering if any realtor would be willing to do me a favor and tell me the owner of the house. We are moving into a rental property and would like to find the owner details before we move in. The…
How long is reasonable for inspections results?
I have a house listed, that has an accepted offer on it. The contract provided for 10 business days for the Buyers Inspections. The House Inspection occurred last Wednesday, the Inspection Period expired…
are contract ended on 10/31/2014, you need to take it off your web page. Sorry It didn't work out. Not surprised but, Well you know how it is.
Just wasn't pleased with the service, won't use them again.Must be nice to have all weekends off, never have open house's, put a price on your house then tell you it is over priced. look at their listing…
Walk thru after closing?
What is the rights of the seller, I sold my house in New York and it allows a 2nd final walk thru with in 48hrs after closing for and damage. The buyers have Been coming up with some unbelievable requests(…
i have a duplex house in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA. Each side has 3 bedrooms 1 bath Both sides are in
very good condition. What could I expect to sell these properties for? One side has finished basement with Full Bath
Can the selling price of a home be petitioned if it is felt to be listed too low looking at comps in the area and will create an unfair comp?
This is the first home to be listed on a street of 12 custom homes all built at the same time
Can the selling price of a home be petitioned if it is felt to be listed too low looking at comps in the area and will create an unfair comp?
This is the first home to be listed on a street of 12 custom homes all built around the same time
My husband I disagree about what needs to be done to sell our home. Whom should we ask??
Our home is 25 years old. Our windows/doors are single pane glass but our heating and air conditioning costs are not high and we have not felt the need to replace the windows until now. In order to sell,…
I have a rent house I'm trying to sell, it's a 3 bdrm 1 and half bath, central heat and air, security system with cameras, metal roof, good
size yard. New wiring all the way thru it, big closets, it currently being rented out for 500/mth. We're moving out of state and want to sell it before leaving. It's at 702 Cleveland st in wynne
In home sale Oregon who pays (buy/seller) for the septic tank inspection and pumping
In home sale Oregon who pays (buy/seller) for the septic tank inspection and pumping
How long do I the seller have to wait to hear from my realtor as to how much my home is worth? The buyers bank did the apprasing.
How long do I have to wait after my home was appraised to get the results from my realtor? Don't I have a right to know this? The buyers bank had it appraised..1149
We are thinking of painting our house before selling. Is there significant ROI when updating exterior paint?
It could use a refresh on the outside, but we are hesitant to put in the $1600 (what we were quoted) if it won't come back to us when we sell. I'd appreciate any feedback!
My hillside home has two levels both of which are above grade for the configuration of the property, and open to the outdoors on three sides.
My realtor insists that the lower level is below grade level and refuses to include the sq.ft. in calculating price. Is she correct?
What are your experiences or thoughts on contingent offers. My house has been listed 1 month, in meridian idaho. A purchaser would like to put in
An offer. Their house needs to be listed and sold. Should I accept a contingent offer with 1st refusal. That way, my house would remain active on mls, and they would have 24 to 48 hrs to come up with…
We are selling our home, our (very cooperative friends are renting it)
Issue is that laundry room is way to small for their oversized washer/ dryer. This makes the laundry rm look smaller (I can't change them) Rm is fine with smaller washer/dryer. Will buyers look past this…
My house is listed-priced well but outdated kitchen.My realtor is pushing me to put $5k into the kitchen.I want to offer $10000 credit to buyer. Which
I don't have the money to put into the house and have told my realtor that from the start. I am also worried that buyers will feel the kitchen, though more up to date, is not their style. Isn't…
Selling or renting versus another possibility?
we live in Redding, Ca and the houses don't seem to sell well/fast here. Renting seems the same. Is there another possibility more attractive to potential buyers/renters? We are not in a hurry, just looking…
How do you find a buyer for a high end house? (over $2MM)We have priced the house below the realtor's
recommended price. The realtor has placed it in MLS & oher appropriate wesites. He has done minimal advertising, but I can't fault him him for that since the advertising has brought no results. We have…
what are the best free real estate websites to advertise home selling?
My agent is advertising but I would also like to do some myself .
Beat the cold: Agents, are you promoting energy smarts for sellers - and how?
Fireplaces are a wonderful feature found in living rooms, dens and even kitchens. But how about all those additions the energy-smart homeowner has been loading up on in recent year? Do you promote energy…
We own a private home and a rental $800 from rental,but owe a mortage on our private home plus credit cards shud we sell both homes and live in a ren
.I am 71 and not in the best of health and between both properties I have to mow over 4 acres plus other upkeep. Just not sure the best way to proceed. Wife is concerned getting to be too much for me…
Agent changes price without my permission
My agent suggested change selling price by $1 to generate traffic. I was strongly against that idea. But she did that on her own. Now, my property price history is a mess, since she changed back to…
How can I sell my share in a 36 unit townhouse co-op in Stamford CT?
The current co-op that I live in will be paid for in sept of this year(2012). I am interested in taking steps to sell my unit. The unit is a 3bd/1ba townhouse. Co-op was built in 1972
Engineered wood vs laminate. And other flooring questions.
In a home that is 3000sqft, would you recommend laminate or engineered wood for long term use and then resale? Also, which rooms should I install carpet and which rooms wood/laminate? What about the kitchen?…
Do I have to live in my primary residence for 2 years to avoid capital gains?
Hello, I bought my home in Georgia a few months back with the intention of staying here at least a few years. Conventional primary residence mortgage. I have just been offered a MUCH better job in South…
I'm trying to claim a listing, yourprogram sent me a confirmation e-mail, but when I click on "Manage Request", it gives me an
"Oops! message I've scheduled Open Houses for 6/8 and 6/15, and we signed a purchase agreement today, so I need to cancel the open houses, but I can't get access to the listing to cancel…
If you are selling a newer home that has not been painted, should you add color>
In my professional opinion staging, decluttering, updating (if required) and painting help homes to show better and sell faster. What are your thoughts?
i am trying to put a real estate listing on your site-- having problems how do i start-- Agi Cibon - Managing Broker
Trying to place a real estate listing on your site-- having problems getting started how do i start
Buyer keeps earnest $ after termites were found but we said we(seller) will pay to fix. For sale by owner
A lady backed out 3 days before closing. Found termites in front door. House had nobody living in it for over a yr. We said we never opened door thru that winter and would pay all cost. Termite guy said…
Buyer keeps earnest $ after termites were found but we said we(seller) will pay to fix. For sale by owner
A lady backed out 3 days before closing. Found termites in front door. House had nobody living in it for over a yr. We said we never opened door thru that winter and would pay all cost. Termite guy said…
First time trying to sell. Been on the market for a little over a month. Already lost one house we wanted because we couldn't sell quickly enough.
Am I being impatient thinking it should have been sold already. Had a few second showings, decent turnouts at open houses. No offers. Had a bunch of comments on how great the house is and how fairly…
How important is it to have an immaculately clean home, i.e. no clutter, before a realtor appraisal?
I work a lot of hours and have not had time to completely de-clutter my condo. I have had numerous repairs and upgrades done such as new carpeting, painting and plumbing issues fixed. I know it is important…
Purchased a TH in 2011 for residence/future rental that has increased in value much fast than expected; do I rent or sell?
The purchase was in 2011 at $256k, and based on current comps I could get about $325k for it currently. I put 5% down and owe about $233k left, so have leveraged about 7x gain in equity in little over…
How can I make changes to my listing?
I am the For Sale By Owner for 202 Decatur Bossier City, LA 71111. The asking price is incorrect on your website. It is supposed to be $224,000. How can make changes to the listing?
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