Home Selling—questions & answers, advice and opinions page 52

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…
As I understand it, in St. Louis county (St. Ann), a seller of a property pays for both a gas inspection and a municpal inspection of some kind?
Is this a law of some kind or just part of the standard contract? I am selling the home myself and not using a realtor so I want to make sure I get this right. I have already found a buyer. We just need…
For those realtors familiar w/Orangethrope/Kraemer area just east of Kraemer and south of Crowther,:
What is your opinion re the values increasing in this area now that the Kraemer Crowther underpass has been completed?
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…
Shows great but too small for our clients needs
We listed our house about 6 weeks ago. We had some good traffic through the Sunday's open house and private showings. All prospective buyers gave us the same feedback that the house is beautiful but too…
What is more important: Small 3rd bedroom/flex office room or open concept living spaced?
When remodeling a home. What is more important to buyers in the 78704. Total Space will be 1100 spare feet Option #1 Enhanced open concept living space by 200 sq (obtianed by knocking out a wall)…
what is the capital gains (%) expense in massachuettes on sale of a second home?
Is the capital gains in mass, 12%?. I thought I saw this on the department of revenue org website. Also, Title V - septic systems. What is the approximate cost of inspection and if it needed to…
How do we handle a somewhat approved short sale?
My husband & I are going through a short sale. Our 1st lender has approve the short sale but the 2nd lender has approved with a promissory for the remaining they are not receiving ($5000) from the 1st…
I have a question about my home that is listed on your website?
I have listed my house through owners.com and they also work with you, but my question is about the realtor that is listed under my listing. It says that Jennifer Stracener is the listing agent. I understand…
How long will a high ranch in Northen West Islip (Suffolk NY) stay on the market these days before it's sold?
It's in a quiet neighborhood and in very mint shape with updated kitchen and bath, new driveway, landscaping, hardwood floors. New fence. 4 bedrooms, 2 full bath, Patio and front porch, large yard
Realtor who is most active
I like to know who is the most active realtor at 76017. Who sale the quickest?
I would like to know how long it takes for Trulia to have the new listings online? How long it takes for price changes to be received?
We cancelled a listing and re-listed it with a new mls number and a new price. The old listing is still showing up on Trulia with the old price and old mls number. It has been 12 hours. Thank you.
2nd escrow on house,same RE agent. I only call once a week and agent is nasty
We did everything in a timely matter regarding inspection from 1st buyer who was VA Loan. Intensive inspection. Passed with minor repairs except for iron in water. We installed a water system in 5 days.…
Should I sell or rent in Redmond, WA?
Hello, Wondering about selling or renting my present house. Will be moving to another house in the area. Will have to put an extra $350 out of pocket to cover the mortgage after an estimated rent, which…
What is the average length of time that a family lives in one house before selling it?
What is the average length of time that a family lives in one house before selling it?
How to sell 2 family house in Throgs Neck that needs alot of work?
My Mom inherited a house from her brother and Im trying to help her sell the house. We havent seen the house in years and when we did what a suprise. I know what the values are on the houses that surround…
Needing ethical and hard working realtor
I am looking for an agent who will work with an overseas owner- email preferred. The house is in 30310, close to downtown Atlanta. CMA is only around $60,000 so obviously commission won't be…
Need to sell a home near Kettering Hospital. Anyone who can recommend a local stager or staging company?
I expect home to list in the $240s based on most recent sales last year, or might be lower based on market changes.
my ex-husband sold our house without my consent. we had a joint mortgage. I was NOT on the deed however.
the mortgage company said he HAD to have my signature in order to sell since I was on the loan. now no one will return my calls..and the loan no longer "exists" with the mortgage compant. But the documents…
What next after both parties have signed a contract?
What does a real estae agent do?
Relocation/Commissions Question
My company is relocating me and their package includes compensatino for any loss of sale (up to $20,000). Here is my problem: I am paying for the commissions and we put very little downpayment for our…
Why is my home not getting any showings?
We listed our house three weeks ago and we have not had one showing. We live in a fairly new area of Denton, our house is 7 years old and in immaculate condition, beautiful with many, many upgrades.…
Can I take my home off the market and move back in?
My husband and I moved out of state in February and listed our home. We haven't had an offer on the house. My husband's former job called asking him to return. Can we move back in and take it…
Am I a sore buyer or is having "exact" offers common?
My agent tells me that seller has accepted an offer "exactly" that same as mine. It listed for 925k and I offered 1.168mil with no contingency. The seller accepted an offer by another agent in the same…
If I get married do I have to change the name on my home deed?
I got married and have a new last name but my property taxes still show my last name. will this cause problems if I go to sale my house and it has my old name on it? Also how do I change the name on my…
whats the average time it takes to sell a home
i live in brodhead wisconsin
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…
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…
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…
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?
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
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…
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…
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.
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