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Home Selling in Phoenix : Real Estate Advice

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No. Show me a MN or ICC code section that requires a closet in a bedroom. While there could be the rare potential for a local ordinance to make that requirement, I have never found that to have happened in Minnesota. A lender may require a closet in a room for that room to be called a bedroom. My research would seem to indicate that Realtors mistakenly brought up this closet requirement. ... more
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Sat Aug 26, 2017
Karen Peyton answered:
Try visiting Zillow. The Zillow website controls postings on Trulia.
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Tue Aug 1, 2017
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Sun Jul 9, 2017
John answered:
If you are using a Realtor to sell your house, that is the person you should ask questions such as these.

If your sale closes on time, you should be o.k. not making the current payment since the entire loan will be paid off before the 15th of the month. If there are any delays, you might end up getting stuck with a late payment. Good luck and I hope there is no delay.

At the close of your sale, the amount that you owe to the HOA will be deducted from your sale proceeds, including any late amount and penalty if any is owed.
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Sat Jun 17, 2017
Karen Peyton answered:
I suggest contacting a local title company or speaking with an attorney for an answer to your question. They will need the street address, parcel number and the parties named on the deed and perhaps a copy of the deed you have in your possession - if not recorded. ... more
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Thu May 25, 2017
Karen Peyton answered:
Have no fear! It isn't hard to sell a home with a pool, especially when it's 3,000 degrees outside in the summer! Just keep it maintained so there aren't any repair issues.
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Thu May 25, 2017
Karen Peyton answered:
I agree with Kathy and will add an additional point...It seems you would likely want your home to appear in Arizona Multiple Listing Service thereby making it available for sale to hundreds if not thousands of agents searching for properties for their clients. Agents cannot advertise a property in MLS without an offer of cooperating compensation - "cooperating" to mean I will give you a portion of the commission I have negotiated with the Seller to bring a ready, willing, and able Buyer.

If you have further questions or would like additional information...Contact me.
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Sat Apr 29, 2017
Karen Peyton answered:
It's always best to consult an attorney for professional advice. Here are my thoughts which is not to be construed as legal advice...The sale of the house will require both of your signatures assuming the two of you are the "orders of record" and both of your names appear on the deed. Can he accept? Yes, but the contract will not be legally binding until both signatures are on the contract.

You mention this is your "ex" friend. I am hoping there is no bad blood between you and you can agree or compromise to and acceptable price and set of terms for the house IF you will not buy out your co-owner's interest.

Best of luck to you!
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Sun Apr 2, 2017
Karen Peyton answered:
Contact the listing agent to be certain the agreement is fully expired, and if not, when it will be. There are two additional timelines. From what you have written one may not apply, but the second may. Good luck! ... more
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Fri Jan 27, 2017
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Tue Jan 3, 2017
Gracie answered:
Yes. Everything that is mounted on the wall stays as part of the house. You cannot take it with you.
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Tue Dec 27, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
You wrote "an" attorney, instead of "MY" attorney. If you have not sought counsel in an effort to protect your interests regarding the partition suit, now is the time! The key question (it would seem) is whether you can sell and settle before the court ordered auction and receive more than half value from the proceeds of sale.

Seek legal advice!

Best of luck!
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Thu Oct 27, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
Seller Warranties are covered in section 5 of the Arizona Residential Resale Purchase Contract. These warranties are limited in part with a property that is sold "As-Is" by addendum, executed at the time of contract.

As you can see, your question is incomplete. Hope this helps!
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Thu Oct 27, 2016
UpNest answered:
Great question. 6% may be the average commission rate but the best way to know is through research on You can compare Phoenix realtor commission rates with others in the local area to ensure you select the right one. Hope this helps! ... more
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Wed Sep 21, 2016
Nancy Blinstrub answered:
In AZ, tile is the way to go. Laminate says low-end, in my opinion - those re-doing floors to get rid of nasty carpet and sell their house.
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Thu Aug 25, 2016
Justin Unget asked:
My realtor posted our house to MLS and it is showing up on trulia but without our mls pictures!!
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Wed Aug 17, 2016
Angelica P answered:

To post your home for sale by owner on Trulia, click the link below and select Submit listings for sale.

You will be redirected to our partner site, Zillow. Once you activate your listing on Zillow, it will appear on Trulia within 24 hours.

For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

Thank you for using Trulia!

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Mon Aug 15, 2016
Ryan Lincoln answered:
How much and are they the SUPRA GE I box ones ?? Also do you have a 100 boxes or more and how much for buying bulk
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