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Home Selling in San Jose : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Oct 8, 2017
Ws Homeowner answered:
The answer is not so cut and dry. Work with your realtor and determine what buyers are looking for and very importantly look to see what kind of remodel is possible for the next owner. If there is very little room to expand then likely you would want to make the property show what the future could bring and spend more money giving them a look into the future. If the property is highly likely to be extensively remodeled, then I would go easy on any major work as it will all probably be torn down and that would be wasted money on your part and potential buyers would not be impressed since all those improvements might be wasted.

Whatever you do, cleaning and painting would make the property show nicer and would avoid people looking at the property negatively and lower their bids that go with that feeling.
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Wed Oct 4, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you consult a local realtor to assist you. Find out how much you can list your house for if it's completed udpated vs as is. See also how much it costs to update your home and go from there. ... more
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Fri Sep 29, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you consult your CPA.
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Mon Sep 18, 2017
Andrey Sokurec answered:
A home inspection isn't a bad thing when you're selling your house as is. Additionally, they will help you assume the rehab coast as well as refer a buyer to buy your house

While home inspections and appraisals can derail the sale of your "as is" home, there are things you can do to keep things on the track.

For one, if you aren't familiar with the home's flaws and what is in need of renovating/repairs, you can ask your Realtor for his take or even hire a home inspector to ward off surprises down the line.
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Wed Sep 13, 2017
Derek Jones answered:
Are you looking to list the property for sale or sell it without it being posted on the mls? Reason being is in today's market you can throw a rock in any direction and hit a cash buyer. So if you want the most exposure and highest possible price you would list it on the mls for every cash buyer to see and not just one agents clients. ... more
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Wed Sep 13, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
When it's the seller's market where there are a lot of competing offers, it's best for buyer to pay his own closing cost. Buyer needs to make the offer appeal to seller to win in a multiple offer situation. ... more
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Sun Jul 16, 2017
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Mon Jul 10, 2017
Mscohen2011 answered:
real estate commission rates in San Jose, CA
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Thu May 4, 2017
Isaac Zhao asked:
My number is 408-981-6306.

But the listing information shows someone else as the property owner.
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Thu May 4, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
Is this new agent under the same brokerage as the previous agent? I would suggest that you read your contract again before deciding to work with another realtor/brokerage.
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Tue Apr 11, 2017
Sonja Mckinney answered:
I negotiated the mortgage lien on an investment property and entered into a contract for sale with an investor. I have recently discovered that there are a ton of city liens on the property that equate to much more than the property is valued and the investor has offered.

I want to release this property and of course the seller is trying to hold me captive. Is there an expert that negotiates these types of liens? If so who do I contact (attorney, other)? Can the buyer hold me to a contract if I can't pay off the liens?

Thanks,
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Wed Mar 8, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
Did the contract say that the realtor to pay your wife after her transaction is closed and funded? If that's the case then it will probably be a month before your wife gets paid. The house is likely under contract now but not yet sold (closed and funded). If the contract says your wife to be paid once the service is rendered regardless whether the house is sold then I would bring that realtor to a small claim court. ... more
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Tue Feb 21, 2017
Maricris A answered:
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Sun Feb 19, 2017
Tinthelight67 answered:
We are interested in a house that's listed 260,000 however the same neighborhood appox same square foot and extra additions pool and garage are went for at 228,000 within last year and house has been on market since 2015 , they are wanting to keep all high end appliances take curtains & rods , she'd and kayak pool and cabinets rget out of garage is it a insult to offer 230,00? ... more
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Fri Jan 27, 2017
balidani answered:
I submit the appraisal fees on 25th , in how many days the appraisal will be done?
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Fri Oct 28, 2016
Declancroghan answered:
Regardless of all of that. The Law is that you must disclose all known material facts about the property. If your house has such problems, you know and you don't tell the buyer, then you are liable. Also, it is impossible to know what 'as is' means until you do your due diligence. The Agent has a fiduciary duty to the client. We're not selling fruit here. For most people their home is their single biggest investment and equity.

Hope that helps.
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Tue Oct 25, 2016
Angelica P answered:
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