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Home Selling in Santa Ana : Real Estate Advice

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Tue May 16, 2017
Jesu49 answered:
You equity will be low. You interest rate will be at its highest as it is paid on the front end of the loan. You will have lost your closing costs with your purchase and will have to pay again for your new purchase as well as your inspections, etc. You will have to pay the realtor commission when you sell. Figure up your losses and out-of-pockets on selling your house and purchasing a new one. Then decide if you can afford to sell and repurchase and if the loss is worth it to you. ... more
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Tue Aug 4, 2015
Arpad Racz answered:
Hi Ed,

By far, your local MLS would be the best in my opinion. It may also feed out to other portals.

Kind regards,

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Tue Jul 7, 2015
Nicole Fedorchek answered:
I would be happy to list and market your home for you to GET IT SOLD! Contact me today ! I am a local Realtor in the Santa Ana area, and my aggressive marketing plan and professional knowledge can get your home sold quickly for the best price!

Nicole Fedorchek, Tarbell Realtors
Gold Circle of Excellence
DRE 01920370
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Fri May 29, 2015
Sam answered:
Hi Bunnie,

It does not. However, if you wanted to list your home for a lower rate or flat fee, MLS My Nest is the service you might need.

From what they advertise on their website, you will get maximum exposure and they will feature your home in the MLS, Zillow, Trulia, etc.

Definitely worth checking out!
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Sat Jan 17, 2015
Walter 'Skip' Kersten answered:
You should be able to open a second escrow with the sale 'subject to the cancellation' of the first escrow. You will not be able to close the sale until the first escrow has been resolved.
Best of luck,
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Sat Aug 9, 2014
Jay Taylor answered:
I would suggest you to rent the property. Prices are increasing day by day, so selling this condo a couple of years later will fetch you much more than you would earn now. Therefore, in the meantime you should rent it out and get a certain amount every month which would eventually bring back all the money you spent in purchasing it. You are in a win win situation. ... more
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Thu Jun 5, 2014
wildones97266 asked:
There is a concern the executor of my uncle's will has sold the condo and stolen the funds. Where do I even start? The realty sites say it's sold but who was the realtor and it this even…
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Wed Jun 4, 2014
Sarah Covarrubias answered:
The best thing to do is to list slightly under market. You'll likely get multiple offers and likely get market value when it's over. Good luck.
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Mon Apr 7, 2014
Jay Taylor answered:
Thank you so much for the reply. This is what I needed to know. And yes, I have also felt that in Orange County the situation is different as compared to all the other counties in California. The prices do differ depending upon the seasons of the year. ... more
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Sat Aug 3, 2013
Vinny Tran / Mr. "Little Saigon" answered:
Dear Jay,

I agreed all advised from my colleagues are valuable .. also now the day as safety practice most of Realtors will have buyers prequalified before take them out to show properties .. We know at least their back ground .. where they live, who they work, are they really a sincere buyers or just a LOOKKIELOO and how worthy they are with their credit .. Short Word .. WE KNOW THEM WELL .

What about you ??? Would you let unknown strangers from the street walk in to your homes without knowing nothing about them .. I'm Surely NOT !!!

Vinny Tran & Nancy Do
Mr. "Little Saigon" & Associates
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Wed May 23, 2012
Fernando Avarca answered:
I live in Santa Ana. Have listings in Santa Ana. In the business 18 years. I work with buyers and sellers.
Contact if I can be of service. Fernando
Also know of great first time buyer loans from lenders. ... more
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Thu May 3, 2012
Amanda Barnes answered:
The Best Way is to contact a Local Realtor in the Area. They have a MLS System that allows them to pull all the history on the Listing and Help you find out any information that you need. ... more
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Thu May 3, 2012
Amanda Barnes answered:
Yes, I would Still hold the Open House. Expecially if you have advertised and marketed the Open House... You do not want to miss anyone that may show up. Have your realtor help with the Open House so can can show multiple clients through out the house !! Rain drives people inside so yes I do think I would still go forward with it. ... more
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Wed May 2, 2012
Agnes Tabor answered:
My recommendation is to always work with an attorney representing your side of the transaction; to might not be too late. That being said call the agents Broker. You have many unanswered questions here.

Good luck!
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Sun Nov 7, 2010
Brett Matsuura answered:
MLS stands for Multiple Listing Service. It is a system where Realtors share their properties for sale and is a broad agreement where commissions are shared. According to the National Association of Realtors 2009 profile of Buyers and Sellers 64% of first time home buyers used the MLS to find a home while 93% of Seller's utilized it as part of their marketing plan. Therefore, the main pro is exposure...and I don't see any con. MLS systems can only be access by Realtors, therefore you would need to have a Realtor represent you to get your property on you local system. Each Realtor will offer different services and will charge different a different commission rate. If you are new to buying/selling real estate you should consider only working with a full service agent, also you should interview a few agents and find one you like. If you are a Seller, the total commissions will be charged as a closing costs for both buyer and seller. Any amount of commissions paid to the Buyer Agent from the Seller will count as a credit to the commission agreement between the Buyer Agent and the Buyer. For example, if a Buyer Agent charges 3% to represent a Buyer and the Seller agrees to pay 2.5% of that...the .5% differerence would be the Buyer's responsibility to pay at closing. Hope this helps you out...good luck! ... more
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Wed Oct 28, 2009
Jess Mendoza answered:
It use to be true that the Seller has closing costs that the Buyer is not allowed to pay, but the rules has changed and the Buyer has to pay for their own costs. But to help the Buyers since they only have limited amount of money, you may attract more Buyers by offering to pay their closing costs, but to yield more for you, you may want to incorporate the costs into the price, by countering them with it. If you have more questions call me at 714-264-5890 or email me at ... more
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Thu Jun 18, 2009
Bonnie Scribner answered:
Are you just curious or need information for a specific reason?
According to the MLS:
34 MOBILE/MANUFACTURED homes were sold
60 RESIDENTIAL INCOME (eg. multiple units) were sold.

Our office is No. 1 in North Orange County (for 11 years) and I am an award-winning agent. We rank among the top 1% of C21 offices worldwide -- we can serve all your real estate needs. You can also view my testimonials on my website. I'll work hard for you!

If you need more specific information, please feel free to contact me personally so we can discuss your needs.
Bonnie Scribner
Century 21 Discovery
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