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Mon May 30, 2016
Diane Christner answered:
Trulia does not allow FSBO to post directly to this site. Try Zillow instead.
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Sat Aug 22, 2015
Kathy Burgreen answered:
If you're doing For Sale by Owner, you need to understand that many agents pay monthly subscription fees to Trulia, Zillow and other real estate websites. Agents pay the fees to advertise themselves and to gain prospective leads from buyers contacting them. The majority of buyers do their real estate search online, so its only natural that agents advertise online. In return, these websites give the agents advertising space on X number of listings they pay for - including yours. You have no control over this. At this time, Trulia receives listings directly from the MLS & 3rd party websites - but not from For Sale by Owners, so I'm wondering how you posted your listing. For Sale by Owners have to visit a different website that posts to Trulia. allows For Sale by Owners to post directly to Zillow and Zillow now owns Trulia too.
As for comparing your home to others that have nothing in common - understand that both Zillow and Trulia use automated valuation models to create their estimates. The estimates are rarely accurate and is primarily used for marketing purposes for both Trulia and Zillow. The estimates are based on county public records and do NOT include condition of home, neighborhood facts that buyers would take into account, any upgrades or lack of, any exterior additions that are not in county public records and many other factors.
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Wed Apr 9, 2014
Oleg Volfman answered:
I am a real estate agent and a recent buyer. I use Trulia and Zillow. And now started using Redfin. There is also Craigslist. But I used Trulia as a source to find my new home, because the info is easier to look and understand compared to others.

Thank you for your valuable time!

Oleg Volfman, CBR, RSSP
Lic. RE Agent, Office Manager
Quick Deal Realty, Inc
Office 516-599-5559
Mobile 917-685-0489
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Thu Sep 19, 2013
Katy Anastasio answered:
As per Multiple Listing data provided to Realtors, in the past 12 months 180 homes sold in Northport, with an average price of $662,000
the lowest priced home was $285,000 and the highest $2,695,000

with average days on the market of 178.
Hope this information helps.
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Mon Sep 21, 2009
Lisa Leib answered:
Hey Jim and Julie,
Both your MLS 2221865 and 2221738 for this property both have the address showing on the internet in MLS -
The trulia site gets the feed of information for each property from different places, if you go to your listings and click on the address, there is another button that allows you to "see more details" and whatever comes up there is where trulia is getting the information. If you can't change it yourself which in this case you can by changing MLS which is feeding trulia and give it 24-48 hours. Or you can call Customer Service at 1-888-565-3652 which is the Trulia Pro Customer Service number.
Hope your both awesome and I will see you at your open house. Beautiful home Congrats! Lisa Leib XOXO
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Mon Nov 24, 2008
Gail Gladstone answered:
We are not attorneys and not allowed, by law, to give legal advice. Please contact your lawyer.
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Mon Nov 24, 2008
Gail Gladstone answered:
Realtors are not permitted to give legal advise, but I can tell you in my experience with commercial real estate (and residential) that your attorney has probably agreed to extend the closing date based on good reasons; please communicate well with your attorney to know what is going on.

I have had this happen with one of my transactions and in that instance, all contingencies had been met and the buyers were not coming to the closing table, and all notifications have been sent to the buyers that we were going ahead with the closing, they had to appear or be in default of the deal. Once in default, procedures were initiated to retain the down payment money and the end result was that the contract was cancelled and monies retained.

Please open a line of communication with your attorney to get a full understanding of what is happening in your particular situation and what your options are.
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Sat Feb 16, 2008
Kelly Campbell answered:
A Walgreens with a drive thorugh at the rear has been approved for half of the Key Food property. They are looking to lease the other half. (I wrote the article in The Observer.)
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