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Thu Oct 8, 2015
Rubym4997 answered:
The listing agent's loyalty is primarily to the seller. Dual Agency is allowed but you may benefit from having an agent who is working for your interests and is not conflicted by also representing the seller. ... more
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Kolsky Realty answered:
Bob~ great question! And the simple answer is "yes" commission varies.... With that said, agents have the right to agree or not, just like you have the ability to ask for a discount.... Hope this helps ... more
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Sun Mar 23, 2014
Ted Rood answered:
Short answer, YES we do offer 80/10's, and also 90% purchase loans with no monthly or upfront PMI. Glad to answer any questions, I write loans in all states since 2000, and have been named a 5 Star Lender by St Louis Magazine for the past three years. Feel free to give me a call at 314-740-0004, email me at, or visit my profile at ... more
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Sun Jun 3, 2012
Donna Bishop answered:
It takes awhile for the documentation to be finalized that the bank is the seller,
A BPO will be done (brokers price opinion). This will establish fair market value.
The property will then be assigned to a realestate broker and be placed on the market.
Donna Bishop
Welcome Home Realty 864-201-9553
Let me know if you need help.I do work the foreclosure market and I sell in the Easley area.
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Sun Jun 3, 2012
Kathleen Emde answered:
Well I have an issue here. Why didn't you look at what you were signing? I don't know what your agreement was and neither does anyone else here. However.... It is usually impossible to be able to come up with every scenario. I do know that usually somebody is saving the commission in a FSBO. Not a problem. However, if you didn't feel like you were well represented you probably should have called her broker and sent her a notice in writing. It is a sticky situation. Good luck. ... more
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Thu Sep 30, 2010
Kassandra Romine answered:
I definitely agree with Dan, I have listings in Easley and see that each listing is different, but if you have not had a good CMA (Comparative Market Analysis) that compares, all of three categories, sold, active and expired homes, you are not going to have a good comparison. I suggest you definitely contact a Realtor and make sure your home is listed at the right price to sell. Also presentation is very important, how is your house staged? There are small things you can do that will make your house appeal and stand out more than your competition and can either be free or very cheap to do. So again I suggest you get a good CMA and get in with a good Realtor in your area.

Kassandra Romine, REALTOR
ERA Kennedy Group
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Sun Apr 25, 2010
Maureen Cody answered:
Dear Meri,

Dan has provided you with the stats for Charleston, but as he pointed out, you didn't specify an area. If you work with a licensed SC Realtor, that person can research specific subdivisions, and provided full history of a particular home.

If I can assist you please let me know.


Search the Charleston MLS:
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Sun Aug 16, 2009
Michael Young answered:
You could actually give cash to whomever you wish for whatever reason, but you will be subject too a "gift tax" for amounts over 10K. What is it you are trying to accomplish? I mean, if a house is listed at 500K and you want to pay 500K, then give them another 10K, why? ... more
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Tue Mar 10, 2009
Bev West answered:
Depends on if you signed a Buyers Agency Agreement. If you did, contact your Realtor and they might be able to talk to the owner and see if they will pay a coop fee if she/he brings a buyer to them. It is then a win-win for everyone. ... more
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