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Sun Feb 5, 2017
Cutter5391 asked:
Thu Nov 24, 2016
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Fri Dec 4, 2015
UpNest Top Realtors answered:
The only way to get your FSBO home listed on Trulia is to have it listed on the MLS. Only agents have access, but you could also pay for what's called a flat fee listing service if you want to sell by owner (generally not a good idea).

We created UpNest ( to help home sellers get the best value possible. All you have to do is submit a few details about your home, and we'll invite several top local agents to submit proposals to you.

Since agents are competing to earn your listing, they bring out their best commission rates and value added services, saving you a lot of money. There's no risk to try us at all, and it's completely free for you.

Good luck!
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Sun Jul 26, 2015
Jeri Patrick answered:
Only licensed real estate agent can post a listing on Trulia. Best of luck
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Tue May 12, 2015
Dean Miller asked:
Fri Jun 13, 2014
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Tue Dec 24, 2013
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Based on your other question, I think you meant to ask if you can LIST your home for free here.

The answer is - NO - as a for sale by owner you cannot list your home for sale on Trulia at all , even if you paid.

Only agent-listed homes can be posted here
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Tue Dec 24, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
If you are a for sale by owner the post is not allowed, you can however try blogging about the property; if and when you do list with an agent, he/she can post it for you, ask; or consider any flat fee realty company that feeds into the site. ... more
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Wed Oct 23, 2013
Jared T Garfield Jr answered:
Both the 30518 and 30519 zip codes in Gwinnett County are outstanding. 30518 incorporates the highly acclaimed Buford City Schools, which have won 8 out of the last 10 state football championships, and academically has some of the best programs in the state. The 30519 zip code tends to be a little newer and is very close to the Mall of Georgia one of the biggest malls in the country! Both zip codes have outstanding schools and a variety of affordable to luxury homes. ... more
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Wed Aug 28, 2013
Brandon Rains answered:
Hello Stephen,

I hope by now you have found a great rental and are happily settled. If you are still looking I would be glad to help you in your endeavor. Rental/Lease properties can be tricky and that particular market is very fast paced. I have a few tried and true methods for helping clients find the perfect home to meet their needs. Working closely with a network of property management companies I am able to provide accurate information as soon as it hits the market. No more driving out to house that was "leased yesterday"!

In the event you have found and rental and decided to take advantage to the super low interest rates and buy.... I would be very happy to help with that as well. No matter what your real estate needs are, I will work diligently to provide top notch service.
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Sun Jul 1, 2012
Flip Fenno answered:
Yes! One of the top selling retirement communities in the country is just minutes away. Incredible amenities and medical services less than a mile away. I have sold many homes in this community!

Call me and I will be happy to share more information with you.

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Fri Jun 1, 2012
Flip Fenno answered:
Hello Bobby, short sales in this market, and in that price range, tend to get multiple offers. If you like it, chances are someone else does too. This type of property tends to attract investors as well. They typically pay cash so this may be the case. Banks tend to try and reduce their losses as much as possible. There are other ways to eliminate those closing costs and HOA fees. I would be happy to discuss this with you. I have been selling homes in this area for 15 years.

Feel free to give me a call anytime.

Flip Fenno
678.618.9183 mobile
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Fri May 25, 2012
Joey answered:
If you have kids, you need to know that most of the public schools in FL are not good, so plan on private school. Check crime stats in the area you are looking. Drive around A LOT to make sure you aren't missing anything (like a bad residential area, a coal burning plant, water treatment facility), etc. Ask about flood insurance, wind insurance, property taxes- all much higher than GA. Water/Sewage costs in FL are 5-10 times what they are in GA and in many cases, costs more per month than electricity.
But the weather is great for 8 months of the year!
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Tue Oct 25, 2011
Ed Reeve answered:

There is a great hospital, Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville as well as Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville.

There is a landfill in Sugar Hill area, but I do not believe is was a toxic dump. In fact, parts of it have been turned into a beautiful course. (Sugar Hill Country Club)

If I can help you with a home inspection give me a call.
Ed Reeve
Inspect-It 1st Property Inspection
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Sat Apr 30, 2011
Lee Taylor answered:
Did you get that part about working with an agent?

Did you make the offer?

This is quite simple - as a matter of fact, with one google search, I found the paperwork that you need and you can buy it on the internet for $9.97. See the web reference...

Go get 'em Pwonco!
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Tue May 26, 2009
James Dudley answered:
Check the registration find out who owns it and ask them to move it!! If not then you could turn them in for trespassing.

Have it towed??
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Fri May 8, 2009
Bob Georgiou answered:
To start by being repetitious all the advice below is pretty firm.

There are very strong reasons for both and the best answer isn't possible due to a lack of detail. The person who would know is your accountant, or if you don't have one, you need tax advice, not real estate. There are simply too many areas of concern to really give clear advice in a forum like this. Income is a factor, AMT is a factor, Investment strategy, your age, your family situation, your lifestyle and income, etc. Generally advising a client to lease option is to prevent a liquid seller for having to sell in the best buyers market in years. Let the crisis pass you buy and sell in a better market. Yes it is leasing, yes it has risks, yes you probably won't close but you still have the asset.

I might also suggest an investment opinion. Ask your investment advisor what the best inflation hedge is and what the probability of 70's style inflation is in the coming years. Between your Tax guy, Investment guy and realtor, the answer should become very clear.
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Mon Apr 20, 2009
James Dudley answered:
I'm an agent in this area and also live in Sugar Hill. I will be affected by the school changes, but I think it will be a positive change.

The new Lanier HS facilities will rival those in NG. The school change should not be a concern in my opinion. Choose your communities wisely and make sure you get a good deal on your purchase.

If you need assistance finding a great home in this area be sure to get in touch with me. I would love to help.

James Dudley
ERA Sunrise Realty
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