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Thu Jun 16, 2016
Kara answered:
I dont think you should be fooling around if you have less than 20% available for down payment....you will be under a lot of pressure
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Sat Apr 30, 2016
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Fri Mar 25, 2016
MCM_STL answered:
When your house isn't actively for sale, Trulia just pulls random data from different sources. It's not always going to be wright. When you actually list your house for sale with an agent, the listing data feeds over here and writes over the public information Trulia currently has posted.

Also, right or wrong, not one buyer cares what you paid for your house. That number means nothing to a buyer.
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Sat Aug 29, 2015
Avacadovich answered:
Not possible to remove information from the web once it is posted.
Regrets,
EZ John
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Sun Aug 23, 2015
Amelia Robinette answered:
You need to look at the other sales in your complex and neighborhood. 100 days may be 'normal'.

If other similar units are selling more quickly, try to figure out what about them was more attractive than your listing. Price is an obvious factor, but there are others to look at.

View? Colors not neutral? Unprofessional photos? Not enough photos? Is your agent actively marketing the property, or just letting it sit on the MLS waiting for a buyer? Are you having open houses at the same time the other units are open? I personally love doing Mega Open houses for condos and I make sure I'm the agent with the most signs and balloons to generate more traffic.

Video tours are great tools to market and post on social media. Are you posting on your social media? is your agent also posting the listing in every possible outlet?

Have your agent call the other agents who have sold units and ask them what they're doing and who they marketed to to get the buyers.

No need to give up, just make some tweaks and changes. I've attached a link to a booklet about assessing market value that may give you a bit more helpful info.

Best of luck!
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Fri Aug 14, 2015
Sally Grenier answered:
If your home is listed for sale, you need to contact your REALTOR to make the necessary changes. It's possible that this site is pulling data from public records, or an older listing. How are people getting your phone number? ... more
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Mon Jan 12, 2015
Ricky and Rachel Powell answered:
Sorry about your experience! Along with what others I would file a police report.
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Mon Nov 3, 2014
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Fri Oct 3, 2014
Roger McClure answered:
I agree that 24 hours is usually sufficient time for an offer...after it has been communicated.
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Sat Sep 20, 2014
Steve McGivern answered:
I would say sleep on it, get back within 24 hours but don't rush either. Generally the day after you were presented the offer make your decision and have it back to the buyer.
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Wed May 28, 2014
John Cantero answered:
Most lenders can work with a credit score of 620 and higher and there are a few that say they can work with lower scores.
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Wed Oct 9, 2013
Steve Elias answered:
We just sold our home in a very upscale neighborhood in Broken Arrow. We did it for sale by owner and saved ourselves over $18,000 in realtor fees. It was easy to do the marketing, open houses, negotiating and contract by ourselves. There are many many websites and tips that can help you do the same thing a realtor does without paying all the commission.

My name is Brooke.....I was a mortgage broker for numerous years so I did have a lot more knowledge than the average Joe. If you have any questions if you decide to do it yourself, you are welcome to give shoot me a text @ 918-955-6180
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Sun Aug 25, 2013
Karen Peyton answered:
A better question. To post your home on the Trulia you first need to list it with a real estate agent. After doing so, they will handle the marketing details for you.
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