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Home Selling in 97229 : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Dec 14, 2015
Faye O'Bryant answered:
Road-noise buyers are typically "value" buyers. Usually a home is priced in consideration of the drawback, so will attract a buyer who is seeing much smaller homes in the same price range. If that's not true for you, there are incentives you can add that will appeal to the value buyer, such as contributing to closing costs, especially in the form of a loan buydown, where you can actually pay the lender points up front to significantly reduce the mortgage payment for 1 or more years.

And I recently sold a house that backed a busy road because the buyers wanted to run a daycare business and liked the exposure and the fact that there was a school across that busy road... So, look for possible benefits to your specific location, too.
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Mon Jul 27, 2015
Marcio Wilges answered:
I think it is best to seek professional advice from a realtor who could help you with the financial breakdown so that you can see for yourself which option benefits you more financial wise. You could also sit down and ponder on a few factors like the work involved in both rental and sale. Renting out would mean you only need to perform a minor removal of your belongings whereas selling your house would require you to clear everything out. ... more
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Wed Jun 10, 2015
Jilida answered:
If the listing is through Equater I find it easier to deal with than the traditional call made on a daily routine. I would have your agent that you are represented by, prepair a CMA and have the listing agent send it to the negotiator, secondly I would ask them to do a BPO [Broker Price Opinion]. As long as you are within the BPO their is no reason for the bank to not go forward with your offer. You may also send in a addendum increasing the price by a bit.

Click for more information: http://reohomes.org/bank-of-america/
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