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Home Selling in Arlington : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Oct 5, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
Hi Nikki,

The average days on the market is a little more than 2 weeks. However, having said that, this will never be an accurate measurement to use when you are trying to sell or purchase a home in this area. Zip code 76131 covers a huge area in Fort Worth so you'll have to look at each individual home and each subdivision is also different.

I hope this helps.
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Fri Jun 16, 2017
Darrenpaul101 answered:
Try in researching this problem of unwanted pools they seem to have really good options where you could revert back to a pool at a later stage if you wanted too. or turn it into rain water storage. ... more
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Sun May 28, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
Buyers should know from the MLS and ads that it is a 2 story home with bedrooms upstairs before they walk in. Check your ads and MLS to make sure it does. That way you get buyers who want 2 story homes. Also, check the value to make sure you are priced right ... more
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Wed Mar 22, 2017
Cklmproperties answered:
I went to buy a condo in the Regency Park condo assn. My inspector found polybutylene pipes. A big problem waiting to happen. I don't know if the owner knew this or not. I suspect not. But, the realtors should have advised this could be a problem there because i the area, during this time frame many buildings had them. With the high content of chlorine in the water, it can be a real problem as the chlorine eats away the pipes from the inside and they become quite brittle. Just hitting the wall hard enough at the right spot can cause an systematic failure. I too withdrew my offer, but not before I asked the owner to repipe and I was offering to repipe the one above. If you are on the ground floor, it's a nightmare. ... more
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Sat Mar 12, 2016
Zyre Sullivan answered:
Upgrade your kitchen, revamp your bathroom, make your home more energy efficient by going green, and invest in a sprinkler system. In that order.
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Wed Oct 21, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
There are some agents who behave like her and it is hard to block everyone like this. It is up to you whether you want to decline her viewing request but even if she does ended up viewing your property, there is just no comparison between a $300k home and a $900k home. It's a totally different home and different target market. Also since your house is already under contract you can tell CSS to block viewing so she can't even schedule the appointment anymore.

I hope this helps and congrats to your husband on his promotion.
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Sun Aug 9, 2015
Zyre Sullivan answered:
Most title companies have a disbursement letter that both deed holders would sign saying how the funds would be separated. I would suggest calling the title company your REALTOR is intending to use prior to putting your home on the market for confirmation. ... more
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Thu Mar 5, 2015
Paul Henderson answered:
Property needs to be probated generally it would be done through an attorney. If you still have questions please call me @ 817.782.9216
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Sat Feb 14, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you talk to an attorney.

Good luck!

Susie Kay
Realtor & Certified Home Stager
United Real Estate
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
Ereka Jones answered:
Hello there! Looking to sell a home? If so contact me. I have a great marketing plan that will sell your home quick! Call today to get an outlook on today's market... All information given and a free Price Evaluation of your home is FREE! Nothing to lose!

Call me today!
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Tue Feb 4, 2014
Forrest Robinson answered:
Trulia does not allow "for sale by owners" so you would have to get with a local agent.
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Mon Aug 26, 2013
Don Groff answered:
Honestly you need to take a long hard look at the comparable homes. I know you say you cannot drop the price of the home very much but all that does in reality is forces your home to compete with nice homes with better amenities.

I know that wasn't the answer to your question but let me tell you how to find out if price is the issues. Yes, you should do everything you can to allow your home to show in the best possible light but here is what you need to have your agent do for you....

Go out and look at 2-4 homes that are direct comparables to yours and see what they sold for and what they offer. Even have your agent ask to look at a home that is under contract because that will really give you some insight on why it was chosen over yours.

You see, until you actually can see why people are choosing other homes over yours there is a disconnect between you and the successful sale of your home. You have to really look at what is causing the problem. Honestly unless there are major issues with your home the value will not be increased much by anything else you can do with it. Do ensure that the home is spotless and remove excess furniture to help rooms appear larger. Get rid of clutter etc.

The problem is people are not even coming to see the home and that really only means one thing. The home is overpriced as compared to the market. Even in a hot market like the Austin area if a home is not priced correctly it will just sit there. You have to understand that your home is now a commodity in the market now. Your objective is to get it to sell for as much as possible but if you are priced out of the market you are making everybody else's home look like a better bargain.

Knowledge is power and will help you make money... go out and look at the competition so you can see where the home needs to be priced. Also ask for advice on what you can do to make the home show better but know that if you are not even getting showings it is because your home is not even showing up on peoples radar because there are better alternatives available in the market.

Hope this helps.

Don Groff | REALTOR® & Mortgage Broker
Austin Real Estate Pros & 360 Lending Group
o 512.669.5599 | m 512.633.4157 |
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Sat Mar 23, 2013
Lloyd Parnell answered:
The answer is most likely you may, but due diligence is required. Contact me for more information.
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Keller Williams
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Tue Nov 20, 2012
The United Home Team answered:

Hopefully by now you have found someone to assist you in selling your property. If not I'm here to help you. It wouldn't be hard at all to pick a listing agent and do business from another state. We can go through the contract together over the phone and or skype. I'm sure my area of expertise would leave you smiling. The most important thing to me is the sale of your property and putting money back in your pocket on closing :)

Keller Williams Realty
Real Estate Consultant/3xUS Army Veteran
Joseph Fernandez
cell: 817-975-7258
off: 817-635-1157
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Mon Jul 9, 2012
The United Home Team answered:
"Meeting your needs and exceeding your dreams!"

Please, feel free to contact me today in regards to assisting you and your real estate needs.

Keller Williams Realty
3xUS Army Vet./ Real Estate Consultant
Joseph Fernandez
cell: (817)975-7258
off: (817)635-1157

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Tue Jun 19, 2012
The United Home Team answered:
I believe she should have disclosed this information to you however I wouldn't say that necessarily being dishonest. She wasn't holding an intermediately status. What difference would it of made? An offer is an offer either your clients wish to sell their estate or they don't. I can understand why should we pay the buyer to buy the house however yet she did do her job regardless of her family or personal ties. I have boughten numerous estates on my own and every single time I've made commission off my own sales. ... more
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Wed Jul 20, 2011
Bruce Lynn answered:
Each city is unique and I'm sure each school is unique.
Trinity has a great reputation.
My mom moved to Bedford a couple of years ago and loves it.
I've heard so many good things from her about it.
I've lived in Euless several times and thought it was an excellent location.
There are some perks that some of the other cities around don't have.
Smaller city with nice parks and a little different feel.

If you would like to sit down and talk about it sometime I would be happy to discuss what I know and what your needs are and see if we can help you pick the right place for you and your family.

You can search both areas for homes below.
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Wed Apr 27, 2011
Andrea Crespo answered:
Are you still trying to sell? If so, I recently sold a home in N. Arlington to an investor whom had never even stepped foot in the home as he lives in New York and we did a long distance closing. It was a tear down and rebuild so there was no need for him to come to Texas. I know Arlington like the back of my hand and have sold properties quickly and for a good price in this down market.
Contact: Andrea Crespo, Realtor
William Cady Realty Group
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Thu Jan 27, 2011
Thomas Brewer answered:
Dear Rglass,

The average days on the market in 76017 will run around 2 months. There are a lot of variables that can make this more or less. Pricing is incredibly important in anything any of us sells. Also from a real estate perspective condition, staging, marketing and other external factors can influence this as well. Buyers in general are looking with exceptions to turn key homes. Meaning move in ready. The zip code does sell well due to location and school system as well.

Regards, Tom 817-690-9296
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