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Home Selling in Bradenton : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Jan 8, 2017
Jacquie Yekmalian answered:
Typically on standard Realtor approved contracts there is nothing stating that the seller will pay the buyers HOA application fee if the buyer gets turned down by the association.

The buyer could try to work something out with the association depending on why they were denied. I suggest they try. As a Realtor for either side, I would try to make contact in person or email with the association to find out if anything can be done. I have had success a few times.

Good Luck

Jacquie Yekmalian
Lic Real Estate Broker
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Thu Jan 5, 2017
Jonathan Klurfeld, Esq. answered:
Depends on what your contract(s) say. The title company did their job/work and deserve to get paid for their time. It wasn't their fault the buyer did not get approved after all.
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Tue Nov 29, 2016
Terri Evans asked:
Thu Nov 17, 2016
Michellec1982 answered:
We have rented the same house for over 33 years we were just told by the people that bought the house we were never notifed about the house being sold. we never got written notice nothing what are our rights as a renter??????? ... more
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Sun Sep 11, 2016
Matt Laing asked:
Tue Aug 2, 2016
Mark answered:

I am a Broker and I negotiate commissions for Sellers in all 50 States; this service is FREE to you.

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Tue Aug 2, 2016
Diane Christner answered:
Without knowing specifically what terms are in your listing agreement, it would be foolish to given an opinion on whether the agent can sue or not.

Technically, the BROKER would have to sue you as your agreement is with the broker, not the agent.

You should probably consult with a local real estate attorney who can give you advise based on your actual contract terms.

You might also consider calling up the broker and speak to him/her about this. Perhaps you can work things out without getting an attorney involved.
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Wed Jun 22, 2016
Sunlover57 asked:
Also, whether communities are 55 and older would be nice info.
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Mon May 23, 2016
Diane Christner answered:
Hi Bill,

To post a listing directly to Trulia requires using a licensed real estate agent. You can, however, post a FSBO listing on Zillow and it will show up on Trulia.
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Wed May 4, 2016
felice tannen asked:
your portion of the rent would be 1500- you would have your own room and bathroom- looking preferable for a woman- please email asap
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Wed Jun 17, 2015
UpNest Top Realtors answered:
Trulia doesn't allow FSBO homes listed. You would have to pay a premium for a flat fee listing service.

The NAR states that FSBO homes typically sell for an average of $184,000 compared to agent assisted homes at $230,000. That's a big difference! So selling with an agent will usually get you more money in the end, and it will sell faster with less hassle on you.

We created our service for home sellers looking for the best deal possible. Agents will compete against each other to earn your listing, so you're more likely to receive a great commission rate. You'll also be able to compare agents so you can select the best agent possible! There's no risk to try us out, and it's completely free for you!

Good luck!
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Sat Feb 14, 2015
Kyle Thompson answered:
Google the largest or best or most reputable real estate brokerage internationally and something like this will pop up... :)
A real estate powerhouse in its own right — and one of the industry’s most recognized brands — Century 21 boasts a global operation throughout Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. There are approximately 7,000 independently owned, operated broker offices, with 100,000 associates spread out over 73 countries globally....

I live and work in Bradenton.

Kyle Thompson
CENTURY 21 Beggins Enterprises
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Sun Apr 27, 2014
Robert Seth-Ward answered:
A pre-listing inspection has great value when trying to sell fast. Most homes will have an inspection before the sale is completed, 90% of the time it is paid for by the buyer but the benefits of having a seller have a pre-listing inspection are huge.

5 reasons you should have a Pre-Listing Inspection.

1. Buyers are 89% more confident when they see a property with a pre-inspection report.

2. Property sells 30% faster when they have a pre-inspection report.

3. Pre-inspection reports elevate unnecessary negotiations and discounts.

4. Pre-inspection report helps the seller get more for there property.

5. Helps your home sell Faster and with less aggravation.

How many times have deals fallen apart because of a hidden fault?
How much time have you waisted because of a hidden defect?

Pre-listing home inspections performed for the seller are now becoming the first step in fast tracking the sale. By moving the inspection to the beginning of the sales cycle agents are able to shorten the process by removing obstacles before they can interfere with a potential sale. Pre-listing home inspections are not new. They have been a part of the home inspection business for a number of years but are now being recognized as a valuable sales tool.
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Sun Apr 27, 2014
Jen and Mark Bowman answered:
Wow! Well the first thing I would do is to contact her broker. The next thing I would do is to fire her and get a qualified agent.

Best wishes.

Jen and Mark Bowman
Keller Williams on the Water
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Sun Apr 27, 2014
Lila Lopez answered:
Good Morning

You are best suited to contact a local real estate attorney to ensure that all court papers are filed correctly and in a timely manner. When it comes to evictions, there are timing issues that need to be adhered to and can make the difference between a short process and a long process.

Unless your tenants have indicated that they will not move, then it should be smooth process. They may simply need a bit more time to secure their new housing. It is not as if you are having them move out for lack of payment but rather you are selling the property.

Lila Lopez CRS, CDPE, e_Pro
RE/MAX Advance Realty
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Thu Jun 13, 2013
Jen and Mark Bowman answered:
Yes, there's a possibility. We could contact qualified builders/developers and see. Please feel free to contact us with details.

Jen and Mark Bowman
Keller Williams Realty
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Thu Nov 11, 2010
Anthony answered:
No, you got owned. The prices are not coming back, not next year, not ever. In fact, prices will continue decreasing as more than half of the neigborhood is ARM financed. As soon as rates take off, the bleeding will start again. But don't listen to me, the realtors below will offer you some coolaid in a second. ... more
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Mon Oct 25, 2010
Tammy Hayes answered:
First you should ask friends, relatives, or co-workers for a recommendation. Have them describe their experience with the agent and ask why they are recommending that person. You want to choose someone that you feel comfortable in working with.

It is not as important to find a Realtor who has sold the most homes, has the most experience or works for the largest and most well-known company as it is to find someone that is professional. You want an agent that will listen to you, uses ethical conduct, and knows the market.

You can also attend open houses and meet real estate agents. See how they interact with you and answer your questions. Pay attention to how they show the home. Take notes and collect business cards. Then you can compare the agents you saw.

Look at web sites of Realtors or real estate agents. Read any testimonials they have. Call them up and ask questions about their experience and how they work with sellers. Get a feel for them and what they can do for you.

You also want an agent that will work within your schedule. Most of the time it needs to be someone who works as an agent full-time. They are available days, nights, and weekends. Not all agents work the same way. Find one that you are comfortable with. Trust your instincts.

Tammy Hayes, Realtor, Sandals Realty, Punta Gorda, FL
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Mon Oct 11, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Any local agent can give you the information--however, do keep in mind that statistics are just that--prices do vary depending on location, property size, condition, schools, etc.--if interested in buying and or selling, what one needs to be aware are comps--recently sold similar properties in the immediate area--after reviewing the data, a determination on price can be made. ... more
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