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Tue Apr 21, 2015
Charlise Philibert answered:
Thu Jun 25, 2009
Peter Testa answered:
It sounds like you are concerned about it selling & I can say with certainty that as long as you want to make the sale work it will. Choose a Listing Agent who will price the house properly & review buyer activity in the home with you regularly will help. If something doesn't go as planned it's OK to make adjustments along the way. Be sure the house is being marketed in a variety of ways including internet websites, over database networks & it should be in front of the local real estate professionals who are selling in your area. That's a good start to selling it. Some professional staging also helps tremendously. If you need a hand feel free to give me a call or write. I do all of the above (& more). ... more
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Fri Jun 12, 2009
Minna Reid answered:
Its really going to depend on the agent. I do some rent to own and the biggest problem I've run into is that other agents rarely understand lease purchase/lease option deals and are therefore resistant. However if you can explain how it is beneficial to all parties you'll have some luck specifically with properties with high DOM's and those that are priced a little too high so they are not moving. Commissions will generally run from 1-2 months rent up front with remainder of commision at closing, or perhaps a few % up front with remainder at closing. Ideally of all commissions get paid up front you'll get less resistance from agents/sellers. But as in all real estate deals....everything is negotiable.
However if you're thinking about a sandwich L/O, with an agent involved - good luck. Count on TONS of resistance.
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