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Home Selling in Carrollton : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Jul 28, 2015
Phillip Madison answered:
For sale by owners are not allowed on Trulia. For maximize exposure it's best to work with a licensed Real Estate agent.
If you do not see results, please feel free to call me at 254-212-9186 and I would be happy to assist. As an experienced agent I can ensure you receive top market price on your property, and also protect you through the negotiating and contract stages. ... more
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Fri Aug 8, 2014
Phillip Madison answered:
If you are still needing assistance locating a Realtor to help with this sell, please let me know. I would be glad to assist in conducting interviews to locate the right fit.
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Wed Aug 6, 2014
Steve Quintana answered:
More information is needed to answer your question. Most contracts have a numerous check points along the way to closing that offer each party the chance to get out without penalty, or with small penalty. You may want to do a full investigation into the facts and circumstances of the situations and decide how you want to move forward. ... more
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Sun Aug 18, 2013
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Mon Jul 8, 2013
Michael Brownstead answered:
The short answer is NO! In Texas, only one broker may represent a seller in the sale of a home at any given time.
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Sun Jun 16, 2013
Karman Wallace answered:
Good evening Joy, I apologize that I have not gotten back to you sooner, I was visiting my mother (in a nursing home) out of State.

The first item, is has the will been probated, if not; then it needs to be probated.

The second item is interview agents who have listed homes in the area where you home is located (is it in Wills Point?, if so; I can send you information on real estate agents that may have listed and sold homes in Wills Point, the key here is to find someone that you feel comfortable with that has listed and/or sold homes in Wills Point, you will need this comfort feeling as time goes on as you and the agent may have many conversations pertaining to the market, what it is going to take to sell your home, etc. and you need some one you are comfortable with.

I do not work the Wills Point market and at this time, know very little about it, but if you have further questions, I will be pleased to answer them for you.

My name is Karman Wallace 972-342-0787 or karwallac@aol.com
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Wed Apr 4, 2012
Bryan Song answered:
A lot of my home buyers usually like to move into their new home before the winter so that moving can be much easier regarding the cold weather, however, to answer your question generally I would have to agree with one of the previous comment that as long as you and your agent strategically map out the price, interior attentiveness and the other factors that contribute to a faster sale can all accommodate in a fast and easy experience for your house to sell in carrollton.


Kindest Regards,


Bryan Song
Residential Agent
Beam Real Estate
Office: 972-484-6644
Cell: 214-597-7138
14455 Webb Chapel Rd
Farmers Branch Tx 75234
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Wed Aug 24, 2011
Bruce Lynn answered:
54 is the median....

You can check out more information on 75007 at the link below, such as average prices, other listings, and inventory. It's FREE.
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Sat Apr 30, 2011
Don Groff answered:
That is hard to say for sure. I have shown all tile homes and had people that loved that and people that hated it. Some people prefer wood too. People with allergies want to minimize carpet so those buyers will see it as a plus. I would do what you like while you are living in the house and not worry too much about resale unless you see yourself selling in the near future.

Don Groff
REALTOR | Mortgage Broker | Consultant
Buy - Sell - Lease - Invest
Keller Williams Realty | 360 Lending Group
o.512.669.5599 m.512.633.4157
listings@dongroff.com
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Wed Oct 20, 2010
David Jaffe answered:
Hi Kay,

I have found that price and showability are the 2-key components of getting homes sold in this tough real estate market. You need to price your home at or below market value, especially if your home needs updating. You can also offer a Buyer a closing cost credit (that would be shown on the HUD-1 Closing Statement) that will give the Buyer liquid funds to make updates to their tastes.

Another option that would make substantial impact on how your home shows (that does not cost a great deal of money) is replacing worn/dark colored carpets, re-painting rooms to today's modern colors (earth tones), replacing old/dated light fixtures, replace vanities/faucets & bath accessories, & older draperies/window treatments. Also replace flush doors with 6-panel or prairie style doors/hardware. Another important aspect is staging your home to look its best... This will give your Buyers a fantastic first impression of your home!

Best of luck...
David
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Wed Jul 21, 2010
Judi Monday, CRS answered:
Actually I don't think $255,000 is any better of a search price than $265,000 from an internet standpoint. Whenever possible I always advise my Sellers to price for internet real estate sites--where most people will search $225,000 to $250,000 or $250,000 to $275,000 -- by pricing at $250,000 you wind up at the top in one of the searches and at the very bottom in the second search.

When I am working with a Buyer on a new build I always include a clause that allows for a re-negotiation of price should the builder drop their base price during the time the house is being built or if there is a major shift in the market. Short of having something of that type in your contract, I doubt the builder will be willing to give a price concession.
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Mon May 17, 2010
Dp2 answered:
First, I agree 100% with Don.

Second, an offer that's 15% below the list price for a listing that's priced 15% (or more) above its current market value IS a fair offer.

Third, it's hypocritical for sellers (and their agents) to complain about aggressively low priced offers now--especially when many marketed aggressively overpriced listings a few years ago. Barracudas or not, the sellers (and their agents) collected their checks and cashed them then, and now the pendulum has swung in the other direction. ... more
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Sat Apr 24, 2010
Michael Russell answered:
No Keith, I offer a detailed c.m.a.; solds(the facts), expireds(unsuccessful), and the actives(the competition). A complete marketing plan along with a solid asking price are the beginning of a successful transaction. But then the question wasn't about how I perform. ... more
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Sat Apr 17, 2010
Richard Schulman answered:
Making a connection that will your current listing sold. Or making a connection that will lead to a future buyer or seller transaction.

And if an agent is just starting out, a successful open house may also be just gaining experience and having some successful dialogues. ... more
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Wed Apr 7, 2010
RJ Avery answered:
I have a client right now that has chosen instead of having a 3/2 with study and formal dining to go to a 4/2 with a study that has french doors and could easily be used as a dining. Formal dinings are definitely a thing of the past, especially in the under 2500sqft range.

RJ
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Sat Apr 3, 2010
Michael Russell answered:
My first advice is to have a local Realtor(I'm one) prepare a cma(comps) for you regarding both your house in its present condition and if you did update. If it looks plausible to update then you would proceed to get quotes from reputable contractors regarding pricing. Then you can see if the whole idea of updating is worth it. ... more
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Tue Dec 22, 2009
Michael Russell answered:
Hopefully you've already successfully sold this property. If not I would like to see the property as I have a couple of investors who are actively looking to rehab a property.
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Fri Jan 23, 2009
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Wed Jan 21, 2009
Emily Erekuff answered:
Hi Lee Anne,

Sorry to jump in here, but I want to remind many who answered your question that commercial posts, including unwarranted solicitations, are prohibited on Trulia Voices. Had Lee Anne asked for help finding an agent, recommending your services would be acceptable, however she only asked how to get a selling price for her property.

We understand that you are here to promote your business, but please be sure that you've answered the question at hand before you invite someone to contact you or suggest you do business together.

Thank you,

Emily Gibson
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