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Home Selling in Decatur : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Mar 22, 2017
katherine Mojica asked:
Zillow is managing the page I guess. I open the listing in trulia website and it open zillow 's page. I made the change in zillow but is not reflected in trulia...
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Tue Nov 29, 2016
Maricris A answered:

It appears that your property has been inactivated on Trulia.

Please note that you can remove your listing from Trulia by removing it from Zillow. Here is a link to their Help Center with instructions:

Your listing will remove from Trulia within 24 hours once you expire it from Zillow.

For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:


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Fri Aug 12, 2016
Neil Roxas answered:

Yes you can. To post your home for sale by owner on Trulia, click the link below and select Submit listings for sale.

You will be redirected to our partner site, Zillow. Once you activate your listing on Zillow, it will appear on Trulia within 24 hours.

For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

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Mon Nov 30, 2015
Amelia Robinette answered:
Have you checked the tax assessment records? That may be the place to start.

Also, ask yourself why this matters. Most of the information on these sites is only about 70% accurate, it doesn't affect your home value, only what other people see on the internet.

Do you really want to spend time and effort on something that doesn't really matter?
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Mon Nov 30, 2015
Amelia Robinette answered:
They might qualify for short sale or deed in lieu - the borrower needs to contact the lender to see about their options.
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Mon May 4, 2015
Jackson Willis answered:
Anything that can help improve the the value of the house is good to do before putting it on the market. If there are requirements for this too, then you should definitely focus on getting that figured out. I hope that you'll be able to get this resolved quickly. It definitely could be difficult to go through this in the long run.
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Tue Jan 20, 2015
Jeri Patrick answered:
I would contact a local real estate agent to sit down with you to discuss listing your home. Best of luck.
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Sat May 24, 2014
Vernetta Sims answered:
You should contact an Agent and get a market analyst done, properties are going back
up in value and you may be able to sell with out going the short sale route,
contact me I can help.
Vernetta Sims, Nathans Realty Llc
License- 126514
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Thu Jul 4, 2013
Hank Miller answered:
Give Lee a call, as he intimated there are ways to get ahead of possible problems. I'm both an agent and appraiser - and I use that second title as a sledge hammer.

I ALWAYS make it a point to meet an appraiser at any listing of mine. Contrary to popular belief, this is not "illegal", the agent is meeting the appraiser to ensure that the local micro market trends are known. Giving the appraiser appropriate closed and pending sales to ensure a complete understand of the micro market is fine. Ensuring that the appraiser knows all of the features of the home and community is fine - and important. This is not "influencing" anything, this is educating an often rookie appraiser that may not be local.

Purchase appraisals and "separate" appraisals are black and white. Purchase appraisals are written for underwriters and are defensive in nature - no appraiser is putting their arse out there and none want call backs. "Regular" appraisals provide more latitude, differences can be significant when you're not working to fit inside a idiotically small underwriter check box. "Flags" that an underwriter look for are not present when writing for a private client.

Lenders almost never change opinions once appraisals are submitted - which makes listing agents being out there critical to success. But....since there are many meathead agents out here, that doesn't always happen.

Give Lee a call, he knows the area better than anyone. I would submit that this listing agent should be released...but that's just me. that link might provide some help

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Fri May 31, 2013
Jill Biggs answered:
Showcase your home as a 2 bedroom as more buyers are looking for a 2nd bedroom than a dining room when they are home hunting! Since the space is unusual you could just the table as a "desk" to make it more of an office space. Either way don't confuse the buyers by making it look like a dining area. ... more
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Fri May 31, 2013
Webb Group Realty answered:
Give us a call - 404-423-0353!
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Tue Jan 15, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
Maybe you should go to Zillow, to post on Craigslist?
You think?
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Fri Jan 4, 2013
Bill Eckler answered:
Yikes...this post is from 2009.....
However, if installed in 2009 it could be ready to be changed out again. Shag may have been "In" in 2009 but in 2013 there are better options.
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Fri Jan 4, 2013
Sally English answered:
I hope you listened to all the good advice you got below and have sold your home by now. For other home sellers:
1. Remove all family photos
2. Clean off the refrigerator
3. Get rid of 50% or more of the stuff you have sitting out on tabletops, counters, bookshelves.
4. Find a staging expert (call me for a recommendation) and have them take the furniture you already own and stage your home.
5. Clean out closets - garage - basement.
6. Donate stuff to Goodwill, have a garage sale or give it away.
7. Trim shrubs, remove dead leaves
8. Fresh paint works wonders

Have your home ready to show on day one and by day 7 you can be under contract.
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Thu Jan 3, 2013
Sally English answered:
Hopefully Mary has sold her home (question posted in 2008) and you need more options for homes near Emory or Decatur.

Check the link below and you will see real time FMLS listings of homes for sale in 30033.

You can see other homes and neighborhoods convenient to Emory and CDC at my website

2013 is going to be a solid year for Atlanta real estate, it would be a great time to buy a home.
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Wed Dec 5, 2012
Locke Haman answered:
It may not be. Short sales can be very complicated, so you want an experieced professional working for you. If you're working with a good attorney with experience handling short sales, you probably don't need a Realtor. ... more
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Tue Jan 10, 2012
Travis Williams answered:
As in the words of a 5yr old...... PICK ME, PICK ME, PICK MEEEEE!!!! Lol! But seriously, you need an agent that is willing to go the extra step to understand a renters plight. Usually they're on their last leg and need somewhere very soon. With an experience agent (like myself), I can and will assist renters, and possibly their agents, in understanding that YOUR home is the perfect one for them. Call me so that I can get started on marketing your home right away at 404.422.8568 or email me at I look forward to working with you. ... more
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Thu Nov 17, 2011
Sally English answered:
I have also had "scammers" hijack listing info and photos from my Craigslist listings and then set up a fake for rent or even for sale listing. Buyers should beware when dealing with Craigslist listings. ... more
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Thu Dec 9, 2010
Stephen Perras & Judy Perras answered:

I live in Decatur 30033 and know the area, I also used to be a contractor. The process of dividing land into lots in Dekalb county is pretty straight forward. Even if you don9;t sell the lots but just have them divided on paper it would still make your home worth more to a future owner/buyer. I would be happy to take a look at this with you if you like and help walk you through the process. Please feel free to give me a call or shoot me an email.
Stephen 404-392-2711
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