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Home Selling in Fairfield County : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Jul 5, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
The main part of the floor should be fine. However, the edges where the carpet was attached to the floor will need to be refinished.
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Wed Jul 5, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
According to this Advice forum, it seems many sellers are complaining about lack of access and control over their listings. Since Zillow and Trulia are now the same company, the policy is you're supposed to edit your listing on Zillow first, then it will populate / sync to Trulia within 48 hours.

Another option is to Google and research "Flat Fee Broker". This method is an alternative to full service brokers. It allows owners to pay a small fee to a flat fee broker to have their home listed in the local MLS system. You will be required per MLS rules to pay a commision to the buyers broker IF the realtor brings a buyer who submits an offer. You still save about 3% by not listing with a full service broker. It leaves the owner in full control for marketing the home, negotiations, disclosures, contract, etc.
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Tue May 30, 2017
Mikeb0407 asked:
Quick timeline of events: I listed my home for sale, and in less than 24 hours we had one offer at asking and one above asking. We accepted the offer above asking, and signed the binder.…
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Mon May 22, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
In most areas cash buyers partner with listing agents who list home sin need of work and can contact their list of cash buyers, get them all there to see and ask for highest and best offer for each rather quickly. Hiring a listing agent that specializes in selling homes that need work can accomplish that as well as getting the most for the house when buyers compete. Someone selling their home themselves may not be able to reach all cash buyers with the same intensity ... more
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Thu Apr 20, 2017
Mary answered:

I have emailed you for the instructions on how to post your home on Trulia.

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Fri Mar 10, 2017
Tony answered:
Cost Savings

You have to correctly price your home.

I found this site to be very useful in breaking down benefits and tradeoffs of a flat fee MLS listing versus a traditional realtor:
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Tue Feb 28, 2017
Maureen415 asked:
The agreement was contingent on the home inspection, but there was nothing major listed, and she said she did not want to work out anything with us.
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Sat Jan 7, 2017
Myrna Garcia answered:
If I am in a contract with Rent To Own can the owner change their mind?
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Wed Oct 26, 2016
** Jeff Woda ** answered:
All else equal the buy out is going to be below the market value to leave the relo company room to work. However, in a declining market depending on your house setting it may well be a great strategy that allows you to get out and not have the headache of trying to find a buyer.
So the answer is it depends. The best way to answer that is to have a professional come in and take a look at both your house and your package as devil is always in the details.
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Tue Oct 18, 2016
Angelica P answered:

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Tue Oct 18, 2016
terri_mac2007 answered:
20 Dawn Street, Fairfield. 4 Brm Cape, complete remodel!
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