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Wed May 31, 2017
Rr.pc.mac asked:
house... And he ended buying the house because he knew your highest offer and made a higher one. Is there any action agains this unethical contractor? I'm so sad because this was our…
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Wed Apr 29, 2015
Robert J. RAPP answered:
Your Realtor can post those on the MLS which will be able to filter onto sites like Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, etc. Additionally, you may want to post it on Craigslist. I'd also suggest reaching out to your local or county wide newspaper to include the Open House date and time in the print and online paper. ... more
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Wed Apr 28, 2010
James Wehner answered:
Most MLS computer systems will generate a notice when a listing has had a price reduction. If you reduction was significant enough, it should peek the interest of anyone looking for a home similar to yours. Typically a home need to be reduced atleast 4-5% before it will make a difference, however, I have seen even a few thousand dollar reduction generate new interest in the home.

Best of luck!
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Wed Jan 6, 2010
Catherine "Cathy" Chaudemanche answered:
Anita,

You posted in 08863 zipcode which is Fords, New Jersey . I am not familiar with your description...Did you post in the wrong zip?
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Tue Dec 15, 2009
Catherine "Cathy" Chaudemanche answered:
Hi Malya,

Sorry to be coming a bit late...
In a nutshell, my ideal client is a VERY educated and informed seller. The more educated and informed and the more chance we have to go to the closing table. ... more
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Thu Jul 9, 2009
Mary Petti answered:
GREAT NEWS !!! Let us know how things go and congratulations !!
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Tue Jun 23, 2009
Francesca Patrizio answered:
M,

Having personally been a victim of such a scam and done research within the RE industry and outside municipal contacts, the primary targets appear to be homes that appear to be or are advertised as vacant and as mentioned below are listed with RE agencies. These jokesters copy the company pics and description and count on the listing agents to be too busy with selling homes than renting (as small ROI) to notice. . . . joke is on them, we are noticing!

Having said that, I'd offer you the following advice whether you give craigslist a try or list with a RE company.

(1) Do not publish the actual address and/or advise the agency that you do not want the address to be included in any advertisements (except the local MLS).

(2) Do not state that the property is vacant and/or advise the agency.

(3) If the property is in fact vacant, do not publish pics of the interior (if it is not furnished).

In closing, I'll share another success story . . . just this past May a fellow agent had multiple rentals that "just weren't moving." On a Thursday, she placed ads on Craigslist . . . by Saturday, she filled the vacanies in 3 of 4 properties with people that contact her through those ads.

Unfortunately, Nigerian scams are all to common and advisements against them have been plentiful for many years.

Love and Peace,
Francesca Patrizio, Realtor, ePro
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Wed May 13, 2009
Karen Levy answered:
sometimes a small adjustment in price will trigger buyer activity. The four main components to selling a home are: Price, Condition, Location, and Marketing. Think of it as four legs supporting a chair. When one is removed the chair does not function as it should. Best of luck to you! ... more
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