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Home Selling in Gilbert : Real Estate Advice

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UpNest Top R…, Real Estate Pro in Burlingame, CA
Mon Sep 12, 2016
UpNest Top Realtors answered:
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Karen Peyton, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, AZ
Tue Aug 16, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
I suggest the two of you visit an attorney "together." You have three things afoot on as far as I see: an agreement for tenancy, the rent-to-own according to your sister's understanding, AND your relationship as siblings which is priceless.

Once both of you (together, present at the same meeting with the attorney) hear what he or she has to say, you will then have a basic framework to move forward legally and lawfully. How you will "use" the information, and the effect it will have on your relationship (at that point) will be totally up to you. Hopefully compassionate hearts and cool heads will prevail.

Good luck!
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Karen Peyton, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, AZ
Wed Jun 8, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
Despite it being "stick your head in an oven" hot over the past 4 days, homes without pools sell. Of course not for the same money as homes with pools, but the Seller without a pool didn't dig a hole costing $20,000 either. The real kicker for a pool owner - $20K in wont get you $20K out! Add to that the cost of maintenance which is thousands a year and you (without a pool) are way ahead of the game.

Homes sell when priced right. If you need direction, you can contact me through Trulia or my website.

Good luck!
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Yanoska Diaz, Real Estate Pro in Miami, FL
Fri Feb 12, 2016
Yanoska Diaz answered:
Not on this site. Only licensed agents can list homes for sale.
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johnywudel, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Mon May 4, 2015
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Edward Maddox, Real Estate Pro in Florence, AZ
Thu Mar 19, 2015
Edward Maddox answered:
Wow, that percentage of short sales is even lower than I anticipated. Good for the market.
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Edward Maddox, Real Estate Pro in Florence, AZ
Mon Mar 2, 2015
Edward Maddox answered:
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Edward Maddox, Real Estate Pro in Florence, AZ
Mon Mar 2, 2015
Edward Maddox answered:
It is a good practice for the buyers Realtor to be at the home inspection. It also helps explain item in report to client, if they are not available to attend.
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Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Torrance, CA
Sun Mar 1, 2015
Dorene Slavitz answered:
I would contact a local Realtor and invite them to my home to discuss the sale and fees and so forth. I would interview (3) three who you get from referrals from friends.
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Edward Maddox, Real Estate Pro in Florence, AZ
Sat Feb 21, 2015
Edward Maddox answered:
Unless you are willing to do your own marketing, etc. you don't have the exposure. You runt he risk of selling it under priced.
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Jan Pickering, Real Estate Pro in Florence, AZ
Wed Feb 11, 2015
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Jennie Miller…, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Wed Oct 22, 2014
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
In Phoenix, the market is not very cyclical and the number of homes sold from month to month doesn't have big increases or decreases.
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Austin Olsen, Real Estate Pro in Mesa, AZ
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Austin Olsen answered:
I have been flipping homes in the Gilbert, Mesa, and Chandler areas for over a year now and have looked at many other flipped homes. I do a lot of the work my self, and have seen a wide variety of homes for sale. Almost all the homes that are being flipped seem to look great inside, however I have a few tips. My #1 tip to selling your home is having it professionally cleaned. This alone attracts buyers when they walk into your home. I have walked into many homes that are updated and very nice, however they need to have the house deep cleaned.

The next big thing I notice sellers forget about is basic curb appeal and landscaping. If your current landscaping is in need of an update, I would highly recommend it. Invest some money in adding more gravel, get some fertilizer and green up the grass, pull the weeds, add some flowers or bushes, or just take the time to improve the look of your yard with simple maintenance. I see it all the time, beautiful houses in the interior, and a below par looking front and back yard which turn off many buyers.

Final tip I have is if your going to put most of your money anywhere in the house, put it in the kitchen. The kitchen is the most important area of the house in my opinion. It is where most friends and family hang out when they come over to visit. Simply adding things like a nice kitchen faucet, kitchen tile back splash, or restoring your cabinets could potentially add hundreds to thousands to your sales price.

I hope these three tips will help you to increased the value of your home before selling it. These are the three main areas that I believe need to be focused on.
Thank you,
Austin Olsen
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Dennis Kette…, Real Estate Pro in Gilbert, AZ
Wed Jan 29, 2014
Dennis Ketterer answered:
Hi Andrew, this is a question you should ask of your Realtor. Of course, you should also read your contract with that Realtor. If they do not have a rental clause you may handle it yourself or look for other property managers to rent your home for you. Still, you have an obligation to keep the home on the market per your contract with your Realtor. To answer the pricing question, depending on the rental price of the home, you would typically expect to pay your broker a full month rent for marketing, showing, writing the lease, doing the credit checks, etc. You should check with your current Realtor about this first. ... more
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Shawn Rogers, Real Estate Pro in Mesa, AZ
Tue Oct 1, 2013
Shawn Rogers answered:

Can you tell me about your property? E-mail me at We have a FSBO program where we GUARANTEE we can net you more money than you would have on your own. Of course, if we don't feel like we can do so based on what you are asking for your house, we won't take the listing however, with our vast marketing realm we get you a ton more exposure than you can on your own, that, I can absolutely guarantee you. My team is the #1 rated team on here, and on Zillow, and on and others even. The more people that see your property, the more offers and the higher those offers should be. Also, keep in mind, it's not all about absolute dollars. We save you a lot of hassle and time as well, bring well qualified buyers only. What if you were to get under contract (doing this on your own) and then a month later the potential buyers walks out on you? I think you'd agree that the month wasted of your life has "some" monetary value, wouldn't you? While we can never guarantee a buyer will not "walk", we certainly make sure they abode by the rules and that you get ever cent you are entitled to by the contract. Selling your house is something you don't want to do on your own. It's like diagnosing your own illness or defending yourself in a trial. Just let the doctor, lawyer, or in this case, REALTOR do it. I promise you you'll be better off! :)
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Lindsey Blaz…, Real Estate Pro in Gilbert, AZ
Tue Oct 1, 2013
Lindsey Blazevich answered:
Hi Paul! You can do a For Sale By Owner. However, there are many advantages to utilizing the services of a Realtor. I'd love the opportunity to speak with you about it. Please visit my website and call/email me with any questions. :)

Lindsey M. Perez, Realtor
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James McNeill, Real Estate Pro in Mesa, AZ
Wed Aug 21, 2013
James McNeill answered:
Hi Lola - I am with Keller Williams and specialize in residential properties, including ranch-style homes, such as they are here.

If it's an already-listed property or neighborhood, I am happy to find out the contact information of the broker or find the answer to your questions if that's why you asked.

Please let me know; thanks! - James
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Rebecca Kall…, Real Estate Pro in San Tan Valley, AZ
Fri Aug 9, 2013
Rebecca Kallhoff Team answered:
Hey Bruce, right now could be a great time to sell these homes, all depending on what your goals are with the homes.

If you would like to discuss with me what they would be worth and how much you would walk away with, in selling these homes, please feel free to give me a call and I would love to give you an idea at what you would be looking at if you were to sell them now.

My phone number is 480-275-9566, or you could shoot me over an e-mail at

PS. I look forward to working with you soon!

Nobody sells more homes than RE/MAX!
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Stephanie We…, Real Estate Pro in Gilbert, AZ
Tue Sep 18, 2012
Stephanie Weiss answered:
that is more of a "legal" question that should be asked of a "Virginia" attorney. Real estate agents in Arizona are not familiar with all the short sale processes in Virginia and should not be answering those questions with respect to same. Regards, ... more
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