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Home Buying in Guilderland : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Nov 8, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
The market is telling you something. Two showings in 3 weeks says something is wrong. It could be the marketing, it could be that you've put too many restrictions on scheduling a showing, it could be the price, but even in a down market, that is slow.
Ask your agents to show you a list of homes in your area that are priced similar and less that have gone under contract. If others are selling, and yours is not, you need to change something and do it quickly.
Over pricing will result in a lower final price. Competition drives prices up, the lack of interest drives prices down.
A buyer doesn't care what you want to get out of the house, what you need to get out of the house, only how much they can buy it for compared to other similar homes. As long as there are better buys, your home will sit.
It may not be price, so check out the marketing, pictures, exposure, showing restrictions and everything else first. If they are good, it may be the price. $15k may or may not be enough, ask your agent for justification based on competition and sold listings.
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Sat Nov 7, 2015
Apeeble1 answered:
I think you are primarily paying to have your children go tithe Guilderland school district, which is one of the best in the area.
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Wed Aug 6, 2014
Kelly Stamas Audino answered:
In upstate New York the going rate for a real estate attorney is approximately $400-$500. Your agent should be able to recommend an attorney that they have worked with in the past. Most agents will provide you with the names of three attorneys so you can decide who best fits your needs. Be sure to contact a real estate attorney as they are the most knowledgeable with real estate law. ... more
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Fri Jun 6, 2014
Will Carson answered:
Hi Toby,

I saw your questions and I'm in California along the Coast.. No snakes here, no mosquitos either.

You should ask a local Real Estate agent which is best for you. The trends in the Real Estate market will have an effect. Prices on the Central Coast of California are going up quickly. Homes here tend to appreciate more than Condos.

You might want to talk to a rental company about which place will rent easier and for how much. The other thing you want to take into account is maintenance, The Condo's outside maintenance should be covered by HOA fees.

Hope I'm helping you out a little.

Will Carson
Gold Coast Realty of Cambria
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Thu Jun 5, 2014
Toby Xavier asked:
I found the property though builder's website, went and spoke about the upgrades and the final price. We will be signing a contract within the next 4-5 days and I am thinking to hire a…
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Mon Apr 19, 2010
Shelley Englert answered:
Hello Rooster69,

Please see the link below. It will answer your questions.

Thank you,

Shelley Englert, Realtor
All-American Properties
518 812-5510
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