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Thu Jan 30, 2014
Sabina Dinescu answered:
Based on everything you said, I'd anticipate a counter offer from the bank (as Akil pointed out). Especially if they're also taking backup offers, just in case your deal doesn't pan out. Hang in there. Short sales can take a while, but it's worth it if it's your dream home. Stay positive :) ... more
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Sat Dec 7, 2013
Akil Walker answered:

Are you looking to find out how many people live there?
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Sun May 26, 2013
Tammy Hayes answered:
The sale of your home can depend a great deal on whether or not it has Curb Appeal. What is Curb Appeal? Simply put, it is anything visible to a prospective buyer from the street that makes them want to see more of the house. Curb Appeal can be a powerful force in attracting potential buyers to your home. But how do you ensure that your house has as much Curb Appeal as possible?

Here are some easy places to start:

Make sure the lawn is mowed, and all trees and bushes are well trimmed.

Place planters of flowers or hanging baskets on the porch.

See that all flowerbeds are weeded and freshly mulched.

Check that the front door is attractive and freshly painted.

Consider re-painting the exterior of your house.

Give the outside of your home a good scrub: clean the windows, patio furniture, driveway and sidewalks.

Finally, make sure your house numbers are visible, your mailbox is in excellent condition, and that all porch and outside lights are working properly. You want interested buyers to find your home easily!

These are just a few ideas to get you started in preparation for selling your home. Once the home is ready to be put up for sale, it can be listed on my website, where it can get the attention of thousands of prospective buyers. I'd love to sit down and talk with you on other strategies for marketing your home. I look forward to hearing from you.

Tammy Hayes, Realtor
RE/MAX Palm Realty, Port Charlotte, FL
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Fri Apr 19, 2013
The Roskelly Team answered:
If you are in an HOA, contact them and if necessary provide photos via e-mail of the mess. Or, you might want to try going over there and explaining the situation. They might just be lazy and a little please from you might get them on their Spring cleaning early. Best of luck. ... more
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Sat Jul 28, 2012
Charlene Carper-wainright asked:
We had an investor lined up but looks like he is backing out due to personal reasons (his wife is expecting) and he is putting all investments on hold. We had a house lined up, below market…
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Fri Jul 29, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
When it comes to crime concerns and any available stats, for the most accurate and up to the minute information, contact/visit the local authorities and ask all your questions, hear all firsthand; if unfamiliar with the area, do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighors, etc.; real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase, or not, in specific neighborhoods.... ... more
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Fri Apr 8, 2011
Andrea Mills answered:
I ,too, never heard of a bank recommending an amount for your BAFO. I do not believe that the bank will have to document how many offers and for which amount they have. The seller does not and should not disclose the content of any offers to a third party. How would you feel if your offer amount and terms were disclosed to another buyer so that this other buyer can out-bid you? ... more
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Fri Apr 8, 2011
The Roskelly Team answered:
Hi V,

Unfortunately there is not a lot of regulation of listings in Trulia. Agents who input listings manually have to update them personally in order to change the data or status. Many just don't. The site also accepts uploads from other sites that may not stay current. So while it is a good general tool it is not the most accurate one for searching properties. If you would like a link to the complete Maryland MLS you can visit our website below. ... more
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Tue Nov 3, 2009
Steele V. Propp answered:
I am glad to hear that. I hope all comes together and you enjoy your new home for many years.

Steele, CDPE
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