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Thu Feb 2, 2017
Crjinwi answered:
there are many places that will buy your place, but probably not for what you want to sell it for, they are in the business of reselling, so skip the middle man and sell it yourself. Talk to at least 3 different agencies and get a market analysis. And then go to look at which homes would be closest to yours in competition. Look at what they are actually selling at not asking to get a realistic picture. no home is perfect. not all basements finished. again how it looks is primary, clean, neutral, uncluttered and loved, never underestimate a fresh coat of white paint. Just like selling a used car, you would wash and wax first and clean out the trunk, but you don't have to replace everything, leave the upgrades or projects to your buyer, most of all have an attorney or agent that represents your interest ... more
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Mon May 7, 2012
Tom Cullen asked:
I sold a property in 38125 through via lease purchase. It was a rental. My experience investing in Memphis rentals out of state (hawaii) has been bad. After evicting a bad tenant, decided…
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Thu Aug 11, 2011
Steven Ford answered:
I didn't see your comment about the roof. Roofs are typically the one item visually that will scare the stuffing out of a buyer. They expect the roof to have life in it...the FHA appraiser might even make it an item of interest in any appraisal. New roofs don't sell houses...but bad roofs can sure keep them from selling. Do it and take your deduction, even if you have to depreciate it. Also...Memphis can be a tricky market...so it's tough to do that from Hawaii. ... more
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Mon Apr 21, 2008
Joyce Medlin answered:
Hi Helen, if I were you, I would consider Fayette County......either north (Eads, Oakland) or south (Piperton, Rossville). Those are the areas we know of people really enjoying their retirement (friends, colleagues, clients). I haven't heard of anyone we know of going to Tipton County, so I can't speak to that.....but that doesn't mean that area doesn't have something to offer. By the way, for a neat offer if you're relocating, please visit www.danstewartrealtors.com/relocation. If you'd like some more info about Memphis (dining, shopping, etc), you might want to check out www.danstewartrealtors.com/about_memphis. On that page, you'll find info about Memphis, TN being selected by AARP as one of five "great places to retire" (2006). If you go to www.danstewartrealtors.com/about_memphis2, you'll see a 2007 report (CNNMoney.com) that names Memphis as the #1 housing market, based on affordability. This was part of a larger survey on the best places to retire (Memphis was cited as a hot spot). Good luck and please contact me at 901-486-2923 if you have any questions. ... more
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Sun Oct 14, 2007
Darlene Blakeslee answered:
At ERA we offer a promise "ERA will sell your home or ERA will buy it." There are some conditions that apply, but if you are at least 20% vested in your home and the home is not over $700,000 after 180 day listing we will buy your home for 90% of the appraised value. ... more
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