Is there an agent who can help me sell my home in Lake Charles and buy a home after I sell?

Asked by Janet Marasco, 34986 Fri Jan 18, 2008

We live in a gated community which doesn't allow fences. We have a Siberian Husky that I would like have a back yard for. Is there any way to sell our home and at the same time use the money to purchase another house.

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Phil Fowler, Agent, Brandon, FL
Fri Jan 18, 2008
Hello Janet,

When you interview realtors, at least 3 (preferably 5), ask them about their track record, e.g. how many homes they have sold, (especially in Lake Charles) and how long they have been in real estate.

Since you will probably be using the same agent for both the selling of your home and purchasing of a new one, ask them if they would be willing to lower their commission. By this I mean that once the home is sold, they rebate you a portion back when you purchase the new home from them.

I'm sure my fellow Realtors will not like this advise, but after all, we are suppose to look after our clients best interest.
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Debbie Reddi…, Agent, Palm City, FL
Fri Jan 18, 2008
I'd be happy to help you in both the selling and buying process. Feel free to call me at your earliest convenience.

Debbie Redditt, CRS, ePRO
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HELEN FREY, Agent, Port Saint Lucie, FL
Wed Mar 19, 2008
Lake Charles and St. Lucie West communities have a lot to offer. Yes, the housing market is difficult at this time, and the most important step in your sale and purchase is to use a local REALTOR who knows the market. My office is in St. Lucie West, just a stones throw away from Lake Charles, and I have successfully sold homes in Lake Charles. We have walk-in clients in our office askng about the different gated communities. I would love to talk with you in more detail about the successful marketing and sale of your home as well as the purchase of your next home.

Helen Frey, REALTOR
Coldwell Banker, Thomas J. White Realty

To Sell or Buy... Call Specialist Helen Frey 772-285-9392
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Debra B Albe…, Agent, Port St Lucie, FL
Wed Sep 25, 2013
We have sold several homes in Lake Charles! It is a wonderful community in St. Lucie West with great shopping and restaurants nearby. We have helped many of our sellers relocate and one of them even became a Keller Williams Agent after moving!
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Katie Murphy, Agent, Stuart, FL
Mon Mar 17, 2008

As you know there is a large inventory of homes for sale, but if a home is priced right to sell, it will. I would love the opportunity to talk to you about listing your home and helping you find another. Katie Murphy, Realtor -- Keller Williams of the Treasure Coast. 561-452-2160;
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