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Home Selling in Katy : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Jan 25, 2017
Pedro2 answered:
Investors are buying a house and Flippin it . Can I use the same title that they used to buy the house. Can I close on they same day as they are selling it?
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Thu Oct 13, 2016
Paul answered:
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Fri Sep 30, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
There's no right or wrong answer to your question. Some sellers stay at home during showing but most don't, buyers feel more comfortable when sellers are not home.

I hope this helps!

Best,
Susie Kay
United Real Estate Dallas
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Thu Sep 24, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
Tabaha,
Tom would need to post the listing here and update them for you. See if he has a presence here on Trulia and suggest it to him if he doesn't.
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Sun Aug 16, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
The fee varies, some you can negotiate the amount and some you can negotiate on who pays for it. The fees may include title fees, broker fees, repair, closing cost, HOA, prorated tax etc. My suggestion is that you contact a local realtor to help answer your question when you are ready to sell your home.

Take care!
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Thu May 8, 2014
Nesha Jackson answered:
Enrigue are you stll in the market to sell your home? Please contact me.

Nesha Jackson
Keller Williams Memorial
832.829.8374
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Fri Nov 1, 2013
Darryl Hill answered:
It's a seller's market, so a great time to sell. We have a wonderful program where you can sell you house for FREE.
Darryl Hill / Realtor
832.279.6341
Darrylsells@gmail.com ... more
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Thu Oct 31, 2013
Nesha Jackson answered:
Your credit rating is not effected until you are thirty days behind. You could wait until the 8th and see if you close. If you don't, you could still pay it then with out penalty. You also could wait until the last day of the month to pay it. You will have to pay a late fee but as long as you pay it before it reaches 30 days late you are safe from a bad reporting to your credit report. Nesha Jackson 832 398 1531. ... more
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Thu Oct 31, 2013
Nesha Jackson answered:
I have buyers waiting for new homes to enter the market i Katy. I would be happy to send you the sales comps and explain how each comp relates to your home. I would also love to bring my buyers over to view your home. I can have it sold in days for top dollar. My direct number is 832 398 1531. ... more
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Thu Oct 31, 2013
Nesha Jackson answered:
I have buyers waiting for new homes to enter the market i Katy. I would be happy to send you the sales comps and explain how each comp relates to your home. I would also love to bring my buyers over to view your home. My direct number is 832 398 1531. ... more
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Mon Jul 22, 2013
Richard Luebeck answered:
Danny,
Good morning, you will need to contact your HOA to find out the correct fees. Have a Great Day!
"Selling Real Estate Since 2001"
Best Regards,
Richard Luebeck
Elite Texas Properties
12320 Barker Cypress Road
Suite 600-224
Cypress TX 77429
Cell 832-646-2886
realtor_richard@yahoo.com
www.har.com/richardluebeck
www.texasrealestate.com/richardluebeck
www.elitetexasproperties.com
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Thu May 2, 2013
Bryan O'leary answered:
Find a reputable realtor, have them pull comps to prove your 25% is worth $65K. Then enter into negotiations using that realtor. He or she will have the knowledge and expertise to walk you through the transaction. Good luck.

Bryan
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Wed May 1, 2013
Guy Gimenez answered:
I buy and sell under owner financing all the time and it's perfectly legal. In fact, there a number of attorney's in Austin who specialize in this type of transaction. However, you must do it right from the start so seek out a competent attorney who is familiar with the regulations concerning such a transaction. ... more
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Sat Jan 26, 2013
Angie Williams answered:
First of all, there is no "listing agent" if there is no listing signed. So the answer is no.
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Tue Apr 24, 2012
Stuart Scholer answered:
This would be a good number to quote at a cocktail party. You need to get down to the specific community.
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Tue Mar 22, 2011
Linda Moreau Team answered:
Hi, Kim - I sell in the Highland Lakes area in Central Texas, so, of course, I don't know the particulars of your situation in Katy. Having said that, I suggest you consider the reduction in costs to maintain a smaller home, the currently low interest rates, and the fact that you should get a good deal on the next home, even while you might feel you are "losing" on the sale of the larger house. So - my advice would be to move on, get into the home your family is most comfortable in, especially if you plan to live in the next property at least 5 years.

As to you particular question, No, I don't think the market is going to "recover" in 2011 or even in 2012. We won't be back to the "good ole days" for another 7-10 years, although there will be gradual improvement, in my opinion, in most of Texas. So - get busy! You have a house to sell and another one to buy! Good luck. lm
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Mon Jan 24, 2011
Bruce Lynn answered:
Typically yes you would pay interest and principal payment the month of closing.
This could of course depend on the terms of your loan.
You can typically call your lender...tell them what day you will close and they can give
you payoff amount.
Remember how you got that "free" month when you got the loan. Well it's not really free.
Typically loans are set up where you have the money and pay the interest for use of the money.
So if you typically pay 1st of month, that is last month's interest.
If you close on 25th of the month, then you owe the outstanding loan balance AND 25 days of interest
for which you had use of the money.
Hope that helps.
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Sat Dec 25, 2010
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
Hi Sidney55:

If the Agent wrote the offer, submitted it and is the procuring cause
then you have to pay. Sadly, if it is now a Short Sale, the banks are
covering the Short, so it will likely be negotiated down.

Clearly, it seems it is a regular sale now gone short sale.
Believe it or not there is a lot of work on the part of the listing agent to close a short
sale, even though it is not apparent to you.

Good luck.
Perry
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Sat Nov 20, 2010
Jairo Rodriguez answered:
Hola si gustas me puedes llamar a my cell 281-658-8263

Gracias
Jairo Rodriguez
REALM REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS
810 HIGHWAY 6 SOUTH, SUIT 100
HOUSTON,TX 77079
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Mon Oct 18, 2010
Richard Ortiz answered:
Hi Rb,

You may want to visit your previous agent's personal website and confirm his is not listing it there. And if so you can ask him to be certain to remove it from all sites he may have posted it to. It may take a while for the changes to trickle through the different systems. ... more
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