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 UpNest, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Fri Dec 2, 2016
UpNest answered:
This simply means the owner agreed to sell the home to the tenant for a certain price within a certain time frame. There are a ton of pros and cons when it comes to rent to own but it really depends on the buyer's situation. This is a great question for an experienced realtor in your local area. UpNest.com can help you find a realtor who can evaluate your individual situation and weigh the pros and cons. Hope this helps! ... more
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Lee122700, Home Buyer in Sacramento, CA
Sun Nov 13, 2016
Lee122700 answered:
I know that they are not as my sister in law is friends with a zillow listed agent and frequently writes fake reviews for her
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Karen Gray-P…, Real Estate Pro in Warwick, NY
Tue Aug 23, 2016
Karen Gray-Plaisted answered:
Interesting this question was posted back in 2010. Marketing a home has changes since then. Now 95%+ of buyers searching for their new home online, staging is essential. It is part of marketing a home. Buyers do not want to see how sellers live, but how they can live in this "new" house they are seeking.

Generally you can expect to see about 3/4 to 3% of the listing price of a house. They main living areas should be staged and generally the master is the most important bedroom to stage. So to include all the rooms in a vacant house is not always necessary. It depends on the size of the house, and the market it is in.
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Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Mon Jul 11, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
Keep in mind that Trulia isnt' a real estate company. It's just a marketing site. if you're listed with a Realtor and it's in the MLS, it WILL be seen by anyone who is looking in that area & price range. ... more
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Neesey57, Home Buyer in Littleton, CO
Wed Jul 6, 2016
Neesey57 asked:
I received email from Trulia saying that 9325 W. Hinsdale Place in Littleton CO 80128 is no longer on the market. That is MY house and it is still on the market. Please correct your information…
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Tnwhitmarsh, Home Buyer in Littleton, CO
Sat May 28, 2016
Tnwhitmarsh asked:
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Mon May 2, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
Neither. Some buyers don't care for gas, some don't care for electric. One isn't going to bring in a higher value than the other. An appraiser isn't going to give a gas range any extra value, or subtract for an electric one. I wouldn't pay much attention to that. I'd focus more on the overall condition of the home, age of appliances and major systems like heating, electric, plumbing, roof, windows, etc. Make sure your home is priced at "fair market value". A good local Realtor would be happy to give you a complete market analysis. ... more
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Alysse Musgr…, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Thu Apr 21, 2016
Alysse Musgrave answered:
Yes, that is a bad idea. Financing a car increases your debt load and - depending on your income - could cause your loan to be denied.

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Kevan Pewitt, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Tue Apr 12, 2016
Kevan Pewitt answered:
I want to highly recommend you talk to a local attorney. They should be able to answer your legal questions and handle the problem.
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Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Sat Mar 19, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
Because this website is terrible! Keep in mind, this is just a marketing site that pulls listings from the different MLSs. Since it was bought by Zillow, this site has been a mess and full of bugs. Plus it takes days for new listings in the MLS to show up here. By the time a home appears here, it's usually under contract.

If you're serious about buying, you really should be working with a Realtor. I can give you direct access to the MLS so you can see listings the minute they are listed.

Sally Grenier
Broker Owner
Metro Brokers | Grenier Real Estate
sallygrenier@msn.com
303.475.4508 Cell
http://www.searchwithsally.com
http://www.boulderhousesearch.com
http://www.metrobrokersonline.com/agents/Sally.Grenier
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Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Sun Feb 21, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
Builder's sales reps are not REALTORS, nor even licensed real estate agents. They owe zero fiduciary duty to you, the buyer. They work for the seller (builder). Here in Erie there are sales reps blatantly LYING to buyers about oil and gas fracking operations going on.

By all means, DO have a REALTOR working for you. It doesn't cost you anything. Their commission is already built into the builder's marketing budget. You won't get any sort of discount on the home by not using an agent.

Good luck!

Sally Grenier
Broker Owner
Metro Brokers | Grenier Real Estate
sallygrenier@msn.com
303.475.4508 Cell
http://www.searchwithsally.com
http://www.boulderhousesearch.com
http://www.metrobrokersonline.com/agents/Sally.Grenier
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Alexguau, Other/Just Looking in Englewood, CO
Mon Jan 25, 2016
Alexguau answered:
There is always an opportunity waiting for those who are ready to jump on it.
Alex Garcia
NMLS # 375022
Mortgage Loan Officer
https://mortgage.bankofamerica.com/alexgarcia
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Joseph.magof…, Other/Just Looking in Littleton, CO
Wed Dec 9, 2015
Joseph.magoffin.dvc6 answered:
We are the local State Farm office in Roxborough. We are located in the Safeway Center upstairs by the library. You can reach us at 720.639.3950. If you prefer a local independent then I would recommend Trailstone Insurance which is right next door to us. You can reach them at 303.792.2355. They have helped us on many occasions and are very knowledgeable. ... more
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Kyle Foster, Real Estate Pro in Englewood, CO
Thu Oct 15, 2015
Kyle Foster answered:
Lisa,

I hope you decided to rent for 2 reasons. One, so you get to know the area and where you'd like to be long term. Two, because the market was insane and it has now cooled down dramatically. Interest rates are still extremely low and the number of active buyers has decreased dramatically. This has resulted in most homes sitting on the market for over a week instead of 1 day. This means it is now much easier to buy in the Denver Metro area, and buyers will continue to gain leverage against the sellers moving into the winter.

Wish you the best!

Kyle Foster
Keller Williams Realty - DTC
www.DenverRealEstateGuy.com
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Spunky87, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Sun Aug 30, 2015
Spunky87 asked:
We have spoken to our Property Manager. Rent payments would go to them from new renter.
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Edycatburns, Home Buyer in Littleton, CO
Fri Aug 21, 2015
Edycatburns asked:
Michael Glist, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Sat Aug 15, 2015
Michael Glist answered:
Yes there are several down payment assistance programs that we offer. They all have different guidelines. It would be best to go over your situation and see which one would best fit your needs. Feel free to contact me and I would be more than happy to assist you. ... more
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Colorado Exp…, Real Estate Pro in Littleton, CO
Fri May 1, 2015
Colorado Expert Jeff Hansen, Realtor answered:
Most likely any of the foreign listed ads are scams, not always, but it's a good bet. I'd be wary of anything asking for personal info.
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Kyle Foster, Real Estate Pro in Englewood, CO
Thu Apr 30, 2015
Kyle Foster answered:
Alice, you have most likely SOLD your Littleton home, by now, since this question was asked in 2010.
The market has changed dramatically since 2010. Today, April 30th of 2015 we are in a Seller's Market. There is a shortage in our current inventory and buyer demand is at an all time high! In today's market, upgrades are usually unnecessary to sell. However, if you'd like to get the most $$$ for your home, some upgrades may help you. These upgrades need to purposeful and appeal to a wide range of buyers. As far as a credit goes, I would not suggest a credit for anything in this market. Just lower the price and buyers will be all over it! ... more
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Javier Monti…, Real Estate Pro in Covina, CA
Fri Mar 27, 2015
Javier Montiel answered:
Trulia doesn't allow FSBO listings.
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