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Home Selling in Medford : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Feb 9, 2017
Luke Scott asked:
I keep editing my listing but the changes are not being made, why?
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Sat Dec 31, 2016
Kerry Reich asked:
The contact information is incorrect the phone should be 541-899-4497. I do not know how to change that. Can you change it or let me know how. I didn't originally list the house on…
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Thu Apr 28, 2016
Dana Z answered:
Hello,

It is free to post a listing on Trulia. To post your home for sale by owner on Trulia, click the link below and select “Submit listings for sale.”

http://www.trulia.com/submit_listings/

You will be redirected to our partner site, Zillow. Once you’re on Zillow’s posting page, please make sure to select “For Sale by Owner” under the address field. Once you activate your listing on Zillow, it will appear on Trulia within 24 hours.

Thank you for using Trulia!

Dana
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Mon Jun 29, 2015
Kirsten Prizzi 239-248-1667 answered:
You don't need to, but it would be wise choice, this way you have the chance to repair everything and any buyer will be happy to buy your home knowing it has been cared for. Also it may prevent your from negative surprises. It happens that something is going on with our homes we don't even know about. ... more
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Thu Jun 25, 2015
Fred A. Blumberg answered:
Probably not as if as you say the smell is there its noticeable and the buyers will see it and ask... If they dont smell it than its a matter of let the buyer beware, they should inspect to 'hood'... ... more
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Wed Jun 24, 2015
UpNest Top Realtors answered:
The normal commission is usually 6%. But that can vary depending on the location and condition of your home and local real estate market.

Commission rates are always negotiable, but it's not easy to discuss since taking away an agents potential pay is obviously a touchy subject. However, many agents are willing to negotiate, it's just not something they like to advertise.

At UpNest, we will negotiate commission rates at an appropriate level with top local agents. Agents will then compete to earn your listing. When agents compete, they bring out their best commission rates and value added services.

http://www.upnest.com
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Sat Jun 28, 2014
Terry McCarley answered:
I handled a short sale last year where the ex-wife had signed a quit claim deed. She didn't have to sign any other paperwork until the final closing. I recommend you consult with a real estate attorney as laws vary from state to state. ... more
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Tue Nov 16, 2010
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Wed Aug 18, 2010
Therese MacGregor answered:
Our latest stats that from May 1 thru Jul 31, 2010 for Jackson County is 93 days. Not too bad overall. This just proves if you price the home right it will sell!
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Tue Aug 10, 2010
Thoughtful_living answered:
I am not sure but I think 1% is plenty. On a 300K house, $3K for a few hours work is a lot. How many jobs pay this well?
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Fri Jun 19, 2009
Adam Bogle answered:
As an Ashland Realtor, I will give you an Ashland answer. Please let it be noted up front that there is some stereotyping, and attempts at humor here, and to not get offended or take me too seriously.

Ashland is the greatest place on Earth, and seller's know it. Cash is only part of what an Ashland seller needs. They also need to know that you will love the house as much as they do. Does the buyer not only have enough money, will they make sure the Feng Shui stays good. That there is still room to do Yoga in the front where the East light comes in in the morning. Don't forget that there needs to be room in the garage for your Prius, Bicylce, and Scooter. You are a master gardener, right? Volunteer regularly at the Shakespeare and Britt Festivals?

Okay, semi-seriously....
Sellers frequently have egos about their house, the price they are asking, and what they perceive as what they have already lost on it because they didn't sell it 3 years ago. Also factors such as motivation (if it is a couple do both people want to sell), how much they may owe, how much they bought it for,

Almost everything in Ashland sells within 95% of the final asking price.....it is the mentality here. The sellers come to grips with their price if it is too high slowly...reduce the price....and when it becomes appropriately priced...they take an offer within 95%. Now this may be 80% of their original asking price...but it was on their terms.

I assume because you have made an offer, that you are working with an agent who is representing your needs as a buyers broker. I would ask them their experiences with sellers here in the area. Also they should know the differences between Realtors, and the different styles that local Realtors have. That is one of the benefits of hiring a good local Realtor to represent your needs.

Ultimately though is if your best offer is not good enough at this time for the seller to take...it doesn't matter if it is cash, or a loan.
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Thu Jun 18, 2009
Paul Garcia answered:
I've been showing property in Ashland to a very knowleagel and qualified buyer. One thing I have noticed is that some properties in Ashland are listed above the average price per s.f for the area. Some have a great view but small sq. footage. Don't be affraid to make an offer using SOLD comps in the area. You will find many homes in Ashland have been on the market for sooooo long they are selling well below the asking price. And if a broker questions your offer show them the SOLD comps and the days on the market. Good Luck. ... more
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Sun Jun 29, 2008
Bobbie Ross answered:
I would suggest that your agent initiate an addendum that states that the buyer has received a copy of the inspection and is aware of the evidence of termites near the structure AND that buyers accept the property in its present condition and do not require the seller to perform any repairs or treatments.

That should protect you....but be sure to talk with your agent and if necessary, his designated broker or company owner/broker. Each state has its own laws but I have never heard of the representative (agent) of any company having the right to demand a seller to do anything that the seller has not agreed to do in writing,
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Mon Jun 2, 2008
Dirk Knudsen answered:
Yes.

Closing costs are deductible. It will probably get your home sold quicker Michelle.

this is a non issue for you.

Pay them and start packing!

Regards;

Dirk Knudsen
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Wed Apr 30, 2008
Jeannine Dyer answered:
To know your fair selling price, you should have a market analysis done by an agent providing you with information of like homes in the area. Also, an appraised value is another step. If you are interested in getting your homes value and market time, please let me know I would be happy to meet with you, view your home and do some research to provide you with the latest information and pricing. check out my website or call me. jeanninesells.com 440 341-9100 ... more
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