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Home Selling in Middletown : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Mar 9, 2017
Ruben And Shirley Porras answered:
I don't have this answer. I am searching for Texas information. Is the seller required to provide smoke detectors prior to selling a home?
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Tue Feb 24, 2015
Alan & Melissa Hamilton answered:
Joyce,

Sorry to see you frustrated. The average market time in Middletown CT right now is 86 days.
Unit sales are down 51.5% to 16.
Median price in January was $155,700. This is down 35.1% from $240,000 in January of 2014.
Inventory is up by 5.1%.

If you want to track this information you can do so at my company's website http://www.Raveis.com and if you need a good Realtor I would suggest contacting our Middletown office. http://www.raveis.com/office/CT/Middletown/15

Best of luck.

Alan
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Mon Apr 7, 2014
Gina Lavery answered:
Hi Joyce,

Before you do that, you should have a licensed realtor come out to your home to give you a Market Analysis. Taking away the bonus room to add a 4th bedroom may not get you more $$. Most real estate agents will do a market analysis for free! If you run across one who wants to charge you for this service, run. :) ... more
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Tue Feb 18, 2014
Ted Kostzewski answered:
If you are in fact a candidate for a short sale, Dan has covered most of the bases. Short sales do require a special expertise. However, renting vs selling is a matter of another sort. Do you want to be a landlord with rental headaches? Will you still be able to cover your mortgage if you do rent it out? Have you received sufficient consultation from a Realtor to determine if this is a good time to sell? Are you in an upside down situation where you owe more than your condo is worth? The last question obviously takes you right back to the short sale aspect. Difficult questions and answers to contend with, albeit necessary to get to the crux of your request. ... more
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Sat Aug 6, 2011
Maggie Griffin answered:
Advertising differs. If you are trying to rent on your own, I do suggest to advertise in your town's paper. Most of the time it is easier to advertise a rental that way because most renters search the papers. If you go through a Real Estate Professional - the difference is they advertise for you, screen a prospect tenant and do a credit check for you for a tenant who wants to rent your home. ... more
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