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Home Selling in Mohave County : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Nov 20, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
A leased solar system is often a problem when it's time to sell. As you have experienced, Buyers don't want to be or become responsible for the lease. Unless you will buy out the lease there really isn't much you can do about it. From what I've heard the companies who lease the systems will not negotiate the outstanding payment due so you'll likely be on the hook for the full amount.

Maybe you can offer your next Buyer a credit (as a price reduction) to reflect the rental payment for a number of years or actually pre-pay the lease for a specific period of time. Of course this gesture won't lessen the burden of responsibility for the purchaser - just soften the blow.

Also, check out the qualifications to assume and transfer the lease. Better to present the "story" upfront, as opposed to providing the details later and have the Buyer change their mind.

Good luck to you!
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Tue Oct 4, 2016
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Thu Jul 28, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
It really depends on the type of financing the buyer is trying to obtain.
For example with FHA, the down-payment is required to be funded by the buyer, though the borrower (buyer) can receive gift funds that do not require repayment - no loans for "down" allowed. Also, the "giver" cannot be anyone related to the transaction (e.g. seller, builder, or real estate agent).

If it were me and I were you, I'd ask your buyers to speak with their lender and first find out "what" if any assistance is available to them (down payment assistance programs) without your intervention, "before" asking about a seller carry which may or may not be permissible.

Consult also your agent (who has a much better view) for their input and ideas.

Good luck!!
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Wed Jul 27, 2016
Angelica P answered:

Please follow these steps on how to claim your property:

1. Sign into your Trulia account. If you do not have an account, you must first register.
1. If you haven't already claimed your home, navigate to the property page, go to the "Edit Home Facts " button and verify ownership.

For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

Thank you for using Trulia!

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Fri Jul 15, 2016
Angelica P answered:

Please follow these instructions to claim your property:

Sign into your Trulia account. If you do not have an account, you must first register.
Navigate to the property page, go to the "Edit Home Facts " button and verify ownership.

For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

Thank you for using Trulia!

Consumer Care Advocate
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Thu May 19, 2016
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Thu May 5, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
From whom are you receiving your information about the Buyer's ability to close the transaction?
You write you're nearly 6 weeks past your closing date, yet the Buyer's loan has been in underwriting just over 2 (weeks). If your timing is correct, there was "never" a chance of closing on time!

What is your agent saying? What is the Buyer's agent saying? What is the loan officer of the Buyer saying? It makes no sense that no one knows anything and no remedy has been proposed. I will assume you are a FSBO - and if not, suggest calling a meeting with your agent and their Broker!

"Is there anything we can do...?"

The question is what do you "want" to do, and the power you have to bring that to reality. Can you push Wells Fargo to a decision? In my opinion, it's doubtful - but calls to the loan officer, their supervisor, and branch manager may help.

If you're a FSBO you have the Buyer's contact info. Call them. Over and over and over again. The responsibility to obtain financing is theirs, not yours.

If you are considering cancellation of your agreement, I recommend you have an attorney review your original contract and subsequent addenda so you can make a "clean" getaway.

You have the patience of a saint! Best of luck!!
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Sat Oct 3, 2015
ryeryk asked:
Big swimming pool and 2 hot spa's in a gated community of 60 units, Family oriented, Big palm trees and flowers all over, close to all banks, grocery stores, schools, library, and across…
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Thu Aug 27, 2015
Diana Hellman answered:
Only real estate professionals can post on Trulia. Try zillow instead.
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Thu Aug 13, 2015
deanna.lawson asked:
The addition room now has a new roof. Does not leak.
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Thu May 7, 2015
Randy Stoker answered:
All listings featured on Trulia were originally posted by the Realtor who input the data into their respective MLS data base. Contact your Realtor and make the correction there; Trulia will pick up the new data within 72 hours and adjust their listing information. ... more
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Wed Jun 19, 2013
Sharon Cook answered:
There are many good agents in the Lake Havasu City market who sell homes all across all 3 zip codes, 86403, 86404 and 86406. I have continued to be a top producing agent in Lake Havasu City and I do live in the 86406 zip code myself. To get a better idea if you are looking to sell your home, feel free to give me a call at #928-486-3001 or visit my website at as there are several ways to determine which agent is right for you. ... more
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Sat Mar 30, 2013
Scott Godzyk answered:
This is why you could have used a listing agent. with a cloudy title and liens no buyer would release money to seller before closing. You may need an attorney to review the paperwork if it is drawn up by teh buyer and the sellers agent would usually look out for you, you may need the attorney to look out for you. ... more
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Sat Mar 30, 2013
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Thu Aug 2, 2012
Cathy Ott answered:
If you will email me the specifics (site-built, manufactured home, general condition, etc) I would be happy to do a complimentary market analysis on your home using the most current comparable active, pending and closed sales in the area. Thanks! Cathy Ott ... more
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Tue Jun 5, 2012
Ann White answered:
I currently have a home on fourty acres listed in Antelope Valley, (Seligman is the closest town) in Yavapai County, Arizona. Located off historic Route 66. If you would send me the parcel number(s) of the property, I will do the research to find the location of the property. Please contact me via email or phone with the information. Ann White, Re/Max Prestige Properties, Kingman, AZ. 928-718-0100 office 928-727-3564 cell. ... more
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Fri Nov 11, 2011
Sharon Cook answered:
If your mobile home is located in the Beachcomber RV Resort, you do not own the land with the mobile home and you are leasing space from the Park owner. Your best bet is to place an ad in the local Lake Havasu newspaper and also post on Craig's list. Transfer of ownership for these types of units is completed through the DMV (believe it or not) along with the Assessor's Office if you receive a tax notice every year. You are not technically selling "real estate", you are selling a mobile on a leased spot. You might want to check with the Park's owner who may have a list of prospective buyers. It's a great area out there on the Island and alot of people don't mind paying the high monthly fees for that location.

Sharon Cook
RE/MAX Prestige Properties
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Fri Nov 11, 2011
Roswell Moore, answered:
Hi LB,

Buyers are looking for value for their money. One way to set your property apart is your ability to show potential buyers how much their purchase (your property) will cost them if they are financing their purchase. If you provide buyers different financing options showing them how much they have to bring to the closing table for their down payment and closing costs, plus see their entire monthly payments, they can quickly compare which option is best for them, and many times they will see it is actually cheaper than what they thought it would be. I can help you with that.

Also, you can place your home on the in their For Sale By Owner section to expose your property 94% of buyers who start their home buying search on line. You will expose your home to the millions of buyers who are looking for a home on line.

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Then use their professionally produced free flyers to place your home for sale on Craigslist and BackPage and watch their 24-hour interactive response system respond to potential homebuyers inquiries, send you the interested buyer's contact information so you can follow up with them.

They will pre-qualify the potential buyer just like they do for a real estate agent. They'll check their credit, down payment source, employment, and any other factors that may enhance or detract from their ability to obtain your home. This information is paramount to a transaction. You may waste many weeks and pass up other capable buyers if you subsequently find that your potential buyer cannot qualify for a loan. This will assure a fast, smooth, and speedy closing for you.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions, I'd be glad to help.

All the best,

Roswell Moore, CMPS
Certified Mortgage Planner
480-422-5095 direct

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Mon Sep 26, 2011
Bob McClure answered:
good evening a local title company and ask them to do a title search on the home....once you receive it, ask the title company if the search shows you as the rightfull owner..then, counsult an attorney, preferably a credit collection attorney....the staute of limitations in michigan is 6 years to collect a debt of that type......if the bill was paid, then ask the creditor to file a release of lien and then (you) have it recorded at the register of deeds..if it isn't paid, the attorney will coach you from there...if any creditor persues remedy through the michigan courts and cannot collect..they can file a lien against the home, and actually take the documentation to the register of deeds and foreclose..even if the origional debt was soemthing other than a mortgage..
best regards.
bob mcclure
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Sat Oct 16, 2010
Kyle answered:
I dont thats a very 'hot' market Happylife, you probably need to just look at whos listing homes out there and call them directly.
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