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Home Selling in Orange : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Sep 6, 2016
Angelica P answered:

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Sun Jul 17, 2016
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Sun Jun 12, 2016
Sjeliason answered:
my son and his wife just bought a brand new house. they would like me to be there for the final walk-through. So of course I said yes, but now the seller told them I cant due to liability issues and they don't own the house yet.

Is this true?
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Fri Mar 25, 2016
MCM_STL answered:
If the buyers wanted three things fixed and you only fixed two, then what written resolution did everyone agree to in regards to this door prior to the close of the sale?

If you said, in writing, that you wouldn't do anything about the door, then the buyer surely agreed to that or the sale wouldn't have happened. They can't go back and change their minds later.

For what it's worth, small claims court is a joke. Anybody can sue anyone else for anything at any time. It's a civil case, not criminal and the onus is still on the complainant (your buyer) to prove you did something wrong and to collect if they win. They will risk wasting more money on court costs than if they just suck it up and replace the door themselves.
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Tue Mar 1, 2016
Ann Ryan answered:
I wish I could help you out, but Volusia is a little far from my office. Ask a few agents if they have experience with estate sales, because they'll have some experience with these sorts of tasks. ... more
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Thu Aug 27, 2015
Nicole Fedorchek answered:
Let's get your CA home on the market! Once your home is in escrow, you will be able to pursue the purchase in Kentucky. We will use the proceeds from the CA house to pay for the KY house. Your proof of funds for KY would be the proceeds from your sale, which I can work out for you through escrow.
Contact me for more details!
Nicole Fedorchek, Tarbell Realtors
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Sun May 17, 2015
Nicole Fedorchek answered:
You need to hire a Lawyer ASAP! It sounds like your first step is to contact the bank, and stop the foreclosure process, then go through the probate court.
In the meantime, please contact me for a complete market evaluation of the home. I can let you know what you could expect to receive in a sale, and my aggressive marketing plan can get the home sold quickly once the issues are cleared up!
Contact me today!

Nicole Fedorchek, Tarbell Realtors
Gold Circle of Excellence
DRE 01920370
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Fri Jun 20, 2014
Richard Ellis answered:
Tax laws are ever changing. You need a CPA to help figure it out. If you need a name of a good CPA contact me for the number. Thanks 310 922-4663
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Mon Nov 4, 2013
Jim Olive answered:
Hey guys...this question is almost 4 years old...let's let it die...
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Fri Sep 6, 2013
JR Thrasher answered:
Trulia is consistently in the top 3 search results on Google. If your agent didn't list your home on Trulia maybe you should think about how you chose you agent.

J.R. Thrasher
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Thu Sep 5, 2013
Mahesh Patel answered:
Sorry to hear about you mother. Our condolences.

I would highly recommend you talk to a legal professional. I totally understand your question.

Who can sign the papers... it all depends.. is it in a trust, is there a will, does it have to go thru the probate process or not?...etc

I am working on a transaction that is similar. I will be glad to help with the sales process, but I recommend that you talk to a legal professional so you do it the right way. There are also tax implications that has to be dealt with, if any.

Feel free to email me if I can refer you to a local attorney or CPA.

Mike Patel
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Sun Dec 2, 2012
Bob Foust answered:
Agree with others. Any email (from whom by the way) is not enough in my experience. I think they'll have a tough time with that one.
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Fri Nov 30, 2012
Keith Jones answered:
All things being equal, in the broadest sense the answer is “YES”. However as it applies to any specific home, all things are not equal and you may have to ask yourself more questions.
The first question is “What upgrades?” Some add more value than others.
“More than what? “Is also a key question. More than Market Value? Probably not.
Another question is “How would the upgrades compare to the comps?”. If most of the homes in the neighborhood have been “upgraded” then we’re not really talking about an upgrade, it’s more of a “catch up-grade”. In this situation, you can expect a home without the improvements to sell for less. Understanding how much less would help you determine whether it is worth the expense.
A word of caution, make sure that you understand what drives value in your neighborhood. Often home owners will do improvements hoping for a sale price equal to homes in a nearby, more expensive neighborhood. (“I can make my house just as nice as the homes in the tract across the street that sell for a lot more…). The problem is that much of the price difference could be based on the fact that people are willing to pay more to live across the street. Since an upgrade will most likely not include moving the house across the street, you shouldn’t expect the same value.
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Thu Jul 19, 2012
Ann Harris answered:
I can get a list and send them to you. I have sold in that Park in the past.
There is more than one place for mobile home sold transactions. This is because the MLS will have a list of everything sold by a Reator. However there is another list published through the department of housing. They may of been sold by licensed mobile home dealers [that may not be Realtors as well] or they may have private transactions.

I'm happy to send you both.

my information is attached

Ann Harris
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Mon Apr 30, 2012
Kawain Payne answered:
You have to fully trust any realtor you decide to work with. If you feel the need to check up on the information they are giving you perhaps there is an underlying trust issue.

That being said. You sould choose a realtor you feel comfortable with. The main things you should be concerned about are:

1.have they ever had any complaints against them filed with the department of Real estate
2. are they a memeber in good standing with their local boards.
3. Do they listen to you
4. do they return your calls in a timely manner.

Remember, Walmart sales way more shirts than Nordstrom, but I think you would agree the level of service you receive from Nordstrom, and the quality of the product is far superior to that at Walmart.

Quality of service not volume of sales is the real test of a great realtor!

Best of Luck to you.

Kawain Payne, Realtor
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Sat Jun 18, 2011
Anthony Altieri answered:
Hi Dee
In the market where I work good quality, turnkey homes priced at market or just below move fast and with multiple offers. I agree with the other agents that if you want to sell now and are realistic about the current value of your home, why wait.

Don't try to time the market if you need to sell. You may see prices drop a few percentage points this year but qualified buyers are out there and looking to purchase while prices and interest rates are both low.

Just remember to work with your agent and take any advice he or she may give as far as getting your condo market ready. Clean, De-Clutter, De-Personalize. And maybe a new coat of paint if it needs it. A good agent will be able to advise you.

Best of Luck
Certified HAFA Short Sale Specialist, Keller Williams, Los Feliz 323 252 9055
Website and Real Estate Blog: WWW.EASTBOUNDLA.COM
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Sat Jan 16, 2010
Karen Parsons Fiddler answered:
Hi Justin,

I would sit down with a CPA/financial planner. They can look at your entire tax implications and financial situation and advise you. When you say "sell at a loss"; if you are talking about a short sale, you also need to consider the negative hit to your credit. Certainly if you can rent the home and not take a loss, it's better....but if that's going to put a strain on your family, then this might not be a good move.

Find a good CPA, I have one I could recommend if you wanted to send me an email....I don't normally put these names out into the Internet publically.

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Tue Sep 22, 2009
James Noll answered:
they were bank owned and I know for sure 234 S. hewes sold.

If you are looking for a house, please call 714-931-8942 and ask for James

thank you.
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Mon Mar 2, 2009
Mission Viejo Real Estate by Valorie Stover answered:
Renee, So sorry this is happening. It soures what should be a happy closing. Find the repair report and make sure the contingences have been signed by all. A dual agent has to walk a fine line and if he scews up you will be the one to pay. Be glad there are sites like this where you can ask questions, get ideas and others opinions.
Good luck and let us know how it turns out.
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Mon Aug 11, 2008
Dave Osborne answered:
234 S. Hewes went back to the bank on 7/8. I do not see any record of it being sold on the MLS. Maryann is right. The bank will more than likely list it with a Realtor ASAP. You can save your own search at or we will be glad to do it for you. That way the as soon as it hits the market, you will be notified by email or phone.

I do not see any record of a 232 S. Hewes St. anywhere. Can I ask where you saw this address?

Thanks and good luck in your home search.
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