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Home Selling in Oro Valley : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Mar 7, 2017
Karen asked:
I am also wondering who's number is listed. It is not mine. Mine is 520-229-0449 and I would also like to have that this house is custom built by owner/contractor.
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Mon Nov 21, 2016
Angelica P answered:

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Thu Aug 18, 2016
Rouxdale answered:
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Wed Oct 28, 2015
bedb00 asked:
Listing should show "2-Full Bathrooms, and Features should list "Extra Room"
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Wed Oct 28, 2015
bedb00 asked:
Listing should show home as having "2-Frll Bathrooms" and should also list "Extra Room" as stated in narrative.
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Mon Oct 5, 2015
UpNest Top Realtors answered:
Hi Shelley,

Commission rates are always negotiate, and the Department of Justice even condones it as good competitive behavior among agents to negotiate.

There is no set commission rate, but the norm is close to 6%, and that can really vary depending on the location and price of the home you're wanting to sell.

Many agents are willing to be flexible on commission rates, but it's not something they like to advertise. Sometimes managing brokers don't allow agents to negotiate, though. Most clients are not very capable or comfortable negotiating rates.

At UpNest (, we created an online marketplace where home sellers can confidentially submit their homes, and multiple top local agents will compete to obtain your listing.

Some agents lower their commission rates to stand out, and every agent that submits a proposal is an experienced agent, so it's not the same as working with a low grade discount brokerage.

Hope that helps!
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Mon May 11, 2015
Jackson Willis answered:
It seems like you really have two options. You can either sell the house with all of the damages and accept that you'll get low offers for it, or you can fix the damaged things. I personally would suggest fixing the damaged things first, if you can afford it, or if you can borrow the money to do it. You'll make more money on the house if it's in good shape. It will most likely be worth it to make the repairs. If you do fix it, you should start contacting people immediately to get quotes, so you can find the best deals possible.
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Mon Feb 23, 2015
Jim Olive answered:
Its really more of an art than a science...if you can't find a good comp, it take s a lot more work, finding other similar homes that sold that you can use to isolate a variable (pook, garage, Jacuzzi, etc.). That will give you an idea of the value of each amenity...adjusting for time is a whole other subject...gotta have a good set of comps to suggest growth rate over a certain period. In the end...its still all about how much a willing and able body will pay for a property. Best of luck... ... more
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Sat Feb 8, 2014
Doug Seemann answered:
No... There are no requirements for an agent to give his client a report, if he is representing the Seller, or the other Agent, if he/she is representing the other side. When representing the Buyer, an agent may show over a dozen homes to his client in a single day. He is 100% focused on his clients needs. his client may simply say, I don't like it and move on. At the end of the day, the agent may not even remember your home. Over zealous listing agents will sometimes call the buyers agents within minutes of a showing, disrupting the buyers agent doing his job. When representing a Seller, I will always have questionnaires for the visitors when I do an open house and I incentive-ize them with door prizes for feed back. I also put my homes on tour to get feedback from agents. Getting feedback from the odd buyer isn't that useful. If they are interested, they will let you know with an offer. The professional opinion of other agents is the most useful tool, and it is probably best to do this when you have their undivided attention on Tours and during open houses.
Good Luck
Doug Seemann
HomeSmart Advantage Group
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Thu Dec 26, 2013
Louis Parrish answered:
Did it sell? A great marketing plan will reach 100% of the qualified buyers for your property. With any doubt about market exposure removed, all you have to worry about is price and condition. ... more
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Wed Jan 9, 2013
Spirit Messingham answered:
As a Realtor, we are not allowed to give legal advice. I woujld recommend you speak with an attorney and show them a copy of the lease agreement you have with your tenant.

Good luck.


Spirit Messingham, PLLC
3rd Generation Full-Time Realtor®
Tierra Antigua Realty
Direct (520) 471-6900
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Mon Jun 6, 2011
jennifer tillman answered:
Hey Rebecca,
I am a Realtor/ Property Manager. If you decide to rent out your home give me a call, 520-203-1572. I would love to help you with that. I too live in Oro Valley- jennifer
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Fri Apr 8, 2011
Lyle Wolf answered:
You may find the following article helpful:
What Every Buyer Should Know About Short Sales ... more
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