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Home Selling in San Antonio : Real Estate Advice

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Tue May 9, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
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Fri Apr 28, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
You cannot sell your house period. If you list your home with a brokerage, your agent will verify the property information with the county and when he/she discovers you added 200 sq. ft. With no permits, your agent will tell you to rectify the issue first before putting your home on the market. If your agent fails to verify the information with the county, later in the process, your buyer's team (realtor, appraiser, home inspector) will verify the property information with the county and you will end losing a deal.

The only method you have is selling your home "as is" to investors who will pay cash BUT beware - investors will pay much less than what your home is worth.

Best method - pay the penalties & property taxes owed (you owe taxes on the additional square footage) and sell your home for full value.
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Tue Mar 21, 2017
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Fri Mar 10, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you pick up the phone and work with a local realtor.
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Fri Feb 17, 2017
Rob O. answered:
Find a local pet boarding or day care service in your area.
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Sat Jan 14, 2017
Jonathan Shields answered:
There are many brokerages that offer discounts to veterans and servicemembers and may not charge anything at all to sell their home. If you are a teacher, servicemember, veteran, first responder, or nurse you might qualify for one of these programs in Texas. Your best bet is to do a thorough search for a real estate brokerage that offers a Sell for Free program.

Consider these questions: What is the cost to you? Is it free? Is it flat fee? What services are provided? Are they providing a full service with negotiations? Are there any hidden fees or obligations? Do they provide pro photos, and do open houses?

If you fall into one of those categories to qualify, you can save thousands in fees. I would be happy to point you in the direction of a professional who can answer those questions for you. Don't hesitate to reach out.
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Thu Dec 8, 2016
Iwseanwoods asked:
Since this is a scam, you don't actually have to know anything about real estate in order to work for Armando Montelongo.

I'm a waiter at a fine-dining restaurant in downtown San Antonio.…
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Wed Oct 5, 2016
CHRISTOPHER HARPER answered:
Give it a few more days, had the same problem when listing my home, but make sure it only the company website
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Fri Sep 2, 2016
suesteneken answered:
I've had 3 no call no shows in a row. My house is completely showable, I get good feedback but it takes time for me to ready the house perfectly and a common courtesy phone call is all I need. I'm sorry but this is the realtor's job....period. I'm sick to death of it. This is in Florida- never happened in NY. ... more
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Thu Sep 1, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
Presumable that your tenant needs a loan to purchase your home, then your tenant should be consulting a lender on how to proceed. Lenders can give suggestions on how to obtain credit.
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Mon Aug 1, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
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Tue Jun 21, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
That depends on how the contract is written. I would suggest that you read your contract again or hire an attorney to assist you.

Good luck!
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Thu Jun 16, 2016
TheLuckyOne answered:
You have to do the math. Count in the price you initially paid for your house plus all the repairs and improvements. Then subtract that from the possible selling price; the difference is yours.

I would suggest trying to sell it by owner, advertise heavily all over the place including Facebook. Don't discount the power of the Craigslist; this is where I found and subsequently purchased my condo at, earlier this year.
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Tue May 24, 2016
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Mon May 9, 2016
LystHouse answered:
We have a great product available for people looking to do FSBO, get full realtor support, and negotiations. We also have a flat fee option available for people familiar with the real estate process. Simply email us, chat with an agent on our website, or call us and we can schedule a time to discuss your specific needs. http://www.LystHouse.com 1-855-866-8339 ... more
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