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Home Selling in Shelby Township : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Jul 9, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Realtors do more than just posting a home in the MLS system. They will create printed material, hold Open Houses, send emails to other realtors, mention your listing at staff meetings, keep you updated on any activity about your home, do a direct mail blast throughout your neighborhood so all your neighbors are notified that your home is for sale, etc.

As a former realtor, if you're asking this question, I'm guessing you're thinking of selling by owner and want to know what benefits there are to using a realtor.

You can sell by owner and yes, it can be easy. The critical factors are: pricing your home at a fair and realistic price so buyers will submit offers; the neighborhood your home is located in and the condition of your home.
Based on the above, you will have an easy time selling by owner IF (and only if) your home is in a desirable neighborhood, your home is in good condition AND if you price your home realistically. If your home does not meet these conditions, you will need a realtor.
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Wed Jul 5, 2017
Rimon Hanna answered:
Appraisal of a home without a Basement in shelby township,mi
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Tue Apr 4, 2017
Derek.tunison answered:
Good Luck with your sale. If you have questions regarding obtaining a new mortgage, please let me know. I am a local mortgage broker and would be happy to work with you.

Derek Tunison
Nowland Mortgage
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Wed Jan 27, 2016
Gregory Young answered: It's easy and fun. Save thousands. Go to the most valued and preferred service in Michigan.
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Fri Feb 27, 2015
Carol Schmid answered:
To advertise a listing on Trulia, you must be a licensed Realtor. Anyone can browse to see what is selling, but you would need a realtor to advertise it for you. Hope this helps
Carol Schmid
John Edwarads Realty & Investments
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Wed Dec 10, 2014
James Ray answered:
Hi Mark,

I have gotten the township to change the square footage by showing them blue prints of the home.

If there was ever an addition to your home? A lot of times you need to get the correct permits and contact township to update records not always is the assessors office correct because plans were never submitted and approved. I have come across this a few times if you need any help feel free to call me at 810-397-3526 and I can help.

Be careful most times with correcting square footage and pulling correct permits will increase property taxes.

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Sun Oct 5, 2014
Simon Watson answered:
It needs to be in writing in either the contract, addendum or counter offer at the start, do not try and
put it in after you have accepted a contract.You do not know what the appraisal value will be until it is
done and you have no control on who will be doing it, the buyers lender will order it and hopefully they
use appraisers who know your area and the homes within it.Your realtor could be there during appraisal
with comps that he believes are similar to your home that he can give to the appraiser to consider.

Simon Watson
Keller Williams Realty-East Bay
(925) 286-7112
(510) 859-4773
BRE 01881304
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Wed Apr 9, 2014
Haig Istamboulian answered:

As far as I am aware, TRULIA does NOT have that feature. But it never hurts to send trulia an email and ask them, or suggest to them that you would enjoy that feature. Like any other store or site, I am sure they want to improve their site and offer the features that visitors want.

So give them a call or send them an email, you never know, you may be the one that finally makes the difference.

Good Luck!

(248) 379-6547
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Sat Mar 23, 2013
Rick Hovarter answered:
Give a call!

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Sun Jul 22, 2012
Sigrid Garrick answered:

Why are you deperate to move? Are you upgrading or downgrading? Do you want a job change or location change? Is your finanial situation better or worse?
I would need to get more information about the home you are currently in to see what you could get for a lease. Inother words, you really need a consultation with a real estate agent & possibly others as well. ... more
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Sun Apr 3, 2011
Pam Bava answered:
Hi Nina,
I'm not quite sure in your answer if your offer was accepted by both the seller and the bank regarding this short sale because if you have not come to an agreement with the bank and all parties have not signed the purchase agreement you do not have a deal. The contract has not been executed. When you say you are waiting for bank approval that's what I understand. I would think you have already gotten approval on a mortgage if you are this far in the process, am I correct.
If all parties have not agreed and the contract is not executed you do not have a deal. If you gave your agent (I hope you are working with a buyers agent) a check to show as a deposit you can get it back if this is the case. You can back out of the deal.
On the other hand if you do have an executed contract your mortgage company will have an appraisal done. If the house does not appraise you can re-negotiate your offer. I just had this happen to me with a condo I have listed in Royal Oak. The mortgage company still has to approve the mortgage also.

I hope this helps, if you need more info please ask

Good luck

Pamala Bava, e-Pro Realtor
Certified Platinum REO Agent,
licensed in Florida & Michigan
Direct Mi 586-675-4653

Direct Fla 407-982-5555
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Fri Jan 28, 2011
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
Hi Nyer:

Check the link out:

After a Short Sale consider buying in India, so otherwise Rent it.

Good luck.
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Tue Jan 13, 2009
smith3gary answered:

Just to ask, what sources were you using to make your decision that your home is priced too low? If they were online websites, many contain sheriff auction (sales) where loans were made on homes from before 2005 and are too high for the current market. These may not be comparable to your home, because they contain added charges for legal fees and more.

I suggest speaking with your agent and have them go over comparable sales and include their history (as previously suggested) and concessions paid by sellers.
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