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Home Selling in Syracuse : Real Estate Advice

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Info, Home Buyer in Syracuse, NY
Wed Oct 5, 2016
Info answered:
Make sure you find a real estate agent that is realistic. Plenty of people love viewing more unusual properties, but few actually take the leap and buy them. Try and get a feel for _slightly similar_ properties within the area to see what they sold for.. ... more
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Dfcramer, Home Buyer in Silver Spring, MD
Thu Jul 7, 2016
Dfcramer answered:
BTW....for some reason it says I am in Silver Spring, MD....I am not, the house in New York State.
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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Thu Oct 15, 2015
Scott Godzyk answered:
Call the listing agent direct, if you agent is the listing agent, then call the managing broker of the office.
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Dave Brenon, Home Seller in Syracuse, NY
Tue Apr 21, 2015
Dave Brenon asked:
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Leslie Watki…, Real Estate Pro in Fayetteville, NY
Thu Mar 12, 2015
Leslie Watkins-Schoen answered:
This is something that you should discuss with your attorney.
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Leslie Watki…, Real Estate Pro in Fayetteville, NY
Thu Mar 12, 2015
Leslie Watkins-Schoen answered:
Yes, definitely talk to you lawyer. They are your best source of information for legal questions.
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Chip Hodgkins…, Real Estate Pro in Fayetteville, NY
Fri Jan 18, 2013
Chip Hodgkins Team answered:
The real estate market in the SU area is having a great start to 2013 (from a Sellers perspective). There are fewer homes for sale in the whole Syracuse market (we are at a 7 month absorbtion rate, down from 11 months last year) and especially in the SU area. Therefore, it is changing into a balanced market and moving towards a Sellers market. Last year there were 5,465 residential properties on the market at this time and now there are only 4,029 (about a 20% drop). In the SU area there are only 37 single and multi-family properties on the market.
I would like to talk with you further about the SU market and understand what I can do to help you out.

Best regards,
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Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Mon Aug 20, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
If your property is listed with an agent, ask him/her; or directly contact customer service
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Spiwak, Vale…, Real Estate Pro in De Witt, NY
Sun Jul 22, 2012
Spiwak, Valerie answered:
Please give me a call/text at 315-313-2506. I am a real estate professional that works as a team with other professionals to get our sellers the results they desire. we build your home a very strong online presence with its own website. Too many things to list of what I believe you would benefit from with the sale of your house. Hoping to hear from you! ... more
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David Leavin…, Real Estate Pro in Syracuse, NY
Fri Jul 13, 2012
David Leavines answered:
Yes you can see a return on the investment. This would depend on the original purchuse price. If you got a good realtor and they worked hard for you and got you the best posible price i would say maybe. If you bought the home as an investment and purchused the home 20%-25% under the value i would say yes.

We are currently in a buyers market. Which means highest quality for the best posible price. So the fact that you upgraded will make your home more competitive to SELL quickly!

Other factors is location and time. When you market your home is important and what has the location done in the last two years!

Also who did the upgrades, did you get a deal or did you over pay? $20,000 could be a dream kichen or a simple kichen, all depended on the deal you paid for.

I would have to look at your home go over a few things and go from there. if you want a real opinion!

If you need more information please contact me directly!!
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Samantha Lee, Real Estate Pro in Greenville, SC
Sat May 19, 2012
Samantha Lee answered:
I actually know what your property address is!!! That's how good of an agent I am. I have done some research on the property and I already have a client interested in your property. She is an ER doctor coming into town in July and will be working in the new ER. She wants to be within walking distance of St. Joes. I would be happy to help sell your property.

Hopefully to my client, however if that doesn't work out I'd be glad to assist you with the sale of your property. I am a go getter and will get your property sold for the most money possible. My company offers an ultimate upgraded marketing strategy. We use all of the traditional marketing strategies including advertising in the newspaper and home publications, but so much more. You will also see I feature my properties on and

I would be honored to be interviewed for the position!
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Mary Ann Bar…, Real Estate Pro in Canastota, NY
Tue Sep 13, 2011
Mary Ann Barndollar answered:
As an agent if you would call me I will be happy to give you some information as to the home pricing and todays market. My home office # is 315-697-6061
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The Nastri R…, Real Estate Pro in East Syracuse, NY
Wed Jul 13, 2011
The Nastri Real Estate Team answered:
When considering selling an investment property, there are several factors to account for when determining values and list price. Most investors want to see the numbers expenses & rent rolls, the condition & location obviously will determine a value, too. I agree with what both Anna and Beata have advised... get a professional opinion, Hire Someone to walk through and evaluate the property.
I've sold property on that street with in the last 12 months. I know the area, please feel free to contact me and someone from my team will be happy to advise, assist and discuss

Michele Nastri--The Nastri RE Group
Keller Williams Realty
315 701 6996
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Robin Silver…, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, NY
Sat Apr 23, 2011
Robin Silverberg answered:
On any appraisal that I have seen, even with walk out basements, the below grade square footage of any kind is not included. This includes any space that is even partially below grade. However, a finished basement compared to an unfinished basement can add $10,000 to value, if there is a bathroom in the basement it will add even more. There are also what are considered partial basements, which are not under the entire house, and these are worth less. Obviously homes with no basement at all have a bigger difference. I have always found that the money that is put in to finishing a basement can yield the most in terms of resale value rate of return. ... more
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Joseph Pauld…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Sat Nov 27, 2010
Joseph Pauldine answered:
I am a BUYER's AGENT for our local Syracuse market. Give me a call and we'll figure out I might best help answer any questions or concerns you might have about this, or any other property..

Joseph Pauldine
Associate Broker
Syracuse, NY
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Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Sat Apr 24, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
If you are a for sale by owner, Trulia does not allow the post, you can, however try blogging about the property, or consider a flat fee realty company that feeds into Trulia. If you are listed with an agent, he/she can do it for you, just ask. ... more
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James Gordon…, Real Estate Pro in Hamilton, OH
Sat Jan 30, 2010
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Sally a craigslist posting may never sell a house. In fact when I am slow I post on craigslist with a link to my website and my MLS search page. I can drive 80 hits a day to my website by just doing a post with a title like "free MLS search". There are over 200 postings a day in my area on Craigslists for homes for sale no serious buyer goes there.
In the old days a few years ago I could call my local paper and do a 6 up ad that is 6 homes advertised in a box in the local paper for 35.00. It would take me all of 10 minutes to place the ad and ok the proof.
Now with the web if we want our listings to be "featured" we have to pay a monthly fee to many websites.

By the way Sally this is one of the sites that you are unaware of! Trulia is a good place to start to find homes for sale. To have your listing featured it only costs 39.00 a month!
Here is the link to see the pro plan.

Perhaps you prefer that your listing be featured on Zillow. That is 10.00 a listing here is their link.

I used to use to feature listings but when the price went to over 2000.00 I stepped down to just the regular listings.

Another good place to advertise is vflyer they charge 34.95 a month for their good web site distribution package to post on a lot of the smaller sites automatically.

Now that you have subscribed to all the places to be able to advertise the home effectively on the internet you must enter the phots and information into each one individually. The average for me to upload photos and enter the information is about 1 hour per site plus MLS entry time about another hour.

There are people that spend more on web placement but I find that this gives the properties I am helping sell a good deal of exposure.
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