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Mon Jan 6, 2014
Sharyn Elliott answered:
There are still plenty on the market depending on your price range. You might try searching for for sale by owners who have not yet listed with an agent or posting a "housing wanted" post for what you'd like. I'd be glad to help you and set up alerts on the MLS for you so you get new listings as soon as they are listed. ... more
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Sat Apr 6, 2013
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
I am assuming that trulia is using given data for sold homes with the same no. of bedrooms and bath, and then the computer spits out a number. This is by no means a good market evaluation of a home,
only a local Realtor with expertise and experience in the area will be able to take inventory of a home,
look at it inside and out, then compare it to recently similar sold homes, by making adjustments for all that your home has or the lack thereof compared to the comps.... and the Realtor will also inform you
about the current similar homes that are on the market and that will compete with your home.

So consider the valuations here on Trulia or any site, a computer generated estimate ..... definitely do not rely on them.
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Thu Apr 18, 2013
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Fri Apr 12, 2013
Melissa Kampschroer Leetzow answered:
I have been working on another farm in Hebron with the same question. Give me a call and we can talk.
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Thu Mar 12, 2015
Anna M Brocco answered:
Contact a few local agents from different realty companies and ask for a cma, comparative market analysis; review the data, ask opinions and go from there; generally cma's are provided free of charge, or consider hiring a professional appraiser... ... more
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Kristen Richardson answered:
There are a lot of great new subdivisions in Brentwood/Franklin. Which ones are for you depends on what price point, size of yard, and home. The schools are all great. If you provide me what size home and price point, I will be happy to narrow the list for you..

You can reply to this post through Trulia, or directly to me at

The listing you asked the question from is Lake Forest Homes. They are building in an Brentwood subsidivision, but that is the part of Brentwood that is in the Davidson County school system.

Have a great day! Kristen
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Sat Feb 21, 2015
Ron Rovtar answered:
Hi Songpaulette:
A number of agents (me included) answered a similar question during the last couple of days. See the link below.

But the short answer is that you really must educate yourself about a number of factors if you want the best possible outcome. It is not as easy as it looks.

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Tue Oct 1, 2013
Paul J. Bruccoleri answered:
You can do a for sale by owner...but you wouldn't be able to put it on the MLS. I'd be happy to help if you decided to list it.
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Fri Apr 5, 2013
Tracy Hoyt answered:

It sold in 2004 for $174,333. It was rented recently but has not sold since then.

If I can answer other questions for you about the FIshhawk area please don't hesitate to ask. Please review my profile on Trulia and send me message.

Tracy Hoyt
Prudential Tropical Realty
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Fri Apr 5, 2013
Steven Young answered:
Hi pgcyclist!

First, congrats on moving to Boise. My family and I moved here ourselves three years ago and it has been one of the best decisions we made!

There are a lot of homes in the area you are talking about without HOA dues. If you want to send me an email at I can send you a customized list of homes with your specific guidelines that will be perfect for you. Or, give me a call at 208-340-6268. ... more
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Mon Apr 29, 2013
Alan May answered:
Personally, Martha... I wouldn't hire anyone who "badmouthed" the competition. But that's just me.

Selling real estate is not rocket science... but it's also not something that's formulaic. Meaning there's just no tabulation, or logarithm that we can use to build a price. So it often comes down to the agent's familiarity with the area, their experience (how long have they been doing this, how many homes of your type in your area have they listed), etc...

So it's not uncommon for agents to come up with different valuations... and since commissions are negotiable, each agent/agency decides what they charge, to make sure that the fee covers the expenses for all of the services that they offer.

So you need to do your homework... find out the history, experience, of each of those agents... how many homes did they sell last year, last three years.... what was their list/sell ratio on those homes... what percentage of their business is listings vs. buyers... are they prominent in your area in the type of home you have to offer.... are they a full-time, or part-time agent.

Ask them to explain exactly what services they offer for their fee, and ask them to explain why they charge what they charge. If one agent is charging less, make sure that they're not just deducting that portion from the buyer's agency commission that they're offering on the MLS.

Good luck.
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Tue Jan 13, 2015
Pacita Dimacali answered:
I'm sure you will hear from several folks on the whys.

You may find it interesting that the founder of gave up on trying to sell his own place, and used a realtor to do it.


The articles states: AGBeat columnist Herman Chan said, “If people want to take a stab at For Sale By Owner (ie FSBO), go for it. But well over 80% of FSBO’s eventually have to list with an real estate agent to get their house sold. It’s harder than it looks!”

It goes beyond the hows...there are mandated disclosures that a seller should provide to the buyer. How much do you know is required, and are you insured against any errors/omissions?
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Mon Nov 4, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
What is your agent order to determine a fair offer review comps, recently sold similar properties in the immediate area, see what the data suggests and go from there...
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Tue Apr 9, 2013
James Bellile answered:
It depends on who you are, what you own, and, of course, the ever so important, where you own. Do you know the local laws? Do you know what an SRPD is? Did you know that having a real estate agent representative historically has averaged about an 18% greater return on the property sale than an FSBO? That's far less than they charge and avoids a lot of hassle.


James R. Bellile BS, RRG, SRS, ABR
iProperties International
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Sun May 26, 2013
Ron Rovtar answered:
Hi BoulderSuZ:

I've been showing a lot of homes in Longmont this year. And, like the rest of Boulder County, the market in Longmont is tight and the best homes are going under contract very, very quickly. As a result buyers are a little less particular and are willing to accommodate some minor inconveniences. But they still want a very clean, very well maintained home so they can move in and get on with their lives. They are willing to pay a premium for this.

Ron Rovtar
Prudential Real Estate of the Rockies
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Thu Apr 2, 2015
stephen webber answered:
Depends on how well it has been maintained. Many many good solid houses over 50 years old. Just be sure to have your purchase inspected.
If you where to decide on and establish a geographical area you prefer to live in and establish a price range than see every property for sale in that area and price range you would become a very savvy home owner. Its not that difficlut of an undertaking. In my real estate years I walked hundreds and hundreds of people through the process and they were always happy with the results. There are a series for articles at that outline the process for you. You will also find articles on home inspection.
My advice has always been; gather information, gather information and...
Than after yu gather up all your information you will find loan officers and real estate agents on Trulia offering their services. Good source.
Best of Luck, Stephen
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
webinarsignup answered:
You are an investor and asking this question????

Your value did not drop unless every other house in the area dropped too when sold.

Tat is the amount on public record finances as a lien against the house. ... more
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Langhorne Group answered:
It's difficult to give you an accurate price without seeing the interior of your home. Based on the properties that have sold in your area i would say there is a good probability that your home would be worth somewhere between $725K and $800K. If you would like me to come by and take a look at your property I would be happy to do so and give you a more accurate value.

Inventory in Carpinteria is at an all time low and there is great demand which is driving prices up and causing homes that are listed to go into escrow very quickly often selling for higher than list price! It's an interesting market we are in!

Are you interested in selling your home? You can contact me at 805 689 5759 or email me at for a home market evaluation.

Thanks for your time. I look forward to hearing from you!
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Tue Sep 24, 2013
Paddy Pizappi answered:
Property taxes vary according to municipality and school district. Property taxes also figure into how much rent you pay in the same areas as the landlord must pay the taxes on the property as well. It seems to me that you need to sit down with a real estate professional and mortgage broker to see what you feel comfortable paying monthly for mortgage, taxes, and insurance then see what houses in the area meet that criteria. I hope that will be helpful to you. If you would like to discuss it further please feel free to contact me. ... more
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
James Sanchez answered:
All cash would be around $300k. Banks don't lend on homes without a heater system. Go to Home Depot buy a wall heater and increase the price to $340k-$350k.
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