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Sun Apr 28, 2013
Bruce Lynn answered:
You want to answer to the best of your ability.
You are right, some people may have different views of the same questions.
You are right realtors should not assist you with the form.

You might ask a friend, family member, or neighbor to assist you.
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Wed Jun 12, 2013
Jana Halverson answered:
I understand how difficult it is to be out of State and try to manage investments. In my experience most of the answers to your questions depends on the lending institution. I find RBFCU to be fabulous to work with. I would encourage you to speak to them directly. ... more
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Mon Jun 17, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
If you are a for sale by owner the post is not allowed, you can however try blogging about the property; if and when you do list with an agent, he/she can post it for you, ask; or consider any flat fee realty company that feeds into the site. ... more
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Tue Jul 23, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
The lenght of time will depend/vary by pricing, marketing, condition, etc.; therefore consider listing with a broker. As for selling/buying at the same time--it may be possible, for a personalized answer visit with any licensed loan officer; be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in order to determine your price range and for any offers to be taken seriously. If you need additional assistance feel free to contact me directly. ... more
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Wed Jul 27, 2016
charles butterfield answered:
Thank you for your question:

Banks will generally count 75% of the rental income for a property that is purchased for investment purposes.

Thank you,
Charles Butterfield MBA
Real Estate Broker/REALTOR
American Realty
Cell Phone: (408)509-6218
Fax: (408)269-3597
Email Address:
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Christopher Pagli answered:
Yes it does happen. What you can do is set days and times that they can come backl. Some people need positive re-enforcement when making such a large purchase. Keep in mind a seller sells a house and a buyer buys a home. They want to envision themselves living there and feel like it truly is home for them.

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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Suzanne King answered:
I checked the MLS and could not find the home listed. Did you see a For Sale Sign on the property?
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Sat Apr 20, 2013
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Trulia only allows for sale postings from licensed professionals. If you want your home to appear here you will need to find a licensed real estate professional to work with.
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
Mack McCoy answered:
I do $500,000 listings routinely using a very simple method - I print out the comparables on paper, and I print my marketing program on paper - including a screen shot of my website - and I sit down at a table with the client and talk to them while they're looking at the pages.

We need to remember the basics of selling. It's not just about sizzle, the sizzle has to belong to the steak. Don't focus on being Mr. or Ms. "Super Tech," instead - use your presentation as a platform for talking to the customer.

All the best,
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Thu Jan 1, 2015
Joshua Stein answered:

I copied this from the other forum just in case you only checked the answers here:

Who you choose to sell your home is a big decision. Many people feel loyalty to the agent who helped them purchase the home in the first place, and that is completely understandable. However, you owe it to yourselves to make sure you hire the right agent for the job of selling you home. Ultimately, this isn't about feelings, this is business.

Most people will interview two or more agents to sell their home. You want someone who you feel comfortable with not only as a person, but you want to feel comfortable knowing that the sale of your home is in their hands, and they will use the resources at their disposal to get the job done as quickly as possible while netting you the most money as possible.

Personally, I specialize in Montgomery County real estate, and I would love the opportunity to interview for the job of selling your home and review the strategies I use to get homes sold. You may reach me through any of the methods in my signature below.

Warmest regards,

Joshua Stein, REALTOR®
Coldwell Banker Preferred – Conshohocken

Office:(610) 828-9558 * Cell: (215) 866-8030
Direct:(484) 270-1165 * Fax: (215) 999-5894

PA License #RS317975
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Jeff Williamson answered:
Have buyer sign an addendum saying you have right to market property and have first right of refusal... Offer to still work with this buyer if they can close but in meantime you have to look out for your best interest by putting house back on market and market to find another buyer. If another offer comes in you have right to refuse current contract and work with new buyer. 4 extensions and two months is not a good sign. But, you can wait on him while still marketing for other buyers and make decision on who to work with if and when a new offer comes in. ... more
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Fri Jul 4, 2014
Wells Bridgett answered:
You'll need to look at the comps in your area. This will determine market value.
Give me a call if you need help

Bridgett Wells
Keller Williams Realty Elite
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Tue Apr 23, 2013
Yes, actually it work for your protection as well. By doing this you're making statement that you're US citizen or permanent resident and an exempt from withholding, if you are? Also it protects the escrow officer/company, because they are the one who does this withholdings. ... more
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Mon Jul 8, 2013
Anthony Alleva answered:
If the appraisal comes in higher than the purchase price then the extra profit will go to YOU the seller. For more information and details give me a call at (800) 215-0211.

Best Regards;
Anthony Alleva, CSSA
Certified Short Sale Agent
License #0225-205922
Allison James Estates & Homes
601 Dinwiddie Street
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Toll Free (800) 215-0211
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Tue Apr 16, 2013
rozier.nancy asked:
It is 2723 sq ft and price is $415,000. Please either correct your info or remove it, because it is very misleading. Condo has been completely renovated.
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Tue Apr 16, 2013
Kawain Payne answered:
They cannot "DEMAND" you not to be there. .

I would suggest you put your valuables away in a very safe place.

Buyers looking at the home will be with their agents right?

No need to worry about them coming in and stealing anything.

It is BEST if you are not present during showings. If both sides are respectful of each others time, space and property there should be no problems.

Best of Luck to You!

Kawain Payne, Realtor
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Sat Apr 27, 2013
Erickson Ocasio answered:

We currently have a listing at 5801 N Sheridan # 16A and had a few showings. We can certainly help list your property and show your property together with ours. Please contact me at or 773-856-6200.


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Thu Sep 19, 2013
Curly Sue answered:
NO, Trulia is not for FSBO...try Zillow or craigslist...or better yet...hire a Realtor.
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Tue Apr 16, 2013
Sandy Curtis answered:
Terry- Do you have your home listed with an agent? If so, it is automatically added into the Trulia system.
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Thu May 15, 2014
Cristyle Egitto answered:
You may want to make sure the MLS listing service you're using syndicates their listings to Trulia and Zillow. I don't see it on either.
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