You should be able to make the changes yourself under the "My Listings" tab and add your photos. I doubt any of the Trulia moderators will see this post and even if they do they won't know which listing you are talking about without providing the listing link. You should be able to make the necessary changes on your own.... more
Cindy 2 things... the first is why is the buyer late, what is the problem and do they have a solution as well as how long did the loan officer say they needed? As far as a back up offer your agent is correct, no one will want to see your house without knowing what teh contingincy is and what the time frame for committment or it coming back on the market. Being a month late, even if you got a back up offer, giving the buyer another month you would have lost the backup buyer anyway. You need to find out what the hold up is and how long they need... more
If an offer is accepted, and an execured contract exists, signed by all parties and deposit money has been exchanged--any other offers thereafter are considered back ups, entertainable if and when the current deal falls through.... more
I can only tell you that each house is differant and I would think that anything that is structual should be addressed. I cant believe that a realtor would say what these buyers are expecting if she doesnt represent them. I would discuss this with your lawyer. I think that during attorney review, along w your sellers disclosure that you told them that the house is 'as is'. If you got permits for everything than the town passed any 'new item' that you renovated. I am sorry you are going thru this at this time.... more
This sounds like you're buying a condominium or townhome. I see this more and more that lenders require 20%-25% down on the purchase of a condo, or the building itself has to be FHA approved. You should be able to find out through your lender if the building that you are looking in has been approved, if not your options are either keep looking for a lender that will give you financing with 10% down (careful that it doesn't change half way through the deal and they decide that after all they do need 20%) or have your realtor show you condos in FHA approved buildings only.... more
In NJ you can negotiate the Realtors fees. But as the saying goes, "you get what you pay for". In this challenging market, you need a "FULL SERVICE" broker. Than means that the broker is a professional and is well versed in EVERY WAY and will use ALL AVAILABLE venues to market your home. Proper preperation, pricing and marketing are all very important and wil serve to get you the most value for your investment....If I can help in any way, dont hesitate to call or contact me. I am located in Verona & would love to chat with you conceerning your choices.
In BUYING, the commission in paid by the seller so there is NO FEE to the Buyer!