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Sun May 3, 2009
Jerry Thompson II answered:
you will need to check a number of things these include, how is the parcel identified in the public records now, is it one tax id with 1 deed, title, survey exc. If this is the case you will need to make sure you are legally able to make the split in your city or town without any permit procedure, such as a varience. Secondly if you are able to split the property and sell them seperatly you will simply need to then provide seperate title searchs, surveys and deeds when you transfer the property so there may be some additional costs associated with this sale, and lastly you may also want to consult with a tax professional to make sure there are no unanticipated capitol gains obligations, which is often dependent on how you have treated the tax status of the propertys while you have owned them. If you need any additional info I can be reached at my website listed below, and would be happy to help. ... more
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Tue Jan 13, 2009
Pushpa Gunatilake answered:
Hi Curtis,
My name is Pushpa Gunatilake and I am with Pioneer Star R.E. in Buffalo area. This HUD property is still available. It is open for all bidders which means it is open for any one. (owner occupied or the investors) You have to verify how much repairs in the property and how much would be the cost. What you could do if you have any handy man,walk through with him. You do not have to get home inspection before you make an offer. But at least if you walk through with the real estate professional, who will be able to tell you what should you do. In order to bid for this property you will need,pre-approval letter from the bank and $500 certified check in your hand. I've successfully closed some HUD deals for my clients. If you need more info. and wants to go forward soon,please feel free to call me @ 716-907-3046 or e-mail me at pushpa@pioneerstarre.com with your information. I will be happy to contact you.
Hope to talk to you soon....
Thanks
Pushpa
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Fri Oct 31, 2008
Brooke 'The Kiwi' Realtor answered:
Good question Al + Vivian. We all want to knwo this answer!!!
It is simple really. It is illegal for commissions to be mandated or 'set' by ANY Broker/Agent or there franchise or agency.
However most will range between the 4-7% depending on the area you are interested in. Let me elaborate a little more... When you negotiate your fee as a Realtor/Agent/Broker you always try to match the amount of value and marketing you can offer with the cost/commmission you are asking a seller (or buyer) for.
If you provide a full service range then you deserve to be paid the higher end. If you can only get a smaller fee then you need to be clear on WHAT you are offerring and what you're not!
As a buyer and seller of real estate or what we call a consumer you need to find out what the Realtor is offering by way of their service range of products and marketing tools etc. Then establish their experience and agree in a way that BOTh sides are in total harmony. Hope that helps...
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