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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
Claudine- Dream Girls answered:
Hi there. 23220 is not only my market but I live in 23320. I would be honored to come by and view your home. Here's my number 757-809-2525 and email is Please tell me what is convenient for you.

Warm regards,
Claudine Ellis, Broker
Keller Williams Realty
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Wed Apr 30, 2014
Nelene Gibbs answered:
I would suggest you have her closing attorney sit with both husband and wife and discuss the documents they will sign to ease her fears. Then she could sign with POA. Another option would be to give POA To their attorney who she has hired to represent her ... more
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Sun Nov 13, 2011
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Thu May 29, 2014
Jim McCowan answered:
The first thing you need to do is contact your current lender(s). Don't assume. You have to prove to them that you qualify for a short sale!
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Mon Jan 3, 2011
Leticia Sotomayor answered:
Since the home is in need of repairs your agent will have to price it accordingly in order to get offers. Every home can be a candidate for a short sale as long as the banks agree to the terms and are reasonable when it comes to the list price. ... more
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Mon Jun 3, 2013
Lebau answered:
Definitely do not hold your breath for that. Maybe you should drop the selling price…
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Sun Oct 24, 2010
Frank Biganski answered:

If your home offers approx. 2,300 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms and 2+ baths, then recently sold properties show it should sell for about $315,000, or about what your home is currently assessed for. Of course this is a completely vague answer and if you can provide more info about your place, including year buolt, that'll help a lot.

I feel it's a good time to sell as interest rates for buyers at truly at an all time low, and experts are reporting that rates will climb to over 6% by the year of the year (see NY Times report:

Provide us with more info about your home and that'll help.

Frank Biganski, Realtor
Reliance Realty, Inc.
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Thu Aug 26, 2010
Vicky Chrisner answered:
Well, the USPS (which is who assigns zip codes) says that Chesapeake or Fentress are the cities in the zip code - not Butts Station or Hickory. It also does not have a zip code listed for Butts Station (what a terrible name, by the way). Can you put in the listing without the zip? ... more
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Fri Jun 26, 2009
Corey Grushin answered:
H2stlyn the answer is yes. Thje terms of the lease are also then transferred and are to be honored by the new owner unless a deal can be struck with you the lessee.
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Thu Jun 25, 2009
Debbie Marable answered:
You can go to the city's tax assessor site. This will give the tax value for the city, additional information on the property description and sales history.

Example for Chesapeake :


Debbie Marable
The Real Estate Group
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"What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us."
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Sun Feb 22, 2009
Drew Hitt answered:
You would sell your house as a "short sale". Basically telling the bank you are going to offer the house on the open market but aren't likely to get a price over what you owe. You are asking the bank to accept an offer you get as payment in full. Sometimes they say yes, sometimes they say no. Most occasions you must already be in default on your loan, but if you have a hardship that shows you are headed in that direction you are likely to get the short sale accepted. Banks won't start the short sale process until you get an offer on your house. I work with an agent/investor combo that can list your house for offers while making their own intial offer to get the bank started on the short sale process, let me know if you'd like their info. ... more
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Tue Jan 20, 2009
Cherlynn Fagerheim answered:
Most of my "contingent" clients (those that have to sell first before they purchase another one) like to go and look at houses first to see what's out there for them to choose from. After you get a good idea about what is out there then you can put your house on the market and continue looking for a new house at the same time your house for sale. IF you find and fall in love with something and your home hasn't sold yet, you can always write a contingent contract. Most sellers are accepting contingencies these days. The risk you will run into if you list your house and sell before you find something is the possibility of moving twice or having to arrange housing. It can be a headache BUT the upside is that you can buy a home non contingent and usually get a better deal!
I hope this helps.
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Thu Jan 13, 2011
Bonnie Tegge answered:
If you need to sell because of transfer, consider the true economic factors such as what properties are SELLING FOR not listed for. How long have you owned your home? Renting can be an option however there are risks because of damage from the renters that you will have to repair/replace later on. If you would like a Comparative Market Analysis and discuss this further, please don't hesitate to e-mail me at Let me know your address and I can pull the current statistics, etc. ... more
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Thu Oct 30, 2008
Chris Faircloth answered:
Good morning Allison,

I would recommend that you interview several local agents. The agent you select should have experience and in this slow market a strong agent should be thriving. I would ask them about the number of homes sold this year and last year. I would ask about their marketing plan. I would ask them for their list to sell ratio.

Feel free to visit me online for more information on selling.
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Tue Jan 29, 2013
Lori Johnson answered:
The bright side of buying another home now is that it too has gone down in value. You will loose some on your sale and save on your purchase. Just make sure you have a comparable market analysis done by your realtor on the home you wish to purchase that includes sales in the past 6 months to ensure you are not paying too much for the new home. To price your home, you will also need to know the recent sales (6 months) or it will not sell and you will be frustrated with the inconvenience of showings. ... more
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Thu May 22, 2014
Trey Bowden answered:
Because you might need to represent either the seller or the buyer. A good way to get acquainted with the ins and outs of a short sale is to spend a lunch with your preferred mortgage provider.

Good Luck!

Trey Bowden
(405) 340-3277
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Wed Jun 4, 2008
Tina Merritt answered:

That's a good question that a lot of folks are facing right now. Have you thought about renting your present home? That would still allow you to move to NY. In my opinion, I would rather rent my home out for a monthly loss of a few hundred dollars then sell my house and have to front $10,000.

Tina in Virginia
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Thu Oct 30, 2008
Keith Sorem answered:
I have no idea of your question.
I suggest that you re-phrase the question so we can help you. The worst thing would be for us to give your answers to the wrong question.
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