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Home Selling in 54901 : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Jan 27, 2013
Sheri Knepel answered:
Oftentimes what may seem like the cheaper way to go ends up being more expensive in the end. How does the average person really know what the current market value of their home is now? Is it what the tax assessor says it is? Is it what one paid for it plus what one has invested in it to improve it? How does one market it to attract the best , the most qualified buyers in the shortest time possible? How much does a FSBO invest in marketing it and how much of one's own time is spent learning how? Perhaps professional advice on staging, decluttering and cleaning it would help it stand out against the competition? How about the networking and the referrals that a professional Realtor brings to the table? They not only market to Buyers but also directly to other professionals that are also working with Buyers. How many Buyers are missing your property right now, because they are seeing listed properties exclusively? 6% commission may seem like alot but when Sellers realize how much expertise, support and representation they receive through the entire process with a professional Realtor, not to mention the best possible price in the current market, the value is self-evident! . ... more
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Wed Aug 17, 2011
Nan Brennan answered:

I take it your represented by a real estate agent on the sale of your home. I would suggest you consult your agent on this issue or a real estate attorney. I would love to help you but this is an issue between your agent or an attorney. Good luck to you and if I can help with anything else feel free to contact me direct.
Century 21 First Realty Appleton
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Fri Jun 18, 2010
Nan Brennan answered:
Clark and Judy,
This is the only one for sale at the present time. Click on the link below to view the properties: MLS 30902102

and there have not been any sold since Jan 2010. Hope this helps answer your question.

Century 21 First Realty Appleton
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Mon Nov 17, 2008
Keith Sorem answered:
In most cases you don't sell a home to children, the home's ownership is transferred via a change in title.
It sounds to me as though your sons are trying to obtain financing for a loan to buy the home from you. Are you selling at market value or below market value?

Who's idea was it to construct the sale of the home in this manner?
It sounds to me as though you need some alternatives. I am not a CPA, but just a quick search turned up the link below. You should talk with a CPA regarding the tax consequences of transferring ownership this way.
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