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Fri Sep 5, 2014
K.C. Jones answered:
I would say honesty is the best policy. Tell the listing agent your intention. He/she is paid by the seller at closing.
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Tue Oct 23, 2012
Daniel Alvarez answered:

Despite its name, the area is incredibly safe. In fact, all the neighborhoods on your list are equally if not slightly more sought after.

There really are no downsides in living in Hell's Kitchen. ... more
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Sun Jan 12, 2014
Vickie McClusky answered:
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Fri Jan 24, 2014
AJ Nichols answered:
Sorry for your loss. Quit Claim Deed with death certificate., contact your real estate attorney, or title company, they will start the process for you.
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Wed Sep 21, 2011
Cynthia Bell answered:
It depends on a variety of factors. But with a successful short sale the average is 3 years. Defiantly less that going the foreclosure route. Speak with a licensed mortgage lender about your specific history and determine a plan to purchase your next home. ... more
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Mon Nov 11, 2013
Linda Dressler answered:
Well, I think that color is a personal choice, but if you are doing this to attact home buyers... the salesman was correct about dark colors, and white tends to be too much/bright for others (I think it is a fear of how to keep it clean looking and pristine). I'd go with the middle tone. If by pebble beach you mean a sandy color. I think that would go nicely and be the 'neutral' to go with... Only one opinion of course.

Good Luck!
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Tue Sep 14, 2010
Debbie asked:
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Thu Sep 9, 2010
Mark Fleysher answered:
A local title company or attorney would be your greatest resource for this.

The owner and yourself would need to contact the local Assessors office and complete and submit specific documents including the proper deed, all notarized. Hope this helps.

I can help with any of your Las Vegas Real Estate needs or questions; feel free to contact me direct.



Mark D Fleysher, MBA, Broker, REALTOR
The Jack Conley Realty Group
C. 702-291-8186 F. 702-946-0843
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Wed Jul 21, 2010
Kim Noonan answered:
Jack - taxes can vary widely in Illinois even within the same township. Many different taxing bodies make up the tax bill, and such items as municpal tax rates, school and park districts, fire and road districts, libraries, forest preserves, even lawsuits can affect what taxes are paid...along with the assessed value of the individual home.

Therefore, we do not have an across-the-board estimate of taxes in any township. Existing homes may be over assessed and paying disproportionately high taxes; they may be underassessed or have senior tax exemptions or assessment freezes in place.

It's always best, when looking for real estate in an area (especially one that is new to you) to have an experienced real estate agent help guide you through the process. You can also, if you have a particular address, contact the assessor for the township in which that home lies and ask the current assessed value and the last known published tax rate for that parcel. Homes right across the street from each other in Lockport may belong to different grade school districts, and that can make one house higher in tax than a virtually identical home in another district.

If you're looking for assistance and considering moving to our area, please don't hesitate to contact me for house hunting help or further clarification of how our taxes work.

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Wed Jan 26, 2011
Stafford Perkins answered:
Try using a range in your pricing of the property. For example, if you are asking $200,000, try puting a range of $179,999 to $200,000. By doing this you will widen the pool of potential buyers. With an increase in the pool you might be able to have serious buyers bid on the property thus resulting in the best price. ... more
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Tue Mar 2, 2010
Vivian Jankauskis answered:
So far I do not show it has sold. It has been listed 4 different times. Starting at $599,900 and the last listing expired at $399,900 without selling. Please email me if you would like more information @ ... more
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Sun Feb 28, 2010
Vivian Jankauskis answered:
If you send me your email address and the address I can check to see if it is in the MLS. Please send it to
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Mon Jun 15, 2009
Christine Markow answered:
If I'm understanding you - you just don't know how to go about putting an offer in on the house you like?

I would suggest finding a buyer's agent to assist you, especially if you're going to have a home sale contingency on the purchase of the new home.

An agent handles negotiations and contracts for a living, it'll make it a much easier transition between homes!

ERA Statewide Realty
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Tue Jul 28, 2009
Margie Kehr answered:
Did you sign Buyer Agency and did the listing Broker ask if you already had an agent representing you?
This would be why...if you see a home you are interested in and you already have an Agent...always contact your Agent. ... more
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Tue Dec 22, 2009
Chantella Brimhall answered:
It does!
Your home will attract a special kind of buyer that is looking for a golf front home, and ofcourse who loves to golf. You will be able to get a higher price for your home, but it still might not be as much as you would like. You will have to have an agent run comps in your neighborhood to see how much the properties are closing for. You need to make sure your home is the creme of the crop. Fully upgraded, and move in ready. If you need to be referred to a local agent please give me a call or send an email.
I will make sure you get the best service available.
Thank you
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Sat Mar 23, 2013
Kathy Jaczo answered:
I do not think a different flooring will make a large difference since you are talking a different level of the home. If it was the same level, I would suggest staying with the same. You can get a newer , more updated look with a newer flooring on one level that may in fact bring your home up a notch with younger buyers. Always remember- nothing too drastic in color , texture etc. You want the home to flow from one room to next or one floor to the next. ... more
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Wed Mar 4, 2009 answered:
Your only option is getting an attorney involved. You're risking a lot if you try to go on your own at this point. Attorneys do cost money, but are well worth it in this situation.
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Wed Feb 27, 2013
Michele Nixon answered:

If I had to venture a guess as to why this neighborhood has a lot available, I would say it is because this is a first-time home for most people and people are looking to move up to something bigger. There is only one short sale in the listings that are available.

But ultimately, the best way to know about an area is to spend some time there and talk with a few of the neighbors. They're are a great resource for what truly goes on in the neighborhood on a day to day basis.

Good luck in your search!
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