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Home Selling in 79941 : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Jan 25, 2013
Bruce Lynn answered:
Sorry....but that sounds like the old saying..... speed, price, quality....pick any two.

There's only a handful of board certified residential real estate lawyers in El Paso.
I'd start there.
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Thu Dec 6, 2012
Rick Snow answered:
Signage is key. There are probably just as many people out and about on Saturday as Sunday. Make sure you put signs out that can be followed from any route. Keep the sign ordinace in mind that prohibits signs in the medians and places restrictions on the type of sign and the hours it is out.

Best of luck to you.

Rick Snow
First Choice Realty
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Thu Aug 30, 2012
Jeanette Lozano answered:
Appraisals can compare the "subject property" against several "comparables" in the neighborhood. Depending on how long the time span between the seller's and buyer's appraisals were done can affect the "value". There are various ways to calculate the value of the property-the most popular being 'cost approach'. So if the seller has an appraisal done and there are 3 comps in the last six months, the resulting value is "____". Then if a buyer comes along to purchase a 6 month old listing and there are now 9 comparables in the last 6 months the value can and will change. It depends on the neighborhood. Some neighborhoods hold value pretty well, they have less 'distressed sales' like foreclosures so the variance will be minimal. Or you can be in a neighborhood that has more distressed sales or new construction close by and the variance in the appraisal prices are greater. Like the expression goes: "Real Estate is local" and can vary neighborhood to neighborhood. Please let me know if I can help you further. ... more
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Fri Mar 2, 2012
Cynthia Morris answered:
Curb Appeal, think when you bought a home and what is the first impression when you drive up.
Nice front door creates anticipation of what is inside. Open the door and house looks and smells wonderful, nice music softly playing, and of course immaculate. Make the actual visit that buyers have pleasant and wonderful. That feeling does not go away.

Additional, nice Realtor flyers appropiately placed, nice picture and realtor tours if you have.
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Mon Jun 27, 2011
Gerard Carney answered:
More information, or ask a Real Estate Attorney or Title Company
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Thu Jun 2, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
Your attorney can best answer your question, therefore consider a consultation....
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Wed Apr 13, 2011
Janine Love answered:
You should disclose everything to keep your liability down. It should not effect the resale value of your home if all was done correctly.
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Sat Nov 13, 2010
Cynthia Morris answered:
Howdy Jose
Selling a house, pricing the house and the costs of selling a house are the most primary questions yo should ask. If you would give me your address I would be happy to develop a “PricePicker” for you and give you an estimate of the costs. EPHomeSearch has listings plans from $695 flat fee to a 29 day guarantee and as the seller you are the Boss and EPHomeSearch is the employee. I would love to meet with you any time that is convenient for you.

Wishes for God’s best to you and yours in every way each and every day!
Cynthia Ann Morris,
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Wed Oct 13, 2010
Gerard Dunn answered:
It means the home is substantially above market.

Of course condition, Location and a million other things can affect the marketing - but ultimately - at the right price any property should sell.

Good Luck!

If you like the answer - please consider making it a "Best Answer" !

Gerard Dunn
Associate Broker
Licensed in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Assisting Homebuyer's and Seller's for 28 years
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Mon Sep 20, 2010
Rick Snow answered:
The amount and details of any earnest money deposit are negotiable. The standard TREC contract has provisions built into it that allow for the return of earnest money in different situations however provisions that are written into a contract may take precedence over the stard provisions. If you have questions about the specifics of the contract you should consult an attorney as real estate licensees are not allowed to give legal advice. Bottom line, if you don't want to give a non refundable deposit....don't. There are plenty of houses out there.

Good luck
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Mon Aug 9, 2010
Josef Ski answered:

One of the first and most important steps to selling a home is to know what the market value of the home is. The second most important step would be to speak with a REALTOR! A professional real estate agent will be able to guide you through the process. Please visit the following link where you will be able to download all the information you will need. It's free and without any obligation. It's a service that I would be more than happy to share with you. If you need any more information. Please feel free to contact me. ... more
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Wed Apr 21, 2010
Karch Team- El Paso Relo & Listing Spec. answered:
Unfortunately, statistics are not publicly available. I would be glad to meet with you, however, and bring you statistics from the Multiple Listing Service computer. I have 24 years' experience in this market. ... more
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Mon Aug 3, 2009
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Wed Jun 24, 2009
Joanne LaFleur, PhD answered:
In today's market realtors work very hard for their clients. Ask your realtor to sit down with you and show you the latest comps for what have sold in your area, You may be surprised. You may have to price your house according to the market. Also, is your house staged for showing. You are in competition with many houses on the market and your house needs to appeal to the eye. Talk to your realtor.

Good Luck,
Joanne LaFleur
Gulf Coast Realty Network,Inc
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Thu Jun 25, 2009
Jackie Rankin answered:
There are to many variables to answer this one without knowing all the details of the contract and the addendums. What does your Realtor say?

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Sun May 24, 2009
Dallas Texas answered:
Many families dont consider shopping for a home purchase UNLESS it from April - end of July. In a family community concerns with schools and etc. Even my own investment properties based on area I may not list till end of April capture families move in dates and purchases

~ National Featured Realtor and Consultant, Lecturer regarding Credit Repair, Mortgage Loan Officer
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Wed Aug 27, 2008
Kathy Fisher answered:
If you have not signed the offer (accepting the offer the seller has made) then you do NOT have a contract. You do NOT have to accept any offer and AS LONG AS YOU HAVE NOT SIGNED THE OFFER ACCEPTING IT, then you can back out at any time.YOU are the seller, not your agent. She is suppose to be working FOR YOU not for herself.
If you are having problems communicating with your agent CALL THE BROKER.
Good Luck.
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Thu Dec 3, 2009
Keith Sorem answered:
I would be happy to give you some recommendations.
Sorry to hear that your home did not sell.
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