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Home Selling in 85085 : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Jul 16, 2015
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
what's a bright light and make sure it smells good!
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Sat Apr 20, 2013
Gerri Ogilvie Bara answered:
Please email me at: gerribara@gmail.com and I'll send you a copy of the Arizona Seller's Disclosure Statement. Every state has different laws and rules surrounding disclosure - for instance Arizona laws are very different in some respects from those in California. It's always a good idea to know what information a seller is required to share with a buyer. Our general rule? When in doubt, disclose!
Gerri Bara
REALTOR, SFR
West USA Realty
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Mon Jun 26, 2017
Tim Moore answered:
Around here a bedroom needs a closet (built in or added or with a wardrobe) and a window of adequate size a fireman with a oxygen tank on can get through.
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Sat Nov 30, 2013
Susan Job answered:
I recommend being sure to get an agent with experience. She can help you with pricing your property properly and giving you hints to make the property show better and be more sale-able. Having someone you can trust to give you good advise is very important and then you need to work with your agent. The goal is to get your property sold for the highest price in the shortest period of time. You are paying your agent to help you reach that goal and you need to work together as a team to get it done! ... more
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Thu Feb 28, 2013
Chris Boughton answered:
That is correct "Net Proceeds" is the amount you will get at close of escrow.
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Mon Feb 11, 2013
Sonny Shrivastava answered:
Lea,

It doesn't mean anything. You should only be concerned with the payoff amount of your mortgage(s) and that the sale proceeds will pay that debt. If not, then you need to do what's called a short sale. A Realtor® can provide you with comparables in your neighborhood to help guide you on a realistic selling price. Based on that price recommendation, if the net proceeds will pay off your mortgage then you are fine. If not, then you are in short sale territory.

I am a top 1% producer at West USA Realty - the #1 brokerage in the valley - and have been recognized by The Phoenix Business Journal for my accomplishments. If you'd like to speak to a top valley agent, give me a call to discuss your needs. You can get top dollar in this market, but only if you have professional representation with professional photos, descriptions, and featured listing status. The quality of our listing photos and presentation are unmatched by most listings under $1 million.
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Thu Mar 21, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
The only thing I hate more than having the Laundry in the Garage; is having the Laudry in the Kitchen!
Imagine; that is the NORM in Europe.

Yes, it would worth the $$ and effort. Go for it! ... more
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
You can certainly short sale the home. I have handled hundreds of short sales and would be happy to walk through some options with you. Feel free to contact me via my profile and we can discuss this at length. ... more
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Mon Feb 4, 2013
Chris Scott answered:
I would be happy to tslk to th ou sbout delling your property.
You csn contsvt me anytime.
Ghris Scot
602-697-5176
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Mon Feb 4, 2013
Doug McVinua answered:
Experience, ethics, common sense, experience, midwestern values are good, availability, knowledge of multi family, someone you trust and like.
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Thu Mar 21, 2013
Leah Brown answered:
I usually give until the following day at 5pm. Long enough for them to run numbers and sleep on it, but short enough that they don't have much time to negotiate with another buyer!
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Wed Dec 12, 2012
Sonny Shrivastava answered:
Buy Phoenix,

That is an excellent question. In the absence of any specific instructions from you to your agent, an agent does NOT have any duty or obligation to present offers once you have accepted and signed a contract. However, if you have instructed your agent to continue presenting offers, then he must follow your instructions. If he has not followed your instructions, he or she may be in violation of NAR's Code of Ethics as well as Arizona statute.

A good agent will always marketing a property, even when under contract, and will encourage submission of backup offers.
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Tue Dec 11, 2012
Edna Lake answered:
Could you clarify your question please. I work with many investors so I might be able to help you.

Edna Lake
Realty Executives
602 697 4437 call me or email me at

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Mon Feb 4, 2013
Christine Loschiavo answered:
I do Short Sales for many clients in the Phoenix area as the broker for Property Cupid Brokerage. Please feel free to contact me regarding your property.
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Tue Aug 21, 2012
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
You will certainly want to discuss this with your real estate agent so they can guide you in the process. Without know the specifics of your listing agreement and the contract it is difficult to make a recommendation. As a general rule of thumb if your lender hasn't issued an approval letter yet, you don't have a contract at this point. So you should be able to back out. ... more
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Tue Nov 27, 2012
Michelle Spalding answered:
Lindsay, this is a good question. I'll be interested to see the responses. I think some folks in Phoenix still think they are upside down in their current home but dont know what a boom we've had in the last 6 months. We need more listings soon, lots of buyers with only a small selection! ... more
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Tue Dec 4, 2012
Ted Willette answered:
I think it depends on your needs... work, school, access to freeways/shopping, hobbies, etc. Best to think about your #1 priorities and then determine which specific city and/or area will meet those needs. There are great homes and great prices all over Metro Phoenix Area. Rates are low and prices are affordable... now is a great time to be looking. If I can assist you in your real estate needs, let me know. Thanks!! ... more
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Wed Aug 8, 2012
Ted Willette answered:
Weather wise... a pool is great for cooling off during the summer. Cost wise... depends on whether you want the monthly maintenance (cleaning/chemicals/etc). In Metro Phoenix Area, you have to maitain your pool year round. If that sounds like a burden, you could find a home within a subdivision that has a community pool instead. If you have any further questions, please let me know. Thanks!! ... more
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Tue Aug 21, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
To list it here it must be listed with a Realtor.
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Fri Aug 9, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
Historically, it would be a 50/50 proposition;
you can please half the people....

Lately, the preponderance of evidence would lean toward doing the work:
It seems a great many buyers are stretching it to just buy the darn place; they have no money left over to update it.
In order to combat this, the Lenders have come up with fix-up piggy-back loans and allow the borrower to get up to 125% of the appraised value.
Of the two, the trend is to look for homes with the work already done.
If you can afford it, do it, and do it neutral.
If you can't afford to do it right, don't do it at all.
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