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Sun Jul 23, 2017
James Sanchez answered:
I don't know if you willl get the answer you are looking for since we are not aloud to degrade or talk bad about an other real estate company or an other agent. I would say use google and search for your answer. ... more
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Mon Apr 1, 2013
Dick Gaylord answered:
I'd be hapy to talk with you in detail regarding your questions> Richard Gaylord, RE/MAX Real Estate Specialists (562) 618-2113
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Thu Mar 7, 2013
Annette Lawrence answered:
Your first stop needs to be with your financial planner or tax consultant. They will have the best insight regarding tax implications based on the way you structured your ownership.

Your next step should be a real estate professional to review the likely outcome of a real estate sale and the strategy to use. There is over 20 ways to sell real estate, and yes, short selling is one of them. With a good understanding of the market. and the most likely outcome, you will be well prepared to visit with your attorney. Share with your attorney what your long term goal or best outcome is. During this confidential meeting critical listening will be required.

Work with your agent to keep you strategically positioned to achieve the result most beneficial to you. You have many options, the right option depends on your situation and the outcome you are seeking.

Best of success in selling your home,
Annette

Chat with me on:
www.RealEstateMadeEZlus
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Mon Jul 1, 2013
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
This is really very simple............

Based on my experience..............

An agent volunteers (we can ask for any interested agents via group voice or email) to sit at an open house for the opportunity to either find a buyer (less likely) for that house.......or (more likely) pick up new buyers to work with in the future.

They work the OH and keep any leads they cultivate.

As the listing agent, I would ask them to call me following the OH to report in as to the amount of traffic they had, and to share any feedback.

There have been rare occasions when, in a bind, I have paid an agent a nominal amount upfront to sit at an open house.............that's if I have trouble finding a free volunteer!
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Sun Sep 2, 2012
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Tue Aug 7, 2012
Gina King answered:
Repair, Restore, Make it Green(er), Stage it, Paint, Flooring, Landscape, and pick the right Realtor(c)!!!

Good advice can be found here http://KeepingItRE.com

Saddle up!
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Tue May 1, 2012
Joe Cusumano answered:
I work with a lot of people that buy those types of homes. I would love to refer them to you. Please let me know.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Sara Mehrpouyan answered:
It can be anything such as reduced hours at work/reduced income, double income turned into single income, illness, etc. The fact that potential rent will not cover the mortgage payment, taxes, and insurance. Who is your lender Blake?

Thanks,
Sara Mehrpouyan CDPE
Rodeo Realty
Direct: 818-903-2040
Dre license #01712757
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Wed Oct 3, 2012
Maya Swamy answered:
A contingency is removed when the conditions are met. Your question is not quite specific enough to get a more comprehensive answer.
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Wed Mar 2, 2011
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Wed Mar 2, 2011
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Wed Mar 2, 2011
Accurate Inspections & Consulting answered:
The easy and quick answer would be to hire an attorney who specializes in fraud and contracts, contact the attorney generals office in your state, contact the agents broker, contact your municipal consumer affairs office, contact a reporter (they love juicy stories about fraud) contact the national association of realtors.
That said, your question leaves some doubt to its' legitimacy. Don't get me wrong on this next point. I have dealt with a lot of fraud in real estate and have seen some pretty good scams. Just about anything is possible. However, the idea that your X, could lose her home and all her money because of a realtors mistake sounds a bit fishy. Possible but I'm skeptical. If it is so, sounds like a good fraud case for someone to go to jail over.
Good luck
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Wed Mar 2, 2011
Michael Young answered:
How could the Realtor sell your home for 385K when you did not agree and sign the purchase contract? The Realtor cannot sign the contract for you. You need to agree to the purchase price. If you agreed to list the property for 480K, then an offer comes in at 385K, it's up to YOU to accept, reject or counter, not the Realtor. ... more
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Tue Mar 1, 2011
Mark Porter answered:
No, that does not seem right. I did recently see a listing agreement that allowed the listing agent the right to choose the price. This agreement was for distressed properties. If the owner signs it they must be prepared to live with it. ... more
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Tue Dec 28, 2010
Emily Knell answered:
I suggest calling a lender that YOU trust & require the buyer to get cross qualified. Find out how much is available in down payment money from this assistance program & make sure this buyer is earmarked to receive some of it, so you don't get to closing & the program says "we've run out of funds".


EmilyKnell1@yahoo.com
562-430-3053 cell
Realtor Since 1996
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Wed Nov 10, 2010
Daniel Sandoval answered:
Actually the time frame is the same...after 90 days..is the NOD and after another 90days and 21 days you have the trustee sale. Right now the foreclosurs are on hold for bofa due to the robo signers conterversey. But other banks are sure doing the foreclosures. ... more
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Fri Nov 5, 2010
Emily Knell answered:
Try Coast Cities Escrow: Ask for Robin Riley: 562-596-6030 or RobinRiley@CoastCitiesEscrow.com, she's in Seal Beach (close enough right?)

EmilyKnell1@yahoo.com
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Tue Mar 22, 2011
John Barry answered:
Hi Tclbeach,

As long as you disclose to any potential buyer all of the problems you have described above, you would still be able to sell it, as long as it was priced competitively - that is the key. You just have to make sure that you do not try to conceal any of the problems you are having with the place. Whether or not you would take a huge loss really depends on how much you have invested in the property versus the current fair market value. But as holds generally true with all properties, if they are priced correctly they will sell.

Hope this helps - let me know if you have any questions.

John Barry
DRE #01856079
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Cell: 323-810-7976
Email: john.barry@coldwellbanker.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RealtorJB
Twitter: @RealtorJB
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Mon Oct 25, 2010
Heather Peck answered:
Talk to your seller about creative financing (carrying back part of the money needed down, lease option, etc.)

A house doesn't sell for a few reasons but it usually comes down to price. Its only worth what someone will pay for it.

Have you had an open house and marketed to brokers for an opinion on what they think may be wrong? Invited the neighbors to give you an opinion?

Maybe take the seller to see similar properties in the area that are priced better to get his/her cooperation?

Just some ideas.
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