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Home Selling in 92648 : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Mar 6, 2012
Glen Etherington answered:
As in application for?
As in assessor parcel?
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Thu Mar 29, 2012
Rich Homer answered:
Many services virtual tour with your zip code.
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Thu Nov 10, 2011
BG answered:
some banks in a certain neighborhood prefers to have ex-owner occupied rather than a vacant home. It would be a great act on your part to assist your client to contact the bank and make such an offer (for free rent). ... more
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Wed Oct 6, 2010
Cyndi Mino answered:
Hi, Patlea. Are you selling your home yourself and the buyer hasn't been performing as expected? If you are currently working with a Realtor, they will have the forms needed. Call me and tell me what type of form you are looking for.

Cyndi Mino
First Team Real Estate
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Mon Sep 15, 2014
Karen Mashburn answered:
If you are denied a short sale, ask what they need. The Lender probably needs more information than you provided or your reason was not stated clearly enough. Talk to a Realtor who has done at least 5 successful short sales and get them to advise you. ... more
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Tue Sep 24, 2013
Thom Colby answered:

It looks like you have it listed with a REALTOR. I suggest you chat with her about ways to gain more exposure and market your home.

Best of luck,

Thom Colby
Broker / Owner & Certified HAFA Specialist
Thom Colby Properties
Newport Beach, CA
Moving Lives Forward (TM)
We NEVER DOUBLE-END a Transaction in our Brokerage. It is never beneficial to the Seller or to the Buyer and it is only beneficial to the Agent.
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Mon Jun 21, 2010
Scott Godzyk answered:
With an open listing no one will put any money and certainly not much time in advertising and marketing your property. It would be one of those if they had someone they would bring them by" kind of things. An exclusive listing allows one broker to spend all their time and resources which includes putting it in MLS where all other brokers have the opportunity to get the information and bring their buyers through the house.

An open listing actually reduces the amount of brokers who will see your listing. you are better off with one broker who is experienced in teh area and style of home you have. good luck with your sale.
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Thu Aug 15, 2013
Karen Parsons Fiddler answered:
Hi Gary,

These are questions for a CPA. But my guess is that if there is no "profit" at the time of the transfer, you should not have any tax might even be able to use it as a loss. But check with your tax preparer.

As far as the mortgage is concerned, if you have an assumable loan, you might be able to have it signed over to him, you would need to contact the bank to find out. Most likely you do not and he would need to refinance for the mortgage to be completely off your credit. Make sure you know all this information before signing the deed. You might find yourself responsible for the mortgage but not owning any portion of the home. If he defaults, you might be liable.....I would contact a Real Estate Attorney and find out if there is a way to protect you.

Good luck,

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Sun Aug 15, 2010
Gerard Dunn answered:
This is a sensitive topic - but my short answer is NO.

You would have to go through a prolonged legal battle - and it could take years to work its way through the court system - with an incredible expense to you.

You may be better off approaching the new owners and ask if you can BUY the property back.

Good luck!
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Sun Aug 15, 2010
Matt McClain answered:

This is tricky and I hear this every so often. My recommendation is to talk to a real estate attorney and get their opinion immediately. This issue needs to be resolved asap.

When you say we "agreed" to cancel escrow, who was it? The agents, you and the seller, who actually agreed? This is just one portion of what may need to be answered. Hopefully, this can all come to a peaceful solution and cool, calm minds will prevail.

Best wishes!

Matt McClain
Axiom Real Estate / Axiom Lending Group
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Tue Sep 29, 2009
Jeremy Lehman answered:
Unless it's spectacular, it's not really going to add any value. It might make the home slightly more desireable than some of the other available properties.

Jeremy Lehman
Century 21 Beachside
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Sun Feb 15, 2009
Bob Phillips answered:
Sun Feb 15, 2009
Bob Phillips answered:
Hi Jilly - it depends on the lender, but check out my blog about the moratorium in the Orange County, CA blog section: ... more
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Tue Nov 25, 2008
Jeremy Lehman answered:
Jeffrey, I'm happy to help you with that. Let me know where to send it to. Also, beware that most of the top agents on the list will be REO/Foreclosure listing agents, who are not a good choice to list with in this market.

Jeremy Lehman
Century 21 Beachside
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Wed Aug 11, 2010
Laarni G. Omingo answered:
Hi Katy,

Please talk to a trusted Realtor that will give you the real value of your home. Our comparables are up to the minute and a good agent will not stir you wrong. Zillow is actually averaging the value of sold homes in the area regardless of condition and square footage. The site actually makes it for agents like me to convince homesellers and sometimes, banks to accept the true value of a certain property.

All the Best,
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