There are currently 11 properties being marketed in the Village and Town of Back Creek through the Multiple Listing Service. In the past year there were 15 that were sold. This translates into 268 average days on market.... more
There are no "typical" commission splits and it is illegal to discuss it. The best way to check on what each agent charges is to interview them and ask them not only how much they charge, but also what they do for you.... more
The housing market is looking up! From what I see right now buyers are quite active. It could be a sign of a turn in the market or a result of a very mild winter but I have never been as busy as I have been since Jan 1st. If you would like more specific information on homes like yours feel free to contact me and I'll be happy to help out!... more
Sounds like this buyer cannot fulfill his obligations under the contract and you're wasting precious time. It's difficult to say much without knowing what kind of financing this buyer was applying for that required 60 days for a commitment. The good news is you have a bit more than 2 weeks before you can instruct the list agent to draft a cancellation agreement with this purchaser and start over. You could ask list agent to do it now and perhaps buyer would be willing to sign if he knows he can't get a loan.... more
There are several ways you can approach this. You can hire a professional "stager" who will make suggestions and even handle the staging for you. Or you can list your home with an excellent Real Estate Agent that has enough experience that know what problem areas your home has and will tell you how to handle them in the least expensive way.
But you need to be ready to accept their constructive comments and ebe willing to make the changes necessary to help your home sell rapidly. If you don't have a Realtor that you know of there in Jacksonville, FL, drop me a quick line and I will make a recommendation for you.... more
I checked with a mortgage company last week with the same question and was told as long as the appraisal has been done you can list the home. If you would like to discuss listing your home feel free to contact me.... more