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Fri Apr 3, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
Motivated,
Long before the current downturn in the market when most people didn't know what a short sale was, people brought money to the table when they owed more than they could get for their homes. Agents bring value to a transaction. A good agnt will maximize your price, terms and final net. Trying to sell by owner limits your market to buyers looking to save themselves the commission. Using a limited service company may leave you exposed in some areas of contract expertise and negotiating against professionals.
I'd suggest getting the best agent available and try to minimize your loss or stay put for a while. Sorry.
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Sun Mar 13, 2011
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Fri Jun 13, 2008
Bruce Lynn answered:
Jeff,
I do not see any currently listed for sale.
One sold in May for a little over $500,000.
The last one before that I show was April last year for about $300,000.
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Wed Mar 19, 2008
Kathy Fisher answered:
Even though you had come to agreement on sales prices, the contract was still, basically, contingent until your option period was over. YES, it should have been placed on Active Option, but the seller can request for their agent to still actively advertise the property until the contract actually becomes "PENDING". At that time, the agent is obliged to place the property in that status and stop actively advertising the property as available.
I guess I don't understand what you are asking because in the end, you didn't go through with the purchase anyway. Am I missing something? If you were asking if the seller could have negoiated another offer during this period, NO. They could, however, have taken a "back up" offer in the even that the home purchase did not go through.
Hope this answered your question to some extent.
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Fri Nov 28, 2008
Dallas Texas answered:
In many instances a realtor can't make professiona comments about zip codes, and etc. We can only direct you to obtain info. You can contact the local police department they can provide you a venue of websites to reach the info. We offer a Dallas home buyer rebate program for any Dallas or Fort Worth home for sale. If we can be of any further assistance please contact your office. ... more
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Mon Jan 21, 2008
T.E. & Naima Sumner answered:
I'll be happy to assist you. Please contact me at 214-289-8555 or naima@sumner-realty.com
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Sat Jan 19, 2008
Ruthless answered:
It is like cars. If you buy what is on the lot, especially one that they have been sitting on for a while, they will negotiate. If you are "ordering" the car you want, you will pay sticker price. It is worth your time to write up an offer, only offer $20k less now. Two can play the game.

Good luck,
Ruth
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Tue Jun 15, 2010
Merm answered:
I found my home inspector on the Nachi website. National Association of Certified Home Inspectors. He was very professional, very thorough.
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