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Home Selling in Chattanooga : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Mar 12, 2013
Lorry Aslinger answered:
You need a budget and it would be helpful to meet with a lender now to help you plan your next purchase. A Realtor can help you with your home's current value which will give you an idea of your profit when selling ... more
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Sun Jul 15, 2012
Matthew Lahti answered:
Since you have an agency relationship I would call and ask to speak to the broker of record and express your concerns since the agent sounds like they're being unresponsive.
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Sat Jun 2, 2012
Rodney Mason answered:
You Lisiting Agent can run a CMA. You could also order an appraisal for your own use.

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Fri Nov 12, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Keep in mind that in today's market pricing and marketing that maximizes your exposure are paramount--without either, it doesn't matter who the agent is--therefore, consider interviewing as many agents as needed from different realty offices and choose the one you like best and has the most to offer--ask what marketing strategies will be implemented; what plans will be put in place to coordinate meetings with buyers; what feedback (communication) can you expect and with what frequency; will data be supplied to help establish a fair and marketable asking price; will buyers be pre-screened and required to have mortgage pre-approvals when submitting offers; what other services does the agency offer, etc.; choose your agent with care. ... more
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Thu Sep 16, 2010
Suzanne White answered:
Part of it is the workload and the revolving door of employees. The best advice is to call twice a week to get updates. Sometimes there is no update but it gets noted you called and if there are documents needed you know about it quickly. Banks will not necessarily call you to let you know additional documents are needed. I work with a team who specializes in short sales in the Memphis area and on average it takes 60 days to get an approval. Always send a complete package at one time. That way your file goes in the" to work on pile" and not the "I'll get to it later pile." Perseverance is key.

Best of luck.

Suzanne White
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Tue Feb 23, 2010
Christina Holmes answered:
CJ -

You need a clear, written agreement with your lender about any balance on the loan or fees or interest that are above the amount paid to the lender at closing - these monies could be taxable to you or a judgement entered against you - at some time you'd have to pay them back - or they may be written off/forgiven completely - just make CERTAIN you understand ahead of time - and get it in writing. One good plan is to have an attorney review the documents before you sign them.

Best of Luck!
Christina Holmes
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Thu Dec 27, 2012
Barbara Klare answered:
Circumstances aside, escrow may be released only upon signed agreement of both parties. Although a buyer may not have preformed as per contract, the escrow money may not be yours unless the buyer signs it over to you with a release form. ... more
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