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Home Selling in Frisco : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Aug 17, 2013
Fern Johnson answered:
Hi Gona,

Unfortunately, Frisco does not have an open school district. Before I advise my buying clients about purchasing a home, I make sure that the home is in the Frisco ISD because you will get better resale when you decide to move again.
As a former teacher and current substitute teacher in PISD, I am very aware of which schools are the best in the area. Give me a call if you need more details about schools or home values in the different neighborhoods.

Kindest Regards,
Fern Johnson
Keller Williams
214-683-8855
www.ccjohnsonrealty.com
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Sat Jun 2, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
I am assuming you converted a garage to living space that is heated space. Yes, it can count as finished space. It might count as a lesser value than the rest of the house depending on how it was finished, is it attached to the house and things like that. It's hard for us to say without seeing it. ... more
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Wed Feb 29, 2012
Terry McCarley answered:
Review your contract in detail with your listing agent. Without us knowing the terms of the purchase contract we can't answer your question and in reality shouldn't attempt to do so anyway. Your listing agent is the one who needs to discuss this with you and perhaps you may even need to consult with an attorney if the contract is not crystal clear. ... more
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Sat Sep 6, 2014
Lisa Birdsong answered:
Hi Karflan,

It's typical of the housing market that there are fewer homes listed during the fall and winter months, which usually equates to a great time for sellers to attract more buyers because there is less competition.

According to year-to-date reports, the average days on market for Plano listings in 2011 is 77 days, and the average sold price is $268,720. As of the time of this posting, there are 1,085 single family homes for sale in Plano. An effective marketing program is key to selling in today's market.

Statistics for your neighborhood, as opposed to the entire city, might be helpful in your decision. Please let me know if I can provide you with more information, or a market analysis. If you're available to meet one day, I'd love to show you the many services I provide, including my highly effective marketing plan. I specialize in the Plano-Frisco area and am here to help you.

Have a great evening, and thanks for reaching out. I hope to speak with you soon.

Lisa Birdsong
Keller Williams Realty
214.394.3314
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Wed Apr 20, 2011
Loreena and Michael Yeo answered:
You're better to seek a real estate attorney's advice on this matter. Or if the title company has an in-house attorney for you to seek some preliminary advice, that could also be your start.

But no, technically you couldn't. But let the attorney explain to you.

Great question!
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Sun Nov 7, 2010
Linda Lorenzo answered:
Yes as an independant contractor when an agent files their taxes, on Schedule C you list seminar expenses under education. Of course the disclaimer here is to consult you accoutant.
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Wed Feb 5, 2014
Lavonne Myers answered:
There are a lot of variables but right now about 95 days is a safe bet. If yoiu have questions please email me. I'm a realtor who has lived in Frisco for the past 15 years. lavonne01@yahoo.com Thank you! ... more
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Tue Aug 15, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
It depends in what field you need a contractor, in most cases if you are getting a fha 203k loan and you need someone to finish the work within fha guidelines.

I would start with your agent, they will have contacts and referral of contractors they used before and would have had great success with or not so much and can tell you who not to use.

I hope this helps
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Mon Feb 17, 2014
Dallas Texas answered:
Best to confer with CPA for all tax advantages when purchasing OR selling a home

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Loan Officer
The Michael Group - Dallas Business Journal Top Ranked Realtors
972-699-9111
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Tue Nov 10, 2015
Kari King answered:
Hi Eva,
You can find the details on HUD's BidSelect site: https://www.bidselect.com/
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Mon Oct 19, 2009
Jay Myers answered:
Jeff,

I can understand your concern about the "slow season" but always keep in mind it only takes 1 right buyer to successfully sell your home. Typically people do not want to sell in the holiday months of November and December mainly because of family coming in and out of town, the kids being home from school, and the normal chaos of the holidays. If you can deal with all of this I would encourage you to go ahead and list your home. There are always buyers coming in and out of town for vacations, scouting out job relocation's, and visiting family.

As for the foreclosure market bringing down your value, this is not always the case, appraisers are suppose to only use foreclosure and REO comps when there are not enough traditional sales available. I can only tell you if you are safe in this area by providing your a CMA (Comparable Market Analysis) for your home.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, comments or concerns, or if you would like to get that CMA to see where you may stand right now in the market if you did decide to sell.
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Tue Sep 22, 2009
Loreena and Michael Yeo answered:
Lease purchases in Texas is not "outlawed". You need a real estate attorney to prepare the contract.

However, based on studies and experiences, most lease purchases do not end up closing. People's tastes change in a few years especially whenever they are not committed in a "lease" situation. Many will opt to leave the initial deposit behind. ... more
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Mon Aug 24, 2009
Dallas Texas answered:
How are you selling a home FSBO when it is listed in MLS? I pulled your info. reviewed MLS posting

Many factors come into play whether a family will purchase your home vs. another property. Why an agent will show your home vs. other homes in that area.

Discuss these particulars with your listing agent, have you compared your home to other houses on market which have sold in past 60 days? Room lay out, open floor plan, landscaping, curb appeal, updated lighting, furniture and etc.

You can have the prefect home can sit on market for years, have an "ugly home" with bidding war.

National Featured Realtor and Consultant, Mortgage Loan Officer, Credit Repair Lecturer
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Lynn911
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Wed Jun 18, 2014
Mike Gonzalez answered:
Typically Frisco taxpayers would prefer to be in the Frisco ISD instead of Lewisville ISD but that doesn't mean a Frisco home in LISD won't sell. I'd be happy to provide a free no obligation comparative market analysis of any home to help give you an idea of current value. Thanks & good luck!

Mike Gonzalez, REALTOR®
Listing Specialist / Buyer Representative
Keller Williams Dallas Northwest
(214) 783-4240 | MikeTX@kw.com
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Fri Aug 1, 2008
Keith Sorem answered:
Kara
I do not work in your market (disclaimer)

Whenever I hear this question I always ask "what is the competition doing?". I hope that you receive a post from a local Realtor. If you don't, I would ask a couple of local Realtors that same question.

However, if I were you I would ask this question also "I am going to be moving in a few years. What improvements can I make in my home that have the greatest return when I sell?" That question might provide you with even better ideas.
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Thu Mar 31, 2011
Jackie Rankin answered:
What does your listing agreement state? I don't charge anything to take it off the market, because that's a risk that I assume when I take on a listing, but please read your listing agreement that you signed. That should tell you. Good luck! ... more
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Fri Jun 29, 2007
Emily Erekuff answered:
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