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Home Selling in Keller : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Feb 24, 2015
Kim Sullivan answered:
Well that is one of those questions that isn't necessarily easy to answer. Yes property values are down but Texas is one of the best states in real estate sales right now.
The outlook by the real estate experts is the market will pick up. In fact is already has. I know we are busy with buyers and renters.
We also property manage several properties. We would Iove the opportunity to meet with you and go over your options.
I work with a team of experts that can help through a smooth transaction.
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Tue Feb 24, 2015
Dallas Texas answered:
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Tue Sep 28, 2010
T.E. & Naima Sumner answered:
That certainly doesn't sound right. No showings in 2 months means that the home isn't getting the exposure it needs, priced too high or the pictures are bad and doesn't look inviting to show.

There are however 127 active homes (resales) on the market as of today in vows priced betweeen 90K and 330K.

173 homes sold since January. This means that yes there are buyers out there. It's just a matter of bringing attention to your house.

There are also 44 homes that are new construction priced between 140K and 350K.

How long has your house been on the market and how many showings? What is the feedback to your agent not to you.

Naima
214-289-8555
Naima@Sumner-Realty.com
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Tue Jun 29, 2010
Scott Godzyk answered:
It hurts your chances in any area. When a buyer is looking for a home if they have to make repairs or purchase appliances immediately after buying, that is an extra expense they may not want or be able to take on. In addition FHA mandates there is at least a stove in the property. you are limiting yoru potential buyers by not having appliances. ... more
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Fri Oct 1, 2010
Scott Godzyk answered:
The first thing you need is to have your listing agent complete a broker price opinion. you need to find out what teh value of your home is in todays market. it seems you already know the value of similar homes in yoru area, they key where you have low to no activity is the price. you are going to be one of teh best priced homes. The next thing is your agent advertising and marketing yoru property. is your home getting the exposure it deserves? the nest thing is walk back into your home as if you were a buyer, is teh lawn neat and trimmed. Is your home clean, free of dust and cobwebs, are the floors shiny and clean, carpets cleaned, walls painted and free of picture holes and scratches. You want to make it appealing as you can.

good luck with your sale and i hope this can help
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Sat Jun 15, 2013
Don Groff answered:
It is not typically advisable to just go by price per sq ft. When a potential buyer is looking at a home to buy they are looking at the condition, presentation and value. People will often pay a higher price per sq ft for a home that has great curb appeal. Also, larger homes typically sell for a lower price per sq ft.

If you are not getting any showings the only reason it can be is the home is overpriced. This means that if you are listed in the MLS Realtors are finding your home and their clients are not wanting to view the property for some reason. When that happens it is always because of price. I would have your Realtor take you out to look at similar comparable homes in your area that are for sale. Take a good look at what is available and what is your competition right now. That is usually an eye opener for most sellers I work with. It also allows us to price the home correctly to start so that you can receive top dollar. When I take my clients to look at comparable homes before listing those homes have accepted offers in less than 2 weeks. In this market that does not happen very often... unless the home is priced right to begin with.

Best of luck to you.
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Wed Jun 27, 2012
Lucy Puniwai answered:
Although as a licensed Realtor I cannot discriminate against any company, I would have some questions
such as: My Buyer's lender will send out an appraiser. The Buyer must use that appraisal if using FHA or VA for funding. When you asked about paying for Closing costs... you would pay your closing costs and perhaps a percentage of your Buyer's closing costs if that is what the buyer's ask for. FHA appraisals are now required to be farmed out to a Central Clearing house because lenders are no longer allowed to have a relationship with an Appraiser.

My company lists home for 5% of the sales price charged to the Seller. ZIP Realty keeps 2% to cover our costs and the other 3% is paid to your Buyer's agent. I sold my last home in 13 days and received 4 offers. My website will let you know how many buyers are looking for a home in your zip code and price point.
I typically hold an Open House within 2 weeks of having your home on the market. My colleagues are required by my company to preview your home within 3 weeks of your home being on the market in order to maximize your exposure.

I live in Keller and would be happy to give you a listing presentation so you can determine which service will get your home sold. Interviewing a couple of Realtors is considered standard in our industry. You will feel confident that you have enough information to make an informed decision.

If I can be of any assistance, feel free to research me at :
http://www.ziprealty.com/agent/lpuniwai

Best regards,
Lucy A. Puniwai
ZIP Realty
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Thu Jan 15, 2009
Dallas Texas answered:
Best in have an appraiser provide you actual numbers. A residential realtor for single family homes can provide comp's, since this is apartment complex a commercial / residential agent would not have accurate info. you require. County tax rolls is another option provide you an estimate.

Contact my office if I can offer further assistance.
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Thu Aug 9, 2012
Jeff Kessler answered:
You could call them and see what they say. They may work with you if you can show hardship. I have seen it work only once though, but it is worth a shot.
Are you looking to buy another home?
You could maybe work something out that way.
Email me for more info if you like.
J.
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