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Home Selling in Orange : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Sep 5, 2013
Joe Homs answered:
Your brothers friend was right. With a living trust everything is very simple. Have your sister list the home and handle the paperwork. Escrow will handle the transfer/sale from trust in escrow. The proceeds should go to your moms trust and the money divided there. Sorry for your loss. If you need an agent to sell the home give me a call.

Joe Homs, Realtor
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Fri Jun 20, 2014
Joe Homs answered:

You should probably check with your CPA, but if you are married each of you can deduct $250,000 in capital gains on the sale of a principal residence. Therefore with you and your spouse you can deduct $500,000 and NOT pay any capital gains.

Joe Homs, Realtor
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Sun Dec 2, 2012
Steven Ornellas answered:

I would insist on a properly filled-out formal contingency removal via CAR form CR.

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Thu Jul 19, 2012
Ryan Smith answered:
Hello Bill, I would be more than happy to provide you with a list of sold mobiles in your community. Please reach out to me through my profile and I'll send you the list.

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Mon Apr 30, 2012
Richard Schulman answered:
The office manager can be an easy helpful resource for that. Go ahead and try giving them a call.

And if you need any help or OC agent referrals, let me know!

Good luck,

Richard Schulman
Keller Williams Realty
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Sat Jan 16, 2010
Sean Dawes answered:
For tax implications, I would consult an accountant as realtors are not tax specialists.

Let me ask this, can you carry a mortgage plus rent if the tenant walks out on your or you experience vacancy? Do you NEED to move or would moving just be nicer? Reason I ask is this could be risky to rent out if you cant carry both places. Also If you sell for a loss, do you have the $ to bring to the table to close the deal?

If you can carry both places, why not sell for $380,000 and carry the note yourself? Consult a real estate attorney to discuss this but you can use to get an ammortization table to show you how much you can make over the life of the loan.

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Mon Nov 4, 2013
Maryann Hardwick answered:
Escrow has not closed yet, it should not be too much longer. Escrow opened 11/17/2008, it was listed at 539,900.
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Mon Mar 2, 2009
Glen Mitchell answered:
where's your agent Renee? They should be taking care of this for you. Were the repair items things that had been previously addresses, or brand new never discussed before?
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Mon Aug 11, 2008
Maryann Hardwick answered:
The lender foreclosed on 7/8/2008. I don't see that they were listed for sale yet. Where did you see the sold info?
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Tue Sep 22, 2009
James Noll answered:
they were bank owned and I know for sure 234 S. hewes sold.

If you are looking for a house, please call 714-931-8942 and ask for James

thank you.
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Fri Nov 30, 2012
Vicki Lloyd answered:
I just conducted a poll on my blog site, and found that some buyers will pay extra for some upgrades, but won't for others. Replaced windows, new cabinets, and granite counters seem to add value. Tankless water heaters, new furnaces or A/C, new roof, make buyers feel better, but don't really add to what buyers will be willing to pay. (Of course, this was all hypothetical, and not subject to the emotional "WOW" factor that buyers sometimes get when they walk in to a really great house.) ... more
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Sat Jun 18, 2011
Barbara Kehl Realty answered:
I believe that this is not just a common question - but THE question asked by sellers in today's market. Unfortunatley, there is a "stand-off" between buyers and sellers these days. Sellers don't want to drop their prices, and buyers are waiting for prices to continue to drop.
It has been my experience that no matter what the market conditions are, if you price your home under the curve, it will be the first one that is looked at. Your realtor should be able to run comparables for you in your area, not going back any more than 3 months, and can help you price your property correctly.
I hope that this helps you!
Have a wonderful day!
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