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Market Conditions in Port Charlotte : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Apr 14, 2008
Kurt Thomas answered:
You will need to pay a Realtor for a CMA or list with one. If you do not go that route you may just pony up $500 or so for an appraisal.
It costs Realtors money and takes time to arrive at a marketable sales price of a home. We usually dont just throw out numbers to people on the fly.
If you are looking to sell I suggest interviewing some listing agents and then obtain market value from them.
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Thu Apr 24, 2008
Traci McCoy answered:
Hey there Tina~ Well the best advice I can give you is to hire a REALTOR. First of all it costs you NOTHING---the seller pays the realtor in most cases. You owe it to yourself to have someone research this for you who does this for a living---I don't mean your cousin that just got his license and does it part time between teaching---not that there is anything wrong with that.:-) In todays volitaile market the importance of having a professional is KEY whether you are buying or selling. Every area has pockets of neighborhoods that are doing better or doing worse. A REALTOR has the most recent comparables and can educate you on the price differential in your area between list price versus sold price. This is important...other factors are days on the market, how many agents the home has been listed with and what price did they originally start the listing for. These are ALL things that a REALTOR can find out for you--all while you are at home having dinner with your family. I work with many clients who have established a long term relationship with me and call me for their friends or family members with questions just like this. It helps to have a REALTOR relationship with someon instead of just bouncing around. They can be an invaluable resource for you not only when looking but after the purchase as well. If you like I can put you in touch with an agent in the Port Charlotte area. I have also included a link to the Port Charlotte county property appraisers office where you can research the property and find out possibly the owner, how much they paid (not that it has ANY bearing on this) when they purchased and possibly the most recent sales in the area. I hope this helps! And remember you have NOTHING to lose and so much to GAIN when you hire a REALTOR! ... more
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Fri Jun 27, 2008
Bridgette Kostek, REALTOR, Coldwell Banker M. M. Parrish answered:
Kathleen,
I searched for this address, but could not locate it in the tax records. Perhaps you've made a transcription error? Below in the "Web Reference" line is a hyperlink to the Charlotte County Property Appraiser. There you can search the sold records in 2006 for comparable homes. The easiest way to get the information you're seeking, is to contact a local REALTOR in your area. A local REALTOR would be happy to conduct a CMA (comparative market analysis) for you free of charge (no strings attached). I hope this helps. Best of luck! ... more
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