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Wed Jan 20, 2010
Alyssa Kitchen answered:
Hi There,

Your best bet is to have your real estate agent run comps to see what other homes similar to yours are selling for. If you have a good agent he or she will be able to make adjustments for your specific home (i.e adding value for acerage). It doesn't take long for a Realtor to run comps and it will easily break down everything from A to Z as far as your home's value. I would be happy to do a free comparitve market analysis for you in just a couple of hours - just e-mail your home's address to

I hope this information was helpful and best of luck selling!
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Wed Jan 20, 2010
Ryan Sherman answered:
You're in a rock and a hard place - in CA the seller has the right to approve the final terms of a short sale and can refuse to sign any closing documents. You can argue semantics here, but the truth is that they are holding your hostage for a little bit of walking money. You could take them to task - but at what cost and delay in closing. Of course they don't want it disclosed because the term of the short sale settlement agreement won't allow them any cash at close - and they don't want the bank to know they are getting any may just have to pay the ransom money to get your home...... ... more
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