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Home Selling in Wichita : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Nov 2, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
Trulia is a Real Estate site, run by Realtors:
You would LIST your house with a local Realtor, and they, in turn, will post it on Trulia.
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Tue Nov 20, 2012
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Tue Jun 19, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
I would doubt that the procedure in Kansas is different from most of the Country:
NO, there is no requirement.
The Buyer's probably expect an answer, but then they made a ridiculous offer....
Normally, an offer has an expiration time and date on it; if you haven't answered by that time, the offer is null & void.

You can Counter the Low-Ball offer; it couldn't hurt.

Let's hope the contingent offer comes through.
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Wed Feb 12, 2014
Brianna Branine answered:
This should just attract more prospects! Your home price is based on the homes that have sold in your area in the last 12-14 months. All of these homes will most likely all be in the same subdivision as yours or in one similar to the one you are in and should have the same amenities ... more
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Wed Feb 6, 2013
Lorrie Nicolas answered:
Is this property listed with a realtor? If not then get it listed to increase your exposure. If it is, then lower the price and get professional photos and have it staged. Best of Luck!
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Tue Mar 27, 2012
Roland Vinyard answered:
The 3 P's - papering, painting and picking up. All three cost little and bring good benefits. Sometimes a cheap makeover of the kitchen, like new handles, paint, cupboard doors will work too. Keep it clean, well-kept and uncluttered. Spending big money on remodeling does not pay (usually - some of this depends upon your market) and more often I would urge someone to drop their price instead of spending money to make it more attractive. ... more
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
Bud and Sara Cortner answered:
It depends on what you are waiting for. If you are waiting for the market to come back or prices to go up, you could be waiting for a while. Also, if your house price is increasing, so will the home you buy. This really is a good time to sell and buy. Having bought your house in the last 5 years, you probably will not realize any profit on it but you could also get a good deal on your purchase. If you would like more information, please call Bud at 316-708-4681. ... more
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Tue Jun 7, 2011
Bill Eckler answered:
Agents should be viewing the property in the same light as an appraiser...thus the carpet color, bath room tile color, and color of the house should not be a factor in establishing the price of a home. It would be best to leave any adjustments that need to be made in the hands of the potential buyer.

Good luck,

Bill
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Tue May 3, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
Any local agent can provide you with any necessary information, consider a call...
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Thu Feb 3, 2011
Linda S. Cefalu answered:
Julie,

I am so sorry for what you are going through. This has to be an extremely tough time. Please seek your attorney's advice on this. You may also want to talk with an accountant to find out what is best for you in the long run regarding your finances.

Let us know how it turns out.
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Mon Dec 13, 2010
Byron Tucker answered:
Well depending on the lisitng price, having a sound financial strategy in place along with a killer Realtor marketing plan does wonders for the amount of traffic your listing gets from serious buyers. I would be more than happy to structure one for your listing. See the web reference for contact info and good luck! ... more
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Wed Jun 18, 2014
Christine McDaniel answered:
Price competitively. It always comes down to price. Walk through your home as if you were a buyer. Look over ever detail. Would you want to buy your home? Is it warm and welcoming? Clean? Move in ready?

Good Luck,
Christine
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Mon Nov 2, 2009
Bryan & Denise Hazen answered:
Please check out our website at www.realty4less.com. We are the only Full Service Discount Real Estate Company in Wichita. We charge 4.9% (3% to Buyers Agent, and Realty4Less 1.9%), and if there is not other real estate company involved you are charged a Flat Fee of $2497.00 Flat Fee. Check out our track record on our front page.

Thank You,

Bryan Hazen
Broker
Realty4Less
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Wed Jul 22, 2009
Denise Gray answered:
You should follow the advise of your agent. They will know your area and where it's best if needed to enhance your home. If you are not currently working with an agent give me a call 729.3736. ... more
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Sun Mar 8, 2009
Teresa Black answered:
Veronica,
Unfortunately... no. The earnest money will be given back to the buyer. The Real Estate contract to purchase your home that you signed with the buyer has a clause pertaining to financing. If the buyer is not able to secure a loan (in this case they did not qualify for the amount to purchase the home) then the earnest money is returned to the buyer.
Is your home listed with a Real Estate agent? If so consult them. They can direct you to the paragraph in the Purchase contract that covers the financing and how it pertains to the buyer. You will need to sign as well as the Buyers, a Contract cancellation and Release of Earnest money.
I hope this helps!. If you are selling your home as a For Sale By Owner please contact me and I can answer any questions you might have.
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Tue Nov 25, 2008
Maria Morton answered:
As long as you have treated it, it's not a problem. Same with termites, radon, wood rot, and anything else in a house. All houses eventually have to have something repaired, replaced, fixed, or treated. The older houses tend to have had more things addressed simply because of their age. If I were you, I would take photos of before and after and also have an inspector take a look at your work AFTER you have completed your remediation. You may or may not want to include the photos when/if you sell the house but at least you will have the option of doing so. ... more
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Fri Apr 4, 2008
Cynthia Kerr answered:
This property appears to be taken off the market 2-8-08, it was previously sold 9-30-2005
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