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Steven Johns…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Steven Johnson answered:
What is the average amount of showings before a house is sold?
Great question! There really shouldn't be "an average number of showings before a house sells" because over or under listing a home creates a variance and falsely manipulates the number ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:36pm Home Selling in 60804
Mike Opyd, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Mike Opyd answered:
Do houses sell in Febrary in Ashburn?
Yes as long as they are priced well they will sell in any market.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Home Selling in Ashburn
Lucid Realty, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Lucid Realty answered:
Looking for a quality discount agent in Cocoa Beach.
Could you please clarify? Are you looking to sell in Chicago (where your question was posted) or Cocoa Beach?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 19, 2015 Home Selling in 60634
Chris Baker, Real Estate Pro in 60523
Chris Baker answered:
Renovate or leave as is?
It's hard to say without seeing your kitchen, however, I wouldn't remodel the entire kitchen. Making some basic renovations such as installing granite counter tops, replacing cabinet h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 16, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Bob Brandt R…, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt Re/Max 847-230-7303 answered:
What can I do to get my home listed on Trulia? FSBO?
A good local Broker could end up putting more money in your pocket with better representation and a good closing attorney will make sure the legal details are covered. Good luck.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 16, 2015 Home Selling in 60622
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
We are looking at listing our Studio in the Streeterville section of Chicago soon. Do those online realtor email blast sites actually work?
No, all those sites are saved as SPAM and never read, tell your agent not to use it.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 13, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Seth Captain, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Seth Captain answered:
When does one receive their first purchase offer?
When the seller agrees to include those really ugly curtains and that one hideous chandelier they originally demanded be excluded from all deals.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 13, 2015 Home Selling in Uptown
Allison Murp…, Real Estate Pro in 60045
Allison Murphy answered:
What is a fair real estate commission rate in northern suburbs of Chicago for a $1MM - $1.5MM house?
Commissions are negotiable, but typically 5% is a reasonable rate based on your price range. Half of the 5% is going to the Buyer Broker and 2.5% will go to the Listing Broker. Even tho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 5, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in 60202
Noah Seidenberg answered:
Does a landlord who is selling their house which is apart of Los Angeles Rent Control need to pay Tenants a relocation fees?
It is negotiable. Usually from one months rent to half a month. Not enough information to answer but I am giving you a good guess.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 29, 2015 Home Selling in Wicker Park
UpNest, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
UpNest answered:
What is the standard commission paid to agent?
Typically 6%, but of course that is flexible and can be negotiated mainly depending on the potential selling price of your home.

At UpNest (http://www.upnest.com) we are an innovativ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 29, 2015 Home Selling in 60656
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
Hi we have properties for sale in Chicago IL Multi-Family Home for $40,000.00 Does anyone who is a real cash buyers?
There is always people out there. I would just make sure they give you POF.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 29, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Marcin Talaga, Real Estate Pro in 60656
Marcin Talaga answered:
What can I do to get my home listed on Trulia? FSBO?
Go to Postlets.com. You can create a flyer for your property that will get generated to tons of websites.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Selling in 60622
Luke Wojcik, Real Estate Pro in Logan Square, Chicago,...
Luke Wojcik answered:
I am potentially selling my Gold Coast condo and I'm not using an agent.
Check this link out. You will need to sign up but all info is free

http://chicagorealestatedude.com/sell-house-without-agent
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Selling in 60610
Debby Buffa, Real Estate Pro in 63005
Debby Buffa answered:
Drapes - do they stay with the home?
Check the sales contract. Did the buyer write in that the drapes be included? Usually, the drapery hardware which is attached to the wall remains, however, depending upon what was lis ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 5, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Bob Brandt R…, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt Re/Max 847-230-7303 answered:
People I don't know have broken into my house and moved in. How can I get them removed without paying expensive attorney fees?
Last I heard, that is against the law, so you may want to call the police.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 3, 2015 Home Selling in Chicago
Sarah Leonard, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Sarah Leonard answered:
Should we rent instead of selling our 4bedroom 2 bath cape cod due to the market being so bad right now?
Consider the current value of your home compared to what you still owe on it. If you owe more than the home is worth, it might make sense to rent for a few years. You just need to ask ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 15, 2014 Home Selling in 60629
Bev West, Real Estate Pro in 80634
Bev West answered:
Please tell me how I can list my condo for sale on Trulia, if possible? My email address is asg1jd@yahoo.com. Thank you, Avery Gerstein
You need to list with a Realtor to have your condo listed on Trulia.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 15, 2014 Home Selling in 60613
Goran Utvic, Real Estate Pro in 60634
Goran Utvic answered:
my father left us this house on 1529 and a land. The house needs lots of repair and falling behind on the property tax, I need to sell. please help
You can get an idea what the home can sell for at http://chicago.freehousevalues.com/

The lower distressed value is probably what you're looking at...If you have any questions let me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 15, 2014 Home Selling in Chicago
Rose Wilkins…, Real Estate Pro in Edmond, OK
Rose Wilkinson answered:
Can anybody recommend an investor friendly realtor in Chicago who has experience of double closings / lease purchase/ rent to own deals?
We are nationwide property buyers and own a consulting firm for just this scenario.

Before putting your home on a rent to own, ask yourself the following questions:

- Do you hav ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 3, 2014 Home Selling in Chicago
Rose Wilkins…, Real Estate Pro in Edmond, OK
Rose Wilkinson answered:
I have a property with an upside down mortgage and would like to sell it. What are my best options?
A lease with an option to buy in the future may be a solution, if you can't get approved for a short sale.

A lot of home owners are leery of becoming landlords, and for good reason. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 3, 2014 Home Selling in Chicago
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