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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 Yesterday at 8:04pm 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 Yesterday at 7:08pm 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 Yesterday at 2:15pm Home Selling in Chicago
Nora Moore, Home Buyer in American Fork, UT
Nora Moore answered:
Renovate or leave as is?
Having a remodeled kitchen is a big selling point for a lot of people. It depends on the condition of your kitchen right now. It might be a good idea to do a few upgrades so that the ki ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 28, 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
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
What can I do to get my home listed on Trulia? FSBO?
You can pay for it to get on here. Just go through the steps.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 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
Matt Laricy, Real Estate Pro in Near North Side, Chi...
Matt Laricy answered:
What is a fair real estate commission rate in northern suburbs of Chicago for a $1MM - $1.5MM house?
No one likes to pay a commission. However, you get what you pay for. Go with a discount brokerage, see how they fair out. Maybe you get a good one. Maybe you dont. Everything in life is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 31, 2014 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
Rose Wilkins…, Real Estate Pro in Edmond, OK
Rose Wilkinson answered:
Lots of showings - when to worry
Sometimes a house does not move through no fault of your own - or the agent's.

The time to worry is when the mortgage payment is cutting into your families budget and moved on to an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 3, 2014 Home Selling in Chicago
Rose Wilkins…, Real Estate Pro in Edmond, OK
Rose Wilkinson answered:
Should I sell or rent my Hyde Park Condo?
Have you considered both leasing and selling at the same time? This way, you can get the best of both worlds!

Furthermore, when leasing... have you ever considered the following:
... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 3, 2014 Home Selling in Hyde Park
Gary Geer, Real Estate Pro in Antioch, IL
Gary Geer answered:
What is the lowest commission that I can negotiate with my real estate agent in area 60634 to list my home?
Talk to agents in your area. Track record of the agent / brokerage is more important in most cases than the lowest commission. Commissions are generally negotiable. Good agents seldo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 1, 2014 Home Selling in 60634
Bob Brandt R…, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL
Bob Brandt Re/Max 847-230-7303 answered:
How do you sell with sitting tenants?
Some are happy to help. Some see it as a big inconvenience.
Perhaps try giving them flowers, dinner certificates, rent credit or $ for each showing they have and if they keep the house ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 9, 2014 Home Selling in Wicker Park
Lisa Walters, Home Seller in Austin, TX
Lisa Walters answered:
Should I fire my realtor?
I hope this helps..... I am in 35 days with my realtor and she has shown me many unorganized ways*****. I think should was picking up on my not being happy with her "work" and she want ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 5, 2014 Home Selling in Chicago
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