That it hard to answer. It depends on so many factors. If the house is properly priced it helps but also what type of house it is, how many similar homes are for sale and so many other factors. If your home is not selling fast enough have a talk with your Realtor and discuss a plan to get it done.... more
This is an old question that seems to have come back up, but is still very relevant. For dog lovers no. But for those with pets, it sure can if owners are not picking up after them or if the dogs are barking day and night... more
Typically you'll have title fees, transfer tax fees, water pay off, tax proration, realtor fees and maybe a few other miscellaneous fees. Anticipate between 6-8% for closing costs fees on the selling side.... more
I have a home for sale on Lake Mendota. It's in Middleton, so it is in a highly rated school district. We are listed on Zillow, Trulia, and Craig's List (2425 Middleton Beach Rd. Middleton, WI 53562) and I agree with the comment about the "cliquishness" of the local realtors. A lot of "You scratch my back; I'll scratch yours."... more
You are correct that these splits may not be ideal comps for your home , however the agent may have made an adjustment on their analysis.Generally In our area split levels aren't as popular with buyers as are true 2 story homes. Speak to your agent about this and ask them why they choose these homes rather than some of the other recent sales of two story homes and see what they say, without having the report to review it's hard to really know the reasoning behind it.... more
As for the initial escrow deposit that goes along with the contract it requires the escrow deposit to be deposited with the escrow agent usually within the 3 days after the contract has been accepted, this is also usually specified in the purchase contract.
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