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How to Use Comparable Sales to Price Your Home

How to Use Comparable Sales to Price Your Home By:  Carl Vogel Published: August 5, 2010 Before you put your home up for sale, use the right comparable sales to find the perfect price. Knowing how much homes similar to yours, called comparable sales (or in real estate lingo, comps), sold for gives you the best idea of the current estimated value of your home. The trick is finding sales that closely match yours. What makes a good comparable sale? Your best comparable sale is the same model as your house in the same subdivision—and it closed escrow last week. If you can’t find that, here are other factors that count: Location:  The closer to your house the better, but don’t just use any comparable sale within a mile radius. A good comparable sale is a house in your neighborhood, your subdivision, on the same type of street as your house, and in your school district. Home type:  Try to find comparable sales that are like your home in style, construction material, squa

4 Big Short Sales Hang-ups

4 Big Short Sales Hang-ups DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013 Short sales are increasing this year, and these transactions can take up to three times longer than a traditional transaction. A lot can go wrong in that timeframe. These are the most common delays, according to a recent article by George “Gee” Dunsten, a real estate broker and president of Gee Dunsten Seminars, at RISMedia. Title issues:  Be sure to do a title exam at the beginning in order to identify all individuals on the deed and mortgages, and determine all lien holders. Lack of communication with the lender:  Lost documents and misunderstandings commonly cause delays. Make it a habit to follow up with the mortgage servicer twice a week to avoid unnecessary delays.  Delaying the start:  Some short sales have not even begun until a contract to purchase has been initiated. But this could add up to two extra months to the process. The lender won’t even look at a buyer contract until a seller

Need Money or a Buyer Quick?

I am excited as I work hard to think "out of the box" for my clients and start being more creative with GETTING A BUYER for my sellers.  Afterall, that is what I work hard to do every day...GET THE BUYER for a property owner that needs one. I have started working with a couple investors willing to buy properties in almost any condition for a fair value and within 10 days.  We can help you get rid of your property really fast and for a good price. It really is a different mindset.  It's simple and right to the point everyday.  There is no TRYING or HELPING.  There is now GETTING a buyer for my property owner.  Sifting through the database, calling, talking, networking and of course marketing to get on every lead possible real fast. We can get started right away at http://IHavePropertyBuyer.com , and for fastest service feel free to call or text me at (860) 558-2122 and let's set up an appointment to talk about your needs, talk about solutions and how I c

Need a Buyer for Your Home?

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Rob Rosa, Berkshire Hathaway NE Prop.
My focus is helping people increase their lifestyle. I love my huge family and work tiredlessly to help them and my clients everyday. I have ben working in real estate since 2000. I have been awarded numerous Top Agent awards and am currently ranked in the Top 2% of the Berkshire Hathaway global network, over 52,000 agents. I am also the Founder and Instructor of Rubicon Crossings School of Real Estate: offering state of CT approved pre-licensing class, get info at http://ctrealestateschool.info. My extensive experience is: top producing sales and marketing executive focused on quality service and relationship building. Have over 30 year’s experience helping people in busines, including with two Fortune 100 companies; UPS, UHG and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices: project management, mortgage lending, residential, commercial and franchise sales, property management and real estate education leader. I live in East Hartford, my office address is 1160 Silas Deane Hwy, Wethersfield, CT 06109 and I have been involved in many events in Rocky Hill and Glastonbury. I look forward to helping you every way I can.

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