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Old 06-28-2006, 04:17 PM
 
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I am surprised these realtors are giving flat fees, usually it is a %.
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Old 06-28-2006, 04:23 PM
 
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Ya, one of them is called "assist and sell", and the another was "help u sell". They just charge a flat fee, so I'm told.
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Old 06-28-2006, 04:26 PM
 
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I'd cneck more brokers
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Old 06-28-2006, 04:31 PM
 
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hey momof2boys...just wanted to let you know i PM'd you...a lot of times people do not know to check their messages....we are kind of going through the same thing as you here in FL with our home and have to make a quick decision about letting our kids start school here or in NC....very frustrating!
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Old 06-28-2006, 04:40 PM
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we are selling ours fsbo to here in mass. its been slow but we have had better results with our open houses than some of the realtors in town.we are advertising on a fsbo websight here in mass. and in local papers for our open houses.we get the realtors bugging us as well . we are under agremmant with a young couple in town contigent on them selling their home.after we accepted their offer they called their realtor and dropped their price 20k hopefully they'll sell shortly.at first we were in a rush but with the market the way it is we just have to be patient and wait. even if the kids have to transfer in the fall so be it . its not the end of the world.
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Old 06-28-2006, 04:40 PM
 
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No, she was new to the business at the time (we were her first clients), and was the wife of a firefighter friend of ours (my husband's a firefighter also.). Well, in the last 7 yrs, she had an affair, and divorced, and is in hiding now. (that's another story). Sounds like a soap opera, doesn't it?
lol yeah, I guess she wouldn't be the best choice then.
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Old 06-28-2006, 05:11 PM
 
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we are selling ours fsbo to here in mass. its been slow but we have had better results with our open houses than some of the realtors in town.we are advertising on a fsbo websight here in mass. and in local papers for our open houses.we get the realtors bugging us as well . we are under agremmant with a young couple in town contigent on them selling their home.after we accepted their offer they called their realtor and dropped their price 20k hopefully they'll sell shortly.at first we were in a rush but with the market the way it is we just have to be patient and wait. even if the kids have to transfer in the fall so be it . its not the end of the world.

Good luck with that! We haven't done an open house, that's something to consider. I read somewhere that open houses were a waste of time, and don't bother. I'm glad to hear different. And you're right, it all takes patience.
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Old 06-28-2006, 05:17 PM
 
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Beware with open houses - a lot of noisy neighbors come calling.
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Old 06-28-2006, 05:18 PM
 
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I meant nosy.........
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Old 06-28-2006, 05:25 PM
 
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I would definitely invest in some cheap hidden cameras for an open house.
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