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Real Estate Sellers

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Top Real Estate Sellers Articles

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  • Buy vs. sell decision a matter of weighing risk, future plans

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My husband and I are 57 and need to relocate to a major metropolitan area, where we want to be very close to public transportation due to our jobs. Housing costs are very high: $400,000 for a modest townhouse to...
  • Sales of million dollar homes outpace rest of market

    Sales of million dollar homes outpace rest of market
    Which of the following is true? 1. The stock market goes sour, so the everyday investor turns to pricey houses as a place to stash cash. 2. The stock market is practically on fire, so the everyday investor turns to pricey houses as a place to stash...
  • Flood designation troubles homeowner

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: Our son bought a home about 10 years ago in Ohio. He made extensive renovations to the home in 2010. Around that time, he found out from his neighbor that his house is located in a special flood hazard area. The...
  • Home seller resolutions for 2015

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Here's the good news: Homes are selling. We see "for sale" signs get posted and then watch as a corresponding "sold" sign gets hammered on a few weeks later. If you're a seller, now is a good time to put your home on...
  • Boards weigh several factors in deciding hardship exemption

    Q. I live in a condominium association and our declaration and bylaws were amended to restrict leasing to a certain percentage of units in the association. The number of units allowed to be leased has been reached, but there is a hardship exception to the...
  • News the rest of the media won't give you about 2015

    News the rest of the media won't give you about 2015
    Here's the news the rest of the media won't give you about 2015. Actually, they're predictions. Or they're jokes. Frankly, there isn't much difference most of the time, unless the person doing the predicting is named Tom Skilling. Otherwise, Jay...
  • Dealing with an encroaching neighbor

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I have a vacant 10-acre parcel in New Mexico that borders a 2-acre parcel. About six years ago, my neighbor built a swing set that is either all or almost all on my property. She sunk the corner poles into concrete....
  • Extra association fees were not disclosed at closing

    Extra association fees were not disclosed at closing
    Q: My husband and I recently bought our first home, which was a HUD foreclosure. Prior to closing, we were aware that there was a homeowners association with past fees and dues that had not been paid. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...
  • Autumn surge in area home listings brings optimism

    Autumn surge in area home listings brings optimism
    You may not have found the home of your dreams, but it may not be time to give up the hunt just yet. Chicago-area housing market data for the latest month show that more than 16,000 houses, town houses and condominiums came on the market in September,...
  • Disclosing defects of home best way to avoid lawsuit

    Disclosing defects of home best way to avoid lawsuit
    Q: I just read your informative piece about a homeowner considering a lawsuit against the home seller because of numerous repairs needed to the house. I was somewhat alarmed by this as we are considering selling our home. The original structure was...
  • A fresh look at advances in real estate technology

    A fresh look at advances in real estate technology
    The housing world was famously slow to embrace technology when that thing that used to be called the World Wide Web — or worse, the information superhighway — appeared a couple of decades ago, but it finally got the message. It seems to be...