selling a home in cedar rapids: The Insurance Company Will Rat You Out! - 09/07/18 09:20 AM

As a followup to my post earlier this week regarding property disclosures, I got to thinking about the handful of transactions that turned south once the buyer realized that the seller had been less than forthcoming about the condition of the property.
 
In this case, it had severe consequences for the buyers in the first week of their ownership.
 
The buyers had a thorough inspection and the seller had disclosed that they had a few inches of water in the basement a few years prior to the sale.  They had filed an insurance claim and because the basement was unfinished, there was what … (15 comments)

selling a home in cedar rapids: When a Buyer Comes-a-Knockin', Tell Your Seller What to Do! - 08/29/16 05:30 AM
When a Buyer Comes-a-Knockin', Tell Your Seller What to Do!
 
And I don't mean it in a bossy way...but if the sign goes in the yard and a buyer knocks on the door, does your seller know what to do?
 
My very first listing was a home that I sold for my aunt and uncle.  It was the only listing I had that entire first year, mostly because I didn't seek out sellers.  I LOVED buyers and thought that buyers were the easiest....
 
The sign went in the yard and that night, a buyer knocked on the door and wanted to see the house. … (4 comments)

selling a home in cedar rapids: Seller Tip #5: Are Closing and Possession Always on the Same Day? - 05/19/14 04:19 AM
Seller Tip #5: Are Closing and Possession Always on the Same Day?
It is the age old question that home buyers and sellers deal with every day.  Do you sell your home first or do you buy a new one first?
Most homeowners are not fortunate enough to be in the position to choose.  Most buyers need to sell and receive the proceeds from their current home in order to purchase the new one.  It is easiest and less stressful for a seller to know that their home is sold before offering on a new home.  That way, they can line … (1 comments)

selling a home in cedar rapids: FAQ #6 for Sellers: How Will You Let Me Know What is Going On with My House? - 03/02/11 03:13 AM
During the initial home selling consultation, we will discuss your preferred method of communication.  Whether it be through a phone call, an email, or US mail, one way or another, you will hear about what is going on with your home every week that you are on the market. 
How will you let me know what is going on with my house?
There is so much going on in the market at any given time.  There are so many ways to tell you how your house stands in the competition.  I find that using email is an effective way of getting … (5 comments)

 
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Karen Feltman

Relocation Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA KW Legacy Group

Address: 4850 Armar Drive SE, Ste B, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52403

Mobile: 319-521-0701

Office: 319-423-4139

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Whether you are relocating from another state or you are moving within the market area, there is always some adjustments to be made! My focus is on the well-being and safety of your family. A house is very important, but making the Cedar Rapids area your home takes a little more effort. My clients call me long after the closing for advice on a veternarian for their new puppy or the best daycares in the area. Meeting new people is always fun for me and I love my job! Call me if you would like to know what your home is worth in the current market or if you think that you might want to move up to another home somewhere else. We will miss you, but I will happy to get you on your way to your next adventure as quickly as possible!


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