UNDER CONTRACT. I love this 15 acres in the northern part of Schley County, Ga. The whole area is wooded, but cleared enough that you can walk around and enjoy the solitude. The four-bedroom manufactured home is an appealing country cottage with its green metal roof.
Its 1,848 square feet don’t include the covered front and back porches. A large part of the back porch is screened. A chain link fence surrounds the house and yard. Additional structures include a carport, three storage buildings, a greenhouse and open sheds.
If you like this type of property, let me show it to you. My customers who get pre-approved for their mortgage loans before making an offer qualify for their choice of a home warranty or a Lowe’s gift card valued at $400. This property was appraised in August 2015 at $90,000.
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Two parties have to find each other and enter into a contract that both of them find satisfactory. The seller is looking for someone who is ready, willing and able to buy his property for sale. The buyer is looking for a piece of property that comes as close as is practicable to what he wants.
In some cases the two parties find each other on their own without the help of a third party. They must successfully navigate through the process of agreeing on price, terms and conditions for a purchase and sale to take place.
In other cases, one or both parties use an agent, a licensed real estate practitioner, to help them find each other, get on the same page, and move through the contractual process to a satisfactory closure.
Both scenarios, whether or not an agent is used, requires the services of a lawyer to make sure the buyer gets good title to the property and to close the deal. In Georgia, only licensed attorneys close real estate transactions.
And so, the seller is looking for a qualified buyer, and the buyer is looking for a property that meets his or her criteria as nearly as possible. The process usually involves advertising of the property for sale.
The seller can advertise the property at his or her own expense, or let a Realtor advertise it free of charge. The Realtor will try to find a buyer for the property in order to recoup his or her expenses, which include but are not limited to advertising expenses.
In a nutshell, that’s how real estate gets sold. Your comments are invited.
This is a website for you to ask questions about real estate in the Americus-Sumter County area. Other readers are invited to join me in answering your questions. I’ll draw on my experience and resources in the business to address your concerns.
I’d like to ask you a question: If you’re trying to sell some real estate, how did you arrive at a commission rate with your agent? Did your agent suggest a way for you to get a break on the commission and still receive full service?
If you’re a buyer, does your house come with a home warranty? If you prefer, can you have a Lowe’s card valued at $400 instead of a home warranty?
These are questions worth asking because they may save you money as a seller or reward you as a buyer. Notice the title of this website: This Is Real Estate Today. Leave a comment or call me at 229-924-3089. Michael Dixon