Author Archives: Jerome King

If I choose to list, what can I expect from an agent?

Q: If I choose to list, what can I expect from an agent? A: There are many things one might expect of a real estate agent regarding the listing of your property. Here are my top SEVEN expectations: 1. Demonstrated experience … Continue reading

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What is a “normal” commission that is paid by the seller?

Q:  What is a “normal” commission that is paid by the seller? A:  All real estate commissions are negotiable. You should take the opportunity to interview two or three agents before signing a listing agreement to examine the commission structure … Continue reading

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Can we get a free market analysis of our home with a VA loan?

Q:  Here is my situation and question, we have a VA home loan.  We are wanting to sell the house, but like everyone else we are upside down.  We cannot short sale or we will lose our VA loan benefits … Continue reading

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What are the Pool Safety Requirements in Pima County?

Q: What do we need to know about pool safety requirements in Pima County?  You have a comprehensive document that gives all info.  Will you email it to me? A: Below you will find the information regarding pools and Pima County. … Continue reading

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When a house is being listed for sale, does the listing realty company have a period of exclusivity before the listing goes to MLS?

Q:  When a house is being listed for sale, does the listing realty company have a period of exclusivity before the listing goes  to MLS? If so, how long is that period? Do all agents of the listing realty company … Continue reading

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How much notice do I get when the property I rent is being shown?

Q: I am a seasonal renter of a home that has recently been placed on the market. This was done after I signed a lease and paid in full. I was told ( by a REALTOR) that I am legally … Continue reading

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Who is responsible for making sure the property sold is correctly marked?

Q: Who is responsible for making sure the property sold is correctly marked?   What can be done if the owners of the property adjacent to the sold property feels the new owner has put up a fence that is 4-5 ft too far … Continue reading

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Would it be smart if my bro. and I were added as joint owners on our mother’s home or added as joint owners with survivorship governing a passing?

Q: In the "near" future my family will have a Tucson home on the market.  At present, my brother and I have a 95 year old Mother residing alone in her home: Dad passed in 1994.  Would it be smart … Continue reading

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