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Hello, I have a nephew who is married, in his early 30's. He and his wife are teachers; they moved to a small town in North Carolina for their jobs, bought a small home there. Last year, his wife took a new teaching position in New York, they moved but still have not been able to see the small home in NC. I feel bad for them; they are paying mortgage on a home in a different state and are also paying rent for their current apartment, on one income. Any suggestions for selling a home long distance?
 
Posts: 1 | Location: NY | Registered: Nov 10, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Kind of odd they did not resolve the house problem before leaving NC. They must have really hated it there.

I would suggest getting a good property management company to rent it for them or depending on the market, find a good real estate agent and put it on the market.

If you are suggesting they try to do a FSBO from a distance, they are only fooling themselves. A lot of work and stress.
 
Posts: 3445 | Location: Coastal SC | Registered: Jan 10, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Depending on where the house is in NC it may be a long time before it sells. They need to go ahead and find a company to manage it as a rental property for them. Our area is completely dead with the only thing selling are foreclosures and there are lots of them out there.
 
Posts: 1117 | Location: North Carolina Close to Charlotte | Registered: Apr 02, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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You got the best responses from KAYHIL a home builder and CHARMING a Realtor from the Carolinas. They know the marketplace there, and sounds like the answer is to rent..list with a Property Management Co. ReMax, C-21 and Prudential and other large offices have a Property Management Division. In many areas the sellers' market has not rebounded. Until then, they should get that mortgage payment covered.

Buyers - buyer in a buyers market. Sellers-Sell
in a sellers market.(

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A great agent is key in any market. An agent that remains in constant contact, providing updates on what is being done to market the property and status of traffic and feedback. If this along with specific strategy is not being discussed often, they may need a new team.
 
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