Zillow Advice RSS: Question-Discussion-Guide,Home Selling,Waukesha- WI http://www.zillow.com/advice/Waukesha-WI/home-selling/question-discussion-guide/ Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate Buying Agent Commission http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Buying-Agent-Commission/558777/ My husband and I recently elected to put our house on the market as a For Sale By Owner, mostly because we didn't want to end up paying a commission on the home. &nbsp;We have a buyer who found the house on her own (she has a friend who lives in the neighborhood). &nbsp;She told us when she came in for a showing (without her agent) that she was currently working with a buying agent. &nbsp;<br/>The buyer has written us an offer and several counter offers wanting a 6% commission for her buying agent. &nbsp;The agent is claiming that she should get the full 6% since there is no selling agent involved. &nbsp;Due to our financial status, we cannot afford to pay almost $10,000 for a 6% commission. &nbsp;Any suggestions? &nbsp;Doesn't this seem outrageous since the buyer found the house on her own?<br \><br \>16 replies Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:07:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Buying-Agent-Commission/558777/ 2014-09-10T22:07:00Z how do i list my home....i don't see an option to LIST http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-i-list-my-home-i-don%27t-see-an-option-to-LIST/552033/ 3 replies Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:35:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-i-list-my-home-i-don%27t-see-an-option-to-LIST/552033/ 2014-07-29T16:35:00Z Can I post details of my home which is currently listed by Shorewest realtor? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-post-details-of-my-home-which-is-currently-listed-by-Shorewest-realtor/524941/ 3 replies Sat, 18 Jan 2014 18:29:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-post-details-of-my-home-which-is-currently-listed-by-Shorewest-realtor/524941/ 2014-01-18T18:29:00Z Why haven't my professional listing photos from MLS populated to the Zillow site? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-haven%27t-my-professional-listing-photos-from-MLS-populated-to-the-Zillow-site/519151/ 3 replies Sat, 16 Nov 2013 01:08:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-haven%27t-my-professional-listing-photos-from-MLS-populated-to-the-Zillow-site/519151/ 2013-11-16T01:08:00Z How do I market my home for sale to Investors looking for properties next to a University. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-market-my-home-for-sale-to-Investors-looking-for-properties-next-to-a-University/515639/ I have a Stunning 2600sq ft home - 4 bedroom 2.5 bath Lannon stone cape code. I need to sell quickly, I have blueprints to convert to a duplex, but frankly it could make 3 very large apartments.&nbsp; It is two blocks from Carroll University - It shares a drive with a Carroll building and has lifetime plowing and security.&nbsp; I have to sell long story, any suggestion on finding quality investors.&nbsp; Thank you.<br \><br \>5 replies Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:39:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-market-my-home-for-sale-to-Investors-looking-for-properties-next-to-a-University/515639/ 2013-10-17T13:39:00Z HelP---I want to update my listing and can not figure out how to get to it! http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/HelP-I-want-to-update-my-listing-and-can-not-figure-out-how-to-get-to-it/499883/ &nbsp;My account number is:&nbsp; 7137181!<br \><br \>2 replies Mon, 01 Jul 2013 18:36:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/HelP-I-want-to-update-my-listing-and-can-not-figure-out-how-to-get-to-it/499883/ 2013-07-01T18:36:00Z After an offer is accepted do you need to disclose possible tree damage? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/After-an-offer-is-accepted-do-you-need-to-disclose-possible-tree-damage/481625/ We are closing in two weeks, the seller is concerned that wind and snow might have damaged some pine trees (bent over) -- should that concern be disclosed?<br \><br \>8 replies Wed, 06 Mar 2013 21:15:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/After-an-offer-is-accepted-do-you-need-to-disclose-possible-tree-damage/481625/ 2013-03-06T21:15:00Z refinance or not, should stay here longer or go to downsize or condo http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/refinance-or-not-should-stay-here-longer-or-go-to-downsize-or-condo/460441/ We lived here now for 10 years.&nbsp; We been watching the houseing market now and we are having trouble to decide to refinance or not&nbsp; or are we better off to move in to a smaller home smaller yard&nbsp; or move to condo.&nbsp;&nbsp; Wife now part time&nbsp; husband is full time&nbsp;&nbsp; one cat&nbsp; and one small dog.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; We were office to refiance but it was only 40 dollars down&nbsp; and we knwo we can do better than that so we diced to concert on credit&nbsp;&nbsp; but we also do not know how long we want to live here now that is why we decided not to refinace.&nbsp; If the house marketing not going to go up,&nbsp; mayve we are better off to stay here.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; THis had 3 bedrooms,&nbsp; open great room- kitchen with island,&nbsp; to open dining area to lving room.&nbsp;&nbsp; rec room which we use for computer room and walk to the garage,&nbsp; we also have full basement.&nbsp;&nbsp; one full bathroom and half bathroom.&nbsp; one garden shed and one shop shed.&nbsp;&nbsp; deck<br \><br \>2 replies Tue, 18 Sep 2012 20:07:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/refinance-or-not-should-stay-here-longer-or-go-to-downsize-or-condo/460441/ 2012-09-18T20:07:00Z Why does the value of a recently purchashed lot show up on my home residence as it's value? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-does-the-value-of-a-recently-purchashed-lot-show-up-on-my-home-residence-as-it%27s-value/427676/ We recently bought a lot IN A DIFFERENT CITY, but still own a primary residence. According to my home address on Zillow, the value of my PRIMARY residence is listed as the price that we paid for the lot. I deem this as a breach of privacy. No one needs to know what we paid for our lot in relation to the value of our home. Where can I call someone to take care of this issue? I will be contacting my attorney.<br \><br \>2 replies Thu, 05 Jan 2012 03:19:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Why-does-the-value-of-a-recently-purchashed-lot-show-up-on-my-home-residence-as-it%27s-value/427676/ 2012-01-05T03:19:00Z why do you not show my estimate with the changes made to the house. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-do-you-not-show-my-estimate-with-the-changes-made-to-the-house/400535/ The house 4 bedrooms not 3. It has 3.5 bathrooms. Shed, 2 padios. Updates.&nbsp; An oversized lot with lots of trees and bushes and fenced. This would validate the fact that I have the house underprized.&nbsp; Need all the help to sell this place.&nbsp; Thanks. adivjak<br \><br \>1 reply Thu, 26 May 2011 01:39:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-do-you-not-show-my-estimate-with-the-changes-made-to-the-house/400535/ 2011-05-26T01:39:00Z Housing market in 2011 http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Housing-market-in-2011/389099/ <p>Why 2011 May be the end of the housing crash?<br/><br/>There are good signs in the market that showing the market getting better or at least there is no more bad news to slow the market.<br/><br/>let me know what do you think?</p><br \><br \>9 replies Thu, 03 Mar 2011 00:05:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Housing-market-in-2011/389099/ 2011-03-03T00:05:00Z If using a realtor to sell, is it possible to also sell on Zillow? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/If-using-a-realtor-to-sell-is-it-possible-to-also-sell-on-Zillow/383217/ I've been told it's contractually wrong.&nbsp; This does not make sense to me.&nbsp; I see Zillow as a tool in helping advertise, it's like having extra signs around the block to let people know your house is for sale.&nbsp; What's wrong with that?<br \><br \>6 replies Thu, 27 Jan 2011 15:29:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/If-using-a-realtor-to-sell-is-it-possible-to-also-sell-on-Zillow/383217/ 2011-01-27T15:29:00Z Home value http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Home-value/383083/ Although I have read through your section on the accuracy of home value estimates, I am not sure how I can go about helping Zillow make any corrections.&nbsp; About 5 months ago I refinanced my home, and it was appraised at $240k compared to the $205k Zillow has it listed at.&nbsp; I will be putting my home up for sale in the coming months as I am getting married, and although I hope that potential buyers won't be using Zillow as a 100% accurate value of my home (because it is clearly off the mark) I am afraid that the posted value will significant damage my chances of getting any where near what my home is worth.&nbsp; I would appreciate your thoughts on this matter.<br/>Thanks<br \><br \>4 replies Wed, 26 Jan 2011 20:10:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Home-value/383083/ 2011-01-26T20:10:00Z I received a "Listing Report" with stats. Is there anyway we can sign up our sellers for this? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-received-a-Listing-Report-with-stats-Is-there-anyway-we-can-sign-up-our-sellers-for-this/381507/ We would like our sellers to received the stats in this email, without forwarding the email to them.&nbsp; Do you have an automated system to send sellers stats?<br \><br \>2 replies Wed, 19 Jan 2011 18:48:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-received-a-Listing-Report-with-stats-Is-there-anyway-we-can-sign-up-our-sellers-for-this/381507/ 2011-01-19T18:48:00Z What happen in the Waukesha real estate market in 2010? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-happen-in-the-Waukesha-real-estate-market-in-2010/379251/ In December there were 40&nbsp;sales with an average sales price of $176540 with a list to sales ratio of 96% and 157 days on the&nbsp; market. During December there were 112 new listings added to the inventory with&nbsp;90 listings expiring.<br/><br/>Currently there are&nbsp;742 properties listed in Waukesha.<br/><br/>There were a total of&nbsp;678 properties that sold in&nbsp;Waukesha in 2010 which is&nbsp;95 fewer sales than happened in 2009.&nbsp; In 2010 there was a average of&nbsp;56 sales per month, which indicates a 11.01 months on listing inventory on the market for Waukesha.<br/><br/>There was a 5.2% decrease in sales price when compared to 2009 data in 2010.&nbsp; The median sales price was&nbsp;180000 in 2010 compared to 189900 in 2009.<br/><br/>The new listing added in 2010 were 10.7%&nbsp;more at 1815 when compared to the new inventory added in 2009.&nbsp; The average starting list price was&nbsp;down when compared to 2009 data.&nbsp; In 2009 the list price average was 189900 while in 2010 the average was 199999 or a 5.0% decline.<br/><br/><br/>The current inventory has an average list price of $209705 and has been on the market 223 days.<br \><br \>0 replies Sun, 02 Jan 2011 14:18:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-happen-in-the-Waukesha-real-estate-market-in-2010/379251/ 2011-01-02T14:18:00Z how do i contact zillow http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-i-contact-zillow/353829/ 1 reply Mon, 14 Jun 2010 15:42:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-i-contact-zillow/353829/ 2010-06-14T15:42:00Z Any way I can print the graph of my own homes value 5 years ago to now? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Any-way-I-can-print-the-graph-of-my-own-homes-value-5-years-ago-to-now/350076/ The graph shows on the page at the bottom of the information on my own property but it will not allow me to print it!&nbsp; I really need it to show some experts.&nbsp; They do not have access to Zillow.&nbsp; I tried print, print/view and control print.&nbsp;<br \><br \>1 reply Sun, 16 May 2010 15:46:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Any-way-I-can-print-the-graph-of-my-own-homes-value-5-years-ago-to-now/350076/ 2010-05-16T15:46:00Z my home value http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/my-home-value/250975/ my bank recently sent an appraiser to my home because we wanted a HELOC .&nbsp; my house was appraised at 195,000.&nbsp; your web site says i'm&nbsp; only worth 139,000.&nbsp; WOW&nbsp; i want to sell my house within 12 months.&nbsp; i think your estimate may seriously hurt me.&nbsp; Response?<br \><br \>3 replies Mon, 29 Jun 2009 12:19:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/my-home-value/250975/ 2009-06-29T12:19:00Z