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10. Where can I find sellers ready to deal?
10. Where can I find sellers ready to deal?
Best Site:

This big real estate site lets you zero in on homes whose sellers have cut prices recently -- an indication they may be ready to jump at your offer -- and instantly tells you how far they've come down. A host of such well-designed tools distinguishes Trulia from worthy competitors and (No harm checking them all, though; their lists overlap but aren't identical.) Another great Trulia tool: Heat Maps, which display average list and sale prices within zip codes.

Coolest feature: puts a neat visual twist on the usual listings. Move a slider to select homes by price or their time on the market; their photos pop up on a map. It's a bit hypnotic, actually.

Try this too: for listings that big sites won't have.

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Last updated February 19 2010: 12:01 PM ET
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