Welcome to Curbed Open Threads, where we bring in a local expert to answer all of your burning real estate questions. Place those questions in the comments section and we'll have the answers to the best ones ready for you on Monday. Today's expert is Alia J. Khan, a realtor for Real Living At Home. While newer than some of our experts to the world of selling homes, her knowledge of real estate runs deep. The recovering lawyer was previously a staff writer at Bisnow and keeps her own blog, Urban Living By Alia, which also offers DIY decorating tips. Leave your questions for Alia in the comments and she'll be back with your answers on Monday.