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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Lump sum savings...what to do (first time buyer as well)?
Fefejon,
Only someone with a lot more facts than you should post here can answer that question wisely. Having a lot of cash can be an advantage. Having room in your debt ratio can al ... more
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Tina Peters, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Tina Peters answered:
how can i check safety of an area whilst i am renting?
Hi,

I would suggest the crime reports website in the reference link below. You can enter any address and it will provide you with the data.

Please feel free to contact me if you ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Own vs Rent for the next 2-3 years
Joolee,
The answer to your question depends on what the market will do in the next 2 to 3 years. I'd love to be an optimist and tell you that Seattle will continue to see double digit ... more
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Dennisbobong…, Home Buyer in Kansas City, MO
Dennisbobongie answered:
I wish to advertise a private sale of a house taking advantage of the special fee of $99 which expires at 5pm today.
The property is in Caboolture,Queensland,Australia
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Can I have more than one realtor, working with me in the process of finding a home?
Muffaison,
If you are looking in different areas, that aren't served by the same agent, you would have to. If you are looking in the same area, you wouldn't be helping yourself.
If ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Why isn't my listing posted on this site?
Dan,
Not all MLS systems post to Trulia or Zillow. You can load it directly yourself or syndicate it.
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
how many days do i have to move out of house after foreclosure is served on it?
Tamborine,
A notice of foreclosure is letting you know that foreclosure is coming, but it's not there yet. I would be in touch with the lender and discuss options with them. You may ... more
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Tina Peters, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Tina Peters answered:
Value of property in August 2014?
Hi,

Please provide me with the location including the zip code to determine a more accurate value.

I can send you comparables of the market from August 2014 (or later) with the pr ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Can I get a loan without income verification and less than 5% down?
Lionheart,
No, I can't think of any program that would consider your current situation. Lending rules tightened up significantly after the mortgage melt down. Even then, someone in ch ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Is a loan broker required to tell the seller that the buyer's first attempt at securing a loan was denied? They are now trying a different lender.
Miami,
In my area any changes of lender or loan conditions needs the approval of the seller. Loan times are tight and starting over once you've been declined can take 3 to 4 weeks in ... more
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Swmbo4, Home Buyer in San Jose, CA
Swmbo4 answered:
is buying a unit in a mobile home park a good idea?
best manufactured home community in California
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Is it legal for my ex-realtor to continue pulling into my driveway even though my house has been off the market for several months?
Stuck,
I'm not aware of any law they may be breaking other than trespassing, but unless you tell them they are not welcome, I don't think it would be something a prosecutor would purs ... more
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Refrederick01, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Refrederick01 answered:
What are the most racially diverse neighborhoods in Nassau County?
most likely elmont, baldwin, freeport, westbury and glen cove. all of them are most likely working middle class areas. freeport, however, tend to have lower income individuals and famil ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Why so few pictures from some listing agents?
Dandy,
This is a pet peeve for many pictures. What I don't understand are blurry pictures with dates in the corners. Meaningless pictures of the corners of a room, pictures with so ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Should I remodel my old home before selling it? I hear so many sad tales about people losing serious money remodeling.
Gloria,
In my experience, unless you are in the remodeling business and know how to do just the right things at very low prices, most updates won't pay for themselves.
I agree with ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
I have 20 grand for down payment. My salary is about 52,000 a year how much house can I afford
Jcast,
A lender would need more information to give you an idea. Any debt you have would reduce your borrowing capacity. Your credit score would dictate your interest rate and possibl ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
I am currently working on building my credit. But I am looking for a home for me and my 2 kids. I was looking for a rent to own home.
Vochun,

Rent to owns are rare and even more rarely are they a good deal for the renter/buyer. The vast majority of rent to own renter/buyer's never end up buying the house. They are ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
how much will a pool increase your home insurance?
Heggli,
The only reliable answer will come from a local insurance agent. I haven't seen to many on this forum, so a phone to your local insurance agent call would be advised.
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
If you get pre-approved from a couple of different banks for a mortgage, how long will that preapproval last until you need to apply again?
Kar,
Pre-approvals are generally good for 90 days, but if anything changes in you employment, income or credit, they may be no longer valid.
Once you select one of the three lenders ... more
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