Most places will include garbage removal fees in the rent. It's generally only your own responsibility if you own the property yourself. As far as pets go, I think your best bet would be to ask the management. It's always best to contact the management with any question like this. You might even want to ask them about the garbage removal as well.
Normally a grant will not make be large enough to make a house affordable and/or get you to qualify if you would not without it. As an example a large grant in today's standards might be enough to cover closing costs.
Sit down with a mortgage lender you trust and figure a plan to get a mortgage loan. If you can get a grant great but in that way you would be ready to take advantage of any grant that may be out there.... more
There is a total of .98 acres and home is in the heart of outdoor wilderness. Are you looking for a property in this particular area or are you just looking in northern Wisconsin? Let me know what your criteria are and I will send you listings of similar properties that are available. Hope to help you out, Charlie Tiffany - Prime Realty, LLC - affiliated with Cabela's Trophy Properties. 715-495-1022... more
Commission does vary. The typical is 6% and half goes to the selling agent. However, if the property is very inexpensive, there is sometimes a minimum a brokerage could charge, which sometimes could be up to 10%. Commission can be negotiated if there is good reasoning. It is always best to express concerns up front and be open and honest. Most listing agents, if they have a good business model, often invest quite a bit of money into advertising and marketing their listings and their business. For most properties however 6% is about the norm. If the property is vacant land, commercial, or pretty inexpensive, sometimes that may not be the case.... more