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Bernie Alvey, Real Estate Pro in 20754
Bernie Alvey answered:
If the house that I am closing on may not be insurable unless a growing number items are repaired, and I decide to walk away, should I get my EMD back
Hi Angela, did you ever get your deposit back on this? This is a very gray area but as a general rule, it is extremely tough to lose a deposit. Unless you sign a release agreeing to thi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 10:54pm Home Buying in Waldorf
Bernie Alvey, Real Estate Pro in 20754
Bernie Alvey answered:
Can you help me find a farm for sale in the area? 35 or more acres needed.
Hello, did you ever find the farm you were looking for? If not, I will be happy to assist you? I currently have a 23 acre farm listed in Owings, MD but there are others in the area with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 10:32pm Home Buying in Lusby
Bernie Alvey, Real Estate Pro in 20754
Bernie Alvey answered:
looking for a farm for sale in Calvert County, md
Hi, what is your price range? I have a 23 acre horse farm for sale in Owings, MD. $1,150,000 for the farm and a 3000+ square foot home!
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 10:26pm Home Buying in Prince Frederick
Audrey Felts, Real Estate Pro in Baltimore, MD
Audrey Felts answered:
who is the owner of 1910 parksley ave. baltimore maryland 21230. last name is Chase
You can go to the SDAT: Real Property Search Website to find the owner of any property and mailing address if the owner is an absentee owner.

http://sdat.resiusa.org/RealProperty/Pag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 5:36pm Home Buying in Morrell Park
Alex Saenger…, Real Estate Pro in North Potomac, MD
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can you negotiate with NV homes when buying a pre-construction home?
You bet! Most buyers go into new home sales centers without an agent to represent their best interests. That is a mistake. Our compensation is already factored into every home they sell ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:49pm Home Buying in 20878
Alex Saenger…, Real Estate Pro in North Potomac, MD
Alex Saenger Click Here answered:
I am a new home buyer looking to purchase in the 20878/20850 area. How can I figure out exactly how much I can afford?
All great advise. Just keep in mind that the lender or loan officer is identifying the maximum you can afford, not what you will need to spend. Once you know your ceiling, you then want ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 2:43pm Home Buying in 20878
USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
I have an FHA loan, the seller is asking for a conventional loan. Should get a conventional loan or keep the FHA and look for another property?
There are a few questions that comes to mind as a Lender when the seller is insisting what loan you should used. What is the seller hiding that will not past FHA stick guideline? Yes i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 28, 2015 Home Buying in 21117
Brian Pakulla, Real Estate Pro in Ellicott City, MD
Brian Pakulla answered:
looking for a townhouse in the Pataspco middle school district
Robin,

Patapsco MS has very little town homes districted to it. There are few communities. Your best bet will be in the Hollifield neighborhood. Feel free to contact me if you wou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 27, 2015 Home Buying in Ellicott City
Brian Pakulla, Real Estate Pro in Ellicott City, MD
Brian Pakulla answered:
Are condos in Ellicott city one floor only (more like apartments). I requested townhouse searches and keep getting condos.
There are condos in Ellicott City that are 1, 2 and 3 levels. It is possible your price point limited you to just 1 level condos. If I can help get you an accurate list of properties, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 27, 2015 Home Buying in Ellicott City
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I found a house for rent on this site. The owners aren't using an agent. How do I know this isn't a scam?
Be aware that scams do exist; be mindful that such web sites are third party sites, so the information is fed by various sources, therefore data is not really verified. If you choose no ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Buying in Frederick
Greg, Home Buyer in Hanover, MD
Greg answered:
Can you negotiate the prices of a new Ryan home in the villages of dorchester md I went in to buy a home?
They will always deal. I was looking at new homes and they were willing to throw in 10k towards closing and some upgrades.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 24, 2015 Home Buying in 21076
Greg, Home Buyer in Hanover, MD
Greg answered:
What is the plane noise level like in Hanover from BWI traffic? Specially on the area of Florey Rd. and Wingbourne Ct.? Thanks! :)
It can be substantial. It depends on the weather. Bad weather they route them right overhead. However, I work overnights and you get used to it.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 24, 2015 Home Buying in Hanover
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
can show rent with option to buy homes in fort Washington md,clinton md,waldorf md?
sure you can, just place the info in the description of your property.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 24, 2015 Home Buying in Fort Washington
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
We are underwater in our mortgage, because we purchased our home mere months before the real estate bubble burst. We have since adopted our two
Rick and Becky,
Congratulations on the additions to your family.
Your next step is to head to IKEA and see the models they have for maximizing usable space in a home.

After getting ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 22, 2015 Home Buying in 21085
USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
How do I qualify for a firsttime home buyers program in PG county. I have never bought a House look for a small townhouse
Hi Veronica,

Thanks for your post & congratulations on your decisions to purchase a home. The first part of home buying is getting APPROVED by a Lender who has done their due diligen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Buying in Prince George's County
Robert J. Kr…, Real Estate Pro in 21704
Robert J. Krop answered:
Is this considered buy and bail or can we short sale?
You will need to discuss the issue first with your lender. Depending, on the situation there are instances that the banks have allowed short sales in similar scenarios. Hard to say wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Buying in 21701
Robert J. Kr…, Real Estate Pro in 21704
Robert J. Krop answered:
How do I report a scam?
You can report fraud to Trulia by emailing to fraud@trulia.com.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Buying in 21701
Fegettaboutit, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Fegettaboutit asked:
We want new construction ranch, have no land and do not want HOA in MD what can we do? We are trying to find land for 2 yrs that isn't swamp and not in a Home Owners Association and a ranch style home also difficult to find that financed you would think we were committing…
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 18, 2015 Home Buying in Maryland
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