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Steven D Are…, Real Estate Pro in Green Bay, WI
Steven D Arendt answered:
Unwarrantable Condo down payment with lower down payment.
I think you would have a couple of options when wanting to purchase a non warrantable condominium unit. One option that I have used with my clients is that the seller could possibly hol ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 20, 2015 Home Buying in Appleton
Alex Marc La…, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Alex Marc LaRoux answered:
How do you offer a lower price without insulting the seller? Or how do you know how low to go?
I would have your agent do a CMA (market analysis). Look up the stats listed below in other responses or have your agent do so. I have also found at times having a buyer write a short l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 11, 2015 Home Buying in Appleton
Caleb Hart, Renter in Orem, UT
Caleb Hart answered:
how do you find out the age of a roof?
I've always heard that you can get home inspectors to take a look at it. They seem to know a lot about materials and how they look after so many years. I can't imagine there are many ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2014 Home Buying in Appleton
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
Should I use two realtors in my home search?
Working primarily as buyer agents, we would prefer to have our clients work with us exclusively. With an official Buyer Agency Agreement in place you will know that your Realtor is work ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 29, 2014 Home Buying in 54915
Amy Schrantz…, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Amy Schrantz Williams answered:
why wont pics of the homes open in my browser?
Try clearing out your cookies.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Home Buying in Appleton
Gerry Lambie, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Gerry Lambie answered:
First time home buyer!!
Hello!
I am a buyers agent in the Appleton, WI market and in this area it is not necessary to have both. Our real estate liscense allows us to fill out the legal forms for the offer t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2014 Home Buying in Appleton
Dorothy Bass, Real Estate Pro in 33480
Dorothy Bass answered:
Can the VA overlook slightly moderate issues if the the value of house is appraised higher than sell price by at least 10,000 or more?
The VA is trying to look after the vets. They do not allow you to buy a house in disrepair. You are getting a government insured loan. I have seen a VA loan turned down over lesser issu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 3, 2014 Home Buying in Appleton
Nan Brennan, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Nan Brennan answered:
are there any homes available for $1,000 down/?
Puzzlelady12,
Thank you for asking, that is a great question and I would love to help you. Feel free to contact me and I can put you in contact with a reputable lender that has zero do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 20, 2013 Home Buying in Appleton
Valerie Hall, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Valerie Hall answered:
After inspection some things needed fixed. A/C not blowing cold enough etc. home owners had the items"checked" and said they were fine.What now?
You are getting great advise so far. Another thing to check on is....did the seller take out a home warranty when the house was listed? That may cover the ac unit. Then that may solve ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Aug 15, 2013 Home Buying in 54913
Santiago ken…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Santiago kensel Sanchez - CDPE answered:
I am looking to buy on land contract in the Appleton area. Is there any suggestions on how I can find homes that are being sold in this way?
50% of the land contract finished very bad...
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 20, 2013 Home Buying in 54911
Santiago ken…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Santiago kensel Sanchez - CDPE answered:
Do realtors have information on homes that are starting the foreclosure process.?
Yes , because are public records
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 20, 2013 Home Buying in Appleton
Mandy Fritsc…, Real Estate Pro in Wisconsin
Mandy Fritsche answered:
Parental help in home purchase
There are a few ways you could go about this with financing... you could have your parents gift or loan you the money for down payment so that you get your debt to income ratio inline ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 19, 2013 Home Buying in Appleton
Wade Steidl, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Wade Steidl answered:
What is the average time on the market for new homes in Menasha?
Hi, the average days on market is about 120 days but if you would like a more detailed analysis of the current market conditions I could provide you with an outline that would take othe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 20, 2013 Home Buying in Appleton
Paul Spoerl, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Paul Spoerl answered:
How is the Appleton market in the 95 to 110K range? Are homes selling? Average days on the market?
In the last 6 months 61 homes have sold between $95,000 and $110,000. The average home sold for 96% of its asking price. 13 of these homes sold at or above asking price. The average Day ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 20, 2012 Home Buying in Appleton
Jacci Konkle, Real Estate Pro in 54915
Jacci Konkle answered:
Are there any homes with seller financing for sale near Appleton, Wi.?
I know of quite a few! The ones I can get you into are between the price ranges of $75k to $350k... Please give me a call so we can discuss your exact needs and finances without having ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 16, 2012 Home Buying in Appleton
Nan Brennan, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Nan Brennan answered:
lake or riverfront homes or better yet condos under 150,000.00??????
Kim,

There are many condos in the Fox Valley under $150,000. If you would like me to set up a listing cart for you that will add them for you to review, let me know.

Mam
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 21, 2012 Home Buying in Appleton
Paul Spoerl, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Paul Spoerl answered:
Who typically pays for special assessments that are remaining on a property, the buyer or seller?
Be careful! Who pays the special assessment fees are determined by when the special assessment was levied by the municipality!

These fees can be negotiated in the offer but if they a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 16, 2012 Home Buying in Appleton
Lisa Ripley,…, Real Estate Pro in 54136
Lisa Ripley, Coldwell Banker answered:
If a home is tax assessed at $250k and appraised at $260k and the asking price is $275k what is a fair offer price?
Tax assessments are tricky, as you have to make sure the town has been recently re-assessed, or else it may be inaccurate. Also, if significant work has been done to the property and th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 7, 2012 Home Buying in Appleton
Brian French, Real Estate Pro in Beaver Dam, WI
Brian French answered:
Do agents split tthe comission with the buyer. I was told some agents split the comission 50-50 I am looking to buy a house in Appleton, WI -54913
As an instructor for pre-licensing law, I can tell you that many agent are confused by 452.19. Specifically, 452 specifies which actions would require a person to have a real estate li ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 15, 2010 Home Buying in 54913
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