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Lisa Caron, Real Estate Pro in Bangor, ME
Lisa Caron answered:
I want to buy a single family home at wholesale price in or near Bangor Maine. Can you recommend an agent that specializes in investment homes ?
I am happy to help you. My office is in Bangor and my husband and I are well versed in investment properties. Give me a call 207-745-5568 or email me at lisacaronrealtor@gmail.com. I am ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 4, 2014 Home Buying in 04401
CC, Home Buyer in 04401
CC answered:
i am unhappy with my buyer agent, can I fire him? there is no buy's contract.
No contract means you have no buyers agent. You should never have a buyers agent with the agency that sells the property no one can serve 2 masters. It is also financially foolish in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 20, 2014 Home Buying in 04401
Terry Bell, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa, CA
Terry Bell answered:
My house was appraised 5 mths ago as we refinanced. We listed it 500.00 under appraisal price. We received an offer for 13,000 less than list price.
When your agent listed your home, the agent probably not only considered that appraisal in coming up with a listing price, but also checked what similar homes have sold for recently and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 29, 2014 Home Selling in 04401
Brian Kurtz, Real Estate Pro in Dearborn, MI
Brian Kurtz answered:
why have open house?
Open houses are a bit of an enigma. Let's consider 3 key factors:

1) If you do the quick research, you'll find that only 1% to 2% of homes are sold because the buyer came to the ope ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 14, 2014 Home Buying in 04401
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Murphy Team answered:
If I were to buy a property to live in but down the road, use part of it for business, is it required to have a business loan, not conventional?
Your loan is made and approved based on your current situation. What you "might" do in the future has no bearing on the loan today. The term the bank uses is "snapshot in time".
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 14, 2014 Home Buying in 04401
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Murphy Team answered:
Is 140k offer on a 175k house considered a "lowball" offer?
Yes, it probably is. A Buyer Agent will be able to assess that situation exactly. If you do not have one, you should get one
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 14, 2014 Home Buying in 04401
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Murphy Team answered:
Why do people list their house for sale, but with its "Address Not Disclosed"?
I believe that some agents or sellers may just want the phone to ring and have a conversation with folks who may be interested in the property. They may be forgetting that we are living ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 14, 2014 Home Selling in 04401
Ruth and Per…, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
I live in Texas and want to move to Maine. I was in contact with a mortgage banker in Maine, and they told me I couldn't buy there and live in Texas.
Hi T

Thanks for your question.

May want to work with a larger bank such as Citibank, Wells Fargo etc, or contact a Mortgage lender
in Maine who does loans all over the US

It a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 27, 2014 Home Buying in 04401
Robin Wellman, Real Estate Pro in Bangor, ME
Robin Wellman answered:
I'm looking for land just outside the Bangor area in the 10-20 acre size. What towns are going to have the lowest property taxes?
Hi Tory,
There are several listing with in 20 miles of Bangor. The following towns all have acreage between 10-20 acres for sale. The mill rate in Hermon is 11.70 per 1000.00 of ass ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 27, 2014 General Area in 04401
Gina Letourn…, Real Estate Pro in Auburn, ME
Gina Letourneau answered:
I live in Maine. I want to move south to wv, va, tn, or nc. How do I find acreage listing easily online?
Give us a call at 207-795-9633 and we can connect you with a broker in the area you are looking to move to. Thank you!
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 1, 2013 Home Buying in 04401
Lisa Caron, Real Estate Pro in Bangor, ME
Lisa Caron answered:
Information on a house?? Not sure the avenue to find out if its abandoned?
I've searched for this particular property on the MLS listings. It is not listed as sold, current, expired, pending or terminated. There are many great properties in the Old Town area t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 4, 2013 Foreclosure in 04401
Lisa Caron, Real Estate Pro in Bangor, ME
Lisa Caron answered:
Texas again: my husband would move there and prepare the house for us, until I could move within the same year. Is that right?
Without some additional information your question probably can't be answered correctly. I sold my home to a family from Colorado a few years ago. They had the wife come and get the hous ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 24, 2013 Home Buying in 04401
Lesley Moose, Real Estate Pro in Bangor, ME
Lesley Moose answered:
Do all mobile home parks in Maine have park rental fees as well as the mortgage cost on a home? I live in TN. but hope to relocate in a couple of
Yes - Elaine - all mobile home parks have rental fees. When you live or place a mobile home in a park- you are "leasing" the lot the mobile home is sited on. Depending on whe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 10, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 04401
Sharon Binet…, Home Buyer in Bradley, ME
Sharon Binette answered:
Is there a market for professional office space in nice old houses in Bangor?
there is a perfect brick house on Broadway. It needs updating but the price was 470,000.00 now is 270.000.00. I looked at the house and thought it would be perfect for what you would l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 3, 2011 Market Conditions in 04401
jjohnson106, Home Buyer in Bangor, ME
jjohnson106 answered:
what is closing cost and who pays it seller or buyer?
still struggle with this, buying in Maine, will be paying cash. I understand if we want a home inspection, title clearance costs, our lawyer's costs..what will the state of Maine charg ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 6, 2010 Home Buying in 04401
Justin Carti…, Real Estate Pro in Bangor, ME
Justin Cartier answered:
Are multifamily homes a good investment in the Bangor area?
Tony you have had some great answers here already. One thing they have not touched on is Demand. Demand for rentals is on the rise. As people are displaced to to increasing foreclosu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 3, 2010 Market Conditions in 04401
Richard Leci…,  in Tucson, AZ
Richard Lecinski answered:
What kind of loans are available to purchase bare land and then build a home on it?
The other agents have some god ideas. Depending on where the land is you maybe able to also get a USDA loan.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 24, 2010 Financing in 04401
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