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Chris Philli…, Real Estate Pro in Wilmington, DE
Chris Phillips answered:
A For Sale by Owner question
Typically the seller pays the realtor who brings them an acceptable offer. So that commission is negotiable but typically 3%. There are cases where the buyer's agent has an agreemen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 19, 2015 Home Selling in 19720
Robin Roberts, Real Estate Pro in Newark, DE
Robin Roberts answered:
House went on the market mid Apri had multiple views, accepted a contract which fell thru after 35 days, back on market mid june and NO views! Help!
Are you using the same Realtor as you did when you had mutable showings? When a home first goes on the market there are the most showings because it is a new listing. Now you may be goi ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Aug 5, 2015 Home Selling in 19720
Robin Roberts, Real Estate Pro in Newark, DE
Robin Roberts answered:
How long to buy a Short Sale home in Delaware?
I have had a short sale close in 45 days (rare) I have also seen them take a year. The real reason I am answering this is that you should know many short sales require the buyer to pay ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jul 17, 2015 Home Buying in 19720
Tom Hinz, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Tom Hinz answered:
Will adding 2nd floor laundry facilities increase our home value?
It will not increase the value enough to justify the cost. It will be much more convenient, but could impact your homeowner's policy to have an added water risk moved to the 2nd floor. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 2, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 19720
Maria Ramos, Real Estate Pro in New Castle, DE
Maria Ramos answered:
We just found out the house we're renting is going to auction in the sheriffs sale next month. We have not heard a word from our landlord.
Hello it is important to make sure you speak to the land lord as soon as possible. If you haven't spoken to the Land Lord I would plan to move out. If the home goes to Sheriff sales. T ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 25, 2015 Rental Basics in 19720
Melissa Cox, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Melissa Cox answered:
what have other homes in Stockton sold for?
Contact a realtor in your area, they will provide you with a current market analysis that will answer this question.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 14, 2015 Home Buying in 19720
Jeff Hoover, Real Estate Pro in Middletown, DE
Jeff Hoover answered:
need help finding home for rent section 8 in zip code 19720
Hi Doreen,

Please send me your email address and I will forward you what is available in Section 8. Have a great evening.

Jeff Hoover
Realtor
jeff.hooverde@gmail.com
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 6, 2013 For Rent in 19720
John R. Thom…, Real Estate Pro in New Castle County, DE
John R. Thomas answered:
My husband has a FHA mortgage on our current home. I am not on the deed, loan or mortgage for this house. Can I quilify for an FHA mortgage on my own?
You can get a FHA loan in Delaware without a problem as long as your husband is not on the loan as Delaware is not a community property state so your husband's credit doesn't affect you ... more
2 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 16, 2013 Home Buying in 19720
Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
Can I get a "second opinion" for a mortgage prequalification without affecting my credit score?
This depends when your credit was run the first time. Basically there is a period where you can check your credit without affecting your credit score. After that 3 week period, any addi ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Sep 16, 2013 Home Buying in 19720
mary_clifford, Home Owner in New Castle, DE
mary_clifford answered:
how can i get from wilmington del to brooklyn ny using public transportation?
GREYHOUND BUS TERMINAL IS DIAGONALLY ACROSS FROM MAIN ENTRANCE OF AMTRAK STATION. EXPRESS SERVICE BUSES HIT NYC IN 2+ HRS. NOT MUCH COST DIFFERENCE FROM "CHINATOWN" BUSES AND WILL LEAVE ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 24, 2013 Traffic & Public Transportation in 19720
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
Credit score below 600.
Good afternoon EPine,

We see many credit reports with low credit scores (anything less than 620), and often many scores in the 500's. This is BAD credit. If you are one of the folk ... more
2 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 4, 2013 Home Buying in 19720
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
My house has been on the market for 3 months, 10 viewers, but no on is interested, and id really love a new house, but my house just wont sell? Help!
Glampam,

At this point you may want to request a meeting with your real estate professional to review the feedback from the 10 showings, revisit your marketing plan, and do a compari ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 28, 2011 Home Selling in 19720
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Hockessin, DE
Christopher Pataki answered:
I have found 2 foreclosure prop in New Castle, one held by Deutsche Bank, how can I get more info on them...14 Bizarre Drive and 56 Landers lane
Hi Rae

Unfortunately neither of these homes is currently available for sale. Bizarre is under contract with a buyer and Landers was auctioned at December's Sheriff sale but has ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Jan 15, 2011 Foreclosure in 19720
Kathy Mcnally, Real Estate Pro in Newark, DE
Kathy Mcnally answered:
How much did 211 remi dr, (Northern view)19720 sell for? Did the builder assist with settlement cost? I am looking 2 build a home in this development.
Brenda, I pulled up 211 Remi Drive and it doesn't show sales price yet. My source tells me they paid $416500.00. If you are looking to purchase a home anywhere you need to be repr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 10, 2010 Home Buying in 19720
Doris Shorts, Real Estate Pro in Delaware
Doris Shorts answered:
when are the tax forclosure properties up for sale in Delaware?
The second Tuesday of every month in New Castle County, the 1st Thursday of every month in Kent County, and the third Tuesday of every month in Sussex County. New Castle county does no ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu May 6, 2010 Foreclosure in 19720
John R. Thom…, Real Estate Pro in New Castle County, DE
John R. Thomas answered:
WHEN I PURCHASE A NEW HOME DO I HAVE TO PAY THE BALANCE ON MY CURRENT MORTGAGE WHEN I SELL IT OR CAN I CONTINUE PAYING THE LOAN ON MY CURRENT HOME?
Hi Brenda,

If you sell your home then the current mortgage must be paid off because you are transfering title to the property and your mortgage is a lien against that property. The ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun May 2, 2010 Home Buying in 19720
Steve Fisher,  in Delaware
Steve Fisher answered:
how much is settlement costs on a house worth 230,000?
It does depend on the amount of the tax, insurance, type of mortgage, etc. The last one I had in that price range was 4.2%, with 1500 tax, plus the 3.5% you put down with FHA. Contr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 6, 2010 Home Buying in 19720
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Hockessin, DE
Christopher Pataki answered:
HOW MUCH IS SETTLEMENT COSTS ON A NEW HOME IN NEW CASTLE DE PURCHASE PRICE OF 400,000?
Brenda

There are no settlements that provide the same costs for even the same loan amount. In Delaware, a conservative guess of costs would be about 5% of the sales price. This is ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Dec 31, 2009 Home Buying in 19720
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