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Carolfblack, Home Buyer in Columbia, SC
Carolfblack answered:
I don't have a questions and just wanted Trulia to know that there is a scam going on one of your listed properties.
This happened to me for a property on ZILLOW. Same exact story. He had to "leave the country unexpectedly" please send 700. to hold property, etc.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 20, 2015 Rentals in 29229
James Schill…, Real Estate Pro in 29401
James Schiller answered:
At what point does a house become stale.. My house has been on the market about 70 days. with no offers ... 103 Wharton lane 29229
Hi Rch,

I'm James, real estate broker from Charleston, SC.

Are you selling the house yourself or do you have a realtor?

If you have a realtor, talk with him about your concerns ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 11, 2015 Home Selling in 29229
Howard Rose…, Real Estate Pro in Columbia, SC
Howard Rose III answered:
Are there any agents in Columbia, SC that would be willing to list my home in the MLS for a flat fee?
As a SC consumer you have the right to choose whom ever you please to represent you in the sale of your home, be it a Full Service Realtor, Limited Service Realtor or MLS Only service.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 19, 2014 Home Selling in 29229
Joe Bloe 292…, Home Owner in Columbia, SC
Joe Bloe 29202 answered:
Retired from military 9 months ago. Getting job in the same field. Can I use that income for VA Loan even though civilian job is less than 2 years?
I have been told that employment history is based on the 'lack of gaps in unemployment'. So the fact you have been consistently working for the 20 years leading up to your military reti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 14, 2014 Home Buying in 29229
Mike Hege, Real Estate Pro in 28078
Mike Hege answered:
Would you like a short sale listing opportunity in Colombia SC?
I appreciate all of your swift answers. Another agent (and attorney) contacted me regarding the listing within a few moments. I will keep you in mind if this doesn't work out.

Tha ... more
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Arthar A Bush, Real Estate Pro in 29229
Arthar A Bush answered:
My credit is very poor, Just getting out of divorce, will I still be about to rent ?
I can help you with your question, please contact me through my profile.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 30, 2013 Rentals in 29229
Joe Bloe 292…, Home Owner in Columbia, SC
Joe Bloe 29202 answered:
I've signed a contract with a realtor, but am dissatisified with his services. How do I void my contract with him prior to getting another?
I think you should be able to 'decide to take your home off the market', wait a few weeks, and then sign with a different realtor when you are ready. Before you do so, make sure you rea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 18, 2013 Home Buying in 29229
Daniel Fisher, Real Estate Pro in Charlotte, NC
Daniel Fisher answered:
Will I qualify for an FHA loan if my student loans are in forebearance instead of deferment? They are in forebearance for one year.
Good afternoon, Joycelyn:
if you meet the criteria on this Trulia Real estate Blog, you should be able to qualify for a loan. Forbearance letter has to state that it is for at least on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 15, 2013 Home Buying in 29229
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
when pricing your home to sell?
LISTING PRICE
Understand that the LISTING PRICE has one primary objective, to attract attention: It is not intended to be set in stone, and in many cases it is not even a good guidelin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 27, 2012 Home Selling in 29229
Howard Rose…, Real Estate Pro in Columbia, SC
Howard Rose III answered:
I have a house for sale in Columbia SC 29229 and it has been on the market for around 4 months. There has
Hi Teresa Bailey,

I see that you are searching for a 3br/2ba home near Fort Jackson, SC. I can help you, please give me a call or an email for further assistance.

Thanks

Howard ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 13, 2009 Home Selling in 29229
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
What is the crime rate for zip code 29229?
Check the Police Department website and search media published articles on the web.

National Featured Realtor and Consultant, Texas Mortgage Loan Officer, Credit Repair Lecturer
F ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 13, 2009 General Area in 29229
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
what are the crime stats within the 29229 area?
Hi Karen,

The best resource for this information is the local police department or the county sheriff's department. They have access to the most current and accurate information and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 28, 2009 General Area in 29229
Pat Andrews, Real Estate Pro in Columbia, SC
Pat Andrews answered:
We're thinking of buying a REO property that is potentially a good deal. It's an all-brick 3200 sq. ft. home
I believe I know the exact home that you are considering. I had a contractor to give me an estimate on the cost of repairs. The estimate was near 10k not including the hardwood floors. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 18, 2009 Home Buying in 29229
Mikem, Real Estate Pro in 01803
Mikem answered:
We're thinking of signing a contract on a new build. We haven't signed with a realtor yet. We've been holding
It can be true in the sense builders prefer an unrepresented buyer. They can even give you would be buyer's agent comission in incentives or w/e. Of course, you also aren't likely to ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 10, 2009 Home Buying in 29229
Howard Rose…, Real Estate Pro in Columbia, SC
Howard Rose III answered:
How is the market in the 29229 area. I see a lot of homes on the market and we're thinking of buying in the
Hello New Home Buyer,

All of the answers that you have been given are all correct. The wait and see aspect to buying home could potentially cost you thousands of dollars. Some expert ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 17, 2009 Market Conditions in 29229
Lori Carnes, Real Estate Pro in Lake Murray, SC
Lori Carnes answered:
How is the market for homes in the 225,00 range in columbia 29229? I have an agent selling the house and I
Hi Amy. You should talk with your agent about your concerns. Together you can come up with a plan.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 15, 2008 Market Conditions in 29229
Trey Bowden, Real Estate Pro in Edmond, OK
Trey Bowden answered:
If we were to lease out our house for 1 year, could we qualify for another loan to buy a different house?
Charlene,

In some cases there is no need to have the home leased for a full year before you will qualify to purchase a different home.

If your income is sufficient and your debt l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 12, 2008 Home Buying in 29229
Cindy Kidd, Real Estate Pro in 29072
Cindy Kidd answered:
Hold or Sell? Investment properties in Richland County, Columbia, SC
You might want to check and see what fair market rent is for the area. I would assume that if you have a 3 BR, 2 BA home with garage your rent might be a little low for the area. Have y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 1, 2008 Market Conditions in 29229
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