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Daphne Gilbe…, Real Estate Pro in Pflugerville, TX
Daphne Gilbert answered:
Should we shy away from 78660?
Pflugerville is a great community. My husband and I moved from the Wells Branch area as well about 11 years ago. The schools are good for the most part - reference greatschools.net fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 5, 2013 Home Buying in 78660
Tom Burris, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Tom Burris answered:
Can I rent a FHA financed home if it's less than one year?
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0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 26, 2013 Home Buying in 78660
Laura Rosale…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Laura Rosales-Realtor answered:
Listing agent will not respond to buyers agent what can you do?
Hi Michele, That is frustrating - I agree with the advice Bruce has given. Reaching out to their broker with concern for the agent and the request for assistance has worked for me in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 5, 2013 Home Buying in 78660
Alex Meguerd…, Real Estate Pro in La Canada, CA
Alex Meguerditchian answered:
What is FSBO. What is the price difference on 3/4 bedroom 2 baths in Plugerville area vs San Marcos area?
Hello,
a FSBO stands for "For Sale By Owner" .
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 4, 2013 Home Buying in 78660
UP Realty, Real Estate Pro in Pflugerville, TX
UP Realty answered:
personaly I believe the price is too high
Hard to find something that new in that location these days. Consider the area and the product.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 9, 2013 Home Buying in 78660
Guy Gimenez, Real Estate Pro in Texas
Guy Gimenez answered:
what do i need to do to get a forclosed home?
Let's hope that in the year that's passed since this question was posted, George was able to locate a property.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 1, 2013 Foreclosure in 78660
Laura Rosale…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Laura Rosales-Realtor answered:
I am thinking of buying a 1972 mobile home,it is set up in a mobile home park, and has had quite a few improvements over the past few yrs. The owners
Kota - It has little to no true value if you are looking at it as an investment.
If you are looking for a cheap place to live run the numbers first - How much is the mobile home parks ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 1, 2013 Home Buying in 78660
Stuart McWil…, Real Estate Pro in Lakeway, TX
Stuart McWilliams answered:
what is the average utility bill for a home of 2400 sq ft?
The utility bill will vary depending on the year the home was built and the type of materials used to build it. Newer homes have energy efficient appliances and the insulation and wind ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 6, 2013 Home Buying in 78660
Sherry Hindm…, Real Estate Pro in Pflugerville, TX
Sherry Hindmarsh answered:
My wife and I are considering if we should build a new home on a lot which sits across from the amenity center and pool about 300 ft. away.
Are you talking about Blackhawk by chance? I live in that neighborhood and in that specific example that side of the pool/amenity center gets very little traffic. I would recommend yo ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Jan 6, 2013 Home Buying in 78660
Robert (Bob)…, Real Estate Pro in Round Rock, TX
Robert (Bob) L Elzner answered:
I have a home whose original purchase price was $125K, with $6K of upgrades, that now has major foundation issues and other small repairs that may
I am not a tax expert, thus I cannot comment on the "negative tax implications". Depending on the type of loan that you have will determine what the lender does. If you have a FHA loa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 15, 2012 Foreclosure in 78660
E-Team Austin…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
E-Team Austin (512) 554-8554 answered:
How can I find out if the list price on a short sale has already been approved by the lender?
Rose,
Check out the search below to confirm if the home is listed in the MLS, call you agent or the listing agent to ask them, or protect yourself and hire an agent with experience wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 20, 2012 Home Buying in 78660
Kevin, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Kevin answered:
Can I be present when the lenders BPO or Appraisal is being done on the home I put an offer on? This is a short sale
The short of it is no if you are the buyer, you will or can request a copy the when you close. If the property does not appraise for the amount as stated your agent or lender will be in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 14, 2012 Home Buying in 78660
Kevin, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Kevin answered:
I found a short sale that has been vacant for sometime, not maintained,no other offers. Should I still go by recent comps in area when making offer?
My suggestion would be to hire an agent to represent you in the transaction who works the area and ask them provide you a comparative market analysis for the property, before they writ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 14, 2012 Home Buying in 78660
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
Is there a way to find out how many homes are for rent in my neighbor hood? We are buying a house and want to know how many in the area are for rent.
Kristin,
That is a great question and one that most certainly should be asked.
There are many ways to do this. The easiest would be to consult your real estate professional. They ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 9, 2012 Home Buying in 78660
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
How can I find out when a BPO or apraisal has been ordered on a home that I put in an offer on. This is a short sale
Rose,
This is the most critical part of the short sale process. The listing agent would be well advised to control this part of the process. Your agent should be able to have a convers ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 9, 2012 Home Buying in 78660
Tara L. Dier…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Tara L. Dieringer answered:
In the past I've been told by other home owners that if you divide you mortgage into two payments and pay half
NEVER, NEVER, NEVER pay any lender or mortgage servicing company a fee to make bi-monthly payments on your mortgage loan!!! That is just another fee (as if we need anymore fees) that b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 31, 2011 Home Buying in 78660
June Green, Real Estate Pro in Round Rock, TX
June Green answered:
How much does a short sale cost vs a foreclosure on a 150,000 home? I've been told that the bank
Hi Eric,
I agree with all the comments below. But there are additional things to consider in either a foreclosure, deed in lieu of foreclosure, or a short sale. It is a complicated s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 13, 2010 Foreclosure in 78660
Emily Erekuff, Real Estate Pro in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
government tax foreclosures in travis county
Hi Morolake,

You can now use Trulia to find foreclosure listings. On our results page you'll now find a selection for 'Resale', 'New Homes' and 'Foreclosure'. Access the link below t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 25, 2010 Foreclosure in 78660
Dominick Dina…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Dominick Dina, MA, REALTOR®, GRI, e-PRO, TAHS, Broker/Owner answered:
How much is a 1972 - 2 br 2bath mobile home in average condiiton actually worth?
Eugenie,

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. If this seems like a good price to you, it may very well be.

Mobile homes do not appreciate they way a traditional home does. That ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 6, 2009 Home Buying in 78660
Jeff Kessler…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jeff Kessler Broker,GRI, CLHMS answered:
Does anyone know why Capital Pacific Homes left Texas? I have searched the internet for weeks and have
Eric.
Depending on the warranty it should part of it will transfer with the sale. You would just have to make sure you get a copy of that contract.
Also, you can get a Home Warranty ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 22, 2009 Home Buying in 78660
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