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LockeMyLoan…, Real Estate Pro in Kirkland, WA
LockeMyLoan Team answered:
Is property appreciating in the Seattle area? When is a good time to buy?
It's a great time to buy, property values have been increasing over the last 12 months and interest rates have stayed low..
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 11, 2014 Home Buying in 98034
Bobby Wright, Real Estate Pro in Kirkland, WA
Bobby Wright answered:
I am looking to refinance under the HARP program and the mortgage company I was working with tells me they cannot help me because I have LPMI.
I have a fantastic lender who can make things happen. If you would like the contact info for another lender feel free to send me a message and I can have him see if he can help you out ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 16, 2014 Financing in 98034
Kathi Pierce, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Kathi Pierce answered:
Can you buy a house for a friend or family member without them taking a big tax hit?
It depends on how you structure this. A house, in and of itself is not "income". I can pay cash for a house, after closing I can remove my name (Quit Claim) from the Title and Quit Cla ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 29, 2013 Home Buying in 98034
Kathi Pierce, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Kathi Pierce answered:
Tax Credit/Tax Write Off, what is the difference?Could someone provide and an example for a $300K purchase?
There WAS a tax credit up to $8,000 being offered to help stimulate home sales (i.e. PURCHASES) but that ended a couple years ago.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 29, 2013 Home Buying in 98034
Brian Leavitt, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Brian Leavitt answered:
how to find out which builder it is for the house, except asking owner?
Simply take a look at the tax record under ownership history. Usually this will show who the builder is but if not a call to the title company can often provide the answer. your broke ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 16, 2013 Home Buying in 98034
Jirius Isaac, Real Estate Pro in Kenmore, WA
Jirius Isaac answered:
Will I lose escrow money if the house is not closed on time? What recourses do I have?
If it looks like it will not get done on time, go speak to a real estate attorney. I can recommend a couple of them to you that do this full time & they can discuss options with you. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 8, 2012 Home Buying in 98034
Jake Bond, Real Estate Pro in Washington
Jake Bond answered:
Can a potential immigrant having no US Credit history get mortgage to buy a home?
I am married to a new resident of the united states and my wife was able to get a mortgage without the help of anyone else. As long as you have the ability to gain a legal social securi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 23, 2012 Financing in 98034
Gregorio Den…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Gregorio Denny answered:
HARP refinance with LPMI
Prefex, you did not mention if this is owned by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. You need to know which one and it makes a huge difference in what can and cannot be done and how easily. Fredd ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 25, 2012 Financing in 98034
Phil Leng Te…, Real Estate Pro in Kirkland, WA
Phil Leng Team 206-409-6600 answered:
Are there any Kirkland realators who specialize in foreclosures? Other than usa-foreclosure and realtytrac, are there any other reliable web sites?
Hi Rosemary,
I am a realtor who lives in Kirkland and who specializes in foreclosures. Are you trying to find them when they are listed for sale through the MLS, or before that?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 10, 2011 Foreclosure in 98034
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Voices Member answered:
How much is generally a fair "non insulting" offer below list price when the property is on the higher end of its comparables. It is in
Hi Mcoupe,
I love your question.
There is a "strike zone" for making an offer. If you offer lower than that, you insult the seller, and even if you later want to step up you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 30, 2010 Home Buying in 98034
Tonya Brobeck, Real Estate Pro in Everett, WA
Tonya Brobeck answered:
Selling agents role?
Just a guess, but since the question was posted in Sept, I sure hope it has sold by now;)
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 4, 2010 Home Selling in 98034
Patrick Beri…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Patrick Beringer answered:
Selecting a listing agents for water front property.
My client has decided to stay closer to downtown, so for now it is not a candidate for her.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 11, 2008 Home Selling in 98034
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