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Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
How can I take pictures of my house off trulia?
You may need to contact the listing agent and ask them to remove the pictures. If the listing is for sale, the feed to Trulia has to come from the listing agent, ask them to take the p ... more
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Cory Trevor, Home Buyer in Aberdeen, OH
Cory Trevor answered:
Trees in the backyard
The cost of grass can vary greatly, depending on the form. Sod is pricey, but it gives you an immediate lawn. Hydroseeding is much easier and less costly, but it will take a while to gr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 27, 2014 Home Buying in 30005
Solomon Gree…, Real Estate Pro in Duluth, GA
Solomon Greene answered:
Buying a home near the freeway
That is a highly desirable area and the proximity near the freeway may be less of a concern to future buyers. You as the buyer, however, should confirm that the freeway noise is inaudi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 22, 2014 Home Buying in 30005
Sandy Thacker, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Sandy Thacker answered:
Pay $10000 towards principal but check returned
I suggest you wait until the servicing transfer is complete. I handle your type of scenario on a regular basis. Feel free to reach out to me.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 9, 2013 Financing in 30005
retentionstr…, Home Owner in Douglasville, GA
retentionstress answered:
Detention pond on the back? What is its affect on house?
my home has a retention pond flowing through my back yard to the front yard from the subdivision behind me, Augusta woods 30134. I have been in touch with the water company they said th ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jun 3, 2013 Home Buying in 30005
Marc D'Angelo…, Real Estate Pro in Roswell, GA
Marc D'Angelo - Lender answered:
For FHA streamline refinancing, if I pay down 22%, i.e. 78% remaining of original FHA loan value, do I have to pay MIP for 5 years for a 30 year loan?
Yes you must have MI for a minimum of 5 years with FHA on a 30 year loan.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 23, 2013 Financing in 30005
Natalie Kell…, Home Owner in Atlanta, GA
Natalie Keller Williams answered:
Any realtor who speak spanish than can help us? Looking for a rental Alpharetta/Cumming
Hola como estas? Ojala que todo bien.

Mira, si usted necesita ayuda con los bienes raíces debe ponerse en contacto con Helen Hernandez
de Keller Williams, ella te puede ayudar co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 20, 2012 Rentals in 30005
Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
Backyard question
You can do almost anything for a price, the question is how much. You're unlikely to get the information you need here on Trulia as none of us know the proeprty you're referring to or c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 12, 2012 Home Buying in 30005
Glen Cooksley, Home Owner in Outside U.S.
Glen Cooksley asked:
Looking to purchase an investment prop. in Atlanta in the $60~$80K range, up to $100K for the right place. Looking for advice and to meet in May. I believe I can find some turn key investment properties in the price range that will return $1000~$1200/month. I don't want to limit myself with finer details but ideally i'd…
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 24, 2012 Investment Properties in 30005
Tamara Stout, Real Estate Pro in Alpharetta, GA
Tamara Stout answered:
Any views on SD THE OLD PLACE AT CRABAPPLE? And Excel Capital Construction LLC?
I am familiar with the community you are referring to though I am not familiar with this builder. I am working with a couple of builders in a nearby community called Old Station. I' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 14, 2011 Home Buying in 30005
Rebecca Dami…, Real Estate Pro in Alpharetta, GA
Rebecca Damiani answered:
I am moving to Alpharetta. I don't want to buy now because I feel that prices will continue to go down.
Victor, good question! No crystal ball but if the bank owned properties inventories are reduced by 10% the
Market in inventory will see prices beginning to rise the third and fourth q ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 17, 2011 Market Conditions in 30005
John J. Rein…, Real Estate Pro in Johns Creek, GA
John J. Reinhardt answered:
I am looking to relocate to the the north fulton area. which area would u recommend for a diverse community with good schools
Aretha -

For demographics go to the 2010 US census government site. The realtor your working with will also be able to give you detail demographics of subdivisions. The best public ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 15, 2011 Parks & Recreation in 30005
Michael Hamm…, Real Estate Pro in 30078
Michael Hammond answered:
Builder Delays causing loss of 8k in stimulus from govt
"Having said that........... Did the builder, look you in the eye and say he would have it completed so you could beat the tax credit deadline??? If he personally guaranteed me it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 18, 2010 Home Buying in 30005
Deryk Harper, Real Estate Pro in Alpharetta, GA
Deryk Harper answered:
Why are there very few photos of the SOLD houses listed on Trulia?
Hi Barry,
Many of the solds recorded are pulled from public tax records instead of actual formal Realtor listings or Trulia listings. The tax record data does not include pictures. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 14, 2009 Home Buying in 30005
davidwbrower, Real Estate Pro in Woodstock, GA
davidwbrower answered:
I saw a home with the following description "PRICE of $299,000, seller is very motivated and wants to see any offers"
For the sake of repetition maybe it will sink in the 7th time - there is way too little information for anyone to responsibly answer this question. It would all depend upon the market ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 23, 2009 Home Buying in 30005
Kevin Pind, Real Estate Pro in Alpharetta, GA
Kevin Pind answered:
How can one get access to foreclosure listing in Alpharetta without paying the monthly charges?
I am a Buyer's agent with Prudential Georgia Realty's REO Division and would be happy to provide you with our list of foreclosure listings that is constantly being updated as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 8, 2009 Foreclosure in 30005
Hank Miller…, Real Estate Pro in Alpharetta, GA
Hank Miller BrokerAppraiser answered:
We are probably relocating to Alpharetta next spring. Does anyone have any info on Abbotts Pond?
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Looking at it from an appraisal point of view and using SMART data to analyze the stats, the market area where Abbotts Pond is located has been essentially stable since March 07 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 8, 2009 Home Buying in 30005
Hank Miller…, Real Estate Pro in Alpharetta, GA
Hank Miller BrokerAppraiser answered:
How is Deerlake in Alpharetta as a community?
Barry -

You are correct, I was a few key strokes ahead of myself - I know the community having been in it and the area numerous times but went hair trigger on the county. Actually t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 23, 2009 General Area in 30005
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Voices Member answered:
Will Alpharetta fulton county , GEORGIA, new home prices go down or up in near future ?
Prices are going down according to:


Ramping unemployment and mortgage rates will reduce the price of homes goin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 20, 2009 Home Buying in 30005
Sherry and M…, Real Estate Pro in Cumming, GA
Sherry and Maria Team answered:
I purchased a home with my ex-wife so could I qualify for being a first time home buyer if I wanted to
HI There,

My colleagues are correct. You will not likely qualify for the federal $8k tax credit unless your name has not been on title for 3 years... but there is a new GA tax credit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 2, 2009 Home Buying in 30005
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