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jmtahiggins, Home Buyer in Boca Raton, FL
jmtahiggins answered:
looking for 5 bedroom rent to own, has anyone seen any?
We have a 4BR, 3 1/2 bath, open floor plan (Sidney) going up for sale very soon.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 15, 2014 Home Buying in Augusta
Sustainable…, Home Owner in Woolwich, ME
Sustainable Guy answered:
Which is less expensive, oil or gas (propane) heat in Maine?
The real answer to this question is BOTH! The best way to reduce your heating costs is to increase the efficiency of your structure. I highly recommend getting a building energy audit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 29, 2013 Home Buying in Augusta
Rick Yost, Real Estate Pro in Maine
Rick Yost answered:
What does "pending" mean when place next to the price of the listing?
Pending most commonly means that the house is under contract
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 2, 2013 Home Buying in Augusta
Brian Nguyen, Real Estate Pro in Mission Viejo, CA
Brian Nguyen answered:
If I buy a new home and move into it, and rent my current home, is my new home considered my primary residence?
Yes! Since you will be living primarily in your new home, it will become your primary residence. Your other home will then become an investment property because you will be obtaining an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 2, 2013 Home Buying in Augusta
Lisa Hicks, Real Estate Pro in Auburn, ME
Lisa Hicks answered:
My Seller refuses to sign the release to the earnest money.
Hi Laney -

In the Purchase & Sale agreement under Item #17 is the paragraph that addresses what your recourse is in the event of an earnest money dispute. In this paragraph, both ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 9, 2012 Home Buying in Augusta
Jimpmwo, Home Buyer in 04330
Jimpmwo answered:
Can i buy out my landlord?? He has been unattainable since october '08.
In Augusta Maine if you want to find out who owns a property you just need to go to the cities web site and select assessors office from there you can pull up the tax records and it wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 30, 2012 Home Buying in 04330
Jim Rideout…, Real Estate Pro in Augusta, ME
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Michelle, Renter in Alabama
Michelle answered:
i am moving to augusta working for feds,need 1-2 bed rental,also looking for part time real est broker positio
Hi Ron,

If you are looking for Augusta, ME then I am assuming by now you have found a place, by the age of the question.

If not, or for other people looking, I have been using
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0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 15, 2010 Home Buying in Augusta
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
i live in a small mobilhome park our landlord keeps raising our rent and not doing any repairs we would like to buy the property as a community can
Sure you can do that.

However, as noted below, if the owner doesn't want to sell then there's really no way to force him to.

On the other hand, people sell (and buy) mob ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 9, 2009 Home Buying in 04330
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Voices Member answered:
who do we contact to see this home? Please call me at (706) 877-3616 or (706) 540-8455. We would like to see i
This home has been sold. It is no longer on the market. I would appreciate it being taken off this site.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 15, 2009 Home Buying in Augusta
Tiny Varner, Real Estate Pro in McLean, VA
Tiny Varner answered:
What is the first step to buying a house? Test...
Laura, the first step is to find out your buying power. Get pre-approved with a lender. If you don't have a lender you like to work with, ask a Realtor for a recommendation. If you don' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 3, 2008 Home Buying in Augusta
Jennifer Day, Real Estate Pro in Augusta, ME
Jennifer Day answered:
I am moving to Augusta in about 1 year and am looking to build. Can you tell me where there are upscale?
Technically, as a real estate agent, I cannot tell you which areas are upscale & which are not. Where you want to build is the biggest question. Do you want a subdivision or live rurall ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 26, 2008 Home Buying in Augusta
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Is there anything you can do when a seller does not respond to an offer you submit?
Karla,

Generally this is done when the seller feel the offer is too far below the asking price....Following up with a secondary and higher offer might generate the attention you are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 1, 2008 Home Buying in Augusta
Karla Mccorm…, Both Buyer and Seller in augusta ga
Karla Mccormack answered:
what are property taxes average for a $200,000 house around augusta ga.?
Hi Roy,

You can call the tax office for the county you want to purchase a home in, if you have the address they can answer that for you. Also, you can look online at the county's web ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 1, 2008 Home Buying in Augusta
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