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Oe23, Home Buyer in Austin, TX
Oe23 asked:
Getting a permit on work completed by previous owner The previous owner of my house did some unpermitted work. In the loft, he added square footage by closing off part of the open space that overlooked the first floor and ran a couple of outlets…
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Phillipbespi…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Phillipbespinoza asked:
What amount can I afford and can I qualify as first time buyer.? I'm retired and can probably afford a payment of 900 monthly. I recently sold my old house which needed lots of repairs. I have an ira and have researched that if you are not a homeowner…
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tsquared, Home Buyer in Saint Peters, MO
tsquared answered:
What brokers take on part-time real estate agents in Austin, TX? I have my license but need to remain working full-time until I am on my feet with RE
I have had brokers tell me they do not take on part-time agents. That's is what my question is referring to - brokers who will take on part-time agents. I have talked to every big ... more
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backinsjc, Other/Just Looking in San Jose, CA
backinsjc asked:
Buying a home in Austin - something with potential for rental also. Hi, I am interested in buying a home in austin - something I can also rent out if needed. I heard oracle is going to build its campus.
- Hows the market in austin now?
- Which area is…
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Oe23, Home Buyer in Austin, TX
Oe23 asked:
Getting permit for unpermitted work The previous owner of my house did some unpermitted work. In the loft, he added square footage by closing off part of the open space that overlooked the first floor and ran a couple of outlets…
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 26, 2016 Remodel & Renovate in Austin
Jackiebyrd00, Home Buyer in Kennesaw, GA
Jackiebyrd00 answered:
Does any realtor have any unique marketing strategies?
I am a buyer and I can tell you what has been important to me.
1. Great photos online. Online photos is an incredible, cheap, way to market anything. I can't believe the quality of lo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 21, 2016 Home Selling in 78749
Angelica P, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Angelica P answered:
Lake Tenkiller, Oklahoma. Reasonable average home building costs on a level lot near Fin n Feather resort, looking at 2 levels, 3500 ft
Hello,

We’re excited you’re using Trulia for your home search process. We are a real estate search engine so we don't represent the homes found on our site. Please follow these s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 18, 2016 Market Conditions in 78734
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in ELK CITY, OK
John Burke answered:
Who normally pays if an Appraiser goes out to appraise a home and has a list of issues and has to return back to the home to sign off they were fixed?
Hi Debora,

The buyer pays since the repairs are required for their loan/appraisal.

Take a look at the recommendations from some of my past clients on my Trulia profile by clicking ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 18, 2016 Home Buying in 78759
Debora Mitch…, Real Estate Pro in Altamonte Springs, FL
Debora Mitchell Johnson answered:
I put in an offer, giving full asking price/everything that they asked for in the listing; they countered asking for a higher price? legal?
Many times the Seller will ask for highest and best. Since it is a Seller's market it appears that the asking price is the beginning price in many cases. So, yes they might ask for more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 18, 2016 Home Buying in 78759
Douglas Wigg…, Home Owner in San Antonio, TX
Douglas Wiggers answered:
What happens when you represent the seller and there are no comparable comps similar to the subject property with the 1 mile radius?
Search further out beyond a mile. Try the zip code and surrounding zip codes. Or stay in the geographic school boundary.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 16, 2016 Home Selling in 78759
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
I am looking for to buy an investment property purely for rental purpose. I need help identifying neighborhood with respect to rental market. Thanks
I would suggest that you pick up the phone and call a local realtor to assist you.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 14, 2016 Investment Properties in Austin
Jeo, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Jeo answered:
My fiance and I (and a small dog) will be moving to Austin July 29th . Looking for a place downtown or on Lake Austin. Like to be around $1500 please.
Hello,

We’re excited you’re using Trulia for your home search process. We are a real estate search engine so we don't represent the homes found on our site. Please follow these s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 14, 2016 Rentals in Austin
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in ELK CITY, OK
John Burke answered:
Can I get a home loan with a credit score of 580 due to divorce 5 years ago? I also qualify for a VA loan eligibility.
Hi Lynn,

I specialize in VA financing & can go down to 580 score on VA & FHA.

I would be honored to help you with your VA mortgage.

Take a look at the recommendations from some ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 14, 2016 Home Buying in Austin
Maricris A, Home Buyer in Georgia, NJ
Maricris A answered:
I am the home owner for 2105 Richcreek Rd. 78757 and I would like the photos of my house removed from your site please.
Hello,

Please be advised the image you are seeing is provided to us from Google images of which we do not have the ability to edit or remove. My recommendation would be to contact Go ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 11, 2016 Using Trulia in 78757
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
I am purchasing a house from a widow who's name is not on the deed and neither party have an agent. Are there anything I should be concern about?
As an investor, I understand about cutting cost and to maximize profit. However, it's better to be safe than sorry and title can make mistakes. In other words, hire an attorney and you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 7, 2016 Investment Properties in 78727
Jeo, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Jeo answered:
I have tried to accept a board invitation from Schmidenator@gmail.com and have not been able to connect. I am on a Mac. Thank-you
Hi Carolyn,

I apologize you are experiencing errors on our site regarding accepting board invitation and I am happy to help in anyway I can. My recommendation would be to follow thes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 6, 2016 Using Trulia in 78735
Shayne, Home Buyer in Austin, TX
Shayne answered:
Ok, I've been renting the same house and raising a family with my wife for about 8 years. Every day I feel like my home could be pulled out
I was told by multiple people that it was considered debt to the banks. And I was told I should not claim anything on my taxes for 2 or 3 years and then seek mortgage again. But that� ... more
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Angelica P, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Angelica P answered:
I am the home owner for 2105 Richcreek Rd. 78757 and I would like the photos of my house removed from your site please.
Hello,

The photos have been removed from our display as you requested.

http://www.trulia.com/homes/Texas/Austin/sold/24905307-2105-Richcreek-Rd-Austin-TX-78757

For future refer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 6, 2016 Using Trulia in 78757
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Closing cost assistance
In a hot buyer's market you can ask sellers for closing cost assistance. However, if you are on a hot seller's market you'll have a hard time asking for closing cost. Sellers typically ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 5, 2016 Home Buying in San Antonio Road
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