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Tina Adams,…, Real Estate Pro in Southern Pines, NC
Tina Adams, CRS, ABR, SFR answered:
why do sellers not want to agree to a VA loan from a buyer?
They think they do not get the value they want on their home when it is a VA loan.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 10, 2015 Home Buying in 20152
Anil Khanna…, Real Estate Pro in 20151
Anil Khanna CPA Realtor answered:
My husband and I are considering a job transfer to his office in Chantilly. Where are the nice areas around Chantilly that are family friendly?
If you have not found an agent to assist you, please contact me at 703-625-6731. I live and work in the Chantilly area and can guide you in your search.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 12, 2015 Home Buying in Chantilly
Anil Khanna…, Real Estate Pro in 20151
Anil Khanna CPA Realtor answered:
Hi, We are looking for a single family home not older than 10-15 years,closer to Dullas area, towards Tysons corner, not much closer to the Airport,
Please call me at 703-625-6731 as I live and work in Chantilly and can assist you with finding good schools and homes that may meet your needs.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 12, 2015 Home Buying in Chantilly
Lidia Dennis, Real Estate Pro in 20152
Lidia Dennis answered:
Upgrades with a builder
Van Metre Home Builder is one of the best Builders in Northern Virginia I worked with. Depending on the building stage where the Builder can be flexible. You will know for sure if Van ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 1, 2015 Home Buying in 20152
wendy.mercad…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Lauderdale, FL
wendy.mercado2008 answered:
we are looking to buy a spec house for $655,000. i am approved for $300k and my wifes property is owned in full. her property is valued at $400k..we d
Check out 25354 Justice Dr, Chantilly, VA 20152. Our realtor's name is Sarah Moromon.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Home Buying in Chantilly
Kjord15.kj, Home Buyer in Chantilly, VA
Kjord15.kj answered:
Integrity Home Reviews
Stay away. They have led us down the garden path for 4 months now, never giving us a price until they had all of OUR ideas on paper. Then they hit us with a quote over $50000 more than ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 11, 2014 Home Buying in 20151
Galia Taneva, Real Estate Pro in Cupertino, CA
Galia Taneva answered:
my home is for sale by owner. The prospective buyer is getting a va loan for purchase. what are sellers responsibilities in this process.?
So you are selling your home yourself? Hope you are at least paying a compensation to the buyer's agent so you can at least have somebody that knows what they are doing in this transact ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 29, 2014 Home Buying in 20152
Giorgio Danso, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Giorgio Danso answered:
Is it true once a house has a VA appraisal but the deal fell thru, the seller can not sell to a different VA buyer?
Hi Vicki,

This is somewhat of a loaded question. It depends on the reason behind the failure (appraised price, repair/condition requirements. etc.). However, another VA buyer may be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 19, 2014 Home Buying in 20152
Eve Weber, Real Estate Pro in Leesburg, VA
Eve Weber answered:
blder said they will knock down price by $30k..from..list price - 10 for not using a realtor..10 builder incentives..and 10k for being repeat custome
Builders have all sorts of ways they promote the sale of new homes. Ultimately they have particular numbers they need to meet in order to maintain a profit and if they can make more fr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 2, 2014 Home Buying in 20152
Susan Temple…, Real Estate Pro in Bellingham, WA
Susan Templeton answered:
i am shopping now what qualifications should i compare or questions i need to ask when selecting a realtor to assist me with the sale of my property..
Fair questions of any Realtor:
1. Ask to see their listings that are active or sold (your specific type/location/price range)
2. Are you a full time Realtor? "R" logo on cards means ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 4, 2014 Home Buying in 20152
Rich Triplett…, Real Estate Pro in Centreville, VA
Rich Triplett - TheRealtor4You answered:
Selling our TH in South Riding..we have all SS appliances except our gas stove..should we spend $$ to get a SS gas stove...before we showcase our TH
Well, the simple answer is "it depends". Your choice of words (" ... before we SHOWCASE OUR TH") indicates you understand the importance of first impression. Obviously matching applia ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 3, 2014 Home Buying in 20152
Travis Moelk…, Real Estate Pro in Hudsonville, MI
Travis Moelker answered:
Selling our townhome..in South Riding...how essential is it that we have a deck built or is it necessary at all?
Great question! It basically just comes down to the comps in your area. If you can put a deck up for 1k and still get the money out of it that you need it is going to be a great selling ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 29, 2014 Home Buying in 20152
Abby Springer, Real Estate Pro in 80220
Abby Springer answered:
Builder is selling me a spec home. there are 3 spec homes on the block that are not under contract..how much of a discount can i expect to get.?
I agree with a lot of the comments below. If there are other builders in the area that you would also consider, definitely compare pricing and let them know that you're shopping elsewhe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 28, 2014 Home Buying in 20152
Susan Temple…, Real Estate Pro in Bellingham, WA
Susan Templeton answered:
are closing costs typically 5% of home price..or can it be as little as 2%
Closing costs can be paid by the Seller, usually between 3 and 4%. Some fees are fixed so the % can be higher for smaller loans. Depending on the county and your Purchase Contract, the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 28, 2014 Home Buying in 20152
Matt Elliott, Real Estate Pro in 20148
Matt Elliott answered:
builder is asking for 5% from me for closing costs ($32k) for a spec house..is that too much for me buyer like me to pay for a $600 new property?
If you are referring to the deposit they are asking you to pay at the time of the contract, it's a typical request. Builders typically ask for anywhere from $10K - 10% of the sale pric ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 28, 2014 Home Buying in 20152
Chris Ognek…, Real Estate Pro in 22025
Chris Ognek Best of Trulia answered:
however we do not have available liquid funding for settlement and closing costs which is $32000. what are my available financing options..?
Without more details, two potential options I see are to get a mortgage on the free and clear house and use that to buy the new one, you'll just need to make sure your wife qualifies fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 23, 2014 Home Buying in Chantilly
George J. Cr…, Real Estate Pro in Vienna, VA
George J. Creed answered:
We are looking to move to Northern VA and are looking for a place that is rent to own that has room for horses. Are there any options in this area?
I assume that you wish to maintain the horses on your property. There are many restrictions with regard to lot size/acerage and zoning. Please contact me so I may assist you with the de ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 26, 2013 Home Buying in Chantilly
Andy Padmana…, Real Estate Pro in 20105
Andy Padmanaban answered:
Buying new home in Chantilly, VA AVONLEA
Avonlea is a great community. My brother-in-law just bought a townhome a year ago for almost that price, so I believe you are ok price-wise.

The community is great because you have a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 18, 2013 Home Buying in 20152
bobmgddelrio, Home Buyer in Chantilly, VA
bobmgddelrio answered:
buying a new home is it expected that the seller will decide against against my request to buy their home
so a VA loan for a brand new could be denied
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 12, 2013 Home Buying in 20152
Vafloors1, Home Buyer in Chantilly, VA
Vafloors1 answered:
What are the pros and cons of manufactured housing?
I own a home in Meadows of Chantilly and I do not advise anyone to buy at that location as the lot rent increases every year. It is now up to $945.00 per month and that does not includ ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 Home Buying in Chantilly
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