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Jimdouglas7, Home Buyer in Colorado Springs, CO
Jimdouglas7 asked:
I am unable to find my house via regular searches, but it doesn't appear unless I enter the address: 325 Pucket Cir, Colorado Springs, CO 80911. It has 2 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. It's priced at $149,900. Why doesn't it show on a regular search for "2 " bedrooms, "1 " bath?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 26, 2015 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
My husband gets SS and VA benefits, his credit score is over 600. We are pre qual'd for 175,000 on paper. He will be using his VA benefit for
Thanks for your service to our country from one Veteran to another. As a Veteran your Loan application should be one of the easiest to do and I would be willing to assist you.

I wou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 19, 2015 Credit Score in Colorado Springs
Andrew Palum…, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Andrew Palumbo answered:
There is bad information about my/our home on your website. How can we speak to someone, ie a real person to correct the information?
If your house is for sale then you would need to speak to the agent that you have it listed with. Trulia is a marketing site, not a real estate website. If you home is not for sale th ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Jul 18, 2015 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
djennifer009, Other/Just Looking in Salt Lake City, UT
djennifer009 answered:
Is there a way to find out the Average Gas, Electric, and Water Costs (for the last 12 months) for a house I am preparing to buy?
Double check on any waste costs when you're looking at gas and electric as well. Sometimes those can surprise you. It's always better to know what you're getting into. http://srsliquidw ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 18, 2015 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
Builder agreed to construction problems and will return full $5K earnest $, but wants to keep the $14 design center payment. What can we do?
Je,
Get a lawyer. Your contract will control at least the beginning of the discussion. If they had terms or conditions that the law my not approve of, you'll need an attorney to revi ... more
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Rich Pinckney, Real Estate Pro in 80109
Rich Pinckney answered:
do you have any rent to own houses 3 bedreooms 2 bath?
James,

I agree with Anna. Generally, rent to own can cost more than buying a house outright. I wouldn't recommend it to individuals who are capable of securing a loan. Realty ONE ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 29, 2015 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Diane Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Diane Christner answered:
What are our legal consequences?
You are asking about legal consequences of not completing your contract to purchase. As agents, we should not be giving legal advice other than to suggest you contact an attorney in yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2015 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Cthom6, Home Buyer in Colorado Springs, CO
Cthom6 answered:
can we purchase a large parcel of land in Colorado springs? we want to build our dream house, but we also need large mature trees,
What area are you looking at? Colorado Springs immediate area or up Ute Pass?
I live in Cascade about 5 miles up Ute Pass and there are some large parcels
I know about if you are inte ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 29, 2015 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Michael Glist, Real Estate Pro in Highlands Ranch, CO
Michael Glist answered:
we are looking for a large parcel of land to purchase to build our dream house. we need mature trees, as we are also planning to build a house in the
Your best option to find land will be to hire a local agent in whichever area you are looking to buy the land as you don't want someone who isn't familiar with the area or who says no i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 12, 2015 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Erie, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
Is this actually still for sale? i've noticed trulia has many houses listed that are no longer on the market...
What property are you referring to? These so called "real estate" websites really are just for marketing purposes and for them to make money by selling ad space to realtors, lenders, e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 9, 2015 Home Buying in East Colorado Springs
Chris Neuswa…, Real Estate Pro in 81620
Chris Neuswanger answered:
I would like to find a buyer's agent who will rebate 50% of his commision.
Beware if you do this it can screw up your loan application if not disclosed up front and clearly written into the contract. Any rebates from Realtors are viewed as third party contrib ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 22, 2014 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
What would I do if my girlfriend and I were moving from New York and couldn't meet up with the landlord.?
Pick up the phone.
Call a REALTOR in the destination location.
Pay the REALTOR to verify the offer is REAL, the landlord is real and that the local police can be led to the door of th ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Sep 20, 2014 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Jeff and Kaye…, Real Estate Pro in 80132
Jeff and Kaye Piggot answered:
how do I change the information about our property?
Jackie is correct. Your agent either entered the information directly or it came through the MLS so you need to make sure the information is correct everywhere.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 5, 2014 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Jeff and Kaye…, Real Estate Pro in 80132
Jeff and Kaye Piggot answered:
Is 5465 Galena Dr Colorado Springs,CO 80918 MLS# 546554 active?
Sorry, I just saw your question or I would have answered it sooner. It looks like the last time that property address was listed and sold was in January of 2013. That address isn't act ... more
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Michael Glist, Real Estate Pro in Highlands Ranch, CO
Michael Glist answered:
Does anyone know how VA Home Loans work in regards to building a new house? Thanks
Hello,
They are very similar to purchasing a normal home, however one difference is that they do not have to abide by the appraisal objection clause to e certain extent. The reason fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 21, 2014 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Lloyd Pittman, Real Estate Pro in Novato, CA
Lloyd Pittman answered:
I am interested in purchasing a home that went into foreclose and the sale date will probably be set tomorrow.
Actually you can attend the trustee sale and bid on the home. If the Bank chooses to sell/discount for a better price there might be a flurry of activity while cash investors bid.. The ... more
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Deaner, Home Owner in Colorado Springs, CO
Deaner answered:
I am 22 years old and a first time home buyer. I don't really have any credit but I'm trying to build some. Looking for a cheap house in
I was in your shoes a little over a year ago, and I would suggest you check out the Rocky Mountain Community Land Trust. There are a few extra hoops to jump through, but I have a nice h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 28, 2014 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Steve Merritt, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Steve Merritt answered:
What areas in Colorado Springs are likely to appreciate in the next 5 years?
I believe that the area near IvyWild is very up and coming. That is in the 80906 area, and such great improvements are going on right now!
1 vote Share Flag Tue Jul 15, 2014 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Peggy Ulmer, Real Estate Pro in 80924
Peggy Ulmer answered:
Moving to Colorado Springs. First Time Homebuyer trying to figure out a plan of pre-approval and the timeframe to begin putting in bids.
Aubrey, at this point you are in looking mode. It takes 30-60 days to close and some sellers are willing to hold of for a 90 day close but past that is up to that particular seller. T ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 1, 2014 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Darrick Kizl…, Real Estate Pro in Englewood, CO
Darrick Kizlyk answered:
I'm looking for a 4 bedroom 2 bathroom house, with a decent yard and a garage on the westside, possibly in Manitou. Rent to own???
Ryan,

I agree with the advice about renting to own given by Dan Tabit. For rentals, I suggest www.padmapper.com and search with your criteria. That is very specific for Manitou Sp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 29, 2014 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
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