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Karen Peyton, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, AZ
Karen Peyton answered:
which is a better deal buying a piece of property and putting a mobile home on it or renting a lot in a mobile home park
The "deal" is what makes you happiest. Mobile home parks usually contain amenities. If you like to swim, would you install a pool on the land you purchase? Will the land you purchase ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 7, 2015 Home Buying in Emerald Isle
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
No offense, but the prices of mobile homes on "leased lots" at E. I. seems insane, do people actualy buy these at anywhere near these prices?
Not sure sine you did not include a link. But if you are just buying a trailer without the lot, I can see where the costs could be small. If the trailer is in poor shape (common) then i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 13, 2014 Home Buying in Emerald Isle
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
how far is grocery store?
In case you weren't aware Google searches and Google Maps for directions/distance are wonderful things...
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 19, 2014 Shopping & Local Amenities in Emerald Isle
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
Making multiple offers...
Melissa,
If the lots are owned by the same person, I think offers on each of them would be a disaster. You really need a great local pro to assess the entire situation and advise you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 27, 2014 Home Buying in Emerald Isle
Wally Bowles, Real Estate Pro in Emerald Isle, NC
Wally Bowles answered:
Does anyone here have experience working with Union Mortgage Group?
Hi Melissa, I do not have experience with Union Mortgage Group. So I can't speak to their qualifications.Getting mortgages in today's market is more difficult than it has been in the pa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 28, 2014 Home Buying in 28594
Christy Crum…, Real Estate Pro in Emerald Isle, NC
Christy Crumpler answered:
What is the current average price per square foot for a home in flood zone x (south of 58) at Emerald Isle?
What you're asking is really an impossible question - there are so many other variables besides flood zone. Age, condition, location, quality of construction etc. But here's what I came ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 22, 2014 Market Conditions in Emerald Isle
Christy Crum…, Real Estate Pro in Emerald Isle, NC
Christy Crumpler answered:
looking for a little 2 bedroom house walking distance to beach!
There are a few older cottages priced between $239,000 and $250,000 that are on the ocean side of the island with a relatively short walk to the beach. And of course the higher your bud ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 2, 2014 Home Buying in Emerald Isle
Malcolm Boar…, Real Estate Pro in Emerald Isle, NC
Malcolm Boartfield answered:
Can anyone tell me about the average homeowners insurance in EI.?
That's a very subjective question because there are many variables such as the home value, the location on the island, the amount of the deductible, if your home is in a flood zone ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 2, 2014 Home Buying in 28594
Theresa L., Home Buyer in Venice, FL
Theresa L. answered:
Adding a modular to a vacant lot to sell quicker...
I HAVE "WATCHED" THE "EMERALD ISLE" MARKET FOR ALMOST "FOUR YEARS NOW"!! HAVE SEEN HOMES COME AND GO FOR AMOUNTS I NEVER THOUGHT THEY WOULD ~~ SOME TOO HIGH AND SOME TOO LOW!!

HOWEV ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 2, 2013 Home Selling in 28594
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
Can you purchase a property by paying the back taxes if the county has not issued a lien?
Melissa.
YES YOU CAN!
HOWEVER....the reality is based on how the county handles this process.
For instance. here in Pinellas County, FLORIDA (St Petersburg) the process was recently ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 15, 2013 Home Buying in Emerald Isle
Mac Nelson, Real Estate Pro in Emerald Isle, NC
Mac Nelson answered:
Looking @ MH and lot @ EI. It's been on the mkt a long time. I'd be int. @ 75% asking. are offers that low a waste of time?
You never know what something will sell for until you make an offer. In this market take a shot!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 3, 2013 Home Buying in Emerald Isle
Home Inspect…, Home Buyer in Goldsboro, NC
Home Inspector answered:
Reasonable Offer
If the house has been on the market 5 years then obviously it is overpriced and/or has problems. I would be very agressive with my offer, afterall, it dosen't look like it's going anyw ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 27, 2013 Home Buying in Emerald Isle
Christy Crum…, Real Estate Pro in Emerald Isle, NC
Christy Crumpler answered:
If I buy a beach property that has rentals for Summer 2013, what happens to those rental reservations?
There's an addendum to the Offer to Purchase specifically for Vacation Rentals. As to upcoming rentals, it states the buyer has to honor any rentals that end not later than 180 days aft ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 9, 2013 Home Buying in Emerald Isle
Renee Melby, Home Buyer in Atlantic Beach, NC
Renee Melby answered:
I CURRENTLY RESIDE IN UPSTATE NEW YORK ~~ AND I AM THINKING OF "RELOCATING" TO EMERALD ISLE, NC. I HAVE "SEARCHED" THE
https://www.facebook.com/groups/islandhome/


Official property, sales, and tax information from county (public) records as of 10/2012:
Single Family Residential
3 Bedrooms
2 Bath ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 7, 2013 General Area in Emerald Isle
Christy Crum…, Real Estate Pro in Emerald Isle, NC
Christy Crumpler answered:
We have been turned down for a loan 2 times in the last year or two. I have been working on our credit, but to be honest the last people we were deali
Must agree with Wally on this - with rates and home prices what they are right now, I would try again. As you've found out on your own, the mortgage rep you deal with can be key. At the ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon May 6, 2013 Home Buying in 28594
av8r.llc, Home Owner in 28512
av8r.llc answered:
Is this area a good play for a retired couple, or is it too isolated from everything. We have a car to get around. Is there anything close by for?
Hi Sadye,
This is a fantastic area. I own an Oceanfront studio condo that has absolutely everything you need to enjoy your vacation. I rent my condo at www.vrbo.com/344581 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 30, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 28594
Julie A. Hor…, Real Estate Pro in 92602
Julie A. Horvath answered:
How to Close Quickly on a Nice Home in The Pocono Area?
Dr. J -
Northpointe Bank is currently able to provide a 30 day closing for the mortgage once you find the home that meets your above criteria. I have also reached out to some realtor ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Nov 15, 2012 Home Buying in Emerald Isle
Mac Nelson, Real Estate Pro in Emerald Isle, NC
Mac Nelson answered:
REGARDING THE "COAST GUARD ROAD" AREA . . . WHICH I "REALLY" DON'T HAVE MUCH KNOWLEDGE OF ~~ BUT HAVE BEEN WONDERING FOR
Coast Guard Road is the first turn after crossing the bridge and is much less busy than HWY 58. There are some lots available in the subdivisions down CGR but there is no more raw land ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 27, 2012 General Area in Emerald Isle
Frank Kivett, Real Estate Pro in Morehead City, NC
Frank Kivett answered:
Do you have any inside pictures of this property?
The Happy House Guy serves the Crystal Coast. If you will identify the property I am sure we can report on or obtain inside pictures.

Keep Smiling !

Frank Kivett
Kivett' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 2, 2011 General Area in Emerald Isle
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