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Kelsey Compa…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Kelsey Compars answered:
What is reasonable request for seller to replace/repair following Home Inspection?
It sounds like the unit at that home is in pretty bad shape. I would say it needs some repairs at least. If it still runs fine than I would think that that would be acceptable by the ow ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Buying in 08081
Sheila Green, Real Estate Pro in 95757
Sheila Green answered:
Selling Home. Presently under contract. Waiting for Home Inspection. Do you recommend Seller Home Warranty Insurance?
A home warranty when purchasing a home is very smart. 95% of the offers I write include asking for the seller to pay for the home warranty, and I normally advise my clients to upgrade t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 7, 2014 Home Selling in 08081
Jeff and Kaye…, Real Estate Pro in 80132
Jeff and Kaye Piggot answered:
How can i sell my house without disqualification for getting a new one immediately?
The answers below are correct, you can't do a short sale on your property and buy a new one for several years. My advice if you want to save your credit is to make sure you need to sell ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 7, 2014 Home Selling in 08081
Bev West, Real Estate Pro in 80634
Bev West answered:
my 24 yrs old house has some windows &shutters wood wrote. no water leak. do i have to fix before i put my house for sale ?
I would if you want to avoid any inspection issues later on. If it is a pricey thing to do, you can sell it as is but again could become a problem with the inspector and getting a loan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 6, 2014 Home Selling in 08081
lindshea66, Other/Just Looking in Colliersville, NY
lindshea66 answered:
Is it unfair at a home inspection to ask for compensation due to age of appliances and wear and tear off flooring and carpet?
If you've already made an offer at this point you don't really have any right to complain. You should have considered these things when making your offer in the first place.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 3, 2014 Home Buying in 08081
Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
Inspection Results with rotted flooring. I'm not sure if it's safe that he makes those repairs. I do plan on rehiring the inspector.
Do not permit the Seller to make the repairs themselves. The repairs must be done by a fully licensed contractor who should give at least a 1 year warranty and stand behind their work. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 12, 2014 Home Buying in 08081
Janet Neigut…, Real Estate Pro in 08081
Janet Neigut Larsen answered:
Looking for a realtor experience with new construction, want to offer $10,000 above asking price, with $25k in upgrade with closing cost.
14 years a a licenses broker/realtor and a resident of the town for over 20 years. I would be happy to discuss the pros and cons of new construction with you. There are many existing h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 22, 2013 Home Buying in 08081
James Duym, Real Estate Pro in Turnersville, NJ
James Duym answered:
Can anyone tell me what's going on with 35 rosalind circle, sicklerville the home is vacant, but i can not find it online for sale.?
Give me a call if you are interested in bank owned homes or hud homes in the sicklerville or surrounding area. We specialize in finding great deals.
Reach me at 609 314 3751
jim du ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 1, 2013 Home Buying in 08081
Randall Yates, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Randall Yates answered:
Fiance has a 640 credit score and i have a 595 credit score, she make 39k and i make 41k, looking for a mortgage loan for approval with those score
FHA guidelines allow Lenders to lend to borrowers with a minimum credit score of 580. I know a few Lenders I can recommend if you want to email me or visit our website..
2 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 26, 2013 Home Buying in 08081
Larry Sarlo…, Real Estate Pro in Camden County, NJ
Larry Sarlo 609-868-1171 answered:
Is it difficult to get approved for 2 mortgages (rent out current, buy new)?
If you have an FHA loan and you rent it out for 18 months or more and later you decide to try to short sale.... You will be denied! No ifs ands or buts!

You said you are underwater ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 21, 2013 Financing in 08081
Laura Castel…, Real Estate Pro in 08096
Laura Castellucci answered:
Is it still a buyers market or is it working out for both at this point? I took my eyes off the housing market for the last year and a half...thanks!
I feel that it's still a buyer's market due to low interest rates...but for sellers, homes are selling, only if it's priced right and put on the market in tip top shape.... if you need ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Sep 2, 2013 Home Buying in 08081
David &…, Real Estate Pro in Cherry Hill, NJ
David & Samuel Rifkin answered:
Is it possible to get a listing of short sales that have price approval from the banks?
Sorry but there is not anything like this that exists. Trust me any realtor would love to get a list like this because it would make the whole short sale process actually short. The onl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 16, 2013 Home Buying in 08081
Terry Farnsw…, Real Estate Pro in Crystal Lake, IL
Terry Farnsworth answered:
Reasonable negotiations after home inspections?
You can "ask" for anything and everything, but it doesn't mean they are going to agree to it. Safety issues, such as a faulty outlet that won't trip, etc. are more likely to be agreed ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 13, 2013 Home Buying in 08081
Rahzhak Mizh…, Real Estate Pro in Shamong, NJ
Rahzhak Mizhauni-BA.,MLT answered:
What do you think about the new HAMP program vs. Traditional Short Sales?
Modifications in this economy.
Contact the US Treasury Department for that answer. Immediately after, ask a family who defaulted in their payments. Hardship is hardship; in any languag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 26, 2013 Home Buying in 08081
Rahzhak Mizh…, Real Estate Pro in Shamong, NJ
Rahzhak Mizhauni-BA.,MLT answered:
What if a seller has no information about a home?
Old post but very informative....

Do an assessment record search online. (Freebie)
Ask the owner to contact insurance company and request a C.L.U.E Report (Cost to owner)
Ask the o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 26, 2013 Home Buying in 08081
Rahzhak Mizh…, Real Estate Pro in Shamong, NJ
Rahzhak Mizhauni-BA.,MLT answered:
My credit score is very low.Is there any lease purchase homes in sicklerville?
Quick answer:
Google your question...12 immediate listings
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 26, 2013 Home Buying in 08081
Dave & Susan…, Real Estate Pro in Sun City West, AZ
Dave & Susan Black answered:
I have a house which we tried to short sale but our bank (us bank) denied the short sale because it apprised at 148,000 and will only take 132,000.
Fight the BPO- Appraisal- It is a long shot but I've had this happen several times. If your agent can show other comparable values in the lower price point sometimes the bank MAY consid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 6, 2012 Home Selling in 08081
Michael Emery, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Michael Emery answered:
I want to know if there is a Home Renovation Grant assisting a disable person living in Mobile, AL.
I could find only one program for the city of Mobile AL and applications were being accepted until August 3rd. See the link below as there is a telephone number. Call them and see what ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 21, 2012 Home Buying in 08081
Laura Gianno…, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Laura Giannotta answered:
According to ASHI sec. 4.2 home inspectors are not required to inspect shutters & exterior window wood warp. still they do report them by
If you're selling, and there are problems fix them or deal with the inspector.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 19, 2012 Home Selling in 08081
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick (908) 337-0943 answered:
Quick sale due to relocation. We bought at the height of the RE market and comparables in our community arent selling? I need help!
I suggest to my short sale sellers that they start with a conversation with an attorney that has experience with the process. Do that - so that you understand the process and implicati ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 16, 2012 Home Selling in 08081
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