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Michael Cheng, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Michael Cheng answered:
Interest rates are still at all time lows. They are projected to go up to around 6%. When do you predict we will hit that 6% range?
Interest rates for what will hit 6%? Who projected it?
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 11:13am Financing in Seattle
Eugene Dean, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Eugene Dean answered:
is speed hump a negative thing?
I think that speed humps are a positive feature. A lot of home buyers already have children, and they appreciate the safety measure. I think most residential neighborhoods have them. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 9:34am Home Buying in Seattle
Calvin James, Home Buyer in Orem, UT
Calvin James answered:
Polished concrete vs. hardwood
I am a big fan of concrete. It is cheaper, lasts longer, and requires less maintenance. We put in a new back patio last summer and used stamped concrete. It looks really good and we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 8:49am Remodel & Renovate in 98103
Levchik B, Home Buyer in Brookline, MA
Levchik B answered:
Is bamboo flooring any good?
Bamboo is a good wood for flooring, but you need sustainable bamboo, otherwise, it is of much lower quality AND is a big drain on environment
http://www.remodelingcalculator.org/bamboo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 21, 2014 Home Selling in North Beach/ Blue Ridge
Kyle Moss, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Kyle Moss answered:
What is the abrev. "Amp" ?
'Applied Measurement Professionals' is a company that holds examinations to obtain professional licenses such as a Real Estate license.

If it is used in the context of electricity, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 20, 2014 Market Conditions in East Queen Anne
Kyle Moss, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Kyle Moss answered:
We have 2 college students looking for one or two bedroom apt. Rent can be up to $1200 ( with utilities)
Hey there! Seattle real estate agent here. I just saw a great listing on Denny Way in Capitol Hill. A 1 bedroom in a beautiful old building. Rent is currently at $1095.00 per month. W ... more
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James Real E…, Real Estate Pro in Bellevue, WA
Home flipping sales declined nationwide both quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year, hitting their lowest level since the second quarter of 2009, according to RealtyTrac's Q3 2014 U.S. Home Flipping… Read more
Blogged Thu Nov 20, 2014 by James Real Estate Group Home Buying Foreclosure Investment Properties
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Kelsey Compa…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Kelsey Compars answered:
How much should a new roof cost?
There are many things that would affect the price of your roof. For example the materials and actually roof space. I would recommend getting a quote from a contractor in your area.

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0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 18, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Laura White, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
We're noticing that Buyers are definitely looking, but are very choosy. List price is critical in this market.Home buyers are back, and they're savvy and selective, according to officials who commented… Read more
Blogged Mon Nov 17, 2014 by Laura White Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Sharon Glatz…, Real Estate Pro in Mercer Island, WA
Posted on November 17, 2014 by Lisa Lewis Originally posted on Weekly Property Report: 30-year fixed mortgage rates inched up just a bit this week to a 4.125% average in the Puget Sound… Read more
Blogged Mon Nov 17, 2014 by Sharon Glatz-Scott Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Sharon Glatz…, Real Estate Pro in Mercer Island, WA
Please enjoy this quick update on what’s happening this week in the housing and financial markets. October's jobs report will likely keep the Fed on course and rate increases at bay. Jobs rose… Read more
Blogged Fri Nov 14, 2014 by Sharon Glatz-Scott Market Conditions How To... Home Ownership
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Kary L. Kris…, Real Estate Pro in Renton, WA
Kary L. Krismer answered:
I just bought a house for $135,000 with down payment of $20,000. What happens if I sell it in the next 3 years for the $150,000? How much will I gain?
I'm going to assume that if you bought a house for only $135,000 it wasn't in zip code 98101, which is the heart of downtown Seattle. ;-)

You might do better re-posting the question ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 14, 2014 Home Selling in 98101
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
I'm an international student in Seattle. I want to own a house for rent. I want to get mortgage for that house, so what should I do?
Tangthanh,
You'll need to meet with a mortgage broker and see if you can get approved. As a student, you'll need to be able to prove in income, have credit, down payment and the rig ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014 Home Buying in Seattle
NickBao, Home Buyer in Santa Ana, CA
NickBao answered:
Can I puchased a Home that has a Tax Lien as a short Sale, would a bank even lend me money?
This is a complex case of short sale since it involved with multiple properties and liens. The best way is consult an escrow officer (or real estate attorney) to analyze the situation.
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0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014 Home Buying in 98136
alexwatson20…, Both Buyer and Seller in New York, NY
Felicity Keith's Language of Desire is a digital ebook available for instant online download. This ebook reveals the naughty method even the 'nicest' girl can use to make any man sexually addicted to… Read more
Blogged Wed Nov 12, 2014 by alexwatson2015 In My Neighborhood
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Frank Dolski…, Real Estate Pro in 18901
There are many reasons why people move and perhaps they may move multiple times. As an Associate Broker/Realtor® servicing the Bucks, Montgomery, and Chester counties as well as greater Philadelphia region,… Read more
Blogged Wed Nov 12, 2014 by Frank Dolski Associate Broker Home Buying Home Selling Home Ownership
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Stephen Mitc…, Real Estate Pro in Pembroke Pines, FL
Stephen Mitchell answered:
I am trying to purchase a modest home in my area. I am looking at homes in the range of 55,000- 65,000K range. I have a total down payment of 40,000
Great question Becky! Depending, on your credit you might have some issues finding a place but that shouldn't discourage you in your search for a home. I would suggest going to a bank/l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 10, 2014 Home Buying in Seattle
Sharon Glatz…, Real Estate Pro in Mercer Island, WA
Posted on November 5, 2014 by Lisa Lewis2The Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS) released the overview of October’s real estate statistics for our region. Buyers are savvy about pricing, are… Read more
Blogged Sun Nov 9, 2014 by Sharon Glatz-Scott Market Conditions Home Buying Home Ownership
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Andrew Plyma…, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Andrew Plymale answered:
I am going to be moving to a different state. I want to buy a house. How long do I have to work at this new location before attempting to get a loan?
As long as it is in the same industry job type but new enployer and income is same or more you are fine. May require 2 months pay stubs. If it is with the same company just a relocation ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 9, 2014 Home Buying in Seattle
mattdalek47, Other/Just Looking in Columbus, OH
mattdalek47 answered:
Should I be worried if the home has a grinder sump pump in basement?
I would contact a pump company to inspect it for you and possibly repair it if need be. The best thing you can do in this situation is get a professional on your side. They know what to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 7, 2014 Home Buying in Seattle
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