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mulleys, Home Buyer in 16801
mulleys asked:
How are the Trulia estimates determined? I am looking at the property at 3850 Scott Road, State College, PA. It has a Trulia estimate of $527,000. The Zillow estimate is in the $300,000s. Trulia's seems much more accurate.…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014 Home Buying in 16801
Marina Gorbo…, Real Estate Pro in 80130
Marina Gorbounov answered:
As a loan officer, what can I do or provide that will be of value to busy agents?
Have you tried offering to pay for their Trulia membership for 6 months or so? It would pay for itself with just one closing and will get your agent more business. Obviously, you won't ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 28, 2014 Home Buying in 16801
Chris Turley, Real Estate Pro in State College, PA
Chris Turley answered:
HELP! Should I buy or Rent ?
Hi Natberry,
This is one of the million dollar questions. Rent vs. buy?? Many factors should be taken into consideration when determining whether you should rent or buy; ie; how lon ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Home Buying in 16801
Nyssa Smith, Real Estate Pro in State College, PA
Nyssa Smith answered:
I want to know ,in case that I sell my house early than 2 years ,How much I need to pay for penalty,because I know I need t live for at least 2 years?
Hi Mary,

Is this your principle residence? You can feel free to talk to me since I am local. The agents who provided you a answers here gave great answers. But you may feel more c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 10, 2014 Home Selling in 16801
Chris Turley, Real Estate Pro in State College, PA
Chris Turley answered:
Can I personally be charged by a title company for a title search on a house that was never purchased?
This is an excellent question. Title work is not normally performed until after the mortgage process is completed and all systems are "go". I'm more than happy to discuss with you your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 6, 2013 Home Buying in 16801
Kristin O'Br…, Real Estate Pro in State College, PA
Kristin O'Brien answered:
what is the average length of time on market for a home?
I agree with all the agents stats below, all very good indicators.

However, the bottom line on how long a home will be on the market is usually determined by what condition your home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 8, 2012 Home Buying in 16801
Denise Wood, Real Estate Pro in State College, PA
Denise Wood answered:
It appears that this home is well over market price. The county tax records indicate 1040 sq. ft. but it is being marketed at 1980 sq. ft. Finished
Maggy,

Thank you for the question. Market value is determined by recent comparable sales of a unit that is the same or similar. In essence, buyers are setting market standards by wh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 1, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 16801
Denise Wood, Real Estate Pro in State College, PA
Denise Wood answered:
915 Stratford Court, State College Is this neighborhood for students, faculty or families? What are occupancy rates and rents like?
Hello Sheryl,

This neighborhood has a variety of people from different walks of life. There are professionals, graduate students & undergrads. This unit is very nice and listed w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 1, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 16801
Cassandra Bl…, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Cassandra Black, Consultant answered:
how do i get clients for property preservation?
If you are looking to start a property preservation company (smaller scale? foreclosure cleanup business), do some industry reading and dive in. New crop of foreclosures will hit the ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 22, 2011 How To... in 16801
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I would like to start a property preservation service. Which is cleaning out, witerizing, and lawn care on bank owned properties.
Why not visit/call any local realty office(s) and make them aware of your services--some offices do have staff meetings and you may ask to be invited at their next meeting to speak for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 6, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in 16801
Scott Miller…, Real Estate Pro in 33432
Scott Miller - REALTOR® answered:
What do realtors look for in a lender? I am a lender and just opened my own branch. I'd like to create more connnections with realtors in my
What do we look for in a lender? Honesty with the client referral I'm giving you, first of all. I want to be able to trust that you won't overcharge MY client with junk fees ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun May 30, 2010 Agent2Agent in 16801
Munar Mortga…, Real Estate Pro in State College, PA
According to the Centre for Workforce Information and Analysis for March 2010, Centre County is ranked the lowest in Pennsylvania for unemployment rates with a percentage of 6.7%. Meanwhile, Cameron County… Read more
Blogged Sat May 29, 2010 by Munar Mortgage General Area
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Jo Soss, Real Estate Pro in Bremerton, WA
Jo Soss answered:
I am a licensed general contractor and would like to find brokers,banks and property managers who need property preservation work done to their reo
Hi Travis,
I have had to find a couple of contractors this year for clients and a couple for myself. Since I do everything online I did some searches for websites, I also used that Se ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 22, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in 16801
Peter Chiark…, Real Estate Pro in State College, PA
Peter Chiarkas, Local Expert answered:
How do I buy a foreclosure house in state college area?
I would recommend you chose a strong aggressive agent that has experience with this area. I have been selling real estate for over 10 years and have purchased many properties of this n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 2, 2009 Foreclosure in 16801
Decwinter, Home Buyer in 16801
Decwinter asked:
I am interested in a foreclosure house on 508 E. Irvin Ave. How do I buy it? I am first time buyer, so I dont know how the process of buying a foreclosure house work. I am paying by cash.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 14, 2009 Foreclosure in 16801
Mim Heisey, Other/Just Looking in Shippensburg, PA
Mim Heisey answered:
HI-I recently bought a single family home in philipsburg pa to use as a rental my question is how do i go
YOu can run credit checks yoursel, if you have the tenants signed consent. If you are not a seasoned landlord you may find it wise to use a local Realtor or rental agent to find a ten ... more
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