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Sherriturner…, Home Buyer in Burnsville, NC
Sherriturner1275 asked:
Bought house 6 months ago septic failing who's responsible? I met contractor and who told me he worked on system right before we moved in. We had no knowledge that there was a problem. The man across street tell us sewage comes into his yard after…
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 18, 2015 Home Ownership in 24343
Kevin Richey, Real Estate Pro in Saint George, UT
Kevin Richey answered:
I need to have my pictures removed for my home at: 11343 Old Scotland Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059. It is not for sale, please remove the 24 pictures.
Sometimes changes made can take a long time to correct. The Internet is very large, in some cases ancillary sites will have information for years.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 16, 2015 Home Ownership in Glen Allen
Zac Dennehy, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Zac Dennehy answered:
Hi I want to know that how long it take to add or transfer my son's name in morgage loan and what is the procedure
Hello,

You would most likely need to refinance the home to "add" your sons name to the mortgage. If you are looking to transfer the mortgage loan to or from your son, that is a bit m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 2, 2014 Home Ownership in 22201
Jon Kolsky, Real Estate Pro in Long Beach, CA
Jon Kolsky answered:
I NEED TO FIND HOUSE WITH AT LEAST EIGHT OR NINE BEDROOMS FOR LEASE TO BUY WHILE I GET MY CREDIT SCORE IN GOOD STANDARDS
Veronica~ best of luck "I hope you find the perfect home to rent" & BTW: I think you are being very smart, it is very important that when you buy a home, your credit is in good standing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 2, 2014 Home Ownership in Arlington
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
How do you prepare your home for the fall?
By putting out some very large "cushions?"

And keeping Humpty Dumpty and all of the kings horses and men on call......
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 10, 2014 Home Ownership in Virginia Beach
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Why can't I claim my hose in Trulia? Why can't I delete or change my house pictures?
You can't claim your house on Trulia because only agents may list or edit homes here.

Zillow isn't as strict.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 5, 2014 Home Ownership in 23464
Becky Johnson…, Real Estate Pro in Westland, MI
Becky Johnson, ABR, e-Pro, CNE answered:
18 Lea Drive Fishersville, VA 22939 - I am the owner - please read and update
Trulia pulls their data from all over and it's probably from old info. When you list your home in the next month, if your Realtor uses Trulia they will input the correct info for you.. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 18, 2014 Home Ownership in 22939
Jeremy Vogan, Real Estate Pro in Staunton, VA
Jeremy Vogan answered:
Are there any homes in Charlottesville/Albemarle with a first floor in-law suite no more than $550K?
I have a really nice one ready for move-in, 4 BR 2.5 BA, brand new with master suite on main floor, hardwood & stainless & granite, located in Fishersville which is a bedroom community ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 16, 2014 Home Ownership in 22911
Alain Picard, Real Estate Pro in Puyallup, WA
Alain Picard answered:
At 18 will my credit be good enough to purchase a home?
You will most likely need to establish your credit before qualifying for a loan to buy a home. If you click on the link below it will take you to a blog I wrote about building credit. G ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 1, 2014 Home Ownership in Norfolk
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
how can i rent to own if my credit is poor?
Rent to own is really not a good idea, therefore consider fixing whatever is preventing you from purchasing outright. Rent to own can be risky and one could stand to lose a bit of money ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Jun 3, 2014 Home Ownership in Norfolk
Michael J. S…, Real Estate Pro in Stafford, VA
Michael J. Stonehill answered:
Do you think building in Poplar Estates or Forest View Estates in Stafford would be better in terms of resale and community/location?
Unquestionably Poplar Estates because of

1. superior location

2. county water

3. existing homes are higher priced and larger in poplar

4. topography (more gently sloped lots ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jan 8, 2014 Home Ownership in 22554
Beth Kane CRS…, Real Estate Pro in 23112
Beth Kane CRS, ABR, GRI, RESE answered:
How do you update the photos on your listing to reflect new gardens, and remodling?
By taking new pictures and replacing them on the mls system. On other internet sites sometimes I remove the old listing one day and imput the revised listing in again with different pic ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 17, 2013 Home Ownership in 23114
Raquel Ott, Real Estate Pro in 23061
Raquel Ott answered:
How do you get your home off Trulia once you purchased it? Have contacted Trulia, selling agent but it still is on here.
As John mentioned below, the listing agent or broker can update the status of their listing within the My Listings section of their trulia account to indicate that a property is sold or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 24, 2013 Home Ownership in Gloucester
Greg Ford, Real Estate Pro in 23605
Greg Ford answered:
Hello, my husband and I filed a Chapter 13 and it is being discharged in January how long do we have to wait to purchase a home.
All of the response to your question so far are great, and they are correct. But the absolute key to everything is "Has there been any credit issues since you filed the Chap 13?" and "D ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 9, 2012 Home Ownership in 23661
Delaine Camp…, Real Estate Pro in Old Town, Alexandria,...
Delaine Campbell answered:
How feasible is it to get a rent-to-own?
Hi Carol, there are some out there but sometimes the benefit of the "rent" part doesn't match the own part. It depends on how much the owner is willing to allow you to accumulate in you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 20, 2012 Home Ownership in Alexandria
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