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Victoriamedi…, Other/Just Looking in Virginia Beach, VA
Victoriamedisonn answered:
Need help finding a home in Lynchburg VA husband is to start work in January 2016 we both have fair credit can anything be done to help us
If you are looking for the house maybe for us will be interested get a short moving guide for moving
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 21, 2016 Rent vs Buy in Lynchburg
Kathy Weber, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Kathy Weber answered:
Going From Owning Back to Renting; What do I need to know...
The first word of advice would be to contact your CPA regarding tax implications- including future write offs for mortgage interest, and gains (if any) on your current property.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 15, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Warrenton
Steve Quinta…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Quintana answered:
20 ft. x 40 ft. = 800 sq. ft.

Here is a square foot calculator for you.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 28, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Virginia Beach County
Hamid Nasvad…, Real Estate Pro in Clinton Township, MI
Hamid Nasvaderani answered:
What might a typical electric bill be for a 1400 sq ft home in northern virginia?
what is the average electric bill in Stafford Va for a 4 BR house?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 20, 2014 Rent vs Buy in 22306
Melvyn  Stre…, Real Estate Pro in Newport News, VA
Melvyn Streets answered:
We are moving from CA to the Yorktown area, with a monthly budget of 2200.00 allocated for home cost. We need a 4 br min home, better to rent or buy?
With home prices starting to rise again and rent not really benefitting you in the long run, I believe buying is the way to go. There are a number of excellent properties in York Co. i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 28, 2014 Rent vs Buy in Yorktown
The Dudley R…, Real Estate Pro in Vienna, VA
The Dudley Real Estate Group answered:
Relocating from overseas in April, to Reston on a 5 year mission. If we buy, condo, TH or house for appreciation value? Thanks!
Hello Wohop.

We've just hit May - did you rent or buy a condo/TH/House? If not, we're here to help you find just that.

Otherwise, I hope your found a nice place to live and wish ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 7, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Reston
Lilcindarell…, Renter in answered:
Hello, I am Nykky. I am a Section 8 recipient wondering if any properties are available through Truila for this program?
Looking for a agent/landlord whom works with section 8, need a 3bd with 1.5 (prefer 2 full baths) in a kid friendly area Great Schools I'd prefer Yorktown, Williamsburg, tabb, Nn & Ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Rent vs Buy in 23608
Lori Jeltema, Real Estate Pro in Newport News, VA
Lori Jeltema answered:
I am interested in selling or renting my home can someone guiding me through what should be considered and what should my next steps be.
Hi Dchisolm,

I live in Suffolk, not far from your noted zip code and I have an office in Newport News/Hampton area. If you would like to meet either on the Peninsula or Southside to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 25, 2012 Rent vs Buy in 23435
Michelle Las…, Both Buyer and Seller in Virginia
Michelle Lassiter answered:
I am military and transferring to Suffolk, VA for 3 years. Im not familiar with realty in the area, should we buy or rent?

Since this is a buyers market I would buy, you would come out cheaper in the long run. If you need assistance with that I would be happy to assist you.

Michelle Lassiter
... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 23, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Suffolk
Efrain A. Ro…, Home Buyer in Harrisonburg, VA
Efrain A. Roman asked:
esta disponible para rentar esta disponible para rentar o comprar
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 16, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Harrisonburg
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Burke, VA
Don Tepper answered:
i would like to rent to own but, my realtor with another company can I still look into trulia's for a house to rent to own.

Doing a rent-to-own (a lease-option or a lease-purchase) with properties on the MLS is just the same as doing either a rental or a purchase with an MLS-listed property. That is: ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 1, 2012 Rent vs Buy in 22407
Rentals Gone…, Real Estate Pro in Washington, DC
Rentals Gone Wild answered:
ok im looking to rent an apartment,house,townhome,etc. however my credit is bad due to one credit card, when
I would highly recommend researching some professional help with your credit. Also, a lot of apartment communities in the area are more flexible with the recent recession.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 11, 2011 Rent vs Buy in 22304
Martin H. Th…, Real Estate Pro in Tysons Corner, VA
Martin H. Thomas answered:
I am looking at a 3 bedroom town house to purchase in Herndon, Virginia. What is the best price and terms. I am in Nigeria but my kids are in college
Hello Ibude,

Thanks for such a great questions. Price and terms will change from buyer to buyer. The terms and price that is "perfect" for Buyer A may not be so "per ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 25, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Herndon
Jodi Van Hill, Real Estate Pro in Sioux Falls, SD
Jodi Van Hill answered:
Should I throw money away in a rental or try and buy a home with my bah?
Definitely check with your local market. For our local market 2 years is the "breakeven" point. If your rental market is not offering you the home that you are looking for, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 22, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Virginia Beach
Nathan Wolf, Real Estate Pro in Charlotte, NC
Nathan Wolf answered:
i want to know how to post rent or selling list on Craigslist
You should also consider setting up an account on Postlets -- it's free and the ads are posted to all major search engines-- INCLUDING TRULIA -- for free!!!

And you can then use ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 7, 2011 Rent vs Buy in 22031
Jacob Taylor, Real Estate Pro in Ashburn, VA
Jacob Taylor answered:
What would the price per squarefoot of buying a office bulding of 51,000 square feet in the zip code 20147 location?
I would definitely recommend a good commercial Realtor for that question! I'm not qualified for that but I know one who works for Jones Lang LaSalle one of the biggest and best, a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 15, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Ashburn
Faiza Alvi, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Faiza Alvi answered:
Wife owns home. Mortgage underwater 100K. I want 2 buy home while rates low. I want 2 short sale her home. She wants 2 rent. Do we short sale or rent?
Hello Mr. Freedom:

A wonderful question for a lot of folks in this hardship market. Actually, when it comes to short sale then every bank is different. In your particular case where ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 4, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Woodbridge
Betty Best, Real Estate Pro in Springfield, VA
Betty Best answered:
I own house which i will be renting out and I am buying another one what do i have to watch out for
If you don't have the time or are not sure about managing the property yourself, you'll definitely want to consider property management. There are many good property manageme ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 5, 2010 Rent vs Buy in Reston
Lisa Lunger, Real Estate Pro in Aurora, CO
Lisa Lunger answered:
I am trying to find out who to talk to or what to do to get started in cleaning forclosed homes
HUD, Fannie Mae both have sign up areas for vendors, located on their web sites. Great for minority and women owned business.
Lisa Lunger
Cornerstone Rela Estate Services
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 23, 2010 Rent vs Buy in Richmond
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