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Joey.wheeler…, Home Buyer in Vancouver, WA
Joey.wheeler.kaiba asked:
I am disabled and so is my husband. My mother in law has offered to buy a house for us to live in. What qualities should we look out for? I have a dog so I would like a yard. How do you tell if a home has good insulation before you buy it?.
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Roxy, Home Seller in Camano Island, WA
Roxy asked:
If a P & S stipulates that the buyer gives permission to enter the property to conduct a feasibility study, isn't it reasonable to request notice? This is a dual agent situation and the seller is being told she has to notify the agent when she will be on the property (there is a trailer she occasionally uses on the property)…
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
I am looking to rent (possibly rent to own) a home in late July/early August.
Ashley,
Rent to own is a dead end. If you really want to buy, find out if you can and get preapproved for a mortgage. Rent to owns are rare and it's even more rare when the renter ac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 10:19am Rent vs Buy in Port Orchard
Abigail Bhat…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Abigail Bhattacharya asked:
Canadian looking to invest in the usa real estate I'm a first time buyer and would like to purchase in the usa. My credit score currently is 600 but is going up next quarter. I have bank accounts in canada and the US. Which bank should…
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 11, 2016 Home Buying in Vancouver
MCM_STL, Home Buyer in Saint Louis, MO
MCM_STL answered:
What happens to homeowner unable to meet mortgage/second liens when investor makes an offer? Is owner responsible for second liens after sale?
You have to have a clear title to sell and you won't have that without both loans being satisfied. You can try for a short sale (basically lender agrees to accept less than the amount o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 11, 2016 Foreclosure in Vancouver
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
what are the best schools in seattle?
You will have to do your own research. Realtors and lenders are prohibited from giving opinions due to Federal and State Fair Housing laws.

Best method is take a 1/2 day off work, v ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 10, 2016 Home Buying in Columbia City
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
How to compete with cash offers and when there is a bidding war ?
Waiving the inspection is a good start, as far as your offer though, you need to assess what the house is worth and base your offer on that, not on the asking price. Also writing a lett ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 10, 2016 Home Buying in Issaquah
Crichtons, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Crichtons asked:
top 5 schools in seattle
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 10, 2016 Home Buying in Seattle
Kenneth Stur…, Home Owner in Bayonet Point, FL
Kenneth Sturmer answered:
Why are vinyl windows so expensive? who provides them cheapest?
Good to hear people saying vinyl windows are good! On other websites all I have seen are negative comments regarding using them. Currently waiting to have vinyl replacements installed ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 10, 2016 Tech Tips in Burien
Elizabethhmc…, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Elizabethhmcalpine asked:
Is this foreclosure still available?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 10, 2016 Foreclosure in Columbia City
Tarahayley, Both Buyer and Seller in Providence, UT
Tarahayley answered:
Is there a difference in deed in lieu of foreclosure vs foreclosure?
Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure - If you are unable to sell your home through a short sale, another option to avoid foreclosure is a

deed in lieu of foreclosure.
A deed in lieu of for ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Feb 10, 2016 Foreclosure in Everett
MCM_STL, Home Buyer in Saint Louis, MO
MCM_STL answered:
My home has 3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms. Why does Trulia show 2 bd/2bath?
Trulia pulls from a lot of sources and they aren't always right. It may be that your local tax records are wrong. It's possible your structure has been changed since the last recorded s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 8, 2016 Home Ownership in 98660
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Longmont, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
What are the normal details on a Contingency?
What do you mean exactly? There can be many different types of "contingencies". Contingency to sell a home, contingency to get a loan, pass inspection, etc.

Usually a contingency wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 7, 2016 Home Selling in Olympia
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Own vs Rent for the next 2-3 years
Joolee,
The answer to your question depends on what the market will do in the next 2 to 3 years. I'd love to be an optimist and tell you that Seattle will continue to see double digit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 6, 2016 Home Buying in 98101
Roofcalc, Home Buyer in Brookline, MA
Roofcalc answered:
Our home needs new floor covering, new countertops, updated bathrooms and a new roof if we sell. Which will give us most bang for our buck?
Best bang for the buck if you will be selling - is kitchen and bathroom - here are 7 best budget remodel projects that increase house value: http://apartmentgeeks.net/7-affordable-remod ... more
2 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 5, 2016 Home Selling in 98282
Kary Krismer, Real Estate Pro in Renton, WA
Kary Krismer answered:
I'm new to all of this and looking to buy my first home - how do I look at a foreclosed home?
If you mean a house that has already been foreclosed, and is thus now owned by the bank, it will eventually go on the market. Trying to buy it prior to then can be problematic because ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 5, 2016 Foreclosure in Minor
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