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USMortgageRa…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
USMortgageRanger answered:
Looking to Owner Finance in Mat-Su Valley Alaska area (Military retired 100% disabled)
Hi Ryan,

Thanks for your service to our country from one Veteran to another. First off the very last thing that you want to do is rent to own Financing. I have seen so many time that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Home Buying in Wasilla
Randy Tanner…, Real Estate Pro in Wellington, FL
Randy Tanner & Lindsey Racher answered:
I'm selling our house. I had a buyer stop by and then worked with her agent to purchase. Why are they charging me their agents commission?
Are you selling your house on your own or with an agent? If your working with an agent what does it say in your contract? How did the buyer know about your home? If the other agent was ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 10, 2014 Home Buying in Juneau
Elizabeth Sc…, Real Estate Pro in 99701
Elizabeth Schok answered:
Anyone know of any month-to-month rentals that allow two large dogs and a small dog? moving up end of Nov, need a place to stay while I house-hunt
I may know of a short term month to month rental that allows pets. What kind of dogs and are they house trained? If you'd like to call me we can ta
lk about it. (907) 322-9188.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 6, 2014 Home Buying in Fairbanks
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
I need to find what the average cost of actual home sales was in Wasilla Alaska in 2014
This information is readily available from a local agent. Sites like this don't have the most up to date data.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 2, 2014 Home Buying in Wasilla
Kristina Car…, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Kristina Carlson answered:
We are attempting to purchase an REO home,
This is not uncommon when dealing with banks. There are so many people involved with the decision making that things get lost or pushed back very easily. Be patient and ask your realt ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 24, 2014 Home Buying in 99507
roxiesmum17, Home Buyer in Panama City Beach, FL
roxiesmum17 asked:
Why would a beautiful big cabin in Willow, Alaska have such a hard time selling? Is it because of the faraway location and the cost to maintain? For YEARS I have been looking at a beautiful cabin in Willow that goes on and off the market and can't sell, its price has dropped about $100,000 so far, and I assume the reasons why is…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 28, 2014 Home Buying in Willow
roxiesmum17, Home Buyer in Panama City Beach, FL
roxiesmum17 asked:
Questions about Begich Towers in Whittier, Alaska: What are the annual HOA fees? What are the average property taxes? Are there any other fees? What is the cable and internet provider? Is the tunnel into Whittier completely closed off in…
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2014 Home Buying in Whittier
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
Is it rude to ask a home seller if they are interested in leasing there property instead?
If a property has been listed for sale it is because the Home
Owners, choose to, get their Equity and move on.

Now if a property is not selling after Months on the market it may ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 20, 2014 Home Buying in Anchorage County
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
Should we buy through the listing agent??
Hi Kate

You should get your Own Representation to avoid any Conflict
Of Interest.

Banks don't like to deal with Bueyrs directly.

Good luck

0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Buying in Fairbanks
Kelly Saunde…, Real Estate Pro in Talkeetna, AK
Kelly Saunders answered:
What does a 30 acre Alaskan DNR Lease mean?
According to the Department of Natural Resources website, a lease from DNR can include anything from agriculture land leases for use to grow hay, crops, or graze livestock to mining lea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Buying in Kasilof
David J. Par…, Real Estate Pro in 99654
David J. Parks answered:
In Alaska, if I strike oil or find a bunch of gold on my property do I get to keep it? If so, what are the chances of getting a show on TV.
If you need help finding a house, give me a call... here is a list of Alaskan themed reality shows - which does not include "Buying Alaska" or "Living Alaska" which would make a reality ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 17, 2014 Home Buying in Anchorage
Rachel, Home Buyer in Copper Center, AK
Rachel answered:
How much are property taxes in Copper Center? Can you get Satellite TV there?
There are no property taxes in Copper Center. I think you can get Dish Network here.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 1, 2014 Home Buying in Copper Center
Kristan Cole, Real Estate Pro in 99654
Kristan Cole answered:
How do I find lakefront homes ?
Hi David!

Pease visit my site! You might find what you are looking for there! =) Thank you!

0 votes Share Flag Wed May 14, 2014 Home Buying in 99654
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Why are home prices so much higher than assessed value?
Be mindful that assessed value is the value determined by the local tax assessor for the purpose of your yearly tax amount; market value can and should be defined as the price at which ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 8, 2014 Home Buying in Alaska
Georgia Magu…, Real Estate Pro in Anchorage, AK
Georgia Maguire answered:
Poor credit score 560-590 in NEED of a lender ASAP!- NOT looking for a credit repair person
I received this email from a local lender here in Anchorage. I haven't worked with him before but it may be of some use to you to contact him.

The email reads:
If you have a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 26, 2014 Home Buying in Alaska
Ute Jefferis, Both Buyer and Seller in Point Baker, AK
Ute Jefferis answered:
what the work situation like for collage educated professionals there?
there is no jobs for anyone out there except in the fishing industry. Point baker and Port Protection are fishing villages.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 23, 2014 Home Buying in Ketchikan
jiripicha, Other/Just Looking in Sweden, ME
jiripicha asked:
Hi, I would like buy house in Sweden, Adak, I am from Czech republic, could I live in Sweden without citizenship? Another words, I will have any advantage for obtaining of Sweden citizenship when I buy the house? There is another…
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 3, 2014 Home Buying in Adak
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