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Justin Herber, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Justin Herber answered:
Hopefully the right place to ask this, but planning to move to Ft. Wayne around March and looking for a realtor!
No long speeches from me, but I can answer all your questions. Call me. I promise you will not be disappointed. Thank you!

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Ken Richards…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Ken Richardson answered:
if seller wants 139,900 for a home and he paid 129,900 acessors value approx 124,000 what would be a good price to offer
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Ken Richards…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Ken Richardson answered:
Is this house in a flood plain?
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0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 3, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Wayne
Maria Cipoll…, Real Estate Pro in Coral Springs, FL
Maria Cipollone answered:
Is it smart to buy a house if i dont know how long i will be in town? It may be only 2-3 years or it could end up being 5-8 years... ?
With mortgage rates historically low and home prices down 30 percent, this a good time to buy if you can qualify for a mortgage loan. Contact a mortgage broker that can explore your fin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 15, 2012 Home Buying in Fort Wayne
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Voices Member answered:
I am in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This city has a population of about 300K with some nice new houses (about 2 yrs
Strongly consider renting. First of all, you are going to throw money away on interest payments. Don't forget to factor in closing costs such as loan origination fees and closing cost ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 14, 2012 Home Buying in 46805
Sheri Ricket…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Sheri Ricketts answered:
Any recommendations for interim living in Fort Wayne for a month or two?
I've recently moved out of the Willows of Coventry apartments, which are located in Southwest/Aboite Fort Wayne and in the Aboite Elementary school area. They are very nice units and d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 4, 2012 Home Buying in Fort Wayne
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
On a foreclosure property that is a fannie mae homepath has dropped $20thousand in the last 30days what chance do you have for another $20k off?
ISC,
HomePath is an excellent option to snag a great value.
As you have observed, these homes are placed on a scheduled price reduction program. The price will be consecutively reduce ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 22, 2012 Home Buying in Fort Wayne
Nick Staker, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Nick Staker answered:
why is there a fee to view listings online?
Try realtor.com or get set up with a good realtor. I am not a realtor but anyone you feel comfortable with can help you out. Most of the people who post on here are solid referral sou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 18, 2012 Home Buying in Fort Wayne
Nick Staker, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Nick Staker answered:
Do you think the property taxes are assessed correctly for San Pedro Dr.? Seems high tax to me.
In May of 2013, the new, lower tax bill will come and your payment should go down at that time, significantly. You will also receive a refund from your escrow account due to overpaymen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 18, 2012 Home Buying in Hacienda Village
Tom Canarecci, Real Estate Pro in Elkhart, IN
Tom Canarecci answered:
Hud not responding. What should we do?
You can't renegotiate the price without canceling your existing contract. Then you would need to wait until bids are open again and place a new bid. As far as the lien is concerned, i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 25, 2012 Home Buying in 46805
Chris 832-60…, Real Estate Pro in 77008
Chris 832-607-8073 answered:
I was negotiating with a person to buy a house on contract. I spoke to her by phone to start with, she had told me the electric was on.
Mac,

Did you have a signed contract (either on email or a document)? Did you give her money to hold the property? Sounds like you got the rotten end of the stick....

Chris
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 10, 2012 Home Buying in Fort Wayne
Chris Parker, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Chris Parker answered:
What are the chances of purchasing a nice home on a land contract?
I have purchased two homes on land contract, so I can speak first hand to the benefits of a carefully crafted land contract. Land contract are not for everyone and many sellers are not ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 7, 2012 Home Buying in Fort Wayne
Annette Levi…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Annette Levinson answered:
Good income, prepared to pay 20% down but 2008 bankruptcy. Mortgage possible?
Hoosier,
Did you file Bk7 or Bk13. If Bk13, you can get a mortgage, if Bk7 it depends upon why you filed bankruptcy.
In either case you need to have good credit, enough of a down paym ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 1, 2011 Home Buying in Fort Wayne
Oggi Kashi, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Oggi Kashi answered:
I am looking for an agent, many of the homes that I am interested in are listed by the same agent. Would this be a good start?
In the event you use the listing agent to represent you, one thing is for sure. That agent will receive double the commission (in most cases). But when representing both sides, the bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 21, 2011 Home Buying in Hamilton
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
PRE-FORECLOSURE ON HOUSE IN OTHER CITY, CAN WE BUY A HOUSE IN ANOTHER CITY....RELOCATED FOR WORK
Without many details--before considering another purchase, do protect yourself and any other assets you may have, consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate, he/she can bes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 3, 2011 Home Buying in Fort Wayne
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick (908) 337-0943 answered:
if we sold our home, and moved directly into this house, what things would be absolutely essential to be able to move in, and what things can we wait
Nice offer from the local agent to guide you and put you in touch with resources. I've got access to a company here in NJ that does everything from remodels to punch list items - ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Nov 30, 2010 Home Buying in Fort Wayne
Mary Sherer, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Mary Sherer answered:
What are the Home Owners Association fees in Saratoga Park in 46804? And what is the Homestead Exemption?
$150.00 year
The Homestead exemption is a substantial tax savings
It saves you approximately 40K on assesed value so about 1/3 in your taxes
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 6, 2010 Home Buying in 46804
Darren P. Sc…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Wayne, IN
Darren P. Schortgen answered:
whose listing was the home on 7602 Saddlewood Dr.?
This home is listed with Beth Walker of the Fairfield Group. It is currently under contract. I would advise staying away from this addition. The homes in this addition were built by ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 24, 2010 Home Buying in Auburn Farms
Patrick Thies…, Real Estate Pro in Elmhurst, IL
Patrick Thies SFR, CNC answered:
Listing Agent agreed to sell house but said had to get bank approval. 2 months later listing agent makes "counter-offer"
Understandable but as a listing agent, I don't want my seller waiting months for approval for the shortsale and then have the buyer do an inspection. What if the buyer walks afte ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 11, 2010 Home Buying in Fort Wayne
James Gordon…, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
James Gordon ABR PBD SFR SRS answered:
Listing Agent agreed to sell house but said had to get bank approval. 2 months later listing agent makes "counter-offer" (via text
Your agent should have been able to have the title and liens checked when you made an offer. I had a client that wanted to make an offer on a property that was a short sale. I had the t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 11, 2010 Home Buying in Fort Wayne
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