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Charlene Ham…, Real Estate Pro in Camden, ME
Charlene Hamiwka answered:
A friend is 10 years into a mortagage and owes 80000, whats the process of taking over her loan, in my name?
you may or may not be able to assume the mortgage as others have stated, but there is another option. if you have some reason for not wanting to refinance the 80k directly with your ow ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 27, 2010 Home Buying in 04103
Herrigel Ken…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Herrigel Kennedy answered:
Does anyone have advice about Portland, Me?
Good day from Portland Jessica,

All the questions below that Linda asks are great ones to think about. There really is no centralized database of rental listings in Portland like s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 5, 2010 Rentals in Portland
David Karl R…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
David Karl Roberts answered:
how much are the taxes per year?
Hi Ros

If you wish to find out any information about houses in the Prtland area
give me a call. I'd be happy to represent you in your search. drop me an email at droberts@water ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 3, 2010 Home Buying in Portland
Jim Milliken, Other/Just Looking in Portland, ME
Jim Milliken answered:
what is the homeowners association for this house. 52 Willow Lane
The Willow Homeowners Association owns the roadway and carries out the requirements of the Willow Declaration of Covenants & Restrictions. The roadway, center area/structure and str ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 26, 2010 In My Neighborhood in Libbytown
Donna Hardis…, Real Estate Pro in 12508
Donna Hardisty answered:
Hey what's the East End neighborhood like?
Our East End is beautiful that is in Beacon, New York.....
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 24, 2010 In My Neighborhood in East End
Ken Lambert, Real Estate Pro in Exeter, NH
Ken Lambert answered:
If one is selling by owner, how can you get listed on Trulia?
Hi Brockmajor- Feel free to contact me as I have some thought and ideas that could help. I am not a realtor, if that makes a difference.
You could try www.isoldmyhouse.com if you wa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 29, 2010 Home Selling in 04103
Emily Erekuff, Home Owner in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
Hi, I am a brokerage company in Maine, my listings are already on trulia how can i claim them? and use in a trulia map widget?
Hi Ben,

If you access the link below you can search for your listings by address, MLS ID, or your email address and you'll then be prompted to claim them so that they will displ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 13, 2010 Using Trulia in Portland
Al Akerman, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Al Akerman answered:
is it normal for a selling agent to go to a buyers mortgage broker to see how much they qualify for if they think the offer was not high enough?
If a listing agent would ask me if my client would qualify for more than what is on the prequal letter, I would tell him that it is confidential information that I cannot and will not d ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Dec 6, 2009 Home Buying in Portland
Steven M Dyer, Real Estate Pro in 04841
Steven M Dyer answered:
Ford Motor Credit just reported me 30 days late for 4 months straight saying I missed a payment, can I still get a VA loan?
Hey Wizardree,

It sounds like Dale might be a good follow up call for you! I don't know him, but it seems like he knows his stuff and wants to help. If you need any help from a ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Nov 11, 2009 Financing in Portland
CJ Dubois-Co…, Real Estate Pro in Saco, ME
CJ Dubois-Cote answered:
Does the $8000 tax credit go towards condos as well?
Hi Emily,

I am ready to assist you in becoming a homeowner. Feel free to contact me when it is convenient for you. I will guide you through all the steps.

CJ Dubois-Cote, Pru ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Aug 27, 2009 Home Buying in 04101
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in 04101
Murphy Team answered:
How do I cancel an Exclusive Buyers Agreement?
A responsible agent will recognize your dissatisfaction and release you from your contract or "step up her game" to meet your expectations. No one can force you to view or mak ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 21, 2009 Home Buying in Portland
Cindy Rowe, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Cindy Rowe answered:
I am interested in owning a home instead of renting an apartment. I asked someone for advice and was told
Good Afternoon Emily,
All of the suggestions you have received are great...in addition, there are properties out there that are only available to individuals with specific income limit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 4, 2009 Home Buying in Portland
CJ Dubois-Co…, Real Estate Pro in Saco, ME
CJ Dubois-Cote answered:
I am looking for a realtor to assist me buying a small house/condo in the Southern Maine area. I have called
Hi Susan,

My office is just around the corner from OOB. Please give me a call and I would be happy to assist you. I am very responsive to all my customers and clients. I am also a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 6, 2009 Home Buying in Portland
Martin Macis…, Real Estate Pro in South Portland, ME
Martin Macisso answered:
what was the result of the auction 2/18/09 on Silver St, Portland Maine?
I hate to sound trite, but ALL foreclosure auctions are ending up as REO...where the bank is buying back and taking huge write downs. After the auction, the Foreclosing bank takes owner ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 6, 2009 Foreclosure in Portland
Dale W Dough…, Real Estate Pro in Maine
Dale W Doughty, Jr. answered:
I just bought a new home appr 3 weeks ago and just recieved a tax bill for the first quarter /.
Hi Susan,

First and foremost I hope you are enjoying your first Holiday Weekend in your new home! Your question is not uncommon. I am assuming you escrowed your taxes and if so all ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 24, 2009 Home Buying in 04106
Celine F, Real Estate Pro in Louisiana
Celine F answered:
What's the mortgage market like? Are people still able to find mortgages with 5% down, 10%, 20%?
I sell houses with owner financing:
5% down, 560 credit score, 50% dti.
10% down with no credit check.

Celine Fang
Immi-Nest, LLC
I Sell Houses - Owner Financing Available for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 23, 2009 Financing in Portland
Renee, Both Buyer and Seller in Freeport, ME
Renee answered:
I would like to make an offer on a property..
As a seller I can say that I'm charging more on the sale price of my home because I have a realtor so it's not true you won't pay anything. Whoever buys my home will be paying the enti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 4, 2009 Home Buying in 04102
Andrea Hatton, Real Estate Pro in Amelia Island, FL
Andrea Hatton answered:
What info sources do you suggest for a 1st time Canadian vacation condo buyer in Florida?
Hey Paul, congratulations on you decision to investigate Florida! The first step is to decide where in Florida you'd like to invest. Find a Realtor and ask away! There are tons of op ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 26, 2009 Home Buying in Portland
David Karl R…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
David Karl Roberts answered:
I'm looking for property in Portland. Which areas of the city should I consider and which should I avoid? Why?
Hi Colin

Portland, Maine was recently selected by Forbes Magazine as the nations most livable city. There are many great areas both on the penninsula and in the surrounding communiti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 12, 2009 Home Buying in Portland
Luke Allison, Real Estate Pro in Asheville, NC
Luke Allison answered:
What should my credit score be to buy a moblie home?
A 650 score would be a conventional financing requirement. However, for an FHA loan (which most manufactured homes are going to be purchased through) your credit score limits are going ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2009 Credit Score in 04101
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