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Triveni Guri…, Real Estate Pro in 07054
Triveni Gurikar answered:
Buying Forclosure in NJ
Banks are selling as a 3rd party & have no disclosures. You can call or stop by the town hall to check permits etc. They are very helpful in Parsippany. If you want to a detailed search ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 25, 2010 Foreclosure in 07054
Joe Shoemaker, Real Estate Pro in 46203
Joe Shoemaker answered:
Is Cherry Creek Estate a nice neighborhood?

Great question. By most accounts, Cherry Creek Estates is a popular neighborhood. Close to a lot of amenities like shopping and entertainment and supported by top-performing schoo ... more
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David, Home Buyer in 60067
David answered:
203(k) Loans - Has anyone been through the process or knows anything about them?
I've read the main HUD website about them, but finding out details and statistics would be great. i.e. if a house sells for $200k and needs $60k of work and you've been pre-approved fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 19, 2012 Home Buying in Palatine
Daniel Jeung, Real Estate Pro in Woodinville, WA
Daniel Jeung answered:
To sell my house as a 3 bdrm, does the 3rd bdrm (which is in the basement) need to be up to ingres/egres cod ...
Yes, it must meet building codes in order to be an "official" bedroom. Whether having an official 3 bdrm home vs. 2 + an extra finished room is up to a potential buyer. Ask yourself t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 1, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Material misrepresentation of square footage
you can ask to get out of it or have them lower the price by the aprice per squar foot the house is worth multiplied by how many miossing square feet there are. Did you match the mlos l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 8, 2010 Home Buying in 03226…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX Dallas Realtor answered:
is it better to rent or buy in this housing market?
GREAT QUESTION: If you can qualify for a loan better to purchase, buyers market, home values are low, you also receive tax benefits owning a home. Leasing market there has been a huge ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 13, 2011 Rent vs Buy in San Antonio
Vita Strakhm…, Real Estate Pro in 07446
Vita Strakhman answered:
Not having a basement
Srini, there are a lot of houses either without basements, or have crawl spaces. Having a basement is a personal preference and should not effect a resale of your house. Since, you ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 21, 2009 Home Buying in Franklin Park, NJ
Dan Ross, SFR, Real Estate Pro in Southington, CT
Dan Ross, SFR answered:
Square Footage: actual finished space vs. PR selling techniques
The assessors office uses exterior dimensions to calculate the 'living space', so you will always be a little short when measuring actual, interior space. The most common reason for a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 8, 2008 Home Buying in Fairfield County, CT
Voices Member,  in
Voices Member answered:
How much should I expect it to cost to "finish" an "unfinished" basement for a single family home? ...
This can give you a general idea. Hope it helps.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 1, 2010 Home Buying
Andy Elliott, Real Estate Pro in Nashville, TN
Andy Elliott answered:
Can anyone give me advice about the NACA.COM program? Is this a legit program for buying a home?
If you have a lender you trust, you might let them look over the website and give you their opinion. I looked at information and there was one red flag I noticed called the "Ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 8, 2015 Home Buying in 37207
Charlie Allen, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Charlie Allen answered:
My son and fiance are looking at a foreclosed home, what do they need to watch for?
No surprises on the Title report before closing.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 7, 2009 Home Buying in Taylor
Dennis Skelly, Real Estate Pro in Maryland
Dennis Skelly answered:
What's a "Basic Basement" Worth?
You should be able to finish your basement for much less. If you have a TH, then your basement is probably no larger than 800 square feet. It shouldn't cost more than $20-$22k to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 22, 2008 Home Selling in Maryland
Tina Evans, Real Estate Pro in Dekalb County, TN
Tina Evans answered:
gross living space for a split level?
Contact the appraiser first and ask him to explain the process he used to determine the pricing structure. Point out to him/her the specific discrepencies/issues you have with his appr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2009 General Area in 37377
Michael Cepa…, Real Estate Pro in 33647
Michael Ceparano answered:
what can I take from a foreclosed home?
Wow, this has to be the most loaded question I have ever seen. Technically, you aren't supposed to take anything but your furniture and personal property, which doesn't include anything ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 1, 2014 Foreclosure in 48170
Carolyn Mori…, Real Estate Pro in Oviedo, FL
Carolyn Moriarty answered:
No one answered by other question. Do banks counteroffer on short sales or simply approve vs disapprove?
Absolutely...they do counteroffer on short sales. Once there is a contract on the property, the agent submits the executed offer from the buyer and seller along with a HUD-1 Settlement ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 27, 2013 Home Buying in Oceanport
Sarah, Other/Just Looking in Tigard, OR
Sarah answered:
Which is the safer or better bet? Which would you choose and why?
They are about the same price!
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 8, 2008 Home Buying in 97215
Don Dutton, Real Estate Pro in Puyallup, WA
Don Dutton answered:
What is the construction cost per square foot for a single family home (new construction) in Seattle? ...
A remodel will be materials and labor. Impossible to figure on a square foot basis. The best price per foot on new construction I've seen is $80 (not including lot, utilities and permit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 12, 2013 Market Conditions in Madison Park
Judy, Real Estate Pro in Alpharetta, GA
Judy answered:
Adding the WOW factor?
If you cannot do the things to update your home, it could take longer to sell and you will need to price it accordingly, especially if the other houses you are competing with have been ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 18, 2013 Home Selling in 30345
Karen Wenzel,…, Real Estate Pro in Milwaukee County, WI
Karen Wenzel, e-PRO answered:
Is finish below grade space (basement) just as valuable per square foot as an above grade addition would be? ...
This is kind of a 2-part question. Lower level finished area is less expensive to finish than adding on above grade, but it usually is not valued equally. I'm not an appraiser ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 30, 2009 Market Conditions in Madison
Interested_b…, Home Buyer in Edison, NJ
Interested_buyer answered:
Is $479 - $500k for the Centre Place Townhomes overpriced for the phase II release?
to add - this is for the Centre Place at Edison Townhomes next to Middlesex Community College. The price increased by $90k in some cases for these homes - is this truly the fair market ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 22, 2010 Home Buying in 08837
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