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Christine Mo…, Real Estate Pro in Wilbraham, MA
Christine Moran Realtor & Notary answered:
When a person makes a second offer on a house that is known as the bottom line offer. Why does the seller take so long to answer?
There is a time limit set on the offer. Buying or selling a home is a big purchase and people need time to consider.

The spring market is when most people list their homes. Many ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Home Buying in Chicopee
Wen Farina, Real Estate Pro in Reading, MA
Wen Farina answered:
I'm trying to get into a rent to own home due to bad credit. What should my first step be?
I would suggest you work on fixing your credit first, Rent to own is typically not such a good deal and benefit the owner more than you.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 2, 2013 Home Buying in Chicopee
Richard Shap…, Other/Just Looking in Framingham, MA
Richard Shapiro answered:
My wife and I put several offers on a condominium we were trying to purchase. All the offers were declined and home was sold for less than our offer
Unfortunately you will never know. Sellers don't have to take the highest price. More down or flexible close dates could also be a factor. Don't worry about what you didn' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 25, 2013 Home Buying in 01013
Richard Shap…, Other/Just Looking in Framingham, MA
Richard Shapiro answered:
I, would like to now if the goverment is giving first buyers the help to buy a house
Nothing so glaringly official but there are govt insured loan programs such as FHA USDA and VA.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 2, 2015 Home Buying in Chicopee
Alain Picard, Real Estate Pro in Puyallup, WA
Alain Picard answered:
Is it a good idea to go to the Chicopee City Hall to verify if there are any liens on a property before one signs a sales agreement?
The Title company handleing the transaction will check the property for any liens. You can check for your self if you want but that is one of the jobs of the Title company.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 3, 2012 Home Buying in Chicopee
Lew Corcoran, Real Estate Pro in Easton, MA
Lew Corcoran answered:
We placed an offer on a house and the sellers agent stated it would be used as a backup. How can we find out it was actually presented and declined?
On the second page of your written Contract to Purchase Real Estate (Offer to Purchase), there is a section for the Seller's reply. The Seller(s) either (a) accepts your offer, (b) reje ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 3, 2013 Home Buying in 01013
Richard Shap…, Other/Just Looking in Framingham, MA
Richard Shapiro answered:
Im interested in buying ahome in chicopee, ma. I need the help of a private investor willing to help me buy a home with bad credit.
Are you current with your mortgage? if so you might be able to get a regular loan.

A private lender will have onorous terms (possibly double digits) and require somewhere around 30- ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 20, 2011 Home Buying in Chicopee
Scott A. Nel…,  in 02155
Scott A. Nelson answered:
Do bank still accept offers even though you are the first one to offer on BANK OWNED house?
Typically bank owned propertes reserve the right even up to the last minute to solicit higher & better offers. You need to review any and all contracts and other documents/disclosur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 17, 2011 Home Buying in 01020
Carl Ashton, Other/Just Looking in Boca Raton, FL
Carl Ashton answered:
Can I buy a home after having been discharged from a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

You can purchace a home with a Chapter 7 and it has been discharged for 25 months, FHA requires that you have a 620 middle baecon score and 2 years on the job in the same pro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 27, 2009 Home Buying in Chicopee
Mathew Lisee, Real Estate Pro in Norwich, CT
Mathew Lisee answered:
Bank owned house
Bank owned properties are great deals, you can protect yourself with a home inspection.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 9, 2008 Home Buying in 01020
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