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Anne Aylin, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Anne Aylin answered:
I am relocating to Durham, NC and will be visiting to find a house to rent this weekend. Can anyone recommend a real estate agent to help?
I would be happy to help you this weekend. Go to my profile for my contact info or log onto my website.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 29, 2012 General Area in 27713
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in 60201
Alan May answered:
What is reasonable for closing costs? Buyer is asking us to add $4K for cosmetic improvements - paint, new fixtures, etc. as part of the closing cost.
What's reasonable is whatever the two of you can agree upon. Forget about what they're planning on using it for... just consider it part of the negotiation. Are you comfortab ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 28, 2012 Home Selling in Durham
Marie Scheur…, Real Estate Pro in 27604
Marie Scheuring answered:
I am relocating to Raleigh/Durham area and would like information on temporary or short term leasing options until I have secured a job.
There are many apartment complexes that will provide a short term lease. Expect to pay a bit of a premium for this option. Also, many leases can be broken for a price. For example, t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 20, 2012 Rentals in Durham
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
We are relocating to Durham NC and do not have jobs there yet. However we have a large down payment and savings. What are our chances for a home loan?
Well, not good. I think most lenders are going to want to see some employment or income.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Financing in Durham
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
what kind of fence can we put up in the back yard for our dogs? What kind of shed can we build?
You will need to check with your town hall if there are restrictions on height or placement and get a permit and to install them within your town or cities rules. Same thing with place ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 26, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Treyburn
Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
redoing the laundry room, sink, countertop, and installing a backsplash, how far should the backsplash be and should it stop along the counter top?
Greger,

Not sure that I would reccomend spending the money to put a backsplash up in your laundry room, however if this is something you want to do, it should be the width of the cou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 22, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in 27705
Gus Pishue, Real Estate Pro in Lake Stevens, WA
Gus Pishue answered:
what are the rules about fences for dogs and outdoor buildings such as sheds?
I suggest contacting your home owner's association (if you have one) to see what their rules are for your neighborhood. If you do not have one, I suggest calling your city official ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 20, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Treyburn
Steven J. Pa…, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
Steven J. Pahl answered:
Foreclosure homes and % savings
Foreclosures should be looked at as "buyer beware". They are generally sold "as is" with no seller disclosure since the bank/lender has never lived in the home, so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 3, 2011 Foreclosure in Durham
Lynn Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Chapel Hill, NC
Lynn Hayes answered:
I'm looking to buy investment rental property in Durham. What are some of the best rental neighborhoods right now?
I have rental properties in Durham - it's a terrific place for rentals because the homes are affordable and the cash flow is good. My favorite neighborhoods for rentals are Northg ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 20, 2011 Home Buying in Durham
Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
When will NACA be in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Triangle area?JevonOther/Just LookingDurham, NC
Jevon,

I live here in durham and am very active in real estate, I have not heard that NACA has any events planned for out area. I just checked out their website www.naca.com to see i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 26, 2011 Home Buying in 27707
Nesha123, Home Seller in Bahama, NC
Nesha123 asked:
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 16, 2011 Rentals in Durham
Anne Aylin, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Anne Aylin answered:
What is the best and more secure area to live in Durham. We live in Oregon and looking to relocate . We are close to retirement and need a place that
Durham has many neighborhoods that fit the bill. I'd love to get more information from you as to your specific needs so that I can help narrow down the field, if you are not alrea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 16, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 27704
Arn Cenedella, Real Estate Pro in Menlo Park, CA
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0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 20, 2011 Quality of Life in Durham
Sharon Lewis, Real Estate Pro in 27511
Sharon Lewis answered:
Can an international PhD student (F-1 visa) get a mortgage in Missouri?
I think the best answer for you as you are not a nationalized citizen is to talk to a loan officer. Do you have a credit union or bank you deal with on a regular basis? Ask them.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 25, 2011 Home Buying in 27705
SarahGray La…, Real Estate Pro in Chapel Hill, NC
SarahGray Lamm answered:
Hi, We're relocating from MA to NC, and are looking for a good buyers agent in the Durham area.
Hi KDR. I am an experienced buyers agent and work both of those zip codes regularly. I currently have a listing for a small home in the Tucscaloosa neighborhood but as I'm sure you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 20, 2012 Home Buying in 27705
Jk, Home Buyer in Troy, NY
Jk answered:
Do any of Durham's urban neighborhoods have sidewalks? I'm looking for a house <$150,000 where I can walk on sidewalks to shops,
I'm asking because I have not seen sidewalks in photos of any of the homes I've seen listed here. To me, sidewalks are an important part of a safe "walkable" communi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 12, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Durham
Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in 32940
Phil Rotondo answered:
whee is your office located At?
My office is located at:

Phil Rotondo, Realtor, ABR, SRES, e-PRO
ERA Showcase Properties & Investments
8195 North Wickham Road, Suite #100
Melbourne, Florida 32940-8285
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0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 10, 2011 General Area in Durham
Janet Sebile, Real Estate Pro in Rowlett, TX
Janet Sebile answered:
Are buyers demanding beige, beige, beige everywhere or do they want the current modern colors?
Toni,

It's not the buyers who are demanding beige. It is suggested to most sellers to use neutral colors because those colors tend to make a room appear larger. Second, it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 29, 2011 Home Selling in 27703
Brett Bushne…, Real Estate Pro in Chapel Hill, NC
Brett Bushnell answered:
When you are searching the internet for land and looking at the Sewer characteristics, what does NDSEP stand for? Does NOPRK mean it failed to perk?
Toni,

NDSEP would usually stand for "needs septic". NOPRK could mean the property does not perc or it very well and more likely could mean they do not have a recent perc t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 10, 2011 Home Buying in Durham
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