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Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
We had our house listed at 149900 one walkthru. We recently droped the price to 139900. Now nobody is walking thru any advice?
well - what does your agent have to say about this?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 9, 2012 Home Buying in Lincoln
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Kitty Hawk, NC
Tim Moore answered:
We got an offer of 96,000. It's listed at 106,000. What's a good counter offer?
Your agent should be helping you out since they know your market area and we don't. A good ball park counter would be $103,000 since they came in 10% lower than list.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 11, 2013 Home Buying in 68524
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
" auditing the agents who have shown it to get their feedback". who should audit? Your agent or should we do it ourselves?
I presume by "audit" you mean "asking them for feedback".

That should be done by your agent, as they will be able to elicit unbiased feedback, which agents often don't feel comfortab ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 17, 2012 Home Buying in 68524
Carl Hawthor…, Real Estate Pro in Woodstock, GA
Carl Hawthorne answered:
Looking for someone to buy our house!
If you are trying to "Sell Buy Owner", then claim your home on Trulia.com, Zillow.com, and post adds on craigslist. This will increase your exposure. Be sure to solicit your friends b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 15, 2012 Home Buying in 68521
Jason Korn, Real Estate Pro in Lincoln, NE
Jason Korn answered:
If we won't buy a home for two years, is it bad to get pre-approved now? So we can get an idea of what we need to improve? Possible next home
I think it's a great idea totalk with a lender now to see where you set & to find out how to improve your current situation. Kudos to you for looking ahead!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 24, 2011 Home Buying in 68516
Shane Milne, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Niguel, CA
Shane Milne answered:
first time home buyer want to be with a fair credit score and paying 810 rent each month now looking for help in seeing if this is a option.
Hi Dean,

Since it sounds like you are planning on using financing, you'd want to first seek out a loan officer/mortgage broker/lender to work with, find out how much the paymen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 5, 2011 Home Buying in Lincoln
Bill Eckler, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler answered:
We are moving to Nebraska next March and are preparing to buy a house wiht a VA Mprtgage. I am interested in when to start looking at listings, I
Sweeper,

Buying a home is serious business and one of the most important decisions you'll engage in during your lifetime. With this said, having access to and an understanding o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 5, 2011 Home Buying in Oak Hills
Laura Feghali, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Laura Feghali answered:
When a square footage is listed, does that include the basement?
Hello Trixie,
Usually the square footage listed does not include the basement particularly if it is not finished. However; sometimes if the basement is finished then the listing age ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 25, 2011 Home Buying in Lincoln
Shane Milne, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Niguel, CA
Shane Milne answered:
What does homeowners insurance typically cost in this area... and is it usually paid monthly?
I've never helped someone buy in Lincoln, but a few years ago in Grand Island, NE on a $235k sales price, 2,300 sq ft home, the annual premium was $612.

With each insurance comp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 9, 2011 Home Buying in West A
Deb Danielson, Real Estate Pro in Wilmington, NC
Deb Danielson answered:
How much does this house really cost because on one website it said 158,000 and another it said 179,000?
Since there is no referrence to the house, do you know the address? Thanks. Deb
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 28, 2011 Home Buying in West A
Sean Dawes, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
Sean Dawes answered:
What would be a good offer for a house priced at 69,900?
Gwyneth,

It isnt necessarily the price that it is listed that matters...what the true value of the property is what matters.

If you do not know how to comp a house, I suggest you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 12, 2010 Home Buying in Lincoln
Bill Eckler, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler answered:
When should I give up on my shortsale offer? I put an offer in 60 days ago now, and the $8k buyer credit is expiring soon. It would be my first home.
This is a question best directed to your personal agent. He/she should have enough background on this situation to be able to advise you. Answers to these question may help you make you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 14, 2009 Home Buying in Lincoln
Ellie Cerasu…, Real Estate Pro in PASADENA, MD
Ellie Cerasuolo answered:
can we buy a house used to have termite damage?
Yes When you purchase any home with a loan; the lender requires a termite inspection. So when the inspector goes out he will note the previous damage; but most importantly, whether or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 19, 2009 Home Buying in Lincoln
Matthew O'Sh…,  in Lincoln, NE
Matthew O'Shea answered:
When a realitor says we are $35,000 off for a trade of two houses, should we expect to meet in the middle?
Thomas,

I have some ideas that may be of use to you in this situation. Do you currently have a Realtor? If not, I would love to help you in your situation. If you do have a Realtor, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 30, 2009 Home Buying in Lincoln
Dana Schuster, Real Estate Pro in Slidell, LA
Dana Schuster answered:
My agent is helping my husband and I to find a home. He tells me I shouldn't make any calls to agents to
He is correct. All contacts with listing agents are made by your agent. The other agent cannot ethically speak to you. And most of the time,offers are submitted without the agents talki ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 7, 2009 Home Buying in Lincoln
Matthew O'Sh…,  in Lincoln, NE
Matthew O'Shea answered:
What is the price per square foot for quality construction in Lincoln, NE right now?
Kiffany-

There is a lot of incontinuity in the neighborhoods of Lincoln, NE. Depeding on which neighborhood you are looking in, you will find homes that range from $200k-$300k, surro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 21, 2010 Home Buying in Lincoln
Jim Walker, Real Estate Pro in Carmichael, CA
Jim Walker answered:
Any good realtors in the Lincoln Nebraska Area?
This question posted to Lincoln, CA by mistake: I searched Trulia Member Search Beta for you and came up with only one pro with a contact # in Lincoln, Nebraska :

Bobby and Helen ... more
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