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Vivianne Dor…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Vivianne Dordea answered:
Is a sinking foundation a good enough reason to walk away from an otherwise fine house?
A sinking foundation is a big problem. If you like the house a lot, you can either ask the seller to repair the foundation and provide you with paperwork showing exactly what was done ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 15, 2015 Home Buying in Austin
Don Groff, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Park, TX
Don Groff answered:
Home loan after discharged chapter 13
You may be able to do something now. I would speak with a broker who can look and speak with several different lenders. From an FHA standpoint you would qualify now if your credit is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 28, 2013 Home Buying in San Antonio Road
Vanessa Nunez, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Vanessa Nunez answered:
What research can you do to figure out how motivated the seller is?
I agree with Dana!!

Dig in!! Have your agent or find an agent willing to go the extra mile!! Even propeties that have been withdrawn or expired off the market are great potentials. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 26, 2013 Home Buying in Austin
Steven Nusin…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Steven Nusinow answered:
How can you ensure a developer is in good shape before buying a not-yet-built home from them?
Use a lender that is going to underwrite developer as well as the borrower
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 19, 2013 Home Buying in Austin
JOSEPH E JAR…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
JOSEPH E JARUSINSKY JR answered:
What does USC and DP mean on a status update?
Where on what type of "status update"? Joe

Joe Jarusinsky, Realtor/Master Instructor, Keller Williams Realty, Austin's #1 Real Estate Company, Ranked #1 by Buyers an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 17, 2013 Home Buying in Austin
JOSEPH E JAR…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
JOSEPH E JARUSINSKY JR answered:
I have an apartment rental ad on postlets that is not showing up on Trulia.
You may need to give it a few days. Trulia and other consumer sites do not populate immediately. If it has already been a few days, I would contact Trulia and ask them to assist you.

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Bill Austin, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Bill Austin answered:
Is 6000 Shepherd Mountain Cove a safe area, in Austin, Texas 78730?
Hello,
We are fortunate here in the Austin area, we are generally considered a "safe" city. Check out the APD website for specific crime stats. If I can help you with additio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 20, 2013 Home Buying in Shepherd Mountain
Lee Ann Seit…, Real Estate Pro in Williamson County, TX
Lee Ann Seitsinger answered:
Professional couple from MN looking to purchase a 2nd home in Austin. Any realtors willing to work long distance?
I have worked with many out of town buyers and would love an opportunity to work with you. I can also provide references with those past clients.

Lee Ann Seitsinger
Tula Properti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 17, 2013 Home Buying in Austin
John Crowe, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Crowe answered:
Small (2-BR), bungalow/Craftsman-style house in safe neighborhood with fewer students, more UT retirees? Ability to walk to parks, restaurants, shops.
Tough get, Btalexa! Interior neighborhoods with the style of home you want is a challenge. You might look around the Wooten area. Not the style of home, though fewer students and some w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 9, 2013 Home Buying in Austin
JOSEPH E JAR…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
JOSEPH E JARUSINSKY JR answered:
I am planing to buy condo near UT Austin west Campus. what is the right price per square foot . Please let me.Thanks.
It really depends on the age, condition, and finish out of the condo, but you can expect to pay somewhere around $200-$225 per square foot average. I do have a new listing that is not y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 18, 2014 Home Buying in Austin
Charles Mcla…, Real Estate Pro in 78754
Charles Mclagan answered:
If you're buying a new-build home with cash, do you still need to buy title insurance?
There's no rule that says you have to, but everyone does. In the event that someone came along and claimed an interest in your property you could have to defend yours in court and that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 4, 2013 Home Buying in Austin
Steven Nusin…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Steven Nusinow answered:
Multiple offers situation in house buying
I sympathize with your situation. It is tough to really want a home, and there is a possibility that you might lose out. It is tough to answer your exact question. How is the home pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 9, 2013 Home Buying in 78717
Steven Nusin…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Steven Nusinow answered:
Do you need to attend a home inpsection if you're already getting a report from the inspector?
I always recommend it. You learn a lot about the home you are getting ready to purchase attending the home inspection
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 9, 2013 Home Buying in Austin
Guy Gimenez…, Real Estate Pro in 78704
Guy Gimenez ABR, CRS, GRI answered:
How realistic is it to find a starter house for 160k west of I-35 and newer than 1990?? Am I being unrealistic? – 1st time homebuyer
Are you looking north or south of the river?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 4, 2013 Home Buying in Austin
Bill Austin, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Bill Austin answered:
Square Footage or Updates?
UTHorn,
Not enough information to help. As a buyer having a REALTOR work for you costs you nothing. I"d recommend connecting with one of us for an in depth analysis of the home and are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Home Buying in Austin
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
how does owner financing work in texas?
It works the same as it does in all the other 49 states. Owner and buyer agree on terms, buyer pays owner agreed monthly payments for agreed term. Often there is a balloon payment after ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 22, 2014 Home Buying in Austin
Vivianne Dor…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Vivianne Dordea answered:
what's the secret to finding something under $450k in Allandale? Seems it has gotten so expensive and there is no inventory.
There is no secret, prices are what they are. Allandale is an expensive, desirable neighborhood and if you want to live there, you have to pay the price. If price is too high there, y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Home Buying in Austin
Angele Moyse…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Angele Moyseos answered:
Investment property--condo in Austin where should I buy it?
Hi Sue,

South, north and east Austin is where the investors I work with are buying. They each have their set of criteria and stick to it and have been pleased with their purchases. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 Home Buying in Austin
Bill Austin, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Bill Austin answered:
Condo vs. single family home which is a better investment in Austin?
Sue,
It is more likely that a single family home would be a better investment over a condo in the long run. Monthly rent versus the price is only one factor to consider. I'd be ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 7, 2013 Home Buying in Austin
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Once a house closes (schedule for this Thursday), how do I find out buyers name and actual sales price?
You can either ask one of the Agents involved, or, you can wait about 30 days, until the sales is RECORDED.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in 78750
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