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Jerry Cecil, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Jerry Cecil answered:
What is the minimum down payment the companies are looking for these days? How long does a person who has had a forclosure need to wait to by again?
Vickie,
10% down payment is the standard on a residential home. There are many programs that can get you in a home for lower than 10%. If the area you buy in qualifies for a USDA loa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 12, 2011 Home Buying in Powers
Craig McConn…, Real Estate Pro in 80831
Craig McConnell answered:
I am looking for a short term rental in the Colo Springs area that would allow a dog. At least two bedrooms with washer and dryer.
Has your home sold in Maryland yet? If you are still coming to the Colorado Springs area, we would love to help you out with finding a rental or your next home! Please give us a call a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 3, 2012 Rentals in 80922
Michael Emery, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Michael Emery answered:
I can't sell my condo, is there any way that I can sell it to a management company?
Everything is salable....at a price.

If you are attempting to sell for more than the current market value, then no one - including a management company - would be willing to purchase ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 8, 2011 Home Selling in Colorado Springs
Gerard J. Ca…, Real Estate Pro in Spring Hill, FL
Gerard J. Carney answered:
Are there any agents willing to work for an hourly fee or flat fee as a buyer's representative?
You pay nothing for having a Realtor help you buy your property. The commission is built into the price of the listed home. As far as spread sheets for profit and investment, there is o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 19, 2011 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Can a seller sell a home to a different buyer if the house is under contract?
You need to talk with a lawyer for sure. If you really had a binding contract then I would think you have a case for a suit, but an attorney needs to review the documents to be sure. Ev ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 5, 2011 Home Buying in 80916
Rob Spinosa, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Rob Spinosa answered:
Is this the Real Estate season that will turn it all around?
Matt,

I am reminded of Hannibal's words: "We will either find a way or make one."

Keep the faith,

Rob Spinosa
rspinosa@rpm-mtg.com
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 15, 2011 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
How do consumers know they are getting help when they ask for it? (Short Sales)
Banks not being honest and providing good help with government programs. STOP, you're going to make me stop believing in the Easter Bunny next.
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 1, 2011 Home Selling in Colorado Springs
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
My home value dropped $30,000. I am wanting to purchase another home with a friend. I owe more than what it's worth. What do I do?
In order to best protect yourself and any other assets you have, do consult with an attorney before making any decisions...if hardship can be proven to the lender, a short sale may be a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 2, 2011 Foreclosure in Colorado Springs
Kevin Olson…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Kevin Olson and Jessica Laude answered:
since we have ruined our credit and are losing our home, we are thinking about signing a lease to own property, and at the end of 5 years assume
There is a whole lot of wrong in here, and I'm trying to keep from screaming at my computer "DONT DO IT!". Normally our answers aren't like this, but you've got ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 14, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Colorado Springs
Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
Do you plan your showings in order of shortest driving route to each home?
Absolutely. When my client gives me thier list of homes they want to view, I pull them up and look at them on a mapping program to see where they are in relationship to one another and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 25, 2011 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Does it help when a Realtor leaves out his opinion of the home?
I almost never offer my opinion of the home right away. I let my buyers tell ME what they think. Then, after I know what their thoughts are, I may offer a word of caution here or ther ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 22, 2011 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in 32940
Phil Rotondo answered:
What is your favorite floorplan and why?
Sun Castles has a great floor plan. Open the front door to the in-ground pool.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 14, 2011 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Valpo2003, Home Buyer in Phoenix, AZ
Valpo2003 answered:
I completed a short sale in Arizona a year ago. Can I buy in CO? My credit score is in the 700s. I did have to miss a payment...
More details to my question...

My dad is willing to help me out with this. He is willing to put his name on the loan and I pay him back. He currently has a home in Arizona. Can this ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 25, 2013 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Pamela Weath…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Pamela Weatherford answered:
Do you like to show homes in the summer or winter?
I love showing homes anytime. I love my job and I love seeing homes. Although if the roads are bad I prefer to stay home :0)
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 27, 2011 Market Conditions in Colorado Springs
Marie Souza…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, MA
Marie Souza Team answered:
What is the safest neighborhood with good schools for my family in Colorado Springs area? I have around 220k to spend on either a home or condo.
Ryan - Contact a local Real Estate Agent. They can help point you in the right direction on these questions. They will most likely have a program that will let you search online for com ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Crime & Safety in 80920
Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in 32940
Phil Rotondo answered:
Is everyone having a good time with their clients? Its been a Blast showing homes over the last couple months. Whoo hoo!
Absolutely! Tears of joy are welling in my eyes with each showing.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 14, 2011 Home Buying in Colorado Springs
Francis J. P…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Francis J. Paulick answered:
What happens to the overbid at foreclosure auctions?
Are you going to bid at the Wed auctions at the courthouse or online? If you bid at the courthouse, you have to bid higher then the banks offer which you should know.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Foreclosure in Colorado Springs
Sue, Both Buyer and Seller in Colorado Springs, CO
Sue answered:
Colorado Springs Market
My question has been posted here since March 25th! Does anyone have an opinion out there???
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 16, 2013 Market Conditions in 80922
Voices Member,  in
Voices Member answered:
How do I get listed as a Home Stager on your site?
Tracy, your not asking Trulia when you posted your question, your asking the agents by posting here...
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 23, 2011 Home Selling in Colorado Springs
Kevin Olson…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Kevin Olson and Jessica Laude answered:
Is this an opportune time to purchase a home to be used as rental property?
Colorado Springs is at the highest it has ever been in terms of rental occupancy. I believe your idea sounds good, as long as you realize that our market here did not take as large of a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 22, 2014 Home Buying in 80922
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