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David Tansey, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
David Tansey answered:
May be a silly questions but can anyone point out which suburbs to avoid buying in Houston due to flooding?
Not silly, actually critical to buying decision in Houston .

Here is a tool that shows you the flood plains in Houston. I look at it everytime a client asks me about a house.

http ... more
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Al Geffon, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Al Geffon answered:
what suburb do you get good rental yeilds for propertie priced at 100k? is there a suburb anyone recommends is good value for investment money?
There is no pat answer ... if there were, investors would be lining up to purchase anything that became available in that area.

$100,000 can buy you a 3-bedroom home in several subu ... more
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Carolyn  Wol…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Carolyn Wolfe answered:
Hello everyone, I fly so often to Houston,from overseas. I would like to invest in Houston,buying a house to rent in the range $100k-150k with cash.
There are better rent yeild homes being offered as HUD foreclosures for upto 110k right now, but most of those require some work after purchasing. On up to 150k there are more propertie ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 21, 2012 Home Buying in Houston
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
what would be a good list price in the 77014 zip code area and in Sableridge subdivision?
Take a look at the market trends and it will give you a good overview:

http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Houston-Texas/market-trends/

Good question btw!

Best,
Ali, Community M ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 14, 2012 Home Buying in 77014
Terry McCarl…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
Terry McCarley answered:
Non-refundable deposit on a new home that has not started construction?
You should consult with a real estate attorney and have them review the contract. Real estate agents are not able to give legal advice.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 13, 2012 Home Buying in Houston
John Juarez, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
John Juarez answered:
Non-refundable deposit on a new home that has not started construction?
The builder is going to argue that you have defaulted on the contract and the contract gives them the right to retain your deposit. What argument are you going to make that will overcom ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 14, 2012 Home Buying in Houston
Vickey Wacht…, Real Estate Pro in Katy, TX
Vickey Wachtel answered:
Should I buy a home with a pool?
Roy,

The first time we lived in the Houston area back in the 80's we did not have a pool, we did have one when we were in Oklahoma and loved it. When I came back to Houston in the l ... more
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Margie Johns…, Real Estate Pro in Cypress, TX
Margie Johnson answered:
buying a house in Spring branch (sbwest). Zoned to spring woods middle & high (for sure)? memorial middle & high over inflated. any advice?
Contact a realtor in person so they can assist you as you consider your options. Myself, or any of the other realtors on this forum would be glad to give you the one on one, personal a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 Home Buying in Houston
Kallie Colem…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Kallie Coleman answered:
What areas are recommended for townhomes in houston? Particularly new construction and close to city
Hello Sanjeev,

There are a lot of nice town homes everywhere. It all depends on what your price range is and how close to the city you want to be? If you wo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 3, 2012 Home Buying in Houston
Vanessa Mart…, Real Estate Pro in Pearland, TX
Vanessa Martin answered:
Best place to stay while working in Downtown Houston,Texas , and expecting a kid.
Hi there!

I would recommend neartown---I specialize in the inner loop, and would love to help. Send me a message if you'd like more information. :) V
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 28, 2013 Home Buying in Houston
Debra Zamarr…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Debra Zamarron answered:
When was the last time there was a flood in the Panderosa Forest Subdivision?
I've lived in Ponderosa Forest for the past five years. My home has never been flooded. If you need help finding a property in Ponderosa Forest feel free to contact me.
Debra Z ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 18, 2016 Home Buying in Ponderosa Forest
Allen Hebert, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Allen Hebert answered:
I have 3000.00 to put down I currently do not own a home. Can I get into a home?
The one that can best answer your question would be a mortgage professional-most programs will require a 3.5% down payment-you would also have closing costs associated with your loan-Yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 7, 2012 Home Buying in Houston
Mark Sonnier, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Mark Sonnier answered:
I have accepted a job and currently own a home that I would like to rent. How difficult is it to get a loan for a 2nd home?
It depends upon the loan type. You can't have more than one FHA loan at a time, unless the distance between home will allow one to count as a vacation home. The rest will depend up ... more
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Mark Sonnier, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Mark Sonnier answered:
If I were to work in the Houston Med Center area, where would be a good place to buy a house ~175K? I have a 1 yr baby at-home wife.
The Pearland area is great. I would also look into the Fresno, Missouri City area close to the Fort Bend Tollway. Neighborhoods to consider would be Lakes of Savannah, Creekmont, Vicksb ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 8, 2012 Home Buying in Houston
Mark McNitt, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Mark McNitt answered:
Do you think that the new develpoment Marbella would be a decent purchase(area and when I go to sell if I would at least break even with the house?)
That area is the general "Heights" area and selling very well. Older homes, newer homes like these and more. Building construction across Houston is starting to heat up and inventory ... more
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Al Geffon, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Al Geffon answered:
I the property on 1327 Hyde Park Blvd still available?
Good Morning ...

MLS shows the property being sold on September 19, 2011 for $399,500. HCAD also lists the transaction as the last sale date (there have been four owners since const ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 28, 2012 Home Buying in Neartown/ Montrose
Carolyn  Wol…, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Carolyn Wolfe answered:
How bad does the flooding get, if any?
it is always best to have your insurance agent check for elevation and flood plain information.
Always have your Realtor get you the Seller's disclosure for the property you are inter ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 27, 2012 Home Buying in Concord Bridge
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Burke, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Why would Bk of Am sell our home loan to a company with such bad reviews? We have excellent credit?(Select Portfolio)
It has nothing to do with your credit or the company with bad reviews. They sold it for one reason and one reason alone:

Money.

Rather than holding your loan (and lots of lenders ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 31, 2012 Home Buying in 77071
Persis Behra…, Real Estate Pro in Cinco Ranch, TX
Persis Behramsha answered:
where is situated sowbuck for camillo?
Hello Donatella, I was hoping someone would answer your question, however, I don't see any response. What exactly is your question - I did not understand it.
Persis
713-294-7747
per ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 28, 2012 Home Buying in Windsor Park Lakes
Sunny Goode, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Sunny Goode answered:
Maintenance fees
Hello,
There is a great variance, and each HOA and/or maintenance on T/Homes and condo communitys depends as some companys include utilities or partial utilities others do not. Typical ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 24, 2012 Home Buying in 77077
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