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Jennifer Poi…, Real Estate Pro in Taunton, MA
Jennifer Poillucci answered:
how is the area near Craven Court?
Although this road is off the highly traveled road Rte. 44, Craven Court is a nice little subdivision with some nice homes. It is a safe part of Taunton within very close proximity to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Home Buying in Taunton
Yvonne Thomp…, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Yvonne Thompson answered:
What is the story with 35 Short St in Taunton?
I will research this and get back to you.

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0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 19, 2013 Home Buying in Taunton
Bill Cabecei…, Real Estate Pro in Berkley, MA
Bill Cabeceiras answered:
Is 3 Willow Terrace up for sale still?
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but that property is sold.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in Taunton
Dale Strickl…, Real Estate Pro in Chapel Hill, NC
Dale Strickland answered:
I am taking a pole & was wondering how many other people agree that the Holidays are the best time to have your property on the market? Guess
The inventory is normally low and serious buyers have less to select from. The home must be well prepared for the market. In addition, buyers think they get a better deal at year end.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 25, 2012 Home Buying in Taunton
Jennifer Poi…, Real Estate Pro in Taunton, MA
Jennifer Poillucci answered:
I did a short sale on my house. The sale of the house covered all the loans. Can I get a loan to buy a mobile home. Or do I need a co signer.
Buying a mobile home is not necessarily the same as buying a home. There are factors to consider such as whether you are financing the land and the mobile home or just the mobile home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 11, 2012 Home Buying in Taunton
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
my house is listed residental its going to change to highway business will it be worth more money and ifd so how much?
Cheryl that would probabily be a question that should be directed towards a local broker or appraiser. In most cases commercial properties are worth more than a residnetial property if ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 8, 2010 Home Buying in 02780
Heather Peck, Home Owner in Las Vegas, NV
Heather Peck answered:
The closing date on my short sale has come and gone. I have signed release papers but my agent refuses to process w/o Buyers agent fee. Is this legal?
I'm not an attorney and you may need to consult one - however contracts usually go like this.

If its written in the contract, then you'll have to pay it. If its not writte ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 17, 2013 Home Buying in 02780
Marlene Bien…, Real Estate Pro in Thomasville, GA
Marlene Bienes answered:
I am so stressed out! I am in the process of buying a home. It has already been 45 days and it has not closed. I was working with a loan agent whom
From what I understand, you do not trust your real estate agent and your loan officer is not doing a good job on closing your loan, This is a bad combination and I really feel for your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 30, 2010 Home Buying in Taunton
Bing Byrne, Real Estate Pro in 02780
Bing Byrne answered:
What does appraisal contingency and removal means?
Janet, As long as your mortgage contingency is in effect you shouldn't have a problem getting your deposit back. Check with your agent. For future reference it would be a good i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 2, 2009 Home Buying in Taunton
Janet, Home Buyer in Costa Mesa, CA
Janet asked:
Thank you , both so much, I am running crazy here.......The thing is that the house(condo) according to all the recently sales of similar condos in the area range betwen 345-360k maximun, none of them has been sold for 380k, but what it bothers me more is that is our own broker the one that rather than negociate a price is asking f...
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 29, 2009 Home Buying in Taunton
Patrick Thies, Real Estate Pro in Anytown, IL
Patrick Thies answered:
Will I lose my deposit because after the appraisar the value was 345k but it was listed at 380k and now the sellers do not want to lower the price?
How was the contract written? Was there anything in the mortgage contingency about the house appraising out? Check and see. If so, then you should be able to cancel the contract and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 27, 2010 Home Buying in Taunton
Raymond Card…,  in Middletown, RI
Raymond Cardoza answered:
closing escrow on a short sale
Hello Feonie,

In a standard transaction that date is a deadline that can be easily moved if all parties are in agreement. With a Short Sale it can be much more difficult to change th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 12, 2009 Home Buying in 02780
Scott A. Nel…,  in 02155
Scott A. Nelson answered:
The seller refused to sign the purchase contract, do we have a legal standing to be reimbursed?
You need an attorney ASAP to guide you forward. Gather up all your documents, emails, receipts & reports and have a qualified attorney review your situation and go over what options are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 12, 2009 Home Buying in 02780
Raymond Card…,  in Middletown, RI
Raymond Cardoza answered:
Should I give up or should I sue for selling a house illegally?
I don't believe a lawsuit would have much merit. This whole unfortunate process that you have been through is doing exactly what the system is supposed to do. It is making sure that you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 9, 2010 Home Buying in Taunton
Charlene Ble…,  in Marion, NC
Charlene Blevins answered:
Will I lose my deposit?
Jjcsd, if your contract contained a mortgage approval contingency, and it certainly should have, and if the mortgage is denied, you should get your earnest money back. Now, since you've ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 16, 2009 Home Buying in Taunton
Andrew Adams,  in 01915
Andrew Adams answered:
Do you have to live in the home you purchase through masshousing mycommunity loan?
Yes, it is for owner occupied homes only.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 15, 2009 Home Buying in 02780
Michael Giles, Real Estate Pro in Beverly, MA
Michael Giles answered:
Should I have a say in the closing date on a short sale?
Hi M,
Yes, your agent is correct. When it comes to short sales, Patients reaps rewards.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2008 Home Buying in 02780
J R,  in New York, NY
J R answered:
My closing date has come and gone. Can I legally opt out of the contract?
You really need to speak to your attorney.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 23, 2008 Home Buying in 02780
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