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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
I am having trouble viewing a listing that I have posted. I am new to Trulia, so I am not sure if it was actually posted. Debbie Maloy 202 271-0458
For sale by owner homes are not allowed so if you listed it for sale and are not licensed, it will not show. Only licensed agents can post homes for sale.
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Miekeba Jones, Real Estate Pro in 20903
Miekeba Jones answered:
Do you list houses that are on the MRIS? My listing in the MRIS is not in your system. How do I get it into your system. DC8153791 is the MLS number.
Hi Mary!! your Realtor is able to list it. Do you need a Realtor because I could list it for you?
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Brendabyars59, Home Buyer in Washington, DC
Brendabyars59 answered:
can you purchase a home without closing costs?
I live in the Winston-Salem area. I was wanting to know if I can buy my first home without the closing cost? A home under 80,000 dollars.
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Ellie Shorb, Real Estate Pro in Chevy Chase, MD
Ellie Shorb answered:
I work in D.C. every other week but live in New Hampshire (where I own a large house). I would like to buy a one bedroom as I am tired of renting a
Dear Patti:
There is no good reason not to start your search now. Interest rates are incredibly low and there is better inventory in May through mid-July than there will be in Aug.... ... more
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Kelly Putz, Real Estate Pro in 22207
Kelly Putz answered:
I am thinking of buying a condo in Foxhall (MacArthur Blvd) and want to know if homes in the area are sellable if i want to move out 3yrs on
Hi Matt,

Homes in that area are always sellable - a year, two years, three or ten down the road. It all just depends on whether you want to make money or break even on the deal. Unle ... more
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Arthur Hardy, Real Estate Pro in Washington, DC
Arthur Hardy answered:
What is the rule of thumb regarding distance from the Beltway and traffic noise?
One of the things I always insist my buyers do is go to the homes we are considering to view and stand on the sidewalk and listen at the time they would normally be getting home from wo ... more
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TeamConnect…, Real Estate Pro in 32836
TeamConnect Realty answered:
Why are showing my listings to unqualified buyers? I can't figure out this one yet. .
Showing your home to buyers that MAY be unqualified is toward the bottom of the list of buyers you want viewing your home but these buyers could end up being qualified down the line. I ... more
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Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Beltway noise--how far does it carry into nearby neighborhoods?

Regardless of location, road noise in the distance can largely be influenced by the direction of the wind. If the predominent wind is toward your complex you can expect a more ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 7, 2009 Home Buying in 20007
Richard Helb…, Real Estate Pro in Bethesda, MD
Richard Helbig answered:
What is the best approach to selling your current house in order to buy your new house?

You can sell your home: "contingent on the seller purchasing another home", a clause that used to be called something like "Home-of-Choice". Your agent can fill you in on the d ... more
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FrankyRealty, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, VA
FrankyRealty answered:
I put down a deposit to purchase a condo under development about 5 years ago. 2 years ago when the condo
Yes. (but I am not a lawyer)

Happens all the time.

But people would rather lose $30,000 than talk to a lawyer for $500.

But you better hurry, there are time limits for things ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 20, 2009 Home Buying in 20007
Tammy Britt -…, Real Estate Pro in Washington
Tammy Britt - Local Expert answered:
is there any project in logan circle that would help appreciate the values of the homes similar to the target?

Not Logan Circle specific; however, next door Shaw has plans of the new O Street Market revitalization and scheduled Marriott and Kimpton hotels. As someone else mentioned, the ... more
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