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Amelia Robin…, Real Estate Pro in Falls Church, VA
Amelia Robinette answered:
I'm in the process of buying a condo, new construction, in DC and I was wondering if I should have an attorney review the documentation Is it
You're not using an agent I assume, if not then absolutely get an attorney to walk you through the contract terms.

You may want to talk to an agent as well, someone who has experien ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 3, 2015 Home Buying in 20011
Kelly Putz, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Kelly Putz answered:
New Agent Question
If you haven't submitted it to your broker yet, you can just make the changes on the Listing contract and have your client initial next to the changes. If you have submitted it then you ... more
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yah_ucr, Home Owner in Roanoke, VA
yah_ucr answered:
is there a way to report listing fraud?
Well, for me they are fraud all right, and I am reporting them all right right here...
addition to the address above, the seller is 101 Geneva, LLC and listing agent represents Remax E ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 1, 2014 Home Buying in 20011
Jamar Camper, Renter in Alexandria, VA
Jamar Camper answered:
In Search of a 2BR Condo in Petworth w/Outdoor space near metro.
When you need financing for your condo Phil, please contact me: JC 2024213092
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 15, 2013 Agent2Agent in 20011
Tony Taylor, Real Estate Pro in Washington, DC
Tony Taylor answered:
Do you have any tenants looking for a 2BR (1BR w/ Loft) and 2BAs at The Lamont Lofts (industrial living w/ a "completely" open floor plan?
I have several clients that may be interested. Is it possible to show the unit this weekend? Also, the slideshow does not work.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 28, 2013 Agent2Agent in 20011
Akil Walker, Real Estate Pro in Upper Marlboro, MD
Akil Walker answered:
im looking for a five bedroom unit I have a section 8 voucher for dc its me and four children
Hello Mrs. Parker,

give me a call if you need help or you learn more about me and rentals on the site below.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 1, 2013 Rentals in 20011
Philip Di Ru…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Philip Di Ruggiero answered:
I have experienced developers looking for deals - all cash and 1 weeks settlement of course - let me know if you have an extra property you can sell off or are aware of a distressed lis ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 5, 2013 Agent2Agent in 20011
Philip Di Ru…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Philip Di Ruggiero answered:
What are the major risks for buying into a cooperative property, when their ratio to those paying co-op fees are delinquent?
Yep, Co-ops are tricky... But you should evaluate these considerations against the other value points with co-ops... namely that they are usually at about 75%-80% of condos... Co-op f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 3, 2013 Market Conditions in 20011
Maureen Dwyer, Real Estate Pro in Ashburn, VA
Maureen Dwyer answered:
looking at a short sale what is the percentage for negotiating to lower asking price
The responses below are excellent. I hope you're working with an agent because this is a different animal and you can either lose time or be held accountable in ways you can't even anti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 13, 2013 Home Buying in 20011
Emily Erekuff, Home Owner in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
Notice: Fake listing for 520 Jefferson St NW Washington DC
Hi Mapicelli,

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. I see that you contacted our Customer Service team as Anna directed and that the listing in question has been removed.

... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 29, 2011 Using Trulia in 20011
Leslie Byrne, Real Estate Pro in Rehoboth Beach, DE
Leslie Byrne answered:
Making English Basement Rentable in DC?
go to the dcra website and look up the licensing info on rental units, their website is good and quite complete - the size of the apartment dictates what is or is not required as far as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 23, 2011 Rentals in 20011
Susan Isaacs, Real Estate Pro in Washington, DC
Susan Isaacs answered:
Have an offer of $225,000.00 on an asking price of $299,000.00. Should I hold out or is the market going to drop?
How did this turn out for you, Randy?

Sellers in today's market can't always reduce prices to adjusted market values. They may owe more than the home is worth. If that' ... more
2 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 26, 2010 Market Conditions in 20011
Daniel Johns…,  in Mitchellville, MD
Daniel Johnson answered:
Own a home, not aware that my name is not on the deed, but I pay the mortgage and taxes, what do I do.Bought five years ago. Need Help!!!
Call the settlement co. an attorney and your realtor (some companies keep paperwork of 5 years and beyond...they may have your original offer/ratified contract documentation). Wish you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 27, 2010 How To... in 20011
Craig Fauver, Real Estate Pro in Springfield, VA
Craig Fauver answered:
Can I get a 203k loan on my existing DC home? I've had the home for 2.5 years.

I am a Realtor and not a lender, but I believe you may qualify if your credit and income check out. I do recommend talking to a lender but here is applicable information fro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 6, 2010 Financing in 20011
Kizito Ssens…, Other/Just Looking in 20011
Kizito Ssensalo asked:
Does anyone know of a lender that will do a FHA loan on the property AND land for new construction? I found a piece of property that I want in Los Angeles but it's $140,000. I think I can probably buy it for $100,000 but of course I don't have that kind of cash. My girlfriend…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 6, 2010 Financing in 20011
Emily Erekuff, Home Owner in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
Why is a property that was sold over 18 months ago showing as "live" on Trulia?
Hi Simone,

Welcome to Trulia Voices and thank you for alerting us about this. This home is still shown as active on our site because it is still being shown as active on your Point2A ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 7, 2010 Using Trulia in 20011
Frank Snodgr…, Real Estate Pro in Chevy Chase, MD
Frank Snodgrass answered:
What is name of neighborhood on Iowa NW close to Webster St, around the Georgia Ave, 14th St area?
Hey newhomebuyer, those are quite a few questions. First off, the neighborhood you are talking about is 16th St Heights. For some reason Trulia does not recognize that neighborhood. ... more
2 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 31, 2009 Home Buying in 20011
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