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Larry Holmes, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Larry Holmes answered:
relocating from NY to Atlanta
My advice would be to avoid the Dekalb County High schools in some areas. Of course there are magnet schools that are excellent. The City of Decatur School district would be a better op ... more
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Valerie Sing…, Real Estate Pro in 30033
Valerie Singer answered:
Any advice on lenders that will work with 600 fico score for a first time homebuyer for a 99k condo?
Asha, I would check with Laura Sosa-Rocha of the Truth and Lending team at Heritage Bank of the South.... Laura@truthandlending.com I have seen her team do an FHA loan for clients ... more
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Lee Taylor, Real Estate Pro in Decatur, GA
Lee Taylor answered:
Noise levels/association fees
Older buildings - mainly depends on firewall construction or not - something we see almost all the time now is not present in many older buildings.

I think that you should cruise tho ... more
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Lee Taylor, Real Estate Pro in Decatur, GA
Lee Taylor answered:
Cost of bathroom addition?
Check the web reference for a full report and a downloadable pdf, but whenever I get asked this kind of a question, I always refer to Remodeling Magazine's cost vs. value annual report. ... more
2 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 17, 2012 Home Buying in 30030
Lee Taylor, Real Estate Pro in Decatur, GA
Lee Taylor answered:
Taxes / money questions
Answer #2 - ballpark ... 2.5% + $500.

Question #1 - who is your agent?

Answer to your first question - I think that you are super-analytical. I'm not.

I live in COD and know th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 25, 2012 Home Buying in 30030
Richard Reid, Real Estate Pro in Decatur, GA
Richard Reid answered:
do you know any lenders who will help you with bad credit?
Sheila,

Contact:

Julie Beaty – Fidelity Bank
Senior Mortgage Banker
Office Phone: 404-553-2938
Fax: 404-393-6409
julie.beaty@lionbank.com
http://jbeaty.lionbankmtg.c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 29, 2012 Home Buying in 30030
Sherrie Crow, Real Estate Pro in Decatur, GA
Sherrie Crow answered:
What are the popular areas of Decatur?
Hello Amelia--
The best way to get a feel for Decatur's great neighborhoods is to have a private tour with a friendly and knowledgeable Realtor who knows the city well--- and that woul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 11, 2012 Home Buying in 30030
Sherrie Crow, Real Estate Pro in Decatur, GA
Sherrie Crow answered:
A couple of condo questions
P.s. I do know how to spell 'this" and "they."
dang typos...
:)
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 11, 2012 Home Buying in 30030
Flo Hammond, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Flo Hammond answered:
How do I calculate future 5/1 ARM payments on a loan in its seventh year with lump sum principal added?
www.bankrate.com has great mortgage calculators.

Flo Hammond
Harry Norman, Realtors
flo.hammond@harrynorman.com
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 25, 2012 Home Buying in 30030
Flo Hammond, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Flo Hammond answered:
Are there any builders near the city of decatur (30030) that offer home trade up programs?
Yes, please send me an email.

Flo Hammond
Harry Norman, Realtors
flo.hammond@harrynorman.com
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 25, 2012 Home Buying in 30030
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Is there any truth that a buyers is limited to what reason(s) they have decided to terminate a contract on a FHA termination sheet?
You can research ownership of via county tax records. However good luck most lenders DON'T speak with public since you are represented by a buyers agent. Lender has an agreement w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 25, 2010 Home Buying in 30030
HausZwei Hom…, Real Estate Pro in 30030
HausZwei Homes answered:
I'm looking for a 3 bedroom, the number of baths is optional - but I want to live in the City of Decatur.
I have a listing at 1535 Deerwood Drive. it is a 3 bedroom, 1 bath AND is listed at $154,900. It is in walking distance to Dearborn Park, and close to the shops and restaurants in Oakhu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 10, 2010 Home Buying in 30030
HausZwei Hom…, Real Estate Pro in 30030
HausZwei Homes answered:
There seem to be some really good buys on Deerwood Drive
I see you question is some time ago, however, I have a listing at 1535 Deerwood Drive that is a perfect for a first time buyer looking to take advantage of the $8,000 Tax Credit before ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 10, 2010 Home Buying in 30030
Robin Lanese, Real Estate Pro in 30092
Robin Lanese answered:
When looking for a house to buy, can anyone give me a rough estimate as to what the numerical value is of the?
Jennifer,

You maybe working too hard to analyze. As Hank who is an appraiser and gives great advises to many on this site, values are worked within ranges. A house with a 3 car gar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 3, 2009 Home Buying in 30030
Frank Cruz, Home Seller in 30030
Frank Cruz answered:
Hey Everyone, The Home buying process is really murky for me. I have a specific neighborhood that I want to
By the way Sean, I live in Decatur and my friend/agent lives in near Downtown Decatur. She's awesome.....Janice Yates. You can look her up (don't know her number offhand).
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 19, 2009 Home Buying in 30030
Carl H. Mart…, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
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IS 165 RIDGELAND AVE DEC. 30030 FOR SALE OR HAS IT BEEN RECENTLY SOLD
I concur with Yvonne. Perhaps you were referring to 166 Ridgeland Ave. which was recently on the market...it was withdrawn, expired, and then recently sold in June of this year. Curre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 19, 2007 Home Buying in 30030
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