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Lee Taylor, Real Estate Pro in 30030
Lee Taylor answered:
We are looking to purchase or rent a condo in-town or midtown Atl. Can you offer advice on best realtor for this area?
So, one year ago today, Lissa writes this question.

And, I remain the best Realtor "for this area" yet she never called...glad that Diane ans Patricia keep stirring this Li ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 22, 2013 Home Buying in 30309
LaShonda Sol…, Real Estate Pro in Cobb County, GA
LaShonda Solomon answered:
How long does a short sale through Wells Fargo take? Seller had not been behind in the payments but has a "Letter of approval for short Sale
Hi Monica,

A seller does not have to be behind on mortgage payments in order to qualify for a short sale. In my experience facilitating short sales, Wells Fargo is one of the better ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 18, 2013 Home Buying in 30309
Nelly Markham, Real Estate Pro in Visalia, CA
Nelly Markham answered:
How long does it take for bank of america short sales? I was just informed that the seller has an FHA Loan which disqualifies them from using Equator.
NO ONE IS ANSWERING EMAILS OR PHONE CALLS.....If I get another client with a Bank of America Loan I will pass it on to another agent in my office and ask for a referral fee.
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 24, 2013 Home Buying in 30309
Natalie Kell…, Home Owner in Atlanta, GA
Natalie Keller Williams answered:
What would be good areas to live when working in midtown ?
Wow what a move.. that's awesome!! Welcome to ATL (in advance) :)
I remember when I moved from South America to here.. what an experience!!

Georgia is a great place to live. There ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 20, 2012 Home Buying in 30309
Bruce Ailion…, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
Bruce Ailion,CRS,CRB,MSRE,ESQ answered:
Need advice on where the best areas in Atlanta and Texas are for multifamily passive cash flow properties
Feel free to give me a call the correct answer requires a 3 hour discussion. If you are looking for small multifamily 4-20 Atlanta does not have a large inventory of this product type. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 18, 2012 Home Buying in 30309
Dave Herren, Real Estate Pro in 30306
Dave Herren answered:
What is my situation after graduation?
Ali,

As a Realtor I cannot give legal or financial advice. You should consult an attorney or accountant who is familiar with real estate investments by non-citizens. Once you are c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 13, 2012 Home Buying in 30309
Dave Herren, Real Estate Pro in 30306
Dave Herren answered:
How long does it typically take for Wells Fargo to draw up a contract after a buyer accepts the counter-offer? How long to close?
Tina,

Sounds like you are not getting very good information about the short sale process. For instance, you should not have done your inspections without a written acceptance of you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 13, 2012 Home Buying in 30309
Robert Tinda…, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Robert Tindall answered:
Looking for a place in 30309 Zip code. Can be just a 1b 1b. I have a high 700's credit score.....
Robert (great name!)

I have helped many of my clients buy HUD Homes with the HUD $100 down Payment program.

Call or email me, and I can put you with a qualified Lender.

Thanks, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 26, 2012 Home Buying in 30309
Lisa Allen,…, Real Estate Pro in Roswell, GA
Lisa Allen, CDPE, SFR, CDRS answered:
I put in an offer on an approved short sale with Wells Fargo Bank. Was told that my offer was a back up offer and wouldnt be presented to the bank
If the seller has an experienced Short Sale Specialist in place, the process should be very easy and relatively 'quick' as far as short sales go. The problem that you are facing is that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 16, 2012 Home Buying in 30309
Caroline York, Real Estate Pro in Saint Petersburg, FL
Caroline York answered:
Is it an ethics violation to ask a seller to re-negotiate when a verbal agreement has been made?
Should not have any problems. Have your agent put it in writing. Explain that after revewing your financial picture the verbal offer may not work so you are asking them to consider th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 4, 2012 Home Buying in 30309
Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
why would buyer's agent recommend to make a lowball offer in multiple offer situation?
I think you received bad advice from an inexperienced agent. Your agent may have been trying to impress you with their aggressive posturing on your behalf, but as you've learned it went ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 16, 2012 Home Buying in 30309
J Craig Dodd, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
J Craig Dodd answered:
What are the pros and cons of owning a quadraplex in Midtown? Also, if purchasing an older home (50-60 yrs
HI CK:

All of these are good answers. However, Midtown varies a lot by street and sometimes block by block. I have lived on 9th St for twenty years and values are still improving. We ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 18, 2010 Home Buying in 30309
Lee Forbes PA, Real Estate Pro in Bradenton, FL
Lee Forbes PA answered:
what is a short sale?
Questions and Answers for Short Sale Buyers
1. Why would a Buyer consider a short sale?
Think of a short sale as a pre-foreclosure sale. You are purchasing from a very motivated selle ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Jul 31, 2010 Home Buying in 30309
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