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Andy Hargrea…, Real Estate Pro in Plymouth, MI
Andy Hargreaves answered:
Buying FMFM short sale requirements.
I am a Fannie listing agent, and Fannie's policy is that in order for a purchaser to be considered within the First Look period, one of the parties on the contract must reside in the pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 24, 2013 Home Buying in 48154
Stephen Conn…, Real Estate Pro in Oakland County, MI
Stephen Connolly www.michiganhome.net answered:
Short sale- Seller backing out a day before closing
Your agent received an occupancy letter and had you signed something like that and your agent sent it back to the sellers agent? WOW. It is possible that you may have to evict the sell ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 12, 2012 Home Buying in 48154
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick (908) 337-0943 answered:
Do home buyers prefer gas or electric ranges?
Yes, a matter of personal preference, but in my experience, and in my market, "gas" wins, hands down.

Best,
Jeanne Feenick
A voice from New Jersey!
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 27, 2012 Home Buying in 48154
Bob Jakowini…, Real Estate Pro in 48152
Bob Jakowinicz answered:
Can I get an FHA loan with credit under 600, is there anyone still doing these?... 597 actually.
Sounds like you have a good option below of a lender to call. The lender will inform you of what you can and can't do overall. They usually will also help guide you to raise your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 12, 2011 Home Buying in 48154
Bob Jakowini…, Real Estate Pro in 48152
Bob Jakowinicz answered:
I have a signed purchase agreement to buy a home that is in probate. Shouldn't I have been notified if this was going to be handled like an
Sounds like legal problems may be happening in this situation, if that is the case then you need to speak with an attorney. There are so many variables that could be taking place that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 11, 2011 Home Buying in 48154
Bob Jakowini…, Real Estate Pro in 48152
Bob Jakowinicz answered:
Given a choice, would most home buyers in Livonia prefer a 2-car detached garage or a 1-car attached?
All other things considered equal more than likely a bigger garage is better in my opinion. In doing this everyday I have seen many one car attached garage homes sell very nicely
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 11, 2011 Home Buying in 48154
Bob Jakowini…, Real Estate Pro in 48152
Bob Jakowinicz answered:
IF I MAKE PURCHASE OFFER ON A HOUSE WHICH IS OFFERED WITH A HOME WARRANTY IN THE REAL ESTATE LISTING AND MY OFFER IS BELOW THE LISTED OFFERING PRICE,
While we are not attorney's my advice as a real estate agent is always get it in writing. Too much can come up to cloud things up otherwise
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 11, 2011 Home Buying in 48154
Andy Hargrea…, Real Estate Pro in Plymouth, MI
Andy Hargreaves answered:
Is there any way of knowing exactly when a bank will list one of their many foreclosed homes they have in inventory?
You can also go to Homepath.com and look for Fannie Mae homes that are about to come on market.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 19, 2011 Home Buying in 48154
Colandra Moo…, Real Estate Pro in Southfield, MI
Colandra Moore answered:
Most realtors do not like handling foreclosed houses. How do you go about seeing some of them and making bits on them?
I believe that foreclosures make for the most of the Michigan market. I am a foreclosure specialist. Most of the homes that I sell are foreclosures. I have a list of homes available ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 18, 2011 Home Buying in 48154
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
Who do you think would be most likely to accept a low-ball offer for a house for sale?
Thanks, J R; thanks, Andy!

I think the Internet has affected our thinking . . .
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 30, 2010 Home Buying in 48154
Rosemarie Ti…, Real Estate Pro in South Lyon, MI
Rosemarie Tibbles - KW answered:
Will there be any more foreclosures in west Livonia?
Expand your search, we have many homes in need of TLC, and they are private owned. No bank hassles, just homeowners.

Rose Tibbles, (734) 812-6745
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 13, 2010 Home Buying in 48154
Rosemarie Ti…, Real Estate Pro in South Lyon, MI
Rosemarie Tibbles - KW answered:
How long should you keep a property listed before lowering the asking price if you have not had any offers?
When I list a home, the phone needs to be ringing with showings. I tell my sellers, the market is talking to us. If we have no showings, we need to reduce.

If you are having showings ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Aug 13, 2010 Home Buying in 48154
Rosemarie Ti…, Real Estate Pro in South Lyon, MI
Rosemarie Tibbles - KW answered:
What's the difference in market value between a house with a 70 X 300 foot lot versus the standard 70 X 120 foot lot?
Hello,

When I work with an appraiser, I will meet him at the subject home and ask alot of questions. Just met with an appraiser on 2 homes that had 1 acre parcels. When I ask about t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 13, 2010 Home Buying in 48154
Elliot Sirota, Real Estate Pro in Windsor, CT
Elliot Sirota answered:
If a house is listed as a short sale after the sheriff's auction, will the bank negotiate faster than usual?
You never know, make the offer and see what happens. I have seen this happen but also the bank may try to get more by having the 90K plus fees as the baseline. Banks seemed to have no ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 16, 2009 Home Buying in 48154
Derek Bauer,…, Real Estate Pro in Livonia, MI
Derek Bauer, Door to Dreams... answered:
Can anyone answer these questions about buying HUD houses?
Jeff,

I agree with Andy. If you would like to join an established team with qualified leads and have your questions answered live as you have them, please contact me. You can visit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 14, 2009 Home Buying in 48154
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