You want to make sure that whatever company and agent you use has adds and marketing in all major websites. And uses enhanced versions to boost your listing to the top pages, instead of falling down to the bottom and not getting seen.
More people search online in the comfort of their current home and you want to be seen by everyone casually looking from their kitchen table to the more pro active drive-by lookers.... more
In most cases no as 18 is teh age to sign legal papers, but there nmay be a state law that says different. If paying cash then by all means, the key is will a bank gove you a mortage, my advice is and The only true way you will be able to know if this is acceptable is to meet with a local and trusted mortgage broker, they can prequailify you at no cost, they will look at your credit plus your financials and let you know if there are any programs that you may quailify for.
please take a minute to read my blog with a step by step list to apply for a mortgage with tips and advice for getting a mortgage in todays market... more
Call some local appraisers and ask if they have done any work recently in your subdivision, or other phases. Refinance, Divorce, death, trusts, etc., bring appraisal activity when there is no market activity. Then ask these appraisers what comparables they have used, or what comparable neighborhoods they would use if they had an appraisal order with limited market activity, This will help you and your agent decide together which homes or neighborhoods to use for comparables. You are in an equitable position, because desirable neighborhoods are still selling at market price even in a "Buyer's' market such as now.... more