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costerink, Both Buyer and Seller in Portland, OR
costerink asked:
Looking for investor to help with sale and lease back We have an opportunity to build a home with a custom builder in an area that is exactly what we want (Bonny Slope Elementary attendance area). Our current home is in the findley attendance…
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Dirk Knudsen, Real Estate Pro in 97124
Dirk Knudsen answered:
House is foreclosing March 1st!!! Have no idea what the next steps are!.
Well having been through this myself recently in Bethany I would suggest you give me a call. Your not going to be able to solve this here online. A lawyer is not going to be able to d ... more
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Hank Paterson, Real Estate Pro in Beaverton, OR
Hank Paterson answered:
Arbor oaks new home buyer, negotiation of price.
It's new construction in Bethany so there generally is no room to negotiate. There are so few of them they won't budge.
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Stephen Fitz…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Stephen FitzMaurice, Realtor answered:
If we have been through bankruptcy and foreclosure, is it still possible to find a house to rent?
Not impossible to find a home to rent. Many people only have 1 or 2 homes that you are renting. So best to look on Craigslist or another site that has a lot of rentals and find someone ... more
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Roy Bush, Both Buyer and Seller in Phoenix, AZ
Roy Bush answered:
I filed for chapter 7 and it was discharged- I included my home in Bend, Or. the Bank wants me to sign a deed in lieu, Why?
I had a buyer that wanted to buy a home in Arizona, but he had a Chapter 7 bankruptcy 7 months ago. After researching the web I found a loan program at http://www.cfsflex.com, they allo ... more
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Kevin Sucher, Real Estate Pro in 97229
Kevin Sucher answered:
Just starting to consider buying a home for the first time, what can I expect given good rental history, good work history, poor-fair credit?
Hi Ethan,

Like the other comments check with a good mortgage officer first, if you want contact for one let me know. If that outcome is not favorable don’t overlook seller fin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 26, 2013 Home Buying in 97229
The Frank Jo…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
The Frank Joseph Group answered:
Do they offer cash for keys to a renter?
Yes most banks will offer " whoever" the occupant cash for keys or what they call relocation assistance
1 vote Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Foreclosure in 97229
amber02, Home Owner in Portland, OR
amber02 answered:
Maple leaf timberland VS Arbor Oak
Not Arbor anything Arbor is terrible quality and will tell you anything to sell a house, whether or not it's the truth.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 21, 2013 Home Buying in 97229
H Dwayne Dav…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
H Dwayne Davis answered:
Wells Fargo bought my house back in August, 2012, at foreclosure auction. I received ratification of sale in Nov 2012. Seven months later, they have
I am guessing you loose you home you may not have funds for an attorney. Thus title office is your best option. If you need help finding that info, call your Realtor.
Or give me a ca ... more
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Tom Inglesby, Real Estate Pro in 97239
Tom Inglesby answered:
what is cash for keys?
I had a client get $10,000 to move after they lived rent free for 2 years with an attorney going to court every few months to ask who had the promissory note? Tom Inglesby Broker, RE/M ... more
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Russ Ravary, Real Estate Pro in Commerce Township, MI
Russ Ravary answered:
Won lawsuite on new home. Was forced to let it go into forclosure due to becoming uninhabital 2/2/2012. Can I still get a new mortgage today.?
I doubt it. No bank is going to loan on an uninhabital home
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Russ Ravary, Real Estate Pro in Commerce Township, MI
Russ Ravary answered:
i have been renting a house for the past 2 years not knowing the house has been foreclosed on now the mortgage company is asking me to get out.
I would stay there until you get an eviction notice. But check with a real estate attorney to see what your options are
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Paul Johnson, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Paul Johnson answered:
How much can I negotiate with new home builder?
Hi Kris,

Every scenario is different, but as a general rule, with inventory at 3 months, most sellers (especially builder's) will not come off their price much. You may want to cons ... more
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Tom Eilers, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Tom Eilers answered:
Better to buy in Vancouver WA or Portland Or?
Hi. I'm licensed in both states and work Portland and Vancouver about 50/50. I've been in the business for 30 years and know all the areas very well. If you'd like to contact me and l ... more
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Tom Inglesby, Real Estate Pro in 97239
Tom Inglesby answered:
how to auction a forclosure house in portland,or. from where to get the information??
Not sure of the question, but if you are facing foreclosure you will not be able to sell your house for money money than you owe unless someone is willing to step up and pay off all the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 15, 2012 Foreclosure in 97229
Voices Member,  in
Voices Member answered:
How can I get my lender (Wells Fargo) to do the Cash For Keys program with me?
Cash for keys in a short sale situation only falls under HAFA rules. I usually don't self-aggrandize on these public websites, but I am HAFA-certified ands can at least tell you wh ... more
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Manisha Jain,…, Real Estate Pro in 97229
Manisha Jain, Broker, Realtor answered:
Anyone know if any construction is planned on a vacant land by laidlaw & 133rd/130th ave in Portland, OR by the Arbor Heights? Thanks.
Hello Portlander,
I know exactly which lot you are talking about. I can send you the info directly and can help you find more similar lots. Call me or email me and I will be happy to d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 22, 2011 Home Buying in 97229
Okay, Home Owner in Yelm, WA
Okay answered:
CAN ANY ONE HELP/ADVISE HOW WE CAN KEEP OUR HOUSE FROM FORCLOSURE WHEN BANKS WON'T COMMUNICATE WITH EACH OTHER?
Call each bank seperately and you want to talk to someone in the "Loss Mitigation Dept.", believe me if you are in the wrong department they will be happy to tell you. Find o ... more
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