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clifftaylor76, Home Owner in Birmingham, AL
clifftaylor76 answered:
What is the average cost per square foot to build a house in Birmingham, AL? Planning on using a southern living house plan, 2200-2600 sq ft
price per square foot to remove lead base paint in a residential home
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lstead, Home Seller in Birmingham, AL
lstead answered:
Hi I am investor who is looking to buy in Birmingham to either rehab rent and resell to other investors or just flip. Any suggestions! Tony 4032856094
I have two rental properties for sale in the Birmingham area. Please call me if you would like more information 205-807-3330. One is already rented and the other one is ready to rent.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 7, 2014 Home Buying in Birmingham
Michael Cox, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, AL
Michael Cox answered:
Looking for information on a home in Birmingham trying to see who owns it and how much it is selling for!
Hi Sarah, I am a Realtor in the area. Perhaps I can help you. Give me a call (205) 541-9160 or you can email me at mcox@realtysouth.com
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 31, 2014 Home Buying in Birmingham
Benjamin Epps, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, AL
Benjamin Epps answered:
How can I rent a home while active in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
A reasonable option in this situation is to look for an individual that is renting their home. Drive around the neighborhoods that your are interested in and call the "for rent" signs.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 29, 2014 Home Buying in 35242
Missy Dickin…, Real Estate Pro in Anniston, AL
Missy Dickinson answered:
Is it possible to rent a home while in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
Look for an "independent" landlord who only rents a few homes. When filling out the credit app, explain your situation to the landlord before he runs the credit report. Did the bankru ... more
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Keri Watkins…, Real Estate Pro in Glastonbury, CT
Keri Watkins 860-558-5701 answered:
Buying a house without down payment
Buying a home without a down payment...
Many first time home buyers think that they can buy a home with no money down. But that does not mean that you will not spend any money securing ... more
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Jennifer Fiv…, Real Estate Pro in Red Hook, NY
Jennifer Fivelsdal answered:
My husband and I are first time home buyers and we are confused by what makes up the monthly mortgage payments. We are approved for a FHA loan.
This is information your lender should have provided to you. If you are unsure, give he or she a call.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 7, 2014 Home Buying in Birmingham
Scot Honeycu…, Real Estate Pro in Nappanee, IN
Scot Honeycutt answered:
How long do homepath homes normally take to close?
I have sold a Homepath home with a cash buyer and a buyer getting a loan. They both were around 30-60 days to close. I am sure it all depends on the area and how busy Homepath is at the ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Mar 24, 2014 Home Buying in Birmingham
Misty Joseph, Real Estate Pro in 35209
Misty Joseph answered:
I plan on purchasing condo (150K-200K) convenient to UAB what/where are the options with lower HOA/Condo fees? Range? Many thanks
You might want to consider that many of the HOA fees include some of the utilities. For example, Gallery Lofts on 2nd Ave. North are a $351/month for a 1,400 square foot loft. HOA fee ... more
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Jean-leon Ma…, Real Estate Pro in Camelback East, Phoe...
Jean-leon Magnotto answered:
Never posted property on site. How do I remove it?
Is your home showing as listed for sale,or just existing ?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 31, 2013 Home Buying in Birmingham
Aaron Sims, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, AL
Aaron Sims answered:
My wife and I are looking into having a home built. Is the financing for a new construction the same as a pre-owned home?
Robert,
Rodney gave you an excellent answer. I was wondering a couple of things, do you already have a piece of land that you are considering building on, or are you considering pur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 11, 2013 Home Buying in 35226
Omar Khamisa, Real Estate Pro in Stockton, CA
Omar Khamisa answered:
Is there any way go purchase a HUD home with a score in the 500s, and a current eviction/foreclosure?
HI afmjohnny

it wont be easy , you have to work on your credit.

good luck

Omar Khamisa
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 19, 2013 Home Buying in 35242
Sell Fast Bi…, Both Buyer and Seller in Birmingham, AL
Sell Fast Birmingham answered:
how do i find out who owns a property i am interested in?
The tax records should show this information. Here is the link to the Jefferson County Tax Assessor's office:

Click property tax on the left then search by address to find out who i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 9, 2013 Home Buying in Birmingham
George  W. J…, Real Estate Pro in 35007
George W. Jackson, IV answered:
I just moved to Birmingham a year ago and like where I am at which is currently Homewood. I'd like to buy a home near Birmingham area and safe
Good evening,

Let me begin by stating that any of the agents that have responded, myself included, are overly qualified to serve you. Now, having said that, please allow me to give ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 8, 2013 Home Buying in Birmingham
Jeff, Both Buyer and Seller in Birmingham, AL
Jeff answered:
We buy turnkey section 8 homes in Birmingham AL, and Kansas City MO. If you have any listing will you please contact me.
HI Lee,

We are the largest and best turn key investment property provider in the State of Alabama. All properties are fully renovated and rented. We currently have available prope ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 4, 2013 Home Buying in Birmingham
Diane McCart…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Diane McCarter answered:
Who would you recommend to do a home inspection, and is it included when buying the house?
Sorry I can't recommend an inspector. But agents have information to get on a website to find some good ones. Getting an inspection is an individual choice. I recommend and inspection t ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Oct 28, 2013 Home Buying in 35235
Kay Ray, Real Estate Pro in Hoover, AL
Kay Ray answered:
where do you go to post your house for sale?
If your home is listed with a Realtor it automatically goes out to every agent in this area of our MLS. We participate in IDX so we share with every other Realtor in town. Not to mentio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 24, 2013 Home Buying in 35242
mitch.ray67, Home Buyer in Birmingham, AL
mitch.ray67 answered:
I have rental properties in Ensely,Alabama and I'm looking for a property manager. Any contacts?
Have you found a property manager yet?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 27, 2013 Home Buying in Birmingham
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