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Erinboo1222, Home Buyer in Burien, WA
Erinboo1222 asked:
Do you know the former owners of this house? Did Mark Dickson live here? This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/property/3116526407-143-SW-156th-St-Burien-WA-98166
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 14, 2015 Market Conditions in Burien
Julie Griffin, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Julie Griffin answered:
Our house in the 98146 zip has been for sale for 60 days with two offers that fell through. Suggestions?
Generally there are 3 reasons a house doesn't sell....
1. Is it priced well?
2. How is it marketed?
3. How does it show?
It's a good sign that you have at least received some act ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 16, 2015 Home Buying in 98146
Julie Griffin, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Julie Griffin answered:
How much value can adding a second full bath bring?
The cost of adding a 2nd full bathroom will probably exceed the added value, but having that 2nd bathroom will be more attractive to buyers. As long as you are not making a bedroom, li ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 16, 2015 Home Selling in Burien
lewisremingt…, Home Owner in Rochester, NY
lewisremington19 answered:
Why are vinyl windows so expensive? who provides them cheapest?
I believe they are so expensive simply because they are higher in quality than other kinds of windows. If you are looking to get them cheap I would call around to some suppliers and see ... more
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phyllove, Renter in Federal Way, WA
phyllove asked:
How do I delete searches I set up? I don't want to get email notifications about rentals any more.
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
I have bad credit due to my wife losing her SSI benefits and fell behind on a couple of credit cards. Can I still get a manufactured home loan?
It will really depend on the rest of your situation. If you have strong job time, perfect credit otherwise and adequate income and assets, you may be okay. I agree with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 14, 2014 Home Buying in Burien
justinhathaw…, Other/Just Looking in Phoenix, AZ
justinhathaway answered:
What can I usually expect a HOA for a condo to include?
Every community is different. I would suggest finding a community that you pay your own water, internet , etc. When residents are not directly responsible for the cost of water they ten ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 29, 2013 Home Buying in Burien
Ryan Duncan, Home Buyer in Dallas North Estates,...
Ryan Duncan answered:
Any investors interested in buying the house in Normandy Park for my family? We are interested in Lease Purchase. High income stuck in mort. crisis.
Yes! The Lenders Network did just that for me and my family, I picked out a few homes I wanted using their Realtor they game me. Have an attorney they got me with working on my credit, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 28, 2013 Home Buying in 98166
Meg (Mega-Pr…, Real Estate Pro in 98402
Meg (Mega-Pros) O. Harrison answered:
How can somebody I know do "Buy & Bail" last month?
This is a common way to take title on a conventional loan that is often used by husband/wife or other family member when credit is an issue. In case something happens to the spouse or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 11, 2013 Home Buying in 98166
Jirius Isaac, Real Estate Pro in Kenmore, WA
Jirius Isaac answered:
I gave really bad credit from a past divorce but have 2 good jobs and my husband also has a descent paying job. I've lived in my apt for 8 years
i am both a loan originator & a real estate agent. I would be happy to help you. Anyone can buy a house if they have a job. If your credit is not good enough, then we would ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 5, 2012 Home Buying in Burien
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
How can we properly cancel a lender approved short sell?
Your lawyer is the one who has access to the contracts that control your transaction and the ability to ask you direct questions and get specific answers. We would be practi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 27, 2012 Home Selling in 98168
Stacy Phipps, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Stacy Phipps answered:
burien town square studio condo prices
Hi Tom. I am the listing agent for the seller at Burien Town Square. We started selling again in November 2011. Our sales office is open daily from 11am-5pm, and located on the NW corne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 24, 2012 Home Buying in Burien
Adrian Chu, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Adrian Chu answered:
what is better for resale in Normandy Park area close to Seatac, with or without a working pool?
If your home already has an existing pool but it is not working, then it will reflect negatively on the whole condition of your home. At the same time, the cost to repair a pool can be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 4, 2011 Home Selling in 98166
A Webb, Real Estate Pro in New York
A Webb answered:
Parents died no will. I'am the only child home in foreclosure. It's been 2 years no no lights and heat can't live there. what to do????
Hello Nonnie.

If you file probate proceedings in court it will stop the foreclosure proceedings for several months. Therefore you should not initiate these proceedings until the ba ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 6, 2011 Foreclosure in Burien
Randy Smith, Real Estate Pro in Burien, WA
Randy Smith answered:
Why are homes so much more expensive on the W side of 1st Av in Burien/Normandy Park WA?
Overall it's location, location, location. Normandy Park, Gregory Heights, Seahurst are closer to the water and more desirable for that reason and less affected by the airport and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 9, 2010 General Area in Burien
Sam DeBord, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Sam DeBord answered:
Should price per sq foot be less for a Condo than a House?
Ardell pretty much nailed this down for you already. One other thing to think about - maintenance costs per sq ft are dependent on HOA dues for condos, which can vary widely. This cos ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 3, 2009 Home Buying in Burien
Emily Erekuff, Home Owner in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
I have a listing that is still active and trulia has removed it. How do I reactivate it without redoing it?
Hi Janita,

This really depends upon how the listing information was initially submitted to us and the reason for it's removal. Please access the link below and send an email to our C ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 14, 2008 Using Trulia in Burien
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