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Mother, Home Buyer in Columbus, GA
Mother answered:
Counties In Georgia With Senior School Tax Exemption.
when are seniors exempt from schoo; taxes and property.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 15, 2014 Home Buying in 30701
Rodney Mason, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Rodney Mason answered:
If I own a home in Carrollton Georgia, but I do not live in it, do I have to pay school tax on this property
The only time I have ever heard of school tax not being paid is sometimes by owner occupant home owners over a certain age. Some counties exempt owner occupanys once they reach a prese ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Dec 17, 2013 Home Buying in 30701
Dave Raley, Home Seller in Calhoun, GA
Dave Raley answered:
I need to find out if our neighborhood is a current member of the HOA of GA, is there a phone number I could call to check this.
Our home, and the neighborhood, does have a HOA which protects the eight homes values. There is no monthly nor yearly fee. We ALL pay for the private road and any lake needs such as sto ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 25, 2013 In My Neighborhood in 30701
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
How do I list on trulia as a house for sale by owner?
You can't.

Get a Realtor. Or sign up with one of the inexpensive services that'll put your property on the MLS. That's the key: Getting your property on the MLS.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 28, 2013 Home Selling in Calhoun
Cheri, Home Buyer in Cleveland, TN
Cheri answered:
We live in Australia and we are looking at buying a house in Calhoun GA, Is Calhoun a good place to buy an investment rental property?
Hello!i have seen a lot of flooding around,is it safe to buy a home in or about Asburn Ga or say Douglas Ga could any locals give me the correct answer,cheers Cheri
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 27, 2013 Home Buying in Calhoun
Reynalda Cha…, Real Estate Pro in Cartersville, GA
Reynalda Chavez answered:
Are there any modular home lenders around the calhoun area??
There are also other lenders for mobile homes that provide financing for short term
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 16, 2012 Home Buying in Calhoun
Paul Henders…, Real Estate Pro in Calhoun, GA
Paul Henderson, Broker/Agent answered:
We found a home that we love,Problem,,,, its under contract and due to close Thurs! Its foreclosure . Is there anything we can do to get this home?
If you have an agent helping you then - they can tell you about a house - the day it is listed.
You need an agent that is aggressive!
Do you have an agent helping you? if not call ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 10, 2012 Home Buying in Calhoun
Rob Weber, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Rob Weber answered:
we are wanting to buy a house i know there are loans and programs out there to help first time buyers we are wanting to look into getting a forecloser
Kitty84,

I get asked questions like this all the time, in short, a rehab loan is DEFINITELY the way to go. I'm working on making a new blog about rehab lending but in the meantime, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 6, 2012 Financing in Calhoun
Joshua Jarvis, Real Estate Pro in Duluth, GA
Joshua Jarvis answered:
Are Short Sales good investments?
Yes.

I'm not going to give you some wishy washy "carefully evaluate each deal and you never know," or "you need an agent to help" or even "do you want a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 29, 2011 Home Buying in 30701
Gary Kaupman, Real Estate Pro in Ellijay, GA
Gary Kaupman answered:
What counties in Ga. are tax exempt for seniors?
Hi,

Gilmer County offers all kinds of property tax breaks for seniors who file homestead exemption. The biggest is that you don't pay the education part of the property tax, wh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 17, 2011 Home Buying in 30701
Corey Sprague…, Real Estate Pro in Milton, MA
Corey Sprague, Realtor answered:
Our home has been on the market for 13 weeks with no showings. Should we try to cancel the current listing agreement and hire a new agent?
Call them and be very open about your concerns. If you do not like what you hear, tell them you will be moving in another direction. You can try to see if the agent/company will let you ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jan 12, 2011 Home Selling in 30701
Matt Pickett,…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Matt Pickett, REALTOR® answered:
is 312 n. parkside chicago,il 60644 for sale?
I wish I could tell you but Im not an agent in your area
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 10, 2011 Home Buying in 30701
Maryann Demp…, Real Estate Pro in Norton, MA
Maryann Dempsey, C.D.P.E. answered:
We're foreclosing on our home. The courthouse sale date is March 2, 2010. We have an above ground pool that we wish to sell. This was not part
You should strongly consider a short sale. It is better for you for the future than a foreclosure. I would get the pool out asap. Do you relaly think you will get much money for it to b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 6, 2011 Foreclosure in 30701
Elliott R. O…, Real Estate Pro in Falls Church, VA
Elliott R. Oliva answered:
I'm wanting to move up to a slightly bigger home but my down payment is dependent on the sale of my current
Mortgage insurance is not a bad thing. In many cases it is tax deductible but always consult with your tax adviser.

Besides a down payment of 20% or more there are 2 other ways you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 6, 2011 Home Buying in Calhoun
Paul Henders…, Real Estate Pro in Calhoun, GA
Paul Henderson, Broker/Agent answered:
how hard is it to buy a foreclosed home right now?what kind of credit score do you nedd to even be considered?
It is very easy to buy a foreclosure.... but it does depend on what shape the house is in. There are
different type of loans - some allow money for repairs, some don't! Some re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 6, 2011 Home Buying in 30701
Fern Tzoucal…, Real Estate Pro in 30701
Fern Tzoucalis asked:
I need help with a CitiMortgageshort sale. We received an Approval to Participate that gave us an acceptable net amount from an offer. We signed a Purchase Offer with a higher net than required. Now the Short Sale negotiator from CitiMortgage has sent me the Letters of Approval except she changed the $5500 in Seller paid closing costs…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 26, 2009 Agent2Agent in Calhoun
Dan Castagna, Real Estate Pro in Mount Laurel, NJ
Dan Castagna answered:
If I just got a job how long should I wait until I apply for a loan to buy a cheaper house?
Johnbhall,

This is a terrific question. The answer is it depends. If you had a job in the same field with no major gap of employement (3 months or more), you don't need to wait at ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 16, 2009 Financing in Calhoun
Hank Miller -…, Real Estate Pro in Alpharetta, GA
Hank Miller - Broker/Appraiser answered:
how hard is it to get approved for a loan on a foreclosed home right now?what kind of credit score is needed?
Getting a loan is essentially the same process as a conventional purchase, get with a lender ahead of starting your search and get preapproved. If you want good lenders, shoot me an ema ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 27, 2008 Home Buying in Calhoun
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