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Bweichert, Home Buyer in Foley, AL
Bweichert answered:
What are some of the safest homes for my mom and I? We are interested in Foley, AL but it will only be the two of us and we want to be extremely safe!
Make sure you purchase a entire brick home. No vinyl siding. Also, see if home has storm windows or protection for the windows in the event of a storm. Finally, look at the number of BI ... more
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Bweichert, Home Buyer in Foley, AL
Bweichert answered:
What are the normal yearly taxes on a home in Foley, al? (house price around $75,000 - $100,000.)
Cheap. $300 to $400 a year. But make sure you apply for homestead at the court house. If you do not apply your cost will double.
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Bweichert, Home Buyer in Foley, AL
Bweichert answered:
What's the average cost of home insurance in Foley?
depends on what side of hwy 98 you live on and if your in a flood plan. However, I think the average cost is around $1,800 to $2,500 depending on sqft. Also, depends on how much you are ... more
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marcywinters1, Other/Just Looking in Foley, AL
marcywinters1 asked:
I am looking to purchase a Duplex or Twinplex..I already have a friend to rent the other half.If you have anything, that would be great! I will be staying at the Cornerstone lodge until I find something to purchase.
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Mary McNair, Real Estate Pro in Fairhope, AL
Mary McNair answered:
Why are the homes in Ashford park so inexpensive ? Is the area not very desirable ?
I agree with the reasons outlined by Bill, but I also think location is a factor.

It is in a nice area, especially if you want to be near town but not too close. That results in lot ... more
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Susan Petty, Real Estate Pro in Gulf Shores, AL
Susan Petty answered:
Where is waterfront on this listing?
I will be happy to check this for you if you can provide me with an address. I look forward to hearing from you!

Susan Petty
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Mary McNair, Real Estate Pro in Fairhope, AL
Mary McNair answered:
looking for 4 to 5 acres of wooded land, no lakes, no streams, no swamps, in the Foley area. thank you Charles Mebs 69 N. Central Ave. Sickler
If you will give me a call or send an e-mail so I can get your e-mail, I can pull some listing details and e-mail them for you immediate review. Just click on my picture to go to my pro ... more
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Thomas Moser, Real Estate Pro in East Northport, NY
Thomas Moser answered:
does every place to rent do credit checks?
Most real estate agents will do credit checks. Often individual landlords will not.
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Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
I am in need of a REALLY good experienced agent that has solid short sale experience. I am pre-approved from my lender.
Look for an agent with either the SFR or the CDPE designation or both. They have special training in short sales and foreclosure homes.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 4, 2013 Home Buying in Foley
Rodney Mason, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Rodney Mason answered:
What home insurance specifics apply to Foley area, hurricane, flood, etc.?
You would really need to contact an Insurance Agent to obtain a quote. The ultimate cost of the policy will depend on the specific home that you purchase. Location and the age of the ... more
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We_buyproper…, Both Buyer and Seller in Foley, AL
We_buyproperties answered:
Is there any rent to own programs out there to help us get in a home while we are building our scores?
Not All the people that rent to own are like that what one Broker below said.

I dont Rent. but do a contract for Deed.. recorded I've done many of them and have set i ... more
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Rodney Mason, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Rodney Mason answered:
Tax implications on transferring home ownership.
For any tax advice, you would have to consult with a CPA, Tax Attorney, or Financial Advisor.

Regards,
Rodney Mason, NMLS #151088
Sr Loan Officer
Prospect Mortgage
825 Junipe ... more
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Renee Coleman, Real Estate Pro in Foley, AL
Renee Coleman answered:
how do i update the info on my existing home ?
Access the My Listings section of your account and select the 'Edit listing' button for the property you'd like to update. You can edit the listing address, price, details, property sta ... more
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Mary McNair, Real Estate Pro in Fairhope, AL
Mary McNair answered:
What is the minimum credit score requirement to qualify for a home loan?
Thanks, Larry, for emphasizing the importance of working a real estate deal through a Realtor. There are so many details to be figured out, with issues related to financing being the bi ... more
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Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
No credit
Good afternoon,

While loan programs such as the FHA allows for you to provide a Lender with an "alternate" credit profile---reference letters from utilities, cellphone providers, fur ... more
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Tia Stanley, Real Estate Pro in Williamsburg, VA
Tia Stanley answered:
my combined credit score is 550 I want to buy a 200,000. home w/140,000. down, can I get financed?
There are very few lenders that will lend with a credit score that low, even with that much cash down. I had a young lady this past year in a very similar situation. I am not sure if th ... more
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Tia Stanley, Real Estate Pro in Williamsburg, VA
Tia Stanley answered:
where is the best place to get a home financed in Foley,al. with a credit score of 680
Here are a couple of recommendations. They do not need to be 'in Foley' to help you. Be sure to ask if you and the house can qualify (income limit & location) for a USDA l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 23, 2012 Home Buying in Foley
Dan Contino, Real Estate Pro in Groton, CT
Dan Contino answered:
what is a short sale?
I agree as well that you have a lot of great answers here. I just want to add that there are special certifications that real estate professionals can obtain on short sales and foreclo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 12, 2012 Home Buying in Foley
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