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Haig Istambo…, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Haig Istamboulian answered:
If a water test shows arsenic level that is not save for drinking, should you NOT purchase the home or just have the seller fix it with a R.O. system?

Everything is negotiable of course. The most important thing is, do you still want to move forward with the purchase, if yes, then the second issue would be to see what you ca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 14, 2013 Home Buying in Fowlerville
Sheryl Brown…, Real Estate Pro in Fowlerville, MI
Sheryl Brownlee answered:
Looking for a home with 5 acres, 3 Bed, 2 Bath, 2 car garage, and out buildings. Using VA loan.
Hi Chad, I am a local full time Realtor with Coldwell Banker Town and Country here in Fowlerville, MI I have 5 available although I need your price range and have some other questions ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 23, 2013 Home Buying in Fowlerville
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
In a short sale, can a bank up the price and tell you that a counterbid starts the entire waiting process over again? It's been 3 months already.
As Maureen pointed out : "there are no rules.....that the banks need to abide by."

As Mike and your real estate pro mentioned: :The listed price determined by the home owne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 29, 2011 Home Buying in Fowlerville
Bob McClure-…, Real Estate Pro in Walled Lake, MI
Bob McClure- Real Estate Investing answered:
As a seller, if the buyer asks to see the appraisal I had done, am I obligated to show it..selling on land contract?
good morning......i would be glad to offer some advice.
best regards.
bob mcclure
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 26, 2011 Home Selling in Fowlerville
Melinda J. R…, Real Estate Pro in Hudsonville, MI
Melinda J. Robison answered:
The radon levels where double (8.2) in the house I am trying to buy. Should i run?
Vicks, That is really a personal question. There are Radon Mitigation Systems which usually start around $700 or $800 and can go up from there depending on exactly how you want the jo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 9, 2010 Home Buying in Fowlerville
Monir Mamoun, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Monir Mamoun answered:
How can you tell if the house you are attempting to purchase has been flipped?
Checking with a local agent is the best way because they can pull up sales history in the MLS as well as check county records for you. A flip may be ok if it is accompanied by worthy re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 8, 2010 Home Buying in Fowlerville
Judi Monday,…, Real Estate Pro in Green Valley, AZ
Judi Monday, CRS answered:
how do I find out how many owners the house had before me?
Hi Vicks

Your best bet is your county assessors office or website. There is normally a spot on the page that shows Sales Information--which will show you when it was conveyed and f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 8, 2010 Home Buying in Fowlerville
Ron Rovtar, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Ron Rovtar answered:
how do you figure the square feet for a new roof when it is a two story house with a 2 1/2 car garage?
Square footage is found by simply multiplying the width times the length of the area. In the case of a roof, you may have to figure the square footage of several different areas, then ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 7, 2010 Home Buying in Fowlerville
Tom Boos, Real Estate Pro in Grosse Pointe, MI
Tom Boos answered:
will paying cah for a house be easier and speedier?
Absolutely!!!! The whole process is much simplified since the entire mortgage process is eliminated from the equation. And, often a prospective Buyer may indeed be able to pay a bit l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 18, 2010 Home Buying in Fowlerville
Maureen Fran…, Real Estate Pro in Birmingham, MI
Maureen Francis, Birmingham MI answered:
The house we are trying to buy is a short sale and is not listed with our agent. Are we allowed to know what the results are of the BOP?
Hi Monica,

There is no reason you would not be "allowed" to know the results of the BPO. Often there is more than one, because the results will vary. However, it is the b ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jan 4, 2010 Home Buying in 48836
Robert Green…, Real Estate Pro in 08003
Robert Greenblatt, MBA answered:
What does the negotiator do? What are the steps for the negotiator and what are the steps after the negotiator is done?
Hi Monica. The Negotiator is commonly the bank representaive assigned to manage the transaction. The process may take several months. The bank will typically ask for a lot of document ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jan 4, 2010 Home Buying in 48836
The Pearson…, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
The Pearson Group answered:
How long will it take to get the bank to get back to us after the negotiator is done with it? The house is a short sale house.

No doubt about it, short sales require patience on your part. My partner and I closed a couple dozen of them last year and based on our experience, the average number of day ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jan 1, 2010 Home Buying in 48836
Gloria Commi…, Real Estate Pro in Hermosa Beach, CA
Gloria Commiso answered:
Will a bank move any faster in a short sale if the bid is a cash bid?
They will only move fast if its a high end multi million dollar property. I got one approved in ten days for 2.99 million. Banks dont move very quickly in the short sale process.
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jan 1, 2010 Home Buying in Fowlerville
Carl Medford, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Carl Medford answered:
What happens after an appraiser comes out to the short sale property? How long from there to closting?

What you have received is notification that the selling bank is starting the short sale process and is ordering a BPO.

Here are the steps:

(1) Once the bank’s s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 10, 2009 Home Buying in Fowlerville
Marcia Geise, Real Estate Pro in Brighton, MI
Marcia Geise answered:
would like to know if this house is available?
Hi Sandee,
Yes the home you are asking about is available. If you would like additional information
please contact me and I will be happy to answer your questions.
Mgeise@ ... more
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