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Thomas McDan…, Real Estate Pro in Coral Gables, FL
Thomas McDaniel answered:
I want to purchase my mother's home in Hilo, it is a short sale and the lady at the bank stated I need a sales agreement. Can my agent in Oahu write ?
You may want to ask the bank to double check again if you are eligible to purchase the house being a child of the seller in a short sale.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 General Area in Hilo
Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
How do I find out about supply in a certain market?
What kind of market?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 20, 2015 Home Buying in Hilo
Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
do i need an agent from hilo to write a sales contract or can I use my friend who lives in oahu?
That depends on your friend.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 20, 2015 Home Buying in Hilo
Uvette Sakam…, Real Estate Pro in Wailea, HI
Uvette Sakamoto answered:
I am looking for a knowledgeable realtor who can help me locate investment real estate in Maui. I will be in Maui in mid January to see property.
It would be a honor to support all your questions, You can call me at 808 269 5000 Uvette Sakamoto R(S) Kokua Realty LLC.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 18, 2015 Home Buying in Kahului
Tyna Allianic, Other/Just Looking in Mitchellville, MD
Tyna Allianic asked:
I had a postlet for a rental property that I had on the market. I have expired the postlet on postlets.com due to the property renting. I still keep getting inquiries in my email via Trulia about this property. How do I stop this from happening?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 12, 2015 For Rent in 96813
Melissa Stut…, Real Estate Pro in Lafayette, LA
Melissa Stutes answered:
Hi all. I'm from Ireland but will be moving to Hawaii in 2015. Are the apartment prices the monthly rental price or weekly? They don't specify. Thanks
Aloha ~

The prices are on a monthly basis. You'll sign a lease for so many months too (6 months,12 months, etc.) I'm not sure if you will have a car once you get to HI but you ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 11, 2015 Rentals in Honolulu
Jackson Will…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Jackson Willis answered:
How do we get commercial carpet cleaning professional in Sydney?
Professionally cleaning all carpets and upholstery is always the best choice people have. I am selling my house right now. I can't imagine trying to do that if the carpet wasn't clean, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 7, 2015 Home Buying in 96782
Maureen Mizu…, Real Estate Pro in Ozone Park, Queens, NY
Maureen Mizuno answered:
Is it worth paying to hire a professional inspector for a new fee simple 1 bed 1 bath condo I bought? 47 story project still being constructed.
The short answer is yes.... There can be issues with new properties as well as older ones. Just make sure the inspector is reputable and doesn't just look for the tiniest issue so he c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 7, 2015 Home Buying in Honolulu
Maureen Mizu…, Real Estate Pro in Ozone Park, Queens, NY
Maureen Mizuno answered:
I am a realtor in Honolulu, HI and I would like to make sell a property owned by your bank. This property is at 1921 Hani Lane, Honolulu, HI., USA.
I suggest you first visit the banks website. Many of the larger banks have bank owned properties listed on their website. This will immediately let you know if they have it listed with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 7, 2015 Home Buying in Honolulu
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
What is the best thing to do with a salary of $1500/month to buy a house to call as home.I got 3kids.any suggestion.?
Rose,
If that is your gross pay (before taxes are taken out), you probably won't qualify to purchase. A lender wants to know that after you make your mortgage payment you have enough ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 5, 2015 Home Buying in Waimanalo
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
How can I let someone know that people are just taking listings and making it theirs to scam people for the money?
Trulia seems to be OK with the practice. Call the police. Call the listing agent--the real one--on the property. For years, Trulia has made money with the RealtyTrac scam. (Properties l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 2, 2015 Crime & Safety in Mililani
pipeline4, Other/Just Looking in Honolulu, HI
pipeline4 asked:
someone is using my local hawaii number to set up a scam i can forward you my cell number if this helps
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2014 Crime & Safety in 96818
Jackie Boyd, Real Estate Pro in Roanoke, VA
Jackie Boyd answered:
Hello, My husband & I filed for bankruptcy in 2013. We recently were trying to rebuild our credit & fell back into debt. We want so badly to
It's typically a 2 year "wait" period before you can qualify for a mortgage after a bankruptcy. It's very important for you to find a qualified lender that you trust and the best way t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2014 Home Buying in 96732
Dan Christen…, Home Buyer in Carlsbad, CA
Dan Christensen answered:
Why have the number of home sales plummeted in the 2nd half of 2014 in Kona.?
The decline in home sales in Kona is for various reasons. They include:
A. Lack of inventory of properties for sale. There is a shortage of properties for sale especially in the under ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 27, 2014 Home Buying in Kailua Kona
tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
This property is $1300! And is managed by an on-island company....what you're doing is called FRAUD!?
You seriously need to look up the meaning of fraud and understand what this site, like all online sites like it, do. They just allow anyone to post here. Sellers, renters, scammers and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Rentals in Lihue
Javier Monti…, Real Estate Pro in Covina, CA
Javier Montiel answered:
how can I find out the value of a property?
Contact a local Realtor familiar with the area. Before making a decision it might be best to interview at least 3 Realtors.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 22, 2014 Market Conditions in Honolulu
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Two different individuals have contacted me through your rental listings in Honolulu, Hawaii. They appear to be bogus.
Be aware that scams do exist; be mindful that such web sites are third party sites, so the information is fed by various sources, therefore data is not really verified. If you choose no ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 17, 2014 For Rent in 96814
Jeanmarie Th…, Real Estate Pro in Pahoa, HI
Jeanmarie Theine answered:
I own my home in Hawaiian Shores and I'm thinking of selling it (more like trying to sell it) this due to current lava situation..Any options for me??
Hi LindyLou,

Sales in your area have been slow due to current lava flow, inabiulity for buyers to obtain insurance, thus inability to obtain a home mortgage. There are some properti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 13, 2014 Home Selling in Pahoa
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