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Gerald Vonbe…, Home Buyer in Jackson Springs, NC
Gerald Vonberger answered:
how much will be the Cost of insurance?
It depends quite a bit on what type of coverage you include in your policy and what type you don't. It's definitely a good idea to check with a few insurance companies to compare prices ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 13, 2015 Home Insurance in 97124
JohnCurtis R…, Real Estate Pro in Scappoose, OR
JohnCurtis Ryan answered:
Cant find affordable single family rental in area. Is there a trick to first finding and then negotiating?
I would try Parkview Apartments. They have a great staff and units when vacant.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 27, 2015 For Rent in 97123
Chris O'Conn…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Chris O'Connor answered:
Does it make sense to replace carpet with laminate flooring in rental property?
Yes, laminate is your best option. Tenants are brutal on carpet since they don't actually own the property. You'll have to keep replacing the carpet over and over again whereas laminate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 12, 2015 Rental Basics in Hillsboro
bobowha, Home Buyer in Hillsboro, OR
bobowha answered:
I will soon be moving to Hillsboro, OR with my dog to work for Intel and need an affordable place to live.
HAHAHAHAHA Space to run around in Hillsboro. Let me introduce you to our evil nemisis, the dastadly Urban Growth Boundary. Makes yards nearly nonexistent and home COMPLETELY UNAFFORD ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 27, 2015 Home Buying in Hillsboro
Jason & Mich…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Jason & Michelle Merritt answered:
I'm looking at townhouse at Orenco station area. that the HOA is trying to sue the builder for substandard
If you need to finance your purchase, it is unlikely that your lender will loan against the condo while it is in litigation. However, if you are a cash buyer, it is an ideal time to bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 15, 2015 Home Buying in 97124
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
How do you report a listing if it seems to be a scam?
Find the link on the page named MORE, there will be a drop down menu with FLAG - click it.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 7, 2015 Home Buying in Hillsboro
Alan Archer, Real Estate Pro in 97123
Alan Archer answered:
i have currently have a fha mortgage for a small house which i would like to rent out would I be able to use the va to buy a second house to live in
As long as you have not used your VA loan guaranty benefits, and you are going to occupy the house that you will be purchasing with them, they are available. Contact your nearest VARO f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 2, 2014 Home Buying in 97123
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
What is the best way to find a rental across the country? We're moving from Florida to Oregon in about a month and we need to find a place.
Tatiana,
Find property management companies in the city you're moving to. They can be the best help. Be very careful about dealing with ads here and other sites. Scams are abundant ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 19, 2014 Rentals in Hillsboro
Kevin Richey, Real Estate Pro in Saint George, UT
Kevin Richey answered:
I'd like to buy a condo/town home in the $100,000 on my own without my wife involved so property will be mine once we divorce. can i do that?
That could be a little tricky. You will want to speak with your attorney, to make sure that will work.
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 2, 2014 Home Buying in 97123
Mandy and Je…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Mandy and Jennifer answered:
When a home for sale is listed as, 'cash only', does that mean a new loan needs to be originated? Do you, the potential buyer, originate?
It means only a cash buyer can buy the property, but sometimes private money loans will work as well. Ask your Realtor to check specifically about the properties you are interested in. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 2, 2014 Home Buying in 97123
Mandy and Je…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Mandy and Jennifer answered:
I'm a first time buyer. What are some programs or advantages for first time buyers? And would that influence the price of the house i'll be looking at
There is a new program where you can get 5% of the sales price FREE to you to use for your down payment or closing costs! Call/text us for more details.

Jennifer Peterson and Mandy ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 2, 2014 Home Buying in Hillsboro
Dirk Knudsen, Real Estate Pro in 97124
Dirk Knudsen answered:
Where do I go to get the Oregon rules covering ' the forefeiture of earnest money ' when the buyer didnt buy?
This is a specific contractual question. You can write 10 contracts and never have the same answer to this. And to answer it you need to know why they backed out. They may well have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2014 Home Selling in 97123
TerriVellios…, Real Estate Pro in Campbell, CA
TerriVellios.Com answered:
Pls help! Pipe burst getting repairs done want out of renting my house as live out of state - should I fsbo w/lockbox & csb 3% or rent to own?
This is an old question from 2009. I sure hope that it turned out well for you.

I am wondering why it has resurfaced on Trulia.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 19, 2014 Home Selling in Hillsboro
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
My property is MLS 14207899. Would you be able to market our open house on Sunday, 1/26 from 1-4pm? Thank you! Cory
So Cory - pull up a chair!!

Sometimes my fellow agents get a bit, shall we say, overzealous in their idea of how important we are.
They mean well.....really they do.
My personal mo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 23, 2014 Home Selling in Hillsboro
Mindy, Home Owner in 94306
Mindy answered:
My husand & I are looking for a rental property to accomodate us plus 2 dogs; one sm. & one large. Where will we have the best luck finding this?
If you are looking at Hillsboro, you can search right here on trulia and also on Craigslist.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 4, 2014 Rentals in Hillsboro
Mindy, Home Owner in 94306
Mindy answered:
moving to and looking for a 3 bedroom house for rent in the Hillsboro area. Any ideas of safe, quiet, newer homes and friendly neighborhoods?
Area around Intel campus are coming up very well, lots of qualified people/families moving in and the neighborhood is very good. My husband lived in NE hillsboro in Cascade Park subdivi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 4, 2014 For Rent in Hillsboro
AJ Einwaller…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
AJ Einwaller Principal Broker answered:
intel, jones farm, hillsboro,or 97124
Hi Celin,

If you are looking for a rental property be sure and check Craigslist and maybe contact a local property
manager.
Hope that helps!
Tony
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 20, 2013 Traffic & Public Transportation in Hillsboro
Mandy and Je…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Mandy and Jennifer answered:
What is your prediction for home prices in the Hillsboro or market in the spring of 2014?
My guess would be they will be higher than they are currently, however, probably only 1-3%. I believe prices will start to increase more slowly than we have been seeing as inventory le ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 29, 2013 Market Conditions in Hillsboro
Michael, Renter in Hillsboro, OR
Michael answered:
Seems like I have run across some scam rental properties in my area. How does Trulia protect potential renters from this sort of fraud?
these scam are running rampant, I have had a few myself. Us People need to figure out a way to shut these M.F.ers down. I need a place to rent, I work hard, and I don.t have time to dea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 22, 2013 Rentals in Hillsboro
Simon Campbe…, Real Estate Pro in Miami Beach, FL
Simon Campbell answered:
Cancel a sale contract on my short sale?Bank gave modified trial plan for 3 months. I have accepted an offer back in march, legal action against me?
In most buy/sell agreements, the contract is worded to protect the seller from the buyer backing out - i.e. keeping the earnest money deposit. The only legal ramification for backing ou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 14, 2013 Home Selling in 97123
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