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E Danette Jo…, Real Estate Pro in 76063
E Danette Jones answered:
If paying cash for a home, should I ask for the sale price be reduced and if so, how much
Hi There

Have a Realtor run Comps or Recent sales in the area to arrive at a Sales price.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 4, 2015 Home Buying in 75134
Brenda, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Brenda answered:
Good morning to all... I am the disabled mother of four children, 4 boys and 1 girl. I have consistently viewed Trulia to find rental properties
Hi Dee Dove, I am a licensed Realtor in the Dallas area and would be happy to help you and your family find a rental property that better accommodated your family. My service is free to ... more
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Phillip Madi…, Real Estate Pro in The Colony, TX
Phillip Madison answered:
How much can I sell my home in rockwall TX 3bedroom and 2 bath.?
John,

If you would like, contact me via email or phone and I will gather some information about the property and put together a rough CMA (comparative market analysis) based off rec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 Home Buying in Lancaster
Dixon Wong, Real Estate Pro in 75206
Dixon Wong answered:
what is the most important thing lendors look at before approving a home loan?
I would say is credit score and employment history

Dixon
Realtor
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Home Buying in Lancaster
Dennis Ander…, Real Estate Pro in Rockwall, TX
Dennis Anderson answered:
I am renting a house that is in foreclosure, i just found this out and is up for auction, what are my options.
Contact a lawyer and begin looking for another place to live.

Good luck,
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 6, 2012 Home Buying in Lancaster
Don Groff, Real Estate Pro in Cedar Park, TX
Don Groff answered:
Recently qualified for monies through the HOYO Program, which requires owners to do all work/repairs of the property before buyer moves in. Asked by
Guy is totally correct. The seller does not have to do any repairs regardless of your financing requirements. While most buyer's and seller's work together to keep things moving forwa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 9, 2012 Home Buying in 75134
Guy Gimenez…, Real Estate Pro in 78704
Guy Gimenez ABR, CRS, GRI answered:
HUD Homes
You can access HUD foreclosures at www.HUDHomeStore.com, however, you can't bid on a HUD property except through a HUD registered agent. You can find a HUD registered real estate ... more
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Laura Cobb, Real Estate Pro in Lancaster, TX
Laura Cobb answered:
in the process living in bear creek ranch area( built ) lancaster,tx $137000 no extra with really no backyard but 2,000 sqft good???
Chanequa it depends on many things. If you need an agent I would be happy to help. I also have inventory in Lancaster that you might like to view. Similar square footage but lower li ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 5, 2011 Home Buying in 75134
T.E. Sumner, Real Estate Pro in 75040
T.E. Sumner answered:
is there really a rent to own program in Texas?
We can help you locate a property that might fill your needs, but the state law is pretty clear on this:
Realtors cannot write a contract that is executory for more than 180 days - onl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 20, 2011 Home Buying in 75134
Tamika Goree, Real Estate Pro in Grand Prairie, TX
Tamika Goree answered:
How realistic is it to be a first time homebuyer (Dallas/Ft. Worth area) with a low credit score of about 540?
Hi Shantel,

Having a mid-score off 540 is low. I always tell customers you need at least a 620 mid. Good news is you can improve your credit score. I would either contact a good cred ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 29, 2010 Home Buying in Lancaster
Donovan Lord, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Donovan Lord answered:
Have a vacant lot on 3230 Park Circle, Lancaster. Would like to sell or lease in lieu of maint. How can I find a Realor to sell or lease this land?
Marketing land is not like marketing a home. It requires someone with the experience and expertise in marketing as well as real estate to sell your land and properly position it in the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 6, 2010 Home Buying in Lancaster
Dennis Ander…, Real Estate Pro in Rockwall, TX
Dennis Anderson answered:
i just closed on my house in Dec. '08,. my first pymt wasn't until Feb. of this yr, I can't claim interest
C.C.

By closing before January 1 you will be able to claim a Homestead Exemption on the property taxes. You must file this exemption before May 1. In Dallas County this should res ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 9, 2009 Home Buying in Lancaster
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
I am in the process of having a new home built. When do my obligations for that home start?
I think it depends on what obligations you're thinking about. Your obligations to the contract may start the day you sign. The contract might require you be present at certain const ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 8, 2009 Home Buying in Lancaster
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
What price per square foot (price range is ok) are homes selling for in Lancaster, TX?
Per MLS Lancaster TX homes sold on 1 -2 acres in past 6 months is zero. Lancaster does not offer that much land for their housing.

15 homes sold 6 months from sq. ft 3000 - 5000 sq ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 8, 2009 Home Buying in Lancaster
Josh Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Josh Thomas answered:
I am in the process of having a new home built. When do my obligations for that home start?
This depends on your contract. Some builders allow you to reserve your home for as little as $100. Some require an earnest money deposit of 1% or more. Many contracts are drawn up diffe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 6, 2008 Home Buying in Lancaster
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