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Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in 27604
Ernie Behrle answered:
Drees Homes - Builder Reviews??
Drees has a good reputation here in NC as well. What I like about them is they will also build on a lot you find elsewhere which is very unusual for a national type builder.
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Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in 27604
Ernie Behrle answered:
What is the value of the house by which property taxes are determined.?
That can be a complicated answer on how to determine how that value is reached. Sometimes with new construction they will use the sales price...with older homes it can be based upon a ... more
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Greg Sharma, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
Greg Sharma answered:
I would like to buy condo and rent it out in Mason / West Chester Area. Is it god idea? What things I should keep in mind?
It is a good idea. But, there are several things you need to know. For one example, some Condo associations no longer allow investors to buy properties in their association. You have to ... more
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Cory Jennewe…, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, OH
Cory Jennewein answered:
What is included in 106 HOA?
HOA includes hazard insurance and taxes on common owned land.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 20, 2013 Home Buying in Mason
Barb Carroll, Real Estate Pro in Mason, OH
Barb Carroll answered:
Where would my child go to school @ Mason, OH? Sixteen years old, mentally & physically handicapped...
Here's Mason's website where you can find special services they offer. http://masonohioschools.com/ And also the website for the high school http://www.masoncomets.org/ Please let me ... more
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Scott Baker,…, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, OH
Scott Baker, ABR e-Pro answered:
I am wanting to sell my house which is on the west side and I want to buy a condo in the Mason area. Should I use one real estate agent for both?
2 different areas. I don't know the west side anywhere near as well as I know Mason. If you can find an agent knows both very, great, but I doubt it. I would use an "expert" in each are ... more
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Cory Jennewe…, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, OH
Cory Jennewein answered:
Lease Option in Mason, Ohio
I have investors that would be willing to do so, if the property and terms meet their guidlines. What type of property are you looking for.
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Russ Ravary, Real Estate Pro in 48322
Russ Ravary answered:
how long do you have to have a bank account established in order to get a home loan any where?
The only reason you need a bank account open is to show two months of bank statements and where your deposit is coming from. So at least 2 months
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Russ Ravary, Real Estate Pro in 48322
Russ Ravary answered:
I have a credit score of 530 mostly all medical and student loans, I had to foreclose on a titled manufactured home last year due to job loss. Im
No you don't rent for a while. Build your credit back up. Pay everything on time. Get a secured credit card and use it wiisely
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James Deskins, Real Estate Pro in 43082
James Deskins answered:
what is the difference between pre-foreclosure, foreclosure and why isn't there information on these houses as to whom to contact if interested.?
Ron, fyi, pre-foreclosure, around here, is not synonomous with "short sale." Short sale assumes it's actually for sale, pre-foreclosures, many times, are not for sale and won't be. Ju ... more
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Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
If a house is in foreclosure, are you able to buy them?how does that work?
Good morning Kimberly,

If a home is on the market then it's there for you to present an Offer to Purchase! When you state the "house is in foreclosure," does this mean you have fou ... more
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Amy Kessen, Real Estate Pro in Mason, OH
Amy Kessen answered:
Seller consequences for remodeling without permit in Ohio
Feel free to contact me....
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 22, 2012 Home Buying in Mason
Todd Finch, Real Estate Pro in Montgomery, OH
Todd Finch answered:
Trulia is showing one listing on Plantation Dr, West Chester, OH. Is there any?
I know this is a late answer to your question but, there are currently two different listings still active and two others under contract. Let me know if you're still looking.
Todd Fin ... more
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Cory Jennewe…, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, OH
Cory Jennewein answered:
Can you provide me information on resale value for townhomes when compared to a single family home. In
Historically single family homes have had better appreciation. Right now condos are not moving quickly in this area. Significant price appreciation isn't exactly right around the ... more
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Cory Jennewe…, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, OH
Cory Jennewein answered:
Is it bad to have drainage pond closer to a house?
First things first, make sure you pay the right price now. Shop around, and find an agent that can help you negotiate with the builder. It won't cost you a thing, and they can an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 9, 2011 Home Buying in Mason
Doug Leugers, Real Estate Pro in 13415
Doug Leugers answered:
I have a property that I want to buy. The guy who is selling it is an "investor" doing a short sale flip. My mortgage broker talked to
Sounds like the Investor may be "hoping" to buy the property cheap at the Sheriff sale and then turn and sell it to you. Some investors call this wholesaling. You can also g ... more
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Tina Turner, Real Estate Pro in Cincinnati, OH
Tina Turner answered:
I am planning to buy a house in Mason area. Is it a good time to buy now? I am also debating whether to buy a
Right now is a GREAT time to buy! You need to take a look at your lifestyle and needs when deciding to buy a townhome or single family home anytime you make a major purchase. The wron ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 24, 2008 Home Buying in Mason
Dominick Dina…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Dominick Dina, MA, REALTOR®, GRI, e-PRO, TAHS, Broker/Owner answered:
What are the draw backs of buying a house on a corner lot.?
Corner lots are both good and bad. Privacy from neighbors on all side leads the good. Traffic noise and possible screeching of tires at a stop sign are bad.

Also, statistics show co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 9, 2008 Home Buying in Mason
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Voices Member answered:
How does a buyer find out cdom on homes in the Cincy MLS? Thanks!
price is more important than days on the market
if you're going to buy
go low
really low
prices still declining in most markets
cincinattii has its share of foreclosures
this coul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2008 Home Buying in Mason
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