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Andy McPhers…, Real Estate Pro in 27562
Andy McPherson answered:
how do I figure out the financial advantages /disadvantages of buying vs. selling for our retirement?
You might be able to glean some information from the following websites:

http://www.aarp.org/work/retirement-planning/info-2014/rent-or-buy-house-in-retirement.html

http://www.c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Rent vs Buy in Mercer Island
Nwpremiumpro…, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Nwpremiumproperties answered:
Any Advice on areas with good schools and a reasonable commute to Downtown Seattle. We are relocating and will be renting at first.
I did a little more research for you regarding your Special needs student. (My nephew is high functioning Autistic, so I hear from my sister the challenges that go along with this and w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 4, 2014 General Area in Mercer Island
Mustafanoon, Renter in Bellevue, WA
Mustafanoon asked:
Rent a house in Bellevue/Redmond/Kirkland with bad credit but have stable business income. I need a professional advice or help. I need a 4 bedroom house for rent ASAP. My property has been foreclosed. I tried to save my property since my income is stable now but it is too late…
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 19, 2014 Rentals in Mercer Island
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
Looking for a rental of a house or nice apartment near good school. We're considering Bellevue and Mercer Island. Considering Shorewood Heights.
HI Eva,
Mercer Island has great schools but may be the most expensive area. Bellevue has some great schools and some are just okay. Issaquah isn't far away and has consistently good ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 1, 2013 Rentals in 98040
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
Top real estate agents Mercer Island WA
What happened to the agent who sold you the home?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 4, 2013 Home Selling in Mercer Island
Maria Cipoll…, Real Estate Pro in Coral Springs, FL
Maria Cipollone answered:
can i list my home for sale on Trulia?
If you really want to sell your home you need to hire an experienced real estate agent that will do more than just advertise it in Trulia or any other real estate site. A real estate ag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 2, 2012 Home Selling in 98040
Jodi Long, Real Estate Pro in 98004
Jodi Long answered:
what is standard commission seller will pay to buyer's agent?
3% seems to be a typical percentage these days
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 16, 2012 Home Selling in Mercer Island
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
what is the standard commission rate seller need to pay? what is the percentage the buyer's agent get?
Commissions are always negotiable between you and your agent, there are no set standards; therefore interview a few agents from different realty companies, then choose the one you like ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri May 25, 2012 Home Selling in Mercer Island
Melissa Bark…, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, VA
Melissa Barkalow answered:
Is there any difference between 'detached' single family home and single family home? I am a foreigner looking for home.
Yes there is a difference, detached literally means detached (no other home connected) as compared to a townhouse which might have homes sharing a common wall on one or both sides. The ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 29, 2011 Home Buying in Mercer Island
Leah Pham |…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Leah Pham | Realtor answered:
where can i get cool doorknobs?
This store in SoDo has the best collection of reproduction hardware for period homes: http://www.rejuvenation.com Good luck!
1 vote Share Flag Wed Nov 3, 2010 Design & Decor in 98040
Tim Tilbury, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Tim Tilbury answered:
Driving on W Mercer Way from I-90
West Mercer is always busy with cyclists, please be careful and enjoy the drive as you anticipate arriving at your new home!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 20, 2010 Quality of Life in 98040
Robin Silver…, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, NY
Robin Silverberg answered:
what credit score do you need to get the most favorable rate on a jumbo loan -- assume 30% dow?
Keep in mind that Mark is asking for a jumbo loan, so he is not getting the adjustments for credit score that are the Fannie/Freddie overlays. Most likely this is going to be a portfoli ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Oct 19, 2010 Home Buying in Mercer Island
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
How much lower can I offer in a condo?
Bee,
How much do you want the condo? If you feel you'd have serious regrets if you lost out to another offer, don't ask for too much of a discount. Consult with your own a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 1, 2010 Home Buying in Mercer Island
Jack Alhadeff, Real Estate Pro in Mercer Island, WA
Jack Alhadeff answered:
is this building cat friendly?
If you can be more specific as to which building you are refering a good Realtor can find out if they allow pets, and if so, what limitations there might be.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 14, 2010 Home Buying in Mercer Island
jj, Home Owner in Lynnwood Subdivision,...
jj answered:
what's the best way to get started in considering buying a foreclosure? Looking at Mercer Isl Wa
Having a qualified agent in Mercer Islands #1 office is a great starting point. Coldwell Banker Bain has been the #1 office in Mercer Island for years and has many experienced and " ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 26, 2010 Home Buying in Mercer Island
Don Samuelson, Real Estate Pro in Mercer Island, WA
Don Samuelson answered:
Does anyone know if and when the track at Mercer Island High is open to the public?
This is a very interesting question. It has come up again recently. Use of the track is changing. As of December 1 2010 all users must have authorization.
GO TO:
http://www.misd.k12 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 12, 2009 Parks & Recreation in Mercer Island
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