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Jerry Dolan, Real Estate Pro in Parker, CO
Jerry Dolan answered:
Can phone/cable lines beyond the backyard of the home be a negative selling feature?
Typically these are something to avoid. It is my experience that underwriters see them as negative and they will affect the resale value.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 17, 2014 Home Buying in 80134
Jerry Dolan, Real Estate Pro in Parker, CO
Jerry Dolan answered:
What are the best ways to make your offer stand out when there are multiple offers?
The best way is the highest price that an appraisal will support.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 17, 2014 Home Buying in 80134
Nancy Doyle…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
Nancy Doyle 239-209-2237 answered:
Do I need a real estate agent when buying a new home?
As the other have said, Yes! You really want to protect your interests. A buyers agent will work for you at no additional cost. Many think that if they don't use an agent they will save ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Home Buying in Parker
Darrick Gill…, Real Estate Pro in Aurora, CO
Darrick Gilliard answered:
What are the best ways to make your offer stand out when there are multiple offers?
There are a couple options. If you are able to be APPROVED with your loan just needing an address to complete the transaction is best; this will also offer a quick closing if that is w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2014 Home Buying in 80134
rons, Real Estate Pro in Concord, CA
rons answered:
How is The Timbers regarded in the greater Denver area? Is it on par with Castle Pines Village in terms of desirability and resale?
One of the best neighborhoods in the entire state, or any state for that matter. Incredible school districts. You will have mor problems with deer than you will with crime. I would put ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 19, 2014 Home Buying in Parker
jamesws, Home Buyer in Parker, CO
jamesws answered:
I see many Golden Design Group homes for sale in the Pradera/Vistancia area. I am possibly relocating to
Golden Design Group Inc. built my home in 2001. We bought this in 2011. The agents said great things about this builder vs. others in the area. We are pleased with our home. It loo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 14, 2014 Home Buying in 80134
Lynne Wright-…, Real Estate Pro in 80138
Lynne Wright- AGENT answered:
How do I get rid of my mortgage insurance?
Of course a refinance costs $$$$$$ or a significant increase in your balance ;)

Lynne Wright HGTV Featured Realtor Parker CO
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 14, 2014 Home Insurance in Parker
Valerie Klei…, Real Estate Pro in 80129
Valerie Kleinman answered:
What are the best ways to make your offer stand out when there are multiple offers?
You may have to consider offering a l little over asking price if you truly want the home. Just remember it must appraise at that price. Don't ask them to do anything out of the ordinar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 3, 2014 Home Buying in Parker
Roxanne Fitz…, Real Estate Pro in Castle Rock, CO
Roxanne Fitzgerald answered:
Can I list my FSBO on your site?
Hello!

As many have pointed out, the costs of selling your home through a realtor can me much less that it would be if there are any errors through the real estate transaction witho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 25, 2013 Home Buying in 80138
Darrick Gill…, Real Estate Pro in Aurora, CO
Darrick Gilliard answered:
My assn. has placed a special assessment on us, my portion is 4,000. they say we have to pay it back in one year because it is an emergency sp.
That is a crazy assesment $4000... Yes it can affect your Credit if they attach a judgment lien to your property. Usually HOA's are a little lenient when it comes to these things so l ... more
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Darrick Gill…, Real Estate Pro in Aurora, CO
Darrick Gilliard answered:
how can I find a list of companies that have acquired bulk reo(s) from banks to resell to the public?
Hi Jackie, if your realtor does not have access to a list like this then you best bet is to contact the banks themselves and ask if they have any REO's Most of the time they will give ... more
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Darrick Gill…, Real Estate Pro in Aurora, CO
Darrick Gilliard answered:
I have a home for sale at 5149 Raintree Dr. Parker 80134 through Fuller Southeby and can not find it any where on Trulia. Please help
Hi Jim,

You agent should "feature your listing" This will give your property more exposure and will give him anybody that is interested in your home, Immediate Notification! Exce ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 13, 2013 Home Buying in 80134
Doug Zundel, Real Estate Pro in Parker, CO
Doug Zundel answered:
I know this lot has sold but there are several others in this area with signs stating they are available. Thank you, Barbara Maloy barbmaloy@aol.com
I did send you some vacant lots in Parker, I assume you have other thoughts?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 1, 2013 Home Buying in Parker
Robert McGui…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Robert McGuire answered:
Is anyone having any issues with low appraisals coming in?
Shelley,

This is an update to an old question. The appraisers lately have been very cooperative and I have not had issues with appraisals for sometime. During these transition times ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 31, 2013 Home Buying in 80134
Robert McGui…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Robert McGuire answered:
I am moving to Denver. What is the way to find the best agent for me? Must I sign a buyer's agreement with an agent? or can i have more than
Hi Ba,

Welcome to Denver. The best way is to determine what area you want to live in and contact a couple of agents in that area to interview. A good place to look is to the brokers ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 31, 2013 Home Buying in 80134
Tiffany Phil…, Real Estate Pro in Franktown, CO
Tiffany Phillips answered:
Is this property still available and are any of the other lots available?
Barbara, this lot is in Tallman Gulch Subdivision it sold for $70,000 on April-1-2013 There are no other lots in this subdivision but I have others in the general area of parker. That l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 31, 2013 Home Buying in Parker
Julie Montgo…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Julie Montgomery answered:
Relocating to the area and would like to know if Parker or Castle Rock has the best schools? Also, what neighborhoods are the most prestigious?
Hi Rachel -- I guess that depends upon your definition of "prestigious." In Parker, The Timbers is beautiful with homes starting in about the mid-$500s. In Castle Rock, Castle Pines a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 15, 2013 Home Buying in 80134
Ivorylines2, Renter in
Ivorylines2 answered:
need 2/bd/2bth about1200 sq ft. 2small dogs. w/garage for 1150.00 per month
We might consider renting out our place. It's 1,364 sq ft. 2/2. Garage and dog friendly. Full info at
WaterhouseCir.TK
Thanks!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 9, 2012 Home Buying in Parker
Marina Jensen, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Marina Jensen answered:
What happens when your short sale offer is more than the Original note amount?
Shubbsey,

Actually the net to the mortgagee with your $220K (plus $6K in closing costs) would be closer to $202K. Don't forget the commission for the agents ( just under $11K ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 28, 2011 Foreclosure in Parker
Janice Nelson, Real Estate Pro in Parker, CO
Janice Nelson answered:
Does anyone know anything about the club @ the TImbers~Pinery in Parker?
I have belonged to the Pinery for years! It is a lovely country club with a warm casual feel. There is a great sense of community. The golf course has 27 holes and has tons of member ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 13, 2011 Home Buying in Parker
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