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Amelia Robin…, Real Estate Pro in Falls Church, VA
Amelia Robinette answered:
Verbally accepted counteroffer from bank, no paperwork, will they accept a new offer?
It's not unusual for a bank to take several days to return paperwork. Now it's a holiday weekend, so it's unlikely you'll hear anything until after Tuesday. Something could change, but ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 4:01pm Home Buying in 97225
Jeff Hensel, Real Estate Pro in Oceanside, CA
Jeff Hensel answered:
who are the best hard money lenders in oregon?
Next time you are in need of a hard money lender contact North Coast Financial, Inc. We have some great lending partners with very competitive lending programs in Oregon. http://www.nor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 31, 2015 Financing in Portland
David Boyani…, Home Buyer in 94089
David Boyanich answered:
Are Mobile Homes A Worthy Rental Investment?
but, to answer the original question, no, Mobile homes are not the best rental property. Simply because parks have more control over who lives in them. And, your investment will depre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 25, 2015 Home Buying in Portland
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
What can be done about fake listings (listings for houses that are in fact not for sale)? They waste everyone's time.
You should report or flag them so they will be pulled down. Unfortanately scammers do use these types of sites often,
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 24, 2015 Using Trulia in Portland
Lisa Mehlhoff, Real Estate Pro in ,
Lisa Mehlhoff answered:
Have 3 smallish bedrooms and bathroom on the main floor, & shower and bedroom in the basement. Considering combining 2 bedms to make master suite.
I have found that people in Portland love a master suite because they are so hard to find. It is also nice to have a have master on the main. As people age it is nice not to have to cli ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 21, 2015 Home Selling in 97213
christale da…, Renter in 97233
christale darboe asked:
how do I find private landlords in Oregon?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 20, 2015 For Rent in Portland
Lisa Mehlhoff, Real Estate Pro in ,
Lisa Mehlhoff answered:
Leave the master bath as is or do some updates the new owner will likely replace?
It depends if the rest of your house has been updated. If all other rooms are updated, then yes put some money into your bathroom. Depending on your market price point it will depend on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 20, 2015 Home Selling in Portland
Paolarileyi, Home Buyer in Fremont, CA
Paolarileyi answered:
How do I find new construction "foreclosures," i.e., homes that are new that are now banked owned because the builder couldn't sell
Reputable builders have not been able to absorb the declining values and have lost models and spec homes to foreclosure. Many buyers are recognizing the value of purchasing one of thes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2015 Foreclosure in Portland
Piper Stewart, Real Estate Pro in Oregon City, OR
Piper Stewart answered:
I'm concerned about the cost of living in Portland compared to New England.
Hi Zaksnany,

I lived in New Hampshire for a term back in college (go Keene State!) and adored it. I absolutely love New England, but it can be a bit of culture shock moving so far fr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2015 Quality of Life in Portland
Piper Stewart, Real Estate Pro in Oregon City, OR
Piper Stewart answered:
Contemplating buying a beautiful home in a great school district which fronts a quiet and huge cul-de-sac BUT backs to a busy street with 40 mph??
Hi Matt,

Location is everything! Especially in this hot Portland market. As the Portland area is one of the #1 moving destinations at the moment, it is hard to imagine that the home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2015 Home Buying in Portland
Piper Stewart, Real Estate Pro in Oregon City, OR
Piper Stewart answered:
HOW do I stop you from sending me properties out of my price range and area? I keep getting daily emails for properties close to 1 MILLION DOLLARS???
Hi Scott,

I understand your annoyance! If you are trying to get rid of emails from Trulia altogether you should be able to click an "Unsubscribe" button at the bottom of the screen. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2015 Home Buying in Portland
Hopelinda, Home Buyer in Fremont, CA
Hopelinda answered:
Deed in Lieu vs. Foreclosure after Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Should you file for bankruptcy before or after foreclosure? Sometimes you have no choice. But if you do, you will most likely benefit more if you file for bankruptcy before your house i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2015 Foreclosure in 97223
Joanne E., Other/Just Looking in Sacramento, CA
Joanne E. answered:
my husband and I are trying to find a place to live in Portland/Gresham but unfortunate he had a felony conviction over 12 years ago and we are
If you have a little money saved for a down payment, you may be able to negotiate a lease option with a seller. Basically, you would be buying the RIGHT to purchase the property at an a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 12, 2015 Home Buying in Portland
Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Noah Seidenberg answered:
My house has rented, but I can't figure out how to delete it from the listings.
The person who entered the listing, a Professional Realtor has to mark it closed.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 11, 2015 For Rent in 97217
Ms.williams96, Home Buyer in Portland, OR
Ms.williams96 asked:
Anyone willing to give a second chance to a mother of two? Can't pay more than $800. I need someone to give me a second chance. My credit is poor and my rental history isn't very good. About three yrs ago I hit some bad times but before that I had excellent rental history.…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 10, 2015 For Rent in 97211
Murphy Team, Real Estate Pro in Portland, ME
Murphy Team answered:
I'm a first time home buyer and curious if there are any programs to assist first time buyers? Also, is it necessary to have 20% as a down
There are programs for first time home buyers. You should contact a local lender to discuss all the options. You do not need 20% down, but it may be preferable if you want to eliminate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 10, 2015 Home Buying in Portland
Janice L. Co…, Real Estate Pro in Albany, NY
Janice L. Cohen answered:
The FHA approved me for a loan.
I read that two ways because you say the listing says "FHA ok." First, the sellers may be willing to consider buyers who are qualified for an FHA loan. However, I've seen Realtors put ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 6, 2015 Home Buying in Portland
Sierra Pacif…, Real Estate Pro in Bothell, WA
Sierra Pacific Mortgage answered:
how much you charge to post my home on your website?
Fayez Hjouj,

I hope you are doing well! I do not know how much Trulia charges to post on the website. I would try their support number at 1 (888) 466-3501 in which you might be abl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 29, 2015 Home Buying in 97206
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