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Qulia Charel…, Home Buyer in Charlotte, NC
Qulia Charelle answered:
Hi, I'm a 33 year old insurance claims rep. and I want to move from New Bedford Ma to Raleigh NC. My budget is 125,000 or below. with 3brs 2 baths
Hi there, Raleigh is the largest city within Wake County. There are plenty of cities surrounding Raleigh that would make an easy commute to the city. I'm closer to Charlotte, NC bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 6:58pm Home Buying in Raleigh
Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Ernie Behrle answered:
If a homeowner has a mortgage, can he sell you his property for what is owed on it without you having to get a loan? Is this Owner-Financing?
He can sell you his home for whatever he wants to as long as he pays off what he owes on his mortgage, including any secondary loans and assessments. Chances are IF he has an assumable ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 30, 2015 Home Buying in Raleigh
Audrey Morgan, Renter in New York, NY
Audrey Morgan asked:
Im looking for section 8 in the wendell, Zebulon, Knightdale and Raleigh area .please need to move ASAP Section 8 voucher is for 3 bdroom . price of $975
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 28, 2015 For Rent in Raleigh
Andrew Liebe…, Real Estate Pro in Sunrise, FL
Andrew Liebenhaut PA answered:
Down Payment Assistance Help
There is a program that I use that provides 10,000 towards your down payment and closing costs. It is a zero interest and zero payment loan that is only due when/if you sell the home. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 28, 2015 Home Buying in Raleigh
Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Ernie Behrle answered:
Do you thin that all renter's should be required to purchase renter's insurance to protect their possessions in emergency situations?
rentals are still a form of home ownership of sorts and why wouldn't you want to protect your personal property ?? Rental insurance is decently inexpensive.
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 24, 2015 Rental Basics in Raleigh
Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Ernie Behrle answered:
Do you think all rental units should be required to have CO2 dectors?
Under certain criteria, .ie fossil fuel heats, fireplaces, or attached garages etc.... they ARE required and rightly so.
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 24, 2015 Rental Basics in Raleigh
djennifer009, Other/Just Looking in Salt Lake City, UT
djennifer009 answered:
We are looking for timber framed homes in the North Raleigh area, are there any for sale?
It's hard when you ask on an internet forum, because there might be gaps in trulia's listings. I'd recommend finding a local realtor and specifying that you're looking for a timber home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 22, 2015 Home Buying in Raleigh
Datguywhowan…, Home Buyer in Canton, NC
Datguywhowanders answered:
Do you find that the rental rates are higher based on school district?
I completely disagree with Ernie's response. I've resided in rental properties in Charlotte for the last 3 years, and it is exceedingly difficult to find well-priced rentals near good s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 21, 2015 Rentals in Raleigh
Kandee, Renter in New York, NY
Kandee asked:
Section 8 listings
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 20, 2015 In My Neighborhood in Raleigh
Karen Peyton, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, AZ
Karen Peyton answered:
What are the extra features you are asked for most often when people are searching for rentals or homes to purchase?
In the searing heat of Phoenix, a pool (private or community) is the most requested item.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 20, 2015 Home Buying in Raleigh
djennifer009, Other/Just Looking in Salt Lake City, UT
djennifer009 answered:
Is there a better option to replace my concrete driveway that needs repair?
It's important to match your neighbors, but I'd consider repaving with asphalt as well. It sounds like concrete isn't the best option for your slope of driveway and the climate. If you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 19, 2015 Curb Appeal in Raleigh
Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Ernie Behrle answered:
I am looking to move from Boston MA to Raleigh NC area and looking for suggested neighborhoods/Suburbs to visit
Hannah had some great suggestions and there are many others as well. Staying closer in to one of the metropolitan type areas would be key. Would depend on what you are looking for in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 17, 2015 Home Buying in Raleigh
Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Ernie Behrle answered:
Ben Tate been living and paying rent and in a home found out in December that the house is going into foreclosure I don't know what to do
Thats tough...only real answer is to start looking for another home to either rent or purchase. If you need some help finding a home to purchase, please feel free to contact me . I als ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 17, 2015 Home Buying in Raleigh
Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Ernie Behrle answered:
I want to sale my home and purchase another. Is it better to sale my home first and wait to buy another?
I would tell you a good idea to place your home on the market first and see what type of activity you are receiving. If its busy, then YES, you should be looking at the same time. A c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 17, 2015 Home Buying in Raleigh
Hotlikfyah, Home Buyer in Lancaster, PA
Hotlikfyah asked:
Any 3br section 8 accepted homes in Raleigh Nc available for rent now? Hi. I'm a section 8 voucher holder by the name of Amoni. I'm in Pa transferring to NC the end of the month. I'm still having trouble landing a home for myself and Sons. I…
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 8, 2015 Moving in Raleigh
Kirsten Priz…, Real Estate Pro in 34104
Kirsten Prizzi answered:
Do i have time to look for a home or can i stay and pay rent to bank, i have painted fixed ceiling from leaking. Etc. Please help us
This all depends on if the bank wins in court. Some banks can't provide all documentations. If you want to settle with your lender contact them, some banks even pay moving credits. But ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 6, 2015 Home Buying in Raleigh
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
how do I post my house for sale by owner on trulia?
If you are a for sale by owner the post is not allowed; if and when you do list with a broker, ask your agent to post the listing, or consider any flat fee realty company that feeds int ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 3, 2015 Home Selling in 27617
Michael Park…, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Michael Parker answered:
My son, 8 years old, and I will be moving to the Raleigh area this July and I'm looking for advice on family friendly neighborhoods with good schools.
Hi Isabella, Thanks for your question and let me be the first to welcome you to the Triangle. If you don't know the area well, or at all, renting first makes good sense- easier to get o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 28, 2015 General Area in Raleigh
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