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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
what are the best schools in seattle?
You will have to do your own research. Realtors and lenders are prohibited from giving opinions due to Federal and State Fair Housing laws.

Best method is take a 1/2 day off work, v ... more
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Crichtons, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Crichtons asked:
top 5 schools in seattle
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 1:34pm Home Buying in Seattle
Elizabethhmc…, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Elizabethhmcalpine asked:
Is this foreclosure still available?
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 8:34am Foreclosure in Columbia City
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Own vs Rent for the next 2-3 years
Joolee,
The answer to your question depends on what the market will do in the next 2 to 3 years. I'd love to be an optimist and tell you that Seattle will continue to see double digit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 6, 2016 Home Buying in 98101
Kary Krismer, Real Estate Pro in Renton, WA
Kary Krismer answered:
I'm new to all of this and looking to buy my first home - how do I look at a foreclosed home?
If you mean a house that has already been foreclosed, and is thus now owned by the bank, it will eventually go on the market. Trying to buy it prior to then can be problematic because ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 5, 2016 Foreclosure in Minor
MCM_STL, Home Buyer in Saint Louis, MO
MCM_STL answered:
Selling to an investor or listing with my agent?
The number one thing to know about investors is that they want to pay you as little as possible. They love to find people who have no idea what their property is worth and who are entic ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 4, 2016 Home Selling in Seattle
Jim Greensbe…, Home Buyer in Bellevue, WA
Jim Greensberg asked:
No doc or low doc Heloc We are looking for no doc or low doc Heloc. Appreciate your help !!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 2, 2016 Financing in Seattle
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Is it a good time now for me to buy a newly constructed townhouse in the 98199 area?
Kevin,
Magnolia and the greater area is very hot. I just ran a quick search and there are only 4 condos currently on the market and the average days on the market for the past 180 day ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 2, 2016 Market Conditions in Seattle
Kary Krismer, Real Estate Pro in Renton, WA
Kary Krismer answered:
When a seller submits a counter offer, then withdrawals the counter offer, via text message and a phone call, by law is that bind?
I basically agree with Dan, particularly the last sentence, but I would say you need to consult an attorney--not really a question a broker could or should answer.

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0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 2, 2016 Home Buying in Seattle
jeffharvey613, Home Buyer in Benton, AR
jeffharvey613 answered:
Are Modular Homes a wise investment for the first time home buyer?
There are an awful lot of confused people on this thread. A modular home is NOT the same thing as a manufactured home. Modular homes do NOT lose value like a manufactured home will. ... more
2 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 28, 2016 Home Buying in Seattle
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Is there a private school directory that publishes test scores, specifically in the Catholic School system?
Depending on the state laws Catholic schools are not required to publish test scores. If the school does not receive Federal, State or County funding to operate, the school is not subj ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 28, 2016 Home Buying in Seattle
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Is there a market for furnished homes ?
Kristine,
The market for fully furnished would be short term rentals. Relocating professionals who may only be in the home 2 to 6 months while they get used to the area and search fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 22, 2016 Home Selling in Seattle
Bbarbera, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Bbarbera answered:
Restricted stock can \ cannot count as income?
My portfolio product works as long as it shows as income on the 1040's and appropriate taxes show being paid on the paystubs.
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0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 17, 2016 Financing in Seattle
Tbennett, Home Buyer in Las Vegas, NV
Tbennett asked:
Need help finding a nice home with a 3 year old eviction I live in Seattle, WA and I'm looking for a nice place to rent however I been having a hard time with this because I have a 3 year old eviction is there anyone that I can contact that can…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 30, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Sharon Soames, Home Buyer in Bremerton, WA
Sharon Soames answered:
Looking to buy an investment property in the Seattle area
We have waterfront property in Bremerton, Washington with three homes on it that we have rented out since 2003. The MLS listing is #779906. On the market for $639,000. Safe, quiet and s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 27, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Ahhewitt, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Ahhewitt answered:
My husband's new job is in Belltown, Seattle. We are looking for a nice family oriented area with great schools
Try Magnolia 98199. Good Public Schools thru Middle School - High School is a little farther away (Ballard High or The Center School). Safe neighborhood just North of Downtown - good ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 21, 2015 Moving in Seattle
Jcheung20, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Jcheung20 answered:
do they pull credit day of home closing?
If a mortgage lender used Equifax as the credit report for the application. Will that be the report that they pull at closing?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 16, 2015 Financing in Seattle
NCHomes Team, Real Estate Pro in Chapel Hill, NC
NCHomes Team answered:
Does any lender offer asset based mortgage for house purchase in Washington state?
This is a common problem and one I've run into with some of my own clients. Your best bet is to work either with a credit union if you've got the ability to do so or with a smaller loca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 5, 2015 Financing in Seattle
Namrose, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Namrose answered:
Does anyone have recommendation on a good home inspector - competent, reasonable service fee in seattle area?
I highly recommend Tushay Home Inspection in Seattle. I have worked with them a few of times. They are extremely thorough, knowledgeable and friendly. They will walk you through the ent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 3, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
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