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daniel.mark2…, Both Buyer and Seller in Sunnyvale, CA
daniel.mark219 answered:
Buying a fixer upper - Is there a good online remodeling cost calculator?
If you visit www.remodelormove.com then you will get the most popular and easy remolding or renovation cost calculator, where you will get the cost estimate on bedroom, bathroom, kitche ... more
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Voiletu, Home Buyer in Fort Worth, TX
Voiletu answered:
Is an FHA loan good? what are pros/cons?
FHA loans are a great option for buyers because they require 3.5% down. As appealing as it is for the buyer, the seller sees it differently....they just see that you have very little m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Home Buying in Seattle
UpNest, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
UpNest answered:
How do I list my home for sale by owner on your site?
The only way for properties to show up on Trulia is for them to be on the MLS. Agents have access to the MLS, so they are the only ones that can list on Trulia for free.

The NAR stat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 1:42pm Home Selling in 98117
Bill Cook, Real Estate Pro in 90266
Bill Cook answered:
When selling a home that is paid for. Will the buyers have a mortgage?
We have a couple of programs to accommodate 85% LTV loans with NO PMI in Texas, FL, NJ as well as all of the western states. Currently it is up to $2 million. Contact me for more detail ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 17, 2015 Home Selling in 98101
Biggbhunter, Home Buyer in Washington, DC
Biggbhunter answered:
can i find a room for rent for senior citizen for 300 -400 dollars in seattle?
Hello I need a room to rent in S NJ OAKLYN NJ IN THAT LOCATION
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 13, 2015 Rental Basics in Seattle
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
Just bought a foreclosure and the hoa is trying to charge me 6 months past dues even though the previous 6 months of dues have been paid.
Ripley,
As long as they aren't using a weapon to compel you it may be legal to ask. Realize that as a member of the HOA, you are a partial owner of the common areas that the dues are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 9, 2015 Foreclosure in Seattle
Dave Skow, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Dave Skow answered:
Are single home prices considered over priced in Seattle compared to the other countries?
What other countries are you comparing to ?
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 7, 2015 Home Ownership in Seattle
Dave Skow, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Dave Skow answered:
Seeking sources for homes in Seattle in the lower price range, sub $200K range
thanks foe the posting ...you sound like you are taking all the right steps .....I am guessing that the type of property you are describing in the area that you describe isnt existing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 7, 2015 Home Buying in 98102
Marissa M, Renter in
Marissa M asked:
I am looking to stay under $2000 with 1 BR cat friendly (1), and I can pay 9 months in advance. I am a college instructor (M.A. degree) with a responsible reputation, great credit, and clean background. Finding a landlord that will give my boyfriend a chance is quite a challenge. He has one nonsexual and nonviolent felony (a moronic…
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 6, 2015 Rentals in Seattle
Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Ernie Behrle answered:
How do I claim my property for rental listing?
I am assuming your home is on here for sale and not as a rental? If so, call your listing agent to make the changes for you. Chances are if they are inaccurate on here, they may also ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 29, 2015 Home Ownership in 98107
satyenchatte…, Home Owner in Seattle, WA
satyenchatterjee asked:
Wrong information For the last two I've been trying to correct the number of bathrooms. Why is it so difficult? It has 3 full bathrooms and 1 partial. This has been reversed in the records.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 27, 2015 Home Selling in 98115
Diann Tyler, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Diann Tyler answered:
What are the consolidation options for someone with an existing 1st and 2nd mortgage?
I've been getting a lot of questions about this here in the Philadelphia region. So I took it upon myself to write a piece about taking the proper steps on consolidating two mortgages i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 27, 2015 Financing in Greenwood
Jenell Thomp…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Jenell Thompson answered:
i am looking for a home to rent asap does anyone know of any places or people who are willing to rent to someone that is in a open bankrupcy?
Ashley,

This is tough - because in some cases if rent is not paid to the landlord it can be included in the bankruptcy. Is it a chapter 7 or 13?

When is it scheduled to close?

... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 26, 2015 Rental Basics in Seattle
UpNest, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
UpNest answered:
Where does the realtors' commission come from in a short sale?
I noticed that this question was asked about a long time ago, but we want to contribute for anyone else that comes across this thread.

In short sales, usually the bank covers costs a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 24, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Ali B Talab, Real Estate Pro in 95008
Ali B Talab answered:
Offered above asking, now stressed about appraisal.
Hello,
I am a Realtor working in Bay area ( Silicon Valley).
It has become a norm in our neck of the woods, to pay 70k, 100k, 150k over asking price , and No loan ,
No appraisal and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 23, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Kary Krismer, Real Estate Pro in 98058
Kary Krismer answered:
My credit score is 769 on TransUnion and 762 on Equifax. Would I be able to get a mortgage with $5,000 down?
Unless you're a veteran, banks usually require at least 3% down. There are, however, some down payment assistance programs run through the state.

http://www.wshfc.org/buyers/downpay ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Apr 22, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Linda Cox, Real Estate Pro in 98116
Linda Cox answered:
What's the Seattle rental market like now?
Hi Eric,
Rents are going up. Best to purchase a home, condo or townhome if you can. I can put you in contact with a mortgage lender who can get you pre-approved for financing. Then ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 22, 2015 For Rent in 98126
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