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Tim  Lambdin, Real Estate Pro in 89436
Tim Lambdin answered:
Hi how much is the current cost per square foot in sparks nv 89436 . I'm about to purchased a house from lennar builder at a new develop saddle
Appraisers are hitting us with $88/sq. ft. for existing average homes, and going up from there. New homes in the Lennar subs like the Vistas, Highlands, and a couple of others are getti ... more
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Clark Riel, Real Estate Pro in Sparks, NV
Clark Riel answered:
Looking for a 2 or 3 bedroom rent to own home. Please contact me if you know any places. Good location and pet friendly preferred.
We have a few available. go to renorentalfinders.com and check out our properties based on price and or bedrooms. Our staff is available seven days a week at 775-342-5478
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 13, 2013 Home Buying in Sparks
John Sayles, Real Estate Pro in Sparks, NV
John Sayles answered:
Where is there a catholic church in Sparks?
Right next to a great neighborhood, Villiage Green, corner of Mccarren & Pyramid. I should know I live there 21 yrs.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 22, 2012 Home Buying in Sparks
Ricky Beach, Real Estate Pro in Reno, NV
Ricky Beach answered:
7000 scared circle house is it a short sale
Yes, but it is pending short sale approval. Meaning, they're awaiting the lender to approve the price and seller hardship.
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markfisher, Real Estate Pro in Sparks, NV
markfisher answered:
is this a short sale?
yes, but it also has an acceted offer
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 8, 2012 Home Buying in Sparks
Mike Harding, Real Estate Pro in Reno, NV
Mike Harding answered:
I'm not too sure with answer would any pro out there who know specific or detail about saddle brook area from lennar builder
You can use an agent to help you buy a new home. An agent would be able to do a detailed CMA with all the comps in the area. They can also help to make sure that you get the most home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 8, 2012 Home Buying in Sparks
Billddrummer, Renter in Reno, NV
Billddrummer answered:
Are there any sub-divisions in zip code 89436 that do not have HOA fees?
Most of the subdivisions don't have HOA fees. Casa de Soleil is a gated condo community with HOA fees, just east of the Galleria shopping complex.

Basically anything built prior to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 29, 2012 Home Buying in Sparks
Clark Riel, Real Estate Pro in Sparks, NV
Clark Riel answered:
When should we lock an interest rate on a short sale.?
Your mortgage professional will be the best one to help you with this, but from my experience when I worked in the mortgage industry the normal interest rate quoted on a daily basis was ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 25, 2012 Home Buying in Sparks
Lisa Wetzel &…, Real Estate Pro in Gardnerville, NV
Lisa Wetzel & Jim Valentine answered:
What are the points? I need help understanding this term. Any suggestions? Is this the most important determining factor when shopping for a loan?
Points are a charge that the lender uses to make a profit on the loan. The lower the rate the higher the points ... an up front fee based on 1% of the loan amount.

The most importan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 1, 2012 Home Buying in Sparks
Lisa Wetzel &…, Real Estate Pro in Gardnerville, NV
Lisa Wetzel & Jim Valentine answered:
I keep finding house , I call the agent and have been told it is already sold, not every house can be sold or have contract on ASS Apl. how can i hou?
I agree with Lori ... If you wait for social sites you are gonna miss the bus! In this market you need to be proactive and have an agent who is looking for you too! I check MLS 5 or 6 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 1, 2012 Home Buying in Sparks
Mark D Fleys…, Real Estate Pro in Las Vegas, NV
Mark D Fleysher, MBA answered:
I am pre-approved for 100k with FHA loan through wells.
I definitely agree that it's good to evaluate your options; some lenders may charge extra points or have a lower interest rate. Some mortgage specialists focus on first time home b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 9, 2011 Home Buying in Sparks
Heidi Oleson, Real Estate Pro in Sparks, NV
Heidi Oleson answered:
do i have to pay the realtor that showed me the home i want, or can i switch?
Tammy Olivas, shame on you! Unless there are 2 of you, I recognize your name as a Realtor. Perhaps you should read your code of eithics. Ask your broker at Ferrari Lund what you should ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 30, 2010 Home Buying in Sparks
Heidi Oleson, Real Estate Pro in Sparks, NV
Heidi Oleson answered:
We receieved Lender approval on the Short Sale we are buying. Yesterday i found out that this now went to the Investor. Will they want more money?
The investor is the one who actually owns the loan. Nationstar may be the servicer of the loan and not the original lender. Your agent should be able to look on Tax insight to determine ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 30, 2010 Home Buying in Sparks
Bucca, Both Buyer and Seller in Sparks, NV
Bucca answered:
We put a cash offer in on a short sale based on the Hud 1 form telling us what the bank wanted and we sent in the new offer. How long does this take?
Update on our Short sale buy:

The Seller signed a PMI promissory note and we negotiated that the back yard had trash and debris removed. The Bank has approved the amount (they reque ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 17, 2010 Home Buying in Sparks
John Paul Mu…, Real Estate Pro in Las Vegas, NV
John Paul Mulchay answered:
Looking to move to sparks soon and want to buy a house (first time buyer) I have a BK that will be 2 years old in Dec. We want a FHA loan.
Lynn911 is correct to state that your full credit profile will need to be reviewed along with you income for the past two years and current asset position. The most important thing to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 23, 2010 Home Buying in Sparks
Joshua Talay…, Real Estate Pro in Reno, NV
Joshua Talayka answered:
FHA & appliances?? We are trying to close on a foreclosure. When we decided that this house was 'the one' we started the process.?
There shouldn't have been any reason you would have had to inform them that you are putting in new flooring and paint. FHA appraisers are only supose to ensure that the property i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 8, 2010 Home Buying in Sparks
Joshua Talay…, Real Estate Pro in Reno, NV
Joshua Talayka answered:
I recently put an offer on an REO bank owned house on Monday and never received a response? What gives?
I've had a wide variety of experiences when it comes to REO listings. In many cases, you will recieve a response within a few business days asking for highest and best offers in t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 8, 2010 Home Buying in Sparks
Joshua Talay…, Real Estate Pro in Reno, NV
Joshua Talayka answered:
I am 6 months into the purchase of a short sale with B of A. If I back out and put an offer on another house will my earnest money transfer over?
Typically on a short sale, you are not required to put up your earnest money until your recieve 3rd party approval. However, in your case all you will need to do is draw up an addendum ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 8, 2010 Home Buying in Sparks
Heather Peck, Real Estate Pro in Las Vegas, NV
Heather Peck answered:
i recently was awarded a bid for a HUD home. I will be using FHA . The home needs all kitchen appliances (as they were gutted) and lighting fixtures..
You need a good lender who can help you get a 203K Streamline loan. The HUD program allows you to only put $100 down, then your financing will help you get the money you need to rehab ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 15, 2010 Home Buying in Sparks
Akchica, Home Buyer in Sparks, NV
Akchica answered:
Need recommendation lead for a good property manager in Sparks/Reno.
I have had wonderful cooperation from my land lord, who is the property manager for Ferrari-Lund Real Estate. His name is Jim Morris. Check him out at www.ferrarilund.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 30, 2010 Home Buying in Sparks
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