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Sam Shueh, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Sam Shueh answered:
Product not working. Email preferences very off.
This is me again. I still receive eMails near where I have listings. Trulia seems to send out a lot more eMails than other internet RE sites.

You can also invoke a spam filter.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 20, 2014 How To... in Seattle
msalazar87, Other/Just Looking in Frisco, TX
msalazar87 answered:
my husband and I have bad credit and we want to buy a house, can we still do it. His credit is 550 and mine is 560
Hi Cheryl,

There are people who can help you get into a home. Please visit the following website:

Then contact me at msalazar8 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 How To... in 98902
Anna Matsuna…, Real Estate Pro in Lakewood, WA
Anna Matsunaga answered:
Do I need a business license to start?
Ingrid, the license you need is a real estate broker's license. It takes 60 hours and passing a state test. That's just the start. This training teaches you how to pass the state exa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 9, 2013 How To... in Lakewood
Jirius Isaac, Real Estate Pro in Kenmore, WA
Jirius Isaac answered:
I want to find out how much will be the cost to hook up sewer in seattle area
You should always get at least 3 bids before you hire any licensed sewer contractor. Make sure whomever does the work also has at least 5 years of experience as well & that you are ... more
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Emily Erekuff, Real Estate Pro in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
All my listings need to be active, unable to activate
Hi Liz,

If you are unable to activate your listings in your account as Jean suggested, please contact our Customer Service team for assistance. You can give them a call at 888-466-35 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 25, 2012 How To... in 98902
Jirius Isaac, Real Estate Pro in Kenmore, WA
Jirius Isaac answered:
I invested in a house owned by family. The offer was, I'd pay $2500/mo rent w/$1000 of it toward equity. How do I calculate what I'm owed?
As everyone has already stated, you have a big question on your hands. I feel that, since this is family, that you sit down together with a real estate agent that you can hire as a con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 1, 2011 How To... in 98117
Blasic Smith…, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Blasic Smith Team answered:
I've seen some agents with Iphone apps...Who knows how to get one done for their business?
I use Karl's mortgage calculator on the android platform, maybe they have it for I phone. It pretty much eliminates the need to carry a mortgage calculator.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 28, 2011 How To... in Vancouver
Michael Mull…, Real Estate Pro in Bend, OR
Michael Mullin answered:
I live at 115 S. Arties Lane, Spokane Valley WA 99016. What is the amount I owe?
Angela, disconcerting to some people - your tax info and property address are public record and easily available via the web. According to the Spokane County Assessor's web site i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 31, 2010 How To... in Spokane Valley
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Suggestions about buying a house ($200,000-$250,000) in Rio Rancho?
I'm not sure I understand your question. It appears you intend to downsize, at least in price and move to Rio Rancho. I hadn't heard of Rio Rancho, but a google s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 21, 2010 How To... in 98640
Dp2, Other/Just Looking in Virginia
Dp2 answered:
help with finding a attorney to write a move out letter to a difficult landlore
I agree with Dan. Check out the WA State Landlord/Tenant Law before you do anything else.
1 vote Share Flag Sun Jul 18, 2010 How To... in Lynnwood
Rose Nied SH…, Real Estate Pro in Oakland, CA
How do you estimate the market value of a property ?
You do a recent search of homes that have sold that are similar to your home--i.e., # of bd, bas, sq. ft., lot size, garage, fireplace etc wthin a 6 mo period of time or less. The unfo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 13, 2010 How To... in 98375
Tc, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Tc asked:
Who protects commercial tenant rights? Is there a govt. agency that protects commercial tenant / small business rights? We have a former landlord (in WA) that is trying to scam an obscene amount of money out of us several months after we have vacated the property; they won’t provide…
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Emily Erekuff, Real Estate Pro in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
mls #9025588 shows as $180,000 & was reduced to $175,000 11611 NE 32nd St Vancouver WA 98682 please change
Hi Judy,

Trulia's display shows a price of $180,000 because that is the price that Keller Williams is sending to us. If you access the link below you'll see that they display this sa ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jun 3, 2009 How To... in Vancouver
Dana Schuster, Real Estate Pro in 70458
Dana Schuster answered:
Complaints against realtor who has placed renters next door to us in Adlers Cove community in Kent,WA. They
i am on the board of my HOA and this issue came up at our last membership meeting. one family is planning to rent their home & we have never had a rental in our subdivision. Ultimately ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu May 7, 2009 How To... in Washington
Chuck Cady, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Chuck Cady answered:
I have relatives that are trying to modify their mortgage and are looking for a professional advice
Have them check out the "Making Home Affordable" website at
1 vote Share Flag Wed Apr 22, 2009 How To... in Seattle…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX Dallas Realtor answered:
My renter is breaching our lease contract.
Review your executed lease agreement. The terms will identify performance of tenant & landlord and proceed via those conditions. Confer with attorney.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 6, 2009 How To... in Redmond
Don Dutton, Real Estate Pro in Puyallup, WA
Don Dutton answered:
In your experience is a purchase option with the right of first refusal ever used
Good grief Bruce. Why don't we through a lease in there and then put some preforeclosure lien holder rights in the mix for good measure. Your imagination and legal intent is all that li ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 28, 2008 How To... in Washington
Kary L. Kris…, Real Estate Pro in Renton, WA
Kary L. Krismer answered:
How do I find out the lien holder on a property that is vacant?
Agents can also get you this information off the tools the NWMLS offers (Realist). As long as you have the address that only takes a second. The thing is, I don't think an agent would ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 18, 2008 How To... in Bothell
John Palmisa…, Real Estate Pro in Weston, FL
John Palmisano answered:
Avoid Buyer agent and make an offer? what is the minimal way to do this.?

Exellent point and well said.

0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 9, 2008 How To... in Pasco
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