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Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Ernie Behrle answered:
How do I advertise a USDSA-loan eligible home to the right market? MLS isn't targeting this market.
Does your agent in the MLS make a point of mentioning it or can he put it under as a financing term. I find it hard to believe an MLS that doesn't. Here it is a searchable term and ge ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Apr 29, 2015 Home Buying in 53189
Gary Geer, Real Estate Pro in Antioch, IL
Gary Geer answered:
House has been on the market since end of August 2013. Plenty of showings. Realtors say it is priced right but needs kitchen and bathroom updated.
Ask your agent to show you other active listings to verify if your competition rooms compare with yours. This requires you to put on your buyers hat and try to see their homes and yours ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Home Selling in Waukesha
The Yoo Team, Real Estate Pro in Madison, WI
The Yoo Team answered:
What is the difference between asking price ans selling price in housing market in Waukesha, wi?
Hi there,

I'll give you a straighter answer as long as you keep in mind that there are always exceptions and that there are very few bright line rules in real estate.

Typically in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 18, 2014 Market Conditions in Waukesha
The Yoo Team, Real Estate Pro in Madison, WI
The Yoo Team answered:
I'm looking to rent a condominium, apt or townhouse with a garage.
http://www.homes.com/rentals/waukesha-wi/

http://www.rentals.com/Wisconsin/Waukesha/

Hi there,
Trulia isn't necessarily the best site for rentals, but here are some links that co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 18, 2014 Rentals in Waukesha
Terry Lesper…, Real Estate Pro in Waukesha, WI
Terry Lesperance, CDPE Certified answered:
Value of this property?
Hello,

This home sold for $270,000 on 4/3/2014

It is assessed at $281,000 in 2014

Combined days on the market was 329 days

Original list price was $295,000

There was a $3 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 18, 2014 Market Conditions in Waukesha
The Yoo Team, Real Estate Pro in Madison, WI
The Yoo Team answered:
We have bad credit due to a failed business caused by situations beyond our control. We soon will need to buy a home in Waukesha.What are our options?
In terms of selling your home, your credit rating shouldn't actually affect that.
As for the process of purchasing a home, it will depend on what your actual credit score is, your debt ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 19, 2014 Home Buying in Waukesha
The Yoo Team, Real Estate Pro in Madison, WI
The Yoo Team answered:
I need an apartment under $600
Hi Adam,
I'll answer since no one else has. If you're strictly looking in Waukesha, there are now many resources via the internet and sometimes rental packets that you can find for fre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 31, 2014 Rentals in Waukesha
Laura M, Real Estate Pro in New Berlin, WI
Laura M answered:
Is it possible to purchase a home that is in the foreclosure process? According to Zillow, the owners have been served a Notice of Lis pendens.
You can certainly contact the homeowner. They most likely will need to get bank approval to do a short sale. An experienced short sale negotiator can work with the bank to get any impen ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 Home Buying in Waukesha
Kim Benedict, Real Estate Pro in 06902
Kim Benedict answered:
What is the average time on market?
There are so many factors that can determine the answer to this question... location, price, condition, are just to name a few.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 8, 2014 Home Selling in Waukesha
Christina Ho…, Home Buyer in Waukesha, WI
Christina Holmes answered:
What middle schools feed into Arrowhead Union High School in Merton, WI?
Thank you so much. Looking to relocate to the area for a job and researching schools in the area.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 8, 2014 General Area in Waukesha
Mark Nehs, Real Estate Pro in Waukesha, WI
Mark Nehs answered:
I have poor credit "640" I'm on ssdi $611. with my pt. time job my income for a yr. is abut $11,000 can I get a house?
How much can you afford? What would fit in your budget? I like to answer the question in the other direction too many people bought a home by what the lender told them they could "affo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 9, 2013 Market Conditions in Waukesha
Cape Cod Real…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, MA
Cape Cod Real Estate for Sale answered:
How would you recommend screening Realtors from a Buyer's Perspective? Different requirements than a seller
It is always good to ask for a referral and interview at least 3 agents. We can provide a list of interview questions.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 1, 2013 Home Buying in Waukesha
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
What are my options if I have no buyers agent but still want to make sure someone is looking out for my best interests in an offer/counter offer?
Agree with Annette that the listing agent showed an exceptional amount of integrity, although the buyer's agent she recommended is more than likely paying a referral fee of some sort. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 4, 2013 Home Buying in 53189
Elizabeth Si…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Elizabeth Sibet answered:
Owner occuppied Vs. investor
Hopefully you had your question answered by now, but if not Fannie Mae has changed their policy. It used to be that any person buying a house as an owner occupant could NOT have their n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 18, 2012 Home Buying in Waukesha
Nina Kraus, Real Estate Pro in Milwaukee, WI
Nina Kraus answered:
Looking for details on 2401 Summit ave home and asking price
The listing has expired. It will probably be listed again, but if you contact me, I can give you the specifics of the listing before it expired.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 1, 2012 Foreclosure in Waukesha
LJ, Both Buyer and Seller in Waukesha, WI
LJ answered:
What are 3 or 4 design features or elements buyers are looking for in newer homes these days?
From a buyer's point of view, I have to agree that the mudroom entrance of a home is important. That is a main source of entry for a family every day. I would prefer the laundry ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 22, 2010 Home Buying in Waukesha
David Belman, Real Estate Pro in Waukesha, WI
David Belman answered:
newlyweds interested in buying on a lake in the greater waukesha area. where is biggest bang for buck?
Here are some stats on Lake homes in Waukesha County with full lake frontage (not access):
(Price range searched was $200,000 to $1,000,000)

Active Listings: (Homes currently for s ... more
2 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 15, 2010 Home Buying in Waukesha
David Belman, Real Estate Pro in Waukesha, WI
David Belman answered:
Have real estate prices dropped 5% in Wisconsin over the last year?
Here are some stats on Wisconsin home sales in the first quarter of 2010.
(See the link to my blog for more information and links to where I got my statistics from)

Sales are up 16. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 8, 2010 Market Conditions in 53189
Sally Hanson, Real Estate Pro in New Berlin, WI
Sally Hanson answered:
My husband and I signed up for a buyers agent across state lines. We found a home that we wanted to
Hi Kaye...We are Wisconsin realtors and while there are such things as dual agents...that is an agent that represents the buyer and sellers Iit is not clear whether you had an actual Bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 14, 2009 Home Buying in Waukesha
Cameron Piper, Real Estate Pro in Minnesota
Cameron Piper answered:
Mom has dementia, finalizing Title 19, have no backup on Inverness, FL lots owned and sold yrs ago. HELP
Call the county recorders office for Iverness, FL and they should be able to tell you the name and date of the last sale. At the very least they should be able to tell you if they make ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 19, 2008 Quality of Life in Waukesha
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