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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Dear Trulia, How do you manage sham listings?
If you are looking for a place to live then I would suggest that you work with a local realtor. There are plenty of scams out there.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 2, 2015 Rental Basics in 78745
Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in 78753
Jim Morelli answered:
Does anyone know who will work with bad credit for a home equity line of credit? I'm at about a 530 I own my home outright. Can anyone help?
Going to be tough I would try a bank where you have a deposit account.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 2, 2015 Financing in Riverside
Jim Morelli, Real Estate Pro in 78753
Jim Morelli answered:
What are the average price per sq.ft. for rentals ( including utilities) near Manchaca and Ben White in 78704 ?
For the best results and data hire a listing agent who does rentals. The will be able to help you to set a market based price while also screening prospective tenants for credit, backgr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 31, 2015 Rental Basics in 78704
Kristy Nemec, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Kristy Nemec answered:
And what does the black circles with "2" inside indicate? Which crimes? Thank you
The black circle with the "2" inside indicated two crimes happened in that area, specifically it was a harassment and a burglary, If you hover your cursor over the dot it will give you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 30, 2015 Crime & Safety in Southpark Meadows
Grant Gold, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Grant Gold answered:
We are a family of 3 - my husband, I and a new baby. We are thinking of moving to Austin but don't have a clue about neighborhoods. Any suggestions?
The best approach would be to sit down with an agent to discuss all your needs, timing, budget, expectations, and go over the entire buying process. The sit down meeting is a key part ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 29, 2015 General Area in Austin
Melissa Cox, Real Estate Pro in 78733
Melissa Cox answered:
I want to live in the 78704 but I'm considering home ownership over renting as an investment. I can put 10k down and make payments of upto
I will tell you I have multiple properties in this zip code. The price of homes have raised around 9% over the last year. It is a very good investment at this time. If you have any q ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Buying in Austin
Melissa Cox, Real Estate Pro in 78733
Melissa Cox answered:
Convert swimming pool to a rainwater collection tank?
Swimming pools are a major buying point for people. We have around 110 people moving here a day from other locations. They know Texas is hot (so want a pool), for the best value for y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Selling in Austin
Simon Watson, Real Estate Pro in 94596
Simon Watson answered:
Do I have to use a realtor to list a home through your site??
One way for sale by owners to show up on the Trulia listings is to
post it on a web site called FIZBER.COM, it will show up on Truila within 24-48 hours

Simon Watson
Keller William ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Using Trulia in 78758
Trenton L Wo…, Renter in 78751
Trenton L Wood answered:
There is a rental listing that I am quite sure is a scam, but I cannot find the place to flag the listing
The More option under the photos and address has the flag option. Just spoke with a scam artist attempting to rent 913 E 53rd 1/2 St, Austin. He almost had me but parts of his story did ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2015 For Rent in Austin
Susan Remers…, Real Estate Pro in 78749
Susan Remerscheid answered:
I recently moved to Austin, TX and am looking for a house to rent where I can have horses when I get them. I prefer to live outside Austin
Hi There!

My name is Susan Remerscheid and I am a Realtor in Austin and surrounding areas. I have experience in Horse Properties and can help you find what you are looking for. Sho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 13, 2015 For Rent in Austin
gobrowns6468, Renter in Rittman, OH
gobrowns6468 answered:
Would getting food stamps affect buying a home?
If someone is buying a house while receiving food stamps/medical, will "They" want to know How someone afforded the house, even if the outgoing bills will Still be the same?
Thanks so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 12, 2015 Home Buying in 78728
Melissa Cox, Real Estate Pro in 78733
Melissa Cox answered:
what are residential rental rates for newly constructed duplexes in Austin?
That really depends on what part of Austin you are looking at, some can be very reasonable while others are very high.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 9, 2015 For Rent in Austin
Calvin James, Home Buyer in Orem, UT
Calvin James answered:
foundation repair company In Irvine, CA
I would just go ahead and get it done. I would feel much more confident buying a house with the repairs done rather then just the paperwork. Repairing the foundation is also a huge task ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 8, 2015 Home Buying in Austin
James Payne, Real Estate Pro in 30189
James Payne answered:
Why don't Good Neighbor Next Door program homes ever come up in Austin?
They are hard to find anywhere these days. Most of the REO homes that would qualify were sold in bulk to investors to rehab or rent. Find a quality agent there in Austin that understa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 7, 2015 Home Buying in Austin
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
What is the typical pet deposit for rental homes in Austin Tx?
It varies depending upon the landlord. Typically I see from $250 - $400, and when representing tenants, I've seen some of them shying away from the $400 pet deposit. So I guess it depen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 1, 2015 Investment Properties in Austin
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
Hi, I would like to know if the furnitures are included in the price we see on the website ? If not how much is that per month ? Thank you very much
Clara,

I would suggest that you work with a local realtor to help find a property and the details of the property.

Take care!

Susie Kay
Realtor & Certified Stager
United Real ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 1, 2015 Rentals in Crestview
Melissa Cox, Real Estate Pro in 78733
Melissa Cox answered:
Need an apt in Austin for 3 or 4 months. Better to get furnished or unfurnished & rent furniture.Any agents that can help, please leave info tks?
short term rentals are your best bet. You should be able to negotiate a lower price since you are renting for 3 or 4 months.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2014 For Rent in Austin
Melissa Cox, Real Estate Pro in 78733
Melissa Cox answered:
I am building a new home in Austin, Texas -- we will very likely close in November 2014. How will we know what sort of property taxes we will owe?
you can look at the tax records in your area and find out what your neighbors are paying.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2014 Home Buying in Austin
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Susie Kay answered:
How is the tap water in Austin?
It's hard water in Austin. You may want to install a water softener.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2014 General Area in Austin
Melissa Cox, Real Estate Pro in 78733
Melissa Cox answered:
I will be selling a house in SOCO ,78704 off of South Congess, I have removed the carpeting, should i leave "as is " and let the buyer choose flooring
No. You should choose something that is trendy at the time you are selling the property. You can find out this information at any flooring store. Presentation helps sell the property ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2014 Home Selling in 78704
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