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Rob Lang, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Rob Lang answered:
How do I find home rentals in 66006?
Hi David,

Below are places where you could look.

www.KSLease.com
www.LJWorld.com
http://lawrence.craigslist.org/apa/

Thanks and "Don't keep me a secret--I'm ne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 18, 2010 Rentals in 66006
Nathan Parad…, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Nathan Paradis answered:
What is the name of the countertop that fits over the present top, looks more updated, and easy to install, and of course cheaper. I'm trying
Granite Transformations does have a showroom in Lenexa. They work in Lawrence all the time and I'm sure they'd be happy to give you a free estimate.

Here is the URL to an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 26, 2010 Curb Appeal in Lawrence
Rob Lang, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Rob Lang answered:
How do I find rent to own/ lease purchase homes in Lawrence?
Hi L,

With the $8000 tax credit gone now and because some house lookers simply cannot get a loan at this point in their life, lease purchase/rent to own options, while very few in nu ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Aug 13, 2010 Home Buying in Lawrence
Mexicovsafri…, Other/Just Looking in Lawrence, KS
Mexicovsafricao answered:
Any builders using concrete board in place of OSB sheathing on new construction?
Hello everyone I am new here. Forum looks good.
I just wanted to make my first post and Say "Hi"
And I am pumped about the World Cup..First game is South Africa vs Mexico ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 10, 2010 Curb Appeal in Lawrence
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
How do I get a listing removed that RealtyTrac has on your site with the wrong house pictured? I have asked RealtyTrac to remove but no response.
Realty Trac is not a listing or selling firm, they simply take information from foreclosure notices and public notices and compile them into what you see. They are in the business of se ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 31, 2010 Using Trulia in Baldwin City
Bob Kocour, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Bob Kocour answered:
Why are home so expensive in Lawrence as compared with other cities? The homes seem to be older, with outdated appliances, minimal upgrades, fewer
For many years the size of Lawrence has been restricted by the KS Turnpike on the North, the Wakarusa river on the South, Farmland Industries fertilized plant on the East and our City C ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 17, 2010 Home Buying in Lawrence
Rob Lang, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Rob Lang answered:
Im a single mother of three I dont have good credit but most of it is from year ago Ive found a brand new home I can buy for what the contractor has
Hi Paizley79,

Harold Arnold from Chicago is correct. Find a local Realtor who will help you get pre-qualified so you can obtain financing. There are several financing options besid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 22, 2009 Financing in Lawrence
Rob Lang, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Rob Lang answered:
I am interested in maintenance free housing - specifically a single non-attached home that has an HOA (in Lawrence). Can't find any on the
Hi Mtynester,

http://tinyurl.com/RobSellsHomes is a link to the the 23 properties that meet your criteria for city single family dwellings with maintenance free living. They range i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 9, 2009 Home Buying in Lawrence
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Showed W-2's, gave work info, told loan officer I had accts. with her bank and discussed how long I"ve rented. Says prequalified, Shouldnt
It depends on how term(s) are used. Have you been issued a lender letter of statement of what type of loan, % as down payment, interest rate and etc.

It can take approx. 4 -5 worki ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 28, 2009 Financing in Eudora
Keane Ng, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Keane Ng answered:
can you get a mortgage with 0 down?
I'm happy to see the Q&A in this area is helpful.

Marilyn, great answers below.

Rob, the 203k does finance above the value of the home BUT the buyer needs to put 3.5% o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 28, 2009 Financing in Eudora
Luke Allison, Real Estate Pro in Asheville, NC
Luke Allison answered:
can you get financing with fanniemaehomepath loans with 0 down?
I believe that the maximum HomePath financing is 97%. However the rates are good and there is no MI so it is well worth it.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 28, 2009 Home Buying in Eudora
Laura Chaney, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Laura Chaney answered:
Are you willing to lower your commission?
Are you willing to discount the price of your house by a comparable percentage that I am willing to discount my commission? In other words, if I discount my commission by 20% will you d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 1, 2009 Home Selling in 66049
Rob Lang, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Rob Lang answered:
1st Time Buyer Credit
Hi John,

Thanks for your question. Your answer is the first scenario on the IRS Q&A website regarding the first time home buyer tax credit.

The answer given on http://www.irs.gov ... more
2 votes Share Flag Fri May 8, 2009 Home Buying in Lawrence
Edwin Ramos, Real Estate Pro in Junction City, KS
Edwin Ramos answered:
Are commercial real estate values in Lawrence falling over the last year? What do you project those values?
The Commercial world is a completely different animal. The question is a little bit to vague, because there are many different types of commercial structures, retail, malls, multifamily ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 6, 2009 Market Conditions in Lawrence
Rob Lang, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Rob Lang answered:
I want to buy a house that has 3 bedrooms with non-egress windorws, what does this do to the value?
Hi Kellen,

I have such an earth berm home listed right now (see link below). Local banks may loan money on these homes but it is considered a non-conventional loan.

For expert ad ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Feb 12, 2009 Home Buying in Lawrence
Rob Lang, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Rob Lang answered:
is the land surrounding this property for sale?
Hi Mc,

I would be happy to email you a plat or aerial view of the property with its boundaries so you can see how much land goes with the Lawrence Kansas real estate that you referen ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2009 Home Buying in Lawrence
Rob Lang, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Rob Lang answered:
WHat is the price and financing package for a newely built home in Lawerence Kansas?
Hi Saeed,

Thank you for your question. My website reference below will show you prices of new construction by both price ranges as you have mentioned and by geographical areas and f ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2009 Home Buying in 66044
Rob Lang, Real Estate Pro in Lawrence, KS
Rob Lang answered:
how i could get information to bay this properties?
Hi Elias,

If you are looking for information on how to buy a Lawrence Kansas property, the best thing to do is visit some Realtor's website where you can search for information based ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2009 Home Buying in Lawrence
Robb Spearman, Real Estate Pro in Des Moines, IA
Robb Spearman answered:
What is a HUD home?
You need to work with an approved HUD broker. I would highly recommend that the approved HUD broker is a Realtor which means they are members of the National, State and Local Associati ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 4, 2008 Home Buying in Lawrence
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
I am legally married to my husband. We have always filed our taxes together. He currently owns a home with
I dont see why not. Your best bet is to find a trusted mortgage broker, and not an internet lender and ask them what programs they have to assist you. There also should be a state housi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 23, 2008 Home Buying in Lawrence
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