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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
should I rent or buy?
It’s all about costs and lifestyle. Costs--financing v. moving-in, mortgage v. rent, repairs v. upkeep. Lifestyle--stability v. mobility, predictability v. flexibility, equity v. ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri May 18, 2012 Rent vs Buy in 68503
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Looking for someone to buy our house!

I'm certain there is a question in there somewhere......but a general statement is something difficult to respond to accurately. Are you using an agent? Is this a for sale b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 15, 2012 Home Buying in 68521
Cheryl Eldri…, Home Seller in Lincoln, NE
Cheryl Eldridge answered:
Very interested! Do you have any issues with hearing your neighbors or noise issues?
no noise issues at all. very quiet and it is a corner condo that helps a lot.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 22, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 68526
Elliott R. O…, Real Estate Pro in Falls Church, VA
Elliott R. Oliva answered:
Do "Lock and shop" mortgage programs still exist? I am located in Nebraska
Yes they do and we still offer them.

Elliott R. Oliva
NMLS #353884
Mortgage Banker
Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc.
202-681-1636 direct
"Se habla Es ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 4, 2012 Financing in Lincoln
EdithJasser…, Real Estate Pro in 60093
EdithJasser YourRealtor4Life answered:
how do I put my house for sale on Trulia?
As a homeowner, i.e. for sale by owner you cannot, this is for Realtors only, but then why not list with an experienced Realtor who can get you good comps and also market and advertise ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 28, 2011 Home Selling in 68504
Raqwalker, Other/Just Looking in Lincoln, NE
Raqwalker answered:
If we won't buy a home for two years, is it bad to get pre-approved now? So we can get an idea of what we need to improve? Possible next home
Thank you all for the information! Sometimes, you don't know what you don't know.-RaqWalker
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 6, 2011 Home Buying in 68516
Johanna Rhoa…, Real Estate Pro in Lincoln, NE
Johanna Rhoads answered:
We are moving to Nebraska next March and are preparing to buy a house wiht a VA Mprtgage. I am interested in when to start looking at listings, I
I would agree that a few months is a good amount ahead of time to begin looking, even if just on the internet. What city in Nebraska are you moving too? If Lincoln, I would love t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 5, 2011 Home Buying in Oak Hills
Johanna Rhoa…, Real Estate Pro in Lincoln, NE
Johanna Rhoads answered:
first time home buyer want to be with a fair credit score and paying 810 rent each month now looking for help in seeing if this is a option.
Hi Dean,

I am local in Lincoln, NE and would love to try to help you or set you up with the people that can.

Johanna Rhoads
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 5, 2011 Home Buying in Lincoln
Jan Nicola, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, NE
Jan Nicola answered:
any info on companies that have rent to own homes are they a rip off or on the up and up?
I closed recently on a rent to own and am negotiating another one. Just make sure all details are spelled out clearly, in writing.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 6, 2011 Home Buying in 68506
HuskerFSBO.c…, Real Estate Pro in Lincoln, NE answered:
When a square footage is listed, does that include the basement?
Typically the square footage does not include the basement. Also I will note that in a split level or multi level situation any square footage below grade is typically not included. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 25, 2011 Home Buying in Lincoln
Lynne Maxwell, Other/Just Looking in Lincoln, NE
Lynne Maxwell answered:
What does homeowners insurance typically cost in this area... and is it usually paid monthly?
Hi Ashayk12,
It appears that Trevor Mcarthur has answered some of the questions you asked. In addition to his advice, I would call a several insurance agents located in Lincoln NE to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 9, 2011 Home Buying in West A
Jason Korn, Real Estate Pro in Lincoln, NE
Jason Korn answered:
Is it possible for a family of 4 to purchase a home being on a fixed income, and other parent being in collage?
Emily, getting pre-approved by a local mortgage lender is definitely your first step. I would go meet with a lender that you may already know & trust. If you don't have one, I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 29, 2011 Foreclosure in Lincoln
Truliarox, Home Buyer in West A, Lincoln, NE
Truliarox answered:
My house is a ranch built in 2004, 4 bd, 1full bath and 2 3/4 baths. Upstairs sq ft is about 1160 & downstairs is about 700 sq ft finished.
Hi I am totally looking for a house and your house is exactly what im looking for! If you could post your house on one of the websites that would be awesome!!!! I'd say start off w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 7, 2011 Home Selling in Lincoln
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
If I am granted a Hamp, what restrictions will I have for future regarding buying a different property.
A HAMP refinance will have a negative impact on your credit score, but then so will a short sale or a foreclosure. They are not very easy to get, though. The banks really don't w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 14, 2011 Home Selling in Lincoln
Becky stewart, Real Estate Pro in Lincoln, NE
Becky stewart answered:
How much does this house really cost because on one website it said 158,000 and another it said 179,000?
If I had the address I would be able to answer your question better, but since you said you had called the builder, this must be new construction. Didn't the builder answer your q ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 28, 2011 Home Buying in West A
Hannah Flieg…, Real Estate Pro in Larkspur, CA
Hannah Fliegel answered:
we went bankrupt 5 years ago is it possible to get a loan for a home? We had never missed a mortgage payment ever.
Hi Mindy,

Hopefully you haven't acquired new debt after gaining debt relief from your previous bankruptcy. You would want to start with your credit report. Here is a link wher ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 24, 2011 Financing in Lincoln
Emily Erekuff, Home Owner in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
I recently "claimed" our home in order to update the information on trulia. Now we are selling and I would like to un-claim the home. How?
Hi Toni,

I see that you've claimed this home on our site as the property owner. In order to release your claim, visit the Favorites section of your Trulia account, and click on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 7, 2011 Using Trulia in Lincoln
Sarah Klamm, Real Estate Pro in Wellsville, KS
Sarah Klamm answered:
Is it worth paying an online company to get a list of foreclosure properties?
Foreclosure sites that charge for the list or offer free information often have missing or incorrect information associated with them. Some of them post crazy low prices that are not c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 7, 2011 Foreclosure in Lincoln
Ruby Smith, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Ruby Smith answered:
We are stuck trying to sell in this market in the NW Lincoln area. We have lowered our price so that it
Well, you have a almost too usual of story. This is very common. Sometimes it takes doing something unusual like offering a bonus to the agent bringing a buyer. I don't know what y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 15, 2010 Home Selling in Lincoln
Cindi Hagley…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Cindi Hagley As Seen on TV answered:
What is the process for buying a foreclosure home? From speaking with the listing agent representing the
the site below should be able to provide answers to alot of your questions.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 3, 2010 Foreclosure in Lincoln
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