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Heather Crab…, Real Estate Pro in 06460
Heather Crabtree answered:
Hi I am looking for the leasing option in buying a house in New London County. I can afford the monthly payments but not the down payment.
Hi Pamela,

It is possible to buy using CHFAdap where essential you can buy for 0% down..... the program does have income restrictions though... you can look for rent to own but you w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 16, 2015 Home Buying in 06339
mogge.nilsson, Home Buyer in New London, CT
mogge.nilsson answered:
Is New London, CT a good place to live? (I am single male with no kids)
So Dave, did you move to New London? If so, how do you like it so far? I'm myself are looking into buying a summer hous in the area so any input would be great. Thanks!
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 10, 2015 Home Buying in New London
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
I have 2 questions. 1. Verification of funds in advance of cash offer with 2% deposit. 2. Is legal representation required, by law at cash sale?
First of all, yes there will be legal documents. The contract to purchase is a legal document which speaks to the earnest money and what price will be paid. Also the deed must be record ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 22, 2014 Home Buying in 06360
Km133688, Home Buyer in Norwich, CT
Km133688 answered:
Getting out of a contract
You can look at as many houses as you want. There is no illegality to it. You must have misinterpreted what your agent told you. Your agent is likely not interested in showing you ot ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 7, 2014 Home Buying in Norwich
Gary Swank, Real Estate Pro in Pittsburgh, PA
Gary Swank answered:
My question is: Can I make the seller drop at least 10k of his asking by letting him know that there is another house, with more updates available?
You are always welcome to make an offer and count on your agent to present and negotiate your offer properly.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 19, 2014 Home Buying in Mystic
kedlund, Other/Just Looking in Lyme, CT
kedlund asked:
What is the closest responding Fire Departement to 303 Grassy Hill Rd? Add some detail about your question
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 30, 2014 Home Buying in Lyme
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am purchasing a mobile home in Norwich CT for $8,000 and was told I needed a buyer's attorney. What kind of costs am I looking at?
Be mindful that attorneys are free to set their own fees, some may be hourly, others a flat rate; perhaps shop around...
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 17, 2014 Home Buying in Norwich
Wendy Perez, Real Estate Pro in Gales Ferry, CT
Wendy Perez answered:
Realtor not returning my deposit?
No one can return your deposit to you unless the Seller allows it or a Judge orders it. First question to ask is whether or not the Seller signed the Release of Deposit and Liability. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 16, 2014 Home Buying in Groton
Sharon S. St…, Real Estate Pro in 06355
Sharon S. Stryker answered:
Should buyers select their own home inspector? Should I be worried if my agent picked the inspector for me?
Smart agents only recommend at least 3 names of valid Home Inspection Services and ask the buyer to check them out by calling them and asking for satisfied customer for a reference. The ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 14, 2014 Home Buying in Stonington
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Hello!! I am moving to the area and have a young family...which town is better, Stonington or North Stonington? Schools are very important!
Neighborhoods are all about personal preferences, budgets, wants, needs, lifestyle; therefore consider further researching the areas of interest on your own, and take the time to revisi ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jun 27, 2014 Home Buying in Stonington
Tiffany Holtz, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Tiffany Holtz answered:
Buying a house,negotiation...
In WI it is not only unethical but against state law to tell a buyer that their other offers on the property when there are not.

They can say:

a. we have written activity
b. we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 24, 2014 Home Buying in 06360
Tiffany Holtz, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Tiffany Holtz answered:
I need advice please!
A.) You could lose out if you start to low b/c another buyer could start higher
B.) You could insult them and have them straight out reject your offer
C.) The seller could counter bac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 24, 2014 Home Buying in 06360
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
How do i delete photos from an old listing of my house????
In most cases you need the agent who posted the ad to do so. trulia is simply a site to place ads, much like a newspaper in the old days. You place and ad for a house for sale, but when ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 15, 2014 Home Buying in Oakdale
AJ Kerouac, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, CT
AJ Kerouac answered:
FHA loan program
Look Casanova,

What you want to do is get hookuped up with a 203k specialist asap. I love working with FHA 203k candidates because its really a great way to have instant equity in y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 13, 2014 Home Buying in 06360
Nancy Warbur…, Real Estate Pro in Gales Ferry, CT
Nancy Warburton answered:
I am thinking about making an offer on a home. I know it's a buyers market, but I don't want to insult the seller. Is there a % to start my?
This is what a market analysis does for a buyer. What have similar homes been selling for in this town? What is the condition of the home you are interested in? East Lyme is popular tow ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 1, 2014 Home Buying in 06333
Jeff Kulas, Real Estate Pro in 06333
Jeff Kulas answered:
How is the market in East Lyme and Niantic these days? Is it a good investment?
The market has definitely been getting better over the past year here. But, always make sure to do your due diligence in regards to any property you intend to buy.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 22, 2014 Home Buying in 06333
Chris Jost, Real Estate Pro in Skillman, NJ
Chris Jost answered:
Is mold going to prevent me from getting a FHA loan?
Please Keep RADIATION DATA in mind for ALL Radon Testing/Remediation , Basement Waterproofing & Mold Testing/Remediation. 1-888-Radon-Gas .
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 12, 2014 Home Buying in 06370
Daniel Watro…, Real Estate Pro in 06355
Daniel Watrous answered:
What is the current average time on mArket for ledyard? Esp. For homes in 350k price range?
Over the last 12 months on average homes in Ledyard, listed for sale for $325K-$375K, sold within 90 days. There were some outliers that spent >220 days on market, and a few that were l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 3, 2014 Home Buying in Ledyard
Kathleen Pra…, Real Estate Pro in Groton, CT
Kathleen Prater answered:
is there a number i can call to get more information about the homes?
You will never find an inexperienced agent with RE/MAX simply because of the company's business model and hiring practice. Agents are allowed to answer any question with a material fac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 25, 2014 Home Buying in New London
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