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Gina.popkorn, Home Buyer in Fort Worth, TX
Gina.popkorn asked:
my bankruptcy will be going through the beginning of September. will i be able to find a place in the greater Seattle area? My family is homeless due to the housing system in Seattle. Me and my kids are staying in an unfinished basement and sofa surfing. I'm so stressed out. I am a single mother of 3 who works…
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sam.orallo, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
sam.orallo answered:
Professional/Lawyer Loans available in Washington?
Thank you for the question. Yes, we have done exactly that situation without having the first paycheck moving to Seattle from the East coast. The client was not an attorney but a tech ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 31, 2015 Home Buying in 98105
sam.orallo, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
sam.orallo answered:
Buying a new place depends on selling the old place: how's the best way to handle this?
Hello Brian, depending on your equity situation, you could utilize a bridge/cross-collateral loan. If you have enough equity (the more equity than 25% the better), this may be a loan p ... more
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sam.orallo, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
sam.orallo answered:
a home is sold which was in my son's name his father lived in the home and sold it keeping the $$ how can this be resolveed
I am not an attorney but how can the father sell a home that he does not own? It sounds like fraud (identity theft) so police and the legal system should be involved. As Marilyn menti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 31, 2015 Home Buying in 98101
Forrest Hayl…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Forrest Hayley answered:
Why do so many properties in the Seattle area have interiors that are stuck in the 1980's (or older)? Will buyers not pay enough to justify updating?
Hi Kim,

I have to say, your question made me laugh. Being an agent here in Seattle and having lived in many other states I can agree that there is an exuberant amount of outdated hom ... more
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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Bothell, WA
Christopher Watkins answered:
I'm needing recommendations for a CPA and an attorney that specialize in real estate. Help?! South Seattle, WA area only - thank you.
Kellie,

I hope you are doing well. I believe that Joshua Moultray out of Bellevue Washington is good. I have personally used him and he was very accommodating. I know that this is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 29, 2015 Investment Properties in Seattle
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Bothell, WA
Christopher Watkins answered:
listing not showing on map 4910 54th Ave S Seattle WA 98118
Hello Marciae, I am not a real estate agent however I saw this question and wanted to make sure you got help. I found a number for Trulia customer service that might be easier to help ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 29, 2015 Home Buying in 98118
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Bothell, WA
Christopher Watkins answered:
How much did 1250 Taylor Ave N #104 sell for?
Mllapierre, I hope you are doing well. I am not a Real Estate Agent however I asked one of the ones that I worked with for this information. She stated she could not locate this prope ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 29, 2015 In My Neighborhood in 98109
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
My credit score is 769 on TransUnion and 762 on Equifax. Would I be able to get a mortgage with $5,000 down?
You'll need at least a 3% down payment; the seller can pay a most of your closing costs. If you do the math, $5,000 will not help you that much. I suggest you speak to lender and save y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 28, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Bothell, WA
Christopher Watkins answered:
Are there Professional/Lawyer loans availible Washington State?
Seattle Buyer,

Great question! I apologize on behalf of the lending community that nobody has answered your question as of now.

Typically, yes, we can/have worked with Grad's tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 28, 2015 Financing in 98105
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Bothell, WA
Christopher Watkins answered:
Is it possible to get 450k FHA loan in Seattle with:3.5% down,$6425 monthly income,$0 debt,$10k accessible assets, credit score:734. DTI will be ok??
Sophie, I hope that you are doing well. I just glanced at this question and think I am coming in a little late however I'll give you the same answer as you have probably received many ... more
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Emma Taylor, Home Owner in Seattle, WA
Emma Taylor answered:
How much should a new roof cost?
It's really difficult to put numbers without knowing about all considerable factors. The most important factor is the size of your house. All roofers gave estimation you on the basis of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 22, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Emma Taylor, Home Owner in Seattle, WA
Emma Taylor answered:
Seattle Contractor?
I used the services of Westmintster LLC for renovating my kitchen last year. These guys are just amazing, professional, fair, and did an outstanding job with quality. Their professional ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 20, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Raymond Waite, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Raymond Waite asked:
Why has my posting from postulates been declined? Just posted to postlets and I'm receiving a declined message. Please help me to correct this problem. This is the link. http://postlets.com/r/408-n-39th-st-seattle-wa-98103/14643941

Thank…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 20, 2015 Rentals in 98103
Emma Taylor, Home Owner in Seattle, WA
Emma Taylor answered:
Polished concrete vs. hardwood
The installation cost for both types of flooring depends upon different factors such as where the house is located, which type of material you can use, etc. But, In my experience wood f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 20, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 98103
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
Selling a home with non-premitted renovations
IS this a reeat question.

Sit down with city building or permit and ask them a question without giving
your home address.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 16, 2015 Home Selling in Seattle
Dave Skow, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Dave Skow answered:
What does buying on a short sale mean - and.entail? How about a foreclosure? Auction?
Brian - as mentioned in previous posts ....the short sale purchase can take lots of extra time ...from a financing perspective , make sure your loan pre approval is as complete as po ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 16, 2015 Home Buying in Seattle
Dave Skow, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Dave Skow answered:
After a house is deemed "ready," what are the best ways to get it sold quickly while not "losing the farm"?
In this marketplace and in your area - you shouldn't see much of a drop off right now
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 16, 2015 Home Selling in Seattle
Forrest Hayl…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Forrest Hayley answered:
Wrong information
If you mean you are having trouble on Trulia trying to correct info, you should contact the customer service reps and they will fix it right away. If you mean it is wrong in the tax rec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 15, 2015 Home Selling in 98115
Forrest Hayl…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Forrest Hayley answered:
Is Zillow's "Make Me Move" price helpful, besides rooting aggressive realtors out of the woodwork? If so, how's the best way to
Hi Brian,

As the other agents have said, the best advice is to simply contact your agent and find out what he or she is doing to get your home sold. The National Association of Realt ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 15, 2015 Home Selling in Seattle
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