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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
I want to get a rent to own home, but I don't know how it works and have a lot of questions. Who should I contact?
Rent to own is only good when you have good credit but need 1 year or less to save the down payment and closing costs. It is NOT good for people with bad credit or that can not close in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 20, 2014 Home Buying in 54401
Ashley Pimen…, Real Estate Pro in Illinois
Ashley Pimentel answered:
My question is am I eligible for a FHA Loan? I would be a first time home buyer and would like to know if I would even qualify...
You need to contact a lender to look over your scenario in detail. They will take a close look at your income, assets, liabilities and creditworthiness to determine if you qualify. I wo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 25, 2014 Home Buying in 54401
Nancy Passini, Real Estate Pro in 54401
Nancy Passini answered:
Who do you contact on whether you can put up a fence or not? What if there is a tree in the way, say a big pine, and it is half on the neighbors ?
If the property is in a city or township, I would try to get involvement from an official/building inspector to come and look at the property line and tree involved. My next step would ... more
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Nancy Passini, Real Estate Pro in 54401
Nancy Passini answered:
I am looking at purchasing a house near Thom Field in Wausau WI. I heard a rumor there may be some gang related activity. Anyone know if its true??
I think one of the best ways to learn about a neighborhood is to ask some of the neighbors. I would also recommend contacting the local police department. I also have a property that sh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 5, 2014 Crime & Safety in Wausau
mylittlebudd…, Home Buyer in Wausau, WI
mylittlebuddha1977 answered:
We might be transfering to the marathon county area around wausau and are probably going to have a long wait selling our house in Illinois. We are
I came from ILLINOIS and July will be 9 years ISouth East and East side of Wausau is great!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 6, 2013 Home Buying in 54403
James Woods, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
James Woods answered:
Hello, Can anyone help me, is there any rent to own/lease to own houses in the Mesquite, TX area
There are quite a few rent to own home listings on our page that you can search for free here: http://www.renttoownquest.com/search/Texas/Mesquite

Best of luck! Be sure to read up on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 31, 2013 Home Buying in 54403
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Are there tips for buying land?
Start by hiring a great local agent who knows and regularly sells land in the area you are considering. There is just too much for a site like this to bring you up to speed on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 23, 2013 Home Buying in Wausau
Jean And Dave…, Real Estate Pro in 54401
Jean And Dave Slaktoski answered:
We lost a purchase due to a problem with financing; do we need to keep using the same buyers agent for further searches?
Buyers have the power to revoke a buyer agency contract at any time. This is because an agency contract, such as the WB-36, is a personal service contract based upon a special relations ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 27, 2013 Home Buying in Wausau
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
I saw this ad on Craig's List. Is this 4 rent or is this 1 a SCAM also? Plz contact me via email tams110966@ymail.com. Thank You Tammy
Unfortanately many rental ads on CL are scams, you really need to make sure the owner is indeed the owner. Do not give out personal info over the phone or email. Make sure you see the h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 3, 2012 For Rent in Wausau
A & E, Both Buyer and Seller in Wausau, WI
A & E answered:
How do I go about finding homes for sale where the owners finance the loan?
What criteria are you looking for, how many beds, baths, location, etc? I am a local investor and work with people who do rent to own situations (seller financing), you do not need to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 20, 2012 Home Buying in 54401
Eric D Lenz, Real Estate Pro in Greendale, WI
Eric D Lenz answered:
My home will be taken for eminent domain. Can I find it's worth without appraisal?
The appraisal is very important if you are not happy with the offer you get. There is more to the negotiations than just the appraisal, though. I would recommend that obtain the service ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 11, 2012 Home Selling in 54401
Heather Wrig…, Real Estate Pro in 97031
Heather Wright answered:
Can my father buy my home back at the foreclosure sale in Wisconsin? Will I have to move out prior to that.?
Not sure how it works there, but where I do business in the contracts with the bank it makes you sign that your not related to the previous owner of the home. I hope that you get the an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 23, 2012 Foreclosure in 54401
Kathy Dolch, Real Estate Pro in Rhinelander, WI
Kathy Dolch answered:
Land Contract a good idea?
In this economy it is always advised not to "bite off more than you can chew". Sometimes a home can take much longer than you expect to sell, because of harsh market condition ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 23, 2012 Financing in Wausau
Gerard J. Ca…, Real Estate Pro in Spring Hill, FL
Gerard J. Carney answered:
I am a real estate agent and am wondering how I can become involved in selling foreclosed homes? Thank you.
Why? They are horrible, Its sad to see these homes knowing people lost them, the banks don't care about them, and idiot buyers think they are the best deals on the market with out ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 27, 2011 Foreclosure in Wausau
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Bridge Loan
I don't believe banks are no longer offering bridge loans Tim who answered your question 1st provided great detail of that type of loan .

Concern is in today's market IF y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 27, 2010 Financing in Wausau
Chris, Renter in Grayson County, TX
Chris answered:
How can I find Rent to Own listings?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 18, 2010 Home Buying in 54403
Duane Murphy, Real Estate Pro in Appleton, WI
Duane Murphy answered:
If the house you like already has an offer on it, can you acquire that information?
Only if the buyer and seller agree to share that information. It would not be in their best interest to do that. The best advice is to talk with your agent and see what they may think. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 21, 2010 Home Buying in 54401
Manu Kapoor, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Manu Kapoor answered:
Buying a house on a short sale. Everything accepted, by homeowner and bank...now the homeowner paid a mortgage payment and the bank says we have to
Generally if the homeowner is making payments, the banks never clear or even accept a short sale. And the short sale takes 3-8 months. So how come the bank even accepted the payment ??
... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 2, 2010 Foreclosure in Wausau
Bill Schumac…, Real Estate Pro in Wausau, WI
Bill Schumacher answered:
How long does the trustee in a bankruptcy chapter 7 have to sell a seized share in a living estate (a home) in WI that is currently legally occupied?
I'm sorry I can't help you. Call an attorney who specializes in this. You can also research this on a legal hotline. Best of luck! Bill
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 17, 2010 Home Selling in Wausau
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