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Lori Jeltema, Real Estate Pro in Newport News, VA
Lori Jeltema answered:
What should you expect from the bank appraisal of the home you want to purchase?
Elm, in my experience, the appraisals have been all over the place. Sometimes, they come in right at sales price - other times much higher or lower. I know it's a vague answer, but th ... more
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Voices Member,  in
Voices Member answered:
any comments on wholesale loans at hsbc?
HSBC plans to close its non-prime wholesale mortgage lending arm.
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Maria Morton, Real Estate Pro in 64113
Maria Morton answered:
Is there a way to find recently sold home prices?
Yes, Elm, there is a way to find recently sold home prices in your area. Ask your realtor.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 2, 2008 Home Buying in Albany
Bonnie, Both Buyer and Seller in Newton, MA
Bonnie answered:
What is common practice for sellers and buyers when a home inspection finds a major problem?
Seller needs to lower price. However, Buyer needs to get estimates on repairs needed so can ask reasonable price adjustment from seller. Just seems fair this way.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 14, 2008 Home Buying in Albany
Joanne Miele…, Real Estate Pro in Knoxville, TN
Joanne Mielenz answered:
What is common practice for sellers and buyers when a home inspection finds a major problem?
You need to describe what the inpsector means by bad. Does that mean there is no longer any life left in the roof? Is it leaking? Is it structurally poor? Exactly what is wrong with ... more
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Jeff - Ginny…, Real Estate Pro in Vero Beach, FL
Jeff - Ginny Mitchell answered:
Six months ago a realtor had me sign a document stating she was the buyers agent before she would show a house
Read the document you signed. To what did you agree? If you hired that Buyer's Agent for a specific time period or a specific area, the agreement may not apply in another county or af ... more
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Voices Member answered:
I have my section 8 voucher which is for $1,185.00 a mnth. I would like to buy a home with my voucher in
This is the wisest decision for the following reasons:

The Section 8 voucher is portable all over the US, so if you bring yours from expensive area, say, Brooklyn, to most affordable ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 23, 2008 Home Buying in Albany, NY
Liz Stevens, Real Estate Pro in Berkeley, CA
Liz Stevens answered:
I'm looking to buy a multi-family residential investment property in Albany.
Tricia, you will want to watch carefully for units to become available in Albany. Because of the demographics of the tenants in Albany and the location and most importantly, the lack ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 20, 2008 Home Buying in Albany, NY
Holli Boyd, Real Estate Pro in 12110
Holli Boyd answered:
I want to buy the duplex that I currently live in,The owner is willing to finance 100%Please explain
Is he offering you a lease option or rent to own policy? Whatever the choice is, get it in writing and speak with an attorney.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 23, 2008 Home Buying in Albany, NY
Holli Boyd, Real Estate Pro in 12110
Holli Boyd answered:
how many taxes do you pay owning a house in Albany ny?
Dee - it's on a case-by-case basis, however I can give you examples and percentages for homes - also check out this link for more information, http://www.albanyny.org/government/departm ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 18, 2008 Home Buying in Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY
Holli Boyd, Real Estate Pro in 12110
Holli Boyd answered:
are you going to rent to own,if you dont sell?
It's not a bad idea and I have a lot of information about this option for home sellers who are finding their homes sitting on the market too long.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 12, 2008 Home Buying in Albany, NY
Deborah Madey, Real Estate Pro in Red Bank, NJ
Deborah Madey answered:
Foxtons property
Hi Diane,

I am a NJ Realtor, but do not service Cherry Hill and I do not have access to Trend MLS. I do have access to several other MLSs throughout NJ. There have been some wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 17, 2008 Home Buying in Krank Park - Cherry Hill, Albany, NY
Sylvia Barry,…, Real Estate Pro in Marin County, CA
Sylvia Barry, MAS, CIPS, SRES answered:
What is the cost for property search for a home Selling any where between $15,000.00and $40,000.00
Hello Alfonso:

Will be next to impossible to find anything between $15,000 and $40,000 in Albany, NY. - see reply to your other posting - the lowest price is $84,000 or so.

Is th ... more
Mr.P, Other/Just Looking in Arizona
Mr.P answered:
I am looking for home in Albany,NewYork. It shouldbetween $15,000.00 to40,000.00.Urgently waiting your reply.
Alfonso
Per Realtor .com the lowest price property in Albany New York is $84,900
Here is a link to all the property`s availble
Good Luck
http://homes.realtor.com/search/searchresult ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 29, 2009 Home Buying in Center Square
Anthony Tort…, Real Estate Pro in Albany, NY
Anthony Tortora answered:
Information regarding property tax in Albany, New York area.
Walt,

The tax rate per assessed thousand varies from township to township you can call the local tax assessor or ask a qualified Realtor to get the assessed rate that your home is be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 11, 2007 Home Buying in Albany, NY
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