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Kyle and Lois…, Real Estate Pro in New Richmond, WI
Kyle and Lois Hinrichs answered:
is a septic witha drain feild a legal system in wis?
HI Katie,
Septics W/ drain fields are legal in WI depending on the location of the home. Country properties require a septic and there are multiple styles (conventional, at grade, m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 28, 2011 Home Buying in 55118
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
can you make a seller have toxic mold removed before you buy it?
You can't "make" a seller do anything, you can only negotiate with them.

All the best,
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 26, 2013 Home Buying in 55118
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am looking to purchase my first investment property to hold and rent out. I am looking for a realtor who is experienced and preferably specializes
Consider interviewing in person a few agents, or as many as needed, from different realty companies, then choose the one you like best; ask about scheduling around your needs, who will ... more
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Carolyn Jass, Real Estate Pro in Saint Paul, MN
Carolyn Jass answered:
I am indian, want to buy a flat in MN , my daughter is staying in MN how do I transfer Money from India, what is yearly tas for a flat
Dear Thiyagarajan,

Contact your bank in India and have the money wired to either your daughter's bank in the USA or perhaps to the title company in the USA. Title Companies handle t ... more
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Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
I am a Realtor in Apple Valley (3 years). Is there any insight as to why buyers are not interested in having agent representation?
How would you know this ? Are there properties selling via Realtors posted in MLS with buyers agent representing the buyer. IF YES. then buyers have Realtors who represent them for sal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 5, 2014 Home Buying in 55124
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What is the best way to determine whether the sale price of a home is a good buy?
Keep in mind that assessed value has no bearing on market value--you need to be aware of recently sold similar properties in the immediate area, review the data and make a determination ... more
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Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
My husband makes more money and has better credit than I do, could he apply for the loan on his own? Could I be added to the paperwork later? Thanks!
Best review all these options with a professional who has all your financial records.

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Grou ... more
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CCC, Home Owner in San Diego, CA
CCC answered:
if water is leaking in the crawl space basement of an older home that's been renovated, how much can i expect to get it fix? also, the house
Hi, are you paing cash of mortgage? A mortgage will request an appraisal. Also, ask your Realtor for a CMA (Comparable Market Analysis).

It is impossible for me to say yes or not ab ... more
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CCC, Home Owner in San Diego, CA
CCC answered:
Does anyone know what section of form 1040X to fill out for the homebuying tax credit?I filled out the whole form 1040X but the refund amount
phone contact for the IRS:
http://www.irs.gov/help/article/0,,id=96730,00.html
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 23, 2010 Home Buying in 55112
Dan Chase, Home Buyer in Texas City, TX
Dan Chase answered:
I just put a bid on a forclosed house in west st. paul and the told us that someone else is PUTTING an offer. Should I go higher or is the bank just?
You have to make up your own mind about what to do. Look at the question below and also the blog below it based on that question. As I read through both I just got more confused about t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 30, 2010 Home Buying in West 7th
Richard Schu…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Richard Schulman answered:
While dealing with a short sale, what is a commite?
First, do you have a buyers agent representing you? If so, they should be helping you out with these questions (and this a reason to have a buyers agent -at no cost to you - as they he ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 11, 2010 Home Buying in 55110
Charles Dail…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Paul, MN
Charles Dailey answered:
Does FHA 203K allow down payment and closing cost assistance? Or does anyone know who does?
Yes, it does. I have access to this product but, in fairness, I'd rather refer you to a specialist. Jerry Fancher from Wells Fargo ((612) 386-4367) is very, very good at these.
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CCC, Home Owner in San Diego, CA
CCC answered:
I'm thinking of putting in an offer on a condo, but won't be using a buyer's agent - what is the best way to proceed?
Find a Purchase Agreement form for the State of Minnesota (last forms) , fill it out, fill out the addendums, call the city and check on occupancy status, present the offer, remove cont ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 10, 2012 Home Buying in 55104
Brad Anderson, Real Estate Pro in Maple Grove, MN
Brad Anderson answered:
Would you tell me more about a HUD home? And, a Housing Choice Voucher through HUD? Thank-you.- Me :)
Lori, here is a link that explains buying HUD Homes. Hope it helps.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 1, 2013 Home Buying in 55106
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I asked about the student loan combining with home mortgage because my brother had it done but I didnt get the specifics on it. I have had my job for
Have you visited with a qualified loan officer(s) yet, if not you should and see exactly what your budget can handle--then take it from there--home mortgages are just that, for the purc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 28, 2010 Home Buying in 55106
CCC, Home Owner in San Diego, CA
CCC answered:
Is it possible to get my student loan debt combined into a home mortgage? So, I would have one payment a month. I would like to buy a home. Lori
Hi, not on buying but on refinance, so you need to have a home , and equity, to consolidate the debt.

Get all you paperwork toghether, such as, last 4 paystubs, last 2 years of tax ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 22, 2013 Home Buying in 55106
Kathleen Lor…, Real Estate Pro in Brainerd, MN
Kathleen Lordbock answered:
will there be more listings on the market soon? options in my price range seem to be dwindling...
Many more homes will be entering the market in your area soon. Here in the Brainerd Lakes things are picking up and new listings are hitting the market weekly. Buyers are also coming ou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 26, 2010 Home Buying in Saint Paul
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Planning on buying a twin home, but does not have Home Owners Association?
Why not seek the advice of an attorney that specializes in Real Estate--maybe there are other ways of coordinating exterior an roof maintenance, since the home is not part of any HOA.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 2, 2014 Home Buying in 55124
Lenny Frolov, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Lenny Frolov answered:
IS IT NECESSARY FOR ME AND MY SPOUSES CREDIT TO BE USED FOR A CONTRACT FOR DEED? I WAS TOLD UNLESS LEGALLY SEPARATED WE BOTH WOULD BE?
Typically your credit is not used in a contract for deed situation. The seller may elect to run your credit to determine worthiness but that is not mandatory. I have run into a lot of s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 15, 2009 Home Buying in 55106
CCC, Home Owner in San Diego, CA
CCC answered:
I'M TRYING TO GET INTO A CONTRACT FOR DEED IN MN,BUT I'M MARRIED AND JUST SEPARATED.NOT LEGALLY THOUGH BUT DO I NEED TO BE?
According to my knowledge if you are married and buy a home, it will belong to your spouse too. Both are owners.
Then, if you divorce, your spouse will owned that property too and wil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 15, 2009 Home Buying in 55106
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