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Bob Hoerner…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Bob Hoerner Mlo 978954 answered:
What happens if the loan isn't approved after a sale price is negotiated?
To start with a sale with financing is always subject to a finial loan approval, as this offers all parties a protection should a loan not be approved. So before addressing what happen ... more
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Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
If I write a back up offer on a property that is a short sale pending, can i still write an offer on another property.
You could get into a squeeze there; but the chances are very small.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 19, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Craig Reger…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Craig Reger Group answered:
Moving before selling
Bart,
Some people are lucky enough that they can afford more than one home at a time, but a majority of people are like yourself and will not purchase a new home until they are able to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 14, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Garett Chadn…, Real Estate Pro in Gresham, OR
Garett Chadney answered:
Does HUD have to award Good Neighbor Next Door homes?
Hi James,

The short answer is: YES. They do award GNND homes thru the lottery process. I'm unaware of why this particular home was not awarded (as of yet). I would be happy t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 31, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
PDX Internat…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
PDX International Real Estate answered:
What are the most important factors when you are considering purchasing a home?
Hiring a great Realtor like Peggy Hoag! :)
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Shelly Caste…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Shelly Casteel answered:
Can you buy a house without a job?
Lending requirements have tightened up over the last few years for home buyers. I suggest you speak to a mortgage broker to determine what is your best course financially. If you would ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Condo Questions
it's simple really - instead of stressing out over all those questions you have ...........just find and work with a local agent........he or she can get you all the answers you need.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Clinton W Pe…, Real Estate Pro in Wasilla, AK
Clinton W Peterson answered:
what is the best way to get leads from trulia ?
Get referrals and purchase your zip codes through trulia
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 26, 2013 Home Buying in Multnomah
Travis Jacks…, Real Estate Pro in 95051
Travis Jackson answered:
I want to purchase a duplex/quadplex/ two or more townhomes. How can I search for this?
Trulia doesn't have a search option for multi family residences. I would advise you to get in contact with a real estate agent who has experience with purchasing residential investment ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Russ Petrusha, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Russ Petrusha answered:
I want to purchase a duplex/quadlex/ two or more townhomes. How can I search for this?
Hello Steven

Feel free to contact me and I will be more than happy to answer any questions that you might have as well as assist you in purchasing what you need.

Russ Petrusha
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0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 19, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Stephen Webb…, Home Owner in California
Stephen Webber answered:
Is it unethical for a seller to offer a buyer more in closing costs than could possibly be useful to a buyer?
Good Morning
Sounds odd. Have your loan officer determine exactly what your closing costs will be that the seller is allowed to pay than include your request in your offer. Typically a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 13, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Tom Inglesby, Real Estate Pro in 97239
Tom Inglesby answered:
I'm interested in building a new home with either Riverside Homes or Centex Homes. Have anyone had any bad experiences with these builders?
You need a buyer's agent looking out for your best interests first. The problems in the past have been with attached homes that the builders were building and the water issues between b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 10, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Linda Heinri…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Linda Heinrichs answered:
If I bought the house next door to me, could I tear the home down just to have a bigger lot?
You would have to check with the city, but I do not see why not. It would still be two tax lots and you might want to request an adjustment in the taxes if there is no structure or imp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 4, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Marge Bennett, Real Estate Pro in Fort Myers, FL
Marge Bennett answered:
Brazillian wants to buy property in Usa ?
find a Realtor in Alaska, in the area her son lives who is experienced with foreign buyers. She may also want to talk with a tax attorney who is familiar with Alaska's tax laws.
She is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 4, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Richard Cani…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Richard Canifax answered:
We are thinking of moving to Portland next year. However we are visiting on April 4 and 5 and are willing to look at properties to buy.
Hi Naji,

I would be happy to help your family find what you are looking for. Give me a call at the number below or send me an email at canifax@gmail.com.

Regards,
Richard Cani ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 1, 2013 Home Buying in Portland
Karla Divine, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Karla Divine answered:
I am a young professional thinking about buying a 2 bedroom condo. Pearl District or South Waterfront. Is now good time?
Great time...inventory low but there is one heck of a deal available with large square foot and double parking....call me and we can talk about it.
Karla Divine, Prinipal Broker 503-81 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 10, 2014 Home Buying in 97209
Travis Jacks…, Real Estate Pro in 95051
Travis Jackson answered:
I am renting in the Pearl. Lived in Portland for 2 years now and love it. Is now a good time to buy a condo in the Pearl or other downtown area.?
Its a great time to buy! If you are looking to purchase a condo you should get in touch with a local Realtor. I could refer you to an experienced Agent dealing with Portland Condos. The ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 10, 2014 Home Buying in 97209
Steve Roesch, Real Estate Pro in 97229
Steve Roesch answered:
Maple leaf timberland VS Arbor Oak
I prefer arbor oak for quality and amenity
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 21, 2013 Home Buying in 97229
Jon Cohen, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Jon Cohen answered:
How much can I negotiate with new home builder?
Hi Kris,
The best way to come to terms with any seller is to present a strong offer that shows that you are qualified and have the ability to close the transaction. An experienced Rea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 16, 2013 Home Buying in 97229
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