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Joetta Fort, Real Estate Pro in Arvada, CO
Joetta Fort answered:
When submitting an offer, do banks solicit others?
This happens all the time. I know it makes you feel like something suspicious is going on, but most of the time the listing agent is doing their job and tellling the truth, but things c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 6, 2012 Home Buying in Denver
Phil Lunnon, Real Estate Pro in Arvada, CO
Phil Lunnon answered:
if i converted my third bedroom into a dinning room how would it effect my homes apprasial value
That depends. Generally speaking, 3 bedroom homes are more desirable than 2 bedroom homes. That may not be the case, though, in your neighborhood. If homes in your neighborhood have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 2, 2012 Home Buying in Denver
Ethan Besser, Real Estate Pro in 80111
Ethan Besser answered:
I am buying a house for my handicapped sister. Would this be considered owner/occupant or will they make us buy as an investor?
Have your agent call the lisitng agent and explain the situation and ask if your situation would qualify as an owner occ. If you do not have an agent yet, I would be glad to make the c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 30, 2012 Home Buying in Denver
Pete Cook, Real Estate Pro in 80211
Pete Cook answered:
signed a transaction broker contract in October for a specific property. Subsequently signed with a buyer broker for different properties. Problem??
If the first agency relationship has expired and you are not purchasing a property that the previous agent showed you, you are fine. If you go back to the first property with a new agen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 18, 2012 Home Buying in 80206
Skeeter Thom…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Skeeter Thomsen Wilson answered:
We were told to avoid the Montbello area, but Gateway is just over Chambers. Looking at a place in Parkview and would love some local input.
If you are concerned about crime in an area the two best ways to check it out is 1. Call the local police department and get their input. 2. Go to a neighborhood you like and ask som ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 10, 2012 Home Buying in Gateway
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
We are buying our first home and would like some advice on how to go about it and get the best deal possible?
No idea what CHFA is. You should contact and speak to some agents in your local area and look for one that you can work with, is experienced with at least a few years of full-time exper ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 26, 2012 Home Buying in 80231
Chris Eisenh…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Chris Eisenhard answered:
What is the impact on the resale value of a home after foundation repairs by a reputable company in Denver, CO?
Hi Chris,

That really depends on the details - what kind of repair was completed, extent of damage, possibility of further damage, etc. I would be happy to complete a free CMA for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 10, 2014 Home Buying in Denver
Brian Burke…, Real Estate Pro in 80129
Brian Burke -Kenna Real Estate answered:
I am a renter looking for a good deal on a condo in the downtown Denver area. Should I be looking at foreclosures, or elsewhere?
Look at everything, There are deals out ther. We have HUD Homes and foreclosures on www.kennarealestate.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 17, 2012 Home Buying in 80202
Brooke Hengst, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Brooke Hengst answered:
Realtor looking for a great inspector. If you work with someone who does a great job, please send me their contact info.
David Hays does a wonderful job!

DAVID HAYS
CERTIFIED HOME INSPECTOR

Buying a home is a very big investment and one that will be with you for a long time. I highly recommend ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 24, 2013 Home Buying in Denver
Tim Sparks, Real Estate Pro in Castle Rock, CO
Tim Sparks answered:
seeking unfinished loft Denver
Hi there
What would be a good time to call you on the phone to discuss some options? please shoot me an email and I will give you a call.
Thanks and hope to hear from you soon

Tim ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 3, 2011 Home Buying in Denver
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
When could we visit this house? Thank you,Emilie Gauthier
Since no link is visible, either directly contact the listing agent, or any local agent/realty office can also help you with showings, information, etc.; they all have access to the sam ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 29, 2011 Home Buying in Stapleton
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Erie, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
Seeking an owner carry or other alternative finacing option for owner occupy purchase in Virginia Village.
Rent to own situations rarely work out and they usually never benefit the buyer/renter in any way. You should focus on rebuilding your credit for now. Good luck!
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 8, 2012 Home Buying in Virginia Village
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
How much profit do flippers expect to make?
Depends on how you define a "flipper."

Wholesale deals (which isn't quite what you're describing): $5,000-$7,500, though it could be higher.

Deals in which the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 16, 2015 Home Buying in Denver
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
What value would you give a gas furnace over electric baseboard heat?
Gee. Depends on the size of the house. Depends on the value of the house. And it depends on what the utility bills and the gas/electricity differential are in your area.

Just running ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 3, 2011 Home Buying in Denver
Tim Sparks, Real Estate Pro in Castle Rock, CO
Tim Sparks answered:
We are looking at Pradera/Parker and Castle Pine Village.,Co.Both are totally different areas. Whats the weather difference reg. wind,snow,temp.?
Hello,
I would be more than happy to discuss this with you. I have been selling Real Estate in the castle pines,castle rock and parker areas for the last 5 years. All 3 areas are diffe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 8, 2012 Home Buying in Denver
Ethan Besser, Real Estate Pro in 80111
Ethan Besser answered:
I want to rent or buy a 1000 sft live and work condo in Denver Area, who can help me?
Dear Quinn,

I can help you as I have a condo getting ready to come on the market meeting that description. You can call me until 12:00p.m. tonight or anytime tomorrow.

Call me at ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 11, 2011 Home Buying in Denver
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Anyone out there know any loan options for someone with a low 500 credit score... and of course she needs a low down payment.
The 2 just do not go together these days, a very low credit score such as 500 would require a large down payment. As always the best advice is for them to meet a loan officer and get op ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 29, 2013 Home Buying in Denver
Pam Parker, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Pam Parker answered:
where are the most affordable places to look for a house in the Denver area? We both work in the DTC
Hi Marcus,

If you want Cherry Creek schools and be close to DTC then Willow Creek is a great neighborhood between Yosemite and Quebec and Dry Creek and Cty Line Rd (about 10 min). I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 21, 2012 Home Buying in Denver
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
seller's agent gave fake DVD scope of sewer line at closing(did not find out til 2 yrs later) Now sewer line needs replaced. Who is responsible?
You may find that Buyers are responsible for their own Inspections, and the Homeowners are responsible for the Utilities from the curb to the house.
This can vary from area to area and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 22, 2013 Home Buying in 80226
Chad Bergman, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Chad Bergman answered:
Utility bill history for 100 Galapago Denver CO, please
You can call Excel Energy (800-895-4999) who is probably the utility company and get a 12 month average, High and Low.

hope this helps.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 13, 2011 Home Buying in 80223
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