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nicole.gates, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
nicole.gates answered:
Looking for a great real estate agent.....
Hi Ra,

My company has an entire Realtor section that allows you to browse real estate agents in your area and communicate with them to see if they're a good fit for you. You can chec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 24, 2012 Home Buying in Detroit
Pam Sawyer, Real Estate Pro in 48315
Pam Sawyer answered:
does detroit have any programs to fix up houses after you purchase them?
FHA 203k might be a possibility
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 29, 2012 Home Buying in Detroit
lucasvickers, Home Buyer in 11232
lucasvickers asked:
Purchasing cheap land using my LLC I am new to owning an LLC, and was forced to do so because my employer does not want to give benefits and wants to hire my company directly. I am trying to understand how I can leverag...
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 23, 2012 Home Buying in 48214
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
Why do homeowners only post one (1) picture of their home - when trying to sell their house? I skip homes with one picture--kind of leery about that
Well, Tiffany, have you considered that this may actually work in your favor?

Your point is, basically, sellers aren't going to get proper market exposure, so they're going to wind u ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 19, 2012 Home Buying in Detroit
John Juarez, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
John Juarez answered:
how do I find out sales for a condo building in detroit during the last 6-8 months?
Don't you have a Realtor who solve this problem for you? If your answer is "no" then you know what you need to do.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 19, 2012 Home Buying in Detroit
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Are you looking for a Loft or Condo in the Downtown Detroit Area?
Seems I am saying this almost daily these days. This forum is for consumers to ask real estate related questions. Or for agents to get advice from other agents. It is not for blatant ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 19, 2012 Home Buying in 48207
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
where do you get your information? Facts are wrong.
Trulia does not get any information:
Trulia is a POSTING SITE
Your Realtor posts the listing on Trulia.
If something is wrong,
don't blame Trulia.

ps. Trulia does not correct it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 2, 2012 Home Buying in Corktown
Fluppeduck, Real Estate Pro in Detroit, MI
Fluppeduck answered:
Who can suggest a person contact about getting "Umbrella Insurance" for an Investment property while it is between purchase and resale?
Give me a call I can put it under my Property Management Umbrella for you. 313 563 8144 Have a great day.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 14, 2012 Home Buying in Detroit
Jamie Hastin…, Real Estate Pro in Westland, MI
Jamie Hastings answered:
Are there any tenanted properties for sale in Detroit 48224 zip?
Hi Peter,
Yes there are occupied properties in Detroit and surrounding areas for sale. You can reach me by cell - (734)444-5323 or email - jhastings@visionrealtycenters.com and I will ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 18, 2013 Home Buying in Detroit
Michael Warr…, Real Estate Pro in Novi, MI
Michael Warren answered:
how much was 11704 glastonbury sold for?
Hi

Currently the sale is pending and has not closed yet.
The list price was $4500.

Sincerely,

Mike Warren
Keller Williams Realty
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 8, 2012 Home Buying in Detroit
Derrick Falc…, Other/Just Looking in Birmingham, MI
Derrick Falconer answered:
What happened to the property in Palmer Woods at 19240 Burlington?
19420 Burlington status is Pending as of 05/17/12. This property is a Short Sale subject to 3rd Party Approval.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 4, 2012 Home Buying in Palmer Woods
Haig Istambo…, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Haig Istamboulian answered:
what is going on with the property on at 15830 Glastonbury. I just want to know if it is attainable or not
Hello,

The home at 15830 Glastonbury in Detroit was put up for a Short Sale on 4-9-2012 at $24,900.00. An offer was accepted on the home by the OWNER of the home on 7-26-2012 and now ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 31, 2012 Home Buying in North Rosedale Park
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Is north rosedale park a safe neighborhood?We are 29, white, young professionals. My only worry is the crime.
Hi there,

Great question, you can learn all about the types of crimes being committed in the area by checking out Trulia's Crime Maps: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/North_Rosedal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 2, 2012 Home Buying in Detroit
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Who can help me with my VA home loan?
I know that there are some good Realtors in your area who will help you with your search:
The Buyer's Agent is paid by the Seller, so it costs you nothing.
And it sounds like you need ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 Home Buying in North Rosedale Park
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
If you purchase a foreclosed property, do you assume bank debt or tax debt? Is an inspection required by the city for building code? are you required?
when you purchase a foreclosed property, you will receive a clear title for the property.
The process of getting to that point may result in you paying additional costs above and beyo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 27, 2012 Home Buying in Detroit
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Do I have to reimburse for property taxes if the bank pays for them about a week before closing?
You have to PRE-PAY your Property Taxes;
whether it is through the Escrow or directly.
Pre-paid taxes are one of the items in your Closing Costs.
Depending upon the month you close, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 24, 2012 Home Buying in 48227
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
I'm a 20-something interested in buying a fixer-upper in Detroit. I don't know the first thing about home buying or taxes at all. Where do?
It's always the same steps:

#1 speak with a lender - ask to be pre-qualified to see if you can get a loan and for how much. It's free and you don't get a credit check yet.

#2 spea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 2, 2012 Home Buying in Detroit
Darrell D. D…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Darrell D. Drouillard answered:
Hello, I have really bad credit, when i last checked my score it was 558. Is there a way I can get a home loan?
Not likely. The credit score is not just a number, but rather a designation of risk. To get a score that low you had to have earned it by overextending your self with credit, not payin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 25, 2012 Home Buying in Detroit
Bob Schweiss, Real Estate Pro in Wyandotte, MI
Bob Schweiss answered:
Im in love with this house; 16825 Princeton St Detroit, MI 48221 how do i know its a legitimate sale, and i wont get scammed?? how do i research?
Yes this the real thing. The property is listed and is accepting cash offers.
If youn would like to schedule a showing please give me a call.
Thanks
Bob Schweiss
Remerica Hometown ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 14, 2012 Home Buying in Detroit
Kathy Persha, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Kathy Persha answered:
I am looking to buy this house, I love it -16825 Princeton St Detroit, MI 48221. How do I kno its real and not a scam. please help!
This is the real deal. This home went into foreclosure in April, 2011 and is currently owned by Freddie Mac/Fannie/Mae. The bank is accepting cash offers only. To make an offer, you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 14, 2012 Home Buying in Detroit
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