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Meir Aloni, Real Estate Pro in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Meir Aloni answered:
Should I work with a title company, realtor, or real estate attorney to execute paperwork for a "for sale by owner" deal?
In Florida, title co. handle majority of closings (usually they are owned by an attorney)
A Realtor can do things an attorney will not (arrange inspections; meet different professional ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 18, 2013 Home Buying in 86001
Jose Dias, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Jose Dias answered:
How can I get a copy of the floorplan of a townhouse in The Village at 3850 Fanning Road in Flagstaff, AZ?
I sell real estate in Scottsdale and Phoenix area. So I can't really help you track down the builder and the floor plan of the townhouse.

Your best bet would be to talk with a local ... more
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Ann Heitland, Real Estate Pro in Flagstaff, AZ
Ann Heitland answered:
Why is the roof two differant colors has there been repairs done to it?? What is the lot size??
There is nothing in the disclosure which indicates roof repair. They did have a window leak, but it's hard to see how that would have effected the roof. Certainly something to explore f ... more
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Jenny Mead, Real Estate Pro in Flagstaff, AZ
Jenny Mead answered:
Could someone please explain the properties that have cisterns for the water supply? How much does it cost to have water hauled?? Thanks!
Hauled water is about the same price as city or private water companies. In areas without underground piping, people have to rely on cisterns to store their own. It is not uncommon in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 23, 2013 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Brad Bergami…, Real Estate Pro in Prescott, AZ
Brad Bergamini answered:
Are there any federal or state (AZ) requirements that the banks must honor in a short sale? Aren't there any rules and regs?
If you are asking does someone that you owe money to have to take less. The answer is no. If you owe money to a lender in AZ they do not have to settle for less than what is owed. I you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 29, 2012 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Lisa Macdona…, Real Estate Pro in 86001
Lisa Macdonald-Aird answered:
Best place to get listings for Kachina resale and REO as the come on mkt. 200-300K, with garage or room to build, near forest service?
Hello,
I would be happy to email you all the current listings with your criteria. I can also set you up in my system to send you new listings as soon as they come onto the market. If ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 2, 2013 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Ann Heitland, Real Estate Pro in Flagstaff, AZ
Ann Heitland answered:
When a listing says "private water company" does that mean you have to have water hauled in and stored in a cistern?????? THANKS
No. It means you have a private water company and you turn on your tap and get water. As a homeowner, you're a member of that water company. Usually, the water company has wells. Not al ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 4, 2012 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Ann Heitland, Real Estate Pro in Flagstaff, AZ
Ann Heitland answered:
Is the current trend up or down in Flagstaff??? I realize its economy has a life of its own... but I haven't been tracking it long enough to recognize
Stable. Earlier this year, our real estate prices were still declining. Now they seem to have stablized. And the three most recent appraisals I've seen agree with that assessment.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 16, 2012 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Ann Heitland, Real Estate Pro in Flagstaff, AZ
Ann Heitland answered:
I've been told that the East Flagstaff area gets less snow.... while the Munds Park area gets hammered with snow...
If you mean east rural Flagstaff, yes, it tends to get less snow, but it can be "hammered" with an occasional storm that gives the west side just a light dusting. Even in the east rural ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 4, 2012 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
We are looking to move to the Flagstaff area. We need great school and room to roam. Where should we start?
Momof4,
Agents have to be careful when recommending one area over another. I've attached a link to the AZ State School Report card. You can look through the site, compare distr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 27, 2011 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Johnathan Mu…, Real Estate Pro in Flagstaff, AZ
Johnathan Mullaney answered:
What is the smallest house you have listed that, I could have a cob construction added on to it in the future?
Artistinoil,
There are lots of options and I have a lot of resources for you. I will need a little more info. You can email me at johnmullaney@hotmail.com or call 928-525-1125.
Thank ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 14, 2011 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Can we ask the seller to pay for a competent person to come out and complete the items that were unable to be inspected due to utilites not being on?
What is your agent adivising--is the property bank owned, short sale, traditional sale....you can try asking and see where it leads--again, your agent can best advise as it relates to y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 7, 2010 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I just checked my credit score today and Transunion has the highest at 570. I went through a rough year, and I stopped paying for my credit cards
You need to get your credit and past bills in order, before even considering a purchase--yes, make payments--you can visit with any qualified loan officer--see exactly what your budget ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 3, 2010 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Beth Worden…, Real Estate Pro in Flagstaff, AZ
Beth Worden Till answered:
Question about the LSR form used in Arizona.
An LSR would be submitted with a written offer from the Buyer to the Seller... that should be enough to get "the ball rolling!" The next step would be an acceptance from the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 2, 2010 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Beth Worden…, Real Estate Pro in Flagstaff, AZ
Beth Worden Till answered:
my daughter is going to school at NAU, we're interested in buying a 2-3 bdrm home as an investment that she and roomates could rent. Are there?
FIRST ANSWER

Fantastic idea!!! That's what we did down at ASU for our daughter!

I can show you some great homes right near the University... call me @ (928) 606-0442

Or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 27, 2010 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Ted Canto -…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles County, CA
Ted Canto - The Mobile Mortgage Pro answered:
I currently looking a for a townhouse at the 150.000 or less single family home in flagstaff. I work construction and travel the US and make will
Hi TJ,

Seems you have a great opportunity of qualifying for a home. However, there are many questions that need answering and the process begins by speaking to a lender/ Loan Officer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 22, 2010 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Eileen Schre…, Real Estate Pro in Flagstaff, AZ
Eileen Schreiber answered:
Is anybody specializing in bank owned properties in Flagstaff?
I am happy to help you with bank owned properties! What are you looking for?
Feel free to email me directly at eschreiber@russlyon.com

Also feel free to look at my website, www.buyf ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 5, 2010 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Eileen Schre…, Real Estate Pro in Flagstaff, AZ
Eileen Schreiber answered:
co-signer for FHA loan vs. rent to own from relative? (or neither)
Hi Tamara. Great question!

The first thing to do is talk with your lender about co-signing for an FHA loan. FHA has specific guidelines. Ask your lender!

The option of purchasin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 27, 2013 Home Buying in Flagstaff
Eileen Schre…, Real Estate Pro in Flagstaff, AZ
Eileen Schreiber answered:
Where should I start my search?
Chris, if you go to my site - http://www.TheFLagstaffWebsite.com, you will find a link on the left that says Real Estate Links. You will find a link to Flagstaff Rentals - a page with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 11, 2009 Home Buying in Flagstaff
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