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Kristina Kil…, Real Estate Pro in 37615
Kristina Kilgore answered:
How can I buy $55000 house with bad credit I do have 20% down my credit is bad but do have good job history and Income.I am looking for a brake
It depends on how bad your credit is. There are lenders that will make a loan with a credit score of 580. A small, local bank can usually do what we call an "in house portfolio" loan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 18, 2013 Home Buying in Kingsport
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
My brother would like doe me to buy him out of a house we ubheritedm but wants cash payments. What would i loose during this esides interest monthly?
The house could go down in value, there will be repairs needed now and then. Someone needs to pay the insurance and taxes so who will it be and how to split them. It all depend how much ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 28, 2013 Home Buying in 37660
Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in 32940
Phil Rotondo answered:
MYSELF AND SIX SIBLINGS INHERITED OUR PARENTS HOME AND LAND IN NH.
You should consult an attorney to iron out an agreement in writing with all parties.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 12, 2012 Home Selling in 37660
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
New:roof, bay window,pool liner,pool pump,bathroom,light fixtures, water heater, 2 heat pumps.Had offer for 320K. How can we increase your estimate?
What's an offer have to do with some estimate? I don't understand.

If you want to get higher offers, address cosmetic issues--landscaping, new paint, carpet, etc. New heat pumps and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 23, 2014 Home Selling in 37664
Rodney Mason, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Rodney Mason answered:
Does the estate keep paying the expenses on a beach house inherited by 5 people until the 5 people agree as to what to do with it?
You would need to contact a real estate attorney or CPA for legal or tax advice.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 18, 2012 Home Selling in 37660
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
we inherrited a house free and clear we want to sale our current house but it will not sale for wahat we owe any adivse on what to you
Your options to sell are to sell and bring enough extra money to the closing to be able to pay off the loan. Example, you owe $200,000 but the house sells for $150,000. You would need t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 14, 2012 Home Buying in 37660
Gregorio Den…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Gregorio Denny answered:
Can an attorney base an eviction on an expired lease agreement?
I don't understand the question. If your lease expired and the landlord no longer wants you there, you need to leave or be evicted.

If your lease expired and you are still ther ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Buying in Kingsport
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
In my letter from the sellers attorney, he states I have lost my 40K in earnest money (purchase price of 180K) and am being evicted based on a lease.
Not only is there incomplete information here,
but you are asking some legal questions:
I just told someone else;
Realtors do not do LEGAL.
Attorneys do LEGAL.

Good luck and may ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 21, 2011 Home Buying in Kingsport
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
I have rented this home for 7 years...bought the lot next to this property...bought new appliances...tiled one bathroom...landscaped the yard...
Sadmike,
You say you've rented the home. A rental agreement is not a purchase agreement. If you have a Lease with an option to purchase, you may have something to work with.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 21, 2011 Home Buying in Kingsport
Marc White, Real Estate Pro in Boone, NC
Marc White answered:
Can the seller keep my 20% earnest money if my loan was delayed 3 weeks and exceeded the contract date?
There is more to most contracts than one simple date...talk to your agent, if you do not have an agent, talk to an attorney. Good Luck.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 21, 2011 Home Buying in Kingsport
Renee Johnson, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Renee Johnson answered:
I am a subcontractor and have been working the same position for 3 years. Will mortgage company accept a personal check as a pay stub? 1st time buyer
I'm thinking the answer is NO, your uncashed personal check may not be received as a pay stub. Have you ever been given an 1099 statement at the end of the year for tax purposes? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 16, 2011 Home Buying in Kingsport
Jolie Muss, Real Estate Pro in Upper West Side, New...
Jolie Muss answered:
How do heirs rid themselves of a lot . Won't sell. Isn't worth much but has about $300 worth of assessment and taxes per year.
Curious as to why you can' t donate it or put a for sale sign on it but have you contacted any builders?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 8, 2012 Home Selling in 37660
Dave DeVos (…, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield Glade, TN
Dave DeVos (931) 529-1431 answered:
ranch land in the family for 5 generations- one sibling works the land and family enjoys it. other siblings not interested in the land and want to sel
Tanga, See a real estate attorney in Knoxville. Your question is more a legal matter than a real estate one.

With lowering appraisals in this economy, interest rates so low, no d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 3, 2012 Home Selling in 37660
Dave DeVos (…, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield Glade, TN
Dave DeVos (931) 529-1431 answered:
I have a home I would like to sell and doun size. Should I rent the house or sell it I like the country better than the city.?
Find an experienced agent to list and sell your home. If it doesn't sell, rent it. You own the house; it doesn't own you. Life is too short to be somewhere you don't w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 13, 2011 Home Selling in Kingsport
DColb, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
DColb answered:
Are there programs available for first time home buyers with a disability in the Kingsport,TN area?
Not an answer.....
Wish to seek answer as well!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 30, 2014 Home Buying in Kingsport
Gary Cobb, Real Estate Pro in Kingsport, TN
Gary Cobb answered:
can you expect more from a log home than traditional?
There are over 200 log homes listed in our MLS area. The majority ,so it seems, are situated on acreage. When selling the log home comparable properties are used to determine a list ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 6, 2010 In My Neighborhood in Kingsport
Marilyn & Tom…, Real Estate Pro in 37660
Marilyn & Tom Adams answered:
I am military. How much stability will i need to show in a local job before getting approved for a loan? I know my retirement pension will not do it.
Become envolved with a good local Mortgage Lendor or a credit evaluation. Usually 6 months on a full time job for those who are approaching home ownership. A Lendor Will guide you throu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 30, 2010 Home Buying in 37660
Robin Silver…, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, NY
Robin Silverberg answered:
My sister and I inherited a farm with house in Ohio 3 1/2 years ago when our parents passed away. My sister has taken all this time to CLEAN out the
Who is the executor of the estate? Are you using an attorney to handle estate issues? You will have to consult one to see if you can in fact force the sale. However, if you do this, you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 23, 2010 Home Selling in 37660
Ellen & Doc…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Ellen & Doc Stephens answered:
I inherited a home in California, it was left to my nephew, my sister and myslef, can I force the sale?
Of course, you need to consult an attorney to get a specific answer for your individual situation. As a general rule, in an Estate situation, all sides hire and independent appraiser ( ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 21, 2010 Home Selling in 37660
Kevin Pellat…, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, TN
Kevin Pellatiro answered:
My father died and left his kids with a home? 1 out of 5 don't agree to let the youngest daughter move in the home. So now the lawyer said that
These situations are often difficult to deal with and to work out, but perhaps even more costly than normal in a rough economy. If the reasons for disagreement include the proceeds from ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 10, 2011 Home Selling in 37660
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