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Mark Meissner, Real Estate Pro in Bozeman, MT
Mark Meissner answered:
How do I delete listings I'm following if I no longer want them?
Hi Jacobsnm,

Go to the upper right hand corner of your screen and pull down the menu by your name. Then click on "Profile." This should open a new window. On the far lef ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 25, 2012 Home Buying in 59715
Roland Vinya…, Real Estate Pro in Sprakers, NY
Roland Vinyard answered:
We are looking at buying a house that is new and has been listed for 4 years.
If you make an offer at what you can afford, then you will know. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 15, 2012 Home Buying in Eureka
Donna Johnson, Real Estate Pro in Whitefish, MT
Donna Johnson answered:
Looking for a house Kalispell downtown or columbia falls, whitefish, not too far off the beaten track
I appreciate your comment about no Realtors. However, did you know that realtors can help you not only get the best price, they also can help you through a number of pitfalls. I just ha ... more
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Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Do agents get bonuses from the buyer?
I would think she is joking. We get paid when it closes and rarely do I see or have heard of a bonus. Sometimes there is mention of one in a listing, but it is rare that the agent actua ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 27, 2011 Home Buying in Montana
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
In Montana We are purchasing a home from a park with a contract for deed. Neighbors assaulted both myself and my husband can we break the contract?
Without seeing the contract we can not say. Sure, you can always break the contract, the question is what will you loose doing it. The option money and deposit will be in jeopardy. Seek ... more
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Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in Brevard County, FL
Phil Rotondo answered:
Foreclosures. Worth the effort?
Yes they can! You should hire a real estate agent with this expertise and see what's out there.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 23, 2011 Home Buying in Great Falls
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
how long after you file bankruptcy can you start looking for a home? does it hurt your chances that bad?
Depends, was the bankruptcy discharged...generally it can take two years, but much will depend on your financials, credit score, downpayment amount, etc.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 8, 2011 Home Buying in 59105
Tannis Kobol…, Real Estate Pro in Billings, MT
Tannis Kobold/broker Owner answered:
How do farm and ranch home loans work?
There are many different aspects to a Farm and Ranch loan. There are loans that meet the financing needs of both full and part-time farmers and ranchers. Long-term mortgage loans are av ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 8, 2011 Home Buying in 59105
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
need a home to be next to my children and rebekah rubie needto buy some property in redlodge
Consider working with an agent of your own, he/she can provide you with suitable properties, schedule showings, provide necessary information, etc.; if utilizing a mortgage, be aware t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 8, 2011 Home Buying in Red Lodge
Marie Souza…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, MA
Marie Souza Team answered:
what would be the avg cost for gas and electric for a 3/4 bed 2 bath home?
Hi Maryanne - The best thing to do is either contact the utility companies in the area you are moving to, or contact an Agent who can give you a rough idea of costs. There are so many f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 10, 2011 Home Buying in Helena
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Is the seller obligated to sell her house to us when she verbally told us that she accepted our offer and that she was going to sign it?
Unless a purchase offer is signed by all parties and delivered, you have nothing..... unfortunately, a verbal agreement is only as good as the integrity of those involve.

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Andy Onushco, Real Estate Pro in Helena, MT
Andy Onushco answered:
1) rules for putting in a boat ramp & a dock on the Clark's Fork river in the Plains Mt. area?2)) transmission towers on your
There are a number of regulatory authorities that have authority over placing structures like docks and piers in waterways. It could require permits from the state, USEPA, US Army corp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 16, 2011 Home Buying in Plains
BG, Home Buyer in Phoenix, AZ
BG answered:
Specifically, what parameters are employed when determining a property's "true value" when something on or about the property
you can appraise it any way you want. A buyer with zero knowledge of the art of appraising, but just love the property, will probably out bid an investor who know the true value of the ... more
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Debra Mills, Real Estate Pro in Kalispell, MT
Debra Mills answered:
Would like to buy a lot for a mobile home in kalispell area dochfam@yahoo.com
Hello, my name is Debra Mills and I am a real estate broker with Montana Brokers in Kalispell. I can help you. Can you give me more information about your needs? What price range, ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 7, 2011 Home Buying in Kalispell
Matthew Boone, Real Estate Pro in Bozeman, MT
Matthew Boone answered:
I'm retired, single, and my passion is fly fishing. You have some of the best! What do you have in the $100,000 dollar range?
Go to our website at www.prumt.com. Almost everything in the area/region is listed for sale on that site. It's linked into our local Multiple Listings Service. There are still quite ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 21, 2013 Home Buying in Bozeman
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
`How does one locate a home with a 'rent or lease to own' option"
Contact a Realtor represent you who does leasing. NOT all Realtor work in rental market(s)

Many scams across the US regarding lease option always use an agent

Lynn911 Dallas Rea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 20, 2011 Home Buying in Livingston
David Jaffe-…, Real Estate Pro in 60004
David Jaffe- CDPE SRES answered:
We made two signed offers. Only got verbal counters. Agent lives two doors from listing and wants to keep prices up. What do we do?
I have several questions... Is the Listing Agent acting as a Dual Agent (representing both you and the Sellers)? Have you given him/her written Dual Agency Approval? I would encourag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 8, 2011 Home Buying in Montana City
John Sacktig, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
John Sacktig answered:
how do I release current realtor?
Hi Jane,

Where are you in the contract? How long is your property listed? Have you discussed breaking the contract?
Are you working with an agent to buy a home? Give us a few more ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 3, 2012 Home Buying in Florence
Zmbrennan, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Zmbrennan answered:
I found a home for auction starting at10,000. I would like to know how to buy, or bid on this and other homes R
Be certain you check chain of title and know what additional liens are on the property, check easements, past sales and be sure you personally see the property before you bid.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 16, 2012 Home Buying in 59901
Damian Forre…, Real Estate Pro in Billings, MT
Damian Forrester answered:
Are there any homes available for lease purchase in Billings,Mt.?
Yes, feel free to visit my website and contact me for a list.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 23, 2011 Home Buying in 59102
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