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Monica Lang, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Monica Lang answered:
We want to buy a home in Calif but live in Omaha. Do we initiate mortgage pre-approval in NE or CA? Any bank recommendations?
I would suggest Bank of the West. I own a home in Omaha & purchased a 2nd home in California. They handled the sale very well & even had the closing done at my home!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 8, 2011 Financing in Omaha
Ken Landolt, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Ken Landolt answered:
looking for 1-2 bedroom house/apartmrnt ranging from375.00-550.00 per month all utilities paid no deposit in omaha nebraska
I have nothing right now that includes utilities
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 23, 2013 Rentals in Prospect Hill
ABC, Home Owner in Omaha, NE
ABC answered:
What are the requirements for down payments these days? Is it 10% or nothing or is there some room there?Also, are lenders going off of purch...
Hi Joe,

You can purchase a home with as little as 0% if you are a Veteran or if you are purchasing a home in a rural area.

Otherwise, you can purchase a loan with as low as 3.5% d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 5, 2011 Home Buying in Omaha
ABC, Home Owner in Omaha, NE
ABC answered:
Do home buyers use Trulia / Zillow as much as Realtor.com?
Zillow claims to have the largest real estate network since it partnered with Yahoo last month...

http://zillow.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=159&item=220

Trulia claims to be the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 1, 2013 Home Selling in 68116
Abrir Gonzal…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Abrir Gonzalez answered:
Tax assessment valuation way over the purchase price of a property?
Once you've purchased the home, you can visit the local county poperty appraiser's office (they should have an online site) and discuss the process for reevaluating the curren ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 21, 2015 Home Buying in Omaha
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
How long should I wait for a short sale. It has been 7 months and Flagstar bank has not contacted us ONCE. Buyer and seller have the same realtor.
BreakingPoint,
The purpose of a short sale is for the bank and seller to avoid foreclosure and obtain the most the market will bear for the house. What the seller owed is almost immat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 11, 2011 Home Buying in Omaha
Jerod Evanich, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Jerod Evanich answered:
Purchase Agreement stated cash “no financing required”. 24 hrs b4 close buyer needed financing, missed closing, will not sign cancellatio...
You do have options, but for legal reasons, it is best to seek the advise of an attorney.

Jerod Evanich
Prudential Ambassador Real Estate
402-681-6911
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 7, 2011 Home Selling in Omaha
Kathy Miller, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Kathy Miller answered:
what kind of neighborhood are in the area?
There are 143 active listings in your zip code. The median price is $75,000. The houses which are priced below the median price are likely to be smaller, and or in need of work or upd ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 14, 2013 In My Neighborhood in 68107
Brenda Sedivy, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Brenda Sedivy answered:
who was the listing agent for 15377 orchard ave, omaha ne 68137 when the home sold in 2010?
I was the listing agent for that townhome. It sold in 8 days. Is there something I can help you with?
Brenda Sedivy
402-706-1969
brendasedivy@gmail.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 5, 2011 Home Buying in Omaha
Robin Silver…, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, NY
Robin Silverberg answered:
What is the best commission rate I can get for a Home priced around $175,000. in Omaha.
I am not an agent, and not from Omaha, but I will give you a non-biased view. You may have someone who is going to tell you that they will sell it for you for a 2% commission, or a $500 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 16, 2011 Home Selling in Omaha
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
When hiring an agent what should I look for? company, commission, agent
Hi, I recommend using someone that you feel has the qualifications and personality to meet your needs. Word of mouth is always the best referral, check with friends and family for thei ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 1, 2011 Home Selling in Omaha
Kathy Miller, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Kathy Miller answered:
Is there any down payment assistance programs in Nebraska for a second time home buyer?
I'm not aware of any program for second time home buyers. That assumes that you currently own a home. NIFA defines a first time home buyer as a person who has not owned a home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 9, 2011 Home Buying in Omaha View
Justin Hogan, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Justin Hogan answered:
what is the first thing that i have to do to be approved for purchasing a home? what do my credit score have to be.?
Credit scores requirements vary depending on the financing terms. First thing we would want to do is have you speak with a mortgage lender. Please email me so we can further discuss.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 5, 2011 Foreclosure in Omaha
Justin Hogan, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Justin Hogan answered:
can you tell me if you can give me some information on the property of 6338 33rd st 68111 i am interested in purchasing can someone help me?
Sure what is your email address and I will send you some information about the property and area.

Thanks
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 5, 2010 Foreclosure in Omaha
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
What is the most important quality you look for in a choosing a real estate agent to help you find a home?
It is not as important to find a Realtor who has sold the most homes, has the most experience or works for the largest and most well-known company as it is to find someone that is profe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 4, 2010 Home Buying in 68154
Omaha's Elite…, Real Estate Pro in 67585
Omaha's Elite RealEstate Group answered:
How do I know if a Short-Sale is right for me?
Many sellers homes have depreciated since they've purchased them. In these instances, a seller could be required to bring money to closing. For those individuals that don't ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 28, 2010 Home Selling in Omaha
Monica Lang, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Monica Lang answered:
When looking for a real estate agent what questions should I ask?
I think it is like interviewing a new employee. You will want to ask how much experience they have? How long they have been a realtor? their education? There statistics? How many homes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 26, 2013 Home Selling in 68137
David Matney, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
David Matney answered:
average days on the market in omaha for home sales
Ruth,

From January 1, 2010 to September 26, 2010 the average Days on Market for residential property in the Omaha area is 66 days. Currently we have 6,065 active listings on the M ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 4, 2011 Home Selling in Omaha
Carol Schrad…, Real Estate Pro in Omaha, NE
Carol Schrader answered:
average days on the market in omaha for home sales
Ruth...

I can give you average DOM for homes SOLD in the Omaha Metro last month (65) and average DOM for homes that went under contract last month (68). But that doesn't give t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 26, 2010 Market Conditions in Omaha
Gerard Dunn, Real Estate Pro in Potomac, MD
Gerard Dunn answered:
Two questions: one concerning price ranges for homes in Midtown, and the other regarding when to find a real estate agent for a future move.
You can look for an agent at any time. It is never too early to develop a relationship with a professional in the area.

You can explore neighborhoods to determine what area suits yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 19, 2010 Home Buying in Omaha
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