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Roswell Moore…, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Roswell Moore, CMPS answered:
Looking for a Foreclosure Specialist to work with.
High James,

I have worked with a Foreclosure Specialist for quite a while, now.. Give Loren Hoboy a call. He can give you direct access to the MLS, plus he knows the market & is very ... more
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Steffy Hrist…, Real Estate Pro in Tempe, AZ
Steffy Hristova answered:
Buying and negotiating a house..
Your agent would probably go through the offer price and terms with you. If you made an offer, your offer has a price. After your inspections, if you have discovered that the co ... more
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Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
Who usually takes the photos? 15 pictures and five are of the same angle? And why don't realtors use spell check prior to posting?
Debi - the photos are provided by the listing Realtor. Some, clearly, are better than others. The same applies to the description. Some understand spellcheck, and some even understa ... more
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Jason Webb, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Jason Webb answered:
Is that a treatment plant near N Pyramid Peak Parkway and 64th La?
Yes, it is a Glendale treatment plant. My home backs their property.
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 25, 2013 Home Buying in 85083
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
It seems as though many listings I've found on this site are actually already under contract when they look active. Is there a way to tell??
Trulia is not intended to be the adjacent step to making an offer;
The IDEA is that you will contact a Realtor and have them take you through the process.
Your Realtor can filter out, ... more
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Alain Picard, Real Estate Pro in Puyallup, WA
Alain Picard answered:
What are the most common problems home buyers cause for themselves?
I would say one of the most common is submitting an offer to low.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 12, 2012 Home Buying in Phoenix
Jennifer Ron…, Real Estate Pro in 85013
Jennifer Ronning answered:
What are the advantages of buying a home with an agent?
Well, there are a few reasons... The best reason it is FREE as a buyer to use an agent to assist you in buying in a home, the cost of a buyer's agent is paid for by the seller. other r ... more
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The Urban Te…, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
The Urban Team answered:
Any buyers agents with experience with Lease Option willing to share the contract they used to structure the deal?
I'd contact your broker to make sure you follow his/her structure for a lease option. Our broker's approach is separate lease and purchase contracts with language linking the two. Your ... more
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Craig Frooni…, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Craig Frooninckx answered:
How do I find HOA detals if the listing doesn't say? Also, how can we see history of maintenance/issues (it looks a little under kept). Thanks!
The HOA information is part of the MLS so your agent should be able to provide you with some details. During your inspection/due diligence phase you will have an opportunity to do an i ... more
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Rachel Shana…, Real Estate Pro in Peoria, AZ
Rachel Shanahan answered:
We are attempting to purchase a short-sale house, and the bank is now asking for more the the original listing prince they agreed to.
No, the bank probably did a new evaluation of the home and with home values rising so much here in the valley they went with the new price. They may also have had other costs incurred s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 26, 2012 Home Buying in Phoenix
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Is it feasible to buy a house so soon under certain circumstances?
You need to start by meeting with a local and trusted loan officer who can prequalify you at no cost and after looking at your credit and financials, let you know if you can get a mortg ... more
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Roy Powell, Real Estate Pro in Steamboat Springs, CO
Roy Powell answered:
WHat are some ways to structure a seller finance or lease purchase?
Your ability to generate a 1st loan will be a problem for any lender with the value (appraisal) and a carry back or lease option. Perhaps a better direction is to assume her $100K loan ... more
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Rod Mohan, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, AZ
Rod Mohan answered:
I'm thinking purchasing 4bd home near ASU for my daughter while at college?
I would be happy to email you current sales to show you the average time on the market for home sales near ASU and information on various neighborhoods near ASU. Feel free to call me o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 29, 2012 Home Buying in 85029
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
If a home is up for Sale could this be in a contract Rent-to-own????
Since rent to own properties may not be listed as such, consider working with an agent of your own. Keep in mind that rent to own can be risky and one could stand to lose a bit of money ... more
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Donna L. Lee…, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Donna L. Leeds answered:
How can a married couple refinance their home in Arizona when only one qualifies for a loan? Would a quit claim be an option?
I work with a great loan officer who can answer this question over the phone. Tell him Donna Leeds with Keller Williams referred you. Chris Arbuckle with Amerifirst Financial-480-688-68 ... more
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Chaz Bosse, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Chaz Bosse answered:
Where are the best neighborhoods for retirees?
What do you enjoy doing? What is important to you? Sun Lakes is a retirement community located about 20 miles south of Phoenix. The area has a variety of homes with a variety of pric ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 7, 2012 Home Buying in Phoenix
Ilene Mckenna, Real Estate Pro in 85050
Ilene Mckenna answered:
i own a house at 3819 east sophielane ,Phoenix, can you give me some selling prices and or options
Depending on the condition of the home the average home in this area would be between $155-170,000. The most recent home that closed on this street on 9/18 similar home sold for $160,0 ... more
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Rocky Dole, Real Estate Pro in Maricopa, AZ
Rocky Dole answered:
Can I take legal action on my mortgage lender for their mistakes on delaying the closing date on a home?
I would suggest that you contact an attorney to discuss the issue.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 15, 2013 Home Buying in 85014
Sonny Shriva…, Real Estate Pro in Peoria, AZ
Sonny Shrivastava answered:
Looking to purchase home but all of the "Great" deals seem to be snatched up the moment (sometimes within only a few minutes) of them being listed.
nf314, unfortunately the types of deals you are referring to are few and far between in today's market. Two years ago was the time to pick up these kinds of deals, they were everywhere. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 29, 2012 Home Buying in Phoenix
Linda S Gerc…, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Linda S Gerchick answered:
Looking to buy a home priced in the 90k range or lower in the Phoenix area I have a 590 credit score make 30k/year 3 yrs same employ , I have 18k cash
I have a lender and a rehabbed house from one of my investors that will help you; please call me at 602-256-1415
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 31, 2013 Home Buying in Phoenix
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