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Melina Tomson, Real Estate Pro in Keizer, OR
Melina Tomson answered:
My husband and I are relocating from Indiana and looking for a rental in a safe part of Salem. Can you give me any advice?
Safe is a subjective term. The Salem PD puts all of their crime stats on CrimeReports.com. Just type in Salem and you can decide which areas will meet your safety needs definition.
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Jared Ford, Real Estate Pro in Salem, OR
Jared Ford answered:
Are all manufactured homes part of a 55 plus rent the land?
No, there are lots of manufactured homes that are not in a 55+ community, but they are usually priced substantially higher. They also don't qualify for lending very well, unless they ar ... more
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Melina Tomson, Real Estate Pro in Keizer, OR
Melina Tomson answered:
Why are there so many condos for sale at 4001 12th St SE, Salem OR? Is there something wrong here?
An investor purchased a bunch of those units and they are selling off their investment. They owned 19 of the 42 units in the complex. All of the ones for sale are from the same invest ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 11, 2013 Home Buying in 97302
Gloria Rohl, Real Estate Pro in Salem, OR
Gloria Rohl answered:
Is this really for sale? We viewed a portion of the house and outbuilding some time ago and were perplexed when the agent/owner could not show it all.
If you wish to see the interior the tenant has to be notified. But, one needs more information in order to set this up. Please email me at homesbygloria@gmail.com and I will talk with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 13, 2013 Home Buying in Salem
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Do you carry any rent to own or lease to own properties? If so where would they be found?
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
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 24, 2012 Home Buying in Salem
Robyn Jones, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Robyn Jones answered:
what are the cons and pros to buy a shortsale then a regular sale?,I'm first time buyer and I'm kind of scared
Hi there, I manage several short sales a year and to be honest with you, if you have a realtor that knows how the short sale process works, it can be a great advantage to you as far as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 10, 2013 Home Buying in Salem
Dana Burk, Real Estate Pro in Salem, OR
Dana Burk answered:
What is the best exposure for selling homes, besides the MLS?
The MLS feeds almost all the websites, over 700. For the best exposure on the net and not leaving it to chance that is where you should post the home. We also post to craigslist and b ... more
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Gloria Rohl, Real Estate Pro in Salem, OR
Gloria Rohl answered:
How much is the rent for the land of a mobile home? I mean per sq ft.
Generaly speaking, the park owners set rent fees. They vary according to parks and generally are involved according to amenities listed and available to the homeowner. If you are inte ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 3, 2012 Home Buying in Four Corners
Brandon Fahl…, Real Estate Pro in Salem, OR
Brandon Fahlman answered:
What's the best way to find senior apts. in Salem? Is there any affordable housing site?
I do not know if a central website with information regarding the different Senior Apartment complexes is available.

Have you tried searching through Craigslist? Another option would ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 30, 2012 Rentals in Salem
Lana Lavenba…, Real Estate Pro in Grants Pass, OR
Lana Lavenbarg answered:
I am approved for an FHA home loan in Ky. where I currently reside. Can I buy in Salem, Oregon? I will be moving there soon. Any advice??
Well as long as you qualify for a loan and if you are moving to do the same type of work - I see no reason why you wouldnt be able to buy out here.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 30, 2012 Home Buying in 97305
Heather Wrig…, Real Estate Pro in 97031
Heather Wright answered:
Hello! I am looking for a realtor in the Salem OR 97304 area that has experience/knowledge/understanding of VA loans. Thanks!
Hello Sharonbg
I have an agent that I work near in my office who works the Salem area. If you want to give me a call I can put you in contact with her.

Heather
503-975-3483
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Roland Vinya…, Real Estate Pro in Sprakers, NY
Roland Vinyard answered:
What is the approximate cost and return of raising the roof and adding a second story to my single-story house?
You need a contractor to tell you that. It will not be cheap.. but then neither is adding a wing. I added a couple of bedrooms, removed the old roof, etc. and it cost me $10000. But our ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 13, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Salem
CJ, Home Buyer in 97301
CJ answered:
Hi All! What is the current rent/buy ratio for Salem using the median home value for 3bed 2 bath homes?
I thought there was a way to edit my question, but I don't see it here. I am looking specifically for median recent home sale price over year of rent. I am not sure if there are differe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 14, 2012 Home Buying in 97301
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
I am thinking of letting my house go into foreclosure. How does the process work?What are the ramifications? what about options?
The way you ask the question, I am inferring that you are upside-down;
but I detect that you do not have a HARDSHIP:
You are just Upside-Down, and you don't like it.
1. Shortsal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 30, 2013 Foreclosure in Salem
Allan Erps, Real Estate Pro in 10954
Allan Erps answered:
Why are the homes on Eola Drive so cheap?
Do not know but love your picture!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 16, 2012 Home Buying in Salem
Michael Emery, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Michael Emery answered:
How long should it take to receive a preliminary title?
Often the preliminary title report is done prior to listing, but not always. I suspect that they have already done the preliminary title work and have discovered issues with the title. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 9, 2012 Home Buying in Salem
Michael Emery, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Michael Emery answered:
Does Oregon allow for the sale of redemption rights?
If the property is in redemption, the homeowner can affect a short sale during the redemption period. There wouldn't be any need to transfer redemption rights.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 27, 2012 Foreclosure in Salem
HLR, Real Estate Pro in Oregon
HLR answered:
Anybody know of any private real estate investors to loan under $200,000 on a recent $260,000 appraisal (purchase)? Thanks!
Try Custom Mortgage in Salem, they have several private investors that will loan on almost anything.

HLR
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 12, 2014 Financing in Salem
Melina Tomson, Real Estate Pro in Keizer, OR
Melina Tomson answered:
I am disabled and have 2 campanion pets (dogs) can I still be told no animals
I'm pretty sure in Oregon that they have to be designated service dogs to be exempt and eligible for "reasonable accommodations" for disabled. This is a really good ques ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 6, 2011 Rentals in Salem
Craig Loughr…, Real Estate Pro in Oregon
Craig Loughridge answered:
Should we sell our home to our kids, rent to them, or give them a lease with option to buy?
Wow! That's a question that begs a lot more questions: It really depends on a lot of factors. That's a really good question to discuss with an accountant and with your kids. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 31, 2013 Home Selling in 97302
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