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Dave Skow, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Dave Skow answered:
Are there no money down loans for first time home buyers?
no , not unless you are eligible for a VA loan
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 20, 2014 Home Buying in 98103
Rob Merhaut, Real Estate Pro in Bellingham, WA
Rob Merhaut answered:
What is cost to build in Sonoma County per sq foot?
Spec grade? Custom? Residential...commercial?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 29, 2013 Market Conditions in Madison Park
Danny Greco, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Danny Greco answered:
Best areas to buy rental property in Seattle?
It really depends on a number of factors. Location, distance, desired demographics, price, etc. My team and I can certainly help you find what you desire. Feel free to contact me.
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0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Home Buying in Seattle
Johan Tong, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Johan Tong answered:
Looking to shorten a commute.....and resources for a single mom
Hi there,

In terms of location, have you thought about Renton and South King County? Or even stay in Olympia during this transition time?
In terms of finding a legit agent, I can ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 27, 2013 Traffic & Public Transportation in Seattle
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
How can somebody I know do "Buy & Bail" last month?
Pup,
Changing ownership does not change the mortgage obligation. He may add them to the title, which is not uncommon, and this does nothing to their mortgage obligation, so I don't k ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 11, 2013 Home Buying in 98166
Gregorio Den…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Gregorio Denny answered:
Has anyone every heard of a Mortgage Broker asking their client, the buyer, to sign their 3 day right to cancel and send it back to them?
It sounds like you got used. Based on the information in this and your other post, It appears they closed your loan but something was wrong with it that made it ineligible for delivery ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 25, 2013 Financing in 98117
Rigo Marroqu…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Rigo Marroquin answered:
what are the HOA fees?
HOA fees is the amount charged on a monthly basis for a Home Owners Association. If the property you are looking at has an association there might be a HOA fee for property maintenance ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 21, 2013 Market Conditions in Seattle
Will Herlan, Real Estate Pro in Redmond, WA
Will Herlan answered:
Renting advice for young couple looking for hip/fun/maybe affordable in Seattle?
Have you consider a house boat on Lake Union or Portage Bay? That definitely gets you into a place with character, and you have very quiet neighbors downstairs.

Take a look at list ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 20, 2013 Rentals in Seattle
The Cascade…, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
The Cascade Team Real Estate answered:
Someone comment about ' 11350 5th Ave SW Seattle area? safety, school, entertainment, foods, etc.
You can get complete school and community information from this link for free!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 20, 2013 Home Buying in Seattle
The Cascade…, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
The Cascade Team Real Estate answered:
which areas around Seattle (30 miles radius) considered as best overall including ROI? soon moving back to US, need some guideance where to look?
Sammamish WA is on fire, plus it was named The MOST Friendly city in America and is one of the top 15 small cities in America!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 19, 2013 Home Buying in Seattle
Michael Cope…, Real Estate Pro in 98116
Michael Copeland answered:
hi, i found lots of bank owned properties on your website, but they don't have mls numbers, why? are they available to buy?
Hi Nangua,

I'm not sure if you are referring to Trulia in general when you say "I found lots of bank owned properties on your website," but if you see a property that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 17, 2013 Home Buying in Seattle
Michael Cope…, Real Estate Pro in 98116
Michael Copeland answered:
how much is the space rent for the homes in 10515 Woodinville Dr# 88149, Bothell, WA 98011?
Hello Martha,

I just looked on the MLS and there are two active homes for sale in this location. Looks like the space rent is around $600 for homes here... One is $595 and the other ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 14, 2013 Market Conditions in Seattle
Ray Akers, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Ray Akers answered:
What are the negatives of Purchasing a New Construction Home in Lake Stevens? Thanks!
There are a few negatives to purchasing any new home. First, new homes typically lose a bit of value in the first year or so, not unlike a new car. In my experience, it's something li ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 12, 2013 Home Buying in Seattle
Ray Akers, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Ray Akers answered:
Need investor to build house on my land. I live there till passing, then investor owns land/house. Thoughts?
You win the prize for creativity! This is possibly the most creative real estate idea I've heard in quite some time. The first thing that popped into my head was "How old are you?" T ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 11, 2013 Home Buying in Seattle
Rob Merhaut, Real Estate Pro in Bellingham, WA
Rob Merhaut answered:
Do we have to put up a year's worth of mortgage insurance payments at closing or is there a way around that?
FHA requirements for prepaid five years MI are due because of so many FHA foreclosed homes. Can you try a conventional mortgage and pay MI for the minimum period (reappraisal) once you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 11, 2013 Home Buying in 98136
Michael Cope…, Real Estate Pro in 98116
Michael Copeland answered:
How much could I rent waterfront Alki beach apartment for?
Without seeing it and taking into consideration a lot of other details it is hard to give an exact estimate of how much to rent your apartment for. However, I've seen apartments similar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 7, 2013 Rentals in 98116
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
If a house is foreclosed on then resold at auction and the sale is pending, when does the renter have to pay rent to the new landlord?
Earthsilence,
Thank you for asking. I would expect that someone would be contacting you regarding this. It might be a good idea to set your rent money aside until you are notified. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Foreclosure in 98103
Shawn Spring…, Real Estate Pro in Edmonds, WA
Shawn Springer, CDPE answered:
Looking in renting a house in the area. Any concerns about crime?
I have a triplex in the neighborhood for the past five years. Never had a problem. Its a great area and close to everything.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 20, 2013 Crime & Safety in 98117
Jirius Isaac, Real Estate Pro in Kenmore, WA
Jirius Isaac answered:
Will my recent credit inquiries hurt my husband's chances for a mortgage even if i'm not on the loan?
It sounds as if he is getting an FHA or VA loan, but your credit scores should not be a problem. If he has good credit, I would recommend he go for a conventional loan. There are many ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 11, 2013 Home Buying in 98136
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