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Chad Kenning, Real Estate Pro in 55014
Chad Kenning answered:
On Deed but not mortgage, home in foreclosure. Can I buy a house?
I believe this can be done but you have to approach this carefully with regards to the mortgage. I have known of people in the same circumstances. I would be happy to talk to you abou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 25, 2013 Home Buying in 55379
Donald James, Real Estate Pro in Edina, MN
Donald James answered:
Do New Construction Builders typically pay or help with paying closing costs?
I am puzzled why your Realtor or one of their associates cannot answer your questions. Call your Realtor's office and speak with the broker. They should have answers for you. You sho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in Shakopee
Rick Thram, Real Estate Pro in 55378
Rick Thram answered:
I have a person who is interested in buying my home through a private sale. How do I start this process? Where do I look for accurate informatoin?
I'd be happy to talk with you about the process, and how to start. Give me a call. 952-451-2900
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in Shakopee
Cameron Piper, Real Estate Pro in Minnesota
Cameron Piper answered:
Am I paying too high for origination charge? Buying new home in Shakopee MN, builder financed
My wife and I just refinanced our house and these fees are in line with what we paid. Was there one in particular that concerns you?

Cameron Piper
Coldwell Banker Burnet
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 4, 2011 Financing in Shakopee
Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
Is it a bad idea to buy a house next to elementary school? From house's backyard you can go to elementary school 's playground. How that?
Hi I

You should be fine, since it is an elementary school, you should be fine, after it is younger kids who will be playing in the play ground.

Will it affect the price in the fut ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 28, 2010 Home Buying in Shakopee
Rachel Luckow, Real Estate Pro in Lakeville, MN
Rachel Luckow answered:
Which is good option ? Buying a new home vs. Existing home (in shakopee, MN)
That all depends on the home, your Realtor should be providing you with a market analysis of each home specifically so that you can make an informed decision based on which is the bette ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 28, 2010 Home Buying in 55379
CCC, Home Owner in San Diego, CA
CCC answered:
I just got married, we have 2 homes. How do we sell one of our houses that is valued under loan amount?
Hi,
You could try to sell it at breakeven price. Mortgage plus all expenses. But, the biggest problem is that even if you get an offer for full price, if buyer requires financing, appr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 14, 2013 Home Selling in 55379
Jennifer Kir…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Jennifer Kirby answered:
our listing contract has expired with our agent. We just got divorced and the house is supposed to remain on
Buyer's agents work for the buyer and have no responsibility to you. They will do the buyer's side of the transaction, but you will be responsible for your paperwork. Do not expect them ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 23, 2010 Home Selling in Shakopee
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
is buying a new construction in Shakopee is good move?
There is an element that needs to be explored in today's market that was not a concers 3-4 year ago and that is the financial stability of the builder. The vast majority of builders are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 20, 2009 Home Buying in 55379
Metropolitan…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
Metropolitan Home Team answered:
Refi yes or no?
Estherk,

This is a trick question......

The reason I say that is because there is a lot more that goes into making this decision then "Yes" or "No".

1) How long are you going t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 18, 2008 Financing in 55379
Aaron Dickin…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Aaron Dickinson - Edina Realty answered:
Insurance brokers?
This is my insurance broker... he also happens to work for my company but I don't get a kickback and I don't get a discount because of his affiliation.

Scott Teece
Account Manager
... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 11, 2015 Home Insurance in 55379
Aaron Dickin…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Aaron Dickinson - Edina Realty answered:
Mortgage, points, and tax deduction
1) Yup, sometimes more, sometimes less, depends on the rates that day and how much you buy the rate down

2) The points are tax deductible either way if I recall correctly (check with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 3, 2010 Financing in 55379
Aaron Dickin…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Aaron Dickinson - Edina Realty answered:
Mortgage GFE
The 800 # fees are the lender's, the rest are title, taxes, escrows, etc.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 25, 2008 Financing in Shakopee, MN
Ben Goheen, Real Estate Pro in Stillwater, MN
Ben Goheen answered:
Mortgage brokers?
We've worked with this guy for over 7 years and have personally used him for our mortgages:

Blair Mathewson
Prime Mortgage
763-222-1502
blair@prime-mortgage.com
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 13, 2008 Financing in Shakopee, MN
Brad Anderson, Real Estate Pro in Maple Grove, MN
Brad Anderson answered:
Can we sell the house in Trulia?
I think you can list your home for sale on Trulia. I would suggest interviewing 3 Realtors 1st. Realtors have access to sold data, that you may not have access to, this is a critical pa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 16, 2008 Home Selling in Shakopee, MN
Lenny Frolov, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Lenny Frolov answered:
We're trying to decide to put house on market first and make sure we get what our current mortgage is
Jim: I think in your case if you think you may not be able to get full payoff on your mortgage it would be best to sell your house first and then go looking. You can choose what closing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 14, 2013 Home Selling in 55379
Jim Johnson, Real Estate Pro in 78233
Jim Johnson answered:
We're upside down, but optimistic about a fair price when we sell. Is it in our favor to stay with our?
The only source for a definitive answer is your lender. If the lender says there is nothing that can be done, and your situation is one of want, rather than need, time will get you wher ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 6, 2011 Home Selling in 55379
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