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Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
As a first time home Buyer, would looking into a foreclosed home as a first time option be a mistake, or something to consider?
DO NOT buy a mobile home.
These tend to be hard to sell and many have lost money in the past.
Unlike most single family homes, they tend to go down in value, not up.

There are not ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Home Buying in Midland
opondomusa, Other/Just Looking in 10020
opondomusa answered:
Do Stephenville realtors talk with their clients about the importance of home staging?
Hope they do talk to their clients about the importance of home staging.If they need more ideas how go about it, here are some top tips how to make home staging easier:

http://www.re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 12, 2014 Home Buying in Stephenville
Guy Gimenez, Real Estate Pro in Texas
Guy Gimenez answered:
Would it be a big hassle to live in a house with the backyard fence (6 to 7 feet distance away from the property) facing a big apartment complex?
Backing to an apartment complex is a MAJOR issue, not withstanding the others mentioned. Just remember, you had better get this property at a major discount because you'll have to sell ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 24, 2013 Home Buying in 78728
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Cute home In Orange Grove on 403 Eugenia St....anyone know any history on the house?
Check local public records, ask your agent, ask any longtime neighbor the question....
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Home Buying in Orange Grove
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
We are thinking about removing the bathtub in the master bathroom and converting it into a large shower area before we sell our home. Is 1 tub Okay?
I wouldn't recommend it.
A Master Bath is supposed to have everything.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 5, 2015 Home Selling in Southlake
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Hello, Our home in S.L. is 2600sf. We are thinking about converting the garage (400 sf.) to a family room b4 we put our house on the market. ???
Garage Conversions are almost always negative.
Please don't do it.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 24, 2015 Home Selling in Southlake
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
So I am honestly AMAZED at the prices of homes in Weatherford. I would seriously be able to purchase a $350.000.00 home and have no mortgage.
Professional code of ethics would prevent a Realtor respond HOWEVER can provide info. for your research.

1. Schools - contact ISD for their stat's
2. % of diversity - refer to ci ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 5, 2013 Home Buying in Weatherford
Jonathan King, Real Estate Pro in Denton, TX
Jonathan King answered:
I want to know why these amazing home are so cheap?!!! The cost of these homes would only buy a SHACK where I live in Massachusetts!!!
Welcome to Texas where you can buy a castle for the price of a shack in other states! It has always been this way as land is cheaper and homes here are more protected from foreclosure ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 25, 2013 Home Buying in Weatherford
Bassma Taljeh, Real Estate Pro in Houston, TX
Bassma Taljeh answered:
What's the best strategy for submitting an offer in a hot market?
You need to find a Certified Negotiation Expert Realtor to submit your offer.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 23, 2013 Home Buying in Houston
Wade Sullivan, Real Estate Pro in Lufkin, TX
Wade Sullivan answered:
I am looking for a rent house in lufkin or surrounding area.
Send me your contact information and I will give it to our rental department, Gann Property Management. They are the largest rental agency in Lufkin and will be happy to assist you.

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0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Rentals in Lufkin
Judy Kay, Real Estate Pro in 77478
Judy Kay answered:
waiting to move in
You can move in and complete the Inventory and Condition form detailing what is not working. This does not obligate the landlord to complete repairs and you could get stuck with the hou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 6, 2013 Rentals in 77479
Cassandra M…, Real Estate Pro in Woodstock, GA
Cassandra M Bickel answered:
Do I list a service dog as a pet?
If the dog is certified, he should be covered under fair housing and american disabilities act. I would still be forth coming with the rental company.

Depending on the state laws, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Rentals in San Antonio
Jesus Guerra, Real Estate Pro in Laredo, TX
Jesus Guerra answered:
Do you all ever get the property pictures correct? the corner lot on garfield and inda has an address of 3101 Garfield st.
Your right! I feel the same way, and I have come to realize that the most updated info is on the Realtor's MLS. We as Realtors get fined and penalized for having incorrect or outda ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Home Buying in Ghost Town
Jon Nichols, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Jon Nichols answered:
Is it possible to obtain Conventional home loan if current FHA home is used as rental?
Yes, it is possible provided your debt to income ratios are acceptable. How much do you owe on the current FHA property and what is that home valued at? Are you just moving out or hav ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Financing in San Antonio
Allan Griego, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Allan Griego answered:
Bad Credit Construction Loan with 50% down?
Do you own the lot you want to build on? If you do, you may have a chance depending on several factors. If you don't own the lot you want to build on, your facing an up hill battle.
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0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 1, 2013 Financing in 78729
Connie Coult…, Home Buyer in Lockhart, TX
Connie Coultas asked:
Are there any basement houses in the Carthage, Gary TX area? I am looking for something on about 5 acres with 3 bedrooms. A barn would also be great. Any help is very much appreciated!!!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Home Buying in Carthage
Corinne.himm…, Renter in Fort Worth, TX
Corinne.himmelman asked:
I'm looking to rent a place [house or apartment] on a low income, in Nova Scotia, Canda. It seems nearly impossible to find affordable housing in Nova Scotia, especially with one indoor cat.Can anyone out there help me??
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Home Buying in Fort Worth
K.C. Jones, Real Estate Pro in Texas
K.C. Jones answered:
Where do I begin to search for lenders?
If your middle credit score is at least 580 I can help.

You may apply online at www.rhlapps.com/kjones or give me a call.

K.C. Jones
RH Lending
214-432-0486
kjones@rhlending.co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Financing in Houston
Andrew Wilki…, Trulia Community Manager in San Francisco, CA
Andrew Wilkinson answered:
Im looking to rent a 2-3 bedroom home for me and my family of 3 in the area of elgin. Im thinking as soon as school is out maybe july.
Hi Diana,

Here are some homes which could fit your needs: http://www.trulia.com/for_rent/Elgin,TX/2-3_beds/SINGLE-FAMILY_HOME_type/

Good luck with your search,

Andrew
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 22, 2013 Rentals in Elgin
Diana Plummer, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Diana Plummer answered:
What should I expect to be paying EXTRA when renting a house?
Usually the additional fees are utilities and yard maintenance. Please let me know if I can help you find a house.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 11, 2013 Rentals in San Antonio
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