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Chris Pray, Real Estate Pro in Yorktown, VA
Chris Pray answered:
What is the property tax amount for Yorktown Va?
The current Real Estate Tax rate for 2012 is $0.7415 per $100.00 of assessed value
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 7, 2013 Home Buying in Yorktown
Lori Jeltema, Real Estate Pro in Newport News, VA
Lori Jeltema answered:
What are the homeowners fees in Kiln Creek?
Hi smckeel,

The fees vary depending on what part of Kiln Creek you live in. If you like, you can contact me directly (I currently have a listing there) and I can help give you a bre ... more
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John R Beave…, Real Estate Pro in 23692
John R Beavers answered:
Can you get a Jumbo loan with 10% down?
Hi Katherine: Depending on your credit and which lender you use it is possible to get a jumbo mortgage with only a 10% down payment. If you would like information on a qualified local l ... more
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Lisa-marie L…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Lisa-marie Lemaire answered:
What are the best elementary and middle schools in yorktown? Also, are there subdivisions with large yards/acerage available?
Hello Concerned Mom,

Here is a great website that shows the top schools there;

http://www.greatschools.org/virginia/yorktown/

Best wishes to you and your family!

Regards,
L ... more
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What are my options for Yorktown area, 3 bed townhouse, rent month by month.?
Consider working with an agent...
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Carol Davanay, Real Estate Pro in 23606
Carol Davanay answered:
What are my options for a 3 bedroom, month-to-month, and big dogs (Labrador retriever) allowed?
You have some challenges. Your best bet would be to work with an apartment complex. Typically private renters put limits on whether animals are allowed and what types. Pets, if allow ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 25, 2012 Rentals in Yorktown
Timothy J. M…, Real Estate Pro in Yorktown, VA
Timothy J. Meyer answered:
Looking for a furnished 1 bedroom apartment for a month to month rental
What is your price range?
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Sherida Bont…, Home Buyer in Norfolk, VA
Sherida Bonton answered:
Moving to hampton roads soon. I work in Hampton University. Is yorktown too far to commute? I heard 17 is a parking lot during the rush hour. Thanks
Hi. Depending on when you go/leave work is key to traffic in the area. You will not have to worry about tunnels, but I would suggest that you drive in the area during those key commu ... more
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Sandra Hood, Real Estate Pro in Yorktown, VA
Sandra Hood answered:
Does anyone know what it costs to repipe a home in Newport News Yorktown Va area that currently has polybutylene pipes?
A couple of years ago my clients found a house they really liked. The house was about that size & had the same pipes. The estimate we got was about $7000. You should just go get an ... more
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Lori Biven, Real Estate Pro in Newport News, VA
Lori Biven answered:
What was the average price of an older three bedroom ranch house sold in Yorktown, Va. in 2003?Built in 1963 w/improvements. Need fair market pric...
I can find that out for you. However, I am thinking, I am in no way a tax expert, but am thinking that your capital gains is on the sale last year, would be insignificant how much it wa ... more
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John R Beave…, Real Estate Pro in 23692
John R Beavers answered:
Can you tell me if there are any affordable townhomes/condos near Riverwalk Landing in Yorktown. (Under $300,000) Thank you
Yes there are. I know of several communities. If you would like info on them, contact me directly at 757-812-0399 or email at jb4homes@gmail.com
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 21, 2011 Home Buying in Yorktown
Melissa Bark…, Real Estate Pro in Arlington County, VA
Melissa Barkalow answered:
What is the standard real estate commission in York County, Virginia? This is for a house in the higher end price range - 700k.
Real estate commissions are what is determined between yourself and the listing agent. There is no standard commission rate, which is illegal. You need to discuss this with the agents ... more
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Bill Carey, Real Estate Pro in Charlotte, NC
Bill Carey answered:
We are looking in Yorktown,Va. We had to short sale our home of 9yrs. in Ca. so our credit is terrible.Will any sellers be willing to rent to own?
Crystal,

Your best bet is to rent until you can qualify to buy. Rent to own, lease purchase or rent to buy are all good deals for a seller but rarely workout for a buyer.

This is ... more
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Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
I want to purchase a townhouse without a an agent. What is the process in the state of Virginia?
A real estate lawyer can help you.

Basically, make an offer. Agree on terms. Take the paperwork to a title company or settlement attorney. However, find your real estate lawyer first ... more
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Brian Sklute, Real Estate Pro in Newport News, VA
Brian Sklute answered:
Where can I find up-to-date foreclosures in 23693 for free or without having to register for realtytrac? It always seems that by the time I am aware
I recommend getting connected with an experienced buyer's agent. It generally doesn't cost you anything to use one. I am able to see foreclosures as soon as they are listed ... more
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Steve Roake, Real Estate Pro in Aurora, IL
Steve Roake answered:
Our home is a 4 bedroom 1 full bath and 2 and 3/4 bath. On all of the listing (front page) it is listed as 4 bedroom 1 bath. We have talked to our
If your realtor is not listening to you, it may be time to find a new realtor. If you're not ready for that step, call and talk to the managing broker about your concerns. You ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 15, 2010 Home Selling in 23693
John Womeldo…, Real Estate Pro in Williamsburg, VA
John Womeldorf -MrWilliamsburg answered:
Are there any Housing /Inspection codes in this state, and laws regarding who is responsible for the maitence of a rental unit?
The link below is the handbook for the Virginia Residential Landlord and
Tenant Act.
The Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act handbook has
been prepared to provide informati ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 8, 2009 In My Neighborhood in Yorktown
Stacey Ouell…, Real Estate Pro in Yorktown, VA
Stacey Ouellette answered:
Need to rent a home near my children's school.Lease here is up Jan3rd,2010, heating bills here too high.Wiling to pay $1600. a month .
You can access available rental properties in the Hampton Roads area through www.hrmls.com. Also www.century21nachmanrents.com.
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Pete Spadaro, Real Estate Pro in Williamsburg, VA
Pete Spadaro answered:
What will the real estate landscape look like AFTER the $8,000 tax credit expires?
In this "overpriced" market there are many great deals to be made right now. As a buyer you say you see no urgency to buy. I do agree that the pot has gotten sweeter to try to stir thi ... more
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Pat Mulligan,…, Real Estate Pro in Newport News, VA
Pat Mulligan, ABR, SRS, CDPE answered:
I would love to hear from someone who has facts and figures for salaries around the area of Yorktown, Va.
Careerbuilder.com has a salary tool which you might find helpful. You can search job title by zip code to see the range and average by title.

It seems like the salaries can sustain ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 29, 2009 Home Buying in Yorktown
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