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Purchased a home that has big tree on prop line. Asked seller if aware of issues re health of tree that might require cut ($2000 BTW), he said none.
A week after close the neighbors let me know they previously sent letter to the seller detailing info from an arborist they had on their property that the tree was not healthy and in danger of coming down…
Looking to Purchase
We are looking for 2-5 acres ready to build a home on OR a newly built home needing no repairs w/2-4 bedrms 2 baths, attached garage or enclosed detached garage w/ some distance in between neighbors. Is…
Found a house in Stoneham, but need a lender that will do an international credit check.
We are US citizens. We have been living in Canada for 6 years now, but just got a job in Cambridge, MA. Problem is that our US credit history has disappeared since we have not done any banking in the…
Do you have what it takes to be a Pro-Active Real Estate Agent?
I want to know what the highlights you consider to be a successful and truly pro-active real estate agent in this market.
If I own 2 houses in 2 different counties in PA, do I have to pay School tax on both properties?
I split my time living in both homes. I only claim one property as my primary residence.
Wanting home with small amt of land 1 acre fine around Numidia PA area, or get small amt of land and place manufactured home on land.
Limit 150,000 loan. Anyone know of any props For sale by owner or Whom do I contact to get land loan to place manufactured home on
Hello, I am looking for a real estate agent in Yorktown.
I am currently looking in both New Jersey and Yorktown and I know most agents might have a problem with this.I work in Manhattan that is why I am looking in New Jersey but I love the area in Yorktown.…
I was wondering if anyone has or knows of any rent to own homes or homes on land contract..
Me and my husband are very interested in purchasing a home but due to student loans and an old credit card, we do not have great credit.. I think we would have a difficult time being approved for a loan..…
Need to rent a house in McAllen- Sharyland Plantation
I am moving to this area in July and I have to rent a 3 bedrooms house, but It would be better not to be more than 1000 dollars/month. Is it possible in this area? Another places to raise children and…
Questions on Rental Area Orlando near UCF
I was looking for property in a certain area and the HomeFacts site lists crime rate d . Are there any RE agents familiar with the FOX HUNT LANES ? IS this a good area for rentals? My concerns, is vandalism,Graffiti,…
Is Crispin Rd. a quiet road or is it gererally busy?
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What can someone tell me about the medical care available in Arroyo Grande & Nipomo areas?
My husband and I are considering these areas in our search for a new home, however, there seems to be a shortage of health care facilities near by, which would be a concern for aging retiree's. Can…
Why do Northshore Realtors not fill in the acreage size on their listings?
I understand many planned communities plots could be measured by square inches, much less aceras but, some of us want to know the yard size.
CITY OF ONTARIO CODE ENFORCEMENT RED TAGGED LANDLORD'S PROPERTY NEXT DOOR. I HEARD LANDLORD WAS SERVED YESTERDAY WITH A NOTICE OF 72 HOURS TO VACATE
CITY OF ONTARIO CODE ENFORCEMENT RED TAGGED LANDLORD'S PROPERTY NEXT DOOR. I HEARD LANDLORD WAS SERVED YESTERDAY WITH A NOTICE OF 72 HOURS TO VACATE THE PROPERTY WHERE I AM CURRENTLY LIVING AND HAVE…
Is there anything at all in Huntington available on land contract?
I have been searching high and low since January to no avail. I have between 5500 thousand and 8,000 to put down and really need at least a 3 year contract. I need 3-4 bedrooms and at least 1 and a half…
FHA streamline MIP
I bought a house on Nov 30 2012, thru FHA 5/1 ARM and I would like to do a stremline refi but the 210 days reuirement will be met on june 30 2013. my question is will I be able to open a new FHA case…
Hello I am a lady almost 72 years old and can no longer walk. I have been paying taxes on almost 7 acres in Athens
TX. for over 20 years since my parents died. I have never made a penny on it. Since I can no longer work I am selling the property. I have a question on this contract. IT SAYS SELLER WAIVES OR DOES NOT…
I am looking at a home in south Wheaton that has private well water. Sewer is public. Is well water in south Wheaton a good thing?
I know there's maintenance and annual testing that needs to be done. Is well water common in south Wheaton? Do conditions vary from home to home? Just how private are these wells? Are they shared…
Paper Mill in or around Savannah. Where is the Odor producing mill located. ?
What part of the Savannah area is best to avoid paper mill odor? Thanks, Scot
Can anyone recommend a good real estate attorney in NYC?
Preferably one that can get things done quickly *as promised* and can get contracts ready to be signed in 1-2 days. Please, no self-recommendations.
hi, can i know the hoa for this property?
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Purchase home with Section 8 Voucher
Can you send me a listing of 4 to 5 bedroom houses that have a split level apartment attached with a two door garage, full finished basement,large yard. Where I could purchase the home with the Section…
on May 24th I am closing on a property in which the funds will go into a 1031 exchange.I need to find a home in the Melbourne,Merritt Isand,Cocoa area
I need to find ahome within 45 days of closing,I am now looking for an agentwho has experience with the 1031 exchange -- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/108…
Why are there so many houses for sale in the Rio Rancho Estates area?
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3117338328-416-7th-St-NE-Rio-Rancho-NM-87124
How to get a roof certification before purchase of house?
I particularly interested in tile roofs common in California.
Buying rental property in UTC ( 2bed/2bath)
I would like to buy rental property as investments in San Diego. Specifically in UTC area ( Verano , lucera condos) as its close to UCSD and there seems to be in high demand. I am looking mostly for…
Need appraisal immediately before 5/31 for Highlands Ranch. Lender dropped ball. Will be handled thru proper channels. Carrie 303-931-3629.
Our lender is trying to appraiser immediately. Their appraisers currently can't complete until June 3. Need by May 31. Closing June 6.
HI, I AM BRAZILIAN AND INTERESTED IN A PROPERTY IN SUNRISE (FT LAUDERDALE) OR MIAMI, WITH 2 BED, NOT MORE THAN U$ 90.000,00.
I NEED TO TALK TO SOMEBODY THAT UNDERSTAND WHAT A FOREIGNER CAN BUY CAUSE I TALKED TO SOME REALTORS THAT DON`T STAND IT
Any homes or lots for sale in glenville mn?
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3117124607-231-River-Rd-Glenville-MN-56036
MN lenders that allow 580 credit score!?!?!
I am wondering if anyone has had any success trying to find an actual bank or lender that does a 580 credit score not someone like a lender's network that will send you to a bank after you pay to…
Do any apartments in Monticello,Ny accept Section 8 vouchers ?
Not looking for house, only rental apartments
What are your thoughts on rail road tracks near a home? Is it any different than living near an interstate, really?
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3117142501-519-521-4-1-2-Saint-Cloud-MN-56304
BofA just denied SS. We are the buyers, accused of being linked to seller. We have e-mail proof there is no connection.
Have escolated they replyed "it is there right" The owner is a agent and is using his agency's office to handle the short sale. Bof A did not like connection, listing agent told them they…
Since the property at 13756 Arnold Dr #2A is a 1/8th ownership, would I be able to rent out the weeks that I own?
-- This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3117537204-13756-Arnold-Dr-2A-Glen-Ellen-CA-95442
How do I upgrade from 3 to 10 listings?
Seems odd that this can not be done by clicking upgrade. It takes me to my billing profile page with no option to upgrade
How should a contingency for drilling a water well be added to a raw land purchase contract?
I am looking to buy some raw land in western Maryland. I recently learned that the adjacent land owner has experienced significant well issues (two wells, the second drilled to 800 ft with 0.25 gallon/minute…
Paperwork to buy a house with cash
If I am buying the property for just 4000 from my father who I trust what is the minimal amount of paperwork it requires, and do I need title insurance for that?
Looking to purchase a home ( $580,000 - $650,000) and am wondering what the chances of approval are going fha considering...
The bad - my middle score is 632. however, there are a few items on the report, most notably a charge-off that is not mine, which i am currently contesting. How much a successful dispute will improve the…
Looking for a house and community within a 1 hour or less commute by car to White Plains NY. We know very little about the area.
What we want: Min: 4 beds/2.5 baths 3000 sq. ft .5 acre or more Preferably under $650,000 Property taxes under $15,000 year Reasonably close to shopping Catholic Grade School or Well ranked public…
This may be a question for a tax attorney, but I'm hoping a realtor would know.
We are buying a condo in Florida to live in while we look for a home. When we find the home, we plan to rent the condo. Can I deduct the cost of improving the condo as a business expense, since I plan…
Can I get my deposit back if the lender rejected the purchase agreement? It was written in the agreement that I would receive $4,000 back at closing.
This was my first time buying a home without a real estate agent. The home needs some sidingfor a new addition. It was written in the purchase agreement that I'd receive money back at closing for…
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