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Is there kinda of hip, bohemian type of 40-something, artsy pocket of Raleigh, with houses on the street, shops, etc?
Do people from Raleigh hit the Wilmington Beaches as a destination?
I am in Wilmington and we have seen enormous growth in the last two years. Our historic downtown is booming and the beaches are the busiest I've seen this early in the year. Is Raleigh choosing Wilmington…
Does anyone know where I can find a listing of lease to own / land contract homes in Berrien county? Thank you :)
My Fiance and I currently can not get a conventinal loan due to financial troubles in the past. We are working on our credit but that could take a couple years, we are living in an apt that is to small…
I am in the market for a new home. I have a Realtor. If I say to my Realtor I like house #1 but I need to get the price down lower
than the List price and my Realtor says to me, you probably cannot get the price lower without submitting your offer. And I look at 2 more homes and my Realtor says the same thing, Is it time for me to…
I will be in Las Vegas from 8-11-13th, and want to look at areas with the idea of relocation by 6/30/2011. It is for myself, age 56, Suggestions?
I plan to work 5-10 more years, I have been to the Strip a few times and out to Red Rock Canyon too. What neighborhoods are best? Should I consider Henderson?
Hello, I would like to find a motivated realtor to help me find a 2/2 condo in the Palm Beach County area. At least 1000 square feet. Up to $50,000.
I am a cash buyer and I am looking to buy as soon as possible. I am not interested in 55 condos and I would like HOA's to be no more than $300 monthly. Thank you!
Why should i buy in california rather than rent and buy somewere else and rent it out ?
California prices are still expensive compared to other states. Is it wise to buy in other states and rent it out and use the income to rent in CA in the best cities with one of the best school district…
how to find builders willing to trade?
I am needing to locate builders in SW part of Oklahoma City who are willing to trade for my home so I can move out of the north part of town. Where do I locate such builders?
Can seller legally terminate contract if he can't come up with down payment he promised to put down on contract for sale of Real estate?
If seller promises to put down an amount of $255,000 then claims his bank has determined that he does not have enough assets to put down the amount he promised in the contract can he legally terminate…
Our mortgage company is stating that we must remove that the bar stools are to be left in the home because they are personal property. Why?
We are purchasing the houseAddendum reads to leave the custom bar stools. Mortgage company will not issue approval unless this requirement is removed. How is this any different than writing in that a refrigerator,…
1307 15TH ST, Santa Monica 90404
Yet one more example of the unrealisti$c greed of sellers who bought at the top of the market. This guy paid ca. 1.8 mil. in 2005 and thinks his prop is now worth 3 mil--less than two years later. Dream…
Sanford, Florida - How safe is this neighbourhood?
Hi I am from NJ. I am planning on buying an investment property in sanford, florida for longterm rentals. How is the area for rentals? Also, how safe is this neighbourhood?
when 850 nw 87 ave 306 will have an open house?
Also interested in ioen houses on similar properties in 33126 and 33172
What is the difference between a condominium and a townhome?
Do both charge association dues? What do they cover?
Looking for good inspectors and reasonable pricing, any recommendations?
Hello - we are buying our new house so this is a big deal for us. We want to make sure that we are financially covered and avoid big surprises. We are looking for the regular home inspection, plus radon…
We are actively searching for a Granger home to buy - are you looking to sell?
We are looking for a home in Granger, Indiana (Penn District). Need great home with curb appeal, contemporary/updated kitchen, finished basement, three car garage. Good neighborhood for kids/teens preferred.…
We are looking for a mother daughter set up in Nassau County, family consists of 2 grandparents, a mother & father & 2 little boys).
We have been looking in Floral Park, Bellerose, Rockville Centre, Lynbrook, Malverne, Merrick Woods though we would look elsewhere if the area matches the above criteria.
Lender requests me to refine. my current condo where I am living in into a non-owner occupied mortgage, do I need to do that??
I am purchasing a new home. And I just did a refine on the current condo with owner occupy rate to bring down the mortgage, so that I would qualify the loan for the new house. Do I need to refine my current…
I have a question about applying for a loan in person than recieving a packet in the mail.
I filled out a loan application with my loan officer last Saturday, he insured me they would send me apacket but that I did not need to do anything since I already applied in person. Well there are some…
Please excuse my ignorance about the real estate transactions, but I have a question about listing agents.
Is the listing agent the realtor who is selling the home or property? Are any realtors allowed to help a customer buy ANY home on the market ? and when are realtors required to split commissions…
Is the Property tax on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe about the same as the tax on the california side ???
I know Nevada has no income tax so I thought perhaps they might go easier on property tax also. I could be way off the mark. Thought I would give it a shot, lol. Thank you in advance.
What are the advantages of living in an incorporated city like Tahoe City versus a non-incorporated city ?
I have heard some of the towns on the west side of Lake Tahoe are not incorporated so I was interested to learn more about this. thank you...
Lease expiration for Playport Mobile Home Park in Costa Mesa
The lease on this property has been in effect over thirty years and could be close to expiration. I don't know if the lease is renewable or would be renewed, therefore is there wisdom in a home…
never see inground pools on poinciana homes, what is the traffic like on poinciana blvd morning and evening
looking to retire in davenport or poinciana need information on hospitals and shopping how far is it from poinciana to orlando or amusement parks
never see inground pools on poinciana homes, what is the traffic like on poinciana blvd morning and evening
looking to retire in davenport or poinciana need information on hospitals and shopping how far is it from poinciana to orlando or amusement parks
How does a second mortgage charge-off affect the likelihood of closing a short sale?
I'm a first-time buyer and recently made an offer on a short sale, which was accepted by the seller subject to bank approval. The seller has two mortgages. The second lender just charged off the…
How do you tell an agent you don't want to work with him or her?
We just met the agent today. Looked at houses and put a bid on a house in a rushed situation. We are going to cancel the bid before it is submitted tomorrow, however we also want to cancel with the agent.…
what is the power companys name there in aurora?
trying to do some work on 2 hickory point rd aurora nc
Real estate finders fees in New Jersey.
I began buying real estate properties in New Jersey and renting them out. I work with one agency only, the agency sells properties to me and then lists them for rent. So far I gave the agency 7 deals (sales…
I am Hungarian origin living in the UK for 10 years. Can I buy short sale or foreclosure properties in California as second-home or investment?
I have 30% down and income comes from the UK although I'm not a high-net earner (but will be able to manage mortgage) I have good credit score here in the UK. I'm interested in condos too, what…
Why is there a huge price difference in house maket? from 20 -200 thousand??
I'm moving to Fort Lauderdale really soon and I've noticed that there is a huge price difference in the housing price maker, some are as cheap as 20,000$ and as high as 300,000$ or more, why…
How do I find who hold mortgage on a property in Ormond Beach?
Wondering if anyone knows how to find out who hold mortgage on a property In OB. House has been empty for a long time, think the owner may have died. Am getting no where with Property Appraiser or Clerk…
Qualified for 80K. Looking single fam, flexible location - from south dade (us1) to hollywood but east side close to 95. Help??
I do not have my heart set on any specific location only that the property is more to the east side. Examples - the roads, Shenandoah, midtown, el portal, miami shores, north miami, hollywood, hallendale.…
Hello! I am a writer for ContentThatWorks. I am working on a story about the Spring Awakening in the market. Is it really happening?
What's driving sales and prices? Are there regional and local markets that are doing better than others? What's the national outlook compared to a few local markets? Please respond with your…
Can a seller's lawyer cancel a short sell contract after 3.5 months?
We have submitted an offer to the bank for a short sell house more than 3 months ago. earnest money was requested and deposited 3 days after submission. after a 45 days, we were told by seller's…
How to determine true worth of a property?
What are good ways to find out what a property is really worth? We trust our real estate agent, but we want someone else's opinion before we start bidding to maximize our chances to get the house…
Placed an offer on a Homepath Property
I placed an offer on a Homepath Property but the day I did the listing changed to Under Contract. My agent said there have been other offers prior and the listing has been gone back on market shortly after.…
how much earnest money should I put down on a 50k house?
Looking to buy a home for 50k, a 2br 1bath small single family home on a subdivision small lot. How much earnest money should I put down once I find something?
40.000 DOWN 540 SCORE
HOUSE IS ONLY 120000 WHY TURNED DOWN
I am trying to find a real estate agent, and it seems nobody every returns my calls or e-mails.
I have the pre-approval but am unable to acquire a realtor. How can I find an agent who is willing to show me houses in Central Phoenix? I would like to move into a new house in the near future. Thanks…
Is anyone familiar with the community Wilton Woods in Alexandria?
We are looking for a home in Alexandria, but we keep hearing we should avoid anything south of 495. Any thoughts are appreciated.
Can I get a mortgage?
70 year old looking to buy a $25-30k condo in SE Florida in Sept. Income of 18 k. yearly. $6k down. 700 credit score. Possible??
As a buyer's agent, do you ever find out about "Coming Soon" homes?
How many homes do you find for your clients by checking listings vs. locating "Coming Soon" homes?
I would like to buy a place in Vegas. 2 bed, 2 bath, 2 car, pool, Min. Under $150,000 cash deal.
I have been told to look in Henderson or East of the airport. Crime is an issue. I would like to leave it vacant 2-3 months a year and still be there when I return. Need boat parking. NO HOA. Very…
Melrose listings--negotiable?
Hello, I am curious as to whether Melrose listings are generally fairly rigid, or if there is room to negotiate. I currently live a couple miles to the south (in Malden) and I am hoping to find something…
How to find 2 dog friendly condo/townhouses in Palm Beach Gardens FL?
I'd like a list of pet friendly (2) 23 pound dogs-condo/townhouses in the North Palm Beach county FL area- Under $85,000.Close to Palm Beach Gardens. West Palm close to 95 OK. Not so much Riviera…
Seeking unbiased opinions about LGI. Are they legit? Can one really get 100% financing in this economy?
Fyi, I'm a teacher. Earn $54k a year. My only debt is student loans, which are in repayment. I do not have money to put 20% down on a home, but I desperately want to move out of my apartment. I've…
What is corrections review in the short sale process and how long does it take?
What exactly is corrections review? Does this go back into negotiation or is it just a review of the already submitted paperwork? How long is this process and how long will it take to receive the approval…
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