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Heather Imig answered:
We flip houses and I absolutely love the market and watching the houses around us. With that being said, there really are many houses out there and when we buy a flip home our main focus is to take as much risk out of it as possible. Real estate is risky in itself so why buy a home thats more risk?

We focus on location (will this resell because you can't beat the location? You can change the house but not the location), age ( how much work does this house need?, what will it cost?, does it have lead?, does it have asbestos?, does it need a roof?, does it have termites?, does the plumbing and electrical need to be redone?), would I live here(aka if I get stuck with this house and can't sell it would I want to be here?), noise( is there a main road that's too close?, is there an airport near me?, is there a local train that's really loud?), Money( Will I be able to sell this house for a profit 1 month or 5 years from now? The answer would hopefully be yes for both)

Lastly, if you are going to live there for a while you want to love the house. So if the house is a tad bit more money, but needs less put into it and you know you love it then I think it's ok to spend a little more. After all, I would rather put my money in real estate than stocks. It is an investment. I make it a point to love my surroundings as much as possible and if you feel good in your house you will want to be there, and sleep there, and have friends over. You want a home not just a house.
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Tbaerone answered:
I am not a real estate professional but based on 40 years experience I can offer the following advice:

As the seller -
(1) disclose all you know about issues with the property no matter how small and even if they have been resolved.
(2) provide copies of all building permits you have "pulled" for projects on the property. Whether completed or not.

As a buyer -
(1) Get copies of all building permits pulled for the property and verify they were signed off (completed)

(2) get inspections completed on the structure, roofing, plumbing and electrical in the house. If it isn't raining when the inspection is done, use a hose to check to leaks. Make the hose "rain" like the worst storm you can expect in the area.

(3) if the structure is over 20 years old and connects to the city sewer system, get the sewer lines video checked for corrosion and blockages.
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Mitch answered:
In Geogria they sell for about $135 to $175 per square foot for new construction of that size the Nashville market is similar to Atlanta. Franklin is on the more expensive side so it may run slightly more. ... more
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Raymond King asked:
Im trying to apply for a apartment
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Marina.shafarenko asked:
tenant is renting the apartment for 3.5 years.
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Mitch answered:
Neither! White is hard to cover over darker colors. First you need to prime the walls with Kiltz or 123primer. Depending on how old the paint is, it may be oil based paint. You can check for oil based paint (latex paint will not stick to oil it bubbles and peels of) if the walls are stained or oil base use oil based Kiltz. If you selling paint with Behr Pro in the back isle of the Home Depot paint section. This paint was made by Kiltz and relabled Behr. The paint for contractors and is value priced and usually covers in 1-2 coats. Go with a Sherwin Williams color code like gobe desert. The is a good netural color which is appealing to most people, covers good and will sell your house quickly. ... more
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Killat0n asked:
Bsmt Open-End(fn) 1,206 sq ft
Base 1798 sq ft
Garage(unfn) 592 sq ft
Wood Deck 224 sq ft
Upper Stry(fn) 1266 sq ft
Porch open(fn) 302 sq ft
Garage w door (fn) 852 sq ft
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Mitch answered:
Public records are the goverment documents avaiable to anyone. Each time a home is built, sold, mortgaged, liened, the county court makes a recorx of the event at couny tax accesors office the also updated, files, and stores a copy of each transaction which you and view for free on county accerors website or by going in in person. ... more
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Wendiedavis3 answered:
What is the crime in 6767 Pine Valley Dr Las Vegas Nevada 89103
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