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Annett T. Block answered:
Both parties have their part of closing cost and depending what is negotiated in your contract.
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Tct.hoang asked:
When we put in an application in June for a July 1st move in. We had to give an application fee of $95 and a security deposit of one month's rent. We have two dogs, which was stated…
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Fire the agent! Before doing that, the HUGE question is did you sign a Broker Agreement or did you sign anything? If you did NOT sign anything, then you are free to find a different realtor and interview them carefully.

If you DID sign an Agreement, then you need to speak with the Broker in Charge or Office Manager and ask them to release you. They make the determination - not your agent. It also depends on how far along you are in the process. Example: if all your agent did was just show you a few homes, the Office Manager will release you easily. However, if you submitted an offer on a home and ready or in contract, then the Office Manager can assign a different agent within their brokerage to close the deal.

Bottom line - you can always work with a different agent within the same brokerage.
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Do the following: They need to prove to the landlord that they pay their bills on time with no lates. Show landlords copies of electric bills, phone bills, rent bills, car payments, student loans, doctor bills, etc. You will need at least 6 months of the same type of bills. The more you can show the landlord that bills are paid on time, the easier it will be to find a rental.

Another method is to pay for 3 months rent upfront + 1 month security. If you can pay 4 months rent upfront, landlords already have the rent money, so they will give you a rental.

If none of these work, then you need to understand that this is your parents fault and they could have prevented some of their bad credit issues before it became a problem.
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Npusulri answered:
Yes. the adult community 55 plus, 2 bed , 2 bath brand new condo on 3rd floor is for rent on 2241 John Gravel Rd, Marriottsville, MD 21104.
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Leah Page Dufelmeier asked:
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Bxl2005 asked:
I am looking at a multi family house in NJ. It has 2 residential units and 1 small business unit ( it is <=25%). I plan to live there. Can somebody suggest a mortgage company? Also, in…
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Mary answered:
Hi,

I have emailed you regarding this concern.

Thank you for using Trulia!

Mary
Consumer Care Advocate
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Anthony Roth answered:
I used them for a little while and had some closings but the math did not add up. They did not fulfill their end. I would go months without any appointments at all. Then they asked me to give reference calls and they would discount my fees. I did a few and they did discount but I felt bad because they were Ok not great. Now they were paid for 6 months and I told them I would NOT pay unless they got better and got me a few appointments. They have disappeared and do not return my emails or calls. No appointments in May or June 2017 and our market is flying. Save your money!!! ... more
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Carol Snarey asked:
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Kasey Burkhalter answered:
Very old thread, but just looking to vent. My husband and I bought a house 6 months ago, and the first time I entered it after closing I knew we'd made a mistake. To make matters worse, we overpaid for it by about ~$20,000. How did this happen? Well, I bought a house in my 20s and wanted to try to correct my mistakes from my first house which was in a really bad neighborhood. My priority was to buy in a walkable, quaint neighborhood with low crime and neighbors who kept up their houses. We can walk to the library, community center, scenic views, and parks. BUT we bought an old house on top of a small hill, i.e. STAIRS. Two flights of stairs to the front door, two STEEP flights of stairs in the house to upper level and basement. Each level is about 400 square feet. The layout make absolutely no sense and even if we wanted to remodel there would be a lot of limitations, not to mention historic restrictions of the neighborhood. There is ZERO insulation in the walls making it impossible to heat and cool. The full bathroom is right off the kitchen and the bedrooms are 9' x 10' up the steep stairs. There's a half bath upstairs with walls so close you hit you knees against it when you are sitting on the toilet. Ugh, I could go on...what were we thinking? We had looked for a year in a hot, trendy, accelerated market where things go for 20-30% above asking price. We'd decided to move to a small town suburb, but our realtor still pressured us to overbid and we were fatigued and did. Now, I watch houses in our market go for $10-20,000 below the asking price. To improve the house we'd need to amend the lay out which would be invasive and costly and I don't know if it's worth it, but don't know if we'll be able to get what we bought it for. I'm working on my attitude and contentment, mainly for my poor husband. ... more
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William Schindler asked:
The seller agreed to do repairs but balked at doing more when a pest inspection showed dry rot. She offered a lump sum but without a 2nd inspection.
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mdowling56 asked:
We are sellers, we are in day 50 of what was a 30 day escrow. Long story, this buyer has been very difficult. The buyer has not communicated well and takes a very defensive stance with…
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Forth Hoyt answered:
the number of homes available within any search segment, whether its a certain area or other-additional criteria, (size and/or zip code, price range, school district etc.) divided by the number sold in the past month in the same search segment.

ie:

Today in Folsom CA 95630 there are 5 homes available for sale that match these criteria: under $625,000, 2250 square foot minimum, 4 bed-3 ba minimum, all w/3 car garages, all w/pool on a .15 acre lot minimum.

Within the same search criteria in the last 30 days, 4 have sold, closed escrow and recorded.

So there is currently 1.25 months of inventory of these homes.
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