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judy.frost answered:
You need to be very confident in what you are doing. Have all your research done. Zillow is a good place to start to collect information in your neighborhood for property that has sold recently that compare to yours. Make sure you have several comparable's in a folder in case some one wants to know where you came up with your price you will have backup documentation to support. I would have a real estate attorney that you are going to use that you can get answers from. You can pick up generic contracts from Office Depot or Staples. You can get signs at Lowe's or Home Depot that have a place to put fact sheets about your property along with some pictures. That way someone driving by can get information and determine if they are really interested. You will still get plenty of calls from Realtors who want to sell it for you. You can decide ahead of time if you are willing to give the agent representing the buyer a percentage of commission or if the potential buyer will have to pay their agent. You can place your listing for free on Zillow as well as Craig's List to name a few. I would make sure whomever you are showing the property to has a prequalification letter first so it would not be a waste of your time. It is also a good idea to have a copy of your latest tax bill and utility bills in case someone ask approximate cost. I have sold at least five properties of my own and had no issues. You don't want to let your dislike of some of the questions you are asked to raise your blood pressure since you are emotionally involved. Keep a cool head and just let it roll off. Hope this helps. ... more
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Guy Bennett asked:
I've done so myself 3 or 4 times but I keep on receiving them. Thanks in advance for your help.
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Bjames82 answered:
Often like many of the TV realtor shows, an agent has to show his/her client a home that has "ALL" of their wants. (Granite countertops, solid hardwood floors, swimming pool etc. )
This is a "Reality Check" for those clients that want all their desires met on an limited approved budget. ... more
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Stevenaallen90 asked:
What do you need from me
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Arnoldma4 answered:
I am in the Indianapolis area and have had experienced some financial hardships in the last 5 years. I am married and have 4 children. I recently got a large raise but have a very low credit score. I have lived in my current home for 9 years. I would like to buy a larger home in the Indianapolis area for my family. Does anyone have any suggested lenders that I could speak about option wise? I can put down 20% after my house sells.

Please advise. Thanks so much!
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Ellie Waters answered:
The costs of the sale and the debt owed to the foreclosing mortgagee are paid first.
The mortgagee’s only interest in the property is to be fully repaid, however, so if any money is left over, the mortgagee doesn’t get to keep it.
The surplus is distributed to owners of junior interests in order of priority (which is generally the order in which the interests were created).
The sale extinguishes junior interests in the property, so these parties have a claim against the proceeds to compensate them for their loss.
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The mortgagor gets to keep any money that’s left after paying the junior interests.
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asdf answered:
Well this depends. Were the late payments on a unsecured (bills, credit cards, etc...) source? If the late payments were on a mortgage then that might be a issue. Find a mortgage company and speak with the LO. Tell the LO upfront before doing any applications and see what they say. If they say no, go find another mortgage company. ... more
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boyerg asked:
8912 Grandview Drive, Pasco, WA 99301

originally shown on trulia by a realtor at file:///C:/Users/Grant/Desktop/8912 Grandview house photos/8912 Grandview Drive, Pasco, WA _ Trulia.com…
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Deetta Demaratus asked:
Added bathroom and bedroom, etc.
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Sheryl Arndt answered:
Hello Lars, why do you ask are you tight on your qualification ratios? You can get an insurance policy to cover the lowest fire policy allowed and add more coverage after you close.


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Denise asked:
It would be a big help to those researching properties to be able to add notes for each house on their personal board for future reference.
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Allanw688 answered:
Depends on your state, but I have seen mostly 30 - 60 days to return deposit minus charges for damage.
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