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Ronnilynnolson answered:
Yes got evicted, me my adult boys and 3 dogs need a place to live by tommaro i dont know what too do please help if you cani dont know what else to type were going to lose everything we own iv wrote more than 25 i dont know what. You want me too type ... more
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Margozata1217 answered:
Low crime rates probably and well maintained streets are a big indicator
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
As a former realtor, you forgot the most important item which should be first. You need to research which HOA communities allow you to rent without living there first. The way it works is HOA's are under pressure by lenders to limit or restrict the number of rentals in their community because lenders refuse to give loans to buyers if the community has too many rentals. This means if an owner is trying to sell and the community has too many rentals, that owner can only sell to cash buyers because buyers who need a mortgage loan will be denied. The seller will be forced to sell for a very low price and that seller will go after the owners who are renting and pressure you to stop renting. To prevent neighborly disputes, HOA's have policies in place to limit the number of rentals in their communities.

Therefore, contact a few realtors and work with them to find out which communities will allow you to rent first before living there.
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Upgrading or renovating a kitchen or bath to sell a home only means the home will sell faster. It does NOT always guarantee a higher price for the seller. There are other factors which determine price besides a modern kitchen and bathroom. All realtors will tell you that depending on your market, it's not always required to have an updated kitchen or bath. The main criteria is that it is cleaned thoroughly. Pricing your home will take into account the condition of the rooms and other factors. This means if you have an older kitchen or bath, you need to sell at a lower price. ... more
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Use Zillow.com, type in your city / town and state or zip code, then go thru the filters on top. Under Listing Type, make sure "Sold" is checked and under Price, select Minimum amount and select a high enough number so Zillow doesn't pull up low priced homes. Under "More" scroll down to "Days on Zillow" and select 12 or 24 months. Zillow keeps listings for 3 years. Then search your neighborhood and select Sold listings that are similar to your home as well as those currently for sale. On each "Sold" listing, scroll down to "Price and Tax History" and if you click on that, it will tell you who the listing realtor was for the last transaction. For listings currently for sale, the listing agent's name is on the listing.

It's better to start with realtors who either have sold similar homes to yours or have homes currently for sale. At least they will have some experience with your home.
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
What house are you referring to? You did not include a link.
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Kekedejesus123 answered:
I am looking for a one bedroom apartment in Queens, New York for me and my two kids my son is 3 years old and my daughter 2 years old. I have CITYFEPS 1,515 and they willing to pay for me for 5 YEARS. Please Contact Me As Soon As Possible Thank You Very Much ... more
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FarOutWest answered:
Difficult to answer without knowing more information. Are you renting? Are you residing in a living without legal obligations for the costs of the lodging? Home ownership expenses demand much more than the mortgage and taxes.
What choices resulted in your less than perfect credit? You need to culture financial self-discipline and successfully manage your credit for a considerable length of time before you begin the search of a house.
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Jenken651 answered:
Naca is a big waste of time. They don't call back, they kept asking for documents, letters, pay stubs and not updating your file. Spoke to the manager send emails to the CEO and no one is returning my calls or emails. ... more
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June asked:
I am having a very hard time finding a place to live now. My job has relocated me so this is a move that has to be made. Thank you.
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magdamaduro answered:
What is the penalty in Florida if you sale your property and the buyers delay the money.
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