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Ks answered:
Our experience with First Texas homes has not been good. The house is just 3 years old and we had to replace EVERY bit of grime cause it had rotted to the point that you could peel off layers of wooden some places. We replaced it with hardiplank. Filed a warranty claim and got a lot of run-around before they finally said there was no issue with the wood they used! ... more
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Douglas answered:
There’s no one golden answer to this. Are you buying this property as an investment and use as a rental, then yes go ahead and use the bank with your lowest down payment as possible, which in turn will increase your ROI cash, since tenants will be paying all expenses, mortgage, and principal pay down, and remaining amount is your positive cash flow ! But if the answer is no, and will use the property as your residential home, then it’s a definite no. You don’t have enough money for a down payment, how would you expect to pay for property taxes, insurance, and contingencies? That’s horrible financial discipline in the making! ... more
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Ccfoodpantry answered:
You are wrong. If you die your heirs get to SELL the apt but they can't LIVE in the apt unless they are Appro ed by the Board
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Jp_xlim007 answered:
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Scott Godzyk answered:
It depends on the contract between the owner and agent. Most residential leases are paid upon signing the lease and not annual as in commercial leases. But you can negotiate everything and anything ... more
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Minorlesley98 answered:
I think i have an eviction on my name and i was trying to see how would i get it off because i would like to buy a house in the future.
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A few hours ago
Scott Godzyk answered:
If you know the area like the back of your hand and can service it if a seller calls and wants you to come now, you can do it. If you do not know the area or do not have the time for servicing, it may be best to stick closer to home. I use Active Rain to farm an area online. I can write market reports and about neighborhoods and such and attract buyers and sellers that way ... more
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Billfry answered:
I live in the Lakeridge area. So here is insight from a resident. For some one like me who commutes a lot its a dream as the freeways converge and its centrally located with the 5, 167 and 405 all coming together so easy to go north or south.
Also close to the airport in n out in an hour for pickups and 40 for drop offs. Bonus its not in the flight path so no noise.
Great views of the lake and houses on Mercer island South with out their horrible drive to the airport.
Houses are not cookie cutter so it has charm.
Close to shopping at wherever you choose to shop,
The landing and new hotels going in are helping property values so good investment properties. Also unincorporated so building permits are not as stringent yet
Schools are so so but are trying to improve.
That's a short view but covers most of what was asked here, hope that helps.
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Kittycattleranch4 answered:
I have been at my current job for less than a month. Can I still get an apartment
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Scott Godzyk answered:
The magic question as I too am looking to hire agents. Checking your states list of people who past the test. Social media and my new favorite place is Active Rain. I put a link below, join for free and you can write a blog that acts as an ad you are looking for agents to hire. It works well on attracting new buyers and sellers too ... more
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Scott Godzyk answered:
When a buyers agent i write that all blinds, curtains and or window treatments stay in the offer. As Alan stated, if it is not in writing, it is not enforceable. I would put it in writing ... more
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Scott Godzyk answered:
No one can make changes to the contract without both the buyer and seller initialing the changes to make it valid
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Scott Godzyk answered:
Contact your loan officer and ask about disputing the appraisal. They often have to get their manager involved. Have your buyer agent pull true comps that represent the price better. Include a copy of the last appraisal the seller had. ... more
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Scott Godzyk answered:
The buyer agent represents the buyer and will not be looking out for you. The buyer agent can write the contract. You as the seller need to be able to review or have it reviewed by a lawyer then to make sure there are protections in there for you. You will also need a lead paint disclosure and local seller property disclosures. ... more
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Jdny325i answered:
Everything you need to know about a property. Including the real value of any property.

https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/3752/Property-Assessment
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A few hours ago
Jdny325i answered:
Everything you need to know about a property. Including the real value of any property.

https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/3752/Property-Assessment
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