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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Ignore my answer to your other question. You left out the mobile home part which makes a big difference. Is this located within a mobile home park or is the mobile home on its own land. Do you own the land underneath the home? ... more
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Tip028 answered:
Im in need of somthing cheap it j me I get a check once a month my name is Anita F I need it by next month a cheap one can you help
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Is this for a coop apartment, an investment property, a condo or a house? I know interest rates are higher on investment properties and coops than condos and occupied houses. It’s also a fact that credit scores determine the interest rates. ... more
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
The listing states “Sorry, this rental is no longer available,”
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Trulia is not getting rid of their boards.
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
You need to call the listing agent to answer this question.
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Make time for a personal visit to the county Tax Assessor’s Office and verify who owns which lot, who is paying property taxes on which lot, the number of acres, etc. The property card or lot information that is on file with the county is the official and legal information. It’s possible that the bank’s lawyer does not have the correct information. When you visit the county tax office, either take pictures or get copies. Ask permission first. ... more
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Lanetison asked:
Our beach house is worth $160 and the place we want is only $90 will a bank give us an equity loan to purchase the other home until this one sales??
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
As a former realtor, the way Zillow, Trulia and other websites earn money is to sell ad space on all listings including FSBO’s. At the time I was a Premier Agent, Coldwell Banker had a contract with Zillow and Trulia that allowed the agents to pay $149./year (special early bird fee) to have that agent appear solo on their listings without other paid Premier Agents appearing. It was great for my listing.
On the flip side, I did receive plenty of leads (80% not qualified) from consumers who contacted me because I paid Zillow to appear as a Premier Agent.

I agree with Scott that realtors do get the shaft, but these days realtors need to accept they can’t control as much of their listings as they want.
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Prensis asked:
113 W Judd St in Zebulon, NC is a property that I OWN - why can't i list or edit it???
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
In NY buyers agents will add a clause to their Buyer Broker Agreements that states if the commission fee is less than ___%, the buyer (you) will pay the difference. Did you sign such an Agreement? If you did sign, then you will need to pay the difference, otherwise you will need to terminate your relationship with this agent and find a different agent who will agree to take a lower commission percentage.

If you did not sign any Agreement, then you are free to find a different real estate agent who will accept the lower commission fee. Your best bet is finding agents who just got their license and need experience.
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Scott Godzyk answered:
Assessed value and market values often have nothing to do with each other. A good buyer broker can show you what similar units have sold for and tell you what the value is to base your offer on, do not use assessed value to base any offers on. ... more
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Scott Godzyk answered:
CALL them direct, do not use the form here as many of us get buried in spam from them. If you use this form, make sure you add in a specific question or include property you are inquiring, but call for instant answers ... more
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Dan Gaynor answered:
Dan and Diane (beaglek2002@yahoo.com), 262-542-1177, looking to rent in the Sun Lakes area for Feb and March, 2018. We are non smokers and do not have a pet. We currently live in Waukesha, Wisconsin, 53189 and would like to communicate via E mail or Virtual tours.
Thank you, Dan Gaynor
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Susie Kay answered:
Your questions are too general. Best to pick up the phone and work with a local realtor to assist you.
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Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you interview with as many brokers as you can. Think what's important to you and rank them. See how it matches up with each broker. Remember, brokers are interested in taking care of themselves but some are more flexible than others. ... more
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