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A few hours ago
Jessesfacebook answered:
I can't answer this, but I was wondering the same thing. I still live in the house, and the two "owners" abandoned the house. Since the roof is leaking all into the house, down to the first floor, I stopped paying the mortgage. Anyway, I basically got scammed into moving into this house. I was made an offer from the owner that she would pay half the mortgage every month, and fix any major repairs that need to be done.
I had to pay the other half, and all the rest of the bills, and pay for/do all the smaller repairs.
Well, she lied. She left before I moved in. The other owner left like 10 months ago or something like that. So I haven't been paying their mortgage, and it's up for auction October 10th. I been looking for a new place all this time, and didn't find anything I liked enough to move out of this free house. But now it's going up, so from why I'm seeing is I should even still have time after the auction?
My main question is, if the house is already going up for auction in less than 2 months from now, does that first owners name still have anything to do with the property? She is telling her daughter that she is going to come and take my fridge and some other stuff this weekend. She's been out of this house for over 4 years, and abandoned all the stuff she left here, which is all pretty much JUNK.
Can I change the locks and board up the windows, and deny her access, and if need be call the police?
Because I know she thinks she can just do whatever she wants, but I don't know if she is aware that the house is going up for auction yet.
That does mean that the mortgage is dissolved right, and she has no rights to the house or anything in it?
The fridge in question, actually broke down a couple times and I repaired it myself, and paid for all new parts. That's my fridge, even her daughter says so. I mean I keep food and juice in there for her granddaughter.
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A few hours ago
Adrianrod7 answered:
The market is over-inflated due to Chinese cash buyers. I'm a real estate agent and see this every day. They don't live in this country but buy for investment purposes or to hold on to the home for a child, hoping they go to college in the USA, or for renting out. ... more
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Melanie Wold answered:
Just like on Property Brothers, they are trying to show you the house that you aspire to - and then explain that this is out of your reach financially, i.e. you will have to consider cheaper options. OR, you will have to borrow a lot more money to get your dream house. It is used by lazy real estate agents, who can't be bothered to show you what you CAN afford because they will have to try too hard. They'll have to show you lots and lots of places and then find ways to explain away undesirable features. If someone tries this approach, dump them and go to another agent. ... more
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Student.editor.sc2 asked:
This is for a condo/apartment that has only been partially renovated, with the cheapest quality of material.....1/2 old, 1/2 renovated but cheap stuff
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Shilohsperson asked:
this one. As a first time home buyer I've been shocked to find out that MLSes are "protective" of their listings and make it very difficult for outside agents to join their…
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Yesterday at 9:53pm
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Perezestrada6 answered:
Yeah get a different mortgage company and dont get suck in by higher interest rate . Make sure all credit card are at the lowest balance and you rate will be low when applying again for your home loan. ... more
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Yesterday at 9:40pm
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Jim Walker answered:
Most of the homes in your price range will be 3 bedroom.

Your important criteria will be evident in the most expensive zip codes. College Graduates tend to earn more, be wealthier, buy, own, and even rent in the more expensive parts of a city. Crime lowers property values, so the lowest price areas have a higher incidence of reported crime.

Real Estate agents do not research crime rates for their clients, partly because no place is 100% safe and we should not pretend to offer a guaranty of total safety.

Another reason is we don't want to participate or be perceived as participating in an outlawed practice from the twentieth century called "steering" "Steering" was a racially motivated practice of sending people of color to buy houses only in neighborhoods where there was already a sizable population of color. We don't talk about crime rates because some Black and Latino neighborhoods in this country tend to experience excessive attention from the police, even when that extra attention is uncalled for.

Your concern is widespread. As a result agents offer web site link for the sheriff's department site, Megan's Law site and similar searches.

If I were to show you houses I would send you information about listings all over Sacramento, Elk Grove, Citrus Heights, Antelope, Rancho Cordova, Orangevale, Carmichael and Fair Oaks. You would have many choices in those towns, within your budget..

$350,000 is on the low side for Rocklin, Roseville, Folsom, El Dorado Hills, & Granite Bay, People pay huge premiums for those cities partly because of the reputation of their schools, But they are great places to live even if the kids are grown or have not arrived yet. But $350,000 is far below the median price in those towns.
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Yesterday at 9:06pm
Jthomaskccommand asked:
Feels like the place listed is a scam, can you call to help me verify that it is not.
417-350-9272
jthomaskccommand@gmail.com
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Yesterday at 8:56pm
Samsma9 answered:
I'd like to create a retirement community for artists. There would be affordable patio homes and apartments. Gated community would have a theatre just outside the gates with an art gallery in the lobby. It would be open to the public so they could purchase paintings or see a theatre production. A sound studio for musicians would also be available. This community would consist of musicians, theatre people and artists. There are already a lot of ex-New Yorkers who have moved to the Columbia and are looking for a community that allows them affordable living while continuing with their arts.

Unfortunately, we don't have the money to start one. But if we did, we'd sell out fast!
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Yesterday at 8:50pm
Angela Reinhardt asked:
I can't have people inside right now. Can he force me to let them in against the medical advice
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Yesterday at 8:49pm
Samsma9 answered:
Woodstock, NY. Two hour train ride up the Hudson to Kingston, then short drive to Woodstock. FILLED with artists. Most everything is locally owned.
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Yesterday at 8:47pm
Samsma9 answered:
Aiken, S.C. Home of thoroughbred training, polo, fox hunting steeplechase, you name it. Many homes in downtown Aiken are zoned to for horses. Hitchcock woods was designed for horse riding and is home of the annual fox hunt.

Almost everything in town revolves around horses.
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