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Home Buying in Maple Valley : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Jul 19, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Be mindful that a home is worth what someone is willing to pay and what the seller is willing to accept based on current market conditions; perhaps review a market analysis with your agent and see what the data suggests.... ... more
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Thu Mar 13, 2014

Hi there ....are you still considering the move from NJ to WA ...if you need any help on the loan/ financing side of things - feel free to let us know ..thanks and all the best

Dave Skow
206 714 9745
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Tue Oct 9, 2012
Erin Smith answered:
I am a Maple Valley Specialist and resident. If you are still looking for a Lease Option in the area, please let me know and I will not only conduct a current MLS search but also use my neighborhood contacts as an advantage for you. If you would like to find out if you are ready to perhaps buy at this time I also have a wonderful loan officer that I could refer you to, and help get you Pre-approved.
-Erin Keeley
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Wed Jul 18, 2012
The Stephen FitzMaurice Team answered:
Get an agent to do an assessment for you. Be careful with FSBOs, use an agent to make sure you are using the correct paperwork and proceed through escrow smoothly.
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Wed Jul 18, 2012
Julia Fordtner answered:
1% with a $1000 minimum, most REO (Real Estate Owned) listings actually have that information in the private Realtor remarks.
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Tue Jul 10, 2012
Jirius Isaac answered:
As you can see from the the questions and answers below, this is a can of worms. I cannot really give you any advice unless I know all the details. However, if your agent is not helping you, get yourself another agent. You might start by contacting some of us that have responded to you here. You should never have to go to any one besides your agent for advice. this is just unacceptable.

Good luck, & if you want any help, feel free to contact me directly.
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Wed Jun 8, 2011
Brandy Keippala answered:
schools, crime, crowding... and you're right, it totally depends on what part of Renton. But MV is not an hour commute unless there is extreme traffic. It's 16 miles on 169... My husband averages 1/2 hour... My biggest concern would be schools... ... more
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Fri Mar 12, 2010
Jirius Isaac answered:

I agree with most of what has already been said. A lease option is a very difficult thing to acquire and there are lots of pitfalls. Do not do it without an attorney or an agent that has lots of experience. ... more
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Sun Feb 1, 2009
Julianna Hind answered:
Agent Insider Tip: Craigslist is my favorite... it's just like looking for yard sales! It is immediate and current. Hopefully, the city you are looking in has a friendly policy to allow agents to post directionals, because then you will effortlessly be able to see others available in the area. As an agent, I have had a high number of people show up to my Open Houses with a Craigslist print-out, or mention they found me there. There are even days I decide to do an "impromtu" Open House just because the weather is good, and I can do work from my laptop on site.. so up it goes on Craigslist! Sure, I will advertise an Open House in other places, but I go to craigslist first - it's a no brainer. Good Luck House Hunting! (I do not work for craigslist.... craigslist works for me) ... more
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