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Maricris A, Other/Just Looking in Seattle, WA
Thu Dec 29, 2016
Maricris A answered:

I have emailed you regarding this concern.


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Christine.w…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Myers, FL
Wed Nov 2, 2016
Christine.woods32 answered:
I have been trying to do it too. Unfortunately, you don't have such possibility. You need to post a property on Zillow and only then it will appear on Trulia.
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Angelica P, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Mon Oct 31, 2016
Angelica P answered:

We didn't get enough information about your problem to resolve the issue. Please provide us with complete property address and we will be happy to assist you.

For future reference, you can feel free to contact us about this type of inquiry through our contact form here:

Thank you for using Trulia!

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Mike Preston, Real Estate Pro in Brookline, MA
Thu May 14, 2015
Mike Preston answered:
Hi Vince,

In Massachusetts, all leases will transfer to the new owner. You will still have the same contractual obligation to the new owner.

The new owner may let you leave early though. It would be his discretion. ... more
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Evie Hunt, Real Estate Pro in Abingdon, VA
Sat Feb 21, 2015
Evie Hunt answered:
Statistics support that one can usually receive a higher return on a property sold by a Realtor; however, that is not your question! My advice would be the same as if I were speaking to you as a seller client. This advice would include such things as making sure your home has nice curb appeal, keep the home clean and uncluttered for showings, etc. However, the best advice I can give to a FSBO seller is 'BE VERY AWARE OF WHO YOU LET ENTER YOUR HOME"! As Realtors, we can meet with a client before a viewing which sometimes serves to give us a better idea of our safety! I am always concerned about FSBO sellers when it comes to this issue! Be safe! ... more
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Ron Danklefs,  in 02130
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Ron Danklefs answered:
The JP market is strong this season (2014) but there is still an inventory shortage. This is leading to multiple offers, but with patience and the assistance of a real estate pro buyers are still finding great homes in JP! ... more
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Ron Danklefs,  in 02130
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Ron Danklefs answered:
Yes all these things matter. But one of the most important factors (not included in this list) is the rating of the local schools. Even if buyers do not have kids, school ratings may become a factor for them when it comes time to sell. ... more
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Scott Murphy,  in 01876
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Scott Murphy answered:
Hi there.

The veteran needs to be on the loan application as the primary applicant, but he/she needn't be employed or the primary earner so long as the obligations in the application can be supported by the combination of him/her and his/her spouse.

In your case, if you have accepted a full time contract then it can likely be done with the two of you on the application so long as you can carry the liabilities on both of your credit reports as well as the new mortgage. Depending on the paperwork you may be able to pull the trigger now or you may have to wait until you've received your first paycheck on the new contract. We'll need to powwow to be sure.

I'm local BTW and can meet with you in person if you like. Please give me a shout @ 781-258-1293 when you're free and we'll see what we can do for you.


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Territory.c…, Real Estate Pro in MA,
Mon Jul 22, 2013 answered:
Call your real estate attorney immediately (if you don't have one, hire one). They should be able to help fight for the deposit. As far as buying the property, usually banks will put properties back on the market for sale (as bank owned) about 6+ months after they buy it.

Good luck!

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Massachusetts Destination for Home Buyer's
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John Yemma, Real Estate Pro in Brookline, MA
Fri Jul 19, 2013
John Yemma answered:
Feel free to get in touch with me -- I'd be happy to help you out. Just need a little more information.


John Yemma
Senior Sales Associate || Vanguard Realty
54 Harvard Street, Brookline 02445
317 Washington Street, Brighton 02135
508.843.0085 mobile || 617.789.4700 e-fax
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Gerry Harrin…, Real Estate Pro in Stoneham, MA
Fri Jul 12, 2013
Gerry Harrington answered:
Hi Alicia,
I would be glad to help, but will need more info. Feel free to contact me, and we can go from there.
Thanks in advance!
Gerry Harrington
Anderson Treacy Real Estate
geh1963@ gmail .com. 781-367-1647 ... more
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Christine Mo…, Real Estate Pro in Wilbraham, MA
Wed Jun 19, 2013
Christine Moran Realtor & Notary answered:
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Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Heath Coker answered:
You may have asked your question in the wrong state.

I would contact a local real estate professional to help with this answer and to save time and money.
(I'm on the Cape, but I can help you choose a local pro if you want help doing so.)

(Please note: when you choose an answer as a Best Answer, or at least give a thumbs up, it helps those who answer questions here.)
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Bobby Woofter, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Thu Jun 14, 2012
Bobby Woofter answered:
That is a very difficult question to answer. there is not much land available in JP and the location and zoning of the land make all the difference in price. If you want a price opinion on a lot of land it has to be approached on a case by case basis. ... more
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Emily Erekuff, Home Owner in Menifee, CA
Mon Jun 29, 2009
Emily Erekuff answered:
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Brecht Palom…,  in Massachusetts
Thu May 1, 2008
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Avi Rome,  in Boston:Back Bay/South...
Fri Mar 28, 2008
Avi Rome answered:
I'm really sorry to hear about your situation. It would help to know the reason(s) the seller backed out of the transaction to offer an opinion on how to best move forward. Notwithstanding the valid advice you've received here about contacting your attorney, it should be said that the Purchase and Sale Agreement is in fact the "real" contract on a property, not an offer. I suspect an attorney will tell you that if the seller was backing out for example in an effort to sell to a later and higher bidder that there have already been cases in the MA courts regarding good faith transactions. However (and I'm not an attorney!), if for example the seller was poised to be transferred and that transfer was canceled, I would think it would be difficult to prove any kind of bad faith and rather you'd just receive reimbursement for any costs you've had prior to the P&S. At the end of the day, while a very disappointing situation to be in, my opinion is that someone has to question whether something was done in bad faith or simply "life" intervened. ... more
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