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Home Buying in 02302 : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Aug 13, 2015
Kelfi5 answered:
Is there a particular reason why you are considering rent to own? There are grant programs available that can help with down payment/closing costs. If you are interested, you can email me at and I can give you more information. ... more
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Thu Feb 3, 2011
Webb Alo answered:
The association will not seek fees from you because your lender will payoff those fees once the court confirm the sale. Most 1099C can be substantially reduced or dismissed if you understand the foreclosure process and the laws of your state. If you would like us to assist you further please contact us at, We do charge a consulting fee for services. ... more
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Sun Oct 3, 2010
Lori Lincoln answered:
John, I just studied this again for the umpteenth time (lol). Things change every day. Yes the lender can come after a deficiency and they do.You just need some good advice from a qualified Realtor and a good real estate attorney. I earned the CDPE designation and have knowledge and help with short sales.
Please contact me with questions.
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Wed Aug 11, 2010
Zoey107 answered:
I own a condo (2BR/2BA, 7th floor) which we are looking to sell or rent. We are open to rent to own agreements!
Link attached to the condo building.
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Mon Aug 9, 2010
Christine Moran Realtor & Notary answered:
You can find a REALTOR to help you. I can email you a list of properties in Brockton and help you find the right agent in your area.
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Mon Nov 23, 2009
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
First Time the homeowner is the seller and technically the bank negotiates with the home owner. You may be able to get the purchase price lowered because of conditions but the bank has done an appraisal and knows the value of the property. The seller may not have the funds to pay for repairs so it is up to the bank and all of us (tax payers) to dig a little deeper. Check with your agent but you may be able to a repair discount if the repairs that are needed were not appearant. ... more
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Mon Nov 23, 2009
Janet Peterson Spaulding answered:
Hi Pennny

This home is a short sale and the owners have accepted an offer. If you would like more information on this property or similar properties in the area, please give me a call at 508-846-2202 or and I would be glad to fill you in on the details. ... more
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Sun Apr 19, 2009
Scott A. Nelson answered:
Well find out the reason for the delay, if it's reasonable (out of town, etc.) then you may not need/want to. If it's simply cold feet on the part of the sellers then there may be other issues you need to look into. Often times a buyers agent or listing agent will have to extend out and offer ideas outside the box to remedy a situation. How to proceed next really depends on the reason for the extension. If they're having trouble locating a property to move to you might find them a top agent in the area where they're looking.

From the sound of what you have provided, the purchase and sales agreement is a fairly standard document, the attorney's both work to add individual addendums or a mutually agreeable addendum. This can take several days if either client isn't readily available to approve any changes in a timely fashion. Weekends don't help. They might just be looking for an extension to sign the P&S for contractual reasons, offers to purchase usually have a time & date for the P&S to be signed, the attorney's would want each client to sign for an extension if the dates were getting close, to keep both parties protected and extend the offer to purchase terms. It's a common occurance if that's the reason.

Hope that helps,
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