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02740 : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Aug 11, 2016
Mary Jane Seale answered:
I don't know where you live but, if you can find a place in a rural area, you may qualify for a USDA loan which requires no down payment. You must have good credit and and income to cover the monthly expenses but interest rates are very low right now. If you are comfortable at $700 a month, you should be able to afford a nice little home. Talk to a local realtor. I would advise trying this before getting into a rent-to-own contract. Your local realtor could help you find a lender who could qualify you as well as tell you the areas where USDA loans are available. Good luck. ... more
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Wed Jul 1, 2015
Diana Hellman answered:
No but you can post it on Zillow. Trulia only allows real estate professionals to post.
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Mon Dec 9, 2013
Heath Coker answered:
I would use a local rental professional to save time and money and also to make sure you don't miss a great rental.

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Tue Mar 19, 2013
Victoria answered:
How do I get in contact with any investors willing to rehab some of these homes with me?
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Sat Oct 27, 2012
Heath Coker answered:
Try not telling them how you will pay the rent until after you have looked at the property.

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Tue Jul 17, 2012
Voices Member answered:
Hi Linda,

I am happy to send you the Full MLS Display if you'd like, so just let me know. Thank you!
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Mon Apr 18, 2011
Christine Moran Realtor & Notary answered:
You have to specify a certain area. Any realtor can comp it for you.
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Tue Jun 10, 2008
Steve Medeiros answered:
Although it would be great to have a certain number, the construction cost per square foot is not even a general number. There is so much to be taken into consideration like the quality of work, and the type of things being included in the price. To give you a number would be very subjective and not realy help you move forward.

My guess is that you are looking to get an idea of what a job would cost. My suggestion would be to get several quotes from some qualified contractors so you have an idea of where they fall based on the same specs being quoted with everything being broken down and itemized. I have a few contractors that I refer business to and they are wonderful at giving you an idea of what the job would cost with everything broken down so that you can decide based on cost if you want something specific. Things are somewhat slow and there is some good competition on prices to bring them down a bit.
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