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VaTina Jacks…, Renter in Andalusia, AL
Wed Feb 17, 2016
VaTina Jackson answered:
Hi..I bought my house a year ago....but the seller told a lie about the house...the seller said the they put the roof on 2 years ago..and it leaks. And the house have little bitty brown spiders.......and it been a fire in the attic.they did not tell me that.have cracks in the wall...the foundations is shifting....and my Central is leaking on the inside...and they said they electrical was update... They lied...my mom told me she saw a lawyer on the news channel.talking about if the seller lied u have 2years to talk to a lawyer..I was just wondering if I have a cast....I really need help.....my name is vatina Jackson....if anyone no a lawery please let me no....thanks ... more
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Sun Apr 26, 2015
Kathy Burgreen answered:
I'm a retired real estate broker. I understand your frustration and every broker agrees with you. Unfortunately, websites like Trulia and Zillow get their information from 3rd party websites that make their own judgments about school districts. Trulia and Zillow are not real estate brokerages and therefore allowed to post any information they choose i.e. school district ratings, crime statistics, etc. whether this information is accurate or not.

As real estate brokers, we constantly hear from buyers that they believe the content on these websites and we repeatedly inform these buyers that the information is not always accurate. In addition, we also inforrm buyers that they have to do their own research and visit the schools in person as well as visiting police departments in person. To obey Federal and State Fair Housing laws, we cannot tell buyers any information regarding school ratings or reputation as well as any crime statistics.
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Tom Hocker, Real Estate Pro in Mooresville, NC
Fri Feb 6, 2015
Tom Hocker answered:
Newbuyer, Home Buyer in Stony Brook, NY
Thu Feb 18, 2010
Newbuyer answered:
Thanks to all who posted a response to this inquiry.

After several sleepless nights over the long holiday weekend, I was able to discuss this issue with the title company. They agreed to insure as long as I produce an affidavit from someone with personal knowledge that the defendant is not in possession of the property!! Since the property is vacant, this will be no problem and it looks like this issue is resolved (let's hope nothing else comes up at closing.) ... more
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Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Sat Apr 18, 2009
Anna M Brocco answered:
A two bedroom house is not advisable, always harder to sell in good and not so good markets.

Anna
917-576-5376
abrocco@laffey.com
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