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Thu Apr 2, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
Christopher,
Alan is correct as usual. Builder contracts are notoriously builder friendly, but short of knowing the specifics we can't answer your question. If you aren't sure after going over it carefully, consider spending some time with an attorney to see if they see a way out for you. ... more
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Thu Jan 30, 2014
Jeff answered:
According to their Status Page today, they are on 1-2 Day Turn Time.
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Sun Aug 4, 2013
Barbara Graser answered:
It will depend on what was written in the contract. When in doubt, consult a Real Estate Attorney.
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Tue May 28, 2013
Gregory Parker answered:
Hi JDM,

Don't forget about the Montgomery County First Time Home Buyer program which provides grant money to assist with closing costs and down payment for qualified buyers.

Additionally, there are several lenders offering special financing for first time buyers. Some with as little as 3% down and no mortgage insurance for qualified buyers.

I have a lot of great information on these programs I can share with you. Feel free to email me greg.parker@coldwellbanker.com or give me a call 610-994-1147 to set up a time to discuss.

Thanks,
Greg

Gregory S. Parker, ABR, CRS, GRI, GREEN, REALTOR
Coldwell Banker Realty Professionals
2924 Swede Road
East Norriton, PA 19401
Direct 610-994-1147
Office 610-277-5000 Ext. 249
Fax 610-994-1146
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Mon Oct 5, 2009
Jen Buschel answered:
This means you have a motivated seller. Are you being represented by a buyer agent? This home is under a warrenty for any defects (according to the Home warrenty) that will be repaired during the contract. I would read the fine line for deductables.The agent is getting paid by the seller.
Jen Buschel Realtor
JenBuschel@gmail.com:215-584-0769
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Fri Jul 4, 2008
Bruce Lynn answered:
Yes, it seems wrong to me too, but it does work. I suggested 4% to a friend of mine today. He has a home in a community that is about two years old. No resales have happened and several have tried and delisted after a year. He's in a strange neighborhood and I think he'll need to do something to make his home stand out. He needs to price agressively and offer the bonus in my opinion. In my market if you offer less than 3% I think you could have a problem. If you do it, I'd ask the agent how they will promote it other than just adding it to the MLS. I don't think that's enough. By the way some of the builders around this area offer up to 10%. If you're competing against new construction the bonus may also help, although I'd think it would be tough on most sellers to offer more than about 4%. ... more
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Sat Sep 8, 2007
J Lo answered:
I really missed this thread - and I see you've sparked great interest.

I have to concur with most of the postings - and put a little twist on the answers.

Although, I would not keep a buyer from viewing a listing - I do have buyers who do not want to deal with the FSBO - Limited or otherwise.

Buyers today want to be protected - and the perception is that there isn't a safety net when dealing with a FSBO. This isn't what you are told by the commercials or the providers of these services - mostly you are advised of the $$ you will be saving.

However, if the statistics are true: 80% of the FSBO's will return to the traditional form of selling with an agent representative, AND if time is money - What are you saving?

So, to answer your question - I will be more than willing to show your home, but my current buyers may not want to.
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