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Sat Nov 26, 2016
Kevin Sullivan asked:
Mon Jun 20, 2016
Palaniong asked:
What are the advantages to these communities and incentives the builders usually offer to be able to decide
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Tue May 17, 2016
Alysse Musgrave answered:
No, you can't.

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Tue May 17, 2016
June Buerkle answered:
The only way that could happen is if both parties agree to dissolve the signed contract that the earnest money is securing.

If both parties agree to walk away from the original agreement with no contest, the monies would go back to the prospective buyer ... then you could enter into a new contract (or formally amend the original) with a lower earnest money requirement.

However, if you ever found a seller so inclined as to pay the appraisal, the easier way to do it would be to have them give the cash to the buyer so that the buyer could pay for the appraisal.
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Sat Aug 29, 2015
Sharon Mastrianna, Realtor answered:
Hello Albert:

Another set of experienced eyes is what you Realtor should be. The salespeople in the office are not working on your best behalf.. Someone to guide you and advise you through the process of buying your new home. There are many, many steps that are involved from foundation to interior to the roof.

Can you negotiate on a new home? You bet you can and I mean above and beyond the builder incentives.

I have done several new construction home sales and I have been there for every inspection and I do my best to visit the site on a weekly basis for my client so that we are aware of what's going on. You would be surprised how many things can be missed during the construction phase.

One very important point. You must also let your Realtor know if you've made any changes or agreed to something that he or she is not aware of. Communication is key.
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Thu Aug 20, 2015
Andy Padmanaban answered:
Hi Albert - Just checking in to see how you were doing in your search or if you have any further questions.

Please feel free to reach out to me for any help.

Regards,
Andy Padmanaban
Licensed Realtor
703-980-5265
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Sat Jul 25, 2015
Andy Padmanaban answered:
Albert - Please give me a call if you have any issues dealing with the builder.

Thanks,
Andy Padmanaban
Licensed Realtor
703-980-5265
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Sat Jul 25, 2015
Andy Padmanaban answered:
When does your contract expire? If you have reached till pre-drywall I would suggest just stick with her. There are no other options.
If you have any general questions, please feel free to ask me.

Sorry for experience.

Regards,
Andy Padmanaban
703-980-5265
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Fri Mar 6, 2015
Kim Carnagey answered:
YOU need your OWN representation to protect your BEST interest!!! The sales people for the builders work for the builders, representing them and their best interest. Bring a/your REALTOR with you before you sign anything, as they will help protect your BEST interest making sure the contract is fair and up front about any upgrades, changes,etc. ... more
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Mon Feb 23, 2015
Jeannette Karis answered:
I would suggest you talk to a credit union, bank and a mortgage company to see how the loan locks vary - just because one lender does not does not mean they all will not.
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Mon Jan 19, 2015
bhavik123 asked:
Hi,
We have purchase a new home in Northern Virginia, which is going to build and builder told us that the delivery date will be April 26 of this year. I am looking for mortgage rate and…
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Thu Dec 11, 2014
Scott Godzyk answered:
You should get this information and decide if it is right before making an offer or spending money on inspections and mortgage expenses
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Sat Oct 18, 2014
Earle Noel answered:
I live in the Stone Ridge development down the street from the ball field and Minnieland. Yes it gets quite noisy here from the departing aircraft out of Dulles when they're climbing out to the west and then turning southbound right over Stone Ridge. The noise can wake you up in the morning when they start departing just before 6am and in the evening a heavy UPS or FEDX freighter departs after 11pm. The noise level varies considerably depending on which section of the development your house is built. I can say that we've become accustomed to the aircraft noise after living here for 4 years but I'm more concerned about the pollutants from the engines as they're climbing over your house under full power. This is why my family will probably relocate elsewhere in the next few months.

http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-0529-lax-pollution-20140529-story.html
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Sat May 17, 2014
SlickFfx answered:
Hi Raj,
It has been few months since you posed this question. I am hoping you have bought your first investment property or closer to deciding on one. I am curious to know what are your findings, which is the one you decided to go with and the reason behind it. I am in the same boat as yours. So wondering. Thanks! ... more
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Fri Mar 29, 2013
Demetrio Ford answered:
This area is close to the Dulles Toll Road, Route 50, Route 15, and Route 28, so you can get anywhere. You can see mountains from here and there are still plenty of trees around. You are close to wineries, trails, parks, civil war history, and much more. In addition to Kirpatrick Farms, there are several neighborhoods nearby that offer a wealth of amenities. I would be happy to meet with you and discover what you are looking for in your next home. ... more
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Fri Mar 29, 2013
Demetrio Ford answered:
I have toured Willowsford and I think it is incredible. It offers a blend of suburban and rural life that, to me, is unmatched in other neighborhoods. The amenities allow you to enjoy nearly any activity you can think of: running, biking, hiking, swimming (there is a resort style pool), and more. Plus, there is a farm and CSA. I'd love to be happy to give you a tour. ... more
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Wed Apr 28, 2010
Hannah Fliegel answered:
Hi Randy,

In South Carolina the lender foreclosures by a Judicial Foreclosure process. They actually foreclose through the mortgage in effort to get back the collateral (the property) as well as obtain a deficiency judgment for the balance owed on the mortgage.

Once the lender obtains a deficiency judgment they can try to go after other assets that you own or garnish wages, etc. You may be able to negotiate a settlement or a payoff agreement with the lender to satisfy this debt. If the debt is too great then you might look at bankruptcy in effort to wiggle out of this debt, it would depend on if you had other credit card debt and you need to see if you qualify for a bk.

Good luck!

Hannah Fliegel, FICO Pro
The Credit Repair Expert
415-999-9348
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Tue Dec 1, 2009
Dkny answered:
Tish
Thank you for your response. Yes, I would like referrals regarding good real estate lawyers.
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