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Mon Nov 20, 2017
horse1971 answered:
looking for rent to own in Virginia Beach, VA or surrounding area
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Sun Mar 1, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
I suspect it really depends on the individual agent or broker. In most states a broker has more experience and responsibility than an agent. There are however agents who sell more, have equal or greater experience than someone who just met the minimum requirements to be a broker.
Choosing anyone just based on their title is risky. Not all agents or brokers are the same. A great one, of either is worth finding over an average or less version of the same.
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Fri Nov 21, 2014
My NC Homes Team answered:
That's because Trulia isn't a for sale by owner site. If you've got your homes posted for sale or rent here on Trulia only your agent may claim these listings. If their not listed for sale or rent then what you're looking at is a fancy version of a tax record and nothing more. These are notes as "Public Record" in red above the address. ... more
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Sun Nov 2, 2014
My NC Homes Team answered:
I don't think this should be a problem and you should speak with a reliable lender.

I'd suggest Todd Barbour Heartland Bank - 919-439-6485 or Justin Burris with Movement Mortgage - 919-535-4760 Their not located in Atlanta, they are here in NC where I work, but either of these folks can still take care of you. Their sharp, honest, efficient and know the lending business inside and out. It can all be done online with either of them and you're welcome to tell them you got their names from me.

I agree rates are likely to go up and as long as you can put up the needed money to get to 20% down and will be adding your wife onto the mortgage I think it's likely to be a no brainer.
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Wed Jul 23, 2014
Gary and Karina Youngman answered:
I would caution the seller - if the listing agent advertises the home at say 2.5%
no problem - right? -- Maybe / Maybe not

If there are there any competing properties in the development/community...
It is likely your home will be the last one any realtor will offer to show.
This can significantly reduce the buyer pool exposed to your property...
Reduce the pool - take longer to sell - reduce your net...

Try the other side - raise the commission -

I can promise you - your property will get the maximum visibility...
Increase the pool - sell faster - raise your net...

It's the law -

Good luck...
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Sat Sep 28, 2013
Nick Sakalis answered:
Did you mean to type FSBO?
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Mon Mar 11, 2013
Janet A Rehanek answered:
Hi there!
Yes, it is common practice to leave these appliances in the home but as many have suggested you can take those with you and: have this noted in the listing, replace them, OR ...provide an allowance for a replacement. This might be a better solution so the buyers can select what they like.
Hope this helps you.
Janet A. Rehanek, Long and Foster, Warrenton Office
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Tue Dec 25, 2012
Jon answered:
Lemon law. You have 90 days after closing to have seller fix any undisclosed items or agree upon restitution.
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Tue Apr 17, 2012
Chris Whitwood answered:
If it were me I would buy with owner financing like Grassy suggested. Offer a good chunk of money for a down payment and give the seller a payment. That said as an investor I would let you lease option a house as long as you can cover the payment. You should be able to get financed in 2 years if you wanted to cash out the seller. Get with Elliott below to work on it plus he knows USDA. Warrenton is eligible isn't it Elliott? ... more
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