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20723 : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Nov 5, 2016
Ebcoit11 asked:
without losing track of the neighborhood!!! This just make me want to leave your site, and I gotta say I really used it a lot.
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Sat Aug 2, 2014
Victoria Ahoure answered:
I agree with both Felicia and Donald. The length of employment is an important factor. Lenders will be looking for stability and continuity in your employment history. It is always a good idea to set-up an appointment to discuss your situation in details.
Since you just got a new job few months ago, it will also be important to address any gap in employment for both of you.
In addition, it will also depend on the amount of your current debt, if any, and the mortgage amount you are trying to qualify for.
You can find more information on FHA loans here:

Good luck!
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Thu Jul 31, 2014
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
As long as there is still a tub (on the bedroom level) for families that need to bathe small children, you should be ok with the renovation......not sure it will increase the value, but it shouldn't decrease it ... more
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Akin Falodun answered:
I live in the 20723 zip code and one of the TOP short sale agents. Right now I have over 20 listings I am working on. I will be happy discuss with you further if you have any questions. You can email me at or call me 202-409-2884 ... more
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Mon Feb 10, 2014
The Roskelly Team answered:
A local title company can assist you. Even when buying from a friend you want to make sure that you are receiving all the proper disclosures or disclaimers that you are entitled to by Maryland law including the HOA or condo re-sale package. I'd recommend contacting a local Realtor to see if they might help you facilitate the paperwork for a reduced fee as your buyers representative (at seller expense). ... more
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Sun Feb 9, 2014
Akil Walker answered:
Hello Mayukha86,

I have a few good title companies. Some will come to the office of your choosing for closing. let me know. you can email at the site below.
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Wed Jan 22, 2014
Jocelyn Rolle answered:
Good Day. I would be happy to assist you in your search for a rental property in 20723. Depending upon your price range, there are currently 11 properties available for rent in the 20723 zip code. The price ranges from $1,600-$6,000 which includes townhouses and a detached home.
I will need a little more information from you, and I would be happy to set up tours of properties of interest for you. Please allow me to be your agent for all your real estate needs. I can be contacted by phone or by email. Thank you and I hope to hear from you soon.

Kindest Regards,
Jocelyn Rolle
Prudential Homesale YWGC
53 W. Aylesbury Road
Timonium, MD 21093
410-561-0044 (Office)
410-561-0049 (Fax)
443-379-4582 (Cell)
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Sun Oct 20, 2013
Raydon Rigby answered:
Hello Corlence,
I can certainly help you with that. Can you give me a call so we can discuss in further detail.?

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Tue Jul 24, 2012
Darrell D. Drouillard answered:
Ok, so what is the Landlord's role?

"Landlord's Obligations: The role of the landlord in the voucher program is to provide decent, safe, and sanitary housing to a tenant at a reasonable rent. The dwelling unit must pass the program's housing quality standards and be maintained up to those standards as long as the owner receives housing assistance payments. In addition, the landlord is expected to provide the services agreed to as part of the lease signed with the tenant and the contract signed with the PHA."

Unlike my colleagues, I am not an advocate of placing tenants into my rental unit if they cannot personally afford my rental rates. I am by no means a believer in big brother dictating my market rates, my repair needs or requiring me to sign a contract to dictate what I am required to do with my property. I prefer quality screening to provide me with viable tenants that fit my requirements for credit, income, and criminal background checks.

Check out one of my Blogs on Tenant Screening:

Just a little about my background so you know where I'm coming from....I'm an investor that has multiple properties and tenants in the San Antonio area. I go above and beyond to provide clean and updated rental units and have been in the game for awhile. Whatever you decide, Good Luck.
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Fri Mar 16, 2012
Marcia Nwosu answered:
If you can fit a slim-line shower in there, ir would help your value, especially since this is for a bsmt rental suite, and renters like their privacy.
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Mon Sep 12, 2011
Steve Queen answered:
Please take a second and view my past success with short sales. Many agents want to assist and try to assist but not all agents have the knowledge, experience and a proven success rate with short sales. You can receive some basic information on short sales through my web site or google blogs and receive very accurate in depth information. Feel free to call me at the numbers referenced below for any additional information or to set up an appointment. Thanks and good luck.

Because buying or selling a home is a big decision, Steve Queen with Exit Bennett Realty is your Real Estate Expert in Bowie, Upper Marlboro, Greenbelt, Lanham, Laurel, Glenn Dale, Crofton, Glen Burnie, Clinton, Hyattsville and all other cities in Maryland and the District Of Columbia. You will have step by step guidance to access resources to make the transaction smooth. Call me today at (202) 367-4348. You are my #1 priority. Please give me the opportunity to prove it

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Thu Jul 14, 2011
Ellie McIntire answered:
A realtor can set you up with an automatic search for a specific area so that you can be alerted as soon as the home hits the market. Looking through tax records is also a great way to determine bank owned properties, although that would depend on the speed of the recording process. Recently I had a buyer on a foreclosure where the bank had not recorded ownership prior to listing.
Possibly driving through the area on a regular basis and talking to neighbors may give you a step up on the process too.
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Sat Jun 18, 2011
Brian Pakulla answered:
The other agents are correct, you need to consult with a tax professional or CPA.

I own investment properties and I do deduct the interest and taxes, but I also report the income (rent) from the property.

The rental market in Central Maryland is starting to heat up, so it is a good time to be a landlord.
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Fri Feb 26, 2010
David Zuckerman answered:
I would put in the sales contract that the earnest money check is only deposited after the seller/bank/asset manager ratifies or accepts (if short sale) the sales agreement.
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Thu Jun 11, 2009
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Mon May 12, 2008
Tiffany Burke answered:
If a quick sale is what you after...(and this is painful, I know but you ask) you will need to get your home in good cond. to compeate with other homes in your area that are curently on the market; then price it a little under market value. If it is in good condition and shows well, you should get offers with-in the next several weeks.

Do what you have to do and best of luck with whatever that is, Ephrem.

Wamest regards and blessings,
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