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Property Q&A in 20744 : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Mar 12, 2015
cutler_t asked:
I recently purchased a home and would like the pictures to be removed from the site.
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Thu Mar 12, 2015
cutler_t asked:
I recently purchased a home that is still being displayed on your site and I would like all pictures to be deleted. Thank you.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
jiddizon asked:
This question was asked from this property:
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Wed Sep 5, 2012
Charles Bailey answered:
This sounds like a very difficult situation. The names showing on the public record are John Powell and Karen Skipper. It doesn't mention any other owners. I hope this is helpful. Best of luck. ... more
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Fri Jan 6, 2012
Hard to believe they ALL missed it. Your lender and title company should have caught it also. I do think it's time to bring in a good attorney that handles real estate matters. I know a few excellent ones. If you would like their name please let me know..


Brent Mendelson
Senior Loan Officer
Monarch Mortgage
600 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 400
Rockville, MD 20852
240-403-1970 Direct
301-412-0259 Cell
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Thu Oct 13, 2011
Phil Seldon answered:
The effect of vacant homes on a neighborhood is never good... values tend to decrease rapidly as banks go through the long foreclosure process and have to cut prices to get that inventory sold. Many times, vacant houses become targets for vandals and thieves, who go in and rip out appliances, tear out copper plumbing for the scrap metal value and generally wreak havoc on these homes. The subsequent effect, as stated earlier, is tremendously negative for the neighborhood.

Feel free to give me a call if you would like to discuss this more.

Phil Seldon,
Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc.
301-292-0700, x 249
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Thu Aug 12, 2010
The Roskelly Team answered:
Unless you paid for your home in cash, the price you paid was very likely determined to be a current fair market value by your appraiser at the time you purchased. If you are in a new homes development it isn't unusual to have surrounding vacancies. If you are in a re-sale communnity and those vacancies are caused by foreclosures or homes that won't sell that was already worked into your value by the appraiser. Real estate is a good solid LONG-TERM investment. Don't be thinking in months be thinking in years. Hope your new home is a perfect fit for you and your family and you are enjoying the monthly tax benefits of home ownership. You will surely feel that next April when you get to deduct all that mortgage interest. ... more
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Thu Sep 17, 2009
Bill Wootan's Team One answered:
Ssinc you are both buyer and seller, I assume you mean sell one property then go directly to the closing on one you are buying- what is there to be illegal?

If you mane an agent is both the listing and selling agent, as long as it has been disclosed in the contract - it is legal in Marylland.

Can't come up with any other idea aabout what you mean.

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Thu Jan 8, 2009
Jonathan S Tucker answered:

I am Jon Tucker with RE/MAX 100. This property has been withdrawn. Most likely the bank foreclosed and there will be a 1-2 month delay before the banks deed change can be court ratified. Then it should come back on the market as a REO or bank owned property with a different realtor.

If you are interested, there is a chance that it can still be acquired now. If not, I can keep an eye on it and work with you to buy it when it comes back for sale.

I have several automated systems to make you aware of new listings in your search areas the day they hit the market (JustListed, Matrix). I am a certified JustListed agent for Maryland. You will see new listings, price changes, status changes (contract, sold, etc) the same day that I, as an agent see them for your search specifications. Once you see something of interest, I will send you the full 3 page Realtor version of the listing, the tax record, all pictures/tours, and all historical listings for that same property. We can go and personally review the best ones, or I can preview them for you. I also receive automated alerts from all the auction houses for good opportunities. Finally, I review the REO or bank owned listings regularly for my buyers. You will find good investments before most others. You can reach me via email at, cell 443.538.4316, or my web site
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