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Sat Oct 28, 2017
S Burch asked:
Thu Apr 30, 2015
John Turpel asked:
Tue Dec 30, 2014
Jean-Leon Magnotto answered:
Sounds like a question for your agent or an attorney. I would question the wisdom of going into a sale like this unrepresented... Good luck !
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Tue Jan 14, 2014
Mark Edwards answered:
Kristi,

It's never too early to start looking for a home- it's the biggest investment people make in their lives and the more you look and do your research, the better you will be.

It used to be that people would look for an average of 6 months and around 56 homes before they bought...that was an old survey of 1,100 buyers in the 90's. It's all changed.

Now, people spend an average of 1-4 years discussing it, talking about it, thinking about it. Then they spend an average of 90 days of online research, looking at homes online, websites, etc. Then they go out and look at the ones they've narrowed down. (Based on a national survey of a homebuyers last year)

We have two new home communities in the area- Founders Pointe in Isle of Wight County. There are 11 builders and over 12 homes under construction in different stages. The other is The Riverfront at Harbour View. We have 8 different builders actively building new models. I recommend you come out and see what they're offering, see the latest trends, and compare. It will help you formulate what you like and don't like in a home.

Good Luck! Please let me know if I can be of any help.

Mark Edwards GRI, CSP
Senior Vice-President/Broker
East West Realty
(757) 288-7584

Founders Pointe The Riverfront Liberty Ridge Gatling Pointe
757-238-9009 757-638-9100 757-288-7584 757-288-7584

www.eastwestcommunities.com
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Fri Feb 8, 2013
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Seriously??

If you're going to resurrect a very old quesiton - at least make it a relevant one!!!!
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Wed Jan 23, 2013
ljordan3838 answered:
I have a beautiful 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath , 5 car garage , all brick home in the 23435 area, let me know if you're still interested in finding a home
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Sat Jan 5, 2013
Lori Jeltema answered:
Hi fortune, there is no home address or link for us to answer your question.

I live in this zip code and would be happy to try to help get the information for you if you want to email me. ... more
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Mon Nov 26, 2012
Kawain Payne answered:
Hello Tracey<

You can "ASK" for anything you like. The question is will you actually get it?

If the home is priced under assessment, it is price as a "fixer" most likely. The buyer in this case is aware that they are getting the home under value because it needs some work.

Best of luck to you!

Kawain Payne, Realtor
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Tue Sep 25, 2012
Lori Jeltema answered:
Hi Dchisolm,

I live in Suffolk, not far from your noted zip code and I have an office in Newport News/Hampton area. If you would like to meet either on the Peninsula or Southside to discuss your options, feel free to contact me. ... more
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Mon Jan 30, 2012
Mark Edwards answered:
Bo,

Please read my blog that I linked to where I give reasons why a new home might be the best value- facts are our new homes are giving more quality. it's not always about price. It's also about the "right home" too and that goes with floor plan and quality. Sure you can get a deal on some resales, not all. You can't just say a resale home is better priced and ignore the quality features or the premium lot, etc. We're seeing people look at resales, even offer on them, and then come back and buy a new home even if it's a higher price.
Mark
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Sun Oct 30, 2011
Joe McAvoy answered:
Some great advice from helpful agents from here in Hampton Roads to Maryland...

This decision has as much to do with your future cash flow, capacity to save, and tolerance for risk as an out-of-state landlord, as it does with your present savings and cash flow. Often in financial decision making, our aversion for loss in the near term puts us in a mind set to take much more losses in total over a longer, more stressful haul than good financial logic might dictate.

I recommend you link up with a local Realtor who has experience helping homeowners in your situation make a sound decision that is best for your family. A family loan or short sale may not be a bad option. Depending on your longer-term income and investment outlooks, renting may also be a feasible choice.

I look forward to serving you in this important endeavor. Feel free to contact me any time with questions or service requests. The link below will pull up my profile so you can review my professional services and access my contact information. All the best, Joe McAvoy.
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Thu Aug 4, 2011
Dawn Crocker answered:
This is a very good blog post about short sales and that many times sellers will need to bring money to the closing table and/or sign promissory notes.

http://blog.findwell.com/buying-a-home/short-sale-approval-letter/ ... more
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