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Mon Sep 11, 2017
Stillirise answered:
I see it happening too. Foreclosures and distressed sales are not supposed to be part of the equation. I've heard the argument that it worth what a buyer will pay. However, I had a property that was a full renovation. It was under contract before I could even get it on the market.The appraisal came in 22,000 less than the contract price!

I would think the contract price should stand since it is actually what a buyer is willing to pay for it. Again, the appraiser used the unrenovated comps in the area. Too bad the folks determining important factors like these can't think outside of their software.
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Mon Apr 3, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
A pre foreclosure would be listed by the owner of the property. Once the bank takes it by foreclosure, then they would use one of their approved agents to list. Most often evict occupant, clean appraiser and set the price. Banks use asset management companies to list, none have in house mgt so you can not just call a bank to ask for the listing. ... more
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Thu Jun 16, 2016
Tatumlea answered:
Building a new home or purchasing a home under construction is a big commitment requiring time and money. Fortunately, we offer great solutions for construction loans to help you save both.

The ""One-Time-Closing Construction to Permanent Program"" is approved and closed before construction begins. You'll save time and money with one closing, one set of closing costs and one construction loan.

Construction Permanent loans are available with fixed-rate or adjustable-rate mortgages. Buyers are charged interest on funds as they are drawn to build during construction.

SunTrust: 3904 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28406
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Sun May 24, 2015
MichelleinNC answered:
I recently sold my home. I had it listed fsbo at first and got some interest but no offers. I listed with an agent (same price) and had an offer above asking price within 2 days.

I feel like by listing with an agent, buyers took my listing more seriously and my house got a lot more exposure. It was definitely worth the 6% commission I paid. ... more
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Tue Feb 10, 2015
Ernie Behrle answered:
To have your home on Trulia, you must be listed by a Realtor as the homes here flow directly off the local MLS's or can be input only by someone with a valid license number. Good Luck
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Tue Feb 10, 2015
Ernie Behrle answered:
Karen & Thorn... Besides Zillow, you can also use of which there is some sort of fee or for free on Be careful of Craigslist as it is full of scan artists...some of whom will assume your listing online and try to scam people out of money by advertising it for rent. As far as cost by a Realtor, it will cost you whatever the listing commission fee is. If interviewing Realtors, the one thing to ask is is how pro internet they are. For example, I pay extra to Feature my listings here on Trulia so that I can enhance them. Good Luck ... more
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Fri Dec 5, 2014
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Sat Apr 5, 2014
My NC Homes Team answered:
It means that the listing is under contract and that the Buyer is going through their diligence period (inspections, secure financing, title work, survey etc) During diligence the buyer may terminate for any or no reason at all. Once diligence is over then should the buyer fail to close the seller retains thier earnest money deposit. Once diligence is over the status will change to Pending meaning under contract due to close. ... more
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Wed Feb 19, 2014
We offer up to 95% construction perm financing with a one-time close down to a 640 credit score. If your score is 640 or higher, having the land equity as well as the extra cash for down payment and/or reserves, it would improve your chances of approval. ... more
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Mon Dec 23, 2013
Harold Gilliam answered:
Thanks to you all that replied to my post about the property at 619 Southerland Farm Dr, Wilmington, NC 28411. I should have included in my post that I am only looking to rent not buy at this time.

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Wed Jun 12, 2013
Chris Oliver answered:
Monkey junction is at the cross roads of Rt 421 which is Carolina Beach rd where it meets College rd and that zip code is 28412. Going towrads Carolina beach you have 28409.

If i can help with more info please contact me.

Chris Oliver

Wilkinson & Associates

Direct Line: 910-599-7244

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Fri Nov 4, 2011
Bobby Jean Harvey answered:
I have lived near Ogden (Murrayville area) and now live south of Monkey Junction....seems based on sales that the Monkey Junction areas have held their value more than other areas in districts may also play a factor in that as well. I personally live in this area and felt it was a good decision due to this area is still growing even with the economy like it is! Let me know if I can help you! ... more
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Tue Oct 18, 2011
Scott Godzyk answered:
I am not sure exactly what you need or who from. if you saw a listing here in Trulia you have this question on, you may want to go back to the listing, click on the profile for the listing agent and email them directly. ... more
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Sat Oct 25, 2008
Erin Gora answered:
It does seem low. However, I have not been inside the house, so I can't say that it was too low. Until you see the house in persona and have it inspected, you just don't know what kind of condition it's in. It looked good in the pictures, but pictures can be deceiving. Hope that helps. You can email me at if you need help with anything else. ... more
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Sat Oct 25, 2008
Erin Gora answered:
I don't see which house you are talking about. Do you have an address?
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