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Thu Jun 16, 2016
Lonnie Coy asked:
I sold my home but buyer needs to borrow nearly the purchase price which is higher because we are kicking in her closing costs. Now I'm nervous that the house won't appraise high…
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Thu Jul 7, 2011
Laura Maser answered:
My apologies -unable to email you directly. If you prefer, you can email me through my website, and I have the Restrictive Covenants for Farrington Subdivision, available for you.
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Thu Jul 22, 2010
The Tingen Team answered:
Matt's program sounds like a winner! That is like having your cake and eating it to, provided cost of loan and interest rate are competitive.

I would recommend checking our area mortgage reps to see if something like that is available and check his rate, costs and references...it may be just what works best for you.

Best Wishes.
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Thu May 6, 2010
Joseph Hastings answered:
Hi Best1. Bankruptcy is tough to get away from. Most owners in my market (New York City) would require more money up front than the usual first month's rent and security deposit. Many owners may request six months plus security or the full years payment in total so as not to find themself with a deadbeat tenant who can only be sent packing through an eviction.

However, the old saying is true and all real estate is local so, owners in your area may be a bit more flexible especially if a vacant apt has been sitting empty for a while. I would suspect the renters credit has taken a severe hit. This is an indicator of one's ability to pay and owners will take note.

Lastly, I would expect any landlord to bump these renters for more money up front to protect their own interest. Good luck.
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Wed Apr 14, 2010
Tami answered:
I moved out of town and was stressed about selling my home in a very competitive market. I did all the "staging" things that you see on TV: packed up all the clutter, freshened up landscaping, meticulously cleaned, etc., and was lucky enough to get an offer in 4 months, although, of course, it was not nearly what I had hoped to get for it. I feel lucky, though because otherwise I would have been paying over 1500/month for a house I didn't even live in. Plus, I got the St. Joseph statue and put it in my front yard. Good Luck. ... more
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Sun Mar 21, 2010
The Tingen Team answered:
Glad I was helpful. Best of luck in getting it all worked out and into the home you're building.
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Mon Oct 19, 2009
Daniel Eberwein answered:
By termite zone, he means and area that has active termite activity. Which pretty much puts all of NC in a termite zone.

http://www.terminix.com/Information/Termite-Swarms/ - you can put in your zip code and see projected activity (it's a bit dated, covering early 2009 activity) ... more
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