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Wed Jan 18, 2017
Myrealtorlisa answered:
Poor Rita. I stumbled on this very old question looking for some other topic and started reading. This consumer had a simple question and asked it. I am a Real Estate agent in Virginia and I can understand the general public voicing their disgust, but agents, you should be ashamed of yourselves those who shamed her for her question. It is our job to educate and make the public feel comfortable with us. Plus, she more than once later on said LMAO I was just asking and I found her gracious after everyone blasted her. She simply had a question which was similar to " just like when I go to Safeway and they have the price wrong, but they have to honor it, so to does this apply in Real Estate?". Rita, the answer is no, but you should not have been blasted. Thank you for your question. ... more
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Thu Aug 18, 2016
Georgiagirlblue asked:
It should be free so that people can view the listings. I think you would get more potential buyers, or even buyers if they could view them. My fiancĂ©e and I want to buy something but I…
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Sat Jul 9, 2016
Gypsemamma asked:
I receive SSI my credit score is about 480 can I get financing for a home?
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Wed Feb 26, 2014
Louis Downer answered:
That is a good question. The descriptions are set by the Realtor and are a way to drive traffic toward those listings. Watch out for partial. seasonal and the like. The best way to find a parcel or a home that meets with your requirements are to get with a local agent. Talk directly to that agent so he or she can become aware of your wants. From that we can put together a profile and a search to best match what you are looking for. A local agent is always the best and easiest way to go, also we know the local market. Thanks. and good luck on your hunt.

Louis Downer
Landscape Architect
RE/MAX Town & Country
Blue Ridge, Georgia
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Wed Dec 11, 2013
AJ Petrillo answered:
This was a great question so I just wanted to update this for the last 6 months in the Blue Ridge area (6/1/13-12/11/13).
Our market has steadily improved over the last year and we have seen 116 residential homes sell in the last 6 months under $200,000. The average time on market was 122 days, but averages can be misleading. If a home is priced right and marketed correctly, we are seeing a much shorter sales cycle. I personally have had 2 listings sell within the first month of being on the market recently.
Current sold to list price under the $200,000 price point is 93.05%, but again, this is just an average and we have seen some go close to asking or above if there were multiple offers.
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Sat Nov 2, 2013
Nicki Tipton answered:
No sorry only agent-listed home may be posted here according to Trulia. Hope that helps
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Sun Jan 15, 2012
Annette Levinson answered:
To get a mortgage in the US, you need to have a VISA that allows you to live in the US. Do you?
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Tue Nov 15, 2011
Marco Gomez & The Reach Team answered:
What did the appraisal say? Generally the answer is yes, but you should speak to your attorney.

Marco Gomez
NYS Associate Broker
Keller Williams Landmark II

Serving Queens, Brooklyn & Nassau
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Fri Apr 8, 2011
The only way to protect yourself and YOUR equity in the home is to purchase OWNERS title insurance at the closing. Lenders title insurance is required by the lender to protect their interest and loan amount, but Owners title is optional to you, but highly suggested that you purchase for this exact reason...errors, title defects, lot line disputes and many more items.

Lori Beardslee, Branch Manager
Silverton Mortgage
(770) 527-1375
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Thu Jan 27, 2011
Ken Cook answered:
Yes. Try Wade at Peachstone Capital at - tell Wade that Ken Cook sent you. If he can't help you call me. I know a lot of people. I used to own the top conventional mortgage company for real estate investors in Georgia.

Don't confuse the part time agents by using words like "hard money" :) Not sure why agents answer loan questions anyway. I guess to get their points for answering a question.
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