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Wed Jan 25, 2017
Jabowen100 asked:
If so, as the seller I can read a contract but what else should I lookout for?
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Mon Sep 12, 2016
Craigslines asked:
This question was asked from this property:
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Fri Oct 16, 2015
Diane Christner answered:
To find out what your options are concerning your contract, consult with an attorney. Most of the people responding to questions on this forum are real estate agents and we cannot give legal advice. ... more
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Tue Apr 24, 2012
Usda Mortgage Source answered:
USDA loans take a little bit longer when compared to conventional or FHA loans. This is due to the secondary approval process that is required. The entire process from application to closing is generally around 40 days. We would be happy to assist.. please visit ... more
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Wed Sep 7, 2011
Dennis Puckett answered:
It is a buyers market. If you are looking to sell, then you must forget about 2005-2006. An investor driven market distorted the values. There are a lot of factors to take into consideration with your situation. If you are selling, a CMA would be a good start, but there is a lot more to consider. I would be glad to sit down with you and discuss your plans. ... more
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Tue Sep 7, 2010
A short sale is when the bank is petitioned to accept a sale of the mortgaged home for less than they are owed.
Due to banks' inability to staff their loss mitigation departments adequately and train those people and ude to general lack of care, a short sales tends to be a drawn out, long and unreliable process for both seller and buyer.

If you're a buyer I would stay away from short sales with Bank Of America and Green Tree. However, most big banks tend to take a long time, and if you're unlucky you'd get an uncooperative negotiator.

If you ARE lucky and your realtor knows what he/she is doing you might be just fine.

Good Luck

Elena Ollick
Amerivest Realty
Faith Home Loans
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Wed May 5, 2010
Christian Holzman answered:
Call your local Board of Realtors, they should be able tell you statistics for top closing sales agents.
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Sun May 11, 2008
Michael Ceparano answered:
Boy, this post went WAY FAR left. You don't need to know. The easiest way to prevent being put in a bidding war situation is to submit your offer as "Your highest and best" and be willing to deal with the results. Sometimes you win and sometimes you lose. You will always know that you didn't spend a penny more then YOU felt the property is worth, to YOU. No matter what it is listed for, what an appraiser says, what the CMA says, what anybody else says, you will always know you got the best deal. This way you, you never lose the right deal for you, you only lose that particular property. Good Luck ... more
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