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Thu Apr 28, 2016
Keaona Allen asked:
Tue Nov 27, 2012
Matthew Vanhorn answered:
One piece of advice we always give people is to check out the neighborhood both at day and at night. There are certain places that look fine during the day, but when night falls you want to be nowhere near. Memphis is really odd, some of the streets that I believe to be the safest are less than a half mile from streets that I consider to be the least safest. You just have to do your homework. There are several neighborhoods all throughout Memphis that are fine, but you are wise to be careful. ... more
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Tue Mar 18, 2008
Joe Spake answered:
Condition and location are the key. You seem to be speaking from zip 38107, where there is a wide variety of neighborhood conditions. Did you get the $70,000 figure from the tax assessor, or a recent appraisal? Is the home in good conditon with upgrade, and good heat and air? would it be considered a safe and walkable block? Is in a good school district? All these could be factors. Contact me for a no-obligation evaluation. ... more
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Mon Mar 17, 2008
Lindsay Proctor answered:
Tina, If reference to your question, there are great fixer uppers in Midtown, but they go quick. Working with an agent who watches the midtown market is a must, and you will need to be ready as well on your end. By this I mean know what you are looking for, have your financing lined up, and feel confident to make an offer when the opportunity strikes. Your agent can help you with all of this, interview a few different agents who specialize in midtown to find the agent that's right for you. I live and specialize in midtown, feel free to contact me with any additional questions. Best Regards, Lindsay Proctor ... more
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