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Fri Apr 21, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
If the agent has the listing and is offering a lower rate for their buyer (dual agent) for both, it could be fine. If the agent is lowering it for another buyer, not their own, they could be violating their relationship with their buyer. You would have to check with your state RE commission to know your states law ... more
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Tue Dec 30, 2014
Jean-Leon Magnotto answered:
Only agents/brokers can list properties on Trulia, a quick google search will bring up plenty of FSBO options, or you can find a highly reviewed local agent in the "Find an Agent" tab. Good luck ! ... more
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Thu Oct 30, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Be aware that scams do exist; such internet sites are third party sites where the information is fed by various sources, so data is not really verified. If you choose not to work with an agent of your own always verify ownership before exchanging any money/personal information--make certain they are who they claim to be. Never wire any money, if it sounds to good to be true, it is. For scam related information see link. Also consider reoprting any scams to the local authorities.
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Thu Oct 30, 2014
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
You are going to need to have a job and a history of earnings in your chosen field. Otherwise you would need to have enough cash to pay for the house. Child support will count towards your income as long as it is considered 'permanent' but I am pretty sure you will also need to have a job and a work history. ... more
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Thu Jul 31, 2014
Hi Lindzie,

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Fri Jun 6, 2014
James King III answered:
Hello Thomas and Congratulations on you pending move.

One of the many great things about Delaware is it offers tremendous opportunities for housing both new and existing. Your question is a great one and certainly one that virtually every home buyer has at some point in their buying process.

As you can imagine, it is a very difficult question to answer without first knowing what is most important to you, what are you goals for shopping, commuting, amenities etc. The best place to start would be to contact a local agent and share you thoughts regarding both your wants and needs in a home, your price range and any other ideas you may have regarding your next home.

All of us at ERA wish you the best of luck and welcome to Delaware.
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Sat Nov 9, 2013
James Deskins answered:
That's what I figured. That would be important to a buyer since most would not get that exemption.
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Tue Oct 15, 2013
Kristy Rieman answered:
Hi Thomas! I can help you, I am an agent with Howard Hanna, here in Delaware. I am familiar with Delaware as I have lived here for 6 years. I am familiar with 203 k loans if there is any repairs or renovations. We have a great Relocation program and 100% money back guarantee! I would be happy to meet with you and go over everything we have to offer! - Kristy Rieman 740-953-2400 or email me at ... more
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Sat Apr 6, 2013
Toby Boyce answered:
Andrea - we should definitely be able to find you a rental in the Delaware market hat meets your needs. I'll reach out to you on Monday with some options. Toby Boyce, Triumph Realty
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Fri Sep 21, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
It would mean that they are stalled due to CONTINGENCIES;
They are under CONTRACT, but the Contingencies have ot be satisfied to proceed further.

There is a chance that it will fall out of Escrow:
Have your Realtor contact the Listing Agent, and find out if it would do any good to provide a BACK-UP Offer; sometimes they will hold it, and sometimes it will go in the Circular File.

In any case; I wouldn't hold my breath, and that's what people do with a Back-Up; they are afraid to look at other houses, or make other offers, for fear that their pig-in-a-poke will come thru.

I would tell my Client to MOVE ON.

Good luck and may God bless
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Thu Mar 1, 2012
Rich Homer answered:
You should read this article on how to buy foreclosures.
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Thu Jul 7, 2011
Emily Erekuff answered:
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Tue May 18, 2010
Jenny C answered:
Hi Diana,

Thank you for using Trulia Voices! Please provide more information including the complete address and direct link to the listing on our site so we can look into the matter. You can also contact us at so we can better assist you.


Jenny of Trulia
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Wed Sep 16, 2009
Marie Manshum answered:
Short Sales require time & patience. Hopefully you signed an addendum giving you the right to search for another home.
This process, working with a bank, can take months. If the bank comes back with a "yes" by Oct. 15th, then you should be able to close by the end of November, to qualify for the 8K tax credit.
Good Luck!
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