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Wed Dec 7, 2016
Angelica P answered:

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Sat Nov 12, 2016
Chris.freds asked:
I have tried to submit updates over the last few weeks, but no changes have occurred. How do I get the corrections expedited? Please advise. Thank you!
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Tue Jun 14, 2016
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Tue May 31, 2016
Tongn23 asked:
My dad is wishing to purchase a house for me, I’m the only one that’s in US at the moment. he’s resided out of country but has a bank account in US. Can I be the one to make offer/close…
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Thu Feb 5, 2015
Ernie Behrle answered:
The first thing you should do is call the company of that agent and ask to speak to his/her broker in charge. So many issues can be resolved satisfactorily that way. If your Realtor IS the company, than typically going to the local or state real estate commission. Just make sure you have your facts straight and in writing ready to go. ... more
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Mon Aug 26, 2013
Don Brenneman answered:
Kristen, congratulations on the offer. It may be a little difficult to part with the 3% in this transaction, so maybe you can negotiate with the buyers on covering the fee for the agent. Please understand the agent has worked on the buyers behalf and it is customary for the agent to be paid for his/her services. To sell a product, whether a home or anything else, for this amount of money without having to pay a sales fee, is not very typical. I would be happy to provide some advice if needed. The help of a professional real estate agent can go a long way. Good luck with your decision. ... more
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Sat Mar 2, 2013
Russ Ravary answered:
The only reason you need a bank account open is to show two months of bank statements and where your deposit is coming from. So at least 2 months
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Sat Mar 2, 2013
Russ Ravary answered:
No you don't rent for a while. Build your credit back up. Pay everything on time. Get a secured credit card and use it wiisely
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Mon Oct 8, 2012
Kimberly Lawson answered:
I don't understand why a bank would require you to obtain comps. I guess if you weren't willing to proceed, weren't willing to obtain an appraisal, maybe then I could understand the question a bit better however, just to talk about a refi you shouldn't need to get comps!? Besides, an appraiser isn't going to per say use the comps these generous people would be willing to provide to you. That said, the informaiton they would be willing to provide would be pointless, in my opinion. Zillow and Trulia are sites you can use to obtain conservative esimates on your home. Besides that, an independent appraiser provides the value to the lender(s). If you're interested in talking about refi options give me a call. Thanks, Kimberly A Lawson T: 888-659-3848 First Priority Financial Ohio Loan Officer OH.LO.004495.000 NMLS.5601 MBMB.850147.001 ... more
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Thu Aug 9, 2012
Todd Finch answered:
I know this is a late answer to your question but, there are currently two different listings still active and two others under contract. Let me know if you're still looking.
Todd Finch
Sibcy Cline Realtors
West Chester
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Tue Feb 10, 2009
Brittany Simonelli answered:
Typically one point or 1% of the loan amount will buy the rate down 1/8-1/4% depending on the lender.

I would offer $3,000-$5,000 in closing costs which can be used for discount points and other fees associated with the loan. (as an example) ... more
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Wed Sep 24, 2008
Tina Turner answered:
Hang in there...Buyers are generally not in a big hurry in this market. The other agent was right when she said there is no norm. I have had people come to listings 4 times with no offer produced. Don't give up hope, but don't hold your breath either.

Good luck!
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Wed Aug 20, 2008
Larry Jebsen answered:
If I'm not too late. I know the Mason market very well. Our market is flat. What you paid for the home is probably still the price. to hold on for more would cost you mortgage , taxes, maintanance, utilities,etc. Pay the realtor fee and move on. You've done well. ... more
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Fri Jul 18, 2008
Lisa Sparks answered:
I'd suggest you become very familiar with your competition. In this market, you need to be aggressive. If you’re getting showings, positive feedback, and no offers, it’s probably time to review your price and make a necessary adjustment. Also, what is your time frame for moving? If you want to move soon, then you might want to have your price adjusted. There is no magic number for the ‘right’ time to reduce your price. Every situation is different. Based on the information you’ve provided, a price reduction might be your best solution. ... more
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Thu May 1, 2008
Tracy Johns answered:
Good Heavens---I hope you're not paying this agent anything! If you have this many questions and really need to sell your condo, please, please hire a full time professional who can guide you from start to finish. With the number of units Drees sold of your floor plan there has to be plenty of comparable sales to choose from--recent sales that show what your property should sell for. Incentives DO NOT sell homes. You're trying to save money on a full time agent yet you're talking about giving it away in a sales concession/incentive.

My clients receive the best sale to list price ratios--better than their competition because we study the market and work the market we're in. If you want the help, I'm an email away.

Good luck!

Tracy Johns
RE/MAX Unlimited
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