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Sun Aug 27, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
If it is a home for sale, you can no longer add them manually. You have to have an automatic feed from your mls or sign up for a service that posts you listings from your mls feed for you. You can also join Active Rain for free with a link i placed below. Copy and paste the listing in a blog, Place it under the listing header for added exposure, ... more
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Tue Mar 28, 2017
Suzanne Seger asked:
My home is listed with a Century 21 Scheetz agent as of 3/15/17 but shows an incorrect agent name. The agent listed does not work for C21 Scheetz. Please correct.
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Sun Jun 12, 2016
Bencferg asked:
This question was asked from this property:
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Mon May 2, 2016
USMortgageRanger answered:
Yes its call mobile deposit from Wells Fargo. Take a picture of the checks and BAM its ready to deposit to the account of your choosing.
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Wed Apr 13, 2016
Mari Elkins asked:
Listed the house for 184,900. Received an offer of asking with $3269 towards closing costs and a $500 home warranty, which we uncomfortably agreed to. Inspection report came back and buyer…
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Thu Mar 3, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
From a lender's perspective, bankruptcy and foreclosure are serious financial mistakes. They want higher interest rates because "history" says you are a tremendous risk. For risk, they want reward. It's really that simple.

Two years from the finalization of the last event - bankruptcy or foreclosure is the time to speak with a lender about a mortgage. Hopefully by then you'll have something put away for a down payment. If you can't pay less, you will have to earn more.

For now the question is, what you have done to re-establish your credit? If nothing, I suggest beginning a dialogue with a lender "now" to find out how to increase your credit scores.

Good luck!
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Tue Jul 29, 2014
Melchor, REALTORĀ®, M.Ed answered:
Daily communication between both parties and guidance during the real estate transaction.
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Tue Feb 11, 2014
Mallorie Wilson answered:

How soon do you think you'll have your credit card bills paid off? Are you concerned with your debt/income ratios? Good payment history will help your credit score. If you're worried about your income/debt you may want to wait to purchase your car. How soon are you thinking you'll want to buy? If your a ways out, it might not be a bad way to establish credit.

Mallorie Wilson
Sales Manager
Associate Broker
Century 21 Diversified
317-590-3434 direct
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Mon Feb 18, 2013
Derek Crager answered:
If you don't have a Real Estate Broker, contact me at 317.796.9825 cell/text and I can walk you through step by step to getting the home you want at the least possible price. There are loop holes and back doors available in the system that I exploit for my clients.

I've been doing this for quite a while, wrote the book that has been used to teach Real Estate Agents/Brokers across the nation and am an expert in the art of negotiation with respect to each and every variety of foreclosure and preforeclosures that are yet unavailable to anyone else.

My search tools allow me to offer you just the homes in your search area and filter out everything else, thereby saving you money, time and energy in your already busy daily life.

Derek B Crager
Real Estate Broker
317.796.9825 cell/text
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Wed Feb 13, 2013
Annette Lawrence answered:
In Florida, where the sun shines consistently, water NEVER freezes, RH of 85% is not uncommon and Temps stay at 86...pools are of value ONLY to those who want pools.
If you want the best price for your home in Florida, match your home to the right buyer.
If a buyer does not drive, has sun allergies, lives in fear of tropical critters, wishes not to look upon expanses of manicured lawn, resists the 5 minutes of maintenance a pool requires, has no carbon footprint awareness, does that mean garages, lanias, conservation frontage homes, green lawns, pools or thermal windows add no value? OF COURSE THEY DO! They add value to a willing buyer. A person buying a house they don't want is not a willing buyer, therefore will not value those assets of the home.
If I sell my home with a well maintained pool, enclosed, with an expansive lania, I WILL get more money than a home lacking these attributes. I will wait for the buyer whose lifestyle values the attributes of my home.

Remember, value is that which a willing and able buyer and willing seller agree upon. The common misconception that an appraisal is the establishment of value. An appraisal ordered by the bank has an entirely different (internal) purpose. Home sellers need to be very aware of this reality.

Best of success to you,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Reamx Realtec Group
Palm Harbor, FL
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Wed Feb 13, 2013
Rob Ertman answered:
Your local Real Estate Agent can easily tell you what the taxes are because the amount is usually on the Metrolist. In reference to fees your agent can get a break down from the title company. ... more
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Mon Dec 31, 2012
Denise Sinn answered:
There are a few available in these areas within those price parameters. I would be happy to assist you by setting up a search tailored to your wants. As soon as a property is available it will be emailed to you. Then you can decide which ones you would like to take a closer look at. You can contact me via email" or 317-847-8550.
Thank you
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Thu Aug 30, 2012
"your" Home Team At Jarvis Realty Group answered:
Hi Ryan,
Congratulations on the new car purchase! A score of 633 is right on the edge of qualifying for a mortgage. The best way to see what your options are would be to talk to a lender. When you run your credit online that score may be different from what a car dealership score would be, and a dealership score may be different than what a mortgage score would be. I have a great lender that would be able to tell you if a new home is an option with your current situation, and if it is not an option she will be able to help you come up with a plan to make it an option for the future. Please feel free to call or email me with any questions!!

Brooke Huffman
(317) 512-5682
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Wed Jan 11, 2012
Christine Pfender answered:
Good Morning....
We have worked with the Special Needs to find handicap access. homes. We typically need a little more information...and need to know the price range that they are looking at. There is also financing available if we find a homet hat works for them, but needs a few modification to make it work for them. I would love to talk to you in more details and help you.

I would suggest us searching the existing homes, seeing what is available that will work for them right now the way it is. After we exhaust that avenue....we could move on to preexisting homes and see what would work...but maybe need a few modifications....If we are unable to find that...we could look into building the home to suit every need NOW...and possible needs that may come up in the future..... A pre-approval will be needed to know what price we need to stay in...however, the details of the type of loan will depend on the type of home that we find!

We are ready to serve you and your parents...and find the perfect place to call home....give us a Call or send us an email.....
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Tue May 10, 2011
Emily Erekuff answered:
Hi Pamela,

It appears as though we are currently showing information for a prior listing for this particular property. I recommend that you submit the current listing information to us via the link below. That information will override the date currently shown and will also automatically attach your contact information to the listing.

Let us know if you experience any difficulties with this process or if you have any other questions.

Best Wishes,

Emily Erekuff
Community Moderator
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Sun Mar 21, 2010
Marita Topmiller answered:

That's funny, it looks like Jim copy and pasted Brad's answer.

However, one thing both neglected to say: As a seller you shouldn't pay
for inspections.

Typically, you will have Title insurance (based on sales price, for example: $700 for a sale of abt $160,000 - $170,000), Broker commission (if applicable), taxes (abt one year's because we do pay in arrears), Title fee for closing services (abt $130-$150). You mentioned condo fees, so yes, if you sell a condo, you must catch up (prorate) the fees - of course if you are paid ahead, you'll get the overage back.

Finally, work with a good title company. Of course, I always suggest using a good agent like myself.
But if you are going alone, your title company will provide you a net profit statement and Jerry Andrews,
317-251-6705, can do you a good appraisal, so you know where to price your home.

I hope that fleshes out the numbers a little better for you.

Thx for asking,

Assoc Broker/Realtor
Indpls and surrounding
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