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Sun Mar 12, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
You would need a release to get it back. Your buyer agent should guide you through this. If you are buying without an agent, you may need a lawyer to review your contract and just write a simple release based on inspection results, ... more
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Sun Mar 12, 2017
Sheryl Griffin asked:
We asked for a price reduction on a house due to major defects (mold, HVAC, plumbing and electrical) found during our inspection period of 10 days after our offer was accepted. Realtor…
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Thu May 28, 2015
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Tue Jan 27, 2015
Ana Souriyasong answered:
Hi there! There may be some landlords who would consider you even with the eviction if you are able to put down a higher security deposit. It would also help if you have contacted the property who filed your eviction and make payment arrangments with them to pay it off. Get that in writing and show it to the landlord that you apply with. Or if you've already taken care of the eviction, make sure you have a receipt showing the debt is paid.
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Tue Feb 11, 2014
Mallorie Wilson answered:
Jolene,

Have you managed to sell the property to your friend? Some firms will offer you a flat fee to in preparation of your documents or you could contact an attorney. Feel free to contact me at 317-590-3434 for more information.

Mallorie Wilson
Sales Manager
Associate Broker
Century 21 Diversified
317-590-3434 direct
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Fri Aug 30, 2013
Peter Knight answered:
Work with your agent to have the seller fix the remaining items. You have much less leverage now and your next option is Small claims court.
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Thu Jul 17, 2008
Marita Topmiller answered:
Just Looking, an abandoned house next door always has a chilling effect on your potential buyers. Call the Mayor's office to ask if they would consider buying up some of the abandoned homes you mention.
They have announced they are thinking about doing that. Remember, rehabbed homes pull up the values of the neighborhood as well and make it more attractive. You seem to imply quite a lot of rehab going on there. Contact your Realtor and ask for a comparison of price per sq ft pre-rehab solds and post-rehab solds. Remember to get the average days on market for each category for 2008 and same time 2007.
Ask the Realtor what kind of repairs were put into the homes that sold. Finally, don't spend more on the rehab than the return indicated by your Realtor's market study. If you do that, great. I am a big advocate of renovating our existing housing stock. Also - pretty sells, appliances sell and garages sell. Hope this helps.
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