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Home Buying in 55112 : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Aug 13, 2012
Elizabeth Fuller answered:
Tis varies a great deal; what is covered, what amenities are available,size and age of the structures are all determining association fees. When new, a common amount is around $125 when exterior maintenance, landscaping, and structure insurance are covered. As the structures age, replacement and issues of weather, etc may make changes. You need to examine this in regard to these factors, look for deferred repairs, what each homeonwer is responsible for according the association documents. You also have to realizxe that if you have your own mowers, clippers, snow removal equipment, etc. there is a cost, too. And, as a townhome dweller, I have to say it is fabulous to hear the scrape of snow removal equipment: brooms. plows., shovels and snuggle deeper into my comfortable bed! Liz, 612-986-4105 ... more
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Mon Jun 21, 2010
Silena answered:
how long does it take to get the $8000 tax credit refund.
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Fri Apr 23, 2010
Patti Ann Kasper answered:
Alex, you are probably unaware, but real estate agents and brokers are not allowed to give tax advice. It is not covered by our license and a serious infraction of state law.

You should seek professional tax advice. ... more
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Sun May 31, 2009
Auna B answered:
The goal is to first of all prevent buyers from knowing what a realistic price is, and secondly to get buyers to blindly bid against each other. There are four players in this game and three of them are against the buyer -- the seller, the seller's agent, and the buyer's agent. Yes, the buyer's own agent works against the buyer, because there is no commission if there is no sale. There's a saying in Las Vegas: "There's a patsy in every game, and if you don't know who the patsy is, you're it." ... more
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