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Fri Sep 8, 2017
Cindi Golden-Moore answered:
Sat Aug 19, 2017
Bobbie Culberson answered:
These days you can find plenty of videos on youtube teaching you about real estate investment if that is what you are trying to get into. If your time permits, you can also find local real estate seminars ( just don't buy any materials after You will find lots of great information that will assist you with your decision. ... more
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Tue May 9, 2017
LystHouse answered:
Your mom wants the best for you - but that doesn't mean she will understand if you use another realtor. Maybe you can ask the realtor if they would be willing to work along side your mother and split commission to get you both the experience you need to have a smooth closing. We would be happy to work a relationship like that - family is important. We would love to be a part of yours! Feel free to message or call 855 866 8339. ... more
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Sat Mar 25, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
This is the q and a section, customer service may not see your post. Trulia does not edit listings. You can scroll to the help center to submit an email to cust service. You can also ask Tanya to delete her ad. Try clicking your name, go to listings and click edit ... more
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Fri May 20, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
That depends on how the contract is written. I would suggest that you read it again or contact an attorney.
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Tue Aug 26, 2014
Amy Arey answered:
Other than for your emotional and financial well-being, at the very least....hire a Realtor for your SAFETY. There are scams all over the place when looking for homes. I just read one yesterday in which a buyer would post on craigslist an ad on subletting his condo and was just convicted of 2 separate rapes from the ad alone.

A Realtor generally knows what to watch out for and what looks a little shady. (As the saying goes ....when you see something that seems too good to be true, it generally is). People who have homes listed in MLS are (for the most part) serious sellers...not someone waiting to murder you or take your money.

-Amy S. Arey, Realtor
Halo Group Realty, LLC
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
Cathy Browne answered:
Buying a foreclosure is tricky because you don't know if there may be some hidden defects that would be costly. It may look like a deal, but may not really be one once it is all said and done. ... more
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
Cathy Browne answered:
Yes, that is called the Buyer's Representation agreement. When you find a home you love, this allows the agent to be paid by the seller. It is in your best interest to find a reputable agent to help you find a home and represent you in the transaction--it will save you a lot of valuable time and hassle. ... more
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Thu Jan 30, 2014
Pam Rosener answered:
Starwood is great. I also like the Stonebriar Community. Give me a call 469-569-9216
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Thu Dec 26, 2013
Terry McCarley answered:
You will have better results working with a lender in the state you are purchasing the home in as they will be familiar with specific state requirements.
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Fri Sep 6, 2013
Linda Burns answered:
Help. I want to download the Trulia Rental Application for California. I'm not getting anywhere, I keep getting this page. I am pressed for time.
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Mon Jun 17, 2013
Kathy Hines 972-632-6530 answered:
In the mean time, go to sign up for your personal link to the MLS and look till you are ready, then give ma a call and lets talk about availability.

Kathy Hines / Broker
Keller Williams Dallas Preston
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Tue Jun 4, 2013
Hava Johnston answered:
I just closed a complicated, overseas, VA loan which had been denied by THREE OTHER LENDERS.
visit my go-to guy for VA loans, he gets them done!
Jeff Lancaster

If you want a strong agent who knows how to close these deals, check out my page at and remember, This is the only time you will hire a professional that the other party will pay for, so why not hire the best? I am here to help you!

Your REAL friend in REAL estate
Hava Johnston
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Tue Jun 4, 2013
Hava Johnston answered:
Sounds like you are wanting some help with foreclosures. I would be happy to help you, but will need some additional information. IF you will give me a call I will be happy to walk you through the process as well as provide you with a list of homes that meet your criteria. Depending on weather you are looking for a primary residence, or an investment property, foreclosures may or may not be the thing for you.

Honestly, a short sale listing might be a better option for you if you have the time to wait to close.

why don't you give me a call and lets talk about your plans and goals and Ill see what I can do to help you.

Your REAL friend in REAL estate!
Hava Johnston
RE/MAX town & country
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Tue Apr 23, 2013
Susie Kay answered:

I would suggest that you contact a lender and discuss your situation. Let me know if you need some names, I have lenders that I have worked with for quite some time and they are good.

Good luck,
Susie Kay, Realtor®
United Real Estate
III Lincoln Centre, 5430 LBJ Freeway #280
Dallas, TX 78240

Servicing your real estate need is my priority!
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Fri Mar 8, 2013
Kobe answered:
There are lot of procedures when you are in a foreclosure state, if I would have been in that situation then certainly would have consulted the attorney to resolve it as soon as possible. As attorney is the only person who can help you to find the way out and most probably the best one according to your situation. Well you can clear all your debts while going for a new loan ( which would be quite helpful and you would stay back in your home. ... more
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Awesome. Congrats Patricia

Tom Burris
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Sat Jan 26, 2013
Brent Rice answered:

Your questions are a bit hard to decipher. "GRB Plano" is not a commonly used term in Plano. If what you have read below does not answer your question(s), please clarify.

Thank you,
Brent Rice, Trulia Top Recommended Broker (Pro & VIP)
The Rice Group, Inc.
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Wed Jan 16, 2013
Melissa Hailey answered:
You have received some great information below. I agree with Bruce, your best bet would be to buy a home that has already been foreclosed on (as opposed to going to the Courthouse steps to buy it at auction). Buying a home on the courthouse steps involves quite a bit of risk on your part (you may buy a home that has other liens in place) and it also involves having cash up front - in exact change.

To minimize your risk, buying a home that has already been foreclosed on by the bank, and is listed for sale with a Realtor in the MLS is your best bet. The banks occasionally make basic repairs prior to listing them and they usually price them well.

The optimal situation for you is to hire a Realtor to represent you and your best interests. There should not be a cost to you as a buyer for the services of a Realtor (as the seller usually pays the real estate fees). Having someone on your side, to help you through the entire process, is certainly recommended.

If you would like to visit with our Accredited Buyer Representative (who is also a Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource Specialist), please let us know. We would be happy to assist you.

Melissa Hailey
Coldwell Banker Jane Henry Realtors
North Texas Top Team, Realtors
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