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Sun Sep 10, 2017
Janiwani03 answered:
We purchased our home five years ago. At closing we questioned the current owners about flooding in the home because if it's location. They had signed a declaration saying they had never turned in a claim on the flood insurance policy. They told us in that meeting at the tittle company with Thier realtor there that the only water that had ever gotten into the home was about an inch partly into the garage which they just used a squeegee. Here now five years later we flooded and with the moisture discovered four feet high all through out the house the sheetrock had been replaced. We found newspapers in the wall indicating a date several months after the tropical storm we had discussed at the signing. They did not fix the flood damage properly. They lied obviously they were affraid we would back out of the sale. Which we would have had they been honest. We are having the home inspected to see what was not done properly. They did not rip out the bathrooms or kitchen areas. Therefore during the recent flood black mold appeared severely in those areas. We feel they did not out in a claim with the flood insurance out of fear they wouldn't get top dollar when they went to sell the home or they feared they would not be able to sell it at all. Either way it's clearly fraudulent. After the inspection report we get what would be the next step to resolve our issue. We now have put in a claim to the insurance company and FEMA. We feel had we known, we would never have bought this home and now we have plans on selling it after the repairs. This will surely impact the sale IF we can sell it. Im sure the price will reflect that this home has a flooding issue.. again. If we can sell it. We had expected to get a very good profit as the home comps indicated selling at a very nice profit. Now we feel we may not even get what we paid for it in fact it's unlikely anyone would want to buy a twice flooded home. Now what? ... more
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Fri Aug 18, 2017
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Mon Jun 5, 2017
Sally Grenier answered:
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Sat Aug 8, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
Aundie,

I'm sorry this happens to you. I would suggest that you pick up the phone and contact Trulia directly. Take care!
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Mon May 11, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
It depends on the builder, the updates of the home, the square footage of the home, etc. Have you discussed this with your realtor? Have you looked into both new construction and pre-owned? What is your budget? I'd be happy to assist you if you are not currently working with a realtor. You can call me at 469-371-2899.

Best,
Susie Kay
Realtor & Certified Home Stager
United Real Estate
469-371-2899
www.dfwdreamhomes.net
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Mon May 5, 2014
Kelli Henderson answered:
http://www.trulia.com/for_rent/Southlake,TX/76092_zip

Here is a rental link for Southlake. Good luck!
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Stephanie Ziemann answered:
Contact Cathy Anderson at Supreme Lending. She is awesome and has done this type of loan for a client of mine within the last 30 days.

Call me at 817-682-1356 if you need me to give you her number ... more
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Tue Dec 3, 2013
James Suhr answered:
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Mon Jun 17, 2013
Judi Monday, CRS answered:
I liken it to the many calls I get on "listings" that when researched are actually public record only, and consider it a great opportunity to find that something similar that is listed for sale. ... more
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Mon Jun 17, 2013
The United Home Team answered:
Market prices will come down by waiting however your interest rates will go up in the process. Many experienced lenders are expecting rates to come close to doubling by the end of the year which will greatly effect our market. Sellers will have to reduce their asking price just to be competetive. However, many sellers might go cold because of rates climbing and attempt to wait it out. This is of coarse limit your options even more.

As far as our current market condition in many market centers in the dfw people are receiving 98% fo their list price and up if the property is priced right. In rare situations will a foreclosure actually damage the appraised value unless that is the only comp to go off of in the area. Note this is also Southlake, foreclosures aren't as abundant. If you're currently not being represented by an agent and or the current agent is not meeting your expectations contact me when you get this. My negotiating skills will certainly meet your expectations and help you

Keller Williams Realty
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Joseph Fernandez
Cell: 817-975-7258
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Sun Nov 25, 2012
kstallo answered:
The pool wont be a big concern. You need to look at a home with good insulation, Radient barrier and newer AC minimum of 16 Seer but higher would be better also be sure that the tonage is adequate for the Sq feet. I have a 4100 Sq ft home in Southlake wth a pool my summer payments were $350. ... more
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Sun Nov 18, 2012
brandoncbates answered:
My family has lived in Myers Meadow for 20 years-we bought the first home built in the neighborhood. The people are absolutely great and the neighborhood offers everything a family could ask for, with the exception of a community pool. There are two beautiful playgrounds for young children, a large pond with fountain and a smaller pond, two tennis courts, bike trails through nature preserve, sidewalks throughout, two large grassy community areas, and the whole neighborhood is hidden from Southlake Blvd by large rolling hills and beautiful landscaping. Homes are around 4,000sqft and run in the low 400,000s. I highly recommend Myers Meadow for raising a family or retiring! ... more
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Fri Nov 16, 2012
Annette Lawrence answered:
A good start would be....which of the potentially 49 other states would you target as the referral destination? If your folks are going to Florida, would they be heading to Miami or Tampa or Jacksonville or Orlando?

As you can see, it's a bit difficult to forecast what needs your moving clients will have.
Larry suggested, since you are on Trulia, by choice, you can leverage your presence to achieve your referral objective. Start thinking ..... RECIPROCITY! That is how you create a 'GO TO' community of professionals with whom you have a common investment.

Don't resort to schlepping, but choose to build through reciprocal support.

Best of success to you,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Remax Realtec Group
Palm Harbor, FL
727.420.4041
http://RealEstateMadeEZ.us
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Tue Sep 11, 2012
Shea Reeves answered:
Can it be zoned commercial? Are you the dentist with the huge Fsbo sign that's been sitting for 3 years?
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Tue Aug 28, 2012
Bhurlvey.hurlvey0 answered:
Your child must have "severe needs" to qualify for services. This depends on the child's needs, but is most times a combination of physical, mental, and financial needs. We lived in VA, PA, and NC before TX where services were far superior to TX. Do extensive research, if your child does not qualify for services should save your taxes and live in a less expensive ISD because you will end up paying a lot for services out of pocket. ... more
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Wed Apr 18, 2012
Stephanie Ziemann answered:
For the first 2-3 years; really the first 5; you are only paying interest on a mortgage. So, it isn't really a good idea to buy if you are going to be moving in 5 years or less.

That is typical in any aspect unless you are buying a foreclosure/HUD. Those are usually priced below market and give "playroom" with pricing once you fix it up. However, when you fix up you have to make sure not to put too much into it and outspend the market. ... more
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Fri Jan 27, 2012
Kim Marin answered:
Hi, Mom of 2,
Since this property is listed with another broker, you need buyer representation.
It is improper for us to comment on another broker's property offering on a public forum like this (my opinion), but we will discuss home values with clients in a more private setting all day long! You need to hire an agent that you trust, and that knows the home market into which you'd like to purchase.
I'd be happy to guide you through purchasing a home in Southlake if you are not already represented by a buyer's agent. I specialize in listing bank foreclosures, but living and working in Southlake as I do ( and have for 20 years), I am uniquely suited to help you with your next home purchase if you are looking to make Southlake your next home. Call at your earliest convenience! Kim Marin, Century 21 Mike Bowman Relocation Center office at Southlake Town Square (above the Corner Bakery) 817-552-3869
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