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Home Buying in 76126 : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Aug 19, 2016
MCM_STL answered:
It depends. It can be a bit of a gamble. If something happens and you need to sell the home within a relatively short period of time, you could lose even more money than if you paid the market price. However, sometimes you can also start a trend that results in overall increased value for an area. Once you've willingly "overpaid" you've created a comp that will be used when assessing other purchases. My neighborhood saw sales prices jump roughly 10% last year because one person came along and paid cash for a house that we really thought was overpriced. ... more
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Mon Dec 1, 2014
Brian answered:

email your legal description and if there's a producing well or Oil & Gas lease in play. We'll check into and and let you know if it something we are interested in.

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Sun Apr 28, 2013
Bruce Lynn answered:
Go to the city planning and zoning department. Force is a tough word to use....they can't really force you to do anything, but they don't have to agree to building permit or site plan or plat. ... more
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Tue Sep 1, 2009
Charles Reid answered:
The title company would have no way of knowing about the lease unless the seller told them since leases are not filed in the deed records. If there was no reservation of mineral rights in the deed and if the sellers owned some or all of the mineral rights then whatever they owned transferred at time of sale. That does not include the previously paid bonus payment. ... more
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