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Mon May 2, 2016
Kevan Pewitt answered:
The best hard money lender I know of is Pinnacle Mortgage. Their website is
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Tue Nov 25, 2014
Mario Tavares answered:

A 1.5 story house usually has all living area's, kitchen, etc. on the first floor and the .5 story is a Gameroom or Media room.

Hopefully, this helps.


Mario J. Tavares
TAVATreasures, LLC
Real Estate Services
(832) 606-1796 (Mobile)
(832) 442-5940 (Facsimile)
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Wed Oct 15, 2014
Tim Moore answered:
If you are asking can you just walk in anytime you want, then I would caution you to ask permission first. Remember they are living in your new home and are basically renters with a short lease. They deserve some courtesy. You don't want them getting upset while living in your new home. You and your seller need to deal with that after closing the Realtor is no longer involved. Their job it to get it sold and closed. Personally I would urge my buyers to not allow leaseback, but sometimes it happens. ... more
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Sat Jan 11, 2014
Robert Kandiyoti answered:
I would love to help you find your new home! Please contact me and I will send you the list of properties that match your criteria.

Good luck,

Robert Kandiyoti
RE/MAX Real Estate Associates
cell. 713-534-3018
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Tue Oct 1, 2013
Isabella Avina-Locandro answered:
Hello Gerardo- there are properties that will go month by month, which is usually at a higher rate. Most want a minimum of 6 months. Please contact me to discuss your needs!

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Tue Jun 11, 2013
Mark McNitt answered:

First time buyers always have a lot of questions when purchasing. What kind of financing should I get, do I need to hire an inspector, is there low crime in the area, etc.... It would be a good idea to hire an experience Realtor to assist you with this and many other questions that are sure to come up!

Purchasing in general is better than renting in the Houston area. Is one area "good" VS another area is a hard question to answer here because there are so many variables. If the price is good, your commute is short and you like the property, then sure it is a "good idea". However, try to think beyond these easy to answer question and think about resale factors, your ability to upkeep the property and future needs with a possibly growing family.

Let us know if we can assist you as we work with many first time home buyers. We look forward to hearing from you.

Mark McNitt
m 832-567-4357
Bernstein Realty, Inc.
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Wed May 16, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
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Fri Sep 11, 2009
Andrea Mazzoni answered:
Hi there,
I could email you a couple of links about Shady Acres and Sunset Heights.
Once you have compared both, you should be able to see what's a better investment for you and your husband.
We have one office in the Heights and another one in Garden Oaks/Oak Forest area so we are very familiar with any surrounding areas.
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Tue Feb 3, 2009
Bruce Lynn answered:
Don't think this will happen. Normally the lender will exclude previous owner from purchase from my understanding.
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Sun Mar 16, 2008
Jeremy Goldstein asked:
My name is Jeremy Goldstein and I am new to Houston. Looking for a private lender – NO BROKERS PLEASE – for a rehab loan on a tri-plex. Purchase price about 30k. ARV should…
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