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Mon Jun 13, 2016
Bamanweiler asked:
I'm wanting to buy part of my Limited Common Element (Deck) from my HOA to enclose and expand my bedroom. I'm trying to determine what a reasonable price would be.
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Mon May 30, 2016
Borissalman asked:
Hello,
I am looking to buy a rental property in or near Houston TX. Recently our credit scores dropped from 720 to 680,690 level (mine and my wife's). We own financed primary residence…
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Wed May 18, 2016
Joseph Rabiolo answered:
HI - I'm a property management professional and licensed real estate agent, and I would be happy to assist you in any way I can.

I've left my contact information below - please reach out when you are ready.

Joseph Rabiolo
Broker/Property Manager
True Blue Realty
303.961.7004x704
Joseph@TBRHomes,com
http://www.TBRHomes.com
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Tue Mar 8, 2016
Five Stars answered:
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680 credit score needed.

These programs are full documentation (assets and income) We offer other solutions for reduced documentation, investor and vacation homes has well, please contact us below to discuss the details.


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Tue Jul 14, 2015
addictedtoblue asked:
I am a first time home buyer under contract for a home in Lakewood, CO. Inspection found hail damage to one side of the home, which the seller agreed to repair/replace. The seller went through…
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Mon May 25, 2015
Sally Grenier answered:
Are you trying to sell by owner?? If so, you can't list FSBOs here. If it's listed with a Realtor, you'll have to address this with him/her.
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Mon May 11, 2015
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Christopher,
This will not give you additional options as the loan is all based on the lower of the appraisal or the purchase price. The option you have with this scenario would be to do a normal loan with minimal down and than after 6 payments have been made to refinance your home into a conventional loan using the appraised value as the number all figures will be based on saving you money at that point. I hope this information help feel free to reach out with any questions. ... more
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Sun Mar 29, 2015
Richard Pinckney answered:
Jeff,

Unfortunately, scams are common in trulia because anyone can post on it. Be sure to flag any scams you see!
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Fri Feb 20, 2015
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Wed Jan 8, 2014
Gregory Pond answered:
There is some great advice and estimates below that should be considered. If you are buying a condo or home that has a master and/or sub HOA, keep in mind there may be HOA transfer fees, Capital Fees, Community Fees, etc. that may pop up on the settlement statement. Are you currently under contract? The title company should be able to give you an estimate on closing costs. ... more
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Mon Dec 31, 2012
Bob Gordon answered:
I liked your question a great deal and wrote my blog post about it. Here is my blog and answer to your question. Thanks for posting a good question. http://www.boulderrealestatenews.com/trulia-when-is-right-time-to-buy/ ... more
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Tue Jan 31, 2012
Robert McGuire answered:
Maria,

You have sent this question out to a national audience of primarily residential realtors. I would check with the top commercial real estate firms in New Jersey that work the Cranbury market. Good success with your transactions.

Robert McGuire ASR
Realtor/Consultant
Your Castle Real Estate
1776 S. Jackson St. #412
Denver CO 80210
Direct – 303-669-1246
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Mon May 11, 2009
David H answered:
Simply for buying cash, you can offer a discount if you can close in 10 days. Sometimes the discount is substantial - I offer all-cash, no contingencies, close in 10 days - for that, depending on condition of the property, I can obtain 30 to 50% discount (amounting in the tens of thousands of $$) on the comp value of the property. ... more
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Mon Jun 2, 2008
Larry Hotz answered:
The most important question to ask is whether the overall Denver real estate market will recover in the next four to five years.

Baker is located in an "Urban Pioneer" neighborhood near downtown. Beautifully renovated properties are mixed with some homes that are eyesores. Crime rates are higher. And, prices now are soft. While downtown prices have continued to escalate even in our software market, less desirable neighborhoods have actually depreciated in value. That is the usual trend in Denver during a slow real estate market.

When I first got into real estate in 1978, the Baker neighborhood was going through a rejuvenation. But our real estate depression in the 1980s quashed that. By 1990, property values have declined significantly. If the overall real estate market does not recover in the next few years, neither will prices in Urban Pioneer neighborhoods.

In my opinion, the best investment in this market is in the best neighborhood. That is where I would suggest looking.
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Tue May 27, 2008
Stuart Dobson answered:
Hi Bart,

How big is the overall space 2,000 sq. ft. or 20,000? That will affect the price. Also there is a big difference between office, retail showroom, and warehouse space. If the building was built in 1999 I would imagine it is in pretty good condition, doesn't require anything more than a phase one EPA, and should be fairly efficient. However those are just guesses. Other factors include but are not limited to: Lot size, build out, tenant finish, location, current tenants (if any), zoning, and frontage.

There are so many factors to a correct valuation, I would need much more info to give a better answer.

thank you,

Stuart
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Fri May 16, 2008
Chuck Strauss answered:
Sale or lease? What part of town?
I can recommend a good commercial agent, if you need assistance.
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Fri Apr 11, 2008
Kathryn Carlson answered:
The Buyer's Agent-- should just submit the offer to the Listing Agent. This is in your best interest.
The Seller can counter, accept, or reject it.

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