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Mon Apr 17, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
3rd party websites like Trulia, Zillow, etc. do not have search filters for many categories. Realtors who own the MLS systems have far more search filters and can easily email you listings for age restricted developments. Realtors restrict the information sent to Zillow, Trulia, etc. because they want consumers to contact them for information. If Trulia had everything, consumers would not need to call agents as much. ... more
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Sat Mar 11, 2017
Karen Peyton answered:
Yes. You can get a mortgage with an installment agreement. Call me for a lender referral if you need help.
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Tue Nov 3, 2015
microbiallife answered:
There are lots of hard money lenders out there, but lending requirements between them can vary quite a bit. You'll really want to make sure that you check out a lender's requirements before you apply. Otherwise, you could end up wasting a lot of time applying for loans that won't work for you. I've been there, and it's no fun. I found a pdf that compares common lending requirements. It's from a specific company pitching their own loans, of course, but the info is good. Here it is: ... more
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Mon Jan 19, 2015
Beverly Schwenning answered:
Have you visited the community yet? I'd be happy to meet with you to discuss your concerns and the experiences some of my clients have had with new build homes. Feel free to send me a message. ... more
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Sat Dec 20, 2014
Dan Tabit answered:
Go to the listing and FLAG it.
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Fri Dec 12, 2014
Matt Kochis answered:
Yes, both Turlia and Zillow allow you to post open houses.
When we list homes, we also advertise the open house on Facebook using paid advertising.
With technology today, most people looking at open houses are finding them online rather than just looking for traditional open house signs. ... more
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Fri Dec 12, 2014
Matt Kochis answered:
You cannot unless you are selling your home. The pictures you see are likely from the last time it was listed.
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Fri Aug 22, 2014
Troy Erickson answered:

Morgan has provided you with some great information regarding your question. I would just like to add that hopefully you are working to improve that credit score so it will not be an issue in the future. Some other things that would help you qualify as a tenant are if you have a long history with the same employer, and that you have previously lived in the same place for a while. Be prepared to explain up front your credit deficiencies so any potential landlord might have a better understanding.

I hope you were able to find a rental home to suit your needs.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Libby Loftin answered:
Hi Melissa,

I would be happy to help you find a home that meets your needs. I would need more information regarding number of bedrooms, baths, square feet and price you want to pay.

If you would like some help, please give me a call or email me.

Libby Loftin
West USA Realty Revelation
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Wed Apr 9, 2014
Libby Loftin answered:
Hi Felicia,

If you would like a list of available rentals that fit your criteria, please send me your email address. I would be happy to send you a link to our database with all the available rentals that fit your criteria. Please include the rental amount that you want to pay so that we can find something that is a good fit for you.

All the Best,
Libby Lofting
West USA Realty Revelation
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Tue Feb 4, 2014
Azita Sajjadi answered:
Fulton Homes is a great builder and Fulton Ranch is a beautiful community, but to be honest I was not impressed with the Reserve community at all. The beautiful lakes and lush and green landscape is missing. There are many great communities in and around Chandler. ... more
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Wed Dec 11, 2013
Shawn Rogers answered:
Hello Dave,

Please contact me today by either calling 480-313-7031 or e-mailing me at We are the highest rated team on Trulia (Zillow too for that matter). We help renters all the time, in fact if you read some of our reviews on here they are from renters.

Shawn I. Rogers, REALTOR®, CSSPE - West USA Realty
Cell: 480-313-7031
Fax: 602-863-4619

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Thu Oct 3, 2013
Mike Schude answered:
Hi Cat,

I'm here to help if you're still interested in find the value of the home. It's been several months since you asked the question and values have gone up since them. You can also check the value by going to We will provide you with a detailed valuation that will include what is active for sale, pending sale and what has sold. Please let me know if I can help.

Thank you,

Mike Schude
West USA Realty Revelation
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Mon Jul 9, 2012
Deirdre Lehner answered:
This neighborhood is a quiet bedroom community with shopping and freeways only a few minutes away. It is a great place for families to raise their children. The schools are good and the homes are well taken care of. With the new $5 Billion plant Intel is building just west of this community, house prices are sure to rise in the coming year. ... more
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Tue Dec 13, 2011
Shivani Dallas PC answered:

Most likely the builder will not allow a change based on the contractual agreement you already have in place with them. Your agent can try to make the change happen if it is of great importance to you. If you do not have your own representation then you are working with a sales agent who is only representing the builder and will push to do what is right and what is best JUST for the builder!

As far as Tax advantages go - only a CPA should chime in about that! Good luck to you in your new home!
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Tue Dec 13, 2011
Bob Dickinson answered:
Lender have investor ratiom requirements that can change at any time in any subdivision or complex. Your lender and agent should be working close together to get to the bottom of all the information required for you to make the best decision- that is their job. ... more
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Wed Nov 30, 2011
Ron Thomas answered:
According to the Tenant's Rights Act of 2009, if you have a lease, the new owners are required to honor that Lease.
If you are a Renter, you must be given a reasonable time to move, I believe it is 90 days, but you can Google it and see the details.
You certainly may negotiate with the new owners, they may be happy to have you. Talk to the Agent who knocks on your door.
At the worst, you will be offered some moving money and 30 days.

Good luck and may God bless
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Tue Jun 14, 2011
Debra Crockett answered:
I'm renting a house that is a short sale spacious and beautiful mountains views and good side back yard with grass and looking out at the green way. Also included is a community pool. I will miss living here I love it and if I could buy this house I would. I am a realtor too so if you need more information call me at 480-754-9638 I could answer more questions than. ... more
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Mon Jun 13, 2011
Rick Rhoden answered:
Hello Starman,

The best source for that information is with a mortgage broker. They can let you know what programs are available as well as how to improve your credit score. For example I' ve heard where a credit score could be improved by paying off some credit debt. If you'd like a reliable mortgage broker with low fees let me know and I'll give you his name. Thanks, Rick

Rick Rhoden / West USA
(480) 204-1228 Cell (Call or Text)
(480) 659-2672 Home Office
(480) 275-3310 Fax

Also be sure to visit or to search for houses and for real estate information and articles
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Mon Nov 1, 2010
Bill Colberg answered:
Well my first question is who are you buying this SFR for? Student from ASU, retired person, moderate income working person or anybody off the street? Who do you want to rent to? I think this will tell you where you want to buy.

I think the most dynamic and stable area in Maricopa County is the East Valley area, i.e. Chandler, Mesa and Tempe. You may not immediately see some of the smoking deals that you'll find in other areas, but if you look you can find them.

My pick would be Chandler, East Valley for any kind of investment.
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