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Mon Sep 7, 2015
Christopher Bole answered:
Hello John,

Hope your having a great Labor day and taking it easy! It is necessary for a spouse to sign a disclaimer deed even if the property is being paid for in cash. Arizona is a community property state, so both parties wether on title or not have an equal ownership interest in the property.

This prevents a spouse from selling a property, getting a loan, etc without consent from the other spouse as the title company would see this deed.

Best regards,

Chris Bole
The Bole Group - RE/MAX Preferred Choice
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Wed Apr 29, 2015
Christopher Pagli answered:
Trulia is an agent only platform at this time. Zillow is the site that allows you to claim listings.

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Wed Oct 15, 2014
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
Short sales and foreclosures have been just about exhausted in the Scottsdale marketplace. Are there any additional criteria that you have for the home--age of the house, pool, etc?
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Wed Oct 15, 2014
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
Mon Mar 3, 2014
Steve Dixon answered:
Hi Sahresse,
As of today I have 23 available rentals within a 1/2 mile radius of 114th and Shea in the price range from $1,150/mo to $4,200. There is nothing in the $750 max range in that area. You are going to have to go south of the AZ202 loop or west of the AZ101 to find lower rental prices. Let me know your priorities. I will be glad to help.

Steve Dixon
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Thu Jul 5, 2012
John Forsyth answered:
One of my favorite communities in that area is Stonegate, which is near 120th street and Via Linda.

I have moved people into that community and one of their major reasons is that they get tired of driving their to drop their children off to play will all of their friends so they end up moving there.

That being said, there are so many great communities in the area surrounding Basis School

I live in the area and would be a great resource for you.

Please feel free to call me and I will provide you will a list of homes that meet your criteria.

John Forsyth- HomeSmart

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Mon Nov 16, 2009
Crystalbendsfischer asked:
received an offer packet from Chase Bank, they did not even know there was a contract on our house, even though Chase Bank told us the offer was denied by Fannie Mae and they wanted $160,000…
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Sun Nov 15, 2009
Pat Hune answered:

One way to get the bank's attention is to tell the bank you are going to overnight the short sale package to the JP Morgan Chase CEO. You can find the information on their website at

But before you do this make sure you have a complete history of every time the bank was contacted to get the short sale resolved. The listing realtor is responsible for documenting who he or she spoke to, the name or ID number, what the bank said to do, what the realtor did, ie faxed offer to 1-888-123-XXXX, keeping confirmations of faxes, emails or snail mail confirmations, etc. If you cannot get this information then your letter will not have much impact. I keep a running log for each of my short sales documenting every step, every person I talked to and what next steps are required.

Have your realtor contact the listing realtor and see if you can get some kind of documentation.

Good luck!
Pat Hune
1st Southwest Realty
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Sat Feb 14, 2009
Paul Welden answered:
Hi Jg,

Your best option is to hire a real estate attorney or a Buyer's Agent.

Buyer's Agent
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Sat Feb 14, 2009
Keith Sorem answered:
Most buyers, over 90%, use a REaltor when they purchase a property. We also know from surveys that over 85% of the time owners will eventually list with a Realtor because if they really need to sell, and they sell without professional representation, they only sell about 10% of the time.

That means in most cases if Realtors establish a relationship with a seller trying it without professional representation, eventually they will need to list their home to get it sold.
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Tue Sep 16, 2008
Jon Griffith answered:
The original loan amount has no bearing on the sale. The bank is interested in two things, 1) the offer, 2) fair market value. If you nail it on the head, and you're the only one in the running, and the listing agent only submits one offer to the lender, then you're probably going to get it.

Your real estate agent should be savvy enough to work with the listing agent to determine if it's even worth your agent's and your time to bother with it. If the listing agent hasn't priced it right, and your agent doesn't know what market value should be, then you'll miss the mark and it will result in a counter offer from the bank.

The goal of the listing agent is to advise his/her client to accept a contract that everyone agrees will make it through the bank on the first try.
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