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Remodel & Renovate in Amherst : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Jun 19, 2014
Dawn Toledo answered:
It's easy and remeber alot of homes are old an outdated and in the same condition. Remember in this area an update is a paint job because updating in this area you don't get the full return on your investment and prices are so low....good luck ... more
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Wed May 23, 2012
Joe Sorrentino answered:
I work for a couple of builders so, I can give you a pretty good estimate. Contact me directly so we can get more info about sq/ft, features & ameneties and lot location.

Joe Sorrentino
Assoc. Broker - MJ Peterson Real Estate
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Fri Feb 19, 2010
David Gierlinger answered:
I have negotiated with banks several times. Sometimes they will do some repairs sometimes not. I did buy a bank owned property myself a couple years ago. I negotiated with them and got hem to Install a new electrical service ($1,500) and some other minor repairs that the appaiser had flagged. I also used a FHA loan and they were willing to give me the full 6% "Seller's Contribution" which actually is "you" financing your closing costs since they will still look @ what they are going to Net. I did have to pay for the search and survey myself though, The search can be expensive due to the bank only offering a stub search or none at all for your lawyer to get started with. I hope you are using a buyer's agent if not get one that has delt with HUD and Bank Owned Property's before and they will be able to assist you. ... more
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