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Ankeny : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Mar 1, 2017
Patrick Graham asked:
210 SE Park View Dr Ankeny, IA 50021
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Sun Dec 25, 2016
Ccook1520 asked:
If property management does nothing about written noise complaints what is the next legal action to take?
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Thu Sep 1, 2016
Blmhomes asked:
I would like to buy a house from a motivated seller and want to purchase it and try to resell immediately to to someone to flip. The key is I do not want to use my own money. Is this possible.
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Wed Jun 1, 2016
MCM_STL answered:
You should have been notified. Any time your buyers are entering your home before closing, you should be informed. Otherwise, they were trespassing.

Your agent should be in contact with theirs to find out why the lapse in communication occurred. It's also weirdly early for them to have done this. ... more
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Thu May 26, 2016
Ahknowlton asked:
Is it okay to ask my landlord to make sure everything is cleaned before I move in? When I viewed the property, which is perfect for my needs, it was obvious that the current tenant was not…
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Mon Nov 30, 2015
Five Stars answered:
FHA and USDA are completely seperate programs.

Five Stars Mortgage
National Home Loan Resource
7 days week - 9am-8pm
Ph: 800-871-2636
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Sun Jul 12, 2015
Noah Seidenberg answered:
Only Realtors can place properties for sale on Trulia Alyssa. The public does not have access, sorry
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Thu Jun 11, 2015
Paul Taylor answered:
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Wed Oct 29, 2014
Dan Tabit answered:
Different deeds come with different levels of protection. No one here can give you legal advice, I'd discuss this situation with an attorney and or the Title & Escrow company handling the transaction. ... more
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Thu Jun 19, 2014
Lee Burns answered:
This area of Des Moines has a number of foreclosed properties bringing down values. You would want to have a competitive market analysis done to be able to zero in on a price window.
Lee Burns, Iowa Realty
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Thu Jun 19, 2014
Lee Burns answered:
This information is just now being collected as part of a homes information on the Des Moines Area Multiple Listing Service. That is the first step in in showing up in Trulia or other sites. Are you now working with an agent? ... more
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Sun Apr 27, 2014
rossnnik asked:
We are in the south feeder system of Ankeny, but our listing shows that we are assigned to Northview Middle School, which is incorrect. Our agent says he does not have access to that part…
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Sun Mar 30, 2014
Bill Brooks answered:
There has not been a better time to sell a home in Ankeny than right now, We have seen homes like yours sell in less than a week on the market. I viewed your pictures and I would say you have it listed right and with the exposure you could get from an agent I think it would be SOLD in no time at all. Todays buyers are more educated than ever and they turn to the internet for most of the homes they choose to look at. Most buyers utilize the expertise of an agent and don't want direct contact with a seller in the negotiations of buying their home. They also feel protected when using an agent.
When you list with a agent you will only have pre approved buyers working with other agents looking at your home and not wasting your time. If there is anything we could do to help please contact us. Bill and Linda Brooks-Hunziker and Associates.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Tim Scheib answered:
I do have an option or two for you clients but without specifics it is difficult to help. Have you found them a home yet? What price range are they looking for and what style of home? You can call me or email me.
Tim Scheib
Century 21
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Sat Feb 1, 2014
Cliff answered:
Hello Ashley - I am happy to say that Wells Fargo Home Mortgage has a lower minimum FICO requirement of 600. If you would like more information or to proceed with a preapproval process, contact me at ... more
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Fri Jan 31, 2014
Linda Clark answered:
There are several options for first time homebuyers with no/little funds out of pocket for closing costs. Additionally next week the MCC Mortgage Credit Certificate will be funded again and that is an excellent opportunity for assistance. There are also programs that can be combined in addition to the more traditional way of asking for the seller to assist or completely pay for the closing costs. I would be happy to discuss this with you further if you would like to call me at 319-270-5314. I am with Coldwell Banker Hedges Realty and work with clients in and out of the state to make their purchases go smoothly.

Linda Clark, Realtor
Licensed in the State of Iowa
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Sun Jul 28, 2013
Lk4ofakind answered:
I am looking to rent a 2-3 bedroom condo that may be forsale , with a 2 car garage.. I work full time at Ankeny Memorial Cematary ..I go to school full time in the mortuary science program at DMACC Ankeny campus I need somewhere to live convenient to both. You can reach me at ... more
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Thu May 2, 2013
Mark Charter answered:
Becky, my name is Mark Charter and I am the most recommended agent in Iowa on Trulia. I also live in 50023. If you are trying to sell your own home, you won't be able to post to Trulia, as only agent listed homes are shown here but I am happy to offer you some tips that might shorten your selling period or help you avoid some mistakes. If you are interested in my help please email me directly at
Thanks Becky!
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