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Tue Aug 30, 2016
Angelica P answered:

To start, I would like to note that the Trulia estimate is an estimate derived from our proprietary algorithm. Our estimates use a ton of info, including recent sales of similar homes and home facts like number of bedrooms and bathrooms, square footage, and more to provide insight into what a home is worth. This data is compiled from public records and other sources for counties across the US. Please know that we do not intend for the estimate to replace a comparative market analysis as they can take into account market intricacies that the Trulia Estimate cannot. The Trulia Estimate is really meant to be a starting point in determining a home’s value and is not an official appraisal. To learn more about the Trulia estimate, we encourage our users to follow this link:

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Sat Aug 9, 2014
Ernie Behrle answered:
Unfortunately, mobile homes of any age other than a couple of years old are hard to get loans on. They really don't have any appreciation value like a stick built home. Most lenders won't touch a rennovation project on a 15 year old mobile that involves as much as you need. ... more
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Tue Dec 17, 2013
Todd Jewell answered:
Did you ever get answer to you questions about your property. I would be glad to look at the property for you if you would send me the address.
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Sat Sep 28, 2013
Laura Sullivan answered:
There are three homes currently for sale on Hawthorne Street. Are you interested in that street or a certain property on that street?
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Mon Jul 29, 2013
Ozzie Webb answered:
There are not any home buying companies in Athens area that I am aware of. I do have several investors including myself who buy homes to fix up and resell. So I think this may be what you are looking for. If you would like to schedule a day and time I could come by and look at your home. I could do some comparables and give you an idea of what an investor may be willing to give you for your home. I also can give you an idea of what it may go for when marketed properly. You can give me a call @ 423-462-1027 to talk further or email me @ I look forward to hearing back from you. Thanks and hope I can help. ... more
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Fri Dec 28, 2012
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Wed Jun 27, 2012
Cjz answered:
Thanks to all who responded to my question regarding Buyers Agents. Great info!! :)
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Wed Jun 20, 2012
Ozzie Webb answered:
David, I was also at the auction. I think I may have someone that would be interested in looking at it. Email me at if interested. Thanks.
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Fri Jun 15, 2012
Phoebe Stepp answered:
There are some homes in Athens that do sell below the tax appraisal. It depends on the conditions of the sale. If you would like me to do a search for you just give me a call. Thanks, Phoebe Stepp ... more
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Wed Jun 6, 2012
Lyle Wolf answered:
I find there is a lack of consistency in how people calculate square footage and the claims made in the marketing of their home. To not get into trouble over claimed square footage I go with the square footage number from the tax database. ... more
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Mon May 14, 2012
Oakiefl answered:
Much lower buying prices, taxes, insurance. I own a 3000 sq ft bilevel on a dead end street. Taxes 486.00 and ins 870.00.
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Fri Oct 21, 2011
Phoebe Stepp answered:
A Buyer's agent can help you with every step of the buying process. From sending you emails on all the properties that fit your criteria to setting up appointments and showing you the properties, to finding you a lender. After you find that perfect home we can handle inspections and everything needed to get you to the closing table. This makes the buying process much easier and you can enjoy it as you go. Enjoy the process, Phoebe Stepp ... more
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Sun Mar 8, 2009
Phoebe Stepp answered:
If you are not working with a realtor at this time I would like to help you. If you will go to my website at and click on featured links, then click on forclosures and fill out the information for your search, all the forclosures in the area should come up. If you see anything you would like more info. on just enter the mls. # in the quick search on my web page and you will get full details. Check this often to see the forclosures as quickly as we realtors do. If you see anything you want to look at just give me a call as soon as possible . I also help my husband with the auctions in the Athens area and we sometimes have great deals in homes at auction. If you would like more info. on future auctions just send me your e-mail address and I'll keep you posted when we are selling homes. I would appreciate the opportunity to earn your business. ... more
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