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stellabandit, Home Buyer in Bethlehem, GA
stellabandit asked:
Mold Remediation and Price Reduction after Low Appraisal? Pervasive mold found during home inspection as well as contributing moisture issues—about 10,000 required for mold remediation and repairs. We negotiated a price reduction of 10,000 to…
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 9, 2016 Home Buying in 30606
13pbjack, Home Buyer in Athens, GA
13pbjack answered:
I am interested in buying property in Athens or Atlanta, GA and renting it out to college students - graduate students. How's the rental market?
Are you still interested in buying property . I have 5 Brand new student homes / with renters that I would like to sale. if your interested.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 8, 2016 Home Buying in Athens
Kirsten Well…, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Kirsten Wellborn answered:
Where's the best place to apply for a mortgage? Local credit union?
I think that questions is like a lot of questions. .... It depends.

A lot depends on your situation.

Are you looking for down payment assistance?
Will you be putting 20% down?
... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 19, 2016 Home Buying in 30606
Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Southfield, MI
Tony Grech answered:
Asking about FHA requirements
Hi Anthony,

Couple things going on there. It sounds like she is basically self employed/1099'd. That's going to be really tough to do without 2 years, because that is the point basic ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 12, 2016 Home Buying in Athens
RonS, Other/Just Looking in Concord, CA
RonS answered:
how do i get qualified to be on the bank list for foreclosed homes?
There is no such process and no such list. There are however, bank owned homes listed for sale on SOME bank's websites. Happy hunting.
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 29, 2015 Foreclosure in Athens
lburdulis,  in Marietta, GA
lburdulis answered:
My daughter lives in Winder, GA. What part of GA close to Winder is a good area for a senior 58 years old for buying a single family home or condo?
There are some considerations:
1. Do you wish to be near medical facilities? (Athens Regional or Gwinnett Medical)?
2. Would you prefer a condo (no maintenance) or a SFH (some mainten ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 10, 2014 Home Buying in Athens
Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Anna M Brocco answered:
Athens (Good School District/ Neighborhood)
Research areas of interest on you own, why entertain what other people think or say, another's opinion may not be anywhere near the best thing for you. Take the time to visit a neighbor ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Dec 16, 2013 Home Buying in Athens
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
I am looking to build a house near Athens, GA. We have the land and financing, but are looking for a good builder. Any recommendations?
Look up your local state builder's association that is a branch of the National Builder's Association.
1 vote Share Flag Tue Dec 3, 2013 Home Buying in Athens
Stephen Moll…, Real Estate Pro in Athens, GA
Stephen Molloy answered:
IM 26 with 2 kids and looking to buy/rent-to-own my first home any suggestions on where to start ?
I would be happy to help you out anyway I can, and the first thing I would do is help is to find a lender who is well experienced with first time buyers. With the help of the lender we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 11, 2013 Home Buying in Athens
Richard- El…, Real Estate Pro in Augusta, GA
Richard- El Bey answered:
Can I get a mortgage for a US property whist living overseas?
Foreign National Loans

Borrowers using TIN Okay
Borrowers with NO CREDIT SCORE
Borrowers with NO SSN
Foreign Nationals {Expatriate}- NO PASSPORT {Must have valid work visa or 30% ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 10, 2013 Home Buying in Athens
Megan Carnes, Real Estate Pro in athens, GA
Megan Carnes answered:
are values in forest heights subdivision rising?
Hi! I have a home in Forest Heights and I have noticed the prices are increasing. If you haven't been to Forest Heights in a while, they now share a neighborhood pool with Hampton Par ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 14, 2013 Home Buying in Athens
Justin Wooda…,  in 30605
Justin Woodall answered:
I hate to drive and my husband can't. Could we live in Athens without a car?
Athens has a good bus service, you just need to make sure you find a home that is on or near the bus line. Check out http://athenstransit.com/
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 22, 2013 Home Buying in Athens
Robert Speck…, Home Buyer in Athens, GA
Robert Specker answered:
Is Athens, GA a reasonable place to retire for an old hippy like me?
I'm not a realtor and just stumbled upon this page. I have the best house for an old hippie because I'm one too. I've been in this house 20+ years and have loved it. Very light filled h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 12, 2013 Home Buying in Athens
Heather McEl…, Real Estate Pro in Athens, GA
Heather McElroy answered:
Thinking about moving to Athens, but a little worried about the job market. Are there jobs available better then minimum wage?
It depends on your area of expertise. We have many areas that provide well paying jobs. The University of Georgia and our two hospitals (Athens Regional Medical Center and St. Marys) ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 25, 2013 Home Buying in Athens
tom.allen, Home Buyer in Tyrone, GA
tom.allen answered:
taxes are a bit high @ 191 Water Oak St., in Athens, GA, given its size. What's the milleage, and why so high?
Clarke county is the smallest land area county in Georgia and the University ( that does not pay taxes) comprises appx 60% of the land area. More services spread over fewer taxpayers.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 19, 2013 Home Buying in Athens
Stephen Moll…, Real Estate Pro in Athens, GA
Stephen Molloy answered:
What type of single family house is ideal for rental in Athens (number of bedroom, bathroom, price range, etc.)? Seeking cash flow.
Hey Ivy, I agree with Geoff that it really depends on the market you are looking to target, if you refer back to your last questions I kinda hit on some of that. If you are trying to re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Investment Properties in Athens
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