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Mon Oct 30, 2017
Terry Hooker answered:
I think stucco is a great low maintenance exterior for a residential home. In Florida most of my clients actually prefer stucco to other types of siding. And have never had an insurance company not willing to issue a policy for a stucco home.
As far as that agent not willing to show you stucco homes I agree with @Neale Humes... They work for you! i can give my advice to a client, but buying decision is and always was theirs.

You can learn more info about stucco here:
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Mon Sep 18, 2017
Nina.perea answered:
In this scenario, I would recommend a conventional FNMA Home-style renovation loan. I specialize in these types of loans. Please see my Zillow profile and contact me for more info.
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Thu Jun 29, 2017
Mary C answered:

To move the saved home to a new board, please follow these steps:

1. Click 'Saved Homes' at the top right of the page when you are logged in.
2. Click 'My Boards' on the left hand side.
3. Click the board that has the home you want to move.
4. Click the heart icon on the home.
5. The board drop down will appear here. Choose which board to move the home to and you will see the home appear in the new board.
6. Delete the home from the old board by clicking the circle on the bottom right of the home and clicking 'Delete'.

Thank you for using Trulia!

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Fri Sep 2, 2016
Bruce Ailion answered:
Miyumeng, It is impossible to provide an accurate answer without seeing the sales contract. Also, issues may depend if you were represented by an agent representing your interest or if you only were dealing with the seller's agent. All contracts have a date that provides both parties must perform the obligations in the contract. Failure to complete the obligations by that date could constitute a breach of contract whereby you might get your money back and might be able to sue for damages. This is something a local attorney who has reviewed the agreement could determine. That said, many builders agreements will state the buyer's money is non-refundable early in the agreement. Additionally, the builder's agreement states you must buy when the home is finished and provide for an open-ended period for completion. The builder's contract would allow for extensions due to acts of nature, labor shortages, regulatory approval delays. Many things could allow the builder to extend without penalty and potentially allow the builder to keep your money if you do not buy. The best decision for you is to speak with an attorney that specializes in business transactions and contracts to determine what your rights and options are at this point. ... more
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Sat Jul 16, 2016
Briandykerbrown asked:
How do I remove my listing?
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Tue Oct 27, 2015
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Sun Sep 13, 2015
Jeri Patrick answered:
Email zillow directly to see if they can help you with you question.
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Sun Aug 2, 2015
Jeri Patrick answered:
only licensed real estate agents can post homes for sale on Trulia. Best of luck
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Sat Aug 1, 2015
Carl Hawthorne answered:
Just a few questions you should ask.

How long have you been a realtor?

Is this your full-time career?

Are you a member of NAR?

What is your marketing plan for my selling my house?

How many homes did you sell last year?

How many hours will you spend each day on prospecting buyers for my home?

How many days on the market is your average listing?
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Sun Mar 1, 2015
Team Lally answered:
Basically, a home's worth is determined by its market value. How is "market value" determined? Most often, it's figured by a comparison ("comp") with homes similar to yours in the surrounding area. So, if the homes in your neighborhood average, say, $250,000, then it's likely that the value of your property will fall in the same range. But market value is also determined by a number of factors including the following:
*External Factors (curb appeal, Other factors can include lot size, popularity of an architectural style of property, water/sewage systems, paved roads, sidewalks, etc. )
*Internal Factors (quality paint, trim, molding, Other internal factors include construction quality, condition of appliances, size and number of rooms, heating/cooling type, energy efficiency, etc. )
*Supply and Demand ("Supply and demand" simply refers to the number of homes for sale versus the number of buyers. When there are more homes than there are buyers, prices tend to be lower.)

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Sat Feb 21, 2015
Kelly Did It Again Team (Kelly Marsh) answered:
I spoke with an attorney about Ripoff report because I had a friend who got a bad report.. He said to stay away. Anyone can post anything about who ever they want and they never have to give their real name. A coworker got a bogus report about his company on there. The company wanted him to pay 10K to get it off! That is what I call RIP OFF! ... more
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Sat Feb 21, 2015
Kelly Did It Again Team (Kelly Marsh) asked:
Well then, here is the Spring activity guide:
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Sat Feb 21, 2015
Kelly Did It Again Team (Kelly Marsh) answered:
Complete. There is a new development coming down the street in Chamblee. See details: ... more
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Thu Feb 6, 2014
Dayna Broder answered:
You can find their license info by going to! Hope this helps!
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Wed Nov 6, 2013
Brenda.Miller answered:
As stated by several responses FHA does offer 3.5% down. However if you make application right away. We are still offering 97% conventional financing up to $417,000. until mid month. This product would require a minimum credit score of 680 and would need to be completed by 11/16 to work. I would be happy to provide you a comparison with this program and FHA if you would like. You will see that the conventional PMI will be sugnificantly less than FHA MIP on a monthly basis.

Unfortunantly we have been informed that we would need full underwriting approval by 11/16. As FNMA will discontinue the 97% product after that date. There are several optons availalbe upto the 10% down as well.
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Tue Sep 10, 2013
Bruce Ailion answered:
Walk away. Even if fixed this will be a difficult home to sell. It is similar to buying a car with a salvage title. There are many homes without such problems and this condition is either a sign the home was not built correctly or was not maintained correctly both a sigh there are probably other issues. View this home as buyer would, buying from you. Walk away. There are plenty of great homes.

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Sat Sep 7, 2013
Maria Cipollone answered:
Buyers who look into short sale purchases (cash) will find these alternative can save them a great deal of money and time. While no two transactions are exactly alike, they all provide buyers with a potential to enjoy greater purchasing power and even tremendous savings over market value.

Best of Luck,

Maria Cipollone
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Tue May 28, 2013
Gary Ross answered:
If you'll give me your email address and criteria I'll set you up with a service that allows you to search in real time as to what's available.
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