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Sun Sep 11, 2016
Johnspencer1524 asked:
Fri Jul 15, 2016
Solomon Greene answered:

This market is saturated with cash buyers. Buyers using mortgages to purchase their homes are facing harder and harder challenges when competitive offers are from cash buyers. So you could have offered several thousands more than the next lowest bid and may still not have won.

What's the big deal? Most borrower's offers include "ifs," or more formerly, contingencies. They'll buy the property if it appraises, if there are no issues with the home inspection, if the borrower can get financing. Cash buyers typically don't have all of those contingencies, so their offers are far more attractive. And they can often close in two weeks.

Most of us agents are not allowed to share whether we think an action is illegal since we are licensed only to practice real estate. But if you are using mortgage financing to buy the VA foreclosure, this may explain what is going on.

Solomon Greene
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Wed Aug 27, 2014
Gilbert Iarocci answered:
How has the house hunting been going? If you are still looking let me know. It takes a lot of time to build your credit, but with time it can happen. I have seen several people build their credit back after a divorce or medical issues. ... more
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Mon Oct 7, 2013
Aaron and Cheree Tiry answered:
Once you log in, you should be able to put your mouse over your name in the upper right corner. Then go to account settings. I believe this is where you can change it.
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Wed Jul 17, 2013
Bstacia answered:
Hi Jonathan

The real estate agents, professionals on this page , offer great advice!!. Make your home presentable, clean inside and out, if not too expensive for your budget, make cosmetic repairs, stage the home, this will help buyer to envision themselves living there, and just ensure that any hidden problems are provided to potential buyers. the home I purchased had wall to wall carpets, I wanted hardwood, but I knew someone who could get me a great deal on wood flooring...if the "bones" of a home are solid and the home is in a nice neighborhood, most buyers will look over some cosmetic repairs.....good luck ... more
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Wed Mar 6, 2013
Rob Simpson answered:
There is reciprocity between GA and SC, that is how I got my SC license. I don't know about MD.
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Mon Dec 17, 2012
Dania Robley-Lehi answered:
Hi Karla Mccormack,

There is a way to get a price point range for your home in today's market. It's a great question. The market dictates the price of the home and there are many variables that come into play. Such as condition; location, sq ft, newly renovated... Pricing is a science. If the price is too high, then the property will stay on the market for a long time and will look stale. Buyers will think there is something wrong with the home and will lose interest. The best way to price it right is to hire a real estate agent. This is one of the many things Real Estate agents are well trained to do. Why waste time and energy trying to figure it out. Time and energy lost equals money lost. There are so many Real Estate agents find one you have something in common with, hire them and profit from their help. ... more
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Thu Oct 8, 2009
Janet Robinson answered:
If that is the case, it will probably not affect your credit.
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Sat Aug 2, 2008
Karla Mccormack answered:
Thank you for all the wonderful answers. The work will come with a Life Time Transferable Warranty. I did have one other foundation company look at it, his bid came in $1k higher than the first one. Getting appointments with these folks before my due diligence period is up is tough. I have one more coming in two weeks. I am working with a realtor for sure. As long as the money the seller is offering covers the cost, it should be okay. Interior cracks at coners of doors, etc. are showing. A very large oak tree right beside the house caused most of the problem, roots, drawing all the water out of the soil under the house. The tree needs to come down, but sellers refuse to pay for tree :( I am working hard to do my research, and plan to have the home inspected this week to make sure there are not any other major problems with the home. ... more
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Sat Jun 21, 2008
Derya Martin answered:
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