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Sat Jul 30, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
How low is low? EPA recommends mitigation at anything over 4.0 Pc/iL. If your level was hire than this, you can likely ask the seller to install a radon mitigation system. Cost is roughly $1000-$1500. ... more
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Mon Jul 4, 2016
Dcohen asked:
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Sat Mar 19, 2016
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Fri Feb 20, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
We can speculate, but you should probably ask your loan officer. They know the file, conditions and may have a better guess than we do.
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Wed May 7, 2014
dflynn answered:
Planning ahead will save you time and money. I suggest taking your loan application for a preapproval. We will obtain a copy of your credit and share it with you. We can run some scenarios that may shed some light on how we can help improve your credit and your scores. By doing this now you will be in the best situation when you are ready to put in that offer.
Don Flynn
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Waterstone Mortgage Corp.
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Tue Nov 12, 2013
Linda Walters answered:
Just for future reference, you are entitled to the correct documentation shortly after you sign an agreement of sale in PA for a property with any type of planned community docs. Then you have 5 days to terminate if you are not happy with what they say. My experience is that the papers you are given by the seller or if you call the management company are not always correct.
If you like the neighborhood, I would suggest you interview and hire a good buyer's agent and have them help you with the due diligence. That should include recent sales, any known capital improvements and any other potentail expenses that the HOA might be talking about (but have not yet adopted), etc. Best of luck to you. The Strafford area is a very good one to find a home in.
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Thu Dec 13, 2012
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Sat Aug 27, 2011
Pat & Steve Pribisko answered:
I suggest that you retain a Buyer's Agent to assist you. The Seller (builder?) pays the commission for the Buyer's Agent. Normally builders require a Buyer's Agent to register you before you first speak to the builder. However, with a 3 yr old model the builder should allow a Buyer's Agent to represent you and negotiate on your behalf. The Buyer's Agent can help you determine the offer given comps in that development & others nearby. The builder is probably looking to recover the cost of upgrades in the model. ... more
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Mon May 9, 2011
tom roberts answered:
Ana Venice is nice ,close to beach,shops my sister lived there so know west coast.
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Thu Nov 20, 2008
Pat & Steve Pribisko answered:
Are you represented by a real estate agent? If so, ask him or her to assist you. If this is a for sale by owner, ask the seller. If this a bank owned home and you do not have a real estate agents, you are on your own. In a number of cities in Ohio, there are some streets that are not public dedicated streets. You need to find out who owns the street and who is responsible for maintaining it.
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Fri Oct 24, 2008
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Tue Aug 12, 2008
NonRealtor answered:
It sounds a lot like this posting. See link below
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Sun Oct 7, 2007
Mike Kelly Allison Norman answered:
If you live in a "brand" new subdivision I would keep a wary eye on the builder/developer. Do they have any new "Phases" coming on-line? I ask this as some builders are really slashing on their “new” phases by as much as 25%!! If no more phases then I would want to know did most of these sell before our current credit crunch. Is this community below the median home price in your area? Or does it represent an affluent Buyer? The reason I bring this up is if these have been sold in the past few years then your prices might be dropping or are ready for the big "hit". How are the foreclosures in your zip code? Keep track of them. If homes come up in your area and you see the words, "Short-Sale" or "REO" the spring sale may become an "out of pocket" sale for you!! Talk to your local Realtor in the area. Any one Realtor dominating your community? Ask him or what’s happening and what the trends are. And ask yourself, "Why am I selling?" If you can't afford to live there and have a loan which just got "re-cast" or adjusted, then your neighbors might all be in the same boat! That ain't good! ... more
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