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Yesterday at 11:41am
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Typically, a new realtor needs to interview at several brokerages and compare what each brokerage offers - type of marketing, type of software used, amount of fees you will need to pay upfront, whether the brokerage offers leads, percentage of commission split, what is expected of agents, etc.

However, in your situation, your biggest obstacle is learning about the new area you moved to. Remember, you are self employed and responsible for succeeding in your own business. Real estate is very competitive and the other agents in your office as well as other brokerages know the area better than you do and will use it against you. You need to develop a plan as to how you will get leads, why people should hire you and trust you, what can you offer buyers and sellers that other realtors can't, and expect leads to ask about your experience and knowledge of the area.
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Thu Jul 21, 2016
June Buerkle answered:
It depends on your intended usage. If it will be your primary home, then you can buy in as a primary mortgage.

If you are part-timing it .... it will be viewed as a second home.
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Fri Jul 31, 2015
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Sat May 7, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
If you are certain you wish to stay, it may be in your best interest to consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate, have all related documentation reviewed, and see exactly what options you may have... ... more
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Sat Mar 5, 2011
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Thu Nov 11, 2010
The Rudolph Team answered:
There are a lot of options available through many of the lenders. I would suggest contacting at least 3 lenders and find the programs they have available. Of course your credit score is the biggest factor in all of this.
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Mon Mar 16, 2009
John Horton answered:
Many banks have cut their appraisal down to 60% recently, but depending where you are in Wilmington NC, Real Estate is holding pretty strong. Always go with a local broker if you can. They will get the best appraisal by using a trusted local company.

John Horton
Prudential Laney Real Estate
Commercial/Residential Specialist
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