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Wed Dec 30, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
Neannie,

Trulia does not accept FSBO listings. There are sites that do, but if you posted here and on every other site that allows you to, you won't get the level of exposure that listing with a great local agent and appearing on your local MLS will get you.

A great agent is worth more than their commission, but a bad one or none at all can cost you way more than just a commission. Consider discussing your options with someone worth working with and then do whatever you feel is in your best interest. Best of luck however you proceed.
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Thu Jul 9, 2015
Chris Stumbaugh answered:
While the amount of mortgages ( liens) on the property may have not have any bearing on negotiating a purchase price, you can request a limited title search from a tile company to obtain any current liens on the subject property
Yes there will be a fee for this from the title company
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Mon Jun 1, 2015
Sanalija answered:
HOA fees are usually monthly. S. Meadow Village fee is currently $295 month. Includes basic cable, water, trash pick up and snow plowing. It is a resident owned park.
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Sun May 4, 2014
Kim Ouellette answered:
I currently have one child in the Carver school system and as a parent I couldn't be happier. The teachers and administrators have always been available to meet or talk with me on the phone if necessary. I think my child is getting a great education. ... more
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Mon Jan 14, 2013
Heath Coker answered:
Unfortunately, when you see the rea ltytr ac logo, you can be pretty sure that the listing is more designed to get you to buy their "service" than it is to help you buy the property.
I would contact a local real estate professional to save time and money.
Finding foreclosures in MA is free if you know how to do it.


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Fri Dec 28, 2012
Heath Coker answered:
Unfortunately, when you see the pre-foreclosure data, you can be pretty sure that the listing is more designed to get you to buy their "service" than it is to help you buy the property.
I would contact a local real estate professional to save time and money.


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Mon Jul 2, 2012
Kim Ouellette answered:
Good Morning,
The home at 17 Wade went under agreement on June 19th. There are two homes currently for sale in Vaughn Estates. 32 Weston Street and 59 Bow Street. I happen to live in that neighborhood. If you are interested in viewing either one of those homes, or have any questions please call me on my cell phone at 508-728-1700, or you can email me at kimberly.ouellette@century21.com
Thank you!
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Sun Mar 25, 2012
Jim Simms answered:
You don’t need to work around the system, the guidelines actually protect you more than they do the lender. FHA will allow a mortgage to be approved two years after a BK as long as credit has been re-established. In my shop you would need at least one open account paid as agreed for the last 12 months, no late payments or derog credit for 12 months.

Have your Realtor introduce you to the loan officer they trust the most. Gather all of the support documents that will be needed to apply for a loan and meet with the LO face-to-face, have them walk you through the process and options available, good luck, home this helps,
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Fri Mar 16, 2012
Christine Moran Realtor & Notary answered:
You need to figure out why you need to rent to own and make sure it is the best possibility for you. Talk to a lender before you do anything. You may want to save up an get in a better position to buy instead. ... more
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Wed Jul 6, 2011
Beverly Goranson answered:
Hi Jennifer!

If you contact me I can send you a list of the open houses in your price range in the towns you want to look in.
Glad you got pre-approved before you started looking.

Beverly Goranson
508-728-4290
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Sun Feb 13, 2011
Tom and Joanne Team answered:
Home Buyer:

Have you done your home inspection yet? I put a short sale under contract on November 20th and closing on Wednesday. I told the buyers that if they spent some money upfront they would greatly enhance the odds of the bank being receptive to the offer. Best ... more
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Sat Oct 30, 2010
. answered:
You can register to get e-mails on my website BrendaTitus.com. Put in your criteria of "mobile homes" and you can recieve daily e-mails of those listings. good luck!
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Fri Aug 28, 2009
Bobbie Files answered:
Hi We3,

All FHA / VA loan purchasers REQUIRE an addendum to the contract that reads something similar to:

"Buyer shall not be obligated to complete the purchase of the Property or incur any penalty or forfeiture of the
Earnest Money Deposit or other down payment, or otherwise be obligated to purchase the Property, if: (a) for a VA loan, the Purchase Price exceeds the reasonable value of the Property established by the VA Certificate of Reasonable Value or VA appraisal; or (b) for an FHA loan, the Purchase Price exceeds the appraised value of the Property (excluding closing costs) established by the FHA appraisal. Buyer shall, however, have the right to complete the sale without regard to the amount of the appraised valuation made by the applicable FHA or the VA. The appraised valuation is used to determine the maximum loan that FHA will insure or VA will guarantee. Neither FHA nor the VA warrants the value or condition of the Property. Buyer should satisfy himself/herself that the price and condition of the Property are acceptable. Buyer acknowledges that an FHA/VA appraisal does not constitute a property inspection."

Your mortgage professional or your real estate agent should have had the VA Addendum incorporated into your purchase contract. The seller has the right to either A.) Lower the sale price to the appraised amount or B.) refusing to and refunding you your deposits.

If the seller chooses option A the contract gets revised without the need for an additional appraisal or inspection.

I hope this helps and best of luck!
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Mon Apr 6, 2009
Jennifer Sylvester answered:
Tim -

It has been my experience that most sellers will participate in a seller concession. It primarily depends on how you 'package' it in the offer. The seller is most concerned with what their bottom line is (after the seller concession is paid). If the offer is attractive enough, there is usually little reason for the seller not to participate in a seller concession. If you'd like to talk more, please contact me anytime 508-331-0965. I specialize in counseling first-time home buyers in the Plymouth/Carver area.

Thanks,
Jen
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Fri Nov 14, 2008
Territory.com answered:
Looks like the listing expired on 9/28 and hasn't been put back on the market.

Here is ever property on the market in Carver:
http://www.territoryre.com/idx/search.html?search=true&submit=true&search_string=carver&submit=Search

Hope that helps!
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