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Home Ownership in Clark County : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Mar 7, 2017
Maricris A answered:

I sent an email to you about this concern.


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Sun Nov 20, 2016
Nakia Woodson answered:
89106 is a lower income neighborhood, but depending on what street, it can be a good place for a starter home or rental. I would visit the local police department and speak to some of the officers rather than relying on a website. If you are interested in a home in that area, please contact me.
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Sat Oct 15, 2016
Mlemerson asked:
I cannot do a real search.
It does not show me what I am looking for.
When I click your "Help Center" it does not go to anything, why?
I need help search and saving the actual…
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Mon May 16, 2016
MCM_STL answered:
You need an attorney to discuss your options and the benefits/consequences.

The deed has nothing to do with the mortgage. If you want her on the loan, you need to refinance jointly with her.

As for adding her to the deed outright, you definitely want an estate attorney to weigh in on the best way to handle this. Simply adding her name to the deed is often not the best option.
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Fri Apr 15, 2016
Scott Jewell answered:
While new homes are more energy efficient and the wiring and plumbing are new, there is at least one major problem with new homes and that is the species of lumber that is farmed by the big lumber companies. You cannot buy the same lumber today that was common 70 years ago-they don't farm and harvest those materials, and that was done on purpose by the big lumber companies. You see; they looked up the definition of Real Estate, defined as boundered coordinates on a map(not the house that occupies it). A finite commodity. Realizing that 20 year olders are the youngest home owners and by 90 years old you're either dead or in a nursing home. Homes only have to stand for 70 years. And then they looked up the definition of inheritance, "some thing that you get for free". At which point the grand kid is looking at a new set of blueprints and a bulldozer and the big lumber companies sell another house worth of lumber to that same address. Keeps the lumber industry steady employers. Spruce is a termites favorite meal and twists, shrinks, rots and cracks like no other framing material ever used before. It's not that they built them better back then, we have many more building codes then 100 years ago. It's the building materials that are available today that is the disgrace. The old-timer builder was challenged by whether the workmanship would last the material life. As a builder with 41 years of building, I am unhappy knowing that NOTHING built with todays framing materials will be standing 100 years from now. ... more
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Thu Apr 7, 2016
Jebelin8866 answered:
Lol yeah...someone just mentioned this fact to me last week...if u buy home and its yours ....why must taxes be constantly collected on it...don't make me reconsider my home purchase ....truly thinking now...but very good question I must say. ... more
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Tue Jul 21, 2015
My NC Homes Team answered:
You only have one and that's to get an attorney involved ASAP. You should document all of the above as best you can and you could at a minimum have the utilities turned off. Do not under any circumstances get into it with your wife's daughter and boyfriend, rest assured nothing good will come of it. ... more
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Sun May 17, 2015
Randy Stoker answered:
All listings on Trulia are generated by the listing Real estate agent; Trulia scans the MLS data base and posts that information to their web site. If you have your home listed through a licensed Realtor then your listing and corrections or changes should appear on Trulia within 72 hours after going live in the MLS system ... more
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Sun Apr 12, 2015
Sean Everett answered:
Hi Maranda,

I have a great rent to own program that may work for you. Please email me at or call 702.443.0854. Thank you for your time.

Kind Regards,
Ali & Sean Everett
The Everett Group at Simply Vegas
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Sun Mar 15, 2015
Team Tiffee answered:
I can tell you that some of the advise you are receiving is not true. I can also tell you that to received the LEGAL ADVISE you NEED, please contact a Licensed REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY who has experience in this area of law.

If i can provide further information, please do not hesitate to contact me directly.

Craig Tiffee
Agent/Real Estate & Family Law Paralegal/Notary
Real Estate Masters, LLC.
TCM Law Group
(702) 785-8240
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Tue Sep 16, 2014
Chad Roberts answered:
Summerlin can be a sought after area. Feel free to tour the Las Vegas "Featured Cities" portion on my website and specifically search for areas in Las Vegas that appeal to you.

I have included a crime map for your continued search. Please let me know if I may be of assistance.

Chad Roberts
Realty One Group
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Thu Sep 11, 2014
Ananda Coniff answered:
Renting to own is a great option available for you!
I work with a creative lender who can make this happen for you if you meet certain requirements.
As long as you have your last two years of recorded viable income...
A few other factors will come into play as well.
Please call me now and I can guide you into home-ownership!
Thank you for your post.
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Fri Aug 8, 2014
Diann Tonnesen answered:
I answered this on your other post, ZZ, but here it is again

In Las Vegas and Henderson, usually there is a short sale addendum attached to the purchase contract which specifies that the buyer must stay in the contract for a minimum length of time while waiting for a response from the bank. The addendum specifies time periods from 45 days to 90 days. After that, the buyer is able to cancel the contract with no penalty if a response has not yet been received from the bank. You should check your contract to see if a short sale addendum was included and what the time period states. You should also ask your real estate agent that prepared the contract to help you with this.

Otherwise, there is no set time frame where the bank must respond. I have literally seen short sales take anywhere from 30 days (that was with a very small bank) to over 2 years. You can read more about why here:

Hope this helps!

Diann Tonnesen
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

The Tonnesen Team - with over 30 years of experience helping families call Las Vegas "home!"
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Tue Jul 8, 2014
Nathan Kessler answered:
I specialize in all types of financing, including Reverse Mortgages if that is the option you wish to choose. I would be more than happy to assist you with your financing options. I look forward to your call.

Check me out at the link below and get your free approval today!

Thank you for choosing City First Mortgage Services,

Nathan T. Kessler | Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator

City First Mortgage Services
8871 W Flamingo Rd Suite 202
Las Vegas, NV 89147
(C) 702.683.3126 | (F) 702.974.0848 | (O) 702-522-6743
Company NMLS # 3117 | Branch NMLS # 819501
Individual NMLS # 377217 NV #46175
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Sat Feb 1, 2014
taxi365 answered:
you bought the house 14 years ago and still owe 525,000 wow ! what you been doing taking out 2nd mortgages as a hobby! thats why i paid cash no mortgage! zero!
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Mon Jan 27, 2014
Ila.kripalani answered:

One of the first things that any realtor will ask is if you have been pre-approved for a loan.
This process will also qualify you for a loan amount and that would be a great starting point on the dollar amount that you would want to spend.

I am the branch manager at Citywide Home Loans. Citywide Home Loans offers a full range of home loan and commercial lending products and services. We are Freddie and Fannie approved and also endorsed by HUD and NHD. Our experience combined with our investor relationships, allows us to offer a wide range of good quality products to fit any loan scenario.

Our well-trained Mortgage professionals, operations and sales support staff take each client seriously. We do not take any loan for granted because behind each loan is a person or a family wanting to get into a home. You will be treated with dedicated service, a sense of urgency, and personal integrity.

Please call me to discuss your specific needs and I can help you with a pre-approval.

Look forward to hearing from you.

Ila Kripalani
Branch Manager
Citywide Home Loans
871 Coronado Center Drive, Suite 200
Henderson, NV 89052
(702) 749-1502 office
(702) 355-2126 mobile
(702) 749-1503 fax
NMLS # 372379
NV MLD #49852
Corporate NMLS #67180
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Mon Oct 7, 2013
Chad Roberts answered:
They can be, but it can be limited and it is not all deductible. It may be in your best interest to speak with your tax professional.

Chad Roberts
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Tue Sep 3, 2013
Jimmy Balsano answered:
Hi Atia

I recommend that you contact the following agency
Nevada Energy

If I can be of further assistance and answer
Any of your other questions please contact me

Jimmy Balsano
Realty One Group
Fax 1-866-371-8421

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