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Fri Nov 10, 2017
Faith T answered:

I have emailed you regarding this concern.

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Sun May 1, 2016
Viv Wallace asked:
Is that normal?
Is there something else we should be doing that we are unaware of?
Is this merely a means of saying "thanks but no thanks"?
Please advise.
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Tue Nov 10, 2015
Alan May answered:
That totally depends on what's written in the contract that you signed, and what contingencies are left.

If no contingencies are left, and you back out... you could lose your earnest money, and open yourself up to a lawsuit. Ask you Realtor. ... more
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Fri Aug 7, 2015
thinz answered:
As mentioned anytime is ok, spring is great for closings, so may want to list around Feb-Mar to be prepared for a closing in the spring. Keep in mind, houses sell when they are priced if you are priced high when listing, you may not get the offers you expect or may take much longer as you adjust price down to get into a sweet spot for buyers.
Tom Hinz
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Sun Aug 2, 2015
Shonna Gray answered:
Try going to some of the REIA meetings.

Shonna A. Gray, Realtor
Cell: 614-779-5056
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Thu Jun 11, 2015
I am not sure what you mean by "stopped the foreclosure". She should contact her lender and ask them how they are dealing with the issue and see if they will compromise in some way that allows her to stay in the home and make payments. If not, she will not be able to purchase a new home for sometime due to the credit report delenquency and the 2 - 4 yr wait that will start after the foreclosure and once the home is sold. ... more
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Thu May 16, 2013
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
It could fall through. Is your father in law on the contract? The proof of funds needs to match one of the principals to the contract. There is a way to get a little over 40,000 into your account from his without triggering gift tax. Please before this transaction goes further talk to an accountant about your plan. ... more
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Tue May 7, 2013
James Deskins answered:
There are never, never, ever back-tax sales in Columbus, Ohio. O.k., let's just say hardly ever.
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Sat Mar 23, 2013
Jbw1688 answered:
If you have the property's street address, call the Franklin County Auditor's office at (614) 525-4663, and ask for the owner's name.
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Thu Feb 28, 2013
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
I run into this all the time. The bankruptcy clears the note but not the mortgage. The person that declared bankruptcy is still reposible for the property. Try to find them to do a short sale. ... more
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Wed Feb 27, 2013
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Tue May 31, 2011
Molly Mosley (Hay), CDPE,CNE, MIP, SFR answered:
It depends..
The statute of limitations on debt in Ohio limits the time you can be sued for a debt.

Oral Contract: 6 years

Written Contract: 15 years

Promissory Note: 15 years

Open-Ended Accounts: 6 years
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Tue Jan 25, 2011
Raymond Smith answered:
Currently owned by a bank - purchased at Sheriff's auction in 05/2010 ... if you are living in or purchasing the house and the deed has yet to be transferred I would be concerned. You should always take title through a title company and or lawyer - for your own protection. ... more
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Sat Nov 21, 2009
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You can go to the auditor's web site, for any given county in Ohio that has one and most do, and search/find the owner, as well as many other details, of any property either by address or parcel number.

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