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Home Buying in Conroe : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Jul 16, 2017
Castlerockhopper9 answered:
I want to buy a condo in austin tx but have a bad credit score can you help me
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Sun May 14, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you pick up the phone and talk to a local realtor.
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Sat Apr 8, 2017
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Mon Dec 26, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
It depends on what you are looking for. If you are trying to avoid PMI then I would suggest putting at least 20% down. The best thing is to talk to a lender so you know your options.
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Wed Jul 27, 2016
Glenn A Brunson answered:
I have what you are looking for, however has huge barn and 17 acres with water well... Not cheap by any means. located on northwest side of lake Conroe...
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Thu May 5, 2016
Donald Lawson answered:
As a home inspector with over 15 years experience (and many of those inspecting new homes in Texas and Oklahoma) I can't begin to tell you the stories I've heard Builder agents tell my Clients. Things that would get a licensed real estate agent's pulled so fast their heads would spin.

Now having said that, there are a lot of real estate agents out there that are just worthless as well. When my Clients ask whether they should use a real estate agent or just drop in the Builders office, I tell them to make sure they find an agent who will go the extra mile for them!

This means visiting the Builders office, making as many trips as the Clients want to view the home under construction, being there for the independent inspection, etc, etc.

Buying a newly constructed home without a good licensed real estate agent, buy at your own risk!
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Sun Apr 10, 2016
Greg & Judy asked:
I want a search for houses on Lake Conroe, TX. When I search for that in Trulia, it brings up Conroe, TX but just outlines the city. I want the LAKE property houses. LAKE FRONT. How…
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Sat Mar 19, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
I would suggest that you talk to a lender or two and go from there.

Good luck!
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Sun Jan 24, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
It depends on the area and the builder. I would suggest that you hire a local realtor to assist you.
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Mon Jan 4, 2016
Alysse Musgrave answered:
You have good instincts. Hire an exclusive buyer agent to represent you. There's a lot of fraud in the world of real estate and there's no reason to navigate the waters alone. I have an agent close to Conroe that might be able to help you. See below.

Don't Let Them Make a Monkey Out of You! Follow the links below.


Alysse Musgrave
Consumer Advocate
Exclusive Buyer Agent

Best selling author of Buying a Home: Don't Let Them Make a Monkey Out of You! US, Texas, and Spanish versions available.
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Fri Sep 18, 2015
Amelia Robinette answered:
find out what systems they put in place to mitigate future flooding. is there a sump pump (or two!), is that enough to deter any flooding and damage? as Sally says - get documentation, do not accept an email list or verbal.

you can check this site https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/pages/landing_pages/landing0000_1.jsp?WT.mc_id=FEMA_Google1&WT.srch=1 to see what the flood risk level is as designated by FEMA, and it'll tell you who to contact for flood ins rates, or give you an estimate on your annual flood ins premium.

if you make an offer on this property, make sure there is a provision in the contract language that lets you out if you don't like the ins rates or results of the documentation.
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Mon Jan 12, 2015
txbev answered:
I have a really nice house that is only 7 miles east of I- 45. If you have good credit, no problem in renting.
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Fri Jan 2, 2015
Elizabeth Antley answered:
Hi Sam I am a local agent and live in that area and would love to help you find what you are looking for. You can contact me at Southern Realty or my website elizabethantley.com. Or feel free to give me a call at 936-777-2406, I'd be happy to help you out ... more
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Sun Dec 28, 2014
Violet asked:
Which would be a better short-term investment route (quick ROI, that is): buying a residential land/lot or buying a small rental property? I'm looking at the Conroe [near Woodlands]…
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