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Oak Cliff : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Sep 23, 2017
Elizabeth Orchard asked:
I'm from Dallas and a "Cliff Dweller". You indicate a teenie slice of Oak Cliff which skews the search big time!
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Wed Nov 11, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
I can connect you with a local lender or a credit repair company. How bad is your credit?

Susie Kay
Realtor
Seniors Real Estate Specialist
Certified Home Stager

United Real Estate Dallas
469-371-2899
www.dfwdreamhomes.net
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Wed Feb 18, 2015
Jan Pickering answered:
I have came across a few rent-to-own properties in my time. Not one of them ever worked out.
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Sun Dec 21, 2014
Bruce Lynn answered:
You can....prices can vary greatly due to the age and conditions of the homes. Everyone from outside the area seems to believe there is a lot of crime, but the people I know who live in the area never complain about it. Crime is everywhere, even in the neighborhoods like Highland Park where people think there is no crime. Just read Candy Evans blog where she posts about all the crime in the Park Cities. Everyone has their own opinion of crime though and what is safe or not safe. Same with schools. I challenge anyone who thinks the schools are horrible to visit the Obama Leadership Academy, the Irma Rangle Girls Leadership Academy or visit the Townview Magnet schools. You might just be impressed. Good kids can excel in these schools with parents who care. ... more
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Sun Jun 15, 2014
Bruce Lynn answered:
#1 Oak Lawn is not that far away.
#2 Trinity Groves is not that far away.
#3 There are shops and restaurants in Oak Cliff....think Bishop Arts?
Check out the walk score....http://www.walkscore.com/TX/Dallas/Oak_Cliff

You can check out Oak Cliff homes for sale at this link:
http://www.metroplexhomesalesinfo.com/listings/propertytype/SINGLE/areas/23582/
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Mon Dec 2, 2013
Anne Bokalo answered:
You need to consider Kessler Park and the Bishop Arts district which is a close commute. There are nice areas in Oak Cliff. Make sure you get pre approved for a mortgage.
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Fri Jul 19, 2013
Kenneth "Kenny" Bebensee answered:
Safety in a location is all relative and subjective. Price usually determines what you can expect and then sometimes it doesn't. Do your due diligence and research the area you want to live in. Then decide and hire 1 Realtor to assist you in your home search. ... more
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Fri Jan 11, 2013
Dontb Mistaken answered:
North Oak Cliff is a dynamic, culturally diverse, friendly community, characterized by rolling hills and spectacular views of downtown Dallas. One of the oldest residential areas of Dallas, towering oak trees and the bluffs overlooking the Trinity River gave Oak Cliff its name. Just minutes from downtown Dallas and in close proximity to the entire Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex, North Oak Cliff is enjoying a surge of new development and renovation as residents seek established neighborhoods with character and diversity and reject long commutes.

Here are details of a property in that neighborhood

http://www.dfwlandlord.com/NTREIS/listing.asp?listnum=11878619
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Thu May 24, 2012
Dale Logan answered:
Yes, you can still ask the seller to pay closing costs but they don't have to agree. Also, the lender doing your loan may have restrictions on it so make sure to check with them.

Don't forget to use up the funds that are agreed to. If you ask for, and the seller agrees to, $4k back in closing costs and the estimate for your closing costs comes out to $2800 then you should look into buying down the rate for your loan to use the balance of the $4k.

Good luck with your purchase!
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Tue Aug 25, 2009
LASHONDA ALLEN answered:
I'd be happy to help you find a home -or- you can begin your search online on my website at your convenience. If you're looking for an "Owner Financed/Rent to Own" home, I have a list of those that I could send you as well.

Please let me know if I can be of assistance.
Have a great day!

La Shonda Allen-Realtor
Keller Williams Realty
972-358-0367 (Cell)
866-634-4086 (Fax)
eMail: lballen@kw.com
http://lashondaallen.point2agent.com
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Thu Jan 3, 2008
Kat answered:
Try Ruben Saucedo. 214-942-8200 He is in North Oak Cliff on Zang Blvd.

My focus is on Oak Cliff! Let me know if you have any questions about our neighborhoods and homes over here!

Also, visit my website if you just wanna browse, www.cliffdwellings.net

Katrina Whatley
Your Neighborhood Realtor for North Oak Cliff
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