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Fri Jun 2, 2017
Loren Allday asked:
Also, the realtor is not Mike Bruner. the house is listed for sale by owner.
Can you change it please.
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Thu Jul 23, 2015
Vina Bearden asked:
I live in Selma rural area how can i list my home for sale
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Fri Mar 22, 2013
Jlmagoun answered:
Purchase price of home (7108 milhouse rd. indy, Indiana) year. 1971
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Tue Aug 9, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
There are other factors besides credit that determine mortgage qualification, therefore do visit/contact any loan officer, he/she will best advise; if you don't yet qualify your loan officer may offer great suggestions as to what needs to be done in order to qualify in the near future; also check with Wells Fargo... ... more
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Sun Apr 10, 2011
Dp2 answered:
First, you mentioned in another post that your landlord had been ordered to make certain repairs immediately. If the living conditions are as uninhabitable as you claim, then s/he might not have any other choice but to evict you, so that s/he can make the repairs.

Second, you keep asking about your rights hoping to demand to get your way, and it appears that you haven't also considered your landlord's rights. Keep in mind that a landlord has the right to not renew a lease. S/he also has the right to change the terms and/or increase the rent (within certain limits--especially in areas with rent control) via the new lease.

Third, you also mentioned in that post that you had a week-to-week rental. Typically, a tenant with a 1-year lease would be given 30-60 days notice to vacate (if the landlord opted to not renew), and a tenant with a month-to-month lease would be given a 1 month notice to vacate. If s/he opted to not renew your lease, then how much notice did you expect to receive?

Finally, some jurisdictions have mandatory minimums for a notice to vacate, and you might want to hire an attorney to help you to pursue this angle. Yet, keep in mind that if the property is as uninhabitable as you've claimed, then your local government might be the ones ordering your landlord to order you to vacate. If that's the case, then you might be fighting this in vain.
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Sun Apr 10, 2011
Brian Rayl answered:
You do have rights, and "they" need to follow proper legal procedures to remove you from a property. Unfortunately, that is not a question that can be answered here in this forum. If you want to fight it, you will need to go to a real estate attorney or a regular attorney and have them take a look at your case.

Unfortunately, this can get expensive but short of reading the laws and learning and doing it yourself, this is your quickest and best option.

Hope this helps.

Because it's more than real estate. It's RAYL-Estate!

Brian Rayl, REALTOR®, e-PRO, SFR
Keller Williams Elite Park Cities
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Sat Apr 9, 2011
Dan Tabit answered:
You have rights under the Alabama Landlord Tenant law. I've attached a link to a site where you can learn more information. If your place isn't safe, why would you want to stay? ... more
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Sun Nov 14, 2010
Jackie29c asked:
just wanted to know because a lot of people has stop selling they rather put them on section 8 so that they will get their money out of it while the tentants is in it also they will have…
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Fri Oct 22, 2010
Donna Jean Lucas asked:
I am currently being audited for the 2008 tax year and did not amoritize or depreciate the rental properties.
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Wed Sep 22, 2010
Felix Hung answered:
Beverly, it must be frustrating to find homes you're interested in but do not want to rent or offer a rent-to-own option. Most times this is not put in the MLS and if it is, the remarks may sometimes only be seen by real estate agents who subscribe to the MLS. MOST rent-to-own programs prey on those with less than perfect credit and is a decent option if you are okay with the results - above market rent (usually) combined with a market value sale down the road.

From the seller's point of view, just as you may not be able to afford buying a home, did you consider that they may not be able rent it out for financial reasons? If their mortgage (principal, interest, taxes, insurance) is more than the market rent, it probably would not make sense for them to take a negative hit each month to rent it out.

If you are truly set on home ownership now, expect to pay more than someone who has the finances to buy now. I would recommend that you consult with a local real estate agent to obtain real advice from someone that knows your market. My view and opinion were general views and to gain specific advice, one would have to be licensed in your state and have knowledge of your personal financials.
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Sat May 8, 2010
Mack McCoy answered:
Most people have "fair" credit - credit reports are usually fair and pretty accurate.

If you have had any credit problems - slow pay, collections, et cetera - you're too young to buy a home. At any age!

Get that credit score up into the 700 club, and then decide whether home ownership is right for you. Under 700, wait a while.
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Mon May 3, 2010
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Wed Sep 3, 2008
Barry Lynn Miller J.R. answered:
Not sure what your asking but check with a local agent if it is still a concern
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Tue Sep 2, 2008
Barry Lynn Miller J.R. answered:
I would start with fully reading your lease contract and if you can't understand it you should contact an attorney to help you better understand your lease. Your header was can they charge for things they invite the answer is NO they can only charge you per the lease contract and if for some reason they operate outside the lease they are in the wrong- but its like this if you get an attorney involved be aware of the beast you might awaken if they are this bad and you haven’t got on the bad side. Honestly and I pray you don't take it the wrong way in today’s market if you pay on time and your not the problem most landlords are very forgiven and to anything to keep good tenants so for some reason it sounds like they are trying to run you off or someone in the office is trying to look good for the bosses by whipping a tenant into shape so to say I HOPE THIS HELPS AND GOOD LUCK

Another thing why rent when the government has special loans for low income families where they subsidize your payments
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