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BossLady, Both Buyer and Seller in Detroit, MI
Wed Dec 9, 2015
BossLady answered:
The neighborhood is pretty safe. I have a house a few blocks over and the neighborhood is pretty mixed. Both black & white people a lot over 40 years of age.
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Katie, Home Buyer in Detroit, MI
Wed Dec 2, 2015
Katie asked:
Hello. We bought a home in 2005 in Livonia. by 2009, with the market crash we were way underwater and wanted to move. We rented out the home and bought a new home in 2010. In 2012 we short…
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Amelia Robin…, Real Estate Pro in Falls Church, VA
Wed Nov 25, 2015
Amelia Robinette answered:
Trulia doesn't monitor this forum. You'll need to call customer service. May also be worth a call to this realtors managing broker, he/she may be able to influence the agent to take the listing down. ... more
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Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Tue Nov 10, 2015
Sally Grenier answered:
I think you have bigger issues than insurance. If you own the home and people are still living there, they are doing so ILLEGALLY! You need have them removed. Call the police!
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Kay Lee, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Thu Oct 22, 2015
Kay Lee answered:
t's a lot easier to just use a title company, especially when it's a higher-end property that requires a major investment and you have money to spare. Before closing, you can purchase a good title insurance policy that will cover all of possible title problems for the new owner.

If you want to find out yourself, you can get an online title report within few minutes on website such as or then you should exam the title and verify the records on your own.
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Danny Der, Both Buyer and Seller in Outside U.S.
Tue Oct 20, 2015
Danny Der answered:
Hi Lauren,

Please email me if you are still looking for private money loan for your property., I can help you with the loan application process and how you can get funding quickly and successfully.

Danny Der
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Zazzzmannn, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Wed Oct 14, 2015
Zazzzmannn asked:
but the Register of deeds will not allow me too, Stating that the purchaser has not filled the Sherrif's Deed with them. What can I do to force this person to file so I can redeem and is…
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Thu Oct 8, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:

Rent to owns are rare and even more rarely are they a good deal for the renter/buyer. The vast majority of rent to own renter/buyer's never end up buying the house. They are a great deal for the landlord/Seller as they get to collect large up front deposits and over market rent only to do it all over again in the same house. I consider it basically immoral and predatory in most cases.

Resolving credit issues isn't rocket science and a local mortgage lender can and often do assist buyers with this. Many things you can do yourself, others the lender can direct or assist you with.

Most people in this position are far better off renting the least expensive place they can stand to live in and save up some down payment, get on a budget and fix their credit. Once you are qualified, you can select any listed property in your price range and you've fixed the issues that hurt your credit.
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Nettajay1027, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Thu Oct 1, 2015
Nettajay1027 asked:
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Sun Sep 27, 2015
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Jeri Patrick, Real Estate Pro in Pooler, GA
Sun Sep 27, 2015
Jeri Patrick answered:
I would contact a few real estate offices and speak to the broker to see how to start that process.
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garypuntman, Other/Just Looking in Los Angeles, CA
Thu Sep 24, 2015
garypuntman answered:
I'll have to look into this business. My friend is going to rent out his home and he needs to find a management company to work with. I'll have to refer him to this. ... more
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thinz, Real Estate Pro in Allenhurst, NJ
Wed Sep 23, 2015
thinz answered:
Northwest burbs are doing well!
Tom Hinz
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Thu Sep 10, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
You can write a backup offer, but if the seller is under contract, they are not obligated to sign yours. Should something come apart in the first one, yours may become viable, but there are no sure ways to push someone else out of the way.
Your first steps should be to find a great local agent to assist you and provide other options and if it makes sense to write the offer. I've had good luck with backup offers, it can't hurt to try.
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Sarbajitmitra, Home Buyer in Fort Pierce, FL
Wed Sep 9, 2015
Sarbajitmitra answered:
can give private mortgage with down payment. my partner and I also have rental properties and land available in Florida and Detroit, if interested pls contact sarbajitmitra93 at or call +1-647-782-8239 ... more
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thinz, Real Estate Pro in Allenhurst, NJ
Wed Sep 9, 2015
thinz answered:
I would consult with a local real estate attorney or title company on that issue, and to review the docs to be sure you're protected.
Tom Hinz
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