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Home Buying in East Haven : Real Estate Advice

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Fri May 26, 2017
Nancibytheshore asked:
Wed Apr 27, 2016
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Mon Sep 15, 2014
Jason Hartley answered:
If you are working with a good REALTOR in the area they should be able to help you with a offer strategy.

The Agent working for you, the Buyers Agent should call the Listing Agent to inquire if they have any pending offers before you submit your offer. Once you find this information, you can decide how much you would like to offer.

If there are no other offers on the property, then it may be a good idea to offer lesser amount than asking. The Seller can always counter offer if they feel you offer was too low.

If the home has been on the market only a few days and there are pending offers, then its typically best to offer your best price up front.

I cant stress enough how critical it is for a Buyer to have their own Buyers Agent working for them. If you are a Buyer and are talking to the Listing Agent to make an offer, then your interests are not being protected. The Listing Agent works for the Seller and will use any information you share with them for the Sellers benefit in negotiations. It doesn't cost you anything to hire a Buyers Agent to work for you. It is important that you interview a few agents and choose who you would like to represent you.
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Sat Mar 8, 2014
graduate64 answered:
New haven city hall offers some: community development
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Mon Dec 2, 2013
Melissa Michaud answered:
Congrats! You have been looking for awhile. Time and great bargaining paid off. Enjoy your new home and views!!!

Melissa
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Wed Sep 25, 2013
Melissa Michaud answered:
Hi, I actually grew up in that area! The best thing for you to do is drive in the complex and around the area during the day and at night. Try the weekends also. This will help you decide if you would like to make that purchase.

The beach is right down the road and a great restaurant the Sand Piper. Hope this helps.

Melissa
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Wed Sep 11, 2013
Fritz Walter answered:
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Thu Jul 26, 2012
John Izzo answered:
Yes it is on the market,.call or email me direct,I can schedule a preview of this home and others that are similar and help you thru the buying process.

Check out my website for further details about me and my company : www.shorelinehousefinder.com

I look forward to hearing from you

John Izzo
William Raveis, Guilford
203-887-2574
John.izzo@raveis.com
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Sat Jun 2, 2012
Michelle Snider answered:
I grew up on Lighthouse Rd and own investment property there currently! Love Morris Cove and right by the water! Contact me and I would be happy to set us on a tour of all the available homes there**
Thanks
Michelle
203 314-6471
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Sat Jun 2, 2012
Michelle Snider answered:
I have one there for 64,000!! Should come look at it. Way below assessed value :)
Michelle
203 314-6471
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Fri May 18, 2012
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Fri Jun 17, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
Do you have an agent, if so what is he/she suggesting---have you considered hiring an attorney who specializes in real estate for all related paperwork....
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Wed Mar 17, 2010
Teresa Sirico answered:
Speak with a professional mortgage broker. Call John Daley at Prime Lending. 203-376-2932. This is the first step.
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Tue Oct 27, 2009
Fred Glick answered:
I am not a lawyer but, the buyer can file what is called a lis pendens against the property so that you cannot sell until the litigation they filed is done.

They can sue you for specific performance. If they followed what they had to do in the contract and you did not, then they should win monetary damages.

Think about the predicament you put them into. If the shoe were on the other foot......

Do get a real estate attorney if you do not want to proceed.
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Sat May 2, 2009
David answered:
I have paid some money before loan precessing started. Can I say because loan broker can not deliver loan at promising time, I should ask for money back from loan broker?
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Fri Dec 26, 2008
Phil answered:
Yes, If you cant afford the loan, make it a point to your lender and ask for a letter stating they will not fund the deal. You should be able to walk away with your deposit since it is a contingency on most contracts. The sooner you get this to the seller, the less of an issue it will be. ... more
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Fri Sep 26, 2008
BARRY RATLIFF answered:
Depending if appraisal, survey, title and or other items have been ordered and received you will have to pay for those items as well as any mortgage application items. Also in your contract there is a default clause that describes the most injurious part of backing out of the contract. You need to read that. It will say somthing like the sellers can sue you for specific performance. Consult with an attorney.

It means that the seller would exercise his right to have you fulfill your obligation and if not, they would be rewarded 3 times the cost of damages brought upon his suit. It happens but not often. Be careful.

Best thing is to be open and get with your realtor or seller and communicate with them why you want out. That way you might be able to get some of your earnest monay back. Good luck
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