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El Paso County : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Apr 15, 2017
Gtamsett asked:
Thu Apr 6, 2017
Christiansen asked:
I was told new guidelines (as of mid-2016) require lenders to use 1% of your total student loan balance when calculating DTI- even if your actual monthly payment is lower. On an IBR plan,…
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Tue Mar 28, 2017
Deborahyarberough01111952 asked:
Tue Mar 21, 2017
Blipszyc answered:
The word "reasonable" is subjective and what may seem reasonable to the buyer may seem unreasonable to you. With that being said, it's "typical" that a buyer will ask for anything that is broken or dirty because they don't want to move into a home and have to fix or clean things right away. (unless they're fixer-uppers, of course)

I "typically" like to have my buyers ask for and my sellers fix the 3 S's - Safety, Security, Soundness (or Structure) and not just everything in the inspection report. It sounds like some of the items you listed fall into those categories, but not all of them. Was the concession you offered to be used for these items or was it off the listing price? If it was specific to the inspection items, it may be "reasonable" to politely decline the requests stating that the $3K will cover it. If it was off the top, it might be "reasonable" to spend another $300-500 to clean the carpets, fix the small things and have the HVAC looked at.

Remember, this is all a negotiation and your goal is to have a Win-Win situation. Put yourself in the buyer's shoes - if you were buying this home, what would you want fixed and cleaned before you moved in?
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Sat Mar 18, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
Your agent can easily log on and add listing manually or edit an existing listing from their account. You do not have to wait for it to auto adjust from MLS
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Sat Feb 25, 2017
Stephanie.kimak asked:
This is for the property listed at 4375 Golden Glow Vw #204, Colorado Springs, CO 80922
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Thu Feb 23, 2017
Stephanie Pankau asked:
I am a landlord who posted a property for rent via Zillow. Zillow sent it to other sites. I expired my posting Monday or Tuesday. It is now Thursday afternoon and Trulia still has the…
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Thu Feb 23, 2017
chadoi46 asked:
Previously, I could open all information from Trulia. Please help as I am looking for a home and the past few notices would not open.
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Tue Feb 21, 2017
Gabrielayla2 answered:
This is happening right now! I received that email from this man the call came from Utah when he said they were in Kentucky the second I said something about taking advantage of he told me to relax my mind... What can I do about this?? Who do I report it to!? ... more
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Wed Feb 15, 2017
Dodgersfan65 asked:
Also would like to know how difficult it might be living in another district, but getting into District 12.
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Thu Feb 9, 2017
Angelica P answered:

I have emailed you regarding this concern.

Thank you for using Trulia!

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Mon Jan 30, 2017
Ivanacosta67 asked:
RE: 12631 Heather Oaks Ct. Colorado Springs, CO

We had a system syndicate a listing to Trulia and this was a mistake.

We need help removing all pictures from Trulia, could you please…
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Sun Jan 8, 2017
Lucyconnorwins answered:
I found the place of my dreams on its worth at least checking into . best of luck
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Thu Jan 5, 2017
Lynda Rinker asked:
We are a family of 5 with 2 old dogs that is looking for a 3/4 bedroom home asap. We have below average credit but are currently working on it, husband works steady full time job he has…
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Thu Jan 5, 2017
Lynda Rinker answered:
Hello, i am not sure what to do for your question but... if you are still wanting to rent it we are needing to rent a place that is 4 bedroom we have four kids myself and my husband. If you are interested in talking with me a little more that would be awesome. ever hopfull, lynda ... more
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Thu Jan 5, 2017
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