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Sat Jul 1, 2017
Cassyhearn asked:
Mon May 30, 2016
jumbosource answered:
Up to 95% LTV - must have a 700 credit score. 1 mil loan limit.
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Mon Feb 22, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
The requirement is 2 years from the discharge date on FHA, but you can likely find someone to give you a loan. Understand though you will pay a premium: points, higher than market interest rate, and will need a hefty down payment.

It would be best to wait another year...

Good luck!
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Thu Jul 2, 2015
Karen Peyton answered:
Don't look for "handy." Look for knowledge, experience, and the ability to clear conditions if and when necessary. No one company does everything, and as you "move" through this business take notes. You will learn - for this deal, I need XYZ company, and Jane Doe.

Will XYZ and Jane be located in 85260? It doesn't matter. They will arrange a mobile notary.
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Thu May 7, 2015
Bryan Hamby answered:
I would recommend talking with a lender before you do anything.
It would also be advisable to have a CMA (comparable market analysis) on each property before attempting to purchase so you know the current market value of each property and the estimated time on market to sell.
You can also look into a reverse 1031 exchange:
which allows you to purchase the new property before selling the three properties you are holding.
If you would like lender information or need assistance with buying a new property and selling the others here in Arizona, please feel free to contact me anytime.

Bryan Hamby
10601 N. Hayden Rd #I-100
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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Fri Mar 20, 2015
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
This sounds like it might be a scam. If you are looking to buy or rent a home, you should have an agent represent you. These types of scams can usually be identified quickly with the resources that a Realtor has. ... more
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Mon Dec 29, 2014
James Wehner answered:
Obtain opinions and quotes from licensed plumbers. With polybutylene, they usually only need to change out the fittings, not an entire re-piping. If you love the house and the plumbing is the only issue, negotiate on getting it fixed. ... more
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Wed Dec 10, 2014
Mark Leach answered:
Scottsdale has tons of hotels, and even more motels. What are you looking for in the hotel exactly? I know that they have one for every budget, and with all kinds of amenities. I have stayed in Scottsdale many times.
Mark Leach |
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Wed Jul 23, 2014
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
You can look this up on
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Wed Jul 23, 2014
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
Have you looked on the city website yet to see the bus routes?
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Tue May 6, 2014
Cher Redmond answered:
Our rental rates were about $1/foot and now since our "crash" we have more people in rentals and we have had an upsurge of Canadian owned rentals the rents seem higher.
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Tue Nov 26, 2013
Bianca Bennett answered:
I would buy a property instead of going in a lease with option to buy, however if your credit is poor your best option would be to move forward with a lease with option to buy, and lock a good purchase price at the end of the lease. Please contact me directly and I will explain further.

Best Regards,

Real Estate Professional / Prestige Realty
Bianca Bennett / 602-570-7898
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Fri Nov 22, 2013
Howard Rudin answered:
I manage property and recently had to remove a pine tree due it damaging fencing and be a potential source of further trouble. The owner paid for this expense.
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Thu Nov 21, 2013
Lucinda Tkach answered:
I Agree!

You can also list in mls with a agent of your choice.

We often have clients or referrals from the other cities that are looking for rentals.

Lucinda Tkach
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Tue Jul 2, 2013
With the cash reserves, from an investors point of view, pony up the down payment, get a decent loan and do the current market program. Call me for great assistance.
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Wed May 15, 2013
Francesca Hamilton answered:
It looks like Rebecca has some good ideas to get you a beautiful holiday home. I would definitely pick someone with good lender connections. Those from out of state and purchasing a home stay at Scottsdale Park Suites. They rent furnished units by the month in central Scottsdale and are flexible with dates so you can move out as soon as you close. Good luck! ... more
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Sun Apr 21, 2013
Howard Rudin answered:
Short sales are always a challenge and the one thing that is certain about all of them is that Change is a consistent factor. They are always changing staff, rules, valuations and more. Patience is the rule of thumb. Not sure about the Obama thing.

Howard Rudin
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Sat Jul 2, 2011
James Wehner answered:
From my website ( you can accomplish this. On the homepage, click on the link to view the free live data from our MLS database. From there it will open a new window where you will be able to enter the subdivision name(s). It will provide you with the available listings in the selected community. You can then select the MAP tab from the upper right hand corner and zoom into to view the complex.

If you desire, you can even select satellite view to view an aerial image of the community.

I hope this helps. Let me know if I can be of further assistance.
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Mon Jan 18, 2010
Tim Regan answered:
Scott did you watch the presantation on the website ( I'd love to discuss how this could be marketed with a Real Estate Professional. Take a peak and let me know what you think. ... more
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Tue Jul 21, 2009
Lorrie Feld, ABR,GRI,SRES, answered:
Not all homes go on Trulia. The agent or brokerage would have to have an agreement with them. At Keller Williams when we enter a listing on our KW site, they automatically go out to over 70 other sites and Trulia is one of them. I am confused as to why you are not on though which gets the most visitors than any other home search site. I believe all the listing on our MLS should have an automatic feed to it and those agents that belong and have a yearly membership can upgrade the listing with more pictures, a more detailed description and a showcase banner. You should ask your agent if they opted out to export the listing when he entered it on MLS. ... more
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