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Gaston County : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Feb 16, 2017
Samfireflame answered:
I'm looking for a home 3 or 4 bedroom and two bath in Grand Rapids Michigan can pay up to 500 to 700 a month
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Sat Jan 28, 2017
Alysse Musgrave answered:
Your agent can cancel your business relationship at any time, for any reason as long as it's not discriminatory.

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Mon Jan 23, 2017
Alysse Musgrave answered:
You need to know NOT to do it. Rent to own is a bad, bad idea for a buyer. Wait until you can qualify for a traditional mortgage before you try to buy a home.

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Fri Dec 2, 2016
Rojonfl answered:
Mattamy homes are not well built. Look at BBB reviews as well as others.I have had problems with my Mattamy home and Mattamy has not resolved it. Stay away from them.
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Thu Oct 6, 2016
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Fri Aug 12, 2016
Kendratara answered:
The complete list of USDA homes offered for sale are listed on These are the properties that have been foreclosed upon by the USDA rural development department. Basically, the rural residential properties that were financed using USDA financing when foreclosed due to non-payment are offered for sale by USDA. As USDA finances just about 1% of the total home loans, the number of homes offered for sale by USDA are quited limited. In most states, there are less than 50 properties available for purchase.
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Mon Aug 1, 2016
Angelica P answered:

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Fri Jul 8, 2016
The Oaks At Edgemont answered:
Unfortunately with those two broken leases, it will be hard. You should explain your situation to private owners only whom may charge you an extremely high deposit. Most apartments complex will not. ... more
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Thu May 19, 2016
USMortgageRanger answered:
The very first thing that you need to do is to find a Lender to work with to determine how much home you can purchase with your current mortgage and without it. This will give you the opportunity to decide of how and when to dispose of the current home. I would be delighted to provide you with some mortgage options, (this does not require us pulling your credit) that will allow you to make the best decision for your family. I can be contacted via my profile information for a no obligation consultation. My Office hours are 08:00 AM-08:00 PM Mon-Fri and Fri and Sat 08:00 AM-06:00 PM CST.

Lowell Sterling
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NMLS 968898
Wells Fargo Bank
Plano TX
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Sat May 14, 2016
Songbuddha answered:
We are sill in PA, preparing our Trailer to sell. We DO own it, but not the land. We pay $250.00 for the rent of the land this is on. Nice people.
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Sat May 14, 2016
Songbuddha answered:
Yes. Especially because of the changes they are making in the solar panels . Panels have gotten to where they are more easily installed , with the bubble type of design. YES solar DOES increase home value. ... more
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Sat May 14, 2016
June Buerkle answered:
Solar is like a swimming pool, some people might like it, but most are ambivalent and it doesn't increase property value.
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Sun Mar 27, 2016
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Thu Mar 10, 2016
Lutermark answered:
Interesting that you mentioned this because I am also talking to an individual about a rent house in Gastonia. He will not meet us to see the house, however, he also owns another property that i was inquiring about, and found out that that particular house shows it is for sale, not rent. I searched the email to the individual and what i found was a man from Canada which is in accurate? I asked the agent that is selling the house if he knows the man who is renting the house, and I have no response yet...

So... I called the registry of deeds in the local county and they gave me the information of the owner and his address... so if you need more information on a house that is on the list please call your local Clerk of courts, and inquire the property lean history.... the deeds office will tell you the owner without hesitation, it's all public record....
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Sun Nov 22, 2015
theydontcare answered:
No, you are not being unreasonable. Stick to your guns and get your price.

This ALWAYS happens in real estate.

They want you to take as little as possible so they can sell as quickly as possible and move on to the next one. They absolutely do not care a thing about you.

It is not worth it to them to spend several months working hard showing a house and taking phone calls for a few hundred or couple of thousand dollars more commission when they could take slightly less right away with minimal amount of effort.

If price is understandably important to you and you are not desperate to move, say no to any low offers, and if you have to, fire your agent, wait for the protection period to end - usually 30 to 90 days - and then do an FSBO.
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