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Thu Feb 8, 2018
Tyler answered:
It's funny, I actually took realestateu as well, and yes are all pretty good recommendations.

The article I've included below has some very valid points for what you should consider before choosing a sponsoring broker, whichever route you take. For example, did you know most firms have hidden fees that they simply don't disclose? Even the biggest firms will all have hidden desk fees, it's just not disclosed anywhere.

Plus, what's the game plan after you join? How will you win clients as a new agent?
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Wed Jun 13, 2012
Gail Gladstone answered:
To answer your question:

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Wed Jun 16, 2010
Stacey Rothstein answered:
Pre-foreclosure or lis pendens means the homeowner is late with mortgage payments and about to be in foreclosure. Bad for the seller, possibly good for the buyer. The seller may be motivated to sell or rent to help pay the mortgage. I think $5000 could be a misprint for a house asking $500,000 or $5000/month rent. Give me a call if I can help you find a home in Great Neck, my area of expertise. ... more
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Sun Aug 16, 2009
Carmela McGrath answered:
No, this has been under contract for a while now, although it still shows up on some searches.
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Tue Jul 28, 2009
Anna M Brocco answered:
If you are considering purchasing it's time to check out the area yourself; drive around the vicinity and look at the neighbors, shops, transportation, dine at a local eatery, if you are concerned about safety visit the local police department and ask away, etc. then make your decision; after all you are the one making the decision to purchase or not to purchase and it's your opinion that matters most.

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Wed May 20, 2009
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Mon Apr 27, 2009
David & Marlene Macbeth answered:
If I was your agent, I would help you write letter to the Lsiting Broker and Seller/lender detailing out the issues that were noted in the physical inspection as conditions that impact the value. The property should only sell for its Fair market value and if substantial repairs are required to make it a safe and healthy environment, they would most certainly impact its value. Those condition are now something that the Listing Agent must make other buyers aware of as they are discovered and he is aware. Lenders are limited on disclosure but the listing agent is not as it is his obligation to make a diligent inspection and make pertinent and material reports available to all future buyers.

Make another offer heralding your viability as a buyer including ability to qualify, cash position, credit scores. The lender wants to sell the property and get it off his books but he also does not want to deal with a flake. If you are creditable, I would make an fair market value offer based now on what you know about the property.

Good Luck
Marlene Macbeth, e-PRO, GRI
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Mon Mar 16, 2009
Anna M Brocco answered:
Hopefully you are working with a Realtor as he or she should be able to guide you and if not consider using one. Keep in mind that the pre-foreclosure sell price will be accepted or rejected by the bank. Not knowing specifics on the particular property in question I hesitate to say more.

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