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Highland Village : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Nov 10, 2014
Jackson Willis answered:
I think it's really going to come down to the views of the buyer. If they like the circular driveway it could add to what they would be willing to spend on it. If they don't like that type of driveway it could hurt the sale price. Either way I wouldn't imagine the price being effected too much by this. If the owners want to put in this kind of driveway they should be able to do what they want to do.
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Mon Jul 22, 2013
Yolanda Dickson asked:
Some owners say they don't want to deal with the Goverment, but l come to find out that people that are on section 8 don't take care of the owners property, and they make it bad for those…
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Fri Oct 12, 2012
Bruce Lynn answered:
My thought is let us get you connected to a great lender.
Get prequalified and then let's discuss where you want to go with that.

You could also attend one of our "First Time Buyer" presentations. ... more
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Thu Dec 29, 2011
Bruce Lynn answered:

Probably the first thing to do is sit down with a realtor and talk about exactly what you want to do. Do you want to find a lot and build with a customer builder, or do you want to work with a builder in an existing community, where they own lots already. This will help determine your timeframes and financing. If you want to find your own lot and build a custom home, you'll probably need a lot more cash, than for example building in an existing community where the builder owns lots.
Then depending on what you want to do, get prequalified for a loan to see if what you want to do is possible or what price range you need to be in.
Then the realtor can help you determine what communities and time frame you might want to consider.
If you are looking for a single lot, with a customer builder, you might want to start now.
You may need to run water, electricity, sewer, do site surveys, soil surveys, etc before you actually start construction.
If you are looking to build with more of a production builder, 4-6 months out might be fine.
It may also depend on the size of home and the price range you want.

I'd be happy to sit down with you and your bride and talk about what you want to do.
My office is in Coppell. There's no charge for this consultation and we can try to figure out exactly what you want to do and how far in advance you need to start and plan. We'll also provide you a free copy of our book, Your First Home at this time.

ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS use a Realtor when building or buying a new house. Always take us the very first time you visit a builder. There is no extra cost to you and in fact we will often save you time, money, and lots of headaches. You may want to read some of the information on my website concerning new construction at:
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Mon May 2, 2011
Christopher Pagli answered:
Hi, Typically "sold as is" means that the seller makes no warranties about the home and you get what you see, inclusing any work that may be done etc.

Christopher Pagli
Licensed Associate Broker
Accredited Buyer Representative
GREEN Designated Agent
William Raveis Legends Realty Group
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Mon Aug 30, 2010
Charlie Wheeler answered:
Hi Amy,

I have removed the old photos that were on this listing, and refreshed the photos, so the new photos in the feed should show after the next data cycle, so 24-48 hours. That should address this problem.

If you encounter issues with your listings in the future, the easiest way to report them is to go to the property details page and click on the small red flag icon underneath the photos. This will allow you to enter comments and sends all the relevant information directly to customer support.


Charlie Wheeler
Account Manager | Trulia


Charlie Wheeler
Account Manager | Trulia
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Wed May 13, 2009
Marcia Levine answered:
If you are the person who put the listing in, you are the one who has to change it. We can't change info on each others listings. Whatever the correct s. footage is, make sure you note the, appraisal, etc..

Hope that helps,
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Fri May 9, 2008
Margaret T. Hatcher answered:
I can not understand how the lender sold the loan before you closed and they owned the loan , I question the source of the money. This is beginning to sound like a discount buyer and lender.

First I can see you had no representation and felt you knew how to control every thing. Now you ask the very people you did not think could help you to get you out of a mess. And may I say some would get you in deeper. You do not talk to the appraisers or the lenders of your buyers - who are you the mortgage broker?

You spent the money that seller should spend in order to have a prompt sell of his/her property.
YOU CLEANED UP. The square footage was the same, the neighborhood was the same.
You really had no change other than visual, unless things were deterioted to the point that an appraiser
would mark off on the property.
If you feel your home is more attractive than the others on the block that is great, and if it is it will sell faster and prehaps for a little more. BUT you do not try to make your home look like the homes in the neighborhood down the road because their homes sell for 25% mors and expect that return. An appraiser must use comps from the same subdivision if they exist.

Please contact a professional Realtor personally, but we are not allowed to answer legal questions, you need an Attorney for your recourse, you need a Realtor to sell your home.

As they say you have a Mell of whatever, Good Luck

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