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Home Buying in Joppa : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Jan 22, 2015
Annette Lawrence answered:
Rick and Becky,
Congratulations on the additions to your family.
Your next step is to head to IKEA and see the models they have for maximizing usable space in a home.

After getting everything assembled, then pick up the phone and call a New York REALTOR to determine what you situation really is. IN some communities, prices are at the 2008 average sold price points. It is possible that REAL MARKET DATA (not on line guesstimates) will reveal an entirely different reality.

Based on this reality, your REALTOR can advise if continued enjoyment of your new IKEA furnishing is your only option or if you actually have equity or can break even, and what is available for you to buy in the existing real estate market and what purchase assistance programs are available for folks just like you because, we do this dozens of times every year and actually do know what we are doing.

There are many options. However if any are beneficial for you is directly related to your situation, needs and resources.

If you are serious, you will need to pick up the phone and call.
If not so serious, click on those 'contact' links.
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Sun Oct 24, 2010
Kevin Olson, Jessica Laude answered:
In some cases it is allowed and can be done, but consult a Real Estate attorney in your area to find out for sure. This is a situation where you want legal representation on your side becuase the area is so gray. Every situation is different. ... more
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Thu Nov 19, 2009
The Roskelly Team answered:
In my opinion they should not be taking the lowest and I'm blown away that there could be such a large discrepancy between the top two values and the low since FHA appraisals are regulated and all appraisers should be using the same rules. I've personally transacted over 400 real estate deals and have never heard of this. FHA rules changed recently so I can' be certain this isn't the new way. If you would like to talk to an impartial lender who is experienced with FHA we suggest Pete O'Donnell at MetLife (410) 299-2043 or He's great at giving straight and honest answers. Tell him Laura sent you! ... more
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