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Linda Lorenzo, Real Estate Pro in McKinney, TX
Sun Jun 1, 2014
Linda Lorenzo answered:
So sorry to hear of your troubles, and a huge kudos to you for taking on 6 girls. Please go to a local real estate office and see if they can help. There is a Coldwell Banker office in Hotchkiss at 116 West Bridge Street. I wish you all the best. Good luck. ... more
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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Sun May 25, 2014
Scott Godzyk answered:
Most towns and cities have setbacks, meaning you can not build or pave within say 10 feet, 15 feet, 25 feet. When you get into more urban areas, zero setbacks are common. You will need to look at your survey and the permit for the neighbors driveway to see if it was done right, ... more
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neacy30, Other/Just Looking in Kansas City, MO
Wed May 21, 2014
neacy30 answered:
If you already have a mortgage and a car note, a score of 630 and an income of just $30k a year, you're most likely maxed out on your debt to income ratio, and with a low score like that, I highly doubt you'd qualify for an investment type loan, those loans are usually a higher interest rate as well, not to mention you've only been at your job for 6 months. I'd personally say wait another year and try then, you don't want a bunch of credit checks on your credit either. ... more
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Ray Orellano, Real Estate Pro in Leawood, KS
Sun May 18, 2014
Ray Orellano answered:
It depends on the neighborhood. Typical 3bed/2bath in a nice area can range from 175-300k. Again it really depends on the location.

Please let me know if you have a specific area in mind?

Cheers,
Ray
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Sheila Davis, Real Estate Pro in Kansas City, MO
Thu May 8, 2014
Sheila Davis answered:
I have always lived in the Park Hill District and have raised my children here. I know the area well would would be honored if I could help you in your search!
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Issaquah, WA
Tue May 6, 2014
Dan Tabit answered:
Rachael,
The scammers take a previous listing, copy it and add there rent and contact info. You can go to the posting and Flag as Fraud. This would be the best thing you can do.
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Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Wed Apr 30, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local authorities with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/
https://www.crimereports.com/
http://www.homefair.com/
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John Souerbry, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield, CA
Wed Apr 30, 2014
John Souerbry answered:
If you're just trying to find out if the property sold or not, I've found the easiest way to get the latest status is to call the auction company. There are a couple auction companies that do a good job of updating their web sites with auction results within 24 hours after the auction closes, but most auction sales take a long time to get processed and recorded, so you can't just check the public record the next day. ... more
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Modmaude, Renter in 58001
Sun Apr 6, 2014
Modmaude answered:
Penn Valley is on 31st....so 20blks south + a few blks east. Hope that helps!
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Tina Thompson, Real Estate Pro in Kansas City, MO
Sun Apr 6, 2014
Tina Thompson answered:
Hi Lexi, lofts are popular choices of living in Kansas City. You can find one within five miles of Penn Valley in any direction. If you need further assistance please call me.

Tina Thompson
816-896-7712
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Tione Carter,  in Kansas City, MO
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Tione Carter answered:
Hi Monica,

I work with alot of different programs,that will help you rebuild your credit so you can purchase a home regardless of your credit score!

Feel free to call me directly at 816-268-3938. You can also email me at tionecarter@kw.com
I hope I can be an assistance to you!

Tione
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Cat, Home Buyer in Gladstone, MO
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Cat answered:
to cheak all places that you are interested in ...

go to http://spotcrime.com/.... at the bottom you can type in , or cut , copy and paste any address you are interested in .. ( after you erase / delete the address that is at the bottom from previous search )
you can also have emails sent to you for updates of any addresses you might have concern of .
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Connie J Cov…, Real Estate Pro in Lees Summit, MO
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Connie J Covert answered:
Sure, but depending on price range of course. These are a few great sub divisions in LS:

Maple Tree
Pine Ridge
Grey Stone Park
Sunnybrook
Bayberry
Woods Chapel Acres
Brandywine

And the list goes on. Please let me know if I can help you. I'm an Accredited Buyers Agent & Military Relocation Professional.

Texting is ok w/me too

816-896-7120
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Stickybusine…, Home Buyer in Kansas City, MO
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Stickybusiness answered:
I am currently going thru the same situation. Your buyers agreement MIGHT have a certain property listed on the sheet.

If not, it encompasses every property your buying for the time period indicated on the sheet.

Go to the agent and ask them to sign a 2125A "Buyers agreement addendum"
Lets say your first agreement you signed as for the agent to represent you for 6 months. Date ending 07/01/14. The addendum can just change the date to today....thus ending the agreement immediately. Have them sign one and your free to buy.

You'd think if they do not present the home to you, you do not have to go thry them....but that agreement probably states othersise. Or mine did. So, I had them sign that form., so I could move on. I did, have to outline the problems and incompetence of the realtor in order to get them to sign it. Messy.
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Ted Rood, Real Estate Pro in Maryland Heights, MO
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Ted Rood answered:
There are pricing adjustments for all loans, based on factors such as occupancy, credit scores, and property types. The largest hits are for investment homes. Adding condo to the mix further raises lenders' (and Fannie/Freddie) risk, which is why you're not seeing lender paid costs for your scenario. Fortunately, Missouri is a low closing cost state, so that helps. It's certainly possible to avoid points (assuming credit scores are good) and it MAY be possible to structure the loan with a lender credit to help offset the closing costs somewhat. It is more difficult for lenders to pay costs on smaller loans, as any lender credit will be based on a % of the loan size. Questions on lender paid closing costs? Give me a call or shoot me an email, I write loans nationally! Thanks, Ted ... more
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Leigh-Jo Anz…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Leigh-Jo Anzures answered:
Which property are you referring to?

Leigh-Jo
Syan Real Estate
Call/Text: (505) 730-8181
New Mexico Real Estate: http://www.syan.com
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Jennifer Rios, Real Estate Pro in Leawood, KS
Sun Mar 2, 2014
Jennifer Rios answered:
Hello! I work with many investors and have properties like this come available all the time. I can think of a handle now. Please contact me and I can send you a list.
Jennifer 816-699-6619 ... more
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Maria Morton, Real Estate Pro in Kansas City, MO
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Maria Morton answered:
If you'll click on "Check availability' you can ask that question of the people renting it out.
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adeder, Both Buyer and Seller in Milwaukee, WI
Wed Feb 19, 2014
adeder answered:
I bought a house recently, it will be available after I do some rehab on it, its a 2 bedroom, 1 bath in zip 84127. If the location is good for you let me know, email me your email and phone number so we can talk. My email is dano@adeder.net, thanks.

Dan
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