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Tue Apr 26, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
Typically tenant comes with the house until the lease expires. I would suggest that you read your lease again.

Susie Kay
Seniors Real Estate Specialist
Certified Home Stager

United Real Estate Dallas
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Tue Nov 17, 2015
Courtney Denman asked:
Sun May 17, 2015
Brian F. Walsh Buyer's Agent answered:
You cannot at the moment Trulia does not allow FSBO listings you must have an agent. If you want to go without professional help you can try Craigslist or
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Fri Jun 13, 2014
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Wed Jun 4, 2014
Kim Oldfield answered:
Contact me for more information....Homeowner Opportunity Program – A Disaster Recovery Housing Program through which income-qualified applicants who lives in FEMA-designated “High Risk” areas or
areas of high minority and/or poverty concentration (as approved by GLO) may elect to
relocate to a safer and higher opportunity area. This program will involve relocation
counseling and the provision of licensed real estate professionals to explain the options and
choices available.
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Mon Nov 18, 2013
Faylene Defrancis answered:
Yes, Josh, there is! You can go to www.har/FayleneDefrancis, select "FIND A HOME" from the top toolbar, then type in address and it should come up for you.

If you have any problems, you can email me directly and I will forward the information to you utilizing your email.

If you have any questions, you can call me directly at 832-452-9546.


Faylene Defrancis, Realtor
RE/MAX 1st Source

Direct: 832-452-9546
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Wed Aug 14, 2013
Patteann answered:
Since our management association as agreed to cover damages, my condo is no longer on the market. Praise God for answered prayers. Thanks for your interest and best of luck in finding another property. ... more
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Thu Jun 13, 2013
Ginger Pampolina answered:
Back a while you had inquired about this particular property. It is an excellent home and in move in condition. There has been wood flooring put into the gameroom as well as the stairway. Please re-visit this property and let me know if you have any questions. ... more
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Tue May 21, 2013
Stacy Jenkins answered:
You will need to go the LaPorte police department website or call them directly as they can give you the correct and accurate answer.
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Wed Jul 25, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
Understand that the LISTING PRICE has one primary objective, to attract attention: It is not intended to be set in stone, and in many cases it is not even a good guideline toward the SELLING PRICE.

Some Sellers believe that by setting the LISTING PRICE high, they can always come down, and people will make an offer anyway: WRONG! Buyers will just bypass the property and look at houses that are within their price range. And six months from now, the Seller will slowly start lowering the PRICE, (this is called “chasing the curve”) and Buyers will be asking the question; “What’s wrong with that house?” and “Why has it been on the Market so long?”

Other Sellers set the LISTING PRICE low, to attract multiple offers. (The correct strategy.) We are asked; “Aren’t you obligated to sell at this price if someone offers it?” The answer is probably not; for that to happen, you would first have to have only one offer, and secondly, the offer would have be exactly the same, down to the smallest detail, (please discuss this with your Realtor).
Another thought; Buyer will search for potential properties by groups; for example, $400,000 to $450,000, and $250,000 to $300,000. If your house is priced at $460,000 or $310,000, the Buyers will never see it. (something else to discuss with your Agent.)

Different Banks have different philosophies about pricing their properties: You cannot draw any conclusions without a good analysis.

Have your Realtor do a CMA, (Comparative Market Analysis) to help you determine your Offering Price. It is the surest way to determine the Market Value of the property.
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Mon Jun 25, 2012
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
Which house, no address, no link even a local La Porte TX Realtor will not be able to give you a good
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Thu Jun 7, 2012
Guy Gimenez answered:
No way to answer you question with any kind of certainty because your post doesn't contain enough information. Do you mean only buyer's closing costs / fees....both buyer's and seller's closing costs / fees....buyer agent fees? ... more
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Thu Apr 1, 2010
Mike asked:
Tue Mar 30, 2010
Randy Rowan answered:
Attempting to determine. Do you have additional info?
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Tue Feb 23, 2010
Ronda Allen answered:
There are VA loans and USDA loans, which are both 100% loans with zero down-payment required. Traditional FHA loans can be had for as little as 3.5% down if you qualify.

Also, you might look into an MCC (Mortgage Credit Certificate) program or a city grant program. There are MANY loan programs out there, but you have to find the right lenders, who are trained on the requirements and experienced processing these loans. The website below should be of help. ... more
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Mon Apr 27, 2009
Margaret T. Hatcher answered:
How is it being fixed that you will not be liable. Is it an agreement from the court or an agreement from the finance company.
Take the agreement to a lender and check. If it is an agreement with the wife - give up.
Please let us know about the agreement and the answer when you find out. Thank you
Good luck
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Wed Nov 12, 2008
Juan Carlos answered:
Hi Cristina,

Great question. Any licensed realtor in your town should be able to help you with this - it os fairly easy. This will only be for your bennefit and the bank will not be able to use these comps. The bank will order an appraisal on their own, charge YOU for it, and then based on the "new" valu of the house you can decide if it is a good idea to refinance or not. The comps your realtor gives you should be very helpful and they should give you a very close figure of what the actual appraisal will be.

Hope this helps.

Juan Carlos
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Tue Nov 11, 2008
Juan Carlos answered:
Hi Kristina,

Great question, I just need a liitle more infor from you.
Keep in mind that real estate is only worth what the market will bear. What property are you wanting to refinance? What is the current mortgage? Are you going to refinance 100%.
Feel free to contact me at your convenience for a free market analysis and if I can be of further assistance.

Juan Carlos
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