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Sat Jan 28, 2017
Aaron Lovett answered:
I use a couple of local lenders who can work with 620 or higher credit scores. It's going to depend on more than your credit score. Job history, earnings, etc. all come into play. There's no need to pay for "credit repair", you can do that yourself by getting caught up on payments, reducing outstanding debt, limiting available credit, etc. ... more
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Wed Dec 16, 2015
My NC Homes Team answered:
Not unless it's a requirement for a particualr first time buyer loan program. That said there's certainly no harm in gaining information and knowledge, but in answer to your question there is no requirement to do so. ... more
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Fri Apr 10, 2015
stacy answered:
Typically an investor will use a formula to determine buying a property. For example, if homes like yours retail in the area for $100,000, they will discount the home for their profit after fixing it. So say they want to make 30% profit Then they back out what repairs need to happen in order to sell the property at retail.


$100,000.00 Retail
x 30% for profit
= $70,000.00
- $15,000.00 Repairs (paint, carpet, ect)

$55,000.00 offer
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Wed Mar 11, 2015
Will Johnson answered:
I would always suggest to look through the house yourself and to pay for a home inspections. It's definitely a worthwhile investment and can save you thousands of dollars (or more!) Best of luck to you! ... more
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Fri May 2, 2014
Rob Foglia answered:
Hi Stephine,

What kind of info are you looking for? I'd love to help!

Rob Foglia
Realtor at Keller Williams Nashville
Mobile: 615-238-7578
Office: 615-425-3607 ... more
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Fri May 2, 2014
Rob Foglia answered:
Hi Jack,

According to the tax records, this is a commercial building with 10,500 square feet. If you're still looking for help with this property or any others, please feel free to give me a call or email me, as I'd be happy to help. Thanks for your time,

Rob Foglia
Realtor at Keller Williams Nashville
Mobile: 615-238-7578
Office: 615-425-3607
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Fri May 2, 2014
Rob Foglia answered:
I believe you can list it on the Trulia site for a fee. Contact their customer support, and they should be able to help you. If you'd like a complimentary Market Analysis on your home, feel free to contact me. I'd be happy to advise you with a suggested list price, and all I ask in return is that you consider using my services when you look for something to buy. Thanks for your time,

Rob Foglia
Realtor at Keller Williams Nashville
Mobile: 615-238-7578
Office: 615-425-3607
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Tue Apr 8, 2014
Rob Foglia answered:
Hi Jovani,

I'm sorry no one has answered your question yet. If you're still looking for safety statistics on certain neighborhoods, check out This will tell you any crimes that have occurred in different neighborhoods. If you need any help with anything else, please feel free to contact me at 615-238-7578, or email me at ... more
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Tue Apr 8, 2014
Rob Foglia answered:
Hi Jeffrey,

You haven't included an address in your question. Please feel free to contact me at 615-238-7578 or at, with what you're looking for, and I'll do everything I can to help you find the home you're looking for! ... more
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Thu Feb 13, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Bank owned can be purchased with FHA loans--keep in mind that some of the properties may need extensive work, therefore also discuss 203K rehab loans with your loan officer, so that way you will know all your options; be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in order to determine your price range and for any offers to be taken seriously. ... more
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Wed Jan 1, 2014
Bailie Rhea Hodges answered:

Here is a link to a website that will allow you to research any properties you have questions about.

I hope this helps.

-Bailie and Paul ... more
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Thu Dec 5, 2013
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Sat Apr 20, 2013
Prentiss Holt answered:
The area is very close to some major shopping centers, as Marsha said, at the Sam Ridley Parkway. However, if you're able to get on the interstate, you're just a short drive away some several of Nashville's largest shopping centers. ... more
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Mon Mar 4, 2013
Marsha Fulghum answered:
The best source for crime statistics in any area is to contact the local law enforcement agencies. Real estate agents are not allowed to comment on this topic.
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Thu Jan 17, 2013
Jason Sparrow answered:
I would be glad to provide you detailed history on any address. As a Realtor, I have access to listing history, prior sales, tax records and data, and other background information on homes in the middle Tennessee area. Feel free to call or email me the address in question and I will do my best to answer any questions you have about the history of the home. No pressure, just honest knowledge and advice.
Jason Sparrow - 615-939-6630 -
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Tue Jul 17, 2012
Paul Miller answered:
Hi Sarah,
Good for you for being proactive about your credit! The 544 score needs a little help, but you can fix that. Your best bet is to speak with a good loan officer, either at a bank or a mortgage brokerage. The good ones will not just ignore you because you need a little help. The really good ones will help you put together a plan, based on your circumstances, that will help you lift that score. They usually have some good advice on what to prioritze first to get you the most bang for your buck with the reporting agencies. As the score starts climbing, you will have more options! You'd be amazed how scores can improve in as little as six months when you have a good plan in place! Think about local banks that keep their loans in house rather than selling them off to big investors. Sometimes they see you more as a person than just a credit score. That combined with your hard work clearing things up might help a lot. The local loan officers should also have a good understanding of the programs that are available for all borrowers in your area. Best of luck to you going forward. Let me know if you have any questions, and keep us posted on how you are doing!
Paul Miller
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Mon Oct 3, 2011
Rosemary Greene answered:
Hello Sidious,

Since you are going through a chapter 13 you will not be able to qualify to buy a home but your girlfriend might. Since she may be the only one who may qualify that will be the only income that can be counted when checking to see if and how much she can qualify for. She will need to check with several lenders and see if she can get prequalified and if she can they will give her a good faith estimate, ie. how much she can borrow,etc. They should also guide you into how you can get your credit cleaned up and how long it may take.

Hope this helps!
Rosemary Greene
Bob Parks Realty, Smryna TN
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Sun Jun 22, 2008
Cameron Piper answered:

There are three factors that will determine the salability of your home.


All three factors must be appropriately balanced in order for a home to sell. They are based on an inverse relationship, so if ones moves in a positive or negative direction, one or both of the remaining factors will need to adjust in the opposite direction.

I find that more often than not the problem is price but you will have to ask your realtor what more can be done in their maketing, what improvement that you could make (but will rarely return dollar for dollar) and what price he/she would recommend at this point.

Cameron Piper
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