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Sun Jul 31, 2016
Pixiechick723 asked:
Fri Jul 17, 2015
Farrah Rudd answered:
Is it listed with an agent? If you uploaded the pictures yourself Trulia should have emailed you. Otherwise you claim it by going to the listing and I believe it's in the bottom left. It will walk you through a verification process. I live and work in Lebanon. I sold 687 Natalie last year. I would love to help you if you choose to have a Realtor. Thank you! Hope this helps. ... more
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Mon Jun 8, 2015
Olena and Fabian Robinson answered:
Either would work better than the old furniture you currently have based on the condition you mentioned. Staging typically showcases the space well best but buyers will still identify potential with simple actions like cleaning and excellent lighting ... more
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Tue Apr 7, 2015
Bill Burress answered:
You may be able to negotiate a 6-7 month lease provided you reduce their risk. Maybe paying more per month, larger deposit and first and last months rent. If that doesn't work, you might review the lease to see if sub-leasing is prohibited under the terms of the lease for the remainder of the 12 month lease. ... more
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Tue May 27, 2014
Aaron and Cheree Tiry answered:
Have you checked out the "rent" section at the top of Trulia? There may be something in there. Otherwise you could also check to see what they have for posted for rentals. ... more
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Fri May 9, 2014
Diana Hellman answered:
It is the agent's job to highlight the best features of your home, along with help from you with regard to supplying information about updates and special features. If you have done what is needed cosmetically, in terms of condition, painting, and it is in a good location and it is priced correctly, all of these things considered, the buyers will know this as they will be comparing your property with others. ... more
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Wed Jul 24, 2013
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Jonathan that is one of the least expensie ways to buy a second home. I have a loan officer that jas done this for me before. Give me a call.
Jim gordon 513.886.5250
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Thu Apr 25, 2013
charles.margerum answered:
of course my attorney says yes...they promised me the moon when i filed, but now i'm finding out different. Just need to know
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Thu Apr 25, 2013
You can google the landlords name, the name of the complex, and or the address of the unit. Some disgruntled tenants may have posted comments on sites such as topix etc.

Best of Luck;

Christina Solorzano
CEO & SR Credit Repair Specialist at
Everlasting Credit Repair
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Thu Apr 4, 2013
Hello Tracy. Do you have proof of the agreement you made with Regions Bank? Do you have proof of all the payments you have made to date reflecting the dates of the payment(s) made to Regions? If so, type a letter stating so to all three credit reporting agencies. (Experian, Equifax, and Trans Union) providing them the copy of the agreement and the copies of all payments made to date. The credit reporting agencies should make the proper changes to the account reflecting the on time payments. Now how is this account actually being reported? In other words what is the description that is under the listed account, some may show sold for less than owed, etc. If you have copies of the agreement made with Regions it isn't legal what they are doing and are in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Under the FCRA Section 623. Under this section furnishers of information such as Regions have certain responsibilities when reporting information to the Consumer Reporting Agencies. Go online and look up FCRA Section 623 and familiarize yourself with this law. As your letter will reference this law. Be sure to send your letter to Regions Administrative Office via Certified Mail with Return Receipt. This should get their attention. If they still refuse to correct the information you do have the right to sue them under this Act. Now this will only work if you do have proper record keeping. Meaning you have a signed agreement with your payment arrangements and proof of all of your on-time payments. I am not an attorney. I hope this information helps you correct your credit. Best of Luck. Christina Solorzano of Everlasting Credit Repair. ... more
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Tue Feb 5, 2013
Elizabeth Spear answered:
Hello, We think you meant to post this in Lebanon Indiana rather than Lebanon Ohio. The Indiana zip code is 46052.
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Fri Aug 10, 2012
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Some of it depends on what type of bankruptcyyou filed. If you went 7 my understanding is 2 years after the discharge date for FHA. Some circumstances allow someone in 13 to purchase a home while in 13. You need to talk to a good loan officer to get the best answer for you. If you want the name and number of a loan officer in our area that I work with drop me a line. ... more
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Fri May 18, 2012
Elizabeth Spear answered:
Hello, We're local agents who live in Lebanon. I don't see an actual address associated with this property or we might be able to provide you some insight into the details. Our experience with area lender owned properties is that there are often condition issues. With no one occupying them, they're prone to deterioration and a drop in value. We've encountered homes with significant mold issues, broken pipes, vandalism and theft inside of furnace parts.

By itself, one lender owned property by itself isn't going to pull down the neighborhood values provided there are other sales holding "normal" value. The problem is when a neighborhood has an abundance of foreclosed homes, and unfortunately that may lead to depressed values for everyone.
Bill & Liz Spear
RE/MAX Elite
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Sun Oct 16, 2011
Elizabeth Spear answered:
Hello Mike,
We're local REALTORS(R) and long time Lebanon residents. That home on the corner of Mound and Mulberry was originally up for short sale, but was foreclosued and is currently a HUD home. When they brought it back on the market, they didn't come back with a Cincinnati MLS entry, but only in Dayton MLS. As of 9/26/2011, it's marked Pending (under contract) in the Dayton MLS. Unless the deal falls through, it should transfer to the new owners.
If we can help you further, please don't hesitate to contact us!
Liz and Bill
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Sat Jun 25, 2011
Alan May answered:
There is no standard "purchase agreement", they tend to vary region to region, sometimes office-to-office.

You can find many purchase agreements online, and at office supply stores (both online and in person)... but as everyone else has said... if you're going into a home purchase, please don't be penny-wise and pound foolish.

We recognize that you're likely trying to save money on Realtor's commission, okay... fair enough. But be smart enough to recognize that there are probably things that you don't know that could bite you in the hindquarters that would easily cost you more than the Realtor's commission. So at least, please, hire an attorney to take care of all the necessary paperwork, and guide the transaction to a smooth closing.

Good luck.
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Fri Sep 17, 2010
David Hale answered:
HI James,

Most agents that list bank owned properties get started by signing up to complete BPOs (broker price opinions) for banks or REO companies. You can buy lists or REO companies online or you can just find them one at a time with google.

Once you start completing BPOs your job is to find a way to make your name stand out with those companies. I completed about 70 BPOs this year and listed 3 bank owned properties that came directly from those BPOs. The listings were hard work. The BPOs were hard work. But I'm still glad I did it and I'm being told that I will be listing 2 more REO properties in January. I never believe anything until I have it in writing but I think I'm making progress.

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Mon Apr 19, 2010
Barbara Q. answered:
Jake - Even when you are listed with an agent...Buyers sometimes make additional requests after the inspection or during the attorney review and if the Seller will not comply...the Buyer chooses to walk.

So don't take it personally.
You want to be a FSBO? Man up! and Move on!
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Mon Mar 22, 2010
Geoffn answered:
Take a look at LABhaus. They are base in Pennsylvania, but are servicing modern prefab as far as Chicago. They are a very nice line as well.
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Fri Feb 6, 2009
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Simon I would recommend that you talk to a tax professional that is familiar with real estate not all are. There may be some things that you can depreciate at a quicker rate than the home. As for the Senate bill we will all have to see what the final bill that is signed into law says. ... more
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