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Home Buying in Lebanon : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Aug 4, 2015
Will Johnson answered:
You'll have to get in touch with your realtor (who placed the listing on Trulia), or the Trulia help desk. Unfortunately, the agents here at Trulia Voices don't have access to listings that aren't our own. Best of luck to you! ... more
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Fri Nov 28, 2014
Yanoska Diaz answered:
You must log in your profile and change your notification settings. Hope it helps!
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Fri Jun 20, 2014
Linda Mckenzie answered:
When you say "goes under" ... I am assuming you mean he goes "bankrupt", in which case I would start by looking at the way in which the builder currently has titled his property(s) ... at least the one or ones that you are aware that he owns. Then I would do a title search for any other property found under that same owner's name. It could happen that the builder has spread his properties into other entities, in which case you would have to become a pretty good spy! (almost as much fun as tracing family geneology!) A good title company with a competent attorney could certainly help you with that. ... more
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Thu Feb 27, 2014
Karen Mitchell answered:
Trulia has crime statistics available on this site. You may also want to try www.crimereports.com for that information. I applaud you for your diligence.
Good luck, let me know if I may be of assistance.
Thanks and be well, Karen Mitchell
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Tue Jan 21, 2014
razzybaby2 asked:
any water homes in my price range of $100,000 to $130,000? I would like a small lake home that is one story with a 2 car garage and at least 2 bed/2 bath. Central air and heat.
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Thu Jul 4, 2013
Kendall Woods answered:
I have a 2380 sq ft home on 12.56 acres all fenced and cross fenced with barn that has water and electric ran to it. Well on property with second petk site. two creeks. home built in 2008. it is 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths with large walk in closets, garden tub and seperate shower and double vanities in master bath, trey cielings, energy efficient, tilt in windows, all stainless steel applinaces, with custom made refrigerator to remain in home, new carpet, new paint, etc. many extras, detached two car garage with bonus room that is unfinished up stairs, etc. It is move in ready. I am asking 250,000 and I am willing to let my tractor go in the price. ... more
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Wed Jun 26, 2013
Reed Working answered:
I don't think it would be possible to give an accurate estimate. Each situation is different and could fall through for any number of reasons. Most agents are pretty savvy on whether a deal is good or questionable, even though we are all sometimes surprised.

It may be possible to put a back up offer on a contracted property. I have done that for clients and I have accepted those on listings where I thought a deal was questionable. Someone in that scenario is going to be disappointed. It also means that you as the backup offerer are tied up until the deal is done or you pull out. Either way it means you are waiting without really knowing what the outcome will be, and possibly waisting time while other potential homes pass you by.
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Wed Jun 26, 2013
Reed Working answered:
It should be pretty quickly, within 48-72 hours. Some websites may be delayed in updating their data. You might want to consider using realtracs dot com as it is connected in real time to the Middle Tennessee MLS system. You would still be better off working directly with a Realtor and having them help find you a home. There are some things you need to do in advance of making an offer, and they can help guide you through that process. Their service is free and they can show you any home listed regardless of what company has it for sale. They work on your behalf to the exclusion of others. ... more
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Wed Jun 26, 2013
Reed Working answered:
Probably not. The local MLS system allows a property to be listed as active with a contingency which means there is a contract on the property but is dependent on financing, inspection or other variables. It also means that the property is still showing active on all websites. Until the listing agent moves the property to pending it shows active on the internet feed that Zillow and others tap into. It is typical for homes to be under contract in this way and you would not know it unless you're working directly with a Realtor.

You will also find that given the active market in Wilson County, nice homes that are well priced don't stay on the market all that long. It is possible for those types of listings to go under contract even before they pop up on Zillow. My suggestion is that if you're really serious about buying a home you should get with an agent so they can keep you informed and you don't waste your efforts. Choose an agent you're comfortable with. Any agent can show any property and their service is completely free to you as they are paid by the seller of the home you ultimately purchase. Good luck.
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Fri Jun 7, 2013
David Huffaker answered:
Yes, there are options available to you. It's important that you speak with a knowledgeable loan officer. As Realtors, we know enough to guide you, but don't let anyone and everyone start pulling your credit. As Tina said below give her a call or email. Or if you are looking in Wilson County, let me know and I will get you in touch with someone local. ... more
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Sat Jul 7, 2012
Reed Working answered:
They actually have titles just like cars, so until it is on a permanent foundation it's not considered "real property" but rather "personal property". I'd say usually the double wide and the land would go together and be priced as a whole unless it's spelled out differently. ... more
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Sat Jul 7, 2012
Reed Working answered:
It is possible but I don't believe I have ever seen that listed in the MLS. You'd need to contact the owner's agent and see if they would be open to such an arrangement.
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Tue Feb 28, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
No. A single or double wide is almost like buying a car, it's personal property until it is placed on a permanent foundation. It can also be placed on a rented lot or in a rented trailer park with other ones. ... more
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