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Thu Oct 20, 2016
Ngerber asked:
listing is for 12 collis ct, lutherville, MD 21093. also, when i click on my listing in zillow agent it takes me to…
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Fri Dec 5, 2014
June Piper-Brandon, MRP answered:
This question doesn't have an easy answer.
When you do any renovation at all you have to decide why you are doing it. Are you doing it to add value to the home or are you doing it for yourself. What ever you do, you'll want to be sure it's done well and professionally. When you go to resell your home are the majority of buyers going to see the value in your renovation that you do? I live in the Lutherville area and have sold a lot of houses. A lot of buyers in the area are professionals with families who find value in having a master bath, the demand is for 3 and 4 bedroom homes with 2 to 3 bathrooms. The third bathroom doesn't necessarily need to be on the main bedroom level and it can be a half or a 3/4 bath. You may find having a 3rd bathroom on the bedroom level isn't necessarily going to add as much value as it would cost and might not make your house sell any faster. ... more
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Sat Dec 7, 2013
Tanya Ess-Young answered:
I recommend calling a couple of real estate offices in your area and leaving your information with their front desk. Please see the provided link below.
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Sat Dec 7, 2013
Kim Housley asked:
It's tough out there. We're available to occupy as early as Jan 15th, ideally February 1, either way, we're ready. Looking for minimum 1yr lease but prefer 2yr lease. MUST allow dog, small…
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Sat Aug 17, 2013
Gerry McLoughlin answered:
Hi Joyce
Check out my fsbo tips. I have a network of really good agents if you need a free referral. Best Wishes, Gerry
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Sat Sep 8, 2012
Mary Petti answered:
Yes its important but the previous thread went on for days.
Just don't know where people dig up these old questions. After All this time the only people that see the answers are the people who clicked the follow this question button. ... more
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Wed Nov 2, 2011
Jesse and Jeri Hannon answered:
Each condo subdivision within Mays Chapel has it own set of restrictions. For example, Straffan does not allow rentals, but Tralee does allow them. If you would like more information about this, please call me at 410-215-4201. Best, Jeri Hannon ... more
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Sat Oct 1, 2011
Rocky123 answered:
Thanks everyone! Have a great wonderful bless weekend.
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Mon Jul 25, 2011
Temi Akojie answered:
Your agent has a fiduciary duty to always look out for your best interest. Its can of hard to say whether they're acting in your best interest if they want to rent it later on. However, it may be a win win. You have to treat him like any other tenant you want renting your property. You need to see credit scores ahead of time, paystubs, W-2's and see if they can even really afford to rent the home and find out what their current rental history is for the last 2 years.
I think once you see him as a possible tenant vs your realtor things will start to clear up a lot more. If the answers come back shaky then its best he stay your Realtor and not your tenant.

Remember, a lot of people are downsizing, they got in way over their heads during the boom and he/she may have been one of them. It doesn't necessarily mean ditch them unless you are seriously uncomfortable. You have to have some level of trust with your Realtor.

Temi Akojie
Keller Williams Preferred Properties
Direct:301-337-7325 (REAL)
Fax: 240-296-5140
REAL market, REAL agent, REAL results
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Fri Jan 7, 2011
Jack Flash answered:
Hi Marylou,

My address book is so full of lenders that I can't imagine referring business to anyone new. My advice is to go after new agents who have not yet established relationships with several lenders already.

Also, some food for thought. I have found with most lenders and attorneys that they're always eager to give out their card and get new business. But they often forget it's a two way street. Every lender has an address book just like we agents do. Think about leading by example. Give leads to agents and they'll begin to think of you when they have a new client. Personally, I think giving leads is the best way to get them.

Good luck.

Jack Jentzen
Prudential Starck Realtors
(224) 234-5276
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Sat Jan 1, 2011
Darren Ahearn answered:
Sam-- No Doc loans are gone forever !! They will just be a figment of our imagination- BUT I do know that it is always best to talk to a local lender in MD-- Remember the golden rule- if it sounds too good to be true then it probably is- good luck ... more
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