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Tue Aug 13, 2013
etna asked:
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Thu May 16, 2013
Cynthia C Shrager-Gustein answered:
Hey Mr. Elentro:

Coldwell Banker Casa Bella Realtors is located in Linwood, and is the agency I am licensed with. If you are interested in discussing allowing me an interview for the position as your realtor, kindly contact me at your earliest convenience.

Hope your day is going well.

Cynthia Shrager-Gustein

PS....I closed the sale of a Mayslanding property last Weds.5/15/13
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Thu May 9, 2013
Carrie Cahill answered:
I think there is a lot of good advice here, but one thing I would keep in mind, you do not want to end up with someone starting the eviction process on you. As a landlord, one of the first things I check on a potential tenant is eviction history. Many landlords won't even bother asking for an explanation of why you were evicted as in this case it wouldn't be your fault... They will simply see "eviction" and put you on the bottom of the pile.

If the home is going into sheriff's sale, as stated by others, there are many laws and statutes that are there to protect you as the tenant. I think the advice on contacting is very good advice. Don't do anything until you understand the ramifications of your actions. Don't just stop paying rent on your own because you want to get out of this lease without it affecting your ability to rent in the future.
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Fri May 3, 2013
Jerry Barker answered:
Yes, only a licensed agent can list property for sale on Trulia, Zillow, and virtually any other real estate website for that matter. This is not the type of market that people should be trying to sell their homes on their own. ... more
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Thu Mar 28, 2013
Helene Jeanette answered:
Holly is spot on. You might be able to do 0% down for a USDA or VA loan (if eligible), 3.5% for FHA, 20% for conventional, programs like "live where you work," or you might find seller financing.

I'd love to put you in touch with an expert in this area who has done all of these and can help guide you to the best option for you. Please contact me at or at or just call: 973.207.9803 and let's talk.
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Fri Mar 8, 2013
Juergen Werner answered:
That doesn't make any sense, no offense or anything. I make under 40,000 or so and have a very high credit score...
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Thu Feb 28, 2013
Evergreen At Timber Glen asked:
Mon Nov 5, 2012
Nicholas Jacoby answered:
As stated by Mr. Thomas from Caslifornia, your best option is just to rent and save your money. The only person that benefits from a leas purchase is the seller.
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Wed Aug 22, 2012
My NC Homes Team answered:
You must be listed with a Realtor in order for your home to appear on Trulia. Trulia does not permit for sale by owner listings to be posted.
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Sun Aug 12, 2012
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Do you like having a high level of privacy?
Do you like having your own backyard to putter around in?
Do you want the freedom to paint your house the color you want, or add on if you want?

All of the above may be reasons to go with a single family home, as you are the master of your domain!!!


In a townhome you will give up some of the privacy - most likely you may share a dirveway, and have at least 1 common won't be able to make any exterior changes and will have to abide by the bylaws of the homeowner's association.
(I can't even put up hanging plants outside!)

Have you ever owned a home?

I did for 22 years, and it was great while my son was growing up...... now I am enjoying townhome happy not to deal with landscapers or snow removal people or gutter cleaners or new roofs or exterior painting.......all of that is taken care of in my complex...........that's a big plus for me..........

Ask yourself what is important and would be a plus to you!
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Sun Jul 22, 2012
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Fri Jul 13, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
I am not sure what the laws in Michigan are. For those below here in NC the taxes do not change with a sale. The assessments are changed between 4-8 years and once set they stay the same until the county govt decides to reassess which they can do between 4-8 years. The tax rate can change a little each year but a sale does not affect the assessments. ... more
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Fri Jul 13, 2012
Ed Mawhinney answered:

As Larry stated, you would have to file a tax appeal with the city between Jan. 1 and April 1. The process is very simple and you do not need to hire an attorney, but sometimes that could help.

Just go to the county building in Mayslanding on the 2nd floor to the County Board of Taxation to get all the necessary forms and instructions.

Ed Mawhinney - Mortgage Advisor/Planner
Aurora Financial Group
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Fri Jun 15, 2012
Chris Chiofalo asked:
Where is the closest fire hydrant to the property 1700 drake avenue mays landing no 08330. Thanks
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Tue Apr 10, 2012
Mary Petti answered:
Your contract can't be up if you are in the process of getting the mortgage commitment BUT if the back gave a deadline to close by, you must close by then. Really, get your agent and attorney involved to find out what's happening. ... more
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Fri Nov 18, 2011
It’s a simple process. Complete a 3 page application
No upfront application fee. Home must be worth at least $200,000
If approved:
1. You will sell your home for what you owe. Then lease it back at a monthly payment 40-60% lower than your current mortgage payment. No need to move, stay in your home.
2. After the lease period ends, you can purchase your home at 90% of the current market value with owner financing!
Leave a message at 763-276-1338
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Tue Jun 28, 2011
Jeffrey answered:
This sounds like a classic scam artist that bilked you out of your money. They're all over. Never, I repeat NEVER do business with any company that asks you for some sort of fee, or who says they'll take over your mortgage. They're out to screw you. You can read more about this here:

Jeff Demos
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Fri Dec 17, 2010
Phil DiGiacinto answered:
If you want the home and are willing to wait, sign it, but I would ask your agent why the delay?
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Mon Dec 13, 2010
Nycdrone-53799 answered:
They are playing poker with you and trying to squeeze every last bit from you because you've already probably let on that you love this house by offering more than listed, or simply saying it.

Tell everyone , including your realtor that you have a funny feeling about the whole thing and have to think twice but don't burn any bridges. In the meantime, get yourself some other options by getting another realtor and looking at more properties.
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Sat Dec 11, 2010
Jessica Nooney answered:
Absolutely consult a real estate attorney who can guide you through the proper course of action. Have your inspection reports and Seller Disclosure Statements available for review. The information disclosed by your inspectors and the previous owners will be vitale. I also believe the statute of limitations for litigation in real estate matters is 7 years, so contact an attorney as soon as possible.

Best of luck to you!

Jessica E. Nooney
Weichert Realtors
(609) 654-8633 Ext. 121
(609) 276-8183 (CELL)
(609) 479-5333 (Direct Fax)

"Helping You Reach Your Real Estate Goals - Buying or Selling"
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