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Sat May 20, 2017
Taniaanguiano714 asked:
My husband and I are purchasing a home our loan is 265,000
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Fri Oct 21, 2016
Cindy asked:
Buyer put offer on house pending appraisal and to close on the 14th "no later." We asked buyer to put rush on appraisal quite early but they didn't until two weeks before projected closing…
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Tue Jan 19, 2016
Jessica Fields answered:
I think you may have typed your question in the title. I'm not sure what your question is, but if it's related to real estate feel free to contact me directly.
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Wed Oct 14, 2015
89jackmoore answered:
Yeah, I would leverage the sellers a little. Use the fact that no one's going to buy unless they have a drainage contractor fix it, and be willing to give a little bit. I'm sure they'll come around and have it fixed before long. They might just not realize that it's as big of a deal as it is. ... more
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Mon Jul 27, 2015
Sally and Bud Shelly answered:
Super easy...couple of back ways right into downtown or west Salem. Pdx is very easy also. Thru Newberg, etc. Love Mac. Moved here from Bend. Super easy to get anywhere. 50 min to coast, 50 min to Portland, and 4o to 50 min to Salem. ... more
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Fri May 15, 2015
Jackson Willis answered:
If this was filled out on a form it probably means that the house is heated in a different method than anything listed. Generally that would mean something more out of the box. I would suggest contacting the realtor to ensure that it is something that you're comfortable with. If it isn't you might want to request a reduced price or that they have an allowance in place to allow you to install a new system once you move in.
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Mon Mar 23, 2015
Mea123 asked:
Is there any lender in oregon that approve mortgages to home buyers that have a work permit that renews yearly? I've been in the US for over 15 years just recieved my work permit 4…
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Mon Mar 23, 2015
Mea123 asked:
Is there any lender in oregon that approve mortgages to home buyers that have a work permit that renews yearly? I've been in the US for over 15 years just recieved my work permit 4…
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Sat Feb 14, 2015
Charlotte Turner,ABR®,e-PRO® answered:
It's a horrible problem on here. I wish they would address it. I spend the first several minutes just looking through and flagging spam posts every morning. Sometimes I go several pages before I see the first legitimate post. ... more
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Tue Jan 28, 2014
Alan May answered:
I've also heard them called gas-start/wood burning.... when it's merely a gas-start fireplace.

I would presume that when they call it gas fireplace... it's strictly gas. Now the question would be is it a ventless-gas fireplace, or is there a true flu??

Ventless-gas puts 100% of it's heat into the room, and a gas-fireplace with a flu sends some percentage of its heat up the chimney. Ventless gas, even those that are a small flame, and mostly decorative, can put a lot of heat into the room, and a smaller room can become oppresively hot rather quickly.
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Tue Oct 15, 2013
Michelle Welch answered:
Hi Elizabeth,

I live here in McMinnville - I'd be glad to give insight on homes and lots here in Mac. Being a local Real Estate Broker I'm only a few munites away from most homes here. Cell: 503-560-4976.

What is the address your following?

Thank you

Michelle Welch, Realtor
Coldwell Banker Professional Group
McMinnville / Newberg
Cell: 503-560-4976
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Fri Nov 23, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
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Thu Oct 25, 2012
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi covenantwmn,

That's a good question! You should work directly with an agent who can help you learn more about that specific property (and probably will know a lot about similar properties in the area). To find an agent, just click on the yellow button on the property's listing and you will be able to start a dialogue.

Please let me know if you have any questions or if I can help with anything else. I am happy to be a resource for you. Good luck with the search!

Ali, Trulia Voices Community Manager
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Tue Jul 6, 2010
Gloria answered:
If you would like a large building site I have a nicely priced piece in Yamhill County. Great views, set in beautiful rolling foothills for which Oregon's Yamhill Valley is known. Southern exposure and within easy commute of McMinnville and Westside Portland.

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Sat Sep 5, 2009
Sandy Mitchell answered:
One of my favorite subdivisions in McMinnville at the moment is The West Wind Country Estates, located off of Hill Rd. Really nice 1/2 to 1 acre lots. There is also Michelbook Meadows, to get there, you turn left on Cottonwood off of Hill Rd. I haven't heard of one called MCM Estates. Let me know if you would like more information about these or if you would like me to send you a list of available lots in the McMinnville Area, I would be happy to do that for you.

Sandy Mitchell
Broker/Buyer's Agent
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Fri Aug 21, 2009
TMcD answered:
I would like to thank each of you and Emily for your thoughts, feedback, suggestions, and positive action. There really is justice in this world, and I am thankful for that. If the author of the defammatory blog will accept my apology for whatever had caused the sense of wrong to her I offer it now. ... more
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Sat Jan 17, 2009
Voices Member answered:
Rosita, This might help you find what you are looking for......

See if your county doesn't have a mailing list or specific sales date. Check the local papers for legal notices...

This site will help you find public records....

This might help to....
It 's the gov. site for gov. sales

Hope some of this might help, Dunes
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Fri Dec 19, 2008
Voices Member answered:
Margee, This gov. site has info and a calculator you might enjoy taking a look at. It allows you to put in your home price at time of purchase and then gives you back an estimate of it's value now...It might give you a general idea of how prices are changing in your area.

Hope this helps a little and you enjoy it, Dunes
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Fri Oct 31, 2008
Emily Erekuff answered:
Hi Rosalee,

Here is a breakdown of the stats provided on the My Listings page and an explanation of what each measures.

Results: The number of times a user has seen your listing in search results. This number is an indication of how many people have an interest in similar listings.

Details:The number of times a user has viewed your listing on its own. This number is an indication of how many people have interest in this specific listing.

Clicks:The number of times a user has clicked from Trulia onto your site to view more details on a listing. This number is an indication of how many people have a very strong interest in this specific listing.

Please let us know if you have any further questions.

Best Wishes,

Emily Gibson
Community Moderator
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Tue Aug 26, 2008
Dirk Knudsen answered:

These are all good ideas but none can replace going in and sitting down with an experienced and good agent. You have #s all over the Board right now.....distress and short sales...mis-represented sales prices and data and lots of big seller paid concessions which will never show in the comps on line.

Get help and sit down and analyze things with an agent. Hey it's free and if you are going to win in this market you have to have a great agent. Bottom line you can get a deal or get dealt! Get an agent my man!

Take care;


Dirk Knudsen
#1 rated Re\Max team in Oregon
Broker \Owner
Re\max metro
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