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Home Buying in Muncie : Real Estate Advice

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Wed May 4, 2016
Mberry72475 asked:
I have looked up various options and have not been able to find them on your website. Or if you could tell me if they are no longer using your website? I would really appreciate it! Thank…
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Tue Mar 3, 2015
James Jodoin answered:
Most states have online Tax assessor records where you can look up the property by address. If that isn't available in your state you can go to the town hall or registrar of deeds and they should be able to give you the information you need. If there is a lien or judgement than it would be recorded publicly somewhere. Also, that is what a title search is for prior to closing so you should pay the money for a title search to make sure it's clear. ... more
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Tue Mar 3, 2015
Joseph Domino answered:
You hire an attorney or title company that knows how to do a "thorough" title search. If you do not know how, you may miss some important information.
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Sat Sep 27, 2014
Mark Kelly answered:
Yes it is as of 9/25/2014. It is listed for $87,900. email me back and we can set up a time to take a look at it. Thanks
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Wed Nov 27, 2013
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
I would suggest calling a few insurance companies in the area to determine.
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Sun Jun 2, 2013
amib813 asked:
I have been trying to find out more info about a foreclosed home in my area. The realty company that has the home says that they are waiting for the bank to release it. The sheriff sale…
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Wed Oct 3, 2012
Tina Lam answered:
If it's a single family, then you're likely looking at paying just the local recording fees and some escrow notary fees. Depending on the contract, you can expect to pay anywhere from as little as $40 to 2% of the purchase price. And, while not a cost of the transaction, you would also be expected to prepay for any upcoming property taxes. ... more
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Tue Jun 19, 2012
Tina Cale answered:
I am honestly not sure. You could check with a couple of lenders that may know...
Jay Johnson, First Republic Mortgage 282-0507
Rod Hinds, Caliber 765-509-0276
Brad Wilson, Capital Trust

Let me know if I can help you with any other info! Do you have a house in mind?
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Fri Feb 17, 2012
Chris Allen answered:
The blog raises a very good point that some may not think of. If you go into a lease w/option to purchase or rent to own agreement ASSUMING that at the end you will be able to buy the home. If you plan to get a mortgage, you need to be aware of the lenders requirements. Most lenders will require some type of rent verification to be done. If you are in a lease w/option to purchase. Not all lenders will accepct your agrement. I spoke to a loan officer recently on this very issue. This particular bank will not accept a lease with and option to purchase. Entering into this type of agreement may hurt you when you go to apply for a loan with certain banks.

Thanks for sharing Jim!
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Mon Feb 21, 2011
Davesnyder1 asked:
ideas? I am looking for the Real Estate agents that handle the work from the banks directly. I hear not all banks send their work to National Preservation Companies who then have vendors…
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Tue Dec 28, 2010
Bob Movin-On answered:
The sheriff sale is set by the court after a judgment of foreclosure is issued. Under normal circumstances the sale date is set 45 to 60 days out giving time for signage to be place on the property and publication. But with the courts so jammed up with foreclosure these dates are being pushed out further and further. Also if the defendant shows up on the court date that sets the sheriff sale date they can ask for more time and in most cases be granted it. The courts do not want people to lose their homes so they will offer more time for things like modifications, short sales, mediation or deed-in-lieu-of agreements.

Good Luck
Bob Patrick
Buy a home after foreclosure expert
Movin-On LLC
Helping families/people that have lose their home get back into a new one in as little as 6 months
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Thu Nov 4, 2010
Dallas Texas answered:
Price per sq. ft. is determined by past 6 months comp's of homes SOLD NOT active on the market in a particular given area. includes room count, year built, pool and etc.

Your listing can provide you this info.

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dallas Business Journal Top Ranked Realtors
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Sat Apr 17, 2010
Emelia Sanchez answered:
Hello Tay Young,

You don't specify what type of auction. An auction like REDC has open houses prior to auction date you can log on to their website and view the inventory, Sign up to attend and follow the directions as far as registering and what you need to take with you and provide to them if you are the winning bidder. For this you may use a realtor to assist you.

For auctions at a courthouse - requires a lot of homework addresses are posted in the newspaper, you need to check who is the foreclosing lien holder and how many liens, you need to determine if property is sill occupied and if you wish to take on the eviction. If you are a newbie at investing probably not the best venue.
You need cash.

Some bank owned homes are a good deal especially if they are not financeable.
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Fri May 9, 2008
Nancy Glickauf ABR answered:
Go to your local goverment website.There you will find an area for search poperties,taxes,etc. Then keeping looking for sales. They will put in the sale date and amount. Or just call a local realtor and they will find the sales price for you in a jiffy from the mls. ... more
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