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Thu Mar 9, 2017
labern answered:
Same problem here.. emails just STOPPED with no warning & NO CUSTOMER SERVICE!!! BAD for Trulia!
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Mon Dec 19, 2016
Broro789 asked:
I have seen many properties on your website that have been in pre-coreclosure, NOD, LIS for a while now. How long until they normally go into full foreclosure status and how does one obtain…
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Mon Dec 19, 2016
Broro789 asked:
I have seen many properties on your website that have been in pre-coreclosure, NOD, LIS for a while now. How long until they normally go into full foreclosure status and how does one obtain…
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Fri Feb 28, 2014
Gary Gorski answered:
The age old premise here is equal representation for both sides: Seller Agent for the Seller and Buyer Agent for the Buyer.In NY State an agent must up front disclose who they are working for in WRITING. Why would a buyer settle for anything less than FULL representation on one of the largest decisions of their life.. A builders agent is often a highly skilled negotiator and/or agent working with the BEST INTEREST of the Seller/ Builder in mind. As with most Residential Real Estate listings, the Seller or the Builder/Owner UP FRONT, agrees to pay a commission to a Buyer Agent. If one goes direct to the Sellers Agent,understand, that agent stands to take both sides of the commission perhaps while still acting on behalf of the seller/builder/owner. Might I suggest interviewing agents that will have your best interest at heart. ... more
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Sat Nov 23, 2013
Heath Coker answered:
I would use a local rental professional to save time and money and also to make sure you don't miss a great rental.


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Tue Jan 29, 2013
Heath Coker answered:
Drive around and meet people.
Ask those who live there.
Interview the school professionals, coaches, etc.
Park in a neighborhood and see who notices you sitting there in your car.
Walk and talk.

Of course choosing a local real estate pro can help you save a lot of time.
(Not me, I'm on the Cape, but I can help you choose a local pro if you need help.)


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Fri Aug 3, 2012
Grace asked:
Can you tell me where my listing is....
I would like to upload photos....
Also the emai links you sent to me never opened up in the browser can you tell me why?
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Wed May 9, 2012
Yuan Li answered:
Hi there,

I am sorry that your broker did not work out well for you. Please check out my team website: http://www.recommendedlocalrealtors.com/page/for-buyers

Based on your description, we should be able to meet your needs if provided an opportunity to help you.

Without a contract, you are not bound to any realtor/brokers. And the same here, we do not try to bind buyers with contracts. We will do our best and the decision is always in your hand.

Yuan's Team Realty
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Tue Jul 27, 2010
Bobbi Stewart answered:
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, its an awful town, I'm getting out. The high school has not taught my children anything.....too many drugs and too much trouble. I would not suggest it at all. ... more
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Mon Feb 23, 2009
Deb Nicholls answered:
I think you were asking about buying one unit ( a condo) in a 2-unit property, not buying a whole two family to live in one unit and rent out the other. So there are a few things to consider about living in two-family.

First, you will have no control over the other occupants. (You won't in a single family either, but there is usually more separation.) You will have to think about how you will get along, because decisions about when to fix the roof, paint the siding, or replace the driveway (for example) will have to be agreed on. If you buy a condo in a multi-family, make sure you read the condo documents carefully and understand how these decisions are made. If there are condo fees, who controls the spending? I once had a client who had trouble selling her unit because exterior repairs were needed, and the other owner refused to contribute. In another sale, my buyer rejected a beautiful unit because the unit next door had trash all over their side of the yard.

So if you are thinking of a two-family, your best bet is to buy the whole thing, and rent out ther other half. Then the advice below from Marybeth wiill be very important. Good luck!
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Fri Jan 30, 2009
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