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Agent2Agent in Oceanside : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Aug 8, 2015
Yanoska Diaz answered:
There are no rules as long as offers are open to all buyers (owner occupant and investors alike). If you have the money you can purchase as many as you want. Question is, are you interested in buying all of the properties you are making offers to? If you are playing hit or miss, be very careful, you may find yourself liable for escrow.

One quick tip for anyone interested in purchasing Fannie Mae assets. Do NOT waste your time making low ball offers, an offer below 10% or $10,000 of asking price is usually a waste of time. Fannie Mae believes in 90 - 120 days marketing time, they are in no hurry, they will reduce price accordingly every 30 days.
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Sun Oct 27, 2013
Kelly Snodgrass answered:
Do you guys not have Centralized Showing Services (CSS) in your areas?
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Tue Jul 30, 2013
John Arendsen answered:
Are you talking about resident owned or rent/lease communities. We have recommendations for both. Just out of curiosity what lender stopped financing MH's?
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Wed Aug 29, 2012
Carmen Brodeur, JD answered:
In Arizona, the only way is to pull up the entire community in the tax database and go through it one by one.
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Wed Jul 20, 2011
Matthew Bartlett answered:
Hello Joe,

Keep in mind that in California a Seller is not required to know the various residential codes nor repair any code violations for the purpose of selling a home. As an Agent you're not required to research a home for any code violations, nor are you required to know the various residential codes to sell a home. That being said, if you know of any code violations then you must disclose them in your AVID Report and your Seller as well must disclose any KNOWN material facts that could affect value. The Seller Property Quesrionnaire is the document the bank should use to disclose these KNOWN material facts. Good luck to you!

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Mon Oct 11, 2010
Brenda Jolly answered:
I give a basket arrangement with houseplants along with a gift card to a home store like Home Depot.
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Mon Jul 19, 2010
Joan Congilose answered:
Hi Joe,
It looks like we all use the same methods to syndicate our listings to the public on the internet in addition to print media, however the reality is the most effective way to market your listings is to emphasize marketing your listings to other agents in your area to generate showings by having broker open houses, reverse prospecting through your MLS & calling agents personally to promote your listings. The more they remember you, & recall your listing the more likely they are to show it. ... more
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Sat Jul 17, 2010
Cameron Piper answered:

In outlook 2002 there is an import/export wizard under the file menu. The wizard will walk you through the steps. Check out and do a search for "outlook import csv my version" where my version is the version of outlook you are running. Good luck!!

Cameron Piper
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Sat Jul 17, 2010
Thomas Tolbert answered:
Joe, of course each market is different but in my market it appears that very few homes are sold as a direct result of an open house. That's why I prefer to hold agent open houses instead of traditional open houses. I know that most agents who attend them may just be coming for the free lunch and prizes but at least it gets them there to preview your listing. If they have a buyer that fits the bill they're already familiar with the property.
Agent Open Houses have been successful for me!
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Thu Jun 17, 2010
Evelina Rossetti answered:
My experience has been that when I send a letter, I am not getting any responses.
Post cards are more visible and not very discreet if you are fishing for short sale clients.
It's tough to know what is the right thing to do for more respons. I am going to continue with letters in the
zip code of area that I want to farm
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Thu May 22, 2008
Brian DeBrie, GRI answered:
Thanks to one and all for your quick responses. I am having a little difficulity contacting the Buyer's. I think they may be out of the country. I will get back to you after I have reestablised contact. Meanwhile if you have anyone interested in Tucson please keep me in mind. ... more
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