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Tue Jul 11, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
As a former realtor, I would include a copy of the buyer's settlement document because it should state how the money is being distributed and when the funds will be available. If the buyer's settlement sheet doesn't state this, you need to tell your client,
"Sorry, but I cannot submit an offer until you receive the settlement check. It's not that I don't believe you, but things do go wrong and there are clients who insist on submitting a cash offer waiting for the funds to come thru but they encounter a delay. Sorry, but as realtors, we need to protect ourselves. As soon as you receive the check, I will be happy to submit your offer."

If your client is worried about losing the house to another buyer, tell him/her that the seller refuses to risk taking their home off the market while waiting for your client to get the check.
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Wed Oct 14, 2015
Amite Duncan asked:
Wed Nov 5, 2014
garypuntman answered:
I'm not sure. You could check with a real estate agent for any questions like this. I think that most homes include heating and cooling though. You will want to make sure you know what type there is though. ... more
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Tue Jan 21, 2014
Lana Soileau answered:
These homes can be located by a Realtor if they are listed within the MLS. Ask your Realtor to do a search for these homes. If you need assistance, give me a call, I'd be happy to assist you. ... more
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Wed Jan 8, 2014
Lana Soileau answered:
I would love to help you market your home here. I have lived in the area for over 30 years and am very familiar with Opelousas. Give me a call.
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Thu Dec 12, 2013
Lana Soileau answered:
Yes I am sorry but that home was sold. I would be happy to assist you with locating similar properties. You can email me: and I like catd
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Thu Aug 22, 2013
Lana Soileau answered:
Actually some areas may have, but there are many areas where the home values are holding or picking up. It's a broad question and would depend on the neighborhood and location of the property. Values of the homes are dependent upon the sale prices of homes of similar size, age, etc. ... more
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Thu Aug 22, 2013
Lana Soileau answered:
That would depend greatly on several factors. First of all, as a rule, the larger the property, the lower price per acre usually. Secondly it would depend on the neighborhood and prices for which other similar properties have sold in the area. It would also depend on the type of use for the property - farm land is very inexpensive and can range from several hundreds to several thousand; we are opened a restricted subdivsion with mini-farms which we are selling for $12K/acre, but many areas are pricing land at $25K-$30K/acre. I would be happy to assist you with more specifics if you need. ... more
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Fri May 31, 2013
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Fri May 31, 2013
Lana Soileau answered:
There are so many great financing options! Once you get pre-approved, your lender would be able to give you a run-down of the loans and incentives out there. If you need some lenders, I know several really good ones. I would love to help you find a home. You can reach me by email at or 337-945-1324. I am a realtor with Keller Williams Acadiana. ... more
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Tue Jan 1, 2013
Angela Guillory - Call Me answered:
Some of the really older homes have this, just like some of the older homes have asbestos siding.
Definitely get an estimate to remedy the situation if it needs a new roof.
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Wed Jan 14, 2009
Rosa Dunn asked:
like studio appartment,a place just to get started whwn you are moving across state on a hope and shoe husband is a millwright,welder loader operator and has ran a chip mill,an…
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