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Home Buying in Parma : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Aug 22, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
If you do buy this home, I would use the fact you found traps to re negotiate the contract price. You can say you intend to buy this home BUT your new offer is $10,000. lower than the contract price. Otherwise, you can always cancel and walk away. ... more
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Sun Jun 12, 2016
Mmlebron62 answered:
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Fri Jan 15, 2016
Shurst1210 asked:
Hello, my husband and I just paid off all of our credit debt. This is leaving us with just our student loans (no car payments, etc.). My loans just went into deferment because I'm back in…
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Tue Nov 11, 2014
My NC Homes Team answered:
Your options are limited at this point in time unless you hired a home inspector who failed to note this in which case you may have some legal recourse. Other than this you're either going to have to find an insurance company willing to carry you (and quickly as your lender is going to receive notification that the house isn't insured and will then pressure you.) or you're going to have to have the roof replaced.

Sorry you've found yourself in this situation, if you used a buyer broker they didn't do such a good job as this is something they could and should have warned you about and if you had the home inspected they also did a lousy job.
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Sat Sep 20, 2014
Diana Hellman answered:
If there is a signed contract contingent on getting mortgage commitment from the bank generally the owners prefer not to continue showing, but if they would like to, there is nothing wrong with that. Years ago I showed a home that had a signed contract on it and my clients really wanted the house. I told the listing agent that should the perspective purchasers not get their mortgage, my clients were ready, willing and able to move forward. And that is just what happened. ... more
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Sat Sep 20, 2014
Bob Collett answered:
Two. After two, you must do a tear off.
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Thu Dec 26, 2013
Lucien Solution answered:
Rent to own is an idiots game. Take the advice given here by others and avoid it at all costs. I would also stay away from the "we help those with low score" deals as well. They will always cost you extra! You need to think about total cost of ownership, not just how many bedrooms. Find a landlord that will allow you to pay them using Williamspaid dot com and then your rent payments get reported to the three credit services just like credit card payments do. It doesn't cost the landlord one penny. That will move your numbers up quicker than just about anything else offered here. Don't be a victim and don't miss any payments of any type for a year...pull a free report and see what's changed. ... more
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Thu Dec 26, 2013
Lucien Solution answered:
Why? Absolutely the worst possible financial decision you could make. Most exposure to failing in executing the transaction and there are no refunds. Rent to own requires the most upfront money for nothing of value received. You sign a contract that empowers the owner, and you own nothing. Save the monthly surcharge, right of first refusal fees, strike fees and every other add on and just rent until you are ready to buy. Someone has really misled you about rent to own. There isn't one single advantage to it. See this blog for a complete explanation: http://richardschulman.com/2011/11/14/truthaboutrenttoown/ ... more
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Thu Oct 10, 2013
Alison Giraldo answered:
Hello Pat. I am an agent in your area. An agent will help guide you in choosing a selling price by showing you the comparable houses in your neighborhood that have sold and are for sale. An agent will also help you prepare your home so that it is desirable to buyers. There is a lot of marketing that is necessary to sell a house. While the internet has taken the lead as the top resource for buyers, print and tangible marketing is still a necessity. Marketing can be very costly. Agents absorb these costs. Most importantly, an agent uses tools to track every potential buyer that comes to see your house. This safety feature assures that while your house is being shown, your door is not open to anyone and everyone. Feel free to contact me at your convenience if you are interested in more information. ... more
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Sun Dec 9, 2012
Alison Giraldo answered:
That is a tough question without more information. The privacy, the amount of living space, parking and the neighborhood all have a direct impact on what someone would be willing to pay. I would be happy to help you further, with finding a reasonable value, however more information is truly necessary. ... more
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Mon May 7, 2012
Kellzbellz answered:
How big of a house are you looking for?
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Sat Sep 26, 2009
Bill Eckler answered:
Holllywood,

We advise our customers to not limit their property search to one specific market sector. By directing you efforts to only REO's, you may be overlooking other great opportunities.

It's true that there are some terrific opportunities for today's buyers in the short sale and foreclosure market but there are many equally good opportunities available in the traditional market as well.

Our recommendation is to explore all possible options.....your "best buy" may be where you least expect it.

Good luck
The Eckler Team
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Sun Nov 2, 2008
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Denise, Scott is not familar with the process in Ohio. You need to file a 3 day notice. Once that has passed you can file eviction papers at the court. If they have to be evicted and the Sherriff has to set them out their property is levied and you may dispose of it.
Please contact an attorney to help you through this process. If you do one thing wrong on any of the papers you go back to the start with a fresh 3 day notice.
Do not try to change locks on the doors or play games with the utilities these are called self help eviction practices and carry fines and penalties.
Ask the agent that you used for a good recomendation for someone in your area that practices tenant-landlord law.

Good luck and by the way why did you close if the property was not vacant?
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Wed May 21, 2008
Irina Belkofer answered:
I tried to get a real estate agent to show me a condo owned by Bank of America when it was 25K. Nobody return my phone call. The price was decreased to 22,200 and now it is 19,800. Still no show. If somebody wants to try, the adress is 10301 LAKE AVENUE #502
CLEVELAND, OH 44102. I wonder why banks hire such real estate brokers?
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Thu Mar 27, 2008
Bob Kienast answered:
You're REALTOR should have been able to negotiate an arrangement with the seller. Usually I would say he is in breach of his contract, but you say you don't have a contract with him, so I'm guessing you bought directly from the current owner.

He is technically now your tenant. Our purchase contracts protect the buyer by making arrangements for the seller to pay rent to the buyer if he does not vacate by the agreed upon date. Without a contract, spelling out his duties, you may be left to the local authorities. Also, if he is "tearing up the house" the damage would fall under your insurance.
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