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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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Mon Aug 29, 2016
Scott Godzyk answered:
The best way to compare rates is to call a couple of local agents, ask what they charge and most important what you will get for what you pay. Websites that have agents bid on you may not tell you what you can learn by calling an agent direct. It is illegal for agents to discuss average commissions. ... more
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Sun Jun 12, 2016
Mmlebron62 answered:
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Tue Apr 5, 2016
Mark 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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Sun Mar 1, 2015
Yaw Anku answered:
For an updated list of FHA approved condos in the Cleveland, Oh area see This link is available nights and weekends unlike the HUD site. FHA approved condos are easier to sell because buyers can put down a lot less money. ... more
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Tue Jan 27, 2015
Sallymae answered:
In this economy a lot of people are trying to take advantage and over price for rental property. I would recommend to rent the property starting at minimum $700.00 - maxima 850.00.
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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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Mon Jul 14, 2014
Sam Shueh answered:
try hard money. Often you have to purchase at a deep discount.
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Sun Feb 23, 2014
Chann Nyanayanthi asked:
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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: ... more
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Tue Nov 12, 2013
Lucien Solution answered:
Location, size, 'included' appliances and/or utilities, condition etc. will all contribute to your rent per square foot number. I use a range from $0.80 to $1.50 per square foot.
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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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Mon Sep 16, 2013
Cecilia Sherrard answered:
Many things on here are outdated. It's always best to connect with a good Realtor to get all your questions answered and to find the most current information about homes and the market.

Cecilia Sherrard
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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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Thu Jun 28, 2012
Carol Landolfo answered:
better yet which company has the least amount of market time............just because a company has the most agents and most sales does not mean they will suit your in a few deifferent
agents that friends can tell you did a good job for them...............our company uses the new
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