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Sun Dec 6, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
There are risks both ways and my answer would depend on knowing a lot more about you, your goals, your market and risk tolerance.
If you sell first, you would need to move twice, once to temporary housing and then to your final purchase. The advantage is you can be less stressed about timing and be confident in what you have to work with for your purchase.
If you do buy first, you can empty your home out, have it available for showings without scheduling appointments, needing to leave on short notice and keep it show ready all the time.
Finding a very experienced and successful agent in your area can help you work through the variables and create a strategy that makes sense. It's never too early to start the conversation.
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Tue Sep 8, 2015
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Thu Jul 2, 2015
Josh Barnett answered:
Call your agent and ask them, your agent is being paid to market your home.
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Sat Sep 20, 2014
rwersel53 asked:
I own some rental property's in Hartland and Pewaukee and want to find info on comparing rents per square foot
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Sun Feb 16, 2014
Andrea Crivello answered:
It sounds like a Wheda loan may be perfect for you. I have a loan officer located in Pewaukee that I not only send my family and friends to, but trusted to do my own purchase loan last month. Give me a call or send me an email and I'd be happy to help you get the perfect loan for your home purchase. ... more
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Fri Nov 29, 2013
Jenny Bronk answered:
Good morning.

The condo fee per month on this unit is $190. There are currently 7 units available and some are less per month due to square footage and garage size. If you are interested in more information or if you would like to take a look at any or all of them, please give me a call at 262-370-2332 or email me at Thank you. ... more
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Mon Jul 29, 2013
Don Tepper answered:
No. And don't do it.

Those are two different (and mutually exclusive) things: foreclosures and rent-to-own. Foreclosures are owned by banks. They want to sell, not rent or engage in lease-options. On the other hand, you may find some rent-to-owns or lease-options among financially stable sellers. (And you definitely want someone who's financially stable. If the seller goes bankrupt or loses the house to foreclosure, your lease-option becomes worthless.)

Here's a link to a blog I wrote on how to find rent-to-own properties:

Hope that helps.
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Fri Jul 12, 2013
Diane Drummy answered:
Lot prices start at $119,900.
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Sat May 25, 2013
Angels Investments I, LLC answered:
Around $180 a month for gas and electric. There is no water bill. There is a holding tank which is
$99 per emptying once a month with two people using average consumption.
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Sat May 18, 2013
Sue Lucas answered:
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Fri Mar 22, 2013
Sue Lucas answered:
Certainly you can apply for credit using only your name. Whether they look at your wife's credit and/or debt, depends on the loan you apply for. If you apply for an FHA loan, they will include her debt in your ratios but her credit score won't factor in for qualifying. There are some conventional programs that will take 3% down payment and only need your income, credit score, and debt info. A good loan officer is the place to start. I highly recommend Penny Charlson - Waterstone Mortgage 262-724-6412. Hope this helps! ... more
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Mon Jul 2, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
Yes. Anyone can violate any rule. Will there be a consequence for doing so? Now that is the question to ask.
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Fri Feb 13, 2009
Keith Manson- Metro Milwaukee Wisconsin answered:
I am assuming we are talking about W234N3362 Harvest Lane, Pewaukee, Wi, The property sold on 10/14/08 for $522,000 after being on the market 35 days.
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Mon Jan 5, 2009
Karen Wenzel, e-PRO answered:
my understanding is that if the home has not been taxed by the municipality - then you do not have to pay the property taxes for the year that you close. This actually was the case for a client of mine- in 2007 they purchased a home that was owned by a church and was not taxed by the city. In 2007 they paid no taxes on the home, but in Jan 2008, the city came in, did an assessment and they got a tax bill for 2008.

All the Best to you!
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Wed Dec 3, 2008
Alan May answered:
Procuring Cause is more than simply "the agent who first showed you the home"... it is an unbroken chain of events leading to the purchase of the property".

Firing the agent would certainly break the chain of events... and would "probably" entitle the showing agent to "nothing". (I say probably because they might take you before a mediation board, who might award them a small "showing fee" portion of the commission... but either way, it would not have to come from YOU (Julie) the buyer.

This is one of those cases where the buyer (client) gets what they want. You cannot and should not be forced to work with an agent simply because they showed you the house. Especially if you no longer have confidence in that agent. Explain that to the agent's managing broker, and ask her to assign a new agent to you to write the offer. The managing broker will then work out the logistics of who gets paid, and how much, behind the scenes, and it should have nothing to do with you or your purchase.

Good luck.
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