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Fri Aug 11, 2017
Kathycerick asked:
i have 4 properties for sale and i get reports from zillow on two of them:
9 lilac lane, dover-foxcroft, maine and
1188 dexter road, dover-foxcroft, maine.

the other two are at 43 lincoln…
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Tue Feb 21, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
Lease to own is not selling it. It is renting it with a hope they buy in the future. The best way to sell it is to do it right. there are listing agents who are well qualified to work with these types of homes. You may not even need to owner finance in this market. Let them tell you what it is worth as is, what they can sell it for and how owner financing may affect you. There may be cash buyers in your market looking for fixer uppers. If you do it alone, you need a lawyer to over the legal aspect and liability ... more
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Tue Sep 22, 2015
ninja0911 asked:
I have an irs back tax payment plan. 600/mo. No lien was filed. The plan is current and up to date, I have paid substantially more than required. payment is 600/mo. CC is 25/mo paid in full…
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Fri Dec 19, 2014
Gunningj answered:
I'm interested in your land. Private party, not a broker. Please email me the details at james@franklin-everett.com. Thank you.
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Mon Dec 15, 2014
The Stephen FitzMaurice Team answered:
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Mon Jan 20, 2014
Nikkip answered:
I'm in Milo Maine which is 15 minutes to Brownville junction. I would like to sell my house, but need money to finish fixing a home I bought in Dover Foxcroft. If you might be interested in buying mine, I could pay rent after closing till my other home is fixed, probably June. Also, if you needed longer, I could get someone trust worthy to rent it. A home like mine brings in around 700-750 a month. See it on craigslist.org 9 Pleasant St Milo ME ... more
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Sat Nov 30, 2013
Kevin Vitali answered:
In the past many insurance companies would give you a 3 month period to correct. If you don't have the money to fix it and the seller wont fix it walk away. You have no other options.
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Thu Sep 12, 2013
Kawain Payne answered:
You have no obligations to your previous agent.

Best of luck to you!!!

Kawain Payne,Realtor
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Sat Aug 10, 2013
Brian Walker answered:
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There is no substitute for hiring an agent to represent you. And best of all if you hire an agent they will most likely be paid by the agent who is listing the house. If it’s not going to cost you anything why wouldn’t you hire a local expert? Your agent will be able to retrieve sales histories of all doublewides that have sold for the last 10 years and help you determine a market value.
On your own you would want to start by visiting the property. The listing agent will be happy to show it to you. However we are bound by law and ethics to get the best price for our clients. So the listing agent will not be a good person to make pricing recommendations.
Once you have viewed the property pay a visit to the town hall. There they will be able to tell you the tax assessed value of the property. Most homes sell in the ball park of their assessed value. You can also ask for a sales history on that property.
While you are at the town hall go to the code enforcement office and get a copy of everything they have on the property.
Next you will want to go to your county registry of deeds. There you will be able to determine if there are any mortgages owed on the property. In some cases you will be able to determine the original loan amount and date. You can then guestimate the remaining balance. You may also learn that the land or land and trailer were left to the owner by a diseased relative. This information would be useful in determining an offer.
Finally you’ll need to find examples of similar properties. You will have a hard time finding data on sold properties, but you can find something similar on Trulia that is currently on the market. If you find something similar with an asking price of lower than 90K you could offer that.
I don’t represent clients in Abbot because I do not know that market. However I can help you locate an agent. Just send me an email to me brian@camdenhillsrealty.com and let me know that you would like an Abbot expert to call you. I can use statistical information to find an agent that has a lot of experience with this type of home in that market.
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Tue Apr 23, 2013
Kim Glass answered:
Hi elizabethclark66,

Your best bet is to go back to the property listing and clicking on the orange "Contact Agent" button to write the listing agent directly.

Hope that helps!
-Kim, Community Manager ... more
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Sat Nov 24, 2012
Dick answered:
I looked in the windows the other day, it has for sale sign in the window with probably, the owners phone number on it..
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Sun Jul 8, 2012
Nikkip answered:
I can owner finance my house in Milo.Please have a look at realtor.com 9 Pleasant st Milo Maine.Call me direct at 207-943-8794
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Sun Jul 8, 2012
Nikkip answered:
Please see my listing on realtor.com. 9 Pleasant St. Milo Maine $55,000. Its very nice for the price. Call me directly at 207-943-8794
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Thu Jan 26, 2012
Charlene Hamiwka answered:
I am happy to help you locate something.. I lived in Dover foxcroft for many years so know the area well.

If you want to send me an email with some information on what you are looking for and your price range, we can get started.
Charlene
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Thu Jul 14, 2011
Dorothea "Dolly" Perkins answered:
Crystal, the easiest way is to call the listing agent or ANY Realtor to look to see if the property is still active and available. If you have an address, it is more helpful, but we can run an IDX search with minimal information and let you know about ANY home that is MLS listed in that town by price alone, if need be. Feel free to give me a call if I can help... ... more
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Tue Jan 11, 2011
Dallas Texas answered:
You need confer with the city IF they would even allow this type of structure COULD involve permits and etc.

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dallas Business Journal Top Ranked Realtors
972-699-9111
http://www.lynn911.com
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Sat Jul 17, 2010
Help Me answered:
What the cheapest way to advertise on realtor. com if your selling by owner
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Fri Mar 19, 2010
Doc & Ellen Stephens answered:
Hi, Sib,

It depends on your purpose... If you want the sign to generate Buyer calls (as most REALTORS® do), putting a price usually disqualifies a lot of the potential callers. That's why you rarely see a price on property fiyers.

If you want to limit the calls to just those who can pay that price and think it is reasonable, go ahead and post it.

You'll still get calls that make you wonder why they called. Welcome to the Marketplace.

Doc
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Thu Jun 11, 2009
Bill Eckler answered:
Jason,

Consider viewing the website www.linkedin.com
Its a site that promotes professionals looking to network that provides for recommendations from past and previous customers. It may be helpful in this or future undertakings.

Best wishes.
The Eckler Team
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