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Shawnee : Real Estate Advice

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Wed May 4, 2016
Katherine Reed answered:
If you are still looking then I've got a couple of lender contacts that could take your info and see if you qualify for KHAP or other programs. Send me an email at and I will get you in contact with a great lender. ... more
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Wed Jan 6, 2016
Amelia Robinette answered:
The seller usually cannot market the property for sale until you're released from your contract, that's pretty compelling. You're not gonna buy it, so if they really want to sell, they need to release and get it back on the market.

have your agent check to make sure it's not back on the market, might be time for your agent to get his/her broker involved.

Seller is just being a jerk IMO, you should contact an attorney and perhaps have a strongly worded letter sent to the seller.
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Tue Nov 18, 2014
Kaelynn Parsons answered:
If you are still looking for a quick build job, I have experience with a builder that will go from start to finish in 90 days. Call or text me! 913-991-1221 or email me at ... more
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Wed May 28, 2014
Amber Shobe asked:
I am looking for a nice rental home in the Shawnee-Bonner Springs area that has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathrooms, allows pets, has a fenced in yard and garage. Our budget is $1,200. We are looking…
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Sun Mar 23, 2014
nlgriz answered:
check out 7826 houston st, shawnee ks- end of culdesac, perfect house for entertaining and kids will love it!
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Thu Mar 6, 2014
Karie Parsons answered:
I am here for you! Call 913-568-3253 or email
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Tue Feb 4, 2014
Ken Schmidt answered:
Your question dips into a grey region in human nature. Yes, you could find a reputable mortgage broker who might help you; you might not. Rather than spend time judging the nature of a stranger, maybe a better place to start is your local bank and their loan department there. It is likely that you probably already have a relationship with them. If you do not have a trusted banker, you might have the most success starting with a credit union, which by nature, is owned by the depositors and exists for this very reason.

Good luck!

-Ken Schmidt
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Wed Oct 9, 2013
Karie Parsons answered:
That home is not currently for sale, but historical photos can be found here:
Please feel free to contact me about any property.
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Tue Aug 27, 2013
Barb Hover answered:
Before I could give you a solid answer I would need a little more info on your situation.
You can reach me on my cell at 913-205-9135 . I would love to help you out.
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Mon Sep 3, 2012
Jennifer Governal answered:
Contact a local agent to do a market analysis. They would be able to give you an idea of what your land is worth.
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Mon Sep 3, 2012
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Sun Jun 19, 2011
Guy Gimenez answered:
An appraisal is simply one person's opinion of value and may or may not reflect actual market value. I've seen two appraisals performed within the span of one week, come in $10K apart on a $135K home.

Get a several competent agents to provide you a CMA and then compare the values of each.
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Fri Apr 29, 2011
John Chaney answered:
You are lovely to help your parent with homeownership. Have you thought about a duplex, where you will live on one side and your parent on the other side? If you purchase a home for anyone other than your immediate family living with you in the home, you are consider an investor and may need to put twenty percent down to qualify for a mortgage. However, with a duplex, triplex or four-plex, where you live in one of the units, you can qualify as an owner occupant and get in with three or five percent down payment. There are some nice properties just east of K 7 at 75th Street. Please let me know if you would like to see inside. Laura@laurachaney,com ... more
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Thu Feb 4, 2010
Rudy McDowell answered:
Hi, Shawntelli96

If your filed Chapter 7, and are now 2 years out of the date of your discharge, you're now eligible for loan consideration.

If its a Chapter 13, ( and it sounds like it) then you'll need a 12 month history of on-time repayments and the approval of the court to be considered. You'll aslo need to do a LOX (leter of explanation) detailing the reason for your bankruptcy and whats taken place since then to better insure you against it happening it again.

Loss of job, cut in pay, medical issues, divorce, are all acceptable reasons to an underwriting for a bankruptcy. You'll also may need to provide corroborating documention (especially in case of divorce) if requested.

Finally, remember your credit score will also be taken into major consideration. Most lenders now require 640 or better. Especially if you're still in the midst of a Chapter 13. Hope this helps, and good luck.

Rudy R. McDowell / Senior Loan Officer
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"Referrals are the Best Indicators of My Service and Your Satisfaction"
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Thu Jul 31, 2008
David Van Noy, Jr. answered:
I found this and I thought you might like it if you haven't seen it. It is

Good luck to you....let me know if I can help you in any way!
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Tue Jun 3, 2008
David Van Noy, Jr. answered:
The fact is that 75% of all challenges made to the tax department are reduced. I would definitely pursue this and see if you can get them to lower it. I can give you the number and address if you need help...... ... more
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Sat Apr 5, 2008
Cindy Johnson answered:
Dave, I just joined Trulia and noticed your question had not been answered. I tried to check on this property; however, there are no properties in this address range on Cedar Creek Rd. (which is the only Cedar Creek type street I could find). They are all in the 8200 - 9600 address range. If you can confirm the address, I will be happy to look into it further for you.

Thanks, Cindy Johnson
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