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Fri Aug 19, 2016
Maricris A answered:

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Mon Jan 5, 2015
Alain Picard answered:
Hello Randi, as everyone here is already saying, this is most likely a scam. I would talk to a local real estate agent and have them help you with this. They should be able to let you know which rentals are legitimate and which ones are not. ... more
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Fri Aug 29, 2014
Kary Krismer answered:
Assuming you're in the Seattle City limits the building department could probably help you with permit issues.

If you use a contractor, they should be able to help you too. Just make sure you get all the necessary permits and that any contractor you hire is licensed and bonded.
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Mon May 12, 2014
Oscar Gonzales answered:

So far Trulia has been great for my business. Make sure you stay active on the blogs and advice sections, bring your Profile to 100% and be patient you never know when you're going to get a solid lead it can be week one or the last month.

Good luck,

Oscar Gonzales
WestCo Realty
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Sat May 10, 2014
Ray Akers answered:
Contact the Seattle Tenants Union, and bring a copy of your lease agreement. There is no way to know if the future owner of your condo will be an investor (who needs a tenant) or an owner-occupant (who will ask you to leave). You need to understand your legal rights, and the Tenant's Union is good place to start. Good luck! ... more
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Wed Mar 26, 2014
Bill Dunger answered:
here is what we look for

1. Strong borrower. 700+ credit usually
2. Strong property. Need to know why non-warrantable
3. Income – Low DTI – need to be under 45% back end
4. LTV – 80 or less
5. WA, OR, and CA

Guidelines to go off of, but each file is looked at on a case by case basis or 253-232-5843
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Wed Jul 3, 2013
Benis Dawkins answered:
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