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Home Buying in Stafford : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Aug 20, 2016
M Bektas asked:
than the amount, the seller is asking , and i am ready to pay, what is a good estimate of the appraisal? my hesitation is the loaners appraisal...

12403 Fern Meadow Drive
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Sun Jul 17, 2016
Lisa Brown answered:
Different lenders have different criteria. Its mostly the same, but depends on how they package the loan. I am happy to give you my list of great lenders. Please feel free to call me and I can point you in the right direction.

Lisa Brown
Caskey Realty
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Sat Jan 25, 2014
Jon Ricaforte answered:
only the city does not levy property taxes, the county and school districts still do.

Depending on the particular house, you might be saving $700 in property taxes, so if you are moving there to save money, you really have to ask yourself how much. If living there will cause you to burn an extra $15 a week in gas (or $8 a week per car for two cars), you'd actually come out behind.. ... more
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Mon Nov 25, 2013
Dennis Evans answered:
No address to this one.... But Stephanie is all over it with all the fitness centers in the area...
Good Job!
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Wed Sep 11, 2013
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
No house is attached to this question.
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Sat May 19, 2012
Sometimes a Zestimate is accurate. Sometimes not.

Basically a Zestimate is useless.

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Mon Jan 16, 2012
Linda Bell answered:
In this market if a home is appealing, in great condition and readily available, it is not unusual for this quick turn around with an offer.

If Stafford is your area of interest, it is best to have a Realtor who knows the area and since you are not in this area right now, the Realtor can preview listings for you to narrow the search. Given your needs and wants in a property helps the Realtor shorten the search for you.

Prudential Gary Greene, Realtors was #1 in listings and sales in 2011 and we have many successful and well qualified associated. Would love to help you in your search. Linda Bell 281-684-9112 or
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Sun Jun 26, 2011
Amber Carrillo answered:
Hi Joyah,
I would be happy to send you some homes. Shoot me an email at and I will respond with some property listings. Thanks!

Amber Carrillo, Broker Associate
Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate
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Wed Feb 10, 2010
Elizabeth Herbert answered:
You are a savvy investor buying in the United States. With the U.S. dollar weakened (As of today February 10, 2010 the conversion rate is 1 British pound = 1.5612 U.S. dollars) you can get a great deal for your money.

Will you be living in the property? You will need to contact an immigration lawyer (I have some names on the contact sheet I give to my International Buyers should you need it).

As a member of the International Real Estate Federation and having many British clients of my own I can put you in touch with Lenders, Realtors and resources that specialize in International transactions.

If you need any further assistance, feel free to contact me at
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Fri Dec 5, 2008
Jeff Kessler answered:
Usually a Relo company will buy a home if it doesn't sell in 6 months from the seller. This is the deal that the Seller and Relo worked out. I am selling a home right now with a Relo Co. The Relo co is going to by the home from the seller then sell it to my buyers.
Hope this helps.
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Tue Nov 11, 2008
Bruce Lynn answered:

Indeed an unfortunate situation. Best to check your contract first. You might want to get a real estate attorney involved. You can also always renegotiate or try. How much is the house worth to the builder if you walk away from your deposit? Does it make sense for you to walk away from your deposit? I'm not saying that's a fair thing to do to the builder, but it probably has happened before. What would you have done if it was worth $80,000 more than the contract price? Would you have shared the profit with the builder? I think the best thing to do though is start a dialoge with the builder. Show them your appraisal and ask what their advice is..... ... more
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Sun May 11, 2008
Margaret T. Hatcher answered:
Emily is right - you need a commercial site for this unless your state has property that is unzoned or unrestricted. We do have unrestricted properties in Texas and I know some other states do, Then you could search your local MLS if you have one. If it does not have a place to indicate you want un-zoned or restricted properties you may need to call your local a Realtor, which we will all tell you to do.
Not all listings are available to you on Loop Net with our a subscription fee or one time search fee, but before paying that see how many are missing, it will tell you. It may not be worth paying.
Ig you do have a local MLS it may have an attached Commercial site.

If you do call a local Realtor - Do call a Realtor- look for that designation - otherwise the local MLS will not be available. Even if the MLS is 100 miles away if there is not a local one there will be some Stafford listings.( forgive me I am not familiar with the size of the area you are in)
Also call a Realtor that has both residential and commercial listings.

I hope this long distance answer helps
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