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Tue Jul 5, 2016
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Tue Dec 1, 2015
Bettytyree31 asked:
Sat Mar 21, 2015
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
You will want to discuss FHA loans with your Realtor and a lender. There are specific requirements for FHA loans. If you are getting a loan to purchase the home, then you will want to seek out lender owned homes and your Realtor can help you find these. ... more
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Sat Mar 21, 2015
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
There are a lot of moving parts that can affect the answer to this. Do you have a Realtor or real estate attorney that you can contact with the specific details?
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Fri Mar 20, 2015
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Wed Dec 24, 2014
Jesse Arellano answered:
Hi Diann,

I am from the Tolleson area and would love to help you find your next home. You can visit my website at or give me a call at 623-826-3849.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Jesse Arellano
HomeSmart Realty
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Thu Jan 2, 2014
Andre Sneed answered:
Happy New Year,

Exciting times is it not! Well I live and do most of my business out of Tolleson so if you need any assistance from a local agent please give me a call or visit my site to set up an appointment.

This is my primary occupation so my time will be dedicated to working alongside you and being available when you need me.

Take care and hopefully I'll be hearing from you. Also if you know anyone else that needs a reliable agent please feel free to give them my website or information.
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Wed Dec 4, 2013
Lisa Buirse answered:
Hello Williamaragon68, Are you still looking for homes for sale in Tolsun Farms? If so give me a call at (623) 687-0747 or email me at I have some new information for you. ... more
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Fri Oct 4, 2013
Stephen Van Campen answered:
We have many families that rent in Tolleson and we manage over 30 homes in both communities the Tolleson area is favored due to all the jobs located along the I 10 Corridor. Great companies such as Amazon have chosen this are to call home. Many other companies have distribution and fulfillment centers there companies like Bose sound, Fry s groceries, Circle K, and Swift transportation are just a few. ... more
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Sun Jun 2, 2013
yahwehsam answered:
Yes, what do they do? I have tenants who refuse to move and am evicting them. Sold the property to owners who do not want to rent, but to move in. What do we do?
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Sat May 11, 2013
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
You will want to ask your Realtor how long the buyer has to close and if you have to allow the buyer to have possession at the close of escrow based on the terms of the contract.
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Tue Apr 9, 2013
BParker, CPA* answered:
Anyone can sue anyone. The question you need to ask yourself is if it is worth it? What are your actual damages vs. the cost of going to court and MAYBE winning.

May just be easier to move on... ... more
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Wed Jan 23, 2013
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
Hello Sal

Lately, one can get FHA loans after 18 to 24 months after a short sale.

This is provided you have been current on all other payments.
If you have been late on other payments such as CC or car etc.
Then it will likely be tough.

Good luck.
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Thu Sep 6, 2012
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
Many subdivisions in Phoenix were impacted by the downtown in prices. This downtown did not exclude new home builders. New home builders were forced to stop construction and that has left many subdivisions unfinished in many parts of Phoenix. Over time, we are likely to see builders finish these subdivisions. ... more
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Wed Sep 5, 2012
Bernie Krause answered:
Litchfield Park or Goodyear ,. More bang for your buck in Goodyear, and lots of newer Homes to pick from,.
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Wed Sep 5, 2012
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Wed Jul 18, 2012
Sonny Shrivastava answered:
Hi Will,

You've asked an excellent question about a topic that is not well understood by consumers. While you technically don't need a real estate agent to represent you with a new build, it is a good idea to have one. Why? The first reason is a great one - it costs you nothing. When you enter into an agreement with a seller (home builder), the person handling the transaction at the sales office works for the builder and represents the builder. Without your own real estate agent, you do not have anyone in the industry representing your interests, using industry knowledge, contacts and expertise to negotiate the lowest price, assist you with reviewing and understanding contract terms, going to bat for you in the event of a dispute with the builder, and potentially adding or modifying contract terms to protect your interests or accommodate your particular situation.

My office goes one step further - we pay for a professional 3-stage home inspection by Landsafe. Your new build will be inspected by Landsafe just prior to pouring your slab, prior to insulation, and prior to final walk-thru. While all new construction has to pass city code inspection, there are items that may pass code but not be acceptable to the homeowner. For instance, on one occasion the inspector was removing Taco Bell debris from the bottom of the slab dig before concrete was poured - something the inspector surely would not have seen, but was very bothersome to the homeowner. In another instance, the builder had used slightly bowed 2x4 beams in several places that passed code, but we asked the builder to replace. In another instance, a hole was never cut into the drywall for a duct return, and if the inspector hadn't caught it, my client would have had an air-conditioned attic.

If you are considering utilizing a real estate agent, make sure they are familiar with new construction and even more importantly, that they are intimately familiar with the local market. In other words, if you are buying a home in Tolleson you would be best off using an agent who works locally in the Tolleson, Avondale, Goodyear, Buckeye areas and understands issues unique to those locations. Also, don't hire the first agent who returns your call - interview at least three agents and hire the one who you feel has the most expertise, the most professional demeanor, and the one who you feel will do the best job for you.

Builders have very strict rules about buyers using their own agents. If this is something you are going to do, your agent must walk you through the sales office for the first time and register you, in writing, as being represented by them. Only if you do that will the agent receive a commission (paid for by the builder) and be able to assist you.

My team sells an average of 100 homes annually, including new construction, and we come from a very hard-core negotiating background having worked in the foreclosure/REO industry for the last few years. If you contact my office, we would be happy to discuss the particular community, pricing, etc.
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Tue Jul 17, 2012
Csalgado answered:
Yes im looking to rent a house in the tolleson area budget range of 800 to 975.
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Wed Jul 11, 2012
Loren Hoboy answered:
I see your question never got much response so I will see if I can help.

I provide Buyer Agent service all over Central area and show hundreds of houses each month . In some areas we never see Scorpions. I don't think I have seen more than one in the last 3 years. They are treated just like any other pest-call -- the exterminator or go to Home depot to buy chemicals. Having said that there are areas that are more prone to the problem. These areas are more likely to be more rural areas that are less developed or newer outlying developments.

To get a professional opinion, call Charles Stamper at HomeTeam Pest Defense 602-889-7564.

Some types of scorpions have virtually no venom and others are more risky. They don't like to sit in the hot sun, so they hide and nest in dark places. One of the areas where they nest are inside the block wall fences we have out here if there are cracks in the wall that give them access to the hollow blocks. Fix the cracks and you deprive them of a nesting place. There are some people that hunt them, by going out at night with a Black light (the scorpions glow under the UV light). I found this Youtube clip. showing a father hunting with his young son.

Loren Hoboy-Realtor
Central AZ Real Estate
Your Local Expert
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