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Home Buying in Wausau : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Sep 6, 2017
Crystal Harris answered:
I am looking for a rent to home with four bedroom 2bath
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Thu Sep 17, 2015
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Sun Aug 23, 2015
Diana Hellman answered:
This is a general forum. You are better off either looking for an agent that specifically services that area or google established real estate agencies in this particular community, call up and begin a dialogue with one of the agents. ... more
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Tue Mar 10, 2015
Joleta Wesbrock answered:
Your best option is to call a property management company in the area. However, you might be happy to see that you can buy a lot of homes for the same payment as renting. For buying, call anytime. Thank you and good luck. ... more
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Tue Mar 10, 2015
Joleta Wesbrock answered:
There are good FHA programs out there and also in the Central Wisconsin Area there are Down Payemnt funds possibly available after March 16th, 2015. Contact a local lender to get more details. ... more
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Sat Sep 20, 2014
Scott Godzyk answered:
Rent to own is only good when you have good credit but need 1 year or less to save the down payment and closing costs. It is NOT good for people with bad credit or that can not close in 1 year or less. Sellers do not need to lease as many finally owe less their house is worth and can now sell it,. Most lease purchases are not in any way good for the tenant ... more
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Fri May 31, 2013
James Woods answered:
There are quite a few rent to own home listings on our page that you can search for free here:

Best of luck! Be sure to read up on how these transactions work if this is your first time looking into "rent to own." ... more
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Thu May 23, 2013
Dan Tabit answered:
Start by hiring a great local agent who knows and regularly sells land in the area you are considering. There is just too much for a site like this to bring you up to speed on things.
Here are some considerations. Are there utilities on or near the land? Does the ground perk (for septic systems), what is the zoning and what is considered the highest and best use? Are there any easements on the property or are their easements on adjacent plots to provide access? Are there any wetlands or running water on the property? Is it in a flood zone? What type of financing will the seller provide? Do you have an alternative source of financing available if the seller won't provide any?
Decide upfront the purpose for the land and make sure you look for properties that are able to meet your intentions. These are just a few thoughts off the top of my head. Find a great local agent to help you. Best of luck.
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Wed Mar 27, 2013
Jean Slaktoski answered:
Buyers have the power to revoke a buyer agency contract at any time. This is because an agency contract, such as the WB-36, is a personal service contract based upon a special relationship of trust and confidence in the broker. When a buyer directs a broker to stop searching for property, the broker must obey the instructions. In the WB-36, the buyer can terminate only by delivery of written notice. See lines 197-204. ... more
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Sun May 20, 2012
A & E answered:
What criteria are you looking for, how many beds, baths, location, etc? I am a local investor and work with people who do rent to own situations (seller financing), you do not need to qualify for any type of bank loan. Please email me if you are interested and we may be able to find a home that fits your needs. ... more
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Mon Jun 21, 2010
Duane Murphy answered:
Only if the buyer and seller agree to share that information. It would not be in their best interest to do that. The best advice is to talk with your agent and see what they may think. They can usually have a general idea based upon market stats, time on market, competition, etc.

Best of Luck!
Duane Murphy
Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group, Inc.
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Mon Jan 12, 2009
Team Teal answered:
This home is a Bank Owned home. So I am aure the would be willing to negotate the price.
We do not know the age of the roof or furnance because of it being bank owned.
I always suggest a home inspection and the inspector can tell you the approx. age of everything.
If you would like to take a look at this property - feel free to contact me.

Lana Stollenwerk
Coldwell Banker Action
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Mon Sep 15, 2008
Team Teal answered:
In case anyone was wondering this home did sell on 4-28-08 for $150,000
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Wed Jun 11, 2008
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Tue Apr 22, 2008
Erica Zimmermann answered:
I guess my question for you would be what is your question?
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Sat Dec 8, 2007
Rosie Bolin answered:
If the property is in Wausau, but isn't for sale, you can find it on the Marathon County website. There, you'll be able to see when the current owner bought it, and what they paid for it. You'll also be able to see what the County assessor has deemed "fair market value" through 2007.

If it is listed, You can also search all Wausau area listings at the link below
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