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Fri May 19, 2017
Sharon Moreland asked:
We have an open house that we listed on Zillow but it still is not being reflected here and I don't see how to add one.
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Wed Feb 22, 2017
Gregg Pomeroy answered:
Hello, I'm a mortgage professional.

Depending on your family relationship their are ways to give a gift of equity to you family member to use for a down payment on the house you are selling.

I can explain more if you would like to contact me.

We have some very flexible programs.

I just need more details so I can determine what I can do to help you.

I'm available almost 24/7.

If you have any questions or would like help with this you are welcome to contact me.
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Thu Feb 7, 2013
Jirius Isaac answered:
Everybody below is correct & without seeing the room you speak of, we cannot give you a definitive answer.

Good luck to you in any case,
Jirius Isaac
Isaac Real Estate Team
Champions Real Estate Services
TriStar Finance #MLO-107799
Office: 425-483-6849 Cell: 206-841-9976
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Sat Jan 26, 2013
Benis Dawkins answered:
You came to the right place!

It really depends on auctioneer and what moves them! Most if not all of the asset manager work off of a percentage scale.. There are a number of neighborhoods that offer GREAT commutes ....

To find the right home at the right price, you have to know the market. As the expert in local neighborhoods, I can provide information tailored for your specific home search.
Here’s a good example: I have the resources to evaluate homes in the neighborhoods where you have an interest. This information will educate you on what prices are being paid for homes similar to the ones you are considering.

I know how important it is to have all the information you need to make the right decision. So please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have questions about this service or any other part of your home search. Working together, we make sure that you make the right move.

There are many steps in the home buying process. It’s easy to miss something that can add significantly to the cost of your home.
I’m an expert and can help you simplify this process and get the most home for your money. Here’s how:
I can give you a complete picture of the costs so you know how much home you can afford.
I can help you rule out neighborhoods that don’t fit your needs and find new neighborhoods that do.
I can make sure you have the latest alerts on homes that meet your criteria so other buyers don’t beat you to the punch.
I can keep you informed about what’s happening in the local market.
I can give you in-depth details on each home.
I can quickly schedule tours and give you specific information on the advantages and drawbacks of each property
I can also help you craft offers, present offers to sellers, and much more. Contact me at (benis.dawkins@gmail.com) or (206-883-4222) and I can help make the entire process simpler and more cost effective for you. I can help make sure you make the right move.

Give me a call so I can show you around town.

Here's to our success!

Benis Dawkins
Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate
Seattle Wa
Real Estate Broker
Certified Distress Property Expert
Certified Buyers Agent
206-883-4222
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Wed Jan 23, 2013
Steve Schwind answered:
Harlan, The space rent is $345.00 / month. Many of the mfg home parks are in this area on monthly space rent.
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Thu Dec 27, 2012
J. Perrin Cornell answered:
I guess I would recommend a local lender ahead of a regional or national one (not that they can't do a good job... they can but my experience is generally less problems locally... see some other comments too). At the risk of offending someone Seattle is not Wenatchee nor is it Spokane so I would be more community oriented... my business covers North Central Washington and I could recommend a few good loan officers/lenders if your property is that area (assuming you are still looking). Best of luck! ... more
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Thu Jul 5, 2012
Don Hester answered:
There is Number 1 and 2 canyons, and really anywhere around Western is pretty good.
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Wed Jan 18, 2012
The Cascade Team Real Estate answered:
Yes. Bank of America has Doctor Loans. Here is a link with contact information for a local Team.
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Wed May 4, 2011
Don Hester answered:
Lisa,

Welcome to the area. I live by the hospital and it is a wonderful area.

There are several very good lenders in town that may be able to help you out. Also there is the option of an USDA backed loan that may help you. The boundary lines for these are such that you can find a home that is not to far from work that lies in the their zone.
Link to information on the loan program. http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/RD_Loans.html

Another option is owner carried contracts but you will need the advice of a good agent and Real Estate Lawyer. There are several in town also. If you need information please do not hesitate to contact me.

If you do decide to purchase I would be more the happy to help you in your evaluation process of the home.
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Tue Nov 23, 2010
Deborah Bracco answered:
Hi Aaron,
That can be annoying at times but there is a way. I figured it out one day bc I was getting bombarded with answers!!! Anyway, go to your account, click on my trulia, click on Q&A, find your answer and click on it. Then a box above your answer (and other answers as well) and to the left is "email alerts" choose the desired option. Also, when answering other questions in the future, find the box that gives you an option to get email alerts or not BEFORE sending the answer!! When I answered this question, the box was right below "Web References" or below that was "email alerts" either will work. Hope this helps and have a great day! ... more
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Mon Aug 23, 2010
J. Perrin Cornell answered:
There is merit to the two earlier answers. But lets go a little deeper. The age of the home could make it a headache to sell. Especially if it is a single wide (very little financing available) and if it has been moved before you may be in deeper. Then the lot... where is it located... do you have domestic watrer or a well...if a well is it permitted and if so has it been tested (Chelan Douglas Health District can help with this)? Does the home have an L&I inspection? If not you can get one (required for financing) by contacting the local L&I Office (East Pointe Plaza off of Eastmont in East Wenatchee) and schedlue a courtesy inspection, costs about $75.00. It will help you identify any problems. For financing foundation and tiedowns come into play. ... more
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Mon Aug 23, 2010
J. Perrin Cornell answered:
In Wenatchee (not Seattle) rents have held up fairly well. Vacancey is running around 4% on plexes. Because of the market in general, and because of the tightening in credit, it helps and hurts. helps in that there are more people looking and prices have held up (so far) hurts as financing is tougher. Conventional financing for non-owner expect the lender to ask to see proof you have six mos payments in the bank. IF you are going to live in one unit I suggest FHA. Most properties, now are selling around a GRM of about 9.5-11. Anything higher is probably overpriced (though many still try to apply residential prices to a property where income is the key). ... more
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Thu Feb 4, 2010
Jeanie Zornes answered:
You need to contact your listing agent and have her remove the foreclosure remark at the bottom of your listing. Mistakes are made and when they found they need to have immediate attention to correct them. ... more
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Thu Jun 11, 2009
Kary Krismer answered:
I think it will automatically feed, but it might take a day or two. That's how it works with agent listings, and I don't see Postlets doing it any different than with agents. Obviously though, I'm not certain of that since I've never posted a FSBO. ... more
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Fri May 29, 2009
Arnold D. Camps answered:
There's HUD properties where you can put $100 down and receive $$ back at closing for corrective repairs.

You can also go FHA (97% financing) and have down payments assistance(3% or less than 10k). leaving you to pay for only closing costs. But of course every thing is negotiable ... more
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Tue Mar 24, 2009
Linda Seels answered:
No matter what you are looking for, a car, a remodel or a Realtor, remember the old addage of comparing apples to apples. So, you really need to be considering the neighborhoods, the marketing tools the experience and the motivation when interviewing Real Esate Brokers. Number of sales can really cloud the issue. There are some agents that work totally by themselves and then there are agents that have assistants, listing agents, buyer's agents and office help and all of the sales closed are reported under the the name of the Team Leader. The best advice I can give is get referrals. The majority of my business comes from past clients and their referrals of new clients to me. ... more
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Wed Sep 10, 2008
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Fri Jun 6, 2008
Linda Carroll, Realtor answered:
Negotiating with the Lender in a short sale is done only from the Listing side, if the home is listed. Some lenders won't negotiate, some will. And James is absolutely correct, the Buying side does not negotiate with or contact the Lender on a listed property.

Some offers don't get a response by the time the Buyer gets tired fo waiting.

Best of luck to you! Linda
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