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Home Buying in West Springfield : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Dec 10, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
That wouldn't do much. Having a large down payment is great. It makes any financing contingency very strong, but I would have a hard time advising someone to avoid having one at all unless they planned to pay 100% cash. The terms of the standard contract may prohibit this anyway, without putting your earnest money at risk.
A buyer doesn't get a "cash discount" as it's all cash to the seller. The stronger the financing terms are, the more secure the deal is anyway. A 50% or more down financed deal would be as good as cash to me if the buyer had a strong pre-approval letter.
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Sat Dec 5, 2015
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Sat Nov 21, 2015
Christine Moran Realtor & Notary answered:
I can search keywords to narrow down your search for you.

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Sat Jan 4, 2014
Christine Moran Realtor & Notary answered:
If you are serious about looking you need to be on a realtor's mls email list. The really good homes come onto the market and go under contract quickly. Some internet sites take a few days to feed. ... more
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Sat Jan 12, 2013
Christine Moran Realtor & Notary answered:
You should place a housing wanted ad on craigslist. Explain your situation looking for a rent to own ect. Someone may want to work out something with you.
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