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Home Buying in Whiting : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Apr 18, 2016
Lynn asked:
1822 Central Avenue, Whiting IN is listed as up for auction when in fact in sold last month. . . and is NOT for sale or up for auction.
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Mon Jul 14, 2014
Bill Eckler answered:
It's commonly accepted that the buyer pays for any appraisal since it is a service usually required by their lender or themselves. With this said, things are negotiable, with the purchase and sale of a home. But unless it is specified otherwise in your purchse agreement, it's likely a fee that you will have to absorb.


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Sun Jan 26, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
When looking at such ads, keep on mind that some of those properties may not be for sale yet, and some may never be, if the default is satisfied by the owner. If you are interested in pre-foreclosures, work with an agent, as most do end up being listed by a broker--he/she will have access to reliable information--also don't overlook traditional sales as some may turn out to be a much better bargain than some of the foreclosure properties. ... more
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Fri Nov 29, 2013
Annette Lawrence answered:
In some cases you can not, you need to pay cash.
The options avaialble to you depend on the price, type of property and your situation.
Without the right information the probability of a wrong answer is very likely.
When a Whiting, IN REALTOR responds and provides a telephone number, if you are serious, pick up the phone and give him/her a call.
If you are not serious, use the 'contact' link.

Best Regards,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Remax Realtec Group
Palm Harbor, FL
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Fri Mar 22, 2013
Lance Clauser asked:
I'm looking at buying a house in Whiting, Indiana, again. Currently, out of state.
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Mon Apr 19, 2010
Barbara Q. answered:
John- When the government bows out, Motivated Sellers will have to step up to the plate and offer incentives...aggressive pricing + financial incentives to lure the fence sitters to come back out and look.

What happened to car sales after "cash for clunkers" went away?
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Sat Dec 5, 2009
Pete Flint answered:
You can get this information on Trulia here:,IN/ There is a slight lag between when the sale closes and when it is recorded on Trulia. If you want the very latest info, then contact a real estate agent, otherwise check out Trulia ... more
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Wed Jun 10, 2009
Bob McClure answered:
good sugest the following........first, have someone from the township or county where your home is out to view your them what you want to do and ask them what lot size or restrictions they have....also, what is the min. building lot want to make it marketable if you decide to sell.......once you have established a size and where you would like the lot lines........give the complete legal discription to a land suvey co......and explain to them what you want them to do......they can re-write the legal discription for you to submit to the township or county for the change...they can also post stakes (for an additional charge) ....lastly..if your property is encumbered by a mortgage......don't forget, the entire parcel will still show the lien even if you re-write it.........the only way to free-up the divided property would be to refinance it using the new smaller legal discription.....i hope that helps......bob mcclure- success mortgage partners- plymouth, michigan..... ... more
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Mon Nov 5, 2007
Diane Glander answered:
I have an insurance brokerage company in Manasquan that is excellent for getting insurance when circumstances make it difficult to obtain coverage. If you would like the name and contact information, email or call me via Trulia or my website, below. ... more
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