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Thu Jun 16, 2016
Lonnie Coy asked:
I sold my home but buyer needs to borrow nearly the purchase price which is higher because we are kicking in her closing costs. Now I'm nervous that the house won't appraise high…
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Thu Mar 10, 2016
twofortherhoad answered:
Yes. You can rent my house with the option to buy. I am living in it at the moment but will move to VA when I find a place to move into, however I can move into an apartment if I need to do that just to get out of my house so I can repaint and get it ready to rent. If you are still interested e-mail me at: Look forward to hearing from you!
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Mon May 11, 2015
Nora Cobb-Realtor answered:
Typically you get more home for your money with a pre-existing home.
I suggest looking into both of them before making a decision.
Good Luck!
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Mon May 11, 2015
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Sun Feb 8, 2015
Brian F. Walsh answered:
Contact a local agent and he/she will know your market and be able to assist. Do not trust internet websites valuation as it does not count certain aspects of an area...
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Sat Oct 4, 2014
Ernie Behrle answered:
These are answers you best find by calling the local police department. I am attaching a link in regards to Greenville but remember that crime rates include from real small infractions up to major crimes. Greenville is a college town. ECU which besides being known as a good academic school, has a history of being somewhat of a party school as well.... My son when he was younger had friends at ECU and would drive over to spend the weekend just because of the parties :-) Parties typically will generate some calls to the police which then has a direct correlation to the crime ratings. I can tell you living in Raleigh, you hear very little about Greenville on the news crime wise. ... more
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Sat Jul 19, 2014
A past real estate agent answered:
This and similar sites are great sites for viewing information about listings without having to register at individual real estate agency's sites. If I am researching a house and the site requires me to log in, I immediately google the house address to find the information I want. I understand agents are wanting to capture potential leads, but I don't think they understand how many more people they chase away by insisting that people register in order to view details on their websites. ... more
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Fri Jan 10, 2014
Daniel Fisher answered:
Good evening, Regina:
You may want to read the Trulia Real Estate blog: I have bad credit and no savings. Can I get a home or am I stuck renting? if you meet the criteria there, you can likely get a loan. If you appreciate an answer, please give thumbs up. For the most helpful answer, please say thanks with a best answer click. ... more
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Sat Jul 27, 2013
Francis Dunn asked:
No Langston Farms does not retain value. The Village section is nice although they seem to be clear cutting huge tracts of land adjacent which is taking away some of the charm. We paid almost…
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Wed Jul 3, 2013
Kendall Scoville answered:
The most common amount i see for rentals is one month's rent as a security deposit, along with a modest application fee, usually $50 or so. But less is always better.
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Mon Jun 3, 2013
hazelshe asked:
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Tue Apr 16, 2013
Karen Hanley, REALTORĀ® answered:

Here is the most that can be charged for a security deposit:

The security deposit shall not exceed an amount equal to two weeks' rent if a tenancy is week to week, one and one-half months' rent if a tenancy is month to month, and two months' rent for terms greater than month to month.

So, if you are looking to sign a 1 year lease, you can anticipate the security deposit to be equal to or greater than one month's rent, but no more than two months' rent.

Let me know if you have other questions.
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Sat Feb 2, 2013
Mary Lou Cherry answered:
This home is located in the Greenville city limits with a Winterville address. It is taxed by the city and the county.
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Thu Jul 7, 2011
Laura Maser answered:
My apologies -unable to email you directly. If you prefer, you can email me through my website, and I have the Restrictive Covenants for Farrington Subdivision, available for you.
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Thu Jul 22, 2010
The Tingen Team answered:
Matt's program sounds like a winner! That is like having your cake and eating it to, provided cost of loan and interest rate are competitive.

I would recommend checking our area mortgage reps to see if something like that is available and check his rate, costs and may be just what works best for you.

Best Wishes.
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Thu May 6, 2010
Joseph Hastings answered:
Hi Best1. Bankruptcy is tough to get away from. Most owners in my market (New York City) would require more money up front than the usual first month's rent and security deposit. Many owners may request six months plus security or the full years payment in total so as not to find themself with a deadbeat tenant who can only be sent packing through an eviction.

However, the old saying is true and all real estate is local so, owners in your area may be a bit more flexible especially if a vacant apt has been sitting empty for a while. I would suspect the renters credit has taken a severe hit. This is an indicator of one's ability to pay and owners will take note.

Lastly, I would expect any landlord to bump these renters for more money up front to protect their own interest. Good luck.
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Wed Apr 14, 2010
Tami answered:
I moved out of town and was stressed about selling my home in a very competitive market. I did all the "staging" things that you see on TV: packed up all the clutter, freshened up landscaping, meticulously cleaned, etc., and was lucky enough to get an offer in 4 months, although, of course, it was not nearly what I had hoped to get for it. I feel lucky, though because otherwise I would have been paying over 1500/month for a house I didn't even live in. Plus, I got the St. Joseph statue and put it in my front yard. Good Luck. ... more
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Sun Mar 21, 2010
The Tingen Team answered:
Glad I was helpful. Best of luck in getting it all worked out and into the home you're building.
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Mon Oct 19, 2009
Daniel Eberwein answered:
By termite zone, he means and area that has active termite activity. Which pretty much puts all of NC in a termite zone. - you can put in your zip code and see projected activity (it's a bit dated, covering early 2009 activity) ... more
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