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Sun Aug 12, 2012
Jeanne Feenick answered:
Very much a matter of personal preference....but let's start the discussion out with how much maitenance you want to take on. If not much, then a townhome which is generally condo ownership and with that much/most of the maitenance taken care of for you - though you do pay a monthly fee to cover.

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Thu Aug 1, 2013
Phil Lunnon answered:
Feel free to contact me at 303-888-2500. I can provide you with a list of available homes in your price range which meet your other needs/wants.
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Mon Jul 16, 2012
Reed Working answered:
I would say typically a single family home is going to offer a better return and ease of resale than a townhouse.
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Fri Sep 21, 2012
Daniel Shi answered:
Hi Patrice

The simple answer is: typically a townhouse owns the land (the small tract) it sits on, while condo shares the the land with other units. Therefore you may have condos on first floor, second floor, third floor...and so on.

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Sun Jul 29, 2012
Dallas Texas answered:
Matter of preference for the and lifestyle. Many families perfer easy lifestyle without yard work and etc.

Coppell has limited Townhomes made available for a family vs. Las Colinas / Valley Ranch more of a selection.

Realtors can't predict the future for any resale value

Contact my office today where I can show you many amazing homes work with your family specifications.

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Tue Jun 19, 2012
Debra Anderson answered:
Hi Andrew, If the townhome subdivision is not FHA approved, you will need to obtain a
conventional or a mortgage other than FHA. A conventional loan may require a larger down
payment. The mortgage experts that i rely on are Tony Costabile at 630-632-0671, and
Len Tricroce at 630-681-1010 X127. Give them a call for the best advice there is!
Debra Anderson
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Fri Jun 15, 2012
Barbara Carter answered:
Usually a townhouse has two floors with no one above or below. A condo is usually one floor in a multi level unit. Renters depend on the Home Owners Association by laws. The percentage of owner occupied is often a consideration due to the stability of the complex. Complexes with higher owner occupied are often considered more stable.
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Wed Aug 15, 2012
Audrey Viola answered:
Oh Michael ,

There are so many possibilities .
My sister did just that many years ago , she says it's more humid in Fl and that was the hardest thing for her to get used to . She bought a townhouse in Boca Pointe while still living in Ca and she used it several times a year until she finally decided to move here permanently .
I'd suggest a golf Country Club community , or a condo on the ocean or Intercoastal . We have an abundance of everything you said you liked in any area you choose . Sounds like Boca may be the place for you ..ya just gotta come and look around :))
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Mon Jun 11, 2012
Linda Morris answered:
There are lots of possibilities in the Raleigh area. Probably for $150K, it may be a townhome or small detached home. i can set up a search for you that would encompass the whole area. Probably a short sale or foreclosure though. Vacancy rates here are pretty low especially in the most popular areas. Let me know if you would like for me to set up a search for you. ... more
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Sat Apr 6, 2013
Stephen Krueger answered:
If you are concerned about the HOA fees, you should get involved with the HOA board. As a resident/member of the HOA you have the right to review the finances of the HOA.

You would be surprised how much the common area maintenance and pool maintenance can cost, not to mention insurance and building maintenance if it is included.

After you review the budget and you feel there are still problems express your concerns at an HOA meeting, or better yet run to be elected to the boards of directors. Being involved in your neighborhood can be very rewarding.
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Fri Oct 31, 2014
Dawn Giachetti answered:
Good morning! As there are general guidelines for mortgages, each scenario is different, each buyer is different. Have you called a mortgage lender/broker, credit union to have the pre-qualify you and give you an honest answer as to timing for you? If you need help with a finance person, I do have a few people that I can refer you to that will either get you pre-qualified for a loan, or be upfront with you and let you know what you need to do and how long it will take to actually get to that point. Feel free to call, text, or email me and hopefully we can get you started on finding your new home! ... more
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Fri Jun 15, 2012
Ethan Besser answered:
Dear Kayra,

Thank you for your quesiton. You should hire a property manager who will take care of the maintenance for you. Call me if you need help finding a property to invest in. I have a special service that I offer to help investors find properties that meet their needs and goals.

Thank you again,

Ethan Besser
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Tue Jul 16, 2013
Hector Gastelum answered:
hi Christian,

The general trend is this: If homes are priced right, they will sell quickly. There are homes were the Realtor or the seller are not realistic and you seen last forever. There is opportunity for the buyer to submit the right offer and get a bargain, but it has to be on the right listing. I don't like to generalize too much like I just did, because I feel every listing is a specialty within itself.

Hector R. Gastelum
Realty Executives Dillon
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Chula Vista, Ca 91913
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Tue Aug 13, 2013
Patty McManus answered:
You are not alone when you say that you do not want to deal with yard work! There are many quality complexes in the Danbury area. Depending on the amenities that you are looking for and, of course, your price point. If you would like further information on the area, I would be happy to assist you. Just give me a call 203-733-3941 or drop me an e-mail ... more
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Mon May 28, 2012
Inaas Arabi answered:
Hello Kent,

thanks for using to get answers for your questions.

if the goal is to avoid lawn work then you should not be worried about the type of managment. many houses will be managed by owners so you don't want to take those out, now if you happed to rent a home which is owned and managed by the owner, you can negoshite to include law care in the monthly rental payment or just contract a company to do it for you..

Do let me kow if you need any further assistance. thanks.

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Inaas Arabi
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Wed May 23, 2012
Terri Vellios answered:
This is a tough one. Call me and let's chat.

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Wed May 23, 2012
Jolene Holcombe answered:
Yes, area can play an important role in resale value. End units are usually larger in size so they can tend to sell for a little bit more. Buyers like to see low association costs in an HOA. Some buyers are school district specific due to math/reading scoring, sports, etc. If a builder has a poor reputation that could hinder buyers or if a builder has a strong background and known for quality production that can help but all in all the market determines the value of ones property. ... more
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Fri Oct 17, 2014
Joan Lorberbaum Moore answered:
Oh my goodness! Unless you're looking for a new home with 5 bedrooms, pool and lake view I would say there are many "best" communities within your price range. You're in good financial shape to get an excellent buy. You should work with a REALTOR to help you narrow down what you are looking for. Besides the basics of # of bedrooms,baths - - do you want a condo,townhome, villa, or single family home? Do you want to be in east or west Boca?

Once your search parameters are delineated and you look at the possibilities in person, & your agent provides you with comps it will be YOU who decides which is the best community & best home that fulfills your requirements and price point.

Good luck and if I can help you with your search it will be my pleasure to do so!

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Boca Raton, FL 33496
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Sun Feb 10, 2013
The Roskelly Team answered:
Hi Harsich,

The general market climate is MD is great. We are defying all National statistics especially since 1/2012. Our area generally does not calculate value based on a per s.f. cost though I know that is prevalent in many other areas of the country. I'm not a Bethesda expert but I can connect you with one if you need someone you can trust. Just call or e-mail me. I'm very happy to help! ... more
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Wed Apr 18, 2012
ShRee Gossen answered:
Just send me your information, what you are looking for email address ect and I will put you on an e-mail list.
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