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Mon Feb 11, 2013
Diggity answered:
Why don't you hire a Realtor to take you to the homes . It is dangerous for people to give directions to their sellers homes having not known who someone inquiring on a website might be .
You can't get into the homes anyway so why not hire a professional to put together a list and take you out?
That would be the best thing to do .
You can also ask that Realtor about the neighborhood . But just driving buy and looking in windows or peeking around is dangerous for both you and the seller .
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Sun Feb 10, 2013
Scott Godzyk answered:
You should contact your listing agent to work with the buyers agent to see if teh buyer can be comforted throug buyers remorse to continue. You may also want to meet with an attormey to draft a letter stating the buyer is in defalut and you will seek damages. An attorney and your listing agent should be your first 2 calls for advice. ... more
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Thu Feb 14, 2013
Britt Grotheet answered:
Hi again-Just wanted to give a bit more background in case it helps someone answer the question. The owner abandoned the home about a yr ago. The home set to go to auction 1x before on July 5th 2012. The seller filed
a strategic chapter 13 bankruptcy and the home was not auctioned but placed as a short sale for $379,000. The seller owes $550,000. 2 leins both with Wells Fargo. Based on what we know about the sellers lifestyle (small business owner, cars, boat, vacations, renting a waterfront home) there is some question as to the sellers amount of
Hardship. We are specutating that his resistance to communicating with the bank could be due to this.
Now can any of you look into your crystal ball for us please??? We want this house!!!
Thanks britt
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Fri Apr 3, 2015
Laura Coffey answered:
I don't think it's when they accept an offer I think because when a property goes on the market they get so many offers they need to "hold ".
In some cases a property could have 20 offers. $10K - $100K over list , cash, no appraisal contingency and the seller wants to stop the 100s of calls and showings to sit down and accept an offer.
Where I am at. It's that crazy in sometimes.
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Fri Feb 15, 2013
Myra Gouger answered:
Harder than you can imagine. Yes, homes are going for $10-$15,000 more than the list price. Nevada home prices are up more than 15% according to an article in the Review Journal and the prices are going up more than in any other state. So, here is the true picture: we led the market in foreclosures, we led in low prices and now we are leading in higher prices and faster appreciation. ... more
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Thu Feb 28, 2013
Steven Ornellas answered:
Hi ashley_rson:

Your Realtor® should be helping you answer what offer price is appropriate in the CURRENT MARKET after performing a Comparative Market Analysis.

If you do not currently have a Realtor® please find one before making an offer on any property.

You should avoid Dual Agency! There are specific duties an Agent must provide. When one individual represents both Buyer and Seller conflict between two of the most important duties occur.

“Dual Agency: Why should I NOT use the listing Agent to buy a house?”

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Thu Apr 4, 2013
Joe Van Fossen answered:
Hi Rebecca,

Good luck with your out of state sale. Here's a list of the homes currently on the market in HB:

I'd be happy to show you some properties when you're ready to buy.
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Mon Feb 4, 2013
Tim Moore answered:
All property sold must be lien free or it can't sell so they will have to pay it off. This is NOT true for auctions.
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Fri Feb 3, 2017
Janet Nation, CBR answered:
They are based out of NJ and provide financial assistance and guidance to first time home buyers. I can only speak from my experience but I find their process painfully slow, which can kill a transaction easily. Be prepared to spend many hours with them on the phone or make personal trips to NJ to get a response to your file. I wonder if it's worth the savings. What was your husband's client experience?

Janet Nation, CBR
Sailing Home Realty
Direct: 646-321-9649
Office: 516-377-4760
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
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Wed Jun 19, 2013
Sona Gallatin answered:
Hi Lauren,
Depends on where in Long Beach you're considering and the size. It's good to invest in real estate, best to invest in 2+2 units and with as little deferred maintenance as possible. Is that likely to happen for 100k or less? No. Why hold for 7 years specifically? ... more
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Tue Feb 5, 2013
Jacques Ambron answered:
It is possible that they might deny you because of adverse information no matter how long. I believe that it is something for each indivicual coop board. You should make sure your agent is familiar with the boards in which you are applying. Generally if your bankruptcy is so far in the past it will not come up on a regular credit check. With a good history over the last 7 years I don't believe you will have a problem in any but the most stringent boards. ... more
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Wed Feb 6, 2013
Kristina Clayton answered:
Robert, I live, work and know these areas.I can start today!
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Sun Jan 26, 2014
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
well as agents, and independent contractors, we're also required to show 2 years of 1099's (income will be averaged for purposes of a mortgage) join the club!
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Tue Jan 20, 2015
Tim Moore answered:
I guess anything is possible, but I would have to bet against that happening. Only VA and USDA loans require no money down. You have to be a veteran to get a VA loan and USDA are in certain areas in certain price ranges and subsidized. You won't know for sure unless you ask some loan officers. ... more
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Sun Feb 3, 2013
Heather Johnson Clay answered:
Is the house to be sold on the market? You can purchase on a contingency if it's under contract... Call me and I can help...I'm a realtor with coldwell banker 8178914089
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Mon Feb 3, 2014
Ann Ryan answered:
1) If you're looking to live in the property, find a great home.

2) Not all foreclosures are great deals. (See my linked blog post).

3) There can be great deals on short sales and regular sales.

Best of luck!
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Thu Aug 22, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
In an ideal situation, you are probably looking at 60 days to close the sale; that would put you at April 1st.
Things are seldom IDEAL.
Across the nation, the DOM right now is about 70 days to sell, plus 30 for the Escrow. That would make it 100 days or May 10th.
Talk to a local Realtor and see if they agree.
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Wed May 29, 2013
Jason Garrett answered:
Speak with Marvin Rosenberg from Residential Finance Corporation in Manalapan. He is excellent and knowledgeable, best financing specialist I've come across in over 8 years in the business. More than likely there will be a few different solutions depending on your situation. Some options he may suggest may include the possibility of using a co-signer if possible for a more immediate solution or giving you some suggestions on how to raise your score. Either way, he'll give you honest, knowledgeable advice to help you out.

Here is Marvin's contact info:
Marvin Rosenberg
Residential Finance Corporation
225 Gordons Corner Rd, 1D
Manalapan, NJ 07726
732.446.2900 Ext 202
877.814.9837 Fax
Company NMLS ID: 1652
Individual NMLS ID: 199005

If you need any assistance from a real estate perspective as you move along I'm happy to help. I specialize in helping 1st time buyers in the Monmouth and Ocean County areas. Hope this helps!

Jason 'Jay' Garrett
Sales Associate
RE/MAX Champions
Direct: 1.732.580.4712 | Office: 1.732.441.3400 | Fax: 1.732.441.3621
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Tue Apr 23, 2013
Sinead McAllister answered:
Hi Ashot,
I assume you can't buy because nothing is currently available? I see some that are on the market. Message me directly, I can set up a search that will let us know ASAP when a home in East Grove comes on the market and I can send you the ones that are currently available. It doesn't seem that price range is the issue....

Sinead McAllister
McAllister Homes Real Estate
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Mon Feb 4, 2013
Terri Morrison answered:
I would be happy to help. Please call me at 484-467-0209
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