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Sat Nov 12, 2016
Russ Ravary answered:
I would be asking your real estate agent this question. In Michigan our contract allows you to void the contract. Or you can ask the seller to remediate the asbestos. Call your realtor and ask them ... more
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Thu Mar 28, 2013
Javier Meneses answered:
Well there are several factors that determine how long a short sale takes. About 70% of the loans I close happen to be short sale transactions, so based on my experience I would say the Real Estate professionals you work with and their experience with short sale transactions are a HUGE determining factor when it comes to your question. If your working with a Realtor, Loan Officer and an attorney who know little about short sales or are not thoroughly educated on how to work on short sale transactions, you'll find that it will be a longer process. You want to make sure that the Realtor you're working with handles short sales on a regular basis. They usually have contacts to other attorneys and Loan Officers who also regularly deal with short sale transactions. Make sure you speak to more than one attorney and Loan Officer before you determine who you will work with.

The status of the homeowner and their loan services also has a lot to do with it. Speak to an experienced Realtor and have then walk you through the process. Normally a short sale transaction should take about 2-3 months. I've also seen some that take 6-9 months, those are the times that I've seen that the professionals involved had very little knowledge of short sales and how to put those transactions together and poor abilities to process these short sales. Again, there are several different things that come into play, but this is what I've seen.

Javier Meneses
Senior Loan Officer
NMLS #23130
310 Crossways Park Drive
Woodbury, NY 11797
(516) 606-9648
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Fri Aug 16, 2013
Marge Bennett answered:
are you sure you had the right day? That's what open houses are all about. Buyers can come and if they aren't working with an agent, the one holding the open house will be happy to work with them. If you have the phone number of the listing agent, give them a call and find out what went wrong.
Better yet, find an agent that you are comfortable with and stick with that person. You can still go to open houses, just let the agent know that you are working with someone.
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Thu Mar 21, 2013
Bobbie Wagner Persky answered:
I have helped dozens of buyers relocating to the Houston area. And I live near 249 and BW 8. I would be happy to assist you, as well. Please feel free to contact me at 713-530-4098.
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Thu Feb 28, 2013
Annette Akey Panzek answered:
You should consult an attorney for specific advice on your situation.
You can also find more information at the following websites:
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Tue May 7, 2013
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Is the property up for auction on back taxes? You can not buy it unless it is being offered at auction for deliquent taxes.
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Wed Feb 27, 2013
Martin Valera answered:
This could be a difficult question to answer but different property managers have different criteria for being approved. Most look at credit and criminal history as well as employment and previous rental history. I would be open and upfront with property managers and explain your situation before you make an application and you might have a shot. Another option would be to offer a double or even triple deposit if you are turned down. However, your best bet might be to deal directly with a homeowner who is leasing their own house. It might give you time to repair your credit and build a good rental history. ... more
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Fri Jul 19, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
If referring to RealtyTrac ads, keep in mind that RealtyTrac's information may not always be accurate and oftentimes can be misleading--you could be looking at a lis pendens property--notice of default--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 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. According to MLS, currently there is one bank owned property in Jericho listed at $799,000. For available area properties check ... more
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Tue Feb 26, 2013
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Call me -- 201-602-4458. I will put you in touch with my lending partner. He is an expert at FHA and I promise neither of us will pressure you. That's just not my style. Once you are pre-approved, if you do come across a house that you want to pursue I can help you, even if the home needs work. My partner and I are both FHA 203K renovation loan specialists. ... more
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Sat Mar 23, 2013
Mack McCoy answered:
It depends, doesn't it? Are WE the Government, or is it some far-off entity that imposes its will on us?
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Thu Jun 5, 2014
Manuel Brown answered:
Dear Loan Mod Searcher,

I am not finding anything negative on line. Your best bet is to also check with the Better Business Bureau.
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Mon Feb 25, 2013
Shawn Schnoor answered:
It would be wise to contact a real estate attorney in Florida where the property ids located.
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Mon Mar 11, 2013
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
The three best places I have found to find for sale by owners is (also, Zillow, and Craig's list.
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Thu Feb 28, 2013
Michael Shiner, MBA answered:

Of course, email me the address or give me a call and I will deliver that information to you ASAP.

Michael Shiner
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Mon Feb 25, 2013
Craig G Hodgson, Sfr answered:
Typically it is 50% or more. 70% seems quite high seeing how there are so many Short Sales and foreclosures that may be an impossible property to find. Let me know if you need assistance or a good lender. ... more
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Sun May 5, 2013
Rick Schmidt answered:
You may find it's tough to even lease a home, since the lessor will require at least 2 months rent in advance. In addition, most landlords are now doing extensive credit checks on any potential tenant, so your low credit score, if discovered, will also be a big negative. Finally, good rental homes are hard to find with demand exceeding supply, so landlords can be picky. Good luck!! ... more
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Mon Mar 16, 2015
Lance King answered:
generally speaking, those are the kinds of things that will give you the most return on your money and add value. I would speak with a local experienced pro to get their take on how best to maximize value through improvements. ... more
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Sat Feb 23, 2013
Dan Tabit answered:
Some people think so. Owning takes responsibility. Maintenance, upkeep, repairs, replacing appliances and fixtures takes time, money and energy. Ideally when a home is kept in good shape you can anticipate when something should need attention and budget for it, but this isn't always the case. If you've had your fill of ownership, contact some local Realtors and find out what your home may be worth. After that, see if there are places you'd like to rent and what they cost.
You may need to do some updates to your house to get top dollar, a great local Realtor can advise you where you'll get the best return for your money.
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Sat Feb 23, 2013
Sandy Hynes answered:
Hi Jay, If the properties are similar the difference in the property taxes would most likely be whether the home is owner occupied, a rental or the homeowner is over 65 and has qualified for the Homestead exemption. Here is the website for York County the tax search is under the online services menu. I hope this information is helpful. Please let me know if you have anyother questions. Thanks! Sandy Hynes ... more
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Wed Jun 29, 2016
Shannon Sherman answered:
There are always agents out there that are willing to negotiate their commission. But if you did a for sale by owner before in 2001 and 2005 then you should be able to do it today. Not much has changed as far as paperwork.

Another option is for you to list your home yourself but be willing to pay an agent a commission for bringing you a buyer. I have seen many for sale by owners advertise that "Buyers Agents are Welcome"
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