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Wed Dec 14, 2011
Lance Sheridan answered:
Wed Dec 7, 2011
Edyta Gryc answered:
Verbal OK is simply unenforceable. Unless the owner receives an approval in writing, you cannot do anything except waiting.
Good luck!
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Wed Nov 30, 2011
Linda S. Cefalu answered:
Rodriquez,

You will need to contact someone in your state for that answer. You can usually find on the internet or the yellow pages a renter's advocacy group or look under the Florida State Gov. site for rental information. Sometimes they will have one or more phone numbers that you can call for free advice. ... more
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Wed Nov 30, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
You can contact any local agent/realty office for any necessary information, they all have access to the same information...
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Fri Nov 11, 2011
Sally Grenier answered:
I would suggest contacting a local REALTOR who has access to the MLS.
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Fri Nov 11, 2011
Spirit Messingham answered:
Good morning Maggie,

If you are willing to drive 10-20 minutes you can live in & about any where within the City Limits (within reason). 85716 is a popular zip code for people wanting to be close to the U of A. As a Realtor, I am not allowed to comment on what is a "safe neighborhood", but please see the attached link for crime rates.

Are you pre-approved? That should be your first step, next find a local agent or Realtor to help you sort through all the inventory based on your criteria. I am sure there will be several agents to pick from just from answering this question. Best of luck, buying a house should be an exciting & educational process.
Spirit



Spirit Messingham
3rd Generation Full-Time Realtor®
Tierra Antigua Realty
Direct (520) 471-6900
Fax (866) 365-5208
SpiritRealty@Cox.net
www.TierraAntigua.com
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Wed Nov 16, 2011
Mary asked:
these properties are very cheap, and i m looking for an agent willing to work no matter if we buy one or more with no time pressure, with possibility of long term relationship in busine...
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Wed Nov 16, 2011
Kmsilard1 asked:
Thu Oct 27, 2011
Lorraine Warhurst answered:
Zip code 78237 rentals range from $695-$750. Zip code 78227 the rentals range from $650-$1400.00.
When you are ready just be prepared to pay upfront 1 month security deposit, 1 month rent, a non refundable application fee ranging from $50-75, if you have a pet and the owner allows the pet you are looking at a minimum of $300 pet deposit that is non refundable. In addition in most cases your income must be 3x the monthly rental amount in order to be approved.
If you need some help please give me a call.
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Thu Oct 27, 2011
Sue Wylie answered:
Thu Oct 27, 2011
Tearsha Freeman answered:
Hi Jackie,

You may be able to use a FHA loan or a FHA 203K loan for repairs. This would depend on the amount and the type of repairs needed. You agent should be able to let you know which one. If she is unsure then the appraisal wil let you know if you can use a regular FHA or not. ... more
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Thu Oct 27, 2011
Alma Kee answered:
It may depend on the type of mortgage you get. You can get correct answers from your lender. If you haven't chosen a lender yet, I can recommend:

Kristine Bredeau, HomeBanc www.KristineBredeau.com
Carol Chase, HomeBanc carol.chase@homebanc.com

For Homeowners Insurance, contact your car insurer to see if they write policies in NPR or contact AAA (Auto Club) and get a combined quote adding your cars to AAA Insurance.

All the best,

Alma Rose Kee
Future Home Realty
813.244.9898
www.SoldOnTampa.com
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Thu Oct 27, 2011
Tim Moore answered:
Dig through the county records, or find a Realtor in the area and ask them.
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Tue Oct 11, 2011
Edyta Gryc answered:
You can search public records if there are any lis pendens.
The link below explains tenants' rights in the event of foreclosure.
I hope this helps.
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Mon Oct 3, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
There are other factors besides credit that determine qualification; therefore visit with any loan officer, after reviewing your financial information, income, credit, debt, etc. a determination can be made. If you don't yet qualify, at the very least, you'll know what needs to be done in order to be eligible in the near future. Be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in order to determine your price range and for any offers to be taken seriously. ... more
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Tue Sep 27, 2011
Jim Whalen answered:
Yes, it looks like there are a few 2 bedroom houses in northeast Philly. Give me a call at the office 215-725-5700 X29 and we can look into it for you.

Thank you,

Jim Whalen
V.I.P. Realty Corp ... more
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Wed Sep 28, 2011
Sally Grenier answered:
This is exactly why you shouldn't rely on sites like Trulia, Zillow or Realtor.com for information on properties for sale! If you are a serious buyer, then you need to hire a REALTOR to work for you as a Buyer's Agent. He/she has access to your local MLS system and can find properties specific to your search criteria. And you don't have to weed through these foreclosures that come on and off the market. Good luck! ... more
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Wed Sep 21, 2011
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Wed Sep 7, 2011
Pacita Dimacali answered:
This begs the question....why?

Do you have a lease agreement, and if so, what are the terms of that agreement?

Are you trying to get rid of him? Surely, there are better ways to communicate your wish without creating an adversarial position? ... more
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Wed Sep 7, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
If looking to sell, consider inviting a few local agents from different realty offices, and ask for a cma, comparative market analysis, see what worth the data suggests, ask for opinions and then make your determination. ... more
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