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Mon Apr 1, 2013
Richard Shapiro answered:
Ok. What kind of help do you need?
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Sat Jun 8, 2013
Bobbi-Jo Girroir answered:
Isabel, what towns will you consider? I have 1 condo listing in W, Holyoke on the Southampton/Westfield border and I am going live with a really nice ranch tomorrow off of Homestead. You can reach me direct at my email or call me direct 413-519-5636. I see you asked the question a little while back but no other Agents responded - I am here to help in whatever way I can. ... more
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Tue Jul 10, 2012
Christine Moran Realtor & Notary answered:
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Sun Nov 13, 2011
Scott Godzyk answered:
You can click on your name upper right, on the drop down menu click on MY LISTINGS then click on the listing you want to edit.
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Mon Apr 1, 2013
Louis Wolfson answered:
Trulia has excellent community information, but I would also check with the local police dept and the college security as well..
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Thu Apr 18, 2013
Scott A. Nelson answered:
Most corporate leases of less than 3 months are done at a premium. Especially if water & utilities are included. This will usually make for the most convenient billing especially when combined with cleaning prior to & after occupancy. Figure a 15% premium over market rent for the average market rent per month.

Hope that helps,
Corporate Relocations/IT Manager/Realtor
Wolfson Cutler Real Estate
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Tue Feb 23, 2010
Kathy Weber answered:

First thing you need to do is consult with a lender.

Even though his income is $20K/year, his employment history, debt ratio, FICO's, etc. may impact the "bottom line" net worth he actually makes.

Once you get discuss this with your lender, they will be able to tell you how much you actually qualify for.

It'll save you alot of time in researching a home plus when putting in offer's, you are required to submit a pre-approval letter showing how much you qualify for.

Best of luck!
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Tue Nov 17, 2009
Ken Lambert answered:
Hello- Can you look up the Town or County Map and Lot #, or Book and Page ? Then you can do a search to see who the owner is, and go from there? You could also find out what the owner owes on his mortgage- which is always helpful info.

If you need further help, feel free to contact me- with the address. Thanks and good luck,

Ken L.
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Thu Nov 12, 2009
Pat Moyer answered:
Lilly, You should find out what kinds of listings are available in your area--exclusive right to sell or an open listing. When you call about listing your property, a Realtor must ask if you property is currently listed--not because we don't like the competition but because there are rules etc. If you have a contract with a Realtor there are terms and conditions that need to be followed. If you are looking for a Realtor, interview them. They will provide you with answers to the question about benefits that one company has over another then you decide what fits your needs. ... more
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Sat Oct 17, 2009
Jose asked:
house and they say that a cuple poeple a lot of poeple got robed too and i dont see no justies for the police i see them steling and athor poeple complaming and no police waching the ar...
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Fri Oct 16, 2009
Regina Ryan answered:
If you want to give me the address I can check it out for you
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Thu Mar 11, 2010
Barbara Brown answered:
Hi Debi,

Those are great questions! You are on the right track, get a pre-approval is the first step because it tells you how much you can afford. I can't answer for other agents, but I do require buyers I work with to talk with their bank before I show them the inside of any homes. That way I don't waste the buyer's time looking at things they can't afford. Again, being unable to speak for others, I can tell you that I will help buyers look via emails at what's on the market during any step of the home buying process. As for the bank owned property, you definitely shouldn't forget it. The bank may counter offer or you may get a surprise by them accepting your offer. I do advise that you find an agent that is familiar with the process of buying bank owned properties. Good luck & I would be glad to help you in any way I can. ... more
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Fri May 23, 2008
Jon Ernest answered:
People get too caught up in assessed value.....
An appraisal value and assessment value are derived from two totally different perspectives. I can't speak for every township but here in Boston assessors don't even really get into the property to see it.... Assessors don't always see the newly renovated kitchen that an appraiser would take a closer look at. There is an incentive towards an owner to have a lower assessed value , because it means their taxes will be lower.
You're just as well off going to Zillow as you are looking at the assessed value and confusing it with market value.
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Tue Apr 22, 2008
Brecht Palombo answered:
Conceivably you can negotiate anything you want but unless you are in distress or haven't paid or have some other really compelling reason why you have to do that the bank will likely tell you to pound sand. Also lenders are overwhelmed right now and they are not doing a very good job at 'shorts' which is what you're talking about. They would be just as likely to go ahead and foreclose I would say unless, again, there is some really compelling reason not to. ... more
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