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Thu Oct 14, 2010
Jennifer Erickson answered:
Hi Glenn,

I work with investors on both a hold and or flip basis. Contact me and we can discuss your business model and see if we are a fit.


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Mon Sep 27, 2010
Andrew Adams answered:
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Tue Jul 9, 2013
Richard Schulman answered:
Rent to own usually will not provide you with the great deal you are looking for, and comes with pitfalls and risks. But, the current interest rates will! While the underwriting requirements can be frustrating, if you are qualified, make the effort to go through the underwriting process and get a great loan now. You can get a low down payment (3.5% down) FHA loan, if you qualify.

Good luck,
Richard Schulman
Keller Williams Realty
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Thu Sep 23, 2010
Glenn Boyce asked:
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Thu Sep 23, 2010
Paul Stonkus answered:
I host a North Shore real estate group every four to six weeks at Old Tyme Italian on boston Street, but we've been off for the Summer. Will schedule for October and update you. Go to and search for North Shore real estate.
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Wed Aug 25, 2010
J.M.Jones - 978-335-9092 - Homes & Rentals answered:
Hi Glenn,

I would be thrilled to help you, just give me a call when your ready and we can discuss all your needs.
I am an early worm kind of guy so hopefully we can do some serious deals.

I look forward to hearing form you

Century 21 Northshore - Salem
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Sun Aug 15, 2010
Jeffrey Carter answered:

I know Lynn very well and would be happy to assist. Please email me to discuss your situation.


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Wed Jun 23, 2010
J. Perron answered:
I love the "Diamond District" area - Nahant Street, Ocean Street, Nahant Place, Lynn Shore Drive - beautiful walkway along the ocean. Diamond District is in Lynn between Nahant and Swampscott with beautiful old Victorian Homes. You can easily walk a couple of blocks to Lynn Shore Drive or walk to 3 beaches - along the ocean. The prices are less expensive than Swampscott and Nahant but just as much charm and share the ocean! ... more
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Sun Jun 13, 2010
Don Tepper answered:
You can find out if it's on the market by calling any Realtor.

The Realtor probably can find out the answer as to why it can't be shown.

A Realtor can also tell you how many days the property has been on the market. Or try checking Zip Realty ( ) That site tells you how long the property has been on the market and what price reductions, if any, have been taken.

Hope that helps.
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Fri Apr 16, 2010
Susan Costa answered:
This is Realty Trac and other compnaies trying to sell list to buyers and realtors. Like you said this is (as you put it BULL) I hada buyer that found a property that was listing on Trulia with Realty Trac for 180K when it was in MLS for 256K. When I called the lsiting agent, he was not aware of this.

They also advertise property with NO address to get you to contact them.

For buyers - consult a Realtor they can give you information on current properties on the market.

If I can help, please contact me or visitmy sght at
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Tue Mar 23, 2010
Dan Chase answered:
I could be wrong....

You could be looking at a foreclosure that is in such bad condition that it is needing to be torn down. That could account for the price.

Maybe not quite that bad, but still needing a lot of repairs. Or maybe someone wanted to sell quickly and took less money just so they could get away. ... more
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Wed Mar 10, 2010
Abe Mills answered:
I am so sorry to here about what you are going through. To answer your question, yes, you can probably get it back, though you will have to do some digging to do so. I would contact the lender that your son was dealing with and tell them that you would like to purchase the home from them as soon as you can.

Good Luck!

Abe Mills
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Wed Feb 24, 2010
Scott A. Nelson answered:
You'll need an attorney well versed in foreclosure law and pretty quickly to file notice & protect your interests.

Hope that helps
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Sun Jan 3, 2010
Kevin Vitali answered:
Dan-I just ran into that same problem and lost a deal just prior to closing... also there was 0 dollars in the reserve.... condos will be tough in the upcoming year.
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Tue Jan 5, 2010
Jeffrey Mancovsky answered:
Both are fine as long as mortgage company is a lender. Also both are the same (they sell their loans on the secondary market) unless you want the mortage held in-house and the bank offers that. You should apply where you feel th the most comfortable and are getting a competitive rate and program. Make sure you feel confident they understand your needs and understand the process and program you are applying for. ... more
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Tue Aug 18, 2009
Paul Stonkus answered:
Who said the tenantswill move out? When you buy at auction you assume all of the liablities of the property unless you work out a different scenario with your bid. If something seems too good to be true, it usually is! When you are an investor and you have the experience/support behind you to deal with auctioned property issues, you take the risks to make the gains. As a newbie, be very cautious. ... more
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Sat Aug 15, 2009
Paul Stonkus answered:
There are many reasons why the auction is postponed including the Owners trying to complete a loan modification, the bank not having their ducks in a row, etc. The property may never actually be foreclosed upon. ... more
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Tue Aug 18, 2009
Charnte answered:
My sister just went by there and see people working outside and they said that there is a leak and they dont know where it is so they were digging on the side of the house??? could that be anything good?? ... more
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Fri Jan 20, 2012 answered:
HI, Diane!
If you need my help with this house email me here:
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Wed Jun 10, 2009
Lukasz Wojtuszkiewicz answered:
You can get it through a mortgage lender. Not sure if they all offer it but I know quite a few do. If you have been pre-approved to buy a home, I would start with the person that did it for you. Be aware that 203K loans tend to have a higher interest rate. ... more
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