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Fri Mar 1, 2013
Brian Takiff answered:
If you zoom out on the map you will see incidents pop up that appear to be in the past year only. By the way, fyi this house is already under contract.
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Sun Oct 5, 2014
Tim Moore answered:
Sounds like a stalker type question.
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Sun Oct 7, 2012
Sebastian Giannone answered:
What's fees are you referring to?
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Sun Sep 30, 2012
Amanda Albert answered:
The only thing you can do is go to the very bottom of the page and contact Trulia's help section. Then the contact button and let them know.
It is fustrating to see these spam ads, but a huge tip off is them asking for you to wire money. Red flags should be going off in your head.
Also you can compare the ads against a reputable company website such as Raveis.com for example. There are many. Hope this helps......
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Tue Feb 12, 2013
Michael Brownstead answered:
Congratulations on starting the process of home-ownership! I would suggest contact several real estate agents, interviewing them then selecting the right one for you! Best wishes in your home search! ... more
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Wed Oct 17, 2012
Amanda Albert answered:
If you are all set with the mortgage, then the next step is to put together a list of must haves in your house and start looking. Start with the internet to get an idea of styles of homes and what you can get for your money. Then when you have an idea of whatyou are looking for, it is time to hire a Realtor to help you.
This professional will help you not only find the perfect house but also help you navigate your way through the process of inspections, mortgage commitment and then finally the closing.

If you need help or would like more information, I would be happy to help you. Amanda
860-916-2744
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Sat Oct 5, 2013
Kevin and Julie McLaughlin answered:
Our advice to Buyers is to speak with a reputable mortgage lender to get pre-qualified. Perhaps you can go to the bank or credit union where you have your checking/savings accounts and ask to speak to one of their mortgage pros - Good luck! It is a great time to buy - ... more
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Wed Aug 1, 2012
Mike Sullivan answered:
Interest rates are at all time lows....property values at all time lows....and you can afford to buy...

A couple of thoughts, you might purchase a less expensive home...there are a lot of nice ones out there below $400,000....The alternative is rent, which provides no positives for you. You might try playing with a rent vs buy calculator (http://www.realtor.com/home-finance/financial-calculators/rent-vs-buy-calculator.aspx) to help with your decision.

For me personally, I prefer to own my own home...aside from the be tax benefits, I like building equity in a property that's mine, and I can do with what I please.

Hope this helps! Good luck with your search...don't let PMI be the deciting factor
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Wed Aug 21, 2013
Cassandra Ritone answered:
Hi Elaine, I have a comparable market analysis done for you if you would like to email me please contact me at cassandraritone@gmail.com.
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Tue May 8, 2012
Jessica Beganski answered:
Are you looking to sell a condo, PUD, 1/2 duplex? And where is it? More information is needed before I can answer your question. If you'd rather answer confidentially, you may email me at jessicabeganski@remax.net. I'd be more than happy to answer any questions. ... more
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Wed Apr 18, 2012
David Brooke answered:
Katharina Dienwebel
kdienlaw@gmail.com


Fantastic real estate attorney.
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Sat Mar 31, 2012
Anne Miller answered:
Dual agency is when an agent is working for the buyer and also the seller.

When our office lists a property for sale, the seller signs an agreement
to say you may put my house on the market and I realize that if
you bring in a customer that likes my home you will be working
for me and the buyer as a dual agent.

If you are our buyer in this situation you would also have to
sign a dual agency agreement to agree that you know that
I will be working for you and the seller to put this transaction
(buying of the home) together.

Hope that is clear for you...any other questions, call me 860-643-9505
at home now or office later 860-647-8000.

Anne Miller
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Sat Mar 31, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
There are other factors besides credit that determine mortgage qualification, therefore visit with any licensed loan officer; after reviewing your overall financials, a determination can be made. 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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Wed Sep 12, 2012
Seth Winkleman answered:
Michelle,
GreatSchools.org is a great resource for rankings check it out. I posted the link with the zipcode you supplied. If you need anymore info feel free to email me SethWinkleman@PrudentialCT.com or (text/call) 860-985-5816. My website is http://LinkWithWink.PrudentialCT.com ... more
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Sat Mar 31, 2012
Grace Jacobs answered:
West Hartford Multi Familys are a good source of income I have listed and sold many Have you found a place yet. As an experenced Realtor I can help. Sorry this is a bit late. I recently joined this site . Let me know and I will send all the info for contact etc.

Take Care
Grace Jacobs

William Raveis Real Estate
West Hartford CT.
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Sat Mar 31, 2012
Rob Rosa answered:
Hi Keith, I am definitely an expert on short sales and foreclosures. I have been working on these types of transactions for more than 4 years. I already have a good relationship with many banks since I also do Broker Pricing Opinions for them. If you would like to talk more please feel free to give me a call at 860-558-2122. ... more
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Sat Mar 31, 2012
Amy Bergquist answered:
Hello Jasmin,

Here's some current market data to help address your first question about where it is easier to sell. These figures are as of September 30, 2010 and cover all single-family homes in the town:

Berlin
Median Days on Market: 83
Monthly of Inventory: 7.6

Newington
Median Days on Market: 27
Monthly of Inventory: 5.1

West Hartford
Median Days on Market: 46
Months of Inventory: 4.6

At this moment, sellers are in a better position in Newington and West Hartford than Berlin. You note that you are considering a purchase. Since this data is for right now, it's possible that things could change by the time you are ready to sell.

You're definitely doing the right thing by trying to gather as much information as you can. Good luck with your search!

Best regards,
Kyle
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Sat Mar 31, 2012
Jeff Simon answered:
Yes. A seller is not obligated to accept an offer and the buyer's type of financing is just one factor to be considered when ecaluating an offer.
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Thu Jan 21, 2010
Julie Nearing answered:
I have 2 Buyers that purchased this fall for the tax credit, I have 2 other Buyers working with me right now and they are looking to take advantage of the spring the tax credit.
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Wed Oct 17, 2012
The Hagley Group answered:
Did you ltry to contact their broker, assistant, or other colleague? Did you know prior that they would be out of town that day? Have you spoken to the agent about this? That may be a good place to start. ... more
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