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Sat Aug 10, 2013
Scott Godzyk answered:
Your buyer agent can easily complete a Broker Price Opinion with comps to assist you with making a good offer.
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Sun Jul 28, 2013
William Argoubi answered:
Banks wont finance there you need to look at private lender ,i know that Lyons Mortgage does finance my friend works there and she get a deal done for one of my clients last year ,let me know if you want her number ... more
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Thu Jan 17, 2013
Fajardo Delacruz answered:
Mr. Peter

It all depends on price and having an aggressive agent to help you.

Fajardo Delacruz
Licensed Real Estate Agent
Century Homes Realty Group llc
Direct Line: 347-932-0609 ... more
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Fri Oct 5, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/
https://www.crimereports.com/
http://www.homefair.com/
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Sun Jul 22, 2012
Robert Spinosa answered:
Jnbuitrago,

You are running up against a condo requirement where any one entity may not own more than 10% of the units in the project. This will come up with most lenders --- not only Chase. If you really like the place and wish to make the effort to find a lender, now you are armed with the information you need and you should start your process with them there. Otherwise, it may be easier for you to begin your search for a different property.

Best of luck,

Rob Spinosa
rspinosa@rpm-mtg.com
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Fri Jul 13, 2012
Alan May answered:
Maritza - there is no "average" standard, regular, or normal commission (anywhere in the country... New York, or elsewhere)... commissions are negotiable.

That doesn't mean each and every agent will negotiate his/her commission, simply that different agents, and different agencies may be willing to charge different rates (often for diverse services).

Ask around.. it surely possible that 6% is the lowest that your Realtor is willing to charge, but that doesn't mean that another Realtor in your community wouldn't be willing to list your home for less.

Good luck.
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Sat Feb 19, 2011
Phil Rotondo answered:
Jmbuitrago;
While the market leans towards 2-3 bedroom units, you will do fine in 5 years if your property is priced according to market trends at that time.
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Sat Jan 30, 2010
Robert Greenblatt answered:
Hi Noor. Find your local chapter of the National Real Estate Investors Association.
http://www.nationalreia.com/ClubPortal/ClubStatic.cfm?clubID=795&pubmenuoptID=21757

These groups are made for you!

~Robert Greenblatt
Keller Williams
cherry Hill, NJ
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Fri Nov 26, 2010
Voices Member answered:
Rzuly,

The Banks and the Gov. have created sites to provide the public with access to their properties for sale listings..(REO/Foreclosures) and information on the Bid/Purchase process. I would suggest looking at the info provided to help you have questions to ask during the agent interview process. You are hiring the services of someone to assist you in a large financial commitment and the process of that selection deserves your time and effort in becoming informed.



Sites like.... http://www.wamuproperties.com/ .... http://www.hud.gov/homes/index.cfm

https://www.citimortgage.com/Mortgage/Oreo/SearchListing.do ... http://www.homepath.com/

The links to these Bank and Gov. sites can be found here.... http://www.mortgagenewsdaily.com/wiki/REO_Database_List.asp .. http://www.biggerpockets.com/bank-reo.html

I would also like to suggest you read this Blog put together by Rockinblu (another member of Trulia) as I believe it contains excellent advice about selecting an agent.
http://www.trulia.com/blog/rockinblu/2008/12/i_ve_got_my_fingers_cros

Best of luck, Dunes
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Tue May 5, 2009
Everett Perry answered:
who told you that? was is your current lender? if so they probably just want you to refi with them. i just did one with chase and we had a very tough time but we got it done and they were VERY resistance to the CEMA.

you save so much money that in my opinion you should force the issue.

if your interested i could look at the file and see what can be done.

good luck.
-everett
877 301 2700
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