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Thu Jan 24, 2013
Rocio V Rojas answered:
Sorry to tell you this but you're going to have a hard time. As a previous property manager I can tell you that evictions and housing debts are automatic denials for most apartment complexes. Have you tried going thru a credit counseling agency to help get your credit back on track? ... more
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Sun Apr 16, 2017
Maritza answered:
Hello Sharron, my brother after a foreclosure couldn't rent anything for his bad credit and this company help him for 2 years renting with them now trough them he bough a house they don't check your credit you got to have a job and pay security deposit it and first month and you got a place to live and pay your rent on time phone number is 1-855-5328879 call them and they will do the best to help you! ... more
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Fri Jan 25, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi there-

Get started by checking out our listing of agents:

Hope this helps!

Ali, Community Manager
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Tue Apr 16, 2013
Rocio V Rojas answered:
You will have to take care of the eviction first. You could try calling the credit agency that is holding your debt and try to negotiate an amount to pay or negotiate monthly payments.
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Sun Jan 27, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
You are aware enough to describe your situation,
but not aware enough to read your loan contract?
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Irina Bennett answered:
I am happy to tell you about a great realtor I met last year, his name is George White, and he was telling me about many families he has helped to locate homes specifically on section 8 program! I hope he can help you too, here is his e-mail: George Properties
They may have sme homes that are 2/3 bedrooms for $800 or so...
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Sat Jan 26, 2013
Margaret Moore answered:
I would say one of the most difficult things about looking for a new home is that if you are new to the area, it's difficult to determine what the best location is without good guidance.
Margaret Moore
Triangle & Coast Realty
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Thu May 28, 2015
I have a listed property that can be purchased for no money down and seller assistance with closing costs is possible. The home has great potential and is located just 15 minutes from downtown Raleigh in a desirable subdivision. Please follow this link to see if you like 106 Salamander and call me for details. 919-619-9494
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Fri Feb 22, 2013
Tim Moore answered:
Yes, that would be ok. It won't be the same company most likely. It will likely be the same franchise like Remax, C21, Coldwell, etc. No problem with that.
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Mon Feb 4, 2013
Felice answered:
Good Morning Dimauroj
Cannot use the same realtor for a home in a different state unless the realtor is licensed in both states. We can certainly refer you to an excellent realtor in CT and them coordinate the sale of your home and purchase of another. It would be my pleasure to assist you with all of your real estate needs.
Thanks and have a great day.
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Thu Jan 3, 2013
Stacey Redgrave answered:
Hi Jb! Even searching for rentals can be tedious. You may find it easier to work with a Realtor who can search through all the MLS listings for you and weed out the "no pets" listings and show ""cats allowed". Please feel free to email me and I would be happy to run a search for you. (There is no charge in case you are wondering ;)) Good luck and have a great day!
Stacey Redgrave
Coldwell Banker HPW
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Wed Jan 23, 2013
My NC Homes Team answered:
4-6 months ahead is ample time. While you can always look at homes on the market online you'll need to remember that if you're looking much more in advance than this that the market is likely to change in terms of pricing a little and homes you see will likely get sold.

About 4-6 months out I would suggest reaching out to a locla Realtor who specializes in buyer brokering and who enjoys working with first time buyers like yourself. I've attached a link below on what to look for in a Realtor. Once yu've found a Realtor they will discuss financing options with you and you'll want to start the pre-approval process and your Realtor should start sending you listings that meet your parameters. This way when you get back you'll be ready to go and can hit the ground running. If you'd like to speak with me feel free to contact me directly through my profile here on Trulia, I don't work in Raleigh, but do cover all of Durham, Cary Orange county etc. I would be happy to suggest to you a couple of excellent Raleigh Realtors that I know would do a good job for you.

Thanks for your service and best of luck to you when you return.
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Thu Jan 24, 2013
Melissa Papadopoulos answered:
Hi Brenda.
What sort of apartment are you looking for and what price? I am happy to run a search for you and show you what the area has to offer. You can reach me at or 919-720-3600
Have a great day!
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Wed Jan 9, 2013
Hi Hope,

Most lenders require at least a 620 or better middle credit score for a VA mortgage so we'll likely need to do a little work on your credit. It will also depend on what type of credit history you have. For example: Have you had a bankruptcy or foreclosure? Have you had any late payments in the last 12 months?

Please feel free to contact me for more information or help. You can also find info on my VA Mortgage website by clicking the link below.

John Burke
Senior Mortgage Banker
Peoples Bank & Trust
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Thu Jan 3, 2013
Aaron Peeler answered:
Hunter's Creek, on Kaplan Drive, is a good community that rents easily to students but also holds it's value better than some other communities around the university.
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Thu Jan 24, 2013
Thomas Bohlmann answered:
Hello Brooke

Mid March is coming up quick. Most landlords like March 1 or April 1.

Rents for 2 bedrooms start in that price point. Rents go up from there.

Brst of luck

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Wed Dec 2, 2015
Marge Bennett answered:
Sounds like you are trying to be very generous to your wife. This is really a question for your attorney and/or financial advisor.
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Sat Dec 15, 2012
Phyllis Creef Meadows answered:
The home was sold as a Short Sale. We were unsuccessful in selling the home as a regular sale due to various factors. Our seller needed to sell so we re-listed as a Short Sale and sold it then. We do a lot of Short Sales and have a program that does provide a higher level of success in completing Short Sales. From start to finish it took well over a year and a half to finally close this property. ... more
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Tue Dec 11, 2012
Alison Hillman answered:
Hey Courtney-

Take a look at Trulia's community and school maps:

-Take a look at the crime map here too

Hope this helps,
Ali, Community Manager
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Tue Dec 11, 2012
Mary LaFon answered:
It is totally negotiable. For an example if you ask for. 12-15 month lease (the longer the better) ask for $50 off monthly rent. Also, remember that your cut is negotiable as well! If thy are offering you say $100 bucks to get a client in, ask for $200. They put it on MLS for a reason and want it occupied as soon as possible. And - as on anything with real estate - it amt hurt to ask! ... more
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