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Thu Oct 4, 2012
Maria Cipollone answered:
Start shopping around for a mortgage broker, they have access to many banks, private lender and different programs. In order to get a mortgage, lenders normally take into consideration your credit history, employment history, debt levels and current financial status. Select a mortgage broker that can asnwer all your questions on your first meeting and give at least two financial options.

Best of Luck,

Maria Cipollone

Century 21 Tenace
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Sun Oct 7, 2012
Shivani Yadav answered:
Hello Cathy,

Before I answer your question I need to know this:
1. Why the earnest money was delivered without ratified contract being in hand?
2. Was it delivered to the escrow company?
3. If it was delivered to escrow company .... they need to have the ratified contract to open the escrow.. do you know the escrow number?

Unless the seller signed contract is delivered to either you or your authorized person.. it is not fully ratified. No earnest money should have been given. And since there is no contract.. you can't be liable for the per Diem charge.

Per the purchase contract your timeline for inspection etc. start after you get the ratified contract unless otherwise agreed to both sides.

I would get hold of your agent and escrow officer to figure out what's going on...get your money back..
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Sun Oct 7, 2012
Fran Lazerov answered:
What type of home are you looking for? How many bedrooms? How many square feet? What style? Do you need a basement? Any idea of the general location? I can look for you but please provide a few more details. Thank you. ... more
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Sun Oct 7, 2012
Peter Knight answered:
I would suggest Washington Township; schools are good and the area has relatively low crime.
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Wed Oct 3, 2012
Claire-Anne Aikman answered:
You can always try but that is a super long time for a seller to wait for closure. Do you have a penalty if you opt out of your lease early? Some landlords will let you out if they can find a new tenant - and not give you a penalty. Others will do so if you ask and give plenty of notice. Ask your landlord and see if there is a way to opt out so that you can find a place...and if you need help doing so, I would be happy to meet with you and help you find a home.

Claire-Anne Aikman, SRES
Carpenter Realtors
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Sat Sep 29, 2012
Mrshayesworks answered:
I think, to calculate how much you can afford, calculate your monthly gross x .43. whatever that number maybe will be the total amount you can afford a month :)
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Wed Sep 26, 2012
Peter Knight answered:
A recent sale went for $65,000
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Wed Sep 26, 2012
Karen Lewis answered:
Thu Sep 27, 2012
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Tue Sep 25, 2012
Tricia & Matthew Crawford Indy Homes answered:
We have several to choose from. Call our office and ask for Sue. She will take good care of you. :)
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Tue Sep 16, 2014
JoAnn Love answered:
I don't know of anyone looking, but please feel free to contact me if you are looking to get it out there on the market. 317-331-6208
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Sat Sep 22, 2012
Fran Lazerov answered:
I looked on the BLC and did not see your house for rent. There is one at 5718 Ashurst listed at 1150 per mo. Devonshire is located both in Washington and Lawrence Townshp, depending on the street address. It did not appear in either township. If you just listed it this week-end it will probably go on the BLC Monday. Call your agent to find out why it isn't showing up on the BLC. If it isn't listed, I recommend doing so at your first oppportunity. Realtors have clients who want to buy and rent, so it's in your best interest to give your house maximum exposure. ... more
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Tue Sep 18, 2012
Marita Topmiller answered:
Hi C,

If you meant this question to go to Indianapolis, I'm not aware of new
construction in Wildwood Farms in Franklin Township. Though I
haven't checked with my builder reps yet.

It's a pretty stable neighborhood; the schools are good; and if you
intend to work downtown Indy - the commute is probably about 20
minutes via 65.


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Fri Jan 4, 2013
Julie Barnett answered:
Well, you might want to try to rent from an individual owner, sometimes they won't check your credit, but may check your references and work and financial information. One of the most important things is to get a good recommendation from your current landlord. Your behavior in the last 2 years can prove that you have 'changed your ways.' Another thing you can do is to practice/prepare a very sincere and good answer concerning your eviction - if the circumstances weren't all because of your own irresponsibility, then you might be able to convince the new landlord that you are a good candidate as a tenant. And, lastly, I would say that you could offer the landlord a deposit worth 2 months' rent as a 'good will' effort for them allowing you to rent from them. You could also negotiate that the one month's rent is for the last month of your lease (should you get that far) and the other month's rent is for your security deposit. If you sign an agreement that you would relinquish both months' rent in the case of a default on your rent, then it would certainly encourage you to pay your rent on time, and it would show to the landlord that you are sincere and appreciate the chance given to you to start over. ... more
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Thu Sep 13, 2012
Patty Bender answered:
Hi Erin! Your home sounds lovely! Is your home being sold by a REALTOR and is on the MLS system here in the Indy area? Let us know how we can find you and help you in selling your home. ... more
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Wed Sep 12, 2012
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Wed Sep 12, 2012
Alison Hillman answered:
Hey there!

Thats so exciting! Take a look at some of the properties listed o Trulia:,IN/#for_rent/Indianapolis,IN/3p_beds/2p_baths

Hope this helps, good luck with the move!

Ali, Community Manager
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Thu Apr 3, 2014
Terry McCarley answered:
You should speak with a lender who can see exactly where you stand.
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Tue Feb 11, 2014
Ken Fisher answered:
First off, you should not have a verbal agreement with anyone regarding real property. Secondly, you should never have verbal conversations that cannot be backed up in writing. Now, you will have the opportunity to be the victim when your tenant secures an attorney. Sorry, but you should have had a property manager to protect you. ... more
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