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Thu May 5, 2011
Scott Godzyk answered:
You should contact your bank first of all, it may be too late to save your home, the best thing anyone can do is call their bank, ask for hoe retention, if you have any ability to pay you can usually work something out, if you have no ability to make any payments then your next best optios are a short sale or last case would be deed in lieu of foreclsoure to avoid foreclosure at all cost. At this point you can show the clerk of courts teh docket and ask for a clarification. As far as moving, most states have a 30 day notice to quit which is the eviction notice, and then a couple of weeks to obtain the writ of possession. If you ar ein your house, the bank will offer you cash for keys that is they will pay you to move in 30 days, leave nothing behind and you can negotaite 1k, 2k or more in lieu of being evicted... good luck working things out ... more
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Tue Mar 29, 2011
Sloan Yorek answered:
This will differ per home because of many factors: age, materials, condition, electricity provider, frequency of heating/cleaning/vacuuming, equipment, etc. Best way is to ask if a home owner of one of the homes that you like with a pool can share some of their most recent utility bills with you.

If I may be of further assistance, let me know.
Kind Regards,
Sloan Yorek
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Wed Mar 30, 2011
Tamika Goree answered:
Hello Ebner08,

A loan officer will be able to best answer that question for you. It's based off your credit scores, your debt-to-income ratios, and your income. I will be more than happy to email you a few referrals for loan officers. Also, I would be happy to assist you on finding your first home! I love working with first time homebuyers and guiding them through the process. I know the Arlington/Grand Prairie/Mansfield area very well. I've been a resident for 20+ years!

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions!

Make it a Blessed Day!

Tamika Turner Goree
Keller Williams Realty
Cell: (972) 697-1178
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Sun Mar 27, 2011
Brian Rayl answered:
"Active Option" means that the home was recently put under contract, and the home buyers paid an additional fee ("Option Fee") for a certain number of days to get out of the contract unrestricted. This gives the home buyer a chance to perform their inspections to see if there are any major issues with the home.

If they find something they don't like or for any reason (or NO reason), they can get out of their contract and get their earnest money back without question.

If you have any other questions, please post them here for the Trulia community or feel free to email or call me and I would be happy to answer them for you.

Because it's more than real estate. It's RAYL-Estate!

Brian Rayl, REALTOR®, e-PRO, SFR
Keller Williams Elilte Park Cities
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Wed Apr 4, 2012
Bill Silver answered:
I think you are referring to my listing on 40 Jays Drive in So. Dennis. And YES, Jays Drive and Asack Acres are right next to the Debbys Lane development. Asack Acres (two streets: Asack Drive and Jays Drive) is more upscale than Debbys Lane. If you want more info about 40 Jays (and Asack Acresw) go to its house web site at:
Bill Silver
Cape Cod Associates
Cell: 508-277-1000
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Tue Jun 2, 2015
Brenda Feria answered:
Diana, I would not want to purchase a home without the complete bundle of rights that usually accompany a residential real estate transaction. Is there an abandoned mine of some sort or oil deposits that might be below the surface? Being from VA, I have never seen this. My guess is that losing the mineral rights would substantially reduce the value of the property. Especially in TX. What does your agent say? Is this common place in TX? My best advice is to consult an attorney to fully understand what this means to you, a home buyer, and decide for yourself if you are willing to do this or not. ... more
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Wed Jul 27, 2011
Bruce Lynn answered:
I think most people don't even think about it on smaller properties.
They could be worth nothing.
People do sell with mineral rights.
Sometimes it is easy sometimes not.
Sometimes you have to set the offer up in the right way to get them.
In this market if they want to sell they will give them up.
Are you using a buyer's agent to help you make the offers?

Bruce Lynn
Keller Williams Realty
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Thu Feb 10, 2011
Landon Huffer answered:
That information may come from any source. If buyer and seller were okay agreeing to 1% interest rate then it would be possible. Obviously we all know that won't happen, but as long as buyer and seller agree it is allowed.

Ideally you want the interest rate to be what the lender quotes at the time of executing the contract. But, it is open for negotiations.

Hope this helps! Let me know if I can help any further.
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Mon Jan 31, 2011
Jackie Rankin answered:
Not a problem. Email me at and let me know what you are looking for, details, etc. and we'll talk. Thanks!!

Jackie Rankin
Tru Value Realty
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Mon Jan 31, 2011
Terri Vellios answered:
You need to read your contract. If it is an active contract and not a passive contract you have to remove contingencies in writing, otherwise you may not have removed your contingency.

This is where I state that legal questions need to be addressed with an attorney. However, review this with your agent and read the contract.
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Mon Jan 31, 2011
Tony McMahon answered:
If you haven't already, speak to a local lender to discuss your plans and options, possibly leveraging some of the equity in your rental.
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Thu Jan 27, 2011
Steve Young answered:
Contact the co and talk with a representative. They will usually wk w/you. Maybe not as much as your neighbors rec
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Wed May 11, 2011
Dallas Texas answered:
Are you searching to purchase ? Or lease? Which may govern how as a Realtor work with you.

If you contact my office happy to provide suggestions go from there

Direct Link 70 locations in DFW to lease:

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dallas Business Journal Top Ranked Realtors
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Sun Dec 19, 2010
Dave Griswold/ Lisa Payne-Griswold answered:
Hi Charlie, It can take a few days to about 45days as been our experience. If you have all paperwork in correclty and your down to final approval that is.

All the Best
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Mon Dec 20, 2010
Bill Eckler answered:
This is one of the many services provided by real estate professionals. Consider contacting a local agent for their support.
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Tue Oct 12, 2010
Dallas Texas answered:
You need to post this question in NH posted here in Arlington TX .
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Wed Sep 22, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
What is your agent advising--he/she will be your best source of advice regarding any negotiations as it relates to the specific property.
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Mon Sep 20, 2010
Leahy's Inspections answered:
How big is the house? If its a small starter home, could see some high turnover. 13 homeowners in 25 years is unusual. If the price is right and is in good shape and you like it, why not. Definitely would get a home inspection. ... more
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Sat Feb 12, 2011
Steve Young answered:
Depending on square footage of unit they range from low $300's to over $600 a month. This typically covers club house, community pool, perimeter fence, gated entrance, etc.

There are 2 for sale right now, let me know if you need further information.


Steve Young
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Tue Aug 31, 2010
Melissa R. Fincher answered:
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