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Home Buying in 85268 : Real Estate Advice

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Mon May 13, 2013
Jeffrey Masich answered:
Dear Sky:

Yes, if you need market trends see,

Also to see available lots in the metro area:,12

If you need to see what lots have sold for, let me know the type of lot and location you are thinking of.

Jeff Masich, Realtor
HomeSmart Realty
Scottsdale, AZ
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Fri Jan 3, 2014
Patti Irwin answered:
There are many available lots for sale at good prices...Eagles Nest is a very upscale area with many larger lots for sale visit or contact me for information

Patti Irwin
480 888 6708
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Mon May 13, 2013
Dallas Texas answered:
You need to disclose the amount per month you would be willing to spend would assist a Realtor with your search.

Never do any kind of these transactions UNLESS you have an agent represent you

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dallas Business Journal Top Ranked Realtors
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Sun Jan 9, 2011
Hi Trish,

On a Chapter 13, YES; with at Chapter 7, it is possible, with extenuating circumstances.

Feel free to contact me directly to go over the details.

All the best,

Roswell Moore, CMPS
Certified Mortgage Planner
480-422-5095 direct
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Sun Feb 20, 2011
Dan Tabit answered:
Both are damaging, but I believe the foreclosure is worse. If you are able to work with the lender the damage may be lessened. Generally a short sale will have less long term ramifications than a foreclosure. If it's possible to start making payments and the lender will modify the loan, this may be the least damaging. ... more
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Fri Jun 11, 2010
Temporarily Off-line answered:
If you have concerns about your agent, you should talk to their managing broker.

Not quite sure of your situation. Sounds like you may have been offering on a short sale and the bank foreclosed? Not unusual, happens a lot. ... more
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Mon Oct 25, 2010
Jim Mitchell answered:
Hi Kosal. Please consult with your agent regarding the cancellation of your inspection. As agents who do not have a working relationship with you, the participating agents here on Trulia are not supposed to comment on specific events or transactions, simply give general advice and answers to 'general' questions.

Your agent can access the MLS directly, and can pull up the home you are buying and get the most up-to-date information available.
By searching our ARMLS website with the property address and/or the MLS #, it will pull up the property history and current data.

What you are seeing is likely 'old' information on a website that does NOT pull from our local MLS and update the info very often. Simply 'Googling' the address of the home your're buying or the Zip code is likely to give you information that is out of date.

I've had buyers pull up old MLS #'s and prices on homes from as long ago as one year, and it often gives conflicting information versus what is actually current and up-to-date.

Hope that helps!

Jim Mitchell
Century 21 All Star, REALTORS
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Wed May 22, 2013
Peggy Roberts answered:
Possibly so! With an office in downtown Fountain Hills (West USA Realty), we are happy to work with our buyers to find a home that meets your specific needs and situation. If that means finding a home in which seller financing is a possibility, we would search for that. While most homes are not currently sold with seller financing today, there's always a possibility. The likelihood of success also depends upon your financial situation, credit history, the amount you have for a down payment, the terms you'd be able to offer the seller and so on. Send us an e-mail -- we'd welcome the opportunity to be of service. ... more
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Thu Nov 19, 2009
Susan Usilton answered:
Fountain Hills just completed a new "vision" concept for the downtown area. Various aspects of the concept may (or may not) be implemented over the coming years. The town is currently trying to implement one recommendation - planting more trees in Fountain Park. This is unlikely to affect housing at all. It will just make Fountain Hills an even nicer place to live! ... more
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Tue Apr 28, 2009
Vicky Chrisner answered:
What blog, Erica? There are SO many on this site.
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Sat Jan 23, 2010
Steve Belt answered:
Fountain Hills didn't see quite the boom that the rest of Maricopa County saw. It's always been a little more relaxed pace in Fountain Hills. At the same time, the area is feeling the effects of the current housing slump.

I tend to equate the Fountain Hills housing market with broader Maricopa County's condo market. Slow to react on the up tick. Quicker to react on the down tick. Overall, slow and steady.

When will it rebound? If anyone knew that for certain, they probably wouldn't share. In my opinion, the evaporation of many people's retirement funds, due to the significant declines in the stock market suggest Fountain Hills may be in it for longer than other parts of the Phoenix area.

Getting to your price question. There are a couple of homes under $1M that might meet your criteria, another 6 that feel between $1.2 and $1.9M. With a super nice home at $2.25M. Overall, not a huge number of homes to choose from, currently.

If you'd like more details, feel free to contact me. I'd be happy to chat further.
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Fri Jun 11, 2010
Stew Keene answered:

Technically what you do is write an offer on the auctioned property.

Typically what happens from my experience is these auctioned properties don't actually get sold at auction because the banks minimum is not met.

Would you like more information on how to write an offer?

Stew Keene
Signature Realty Group
Scottsdale/Fountain Hills, AZ
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