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Sat May 9, 2015
Tommy Burris answered:
I am answering only so I can subscribe to this topic.
I may opine later.
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Mon Aug 10, 2009
Dallas Texas answered:
It all depends on the property, construction, Texas is very dry in summer time water of lawns based on water restrictions. Not all homes have foundations issues.

There are some areas of Dallas OR historic areas have issues.

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Fri Jun 26, 2009
Dallas Texas answered:
You need refer to your mortgage determine if you pay off no penalities.

Investing in real estate we work with world wide investors they are purchasing homes here in area for short / long term investment receive annual tax benefits

Recommend confer with CPA for your best options they review your entire financial records and tax benefits.

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Tue Jul 21, 2009
Barbara Capobianco answered:
Fortunately the average has gone up in a month to 81.22. This is an excellent community! This particular property is listed a little higher since it seems to be a premium lot. If you are not working with a Realtor? Please feel freee to call (972) 757-4527 or email me at Barbara@powerteamtexas.com ... more
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Fri Jun 5, 2009
T.E. & Naima Sumner answered:
There are different schools and you should compare lot sizes.
The prices for a Grand new build in Parkside is about $350k.
The Grand new builds west of 75 is priced at nearly $400k to nearly $500k.

However, the square footage on the ones west of 75 seems a lot higher.
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Sat May 16, 2009
Dallas Texas answered:
Your mortgage broker should be able provide that information to you.

Refer to county website

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Sat May 9, 2015
Dallas Texas answered:
Great Question

Allen homes for sale in zip code 75013 Per MLS posting in past 6 months
170 homes sold
Average price per home $ 95.34
List price range from: $112K up to $900

If you searching for a Allen Texas home for sale, OR list your Allen home for sale contact my office

We offer a seller flat fee listing service for $795

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Dallas Loan Officer - Homewise Lending
Dallas Real Estate Office: (972) 699-9111
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Mon Jan 20, 2014
Dallas Texas answered:
There should not be a problem if you contacted a real estate agent:

Over past 6 months
Star Creek homes for sale, Allen TX
3 homes sold
Average Sq. ft $132.32
One sold with Pool
Sold Price from $320K up to $899K

2 homes pending status

3 homes active status

CONTACT OUR OFFICE TODAY
972-699-9111
Lynn A. Crosby ~ National Featured Realtor
"...Specializing in Residential, Commercial Properties and Loans..."
Dallas Realtor, and Credit Repair Consultant -
The Michael Group - "Dallas Business Journal 08' list top realtors"
Dallas Loan Officer - Homewise Lending
Dallas Real Estate Office: (972) 699-9111
Dallas Real Estate Website: http://www.lynn911.com 60,000 listings Dallas homes for sale
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Tue Apr 7, 2009
Dominick Dina answered:
Michele,

That all depends on how long you plan on staying in your home. Is building equity or paying off the mortage more important? Do you want a lower monthly payment which you will have to pay for? Is it a 30 or 15-year note?

Many questions to be ansered before a solid answer can be given.

Please share more of the specifics for a good response.

Regards,

Dominick Dina
Broker/owner
Christian Realty San Antonio
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Mon Mar 16, 2009
Sandra Smith answered:
I would first need to know the address of the property and then I will be able to find what comparable homes are selling for. This would give you an idea of the market value. As for the offer that will win the prize, there are many variables that will go into this...as you stated it sold for 239K, but how much work and materials were put back into the house and how motivated is the seller to sell. If you need further assistance, please feel free to contact me and I can send you comps to help with your decision.
Thanks,
Sandra Smith
Epps Realty
972-989-0464
sandra@eppsrealty.com
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Fri Apr 3, 2009
Terri Hayley answered:
A good agent who knows the area should be able to help you with what you are trying to do. The biggest challenges with foreclosures is speed, patience and attention to detail. Most of the REO asset managers (foreclosure sellers) have their own forms and documentation that they want completed. You want to make sure to get your offer in quickly and be low enough to get your deal but high enought to convince the asset manager to move foreward before other offers come in. We have helped many buyers negotiate deals with REO asset managers as well as negotiated several short sale deals as well. We are an REO agent and have many relationships with several of the asset managers in the North Dallas area. We have succefully negotiated foreclosures in Richardson, Dallas, Carrollton, Firsco, Plano, McKinney, Allen, Coppell and Irving. We would be happy to assist you with the negotiation. Just call our office`or email me for more details. ... more
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Thu Jan 22, 2009
Terri Hayley answered:
Da,

Only the items the buyer wants repaired need be shared with the seller. If it's the seller's inspection report, Texas is a full disclosure state and must share with the buyer.

Does this clear it up?

Thanks,
Terri Hayley
Keller Williams, The Hayley Group
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Fri Jan 16, 2009
Scott Godzyk answered:
The title insurance will assit in clearing the title for you. If someone makes a claim to the property, they pay for the attornies to fight on your behalf, they dont just fork over $300,000 . In most cases with title problems you see a mortgage payoff/release not filed, a death certificate not filed, a former sales not recorded. That is why they do a title search prior to attempt to find these. If it is clear they issue the clear to close and a title policy for the lender and for your protection if you choose whoch is the best insurance you can purchase. good luck with your purchase. ... more
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Thu Mar 4, 2010
Dana Schuster answered:
No,the seller is not required to disclose that information.
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Mon Feb 24, 2014
Jeff Kessler answered:
I sold two Standard Pacific homes here in Austin and both my clients like them.

If the home is a too be built the builder will usually not negotiate. If the home is on the ground they will usually negotiate then.

I have a rebate program if you are interested. That will help you get some cash back.
Please give me a call or email to find out more.
Jeff
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Thu Jun 18, 2009
Marcia Levine answered:
Hi Ginger,

Welcome to Texas! In order to help you in the best way, it's important to know all the things that are important to you in a home. How many bedrooms, baths? Is square footage important? What about a yard? The first thing I do with my clients is sit down with them and find out what their expectations are. There are homes in Allen in that price range-you'll just want to narrow it down.

Please let me know if I can help you in any way!
Marcia Levine
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Wed Sep 10, 2014
Bruce Lynn answered:
You need to check with your lender first.
Tell them you need a short sale package.

You need to try to get the most for you home that you can. The best thing we can do is market the home, try to get offers, and submit the offers to the bank that are acceptable to you and see if they will sign off on them. They'll want to see your tax returns and financial statments to see if they will accept a short sale. If you have assets they may want them....like 401k, savings, etc. If you don't have any then they may take what they can get. ... more
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Sun Nov 9, 2008
Vicky Chrisner answered:
Lisa - my first answer, regardless of any other factors, relates to how long you plan to own the place. If you're going to be there more than 5 years, pick what you like. The reason is because as you get close to 10 years old, ANYTHING you chose now will start to be somewhat dated. If you're planning to flip it or sell within a couple years, then the real question you want to know is what the comps have in them, and how it is or is not affecting their salability. The best way to answer that question is to get an agent knowledgeable about the area (maybe the person who was your agent when you purchased?) and ask them to run comps and give you feedback. Also, consider the exterior style of the home (traditional, colonial, contemporary) and try to make sure the inside of the house "matches" the outside. A super colonial style home just doesn't look right with a real funky kitchen (here I use funky in a cool, hip, kind of way). Do you know what I mean?

Good luck... and again, stick to your instinct. Buy what you like and what you can afford, only allow this other information to influence you so much.
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Thu Oct 15, 2009
Mattye P. Smith answered:
Hi Michele,

You need someone to represent you and your interests. The Seller pays the Realtor, also 75 is much improved, however traffic does snags as with all of our Freeways/Tolls.

I offer a Rebate Program, in addition, focus on someone you are comfortable with, will listen to you and assist you in meeting your goals.

Best regards,

Mattye P. Smith
Realtor

Colonial Real Estate
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Sun Sep 28, 2008
Starlet Sattler answered:
Your Realtor can answer these questions for you, however if you look on the Third Party Fin Addendum, you will see a blank filled in concerning the interest rate for the loan....what''s in that blank? If it's less then 6.25 you have an out, if it's not......I dont think you do, one's not coming to me at this very moment. The good faith should have been closer on the insurance rate, were there insurance claims on the house?

Starlet
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