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Sat Sep 8, 2012
Woody Edwards, Assoc Broker answered:
The particular house you clicked through is not a waterfront lot. From looking at the pictures, I doubt if you can even see the river due to trees. There are waterfront lots available. I looked at 1 that was $550,000 for 0.90 acres right on the river.

If you would like me to get you more information, feel free to call me at 804-712-8801.

Woody Edwards, Broker
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Sat Jun 2, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
Understand that the SELLER is not the HOMEOWNER, in this case:

The Homeowner is just a figurehead, the poor sap who got himself in a tight spot.
He has the ability to REFUSE an offer and blockade things, but his acceptance is not a guarantee that the Bank will accept it too.
It is not HIS money, it is the BANK's money, at this point.

You have to make the Bank happy!

Good luck and may God bless
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Fri Aug 2, 2013
Danette Lindo answered:
I have a 4 bedroom 4.5 bath home for rent total 3700 sq ft home all brick. Lovely location in chesterfield.
Call me if interested.
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Thu Apr 12, 2012
Susan Figuieras answered:
Carol, I have been selling residential real estate in the Chester area for the past 12 years and I also live in the 23831 zip code area for the past 12 years also. I would have to have more information, such as address in order to properly answer this question for you. Please let me know if you would like to call or meet me to discuss the current market conditions. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you. Susan ... more
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Wed Feb 1, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
This could not be done from a distance;
You should contact a local Realtor and have them do a CMA, similar to an Appraisal,
researching the Comp's and looking at the lots.
Everything would hinge on the Buyers and what they would DO with the lots:
If these are commercial lots, the value of the lot would be determined by what they used them for, what they built on them:
Visualize that a Buyer would put up a 25 unit apartment building or a 7/11; the lots would certainly have different values to the buyer.
If you are talking residential lots, the possibilities/variables would be a lot better for you.
So you have to work with this.

Good luck and may God bless
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Thu Jun 23, 2011
Michael Emery answered:
Yes. But but the value of that bank guarantee might be as valuable as the paper it's printed on. Most banks won't even begin to negotiate with you until you have an offer in hand. And due to the fluidity of the market, a bank may agree to a sale price of X and then rescind when the market (from their perception) improved. ... more
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Thu Jun 23, 2011
Cynthia Continillo answered:
Yes some banks will agree to a selling price before an offer is received. Other banks will not start the process until an offer is received.
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Fri Jun 24, 2011
Eileen Knode answered:
Every transaction is different in real estate and that especially goes for short sales. Communication between all parties is vital. Once the listing agent has received the written notice from the third party that the offer is approved, you typically close in a 30 day window. The key is written notice from the third party! I just closed one in less then 4 months in 23831. ... more
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Tue Jan 11, 2011
Elam Jarrells answered:
Do you mean 13607? That home doe not have a basement.
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Mon Nov 8, 2010
Young Choi answered:
I guess you mean Trustee sale papers which will be performed in court house. Yes, I have done approaching the owner of the houses for my clients and it is ok to do that.
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Mon Nov 8, 2010
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Realtytrac is only a database for paperwork that has been filed for possible foreclosure proceedings - it is NOT a listing service, and the homes you will find listed there may, in fact, never be for sale.

Don't waste your money.
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Mon Nov 8, 2010
Maggie Hawk answered:
A,
Active listings on Trulia come directly from the Multiple Listing Service. If the home is appearing on Trulia, and it isn't listed in the MLS, then most likely it's a RealtyTrac property.

Such a property has had one or more liens filed against it. However, it isn't necessarily for sale. RealtyTrac just wants to sell you their service. Your Realtor will be able to find you foreclosures that are actually listed for sale. Good luck with your home search

Warm regards,
Maggie Hawk, REALTOR
Watson Realty Corp..
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Wed Oct 27, 2010
Dan Tavares answered:
It doe's help to work with someone who specializes in short sales, however, it is entirely up to the bank which deal they take. If you have cash, typically you are on the top of the (stack) if you will, second tier conventional financing, lastly FHA. Best bet is to make an offer on a bank owned property, it will be most like a regular sale. ... more
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Sat May 10, 2008
Sandy answered:
You need to have an agent working for you. They can research the property with comparables in the area to let you know what an approximate fair market value would be. The agent that has the property listed is working for the seller and it is their duty to look after the sellers best interest. You would be wise to use an agent who will look after your interest. I work this area and would be happy to assist you if desired. ... more
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Thu May 1, 2008
Susan B. answered:
The first thing a buyer should do is interview a few Real Estate agents that work with Buyers. Select one that will work for you to get you just what you want! Call your agent and have YOUR AGENT get that information for you! ... more
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