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Chevy Chase : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Jan 18, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
for one thing; a Foreclosure necessitates a Buyer's Agent for you.
for a FSBO, you are free to make your own mistakes.

A Foreclosure will have a Clear Title and all the Liens will be identified and satisfied.
A FSBO might any combination of hidden problems.

Good luck and may God bless
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Thu Oct 17, 2013
Richard Iarossi answered:
If you're talking about foreclosures sold at auction on the courthouse steps, most of the time they are taken back by the bank. The bank will eventually put it back in inventory with a real estate broker. When that happens is up to the bank. ... more
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Tue Dec 13, 2011
Matthew T. Smoot (Asso. Broker) answered:
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Tue Oct 18, 2011
Jeff Escher answered:
I'd say it's pretty common. As one home inspector put it, "there are 2 types of homes. Ones that had termites, and ones that will have them."

Depending on the contract you used, the seller should be responsible for any repairs and extermination. ... more
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Mon Oct 3, 2011
Phil Rotondo answered:
Every situation is different. But whatever rights you have should be discussed with your attorney.
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Sat Mar 23, 2013
Melissa Barkalow answered:
Do you want to live on a metro line? There are many good neighborhoods to chose from. Do you want to be closer to work or does that not matter? Bethesda, Rockville, Silver Spring, many parts of DC, Rosslyn-Ballston, Pentagon City and Crystal City, Old Town/King Street are all areas that would fit what you are looking for. Feel free to email me more specifics and I would be happy to assist in finding the right fit.


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Thu Dec 23, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Keep in mind that in some areas there buildings that are way much older--as for the building structure down the road--none of can really answer for sure, as none of us will know the integrity of the building in the years to come--consider having a licensed engineer inspect the property--then go from there. ... more
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Mon Apr 8, 2013
Ramesh Chandra answered:
I would have to ask u so many qs. to give u the right answer.
I am assuming that u r looking in Chevy chase side , not silver spring side.
That alone can make a difference.
Please contact me for a thorough discussion.
Ramesh Chandra
703 635 8209
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Fri Sep 2, 2011
Dallas Texas answered:
Executed contract governs what buyer/seller/title company are to do if any party should default on contract obligations. Confer with you listing agent.
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Mon Jun 28, 2010
Bruce Lemieux answered:
Mark, there's a lot of great neighborhoods in Bethesda and Chevy Chase. For most buyers, it comes down to price -- you don't get a lot for your money here. The location, however, is fantastic. Kensington is also a good close-in area that's worth a look. Let me know what you are looking for (age, lotsize, price range, school preference, etc) and I can give you a couple neighborhoods to checkout. You can call or email from my web site below.

Thanks, Bruce.
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Tue Aug 16, 2011
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I wonder why this wasn't mailed with signature of receipt required (certified)...while they don't have to reply, having your agent stop by the property to obtain signatures might make you more at ease. ... more
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Sun Jun 7, 2009
Vicky Chrisner answered:
read your contract. you may HAVE to offer to allow the seller to fix things., and you'd have to be specific.
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