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Clear Lake : Real Estate Advice

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Sun May 19, 2013
Patricia Isom answered:
If you are still looking I can certainly hell you. Please email me at twc4000@yahoo.com or patricia.isom@yahoo.com.
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Tue Apr 9, 2013
Carolyn Wolfe answered:
If you go to the bottom of the listing on this link, there is a tab that says "amenities". This looks like a very car or bike dependent area. You may want to take the address and put it into Bing or Yahoo maps and plug in grocery or banks into the "nearest business" blank to see what comes up.

Good luck to you, lil
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Fri Jun 13, 2014
Patricia Isom answered:
I can certainly help you out with your home search. Just send me some info on your search criteria.
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Thu Jan 3, 2013
Deborah Strudler answered:
Hi,

What would you like to know about the Heights? The Heights is in the city close to downtown. It is a very eclectic neighborhood with a mixture of homes and town homes. The link you sent is for Clear Lake which is a suburb of Houston. You get more for your money in the suburbs. It just depends on your lifestyle. If I can help you find a home, please contact me.

Thank you,
Debbie Strudler
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Wed May 18, 2011
Scott Butcher answered:
Not much difference as long as your townhome isn't part of a Condominium regime that isn't FHA approved. Otherwise, as long as it appraises you should be fine.

I would say the difference is that it will be easier to sell a home rather than a townhome as the universe of buyers for townhomes is much smaller than single family homes for when that time comes.

Personally, I'd pick the house if all other factors are equal.

Let me know if you need any assistance.

Scott Butcher
Mortgage Banker
Maker Capital Group, LLC
2307 Lake Austin Blvd.
Austin, TX 78703
512-796-7738
scott@makercapitalaustin.com
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Mon Apr 11, 2011
Dallas Texas answered:
Purchasing a home you receive annual tax benefits confer with your CPA , lease a home you make the land lord richer.

Your buyers agnet should be assisting you . OLDER homes are GREAT with seller disclosure you can determine what has been updated.

Expense is the same as anything else you have to maintain the home for proper working conditions Same as if you were to maintain your car

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dallas Business Journal Top Ranked Realtors
972-699-9111
http://www.lynn911.com
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Wed Sep 10, 2008
Joshua La Force answered:
Hi Laura,
As you've probably heard before, location is everything but that depends very heavily on your own personal preferences. Elements usually associated with location are typically quality of schools, property taxes, proximity to work, community, cultural and recreational opportunities, just to name a few. I'd recommend starting with something measurable; the distance to places you visit regularly (i.e. weekly or more often) such as school(s), shopping, banking, work, medical services etc. A great resource to rate a neighborhood is walkscore.com. After you get used to measuring or quantifying things like this, you can move on to less concrete items. Also, recent studies have shown that in the Houston metro area if you take into account the true cost of a commute to work you save nearly $400/month for every minute you shorten your commute.
Of course consulting a Realtor local to that area is always advisable.
-Josh
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Fri Aug 1, 2008
Wildcat Inspections answered:
I am a home inspector in Houston and I look at hundreds of houses a year including brand new and resale. I can tell you that trends change quickly, so ultimately it’s whatâ€s right for your family. The builders in Clear Lake seem to be installing a lot more tile than wood, but still are putting wood in the study and formal areas. We see only a few houses with wood floors in the upstairs bedrooms. If you have a large dog, though you might consider having real wood flooring instead of the engineered wood. That way when you go to sell you have the real wood floors screened or even sanded and refinished if necessary to get scratches out. The makers of some engineered products advertise that they can be sanded lightly, but I haven’t seen good results from personal experiences. I hope I have been of some assistance in answering your questions. Good luck and if I can help you when you make your decision please look me up at http://www.wildcatinspections.com/. ... more
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Wed Oct 27, 2010
Dave Turnquist answered:
Did you ever get an answer from anyone? If not, send me an email and I will give you all the information you are looking for. Dave@SanJacRealEstate.com La Porte, TX
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