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Home Buying in Conroe : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Apr 8, 2013
Marlene Bienes-Realtor answered:

I want to first start by saying that renting to own is a very risky and complex option in owning a home and I strongly recommend you hire a buyer's representative or an attorney to assist you in navigating through this option. Your interest need to be protected more in this type of option. Or you could set yourself on a budget plan with the goal of owning your home through conventional methods. Think about eliminating your highest interest debt in order to bring your debt ration down. Contact a mortgagr broker that can assist you with htis plan.

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Wed Feb 6, 2013
Julie Young answered:
You could get a waterfront condo for that price. There are also several small lakes nearby Lake Conroe. Please contact me for a list of waterfront homes.

Julie Young
Allison James Estates & Homes
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Mon Jan 28, 2013
Julie Young answered:
Those are both very nice neighborhoods. I did a search for 3/4-1 acre lots and nothing is currently listed in those neighborhoods. There is a builder that is currently building in West Fork. There are many other wonderful communities that are zoned to Giesinger. My daughter attended that Elementary when she was younger. I am familiar and knowledgable about this area. I also can recommend some builders.

Thank you,
Julie Young
Allison James Estates & Homes
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Mon Jan 21, 2013
Teri Henkelman answered:
I have a listing that almost fits you criteria. Here is a link to a virtual tour of the property:

The MLS# is: 14396746

Please call me if I can be of assistance. Teri Henkelman (936) 537-6555. ... more
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Sat Jan 5, 2013
Traci Myers answered:
The list price is the price that the seller is asking for the home. Many times, this price is/can be negotiated. A Realtor will help you negotiate a sales price. This particular home is listed at $98,000.00 and is a short sale. I do not see the $775 when I pull up the attached listing. ... more
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Tue Mar 18, 2014
Judy Regil answered:
Yes sometimes there are, I can set you up on a search specific to owner financed homes if you will contact me direct at
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Wed Sep 12, 2012
Marilyn Lewellen answered:
It sounds as though you are needing assistance with credit repair. I have someone that can help you with that. Owner financing in this price range will be slim, but I will check for you if you will send me your email addy. Thanks. ... more
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Sat Apr 14, 2012
Matthew Klovenski answered:
Unfortunately, it is very normal. Short sales can happen in as little at 30-60 days and can go on for many months. I have been working one for nearly 8 months myself. It is a long tedious road but one that may be worth it in the long run. Good Luck!

Matthew Klovenski
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Tue Apr 10, 2012
Jeana Blackford answered:
Simply write a letter, addressed to the broker, stating that you would like to cancel the buyer rep. agreement and the effective date. Be sure to send it via email, fax it, as well as send it certified thru the mail.. Thanks ... more
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Mon Jan 30, 2012
Albert Elhage answered:

Your best bet is to connect with a Realtor in your area. He/she will ble to help you find and purchase what you want.

Good luck,
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Wed Jan 18, 2012
Judy Regil answered:
There are some loan programs out there right now that may work for you, however with that credit score it would require a large down payment. And there are other factors that come into play that a lender would need to look at. So I would suggest getting with the lender first, since that would be required anyway before you could make an offer on a home. I have some I can recommend that can help you get started, just email me direct at if you need some assistance in moving forward - thanks! ... more
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Mon Dec 26, 2011
Dallas Texas answered:
You need to specify what type of structure you want to place on the land ? Build a home ? Trailer? Farm ?

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Credit Repair Advisor
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Sun May 22, 2011
Brian Rayl answered:
It would really be against fair housing laws to answer this question. Instead, what is NOT against the fair housing laws, is to point you in the right direction.

Just do a simple google search for Huntsville Crime statistics and there are a few sites out there that will give you information, including a breakdown between "violent" crimes and "nonviolent" crimes. (Murder/Assault as opposed to car theft and graffitti).

As far as being a safe investment, I am not familiar with the Huntsville area. I recommend that you contact a local real estate agent and speak with them regarding that aspect.

Best of luck to you,

It's more than real estate. It's RAYL-Estate!

Brian Rayl, REALTOR®
Keller Williams Elite - Park Cities
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Wed Jun 19, 2013
Craig M. Pitzi answered:
Days on market can raise a concern to some buyers who will question why the home is not selling and often assume its price is the main factor. If you are getting activity and people are calling to see it, I see no reason to remove from market. I would ask for feedback and most agents will normally provide it. This should help pinpoint why its not selling. I would not say it depreciates, but the urgency to offer close to asking price does go down. If no one is coming to see it, then I would consult with your agent as to why. ... more
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Thu Jan 27, 2011
Bruce Lynn answered:
Best to get directly with loan officer before you ever bid.
Have them get you preapproved.
A good loan officer will not let you spend money on option, earnest, inspector, and other expenses without knowing for sure you will get the home. ... more
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Mon Dec 20, 2010
Rhonda Perales answered:
Hi Jaxs,
Yes, there are a few. Two are mobile homes and other a free standing. Really cute little house in Royal Forest for $59,900. 3/2 with 1076 sq ft, built in 2005. 9000sf lot. It is a foreclosure but OF is available to the right buyer. If you want more info on it, please contact me and I would be happy to inquire further! You need to be represented by an agent, especially on an owner finance deal. There is no cost to you as the buyer so please give me a call! Happy to help!


Rhonda Perales
Keller Williams Realty
Lake Conroe, TX
713-294-3808 cell
936-441-8001 fax
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Thu Jan 20, 2011
Tommy Nichol answered:
My son bought a home in Austin and I know he received the credit.
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Sat Jun 19, 2010
Dallas Texas answered:
WOW it is sooooooooooooooo nice have someone state Thank You, we invest our time assist sellers / buyers world wide with questions RARE for anyone post a Thank You

You are 1st class.

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dallas Business Journal Top Ranked Realtors
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Wed Jun 9, 2010
Joseph Jones answered:
Hello Kim,
Please see for more information regarding the tax credit. If you qualify - you will receive an actual check. Consult a tax specialist for specific information regarding the tax credits. ... more
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