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Mon Apr 1, 2013
Craig Bell answered:
Andy,

Call or email me in the morning and I would be happy to show you the house in question.


Craig Bell
Prudential Carolinas Realty
704-862-8855
first2know.com
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Mon Apr 15, 2013
Lori Williams answered:
This house doesn't seem to be for sale at this time. A good way to check a neighborhood is to go to spotcrime.com


I live and work in Gastonia and would be happy to help you find a home. Give me a call at 704.830.7337.

Lots of great homes for sale in the area.
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Wed Jan 9, 2013
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Sorry Mike, but only agent listed homes can be posted on Trulia.
"For-sale-by-owner" properties cannot be listed here.

Best wishes...........
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Wed Nov 28, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
The question is subjective, therefore if unfamiliar with the neighborhood take the time and revisit areas of interest more than once and at different times of day; then determine where your level of comfort can be reached... ... more
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Mon Oct 15, 2012
Daniel Fisher answered:
Good afternoon,
Generally, you go to the County Courthouse, research tax foreclosure sales, find a property that you like and bid on it. You have to be very careful about title issues and the rights of other lienholders. I recommend that you speak with an real estate attorney in the state where you are purchasing before making any bids. There are many experienced investors looking for this same type of property, so the bidding is likely to be quite competitive when only taxes are owed and there are no lienholders. If you appreciate an answer, please give thumbs up. For the most helpful answer, please say thanks with a best answer click. ... more
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Sun Nov 18, 2012
Beckymoser answered:
The "crime" in Sundance Village varies significantly depending on where in the subdivision you live. Lots of break-ins at the far west end of Raindrops Road -- backs up to a sketchy neighborhood. Not bad at all if you live in the first couple of blocks. However, there have been many, many foreclosures, so lots of empty lots, unkept yards, etc. And on top of that, lots of renters who don't care about their houses. ... more
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Wed Oct 31, 2012
Bob Duckworth answered:
As Realtors, we really can't answer that question. Your idea of high crime and mine or that of someone else, may be very different. And as in any city, some areas will naturally have a higher crime rate than other areas. The best place to get that info is to contact the local police department. The link below is to the Crime Statistics from the City of Gastonia's website. You can also find contact info there for the police department if you would rather call or email them.

http://www.cityofgastonia.com/city_serv/police/stats/stats.cfm
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Sat Jul 7, 2012
Niki Breest answered:
Look on southwoodrealty.com It is an apartment website for the area. I've lived in Gaston county for 20 years, and know the area well. Some nice apartments to check out would be Azalea, I believe they are 600 for 2 bedrooms. Azalea is listed on the website I mentioned. Georgetowne woods has ant problems, Quail woods are nice but you have to run a cable cord up the stairs to get cable in an upstairs bedroom. Greenview meadows is a no-go. Also, go on craigslist and look up houses, there are alot of nice ones. Utilities for apartments, not so sure of.. also Walkers ridge is nice but its at the high end of price and so is Brentwood Chase..brentwood chase is truly nice, has cops that live in the neighborhood, has a pool but last time i checked no laundry or gym facility. Ashbrook village is nice, but outdated. Chateau village has been recently (last 6 months) been renovated, but not sure about the safety of the neighborhood. Honestly..azalea is a pretty nice one, its located near the highway but not too close. Only bad thing is its located just off a main road but the inside is very nice. Just shop around, and keep in mind you can always move to a small city around gastonia..I live in Dallas 2 min from gastonia. Belmont, mt holly, cramerton, ranlo, lowell, mcadenville are just some examples of cities located near gastonia. Good luck!!!! ... more
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Sun Feb 23, 2014
Daniel Fisher answered:
Good morning, Dalis:
A good way to get straight talk on crime is to call the police precinct for this neighborhood and ask the police officer who patrols this community. If you appreciate an answer, please give "thumbs up". For the most helpful answer, please say thanks with a "best answer" click. ... more
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Thu May 31, 2012
Krista Sands answered:
Hi Jane,
My website allos all properties in the MLS system to come up. If you have a website and are a member you have to share all listings. So that being said I do not know which listings but if we talk I can find them for you. Please e-mail me at KristaSandsRE@gmail.com and we will get more information or call me. Thank you, Krista Sands ... more
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Thu May 10, 2012
Krista Sands answered:
If it is a foreclosure the bank sells it As-Is. It would depend on where it is in the foreclosure process. You are not obligated to repair if it is in foreclosure. The bank will not make any repairs to the property and it will be up to the potential buyer to discover all defects. If you are trying to sell it you do have to disclose all defects you know of in the property. Or you can choose No Representation on the property disclure. Hope this helps! Good luck ... more
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Wed May 2, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/
https://www.crimereports.com/
http://www.homefair.com/
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Mon Apr 30, 2012
Lori Williams answered:
If you would like to discuss possible ways to save your home I might be able to help you. The foreclosure process is complex but as a certified distress Property expert I have some tools that might be useful for you. If you would like to discuss your options, please call me at 704 830-7337 or email me. Lori ... more
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Tue Feb 28, 2012
Andy Matejka answered:
What other monthly debts do you have?

You certainly ought to be approvable assuming all other qualifying criteria can be met. Feel free to give me a call if you'd like help...
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Mon Jan 30, 2012
Lori Williams answered:
There is a good neighbor program

http://www.goodneighbornextdoor.com/?gclid=CJPA4bKW9q0CFcuP7QodAzyirA

Only certain homes qualify for this program and there are certain restrictions and rules. I would be happy to help you search for a home in that program.
Contact me at 704 830 7337 or yourhomebylori@gmail.com
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Sun Mar 29, 2015
Chip Wilson answered:
The buyer should have it done by a competent and licensed termite inspector. Many lenders will require it.
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Fri Nov 4, 2011
Annette Levinson answered:
Fatjoe,
Did you give all your income documents inscluding tax returns? 2 months bank account statements without any questionable deposits? copies of Social Security cards and licenses? Signed and dated all disclosures and mortgage application?
If everything is in order then underwriting (checking everything to make sure you qualify) takes a week.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Tee Williams answered:
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Wed Feb 2, 2011
Tsehai Abate answered:
Hello! John, I can refer you to an agent who speaks Spanish. Contact me via an e-mai. tsehaiabate@aol.com
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