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Tue May 21, 2013
Stacy Jenkins answered:
You will need to go the LaPorte police department website or call them directly as they can give you the correct and accurate answer.
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Fri Jun 13, 2014
Osaan Ronding answered:
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Wed Jul 25, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
LISTING PRICE
Understand that the LISTING PRICE has one primary objective, to attract attention: It is not intended to be set in stone, and in many cases it is not even a good guideline toward the SELLING PRICE.

Some Sellers believe that by setting the LISTING PRICE high, they can always come down, and people will make an offer anyway: WRONG! Buyers will just bypass the property and look at houses that are within their price range. And six months from now, the Seller will slowly start lowering the PRICE, (this is called “chasing the curve”) and Buyers will be asking the question; “What’s wrong with that house?” and “Why has it been on the Market so long?”

Other Sellers set the LISTING PRICE low, to attract multiple offers. (The correct strategy.) We are asked; “Aren’t you obligated to sell at this price if someone offers it?” The answer is probably not; for that to happen, you would first have to have only one offer, and secondly, the offer would have be exactly the same, down to the smallest detail, (please discuss this with your Realtor).
Another thought; Buyer will search for potential properties by groups; for example, $400,000 to $450,000, and $250,000 to $300,000. If your house is priced at $460,000 or $310,000, the Buyers will never see it. (something else to discuss with your Agent.)

Different Banks have different philosophies about pricing their properties: You cannot draw any conclusions without a good analysis.

Have your Realtor do a CMA, (Comparative Market Analysis) to help you determine your Offering Price. It is the surest way to determine the Market Value of the property.
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Thu Jun 13, 2013
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
Asked and answered right? Agents need more info, address etc.

Good Luck to you......
Edith YourRealtor4Life and Chicago and Northern Illinois Expert
Working always in the very BEST interest of her clients covering the larger Chicagoland areas
and the fine homes on the North Shore, and with Partner Agents all of the US and properties
worldwide. Edith speaks French, German, some Spanish and more.....

EdithDoesItRight@yahoo.com EdithSellsHomes@gmail.com
@Properties 30 Green Bay Rd Winnetka Illinois 60093
Your Referrals are always Welcome :) Check out my expertise and services at
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Mon Jun 25, 2012
Edith Karoline Jasser answered:
Which house, no address, no link even a local La Porte TX Realtor will not be able to give you a good
answer. Please try again, or better yet connect and work with a local experienced Realtor..... One who represents just you the buyer and your interests, he or she will then be able to always answer all your
questions.

Good Luck to you......
Edith YourRealtor4Life and Chicago and Northern Illinois Expert
Working always in the very BEST interest of her clients covering the larger Chicagoland areas
and the fine homes on the North Shore, and with Partner Agents all of the US and properties
worldwide. Edith speaks French, German, some Spanish and more.....

EdithDoesItRight@yahoo.com EdithSellsHomes@gmail.com
@Properties 30 Green Bay Rd Winnetka Illinois 60093
Your Referrals are always Welcome :) Check out my expertise and services at
Http://www.tinyurl.com/MeetEdithHere
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Thu Jun 7, 2012
Stacy Jenkins answered:
Deoends on the fees, are they realtor fees, closing costs fees, repairs etc? If you don't already have a realtor, get one. They can help you! If this person really wants to sell his house they will cooperate, other wise run! ... more
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Wed Aug 14, 2013
Lydia Ford answered:
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Tue Mar 30, 2010
Randy Rowan answered:
Attempting to determine. Do you have additional info?
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Tue Feb 23, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
FHA loans require a minimum credit score of 620 and 3.5% down--you really will need a downpayment--if you haven't visited with a qualified loan officer(s) do so--see exactly what your budget can handle and check out your options. ... more
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Wed Jun 4, 2014
Kim Oldfield answered:
Contact me for more information....Homeowner Opportunity Program – A Disaster Recovery Housing Program through which income-qualified applicants who lives in FEMA-designated “High Risk” areas or
areas of high minority and/or poverty concentration (as approved by GLO) may elect to
relocate to a safer and higher opportunity area. This program will involve relocation
counseling and the provision of licensed real estate professionals to explain the options and
choices available.
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Mon Apr 27, 2009
Margaret T. Hatcher answered:
Allen,
How is it being fixed that you will not be liable. Is it an agreement from the court or an agreement from the finance company.
Take the agreement to a lender and check. If it is an agreement with the wife - give up.
Please let us know about the agreement and the answer when you find out. Thank you
Good luck
Margaret
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Wed Nov 12, 2008
David Chamberlain answered:
fnma guidelines say the appraisal must be ordered from a third party normally the mortgage broker, have the mortgage broker do it,because you are not impartial.
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Tue Nov 11, 2008
Juan Carlos answered:
Hi Kristina,

Great question, I just need a liitle more infor from you.
Keep in mind that real estate is only worth what the market will bear. What property are you wanting to refinance? What is the current mortgage? Are you going to refinance 100%.
Feel free to contact me at your convenience for a free market analysis and if I can be of further assistance.

Juan Carlos
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