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Thu Nov 14, 2013
Dallas Texas answered:
Can you provide more clarity to your question. When a person makes this statement wide open with many more questions require answer.

However if you require "future in an area" against Realtor professional code of ethics make any predictions

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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Mon Jan 24, 2011
Tony McMahon answered:
Interview several local Real Estate agents, as well as ask trusted friends for referances about agents they have dealt with. Choosing the correct agent is paramount to your success.
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Sat Jan 15, 2011
Amanda Butler answered:
Are you happy with your current house? If so, you might should keep it. If not, you might just need someone to run the comparisons for your area to see what your house might sell for in today's market. I would be happy to create this for you to help you in your decision process!
Amanda Butler
Realtor, Crye-Leike Realtors
5018049942
Amanda.crye-leike.com
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Sun Jan 23, 2011
David Bolick answered:
Renee, as experience would suggest, you can get a lot of quotes from many people and not all are playing on a level field. What I do as a real estate broker is refer people to those I know shoot straight and very honest. I would highly suggest you contact Chad Parker at ENG Lending in Bryant via phone or text at 501-317-5851 or email at cparker@englending.com ... more
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Sat Oct 30, 2010
Shawn Burns answered:
A master lock will accept only the one key that is designed to open it. On a Protecto lock, any key that fits into the lock will open the lock until the Protecto Key is used. Once the Protecto Key is inserted into the lock, then lock adjusts its internal mechanisms to only accept that key for future use. ... more
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Sat May 21, 2011
Dr. Trash answered:
The property is in conveyance condition when it is undamaged by fire, flood, earthquake, tornado, hurricane, or boiler explosion. If convey is during grass cutting season, the grass must have been cut within 2 weeks of convey. Mortgagees are to remove materials considered unhealthy or hazardous prior to convey. Property must not be occupied. Property is secure and had been secured following the guideline requirements including lock codes and the same goes with outbuildings with proper locks and key codes boarding if required must be complete as per HUD specs. Pools, hot tubs, and/or spas are secure. The property has been winterized (in season) utilities have been transferred into the Mortgagee’s name. Exterior/Interior debris and health hazards have been removed from the property as well as personal property. The property is free from change, other than that due to mortgagees neglect and/or unfinished renovations except for fire, water, freeze, flood, earthquake, tornado, hurricane, boiler explosion, vandalism and roof changes, there are no outstanding property condition code, violations, or citations. ... more
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Thu Oct 21, 2010
dwayne allen answered:
You might find this link helpful...
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Wed Sep 15, 2010
dwayne allen answered:
I can understand your situation. You might try to qualify for a new purchase loan with NACA ( Neightorhood Assistance Corporation of America ) They also have a local office in Little Rock. ... more
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Thu Dec 23, 2010
David Bolick answered:
Renee...No...it's not legit. Someone got their wires crossed. It either used to be a rental before the foreclosure OR it's no longer a foreclosure...someone bought it and now renting it. If you give me the MLS # I'll look it up for you. ... more
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Tue Aug 31, 2010
Amanda Butler answered:
You qould to check with your lender, there are loans out the specifically for this reason. Email me and I can put you in contact with a lender who works with buyers who want to take on this type of project. I would love to help! Amanda.butler@crye-leike.com ... more
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Mon Aug 30, 2010
Marge Bennett answered:
will she get any money from her home sale here in Florida or will it be a short sale? She really needs to talk to a good lender in Ark. for advise specific to her situation., If she is currently living the the Ft Myers area and has not lested heer home, I would be happy to help her on this end.

Marge Bennett
Sellstate Achievers
239-560-4159
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Sat Aug 28, 2010
Amanda Butler answered:
Hi
I am a Realtor here in Little Rock and we have many rent to own properties. I would love to show you what is available. You can reach me at 501-804-9942 or email me at amanda.butler@crye-leike.com ... more
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Sat Aug 14, 2010
Dallas Texas answered:
Confer with real estate attorney in order to transfer the title, it could also involve the courts.

Sorry read about your Dad

However if the home IS NOT PAID FOR STILL has a mortgage you would need qualify for a loan

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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Tue Jul 20, 2010
Dp2 answered:
You can find either or even deals with seller financing via a wholesaler, an agent, and/or real-estate attorney.

How much do you plan to put down?
How soon do you intend to move on this? ... more
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Fri Jul 16, 2010
David Bolick answered:
Dixie...NO, ABSOLUTELY NO. Liens are as they say "Noticed up" by the attorney for the mortgagee and depending on the attorney, you may or may not have someone that covered all the bases possible. So you "could" purchase a property along "with" a lien and have to pay it as well. Most likely and in most cases, yes...all the liens are found and sent a notice and in those cases they will be erased in virtually all cases, HOWEVER, if anyone buys a auction property off the Courthouse Steps, you MUST obtain a "Title Committment" from a title company which will show all the liens of record. Then you can make sure all "those" liens have been noticed up before actually making your bid. It's a long and detailed process of work before you get to the point of actually "bidding". If you need any additional help, just let me know. David ... more
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Tue Jul 13, 2010
Wain Berry answered:
I think that would be a great idea and I think Im going to use it. I just had a deal fall apart because the appraiser used foreclosed properties as comps that were more than a mile away while there were several comps that could have been used in the same neighborhoods.

-Wain Berry
David Wain Realty
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Sun Jul 11, 2010
Bonnie Godwin answered:
for the Central Arkansas MLS area, total sales for April, May and June 2010 is 3543. This includes 79 mobile, 98 condos, 100 rural residences, 1 farm/ranch, 18 patio homes, 91 short sales, 367 foreclosures.
New homes sold totaled 354. Currently for sale, 8803, including 272 short sales, 369 foreclosures.

The central Arkansas MLS incompasses a large area, from Texarkana, to north of Little Rock, and to the east and west borders. Little Rock is divided by the Arkansas River. North Little Rock is a seperate city unto itself. Many investment opportunities are available, depending on your criteria as an investor.
Are you buying to hold, or to flip? Home appreciation in Little Rock is small. In some areas, there has been no appreciation in 5 years.

I moved to Little Rock three years ago from Austin, Texas. The real estate market is very different here, however, it does remind me of Austin, 20-25 years ago.

I am somewhat familiar with the Tampa area real estate market, which is unique in itself.
My name is Bonnie Godwin, and I am a broker iwth Crye-Leike, Realtors, REO Department. I would be happy to help anytime. 501-960-2788.
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Thu May 6, 2010
Bonnie Godwin answered:
Hi there. I moved here 3 years ago from Austin, Tx. I am also a Realtor. As much as I know, I had a hard time finding the right website to help me.

Try this: www.JustListedLittleRock.com
For rentals, the best website I found is www.arkansasonline.com. Click on Classified, and then on rentals.
You can find my phone number and email on the website. I will be happy to speak with you about the area and answer any questions you might have.

Bonnie Godwin Assoc. Broker, GRI, e-PRO, CDRS Elite
Crye-Leike, Realtors(R)
www.justlistedlittlerock.com
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Wed May 12, 2010
Jerry Hill answered:
Hey Greg,
How are you doing? I still have you on my e-mail list for houses in the UALR area. Exactly what are you looking for? A vacant lot or possilbe older properties to tear down in order to build the 4-Plex? What would be the maximum distance from UALR and maximum price range? Please respond and I will be happy to see what I can find. ... more
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